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Catalog2013-2014

COLUMBIA BASIN COLLEGE CATALOG 2013-14Table of Contents3

Table of ContentsGeneral Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7Library Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24Welcome to Columbia Basin College! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8Office of Diversity & Outreach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24Mission & Goals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8Tutor Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24History of CBC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8Resource Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25Accreditation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8Office of Student Success & Engagement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25Research & Instructional Assessment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8Performing Groups . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25College-Wide Learning Outcomes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8Student Support Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25CBC Locations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9Campus Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26Columbia Basin College Foundation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9Graduation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27Costs of Attending CBC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10Catalog Option Policy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27Refund Policy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10Degrees . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27Refund Exceptions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10Certificates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28Title IV Federal Financial Assistance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10Specialized Transfer Assistance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28Gainful Employment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10Degree & Certificate Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35Financial Aid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10Associate in Arts & Sciences AA (DTA) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38Financial Aid Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11Accounting AAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40Getting Started – Admission . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12Accounting One-Year Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41Student Orientations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15Acting & Directing AA (DTA) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42First Year Introduction (FYI) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15Adult Echocardiography Sonography Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44Transfer Intent Students . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15Aerospace Machine Maintenance Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45Registration Procedures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15Ag and Industrial Equipment Technology AAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46Student Identification Card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15Agribusiness AAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47Gold Cards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15Agriculture AA (DTA) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48My CBC Information System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16Anthropology AA (DTA) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50Withdrawal Policy & Procedures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16Applied Management BAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51Attendance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17Automotive Technology AAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53Credit Hours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17Automotive Technology Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54Grading Policy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17Automotive Technology Short-Term Certificate (Basic Technician) . . . . . . . . . . 55Quarterly Honors Designations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18Basic Industrial Maintenance Short-Term Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56Graduation Honors Designations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18Basic Industrial Mechanical Maintenance Short-Term Certificate . . . . . . . . . . 57Standards of Academic Progress & Performance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18Biology AST . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58Prior Learning Credit (PLC) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19Bone Densitometry Short-Term Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60Education Records . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20Breast Sonography for Mammographers Short-Term Certificate . . . . . . . . . . 61Transcripts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21Breast Sonography Short-Term Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62Record Retention . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21Business AA (DTA-MRP) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63Student Rights & Responsibilities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22Business Administration AAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65Transfer Rights & Responsibilities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22Business Administration One-Year Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66Drug & Alcohol Abuse Prevention . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22Child Development Associate (CDA) Short-Term Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . 67Harassment & Discrimination Policy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22Commercial Truck Driving Short-Term Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68Hawk Central . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23Computed Tomography (CT) Technology Short-Term Certificate . . . . . . . . . . 69Assessment Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23Computer Aided Drafting One-Year Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70Athletics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23Criminal Justice AAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77Bookstore . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23Culinary & Food Services One-Year Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78Student Employment Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23Database Administrator AAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79WorkFirst . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23Dental Assisting One-Year Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80Worker Retraining . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23Dental Hygiene AAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81Basic Food, Employment, & Training (BFE&T) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23Diagnostic Ultrasound AAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83eLearning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23Early Childhood Education AAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24Early Childhood Education A One-Year Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87Counseling & Advising Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24Early Childhood Education Child Care Certificate of Completion . . . . . . . . . . 894

Table of ContentsElementary Education AA (DTA-MRP) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90Surgical Technology AAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 152EMT-Basic Short-Term Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92Technical Theatre & Design AA (DTA) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 153Engineering AAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93Traffic Control Short-Term Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 155Engineering Technology AAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95Ultrasound General Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 156Fire Protection Technology AAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97Vascular Sonography Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 157Forensic Science AAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98Visual Arts AA (DTA) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 158General Studies Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99Vocal Music AA (DTA) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 160Health & Physical Education AA (DTA) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101Welding Technology AAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 164Help Desk Technician AAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103Welding Technology Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 165History AA (DTA) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104Wine Tasting Room Attendant Short-Term Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 166Hybrid and High Voltage Vehicle Maintenance Short-Term Certificate . . . . . . . . 105Courses & Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 168Hydraulics Short-Term Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106Accounting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 169Innovation AAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107Administrative Office Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 169Innovation Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108Adult Basic Education/General Education Development (GED) . . . . . . . . . . 169Innovation Short-Term Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 109Aerospace Apprenticeship . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 170Instrumental Music AA (DTA) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 110Aerospace Machine Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 171International Studies AA (DTA) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112Agricultural and Industrial Equipment Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 171Internet Specialist AAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114Agricultural Food Systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 173Latino & Latin American Studies AA (DTA) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 115Agriculture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 173Limited X-ray Machine Operator (LXMO) Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117Anthropology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 174Machine Technology AAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118Applied Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 174Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technology Short-Term Certificate . . . . . . . 119Arabic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 176Mammography Short-Term Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120Art, Visual . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 176Math Education AA (DTA) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 121Astronomy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 179Medical Assistant AAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 123Automotive Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 179Medical Assistant One-Year Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 124Biology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 182Multi-Occupational Trades AAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 125Blueprint Reading . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 183Multimedia AAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126Business . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 183Network Administrator AAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 127Chemistry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 185Nuclear Technology I&C AAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128Chinese . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 189Nuclear Technology NLO AAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 130Commercial Drivers License . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 189Nuclear Technology RPT AAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 132Communication Studies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 189Nursing (ADN) AAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 133Community Education . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 191Nursing (LPN) Curriculum One-Year Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 134Computer Applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 192Nursing Assistant Short-Term Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 135Computer Science . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 193Operating Room Aide One-Year Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136Criminal Justice and Forensics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 197Paramedic One-Year Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 137Culinary and Food Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 199Paramedic Pre Short-Term Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 138Cyber Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 199Paramedicine AAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139Dental Assisting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 200Phlebotomy Short-Term Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 140Dental Hygiene . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 200Political Science AA (DTA) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 141Diagnostic Ultrasound Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 204Programming and Software Development AAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 142Early Childhood Education . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 206Project Management AAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 143Economics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 209Project Management One-Year Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 144Education . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 210Race, Ethnicity & Immigration AA (DTA) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 145Electronics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 210Radio Broadcasting One-Year Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147Emergency Medical Services-CPR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 211Radiologic Technology AAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 148Emergency Medical Technician . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 211Retail Operations Short-Term Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149Energy Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 211Solar-Photovoltaic (PV) Designer Short-Term Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . 150Engineering Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 212Solid Modeling for Manufacturing Short-Term Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . 151English . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2145

Table of ContentsEnglish As A Foreign Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 215Reading . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 254English As A Second Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 216Retail Associate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 254Environmental Science . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 217Russian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 254Fire Science . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 217Social Science . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 254Firefighter I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 218Sociology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 255First Year Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 218Spanish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 255French . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 219Surgical Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 257General Engineering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 219Theatre . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 258Geography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 220Welding Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 260Geology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 220Wine Tasting Room Attendant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 262German . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 221Women’s Studies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 262Health Education . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 221Board of Trustees, Faculty,& Administrative Exempt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 263Academic Calendar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 270Health Sciences . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 222Hebrew . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 224History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 225Horticulture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 226Human Development (HDEV) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 226Industrial Drawing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 227Industrial Hygiene Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 227Instrumentation and Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 227Intercultural Studies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 227International Studies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 228Japanese . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 228Latino & Latin American Studies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 228Manufacturing Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 228Mathematics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 230Mechanical Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 232Medical Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 232Medical Imaging Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 233Music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 235Non-Licensed Operator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 237Nuclear Medicine Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 238Nuclear Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 239Nursing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 240Nursing Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 242Nutrition & Food Science . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 242Paramedic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 243Philosophy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 244Phlebotomy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 245Physical Education . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 245Physical Education Professional . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 247Physics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 248Political Science . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 249Project Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 249Psychology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 250Quality Assurance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 251Race, Ethnicity, & Immigration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 251Radiation Protection Technician . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 251Radio Broadcasting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 252Radiologic Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2526

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IntroductionWelcome to Columbia BasinCollege!Columbia Basin College is your community college. If you seek the first two years of a universityeducation, want to pursue a two-year degree orcertificate to begin a successful career, or earn yourBachelor of Applied Science degree, CBC is yourfirst choice for higher education.CBC is also your first choice to improve your Englishlanguage skills, qualify for aGED certificate, increase yourpersonal enrichment, or assistyou with a business start-up. Weare here to help in many ways.Columbia Basin College is yourcommunity college.Richard Cummins, Ph.D., PresidentMission & GoalsColumbia Basin College exists in an environmentof diversity, fairness, equity, and sustainability toensure that the people of Benton and Franklincounties have access to educational programs providing sufficient knowledge for higher educationalachievement, meaningful employment, culturalenrichment, physical/emotional well-being, andbasic skills development.CBC is a comprehensive two-year college thatprovides quality education and effective job preparation. Because of our comprehensive mission, CBChas a powerful impact on every segment of thecommunity. We strive to provide: Open and easy access to the College for allcitizens of Benton and Franklin counties An excellent and affordable academic programfor students who plan to transfer to four-yearinstitutions An effective career and workforce program totrain and retrain workers for jobs in present andfuture industries Diversity in art, music, drama, and athletics thatenrich the entire community Opportunities to obtain physical and emotionalwell-being Appropriate basic skills and gateway courseswith effective support services.History of CBCColumbia Basin College has served Benton andFranklin counties for half a century.The first classes at CBC were authorized by theState Board of Education in May 1955. Classesbegan in September 1955 in temporary quartersat the former Pasco Naval Base.The Pasco School District received title to morethan 150 acres of land for the present campussite in Pasco. CBC’s first permanent building wascompleted in 1957 and was the V building whichwas replaced in 2011 by the Center for Career andTechnical Education (CCTE).The Community College Act of 1967 separatedthe College from the Pasco School District andCBC became the 19th community college districtin the state of Washington.CBC continually expands and renovates programsand structures to meet the community’s needs.The enrollment of the College has grown from 299students in 1955 to more than 8,000 students perquarter today. The faculty includes 125 full-timeinstructors and 300 part-time instructors.AccreditationColumbia Basin College is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, aninstitutional accrediting body recognized by theCouncil for Higher Education Accreditation and/orthe Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education.Northwest Commission on Colleges andUniversities8060 165th Avenue N.E.Suite 100Redmond, WA 98052Research & InstructionalAssessmentColumbia Basin College’s commitment to itsmission and goals requires conducting regularevaluations of progress in achieving those goals.Testing and surveying at various points in students’educational journeys are essential parts of thisevaluation process. In addition, students may beasked to cooperate in various surveys, interviews,focus groups, and other data collection efforts bythe College.Since the goals of CBC are directed to the education of the whole person, student achievementcan be measured only by evidence concerningthe whole person. To protect confidentiality ofdata, the Office of Institutional Research neverreleases personal information about individualsand, wherever possible, avoids attaching namesto personal data during analysis.8College-Wide LearningOutcomesStudents who graduate from Columbia BasinCollege will be able to identify and demonstratetheir knowledge in a variety of general educationareas. The outcome of their learning experienceis demonstrable in the areas embodied in thecollege-wide Learning Outcomes. CBC provides theopportunity for students to successfully completecourses which incorporate knowledge in six areas.Upon completion, these students will be eligible fortransfer to a Washington state-supported universityor be prepared for employment.CBC’s Learning Outcomes are:Think Critically Understand, analyze, and evaluate the elementsof one’s environment and one’s habits of thought Conceptualize alternatives to bothReason Quantitatively and Symbolically Develop a sense of number and pattern Analyze, evaluate, and synthesize symbolicstatements and quantitative argumentsComm

program learning outcomes, which are developed Diversity in art, music, drama, and athletics that enrich the entire community Opportunities to obtain physical and emotional well-being Appropriate basic skills and gateway courses with effective support services. History of CBC Colu