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Education Center announces spring college course lineup

Southwest Colorado Community College (SCCC), spring 2013 classes will be offered at Archuleta County Education Center.

For 78 years, Pueblo Community College (PCC) has provided the education and training that gives students the skills they need to qualify for good jobs or to transfer to a four-year school. PCC is a two-year community college accredited by The Higher Learning Commission — a member of the North Central Association. PCC is one of thirteen colleges in the Colorado Community College System, the fastest-growing educational system in Colorado. Southwest Colorado Community College (SCCC) is a division of PCC. The SCCC campuses provide educational programs and services to the citizens in the five counties of Region 9: Archuleta, Dolores, La Plata, Montezuma and San Juan in the southwest corner of Colorado.

There are modern facilities, up-to-date technology, advising centers and bookstores at campuses in Durango and Mancos, plus the satellite site at Archuleta County Education Center in Pagosa Springs. The Mission Statement of PCC/SCCC is “To foster higher learning, student success, and service to our communities.” The Vision Statement is, “Pueblo Community College is a premier teaching institution providing student assured success pathways to relevant and progressive career, transfer, and personal growth opportunities.”

We are excited to announce the spring lineup for college level classes in Pagosa that will begin Jan. 14. Enroll now at Archuleta County Education Center, 398 Lewis St., 264-2835. An advisor, Lynell Wiggers, is available Tuesday mornings from 8:30-11:30 a.m. and Thursday afternoons from 2-5 p.m. The application process takes about an hour and an appointment is necessary.

Financial Aid is available for those who qualify; there is about a five-week turn around for acceptance, so apply now.

Classes being offered are:

• English Composition 1.

• General Psychology 11.

• Ethnic Literature.

• Microeconomics.

• Business Report Writing.

• Guidance Strategies for Children.

• World Geography.

• Art History Renaissance to Modern.

• Business Stats.

• Admin of Early Childhood Ed Programs.

Many online courses are also available.

Students are encouraged to check in with an advisor to locate the degree or certificate option of your choice and the campus location where it is offered. Not all certificate or degree options are available at all campuses.

Check out SCCC/PCC’s website at www.pueblocc.edu or the Ed Center’s website at www.archuletacountyeducationcenter.com for more information. Register now to get the classes of your choice.

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