Bellingham Technical College Spring 2011 Quarterly Schedule

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                  Registration for Spring Quarter begins February 28
                                                                                                                                                                                                Bellingham Technical College

         On the cover:                                                                                                             Bellingham Technical College
          Bellingham Technical College students on                                                                                   President                                            Board of Trustees
          campus, sitting in front of Morse Center.                                                                                  Dr. Patricia McKeown                                 Sonia Arévalo-Hayes
          Morse Center is BTC’s cutting-edge                                                                                                                                              Mark Asmundson
                                                                                                                                                                                          Yvonne Cartwright
          welding technology facility for our welding                                                                                                                                     Jim Cunningham
          program.                                                                                                                                                                        Jim Groves

                                                                                              Table of Contents
    BTC Information                                                                    Continuing Education Sections                                                      Degree/Certificate Sections
    Academic Calender .................................................. 5             Business & Management........................................ 16                   Business & Management........................................ 26
    Academic Information ....................................... 11, 12                Child & Family ........................................................ 16         Computer Skills ...................................................... 28
    Admissions Information ...................................... 4, 13                Community Education ............................................ 18                Education................................................................ 30
    Admissions Advising ...................................... 4, 12,13                                                                                                   Engineering & Trades ............................................. 30
                                                                                       Computer Skills ...................................................... 19
    Age-Minimum ......................................................... 11
                                                                                       Engineering & Trades ............................................. 20              General Studies ...................................................... 31
    Assessment Test ...................................................... 4
                                                                                       Health & Fitness ..................................................... 21          Health & Fitness ..................................................... 34
    Attendance ............................................................... 8
                                                                                       Safety ..................................................................... 22
    BFET (Basic Food, Employment & Training) .......... 14
                                                                                       Special Offering: Road Less Graveled ................... 23
    BTC Policy ................................................................ 8
    Bookstore ............................................................... 12
    Calender of Events ................................................. 41            Degree/Certificate & Continuing Education Course Index
    Campus Code of Conduct ........................................ 8                  Accounting .............................................................. 26       Mathematics ..................................................... 26, 32
    Counseling Services .......................................... 12,13               Adult Basic Education............................................. 38              Nursing Assistant .................................................... 36
    College Navigation ................................................... 5           AIDS Education ...................................................... 21           Parenting Discussion .............................................. 17
    College Standards .................................................. 11            Basic Academic Skills ............................................. 38             Parents & Infants .................................................... 17
    Continuing Education ............................................. 15              Boating & Marine Safety ......................................... 22               Parents & Kids Together ......................................... 17
    Degree/Certificate Programs .................. 6, 10, 13, 25                       Business & Management.................................. 16, 26                     Personal Fitness Trainer......................................... 36
    Disability Services .................................................. 13          C-STOP .................................................................. 23       Photography ........................................................... 19
    Diversity Student Services...................................... 13                CAD ...................................................................... 28      Process Technology ............................................... 30
    East 542 ................................................................. 39      Career Development: Road Less Graveled............ 23                              Professional Technical Education ........................... 30
    Emergency Closure ................................................ 12              Caregiving .............................................................. 21       Project Management .............................................. 27
    Email Directory ....................................................... 12         Childbirth Preparation ............................................. 16            Psychology ............................................................. 32
    Enrollment Services.................................................. 5            Communications ..................................................... 31            Residential Home Inspection .................................. 30
    Equal Opportunity College...................................... 11                 Computer Basics .................................................... 28
    Financial Aid ................................................. ..3, 7, 12                                                                                            Safety ..................................................................... 23
                                                                                       Computer Skills ................................................. 19 37            Sciences ................................................................. 33
    Food Service Hours .......................................... 12, 42
                                                                                       Computer Technician Training ................................ 28                   Sewing .................................................................... 19
    General Information ................................................ 12
                                                                                       Construction Management ..................................... 30                   Sociology ................................................................ 33
    Get Ready! Student Orientation ............................... 4
                                                                                       CPR & First Aid....................................................... 21
    Getting Started/Degrees & Certificates .................... 4                                                                                                         Study Skills ....................................................... 34, 37
                                                                                       Database .......................................................... 20, 29         Sustainable Energy ................................................ 30
    Grades .................................................................... 11
                                                                                       Dental ..................................................................... 34    Welding................................................................... 20
    Hours of Operation ................................................. 12
                                                                                       Early Childhood ............................................... 16, 29             Wine/Beer .............................................................. 19
    IBEST ................................................................. 3, 38
    Learning Center ................................................ 12, 37            Education................................................................ 30       WORD (word processing)................................. 20, 29
    Library............................................................... 12, 13      Electrician/Electro Mechanical Technology ............ 30
    Map of Campus ...................................................... 43            English .................................................................. , 31
                                                                                       ESL .................................................................. 3, 37
    Mission Statement .................................................. 10
    Off Campus Locations ............................................ 43               Excel ................................................................ 20, 29         Course Symbols
    Online Learning/eLearning ................................. 8, 24                  Flagging .................................................................. 23        :	         Online Course or Section
    Opportunity Grant ................................................... 14
    Phone Directory ...................................................... 12
                                                                                       Food & Beverage Service....................................... 18
                                                                                       Food & Wine ........................................................... 18
                                                                                                                                                                             S          Self-Support Course
    Phi Theta Kappa ..................................................... 13
    Placement Testing .................................................. 13
                                                                                       Forklift .................................................................... 23      h          Hybrid Course
                                                                                       GED ...................................................................... 38
    Refund Policies....................................................... 10          Graphics/Web ......................................................... 29
    Registration Information ............................. 4, 8, 9, 12                 Health ............................................................... 22, 34
    Running Start............................................................ 8        Human Resources .................................................. 27
    Scholarships/Discounts .......................................... 13               Hypnotherapy ......................................................... 36
    Services for Students ............................................. 13             Learning Center ...................................................... 37
    Single Parent and Displaced Homemakers ............ 13                             Management........................................................... 27
    Student Fees, Records ........................................... 11
    Student ID Card ........................................................ 4
    Student Right to Know ............................................ 11                BTC is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, an institutional accrediting body recognized
    Student Services .................................................... 13             by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education.
    Transcripts .............................................................. 11
    Tuition ..................................................................... 11     This schedule is for information purposes only. Every effort is made to ensure accuracy at the time of publication. BTC
                                                                                         reserves the right to make any changes without notice in the contents and provision of this course schedule including
    Tutoring Services .............................................. 12, 13
                                                                                         cancellations, tuition/fees, dates, and times.
    Worker Retraining................................................... 14
    WorkFirst ................................................................ 14        BELLINGHAM TECHNICAL COLLEGE QUARTERLY SCHEDULE (USPS 014-492) is published quarterly by Bellingham Technical College,
    Workforce Funding ................................................. 14               3028 Lindbergh Ave., Bellingham, WA 98225. Periodical postage paid at Bellingham, WA. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to
                                                                                         Bellingham Technical College Quarterly Class Schedule, 3028 Lindbergh Avenue, Bellingham, WA 98225. VOL 1011 ISSUE 4.
                                                                                         Issuance Date: Spring 2011


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Spring 2011




              Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training=I-BEST
                                                                      the Support You need for the Career You Want.




                                                                                                                                                                     BTC Info
                                                                                                                                      Start YOur Career
                                                                                                                                      Winter Quarter
                                                                                                                                      at BtC!
                                                                                                                                      Train to be a nurse,
                                                                                                                                      electrician or welder
                                                                                                                                      while improving your English
                                                                                                                                      or Math skills

                                                                                                                                      extra SuppOrt!
                                                                                                                                      You will have both a program
                                                                                                                                      instructor and a support
                                                                                                                                      instructor

                                                                                                                                      Call BtC nOW!
                                                                                                                                      I-BEST adviSOr:
                                                                                                                                      Cameron Wuhr
                                                                                                                                      360-752-8695
                                                                                                                                      email: cwuhr@btc.ctc.edu




                                                                      Learn English.
                                                                      Prepare for a new career.
                                                                                                                  The Tools You Need for Success
                                                                                                                  Cdev 115--New 5 credit course
  Aprenda Ingles.                                                                                                 helps students develop skills
                                                                                                                  critical for academic success
  Prepárese para una nueva carrera
                                                                                                                  If you placed into:
                                                                                                                  Pre-algebra (MATH 090)
                                                                                                                  Reading Skills (RDG 085)
                                                                                                                  or
    Better English                                                       Better Jobs        Better Skills         Fundamentals of English (ENGL 092)
    Mejor Ingles                                                         Mejores Trabajos   Mejores Habilidades

                                                                                                                  Sign up NOW:
            For ESL classes at BTC, see page 37                                                                   Admissions Office or Online!
    Para clases de Ingles en BTC, vea pagina 37

             Call 360-752-8341 or visit Building E, Room 2.
          Llame 360-752-8341 o visite Edificio E, Cuarto 2.

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                                                                                                                                             Bellingham Technical College
                       Getting Started at BTC for Degree & Certificate Classes
                       Admissions Office: College Services, Room 102, 360-752-8345
BTC Info


                       Winter Hours: Monday-Thursday, 8:00 am-5:00 pm, Friday 8:00 am-noon.
                       Please visit our website at: www.btc.ctc.edu\admissions
                       For information about the application process as well as general information about our degree and certificate programs, contact Admissions & Advising.

                                                             admission & Registration Steps
                                      New students need to follow the enrollment and registration steps for most of our degree/certificate programs.


                       1    	 out the admissions application
                            Fill
                            form and submit to admissions
                            office. There is no application fee. You
                                                                            3    apply for Financial aid
                                                                                 Complete the APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL
                                                                                 STUDENT AID (FAFSA).                            5   Pay Tuition & Fees
                                                                                                                                     Once you’ve registered, you will need
                                                                                                                                     to pay tuition and fees at the cashiers’
Continuing Education




                            will be notified by email when you have              Online: http://www.fafsa.ed.gov. The BTC            window (College Services Building) or
                            completed the admissions process and                 College Code is: 016227.                            via “Web Credit Card Payment” on the
                            when a seat is available in your program             If you have questions regarding the                 BTC web site under “Online Registration”
                            of interest. When the program you’re                 application call the Financial Aid Office           by the due date specified on the College
                            applying for has an opening, you will be             at 360-752-8351.                                    Calendar posted on the BTC website. After
                            invited to register for program courses and                                                              that date, payment is due at the time of
                                                                                 About four (4) weeks after you submit               registration.
                            given a deadline to enroll.
                                                                                 your FAFSA online, you will receive your            You may pay by cash, check, VISA,
                                                                                 STUDENT AID REPORT (SAR) from the US


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                                                                                                                                     MasterCard, or financial aid award.
                            Take
                            	 Our assessment Test                                Dept. of Education. You may be asked


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                            All new BTC students seeking a degree or             to review or correct the information
                            certificate are required to demonstrate              supplied. If so, submit the corrections             GET REaDy! Register for and attend
                            their English and math proficiency level,            online.                                             the New Student Orientation. Contact
                            either by taking the placement test or by                                                                Admissions Advisor at 360-752-8345.
                                                                                 BTC’s Financial Aid Office receives a copy
                            submitting other college test scores or                                                                  GET READY! is designed especially for
                                                                                 of your FAFSA and will notify you by
                            college transcripts, which may qualify you                                                               students new to BTC. In this information-
                                                                                 email when additional information and
                            for a test waiver.                                                                                       packed session, we’ll introduce you to all
                                                                                 forms are needed. Complete forms and
                            Programs requiring prerequisite course-              supply the information to the Financial             the resources you need to be a successful
                            work and/or additional supplemental                  Aid Office.                                         BTC student. From support systems and
                            admissions documents include: Civil and                                                                  online services to advisors and counselors,
                                                                                 The BTC Foundation offers                           GET READY! will ensure that you know
                            Mechanical Engineering, Surveying and
                                                                                 a variety of SCHOLARSHIPS.                          where to find help when you need it.
                            Mapping, Process Technology, Dental As-
                                                                                 Applications: www.btcfound.org.
                            sisting, Dental Hygiene, Practical Nursing,                                                              This is your REAL first day of class!
                            Radiologic Technology, Registered Nurs-
                            ing, Process Technology, Surgical Technol-
                            ogy, and Veterinary Technician.                 4    Register
                                                                                 Students are encouraged to register on-
                                                                                 line or in person. Registration by phone
                                                                                 or fax is available as an alternative. Online
                                                                                                                                 7   Purchase Books
                                                                                                                                     BTC’s bookstore is located in building
                                                                                                                                     R, near the lower student parking lot.
                                                                                                                                     Bring your printed class schedule and
                                                                                 Registration tools are accessible on the            the bookstore staff will help find your
                                                                                 BTC website: www.btc.ctc.edu                        required books. The bookstore accepts
                                                                                 1. Left (blue) menu bar: “Online                    cash, checks, VISA, MasterCard and debit
                                                                                 Registration” on each web page.                     cards.
                                                                                 2. Left (gray) menu bar: “Student Login”            Textbook lists can be found at the
                                                                                 on home page only                                   bookstore or at www.btcbookstore.com



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                                                                                 3. Log in to these tools using your SID             Student ID Card
                                                                                 (Student ID number) and your PIN
                                                                                                                                     Your Student ID Card or photo ID is required
                                                                                 (default is 6-digit birth date MMDDYY).
                                                                                                                                     for certain Registration transactions.
                                                                                 The Registration web page can be                    Some programs require a Student ID
                                                                                 accessed through “Student Resources”                card. Your Student ID card qualifies you
                                                                                 link on the left (blue) menu bar.                   for discounted WTA (Whatcom Transit
                                                                                 For assistance, contact the Registration            Authority) bus passes, discounts at many
                                                                                 office via email at registration@btc.ctc.           local vendors, and access to the Western
                                                                                 edu or call 360-752-8350. Our primary               Washington University and Whatcom
                                                                                 method of contacting program students               Community College libraries. IDs are
                                                                                                                                     available at the bookstore for a cost of
                                                                                 is via BTC student email accounts.
                                                                                                                                     $6.50—bring your student schedule.




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Spring 2011

                 ACAdemiC CAlendAr                                                                     BTC PRE-ENROLLMENT SERVICES
february 2011




                                                                                                                                                                        BTC Info
                                                                                                       If you would like assistance with your educational planning
Spring Quarter General Registration begins ...........................February 28                      or preparation for college success, the following services are
March 2011                                                                                             available:
Winter Quarter last day to withdraw or change schedule                                                 College Navigation: Sessions cover Career Exploration,
   for classes that have not ended ................................................ March 2            Financial Resources, Campus Tours.
Try-A-Professional-Trade .............................................................. March 3        Mondays 9:00 am - 11:00 am
                                                                                                       Wednesdays 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Health and Business Career & Employment Fair ........................... March 7                       Call 360-752-8450 for information and to sign up.
Spring Quarter Tuition/fees due ................................................. March 16
Winter Quarter ends ................................................................... March 24       Counseling: Counselors are available by appointment
Spring Quarter 2010-2011                                                                               and on a drop-in basis to assist with educational and
                                                                                                       occupational planning, community referrals, and academic
Spring Quarter WAOL Classes Begin ............................................ March 31                and personal support. Call 360-752-8450.
Winter Quarter Grades posted to Transcripts .............................. March 31
                                                                                                       Disability Support Services: Persons with a disability that
april 2011                                                                                             might need to be accommodated are encouraged to meet
Spring Break ................................................................. March 25 - April 4      with the Disability Support Services coordinator. Call 360-
Spring Quarter begins .....................................................................April 5     752-8576.
Last Day for 100% Refund ..............................................................April 11
                                                                                                       Get Ready! All new students must register for and attend a
Last Day for 50% Refund ................................................................April 25       GET READY! Orientation with their first quarter of classes.
Manufacturing, Construction and                                                                        Call Admissions 360-752-8345.
  Engineering Career & Employment Fair ......................................April 28
                                                                                                       Practical Nursing Information. Sessions offered weekly.
Stand Against Racism ....................................................................April 29
                                                                                                       Call to sign up 360-752-8345
Linuxfest Northwest .........................................................April 30 - May 1
May 2011
Summer & Fall Quarter Continuing Program
  Student Registration by Appt Begins ........................................... May 9              Come to
Summer & Fall Quarter New Program
  Student Registration by Appt Begins ......................................... May 16               College Navigation!
Welding Rodeo ....................................................................... May 20 - 21
Road Less Graveled (Non-traditional Careers for Women) ...... May 20 - 21                            Learn about:
                                                                                                     • Career options through career assessments
Summer Quarter General Registration begins ................................ May 23                     and occupational resources
Summer Quarterly Schedule Available .......................................... May 23                • BTC admissions and programs
Memorial Day Holiday ................................................................... May 30
                                                                                                     • Funding options, including traditional financial aid
june 2011                                                                                                and other financial resources
Spring Quarter last day to withdraw or change schedule                                               • Take a tour of our campus and our labs
  for classes that have not ended .................................................... June 1
Summer Quarter Tuition/fees due ................................................... June 2             Mondays:
ASBTC All Campus Picnic and Games ...............................................June 2                 9:00 am - 10:00 am       Career Exploration
                                                                                                       10:00 am - 10:30 am       Financial Resources
GED Completion Ceremony and Reception ...................................... June 9
                                                                                                       10:30 am - 11:00 am       Campus Tours
Spring Quarter Ends ......................................................................June 21      Wednesdays:
BTC Graduation Commencement................................................... June 21                  3:30 pm - 4:30 pm        Career Exploration
                                                                                                        4:30 pm - 5:00 pm        Financial Resources
                                                                                                        5:00 pm - 5:30 pm        Campus Tours


                                                                                                      Counseling & Career Center, CS 106
                                                                                                      Call to sign up: 360-752-8450



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                                                                                                                                                      Bellingham Technical College


                               Your CAreer starts Here
                               BTC provides top-notch training and education, in both long-established and emerging green occupations–so you’ll
                               be ready to launch the career you want in an ever-changing economy.

                               Programs of Study
                                Program NamE                                 Certificate   associate Degree   Program NamE                            Certificate   associate Degree
                                CoNSTruCTIoN & INDuSTrIaL                                                     maNagEmENT, BuSINESS, aND
                                TEChNoLogy                                                                    ComPuTEr TEChNoLogy
                                  Building Construction Technology                 x               x            Accounting Technician                       x               x
                                  Construction Management                          x                            Administrative Assistant                                    x
                                  Electrician                                      x               x            Bookkeeping Assistant                       x
                                  Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning &                         x            Business & Supervision Management           x
                                  Refrigeration                                                                 Clerical Assistant                          x
                                  Residential Home Inspection                      x                            Computer Networking Technology              x               x
                                  Welding Technology                               x               x            Computer Software Support                   x               x
                                CuLINary arTS
                                                                                                                Customer Service Management                 x
                                  Culinary Arts                                    x               x            Data Entry Specialist                       x
                                  Pastry                                           x                            Human Resource Management                   x
                                ENgINEErINg & aDvaNCED                                                          Leadership Management                       x
Degree & Certificate Courses




                                maNuFaCTurINg
                                                                                                                Legal Administrative Assistant              x               x
                                  Civil Engineering                                                x
                                                                                                                Medical Coding & Billing Generalist         x
                                  Electronics Technology                                           x
                                                                                                                Medical Coding                              x
                                  Electro-Mechanical Technology                    x               x
                                                                                                                Medical Insurance Billing                   x
                                  Instrumentation & Control                                        x
                                                                                                                Medical Receptionist                        x
                                  Mechanical Engineering                           x               x
                                                                                                                Office Assistant/Receptionist               x
                                  Precision Machining Technology                   x               x
                                                                                                                Project Management                          x
                                  Process Technology                               x               x
                                                                                                                Retail Management                           x
                                  Surveying & Mapping                                              x
                                                                                                              TraNSPorTaTIoN aND mEChaNICaL
                                FIShErIES aND aquaCuLTurE                                                     TEChNoLogy
                                SCIENCES
                                                                                                                Automotive Technology                       x               x
                                  Fisheries Resources                              x
                                                                                                                Auto Collision Repair Technology            x               x
                                  Fisheries Technology                                             x
                                                                                                                Diesel Technology                           x               x
                                hEaLTh CarEErS aND EDuCaTIoN

                                  Child Development (CDA)                          x
                                  Dental Assisting                                 x               x
                                  Dental Hygiene                                                   x
                                  Expanded Functions Dental Auxiliary              x
                                  (EFDA)
                                  Hypnotherapy                                     x
                                  Nursing Assistant                                x
                                  Parenting Education & Early Learning             x
                                  Personal Fitness Trainer                         x                                 To Check out current
                                  Phlebotomy
                                  Practical Nursing
                                                                                   x
                                                                                   x
                                                                                                                     Program Openings
                                  Radiologic Technology                                            x                 Visit www.btc.ctc.edu
                                  Registered Nursing: LPN to RN                                    x
                                  Surgery Technology                                               x
                                  Veterinary Technician                                            x

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Spring 2011

Financial Aid apply NOW!
STEP 1.     Program Admission                                                     Program




                                                                                                                                                    BTC Info
Student must be admitted into an eligible Program by BTC Admis-                  Admission



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sions to be qualify for financial aid.


STEP 2.    Student completes FAFSA at www.fafsa.ed.gov
BTC School Code: 016227
Need help completing the FAFSA? Call 1-800-433-3243                                                       Student
                                                                                                         completes


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(It takes BTC approximately 1 week to receive the student's
FAFSA information.)                                                                                        FAFSA

STEP 3.    BTC receives student's FAFSA information
Student is notified via email. Find the supplemental worksheets on                      BTC
the Portal. Processing will not continue until all requested elements                receives



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are met.                                                                            student's
*NEW: Student Financial Aid Portal. Check your award status here:                     FAFSA
www.btc.ctc.edu/StuServices/FinancialResources/FinancialAidPortal.asp                  info
STEP 4.    Review
                                                                                                            Review
After all elements are met and worksheets completed and returned,
BTC is ready to review student’s application.
(Review process may take 6 to 8 weeks.)




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STEP 5.    Awarding                                                                  Awarding
The awarding process takes approximately 3-4 weeks.




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Student is awarded maximum amounts for both grants and Federal
Stafford loans. Once awarded, student receives an award letter via
student email.
In order for the student to accept and receive grants, the student
must sign and return the award letter before funds can be released.
                                                                                                          Awards
In order for the student to accept and receive loans, the student                                        Released
indicates loan amount accepted and must sign and return the award
letter and complete the following steps online at
https://studentloans.gov
1) set up account by using your name, social security number, date of
birth, and FAFSA pin.
2) complete the Entrance Counseling for Stafford Loans
3) submit an electronic Master Promissory Note (MPN)
Loan funds will not be available until 30 days after the start of
classes for the first quarter for new BTC students.

STEP 6.    Awards Released
 Awards are available approximately one week after award letter is signed, loan steps completed,
 and quarter has begun.
 Any awards remaining after tuition is paid will be released to the student. Check the Portal to see when your
 check is ready. Students will not be paid for credits outside of their program. Students must be enrolled in at
 least 6 program credits to be eligible for student loans.


application Deadlines:
To help you apply and receive funds in a timely manner, we recommend that students begin the application process at least two months prior to the
below suggested deadline dates for best results. The Federal financial aid process is lengthy and can take two months or more to complete. Please
fill out FAFSA and be prepared to submit other required information.
Quarter/Year:              Complete steps 1-6 of Financial aid process by:
Spring 2011                February 1, 2011       FAFSA for 2010/2011 school year
Summer 2011                May 1, 2011            FAFSA for 2011/2012 school year

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                                                                                                                                                Bellingham Technical College
                       Registration & Policy Information
                       How do i register?                                                              BTC Policy
BTC Info



                       Web                                                                            The primary objective of Bellingham Technical College is to prepare an
                       hours:   Mon - fri 7:00 am-9:00 pm                                             educated workforce. In training students, Bellingham Technical College
                                Sat 7:00 am to Mon 7:00 am                                            stresses equally the development of technical skill, communication and in-
                       Go to http://www.btc.ctc.edu and select “Online Registration.”                 terpersonal skills, positive work habits, and attitudes that are required for
                       Pay same day with Visa or Mastercard through “web credit card                  employment.
                       payment” on our website, or via cashier phone at 360-752-8311.                 Eligibility: Bellingham Technical College maintains an open door poli-
                       in Person                                                                      cy for all students who desire training and who have a high school diploma,
                       complete registration form.                                                    GED, or demonstrate the ability to benefit. Some programs require a high
Continuing Education




                       Payment is due at the time of registration. Continuing students need           school diploma or GED and may have other program requirements that
                       to have their Student Identification (SID) (89x-xx-xxxx) ready for             must be met prior to admission. Currently enrolled high school students
                       registration.                                                                  may attend Bellingham Technical College Fall, Winter, and Spring Quarters
                       Registration Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00 am-4:00 pm                             and obtain high school credit for course work completed under the Run-
                                                                                                      ning Start Program. See Running Start Program description below. Program
                       Phone                                                                          admission is required for degree & certificate programs as noted.
                       complete registration form.
                       You must have complete credit card and registration information ready          Running Start: Students currently enrolled as juniors or seniors in
                       at the time of the call. Please call 360-752-8350 and your registration        high school, who demonstrate the ability to benefit, and who have a Run-
                       will be processed. Confirmation will be sent upon request. You are             ning Start Referral form each quarter from their high school counselor,
                       considered registered at time of call and will be notified of any              may enroll in degree and certificate programs at Bellingham Technical Col-
                       changes.                                                                       lege for high school as well as college credit. There is no application fee
                                                                                                      or tuition required, but students must pay any applicable program fees.
                       mail                                                                           Students needing program information, guidance, or counseling in com-
                       Mail completed registration form and payment in the form of check or           pleting this process should schedule an appointment with the Running
                       money order made payable to BTC, or complete credit card information,          Start Coordinator at 360-752-8459. Running Start is not available during
                       to BTC Business Office. Do not send currency. You are automatically            Summer Quarter.
                       registered unless notified. for registration confirmation, enclose a           Progress: Each student will demonstrate satisfactory progress toward
                       self-addressed, stamped envelope, and we will mail your receipt.               meeting program objectives as documented by the program instructor on
                       Mail to: business Office, BTC, 3028 Lindbergh Avenue, Bellingham,              the student’s grading record. Satisfactory progress is defined as maintain-
                       WA 98225-1599.                                                                 ing a minimum 2.0 cumulative grade point average in the program course
                                                                                                      requirements for the specific degree or certificate. Individual degree/cer-
                       Fax                                                                            tificate programs may require higher level grades in program or individual
                       Complete Registration Form. Complete credit card information is                course requirements in defining satisfactory progress. These requirements
                       required; photocopy registration form to ensure a legible copy. The            will be published and made available to students upon enrollment. De-
                       BTC fax number is 360-676-2798. You are automatically registered               gree/Certificate program students must attain a minimum cumulative
                       unless notified.                                                               grade point average of 2.0 for the total program in order to be eligible for a
                                                                                                      program completion degree/certificate.
                       Online                                                                         attendance: A minimum of 90% monthly attendance is required to
                       BTC offers online courses. Follow these steps to enroll in an online course.   maintain satisfactory progress.
                       1. Locate the online class you want to take this quarterly schedule. All
                                                                                                      Campus Code of Conduct: All students are subject to the Bell-
                                                                              :
                          online classes in this schedule are identified with a     symbol.
                                                                                                      ingham Technical College Campus Code of Conduct published in Chapter
                       2. Register for your online class through BTC’s Registration Department.       495B-120 of the Washington Administrative and as defined in the Student
                         If you need assistance after registering, there will be help in the BTC      Handbook. Disciplinary action may be taken for a violation of any provision
                         library the first 2 weeks of each quarter (check http://www.btc.ctc.edu      of the student code, for violation of other college rules, or for other types
                         for available hours), or we can assist you with your questions at any time   of misconduct defined in the Campus Code of Conduct. Enrollment in the
                         at elearninghelp@btc.ctc.edu                                                 college carries with it the requirement that the student will conduct himself
                                                                                                      or herself as a responsible member of the community. This includes an ex-
                       3. After registering log onto: http://angel.btc.ctc.edu one week prior to      pectation that the student will obey appropriate laws, will comply with the
                          class for information about getting into your online classroom.             rules of the college and its departments, and will maintain a high standard
                                                                                                      of integrity and honesty. Sanctions for violations of college rules or conduct
                       4. Books can purchased online or through the BTC bookstore.                    that interferes with the operation of college affairs will be dealt with by the
                                                                                                      college, and the college may impose sanctions independently of any action
                                                                                                      taken by civil or criminal authorities. In the case of minors, misconduct may
                                                                                                      be referred to parent or legal guardians.
                         Buying your Books at the BTC
                         Bookstore?
                         Class required text lists are found at the bookstore
                         or at www.btcbookstore.com

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                       Degree & Certificate Programs: College Refund Policies
                       degree/Certificate Credit Course
                       non-degree/non-Certificate Credit Course                                        reFUnd inFOrmATiOn:
BTC Info



                                                                                                         • An Official Withdrawal takes place when a student has submitted
                       General education Course refund Policy                                              a completed Add/Drop form to the Registration Office before the
                                                                                                           withdrawal deadline. Any refund will be calculated based on the
                       Refunds for classes starting prior to the first officially scheduled day            date the form is submitted rather than the last day of attendance.
                       of the quarter are calculated by the 1st day of class rather than the               No refund of tuition and fees will be made beyond the current
                       1st day of the quarter.                                                             quarter.
                       STATE FUNDED*
                         • 100% refund if a student officially withdraws through the 5th                 • Students who fail to attend or stop attending a course or program
                            instructional day of the quarter.                                              without notice, and do not officially withdraw will forfeit all claims
                                                                                                           to the refund of tuition and fees and may receive a failing grade of F.
Continuing Education




                         • 50% refund if a student withdraws after the 5th instructional day               The College may drop students in courses who fail to pay at the time
                           through the 20th calendar day of the quarter.                                   of registration or by the tuition and fee payment due date.
                         • There are NO refunds after the 20th calendar day of the quarter.              • Refunds for Financial Aid students may be adjusted based on the
                           Instructional Days are defined as days the College is in session, not           type of aid received. Contact the Financial Aid Office at 360-752-8351
                           including weekends or scheduled holiday.                                        with any questions.
                           Calendar Days are defined as all days the College is in session,              • The college may extend the refund period for students with medical
                           including weekends and scheduled holidays.                                      reasons or for those called into military service of the United States.
                                                                                                           Written documentation must be provided for consideration for an
                       *State Funded Courses - supported with state funds                                  exception. All requests for an exception to the Refund Policy must be
                                                                                                           submitted in writing to the Director of Registration and Enrollment
                       mini Sessions and Summer Sessions                                                   for determination.
                       (sessions that are shorter than 6 weeks in length)                                • Refunds for payments made by cash or check will be processed
                          • 100% refund if a student officially withdraws through the 2nd                  through the BTC Business Office and a check mailed within 3 weeks.
                            instructional day of the session.                                              Refunds for payments made by credit card will be processed back to
                         • 50% refund if a student withdraws after the 2nd instructional day               the credit card in 2 business days. Outstanding debts to the college
                           through the 5th instructional day of the session.                               will be deducted from refunds.
                         • There are NO refunds after the 5th instructional day of the session           • A 100% refund will be made when the college cancels a course.
                                                                                                         NOTE: PROGRaMS & COSTS aRE SUBJECT TO CHaNGE WITHOUT
                       Community education, Child & Family Studies Course                                NOTICE
                       refund Policy
                       SELF-SUPPORT** S
                         • 100% refund if official withdrawal is submitted by midnight two
                           calendar days prior to the 1st instructional day of the class.
                         • There are NO refunds on or after two calendar days prior to the 1st
                           instructional day of the class.
                       *Self Support Courses - supported by student fees.




                                  Mission Statement
                                  To deliver superior professional technical education for today’s needs and tomorrow’s opportunities.

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Academic Information
                                                                                          Tuition
 age-Minimum                                                                              2010-2011 Tuition Rates




                                                                                                                                                                          BTC Info
 Minimum Age for any student at BTC is 16 years.
                                                                                             Rates per Credit Resident Canadian Non-Resident
 Equal Opportunity College
 Bellingham Technical College provides equal opportunity in education                        1st 5 credits     $81.72 $109.20 $236.63
 and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity,                   2nd 5 credits     $60.43 $79.43 $172.40
 creed, color, sex, national origin, age, marital status, religious preference,              11+ credits       $51.96 $68.67 $147.33
 the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, reliance on pub-               Running Start Fees $4.92 per credit
 lic assistance, sexual orientation, status as a disabled person or Vietnam-era
 veteran, or political opinions or affiliations. The College complies with all           Student Records
 Washington State anti-discrimination laws (RCW 49.60) and the following                 The following student data is considered directory information and may be




                                                                                                                                                                          Continuing Education Degree & Certificate Courses
 federal laws relating to equal opportunity: Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights        given to an inquirer without written authorization from the student:
 Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504                • Student Name
 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act              • Student e-mail account
 (ADA). Questions regarding Title IX, Section 504, equal opportunity, affir-             • Program of enrollment
 mative action, or the ADA can be directed to Bellingham Technical College’s             • Full-time or part-time status
 Human Resources Office, Building A, Room A2, or call 360-752-8354 or 360-               • Period of enrollment
 752-8515/TTY.                                                                           • Date of completion
 Grades                                                                                  • Degree/Certificate awarded
 Credit courses will be graded and transcripted. Student records for non-                • Photos/videos of student for use in college press releases, publications,
 graded courses will not be maintained.                                                  and web sites
                                                                                         In accordance with federal legislation, BTC may release address and phone
 Audit is used for courses only and must be requested prior to the end of the            listings to military recruiters for enrolled students. To withhold disclosure,
 second class session. The grade is not used for programs, nor will it meet              written notification must be received in the office of the Director of Reg-
 any requirements for degrees or certificates. No credit or letter grade will be         istration and Enrollment at BTC by the end of the first week of enrollment
 awarded for Audit classes. Full tuition and fees apply.                                 each academic quarter.
 Quarterly grades for all graded programs and courses are available 5 work-              Student Right to Know
 ing days following the end of the quarter through the College website,                  In compliance with the Student Right to Know and Campus Security Act of
 www.btc.ctc.edu.                                                                        1990, Bellingham Technical College publishes an annual campus security
 Grades are withheld if all obligations to the College, financial or otherwise,          report containing crime statistics. This publication is available on the BTC
 are not fully satisfied.                                                                website and at http://ope.ed.gov/security.

 Student Fees                                                                             State Support of Higher Education Students
                                                                                          The following table indicates state support by tuition category for
 C-STOP Card Replacement ........................................$20.00
                                                                                          students attending community colleges and technical colleges for
 Certificate/Degree Replacement (per copy) ........... $5.00                              academic year 2009–2010.
 First Aid/CPR Card Replacement ................................ $5.00
                                                                                                 WA Community and                   Resident       Non-resident
 Flagger Card Replacement ........................................$20.00                         Technical Colleges               Undergraduate   Undergraduate
 Forklift Certificate Replacement ..............................$30.00                       Instructional Cost per FTE Student        $6,706            $6,706
 GED Testing ...................................................................$75.00
                                                                                                      Operating Fee                    $2,340            $7,170
 GED Test Retake (per test) .........................................$10.00
                                                                                             Net State Support per FTE Student         $4,366             -----
 GED Transcript ................................................................ $5.00
 Official BTC Transcript ................................................... $5.00         The following table indicates the amount of state supported financial
 Criminal Disclosure Processing Fee ........................$10.00                         aid, including that provided from the local financial aid fund (3½
                                                                                           percent).
 Student Body Card ........................................................ $6.50
                                                                                            WA Community and             State Financial Aid    Institutional
 Replacement Student Body Card .............................. $5.00
                                                                                            Technical Colleges             Undergraduate        Financial Aid
 Programs and courses are placed in tuition/fee categories that address dis-
 tinct and specified costs such as lab assistants, supplies, materials, equip-                   Undergraduate Resident                $785*             $74**
 ment replacement and upgrade, rentals, maintenance, and other opera-                         Undergraduate Non-Resident                $28               N/A
 tional costs. The quarterly cost is listed next to each program or course in
 this publication.                                                                          *Includes State Work Study, State Need Grant, EOG, and all other financial
                                                                                            aid programs administered by the HECB, and four SBCTC administered
                                                                                            programs: Work-based Learning Tuition Assistance, Opportunity Grants,
Transcripts                                                                                 Worker Retraining Financial Aid and worker Retraining Private College
Requesting an official transcript requires completing and signing a tran-                   Funding.
script request form and paying $5.00. To find out how to request a transcript
please go to www.btc.ctc.edu. Unofficial transcripts are available online at                **Institutional financial aid is shown on an average student basis. Data
no charge.                                                                                  are not available to allocate by student category. Institutional financial
                                                                                            aid is not available to nonresidents.


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                                                                                                                          Bellingham Technical College
           General Information
           Campus Resources                                             Phone Directory
           admissions & advising
BTC Info


                                                                         Admissions & Advising ............................................. 360-752-8345
           College Services Building, Room 102                           Adult Basic Education............................................... 360-752-8341
           Phone: 360-752-8345
                                                                         Advising .................................................................... 360-752-8345
           Hours: Mon-Thurs: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
                  Fri: 8:00 am-noon                                      Basic Academic Skills ............................................... 360-752-8341
           Walk-in advising is available weekly. Advising hours are      Bookstore ................................................................. 360-752-8342
           posted on the web at www.btc.ctc.edu                          Business Services .................................................... 360-752-8343
           Practical Nursing information sessions are offered weekly.    Cafe Culinaire/Cafeteria ........................................... 360-752-8347
           Call 360-752-8345 to sign up.                                 Counseling & Career Center .................................... 360-752-8450
           Bookstore                                                     Cashier-payment .......................................................360-752-8311
           Building R                                                    Degree/Certificate Programs .................................... 360-752-8345
           Phone: 360-752-8342
           Hours: Mon - Thurs: 7:30 am - 7:00 pm                         Dental Clinic ............................................................. 360-752-8349
                  Fri: 7:30 am - 3:30 pm                                 Disability Support Services ....................................... 360-752-8576
           Closed weekends and holidays.                                 Diversity Student Services........................................ 360-752-8377
           Note: Textbook lists can be found at the bookstore or at      English as a Second Language ................................ 360-752-8428
           www.btcbookstore.com
                                                                         Faculty ...................................................................... 360-752-7000
           Counseling and Career Center                                  Financial Aid ............................................................. 360-752-8351
           College Services Building, Room 106
           Phone: 360-752-8450                                           Foundation................................................................ 360-752-8378
           Hours: Mon-Thurs: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm                           General Information .................................................. 360-752-7000
                  Fri: 8:00am - 4:00 pm                                  Learning Center ........................................................ 360-752-8341
           Evening counseling is available by appointment only.
                                                                         Library ...................................................................... 360-752-8383
           Financial Resources                                           Registration .............................................................. 360-752-8350
           College Services Building
                                                                         Transcripts - Academic ............................................. 360-752-8434
           Phone: 360-752-8351
           Hours: Mon, Wed, Thurs: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm                     Transcripts - GED ..................................................... 360-752-8450
                  Tue: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm                                 TTY ......................................................................... 360-752-8515
                  Fri: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm                                 Tutoring Center ......................................................... 360-752-8499
           Food Services                                                 Veterans Assistance ................................................. 360-752-8450
           Building G
                                                                         Worker Retraining..................................................... 360-752-8492
           Phone: 360-752-8347
           The Bake Shop (Espresso/cafe)
                  Hours: Mon-Thurs: 7:30 am - 7:30 pm
                  Fri: 7:30 am - 2:30 pm                                 Email Directory
           The Cafeteria (lunch & hot meals)
                  Hours: Mon-Thurs: 11:00 am - 1:30 pm                   Admissions ...............................................admissions@btc.ctc.edu
                  Fri: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm                                eLearning.............................................. elearninghelp@btc.ctc.edu
           Learning Center                                               Counseling & Career Center ........................careerctr@btc.ctc.edu
           Building E, Room 2                                            Financial Aid .............................................financialaid@btc.ctc.edu
           Phone: 360-752-8341
                                                                         Learning Center ....................................................... lc@btc.ctc.edu
           Hours: Mon-Fri: 8:00 am - 11:00 am & noon - 4:00 pm
                  Mon-Thurs: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm                           Library (website) ........................... http://bellingham.library.ctc.edu

           Library                                                       Registration .............................................. registration@btc.ctc.edu
           Building A                                                    Tutoring Center ...............................................tutoring@btc.ctc.edu
           Phone: 360-752-8383
                  Mon-Thurs: 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
                  Fri: 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
           Registration                                                 Emergency Closure
           College Services Building                                      Find out if BTC is closed due to weather, physical plant, or other
           Phone: 360-752-8350                                            emergencies.
           Hours: Mon-Fri: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm                              - Check our website: www.btc.ctc.edu.
           Tutoring Center                                                - Call: 360-752-8766 (8-SNO)
           Building A, Rm 8                                                  This message will be updated by 6:00am for day classes and
           Phone: 360-752-8499                                               3:00pm for evening classes.Tune into:
           Hours: Mon-Thurs 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
                  Fri: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm                                     KGMI RaDIO 790 aM                        KISM 92.9 FM
                                                                             KBFW 930 aM                                           KPUG 1170 aM
                                                                             KUGS 89.3 FM                                          KaFE 104.1 FM



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Services for Students
admissions & advising                                                             Library




                                                                                                                                                                   BTC Info
Contact Admissions & Advising at 360-752-8345 for degree/certificate pro-         The BTC Library staff are here to help you with your research needs. The
gram information and advising. Prospective students can also arrange test-        Library is located in Building A and houses program specific books, DVDs,
ing and tours of the campus by appointment.                                       journals and digital resources. The BTC Library is also the college’s open
                                                                                  computer lab. Contact the library at 360-752-8383 or library@btc.ctc.edu for
Counseling & Career Services                                                      more information.
Services available include career counseling, vocational assessment, de-
gree/certificate program information, and planning and coordination with          Placement Testing
community and funding agencies. Contact the Counseling & Career Center            Students applying for BTC programs must take the Accuplacer assessment
at 360-752-8450 to make an appointment with a counselor.                          tests. For an appointment, contact 360-752-8345.

Degree/Certificate Information                                                    Program Lists
Call 360-752-8345 for program information. For application and enrollment         Contact Enrollment at 360-752-8375 for your current status on the
information, see checklist on page 4 for Degree & Certificate Classes.            Program List.

Disability Support Services                                                       Registration & Enrollment
BTC is committed to providing support services and reasonable accom-
                                                                                  Services include processing your class registration, changes to your class
modations for the success of students with disabilities needing such assis-
                                                                                  schedule (adds/drops/withdrawals), official transcripts, enrollment verifica-
tance. To request services, call Disability Support Services at 360-752-8576.
                                                                                  tions, degree/certificate verifications and graduation applications. Contact
Accommodations may require up to six weeks.
                                                                                  360-752-8350.
Diversity Support Services                                                        Single Parent/Displaced Homemaker
Consistent with the College Mission, Diversity Student Services has the mis-
                                                                                  BTC has special support services for you, including help with enrollment,
sion to provide and promote an environment for a diverse population, that
                                                                                  referral, and resource counseling. Contact 360-752-8441 for counseling ser-
is safe, accessible, and conducive to learning and that freely allows students
                                                                                  vices or 360-752-8379 for funding information.
to pursue and achieve their academic and occupational endeavors.
Contact the Director of Multicultural and Students Support Services at            Scholarships/Fee Waivers
360-752-8377.                                                                     Childbirth Education Waivers: Students covered by “First-Steps” receive
                                                                                  100% course fee waiver for some classes.
Financial aid
Financial aid is available to students pursuing all AAS degrees and for many      General Scholarships: Scholarships are continually updated in a book out-
of BTC’s certificate programs. Students are required to complete a free ap-       side the Financial Aid Office, College Services Building.
plication for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), in addition to the college applica-    Parenting Education Scholarships for parent/child or parent discussion
tion, to determine eligibility for financial aid. The FAFSA is available on the   classes are often available for up to HALF the cost of the class, up to $75.00
Web. http://www.fafsa.ed.gov. For information, contact the Financial Aid          maximum per person, per school year. Funding is provided by a variety of
Office at 360-752-8351.                                                           groups.

                                                                                  Tutoring Services
 BTC Tutoring Center                                                              Tutoring Services are offered quarterly at no cost to BTC students. A daily
                                                                                  drop-in schedule is posted on the web (www.btc.ctc.edu/tutoring) where
                                                                                  students can access the most up-to-date offerings. If students need assis-
                                                                                  tance in a subject that is not listed, a request can be made by contacting the
 Visit www.btc.ctc.edu/tutoring                                                   Tutoring Center. To get started, complete a Request Form either by visiting
                                                                                  the Tutoring Center in A-8 or by logging on to www.btc.ctc.edu/tutoring,
 for details and schedules                                                        filling out the request form and emailing it to tutoring@btc.ctc.edu. The Tu-

 Online tutoring available!                                                       toring Center can be reached by phone at 360-752-8499. It is never too early
                                                                                  to get assistance!
 Contact the Tutoring Center for your login.
                                                                                             Find out About Being a Member!
 Drop-in Center & Office:
 Building A, Room 8
 tutoring@btc.ctc.edu                                                                                           • Leadership skills
 360-752-8499                                                                                                   • Comraderie
                                                                                                                • Opportunity
                                                                                                                • Scholarships
                                                                                     Phi Theta Kappa
                                                                                     The honor society of two-year colleges and promotes scholarship,
                                                                                     leadership, and service. For information, call 360-752-8443.


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                                                                                                            Division of Student Financial Resources
BTC Info



                                                                                                            College Services Bldg: Rm 101


                       Funding Orientations                                                            Basic Food Employment
                       Thursdays 11am - 12noon
                       Haskell Center Room 108a
                       Bellingham Technical College
                                                                                                       & Training Program–BFET
                                                                                                       Workforce Funding teams with the Department of Social and Human Services
                       Find out about:
                           • Worker Retraining, Basic Food Employment & Training,                      (DSHS) to offer financial support and educational assistance to low income
Continuing Education




                             Opportunity Grant and WorkFirst funds                                     students receiving food stamps (Basic Food).
                                                                                                       To qualify:
                           • Are you eligible?                                                            • Currently receiving DSHS Basic Food Assistance* (Federal)
                           • How to enroll                                                                • Not receiving DSHS TANF cash assistance (see WorkFirst program)
                           • Other financial resources for education                                      • Enrolled in a Professional/Technical program or in an ESL, ABE
                                                                                                            or GED program
                           • Applying for Financial Aid—FAFSA                                             • Making satisfactory academic progress
                             (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
                                                                                                          • Applying for Financial Aid; actively rehabilitating any prior student loans
                           • Answers to your general funding questions                                      in default
                           • The enrollment process at Bellingham Technical College                      *If you are not currently receiving DSHS Basic Food Assistance (formerly
                                                                                                            known as Food Stamps) and would like to apply for BFET
                                                                                                            benefits, please visit the DSHS Washington state website.

                       Worker Retraining                                                               application Process: Attend one of the weekly Thursday ”Funding Orienta-
                                                                                                       tion” sessions for the most complete information. Contact the Workforce
                       The Worker Retraining program helps unemployed, displaced homemak-
                       ers, or dislocated workers gain new skills or strengthen current skills that    Funding Office staff.
                       will assist them in obtaining employment. The program may be able               BTC Contact: Dave Dettman, 360-752-8492.
                       to provide financial assistance for tuition, fees, and book costs. Unem-        Email: ddettman@btc.ctc.edu
                       ployed workers in a variety of situations may qualify for and benefit from
                       retraining.
                       Make an appointment or attend walk-in advising to see if you are
                       eligible!                                                                       Opportunity Grant
                                                                                                       Helps prepare low income students enter programs at Bellingham
                       application Process: Attend one of the weekly Thursday ”Funding                 Technical College, which can result in high- demand, high-wage oc-
                       Orientation” sessions for the most complete information. Also contact           cupations. Students may receive tuition and fees for 45 credits, $1,000
                       the Workforce Funding Office at the college.                                    towards books and tools plus financial aid planning, program choice,
                       BTC Contact: Dave Dettman, 360-752-8492.                                        advising and support services.
                       Email: ddettman@btc.ctc.edu
                                                                                                       To qualify:
                       College Services 101
                                                                                                       • Income eligible based on financial need
                                                                                                       • 18 years old or older
                                                                                                       • Have earned less than an Associates Degree
                       WorkFirst: a JOB, a BETTER JOB, a BETTER LIFE                                   • Washington state resident
                                                                                                       • COMPLETION of the FAFSA that shows financial need
                       This program offers special services and support to low-income parents
                                                                                                       • Enrolled in one of the following high demand career paths:
                       who want to get into school, stay in school and work towards a career
                       with a future.
                                                                                                      Welding                    Instrumentation               LPN
                        To qualify:
                                                                                                      Building Construction      Process Tech                  Surgery Tech
                           • Currently receiving TANF and referred for education/training
                                                                                                      Electrician,               Electro Mechanical Tech       Dental Assistant
                             through DSHS
                                                                                                      HVAC                       Electronics                   Radiology Tech
                           • Parent of minor children
                                                                                                      Engineering                Automotive Tech
                       application Process: Contact the Workforce Funding Office staff.               Surveying & Mapping        Diesel Mechanics
                       BTC Contact: Melissa Wall, 360-752-8467.                                       application Process: Find the application and income guidelines online
                       Email: mwall@btc.ctc.edu                                                       at www.btc.ctc.edu/opportunitygrant
                                                                                                      BTC Contacts:
                                                                                                      Sarah Fowler, 360-752-8442
                                                                                                      Email: sfowler@btc.ctc.edu
                                                                                                      Susan Queller, 360-752-8463
                                                                                                      Email: squeller@btc.ctc.edu

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                Continuing Education
              Continuing Education Courses



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                                                                                                                                                                            Bellingham Technical College
                                           BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT                                                             Prep For Childbirth: Weekend Condensed
                       BUSINESS                                                                                              This condensed format will provide an overview of late pregnancy, the birth process,
                                                                                                                             labor coping skills, newborns and breastfeeding. Plan to take by the 8th month of
                       The business of Selling Art - A Continuation S                                                        pregnancy. The recommended handbook “Pregnancy, Childbirth & the Newborn”
                       Artists of all mediums who have completed the introductory class ”The Business of Sell-               (2010) is available in the BTC bookstore and should be read prior to this weekend
                       ing Art” are encouraged to sharpen their presentation and materials in this continuing                course. Course fees are waived for those covered by First Steps. Note: Class meets Sat-
                       class. Works in progress, including approaching first-choice galleries, the artist’s state-           urday 8:30a-5:30p and Sunday 12:30p-5:30p. CHFM 107 $97.27
                       ment, quote and bio, will be reviewed with supportive critiques in a safe environment.                Item#:8025                     SaSu 3/26-3/27                                     Ames
                       Prerequisite: PHOTO 121. PHOTO 127 $45.00                                                             Location:JOS 5,6
                       Item#:3453                                  M 6/6                                           Ringe     Item#:8021                     SaSu 4/23-4/24                                   Warren
                       Location:HC 204                       6:30p-9:30p                                                     Location:JOS 5,6
                                                                                                                             Item#:8022                     SaSu 5/21-5/22                                   Wilbur
                                                        CHILD & FAMILY                                                       Location:JOS 5,6
Continuing Education




                       Childbirth Prep Courses co-sponsored by PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center
                                                                                                                             Item#:8029                     SaSu 6/25-6/26                                     Ames
                       & Bellingham Technical College.
                                                                                                                             Location:JOS 5,6
                       Please note location (listed below course item number.)

                       CHILDBIRTH                                                                                            hypnobirthing S
                                                                                                                             HypnoBirthing prepares women and partners for natural, physiologic birth. Using
                       Childbirth and Parenting                                                                              techniques like visualization, guided imagery, and special breathing patterns, women
                       This traditional course covers late pregnancy, the process of labor and birth, labor cop-             learn to remain in control and aware while deeply relaxed; they learn to eliminate
                       ing skills (with many in-class practice sessions), newborn care and breastfeeding, post-              fears and to build trust in their inherent ability to give birth. Limited information
                       partum, and early parenting. Weekly classes help connect families with peers, and a                   on breastfeeding and newborns will be included. Required handbook and CD are in-
                       post-birth reunion is included. Plan to start during the sixth month of pregnancy. The                cluded in the class fee. First Steps waivers do not cover this self-support course fee.
                       recommended handbook “Pregnancy, Childbirth & the Newborn” (2010) is available at                     CHFM 109 $185.00
                       the BTC bookstore. First Steps waivers do not cover this course fee. CHFM 105 $126.58                 Item#:8014                       Th 4/21-5/19                                   Wilbur
                       Item#:8001                             T 4/5-5/24                                      Thalhofer      Location:HEC                      6:30p-9:00p
                       Location:HEC                          6:30p-9:00p
                                                                                                                             Item#:8018                        Th 6/2-6/30                                   Wilbur
                       Item#:8002                             W 5/4-6/22                                          Wilbur     Location:HEC                      6:30p-9:00p
                       Location:HEC                          6:30p-9:00p
                       Item#:8009                            Th 6/9-7/28                                           Ames      breastfeeding basics and beyond S
                       Location:HEC                          7:00p-9:30p
                                                                                                                             This course is designed to provide the expectant woman and her support person(s) ba-
                       Pregnancy and Childbirth                                                                              sic information necessary to initiate and sustain breastfeeding. Topics covered include
                       This condensed series provides information on pregnancy, labor, and birth, including                  preparation, getting started, solving challenges, resources, support, and mother-baby
                       comfort measures and labor support and is a great refresher option. Postpartum topics                 separation. The recommended handbook, “The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding” is avail-
                       covered include newborn care and breastfeeding, parenting adjustments and resources.                  able in the BTC bookstore. Both mother-to-be and support person register for this
                       A post-birth reunion is included. Plan to start in your sixth month of pregnancy. The                 course and the price covers both. First Steps waivers do not cover this self-support
                       recommended handbook “Pregnancy, Childbirth & the Newborn” (2010) is available at                     course fee. CHFM 119 $25.00
                       the BTC bookstore. Course fees are waived for those covered by First Steps. CHFM 106                  Item#:8101                             Th 4/7                                Thalhofer
                                                                                                                             Location:HEC                      6:30p-9:00p
                       $84.64
                       Item#:8013
                       Location:HEC
                                                             W 3/23-4/20
                                                             6:30p-9:00p
                                                                                                              Thalhofer
                                                                                                                             EARLY CHILDHOOD
                       Item#:8010                            M 4/18-5/16                                           Ames      basics in Child Care
                       Location:HEC                          7:00p-9:30p                                                     This course provides people beginning their work with young children a basic core
                       Item#:8011                             W 5/11-6/8                                      Thalhofer      knowledge of child care based on the guidebook, “An Adult Guide to Child Sized En-
                       Location:HEC                          6:30p-9:00p                                                     vironments.” Topics covered include child growth and development, child guidance,
                       Item#:8019                             M 6/6-7/11                                           Ames      health and safety, communication, business practices for family child care providers,
                       Location:HEC                          7:00p-9:30p
                                                                                                                             and professionalism. Required for child care directors, site supervisors, lead teachers
                       Note: No class 7/4.
                                                                                                                             in center settings, licensed family child care providers and their assistants. Esta clase
                                                                                                                             esta ofrecida en Espanol. ECED 112 $189.63
                         CHILDBIRTH INSTRUCTORS
                                                                                                                             Item#:8384                       TSa 5/3-5/14                                      Cary
                         Pam ameS has taught the co-sponsored prepared childbirth classes since 1977 and also                Location:E 1                                                                          2
                         teaches parenting classes at BTC. She has a BA in Education from WWU, is an ASPO Certified          Note: Class meets Tuesdays 5/3 and 5/10 6:00p-9:00p and Saturdays 5/7 and 5/14
                         Childbirth Educator, La Leche League leader, and IBCLC (lactation consultant).                      8:30a-4:00p.
                         TeRRy THaLHOfeR has taught the co-sponsored prepared childbirth classes since
                         1990 and breastfeeding classes since 1986. She has a BS from OSU, is a certified CEA/S Child-
                         birth Educator, La Leche League leader, IBCLC (lactation consultant), and doula.
                         aLeeN WaRReN has taught the co-sponsored prepared childbirth classes since 1991. She
                                                                                                                               Need Some ASSISTANCe Paying for your
                         has a BA in Human Services from WWU and Evergreen Hospital Childbirth Educator certification.
                         She completed the LPN certification at BTC in 2010, and now works as an LPN for Family Care
                                                                                                                               ChIldbIRTh ClASS?
                         Network.                                                                                              Full waivers are available to women on First Steps for the following:
                         KaTHy WILBUR has taught the co-sponsored prepared childbirth classes since 1995 and                   Pregnancy & Childbirth and Prep for Childbirth Weekend Condensed. Find
                         HypnoBirthing since 2004. She has a BA in Psychology and Early Childhood Education and teach-         the waiver form online at www.btc.ctc.edu under Continuing & Community
                         ing credentials from California State, San Bernardino. Kathy is a CCE/P Childbirth Educator, ICEA     Education or pick one up in the Registration Office.
                         childbirth educator, and doula.


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PARENT & INFANT                                                                                          More Than One: Parenting brothers & Sisters
baby ‘n Me (1-7 Months)                                                                                  Are you concerned about the battle cry of “he hit me first”? Are you wondering how
The first year of life is an exciting time for baby and parents. This course is designed                 to find time for each family member? Answer these questions and others during adult
to offer current information, support, and encouragement during these early months                       discussion time. Spend time with your children enjoying a wide variety of multi-age ac-
of parenthood and to provide an opportunity to meet and share with other parents of                      tivities. This is an opportunity to join other families for play and talk about the adventure
young babies. Topics of discussion include child development, toy selection, sleep pat-                  of parenting more than one. Class appropriate for one or more children ages birth to 5
terns, games and songs, and strategies for adjusting to the new role of parent. Babies                   to attend. CHFM 135 $132.70
remain with their parents during class. CHFM 121 $73.97                                                  Item#:8165                          W 3/30-6/8                                      Read
Item#:8110                               W 4/13-6/1                                              Gass    Location:Y 2                      9:30a-12:00p
Location:FCC 33                         1:00p-3:00p                                                      Note: No class 4/6.
                                                                                                         Item#:8166                          W 3/30-6/8                                      Read
baby ‘n Me (8-12 Months)                                                                                 Location:Y 2                      12:45p-3:15p
Is your baby “on the move,” exploring the world, becoming more social, and “babbling”                    Note: No class 4/6.




                                                                                                                                                                                                         Continuing Education
up a storm? Share the challenges of this age with other parents, make new friends, and                   Item#:8167                         Th 3/31-6/9                                      Read
learn current parenting guidelines while your active baby explores the stimulating and                   Location:Y 2                      9:30a-12:00p
safe environment in the classroom. Topics for discussion include weaning, discipline,                    Note: No class 4/7.
emerging language, health and illness, and safety. Babies remain with parents during                     Item#:8168                           F 4/1-6/10                                     Read
                                                                                                         Location:Y 2                      9:30a-12:00p
the eight sessions. CHFM 122 $73.97
Item#:8115                               M 4/11-6/6                                             Read
                                                                                                         Note: No class 4/8.
Location:FCC 33                         1:00p-3:00p
                                                                                                         PARENTING DISCUSSION
PARENT & KIDS TOGETHER                                                                                   effective Parenting of Toddlers and Preschoolers                      h
living and learning with Ones                                                                            During the first five years of life, children change rapidly and dramatically. Parents need
New words, dumped toys, thrills and spills fill the day of a one year old. No one knows                  to keep re-adjusting too! As your child’s first and most influential teacher, you need to
better than a toddler’s parent! Plan to spend time with your one year old learning, dis-                 develop skills to guide and encourage your child as he/she grows. Join this course for
covering, and playing as well as separating for parent discussion on topics related to the               gaining information on understanding young children and their behavior, building self-
challenge of this age. CHFM 131 $132.70                                                                  esteem, effective communication, cooperation, discipline techniques, and emotional
Item#:8145                              M 3/28-6/13                                      Olza-Kelsh      and social development. The required handbook is available in the BTC bookstore.
Location:FCC 24                        9:30a-12:00p                                                      CHFM 140 $49.31
Note: No class 4/4 and 5/30.                                                                             Item#:8185                             Sa 5/14                                      Read
Item#:8146                                T 3/29-6/7                                            Read     Location:Y 2                       9:00a-4:30p
Location:FCC 24                        9:00a-11:30a
Note: No class 4/5.
Item#:8147                               W 3/30-6/8                                              Gass
                                                                                                         love and logic for Successful Parenting                  h
Location:FCC 24                        9:15a-11:45a                                                      Based on the highly acclaimed Love and Logic philosophy developed by Jim Fay and Fos-
Note: No class 4/6.                                                                                      ter Cline, this one-day workshop unlocks the secrets of successful parenting. Discussions
                                                                                                         will provide parents with skills to develop a loving relationship while setting limits and
Time With Twos                                                                                           boundaries. Learn to parent with empathy and logical consequences, and your children
Life can be challenging living with the emerging independence of a two year old. Dis-                    will learn to accept responsibility for their actions. Following the session, participants
cover why your child won’t let go of your leg, demands routines, loves the words “no” and                will have the option to participate in an online discussion board. CHFM 160 $49.31
“mine,” and other typical behaviors of the terrific twos. You will have an opportunity to                Item#:8404                             Sa 5/21                          Rose-Duckworth
                                                                                                         Location:HC115                     9:00a-4:00p
learn and play together as well as participate in discussions with other parents of twos.
CHFM 132 $132.70                                                                                         Raising emotionally healthy Kids
Item#:8151                              M 3/28-6/13                                             Read     Based on the book “What Angry Kids Need: Parenting Your Angry Child Without Going
Location:Y 2                           9:00a-11:30a
                                                                                                         Mad,” this course is designed to help parents understand their child’s emotions, and
Note: No class 4/4 and 5/30.
                                                                                                         many of the problematic behaviors that can be associated with children’s intense feel-
Item#:8150                                T 3/29-6/7                                             Gass
Location:Y 2                           9:15a-11:45a                                                      ings. Parents will learn tools to help their children express emotions in healthy ways,
Note: No class 4/5.                                                                                      to manage their feelings in a way that allows them to solve problems effectively, and
Item#:8152                              Th 3/31-6/9                                     Thordarson       to help children build the skills to become emotionally resilient in today’s world. Text is
Location:FCC 24                        9:30a-12:00p                                                      recommended. CHFM 170 $49.31
Note: No class 4/7.                                                                                      Item#:8409                          W 4/27-6/1                                     Brown
                                                                                                         Location:Y 2                       7:00p-9:00p
 PaReNTING INSTRUCTORS
 fRaNCIe GaSS has been teaching parenting classes at BTC since 1984. Her background is
 in pediatric and public health nursing. Her parenting philosophy is influenced by Positive Discipline
 values such as mutual respect and kindness. Francie has two grown children.
                                                                                                             Parenting Scholarships Are Available!
 CaROLINa OLza-KeLSH has been teaching parenting education since 2008. She
 likes to incorporate her bilingual and multicultural background in her classes. Carolina has two            The BTC Foundation, Kiwanis Club of Bellingham, WECU, BP, Whatcom
 young children of her own.                                                                                  Community Foundation, and former class participants, have donated funds
 aNN maRIe ReaD has been teaching parenting classes at BTC since 1988. She is a                              to provide up to half scholarships for people needing assistance with the
 pediatric emergency department nurse by background. Ann Marie is married and has 3 sons.                    fees for parenting classes. (Maximum of $75 per year per student.) Find
                                                                                                             the application online at www.btc.ctc.edu under Continuing & Community
 KRIS THORDaRSON has been teaching parenting classes at BTC since 2000 and has
 been teaching preschool for over twenty years. She has an MA in Early Childhood Education and               Education or pick one up in the Registration Office.
 is the mom of two young girls.

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                                                                                                                                                                                    Bellingham Technical College
                                  COMMUNITY EDUCATION                                                                        hors d’Oeuvres elegance! S
                                                                                                                             Hors d’Oeuvres have an elegance all of their own. In this class you will be able to add to
                       FOOD & BEVERAGE SERVICE                                                                               your Hor d ‘Oeuvre repertoire by enhancing your preparation and presentation skills of
                       bartending for the Professional S                                                                     these enticing finger foods. FOOD 160 $35.00
                       This program is specially designed to give students a fun and exciting introduction to                Item#:7063                                 Sa 5/21                                              Dixon
                                                                                                                             Location:G 105                        12:00p-4:00p
                       the dramatic world of PROFESSIONAL bartending! Students learn about common bar
                       equipment, customer service, mixing and serving drinks, responsible bartending, and
                       helping your guests have a great time. Classes also cover job search skills and strategies            Italian Cuisine I: Southern Italy and the Island of Sicily S
                       for increasing customer satisfaction (and tips)! The course includes MIX 102 Bartending               This is the first of four classes in our Italian Classical Regional Cuisine Series being offered
                       Licensing. Must be 21 to enroll. Text recommended. MIX 101 $219.00                                    April through June 2011. You can take all of them or just the ones you want…a previous
                       Item#:4581                         ThFSa 5/5-5/7                                    Ronnestad         class is not a pre-requisite for another class in this series. Southern Italy and the Island
                       Location:HC104                                                                              1         of Sicily are referred to as the foot of the boot known for it’s fresh fruits, vegetables and
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                       Note: Class meets 5/5 and 5/6, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm, and 5/7 9:00 am - 4:30 pm.                          pastas. Recipes we will cover, in this first class, are: Caponata, Cozze Gratinate, Triglie Alla
                                                                                                                             Calabrese, and Pollo con olive. FOOD 160 $35.00
                       bartending licensing S                                                                                Item#:7068                                  Sa 4/9                                            Eilberg
                       This class covers the legal aspects of bartending and serving, including how much to                  Location:G 105                        12:00p-4:00p
                       serve, when to stop serving, and the legal responsibilities of restaurants, bars, and the             Note: This is a lab class with only limited class participation.
                       server or bartender. This class meets all requirements for licensing by the State of Wash-
                       ington. No prior experience is required. Students must be 21 or older for a Permit 12,                Italian Cuisine II: South Central Italy S
                       and 18 - 21 for a Permit 13. Licenses will be granted by the Washington State Liquor                  This is the second of four classes in our Italian Classical Regional Cuisine Series being
                       Control Board upon completion of this class. Must be 18 to attend. MIX 102 $49.00                     offered April through June 2011. You can take all of them or just the ones you want…a
                       Item#:4582                                 T 4/5                                    Ronnestad         previous class is not a pre-requisite for another class in this series. South Central Italy
                       Location:HC111                      12:00p-3:30p                                                      is the home of Naples and pizza, tubular pasta, and rich tomato sauce. Recipes we will
                       Item#:4583                                Sa 5/7                                    Ronnestad         cover, in this class, are: Pizza Alla Napoletana, Spaghett Alla Cabonara, Agnello con pep-
                       Location:HC104                       1:00p-4:30p                                                      peroni, and Maiale Allo Spiedo. FOOD 160 $35.00
                       Item#:4584                                T 6/14                                    Ronnestad         Item#:7069                                  Sa 5/7                                            Eilberg
                       Location:HC111                      12:00p-3:30p                                                      Location:G 105                        12:00p-4:00p
                                                                                                                             Note: This is a lab class with only limited class participation.
                       FOOD & WINE
                       A New Twist on Crostini S                                                                             Italian Cuisine III: North Central Italy S
                       Add a new twist to the tried-and-true appetizer, Crostini…learn the impact and impor-                 This is the third of four classes in our Italian Classical Regional Cuisine Series being of-
                       tance of fresh, high quality ingredients! FOOD 160 $35.00                                             fered April through June 2011. You can take all of them or just the ones you want…a
                       Item#:7064                               Sa 6/11                                          Dixon       previous class is not a pre-requisite for another class in this series. North Central Italy has
                       Location:G 105                      12:00p-4:00p                                                      the great cattle ranches of Tuscany and Chianti wine. It is said that the food served in this
                                                                                                                             region is similar to that made in the Roman times. Recipes we will cover, in this class, are:
                       Aioli and Other Flavored Mayonnaise base Sauces S                                                     Pollo Al Mattone, Gnocchi Verdi, Ragu Bolognese and Pinoccate. FOOD 160 $35.00
                       Aioli and other flavored mayonnaise base sauces provide you with a whole different way                Item#:7070                                 Sa 5/28                                            Eilberg
                       to energize a menu. You will learn, in this class, to prepare a base mayonnaise and to                Location:G 105                        12:00p-4:00p
                       build other flavors to suit any occasion. FOOD 160 $35.00                                             Note: This is a lab class with only limited class participation.
                       Item#:7062                               Sa 5/14                                          Dixon
                       Location:G 105                      12:00p-4:00p
                                                                                                                             Italian Cuisine IV: Northern Italy S
                                                                                                                             This is the fourth, and final class, of our Italian Classical Regional Cuisine Series being
                       Creative Cupcakes S                                                                                   offered April through June 2011. You can take all of them or just the ones you want…a
                       During these economically challenging times, we should all listen to the words of Ma-
                                                                                                                             previous class is not a pre-requisite for another class in this series. Northern Italy runs
                       rie Antoinette…”Let them eat (cup) cake!” Learn the secrets involved with these tasty,
                                                                                                                             from the Mediterranean, to the Adriatic Sea, and into the Alps. It is by far the most fa-
                       downsized treats along with recipe demonstrations for cupcakes, fillings and butter-
                                                                                                                             mous region of all Italy. Recipes we will cover, in this class, are: Pesto, Timballo Di Riso
                       creams. After learning several simple and creative decorating techniques and designs,
                                                                                                                             con Scampi E Fungi, Anitra Arrosto Al Marsala, and Bango Caldo. FOOD 160 $35.00
                       students will dress-up their own creations experiencing cupcakes on a whole new level                 Item#:7071                                 Sa 6/18                                            Eilberg
                       as MORE than “just cake”! FOOD 160 $45.00                                                             Location:G 105                        12:00p-4:00p
                       Item#:7073                               Sa 5/21                                        Millage       Note: This is a lab class with only limited class participation.
                       Location:G 107                       1:00p-4:00p


                          maRC eILBeRG                                                                                        DaN RaDIL
                          Marc Eilberg has worked for over 25 years as a chef and restaurant consultant. Before coming to     Dan Radil is a lifetime resident of Washington. His interest in wines began in the early 1980’s and
                          Bellingham he spent 15 years as an executive chef for resort hotels in Hawaii. Marc is presently    he’s traveled extensively to wineries in the Pacific Northwest and Eastern British Columbia during
                          working as Chef and Food Service Director for BTC.                                                  the past 25 years. Dan has instructed wine classes at BTC since 2004. He is currently in his 12th
                                                                                                                              year as writer of a weekly wine column for the Bellingham Herald and is also a regular contributor
                          aNDRa “aNDy” mILLaGe                                                                                to Whatcom Magazine.
                          Andra “Andy” Millage owns “Let Them Eat Cake,” a small, custom bakery that she runs out of her
                          home in Bellingham. With 24 years of commercial cake decorating experience, Andy specializes        aNTHONy STONe
                          in 3-dimensional cake sculptures, as well as wedding cakes, gingerbread creations, and custom       Born and raised in Bellingham, Anthony’s interest in craft beer started with his first trips to Europe
                          cookie cutters and cookies.                                                                         at the age of 19 and 21. He started homebrewing in 2002; his third batch of beer exploded all
                                                                                                                              over the living room but went on to win him an award at a local homebrew competition! Eventually
                                                                                                                              his love of making beer, and his inability to get “a real job”, led him to “Boundary Bay Brewery”
                                                                                                                              where he has been working in the brewery since 2005.

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Wedding Cake 101 S                                                                              Risotto…Center Stage S
For the budget-minded bride, or curious baker, learn the “I Do” of creating your own            Risotto is a surprisingly healthy indulgence. Join us, in this class, for an eye-opening
wedding cake. You’ll go from the early stages of planning to successful delivery in just        experience following risotto from the center of the plate and on to becoming an amaz-
two sessions. Session I focuses on design, recipes, and step-by-step instructions for as-       ing side dish! Learn both the traditional and quick methods of cooking this dish. FOOD
sembling, icing, and decorating using a practice “Styrofoam cake”. Session II brings you        160 $35.00
to icing and decorating your own creation (you will be asked to prepare your own cake           Item#:7061                            Sa 4/23                                     Dixon
for this portion of the class). All decorating equipment and exterior icing will be pro-        Location:G 105                       12:00p-4:00p
vided. FOOD 160 $79.00
Item#:7072                         Sa 5/7-5/14                                   Millage        PHOTOGRAPHY
Location:G 107                    12:00p-4:00p
Note: Please note that this is a two session class - May 7 & May 14.                            digital Photography Fundamentals and beyond S
                                                                                                This four-week class will teach you how to get the best pictures from your digital cam-
beers of the british Isles S                                                                    era. The class covers technical aspects of making pictures, as well as how to compose and




                                                                                                                                                                                              Continuing Education
England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales have a strong brewing tradition that continues            capture great images. Please note: Students must have a camera with manual capabil-
to inspire craft brewers in America today. In this “Beers of the British Isles” class we will   ity. No Point-and-Shoot type cameras. PHOTO 126 $89.00
                                                                                                Item#:3458                         T 5/3-5/24                                 Ofteness
taste and discuss the history of beer styles from these countries, as well as, try their        Location:B 9                      6:30p-8:30p
American variations. Ever wonder what E.S.B. or I.P.A. stands for, or what exactly is a
“Wee Heavy”? After this class you’ll be confident and ready to cruise the breweries of          Tiptoe Through the Tulips S
Great Britain and Ireland, or your local bottle shop, for your new favorite beers. Cheers,      This workshop will be a day of photography at the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival. Students
Slainte! WINE 150 $35.00                                                                        will receive hands-on advice, tips and pointers for getting great pictures in this colorful
Item#:7088                             Sa 4/23                                     Stone        setting. There will be a 2-hour preparation class and 2-hour follow-up class to review
Location:G 103                     3:00p-5:00p
                                                                                                and discuss the photos made during the workshop. PHOTO 130 $115.00
Note: Students must be 21 to register and must bring ID to class.
                                                                                                Item#:3461                     ThSa 4/14-4/28                                 Ofteness
                                                                                                Location:B 9                                                                        1
beginning Wine Tasting S                                                                        Note: Class meets Thursdays 4/14 and 4/28 6:30-8:30pm and Saturday 4/16 9:00am-
Are you overwhelmed when you walk into a wine shop, or past the wine section of your            5:00pm.
grocer? Don’t let yourself be intimidated, buying and tasting wine is easier than you
think. Join us and learn the fundamental characteristics and styles of wine while tast-         SEWING & UPHOLSTERY
ing them. We’ll cover all the wine essentials of what to look for on the label, basic ter-
minology, accessories, and storage. This relaxed, yet informative class will focus on the       Sewing: beginning and Refresher S
six most popular varieties of wine all of which will be poured and sampled during the           Sewing is both rewarding and enjoyable. This course provides individualized instruction
session. WINE 150 $30.00                                                                        for you to accomplish the projects of your choice. Basic sewing skills are taught for the
Item#:7078                             Sa 4/16                                      Radil       novice sewer as well as professional and time saving tips for all sewers. Projects can
Location:G 103                     2:30p-5:00p                                                  include clothing construction, home decorating, crafts and gift ideas. Students need to
Note: Students must be 21 to register and must bring ID to class.                               bring their own sewing machine and materials/supplies for projects. A serger, iron, and
                                                                                                ironing board will be provided at class. CHFM 191 $110.00
homebrewing basics - extract brewing 101 S                                                      Item#:8370                        T 4/12-5/31                                   Hodgin
                                                                                                Location:MC 210                   6:30p-9:00p                                        1
Homebrewing is a fun and exciting hobby that can also save you money! Anyone can
make a great tasting beer in their own kitchen…experience how! Learn the ins-and-                                          COMPUTER SKILLS
outs of homebrewing in this class, taught by Anthony Stone, moving through the basics
with a demonstration extract brew stopping along the way to hear and talk about the             Quickbooks - Getting Started S
various ingredients (malt, hops and yeast) which are used to make different styles of           You will learn how to maneuver in Quickbooks 2010; set up a company with a chart
beer. Tap into the basics of extract brewing from brewing to bottling, to good sanitation       of accounts; enter opening balances; work with lists; set up inventory; create invoices;
and recordkeeping. WINE 150 $35.00                                                              make cash sales; invoice for service; process payments; work with bank accounts; enter
Item#:7086                             Sa 4/16                                     Stone        and pay bills and use online banking. A manual is included. CAP 152 $149.00
Location:G 105                     2:00p-5:00p                                                  Item#:3418                      MW 4/18-4/25                                     Millen
Note: Students must be 21 to register and must bring ID to class. A basic book on home-         Location:F 4                     6:00p-9:00p                                          1
brewing will be included with this class plus a discount coupon for your own homebrew
kit at a local brewing supply store.                                                            Quickbooks - Continued S
                                                                                                You will learn how to customize forms; use other QuickBooks Accounts; create reports;
Wine dinner Featuring Food and Wine Pairing Tips S                                              create graphs; track and pay sales tax; do payroll; estimate, time track and job cost;
Choosing the proper wine to serve with food can often end in futility. If you’d like to         write letters; and synchronize with contact management software such as MS Outlook.
learn how to master this technique, this class will provide you with the perfect opportu-       A manual is included. CAP 153 $149.00
nity. Dan Radil, Bellingham Herald Wine Columnist, will supply you with food and wine           Item#:3419                      MW 5/16-5/23                                     Millen
pairing guidelines plus insight on how a wine’s flavors can be altered by certain food,         Location:F 4                     6:00p-9:00p                                          1
improper storage, and serving methods all while BTC Chef Marc Eilberg presents you
with a fantastic five-course dinner. Join us for a an enjoyable, educational evening! WINE      Indesign level 1 S
150 $69.00                                                                                      Learn to manage the InDesign environment in this one-day, hands-on class. You will
Item#:7082                             Sa 5/14                                      Radil       design documents; manage text; use colors, swatches, and gradients; manage transpar-
Location:G 103                     6:00p-9:00p                                                  ency; use tables; create Acrobat PDF files, and prepare for hand-off to a service provider.
Note: Students must be 21 to register and must bring ID to class.                               A manual is included. CISA 120 $159.00
                                                                                                Item#:3421                        TTh 5/3-5/5                                    Antico
                                                                                                Location:F 2                      6:00p-9:30p                                         1

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                                                                                                                                                                     Bellingham Technical College
                       DATABASE                                                                                      beginning Welding and 3d design
                       Access level 1 S                                                                              This class will cover beginning welding using MIG welding and plasma cutting tech-
                       Get acquainted with the powerful features of MS Access as you learn how a relational          niques. There will be an emphasis on assembled welded structures, but we will cover
                       database works by examining existing table relationships, managing data, performing           the basics for casting, carving, modeling, and fabrication. Topics will include safety,
                       queries, and designing simple forms. A manual is included. CISA 102 $129.00                   aesthetics, connotations of materials, sculpture as metaphor, collage of materials, plus
                       Item#:3487                      TTh 4/26-4/28                                 Gerlicher       fabrication and finishing techniques. Bring hat, gloves, and safety glasses to the first
                       Location:F 2                      6:00p-9:30p                                        1        class. No previous welding experience is necessary. Materials will be provided by the
                                                                                                                     student. WELD 103 $224.28
                       Crystal Reports level 1 S                                                                     Item#:1672                         W 4/13-6/15                                   Erickson
                       This course is designed for new users of Crystal Reports. Topics covered include a review     Location:MC 104                    6:00p-9:00p                                          2
                       of the software features, basic report design, filtering, sorting, and grouping informa-
                       tion, distributing reports to others, and formatting report appearance using graphics,        Pipe Welding & WAbO Certification
                                                                                                                     All levels of Pipe Welding and basic pipe fitting techniques will be offered for the ad-
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                       objects and sections. A manual is included. Prerequisite: Familiarity with MS Access.
                       CISA 106 $395.00                                                                              vanced welder. Preparation for ASME/AWS, WABO, and API Pipe Welding Certification
                       Item#:3492                       TTh 6/7-6/16                                    Antico       Tests will be the prime focus of the class. WABO Certification Testing at the end of the
                       Location:B 7D                     6:00p-9:30p                                         2       quarter will be available for an additional fee. Brian McConnell has 18 year’s experience
                                                                                                                     as a Certified Refinery Tank and Pipe Welder, specializing in API 1104 Code welding for
                       EXCEL (SPREADSHEET)                                                                           High Pressure Natural Gas Pipelines. He has taught Welding at BTC since 2005. WELD
                                                                                                                     130 $224.28
                       excel level 1 S                                                                               Item#:1673                         T 4/12-6/14                                 McConnell
                       Learn the basics of Microsoft Excel in a day! You will create, edit, format and print basic   Location:MC 211                    6:00p-9:00p                                        2
                       worksheets, perform calculations, develop and print a workbook, and customize the
                       layout of the Excel window. A manual is included. CISA 110 $129.00                            Intro to Aluminum Welding
                       Item#:3472                             Sa 4/23                                    Babin       The beginning and intermediate welder will learn the basics of Aluminum Welding
                       Location:HC 112                    8:30a-4:30p                                        1       (GMAW & GTAW), Metallurgy, Safety, and Fabrication Technologies required for marine
                                                                                                                     applications. Guided by an industry professional, students will learn the basics of wire
                       excel level 2 S                                                                               feed set-up, operation, technique, and TIG welding applications; including the most cur-
                       Take your Excel skills to a higher level with worksheet/workbook linking, charting,           rent technology in pulse and pulse-on-pulse equipment used in the industry. Students
                       sorting, PivotTables, filtering and advanced formatting. Learn how to streamline and          supply their own personal welding equipment (list will be handed out first day of class).
                       enchance your spreadsheets with templates, graphics, and formulas. A manual is in-            WELD 170 $224.28
                       cluded. Prerequisite: Excel Level 1 or equivalent experience. CISA 112 $129.00                Item#:1676                         W 4/13-6/15                                       Staff
                       Item#:3479                              Sa 6/4                                    Babin       Location:MC 103                    6:00p-9:00p                                          2
                       Location:HC 112                    8:30a-4:30p                                        1
                                                                                                                     basic Welding (Welding I/II)
                       WORD (WORD PROCESSING)                                                                        This course covers basic Industrial Welding techniques and safety, from beginning com-
                                                                                                                     petencies in SMAW and Oxy/Fuel cutting, through GMAW and Plasma cutting processes.
                       Word level 1 S
                                                                                                                     Basic fabricating principles will cover lap, fillet, and butt weld joint set-up. Students pro-
                       Learn the basics of Microsoft Word in a day! You will create a simple document, locate
                                                                                                                     vide their own supplies. Brian Philliber is a 30 year Journeyman Fabricator and Welder
                       and modify text, format text and paragraphs, use Word tools to make your documents
                                                                                                                     with 20 years experience teaching welding at BTC. WLD 173 $224.28
                       more accurate, add tables and graphics, and control page setup and overall appearance.
                                                                                                                     Item#:1575                         M 4/11-6/20                                   Philliber
                       A manual is included. CISA 132 $129.00                                                        Location:MC 210                    6:00p-9:00p                                          2
                       Item#:3495                      TTh 5/10-5/12                                  Lemmer
                       Location:HC 112                   6:00p-9:30p                                      1          Welding: 10, 30, or 60 hour Industry Upgrade
                                                                                                                     Welders may upgrade or practice current skill levels at their own pace, and set their own
                                            ENGINEERING & TRADES                                                     schedule during the available hours in this self-guided practice. Course may be repeated.
                                                                                                                     Testing for WABO is available at an additional cost. Student schedule will be approved by
                       WELDING                                                                                       the instructor. Instructor approval is required prior to registration.
                                                                                                                     WELD914 10 Hour Upgrade $142.56
                       Introduction to Welding                                                                       Item #1675                            4/11-5/13                                      Staff
                       This is a great class for anyone who would like to try welding for the first time. The        Location: MC102                            ARR                                          1
                       instructor will lead you through the steps to begin welding safely and successfully. Stu-     Item#1679                             5/16-6/17                                      Staff
                       dents should wear appropriate work clothes and leather shoes or boots, no synthetic           Location: MC 102                           ARR                                          1
                       fabrics allowed. Bring safety glasses and leather gloves. Equipment and supplies will
                       be provided, but students may bring their own welding helmet, if desired. Please be           WELD 915 30 Hour Upgrade $224.28
                       prepared to begin welding in this introductory class. WELD 101 $81.72                         Item #1674                            4/11-5/13                                      Staff
                       Item#:1666                              Sa 4/9                                 Erickson       Location: MC102                            ARR                                          2
                       Location:MC 102                    9:00a-4:00p                                        1       Item#1680                             5/16-6/17                                      Staff
                                                                                                                     Location: MC 102                           ARR                                          2
                       Creative Welding
                       This class is designed for beginners and returning students, it covers the fundamentals       WELD 916 60 Hour Upgrade $448.56
                       of GMAW (wire feed welding), oxyfuel, and plasma arc cutting, safety, fabricating, and        Item #1677                            4/11-6/17                                      Staff
                       creative applications of metalwork. Students will complete two class projects. Materi-        Location: MC102                            ARR                                          4
                       als supplied by student. Mary Kuebelbeck is a WABO certified Welder, BTC graduate, and
                       a local and regional exhibiting Metal Sculptor. WELD 102 $224.28
                       Item#:1667                       Th 4/14-6/16                              Kuebelbeck
                       Location:MC 102                   6:00p-9:00p                                       2
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                                                                                              diabetes Focused Nurse delegation Self Study S
              HEALTH & FITNESS                                                                This self-study course is for NAC/R’s who have successfully completed the Nurse Del-




                                                                                                                                                                                                      Continuing Education Continuing Education
AIDS EDUCATION                                                                                egation core training. Topics include what diabetes is, impacts on a person’s health, the
                                                                                              symptoms of high blood sugar and what to do, the NAC/R’s role in helping a client man-
hIV/AIdS education For Community, Childcare Providers &
                                                                                              age diabetes safely, the role of insulin in controlling diabetes, factors that affect blood
healthcare Professionals: 2 hour Workshop S
                                                                                              sugar, the symptoms of low blood sugar and what to do, and the steps to inject insulin
This workshop offers basic HIV/AIDS education information while also meeting manda-
                                                                                              safely. Course materials must be picked up and completed prior to class/test. HO 123
tory licensing requirements. HLTH 130 $35.00
Item#:4260                             T 4/26                                   Wester
                                                                                              $21.00
Location:HC111                    4:00p-6:00p                                                 Item#:8658                                   F 5/6                                        Brooking
                                                                                              Location:H 17                          3:15p-5:15p
hIV/AIdS For Counselors and Other health Professionals:
4 hour Workshop S                                                                             CPR & FIRST AID
This workshop is designed for counselors and other health professionals needing four             AHA COURSE DISCLAIMER
hours of HIV/AIDS education for licensure or professional update. The program meets              Use of American Heart Association materials in an educational course does not represent course
Washington State certification requirements. HLTH 131 $49.00                                     sponsorship by the American Heart Association. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a
Item#:4265                             Th 5/5                                   Wester           portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the association.
Location:HC111                    3:30p-7:30p
                                                                                              CPR: Adult heartsaver S
hIV/AIdS education For the healthcare Professional:                                           This AHA three-hour course includes adult one-person CPR, obstructed airway tech-
7 hour Workshop S                                                                             niques, and discussion on barrier devices. Skills completion and written exam are re-
This workshop is designed for the professional needing seven hours of HIV/AIDS educa-         quired for card. Pocket mask required. Card is valid for two years. HLTH 103 $39.00
tion for licensure or professional update. The program utilizes a multi-media approach        Item#:4201                                 W 4/13                                          Quintrall
and meets Washington State certification requirements. HLTH 133 $75.00                        Location:HC 219                        6:00p-9:00p
Item#:4270                             F 4/29                                   Wester        Item#:4202                                 Sa 4/16                                              Read
Location:HC 103                   8:30a-4:30p                                       1         Location:H 11J                        9:00a-12:00p
Item#:4271                        TTh 6/7-6/9                                   Wester        Item#:4203                                  Th 5/5                                              King
Location: HC 108B                 4:00p-7:30p                                       1         Location:H 3J                          5:00p-8:00p
                                                                                              Item#:4204                                 Sa 5/14                                              Staff
CAREGIVING                                                                                    Location:H 3J                         9:00a-12:00p
                                                                                              Item#:4205                                   M 6/6                                          Vankirk
Nurse delegation Self Study S                                                                 Location:H 4J                          6:00p-9:00p
This self-study course for caregivers will teach the fundamental concepts and principles      Item#:4206                                 Sa 6/11                                              King
of nurse delegation and the specific delegated tasks, based on the nurse delegation           Location:H 11J                        9:00a-12:00p
protocols. Topics include: nurse delegation law and your role as an NAC/R in delega-
tion, client care and the body systems, medication administration, and treatments. This       CPR: Pediatric heartsaver S
course does not include skills training for the delegated tasks, which will be taught by      This three-hour course teaches infant and child CPR and obstructed airway techniques.
the delegating nurse. Course materials must be picked up and completed prior to class/        Included is a discussion on home safety. Skills completion and written exam required for
test. HO 116 $63.00                                                                           card. Card is valid for two years. HLTH 105 $39.00
Item#:8651                              F 5/6                                 Brooking        Item#:4211                                  M 4/25                                            Farrer
Location:H 17                     3:15p-5:15p                                                 Location: HC103                        6:00p-9:00p
                                                                                              Item#:4212                                  Sa 5/7                                              Staff
dementia Caregiving S                                                                         Location:H 4J                         9:00a-12:00p
This course provides instruction in caregiving for people living with dementia. It is re-
quired for adult family home providers and resident managers as well as for boarding          CPR: heartsaver Aed S
home administrators but is open to others. Topics include: intro to dementia, depression      This course teaches the basic techniques of adult CPR and use of the Automatic External
and delirium, resident-based caregiving; caregiving principles’ communicating with            Defibrillator. Students will also learn about proper barrier devices and how to give first
people who have dementia, sexuality and dementia, rethinking problem behaviors,               aid for choking. Skills verification and passing the written test are required in this course.
hallucinations and delusions, helping with ADLs, and working with family and friends.         Text is included in the price of the course. The course is not appropriate for individuals
HO 117 $89.80                                                                                 who are EMT or First Responders working within an EMS agency. HLTH 106 $45.00
Item#:8642                             F 5/20                                   Devries       Item#:4213                                 M 5/16                                        Jorgensen
Location:HC 103                   8:00a-4:30p                                        1        Location: HC103                        5:00p-9:00p

Mental health Caregiving S                                                                    CPR: heartsaver Complete S
This course provides instruction in caregiving skills related to mental health issues. This   This course is intended for lay-public who want to learn adult, child, and infant CPR as
specialty training is required for adult family home providers and resident managers          well as foreign body airway obstruction techniques. Topics include risk factors for heart
as well as for boarding home administrators, but is open to others. Topics include: un-       disease and stroke, symptoms of heart attack and stroke, reasons for cardiac arrest in
derstanding major mental disorders, individual background, experiences, and beliefs,          adults and how they differ in children/infants, child safety, relief of foreign bodies in
responding to decompensation, relapse, hallucinations and delusions,interventions for         the airway, and basic life support for all ages. Text provided in class. Attendance at all
behaviors perceived as problems, aggression, and suicide. HO 119 $89.80                       sessions is required for receipt of participation card. HLTH 110 $69.00
Item#:8672                            Sa 5/21                                   Devries       Item#:4215                          MW 5/23-5/25                                            Vankirk
Location:HC103                    8:00a-4:30p                                        1        Location:H 4J                        6:00p-9:00p                                                  1




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                       CPR: Instructor Course S                                                                         First Aid Refresher
                       This 8-hour course prepares the student to teach CPR as an American Heart Association            This course is open only to those individuals holding a current first aid and CPR card. This
                       instructor. This course will cover adult, child and infant basic life support skills using the   course will provide oral, written, and practical material for the individual to take charge,
                       newly established 2010 CPR guidelines. Previous training in CPR is preferred but not             gain access to the EMS system (when necessary), and provide immediate, temporary
                       required. Students are required to purchase the instructor guides and the CORE Instruc-          care as needed in the event of an accident, injury or illness. The cards received will be
                       tor materials prior to class. Must show proof of completing, through independent study,          valid for two years from the date of the course. Attendance for entire course is manda-
                       the CORE Instructor Program prior to class. HLTH 111 $79.00                                      tory. HLTH 156 $56.22
                       Item#:4253                               Sa 5/7                                  Williams        Item#:4311                             Sa 6/11                                      Yake
                       Location:H 11J                      8:00a-5:00p                                         1        Location:H 4J                      9:00a-4:00p

                       Pediatric CPR For Family & Friends S                                                             healthcare Provider CPR S
                       This course is designed to assist anyone desiring to learn CPR for personal reasons, but         This six-hour basic life support for healthcare providers includes adult one- and two-res-
                       not needing a completion card for employment. This pediatric course covers CPR for in-           cuer CPR, pediatric one-rescuer CPR, and barrier devices. Successful written and manne-
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                       fants and children and relief of foreign body airway obstruction. A participation card is        quin skill evaluation and attendance at all sessions are required to receive a card. Course
                       issued for this course, and does not meet requirements of CPR training for employment            now includes an introduction to Automatic External Defibrillation. NOTE: This course is a
                       purposes. HLTH 114 $35.00                                                                        prerequisite for the Emergency Medical Technician and First Responder courses. Text and
                       Item#:4225                             W 5/18                                       Farrer       pocket mask required. HO 127 $65.00
                       Location:HC 219                    6:00p-8:30p                                                   Item#:4330                             Sa 4/16                               Lieberherr
                                                                                                                        Location:H 4J                      9:00a-4:00p
                       Pediatric First Aid & CPR                                                                        Item#:4331                          MT 6/6-6/7                                     Terry
                       New from the American Heart Association, this course, specifically for those who work            Location:HC 103                    6:00p-9:00p
                       in a childcare setting, covers materials not traditionally taught (splinting, eye infections,
                       immunizations, emergency plans) in standard first aid classes. Those who are recom-              HEALTH
                       mended to attend are: school teachers, coaches, camp and troop leaders, counselors,              Restorative Aid
                       foster parents, babysitters, etc. A combined First Aid and CPR (infant and child) card will      A course for nursing home restorative aides. Learn about the aging process, problems
                       be issued and good for two years. HLTH 141 $75.94                                                specific to geriatrics, and the rehabilitative approach. Practical skills are included with
                       Item#:4245                       MW 6/13-6/15                                        Terry
                       Location:H 4J                     5:00p-9:00p                                            1       patient transfers, positioning, range of motion, and progressive mobility. Prerequisite:
                                                                                                                        Current NAC with six months experience. HO 131 $245.16
                       healthcare Provider First Aid and CPR                                                            Item#:4340                        W 4/13-6/15                                   Peeples
                                                                                                                        Location:H 17                     6:30p-9:30p                                        3
                       This course will teach both professional level CPR and first aid. CPR covers adult, child
                       and infant skills, barrier devices and use of the AED (automated external defibrilla-            basic Spanish for the healthcare Worker
                       tor). The first aid component covers all requirements per OSHA and WISHA and some                This course teaches the basic Spanish grammar and vocabulary necessary for communi-
                       advanced first aid skills. The CPR portion requires a written exam score of 84% as well          cating in a healthcare setting. HO 163 $99.00
                       as skills evaluation prior to card issuance. CPR text required; First-aid text included with     Item#:4325                         T 4/12-5/10                                     Perez
                       the course. This course is recommended for students applying to the EMT-B course. HLTH           Location:DMC 119                   6:30p-9:30p                                         1
                       154 $75.94
                       Item#:4251                        Sa 5/14-5/21                                      Wefer        Intermediate Spanish for the healthcare Worker
                       Location: :H 4J                    9:00a-2:00p                                         1         This course is a continuation of Spanish grammar and vocabulary necessary for com-
                                                                                                                        municating in a healthcare setting, HO 165 $99.00
                       First Aid Fundamentals                                                                           Item#:4326                         T 5/17-6/14                                     Perez
                       This eight-hour first aid course is in compliance with WAC 296-24 of the State of Wash-          Location:DMC 119                   6:30p-9:30p                                         1
                       ington and meets OSHA/WISHA requirements for first aid training. This course teaches
                       the fundamentals of first aid in order to gain access to the EMS system, render emergen-                            SAFETY
                       cy care in a low-risk occupational environment, and teaches adult CPR and Obstructed
                       Airway techniques. CPR and First Aid cards are good for two years. Attendance at all             BOATING AND MARINE SAFETY
                       sessions and demonstration of competency is required for card. Pocket mask required.             Intro to Maritime Safety and Navigation
                       HLTH 155 $75.94                                                                                  Taught by the Bellingham Sail & Power Squadron, this course provides the knowledge
                       Item#:4305                              F 3/25                                      Wefer        and skills needed for safer sail and power boating. It covers navigation of local coastal
                       Location:H 11J                     8:00a-5:00p                                           1       waters. It is recognized by insurance companies as a factor in lowering risk and fulfills
                       Item#:4301                       TTh 4/19-4/21                                       Terry       the requirements for the Washington State Boater Education Card. Course fee includes a
                       Location:HC 103                    5:00p-9:00p                                           1
                                                                                                                        6-month membership in United States Power Squadrons, which offers advanced courses
                       Item#:4302                              Sa 5/7                                       Read
                       Location:HC 204                    8:00a-5:00p                                           1       from seamanship to celestial navigation. MARIN 110 $95.00
                                                                                                                        Item#:4560                          T 4/5-5/24                                      Staff
                       Item#:4303                       MW 5/16-5/18                                         King       Location:HC 108A                   7:00p-9:00p                                         1
                       Location:H 4J                      5:30p-9:30p                                           1
                       Item#:4304                              Sa 6/4                                      Farrer
                       Location:H 4J                      8:00a-5:00p                                           1
                       Item#:4307                              F 6/17                                      Wefer
                       Location:HC 103                    8:00a-5:00p                                           1




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C-STOP                                                                                          P/eVO: Pilot escort Vehicle Operator S
                                                                                                This course includes the P/EVO handbook, bridge list, maps, and carrying kit. Instruc-
Contractor Safety Training Orientation Program S
                                                                                                tion covers pilot escort vehicle operator safety and procedures to meet the requirements
Developed by Construction Safety Professionals to provide superior Safety Training,
                                                                                                of the Washington State Department of Transportation for escorting oversize loads on
C-STOP is an industrial and heavy construction safety training and orientation program
                                                                                                Washington state roads. Upon successful completion, students will receive a 3-year
designed to provide contractor employees with a better than basic understanding of
                                                                                                state certification card. CODR 130 $159.00
hazards and safety procedures associated with work in highly hazardous work areas.
                                                                                                Item#:4051                             Sa 5/7                             Farrington
ENVS 151 $89.00                                                                                 Location:HC 115                   8:00a-5:00p                                      1
Item#:4171                             Sa 4/23                                   Schmidt
Location:DMC 130                   8:00a-3:00p                                         1
                                                                                                C.e.R.T. Community emergency Response Team Training S
Item#:4172                             Sa 5/14                                     Miller
Location:DMC 130                   8:00a-3:00p                                         1        Following any major disaster, communities have to bond and work together for up to
Item#:4173                             Sa 6/18                                   Schmidt        several days before actual emergency help can arrive. C.E.R.T. training is a positive and
                                                                                                realistic approach to these emergency and/or disaster situations. Students will learn




                                                                                                                                                                                            Continuing Education
Location:DMC 130                   8:00a-3:00p                                         1
                                                                                                skills, such as: Disaster Preparedness, Fire Safety, Basic Medical Care, Light Search and
C-STOP Annual Training S                                                                        Rescue, Team Organization, and will be put through a disaster simulation at the end.
This course is required for the annual C-STOP card renewal. Training includes industrial        This course is a must for everyone. All materials and safety gear will be provided. EMER
safety, lifting, power tool safety, personal protection equipment, material handling, rig-      100 $69.00
ging, signage, emergency response, fall protection, OSHA, WISHA, and hazardous mate-            Item#:4610                        Th 4/14-6/9                               Jacobson
                                                                                                Location:HC 204                   6:30p-9:30p                                      2
rials handling. Students must bring current C-STOP card to class. ENVS 152 $69.00
Item#:4181                              Sa 6/4                                     Miller
Location:DMC 119                  8:00a-12:00p                                                            SPECIAL COURSE OFFERING
FLAGGING                                                                                         CAREER DEVELOPMENT
Flagging and Traffic Control S                                                                   ROAd leSS GRAVeled:
This is an approved State of Washington course that leads to certification as a flagger.         explore Alternative Careers for Women in Trades and Technology
Course work includes traffic control, signs, channelization, devices used, and practical         This is an exploration of nontraditional work in trade occupations as a means toward
application. Students must be 18 years old and have the ability to speak and read Eng-           economic stability for women as well as men. Local tradeswomen will provide demon-
lish. The Department of Transportation requires flaggers to renew their cards every three        strations, discussions, training resources, and employment options. Register for one or
years. TRAFC 103 $84.00                                                                          both sessions. For more information, call 752-8370. CDEV905 No Cost
Item#:4611                             Sa 4/16                                    Forbes         Item No. 2720                  Friday 5/20
Location:DMC 130                   8:30a-5:00p                                         1         Location: G Bldg & various 9:00am-1:00pm
Item#:4612                              Sa 5/7                                    Forbes         Item No. 2721                    Sat 5/21
Location:DMC 130                   8:30a-5:00p                                         1         Location: G Bldg & various 9:00am-1:00pm
Item#:4613                             Sa 5/21                                     Drury
Location:DMC 130                   8:30a-5:00p                                         1
Item#:4614                             Sa 6/11                                    Forbes
Location:DMC 130                   8:30a-5:00p                                         1

Flagging Refresher
Flagger certification must be renewed every three years (WAC 296-155-305). This course
provides a review of traffic control, signs, channelization, devices used, practical applica-
tion, and any changes in regulations regarding flagger skills and safety. STUDENTS MUST
BRING CURRENT FLAGGING CARD TO CLASS. Students who do not bring a card will not be
issued a new card until the expiration date of the current card can be verified. Students
with expired cards will not be admitted to class. TRAFC 105 $59.00
Item#:4621                              T 5/17                                      Drury
Location:DMC 130                  6:00p-10:00p

SAFETY
Forklift driver Certification S
This course provides the student with forklift driving safety knowledge and skills to
comply with OSHA/WISHA, and meets WAC 296.863.60005 requirements. Instruction
emphasizes prevention of workplace hazards, accidents, and injuries. Students will be
awarded the Ives Mobile Equipment Operator’s Certification. Students must be at least
18 years of age and have previous forklift driving experience. Employers must also test
an employee’s ability and provide additional training on any different conditions specific
to the job site. CODR 125 $165.00
Item#:4041                             Sa 4/16                                     Morris
Location:T 9                       8:00a-5:00p                                         1
Item#:4042                             Sa 5/14                                     Morris
Location:T 9                       8:00a-5:00p                                         1
Item#:4043                             Sa 6/18                                     Morris
Location:T 9                       8:00a-5:00p                                         1

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                       Online Learning
                       Online courses give you more flexibility regarding when and where
                       you study. Take courses and apply them to your degree or certificate
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                       now.
                       Getting Started with Online Learning: If you decide online
                       learning is for you:

                       1    Locate the online class you want to take in this quarterly
                            schedule. All online classes are identified in this schedule with
                            the  :   symbol.

                       2    Register for your online class through BTC’s Registration
Continuing Education




                            Department. (See page 8 of this quarterly schedule for directions
                            on how to register for your classes. )
                            If you need assistance after registering, there will be help in the
                            BTC library the first 2 weeks of each quarter (check http://www.
                            btc.ctc.edu for available hours), or we can assist you with your
                            questions at any time at elearninghelp@btc.ctc.edu

                       3     After registering log onto: http://angel.btc.ctc.edu one week
                            prior to class for information about getting into your online
                                                                                                  Quarterly Schedule symbols for online learning courses:

                                                                                                       :ONLINE                           h HYBRID
                            classroom.                                                                 Online instruction                A mix of online and face-to-face

                       4    Books can be purchased online or through BTC Bookstore.                                                      instruction.


                              Course
                                                                :Online Courses for Spring Quarter 2011 Course #
                                                             Course # Item # Credits    Course                                                         Item #        Credits
                       ACCOUNTING                                                                 WORD PROCESSING (WORD)
                       Financial Accounting I                ACCT 141    Item#:7000      5        Word 2010                              CAP 138       Item#:7014         5
                       BUSINESS                                                                   COMMUNICATIONS
                       Electronic Math Applications          BUS 100     Item#:7110      3        Oral & Written Communications          COM 170       Item#:9121         5
                       Math for Business                     BUS 150     Item#:7117      5
                       Technical Communications              BUS 171     Item#:7004      5        ENGLISH
                                                                                                  English Composition I                  ENGL& 101     Item#:9132         5
                       Customer Service                      BUS 184     Item#:7006      3
                                                                                                                                         ENGL& 101     Item#:9130         5
                       Legal Transcription and Terminology   LGL 132     Item#:7156      5
                                                                                                  English Composition II                 ENGL& 102     Item#:9135         5
                       Legal Document Processing             LGL 211     Item#:7158      5
                       Business Marketing and E-Commerce     MKT 101     Item#:3712      3        MATHEMATICS
                                                                                                  Elementary Algebra                     MATH 098      Item#:9188         5
                       HUMAN RESOURCES                                                            Intermediate Algebra                   MATH 099       Item#:9187        5
                       Management of Human Resources, An Overview
                                                           HRM 201       Item#:3151      3        Occupational Math                      MATH 100      Item#:9183         5
                       Risk Management and Safety          HRM 240       Item#:3364      3        Math In Society                        MATH& 107     Item#:9175         5
                                                                                                  Intro to Statistics                    MATH& 146     Item#:9192         5
                       MANAGEMENT
                       Supervision & Management I            BUS 140     Item#:3080      3        PSYCHOLOGY
                       Total Quality Management              BUS 141     Item#:3082      2        General Psychology                     PSYC& 100     Item#:9155         5
                       The Leadership Process                MGMT 102    Item#:3502      3                                               PSYC& 100     Item#:9150         5
                                                                                                  Interpersonal Communications           CMST& 210     Item#:9147         5
                       COMPUTER BASICS                                                            Lifespan Psychology                    PSYC& 200     Item#:9153         5
                       Introduction to Computer Applications CAP 101     Item#:7012      5
                                                                         Item#:7011      5        SOCIOLOGY
                       Computerized Touch Keyboarding        CAP 105     Item#:7133      2        Introduction to Sociology              SOC& 101      Item#:9110         5
                       Formatting with MS Word               CAP 106     Item#:7135      4        HEALTH
                                                                                                  Medical Office Work Experience         BUS 226       Item#:4476         3
                       DATABASE                                                                   Comprehensive Medical Terminology I    HT 129 0      Item#:4447         5
                       Access 2010                           CAP 146     Item#:7018      5
                                                                                                  Pharmacology For the Medical Office.   HT 135        Item#:4426         2
                       GRAPHICS/WEB DESIGN                                                        Medical Coding Work Experience         HT 262        Item#:4475         2
                       Powerpoint 2010                       CAP 148     Item#:7150      3        Pharmacology for PNs                   NUR 105       Item#:6311         2
                       SPREADSHEET (EXCEL)                                                        Nutrition                              NUTR& 101     Item#:9112         5
                       Excel 2010                            CAP 142     Item#:7017      5
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                     Degree & Certificate Courses
              BTC Info   Continuing Education Degree & Certificate Courses




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                                                                                                                                                                           Bellingham Technical College
                                            BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT                                                           BUSINESS
                               ACCOUNTING                                                                                   electronic Math Applications
                                                                                                                            This course focuses on the application of the electronic calculator to business transac-
                               Financial Accounting I :                                                                     tions and accounting activities. Students will develop speed on the 10-key by touch
                               Covers the accounting cycle through a study of sole proprietorship and the use of ac-        method. Prerequisite: Accuplacer score: 50 Arithmetic. BUS 100 $254.43
                               counts, the general journal, and the general ledger. Prerequisite: Accuplacer scores: 71
                               Reading; 50 Arithmetic. ACCT 141 $478.60                                                     :This section is online.
                               Item#:7000               ARRANGED 4/5-6/21                                   Whidbee         Item#:7110               ARRANGED 4/6-5/11                                        Staff
                               Location:Online                                                                    5         Location:Online               12:00p-1:30p                                           3
                                                                                                                            Item#:7111                  MWF 5/13-6/20                                         Staff
                               Financial Accounting II                                                                      Location:F 4                  12:00p-1:30p                                           3
                               In this course you will learn about the theory and practice of computing and recording
                                                                                                                            Records Management and data entry
                               transactions relating to merchandise inventory, notes payable and receivable, deprecia-
                                                                                                                            This course is designed to help students learn the key filing rules and best records man-
                               tion, accounting principles, and reporting standards. Prerequisite: ACCT 141 or Instructor
                                                                                                                            agement practices. This course is also designed to help students learn proper data entry
                               permission ACCT 242 $424.05
                                                                                                                            skills and improve their speed and accuracy at the computer. Computerized lessons ana-
                               Item#:7102                     MWF 4/6-6/20                                       Kent
                               Location:F 4                    9:30a-11:00a                                         5       lyze areas of weakness and provide appropriate drills for improvement. Prerequisite: CAP
                               Note: Optional lab TTh 10:30am-11:00am in F4.                                                106 or instructor permission. BUS 125 $424.05
                                                                                                                            Item#:7115                     MWF 4/6-6/20                                   Edwards
                                                                                                                            Location:F 1                    1:30p-3:00p                                         5
                               Financial Accounting III                                                                     Note: Optional online lab TTh 10:00am-12:00pm in F1.
                               This course covers the theory and practice relating to the formation and operations of
                               partnership and corporations, decision making, and statement analysis. Financial data is
                               used to access the efficiency of current operations and determine profitability. Prerequi-   Math for business         :
                               site: ACCT 242 or instructor permission. ACCT 243 $424.05                                    Students will apply math concepts to business applications such as commissions, bank-
                               Item#:7104                     MWF 4/6-6/20                                       Kent       ing, payroll, consumer credit, simple interest, mortgages, amortization, insurances,
                               Location:F 4                    1:30p-3:00p                                          5       taxes, stock market, and statistics. Prerequisite or co-requisite: Accuplacer score: 50
                                                                                                                            Arithmetic. BUS 150 $478.60
Degree & Certificate Courses




                               Note: Optional lab TTh 11:00am-11:30am in F4.
                                                                                                                            Item#:7117               ARRANGED 4/5-6/21                                    Edwards
                                                                                                                            Location:Online                                                                     5
                               Computerized Accounting
                                                                                                                            Note: Optional online lab TTh 10:00am-12:00pm in F1.
                               This course offers a study of computerized accounting systems in both service and mer-
                               chandising environments using the popular QuickBooks software program to demon-
                               strate the use of fully integrated accounting systems. Students are prepared to use com-     Technical Communications
                               mercial accounting software products on-the-job. Prerequisite: ACCT 141 or instructor        This course introduces students to effective written and oral business communication
                               permission. ACCT 246 $424.05                                                                 through application and study of text. Students will learn to compose effective business
                               Item#:7105                       TTh 4/5-6/21                                     Kent       writings including letters, memos, resumes, technical manuals, e-mail, and newslet-
                               Location:F 4                      1:00p-3:30p                                        5       ters. They will also learning to evaluate formatting, grammar, graphics, and general
                                                                                                                            appearance. Students will learn effective oral presentation and job interviewing skills.
                               Computerized Accounting Using Quickbooks level 1 S                                           Prerequisite: Accuplacer scores: 71 Reading; 71 Sentence Skills. CAP 106 or instructor
                               Work less and accomplish more! Learn how to use Quickbooks to manage the finances of         permission. BUS 171 $424.05
                               a small business. Topics include: general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable,     Item#:7119                     MWF 4/6-6/20                                   Edwards
                               and payroll. Text and practice set required. Prerequisite: Knowledge of Windows and          Location:F 1                    8:00a-9:25a                                         5
                               double entry bookkeeping. CAP 154 $239.00                                                    Note: Optional online lab TTh 10:00am-12:00pm in F1.
                               Item#:3005                      TTh 4/19-5/19                               Mcmaster         :This section is online. Cost is $478.60
                               Location:F 4                      6:00p-9:00p                                     3          Item#:7004               ARRANGED 4/5-6/21                                       Babin
                                                                                                                            Location:Online                                                                      5
                               Computerized Accounting Using Quickbooks level II S
                               Students will continue to expand upon their knowledge of accounting principles using         Customer Service         :
                               QuickBooks, while completing five projects. Projects will consist of common practical        Excellence in customer service can be the determining factor, no matter what type of
                               applications used in almost any business: inventory control, inventory control using par-    service or product, in the success or failure of an organization. In this course you will
                               tial piecework, setting up the budget, cost accounting (sample will cover the construc-      learn the basics in providing quality service and defining “Who is the customer” in busi-
                               tion industry using time tracking), and QuickBooks problem solving. Prerequisite: CAP        ness relationships. BUS 184 $315.16
                               154 or extensive knowledge of Quickbooks. CAP 155 $239.00                                    Item#:7006               ARRANGED 4/5-6/21                                    Erickson
                               Item#:3006                      TTh 5/24-6/23                               Mcmaster         Location:Online                                                                      3
                               Location:F 4                      6:00p-9:00p                                     3
                                                                                                                            Office Procedures
                                                                                                                            This course prepares the student for the role of an office or administrative assistant and
                                                                                                                            the broader role as a professional member of the management team. The class exposes
                                                                                                                            the student to the growing influence of information technology, the expanding global
                                                                                                                            marketplace, and the changes in the organizational structure of modern business.
                                                                                                                            Prerequisite: CAP 106 or instructor permission. BUS 232 $424.05
                                                                                                                            Item#:7125                     MWF 4/6-6/20                                   Edwards
                                                                                                                            Location:F 1                    9:30a-11:00a                                        5
                                                                                                                            Note: Optional online lab TTh 10:00am-12:00pm in F1.


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legal Transcription and Terminology                 :                                         The leadership Process            :
This course is designed to help students learn the legal terminology, English skills, legal   What makes a good “leader?” Leadership in individuals, whether they seem to have
formatting skills, and transcription guidelines needed to transcribe accurate legal docu-     been born with certain “traits,” or have developed various leadership behaviors, is an
ments in a law office. Prerequisite: LGL 127. LGL 132 $478.60                                 area that has been studied for a long time. This course will examine the attributes of
Item#:7156               ARRANGED 4/5-6/21                                   Shepherd         leadership, how it develops, the behaviors that need to be encouraged, those that need
Location:Online                                                                     5         to be modified, as well as how to manage the leadership process. Text required. MGMT
                                                                                              102 $315.16
legal document Processing              :                                                      Item#:3502                            4/5-6/21                               Mccallum
This course makes use of a self-contained comprehensive job simulation designed to let        Location:Online                                                                     3
the student practice on the types of activities most often performed in legal office set-
tings. Students will gain hands-on exposure to the various types of law while formatting      PROJECT MANAGEMENT
documents. Word processing functions are incorporated into the course. Prerequisite:
LGL 132. LGL 211 $478.60                                                                      Project level 1 S




                                                                                                                                                                                            Continuing Education Degree & Certificate Courses
Item#:7158               ARRANGED 4/5-6/21                                   Shepherd         Using MS Project you will be able to create a project plan file and enter task information;
Location:Online                                                                     5         create a work breakdown structure by organizing tasks and setting task relationships;
                                                                                              assign project resources; and finalize the project plan file. A manual is included. CAP
business Marketing and e-Commerce                     :                                       150 $159.00
This course will prepare students to apply the fundamentals of marketing to online busi-      Item#:3065                             Sa 5/7                                    Babin
                                                                                              Location:B7D                      8:30a-4:30p                                        1
nesses. Students will learn to incorporate web-based options into the overall marketing
mix of a business. In addition students will explore e-commerce, including website de-
velopment, online selling and customer cultivation. Please note this is not a web design      Project level 2 S
course. Students will be graded on the quality of their discussion and the successful         Using MS Project you will exchange project plan data with other applications, update
completion of written case studies. Text required. MKT 101 $315.16                            a project plan, create custom reports, and re-use existing project plan information. A
Item#:3712                            4/5-6/21                                   Watts        manual is included. CAP 151 $159.00
Location:Online                                                                     3         Item#:3068                            Sa 6/11                                    Babin
                                                                                              Location:B7D                      8:30a-4:30p                                        1
HUMAN RESOURCES                                                                               Project Management Fundamentals S
Management of human Resources, An Overview                          :                         Learn effective methods for planning and sequencing projects such as Work Breakdown
This course is an overview of the role and responsibilities of Human Resource manage-         Structure, Network Logic Diagram, and the Critical Path for completing a project on
ment within an organization. It will cover basic employment law, basic components of          schedule, listing the cost elements included in a project budget and discussing ethical
human resource management, the role of human resource workers, and human resource             strategies for controlling both budget and schedule deviations, and identifying com-
information systems. Course work involves the practical application of concepts to the        munication methods and reporting tools that impact project objectives. A manual is
workplace. HRM 201 $315.16                                                                    included. PMP 100 $159.00
Item#:3151                            4/5-6/21                                   Brown        Item#:3060                            Sa 4/16                                   Abbott
Location:Online                                                                      3        Location:HC 104                   8:30a-4:30p                                       1

Risk Management and Safety                :                                                   Project Management PMP Preparation S
Risk management is the decision-making process involving considerations of political,         This course offers you a standards-based approach to successful project management
social, economic, and engineering factors with relevant risk assessments relating to a        across application areas and industries. PMP PREP focuses on the Project Management
potential hazard so as to develop, analyze, and compare regulatory options and to select      standards recognized by the Project Management Institute and helps prepare you for the
the optimal regulatory response for safety from that hazard. Essentially risk manage-         Project Management Professional Certification exam. Topics covered include the project
ment is the combination of three steps: risk evaluation, emission and exposure control        life cycle, criteria for successful management, common reasons for project failure, risk
risk monitoring. HRM 240 $315.16                                                              management plans, and project team-building. Text required. PMP 120 $429.00
Item#:3364                            4/5-6/21                               McCallum         Item#:3062                        T 4/19-6/14                                   Abbott
Location:Online                                                                     3         Location:HC 104                   6:00p-9:00p                                       3

MANAGEMENT                                                                                    PMP Integration Project S
                                                                                              Integrated Project Management is a capstone course in the Project Management Certifi-
Supervision & Management I                :                                                   cate program. You will complete a project plan of our choice that will utilize the knowl-
An introduction to supervision. This course focuses on basic skills in communication,
                                                                                              edge, skills and methodologies that you learned in the certificate program. You will also
time management, planning, delegation, improving productivity, and the legal aspects
                                                                                              team with other project managers to work through project simulations and case studies.
of supervision. Practice sessions in communication, interviewing, merit reviews, and
                                                                                              Prerequisite: PMP 120 PMP 130 $159.00
termination. Text required. BUS 140 $315.16
                                                                                              Item#:3063                      TTh 6/16-6/21                                   Abbott
Item#:3080                            4/5-6/21                                  Abbott        Location:HC 104                   6:00p-9:30p                                       1
Location:Online                                                                     3

Total Quality Management              :
Whether you are, or will be involved with an organization that produces a product or
supplies a service, the measurement of quality must be the guiding factor in every-
thing that the organization does. Total Quality Management is a strategic, integrated
management system for achieving customer satisfaction. This course will examine the
process, and students will be challenged in devising a strategy to implement the TQM
approach in a variety of organizations. Text required. BUS 141 $233.44
Item#:3082                            4/5-6/21                                  Abbott
Location:Online                                                                     2
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                                                                                                                                                                          Bellingham Technical College
                                                         COMPUTER SKILLS                                                   Formatting with MS Word
                                                                                                                           In this course you will learn about and practice skill building, production typing, and
                               CAD                                                                                         Microsoft Word fundamentals at the beginning or review level. Students will use MS
                               CAd I: basics                                                                               Word to format letters, memos, reports, and tables. Prerequisite: CAP 105 or Instructor
                               This course offers an introduction to CAD (Computer Aided Drafting), utilizing a step-by-   permission. CAP 106 $339.24
                               step or “cookbook” approach to instruction. Students have immediate hands-on comput-        :This section is online
                               er usage while applying basic command concepts and terminology. These include basic         Item#:7135               ARRANGED 5/2-6/21                                    Massey
                               drawing and editing techniques, and are reinforced with exercises and practice tests de-    Location:Online                                                                    4
                               signed to help students reach an in-depth understanding. ENGT 122 $493.09                   Item#:7134                     DAILY 5/2-6/21                                 Massey
                               Item#:7024                     TTh 4/12-6/21                                    Staff       Location:F 3                    9:30a-10:40a                                       4
                               Location:J 5                    8:00a-11:00a                                       6
                               Item#:7025                     TTh 4/12-6/21                                  Strand        Computer Keyboard Skillbuilding I
                               Location:J 5                     6:00p-9:00p                                       6        This course is designed to help students improve their speed and accuracy at the com-
                                                                                                                           puter. Computerized lessons analyze areas of weakness and provide appropriate drills
                               COMPUTER BASICS                                                                             for improvement. Prerequisite: CAP 106. CAP 107 $254.43
                                                                                                                           Item#:7137                    DAILY 4/5-5/12                                  Massey
                               Introduction to Computer Applications               :                                       Location:F 3                     8:00a-9:10a                                       3
                               Students will learn to use a personal computer and gain a basic understanding of Excel,     Item#:7138                   DAILY 5/13-6/21                                  Massey
                               Word, and PowerPoint. They will also become familiar with basic computer hardware           Location:F 3                     8:00a-9:10a                                       3
                               components and internet usage. If you have little or no experience with computers con-
                               sider taking BAS 020 COMPUTER BASICS prior to taking CAP 101. Prerequisite: Accuplacer      Computer Keyboard Skillbuilding II
                               score: 71 Reading. CAP 101 $424.05                                                          This course is designed to help students improve their speed and accuracy at the com-
                               Item#:7127                     MWF 4/6-6/20                                    Staff        puter. Computerized lessons analyze areas of weakness and provide appropriate drills
                               Location:F 3                     1:30p-3:00p                                      5         for improvement. Prerequisite: CAP 107. CAP 109 $254.43
                               Item#:7010                     MW 4/11-6/20                                Gerlicher        Item#:7139                    DAILY 4/5-5/12                                  Massey
                               Location:HC 112                  6:00p-9:00p                                      5         Location:F 3                     8:00a-9:10a                                       3
                               Item#:7008                     TTh 4/12-6/21                                  Babin         Item#:7140                   DAILY 5/13-6/21                                  Massey
Degree & Certificate Courses




                               Location:HC 112                 11:30a-2:30p                                      5         Location:F 3                     8:00a-9:10a                                       3
                               Item#:7009                     TTh 4/12-6/21                                  Babin
                               Location:HC 112                  3:00p-6:00p                                      5         Integrated Computer Applications
                                                                                                                           In this course students will apply skills learned in previous courses to produce profes-
                               :This section is online. Cost is $478.60                                                    sional-looking documents by integrating word processing, spreadsheet, database, and
                               Item#:7011               ARRANGED 4/5-6/21                                 Gerlicher
                               Location:Online                                                                   5         presentation graphics programs. Students will prepare a professional portfolio for use
                                                                                                                           in future job search opportunities. Prerequisite: CAP 138, CAP 142, CAP 146, and CAP
                               :This section is online. Cost is $478.60                                                    148.PowerPoint CAP 200 $424.05
                               Item#:7012               ARRANGED 4/5-6/21                                 Gerlicher        Item#:7152                     MWF 4/6-6/20                                   Massey
                               Location:Online                                                                   5         Location:F 3                    11:30a-1:00p                                       5
                               Computerized Touch Keyboarding                 :                                            Note: Optional lab Th 12:00pm-1:00pm in F3.
                               In this touch typing course for beginners and those needing to brush up on their key-
                               boarding skills, we will cover learning to type with proper techniques using alphabetical   COMPUTER TECHNICIAN TRAINING
                               keys by touch. CAP 105 $169.62                                                              Computer User Support I
                               :This section is online                                                                     This course provides an overview of topics relevant to working at a help desk. Students
                               Item#:7133               ARRANGED 4/5-4/29                                   Massey         will learn computer user support skills and strategies, including problem solving, cus-
                               Location:Online                                                                   2         tomer service, and call tracking. Prerequisite: CAP 101. CIS 160 $424.05
                               Item#:7132                    DAILY 4/5-4/29                                 Massey         Item#:7168                       TTh 4/5-6/21                                 Wollens
                               Location:F 3                   9:30a-10:40a                                       2         Location:F 2                      1:00p-2:55p                                       5
                                                                                                                           Note: Optional lab Fri. 1:00pm-2:55pm in F2.

                                  INTERNET AND COMPUTING
                                  CORE CERTIFICATION TESTING                                                                 MOS 2007 Certification
                                  $25 per test
                                                                                                                             $74.00 per test
                                  • COMPUTING FUNDAMENTALS
                                  • KEY APPLICATIONS                                                                         The need for Microsoft Office skills is increasing dramatically as more
                                  • LIVING ONLINE                                                                            and more academic institutions and businesses are embracing newer
                                  The Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC3) program is a validated,                technologies. Based on globally recognized standards, MOS 2007
                                  standards-based training and certification program for basic computing                     certification is an important and distinguished credential. The Microsoft
                                  and Internet knowledge and skills. Successful completion of IC3 ensures                    Office Specialist core certification validates skills with the Microsoft Office
                                  that you have the knowledge and skills required for basic use of computer                  2007 suite. Exams are available on these Office products: Word 2007,
                                  hardware, software, networks, and the Internet. To challenge Introduction                  Excel® 2007, PowerPoint® 2007, Outlook® 2007 and Access® 2007, as
                                  to Computers (CAP 101), you must pass all three IC3 Exams. Testing is                      well as Windows® Vista® for Business.
                                  conducted on Fridays by appointment only; call 360-752-8335 or email                       Testing is conducted on Fridays by appointment only; email assessment@
                                  assessment@btc.ctc.edu to schedule a test.                                                 btc.ctc.edu or call 360-752-8335.

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IT ethics and Careers         h                                                              Network Security Fundamentals                 h
Ethics issues and career options for computer professionals will be explored through re-     This course provides a comprehensive overview of network security through lecture,
search and simulated IT enterprises. Topics include intellectual property rights, respect-   extensive hands-on, and research projects. Topics covered include general security con-
ing privacy, avoiding harm to others, IT career paths, and IT workplace environments.        cepts, communication security, infrastructure security, cryptography, access control, au-
Prerequisite: CAP 101 and either IT 140, IT 141, or IT 160; or instructor permission. IT     thentication, external attack, and operational and organizational security. Prerequisite:
102 $427.15                                                                                  IT 112, IT 140 and IT160. IT 210 $912.85
Item#:7300                     DAILY 4/5-6/21                                  Massey        Item#:7314                   MTWTh 4/5-6/21                                        Falta
Location:D 5                    12:00p-1:30p                                        5        Location:D 2                   12:00p-3:00p                                          10

A+ Certification hardware             h                                                      UNIX Administration and Configuration                    h
This course is designed for entry-level computer service technicians. The content par-       This course introduces students to system administration fundamentals of the Unix op-
allels the CompTIA A+ Essentials certification objectives for hardware. You will build       erating system. Using Linux, students learn to install and configure the O/S with system
on your end-user background knowledge as you acquire the specific skills required to         text files, use the common GUIs, configure networking, administer user accounts and
install, configure, upgrade, troubleshoot, and repair PC hardware components and sys-        permissions, define the user environment, and monitor system resources, processes, and
tems. Prerequisite or co-requisite: CAP 101 or instructor permission. IT 112 $693.57         usage. Prerequisite: IT 140, and either IT 141 or IT 142. IT 240 $886.85
Item#:7302                     Daily 4/5-6/21                                  Massey        Item#:7318                      DAILY 4/5-6/21                                      Staff
Location:D 4                         See Note                                       8        Location:D 2                      3:00p-6:00p                                         10
Note: This class is held MWF 8:00am-9:30am and TTh 8:00am-11:00am in D4. Students
must attend M-F of IT112.                                                                    DATABASE
Introduction to Programming              h                                                   Access 2010       :
This course introduces students to the fundamentals of good program design, coding,          In this course you will learn to use powerful Access 2010 database tools to design tables,
testing, and documentation. Students will learn to employ good user interface design,        prepare and format worksheets, create relationships, perform queries, filter records, and
standardization and variable naming, decision operators, looping mechanisms, subrou-         create forms and reports. You will then apply your skills to a variety of database projects.
tines, and error handling as they build their own programs. Prerequisite or co-requisite:    Prerequisite: CAP 101. CAP 146 $478.60
CAP 101 or instructor permission. IT 121 $427.15                                             Item#:7018                ARRANGED 4/5-6/21                                    Gerlicher
Item#:7304                     DAILY 4/5-6/21                                  Massey        Location:Online                                                                       5




                                                                                                                                                                                            Degree & Certificate Courses
Location:D 5                     1:30p-3:00p                                        5
                                                                                             GRAPHICS/WEB DESIGN
A+ Certification Operating Systems I                h                                        PowerPoint 2010 :
If your job responsibilities include computer support for Windows, this course is de-
signed for you. Learn how to install, maintain, and troubleshoot Windows operating           In this class you will learn how to prepare and deliver a presentation using a template;
systems. Course material parallels the CompTIA A+ IT Technician certification objectives     to create and modify graphics on slides; and develop charts, tables, and graphs for your
for operating systems. Prerequisite or co-requisite: CAP 101 or instructor permission. IT    PowerPoint presentation. Prerequisite: Accuplacer score: 71 Reading; CAP 101. CAP 148
141 $693.57                                                                                  $315.16
Item#:7308                       TTh 4/5-6/21                                 Wollens        Item#:7150                ARRANGED 4/5-6/21                                       Marks
Location:D 1                      3:00p-5:30p                                       8        Location:Online                                                                      3

Client/desktop Operating Systems II                h                                         EXCEL (SPREADSHEET)
This course is designed to facilitate in-depth study of a Client Computer Operating sys-     excel 2010
tem commonly found in the business environment. Areas of study include installation,         This comprehensive course provides a practical, hands-on, in-depth approach to devel-
configuration, troubleshooting, deployment, and networking. Prerequisite: CAP 101 and        oping the skills to use the powerful spreadsheet application, MS Excel 2010. Students
either IT 140, IT 141 or IT 160; or instructor permission. IT 142 $807.85                    will use Excel to organize and analyze data, perform numerical calculations, and illus-
Item#:7310                   MTWTh 4/5-6/21                                      Rehm        trate relationships in numerical data by displaying charts. Prerequisite: Accuplacer score:
Location:D 1                   8:00a-11:00a                                        10        50 Arithmetic. BUS 100 or BUS 150; CAP 101. CAP 142 $478.60
Networking Technologies             h                                                        :This section is online
This course provides students with a solid foundation in networking technologies and         Item#:7017                ARRANGED 4/5-6/21                                    Gerlicher
prepares them to pass CompTIA’s broad-based, vendor-independent networking certi-            Location:Online                                                                       5
fication exam, Network+. Covering a wide range of networking topics, from careers            Item#:7016                      MW 4/11-6/20                                      Babin
                                                                                             Location:HC 112                  3:00p-6:00p                                          5
to local area networks, wide area networks, protocols, topologies, transmission media,
and security, the course not only introduces key concepts, but also thoroughly covers        WORD (WORD PROCESSING)
important aspects of networking, such as the TCP/IP protocol suite. Prerequisite or co-
requisite: CAP 101 or instructor permission. IT 160 $737.57                                  Word 2010
Item#:7312                     MTTh 4/5-6/21                                      Staff      In this comprehensive course, students will receive hands-on instruction using the com-
Location:D 1                        See Note                                         8       mands and features of MS Word 2010 to create simple to complex business documents.
Note: This class is held on Mondays 12:00pm-1:30pm and on Tuesdays & Thursdays,              Prerequisite: CAP 101. CAP 138 $478.60
12:00pm-3:00pm in D1. Students must attend MTTh of IT160.
                                                                                             :This section is online
Network Communications Infrastructure                   h                                    Item#:7014
                                                                                             Location:Online
                                                                                                                       ARRANGED 4/5-6/21                                     Lemmer
                                                                                                                                                                                   5
In this hands-on practicum students learn the components of structured data communi-         Item#:7144                      MWF 4/6-6/20                                     Massey
cations cabling systems, OSI Layers 1, 2 and 3 hardware components, and how-to install       Location:F 3                     11:30a-1:00p                                         5
and configure them. Prerequisite: IT 160 or instructor permission. IT 220 $427.15            Note: Optional lab Th 12:00pm-1:00pm in F3.
Item#:7316                   MTWTh 4/5-5/11                                      Rehm
Location:D 2                   12:00p-3:00p                                         5

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                                                                                                                                                                              Bellingham Technical College
                                                EDUCATION                                                                     PROCESS TECHNOLOGY
                               PROFESSIONAL TECHNICAL EDUCATION                                                               Introduction to Process Technology
                                                                                                                              In this course students will study various aspects of the process industry, including its
                               Assessment for learning            h                                                           history, roles, responsibilities, and expectations of the Process Technician, team dynam-
                               In this course instructor-learners will demonstrate assessment literacy and will design        ics, basic physics and chemistry, safety and quality management. In addition, the course
                               and develop assessments to be integrated into the learning process, including perfor-          will cover basic components of the process industry environment. PTEC 101 $466.55
                               mance-based and portfolio assessments. These assessments - prior assessment, forma-            Item#:7900                       TTh 4/5-6/21                                  Carleson
                               tive assessment, summative assessment- will be linked directly to clearly developed            Location:DMC 109                 12:00p-2:50p                                         5
                               learning outcomes and will inform the process of curriculum evaluation and revision.           Note: Friday is Field Trip Day. Your instructor will let you know the Friday dates for these
                               Effective testing and evaluation linked. Prerequisite: EDUC 209. EDUC 216 $245.16              field trips.
                               Item#:8700                         T 4/14-6/16                             Cunningham
                               Location:B 1                       4:00p-7:00p                                      3          Pulp and Paper Processing              h
                               Note: The hybrid course meets in the classroom 4/28, 5/12, 5/26 and 6/9.                       In this course a student will do an in-depth study of a process or technique in the pro-
                                                                                                                              cess industry The student will mainly do self-learning based on available PTEC Program
                                         ENGINEERING & TRADES                                                                 software and other information. A student may do the work individually or as part of
                                                                                                                              a group. The student will meet regularly with the PTEC instructor or designated repre-
                               CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT                                                                        sentative. The culmination of the course will be a written project paper and presenta-
                               Contracts and Construction law                                                                 tion to other PTEC students, interested faculty and industrial representatives. PTEC 192
                               This course provides an introduction to construction law specific to the residential and       $279.93
                               small commercial construction industry. The course focuses on contracts and subcon-            Item#:7925                          W 4/6-6/15                                      Asbe
                               tracts, business law basics, and construction law fundamentals. CONST 201 $245.16              Location:DMC 109                   6:00p-8:00p                                         3
                               Item#:1491                        Th 4/14-6/16                                      Critz
                               Location:MC 210                    6:00p-9:00p                                         3       RESIDENTIAL HOME INSPECTION
                               Construction Project Management                                                                       Complete Residential Home Inspection Program is $3800
                               Students will learn about management concepts and techniques relevant to construc-
                                                                                                                              Fundamentals of home Inspection S
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                               tion project organization, supervision, and inspection. The course will cover communica-
                               tion systems, contract documents, record keeping, dispute resolution, quality assurance,       This course covers the fundamentals of residential home inspection, fulfills the educa-
                               and schedule management. CONST 260 $245.16                                                     tion pre-licensing requirements of WA State, and prepares students for a career in home
                               Item#:1498                         T 4/12-6/14                                   Magyar        inspection. Students will receive instruction in state laws, rules, and communications,
                               Location:MC 212                    6:00p-9:00p                                       3         wood destroying organisms and conducive conditions, and how to inspect and report on
                                                                                                                              various systems and components forms. Prerequisite: Basic computer skills, access to the
                               ELECTRICIAN / ELECTRO MECHANICAL TECHNOLOGY                                                    internet, and ability to do lifting, crawling, and physical labor. RHI 111
                                                                                                                              Item#:1660                      DAILY 5/2-5/20                                    Smith
                               Trade Safety :                                                                                 Location:B 12                     8:00a-5:00p                                       12
                               The topics will be on health and safety core rules, Material Safety Data Sheets, fall
                               protection, confined spaces, Lock out/Tag out requirements, ladder, scaffolding and            home Inspection Field Training S
                               portable power tools as well as navigating the Washington State Labor and Industries           This course will build on the information covered in the Fundamentals of Home Inspec-
                               website. EMTEC 105 $163.44                                                                     tion course by providing an additional 40 hours of supervised field training. This field
                               Item #1505                ARRANGED 4/5-6/21                                    Stidham         training will include supervised hands-on inspections at a minimum of five residences
                               Location: Online                                                                     2
                                                                                                                              along with five completed student reports which are required to successfully meet
                               Note: The first class will meet on campus in MC 212 at 6:00pm, the remainder of the
                                                                                                                              Washington State standards. The report writing is in addition to the 40 hours of field
                               course will be online.
                                                                                                                              training and will completed off-site and out of class time by students. RHI 112
                               Applied Mechanics                                                                              Item#:1661                    DAILY 5/23-5/27                                     Smith
                               Studies introduce material strengths relating to forces such as tension, sheer and torque.     Location:B 12                     8:00a-5:00p                                         3
                               Students develop knowledge and skills through application of pulley ratios and levers.
                               Instruction also covers properties of materials such as solids, liquids and gasses. Text and   SUSTAINABLE ENERGY
                               basic tools required. Prerequisite or corequisite: EMTEC 105. EMTEC 125 $337.40                Fundamentals of Sustainability               h
                               Item #1525                         W 4/13-6/15                                      Stitt      Investigation of the three core sustainability concepts: environmental, economic, and
                               Location: TDC 104                  6:00p-9:00p                                          4      social sustainability. Includes historical progression and contemporary forms of sustain-
                                                                                                                              ability in workforce and technological applications. SUST 101 $408.60
                                                                                                                              Item#:1689                          W 4/6-6/15                                 Tuininga
                               electrical drawings and blueprints                                                             Location:MC 210                    3:30p-6:00p                                        5
                               Introduction to and discussion of various types of electrical drawings including wiring,
                               schematic, line, and construction diagrams. ELCN 103$164.44
                               Item #1203                          Th 4/7-6/21                                   Bartel
                               Location: B9                       6:00p-9:00p                                         2




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             GENERAL STUDIES                                                                ENGLISH
COMMUNICATIONS                                                                              business english
                                                                                            Business English focuses on the improvement of basic grammar and proofreading skills
Interpersonal Communications                                                                needed to effectively compose and edit written business documents. Standard English
Designed to introduce students to the application of basic interpersonal communication      grammar rules and proofreading exercises are presented in order of increasing difficulty.
theory, with a focus on achieving success in the workplace. Topics explored include self-   Prerequisite: Accuplacer scores: 71 Reading; 71 Sentence Skills. BUS 188 $424.05
awareness, self-disclosure, conversation skills, relationship development and mainte-       Item#:7121                       MWF 4/6-6/20                                  Simmons
nance, assertiveness, teamwork and group dynamics, conflict management strategies,          Location:F 2                      9:30a-11:10a                                       5
and diversity issues. Prerequisite: Accuplacer Reading Comprehension score of 71 or a C
grade in RDG 085, and Accuplacer Sentence Skills score of 71 or a C grade in ENGL 092.      Fundamentals of english
CMST& 210 $416.60                                                                           This course focuses on the fundamentals of college-level standard written English.
Item#:9148                      TTh 4/5-6/21                               Oekerman         Course work includes a study of the conventional grammatical rules of English in the
Location:DMC 130                12:00p-2:25p                                       5        construction of effective sentences and paragraphs, leading to the practice of crafting
Item#:9141                      TTh 4/5-6/21                                  Sexton        an essay. Critical readings of paragraphs and short essays are also part of the curriculum.
Location:HC 104                 8:00a-10:25a                                       5        Prerequisite: Accuplacer Reading Comprehension score of 50 or a P grade in ABE 054,
Item#:9145                     MWF 4/6-6/20                                 Simmons         and Accuplacer Sentence Skills score of 50 or a P grade in ABE 052. ENGL 092 $416.60
Location:HC 104                  1:30p-3:10p                                       5        Item#:9137                        TTh 4/5-6/21                                     Carter
Item#:9113                     MWF 4/6-6/20                                 Simmons         Location:J 7                      12:30p-2:55p                                         5
Location:HC 104                 11:40a-1:20p                                       5
Item#:9142                      MW 4/6-6/20                                   Sexton        english Composition I
Location:HC 104                 8:00a-10:25a                                       5        A composition course in which students read, analyze, and write essays using a variety of
Item#:9144                     MWF 4/6-6/20                                   Nelson        rhetorical strategies, as well as develop and verbally express ideas clearly and effectively.
Location:HC 108A                9:50a-11:25a                                       5        The critical reading of essays will provide a basis for the student’s own critical writing,
:This section is online. Cost is $478.60                                                    which will reflect a command of college-level literacy standards. Attention to writing
Item#:9147               ARRANGED 4/5-6/21                                 Oekerman         fundamentals and stylistic techniques will also be included. Word processing, e-mail,
Location:Online                                                                   5         and internet knowledge required. Prerequisite: Accuplacer Reading Comprehension




                                                                                                                                                                                            Degree & Certificate Courses
                                                                                            score of 85 and Accuplacer Sentence Skills score of 86, or Accuplacer reading Compre-
Oral & Written Communications                                                               hension score of 71 and a B grade in ENGL 092, or a C grade in COM 170. ENGL& 101
This course focuses on the workplace communication skills employees need to send,           $416.60
receive, and process oral and written information. Following a review of writing fun-       Item#:9131                        TTh 4/5-6/21                                  Mathews
damentals, learners will use principles of communication in occupational and general        Location:HC 115                    3:15p-5:45p                                        5
contexts. Reading, writing, and speaking skills are emphasized. This course meets the       h    This section is hybrid.
communications requirement for AAS degrees and one-year certificates at BTC. Word           Item#:9134                       MWF 4/6-6/20                                      Carter
processing knowledge required. Text required. Prerequisite: Accuplacer Reading Com-         Location:HC 203                   11:40a-1:20p                                         5
prehension score of 71 or a C grade in RDG 085, and Accuplacer Sentence Skills score of     Note: Beginning May 2nd this class will only meet on campus on Mondays. The remain-
71 or a C grade in ENGL 092. COM 170 $416.60                                                ing course hours will be completed online.
Item#:9126                      TTh 4/5-6/21                                Mathews         h     This section is hybid.
Location:HC 115                 12:00p-2:25p                                      5         Item#:9133                       MWF 4/6-6/20                                      Carter
                                                                                            Location:HC 203                   9:50a-11:25a                                         5
Item#:9123                      TTh 4/5-6/21                                   Scott
Location:J 7                     3:15p-5:45p                                      5         Note: Beginning May 2nd this class will only meet on campus on Mondays. The remain-
                                                                                            ing course hours will be completed online.
Item#:9124                     MWF 4/6-6/20                                  Hubner
Location:J 3                     1:30p-3:10p                                      5         :This section is online. Cost is $478.60
Item#:9120                     MWF 4/6-6/20                                 Mathews         tem#:9130                 ARRANGED 4/5-6/21                                      Hubner
Location:J 3                    11:40a-1:20p                                      5         Location:Online                                                                      5
Item#:9125                     MWF 4/6-6/20                                    Long         :This section is online. Cost is $478.60
Location:HC115                   3:20p-5:00p                                      5         Item#:9132                ARRANGED 4/5-6/21                                      Hubner
Item#:9122                     MWF 4/6-6/20                                  Hubner         Location:Online                                                                      5
Location:J 3                    9:50a-11:25a                                      5
:This section is online. Cost is $478.60                                                    english Composition II           :
Item#:9121               ARRANGED 4/5-6/21                                  Donnelly        Intermediate academic essay writing with an emphasis on critical reading and writing,
Location:Online                                                                   5         synthesis of cross-disciplinary texts, documentation of sources and argumentation. Pre-
                                                                                            requisite: ENGL& 101 with a C grade. ENGL& 102 $478.60
Reading Skills                                                                              Item#:9135                ARRANGED 3/31-6/8                                         Staff
This course focuses on developing technical/college-level reading skills, including com-    Location:Online                                                                        5
prehension, vocabulary in context, locating main ideas, making inferences, outlining,
and summarizing content. Students who successfully complete RDG 085 will have met           MATHEMATICS
the Accuplacer reading requirement for professional technical program enrollment. Re-       Pre-Algebra
quired texts are available at the campus bookstore. Bring texts to first class meeting.     A developmental math course to help students make the transition from Arithmetic to
Prerequisite: Accuplacer Reading Comprehension score of 50 or a P grade in ABE 054,         Algebra. Students will increase their math skills and gain the foundation for algebraic
and Accuplacer Sentence Skills score of 50 or a P grade in ABE 052. RDG 085 $416.60         concepts and problem-solving. Student should have a working knowledge of Arithme-
Item#:9160                      MW 4/6-6/20                               Kongshaug         tic. Included are topics on fractions, sets of numbers, applied problem solving, use of
Location:J 7                    9:20a-11:50a                                      5         variables, simplifying expressions, and setting up equations to solve. Prerequisite: Ac-
                                                                                            cuplacer Arithmetic score of 38 or a P grade in ABE 050. MATH 090 $416.60
                                                                                            Item#:9161                     MTWTh 4/5-6/21                                      Moyle
                                                                                            Location:HC 103                   8:00a-9:15a                                         5
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                               elementary Algebra                                                                              Math In Society         :
                               This course will cover solving different forms of equations, manipulation of exponents          College level coverage of practical applications in many fields of study. Topics will in-
                               and radicals as needed on the job, as well as factoring and graphing. It is equivalent to       clude probability, statistics, finance, geometry, graphing, growth/decay, and right
                               1 year of high school algebra. This course is targeted for those students whose programs        triangle trigonometry. This course may require Microsoft 2003 as well as the equation
                               involve more algebra than included in BTC’s occupational and technical math courses.            editor program. Prerequisite: BTC College Level Math score of 32 or a C grade in MATH
                               This course will also serve as a prerequisite to intermediate algebra or as a refresher for     099. MATH& 107 $478.60
                               those students who have had algebra in the past. Prerequisite: Accuplacer Arithmetic            Item#:9175                ARRANGED 3/31-6/8                                         Staff
                               score of 75 or a C grade in MATH 090. MATH 098 $416.60                                          Location:Online                                                                        5
                               :This section is online                                                                         Precalculus I
                               Item#:9188                ARRANGED 4/5-6/21                                         Blake
                               Location:Online                                                                         5       The focus of this course will be functions. Students manipulate and graph linear, poly-
                               Note:This is not a WAOL class. After registering, please log onto: http://angel.btc.ctc.edu     nomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic and quadratic functions. The course will also
                               one week prior to class for information about getting started in your online classroom.         cover systems of equations, matrices and determinants, and their applications. Prerequi-
                               Item#:9182                    MTWTh 4/5-6/21                                     Cheung         site: BTC College Level Math score of 32 or a C grade in MATH 099. MATH& 141 $416.60
                               Location:MC 211                  1:30p-2:45p                                          5         Item#:9196                   MTWTh 4/5-6/21                                   Raymond
                                                                                                                               Location:HC 103                12:00p-1:15p                                         5
                               Item#:9190                    MTWTh 4/5-6/21                                      White
                               Location:MC 210                 12:00p-1:15p                                          5         Item#:9195                   MTWTh 4/5-6/21                                   Raymond
                                                                                                                               Location:HC 204                 3:15p-4:30p                                         5
                               Item#:9184                    MTWTh 4/5-6/21                                     Cheung
                               Location:MC 211                 12:00p-1:15p                                          5
                               Item#:9180                    MTWTh 4/5-6/21                                     Cheung
                                                                                                                               Precalculus II
                               Location:MC 211                  3:15p-4:30p                                          5         The majority of this course will cover trigonometry. Students will explore trigonometry
                               Item#:9181                    MTWTh 4/5-6/21                                      White         functions, right and oblique triangle trigonometry, graphing, trigonometry identifes,
                               Location:J 7                     8:00a-9:15p                                          5         laws of sine and cosine as well as trigonometric application problems. This course will
                                                                                                                               also cover vectors in the plane and in space, along with parametric equations. Polar co-
                               Intermediate Algebra                                                                            ordinates and graphs of polar equations will also be included. Prerequisite: C grade in
                               This course prepares students for entry into college level math courses. Topics include:        MATH& 141. MATH& 142 $416.60
                               second degree equations and inequalities, relations and their graphs, exponential               Item#:9194                   MTWTh 4/5-6/21                                        Blake
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                               and logarithmic functions, and rational expressions. A graphing calculator may be re-           Location:J 4                    3:10p-4:25p                                            5
                               quired. Prerequisite: Accuplacer Algebra score of 75 or a C grade in MATH 098. MATH
                               099 $416.60                                                                                     Intro to Statistics       :
                                                                                                                               Fundamental concepts and basic tools of descriptive and inferential statistics. How to
                               :This section is online.                                                                        describe data and make reasonable conjectures about the populations from which the
                               Item#:9187                ARRANGED 4/5-6/21                                        Moyle
                               Location:Online                                                                       5         samples were taken. Topics include: sampling distribution patterns, organization of
                               Note: This is not a WAOL class. After registering. please log on to: http://angel.btc.ctc.edu   data, sampling methods and experimental design, probability and simulation of ran-
                               one week prior to class for information about getting started in your online classroom.         dom events, estimation of population parameters, confidence intervals, correlation,
                               Item#:9185                    MTWTh 4/5-6/21                                       Blake        linear regression and basic hypothesis testing. Internet/computer access and graphing
                               Location:J 4                     1:30p-2:45p                                           5        calculator required. Prerequisite: BTC College Level Math score of 32 or a C grade in MATH
                               Item#:9189                    MTWTh 4/5-6/21                                       Blake        099. MATH& 146 $416.60
                               Location:J 4                    12:00p-1:15p                                           5        Item#:9192                   MTWTh 4/5-6/21                                       Moyle
                               Item#:9193                    MTWTh 4/5-6/21                                    Kozaczuk        Location:Online                                                                      5
                               Location:HC 103                  3:10p-4:25p                                           5        Note: This is not a WAOL class. After registering, please log onto: http://angel.btc.ctc.edu
                               Item#:9191                    MTWTh 4/5-6/21                                    Kozaczuk        one week prior to class for information about getting started in your online classroom.
                               Location:J 4                     8:00a-9:15a                                           5
                               Item#:9186                    MTWTh 4/5-6/21                                    Kozaczuk        PSYCHOLOGY
                               Location:J 4                    9:30a-10:45a                                           5
                                                                                                                               General Psychology
                               Occupational Math                                                                               An overview of the factors affecting behavior including topics related to theories of
                               This course covers fractions, decimals, percents, ratios and proportions, English and           learning, the senses, perceptions, nervous system, emotions, personality theory, moti-
                               metric measurement systems, geometry, and algebra. The contents will include relevant           vation, abnormal behavior and therapy, and social psychology. Prerequisite: Accuplacer
                               technical applications and the use of a calculator. Text required. Prerequisite: Accuplacer     Reading Comprehension score of 85 and Accuplacer Sentence Skills score of 86, or Ac-
                               Arithmetic score of 50 or a C grade in MATH 090. MATH 100 $416.60                               cuplacer Reading Comprehension score of 71 and a B grade in ENGL 092, or a C grade in
                                                                                                                               COM 170. PSYC& 100 $416.60
                               :This section is online.                                                                        Item#:9143                       TTh 4/5-6/21                                     Mudd
                               Item#:9183                ARRANGED 4/5-6/21                                       Adams
                               Location:Online                                                                       5         Location:HC 104                  12:00p-2:25p                                         5
                               Note: This is not a WAOL class. Before the first day of class, contact the instructor at jad-   Item#:9152                       TTh 4/5-6/21                                     Mudd
                               ams@btc.ctc.edu.                                                                                Location:HC 104                   3:15p-5:45p                                         5
                                                                                                                               Item#:9151                      MWF 4/6-6/20                                     Nelson
                               Item#:9166                    MTWTh 4/5-6/21                                    Kozaczuk        Location:J 7                      1:30p-3:10p                                         5
                               Location:HC 103                   1:30p-2:45p                                          5
                               Item#:9164                      MWF 4/6-6/20                                      Adams         :This section is online. Cost is $478.60
                               Location:HC 115                   1:30p-3:10p                                          5        Item#:9150                ARRANGED 4/5-6/21                                        Mudd
                               Item#:9168                       MW 4/6-6/20                                      Adams         Location:Online                                                                       5
                               Location:HC 115                   6:00p-8:30p                                          5
                               Item#:9162                      MWF 4/6-6/20                                      Adams
                                                                                                                               :This section is online. Cost is $478.60
                                                                                                                               Item#:9155                ARRANGED 4/5-6/21                                        Mudd
                               Location:HC 115                   8:00a-9:40a                                          5        Location:Online                                                                       5
                               Item#:9163                      MWF 4/6-6/20                                      Adams
                               Location:HC 115                  9:50a-11:25a                                          5
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lifespan Psychology           :                                                               human A & P 2
A systematic study of the developmental processes in humans from conception to late           This course emphasizes the structure and function of the normal human body, which
adulthood. Special emphasis will be given to the topics of physical development, cogni-       will serve as a foundation for future study in allied health fields. Lecture, group discus-
tive development, and personality/social development. Prerequisite: PSYC& 100 with a          sion, literature and internet research, and laboratory exercises are included. Acquisition
C grade. PSYC& 200 $478.60                                                                    of basic knowledge, application, and integration of concepts are emphasized. BIOL 242
Item#:9153               ARRANGED 4/5-6/21                                    Lippman         includes circulatory, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems.
Location:Online                                                                     5         Prerequisite: BIOL& 241 with a C grade. BIOL& 242 $436.00
                                                                                              Item#:6027                      MWF 4/6-6/10                                  Gavareski
SCIENCES                                                                                      Location:HC 214                 12:00p-3:00p                                         5
essentials Of Anatomy & Physiology                                                            Item#:6063                       TTh 4/5-6/14                                     Mast
                                                                                              Location:HC 214                 12:00p-4:00p                                         5
The student will develop a basic knowledge of the structure and function of the various
                                                                                              Item#:6065                    DAILY 5/12-6/21                                 Gavareski
body systems. The course emphasizes the essential structure and function of the normal        Location:HC 214                 8:00a-11:00a                                         5




                                                                                                                                                                                             Continuing Education Degree & Certificate Courses
human body, which will serve as a foundation of general understanding for future study        Note: If you want to complete Human A&P 1 and Human A&P 2 this quarter, make sure
in health occupations. Integration of each system to other systems and the whole organ-       you register for item # 6060 as well.
ism, as well as application of key concepts to health and disease, are emphasized. Text
required. BIO 105 $408.60                                                                     h    This section is hybid.
                                                                                              Item#:6025                          T 4/5-6/21                                      Olah
Item#:4005                       MW 4/6-6/15                                    Carrero       Location:HC 217                    4:15p-8:15p                                         5
Location:HC 111                  12:00p-3:00p                                         5
                                                                                              Note: This class meets on campus every Tuesday. The remaining course hours will be
                                                                                              completed online.
General biology with lab
Introduction to basic concepts of biology, with an emphasis on the cell as the funda-         h    This section is hybid.
mental unit of life. Topics include cell structure, basic chemical and biochemical con-       Item#:6021                          W 4/6-6/15                                      Olah
                                                                                              Location:HC 214                    4:00p-8:00p                                         5
cepts, metabolism, cell division, principles of genetics, biological diversity, and methods
of scientific inquiry and critical thinking. Course establishes foundation necessary for      Note: This class meets on campus every Wednesday. The remaining course hours will be
                                                                                              completed online.
continued biology study, especially in human anatomy and physiology. Lab included.
Prerequisite: Accuplacer Reading Comprehension score of 85 and Accuplacer Sentence            Microbiology
Skills score of 86, or Accuplacer Reading Comprehension score of 71 and a B grade in          Exploration of microbial world with a focus on medical microbiology for students in the
ENGL 092, or a C grade in COM 170. BIOL& 160 $436.00                                          health field. Areas of study include classification of microbes, life cycle, metabolim, con-
Item#:6020                       TTh 4/5-6/16                              Parmentier         trol, and common infectious diseases of the human body. Laboratory component will
Location:HC 217                  12:00p-3:00p                                      5          demonstrate procedures to identify and control microbes. Prerequisite: C grade in BIOL&
Item#:6064                       TTh 4/5-6/16                              Parmentier         160 andC grade in CHEM&121. BIOL& 260 $436.00
Location:HC 219                  8:00a-11:00a                                      5          Item#:6998                       TTH 4/5-6/16                                       Olah
Item#:6022                      MWF 4/6-6/20                               Parmentier         Location:HC 217                  8:00a-11:30a                                          5
Location:HC 219                  9:00a-11:00a                                      5
h    This section is hybid.                                                                   Intro to Chemistry
Item#:6024                         T 4/5-6/21                               Yamamoto          Introductory course for non-science majors, nursing, and environmental science stu-
Location:HC 217                   6:30p-9:30p                                      5          dents. Includes basic concepts of inorganic and organic chemistry, the nature of atoms,
Note: This class meets on campus every Tuesday. The remaining course hours will be            molecules and chemical bonds, chemical notation, chemistry of solutions, scientific rea-
completed online.
                                                                                              soning, and problem-solving in the study of the theory and application of chemistry. Lab
                                                                                              work is included. Prerequisite: MATH 098 with a C grade. CHEM& 121 $436.00
human A & P 1                                                                                 Item#:9116                       TTh 4/5-6/16                                Yamamoto
This course emphasizes the structure and function of the normal human body, which will        Location:HC 217                   3:15p-6:15p                                       5
serve as a foundation for future study in allied health fields. Lecture, group discussion,    Item#:9115                       MW 4/6-6/20                                    Wester
literature and internet research, and laboratory exercises are included. Basic knowledge,     Location:HC 217                  8:00a-11:00a                                       5
application, and integration of concepts are emphasized. Includes: anatomical termi-
nology, tissues, and integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous and endocrine systems.        SOCIOLOGY
Prerequisite: BIOL& 160 with a C grade. BIOL& 241 $436.00
Item#:6060                     DAILY 4/5-5/11                                Gavareski        Introduction to Sociology            :
Location:HC 214                 8:00a-11:00a                                        5         This course introduces the major concepts and definitions of the science of sociology.
Note: If you want to complete Human A&P 1 and Human A&P 2 this quarter, make sure             Basic sociological inquiry is covered, and how social forces shape communal and indi-
you register for item # 6065 as well.                                                         vidual behaviors and attitudes. Topics include socialization, cultures, deviance, social
Item#:6062                       MW 4/6-6/20                                   Wester         control, inequality, power, social class, race, gender, and institutions. Students learn the
Location:HC 217                  12:00p-4:00p                                      5          basic theories and perspectives of sociology and how those theories apply to the social
Item#:6066                       MW 4/6-6/20                                Yamamoto          landscape. Prerequisite: Accuplacer Reading Comprehension score of 85 and Accuplacer
Location:HC 217                   4:15p-8:15p                                      5          Sentence Skills score of 86, or Accuplacer Reading Comprehension score of 71 and a B
h    This section is hybid.                                                                   grade in ENGL 092, or a C grade in COM 170. SOC& 101 $478.60
Item#:6061                        M 4/11-6/20                                   Wester        Item#:9110                ARRANGED 4/5-6/21                                      Pollard
Location:HC 214                   4:15p-8:15p                                       5         Location:Online                                                                        5
Note: This class meets on campus every Monday. The remaining course hours will be
completed online.




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                               STUDY SKILLS                                                                                  Final Impressions        :
                               College Success Foundations                                                                   Theory and practice of preliminary and final impressions as well as bite registration.
                               This course is designed to help students get the skills necessart to succeed at college.      Computer assisted design will be included. Prerequisite: EFDA 110 - Principles of Dental
                               Based on research that indicating a strong correlation between the development of             Assisting or provide proof of licensure to the instructor. EFDA 120 $261.34
                               critical “soft skills” and academic success, these skills include: personal responsibility,   Item # 6220              ARRANGED 4/5-6/21                                      Brion
                                                                                                                             Location: Online                                                              1 credit
                               self-motivation, time-management, teamwork, self-awareness, emotional intelli-
                               gence, self-advocacy, and lifelong learning. Classes are learner-centered and highly          HEALTH
                               participatory. This course is mandatory for students who test into ENGL092, MATH090
                               or RDG085. CDEV 115 $416.60                                                                   diseases Of The human body               h
                               Item#:9101                      MWF 4/6-6/20                                       Burns      Introduction to the effects of system diseases on the human body. Course includes discus-
                               Location:DMC 130                  1:10p-2:50p                                          5      sions of selected diseases, including causes and treatments, and an overview of principles
                               Item#:9102                      MWF 4/6-6/20                                       Burns      of pharmacology and description/purposes of selected laboratory tests. Text required.
                               Location:DMC 130                 11:20a-1:00p                                          5      Course includes a 10-hour independent project. Prerequisite or co-requisite: BIO 105 and
                                                                                                                             HT 126 or HT 129. BIO 127 $326.88
                                                          HEALTH & FITNESS                                                   Item#:4419                     TTh 4/12-5/24                                     Read
                                                                                                                             Location:HC 111                 12:30p-3:30p                                        4
                               DENTAL
                               Intro to dental Assisting                                                                     Medical Office Work experience              :
                               This course provides information relating to the role of the Dental Assistant within the      Students will complete an online medical office work experience. Text required. Prerequi-
                               dental team. The history of dental assisting, progress of dentistry, and concepts of          site: Program Advisor permission. BUS 226 $245.16
                               dental health are included. In addition, college/program policies and strategies for          Item#:4476               ARRANGED 4/5-6/21                                       Yake
                               successful learning are incorporated. DEN 100 $121.72                                         Location:Online                                                                     3
                               Item#:6100                        W 5/25-6/15                                   McGuinn
                               Location:C 4                      3:15p-6:15p                                         1

                               head & Neck Anatomy
                               Introduction to structure of head and neck region. Emphasis on anatomical structures
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                               of the skeletal, muscular, nervous, cardiovascular, and digestive systems as pertains to
                               the head and neck. Also, includes an overview of microbiology and disease. DEN 105
                               $163.44
                               Item#:6105                          W 4/6-5/18                                  McGuinn
                               Location:C 4                       3:15p-6:25p                                        2




                                                The Tools You Need for Success                                                neW! Start this Spring!
                                                CDEV 115--New 5 credit course                                                 Phlebotomy Certificate Program
                                                helps students develop Skills Critical                                        The Phlebotomy certificate provides students with:
                                                for Academic Success                                                              • a background in basic anatomy/physiology
                                                                                                                                  • medical terminology
                                                                                                                                  • medical office procedures
                                                If you placed into:                                                               • phlebotomy skills.
                                                Pre-algebra (MATH 090)                                                        All students complete an externship experience at a clinical
                                                                                                                              facility where they must perform successful venipuncture
                                                Reading Skills (RDG 085)
                                                                                                                              and blood draws on at least 100 patients. Once completed,
                                                or                                                                            students are eligible to apply for State licensure as a Health
                                                Fund. Of English (092)                                                        Care Assistant, Level A.


                                                Sign up NOW: Admissions Office or                                             Apply for the new Phlebotomy Certificate Program today
                                                                                                                              and take Introduction to Phlebotomy Skills Spring Quarter.
                                                Online!                                                                       Contact the Admissions Office for an application packet.
                                                                                                                              Visit www.btc.ctc.edu for more information.


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Medical Office Procedures                                                                     Medical Coding - CPT
The aim of this course is to educate the student in administrative duties in the medical      This course trains students to assign physician’s Current Procedural Terminology (CPT)
office. This course teaches computerized medical office procedure as well as exercises        codes in medical/health records to ensure accurate and complete reimbursement docu-
in judgment, independent action, and coping with interruptions. In addition to com-           mentation. Prerequisite: BIO 105, BIO 127, and HT126 or HT 129. HT 240 $326.88
puterized appointment scheduling and billing, the student will learn about the major          Item#:4456                     MW 5/11-6/20                                 Amarando
insurances with ICDA and CPT coding. BUS 230 $408.60                                          Location:DMC 119                3:30p-6:30p                                        4
Item#:4425                       MW 4/6-6/15                                Amarando
Location:F 2                     12:00p-3:00p                                      5          Advanced Medical Coding
                                                                                              Advanced Medical Coding is a continuation of the procedures and practices of ICD-9 and
IV Therapy For Nurses                                                                         CPT coding and helps prepare the student for certification testing. Prerequisite: HT 230
This class is designed for Registered Nurses, Graduate and Licensed Practical Nurses seek-    and HT 240. HT 250 $408.60
ing upgrade training in monitoring, starting, and administering intravenous therapy to        Item#:4465                       MW 4/6-6/15                                Amarando
patients in the acute and long term setting. Supply kit must be purchased in the book-        Location:DMC 119                  6:30p-9:30p                                      5




                                                                                                                                                                                           Continuing Education Degree & Certificate Courses
store prior to class. Text required. A 30-hour certificate of completion will be awarded to
students who successfully pass this course. HO 164 $295.36                                    Medical Coding Work experience                :
Item#:4355                      MWF 4/11-5/2                                      Read        Students will complete an online medical coding work experience. Text required. Prereq-
Location:H 4J                    3:45p-6:45p                                         3        uisite: Program Advisor approval. HT 262 $163.44
                                                                                              Item#:4475                            4/5-6/21                              Amarando
Medical Insurance billing                                                                     Location:Online                                                                    2
This course focuses on insurance billing procedures, billing requirements in relation to
insurance companies, clinics, and physicians offices; and insurance coding to include CPT     Medical Coding and billing Practicum
and ICD-9-CM codes. Students will learn skills that will enable them to process insur-        This course uses the information learned in medical insurance billing and coding, and
ance claims. Other subjects include: basic health office duties as related to medical in-     demonstrate proficiency in billing and coding procedures. Students, using simulated
surance, accounts receivable, and collection techniques. Prerequisite: BIO 105, BIO 127,      patient records and various insurance forms, will practice patient account statements
and HT 126 or HT 129 and typing speed of 45 wpm. HT 120 $408.60                               and records. Medical ethics and laws as they pertain to patient information will also be
Item#:4410                        TTh 4/5-6/9                                     Olson       addressed. Prerequisite: HT 230 and HT 240. HT 265 $408.60
Location:DMC119                   3:30p-6:30p                                         5       Item#:4460                        TTh 4/5-6/9                               Amarando
                                                                                              Location:HC 203                  12:00p-3:00p                                      5
Fundamentals of Medical Terminology
The student will gain a basic knowledge of medical word building. The course will address     excel For the Medical Office
root words, prefixes and suffixes, and terms which are used in diagnostic, operative, and     This course will teach the basics of MS Excel as it relates to functions commonly used
symptoms relating to the various systems of the body. Emphasis is on correct spelling         in the medical office. Students will learn efficient use of a spreadsheet in order to cre-
and pronunciation of selected common eponyms. Text required. HT 126 $408.60                   ate records pertinent to the medical office, such as patient and insurance information,
Item#:4415                       MW 4/6-6/15                                    Carrero       operational and capital budgets, tracking quality indicators and productivity by person,
Location:HC 111                   3:30p-6:30p                                         5       and tracking delinquent and incomplete records by type. Text required. HT 270 $245.16
                                                                                              Item#:4428                     MW 5/16-6/20                                 McMaster
Comprehensive Medical Terminology I                   :                                       Location:F 3                    3:15p-6:15p                                       3
This course is a comprehensive systems approach to the study of selected roots, prefixes,
and suffixes; principles of word building; study of diagnostic, operative, and symptom-       Pharmacology for PNs
atic terms of the various systems of the body. There is an emphasis on accurate spelling      Introduced are basic concepts necessary for effective nursing care related to safe drug
and pronunciation of all selected eponyms, clinical laboratory procedures and radiology       administration, including documentation and client teaching. Emphasis is placed on
procedures with associated terminology for each system. This course can be taken in           pharmacotherapeutics, specifically the metabolism and actions of drugs, emphasizing
place of HT 125 & HT 127. HT 129 $478.60                                                      absorption, duration of action, distribution in the body, and methods of excretion. Stu-
Item#:4447                            3/31-6/8                                     Staff      dents are expected to demonstrate competency in arithmetic computations, and apply
Location:Online                                                                       5
                                                                                              knowledge of related vocabulary and medical symbols. Prerequisite: Math 98 or Math 99
Pharmacology For the Medical Office :                                                         and Biol& 160 with a C or above or equivalent. NUR 105 $163.44
This course will introduce students to the various forms of medications, drug classifica-     Item#:6309                       TTh 4/12-5/5                            Bristol-Treat
                                                                                              LocationT9                       12:30p-2:30p                                        2
tions, administration routes and how they work. Students will also learn the terminol-
ogy associated with each, for those medications commonly prescribed in the medical            Item#:6310                       TTh 4/12-5/5                            Bristol-Treat
                                                                                              Location:J 7                     9:30a-11:30a                                       2
office setting. Prerequisite: BIO 105 and HT 126 or HT 129. HT 135 $233.44
Item#:4426                            4/5-6/21                                     Olah       :This section is online. Cost is $233.44
Location:Online                                                                       2       Item#:6311               ARRANGED 5/9-6/21                                     Humen
                                                                                              Location:Online                                                                    2
Medical Coding ICd-9
This course trains students to assign codes in medical/health records to insure accurate      Nutrition      :
and complete reimbursement documentation. The focus will be on ICD-9 codes with               This course provides information pertaining to human nutrition and the function of nu-
some discussion of CPT codes. Prerequisite: BIO 105, BIO 127 and HT126 (or HT 129). HT        trients in the body. Topics covered include anatomy and physiology of digestion and
230 $245.16                                                                                   absorption; specific utilization of carbohydrates, protein, and fats; vitamin and mineral
Item#:4451                        MW 4/6-5/9                                Amarando          supplements. Other topics include food safety and the impact of diet on health and dis-
Location:DMC 119                  3:30p-6:30p                                      3          ease. Basic principles of chemistry, biology, and physiology are applied to the study of
                                                                                              nutrition. NUTR& 101 $478.60
                                                                                              Item#:9112               ARRANGED 4/5-6/21                                        Olah
                                                                                              Location:Online                                                                      5


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                                                                                                                                                                               Bellingham Technical College
                               HYPNOTHERAPY                                                                                    Section 2.1 Item # 6903-4
                                                                                                                               NA 101 - In class -      T,TH          5:00p-9:00p               04/05/11-05/03/11
                               basic hypnosis S                                                                                HLTH 133 - HIV/AIDS T,TH               5:00p-8:30p               04/28/11-05/05/11
                               This course teaches basic hypnosis/self-hypnosis, and is the first in a 3-part series. It       HLTH 103 - CPR           T             5:00p-8:00p               05/10/11
                               may be taken for personal growth, as well as a prerequisite for the study of professional       Clinical Orientation     TH            5:00p-8:00p               05/12/11
                               hypnotherapy. It is approved by the National Society of Clinical Hypnotherapists, as            NA 102 - Clinical        T,TH          6:30a-3:00p               05/17/11-06/02/11
                               well as other professional hypnosis associations. Text and workbook required. Course            Final                    T,TH          5:00p-8:00p               06/07/11-06/09/11
                               includes 12 hours of independent study and an 8-hour Saturday to be announced. HYPN             Thursday, April 28th will be the first half of your HIV training. Class will end at 8:30pm.
                               101 $429.00
                               Item#:4501                         T 4/12-6/21                                  Engholm
                               Location:H 4J                      6:00p-9:00p                                        5         Section 2.2 Item # 6904-4
                                                                                                                               NA 101 - In clas         T,TH          5:00p-9:00p               04/05/11-05/03/11
                               Advanced hypnotherapy S                                                                         HLTH 133 - HIV/AIDS T,TH               5:00p-8:30p               04/28/11-05/05/11
                               This course is the third in a 3-part series for the serious student wishing to use hypno-       HLTH 103 - CPR           T             5:00p-8:00p               05/10/11
                               therapy as a career, or to supplement an existing healthcare field and practice. Upon           Clinical Orientation     TH            5:00p-8:00p               05/12/11
                               successful completion, the student is eligible to apply for Washington State Licensure          NA 102 - Clinical        T,TH        2:00p-10:30p                05/17/11-06/02/11
                               through the Department of Health. Prerequisite: HYPN 102. HYPN 103 $429.00                      Final                    T,TH          5:00p-8:00p               06/07/11-06/09/11
                               Item#:4284                         Th 4/7-6/16                                  Engholm         Thursday, April 28th will be the first half of your HIV training. Class will end at 8:30pm.
                               Location:H 4J                      6:00p-9:00p                                        5
                                                                                                                               Section 3.1 Item # 6906-4
                                                                                                                               NA 101 - In class    T,TH             12:00p-3:00p             04/14/11-05/19/11
                               NURSING ASSISTANT                                                                               HLTH 133 - HIV/AIDS T,TH              12:00p-3:30p             05/24/11-05/26/11
                                                                                                                               HLTH 103 - CPR       T                12:00p-3:00p             05/31/11
                                                    Nursing assistant Notice                                                   Clinical Orientation TH               12:00p-3:00p             06/02/11
                                  In order for nursing assistant students to attend the clinical portion of                    NA 102 - Clinical    T,TH              6:30a-3:00p             06/07/11-06/23/11
                                  the course, they will need to pass a Washington State Patrol background                      Final                T,TH             12:00p-3:00p             06/28/11-06/30/11
                                  check. This will be processed the first time your class meets. A more
                                  thorough background check will be conducted by the facility to which you
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                                  are assigned. Failure to pass this background check will result in dismissal                 Section 3.2 Item # 6907-4
                                  from the clinical setting. NOTE: It is possible to pass the Washington State                 NA 101 - In class    T,TH             12:00p-3:00p             04/14/11-05/19/11
                                  patrol background check but fail the background check performed by the                       HLTH 133 - HIV/AIDS T,TH              12:00p-3:30p             05/24/11-05/26/11
                                  clinical facility.                                                                           HLTH 103 - CPR       T                12:00p-3:00p             05/31/11
                                                                                                                               Clinical Orientation TH               12:00p-3:00p             06/02/11
                               This course prepares students for the Nursing Assistant certification exam. Focus is on         NA 102 - Clinical    T,TH             2:00p-10:30p             06/07/11-06/23/11
                               nursing skills to assist in the care of the long-term healthcare client. Included are dis-      Final                T,TH             12:00p-3:00p             06/28/11-06/30/11
                               cussions of legal/ethical issues of healthcare, communications skills, safety concepts,
                               hygiene and restorative care, growth and development concepts, and monitoring body              Section 4.1 Item # 6909-4
                               functions. Students must understand, read, and speak English. Bring textbook to first           NA 101 - In class -  MWF              11:30a-6:00p             05/09/11-05/20/11
                               class. Clinical uniform required prior to the first clinical day. The two step TB PPD (tuber-   HLTH 103 - CPR       F                 3:30p-6:30p             05/20/11
                               culin test) is required prior to the first day of class. PPD test must have been completed      HLTH 133 - HIV/AIDS M                 11:30a-6:00p             05/23/11
                               within the last year and must be current through the duration of the program. Bring             Clinical Orientation W                11:30a-2:30p             05/25/11
                               documentation with you on the first day of class. Face mask (available in bookstore)            NA 102 - Clinical    MWF               6:30a-3:00p             05/27/11-06/10/11
                               required for CPR class. This is block enrollment for all courses. Students will not be re-      Final                M                11:30a-6:30p             06/13/11
                               funded for individual course components. NA 101/102 $576.55
                               Locations: See your individual student schedule for class locations.                            Section 4.2 Item # 6910-4
                                                                                                                               NA 101 - In class    MWF              11:30a-6:00p             05/09/11-05/20/11
                               Section 1.1 Item # 6900-4                                                                       HLTH 103 - CPR       F                 3:30p-6:30p             05/20/11
                               NA 101- In class     MWF              11:30a-6:00p              04/04/11-04/15/11               HLTH 133 - HIV/AIDS M                 11:30a-6:00p             05/23/11
                               HLTH 103 - CPR       F                11:30a-2:30p              04/15/11                        Clinical Orientation W                11:30a-2:30p             05/25/11
                               HLTH 133 - HIV/AIDS M                 11:30a-6:30p              04/18/11                        NA 102 - Clinical    MWF              2:00p-10:30p             05/27/11-06/10/11
                               Clinical Orientation W                11:30a-2:30p              04/20/11                        Final                M                11:30a-6:30p             06/13/11
                               NA 102 - Clinical    MWF              2:00p-10:30p              04/22/11-05/04/11
                               Final                F                11:30a-6:00p              05/06/11
                                                                                                                               PERSONAL FITNESS TRAINER
                               Section 1.2 Item # 6901-4                                                                       Facility Management and Marketing for a Fitness Trainer
                               NA 101 - In class    MWF              11:30a-6:00p              04/04/11-04/15/11               In this course you will learn about the daily operations of a fitness facility including
                               HLTH 103-CPR         F                11:30a-2:30p              04/15/11                        equipment maintenance, purchasing, and financial management. You will learn proven
                               HLTH 133 - HIV/AIDS M                 11:30a-6:30p              04/18/11                        techniques to market a fitness facility and evaluate the success of its programs. This
                               Clinical Orientation W                11:30a-2:30p              04/20/11                        course will help students identify a career direction and develop their talents to success-
                               NA 102 - Clinical    MWF               6:30a-3:00p              04/22/11-05/04/11               fully market their services. Prerequisite: PFT 110. PFT 120 $519.03
                               Final                F                11:30a-6:00p              05/06/11                        Item#:4855                     TThSa 4/7-6/16                                       Kelly
                                                                                                                               Location:J 4                      6:00p-9:00p                                          6
                                                                                                                               Note: Class meets Tuesdays & Thursdays 6:00p-9:00p, Saturdays 9:00a-12:00p.


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           THE LEARNING CENTER                                                              essential Writing
                                                                                            This course helps students develop basic English writing skills such as organization of
COMPUTER SKILLS                                                                             ideas, conventions of English language usage (grammar, spelling, sentence structure,
Computer basics                                                                             and punctuation), and feedback and revision. Students will apply critical thinking skills
In this course, students will learn the basic functions of the computer while improv-       such as analyzing and synthesizing ideas from authentic readings. Basic computer use is
ing their reading, writing, speaking,and listening skills. Included are navigating Micro-   required. This course prepares students for entry into English 92. Recommended concur-
soft Windows, word processing with Microsoft Word, and use of common software for           rent registration in Essential Reading. Prerequisite: Level 4 ABE or 6 ESL Writing. ABE
spreadsheets and multimedia presentations. Email and Internet skills are also taught.       052 $25.00
BAS 020 $25.00                                                                              Item#:2160                  MTWTh 4/5-6/21                              Butterworth
Item#:2201                     MTW 4/5-6/21                                  Girouard       Location:B 7D                  1:30p-3:00p                                        6
Location:B 7D                  11:00a-12:00p                                        3
                                                                                            essential Reading
ESL                                                                                         This course helps students develop English reading skills including comprehension, vo-




                                                                                                                                                                                        Continuing Education
                                                                                            cabulary and study skills through real-world investigations directed by student interest.
english as a Second language
                                                                                            Focus is placed upon critical thinking skills, central themes and main ideas. Inferences,
Instruction in Levels 1 through 6 English as a Second Language, including speaking,
                                                                                            paragraph patterns, and implied main ideas are also studied. Basic computer use is re-
listening, reading, and writing. Small group, individualized, and computer-assisted in-
                                                                                            quired. This course prepares students for entry into Reading 85. Recommended concur-
struction are used. Curriculum is based on students’ vocational and personal goals.
                                                                                            rent registration in Essential Writing. Prerequisite: Casas Reading score of 221. ABE 054
 Levels 1-3                                                                                 $25.00
                                M-F 4/5 – 6/21                            Daugherty
Location: E 1                   8:00a-11:00a                                                Item#:2170                  MTWTh 4/5-6/21                              Butterworth
                                                                                            LocationF2/B7                 9:30a-11:00a                                        6

Levels 4-6                                                                                  STUDY SKILLS
                                M-Th 4/5 – 6/21                               Mantas
Location: E 2                   8:00a-11:00a                                                Study Skills
                                                                                            Intended for students who are enrolled or on waiting lists in occupational programs
eSl Civics                                                                                  who need help with study skills. The course covers learning styles, time management,
ESL students in Levels 3-6 will develop basic computer literacy while learning about        organization, reading, writing, and math strategies, memorization, test preparation,
community resources. Students will use computers to learn about local services in           and test-taking strategies. Prerequisite: Accuplacer score within 10 points of passing on
the areas of health care, transportation, library, housing, citizenship, government,        reading or arithmetic. BAS 065 $25.00
education, childcare, or employment. Students will develop and practice their Eng-          Item#:2651                      TTh 4/5-6/21                                  Mantas




                                                                                                                                                                                         Learning Center
lish skills through reading, discussions, and reports related to community agencies.        Location:E 2                    12:00p-3:00p                                      2
ESL 019 $25.00
Item#:2391                       TTh 4/5-6/21                                  Boyko        :This section is online
Location:E 2                      6:00p-9:00p                                      6        Item#:2652               ARRANGED 4/5-6/21                                    Spitzer
                                                                                            Location:Online                                                                    2
LEARNING CENTER
      Required Orientation/Testing
      for Essential Math, Essential Reading, and Essential Writing
      March 18        F            1:00p-5:00p
                                                                                                                 Learn English.
      March 25
      April 4
                      F
                      M
                                   1:00p-5:00p
                                   11:00a-3:00p
                                                                                                                 Prepare for a new career.
      Call 360-752-8341 to sign-up


essential Math
A math course designed for students who need better math skills to pass the GED math
test or Accuplacer arithmetic test or to progress to Pre-Algebra. This course is intended
to reinforce and extend students’ knowledge of basic mathematics and to build the
foundation for success in beginning algebra. Topics covered include basic operations
with whole numbers, decimals and fractions; understanding and application of ratio,
proportion and percent; elements of geometry, problem solving, and signed numbers;
and solving simple equations. The course is designed to use interactive software and a
variety of classroom strategies. Prerequisite: CASAS Math Score of 211. ABE 050 $25.00
Item#:2151                  MTWTh 4/5-6/21                                   Girouard
Location:B 7D                 9:30a-11:00a                                          6

Item#:2150                  MTWTh 4/5-6/21                                   Girouard
Location:B 7D                 12:00p-1:30p                                          6          Better English                 Better Jobs               Better Skills
                                                                                               Лучший Английский              Лучшая Работа             Лучшая Квалификация

                                                                                                         Call 360 752-8341 or visit Building E, Room 2.
                                                                                             Звоните 360-752-8341 или посетите здание Е, кабинет 2.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                      Bellingham Technical College
                                                                          BASIC ACADEMIC SKILLS                                                                      GED PREPARATION & TESTING
                                                                                                                                                    Adult basic education (Abe)
                                                     What is offered in Basic Academic Skills?                                                      Instruction in all levels of ABE/GED math, reading, and writing, and Basic Academic
                                                       - Learning Center classes in basic reading, writing, and math, GED preparation,              Skills Refresher are offered in individualized and small group settings. The courses are
                                                       Accuplacer preparation, computer literacy, and ESL. Instructional methods include            targeted for students pursuing basic academic skills study, GED test preparation, or
                                                       individual, group, and computer-aided instruction.                                           basic skills refresher for work or training.
                                                        - English as a Second Language classes at all levels.                                       Location: E 3
                                                        - I-BEST programs that allow students to start preparing for their career while still       MTWTh 4/5 – 6/21                   8:00a-11:00a                          Leister
                                                                                                                                                    TThF      4/5 – 6/21               8:00a-11:00a                           Wuhr
                                                       working on their GED, basic skills, or ESL.                                                  MTWTh 4/5 – 6/21                   noon-3:00p                            Leister
                                                    Who can enroll in Basic Academic Skills?                                                        MW        4/6 - 6/20               6:00p-9:00p                            Wuhr

                                                    Anyone who is 16 years of age or older and not enrolled in high school who needs instruc-       Ged Preparation
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                                                    tion in reading, writing, math, or ESL below the level of high school competition is eligible   Instruction in high school levels of math, writing, social studies, science, and litera-
                                                    to enroll.                                                                                      ture and arts as well as critical thinking skills, test-taking skills and use of a scientific
                                                                                                                                                    calculator. An individualized program is offered to prepare for the General Education
                                                    What is the cost?                                                                               Development test, which is administered at BTC.
                                                                                                                                                    Location: E 3
                                                    Tuition of $25.00 per quarter is required for ALL ABE, GED, and ESL classes.
                                                                                                                                                    MTWTh 4/5 – 6/21                   8:00a-11:00a                          Leister
                                                                                                                                                    TThF      4/5 – 6/21               8:00a-11:00a                           Wuhr
                                                    How do I enroll in The Learning Center?                                                         MTWTh 4/5 – 6/21                   noon-3:00p                            Leister
                                                                                                                                                    MW        4/6 - 6/20               6:00p-9:00p                            Wuhr
                                                    Step 1 ORIENTATION
                                                    Orientation includes program expectations, goal setting, and college awareness. Allow 3
                                                    hours for each orientation session. Call the Learning Center 360-752-8341, to sign up for       Ged Testing
                                                    orientation.
                                                                                                                                                    BTC offers GED testing to those who are eligible from our community in the BTC As-
                                                            dAYTime ABe/Ged/i-BeST OrienTATiOn                                                      sessment Center, College Services Building, Room 105. Candidates must be at least 16
                                                                                                                                                    years of age. Those less than 19 years of age must bring a completed Request for Ap-
Basic Academic Skills / GED




                                                            Mar. 22-24                    T-Th            12:30p – 3:00p                            proval to Test form (available at high schools) signed by the designated employee at
                                                            Apr. 26-28                    T-Th             8:30a – 11:00a                           their former high school, usually the principal or assistant principal. Candidates must
                                                                                                                                                    also present government issued photo identification before testing.
                                                            eVeninG ABe/Ged/i-BeST OrienTATiOn
                                                                                                                                                    There is a $75 fee for the five tests, payable to the BTC Cashier, College Services Build-
                                                            Apr. 11 & 13   M&W          6:00p – 9:00p                                               ing. There is a $10 fee per exam for retesting if required. You must submit a written
                                                                                                                                                    cancellation request prior to taking 1st test for a 100% refund. No refunds after one or
                                                            eSl OrienTATiOn                                                                         more tests have been taken.
                                                            Mar. 22 & 24               T & Th              6:00p – 9:00p                            Contact Admissions & Advising at 360-752-8345 for more information, or to sign up
                                                            Mar. 24-25                   Th-F              8:30a – 11:00a                           for each test at least one day in advance of testing. Four or five appointments are
                                                            Apr. 26 & 28               T & Th              6:00p – 9:00p                            usually needed to complete testing. (Math, Reading, Science, Social Studies, and Writ-
                                                            Apr. 28-29                   Th-F              8:30a – 11:00a                           ing). Reading and Social Studies may be taken during the same test session. Math
                                                                                                                                                    cannot be the first test taken.
                                                                                                                                                    You will need to arrive 30 minutes early on the day of the first test session to complete
                                                    Step 2 CASAS ASSESSMENT                                                                         additional paperwork.
                                                    This test provides information about your reading and math or listening skills that will
                                                    help the instructor meet your needs. Call 752-8341 to schedule.                                 Ged Testing Schedule:
                                                    Step 3 REGISTRATION & INTERVIEW
                                                    Meet with the instructor to register for classes, go over your assessment tests, set                Reading
                                                                                                                                                        Social Studies                  Mondays 1:00 pm (except holidays)
                                                    personal goals that will help the instructor meet your needs.                                       Science                         Thursdays 9:00 am
                                                    Step 4 CLASS ATTENDANCE                                                                             Any test                       2nd Tuesday of each month 5:30 pm
                                                    Regular attendance and progress toward your goals are expected.                                     Writing or Math                Wednesdays 1:00 pm
                                                                                                                                                        (cannot be first test)
                                                                                                                                                                                       Thursdays 1:00 pm
                                                        MORNING CLASSES                AFTERNOON CLASSES               EVENING CLASSES
                                                         ABE/GED                         ABE/GED                         ABE /GED
                                                         ESL                                                                                        1. You must submit written cancellation request prior to 1st test for 100% refund.
                                                                                         Computer Basics                 ESL Civics
                                                         Essential Math                  Study Skills                                               2. Refunds are not allowed after any tests have been given.
                                                         Career Pathways                 Essential Reading
                                                         Essential Reading               Essential Writing
                                                                                         Essential Math
                                                         OFF-CAMPUS
                                                         ESL for Slavic populations                                     Info: 360-752-8494
                                                         East 542-classes at Kendall and Deming                         Info: 360-752-8587




                                                        Those who need testing accommodations should meet with the BTC Disability Support Services Coordinator in advance. Call 360-752-8367


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                                                                                                     BTC Info
    the cafeteria
     Building G 360-752-8347
     Hours: Monday-Thursday 11 am-1:30 pm
            Friday 11 am -1:00 pm

    Lunch:                                                         Bake Shop Hours:
    Daily hot entrees, vegetarian option                           Monday-Thursday 7:30 am-7:30 pm
    Our grill featuring hamburgers, fries, hot & cold sandwiches   Friday 7:30 am-2:30 pm
    Salad bar                                                      Espresso
    Soups                                                          Pastries
    Dessert                                                        Breakfast Sandwiches
    And much more!                                                 Grab and Go Food
                                                                   Sandwiches


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                       Career and Employment Fairs
                                                                                                              FREE
                                                                                                               to
BTC Info



                                                                                                               all
                       Representatives from local and regional businesses will be available to discuss
                       career and employment opportunities. Check out our Programs!


                        Health & Business                         Manufacturing, Construction & Engineering
                        March 7                                   April 28
Continuing Education




                        10:30 am - 12:30 pm                       10:30 am - 12:30 pm
                        BTC Campus | G Building                   BTC Campus | G Building




                                                                     Graduating in June?
                                                                     Want to Walk?
                                                                     Get your Form and Applications
                                                                     for degrees & Certificates in by may 21.
                                                                     don’t wait...apply now!
                                                                     Graduation is June 21.



                                                                     Ged Completers Ceremony & reception
                                                                     June 9, 7:00 pm




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                                 Exploring non-traditional careers for women
                                 The ROAD Less Graveled
BTC Info




                                                                        Friday, May 20 & Saturday, May 21
                                                                        9:00 am - 1:00 pm
                                                                        Women are welders, builders, engineers and
Continuing Education




                                                                        electronics technicians. Every day they break out
                                                                        of traditional job roles with great success.
                                                                        So can you.
                                                                        Talk to women who are thriving in these high-
                                                                        wage careers-and give them a try yourself, with
                                                                        hands-on experiences you won’t forget.

                                                                        Register Today. It’s Free!
                                                                        Plan for a solid future-one you’ll build yourself.

                                                                        To sign up contact:
                                                                        rjohnson@btc.ctc.edu
                                                                        360-752-8370/See page 23!
                                                                        www.btc.ctc.edu/roadlessgraveled




                                                        NEW SPRING MENU
                       Step into BTC’s fully operational restaurant where BTC Culinary Arts Students exclusively pre-
                                           pare all dishes under supervision of our chef instructors!

                                                 Open April 7 through June 3 on
                               Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, with seatings at 11:30, 12:00 and 12:30

                                 Reservations required. We will begin taking reservations on April 4th.
                                            Call: 360-752-8325, or hhkorsmo@btc.ctc.edu

                                             For full menus: www.btc.ctc.edu\cafeculinaire

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        BTC Map
                                                                                                                                   Located at the marine Drive annex,
                                                                                                                                   corner of marine Dr. & Illinois St.




        & Directions                                                                                                                                                     W. ILLINOIS ST.




                                                                                 CamPUS CeNTeR
                                                                                  BUILDING SITe




                                                            COLLeGe
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A   Library, Tutoring Center, Human Resources                          F      Business Courses                                                    MC        Morse Center
B   Building Construction, Electrician                                 G      Cafe Culinaire, Cafeteria, Bake Shop, Culinary Arts                           Welding, Auto Collision
    Precision Machining                                                                                                                           R         Bookstore
                                                                       H      Health Occupations, Practical Nursing, Continuing Ed
C   Dental Assisting & Dental Hygiene, Dental Clinic
                                                                       HC     Haskell Center                                                      T         Diesel Equipment
CSB College Services Bldg                                                     Nursing, Radiologic Technology, Surgery Technology,
    Student Services, Administration                                          General Ed                                                          U         HVAC
D   Computer Networking                                                J      Engineering, Surveying & Mapping                                    Y         Family Learning Center
DMC Desmond McArdle Center                                             K      Facilities                                                                    Construction Pavilion
    Instrumentation, Process Technology, Electronics
                                                                       M      Automotive Technology
E   Learning Center, Veterinary Technician
Instructional sites are easily accessible to students using wheelchairs or crutches. Building M and Fisheries Technology are not barrier-free. Disabled students who wish to take
a class at a site which does not accommodate their disability should contact the Career Center.


    How to Find our Campus                                       Off Campus locations
                                                           Ame         Ames’ residence                                       TdC         Technology development
From i-5: Take Exit 258 (airport exit), Follow
                                                                       5835 Lawrence Road                                                Center
the signs - Left off the exit, left onto Bennett                       Everson
Drive, left onto Marine Drive, left onto Lind-                                                                                           1000 F Street
                                                           Arr         Arranged                                                          Bellingham
bergh Ave. For College Services Bldg., turn
left onto nome St.                                          FCC        First Congregational Church                           TBA         To Be Announced
                                                                       2401 Cornwall Avenue
From downtown Bellingham: Follow Holly                                 Bellingham
St. to Eldridge Ave. After the stone bridge,
(watch for sign) turn right onto Nequali-                  HeC         St. luke’s Community Health
                                                                       education Center
cum Ave. For College Services Bldg., go
                                                                       3333 Squalicum Parkway,
straight onto nome St.                                                 Bellingham
From Guide meridian: At the south end                      JOS         Peacehealth St. Joseph’s
of Guide Meridian, turn right on Broadway.                             medical Center
Right onto Eldridge Ave. After the stone                               2901 Squalicum Parkway
bridge, turn right onto Nequalicum Ave.                                Bellingham
For College Services Bldg., go straight
onto nome St.
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3028 Lindbergh Avenue
Bellingham, WA 98225
www.btc.ctc.edu




     You Have the Foundation
     for a Great Career
     Now you get the advanced skills you need to pursue it



                                        .........................




  Then: Practicing your Hammer Skills                               2013: Building a Career Path

     At Bellingham Technical College, you’ll receive extensive training in
     the trade-specific skills you need to compete for today’s jobs.
     Check out our Building Construction Technology Program
     —and soon, you’ll be nailing down a solid future.

     • 2 year Degree Program    • Now Enrolling for Spring 2011

     www.btc.ctc.edu 360-752-8345

				
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