Mini-mester Courses at Lone Star College-Montgomery Offer Fast and Focused Course Credit

Earn college credit between the fall and spring semesters by completing a mini-mester course over the winter break at Lone Star College-Montgomery.
 
These three- or four-week courses begin Monday, December 20, and continue through Friday, January 7, 2011, (for three-week courses) or Friday, January 14, 2011, (for four-week courses).
 
Classes are held Monday through Friday either on campus or through the college’s distance learning program, with most courses meeting the state’s core curriculum transfer requirement. They’re a great option for students who like focused and intensive study or for those who need to complete coursework quickly to meet pre-requisites for more advanced work.
 
Mini-mester course offerings include:

Arts 1301
(Art Appreciation)
Biology 1322 (Nutrition)
Business 1301 (Business Principles)
Business 1405 (Business Computer Applications)
Computer Information Technology 1401 (Introduction to Computers )
Drama 1310 (Introduction to Theatre)
Economics 2301 (Macroeconomics)
Economics 2302 (Microeconomics)
English 0305 (Developmental Reading II)
English 0307 (Developmental Writing II)
English 1301 (Composition and Rhetoric I)
English 1302 (Composition and Rhetoric II)
English 2311 (Technical Communications)
English 2322 (British Literature Anglo Saxon-Mid 18th)
English 2327 (American Literature Colonial to Civil War)
Government 2301 (American Government: National, State, & Local I)
Government 2302 (American Government: National State, & Local II)
History 1301 (United States History to 1877)
Mathematics 1314 (College Algebra)
Mathematics 1324 (Finite Mathematics)
Mathematics 1325 (Elements of Calculus with Application)
Music 1306 (Music Appreciation)
Philosophy 1301 (Introduction to Philosophy)
Psychology 2301 (General Psychology)
Psychology 2314 (Life Span Growth and Development)
Sociology 1301 (Principles of Sociology)
Speech 1315 (Public Speaking)
Speech 1318 (Interpersonal Communication)
 
Those courses being offered online include: Art Appreciation; Business Principles; Business Computer Applications; Introduction to Computers; Introduction to Theatre; Macroeconomics; Microeconomics; Composition and Rhetoric I; Composition and Rhetoric II; Technical Communications; British Literature Anglo Saxon-Mid 18th ; American Government: National, State, & Local I; American Government: National, State, & Local II; United States History to 1877; Music Appreciation; Introduction to Philosophy; General Psychology; Life Span Growth and Development; and Principles of Sociology.
 
Registration for the winter break mini-mester courses, as well as the spring 2011 semester, began Monday, November 8.
 
Students may register in person or online using MyLoneStar, the new student information and registration system in place for all of the Lone Star College System. Registration or payments by telephone will no longer be available. A Web page addressing all of the changes and providing additional information has been set up at www.LoneStar.edu/BeReady.
 
On-campus registration and advising hours are Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.- 7 p.m.; Friday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. The college will be closed beginning at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 24, through Sunday, November 28, for the Thanksgiving holidays, as well as Monday, December 20, through Sunday, January 2, for winter break.
 
For more information, call the office of student services at (936) 273-7236.
 
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.
 
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 including 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.