Moraine Valley Community College is holding registration for the fall 2013 semester, which starts Aug. 19 with on-campus credit classes.
Off-campus credit classes and on-campus continuing education classes begin Aug. 26 while off-campus continuing education classes start Sept. 3.
Moraine Valley offers classes for those interested in transferring to four-year colleges or universities by earning associate’s degrees in arts, fine arts or science. Students can choose from several career programs including allied health and nursing, business and computer sciences, industrial technology, and public service. The college also offers noncredit programs, courses, workshops, and seminars.
With an annual average cost of $3,786, attending classes at Moraine Valley can save students up to $21,000 per year compared to private colleges or universities.
Moraine also offers online and Internet hybrid courses. More than 270 classes are offered during the 2013 fall semester.
Online classes are taught primarily over the Internet, while Internet hybrid courses are taught through a combination of classroom and Web-based instruction. Both types allow for students to attend all or part of their class via the Internet with the ability to access the instructor, classmates and course materials. Access to a Web-equipped computer is required.
Some of the online and Web-assisted classes this spring include Arabic, General Sociology, World Religions, Music Appreciation, Beginning Algebra, Western Civilization I and II, Medical Terminology, Composition I and II, and General Biology, among others.
A complete list of credit and noncredit classes can be found in the fall 2013 class schedule or online at morainevalley.edu. Registration is ongoing. Tuition is $109 per credit hour plus fees and books. Students who have applied to the college can register in the Registration Office, located on campus in the Student Services Center (Building S), 9000 W. College Pkwy. in Palos Hills; by phone at 974-2110 (TTY for the hearing impaired 974-9556), or at morainevalley.edu.