LOCK HAVEN, Pa. - Registration is now open for Lock Haven University’s Intersession courses. The session will run from December 20, 2010 to January 7, 2011. All courses are web-based and carry 3 credits.Lock Haven University is a member of the Pennsylvania State
System of Higher Education (PASSHE), the largest provider of higher education in
the commonwealth. Its 14 universities offer more than 250 degree and certificate
programs in more than 120 areas of study. Nearly 405,000 system alumni live and
work in Pennsylvania.
Students can choose from nine courses: World Regional Geography, Anatomy and Physiology 1, Wellness for Life, Introduction to Music, Intermediate Algebra, American National Government, Life Span development, Cultural & Linguistic Diversity and Introduction to Sociology.
“This will be a way for students to advance their studies and also improve their GPA” indicated Dr. Carlos Morales, Executive Director of Academic Technology, the distance education arm of Lock Haven University.
Jill Mitchley, Registrar, added, “Online courses enable students to study from home, and they can make very good use of their holiday break. Individuals interested in this opportunity should keep in mind that this is a three-week, on-line session which does require students to have good study habits. Students should be prepared to put in sufficient time to complete course requirements.” Both Morales and Mitchley urged interested students to visit the university’s website and to register online as soon as possible, as classes may fill up quickly.
Students matriculated at other colleges and universities are also eligible to take LHU’s online intersession courses.
The Office of Academic Technology collaborated with the dean of the College of Education and Human Services, the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, and registrar to offer an expanded winter intersession for 2010.
More information on course offerings, requirements, registration and fees is available on the Lock Haven University website www.lhup.edu or by contacting the Registrar’s Office at 570-484-2006.