The development and popularity of accelerated classes has given students at Western Nevada College an opportunity to use their winter break to further their higher education interests and loosen their day-to-day schedules.
WNC is offering credit classes in journalism and music before the start of the spring semester, from Tuesday, Jan. 3 through Friday, Jan. 20.
Media in Modern Life (JOUR 120) presents students with the opportunity to learn about the profound transition from life with mass media to life in networked media. This class researches the meaning of media through anthropological, political and historical perspectives.
Classes are scheduled Monday through Friday, Jan. 3-20, from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Music Appreciation (MUS 121), which fulfills a student’s Fine Arts requirement, meets Monday through Friday, starting Tuesday, Jan. 3 and continuing through Jan. 20. This class also meets Saturday, Jan. 7. Meeting times are from 9 a.m. to noon.
The focus of Music Appreciation is analyzing styles and forms of music from the Middle Ages through the 20th century, with discussion about musical instruments and major composers.
View class offerings at www.wnc.edu/schedule/.