WCU to hold Jan. 8 info session, registration for Asheville programs

Prospective students can learn about the 100 courses Western Carolina University will offer in Asheville during the upcoming spring semester as the university holds an information session and registration from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 8.

Hosted by WCU’s Programs in Asheville, the event will be held in Karpen Hall on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Asheville. Advisers for graduate and undergraduate programs will be on hand to meet one-on-one with prospective students and answer questions.

The lineup of Asheville courses includes topics such as “Negotiations and Professionalism,” “Social Studies Curriculum for Elementary and Middle Grades Teachers,” “Gender Studies,” “Funding for the Enterprise,” “Financial Assets, Management, Stocks, Bonds and Securitization,” “Healthy and Integrative Aging,” “Medicare and Medicaid,” “Teaching Math with Technology” and “Nonprofit Sector.”

WCU’s graduate offerings in Asheville include more than 25 programs from the colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Education and Allied Professions, and Health and Human Sciences, and from the Kimmel School of Construction Management and Technology. Thirteen graduate and certificate programs are offered online.

Many of WCU’s graduate programs based in Asheville are still accepting applicants for the spring semester. Individuals interested in applying to the Graduate School should bring a transcript to the information session.

Classes begin Monday, Jan. 12.

For more information, visit westerngrad.wcu.edu (link no longer active) or www.wcu.edu on the Web or call WCU’s Asheville office at (828) 251-6642.