Winter Mini-Mester Offers Fast-Track for College Credit

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 LoneStar.edu and clicking on myLoneStar. New students may register for a Winter Mini-Mester course after they apply for admission at LoneStar.edu/Admissions 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 TCInfo@lonestar.edu.

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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 LoneStar.edu.