Eight-week classes will begin at Piedmont Community College (PCC) on March 8. These “mini-mester” courses are perfect for students interested in starting their education or earning additional credits during the Spring 2019 semester.

PCC will also offer the following courses starting March 8:

Plant Science:
• As part of PCC’s new Agribusiness Technology program, instructor Kin Watlington introduces the basic principles of botany that pertain to agricultural production. Emphasis is placed on the anatomy and physiology of flowering plants.
• Monday – Thursday, 8 – 10 a.m. on PCC’s Caswell County Campus

Public Speaking:
• Successful students will be able to prepare and deliver well-organized speeches and participate in group discussion with appropriate audiovisual support after completing this course with instructor Princess Watkins
• Tuesday, 6-8:50 p.m. on PCC’s Person County Campus
• Transfer Course: Pre-approved as a Universal General Education Transfer Core course and will transfer to North Carolina public universities.

Admin Office Procedures II:
• This course provides medical office procedures in both economic and management skills with instructor Lisa Terry. Upon completion, students should be able to manage the economics of the medical office and supervise personnel. (pre-requisite required)
• Monday/Wednesday, 1 – 3:50 p.m. on PCC’s Person County Campus

Medical Terminology II
• Learn medical vocabulary and the terms that relate to the anatomy, physiology, pathological conditions, and treatment of selected systems with instructor Merlette Walker. (pre-requisite required)
• Online

Nurse Aide II:
• Join instructors Angie Conner and Kim Tingen in this second Nurse Aide course. Successful students will be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills and safe performance of skills necessary to be eligible for listing on the North Carolina Nurse Aide II Registry. (pre-requisite required)
• Monday/Wednesday, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. on PCC’s Person County Campus

PCC’s Gunsmithing program also presents a variety of selections during the short semester. This unique program is designed to provide students with the required skills needed to refurbish metal and wood as applicable to firearms, to diagnose malfunctions for repair, and to accomplish more complex custom gunsmithing tasks.

Course work includes manufacturing of tools used in the gunsmithing trade, restoration of firearms, stock making, barrel work, repair work, and custom work. The student will accomplish this work by performing actual gunsmithing tasks in a “hands-on” environment.

Students also have the opportunity to prepare for Summer and Fall classes by getting a head start on developmental classes. In fact, developmental math and integrated reading and English classes are offered at a wide range of times on both the Person and Caswell County campuses. These classes provide an opportunity to develop proficiencies that will prepare students for future success.

Get additional course information by contacting your program advisor or PCC’s Student Development Team at (336) 599-1181. Visit www.piedmontcc.edu/schedule for schedule details.

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