General Education Courses

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

Biology

  • 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*

Chemistry

  • CHEM& 121 Introduction to Chemistry*
  • CHEM& 131 Introduction to Organic and Biological Chemistry

Communication   

  • CMST& 101 Introduction to Communication
  • CMST& 220 Public Speaking

English

  • COMP 080 Writing Improvement I
  • COMP 090 Writing Improvement II
  • COMP 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

Geology

  • GEOL& 101 Introduction to Physical Geology*

History

  • 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

Math

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& 141 Pre-Calculus I
  • MATH& 142 Pre-Calculus II
  • MATH& 148 Business Calculus I*
  • MATH& 151 Calculus I* 
  • MATH& 152 Calculus II

Music

  • MUSC& 105 Music Appreciation*

Nutrition

  • NUTR& 101 Human Nutrition

Philosophy

  • PHIL& 101 Introduction to Philosophy* 

Physics

  • PHYS& 114 General Physics I*

Political Science

  • POLS 150 Contemporary World Issues
  • POLS& 202 American Government*

Psychology

  • PSYC& 100 General Psychology*
  • PSYC& 200 Developmental Psychology

Sociology

  • SOC& 101 Survey of Sociology*

Spanish

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