Cal Poly Humboldt is the northernmost California State University located in Arcata, California, USA.
Courses[edit | edit source]
ANTH329 Media and International Social Change[edit | edit source]
Engr114 Whole Earth Engineering[edit | edit source]
Engr115 Intro to Engineering[edit | edit source]
Engr215 Introduction to Design[edit | edit source]
Welcome to ENGR 215 Introduction to Design taught by Lonny Grafman. This is a 3-credit course aimed at introducing the student to the engineering design process, including critical analysis of problems, teamwork, design thinking and technical communication. The course meets weekly for 2 hours of lecture and 3 hours of lab. However, these "lecture" periods and "lab" periods will be used for multiple learning formats as this course will integrate lecture, discussion, student projects, computer labs and outdoor field activities. It will require active learning on your part.
The course modality this semester is face to face, i.e. we will meet face to face in person during all of our lecture and lab periods in our specified rooms on campus. You must wear a mask and abide by the most up-to-date campus policies.Much of the following language is adapted from HSU provided content to represent this course.
Engr305 Appropriate Technology[edit | edit source]
Engr308 Technology and the Environment[edit | edit source]
Engr410 Environmental Impact Assessment[edit | edit source]
JMC116 Intro to Mass Communication[edit | edit source]
Intro to Mass Communication (JMC 116) is a course taught through the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication at Humboldt State University by instructor Jessie M. Cretser-Hartenstein. This course covers:
- History of mass media
- Survey of media outlets and different forms of media
- The relationship between mass media and society
- Corporate ownership, industries, and technologies
- Media ethics
- The ways in which media affect our lives
- How to become more responsible media consumers and creators
JMC330 International Mass Communication[edit | edit source]
International Mass Communication (JMC 330) is a course taught through the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication at Humboldt State University by instructor Jessie M. Cretser-Hartenstein. This course covers:
- Comparative press systems and theories
- Problems of international and crosscultural communications
- International news reporting of foreign presses and other institutions
- Survey of publications and broadcast systems
Campus Center for Appropriate Technology (CCAT)[edit | edit source]
The Campus Center for Appropriate Technology is a student-run sustainability organization on the site of Cal Poly Humboldt in Arcata, California, which is intended as a site for experiementing with and developing small-scale or "appropriate" technology.In the late '70s a short assembly of devoted college students saved the ramshackle Buck house on the Cal Poly Humboldt campus from being destroyed. With local gatherings and the support of HSU staff and the community, students began to remodel the house and to use it to experiment with what they saw as "appropriate" technologies. In the summer of 1979 the students obtained the house, redesigned it and decided to actually use the building as a residence. The group became an Associated Students program known as the Campus Center for Appropriate Technology (CCAT).
Summer immersions[edit | edit source]
Parras[edit | edit source]
Chiapas[edit | edit source]
This category is for Humboldt State University's 2010 summer immersion in Appropriate Technology and Spanish Language & Culture that took place in San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico. In 2010, we worked with Otros Mundos and various community members in San Cristobal de las Casas and near Acteal to collaboratively build three improved cookstoves, three rainwater catchment systems, windbelt prototypes, microhydro power feasibility studies, and a biogas digestor.You can see more program details here, view the 2010 projects below or see all the pages pertaining to the HSU Chiapas Program at the bottom of this category.