WCU Programs in Asheville to hold Aug. 16 info session

Prospective students can learn about the 100 courses Western Carolina University will offer in Asheville this fall semester during an information and registration session set for 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16.

WCU’s Programs in Asheville will host the event in Karpen Hall on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Asheville. Advisers for graduate and undergraduate programs will be available to answer questions.

The fall course offerings prove opportunities for face-to-face, Web-enhanced and online instruction through courses such as “Information Systems-Competitive Advantage,” “Foundations of Justice,” “Fiction Writing,” “Foundation of English as a Second Language and Language Learning,” “Integration of Science and Literacy Education in Grades K-8,” “Postcolonial Film,” “Management of International Operations” and “Long-Term Care Planning.”

Western offers 28 graduate programs in Asheville in the arts and sciences, accountancy, 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, social work and technology. Undergraduate programs are available in birth-kindergarten education, engineering technology and nursing.

Many graduate programs are still accepting applicants for the fall semester. Individuals interested in applying to graduate school should bring a transcript to the information session. Classes begin Monday, Aug. 20.

For more information about WCU Programs in Asheville, call the Asheville office at (828) 251-6642 or WCU’s Graduate School in Cullowhee at (800) 369-9854, or visit biltmorepark.wcu.edu.