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CGCC classes start in Hood River

Columbia Gorge Community College is offering various college transfer courses fall term in Hood River.

Fall term began Sept. 22 and registration is underway. To register, drop by Columbia Gorge Community College or call 541-298-3112 in The Dalles. The following classes will be held at Hood River Valley High School:

Introduction to Accounting (BA 95, 3 credits) — This course presents double-entry accounting as related to service and merchandising business. Covers accounting cycle, including journalizing, posting to general ledger, preparation of financial statements, petty cash, bank reconciliations, combined journal, special journals and payroll. It will be offered on Tuesday nights from 6-8:50 p.m. in Room D10. The instructor is Doug Forbes.

History of Women in the U.S. (HST 204, 3 credits) — This course examines the history of women from the colonial period to 1848 including the topics of women’s work, both domestic and in the labor force, education, religion, voluntary activities, social reform, and suffrage. The course also explores class, ethnic, racial and regional diversity and is the first course in a three-class sequence. It meets the diversity requirement for Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer degree. It will be offered on Wednesdays from 1:45-4:45 p.m. in Room 204. The instructor is Tony Baracco.

College Algebra for Liberal Arts (MTH 111A, 3 credits) — This course investigates functions graphically, numerically, symbolically, and verbally. Logarithmic, exponential, polynomial and rational function are explored. Additional topics chosen from statistics, probability, geometry, systems, citizenship math and fractals. It meets the mathematical requirement for Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer degree. It will be offered on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 6-7:50 p.m. in Room D09. The instructor is David Bohlman.

Tutoring Principles and Practices (ED 205, 5 credits) — This course prepares instructional assistants to assist teachers in developing the following skills in children: reading, math, spelling, handwriting, social studies, language arts and reading comprehension. It focuses on learning and motivational theories which apply to instructional situations. Includes creating and studying activities for specific learning problems. It will be offered on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 6-8:20 p.m. in Room B13. The instructor is Marbe Cook.

Survey of English Literature (ENG 204, 3 credits) — This course will cover literature of the British Isles: Medieval and Renaissance selections, from Beowulf to Shakespeare. It will be offered on Tuesday nights from 6-8:50 pm. in Room F206. The instructor is Randall Holt.

Philosophical Problems (PHL 201, 3 credits) — This course introduces metaphysics and the theory of knowledge via the works of important figures in the history of philosophy. It will be offered on Tuesday afternoons from 1:45-4:45 p.m. in Room F204. The instructor is Bill Noonan.

Columbia Gorge Community College is also offering Overview of Exceptional Learners (ED 251, 3 credits) on Wednesday nights from 6-8:50 p.m. at HRVHS in Room B13, with Jary Snodgrass as instructor; Intro to Emergency Medical Service (EMT 100, 3 credits) on Tuesday nights from 6:30-9:20 pm. at Hood River Fire Station, taught by Clayton McCrea; Introductory Algebra — 1st Term (MTH 60, 4 credits) on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 6-8:20 p.m. at HRVHS, Room F205, with Abel Wolman as instructor; Human Development (PSY 215, 3 credits) on Tuesday nights from 6-8:50 p.m. at HRVHS in Room B10, instructed by Zip Krummel; and English Composition (WR 121, 3 credits) on Tuesday nights from 6-8:50 p.m. at HRVHS in Room B07, taught by Leigh Hancock.

Additionally, Hood River residents can access CGCC courses through Web-based instruction to include: Principles of Accounting I (BA 211, 3 credits), Basic Computer Skills/MS Office (CAS 133, 3 credits), Beginning Excel: WIN (CAS 170, 3 credits), Computer Concepts I (CIS 120, 4 credits), Physical Science (Meteorology) (GS 109, 4 credits), General Sociology: Sociology in Everyday Life (SOC 204, 3 credits), and English Composition (WR 121, 3 credits).

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