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ADMFG 111

ADMFG 111 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN

This course is intended to familiarize students with drafting and technical drawings for use in industry with an emphasis in advanced manufacturing. Students will learn to determine the types of technical drawings used by different disciplines, the use of Drafting standards, 2D and 3D design work while using SolidWORKS software. Students will also learn how design can affect manufacturing.
Instructor: James Self jself@pencol.edu (Alternate contact is Maitland Peet mpeet@pencol.edu)
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ADMFG 140

ADMFG 140 INTRODUCTION TO CNC

This course is an introductory overview of the use of CNC in manufacturing, covering basic shop safety, CNC operations, CNC programming, and quality assurance.
Instructor: James Self jself@pencol.edu (Alternate contact is Maitland Peet mpeet@pencol.edu)
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ADMFG 141

ADMFG 141 INTRODUCTION TO CNC PROGRAMMING

This course introduces students to programming related to the operation of CNC (computer numerically controlled) equipment. Students will learn to plan programs, verify programs, prepare commands, control spindle and feed rates, and tool functions. Prerequisites: MATH 064 and ADMFG 101/COMP 100 or instructor permission.
Instructor: James Self jself@pencol.edu (Alternate contact is Maitland Peet mpeet@pencol.edu)
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ART 109: Intro to Printmaking

ART 109: Intro to Printmaking

Carve an image into a block of wood and enjoy the unique result when printed. Learn to etch a drawing into a copper plate and to create an edition of hand pulled prints from that plate. Learn to operate a printmaking press. Something magical happens when you draw an image onto one surface and print it onto another. The results are surprising and unique. Lectures designed to enhance your studio experience and broaden your understanding of printmaking forms will discuss the history of printmaking alongside prints produced by Rembrandt, Warhol, Picasso, and others. Counts as Humanities distribution.
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ART 127

ART 127: History of Art II (Online)

The art of western civilization from the early middle ages through the French revolution is considered. Periods explored include the Islamic, Carolingian, Celtic, Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, Mannerist, Baroque, and Rococo. Illustrated lectures
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ART 224/225/226: Ceramics

ART 224/225/226: Ceramics

Discover the art of ceramics in our spacious, state of the art facility. Find your personal voice through handbuilding sculpture or wheel thrown pottery. Unearth the possibilities and advance your ceramic techniques and concepts through studio work, art theory, processes, and personal expression. ART 224 and 225 now count as a Humanities credit.
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CHEM 131L: Intro to Organic/Biochemistry

CHEM 131L: Intro to Organic/Biochemistry

Introduction to Organic and Biological Chemistry is for you. Intended for non-science majors, the emphasis is on functional groups, reaction synthesis and biochemical applications. Counts as Natural Science distribution.
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CMST&220: Public Speaking and SOSCI 101: Global Issues

CMST&220: Public Speaking and SOSCI 101: Global Issues

In this era of globalization, there are many issues that transcend borders and affect the common fate of humanity, such as human rights, democratization, international trade, global crime and disease, and environmental issues. In this interdisciplinary course, Professors Ritu Lauer and Lara Starcevich explore a variety of current events and, through rational argumentation and persuasive speaking techniques, exercise each student's ability to express their point of view through a series of stimulating speech contexts. Counts as Humanities and Social Science distribution.
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COMP 100

COMP 100 COMPOSITES SAFETY

This course will establish a culture of safe practices consistent with composites laboratory and/or industry standards. Upon successful completion, students will be able to demonstrate the use of safe shop practices in a composites lab environment consistent with academic and industry standards.
Instructor: Maitland Peet mpeet@pencol.edu
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COMP 101

COMP 101 SURVEY OF COMPOSITES

This survey course provides an introduction to the field of Composites Technologies including historic development, composition of materials, methods of fabrication, variation in products and applications, considerations in manufacture, and future trends.
Instructor: Maitland Peet mpeet@pencol.edu
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COMP 113

COMP 113 COMPOSITES MEASUREMENT

Learn to use semi-and precision measurement concepts and tools. Topics include imperial and metric systems, tool care and calibration, gage blocks, different types of rules/scales, gages, Vernier tools, and micrometers.
Instructor: Maitland Peet mpeet@pencol.edu
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COMP 125

COMP 125 COMPOSITES DRAWINGS

Learn basic blueprint reading and interpretation of engineering drawings with application to the composites industry.
Instructor Norm Nelson nnelson@pencol.edu
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ENGL 182/282: Literary Magazine Production

ENGL 182/282: Literary Magazine Production

Interested in art, music, or creative writing? How about editing, hands-on graphic design/multi-media, or publishing? If any of these appeal to you, join the Tidepools magazine staff next quarter! Tidepools is an award-winning annual art, literary, and music magazine that has been published by PC students for more than 50 years. You’ll gain hands-on experience in editing, publishing, and media and be immersed in the art and literary works sent in to be published. Tidepools meets Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 12:35 to 1:20 and is a variable credit class; in other words, you may take it for 1, 2, or 3 credits. If you are interested in writing, editing, designing, or working for a magazine, this class gives you hands-on experience producing a publication that will be sold across the Peninsula. Prerequisite: ENGL 101 or permission of instructor.
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ENGL& 244: American Literature I

ENGL& 244: American Literature I

Literature is creative storytelling—the stories of our nation’s past, as well as the stories of our own humanity. From these stories we learn to critique our society and examine our own values and beliefs.  Literature also teaches us the different ways of telling our own stories. In this class, we will discuss different narrative forms through the reading of American short stories, plays, novels (plus a graphic novel), and poems, including Twain’s “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County,” Lorraine Hansberry’s “A Raisin in the Sun,” and Leslie Silko’s "Ceremony". Counts as Humanities Distribution.
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ENGL 236/237: Creative Writing

ENGL 236/237: Creative Writing

Haven't you always wanted to take that creative writing class? To invite your poems or stories that would otherwise stay stashed away in a folder somewhere out to dance? Maybe you've just been waiting for an opportunity and the incentive of a class to put your creative ideas on paper. In this class we will write and read poetry, fiction, non-fiction, and humor, although you are free to specialize in any of these artistic genres. You can expect friendly, fun workshops and plenty of camaraderie, accompanied by honest, kind, and helpful feedback. If you are artistically inclined, you may even draw and write a graphic novel or story as one of the projects for the course. The key word is for this class is creative.
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ENGL 240: Children's Literature

ENGL 240: Children's Literature

Childhood memories for many people include fond recollections of picture books at home, at school, and in the library. From traditional nursery rhymes to the crazy antics of Dr. Seuss characters and Mo Willems’ pigeon driving the bus, picture books continue to educate and entertain children.  Now, however, the intervention of things like Common Core and technology are changing the direction of children’s literature. Join this spring’s English 240 class as we explore the depths of traditional, historical, realistic, informational and multi-cultural literature plus modern fantasy, science fiction, biographies, poetry, and picture books. Authors, artists, parents, prospective teachers, and anyone who loves children’s books will enjoy this voyage into the world of children’s literature. Dr. Seuss will be there too. Counts as Humanities distribution.
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HOSP 130

HOSP 130 HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM MARKETING

Learn an integrative approach to hospitality sales from a team perspective. Analyze consumer behavior, promotion and sales for the hospitality and tourism industry. Develop a hospitality focused marketing distribution channel and promotional plan.
Instructor: Lori Nixon lnixon@pencol.edu
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HOSP 140

HOSP 140 DINING ROOM MANAGEMENT

Learn dining room management including operations, budget, cost control, inventory, staffing, layout, and styles of service.
Instructor: Lori Nixon lnixon@pencol.edu
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HOSP 150

HOSP 150 SUSTAINABLE TOURISM POLICY AND PLANNING

Overview of sustainable tourism policy and planning. Students will learn key concepts of tourism and the leisure industry including the development of tourism, tourism supply and demand, transport, accommodation, governance and sustainability in the tourism industry. Explore the future of regional, global, and heritage tourism.
Instructor: Lori Nixon lnixon@pencol.edu
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HUMDV 120

HUMDV 120 HUMAN RELATIONS

Survey of workplace skills, including communication, team building, problem solving, and leadership. Emphasis on concepts of perception, attitude, motivation, and ethics.
Instructor: Jann Gardner jgardner@pencol.edu
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IS 101: Crosscurrents: Understanding the Arts

IS 101: Crosscurrents: Understanding the Arts

Dr. Helen Lovejoy says, "When I told people that I was moving to Port Angeles, WA, I got quite a few, 'You better look out for the vampires!' I had no idea that my new home was the setting for Stephanie Meyer’s popular series, but now I’m curious to know more about our spectacular little region of the world and the art, literature, film, music, architecture and dance that it has inspired. If you’re curious too, join me for IS 101 (and earn 5 Humanities credits toward graduation). We’ll learn about the arts and cultures of local tribal nations and visit with Elders in the college’s Longhouse. We’ll find out about local writers Tess Gallagher and Raymond Carver as well as the barefoot survivalist Mike Dodge. And, yes, we might see some vampires." Counts as Humanities distribution.
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MED 192

MED 192 HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

Introduction to health information management and healthcare delivery systems. The course will focus on the roles of health professionals, types of healthcare organizations, types and levels of healthcare delivery systems, and healthcare governing bodies.
Instructor: Debi Ellis dellis@pencol.edu
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MED 193

MED 193 PHARMACOLOGY FOR HEALTH INFORMATION TECH PROFESSIONALS

Introduction to various forms of medications, drug classifications, indications, side effects and drug interactions, administration routes and how they work. Students will also learn the terminology associated with each, for those medications commonly prescribed in the medical office setting. Knowledge about the Controlled Substance Act and legal requirements for storing, using, and prescribing these drugs will also be discussed. DEA and FDA functions will be described. This course is intended for non-clinical students. Students will not be qualified to dispense of give medication advice to any patient.
Contact: Debi Ellis dellis@pencol.edu
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MEDIA 192

MEDIA 192 WEB CONTENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

Plan, design, and deploy websites with an industry standard content management system (Wordpress). Implement hand-coded HTML and CSS to create powerful, efficient, and dynamic websites with industry standard web content management systems. Integrate social media content through a dynamic web portal engine.
Contact: Renne Brock-Richmond rbrock-richmond@pencol.edu
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MEDIA 212: Digital Publishing

MEDIA 212: Digital Publishing

This Digital Publishing course introduces you to everything you need to know in order to do a professional job of turning a manuscript into a book,  fiction, nonfiction, or even a graphic novel. You'll learn how to format your e-book and/or hard copy to get it ready to sell through bookstores like Amazon, Google e-books and Apple. By the end of the course, you could have your book  published in over 100 countries worldwide and available to libraries and book clubs!
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MEDIA 215

MEDIA 215 ADVANCED DIGITAL VIDEO

Learn advanced digital video production, editing, filming, and lighting in field situations. Explore multiple documentary genres, community outreach, video logging, and video podcasting. Work in teams to produce and edit video documentary shorts that capture a story to achieve informational or emotional ends. Prerequisite: Basic digital video editing skills
Instructor: Renne Brock-Richmond rbrock-richmond@pencol.edu
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MEDIA 224: Immersive Engagement

MEDIA 224: Immersive Engagement

Emerging technologies and new digital literacies require content creation that is retentive, absorbing, interactive, and social. Learn about media such as augmented reality that includes digital input overlapping the real-world environment, virtual worlds, and experiential projection spaces.
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MUSC 136 Jazz Ensemble

MUSC 136: Jazz Ensemble

Are you interested in rehearsing and performing with a jazz big band? If you are, talk to PC music professor Dr. David Jones (djones@pencol.edu or 417-6405) and find out how you can become part of one of the peninsula’s most popular musical ensembles. Trumpets and trombones are particularly needed, but other instruments will be considered as well.  The PC Jazz Ensemble performs at least seven concerts a year, on campus and off.
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MUSC 146: Vocal Ensemble

MUSC 146: Vocal Ensemble

Calling all Jazz Singers! Learn to sing vocal Jazz. Sign up for one of two sections of Peninsula College Vocal Ensemble!
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PHIL 130: Ethics

PHIL 130: Ethics

Some actions strike us as morally right and others as morally wrong, but why?  Is it purely arbitrary on our part, or are there correct moral standards that can be applied?  And if there are correct moral standards, where do they come from—God, society, the individual, human nature?  Or could correct moral standards simply exist on their own in the same way that mathematical truths seem to exist on their own?  This course will explore different accounts of the basis of morality in an attempt to find solutions to various moral problems involving capital punishment, economic justice wealth, discrimination, abortion, and animal rights.
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PE 108

P E 108 Conditioning & Wellness I

Applies health-and-wellness principles, cardiovascular fitness, and strength training for a comprehensive fitness program. Emphasis on circuit training.
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PE 113: Golf

P E 113 Golf I

Fundamentals of stance, grip, swing, rules, and etiquette. Actual playing time may be limited.
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PE 128

P E 128 Sea Kayaking

Basics of sea kayaking. Introduction to various kayaks and equipment; on-water instruction on paddling techniques, rescue techniques, and other basics.
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PE 162

P E 162 Weight Training I

Fundamentals of strength training with emphasis on proper lifting techniques, development of individualized workout programs, knowledge of muscles in the body, and proper use of machines and equipment.
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PE 108: Ethics

P E 175 Outdoor Soccer I

Fundamentals of dribbling, passing, shooting, and defense for outdoor soccer. Emphasis on play.
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PSYC 210: Cognitive Psychology

PSYC 210: Cognitive Psychology

Are the brain and the mind the same thing? Can I trust my senses, or do they lie to me?  How does attention work? What does it mean to be “conscious?” Can people really multitask? Why do I forget some things but not others?  Can I really trust my memories?  How do memories even work?  Why do I keep getting that stupid song stuck in my head?  Is it possible to learn how to learn?  How does the brain keep track of all the stuff I learn? Does language shape thought, or is it the other way around? Why do people make so many bad decisions?  How can I be a better decision maker? What does it mean for a person to be “intelligent”?  Is it possible to raise my IQ? Is it possible for a machine to be intelligent? Are human beings just intelligent information processing machines?  Would you like to explore these questions with us? Need a five credit elective course? Take COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY with Dr. Mattson in Spring of 2016.  Only available once every two years. Prerequisite:  Completion of PSYC 100 is required. 
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SOC 115: Understanding Diversity

SOC 115: Understanding Diversity

Join Professor Tara Martin Lopez for a dynamic class that will use interactive lectures, contemporary film, engaging discussions, and thought-provoking readings to understand diversity here in the United States and abroad.  In addition to exploring the fascinating history of groups like Irish Americans, Native Americans, and women, we will critically examine problems of inequality that affect these communities today.  This class will not only provide you new perspectives on how you see yourself, but also the world around you.
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