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October 28, 2013

Blinn’s Winter minimester offers credit in less than three weeks

Online courses allow students to earn credit while on holiday

Winter MinimesterBlinn College’s Winter minimester is offering students the opportunity to earn a semester’s worth of college credit in less than three weeks.

The minimester runs Dec. 16-20 and Jan. 2-10, and registration must be completed by 5 p.m. Dec. 13. Registration is also now available for the College’s Spring semester.

Students who will be traveling during the holidays can take advantage of the College’s convenient online minimester courses, which include the following classes: Cultural Anthropology, World Geography, American Government, Texas Government, U.S. History I and II, Medical Terminology I, Presentation Graphics Software, Music Appreciation, Foundations of Kinesiology, Personal Health, General Psychology, Human Sexuality, Lifespan Growth & Development, Introduction to Sociology, Marriage and Family and Public Speaking.

On the Bryan campus, the following courses will be offered: Cultural Anthropology, Art History I and II, World Geography, American Government, Texas Government, U.S. History I and II, Intermediate Algebra, College Algebra, Plane Trigonometry, Math for Business & Social Sciences I, Math Analysis II, Statistics, Intro to Psychology and Introduction to Sociology.

On the Brenham campus, the College is offering: Nutrition and Diet Therapy, Composition I, American Government, U.S. History II, Intermediate Algebra, College Algebra, Plane Trigonometry, Math for Business & Social Sciences I and Intro to Philosophy.

Students may register for one course during the minimester. For course listings and application and registration information, visit: www.blinn.edu/minimester.html.

Blinn enrolled 18,413 students this Fall and has experienced 31.1 percent growth since 2006. Founded in 1883, the College’s tuition and fees average about one-third the cost of the same classes at most four-year public universities in the state. In addition to its four campuses in Brenham, Bryan, Schulenburg and Sealy, the College teaches online courses, dual credit for high school and prepares students for quick employment through its workforce education, technical training and vocational education programs. For enrollment information and to learn about financial aid opportunities, visit: www.blinn.edu.