Summer classes starting soon

Published 10:06 pm Thursday, March 19, 2009

The college was on Spring Break last week, giving students and faculty a much-needed intermission. And although spring semester will continue through May 4, registration for summer semester is now under way. Summer classes will begin May 18.

Summer classes

You can make this summer count at PDCCC! Our summer semester schedule includes transfer courses for students enrolled in four-year colleges and universities who want to earn credits during their summer break; classes for students working toward a two-year degree or certificate at PDCCC; and options for personal enrichment or getting ahead in the workforce. Following are just a few examples of the varied offerings that will be available:

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Hobbs Suffolk Campus

Topics in Education will be taught Monday through Friday from 8 to 11:10 a.m. US History I will be taught on Mondays and Wednesdays, May 18 through June 22, from 8 a.m. to 12:05 p.m.; US History II will be offered the same days and times, June 24 through July 29. Music Appreciation I will be offered Mondays and Wednesdays, from 4 to 6 p.m.

Franklin Campus

General Biology I will meet May 18 through June 22 from 6 to 10:05 p.m., with lectures on Mondays and Wednesdays and lab on Tuesdays and Thursdays. General Biology II will meet June 24 through July 29 within the same time frame, which allows students to complete both four-credit classes in ten weeks. Pre-calculus I will be taught on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7 to 9 p.m., and Martial Arts I-II will be featured on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 to 7:15 p.m.

Introduction to Psychology I will be taught on Tuesdays from 6 to 10:05 p.m., and Public Speaking will be featured on Mondays and Wednesdays from 2 to 4 p.m. Introduction to Psychology I will be taught on Thursdays from 6 to 10:05 p.m.; Survey of the New Testament on Wednesdays from 6 to 10:05 p.m.; and Public Speaking on Mondays from 6 to 10:05 pm.

Online Offerings

Summer semester online options include Principles of Accounting I-II; General Biology I-II; Leadership Development; Principles of Macroeconomics; Principles of Microeconomics; College Composition I-II; Medical Law and Ethics; International Marketing Management; Aerobic Fitness I; Practical Reasoning; and Survey of the Old Testament.

For a full list of summer semester classes offered online or at the Hobbs Suffolk Campus, the Franklin Campus, PDCCC’s Center in Smithfield or at the Regional Workforce Development Center, visit the college website at For information on other options available at PDCCC, call 569-6700.

Dr. Patsy Joyner is the vice president for Institutional Advancement at PDCCC.