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

College Transfer Success ( ACA 122 )

  • Offered Monday, 8:05 – 9:20 a.m. on the Caswell County Campus and Live Online
  • This course provides information and strategies necessary to develop clear academic and professional goals beyond the community college experience.

Art Appreciation ( ART 111 )

  • Offered Monday/Wednesday, 9:30 – 10:43 Live Online
  • Learn about the origins and historical development of art, as well as the relationship of design principles to various art forms including but not limited to sculpture, painting, and architecture.
  • ART 111 is pre-approved as a Universal General Education Transfer Core course and will transfer to North Carolina public universities.

General Biology II ( BIO 112 )

  • Offered Tuesday, 10:55 a.m. – 1 p.m. Hybrid on the Person County Campus and Live Online
  • As a continuation of BIO 111, this course places emphasis on organisms, evolution, biodiversity, plant and animal systems, ecology, and other related topics.
  • BIO 112 is pre-approved as a Universal General Education Transfer Core course and will transfer to North Carolina public universities.

Introduction to Computer ( CIS 110 )

  • Offered Online
  • Be introduced to computer concepts, including fundamental functions and operations of the computer. Topics include identification of hardware components, basic computer operations, security issues, and use of software applications.

Juvenile Justice ( CJC 113 )

  • Offered Monday – Thursday, 9:40 – 10:35 a.m. on the Person County Campus and Live Online
  • Gain an overview of the juvenile justice system, treatment and prevention programs, special areas and laws unique to juveniles, and other related topics.

Crisis Intervention ( CJC 225 )

  • Offered Monday – Thursday, 8:15 – 9:10 a.m. on the Person County Campus and Live Online
  • Learn about critical incident intervention and management techniques as they apply to operational criminal justice practitioners.

Public Speaking ( COM 231 )

  • Offered Tuesday/Thursday, 9:30 – 10:35 a.m. on the Person County Campus and Live Online.
  • This course provides instruction and experience in preparation and delivery of speeches within a public setting and group discussion.
  • COM 231 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
  • Acquire knowledge of price mechanism, supply and demand, optimizing economic behavior, costs and revenue, market structures, factor markets, income distribution, market failure, and government intervention.

Curriculum Planning ( EDU 259 )

  • Offered Online
  • Focus on using content knowledge to build developmentally effective approaches for culturally/linguistically/ability diverse young children. Topics include components of curriculum, a variety of curriculum models, authentic observation and assessment, and planning developmentally appropriate experiences aligned with the NC Foundations for Early Learning and Development.

Writing/Research in the Discipline ( ENG 112 )

  • Offered Tuesday/Thursday 5:30 – 6:40 p.m. Hybrid on both campus locations and Live Online
  • This course, the second in a series of two, introduces research techniques, documentation styles, and writing strategies.
  • ENG 112 is pre-approved as a Universal General Education Transfer Core course and will transfer to North Carolina public universities.

Gunsmithing

  • Various levels offered at a variety of times at PCC’s Person County Campus

Statistical Methods I ( MAT 152 )

  • Offered Monday/Wednesday 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Hybrid on both campus locations and Live Online.
  • This course provides a project-based approach to introductory statistics with an emphasis on using real-world data and statistical literacy.
  • MAT 152 is pre-approved as a Universal General Education Transfer Core course and will transfer to North Carolina public universities.

Nurse Aide I

  • Offered Tuesday/Thursday 8 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Hybrid on the Caswell County Campus and Live Online.
  • Gain basic nursing skills required to provide safe, competent personal care for individuals. Emphasis is placed on person-centered care, the aging process, communication, safety/emergencies, infection prevention, legal and ethical issues, vital signs, height and weight measurements, elimination, nutrition, basic restorative care/rehabilitation, dementia, mental health and end-of-life care. 

Nurse Aide II

  • Offered Tuesday/Thursday 8 a.m. – 12:50 p.m. Hybrid on the Person County Campus and Live Online.
  • Take the next step and learn about the role of the Nurse Aide II, including sterile technique and specific tasks such as urinary catheterization, wound care, respiratory procedures, ostomy care, peripheral IV assistive activities, and alternative feeding methods.

Office Publications Design ( OST 233 )

  • Offered online
  • Gain entry-level skills in using software with desktop publishing capabilities when you study principles of page layout, desktop publishing terminology and applications, and legal and ethical considerations of software use.

Long-Term Care Coding ( OST 250 )

  • Offered online
  • Learn about diagnostic coding as it applies to long-term care facilities and home care. Topics include diagnostic coding and reimbursement in long-term care facilities and home care.

Electronic Health Records ( OST 280 )

  • Offered online
  • Secure skills in use of electronic health records in medical documentation and patient management. Emphasis is placed on creating and maintaining patient medical information, scheduling patient appointments, documenting patient encounters, and billing/insurance claim processing.


To learn more about these 8-week classes, contact PCC’s Student Development Team at (336) 322-2159 (Person County) and (336) 694-5707 (Caswell County) or register online via Self Service or WebAdvisor (current students only).

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