Although the Spring semester is underway at Piedmont Community College (PCC), those interested can still register for classes that are condensed into 13 and 8-weeks.

PCC’s 13-week classes begin January 30 and include:

College Transfer Success ( ACA 122 )
• Offered Tuesday/Thursday, 9:30 – 10:34 a.m. on both campuses;
• This course provides information and strategies necessary to develop clear academic and professional goals beyond the community college experience.

Introduction to Business ( BUS 110 )
• Offered online;
• Covering the basic principles and practices of contemporary business, students will gain an understanding of business concepts as a foundation for future classes.

Introduction to Computers ( CIS 110 )
• Offered online;
• Learn computer concepts, including fundamental functions, operations of the computer, identification of hardware components, security issues, and use of software applications.

Public Speaking ( COM 231 )
• Offered Thursday, 1:20 – 3 p.m. on the Caswell County Campus;
• Gain instruction and experience in preparation and delivery of speeches within a public setting and group discussion. Emphasis is placed on research, preparation, delivery, and evaluation of informative, persuasive, and special occasion public speaking;
COM 231 is pre-approved as a Universal General Education Transfer Core course and will transfer to North Carolina public universities.

Principles of Macroeconomics ( ECO 252 )
• Offered online;
• Expand your knowledge about economic analysis of aggregate employment, income, and prices. Topics include major schools of economic thought, aggregate supply and demand, money and banking, and international trade;
ECO 252 is pre-approved as a Universal General Education Transfer Core course and will transfer to North Carolina public universities.

Principles of Microeconomics ( ECO 251 )
• Offered online;
• This course introduces economic analysis of individual, business, and industry in the market economy. Topics include the price mechanism, supply and demand, costs and revenue, market structures, income distribution, and government intervention;
ECO 251 is pre-approved as a Universal General Education Transfer Core course and will transfer to North Carolina public universities.

Critical Thinking ( HUM 115 )
• Offered online;
• Be introduced to the use of critical thinking skills in the context of human conflict. Emphasis is placed on evaluating information, problem solving, approaching cross-cultural perspectives, and resolving controversies and dilemmas.

Medical Terminology II
• Offered online;
• This course is the second in a series of medical terminology courses. Topics include medical vocabulary and the terms that relate to the anatomy, physiology, pathological conditions, and treatment of selected systems.

Administration Office Proc II ( MED 131 )
• Offered Monday/Wednesday, 1 – 3:50 p.m. on the Person County Campus;
• Learn medical office procedures in both economic and management skills. Topics include physical plant maintenance, equipment and supplies, liability coverage, medical economics, and introductory insurance procedures.

Nurse Aide II ( NAS 102 )
• Offered Monday/Wednesday, 8 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. on the Person County Campus;
• Study Nurse Aide II tasks (this course requires the completion of Nurse Aide I). Emphasis is placed on the role of the Nurse Aide II, sterile technique and specific tasks such as urinary catheterization, wound care, respiratory procedures, ostomy care, peripheral IV assistive activities, and alternative feeding methods.

General Psychology ( PSY 150 )
• Offered Tuesday/Thursday, 10:55 a.m. – 12:35 p.m. on both campuses;
• This course provides an overview of the scientific study of human behavior;
PSY 150 is pre-approved as a Universal General Education Transfer Core course and will transfer to North Carolina public universities.

Introduction to Sociology ( SOC 210 )
• Offered Monday/Wednesday, 10:55 a.m. – 12:35 p.m. on the Person County Campus;
• Learn about the scientific study of human society, culture, and social interactions;
SOC 210 is pre-approved as a Universal General Education Transfer Core course and will transfer to North Carolina public universities.

An additional round of classes will begin in early March as part of PCC’s 8-week classes. These include:
• Vegetable Production ( AGR 263 ) – Offered Friday, 8:33 – 9:20 a.m. on the Caswell County Campus;
• Gunsmithing – Various levels offered at a variety of times at PCC’s Person County Campus
• Welding – Various levels offered at a variety of times at PCC’s Caswell County Campus

To learn more about these 13 and 8-week classes, contact PCC’s Student Development Team at (336) 322-2159 (Person County) and (336) 694-5707 (Caswell County) or visit www.piedmontcc.edu/schedule for the full list of classes.

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