Tacoma Community College in Gig Harbor presents Harbor Institute, a program for active, engaged, and non-degree seeking adults who don’t want to stop learning! Harbor Institute is a new lineup of courses designed for the curious, the inquisitive, and the academically inclined – individuals seeking ongoing intellectual challenges! Courses are dynamic and topics are inspired. Instructors are talented, highly qualified experts in their fields of study, motivated to share their knowledge and experiences with people who appreciate and crave further awareness about exciting, interesting, and relevant subjects. Participants will continue to learn in an environment that supports face-to-face interaction with instructors and peers, about diverse topics in humanities, science, technology, social science, and public interest – without tests, term papers, or grades!
A look at the events leading to WWII and the sacrifices made by many that aided the war effort. Audio/video clips and recently unclassified correspondence will explore the last year of peace before Pearl Harbor and the events that followed. 3 sessions.
Class #: 6137
Dates: Mar 14 – Mar 28
Week Day(s): TU
Times: 2:00p – 4:00p
Location: Gig Harbor Campus
A study of the people of the British Isles from its earliest known inhabitants until the 5th century AD. Examine the culture and religion of the Celtic people as well as the development of Romano-British society. 6 sessions
Examine the key aspects of Roman religion during the 1st to 4th centuries AD. Discussion will include the core beliefs of Roman paganism and the Imperial cult, as well as the integration of Persian,Egyptian and Celtic religious practices by many Romans throughout the empire. 6 sessions.
Learn more about the new technology that you read about every day. The class will explore positives and negatives of things like drones, 3-D printing, Big Data, analytics, satellites, energy (including fracking and alternatives like solar), virtual reality, and more. 6 sessions