Numerous four, six, and eight week classes are set to begin Monday, June 10, at Mid-Plains Community College campus locations and online.
According to Chuck Salestrom, Area Associate Vice President of Marketing, Public Information and Development, this is a great way for students to complete a number of college credit hours in a short period of time.
"This is a great way to take classes because you basically immerse yourself in the class for a short time and you're finished before you know it," he said.
A wide variety of courses in areas such as math, science, history, social sciences and English will be offered for students whose goal is to transfer to a four-year institution. These classes include Math for Health Occupations; Algebra; Applied Calculus; Survey of Chemistry; American History; College Prep Writing; Expository Writing; Literature of Nature; Greek Mythology; American Government and Politics; General Biology; Lifespan Development; Human Relations – People Skills; Ecology/Environment; Art Appreciation; and numerous others.
Individuals who would like to improve their business, office technology or accounting skills may be interested in classes such as Forensic Accounting; Risk Management for Events and Sports; Supervisory Management; E-Marketing; Business Statistics; Business English; Integrated Information Processing; Microsoft Office Integration; and Transcription/Voice Activation, to name a few.
Physical education classes are always popular in the summer. Offerings include walking and jogging; aerobics; drugs and sports; power sculpting; and advanced volleyball techniques. Those who are interested in expanding their horizons by learning a foreign language may be interested in taking Beginning Spanish I or II.
A complete schedule of classes can be found at www.mpcc.edu. It is strongly recommended that students wishing to register make an advising appointment by calling (308) 535-3774 in North Platte or (308) 345-8102 in McCook.
MPCC offers numerous scholarships, grants and loans available to all qualified students and financial situations. For more information, contact Juanita Czarnick in North Platte at (308) 535-3708 or Dale Brown in McCook at (308) 345-8112.