This is a draft version of the LCC Catalog and is intended for review purposes only.

High School Completion


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Course Listings


HSC 055ORIENTATION TO CEO1.0 CR  

Orient and reorient new and/or returning Career Education Options students with college resources and processes in order to increase retention and enable successful transition from K12 or out-of-school environment to the Lower Columbia College campus community. May be repeated for credit only for students returning to the program after an absence of two or more quarters.

Prerequisites: None


HSC 072COLLECTION OF EVIDENCE-READING AND WRITING5.0 CR  

Guides the student through collection of necessary samples of student achievement in writing and reading to fulfill the Washington State requirements for graduation and the Certificate of Academic Achievement.

Prerequisite: None Course is intended for CEO students.


HSC 073VISUAL ARTS - DRAWING5.0 CR  

Explores basic visual arts concepts such as the elements of art and the principles of design while engaging students in hands-on creative projects. Guides students to create, perfor (exhibit), and respond as they follow step-by-step pencil and paper drawing lessons. Intended for Career Education Options students.

Prerequisites: None


HSC 074STUDENT SUCCESS5.0 CR  

Prepares students to use proactive measures to cope with difficulties, take responsibility for their actions, and set and achieve short and long-term goals. Students will learn strategies for time management, textbook reading, test-taking, use of technology, communication, and interpersonal relations.

Prerequisite: None Course is intended for CEO students.


HSC 075INTRODUCTION TO DRAMA5.0 CR  

Introduces the development of drama and genres of theater from ancient Greece to contemporary theater. Students will read, view, and perform plays as they learn to recognize literary themes in drama. Types of drama include tragedy, comedy, and melodrama.

Prerequisite: None Course is intended for CEO and HSC students.


HSC 076FAMILY LIFE5.0 CR  

Provides information to promote healthy family functioning. Explores family life issues and challenges. Introduces foundational concepts to effective parenting, such as safety, childhood illnesses, and behavior management. Presents decision-making and conflict resolution strategies. Promotes healthy choices, especially as they relate to families.

Prerequisite: None Course is intended for CEO and HSC students.


HSC 077ACTIVE FITNESS5.0 CR  

Guides students to plan and participate in a personalized exercise program designed to meet their individual fitness goals. Students may use Lower Columbia College Fitness Center, other work-out facilites, or off-campus activities. This course may be repeated for credit. Intended for Career Education Options/HS Completion students.

Prerequisites: None


HSC 078COLLECTION OF EVIDENCE-ALGEBRA AND GEOMETRY5.0 CR  

Guides students in the collection of necessary samples of student achievement in algebra and geometry to fulfill the Washington State requirements for graduation and the certificate of Academic Achievement. Intended for CEO students.

Prerequisites: None


HSC 079MATHEMATICAL CONCEPTS-GEOMETRY5.0 CR  

Introduces elementary logic and mathematical proof using traditional geometry concepts. Prepares the student for future math courses while introducing critical thinking, problem-solving, and collaborative work in math-related real world situations.

Prerequisite: None Course is intended for CEO and HSC students.


HSC 080MATHEMATICAL CONCEPTS-ALGEBRA5.0 CR  

Provides a review of arithmetic operations on whole numbers, fractions, and decimals. Covers applications of percent, proportions, and ratios in order to solve multi-step problems using the fundamentals of algebra. Prepares the student for future math courses while introducing critical thinking, problem-solving, and collaborative work in math-related real world situations.

Prerequisite: None Course is intended for CEO and HSC students.


HSC 081CULMINATING PROJECT5.0 CR  

Enables students to demonstrate essential skills through reading, writing, speaking, production and/or performance of a culminating project. To complete the project, students may be asked to write a research paper, work with a mentor in school or in the community, present to a community or peer panel, pull together a portfolio of work and/or develop a multimedia presentation.

Prerequisites: Acceptance to CEO program.


HSC 082READING REBOOT5.0 CR  

Provides individualized instruction in reading. This self-paced course identifies individual strengths and weaknesses in reading and builds strategies to overcome comprehension barriers in order to successfully draw relevance and meaning from written texts.

Prerequisites: None


HSC 083CAREER PLANNING5.0 CR  

Directs students in an investigation of interests, values, and occupations utilizing the basic principles of information research. Includes introduction to the campus library, career center, and computer lab. Emphasizes the process of locating and evaluating information in both print and online formats. Assists students in forming personal goals and developing a plan for their education to prepare for the future.

Prerequisite: Acceptance to the CEO program Course is intended for CEO students.


HSC 084NUTRITION AND FITNESS5.0 CR  

Provides self-paced study of nutrition and fitness related concepts, including components of nutrition, making healthy food choices, movement and coordination, lifelong fitness, and a look at each major body system involved in nutrition or fitness. In addition, students will gain knowledge about chronic diseases and disabilities and what is involved in building a healthy community.

Prerequisites: None


HSC 085MENTAL AND SOCIAL HEALTH5.0 CR  

Provides self-paced study of mental and social health-related topics, including self-esteem, emotions, healthy relationships, stress management, mental disorders, suicide, violence prevention, substance abuse, and disease prevention.

Prerequisites: None


HSC 086INTRO TO LITERATURE5.0 CR  

Explores elements of the short story: plot, character, setting, point of view, tone, theme, and symbol through a variety of genres. Students will explore fiction as social commentary, examine examples of regionalism, and study the relationship between visual arts and fiction.

Prerequisite: None Course is intended for CEO and HSC students.


HSC 087INTRODUCTION TO POETRY5.0 CR  

Focuses on reading and writing poetry in both traditional and experimental forms. The elements of poetry are examined through tone, voice, rhyme, and rhythm. Students will also identify imagery created by figures of speech and explore the connection between art and poetry.

Prerequisite: None Course is intended for CEO and HSC students.


HSC 088INTRODUCTION TO WRITING5.0 CR  

Offers an introduction to patterns of development in writing and practice in the writing process. (Was HSC 012.)

Prerequisite: None


HSC 089ENGLISH ESSENTIALS5.0 CR  

Provides a practical review of the grammar, punctuation, and usage skills that students need most. A diagnostic test determines students' individual problem areas, and instruction is designed to give students immediate feedback using self-correcting practice. Students may study subject-verb agreement, fragments, run-ons, pronouns, commas, apostrophes, quotation marks, homonyms, capital letters, word choice, misplaced/dangling modifiers, and parallelism.

Prerequisite: None Course is intended for CEO and HSC students.


HSC 090NATURAL HAZARDS5.0 CR  

Surveys the physical characteristics, cultural characteristics, and locations of places on Earth's surface, with an emphasis on human interaction on the environment and the geographic context of global issues. (Was HSC 024.)

Prerequisite: None.


HSC 091ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE5.0 CR  

Surveys ecological concepts, which include using the scientific method for gathering data, exposure to scientific laws and theories, population dynamics, making careful observation, humans and the environment, and basic theories of biodiversity. (Was HSC 025.)

Prerequisite: None.


HSC 092CIVICS5.0 CR  

Surveys the foundations of citizenship through exploration of the United States system of government. Presents the Constitution, three branches of government, and the American legal system. Examines the impact of United States foreign policy, economy, and political systems on American society.

Prerequisite: None Course is intended for CEO and HSC students.


HSC 093US HISTORY 15.0 CR  

Surveys United States history from pre-colonial times through the Civil War, Reconstruction, and Westward Expansion. Intended for CEO/HSC students.

Prerequisites: None


HSC 094US HISTORY 25.0 CR  

Surveys United States history from the New Industrial Age, through the Progressive Era, World War I, the Jazz Age, Great Depression and New Deal. Intended for CEO/HSC students.

Prerequisites: None


HSC 095WASHINGTON STATE HISTORY5.0 CR  

Surveys United States history from the BEGINNING OF World War II through the Cold War conflicts, Postwar Boom, New Frontier, Great Society, Civil Rights Movement, Vietnam War and the social changes these events brought to American society. Intended for CEO/HSC students.

Prerequisites: None


HSC 095WASHINGTON STATE HISTORY5.0 CR  

Explores the following themes and eras in Washington State history from 1854 to the present: Territories and treaty-making (1854-1889), railroads, reform, immigration, and labor (1889-1930), The Great Depression and World War II (1930-1945), new technologies and industries (1945-1980), and contemporary Washington State (1980-present).

Prerequisite: None Course is intended for CEO and HSC students.


HSC 096CONTEMPORARY WORLD PROBLEMS5.0 CR  

Surveys current world problems in the following areas: human rights, environment, globalization and the economy, and civic action and responsibility. Students will apply previous learning to current world problems by placing them in their proper historical, geographic, political, economic, and cultural contexts.

Prerequisite: None Course is intended for CEO and HSC students.


HSC 097CONSUMER FINANCE5.0 CR  

Presents topics for personal money management, including budgeting, banking, consumer credit, and taxes. (Was HSC 042.)

Prerequisite: None.


HSC 098INTRODUCTION TO BIOLOGY5.0 CR  

Introduces basic concepts in the biological sciences in order to develop an analytical and descriptive awareness of the biological community. Topics to be covered include biological theories, the organization and function of life, cells and DNA/RNA, genetics/heredity, classification of organisms, evolution, and ecology. The course is aligned with the current state standards and is designed to help prepare students to pass the state of Washington's End of Course (EOC) Exam in Biology.Intended for Career Education Options students.

Prerequisites: None


HSC 099US HISTORY 35.0 CR  

Surveys United States history from the BEGINNING OF World War II through The Cold War conflicts, Postwar Boom, New Frontier, Great Society, Civil Rights Movement, Vietnam War and the social changes these events brought to American society. Intended for CEO/HSC students.

Prerequisites: None


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