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PCC to offer multiple late start classes including transferable options

Published Tuesday, August 28, 2018
by Elizabeth Townsend

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Piedmont Community College’s (PCC) Fall semester is underway, but students who missed the mid-August start date still have the opportunity to enroll in highly sought after courses such as Public Speaking, English, Economics, and History.

In addition, the College’s new Agribusiness Technology program will kick-off with three courses beginning September 6 on the Caswell County Campus.

Courses available during the 13-week session, beginning in September, include:

AGR-139: Intro to Sustainable Ag – held Monday, 8 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. (CCC)
AGR-140: Agricultural Chemicals – held Tuesday, 12 – 2:20 p.m. (CCC)
ANS-110: Animal Science – held Monday, 9:40 – 11:15 a.m. (CCC)
MAT-152: Statistical Methods I – held Tuesday/Thursday, 11 a.m. – 12:32 p.m. (PCC)

Courses available during the 8-week session, beginning in October, include:
ACA-111: College Student Success - online
ACA-122: College Transfer Success - online
* ART-111: Art Appreciation – online
CJC-212: Ethics and Comm Relations – held Monday, 8:10 – 9:20 a.m. (PCC)
* COM-231: Public Speaking – held Wednesday, 6 – 8:50 p.m. (PCC)
DMS-001: Developmental Math – multiple sessions
* ECO-251: Principles of Microeconomics – online
* ENG-111: Writing and Inquiry – online
* HIS-111: World Civilizations I – online
* MAT-143: Quantitative Literacy – online
MED-122: Medical Terminology II – multiple sessions (pre-requisite required)
MED-150: Laboratory Procedures I – held Monday/Wednesday, 9 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. (PCC) (pre-requisite required)
NAS-102: Nurse Aide II – held on Monday/Wednesday, 8 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. (PCC) (pre-requisite required)
OST-248: Diagnostic Coding – held Monday/Wednesday, 9 – 11:50 a.m. (PCC)
PED-110: Fit and Well for Life – online
* PSY-150: General Psychology – online
* SOC-210: Introduction to Sociology – online

* denotes that the course has been pre-approved as a Universal General Education Transfer Core course and will transfer to North Carolina public universities.
PCC denotes the course is held on the Person County Campus.
CCC denotes the course is held on the Caswell County Campus.
NOTE: Financial restrictions may apply. Contact PCC's Financial Aid Team at (336) 322-2159 with any questions.

In addition to the courses listed above, both Gunsmithing and Welding courses will be held for various levels at multiple times.

PCC’s Gunsmithing curriculum 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. Those interested in enrolling in this program should contact Brian Zappia at (336) 322-2136 or For general information, visit

The College’s Welding program provides students with a sound understanding of the science, technology, and applications essential for successful employment in the welding and metal industry. Instruction includes consumable and non-consumable electrode welding and cutting processes. To learn more, visit or contact Walter Montgomery at (336) 322-2258 or

For the full 13 and 8-week class list, visit or contact the Student Development Team at (336) 322-2159.