Career planning strategies and resources are explored to pre-
pare students for a successful job search and to maximize
potential for advancement and long-term professional growth.
Students perform self-assessment and goal-setting activities,
and apply research and evaluation skills to execute job search
and career advancement strategies. Each student assembles a
professional portfolio highlighting achievements, goals and
This course develops writing skills through analysis of essays,
articles and other written works that are used as models for
writing practice and development. Writing assignments stress
process approaches, development, organization, revision and
audience awareness. Students use word processing and web-
based tools to develop written work.
This course builds on the conventions and techniques of composition through critical reading requirements and longer, moresophisticated reports, including a documented library research paper. Assignments require revising and editing for an intended audience.
In this capstone course, the relationship between society and
technology is investigated through reading, reflection, research
and reports. The course identifies conditions that have promoted technological development and assesses the social, political, environmental, cultural and economic effects of current technology. Issues of control and ethical considerations in the use of technology are primary. Discussion and oral and written reports draw together students’ prior learning in specialty and general education courses.
This course focuses on factoring polynomials; solving quadratic equations; systems of linear equations; radical expressions; and functions where linear and quadratic functions are emphasized using application problems and modeling.
This course focuses on statistical reasoning used to evaluate
data from fields ranging from politics to healthcare. Descriptive
statistics are used to understand sample data, and inferential
concepts are incorporated by using data to draw conclusions
about populations. Statistical literacy designed to help facilitate
understanding and analyzing information in today’s technological world is emphasized.