Educational Planning Day

Group advising and program exploration activities for October 26.

 

Are You on Track? Check in and Explore Programs 

No classes are held before 3 p.m. on Educational Planning Day, held once per quarter. This is your chance to: 

  • Check in with your advisor to make sure your program completion, graduation, transfer and career goals are on track. ** PLEASE NOTE: Advising appointments must be scheduled at least one day in advance. Some departments, such as Running Start, will not be able to individually advise every student on Educational Planning Day. Feel free to make an appointment for a date before or after Educational Planning Day.** 
  • Patricipate in group advising activities 
  • Explore programs that interest you 

October 26 Educational Planning Day Activities

 

Adult Basic Education & English for Academic Purposes Information Session 

Time: 10:30 a.m. 

Location: Builidng 12 Room 230

Adult Basic Education can help you prepare for college-level work. English for Academic Purposes can help you improve your spoken and written English. Learn more at this information session. 

Anthropology Information Session 

Time: 11 a.m. - noon 

Location: online 

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Learn about TCC's Associate of Arts with an Anthropology Specialization degree, and hear from program alumni about how anthropology informs their work and ongoing education.

Applied Management Bachelor of Applied Science Program Information Session 

Time: Noon - 12:30 p.m. 

Location: Online

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Did you know that TCC offers of Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Applied Management? Learn how to build on your Professional/Technical or Transfer degree in business. 

 

Biology Information Session

Time: 10 a.m. - noon

Location: Building 15, Room 120  

Interested in a career in Biology? Meet with a biology faculty advisor to disucss the difference between TCC's Biology Associate of Arts and TCC's Biology Associate of Science Degree. We'll also discuss transfer options and winter quarter quarter classes and answer questions.  

 

College Success 101 Virtual Open House 

Time: 10 - 10:30 a.m. 

Location: Online 

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You’ve made the decision to come to TCC, but maybe you aren’t sure what you want to study or what career you want to choose after graduation. Come learns about TCC’s newest class – College Success 101, where you will explore careers, areas of study, how to navigate college and community resources and your own identity as a successful college student. The class meets requirements for electives.

 

Computer- Related Professions

Time:  9:00 am

Location: Building 15 Room 106

 

  • Information for Computer Engineering and Computer Science Students.  Up-to-date information about TCC offerings and university engineering program requirements.  
  • Guest Speaker - Each quarter, we'll have a profession in the field tell you more about their career path and recommendations.  Questions encouraged. Charles Coleman graduated from Eastern Washington University. He has been a leading Advanced Computing Technologist in the aerospace industry for over 30 years. Some of his responsibilities included evaluating emerging technologies, conducting research, designing and implementing projects to create greater value to his company. He currently works at BECU in Seattle. There he serves many roles which include software engineer, database administrator and system administrator for the company’s DocuSign system. 
  • Individual advising opportunities. 

Note:  There is a separate Engineering session in room 16-106 at 9 a.m.  That session would be more appropriate for Mechanical, Civil, Environmental, Aero/Astro, Industrial, Electrical, Bioengineering, Chemical, Manufacturing and Materials Science Engineering students.

 

Engineering Information Session 

Time: 9 a.m.  

Location: Building 16 Room 106 

  • Information for Mechanical, Civil, Environmental, Aero/Astro, Industrial, Electrical, Bioengineering, Chemical, Manufacturing and Materials Science Engineering students. Up-to-date information about TCC offerings and university engineering program requirements.  
  • Guest Speaker - Each quarter, we'll have an engineer from a different discipline tell you more about their career path and recommendations. Questions encouraged! Karen Coffman graduated from the University of Utah in 2001 with a B.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering. She has worked at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in an engineering capacity for the past 21 years. She is currently the Assistant Nuclear Engineering and Planning Department Manager and is responsible for the planning, estimating, and execution support for maintenance availabilities on the U.S. Navy’s aircraft carriers and submarines on the west coast. She also manages the hiring and recruiting branch for the nuclear engineering department.
  • Breakout sessions based on disciplines.
  • Individual advising opportunities. 

 

Note:  There is a separate Computer Related Professions session in Building 15 Room 106 at 9 a.m. This session would be more appropriate for Computer Engineering and Computer Science students. 

Interested in the environment?  Come learn what TCC has to offer!

Time: Noon - 1 p.m.

Location: Building 15, Room 204 

In this session, TCC faculty will give an overview of TCC’s AS degree in Environmental Science, our new AA in Environmental Sustainability, and our Sustainability Distinction Pathway.  We will also share how you can connect with TCC’s student environmental club.  After this there will be time for any questions.  We hope to see you there! 

Questions? Please contact Kristen Harrison at kharrison@tacomacc.edu  

 

Learning Communities Virtual Open House 

Time: 9:30 - 10 a.m. 

Location: online 

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Learning communities are combinations of two or more classes team-taught by professors who weave each other’s content throughout their classes. They’re a great way to earn required credits and really get to know your classmates. Come find out what learning communities TCC is offering Winter Quarter!

 

Medical School, Pharmacy School, and Dietician School Information Sessions

Medical Schools: 9 a.m. in Building 15 Room 203 

Pharmacy Schools: 10 a.m. in Building 15 Room 202 

Dietetic Schools: 11 a.m. in Building 15 Room 201 

Interested in being a doctor, pharmacist or dietician? Get tips on how to plan you educational pathway from representatives from the University of Washington, Washington State University, and Pacific Northwest University Medical School! 

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Nursing Information Session 

Time: 9 - 10:30 a.m. 

Location: Building 13, Room 222 

Interested in applying to TCC's Nursing program? This is the session for you!