Late start classes coming up in September

Rend Lake College has courses starting late in the fall 2012 semester and ending Dec. 6. Students can enroll for these classes up until the start date listed. Late-start classes being offered this semester include:

American Government (POLI 2101-TV) starts Sept. 10. This course is a study of the origin, nature and purpose of the national government. The structure, functions and powers of government in current affairs are emphasized. Attention is given to the relationship of the citizen and interest groups to government in order to create knowledge and leadership potential that will be transformed into practical demonstrative service. Successful completion of this course is evidence of having passed the State and Federal Constitution Test. If a reading course is required, students must complete READ 2409.

Rhetoric and Composition II (ENGL 1102-61) starts Sept. 10 with classes meeting from 5-6:50 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays, at Hamilton County Senior High School. The general objectives of the second-semester composition courses are the same as the first semester with more advanced application. A research paper is required. Students who wish to enroll in ENGL 1102 must have completed ENGL 1101 with a grade of "C" or better.

Rhetoric and Composition I (ENGL 1101-51) starts Sept. 11 with classes taking place from 6-7:50 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, on the Ina campus. The general objectives of the first-semester composition courses are to prepare the student for college work through teaching him or her to use the library, to read more effectively and to write good expository prose based on personal observation and reading. If a reading course is required, student must complete READ 2409.

Principles of Effective Speaking (COMM 1101-35) starts Sept. 15 and takes place from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturdays, at the RLC MarketPlace in Mount Vernon. In Principles of Effective Speaking, students learn the theory and practice of speech communication in order to develop proficiency in various interpersonal speaking situations. Any English review course or courses, if required, must be completed. This course may be taken concurrently with ENGL 1101. However, completion of ENGL 1101 is recommended. If a reading course is required, students must complete READ 2409. Performances are required.

Cultural Anthroplogy (ANTH 1101-TV) starts Oct. 8. This course provides a survey of anthropology. The course embraces cultures from all continents, highlights major human subsistence patterns and illustrates human adaptations to environment from the beginning of human history to the present. It focuses on the thesis that every society is based on an integrated culture which satisfies human needs and facilitates survival. Lastly, the course explores the ways in which our own culture fits into the broad range of human possibilities.

"TV" means the class is being offered in a telecourse format. Call for more information.

To enroll in any of these courses, contact a counselor at 618-437-5321, Ext. 1266.

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