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General Education

Renton Technical College offers students the academic courses they need to complete their program. Many of these courses will transfer to four-year colleges. While transferability is determined at the receiving institution, the courses marked with an asterisk below generally transfer to the colleges and universities in Washington State.


American Sign Language
ASL& 121 American Sign Language

BIOL 105 Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
BIOL& 160 General Biology*
BIOL& 241 Human Anatomy and Physiology I*
BIOL& 242 Human Anatomy and Physiology II*
BIOL& 260 Microbiology*

CHEM& 121 General Chemistry
CHEM& 131 Introduction to Organic and Biological Chemistry

CMST& 101 Introduction to Communication
CMST& 220 Public Speaking

ENGL 080 Writing Improvement I
ENGL 090 Writing Improvement II
ENGL 100 Applied Composition
ENGL& 101 English Composition*
ENGL& 102 Writing from Research
ENGL& 111 Introduction to Literature
ENGL 210 Children's Literature
ENGL& 235 Technical Writing
ENGL& 254 World Literature

GEOL& 101 Introduction to Physical Geology

HIST 110 Survey of American History
HIST& 126 World Civilization
HIST& 136 U.S. History I
HIST& 137 U.S. History II

Human Relations
HUM 101 Human Relations

Developmental Courses
MATH 065 Fundamentals of Mathematics
MATH 075 Pre-algebra
MATH 085 Beginning Algebra
MATH 095 Intermediate Algebra
Program Linked Math Courses
AMATH 170 Mathematics for the Health Sciences
AMATH 175 Applied Mathematics for Business and Industry
AMATH 185 Applied Algebra for Business and Industry
AMATH 195 Advanced Applied Algebra
AMATH 205 Intermediate Algebra with Analytical Geometry
College Transfer
MATH& 107 Contemporary Mathematics*
MATH& 146 Introduction to Statistics*
MATH 110 College Algebra*
MATH& 141 Pre-Calculus I
MATH& 142 Pre-Calculus II
MATH& 148 Business Calculus I
MATH& 151 Calculus I 
MATH& 152 Calculus II

MUSC& 105 Music Appreciation

NUTR& 101 Human Nutrition

PHIL& 101 Introduction to Philosophy (5 credits)

PHYS& 114 General Physics I
PHYS& 115 General Physics II
PHYS& 116 General Physics III

Political Science
POLS 150 Contemporary World Issues
POLS& 202 American Government

PSYC& 100 General Psychology*
PSYC& 200 Developmental Psychology

SOC& 101 Survey of Sociology

SPAN& 121 Spanish I
SPAN& 122 Spanish II
SPAN& 123 Spanish III