WCU to hold Jan. 4 info session for Asheville courses

Prospective students will have an opportunity to learn about the 100-plus courses Western Carolina University will offer in Asheville this spring semester as the university holds an information session and registration on Thursday, Jan. 4.

The event will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in Karpen Hall on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Asheville. Advisers will be on hand to answer questions.

Courses to be taught in Asheville during the spring semester include “Negotiations: Strategy and Professionalism,” “Object Oriented Programming with Asp.net,” “Production and Operations Management,” “Ethics in Criminal Justice,” “Gender Studies,” “Nonfiction Writing” and “Applied Linear Regression.”

WCU offers graduate courses in the arts and sciences, accountancy, birth through kindergarten education, business administration, construction management, college-student personnel, communication sciences and disorders, counseling, education, entrepreneurship, health sciences, human resources, mathematics, nursing, physical therapy, psychology, project management, public affairs, science and entrepreneurship, social work, and technology.

Undergraduate instruction is available in birth through kindergarten education, engineering technology and nursing.

Many graduate programs are still accepting applications for the spring semester. Individuals interested in applying to graduate school should bring a copy of their undergraduate transcript to the information session.

Classes begin Monday, Jan. 8.

For more information, call WCU’s Asheville office at (828) 251-6642 or the Graduate School at (800) 369-9854, or click on the Web at http://westerngrad.wcu.edu (link no longer active).