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Basic Statistics
MATH.124.41ACN

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.









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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
Location Location:
Closed Enrollment
Child Development and Practice: Infant and Toddler
EDPR.100.31ACN

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 Tuesday from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM.
Credits Credits: 3 College Credits and 1 High School Credit
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 and 0.5 High School Credit
Location Location:
Closed Enrollment
DownCity Designers: Build Studio
ACN1011
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


Transportation:

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

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Dates Dates: Begins 2/4/19 Ends 5/22/19 Schedule: Mondays & Wednesdays from 3:15 - 5:00pm
Location Location:
Closed Enrollment
Elements & Issues in Addiction & Recovery
SHS.430.41ACN

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:
Closed Enrollment
EMT Basics
EMS.121.41ACN

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)




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This
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).




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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:
Closed Enrollment
Exploring Environmental Careers with the Roger Williams Park Zoo
ACN1029
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 

 

Transportation: 

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

 

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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:
Closed Enrollment
Intro to Academic Writing
WTNG.100.41ACN

Prerequisites: None


This course does not fulfill University Core Curriculum writing requirements.


Focusing on the connection between reading and writing, this first-year course emphasizes the development of academic arguments. In a series of increasingly complex assignments, students cultivate rhetorical and writing process knowledge as well as an understanding of the general expectations of the academic discourse community. Assignments focus on summary and analysis of academically oriented texts. Students must write a series of compositions, submit a satisfactory portfolio, and earn a C- or higher in the course to enroll in WTNG 102.

(3 credits)

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Dates Dates: Begins 1/28/19 Ends 5/6/19 Schedule: Monday's from 6:15 PM - 9:00 PM
Credits Credits: 3 College Credits and 1 High School Credit
Location Location:
Closed Enrollment
Intro to Music Production: Hip Hop, Pop, Dance, and Beyond
ACN1040

Course Description: Learn the fundamentals of music production. You’ll make hip-hop beats, dance music, or any genre of computer-based music that you can imagine. You will learn the basics of Ableton Live, one of today’s most important pieces of music production software, along with common hardware peripherals such as MIDI keyboards and launch pads. Ableton is increasingly the standard in computer-based music production, used by everyone from pop radio producers, hip-hop beat makers, and electronic dance DJs to rock bands, experimental musicians, and podcasters. 

Prerequisites:  Interest in Music and at least one high school level music class.

College/ Career Connections: Ableton is increasingly the standard in computer-based music production, used by everyone from pop producers, hip-hop beat makers, and electronic dance DJs to rock bands, experimental musicians, and podcasters. For young people interested in careers in music or communications, familiarity with music production software is an essential skill for their toolkit.

Transportation: New Urban Arts is located in Providence on four major RIPTA bus routes (RIPTA 17, 18, 19, 31). Students enrolled in the course will have access to RIPTIKs if they need them to get to and from the studio.   


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Dates Dates: Begins 2/4/2019 Ends 5/31/2019 Schedule: Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Credits Credits: 0.5 High School Credit
Location Location:
Closed Enrollment
Intro to Public Health
HCA.105.41ACN
Introduces students who are currently practicing in health care fields to an overview of public health on a state and national level. Students will learn about the public health system, including infectious disease, chronic disease, occupational health, injury control, maternal and child health, regulation, behavioral health issues, surveillance, quality assurance, and policy. More
Dates Dates: Begins 1/29/19 Ends 5/7/19 Schedule: Tuesdays from 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Credits Credits: 3 College Credits and 1 High School Credit
Location Location:
Closed Enrollment
Intro to Public Health
HCA.105.91ACN
Introduces students who are currently practicing in health care fields to an overview of public health on a state and national level. Students will learn about the public health system, including infectious disease, chronic disease, occupational health, injury control, maternal and child health, regulation, behavioral health issues, surveillance, quality assurance, and policy. More
Dates Dates: Begins 1/23/19 Ends 5/8/19 Schedule: Fully Online
Credits Credits: 3 College Credits and 1 High School Credit
Location Location:
Closed Enrollment
Introduction to Engineering Technology And Lab
ENG 118
This course is an introduction to engineering technology that gives an overview of the engineering profession with sample applications of the typical duties, tasks, and environment of the engineer and technologist today. The future of engineering and technology is also discussed. This course is an introduction to engineering technology that gives an overview of the engineering profession with simple applications of the typical duties, tasks, and environment of the engineer and technologist today. Students will use critical thinking skills to understand and apply topics related to the various fields of engineering More
Dates Dates: Begins 01/07/19 Ends 03/13/19 Monday and Wednesday. 4:45 PM - 6:25 PM
Credits Credits: 3 College Credits and 0.5 High School Credit
Location Location:
Closed Enrollment
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