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Options abound in second fall eight-week term at Paris Junior College
By Paris Junior College
Oct 16, 2022
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Classes begin Oct. 24

Paris, Texas -- Paris Junior College continues to transition the majority of courses to eight-weeks and the second eight-week term of fall semester starts Oct. 24. The large number of classes offer both in-person or online and day or evening options to fit busy schedules at the Paris campus and the PJC-Greenville Center.
 
“With the emphasis on eight-week courses,” said Dr. Pam Anglin, PJC President, “students don’t have to wait for the beginning of fall or spring semesters to begin their college education. The ability to start mid-semester offers greater flexibility to students with more choices available.”

,center> Micah Flowers, a member of PJC's history faculty, demonstrated that U.S. History I can be fun as well as educational. This is one of many classes that will be offered in the second 8-week term beginning Oct. 24.

 
In-person offered in Paris include business computer applications, networking, and cybersecurity courses; biology courses, including anatomy & physiology; construction management; introduction to mass communications, computing, or sociology;  criminal justice courses; blueprint reading and sketching and computer-aided design; economics; electronics and mechatronics; emergency medical services; English composition; federal or Texas government; U.S. history; horology (watchmaking) and jewelry technology; mathematics, including algebra and statistics; music appreciation; psychology; sociology; Spanish; and multiple welding courses.
 
In-person classes offered  in Greenville include biology, including anatomy & physiology; chemistry; introductions to mass communications or to sociology;  criminal justice courses; economics; electronics and mechatronics; English composition; federal government; U.S. history; mathematics, including algebra and statistics; music appreciation; psychology; sociology; Spanish; and multiple welding courses.
 
Online courses in the second eight-week term include agricultural economics; art appreciation; biology courses; financial literacy; introductions to mass communications, computing, sociology, spreadsheets, or the teaching profession; computer programming; criminal justice; theater appreciation; economics; English composition, technical writing, and world literature; federal or Texas government; U.S. history; mathematics including algebra and calculus; marketing, music appreciation, solar system, elementary physics, business communications; psychology, and public speaking.
 
New students need to apply for admission to PJC, take care of any required testing, meet with a Student Success Coach and set up a degree plan, then register for classes and apply for financial assistance. Scholarships for the current year are available.
 
Prospective students may email
apply@parisjc.edu or fill out an online application at www.parisjc.edu/apply. For questions in Paris, call 903-782-0425 or stop by 2400 Clarksville Street, Paris; in Greenville, call 903-454-9333 or stop by 6500 Monty Stratton Parkway, Greenville.