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Basic Statistics

Emphasizes descriptive statistics, probability,estimation, hypothesis testing, regression and correlation.

Students are responsible for supplying their own calculator for this course (if applicable).

Connections to College and Career

This course is a core Roger Williams University requirement and may satisfy similar requirements at other colleges or universities.

Dates Dates: Begins 1/29/19 Ends 5/7/19 Schedule: Tuesdays from 6:15PM - 9:00PM
Credits Credits: 3 College Credits and 1 High School Credit
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Child Development and Practice: Infant and Toddler

An introduction to the field of Infant and Toddler care, this course provides a conceptual framework for understanding the early childhood profession, the role of the infant/toddler caregiver, and infant/toddler programs. It examines the historical philosophies and theories of Early Childhood Education as well as the current trends, issues, and practices of educating children from birth through the age of three. Addresses the influences of family-centered practice, inclusion, culture and language. Explores infant and toddler career paths. Professional and evidence-based practices of highly-qualified early childhood educators are outlined with an emphasis on their ability to enhance development and learning of every child between the ages of birth and three. An overview of the diversity of culture, language, race, socioeconomic status, gender, ethnicity, and ability of children will be included. (3 credits) More

Dates Dates: Begins 1/29/19 Ends 5/7/19 Schedule: Every other Tuesday from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM. (This is a hybrid course, meaning the course will meet every other Tuesday and the subsequent Tuesdays will be online)
Credits Credits: 3 College Credits and 1 High School Credit
Location Location:
Computer Aided Design I
MCT 115
An introduction to computer design that utilizes a three-dimensional solid modeling software package that allows students to immediately create “solid” objects in virtual reality. Emphasis will be placed on design intent. Topics include 3D features, revolve, sweep, and lofted features, shell and coil features, orthographic drawing production, and assembly drawing. More
Dates Dates: Begins 01/08/19 Ends 03/13/19 Tuesday and Thursday. 4:45 PM - 7:15 PM
Credits Credits: 4 College Credits
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Criminal Justice
CJ 110
This is an introductory criminal justice course focusing on the concepts and organization of the criminal justice system. This course will examine the various components of the criminal justice system and analyze their interactive relationships with each other, giving students a detailed overview of the criminal justice system in the United States. More
Dates Dates: Begins 01/08/19 Ends 3/14/19 Tuesday and Thursday. 4:30 PM - 6:15 PM
Credits Credits: 4 College Credits
Location Location:
Digital Graphics I
GMW 112
Students who take this course will develop a working knowledge of how 2D images are manipulated on the desktop, using Adobe Photoshop. Topics consist of: image creation, retouching, color correction, and compositing images together to form a final design. More
Dates Dates: Begins 01/08/19 Ends 03/14/19 Tuesday and Thursday. 4:45 PM - 6:25 PM
Credits Credits: 3 College Credits
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DownCity Designers: Build Studio
In DownCity Designers, students will work together to build a new structure to improve a public space like a park, school, or playground in Providence. Students will be introduced to basic
power tools like drills and saws, and will learn to use those tools safely. They will prepare the site for construction, and will fabricate and install their project as a permanent contribution to a public space in Providence. This is a great class for anyone interested in architecture, design, construction, or community service. No construction skills are necessary. This course is for students in 9th - 12th grade.

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Students will learn about the architectural design process and learn basic architectural techniques like drawing and making small scale models. Students will also gain an introduction to 3D modeling design software. Related Career Fields: Architecture, design, pre-engineering, mathematics


RIPTA bus passes will be given out on the first day of class. 

Dates Dates: Begins 2/4/19 Ends 5/22/19 Schedule: Mondays & Wednesdays from 3:15 - 5:00pm
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Elements & Issues in Addiction & Recovery

This class will serve as an introduction to the disease of addiction using basic definitions and terms as well as personal insights and experiences to place the students inside the shoes of a drug addict. Second, it will lay-out a holistic approach to recovery using all of the services currently available everything from Narcotics Anonymous and Drug Replacement Therapy to Church and “Detox”. Lastly, it explore some of the ways in which our community and our government have made the road to recovery more challenging with particular attention to how addiction intersects with mass incarceration. (3 credits) More

Dates Dates: Begins 1/23/19 Ends 5/8/19 Schedule: Wednesday's from 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Credits Credits: 3 College Credits and 1 High School Credit
Location Location:
EMT Basics

Students will learn Skills in Basic Life Support, Respiratory Emergencies, Trauma Emergencies, vehicle extrication, and a new section on Terrorism awareness as It pertains to EMS. There will also be sections on medication administration, use of Automated External Defibrillators, and ambulance operations. Students will also be required to document 8 hours of observation time in a hospital Emergency Room. (6 Credits)

Connections to College and Career

course is a requirement for Bachelor’s degrees in Emergency Medicine and
Paramedicine at Roger Williams University and may satisfy similar requirements
at other colleges or universities. The course prepares you for a career as a
technician in Emergency Medicine or Paramedicine as well as various other health-related
careers (clinical & non-clinical).

Dates Dates: Begins 1/29/19 Ends 5/7/19 Schedule: Tuesdays & Thursdays from 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM. Labs on Saturdays from 9AM - 4PM.
Credits Credits: 6 College Credits and 1 High School Credit
Location Location:
Exploring Environmental Careers with the Roger Williams Park Zoo
Do you like animals and nature? Care about the environment? Come discover what career options there are for animal- and nature-lovers! Join us in exploring career related to work with animals (there will be no direct contact with exhibit animals), conservation and education. These jobs will allow you to succeed using your passion while helping the environment! Please note: Class will meet at Juanita Sanchez High School, and each week group will go on excursions to the zoo and other field locations. This class is for 9th-12th grade students.

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STEM Pathway: The goal of this program is to enlighten students to their career choices in environmental fields, including working with domestic and wild animals, conservation, and education. Students will learn about different careers through multiple field visits and guest speakers. The students will work on final projects about an environmental topic and a career that addresses that issue. 

Related Career Fields: Environmental science, zoology, biology, animal care, environmental justice 



RIPTA bus passes will be given out on the first day of class. 


Dates Dates: Begins 2/5/19 Ends 5/16/19 Schedule: Tuesdays & Thursdays from 3:00 - 5:00pm
Credits Credits: 0.5 High School Credit
Location Location:
Forensics I
CJ 120
This course focuses on basic police science theories and techniques and introduces students to crime scene investigation and the analysis of physical evidence typically found at crime scenes. The focus is on crime scene management, recognition, documentation, collection, preservation and processing of crime scene evidence. Students will work in an actual forensic laboratory and on a simulated crime scene. The laboratory component will allow students to employ practical application skills of the forensic topics studied. Assignments from this course will be incorporated into the student’s portfolio. More
Dates Dates: Begins 01/07/19 Ends 03/13/19 Monday and Wednesday. 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Credits Credits: 5 College Credits
Location Location:
Herreshoff Boat Shop Program
The Herreshoff Boat Shop Course is a hands on educational program working on the construction, restoration and maintenance of wooden Herreshoff boats. The Herreshoff Manufacturing Company produced boats of all shapes and sizes during it's existence including eight sailboats that defended the America's Cup. Many Herreshoff sailboats are still sailing today well after the company closed in 1946. In Rhode Island there are many opportunities to work in the marine trades for people who posses the skills and abilities. Currently the marine trade industry in Rhode Island is expanding and the workforce is not keeping pace. This course will give you the opportunity to learn about the skills it takes to pursue a career in the marine trades and the schools that you can go to in order to further your education. This course is aligned with the Business and Industry pathway.


Transportation to and from the museum to a central
location can be provided in our 12 passenger van.

College & Career Connections

During the course students will have the opportunity to tour Schools that they will be able to continue their education in course subject matter. These schools include IYRS in Newport, New England Tech and Roger Williams University which offer advanced courses of study that are connected to marine trades. Students with meet with representatives from the Rhode Island Marine Trade Association (RIMTA) to hear about continuing education offered by RIMTA and areas of growth in the industry. In addition students will have the opportunity to meet with local employers and industry representatives to hear about current industry needs and growth areas. See these links for more information on perspective career and salary expectations.

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Dates Dates: Begins 1/14/2019 Ends 5/1/19 Schedule: Mondays and Wednesdays 3:30PM -6:30PM
Credits Credits: 1 Career Credential
Location Location:
Interior Design: Color and Composition
ID 134
This course will introduce students to the theory and technical properties of color relative to composition and light. Through assigned vignettes and projects, students will explore the functions of color and its use to create desired human response and comfort, perceptions, form and space. More
Dates Dates: Begins 01/08/19 Ends 03/12/19 Tuesday. 4:45 PM - 7:25 PM
Credits Credits: 3 College Credits
Location Location:
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