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Contents

Tacoma Community College Catalog

TCC at a Glance

Welcome to TCC!

Enrollment Services

Students

Instruction

Instructional Support Services

Learning Formats

College degrees

Instructional Policies

Grades and Academic Policies

Honors & Awards

Graduation

College Transfer

Career Training

Transitional Studies

Program Learning Outcomes

English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

Developmental Education

Adult Basic Skills Programs

Adult Basic Education–English as a Second Language

Adult Basic Education (ABE)

College Bound and GED Preparation

Career Pathway Training - Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (I-BEST)

Corporate and Continuing Education

Credit Course Descriptions

Course Category Index

Common Course Numbering

Developmental Courses

Accounting

Anthropology

Arabic

Art

ART& 100 Art Appreciation (5)

ART 101 Art Basics (5)

ART 102 Two-Dimensional Design (5)

ART 103 Three-Dimensional Design (6)

ART 105 Beginning Drawing (5)

ART 106 Advanced Drawing (5)

ART 110 Beginning Graphic Design (5)

ART 111 Intermediate Graphic Design (5)

ART 131 Beginning Ceramics (5)

ART 132 Intermediate Ceramics I (5)

ART 133 Intermediate Ceramics II (5)

ART 146 Beginning Photography (5)

ART 147 Introduction to Digital Photography (5)

ART 150 Beginning Printmaking (5)

ART 151 Advanced Printmaking (5)

ART 156 Beginning Painting (5)

ART 157 Intermediate Painting (5)

ART 158 Advanced Painting (5)

ART 161 Life Studies: Figure Drawing (3)

ART 172 Beginning Sculpture (5)

ART 173 Intermediate Sculpture (5)

ART 174 Intermediate Sculpture (6)

ART 180 Art for Elementary Education (5)

ART 199 Gallery Viewing Lab (1)

ART 201 History of Western Art: Ancient (5)

ART 202 History of Western Art: Medieval & Renaissance (5)

ART 203 History of Western Art: Baroque through Modern (5)

ART 210 Color and Design (5)

ART 217 Jewelry: Construction (2)

ART 218 Jewelry: Casting (2)

ART 231 Low-fire Ceramics (5)

ART 232 Surface Embellishment and Form Alteration (5)

ART 233 Ceramics Master Study (5)

ART 246 Intermediate Photography (5)

ART 247 Intermediate Digital Photography (5)

ART 258 Watercolor (5)

ART 259 Advanced Watercolor (5)

ART 272 Sculpture: Modeling and Casting (5)

ART 273 Sculpture: Carving (5)

ART 274 Sculpture: Fabrication Techniques (5)

ART 275 Sculpture: Bronze Casting (6)

ART 296 Special Projects in Art (2)

ART 297 Folio Preparation (1)

ART 299 Special Problems in Art (1)

Astronomy

Biology

Botany

Business

Chemistry

Chinese

Communication Studies

Computer Science

Computer User

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Early Childhood Education

Economics

Education

Emergency Medical & Health Services

Engineering

English: Composition

English: Literature

English for Academic Purposes

Environmental Science

Experiential Learning

French

Fresh Start

Geography

Geology

German

Health Information Management

HIM 101 Success Strategies for HIM Students (2)

HIM 105 Comprehensive Medical Terminology (5)

HIM 110 Health Care Delivery Systems (5)

HIM 125 Health Data Structure, Content, and Standards (5)

HIM 130 Medical Terminology I (3)

HIM 131 Medical Terminology II (5)

HIM 135 Medical Terminology II Module 135 (1)

HIM 136 Medical Terminology II Module 136 (1)

HIM 137 Medical Terminology II Module 137 (1)

HIM 138 Medical Terminology II Module 138 (1)

HIM 139 Medical Terminology II Module 139 (1)

HIM 140 Beginning Diagnostic Coding (2)

HIM 141 Outpatient Diagnostic Coding (2)

HIM 142 Physician Reimbursement and Revenue Cycle (4)

HIM 145 Healthcare Statistics and Research (3)

HIM 150 Pharmacology for Health Information Management (2)

HIM 151 Insurance/Claims Processing (5)

HIM 152 Advanced Outpatient Coding (5)

HIM 153 Healthcare Office Management and Leadership (5)

HIM 160 Pathophysiology (5)

HIM 175 Clinical Classification Systems (3)

HIM 185 Medical Reimbursement Specialist Clinical (3)

HIM 186 Outpatient Coding Clinical (3)

HIM 187 Physician Practice Management Clinical (3)

HIM 195 Healthcare Law and Ethics (3)

HIM 210 HIM Revenue Cycle (5)

HIM 215 Information and Communication Technologies (5)

HIM 216 CPT Coding (5)

HIM 220 Inpatient Coding (5)

HIM 221 Intermediate ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding (5)

HIM 222 Health Records In Alternative Care (3)

HIM 225 Record Content and Standards II (5)

HIM 240 ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding (3)

HIM 241 Data Quality and Healthcare Statistics (5)

HIM 242 Health Information Management & Leadership (3)

HIM 245 Advanced Coding (3)

HIM 250 Coding Professional Practice Experience (2)

HIM 254 HIM Capstone (3)

HIM 255 Professional Practice Experience (3)

HIM 299 Individual Study in HIM (1)

History

Human Development

Humanities

Health Technology

Human Services

Information Technology

Japanese

Library Science

Logistics

Math Advising Resource Center

Mathematics

Math: Computer-Based

Math: Technical

Medical Office

Music

Nursing

NURS 111 Nursing I: Caring for the Well Client - Theory (5)

NURS 112 Nursing I: Caring for the Well Client - Clinical (5)

NURS 113 Nursing Interventions I: Assessment (Lab) (1)

NURS 121 Nursing II: Caring for the Client with Minor Deviations from Wellness/Maternal Newborn theory (5)

NURS 122 Nursing II: Caring for the Client with Minor Deviations from Wellness/Maternal Newborn - Clinical (5)

NURS 123 Nursing Interventions II: Basic Skills (Lab) (1)

NURS 130 LPN - ADN Articulation (Bridge) (3)

NURS 131 Nursing III: Caring for the Client with Moderate Deviations from Wellness/Pediatrics - Theory (5)

NURS 132 Nursing III: Caring for the Client with Moderate Deviations from Wellness/Pediatrics (Clinical) (5)

NURS 133 Nursing Interventions III: Advanced Skills (Lab) (1)

NURS 141 Nursing Focus I: Gerontological Nursing (Theory) (1)

NURS 142 Nursing Focus II: Pharmacology I (Theory) (1)

NURS 143 Nursing Focus III: Pharmacology II (Theory) (1)

NURS 151 Nursing I: Nursing Technology (Theory) (2)

NURS 162 LPN-ADN Articulation (Bridge - Entering Level III) Clinical (3)

NURS 163 LPN TO ADN Articulation (Bridge - Entering Level III) Lab (1)

NURS 210 LPN - ADN Articulation II (Bridge) (3)

NURS 211 Nursing IV: Caring for the Client with Acute/Complex I Problems - Theory (5)

NURS 212 Nursing IV: Caring for the Client with Acute/Complex I Problems - Clinical (5)

NURS 221 Nursing V: Caring for the Client with Acute/Complex II/Chronic Problems - Theory (5)

NURS 222 Nursing V: Caring for the client with Acute/Chronic Complex II Problems- Clinical (5)

NURS 231 Seminar in Care Management (1)

NURS 232 Nursing VI: Preceptorship-Manager of Care (8)

NURS 233 Preparation for RN Licensure (1)

NURS 241 Nursing Focus IV: Leadership and Management (Theory) (2)

NURS 242 Nursing Focus V: End of Life Care (2)

NURS 243 Nursing Focus VI: Trends and Issues (2)

NURS 260 Nursing Focus VI: Advanced Intravenous Therapy Skills (1)

NURS 261 LPN to ADN Articulation (Bridge - Entering Level IV) Theory (4)

NURS 262 LPN to ADN Articulation (Bridge - Entering Level IV) Clinical (3)

NURS 263 LPN TO ADN Articulation (Bridge - Entering Level IV) Lab (1)

NURS 299 Individualized Studies in Nursing (1)

Nutrition

Oceanography

Paralegal

Physical Education

Physics

Political Science

Psychology

Radiologic Science

Respiratory Therapy

Science

Social Sciences

Sociology

Spanish

Supervision and Management

Tribal Enterprise and Gaming Management

Writing Center

Information and Resources

Index

 
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