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Fall semester courses announced

It is not too soon to start thinking about fall semester. Registration is under way, and classes will start Aug. 19. New-student orientation will be held Aug. 20 at all three PDCCC locations — Franklin, Suffolk, and Smithfield. Students may attend an early session from noon to 2 p.m. or a later session from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Get ahead!

At PDCCC, you can get ahead by pursuing an Associate in Arts and Science degree, transferable to a four-year institution, or an Associate in Applied Science degree or certificate to move directly into the workforce.

You can also take advantage of customized business and industry courses that upgrade your workplace skills or noncredit community service courses for sheer enjoyment at the College’s Regional Workforce Development Center in Franklin.

Following are some of the many courses available for fall semester, 2010:

Onsite Credit Courses

An array of courses scheduled for fall semester at the Hobbs Suffolk Campus includes the following: Principles of Accounting I, Survey of Criminology, American Sign Language I, Keyboarding I, Communication in Management, College Chemistry I, Public Speaking, Schematic and Mechanical Diagrams, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, U.S. History I, Introduction to Microcomputers, Principles of Marketing, Precalculus I, Medical Office Coding, Yoga and Introduction to Psychology I.

Online credit courses

Fall online classes include Introduction to Computerized Accounting, office administration; General Biology I, Business Law, Introduction to Computer Science, Principles of Macroeconomics English Composition, History of Western Civilization I, Spreadsheet Software, Introduction to Network Concepts, Introduction to Game Design and Development, Principles of Marketing, Practical Reasoning, Child Psychology, Survey of the New Testament, Beginning Spanish I and Introduction to Sociology.

Workforce/Community Service Courses

Fall credit courses at the College’s Regional Workforce Development Center include Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Controls I, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration I-II, Introduction to Business, Team Concepts/Problem Solving and Warehouse and Distribution Operation. Backflow Prevention and Cross-Connections is scheduled for the Hobbs Suffolk Campus.

Noncredit/community-service courses scheduled for the Workforce Center include Computer for Absolute Beginners and Dog Obedience. Take Better Pictures is scheduled for PDCCC’s Smithfield Center.

For information on other courses and options available at PDCCC, call 569-6700, or visit www.pdc.edu to check out the full schedule for fall semester.