Stay on track toward a college degree without giving up summer activities.

Summer online classes at Western Nevada College begin Monday and run through Aug. 1.

With a mix of accounting, mathematics, writing and leadership classes available online, students can begin or continue their educational pursuits even with limited time in their personal schedules. In addition, Memoir and Autobiography (ENG 226) will meet in person on campus from 2-4:45 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

New students must apply for admission. Friday, June 12, is the last day students can add a full-term class through myWNC.

To view a complete list of classes that are available for the summer semester or to register via myWNC, go to www.wnc.edu/academics/schedule. Here is a look at some of the classes that are offered:

Composition I (ENG 101): Looking to improve your essay writing? This online course directed by Professor Joshua Fleming offers the tools to do so. Students will gain the skills to write clear, thorough, convincing and intertwined essays. Learn the research, reasoning and organizational skills to produce effective academic and research writing. Class days and times TBA.

Precalculus I (MATH 126): Students gain more knowledge of algebra by studying polynomials; rational and radical equations; absolute value and quadratic inequalities; relations and functions; systems of equations, as well as linear, quadratic, polynomial exponential and logarithmic functions, their graphs and applications. Days and times for this online class taught by Professor Jeff Downs will be determined.

Leadership and Human Relations (MGT 212): Professor Robert Whitcomb helps students develop a better understanding of themselves as leaders and explore some of the effective ways of leading others. Days and times for this online class will be determined, and students will need to pay an additional $5 fee.

Payroll and Employee Benefit Accounting (ACC 180): Students are introduced to payroll and employee benefit reporting to federal, state and local government agencies. Professor Richard Kloes leads this online course that includes an overview of federal and state labor laws and specialized reporting requirements, including manual and computerized payroll accounting systems. Days and times for this online class will be determined.

ON SITE CLASS: Memoir and Autobiography (ENG 226): This writing-intensive class overseen by Laurel Topken explores various approaches to writing memoirs, autobiography, family history, autobiography-based fiction and other life stories, using the classic elements of a personal essay. Class meets in person from 2 to 4:45 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.

For information on summer classes, phone WNC at 775-445-3000.


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