Second Start Courses from LSC-North Harris Offer Students a Second Chance

Published on: January 17, 2012

The spring semester has already begun at Lone Star College-North Harris, however itís not too late to register for classes. Second Start courses are available beginning as late as Mar. 19, or as soon as Jan. 30. Shorter than the traditional semester, these classes offer additional flexibility. The offerings range from a slightly-shortened semester, to an intense, fast-paced sprint through the coursework.

More than 150 Second Start classes are available at LSC-North Harris this spring, including traditional subjects like accounting, biology, economics and speech. Workforce-specific offerings such as pharmacy technology and respiratory care are also offered.

Second Start classes are available days, evenings, or weekends at LSC-North Harris, LSC-Victory Center and LSC-Greenspoint Center, as well as in online and hybrid formats.

Even though some classes do not start for several months, those interested should register as soon as possible. Record enrollments at LSC-North Harris have resulted in an incredibly high demand for classes, and the limited number of seats can fill quickly.

Current and recently enrolled students can register online at my.LoneStar.edu. New students can apply for admission online, at the LSC-North Harris campus, or at one of its two centers.

Lone Star College-North Harris courses are designed to fit a diverse spectrum of academic goals, and can lead to certificates, associate degrees or university transfer. Credit classes range from art, chemistry and engineering technology to cosmetology, nursing and criminal justice. A complete listing of available classes can be found at LoneStar.edu/class-search.

Lone Star College-North Harris is located at 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive, one-half mile south of FM 1960 East, between Aldine-Westfield and Hardy Roads. For more information about the college, call 281.618.5400 or visit LoneStar.edu/NorthHarris.

With more than 75,000 students in credit classes for fall 2011, and a total enrollment of more than 90,000, 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 six colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball, and LSC-University Park, six centers, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.

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