Academic Coordinator for The College Experience

Integrated Independence Seminar

The seminar prepares students for the culminating outcome: living and working independently. A series of discussions will focus on topics vital to mastery of successful community interdependence. Issues related to living with quiet enjoyment, healthy eating, balanced lifestyle that includes exercise and recreation, employment maintenance, life-long learning, and reciprocal personal relationships. The course provides opportunities…

Human Sexuality

In this course students will learn about sexuality, dating, communication, boundaries, anatomy, sexual acts, and safety. Students will learn about emotional readiness, how to develop healthy relationships, and advocacy. Students will learn what sexual harassment is, the consequences, and what steps to take if they witness or are a victim of sexual harassment. Students will…

First Aid

This hands-on class will focus on the importance of First Aid and Emergency Preparedness. Students will learn the basics of First Aid and CPR and have the opportunity to earn their American Red Cross certifications. Practice of the techniques will be integral during this course. The importance of Emergency Preparedness will be discussed and guest…

Finance Lab

Students will learn all the facets of online banking, managing bank accounts via a phone application, and will plan their spending for the week. Students will also learn about direct deposit, managing paychecks, and how to check their account balance. Students will learn about filling out a W-2, and understanding how they are taxed with…

Finance

Students will learn all necessary finance skills for independent living, such as, value, coin/bill identification, calculating change, budgeting, banking, credit, safety, tipping, sale prices, and identity theft. Students will increase their financial literacy on an array of topics. Students will learn cash register skills, which will aid them in employment preparation and opportunities when applying…

Fashion

This course is designed to teach students the basic principles of fashion. They will learn a brief history of fashion and where the styles we see today originated from. There will be emphasis on fitting to make clothes more flattering to the body, as well as how to combine colors: including complementary, neutrals and patterns.…

Experimental Drawing II

This course will take the skills taught in Experimental Drawing I and apply them and further expand students knowledge and application of drawing. This class is about drawing; about the experience of drawing; and about the possibilities of looking at the world with new eyes. Students will learn how to produce a broad range of…

Experimental Drawing

This class is about drawing; about the experience of drawing; and about the possibilities of looking at the world with new eyes. Students will learn how to produce a broad range of values with different materials, perspective rendering, and modeling of forms. We will look at the drawings of the Old and Modern Masters. Learn…