College doesn’t have to be expensive, so Wabash Valley College is excited to announce a variety of tuition-free classes this summer. These classes are designed to help college students earn valuable credits they can use towards a degree.
Cinema Appreciation (ART 1141) – This class can help you satisfy part of your humanities/fine arts requirement or elective. This course is a survey of the cinema, studying the major film movements in theatrical motion pictures from their origin to the present. The development of cinematic art is traced technically, artistically, theoretically, culturally, and critically. All elements of the cinema medium are examined, while film form and content are investigated through students' viewing of major selected feature films. Meets Monday-Thursday 8:00-9:50 a.m.
Chemistry and Society (CHM 1115) – This class can help you satisfy your science requirement. The course examines definitions, history, and theories of chemistry on society through the study of contemporary issues such as your health, our changing environment, and other applications of chemistry to everyday life. This course serves to promote interest in the sciences by directing students to think critically and make informed decisions in a changing world. Meets Mondays 8:00-9:50 a.m.
Composition I (ENG 1111) – This course will satisfy part of your English requirements. Composition I is an introductory course in composition and rhetoric emphasizing expository prose. A major focus is on organization, paragraph structure, and elimination of mechanical errors. The writing course sequence will develop an awareness of the writing process; provide inventional, organizational, and editorial strategies; stress the variety of uses for writing; and emphasize critical skills in reading, thinking, and writing. Monday-Thursday 8:00-9:00 a.m.
Quantitative Reasoning (MTH 1104) – This course will satisfy part of your math requirements. This course focuses on mathematical reasoning and the solving of real-life problems, rather than on routine skills and appreciation. Four topics are studied in depth: Critical thinking, mathematics of finance, statistics, and geometry. Meets Mondays and Tuesdays from 8:00-10:50 a.m.
History to 1500 (HIS 1120) – This course will satisfy part of the social science requirement. This course is a survey of world civilizations from prehistory to 1500, with a focus on economic, social, political, and cultural developments in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas, including interactions between peoples and the development of regional and global networks of relationships. Online.
Call 618-262-8641 to schedule an appointment with an advisor to register for a class.
These classes are being offered tuition-free to help students earn valuable credits. Students enrolling in these classes are still responsible for fees, books, and materials.