ROCK SPRINGS – The Spring 2016 semester at Western Wyoming Community College begins Wednesday, Jan. 13, and seats remain available in a variety of general-education courses, including courses offered as part of the Western After Hours evening program.
Western After Hours offers many General Education classes at 5:30 and 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday for the convenience of working students. Along with convenient class times, Western After Hours provides extended hours for campus services, including the Children’s Center, the T-Rex Grill, the WWCC Bookstore, and the Peer Tutor Center.
Students who need to fulfill their general-education requirements, and who prefer to attend classes later in the day, have a number of evening options to choose from on the Rock Springs campus. A number of daytime general-education courses also have seats available.
Sociological Principles (SOC 1000) meets every Wednesday from 7 – 9:50 p.m. It fulfills a social science credit and provides students with foundational knowledge of the study of people, groups and societies.
Criminology (CRMJ 2400) meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. beginning Jan. 13 and concluding March 4. This class focuses on the fundamentals of criminal behavior and criminal justice, and it satisfied a Social Science credit.
For students who need to satisfy Humanities credits, or who would like to polish their people skills, there is an evening Interpersonal Communication (COMM 1030) class on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 – 6:45 p.m.
Dance History (THEA 2105) is a course that features both movement and lecture to explain and illustrate the history of the form. It meets Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 11:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. This is great course for non-dance majors who are interested in learning more about dance, are considering pursuing additional dance classes, or need a Humanities course.
For students who need to satisfy their English requirements, English Composition I (ENGL 1010) is offered Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30 – 6:45 p.m., and English Composition II (ENGL 1020) is offered Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 – 6:45 p.m. Students may also fulfill a composition requirement with Technical Writing (ENGL 2005), which meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30- 6:45 p.m.
To satisfy their Applied Art requirements, students may opt to take Digital Imaging I (ART 1178), which is an introductory course on the conceptual and technical aspects of digital photography, on Wednesdays and Fridays from 8:30 – 11:20 a.m. or on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Or, they may take Photography I (ART 1150), a traditional film photography class, on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 – 11:20 a.m. or 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Painting II (ART 2220) is an oil-painting course that meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 1 – 3:50 p.m. It will also fulfill an Applied Art requirement and may be taken, with instructor approval, by students who have not completed Painting I, provided they can demonstrate evidence of painting skill in any medium (oil, water or acrylic). The class is taught as a workshop, so instruction is individualized as much as possible.
Green River students may want to consider either daytime or evening general-education classes being offered at the Green River Center in Spring 2016. Daytime courses include English Composition II (ENGL 1020), which meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:35 – 11:50 a.m. and College Algebra (MATH 1400), which meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:15 – 2:55 p.m.
Evening courses at the GRC include: American and Wyoming Government (POLS 1000), which is a condensed course that meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. beginning March 14 and ending May 4; and English Composition II (ENGL 1020), which meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:15 – 8:45 p.m. beginning Jan. 13 and ending March 2.
Full-semester classes begin Wednesday, Jan. 13. The last day to add full-semester classes is Friday, Jan. 15.