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New courses. News options at Lone Star College-North Harris

Lone Star College-North Harris is a great place to start, or for those looking to start over. Registration for the fall semester begins April 6.

Early registration ensures the best selection of classes and times as many classes are in high-demand and fill quickly. Advisors are available to assist new students with the registration process.

New courses. New options. LSC-North Harris has added two new programs for educational and career advancement.

The construction supervision associate of applied science degree program prepares graduates for entry-level careers as construction supervisors. This degree combines both the business and technical aspects of this field. Courses within the program include Business Principles, Principles of Management, Information and Project Management, Problem Solving and Decision Making, Construction Methods and Materials, Basic Construction Safety, Construction Management, Construction Estimating, Residential and Light Commercial Blueprint Reading and general academic courses. This program is ideal for a craftsman working to move up into a superintendent or supervisor position in a large construction firm or subcontractor.

If you are fascinated with electricity, then you might want to look at a career in electrical technology. Electricians enjoy one of the higher-paid specialty industry fields with a solid future as America becomes more dependent on consistent and well-maintained supplies of electricity. Some electricians become electrical inspectors, enter teaching programs, or work as construction consultants, while a few enter training programs to become contractors. Electricians are also finding that their profession is now connected with those who do computer and telecommunications wiring. More than 15 percent of electricians take additional classes on telecommunications systems, wiring and electrical interfaces.

The courses complement on-the-job training and mirror real world situations by providing classroom studies with hands-on applications in high-tech laboratories. The program also works with local electrician providers/companies to ensure that the class focus meets their needs and on preparing the student to pass the Texas State Licensing exam.

Planning ahead is equally important when it comes to financial aid. Prospective students should apply immediately for the best chance of receiving their award by the start of the semester. The priority deadline is July 15. For more information about financial aid, visit LoneStar.edu/financial-aid.

The fall semester begins August 28, with weekend classes starting September 8. Current and recently enrolled students can register online at LoneStar.edu/Registration or at any Lone Star College location. New students can apply for admission online or in-person. For more information, call 281.618.5410. A complete listing of upcoming classes is available at LoneStar.edu/Class-Search.

LSC-North Harris courses are designed to fit a diverse spectrum of academic goals, and can lead to certificates, associate degrees or university transfer. Credit classes range from art, biology, and automotive technology to cosmetology, nursing and criminal justice. Classes are offered days, evenings or weekends at LSC-North Harris, LSC-Greenspoint Center and LSC-Victory Center, as well as in online and hybrid formats.

Lone Star College-North Harris is located at 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive, one-half mile south of FM 1960 East, between Aldine-Westfield and Hardy Roads. For more information about the college, call 281.618.5400 or visit LoneStar.edu/NorthHarris.

Lone Star College offers high-quality, low-cost academic transfer and career training education to 98,000 students each semester. LSC is training tomorrow’s workforce today and redefining the community college experience to support student success. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., serves as chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area with an annual economic impact of $3.1 billion. LSC consists of six colleges, eight centers, two university centers, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.

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