Summer classes begin June 11 at Mid Plains
Numerous four, six, and eight week classes are set to begin Monday, June 11, at Mid-Plains Community College campus locations and online.
According to Chuck Salestrom, area director of public information and marketing, this is a great way for students to complete a number of college credit hours in a short period of time.
“This is a great way to take classes because you basically immerse yourself in the class for a short time and you’re finished before you know it,” he said.
A wide variety of courses in areas such as math, science, history, social sciences and English will be offered for students whose goal is to transfer to a four-year institution. These classes include elementary statistics; algebra; trigonometry; applied calculus; survey of chemistry; American history; expository writing; short fiction; human relations; fundamentals of speech/human communication and numerous others.
Individuals who would like to improve their office technology skills may be interested in classes such as business English; keyboarding; integrated information processing; Microsoft Office integration; transcription/voice activation; and medical terminology, to name a few.
Physical education classes are always popular in the summer. Offerings include swimming and conditioning; walking and jogging; training and conditioning; aerobics; yoga; drugs and sports; power sculpting; and advanced volleyball techniques.
Those who are interested in expanding their horizons by learning a foreign language may be interested in taking Beginning Spanish I or II. Several nursing classes, including medication aide, are also being offered
A complete schedule of classes can be found at www.mpcc.edu. It is strongly recommended that students wishing to register make an advising appointment by calling (308) 535-3774 in North Platte or (308) 345-8102 in McCook.
MPCC offers numerous scholarships, grants and loans available to all qualified students and financial situations. For more information, contact Juanita Czarnick in North Platte at (308) 535-3708 or Dale Brown in McCook at (308) 345-8112.