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Gorge Summer School

Contact:
Student Services
(541) 506-6011

Are you working on a degree at an Oregon college or university? Are you coming home to the Gorge for the summer or visiting? If so, you can earn credit at Columbia Gorge Community College to transfer toward your degree.

Choose from thirteen, fully online classes that give you a low cost, flexible, convenient way to earn transfer credits this summer.

Registration starts May 28 and classes begin June 24.

To Apply for Gorge Summer School Classes

  1. Fill out the CGCC Admissions Application. (If you have previously been a CGCC student, you do not need to submit an admissions form.)
  2. Submit completed application and unofficial college transcript to admissions@cgcc.edu or mail, fax or bring to CGCC Student Services.
  3. Decide which classes you would like to take and make an appointment with an academic advisor so he/she can get you registered.
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Classes Being Offered

Anthropology

ATH 101 - Introduction to Physical Anthropology, 4 credits, CRN 1084573

Prerequisites: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores.

Presents physical anthropology and the study of human biological evolution in the context of modern genetics and primate behavior studies. Examines human fossil record, as well as the diversity and commonality of present and past populations of humankind.

Moodle fee: $5
11 week course
Instructor: Berry

English

ENG 106 - Intro to Literature (Poetry), 4 credits, CRN 1084574

Prerequisites: WR 115 and RD 115 or equivalent placement test scores.

Enhances enjoyment of poetry, increases understanding of poetic elements, conventions and forms, and encourages exploration of the diversity of human experience.

Moodle fee: $5
11 week course
Instructor: Hancock

Health Education

HPE 295 - Health & Fitness for Life, 3 credits, CRN 1084559

Explores the interrelationship of the five components of physical fitness, basic nutrition concepts, and stress management activities to increase individual health and wellness. Includes lab sessions, fitness assessments, and fitness program development.

Moodle fee: $5
11 week course
Instructor: Hughes

History

HST 101 - Western Civilization: Ancient to Medieval, 4 credits, CRN 1084629

Prerequisites: WR 115, RD 115, and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores.

Studies the ancient civilizations of Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, and Rome. Covers development of Judeo-Christian beliefs, early Islamic civilization, Byzantine civilization, and early medieval Europe.

Moodle fee: $5
11 week course
Instructor: Shwiff

HST 201 - History of the United States I, 4 credits, CRN 1084630

Prerequisites: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores.

Studies cause and effect, and significant trends and movements related to political, social and economic ideas and events from Colonial times to 1840.

Moodle fee: $5
11 week course
Instructor: Shwiff

Mathematics

MTH 111 - College Algebra, 5 credits, CRN 1084635

Prerequisites: MTH 95, RD 115, and WR 115, or equivalent placement test scores.

Explores relations and functions graphically, numerically, symbolically, and verbally. Examines exponential, logarithmic, polynomial, and rational functions. Investigates applications from a variety of perspectives. A graphing calculator required.

11 week course
Instructor: Evans

Psychology

PSY 201A - Introduction to Psychology – Part 1, 4 credits, CRN 1084599

Prerequisites: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores.

Surveys the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, and historical trends in scientific research, biological psychology, sensation and perception, learning theory, memory, language, cognition, consciousness, and human development. Provides an overview of popular trends, examines the overarching themes of heredity vs. environment, stability vs. change, and free will vs. determinism, and emphasizes the sociocultural approach which assumes that gender, culture, and ethnicity are essential to understanding behavior, thought, and emotion. Psychology 201A is the first term of a two-term sequence in introductory psychology.

Moodle fee: $5
11 week course
Instructor: Krummel

PSY 201A Introduction to Psychology – Part 1, 4 credits, CRN 1084607

Prerequisites: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores.

Surveys the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, and historical trends in scientific research, biological psychology, sensation and perception, learning theory, memory, language, cognition, consciousness, and human development. Provides an overview of popular trends, examines the overarching themes of heredity vs. environment, stability vs. change, and free will vs. determinism, and emphasizes the sociocultural approach which assumes that gender, culture, and ethnicity are essential to understanding behavior, thought, and emotion. Psychology 201A is the first term of a two-term sequence in introductory psychology.

Moodle fee: $5
5.5 week course - 6/24-7/31
Instructor: Kane

PSY 202A - Introduction to Psychology – Part 2, 4 credits, CRN 1084600

Recommended: PSY 201 or 201A. Prerequisites: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores.

Surveys the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, and historical trends in personality theory, psychological disorders, therapy, emotion, motivation, intelligence, health psychology, and social psychology. Provides an overview of popular trends, examines the overarching themes of heredity vs. environment, stability vs. change, and free will vs. determinism, and emphasizes the sociocultural approach which assumes that gender, culture, and ethnicity are essential to understanding behavior, thought, and emotion. Psychology 202A is the second term of a two-term sequence in introductory psychology.

Moodle fee: $5
5.5 week course - 8/1-9/6
Instructor: Kane

PSY 215 Human Development, 4 credits, CRN 1084633

Recommended: PSY 201A or 202A. Prerequisites: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores.

Surveys major developmental theories and patterns of change and continuity from birth to death in human subjects. Emphasizes biological, cognitive, and emotional development through the lifespan. Examines cultural influences on development.

Moodle fee: $5
11 week course
Instructor:  Krummel

Sociology

SOC 204 - Sociology in Everyday Life, 4 credits, CRN 1084569

Prerequisite: RD 115 or equivalent placement test scores.

Introduces the sociological perspective and the scientific study of human social behavior. Focuses on the core concepts, theories, and research on human interactions within social groups and how people are shaped by their social locations (status, roles, race, class, sex, age, etc.) within society's structures, stratification systems, and institutions, and by cultural processes such as socialization and group dynamics.

Moodle fee: $5
5.5 week course - 6/24-7/31
Instructor: Sullivan

SOC 205 - Social Change in Societies, 4 credits, CRN 1084570

Prerequisites: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores.

Explores how societies change by utilizing sociological perspectives to compare and contrast the impacts of changes on individuals and our social institutions (such as the family, economy, politics, education, and religion).

Moodle fee: $5
5.5 week course - 8/1-9/6
Instructor: Sullivan

Writing

WR 121 - English Composition, 4 credits, CRN 1084602

Prerequisite: Placement into WR 121, or completion of WR 115 and RD 115.

Focuses on academic writing as a means of inquiry. Uses critical reading, discussion and the writing process to explore ideas, develop cultural awareness and formulate positions. Emphasizes development of a variety of strategies to present evidence in support of a thesis.

Moodle fee: $5
11 week course
Instructor: Noteboom

WR 122 - English Composition, 4 credits, CRN 1084634

Prerequisite: WR 121.

Continues the focus of WR 121 on academic writing as a means of inquiry with added emphasis on persuasion and argument supported by external research. Uses critical reading, discussion and the writing process to explore ideas, develop cultural awareness and formulate original positions. Emphasizes development of writing and critical thinking through logical reasoning, rhetorical control, independent research and information literacy.

Moodle fee: $5
11 week course
Instructor: Webster