Information session set for Jan. 7

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Prospective students can learn about the more than 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. 7.

(Weather update: University officials have announced that this event will go on as planned. Posted: 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 7)

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 to answer questions.

The lineup of Asheville courses includes topics such as “Healthy and Integrative Aging,” “Medicare and Medicaid,” “Projects in Educational Computing,” “Applied Phonetics and Pronunciation in Teaching English as a Second Language,” “Professional Selling,” “The CFO in the 21st Century,” “Special Topics in Public Affairs: Planning,” and an undergraduate course in “Electrical Systems.” WCU also will offer eight courses in the new master’s of business administration curriculum this spring semester.

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.

Classes begin Monday, Jan. 11.

For more information, visit or on the Web or call WCU’s Asheville office at (828) 251-6642.