The Authentic Self: Becoming an Instrument of Change


Fall 2013, Winter 2014 and Spring 2014 quarters

Taught by

performance, voice, community studies
human and organizational systems

You are the most powerful and versatile tool you have. Do you know who you are and what you stand for?  Is that who you want to be? How can you use your presence as an instrument of change? How do you know what you evoke/provoke in others?  How do you move in the world with awareness of your authentic self? The ability to communicate and influence is crucial to our effectiveness as we move through many systems.  This program is designed for students who want to develop skills of self-knowledge and “use of self” as an instrument of social change.

Program Details

Fields of Study

Preparatory for studies or careers in

psychology, performing arts, communications

Location and Schedule

Campus location



Offered during: Weekend

Advertised schedule: 9a-5p Sat/Sun; fall: Oct 5, 19, 20, Nov 16, 17, Dec 7, 8; winter: Jan 11, 18, 19, Feb 8, 9, Mar 8, 9; spring: 6-9p Fri Apr 4, 9a-5p Sat/Sun April 12 & 13, 1-6p Sat Apr 26, 9a-5p May 3 & 4, May 31 & June 1


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Online Learning

Hybrid Online Learning < 25% Delivered Online:

Schedule Details

Field trip to the Procession of the Species in Olympia on April 26.

Required Fees

Fall & Winter: $10 per student for theatre tickets; Spring: $20 for art materials

Special Expenses

Approximately $10 for registration and preparation for the Procession of Species 


Date Revision
February 24th, 2014 Spring quarter special expenses added.
November 27th, 2013 Winter Required Fees decreased.
November 12th, 2013 Spring quarter dates added.
July 31st, 2013 Winter Quarter dates added.
July 16th, 2013 Fall Quarter dates added.

Registration Information

Credits: 8 (Fall); 8 (Winter); 8 (Spring)

Class standing: Junior–Senior

Maximum enrollment: 50


Course Reference Number

Jr - Sr (8 credits): 10041

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Accepting New Students

Course Reference Number

Jr - Sr (8 credits): 20023

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Enrollment Closed


Spring enrollment open to students who participated in fall and/or winter quarters.  Not accepting new enrollments for spring quarter.

Course Reference Number

Jr - Sr (8 credits): 30020

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