Continuing Education offers aviation and law courses this summer

Published on: May 10, 2011

In addition to its packed lineup of summer courses, the Continuing Education program at Lone Star College-Tomball will offer two interesting new options this year.

“Aviation, Fundamentals” will be held June 21 through August 11 on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The course will provide the basic ground school for the Private Pilot Certificate. The classes will cover key topics, including the principles of flight, aerodynamics, radio procedures, weather, navigation and Federal Aviation Administration regulations. Taught by LSC-Tomball chemistry professor Jim Pelezo, the course costs $415.

“Navigating the Justice System” will be held June 23 to August 11 on Thursday evenings from 7 to 10 p.m. The course will explain the court system process and how and when to retain an attorney for a particular legal matter. The classes will review various legal issues, such as driving while intoxicated, traffic tickets, self protection, identity theft, burglary/theft, small claims, criminal arrest and family law. Taught by local attorney Kevin Jones, the course will cost $142.

To learn more about these courses, e-mail Teresa.W.Hill@LoneStar.edu or call 281-357-3688 or 281-357-3676. To view all the LSC-Tomball Continuing Education summer courses, visit LoneStar.edu/CE. LSC-Tomball is located at 30555 Tomball Parkway, at the intersection of State Highway 249 and Zion Road.

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With more than 69,000 students in credit classes for Spring 2011 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.