Earn College Credit Over the Holidays with a Mini-mester Course at Lone Star College-Montgomery
Published on: November 10, 2009
Keep the momentum going between the fall and spring semesters by completing a mini-mester fast-track course over the winter break.
Lone Star College-Montgomery offers 26 three-or four-week mini-mester classes beginning Monday, December 14, and continuing through Thursday, December 31, (for three-week courses) or Wednesday, January 6 (for four-week courses).
Classes are held Monday through Friday either on campus or through the college’s distance learning program, with most classes meeting the state’s core curriculum transfer requirement. Mini-mester classes will not be held on Friday, December 25, or on Friday, January 1.
Mini-mester course offerings include: Arts 1301
(Art Appreciation)Biology 1322
(Business Principles)Business 1405
(Business Computer Applications)Computer Information Technology 1401
(Microcomputer Application)Drama 1310
(Introduction to Theatre)Drama 2361
(History of Theatre I)Economics 2301
(Composition and Rhetoric I)English 1302
(Composition and Rhetoric II)English 2311
(Technical Communications)Government 2301
(American Government I)Government 2302
(American Government II)History 1301
(United States History to 1877)Humanities 1301
(Introduction to the Humanities: Prehistory to Gothic)Mathematics 1314
(College Algebra)Mathematics 1324
(Finite Mathematics)Mathematics 1325
(Elements of Calculus with Application)Music 1306
(Music Appreciation)Professional Office Technology 1401
(Introduction to Computers)Psychology 2301
(General Psychology)Psychology 2314
(Life Span Growth and Development)Sociology 2319
(Minority Studies)Speech 1315
(Public Speaking)Speech 1318
Those courses being offered online include: Art Appreciation; Business Principles; Business Computer Applications; Microcomputer Application; Introduction to Computers; Introduction to Theatre; History of Theatre I; Macroeconomics; Microeconomics; Composition and Rhetoric I; Technical Communications; American Government I; American Government II; United States History to 1877; Introduction to the Humanities: Prehistory to Gothic; Music Appreciation; General Psychology; Life Span Growth and Development; and Minority Studies.
Two of the mini-mester classes, Composition and Rhetoric I and II, are conveniently offered in the evenings from 5:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.
According to Dr. Julie Leidig, vice president of instruction at LSC-Montgomery, mini-mester classes are ideal for students who like focused and intensive study or those who need to complete coursework quickly to meet the pre-requisites for more advanced work.
Registration for the winter break mini-mester classes, as well as the spring semester, began Monday, November 9.
The college is open for registration Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m.-7 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. The college offices will be closed beginning 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 25, through Sunday, November 29, for the Thanksgiving holidays.
For registration information, contact the office of student services at (936) 273-7236, or visit www.LoneStar.edu/montgomery
. LSC-Montgomery is located at 3200 College Park Drive, one-half mile west of Interstate 45, between Conroe and The Woodlands. For more information about the college, call (936) 273-7000, or visit www.LoneStar.edu/montgomery.
Lone Star College System consists of five colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, and LSC-Tomball, six centers, LSC-University Center, LSC-University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. With more than 58,000 students in credit classes this fall, LSCS is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and third largest community college system in Texas. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.