Start making plans now for college in the fall

Published 8:35 am Friday, August 7, 2009

Now is the time as summer winds down to start planning to make this fall count. Registration is under way for Fall Semester, which begins Aug. 19. More than 100 courses are scheduled on the Franklin Paul D. Camp Community College campus and include the following general interest offerings.

Fall Semester Offerings

Regular Credit Courses

ACC 110: Introduction to Computerized Accounting I, Wednesdays, 6:50 to 7:20 p.m.

ADJ 107: Survey of Criminology, Tuesdays, 7 to 9:50 p.m.

AST 101: Keyboarding I, Tuesdays, 11 a.m. to 12:50 p.m.

BUS 236: Communication in Management, Mondays, 7 to 9:50 p.m.

CHD 210: Introduction to Exceptional Children, Thursdays, 7 to 9:50 p.m.

CST 100: Public Speaking, Thursdays, 7 to 9:50 p.m.

HLT 143: Medical Terminology I, Thursdays, 7 to 9:50 p.m.

MDA 208: Medical Office Coding, Tuesdays, 6 to 10 p.m.

MUS 121: Music Appreciation I, Tuesdays, 7 to 9:50 p.m.

PED 109: Yoga, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4 to 5:40 p.m.

RVH 130: Motorcycle Safety I, Fridays, 5:45 to 9 p.m.

REL 100: Introduction to the Study of Religion, Tuesdays, 7 to 9:50 p.m.

Online Credit Courses

AST 234: Records and Database Management

AST 253: Advanced Desktop Publishing I

BUS 165: Small Business Management

CSC 200: Introduction to Computer Science

CST 100: Public Speaking

ECO 201: Principles of Macroeconomics

GED 210: Introduction to Cultural Geography

HLT 110: Personal and Community Health

HIS 121: U.S. History I

HIS 141: Afro-American History

ITE 140: Spreadsheet Software

MKT 100: Principles of Marketing

PHI 226: Social Ethics

PED 103: Aerobic Fitness I

PSY 201: Introduction to Psychology I

REL 210: Survey of the New Testament

Workforce Center Noncredit Courses

ITEC 8011: Computers for Absolute Beginners, Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to noon

ITEC 8036: Excel for Beginners, Tuesday/Thursday, 10 a.m. to noon

ITEC 8037: Word for Beginners, Tuesday/Thursday, 10 a.m. to noon

ITEC 8033: PowerPoint 2007, 6 to 9:30 p.m.

AARP 55 Alive class, Tuesday/Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Real Estate Online Course

This 60-hour Internet course “The Principles of Real Estate” prepares the participant to sit for the Virginia Real Estate Examination for a Salesperson. The course runs for six weeks. Enrollment is flexible. Participants who complete the course can also take an additional test and review course at no extra charge.

Programs of Study at PDCCC

Associate in Arts & Science (AA&S) Degrees. The following two-year transfer programs enable a student to transfer to a four-year college: Business Administration, Education, General Studies (Computer Science and General specializations), and Science.

Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

Degrees. The following two-year occupational/technical programs lead directly to employment:

Administration of Justice (Corrections Science and Police Science specializations); Administrative Support Technology (Executive Secretary and Word/Information Processing specializations); Early Childhood Development; Industrial Technology (General, Electronic-Electrical, & Electronic Controls specializations); Management (Computer Support Specialist, General Management, Hardware and Software Support, and Marketing Management specializations); and Nursing.

Certificate programs. The following programs are one-year in length: Clerical Studies, Early Childhood Development and Electricity.

Career Studies Certificates

The following programs take less than one year: American Sign Language; Bookkeeping; Child Care I and II; Computer Support Specialist; Entrepreneurship in Small Business; Management, (Advanced); Fire Science; Hardware and Software Support; Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning; Industrial Maintenance; Industrial/Residential Wiring; Leadership; Legal Office; Medical Office Billing Clerk; Medical Office Specialist; Nurse Aide; Phlebotomy; Pre-Nursing; Professional Welder/Fabricator; Professional Welder-Pipe; Professional Welder-Plate; Religious Studies and Word Processing Technician.

For more information on fall semester classes available at the College, call 569-6700, or visit our Web site at