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November 21, 2012

Priority online registration for spring semester at Wallace State Community College begins Nov. 26

Staff Reports
WSCC Media Relations

HANCEVILLE — Spring Semester registration at Wallace State Community College in Hanceville beings Monday, Nov. 26, with the opening of priority online registration.

Students with 45 or more earned credit hours at Wallace State may register online at www.wallacestate.edu beginning at 8 a.m. Nov. 26. Instructions are available at the Register Now tab on the Wallace State website.

Students with 30 or more hours may register beginning Wednesday, Nov. 28, at 8 a.m. Those with 15 or more earned Wallace State credit hours may register beginning Friday, Nov. 30, at 8 a.m. All other students may begin registering on Monday, Dec. 3, at 8 a.m. Early registration on campus also begins Monday, Dec. 3, at 8:00 a.m.

Regular and Mini-term I classes begin Monday, Jan. 7. Selected orientation classes will meet Thursday and Friday, Jan. 3 and 4.

Tuition and fees are due Thursday, Jan. 3, and daily thereafter. Late registration and the drop/add period continue through Jan. 9.

Classes are available on campus during the day, in the evenings and on weekends as well as online. The college also offers classes at four off-campus instructional sites — at Hayden High School in Hayden, Addison High School in Addison, J.B. Pennington in Blountsville, and Brewer High School in Somerville. A schedule of classes and online registration information is available at www.wallacestate.edu,.

Wallace State is an Achieving the Dream institution, designated by the Aspen Institute as one of the top 120 community colleges in America based on the outcomes its students achieve, and ranked among the Top 50 Associate Degrees producers in the nation for health and nursing professions. Reports from transfer institutions show that Wallace State graduates perform as well or better upon transfer as students who began at those institutions, and Wallace State students achieve among the highest graduation rates in the Alabama Community College System. Moreover, students taking classes at Wallace State are guaranteed seamless transfer of credit to the state’s public colleges and universities through the STARS statewide articulation system and can earn these transfer credits a fraction of the cost of university tuition.

Health programs of study at Wallace State include Child Development, Clinical Laboratory Technician, Dental Assisting, Dental Hygiene, Diagnostic Imaging, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Emergency Medical Services, Gerontology, Health Information Technology, Human Services, Massage Therapy, Medical Assistant, Registered and Practical Nursing, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Pharmacy Technology, Physical Therapist Assistant, Sleep Lab Technologist, Respiratory Therapy. Wallace State’s technical programs include Agricultural Production and Horticulture, Automotive Manufacturing, Collision Repair, Automotive Service Technology, Airplane and Helicopter Pilot Certification, Culinary Arts, Cosmetology, Diesel Mechanics, Drafting and Design, Electronics, Heating & Air Conditioning, Precision Machining and Computer Numerical Control, Tool and Die Technology, Upholstery and Welding.

Wallace State also offers associate degrees in Business Education, Business Management and Supervision, Computer Science, Criminal Justice — with Law Enforcement, Cyber Security and Forensic Investigation options; Graphic Design (or Visual Communications), and Paralegal studies, as well as Associate in Arts and Science degrees with concentrations in Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Music Education, Pre-Engineering, Religious Studies, and Sports Medicine. Transfer options are virtually limitless.

Adult education classes are available free of charge for those interested in completing the GED. A wide variety of classes for continuing education and training for the workforce are also available.

For more information about any of the Wallace State’s offerings, visit www.wallacestate.edu or call 256-352-8000 (1-866-350-9722).

Wallace State will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 22 and 23 for the Thanksgiving holidays.