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2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Continuing Education

Office of Continuing Education



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     The Office of Continuing Education provides lifelong learning opportunities in support of the university mission. The unit offers a variety of credit, non-credit, training, and enrichment courses and programs.

     All Continuing Education courses, certificates, degrees, and services are offered on a self-support basis, and may be canceled if adequate enrollment is not reached. Tuition for some Continuing Education courses is higher than regular CWU tuition. Additional course fees may also apply. Credit courses are eligible for financial aid, but no-tuition-waiver programs apply.

Please visit us on the web at www.cwuce.org or call 509-963-1504 for complete information on the following programs:

ACADEMIC DEGREES AND CERTIFICATES

Craft Beer Trade Certificate
Program Advisor: Steve Wagner, PhD
Department of Biological Sciences
 
      The Craft Beer Trade Certificate is an in-depth, academic course of study on the science, technology, and business aspects of the craft beer brewing industry. It is for students with an interest in pursuing a career in the beer brewing industry. This four course sequence (16-credits) covers the principles of malting and brewing, brew process technology, brewing microbiology, and principles of merchandising management for the microbrewing industry. Students learn about the trade using a variety of approaches including lab work, hands-on experiences, lectures, field trips, and industry speakers. The program prepares graduates for careers in a wide range of areas in the brewing and business sides of the industry.

Courses
BIOL 312 - Brewing Microbiology
BIOL 317 - Principles and Biochemistry of Brewing
RMT 320 - Principles of Merchandising Management for Micro Brewing
IET 360 - Brew Process Technology

The Craft Beer Trade Certificate is offered by the Office of Continuing Education and the Department of Biological Sciences.

For course information, admission requirements, and application details, see the Biological Sciences section of this catalog, visit www.cwuce.org/beer_education/beer_cert.asp, or call 509-963-1504.

Global Wine Studies
Bachelor of Science Degree
Advisor: Amy Mumma, MBA
Office of Continuing Education

     Global Wine Studies is a bachelor of science degree for anyone who is interested in pursuing a career in the wine industry. This interdisciplinary program provides students with a broad understanding of the global wine industry. The program prepares graduates for careers in winery and vineyard management, wine merchandising, wholesale, retail, e-commerce, distribution, marketing, import/export, hospitality, entrepreneurship, consulting, and more.

      In the major, students complete 51 core credits to acquire a broad base of knowledge and skills related to wine, wine business issues, and the global wine industry. Students also complete a minor, 25 to 36 credits, in one of several complementary academic areas (Administrative Management, Communications, Foreign Languages, International Studies, Organizational Communications, Retail Management and Technology, Recreation Management, Spanish, or Tourism). Students gain valuable experience by participating in a required international field experience and an internship with a wine-related business, either in the U.S. or abroad. Students must be 21 years of age or older and must apply for acceptance into the program. Permission of the program advisor is required.
 

Core Courses
ACCT 301 - Financial Accounting Analysis (5)
GWS 302 - Fundamentals of Viticulture and Enology (4)
GWS 303 - Major Wine Regions of the World (4)
GWS 304 - Wine Marketing and Branding (4)
GWS 402 - Issues in Viticulture and Enology (5)
GWS 403 - The Global Wine Industry (5)
GWS 404 - The International Wine Trade (5)
GWS 406 - Professional Wine Analysis (3)
GWS 408 - Advanced Sensory Analysis (4)
GWS 410 - Wine Faults (3)
GWS 490 - Cooperative Education (Internship) (6)
INTL 410 – Agriculture, Field Experience (3)

      The GWS degree is offered through the Office of Continuing Education in collaboration with the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences.
For course information, admission requirements, and application details, see the Family and Consumer Sciences section of this catalog, visit www.cwuce.org/wine-education/degree.asp, or call 509-963-1754.

Wine Trade Professional Certificate
Advisor: Amy Mumma, MBA

Office of Continuing Education
      The Wine Trade Professional Certificate is offered through the Office of Continuing Education in collaboration with the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences. It is a comprehensive educational program that focuses on the business and trade aspects of the wine industry. Topics covered include viticulture, winemaking, world wine regions, styles and trade structures, the business of wine, wine marketing, merchandising, and professional evaluation techniques. Graduates will be prepared for careers in wine sales and merchandising, wholesale, retail, distribution, marketing, import/export, consulting, hospitality, and more. The certificate is intended for individuals currently in the wine and associated industries or for those who would like to gain the skills and knowledge necessary to enter the wine industry. Students must be 21 years of age or older and must apply for acceptance into the program. Permission of the certificate program advisor is required.

Courses
GWS 302 - Fundamentals of Viticulture
and Enology (4)
GWS 303 - Major Wine Regions of the World (4)
GWS 304 - Wine Marketing and Branding (4)
GWS 406 - Professional Wine Analysis (3)

For course information, admission requirements, and application details, see the Family and Consumer Sciences section of this catalog, visit www.cwuce.org/wine-education/professional-certificate.asp, or call 509-963-1754.

Wine Trade and Tourism Minor
Department of Family and Consumer Sciences

      The Wine Trade and Tourism Minor is offered through the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences in collaboration with the Office of Continuing Education. This cross-disciplinary program prepares individuals for employment in many areas of the wine industry including tourism, hospitality services, retailing, wine sales and marketing, and tasting-room and event management. Admission to the minor requires admission to the Wine Trade Professional Certificate program. Students must be 21 years of age or older and must apply for acceptance into the program. Permission of the certificate program advisor is required.

For course information, admission requirements, and application details, see the Family and Consumer Sciences section of this catalog, or visit www.cwuce.org/wine-education/minor.asp.

MS Biology (for Teachers)
Master of Science Degree
Program Coordinator: Ian Quitadamo, PhD
Department of Biological Sciences 
      The Master of Science in Biology for Teachers (MSBT) program offer science teachers the advanced content knowledge and skills they need to enhance their performance, improve student learning, and advance their careers. The MSBT program provides engaging, hands-on experiences with content experts in ways consistent with best-practices research. This intensive program is designed to minimize time out of your summer and maximize knowledge and skills. The program is designed to be completed over 15 weeks (five weeks each for three summers). Courses are taught by faculty members from a variety of life science fields who are committed to working with K-12 teachers to provide experiences that address teacher needs. Hands-on research, field trips, and practical application are highlights. The MSBT program is aligned to the National Science Education Standards for science content, unifying concepts, and science as inquiry. They also align to the latest Washington State standards for life science. 

Participants will engage in immersive experiences in a variety of life science fields (e.g. genomics, environmental physiology, using insects in the classroom, cell biology, genetics, infectious diseases, parasitism, and immunological response, and others based on teacher interest); participate in hands-on investigation of integrated life, physical, and Earth science concepts applicable to K-12 classrooms; learn how to integrate knowledge across science disciplines; and learn how to analyze, integrate, and apply topics learned in graduate courses using a collaborative, best-practices framework. Participants will also discuss current topics in biological research; investigate methods, techniques, and procedures used in biological research; generate ideas for how to design and conduct their own research; develop a research proposal; conduct a laboratory and/or field research project under the supervision of a CWU faculty member; and present their research results. Elective courses allow teachers to have some flexibility in the content they choose for their program.

For course information, admission requirements, and application information, see Biological Sciences in the Graduate Studies and Research section of this catalog, visit www.cwuce.org/msbt, or call 509-963-2731.

MS Biology – Specialization in Biomedical Sciences
Master of Science Degree
Program Coordinator: James E. Johnson, PhD
Department of Biological Sciences

      The MS Biology with specialization in Biomedical Sciences degree is designed for students seeking careers in biomedical research or to help students become stronger applicants to medical school or other professional programs. Students who have already completed their course requirements or admission to medical school can strengthen their candidacy by demonstrating their performance in some of the same courses taken by first-year medical students at the Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences (PNWU) Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Program and broadening their background as scientists by conducting an original research project with faculty at CWU while earning a master of science degree in biology. Preferred admission to the PNWU Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine program may be available to students meeting specific requirements. 

      The MS Biology with specialization in Biomedical Sciences degree is offered by the Department of Biological Sciences in collaboration with the Office of Continuing Education.

For course information, admission requirements, application information, and PNWU preferred admission details, see Biological Sciences in the Graduate Studies and Research section of this catalog or call 509-963-2731.

CAREER DEVELOPMENT

Career Training Programs (Online Courses)
Program Coordinator: Rachel Gordon
Office of Continuing Education

      The Office of Continuing Education, in partnership with Gatlin Education Services, offers online, open enrollment courses and programs designed to provide the skills necessary to acquire professional level positions for many in-demand occupations.

      Choose from over 100 programs in Healthcare and Fitness, Sustainable Energy and Going Green, Media and Design, IT and Software Development, Skilled Trades and Industrial Studies, Business and Professional Studies, Management and Corporate Studies, and Hospitality and Gaming.

       Programs are designed by teams of professionals who work to provide the most effective web-based learning experiences available today. Instructors are actively involved in your online learning experience. They respond to questions and concerns, as well as encourage and motivate you to succeed.

      Each program includes a set of lessons and evaluations. Grades are a combination of the instructor’s evaluation of students’ work and computer graded tests. Quality and convenience are the goals of anytime, anywhere learning!

For more information, visit www.gatlineducation.com/cwu.

      Many of these programs are approved by the Workforce Training Board for the Eligible Training Provider List. For a list of approved courses, visit the Washington Career Bridge website at www.careerbridge.wa.gov and search the Eligible Training Provider List for online programs at Central Washington University, Ellensburg, or call us directly at 509-963-1749.


COLLEGE IN THE HIGH SCHOOL


Cornerstone
Program Coordinator: Sandra Bach
Office of Continuing Education

      The Cornerstone Program is designed to offer highly capable students the opportunity to take rigorous college courses while in high school. The courses are taught by qualified high school instructors who have been approved as CWU lecturers. All Cornerstone classes are the same challenging courses offered at the university. Courses are offered in early childhood education, English, family and consumer sciences, foreign languages, humanities, information technology, mathematics, music, physics, psychology, recreation and tourism, sociology, and theater. The credits earned, if applied at CWU or transferred to another institution, can strengthen students’ chances of being accepted to their colleges of choice, help them get a head start on their degree, and reduce the cost of college. For more information, visit www.cwuce.org/cornerstone or call 509-963-1526.
 

EDUCATION PROGRAMS

Administrator Professional
Certification
Henry Williams, PhD
Department of Advanced Programs

     The Administrator Professional Certificate Program (APCP) represents the next stage of the state’s move toward performance based educator preparation programs. Program requirements, which center on completion of a Professional Growth Plan (PGP), are aligned with state and national standards for administrators. The APCP offers the opportunity for individualized, job-embedded professional development for those who currently hold a Principal Residency Certificate and wish to advance to the Administrator Professional Certificate. This program is offered by the Department of Advanced Programs and the Office of Continuing Education.

For more information and application details visit www.cwu.edu/~ap/adminCert.html or call 509-963-1415.

Career and Technical Education (CTE)
Teacher Certification
Program Coordinator: Jan Bowers, PhD
Department of Family and Consumer Sciences

      This two-year, teacher education certificate program is for individuals with business or industry experience who wish to turn their professional experience into a teaching career at a high school or skill center. The Career and Technical Education program provides the tools necessary for success in the classroom. During the program, participants will complete a mentored teaching experience or practicum each year, which will allow them to take what they have learned and apply it in a classroom setting. Designed for working professionals, classes meet one Saturday per month over the course of two academic years and provide access to course materials via the web.

Year 1

  • Introduction to teaching pedagogy
  • Classroom management
  • Curriculum design and assessment
  • Classroom safety
  • Application of occupational skills, knowledge, and practice in a vocational setting (occupational analysis)

Year 2

  • Advanced teaching pedagogy
  • History and philosophy of vocational education
  • Personal and student leadership development
  • School law and abuse-related issues
  • Work-based and work-site learning


Offered by the College of Education and Professional Studies and the Office of Continuing Education.
For more information visit www.cwuce.org/careertech or call 509-963-2776.

Community College Teaching
Certificate of Completion
Program Coordinator: Marji Morgan, PhD
College of Arts and Humanities

      The CWU Community College Teaching certificate program prepares participants for what to expect and how to succeed as a teacher in the community college classroom. The program is geared toward several audiences: 1) high school teachers who might want to teach a course or two in a community college, 2) graduate students who intend to pursue a career teaching in a community college, 3) current community college and university faculty who want to enhance their knowledge in any or all of the workshop topic areas.

The program includes four workshops:

  • Becoming a Successful Community College Faculty Candidate
  • Instructional Technologies
  • Assessment
  • Teaching in the Diverse Classroom

The program is offered each summer. Full workshop descriptions are available at www.cwuce.org/cct. Call 509-963-1504 to register.

MS Biology (for Teachers)
Master of Science Degree
Program Coordinator: Ian Quitadamo, PhD
Department of Biological Sciences 
      See MS Biology for Teachers listed in the Academic Degrees and Certificates section above.

National Board Certification
Program Coordinator: Andrea Sledge, PhD
College of Education and Professional Studies

      The Office of Continuing Education, in collaboration with the College of Education and Professional Studies, offers a National Board Certification Mentoring program. The Mentoring Program is designed to prepare teachers for National Board portfolio preparation and assessment. Candidates attend a summer orientation session with the CWU National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) facilitator group at CWU, Ellensburg. The candidates then meet with their NBPTS facilitator a minimum of 10 times during the months between the summer orientation session and the spring deadline for submission of the National Board Certification Portfolio. For more information on CWU’s National Board Certification Mentoring program, please visit www.cwu.edu/~ectl/NBCT or call 509-963-1504.

ProTeach: Portfolio Preparation Program
      The Office of Continuing Education and the Center for Teaching and Learning offer a unique program for teachers to work toward their professional certification. The ProTeach Portfolio Preparation Program provides the Teacher ProCert candidate with maximum flexibility. You enroll in one to four courses, depending on the level of support you desire, from learning the standards, to guidance in evidence gathering and evaluation, to preparation of the portfolio for submission for external assessment. You can take from 2 to 8 credits over 3 or 4 quarters. NBCT facilitators and ETS-trained facilitators are available for mentorship. Courses are offered at all of our CWU Centers, and online. And the coursework is applicable to CWU’s Master Teacher degree. For more information visit www.cwuce.org/prodev/procert.asp or call 509-963-1504.

Professional Development for Educators
      Numerous classes are available each quarter through in-service and distance learning. Course topics are timely, taught by experienced instructors, and offer PK-12 teachers convenient, affordable options for professional development (500) credit or clock hours. Course topics include classroom management, special education, bilingual education, health and safety management, teaching strategies, technology in schools, and more. Please visit our online catalog for current offerings at www.cwuce.org/conted/catalog.asp or call 509-963-1504.

Professional development courses are offered through the Office of Continuing Education in the following subjects:

Anthropology and Museum Studies (ANTH)
Art (ART)
Biological Sciences (BIOL)
Center for Teaching and Learning (ECTL)
Chemistry (CHEM)    
Education Foundations and Curriculum (EFC)
English (ENG)
Family and Consumer Sciences (FCSG)
Recreation and Tourism (RT)
Foreign Languages (FNLA)
Spanish (SPAN)
Industrial and Engineering Technology (IET)
Mathematics (MATH)
Music (MUS)
Occupational Education (OCED)
Physical Education, School, and Public Health (HED) (PE)
Psychology (PSY)
Science Education (SCED)
Sociology (SOC)
Theatre Arts (TH)


Reading Endorsement
Program Coordinator: Sharryn Larsen Walker, PhD
Language, Literacy, and Special Education

      The Literacy Program within the College of Education and Professional Studies offers this reading endorsement option for certified teachers. Because assignments in every course are tailored to each certified teacher’s current position, the program is appropriate for those who work with students in all grade levels. Supported through the Office of Continuing Education, the program is delivered completely online. With continuous enrollment, a certified teacher can earn the Washington State P-12 Reading Endorsement from Washington’s Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction in only five quarters. Teachers from outside the state of Washington will need to verify with their state’s department of education if this program meets the guidelines for endorsement in that state. For more information, please contact Sharryn Larsen Walker at swalker@cwu.edu or 509-963-2133.

PERSONAL ENRICHMENT
Career Development and Computer Training
Program Coordinator: Rachel Gordon
Office of Continuing Education

      Distance learning provides convenient, computer-based learning opportunities for everyone. Courses are delivered over the web and can be taken in the comfort and convenience of your own home or office. We offer many online open enrollment programs designed to provide the skills necessary to acquire professional level positions for many in-demand occupations. These non-credit courses are available in many career areas, including information technology, green/sustainable energy, business, travel, legal, graphic design, medical coding, pharmacy technician, education, and others. For current offerings please see our online catalogs at www.cwuce.org/distance-learning or call 509-963-1504.

Craft Beer Tasting Series
Program Coordinator: Frank Pangrazi
Office of Continuing Education

      The Craft Beer Tasting Series offers fun, informal opportunities for the public to learn about and taste interesting and unique craft beers from around the world. For more information visit www.cwuce.org/beer_education/beer_tasting.asp or call 509-963-1504.


Ellensburg Wine Festival
Program Coordinator: Frank Pangrazi
Office of Continuing Education

      Each year the CWU World Wine Program and the Ellensburg Chamber of Commerce team up to offer the Ellensburg Wine Festival, the best wine event in central Washington. Held annually on the Saturday of Mother’s Day weekend, the glorious spring weather and the best vintages of wine in Washington State set the tone for a terrific festival. The festival was named “One of the top 10 things to do in Northwest wine country” in Wine Press Northwest magazine.

For more information about the Ellensburg Wine Festival, please call 509-925-2002, or e-mail the Ellensburg Chamber of Commerce at info@ellensburg-chamber.com.

Wine Tasting Series
Instructor: Amy Mumma, MBA
Office of Continuing Education

      Our wine tasting and lecture series offers classes that teach individuals about wine in a fun and non-intimidating way. Courses are social and interactive learning experiences that include tastings. These non-credit, consumer-oriented, short courses cover topics such as wine regions of the world, wine and food pairing, wine faults, and more. Our wine education DVD series, A Wine Odyssey, allows wine lovers to learn more about wine in the comfort and convenience of their homes. For more information visit www.cwuce.org/wine-education/consumer-courses.asp or call 509-963-1504.

Preparatory Strings Program
Program Coordinator: Bret P. Smith, PhD
Department of Music

      The Preparatory Strings Program serves the youth of Kittitas Valley by providing string instruction in group classes and conducted ensembles, from beginning to advanced. It consists of six string ensembles and one full symphony orchestra made up of students from six years old through college.The majority of students start out in either Early Beginners or Beginning Strings and then progress up through the levels to the Kittitas Valley Youth Orchestra. However students may join the beginning groups or audition for the intermediate and advanced groups during any quarter. With the exception of Early Beginners 1 and 2, the ensembles meet for two hours a week and are taught by Central Washington University students. The program provides a great opportunity for Ellensburg youth not only to improve their technical and musical skills, but also to meet other youth involved with music. The Prep Strings program is offered by the Department of Music and the Office of Continuing Education.

To learn more about the Prep Strings Program, visit www.cwu.edu/~music/prep_strings, contact the program director at prepstrings@cwu.edu, or 509-963-1498.

Yoga
Instructor: Lori Chandler
Office of Continuing Education

      Yoga is great for stress reduction, weight loss, toning and firming the body, and achieving inner peace. Special sections are available for beginners, advanced, seniors, and those with other special needs. Open to everyone. Call 509-963-1504 for more information.

SUMMER SESSION

Summer Session
Program Coordinator: Geoff Foy, PhD
Office of Continuing Education

      Summer at Central is a great place to spend your time—both inside and outside of the classroom. Enjoy learning in a relaxed atmosphere. Choose from more than 500 courses and workshops taught by experienced and engaging faculty and lecturers. Over 150 courses are taught online, so even students who are away from campus can take classes. Summer session at Central provides excellent course choices for degree-seeking students as well as professional development for K-12 educators, classroom teachers, paraprofessionals, and administrators.

      Campus housing and dining are available and affordable as are many other service areas including our health center, world-class library, the student union, and the recreation center.

      Formal admission to Central as a degree-seeking student is not required for summer study. Enrollment is open to all students, including non-residents (i.e. out-of-state students). Summer tuition rates for non-resident students are the same as those rates charged to residents, so non-residents save money during summer.

      Courses are available in many subject areas, covering general education, lower, and upper division. You will find courses in administrative management, anthropology, communications, education, English, family and consumer sciences, film and video studies, history, industrial and engineering technology, information technology, law and justice, Latin American studies, music, physical education, philosophy, psychology, sociology, theatre, and more.

      A complete list of summer session courses and workshops is available each year in March on Safari for currently enrolled students and as a PDF at www.cwu.edu/~regi/course_information.html. The schedule is updated weekly thereafter. For more information about summer session at Central, see www.cwu.edu/summer or call 509-963-1504.

APPLIED RESEARCH
Central Washington Anthropological Survey (CWAS)
Department of Anthropology
Office of Continuing Education

      The Central Washington Anthropological Survey (CWAS) conducts archaeological investigations in the central counties of Washington and promotes public involvement in the identification and protection of regional archaeological resources. CWAS cooperates with state and federal agencies, Native American tribes and nations, professional archaeologists throughout the state, and state and local archaeological societies to study and preserve Central Washington’s archeological resources.

      Not only does CWAS perform a valuable service for Central Washington, but in the process, it provides “real world” archaeological work experiences for CWU students who have demonstrated willingness and an ability to perform cultural resource management activities.

      CWAS has the tools, equipment, and staff to equip and manage large crews of up to 25 people. It has lab space to process artifacts as well as geologic and sediment samples. And it has both temporary and permanent storage facilities for the care of artifacts collected in the field. CWAS is capable of performing and subsequently reporting on systematic pedestrian surveys, test/full-scale excavations, detailed GIS applications including mapping, database management, lithic analysis, lab-processing and curation of artifacts, national register nominations, monitoring, literature reviews, remote sensing, and development of archaeological resource management plans.

      CWAS offices are centrally located on the Central Washington University campus in Ellensburg. Knowledgeable staff, faculty members, and graduate students are available to discuss archeology, GIS applications, paleontology, excavation, and other customer needs.

For more information, call 509-963-1835.

 

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