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  • ECON: Economics

    Free Market Principles

    • ECON 129
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

    This course will focus on the classical principles of free market economics, a comparative study of economic systems and will also include the history of economic thought.

    Principles Of Microeconomics

    • ECON 201
    • 4.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter

    Introduces economics and the economy. Addresses the nature and methods of economics, the economizing problem, practical understanding of individual markets, demand and supply, and private and public economic systems. Uses practical, everyday real life, individual decisions about unlimited demands vs scarce resources.

    Principles Of Macroeconomics

    • ECON 202
    • 4.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Winter, Spring

    Introduces macro (group) economics from the student perspective as both a consumer and a producer living in a society of laws and regulations. Studies the political and economic environments through the lens of national income, employment, and fiscal policy; money, banking, and monetary policy; long-run perspectives of aggregate supply/demand; economic growth; and macroeconomic debates. Some sections may have a no-cost text book option.

    EDUC: Education

    Child Development II

    • EDUC 106 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Winter

    Studies child growth and development from prenatal to toddlerhood. Covers issues such as attachment and separation, sensorimotor learning, infant communication, major theories, and appropriate behavioral expectations.

    Intro Early Childhood Education

    • EDUC 140 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Winter

    Introduces the field of early childhood education, including history, trends of early childhood, state and federal regulations, community resources, social services, and career opportunities.

    Child Development I

    • EDUC 141 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter

    Introduces child development, including theories of growth and development during 0-8 years. Studies children's behaviors from a developmental perspective and implications for care giving of infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. Covers special needs of 0-8 year olds.

    Childhood Development III

    • EDUC 143 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Studies physical, social, emotional, language development, and cognitive areas of growth and development for children ages 2 1/2 to adolescence.

    Guidance I-Early Childhood Ed

    • EDUC 145 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Winter

    Familiarize students with the principles of positive guidance for young children.

    Infant/Toddler Caregiving

    • EDUC 149 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Spring

    Presents caregiving techniques for infants and toddlers with special emphasis on group care practices for this age. Studies routines, such as nutrition, feeding, diapering, sleep, and nurturing. Reviews roles of parents, nannies, family daycare provider, and center caregiver provider.

    Curriculum I-Early Childhood Ed

    • EDUC 150 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter

    Introduces appropriate curriculum for young children. Focuses on creative play curriculum and the whole child approach.

    Literature and Literacy For Ece

    • EDUC 154 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Spring

    Studies how emergent literacy and literature develop in young children, including strategies for working with families of diverse learning styles, in order to promote and support literacy in the home.

    Math Development For Ece

    • EDUC 157 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Spring

    Studies developmentally appropriate practices for readiness in math skills. Focuses on color and shape, number recognition, attribution, sorting, organizing, simple problem solving, calendar events, counting, time, and patterns. Uses manipulatives as the major strategy.

    Bilingual Education

    • EDUC 158 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall

    Applies theories in first and second language acquisition. Studies cognitive, affective, and social variables influencing language acquisition.

    Child Nutrition, Health and Safety

    • EDUC 162 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

    Prepares early childhood educators to meet the nutritional and health and safety needs of young children of all abilities. Considers the developmental abilities and culture of all children and families. Uses a constructivist philosophy to instruct students to implement developmentally appropriate food experiences such as snack and meal times in inclusive early childhood settings of home environments.

    Intro To Education

    • EDUC 200
    • 4.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    Surveys the American education system, emphasizing organization, professional practice, technology, governance, law, demographics, effective teaching, philosophies of education, special needs students, covert/overt curriculum, school financing, classroom responsibilities, and rights of teachers, schools, and students. Includes experiences in school teaching, classroom practices, classroom observations, teacher profiles, and professional portfolios.

    Educational Technology

    • EDUC 202 (P/T)
    • 4.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall

    Emphasizes keeping current with effective use of technology in the K-12 classroom. Includes programs, troubleshooting, imaging devices, software, computer support, distance learning, instructional principles, operating systems, evaluations, and human issues in technology learning.

    Theory and Practicum

    • EDUC 210
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    Provides school experience working with classroom teacher and students in areas of reading, outdoor activities, mathematics, language acquisition, learning theories, and use of technology in the classroom. Prerequisites: Instructor approval.

    School Law

    • EDUC 213 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Winter

    Studies laws relevant to classroom processes, rights and responsibilities of teachers, schools, students, and families.

    Intro To Child Abuse and Neglect

    • EDUC 230 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall

    Explores the definition, scope, and impact of child abuse and neglect. Assessment of child neglect, risk and protective factors are also studied. Child neglect prevention and intervention also studied.

    Children Of Incarcerated Parents

    • EDUC 231 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

    Focuses upon working with children of incarcerated parents and the unique issues confronting those children in the classroom setting.

    Therapeutic Inter:Child Of Neglect

    • EDUC 232 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter

    Focuses upon combining a theoretical foundation with a practical basis for creating therapeutic intervention for early childhood environments by creating a framework for understanding the emotional lives of young children of neglect. Students will learn how to aid children in integrating experience in affective ways, develop adult-child relationships, develop emotionally based curriculum, and address the needs of families of these children.

    Critical Factors In Parent Neglect

    • EDUC 233 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Spring

    Focuses upon the study of child neglect, neglectful parents, the forces that have damaged parents, and strategies for teachers working with neglectful parents.

    Curriculum II- Early Childhood Ed

    • EDUC 240 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Spring

    Provides in-depth experiences for students in understanding and creating developmentally appropriate curriculum for young children. Involves student's use of technology as a means of developing curriculum. Familiarizes the student with technology infusion in early childhood education curriculum.

    Curriculum III- Early Childhood Ed

    • EDUC 241 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Emphasizes science, nature, cognition, and large group activities. Includes planning of activities that meet the needs of young children.

    Educational Concepts

    • EDUC 242
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Winter

    Reviews effective teaching, history of education, education philosophies, classroom covert/overt curriculum, school financing, special needs students, classroom responsibilities, career pathways, leadership, and school law. Intended for EOU-bound students.

    Guidance II-Early Childhood Ed

    • EDUC 245 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Spring

    Surveys principles and practices of guidance, emphasizing conflict resolution, self-esteem builders, classroom management, educator's self-esteem, and effective communication with young children.

    Family/Community Relations-Ece

    • EDUC 246 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Winter

    Emphasizes building and maintaining positive relationships among school, family, and community, including the use of conferences, meetings, and other resources as effective methods for fostering cooperation and parent involvement.

    Classroom Management

    • EDUC 247 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall

    Focuses on techniques for program organization in early childhood classrooms, such as supervising and evaluating adults, conflict resolution skills, budgeting and supplies, policies and procedures, and other supervisory responsibilities.

    Special Needs and Mainstreaming

    • EDUC 248 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

    Examines specific areas of special needs in the early childhood classroom and the approaches to mainstreaming those students.

    Exceptionality In The Schools

    • EDUC 250 (P/T)
    • 4.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Spring

    Surveys the student's ability and disability in the schools, including characteristics of students with disabilities, legal requirements for educating students with disabilities, and basic educational strategies.

    Ethnic Studies For Ece Educators

    • EDUC 258 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Spring

    Studies strategies for assisting classroom teachers in implementing appropriate programs for addressing cultural diversity within the classroom.

    EMT: Emergency Medical

    Emt Intermediate I

    • EMT 090 4 (P/T)
    • 0.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Covers theory and practice of procedural responsibilities related to the EMT-Intermediate. Incorporates discussion, demonstration and practical application of roles and responsibilities, patient assessment, oxygenation, ventilation, airway adjuncts, shock, intravenous therapy, intraosseous therapy, basic ECG monitoring, defibrillation, pharmacology, and EMT-Intermediate protocols. Includes 76 hours didactic training and 44 hours clinical training. Presented over two terms. Prerequisites: Oregon certified EMT- Basic.

    Emt Intermediate II

    • EMT 090 5 (P/T)
    • 0.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Covers theory and practice of procedural responsibilities related to the EMT-Intermediate. Incorporates discussion, demonstration and practical application of roles and responsibilities, patient assessment, oxygenation, ventilation, airway adjuncts, shock, intravenous therapy, intraosseous therapy, basic ECG monitoring, defibrillation, pharmacology, and EMT-Intermediate protocols. Includes 76 hours didactic training and 44 hours clinical training. Presented over two terms. Prerequisites: Oregon certified EMT- Basic, EMT 0904.

    Emt Basic I

    • EMT 151 (P/T)
    • 5.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Spring

    Begins EMT-Basic training. With EMT 152, combines 140 hours didactic- and 8 hours practical training in basic pre-hospital emergency medical care and transportation of the sick and injured. Meets Oregon State Health Division and the Federal Department of Transportation requirements for the EMT-Basic. Presents skills and instruction over two terms and prepares students to take and pass the Oregon State Health division certification examination for EMT Basic. Prerequisites: Specific qualifications apply. See EMT program description in the current TVCC Catalog.

    Emt Basic II

    • EMT 152 (P/T)
    • 5.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter

    Continues EMT-Basic training. With EMT 151, combines 140 hours didactic- and 8 hours practical training in basic pre-hospital emergency medical care and transportation of the sick and injured. Meets Oregon State Health Division and the Federal Department of Transportation requirements for the EMT-Basic. Presents skills and instruction over two terms and prepares students to take and pass the Oregon State Health division certification examination for EMT Basic. Prerequisites: Specific qualifications apply. See EMT program description in the current TVCC Catalog.

    Emt Rescue

    • EMT 169 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Presents elementary procedures of rescue practices, systems, components, and control of rescue operations for rough terrain, water rescue, vehicle extrication with patient access and care, and patient packaging. Introduces techniques and tools of patient extrication. Lab included.

    Emergency Comm and Patient Trans

    • EMT 170 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Includes emergency response driving, ORS, OAR, DMV laws, maintenance and safety, route planning, communication systems, radio types, and HEAR system. Prerequisites: valid drivers license.

    Intro Emergency Medical Services

    • EMT 175 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Covers the role and responsibilities of the EMT, emergency medical services systems, medical-legal considerations, major incident response, hazardous materials awareness, and stress management.

    ENG: English Literature

    Intro To Literature

    • ENG 105
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Winter

    Explores the genre of drama through an examination of its basic elements and history, including required attendance at a play performance. Prerequisites: Pass WR 115 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score.

    Intro To Literature

    • ENG 106
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Spring

    Explores the genre of poetry through an examination of its basic elements and styles.Prerequisites: Pass WR 115 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score.

    Film Studies

    • ENG 195
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Spring

    Covers the history, techniques, and art of film. Includes in-class film viewing and discussions with an emphasis on how to analyze and evaluate a variety of stylistic approaches. Some sections may have a low-cost or no-cost text book option. Prerequisites: Pass WR 115 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score.

    Intro To Shakespeare

    • ENG 201
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall

    Covers a cross-section of Shakespeare's major tragedies with attention to his life and times, production techniques, the plays' relevance today, and literary conventions such as structure, theme, and characterization. May include Hamlet, Macbeth, or other selections. Prerequisites: Pass WR 115 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score.

    Intro To Shakespeare

    • ENG 202
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Winter

    Covers a cross-section of Shakespeare's major comedies with attention to his life and times, production techniques, the plays' relevance today, and literary conventions such as structure, theme, and characterization. May include Much Ado About Nothing, Twelfth Night, or other selections. Prerequisites: Pass WR 115 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score.

    Intro To Shakespeare

    • ENG 203
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Spring

    Covers a cross-section of Shakespeare's major histories with attention to his life and times, production techniques, the plays' relevance today, and literary conventions such as structure, theme, and characterization. May include Julius Caesar, Henry IV, or other selections, and the critics. Some sections may have a low-cost text book option. Prerequisites: Pass WR 115 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score.

    Intro To World Literature

    • ENG 207
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall

    Explores the development and variety of world literature from the ancient world to the present, focusing from the ancient world to the Renaissance. Prerequisites: Pass WR 115 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score.

    Intro To World Literature

    • ENG 208
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Explores the development and variety of world literature from the ancient world to the present, focusing on Neoclassicism, Romanticism, and Realism. Prerequisites: Pass WR 115 witha "C-" or better, or suitable placement score.

    Intro To World Literature

    • ENG 209
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Explores the development and variety of world literature from the ancient world to the present, focusing on the Twentieth Century. Prerequisites: Pass WR 115 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score.

    Survey Of American Literature

    • ENG 253
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Traces the development of American literature from the age of exploration to the present. Focus: from the age of exploration to the Civil War. Prerequisites: Pass WR 115 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score.

    Survey Of American Literature

    • ENG 254
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Traces the development of American literature from the age of exploration to the present. Focus: from the Civil War to 1910. Prerequisites: Pass WR 115 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score.

    Survey Of American Literature

    • ENG 255
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Traces the development of American literature from the age of exploration to the present. Focus: from 1910 to the present. Prerequisites: Pass WR 115 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score.

    Intro To Women Writers

    • ENG 260
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Introduces the literature and critical perspectives of women writers, emphasizing British and North American Women writers of the twentieth century. Focuses on developing a critical framework for examining issues related to race, gender, identity, and representation in literary works by women. Prerequisites: Pass WR 121 with a "C-" or better, or suitable placement score.

    ETHN: Ethnic Studies

    Ethnic Studies

    • ETHN 101
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter

    Studies American race and ethnic relations from a modern sociological perspective, including prejudice, stereotyping, discrimination, inclusion, and social justice. Focuses on early European immigration, Anglo domination, Native Americans and Asian Americans in terms of their cultural heritage, history, and current sociological issues. Covers other minority ethnic groups, and the history and current policies of immigration.

    Ethnic Studies

    • ETHN 102
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Winter, Spring

    Studies American race and ethnic relations from a modern sociological perspective, including prejudice, stereotyping, discrimination, inclusion, and social justice. Focuses on African-Americans, Arab and Muslim Americans, and Jewish Americans in terms of their cultural heritage, history, and current sociological issues. Covers other minority ethnic groups, and the history and current policies of immigration.

    Ethnic Studies

    • ETHN 103
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Spring

    Studies American race and ethnic relations from a modern sociological perspective, including prejudice, stereotyping, discrimination, inclusion, and social justice. Focuses on Hispanic Americans, Eastern Europeans, and religious minorities in terms of their cultural heritage, history, and current sociological issues. Covers other minority ethnic groups, and the history and current policies of immigration.

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