Fall WNC classes slated at Douglas campus | NevadaAppeal.com

Fall WNC classes slated at Douglas campus

Nevada Appeal Staff Report

Fall classes at Western Nevada College begin Aug. 29, and online registration is in full swing at http://www.wnc.edu.

Students in Douglas County can take classes at the WNC Douglas campus and often skip the commute to Carson City. This fall, more than 35 classes will be offered – and an additional 80 classes can be taken online, giving students the opportunity to earn a degree closer to home.

Classes on tap at the Douglas campus include American Sign Language, arts and crafts, biology, chemistry, English, environmental studies, geology, mathematics, music appreciation, and Spanish. High school students may get a jump on college by taking fast-track classes in English or math, at a lower price.

Students may be interested in classes such as:

Humans and the Environment (ENV 100, #80569, 3 units): This class introduces the ecology of natural systems and studies the relationship and impact of humans to the environment.

Music Appreciation (MUS121, #80834, 3 units): Students will analyze styles and forms of music from the Middle Ages through the 20th century. Musical instruments and major composters will be discussed.

American Sign Language 1 (AM 145, # 80026, 4 units): Focuses on the development of basic conversational skills. Students will learn to recognize and use signs using basic sentence structure and grammar. The importance of cultural traditions, diversity and ethics in the modern world will be covered.

Preparing Students for Academic Success (EPY 150, # 80592, 3 units): This online class teaches students to develop effective and efficient study skills to help them succeed in college. Learning style preferences, college resources, techniques to manage stress and time management will be discussed.

To browse the full list of fall classes or register, http://www.wnc.edu. For assistance, call 775-445-3000.