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A

Academic Standards and Regulations.....................................29
Academic Dismissal.........................................................31
Academic Probation........................................................31
Academic Suspension.......................................................31
Academic Warning..........................................................31
Academic Program Publications...........................................32
Academic Transfer Options................................................54
Accounting...................................................................58, 59, 72
Accreditation.................................................................3
Adding Courses..............................................................14
Additional Learning Opportunities........................................39
Administration...............................................................120
Admissions.....................................................................9
Admissions Policy............................................................10
Admissions Procedures......................................................10
Admission Requirements....................................................10
Application Form.............................................................10
Adult Basic Education (ABE)................................................39, 72
Advanced Placement........................................................28
Advisors/Advising............................................................10
AIDS............................................................................73
Alcohol/Substance Abuse....................................................74
Allied Health..................................................................75
American Sign Language.....................................................75
Anatomy/Physiology.........................................................80
Anthropology..................................................................45, 75
Annual Planning Schedule....................................................32
Appeals........................................................................30, 31
Application for Degrees or Certificates...................................41
Architecture..................................................................54
Art.............................................................................76
Associate Degrees...........................................................41
Associate in Arts - DTA......................................................42, 45
Associate in Applied Science/Technology................................44
Associate in Business - DTA.................................................43, 48
Associate in General Studies...............................................44
Associate in Pre-Nursing - DTA.............................................43, 50
Associate in Science.........................................................44, 54
Associate in Science-Transfer Track 1 and 2..............................43, 52
Astronomy.....................................................................78
Athletic Awards..............................................................26
Athletics......................................................................37
Attendance Policy...........................................................32
Auditing a Course............................................................29, 30
Automotive Technology.....................................................58, 60, 78

 

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Basic Small Business Skills ..................................................58, 62
Biology/Biological Sciences ................................................46, 54, 79
Bishop Scholarship Program ................................................22
Board of Trustees ............................................................ii
Bookkeeping ..................................................................58, 59
Bookstore .....................................................................34
Botany .........................................................................54
Business Management ........................................................58, 61, 80
Business School Admission ...................................................49

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Calendar ........................................................................2
Campus Childcare .............................................................34
Campus Maps....................................................................6
Campus Security Policy .......................................................35
Carpentry Technology ........................................................58, 62, 81
Certificates of Achievement/Completion .................................58
Change of Address ............................................................28
Change of Major ..............................................................28
Chemical Science .............................................................46
Chemistry ......................................................................52, 82
Chinese ........................................................................91
Chiropractic (Pre-) ...........................................................54
Class Sites .......................................................................7
Clubs (Student) ................................................................36, 37
Coastal Resources Learning Center .........................................40
College Catalog ...............................................................32
College Facilities ..............................................................8
College Level Examination Program (CLEP) ..............................28
Columbia Education Center ..................................................8
Common Course Numbering ..................................................5
Commercial Truck Driving ..................................................58, 63, 83
Computer Information Systems .............................................84
Concurrent Enrollment .......................................................14
Confidentiality of Student Records ........................................27
Continuing Education ........................................................39
Counseling and Advising Center/Counseling Staff ........................33
Course Descriptions ..........................................................72
Credits/Credit Load .........................................................14
Criminal Justice ..............................................................54, 58, 64, 85


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Degrees, Requirements for ..................................................41
Dental Hygiene (Pre-) ........................................................55
Dentistry (Pre-) ...............................................................55
Desired Student Abilities .....................................................3
Developmental Education ...................................................39
Diagnostic Testing ............................................................39
Diesel Technology ............................................................58, 64, 86
Direct Transfer Agreement ..................................................42
Disability Support Services ..................................................34
Disclaimer ......................................................................ii
Distribution Requirements ...................................................45
Drama (see Theatre Arts)
Dramatic Productions ........................................................37
Driving Directions .............................................................7
Dropping Courses .............................................................14
Drug and Alcohol Abuse Statement ..........................................5

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Early Childhood Education ..................................................58, 66, 87
Earth Science .................................................................46, 87
Ecology ........................................................................80
Economics .....................................................................45, 87
Education ......................................................................88
Educational Planning .........................................................11
Electives .......................................................................46
Emeritus Faculty and Administration .......................................125
Employment, Part-time ......................................................16, 34
Engineering (Pre-) .............................................................53
English ..........................................................................88
English as a Second Language (ESL) .........................................39, 90
Entrepreneurship ..............................................................58, 61, 62, 90
Environmental Science .......................................................46, 90
Equal Opportunity ............................................................. 3
Examinations ..................................................................32
Excess Credit Surcharge .....................................................15
Exceptions, Substitutions and Waivers ....................................41
Exclusions (Low Scholarship Status) .......................................32

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Faculty ........................................................................121
Faculty, Emeritus ............................................................125
Failure to Meet Financial Obligations .....................................15
Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFELP) ........................16
Federal Supplemental Educational .........................................16
   Opportunity Grants (FSEOG)
Fees, Tuition and Refunds...................................................15
Film ............................................................................90
Financial Aid ..................................................................16
Fisheries ......................................................................52
Food Services ................................................................34
Forgiveness/Red Line Policy ...............................................32
Foreign Languages ...........................................................91
Forestry .......................................................................55
Forestry Technician .........................................................58, 69
Four-Year Degrees ...........................................................39
Formatting/Publishing Business Documents ...............................70
Foundation Scholarships ....................................................18
French .........................................................................91
Freshman Year Experience .................................................93

 

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General Education Development (GED) Testing ..........................39
GED Verification .............................................................10
General Electives ............................................................47
General Information ..........................................................3
General Scholarships ........................................................23
Geographic Information Systems ..........................................93
Geology .......................................................................52, 93
German ........................................................................91
Grade Change/Appeals ......................................................30
Grade-Points/Average Computation .......................................29
Grading Policy ................................................................29
Graduation Ceremony .......................................................41
Grays Harbor County Facilities ..............................................8
Grays Harbor College Foundation ...........................................4, 18
Grays Harbor College History ................................................3

 

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Harassment Policy Statement ................................................4
Health/Physical Education ...................................................94
Health Promotion and Fitness ...............................................94
Health Sciences Programs ...................................................58, 66
High Scholarship Status ......................................................30
High School Completion/Verification .....................................10, 13
History..........................................................................45, 94
Honor Roll .....................................................................30
Honor Societies ...............................................................36
Housing .........................................................................35
Human Development .........................................................96
Human Services ...............................................................58, 67, 97
Humanities .....................................................................45

 

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Identification Numbers .......................................................27
Incomplete, Grade of ........................................................29
Industrial Control Systems ...................................................58, 68, 99
Industrial Welding Level 4 ...................................................58, 71
International Student Programs .............................................13
Italian ..........................................................................91

 

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Japanese .......................................................................92
Job Placement Center ........................................................34
Journalism .....................................................................101

Languages ......................................................................46, 90
Late Registration .............................................................14
Latin ............................................................................92
Law Enforcement (see Criminal Justice)
Learning Center ...............................................................33
Learning Disabled Students ..................................................34
Library Courses ...............................................................102
Library/Media Center ........................................................38
Literacy Project ..............................................................39
Literary Arts ...................................................................46
Loans (Federal Family Education Loan Program) .........................16
Low Scholarship Status ......................................................30

 

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Marine Biology ................................................................54, 79
Mathematics ..................................................................46, 102
Medical Coding ...............................................................58, 69
Medical Records Office Assistant ...........................................58, 68
Medical Technology (Pre-) ..................................................55
Medical Transcription ........................................................58, 69
Medicine (Pre-) ...............................................................56
Microbiology ..................................................................80
Microcomputer Applications ................................................58, 70
Microsoft Office Applications ..............................................58, 70
Mission Statement .............................................................1
Music/Musical Arts ............................................................46, 105
Musical Organizations ........................................................37

 

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Natural Resources .............................................................53, 58, 69, 108
Naturopathic Medicine (Pre-) ...............................................56
New Students .................................................................10
Non-Discrimination Statement ..............................................ii
Nursing .........................................................................13, 58, 66, 110
   Associate Degree ...........................................................58, 66, 110
   Nursing Assistant Training ..................................................58, 67, 110
   Practical Nursing ............................................................58, 66, 110
   Program Admission .........................................................13, 6
   Associate in Pre-Nursing DTA .............................................43, 50
Nutrition ......................................................................112

 

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Occupational Entrepreneurship .............................................58, 61
Occupational Programs (see Professional Technical Programs)
Off-Campus Facilities .........................................................8
Off-Campus Phone Numbers .................................................ii
Office Professional Certification ...........................................58, 71
Office Technology ............................................................58, 70, 112
Optometry (Pre-) .............................................................56

Pacific County Facilities ......................................................8
Parking Permits/Regulations ................................................35
Pell Grant (Federal) ..........................................................16
Performing Arts Series .......................................................37
Personal Identification Number (PIN) ......................................27
Pharmacy (Pre-) ..............................................................57
Philosophy.....................................................................113
Phone Numbers ................................................................ii
Physical Education/Requirements ..........................................41, 45, 113
Physical Science ..............................................................46
Physical Therapy (Pre-) ......................................................57
Physics .........................................................................53, 116
Pipe Welding Level 3 ........................................................58, 71
Placement Test ...............................................................10
Polish...........................................................................92
Political Science .............................................................45, 116
Practical Nursing .............................................................58, 66, 109
Prerequisites ..................................................................14
Professional Technical Programs ............................................58
Psychology .....................................................................45, 117
Publications ....................................................................32

 

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Quantitative Skills ............................................................45
Quarterly Schedule of Classes ...............................................32
Quarter System ...............................................................32

Reading ........................................................................117
Reciprocity Agreement ......................................................42
Recommended Preparation ................................................ 14
Red Line Policy ...............................................................32
Refund Policy .................................................................15, 17
Registered Nursing ...........................................................58, 109
Registration Information ......................................................9, 14
   Registration Procedures ....................................................9
   Registration Process .......................................................11
Related Welding ..............................................................58, 71
Removal from Low Scholarship Status .....................................31
Repeating a Course ...........................................................29, 30
Reservation Based Associate in Arts Degree ...............................40
Residency ......................................................................12
Retail Bookkeeping ...........................................................58, 59
Retailing ........................................................................58, 62
Returning Students ............................................................10
Riverview Education Center .................................................8
Running Start ..................................................................12
Russian .........................................................................92

 

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Satisfactory Financial Aid Academic Progress .............................17
Scholarships ...................................................................18
Scholastic Standards Policy ..................................................30
Science .........................................................................44, 54
Senior Citizens ................................................................12
Services to Students ..........................................................33
Sign Language ..................................................................75
Small Business/Entrepreneurship ............................................58, 62
Smoking Policy ................................................................34
Social Science .................................................................45
Social Security Number ......................................................27
Sociology ......................................................................45, 118
Software Applications .......................................................58, 70, 84
Spanish .........................................................................92
Specified Electives ...........................................................46
Speech .........................................................................46, 118
Stafford Creek Corrections Center .........................................39
State Need Grant (SNG) ......................................................16
Strategic Directions ........................................................... 1
Student Activities .............................................................36
Student Aid/Grants ...........................................................16
Student Government .........................................................36
Student Handbook ............................................................37
Student Identification Number (SID) .......................................27
Student Life and Activities .................................................36
Student Organizations .......................................................36
Student Records ..............................................................27
Student Rights and Responsibilities.........................................35
Students-In-Service ..........................................................36
Students’ Right to Know ......................................................5
Student Rights to Records ...................................................27
Study Abroad ..................................................................36
Study Skills ...................................................................118
Supplemental Education Opportunity Grants ..............................16
   (FSEOG)

 

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Teacher of the Year Awards ...............................................124
Tech Prep Program ..........................................................13
Theatre/Theatrical Arts .....................................................46, 119
Title IX ..........................................................................3
Transcripts ....................................................................10, 27
Transfer of Credits/Transfer Students .....................................10, 12, 41
TRiO Student Support Services .............................................33
Truck Driving, Commercial ..................................................58, 63, 83
Tuition, Fees and Refunds ...................................................15, 17
Tuition Waivers ..............................................................16
Tutoring .......................................................................34

 

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Values ........................................................................... 1
Veterans Benefits .............................................................16
Veterinary Medicine (Pre-) ..................................................57
Vision Statement ...............................................................1
Visual Arts ......................................................................46
Vocational Programs (see Professional Technical Programs)

WAOL Course Grading ........................................................29
Welding Basics Level 1........................................................58, 71, 120
Welding Basics Level 2........................................................58, 71, 120
Welding Technology ..........................................................58, 71, 120
Whiteside Education Center ................................................ 8
Withdrawal from Classes/College ..........................................14, 29
WorkFirst ......................................................................34
Work-Study Programs ........................................................16
World Class Scholars .........................................................22

Zoology ........................................................................54

 


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