Winter Mini-Mester Offers Fast-Track for College Credit

Published on: November 04, 2010

For those who were unable to register for Fall 2010 classes or just wish to pick up additional college credit during the holiday break, Lone Star College-Tomball (LSC-Tomball) will offer Winter Mini-Mester courses that run from December 20 to January 7 at the University Park campus. Registration for these three-week courses begins on Monday, November 8.

Campus course offerings include Algebra, Art Appreciation, American Government, Calculus, Composition & Rhetoric, Economics, Finite Mathematics, General Psychology, Interpersonal Communications, Life-Growth/Development, Principles of Sociology, Public Speaking, Statistics, Trigonometry and U.S. History.

Online course offerings include American Literature Colonial-Civil War, British Literature Anglo Saxon, Composition & Rhetoric, Introduction to Mass Communications, Nutrition and Technical Communication.

On-site registration will be held at LSC-Tomball and Lone Star College-University Park (LSC-University Park) until Friday, December 17. Registration is Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. LSC-Tomball is located at 30555 Tomball Parkway and LSC-University Park is located at 20515 State Highway 249.

Students may register online until December 16 by going to and clicking on myLoneStar. New students may register for a Winter Mini-Mester course after they apply for admission at or in person at any Lone Star College System campus.

LSC-University Park is located off State Highway 249 and Louetta Road, in the southwest corner. Though Winter Mini-Mester classes will not be held at the LSC-Tomball campus, students may still use the Lone Star College-Tomball Community Library.

For more information about the Winter Mini-Mester, call (281) 351-3300 or 290-2600 or e-mail

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With more than 69,000 students in credit classes for fall 2010 and a total enrollment of more than 85,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and the fastest-growing community college system in Texas. Dr. Richard Carpenter is the chancellor of LSCS, which consists of five colleges: LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris and LSC-Tomball; six centers; LSC-University Park; LSC-University Center at Montgomery; LSC-University Center at University Park; Lone Star Corporate College; and LSC-Online. To learn more, visit