Jan 11 2019
Registration is still open for the spring semester at New River Community College, which begins Tuesday, January 22.
The spring semester offers more than 500 classes with options including history, creative writing, yoga, religion, administration of justice, graphic design, accounting and unmanned systems.
“HIS 267: The Second World War” examines causes and consequences of the Second World War, including the rise of totalitarianism, American neutrality, military developments, the home fronts, diplomacy and the decision to use the atomic bomb.
“ENG 211: Creative Writing I” will introduce students to the fundamentals of writing imaginatively, and students will write in forms to be selected from poetry, fiction, drama and essays.
“PED 109: Yoga” focuses on the forms of yoga training emphasizing flexibility.
“REL 210: Survey of the New Testament” surveys books of the New Testament, with special attention upon placing the writings within their historical and geographical setting.
Five different administration of justice courses are being offered, including the juvenile justice system, forensic science II and criminal law evidence & procedure II. Several of the courses are offered as a distance education option.
Graphic design courses in Adobe programs include “ART 140: Graphic Skills” for work with InDesign, “ART 283: Computer Graphics I” for work with Photoshop and “ART 284: Computer Graphics II” for work with Illustrator. These courses are offered in Christiansburg at the college’s NRV Mall site.
Accounting classes include principles of accounting, computerized accounting and cost accounting, with options of day, evening and online courses.
“UMS 177: Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) Components and Maintenance” provides an introduction to the basic equipment and techniques used in maintaining, repairing, and upgrading sUAS to assure airworthiness and proper operation of the other components. The course emphasizes safe practices in repair and handling of components and develops fundamental skills in troubleshooting/repair of the circuits, subsystems and components typically found in the complete sUAS. It also covers payload sensor mounting, power management and security threat management.
The spring class schedule is available at www.nr.edu/schedule/. Current NRCC students may register for classes online by visiting their student accounts.
Prospective NRCC students may visit www.nr.edu/register for enrollment information.