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Virginia Highlands Community College has expanded options for distance learning courses by offering students the opportunity to enroll in Shared Services Distance Learning (SSDL) courses through Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA). Delivered via Blackboard, SSDL courses are online courses that can be taken any place where consistent internet connection is available. 

Please contact Clayton Trout, NOVA liaison at VHCC, for additional information or questions regarding the following courses at (276)739-2447 or email

Spring 2018 Semester
Register Today! Spring 2018 Shared Service classes begin January 10!


Hist. & Cult of Deaf Comm I
ASL-125-E05n • 3 credits • DEBES

Compar. Linguistics
ASL-220-E05N • 3 credits • Cull

Written Communication II
ESL-21-E05N • 5 credits • Schetchikova

Reading and Vocabulary II
ESL-22-E05N • 5 credits • Schetchikova

Oral & Written Comm I
ESL-24-E05N • 5 credits • Sheen

NAS-125-E05W • 4 credits • Hicks
Online course. Must be taken with NAS 125-ES1L

GOL-111-E05l • 4 credits • Rowland
Online course. Must be taken with GOL 111-ES1L

Photography I
PHT-101-E05W • 3 credits • Gunhouse

History of Photography I
PHT-110-E60W • 3 credits • Booth

Elements of Astronomy
PHY-150-ES1L • 3 credits • Gottfried

Principles of Real Estate
REA-100-E05N • 4 credits • Lembo

Intro. to the Travel Industry
TRV-100-E40N • 3 credits • Guntner

Geography of Tourism II
TRV-112-E05N • 3 credits • Guntner


Students can register for SSDL classes via myVHCC . After registration, students should contact Clayton Trout, VHCC’s SSDL Liaison at for more information about their courses. Inquiries about specific class content should be addressed to the class instructor.

Students enrolled in SSDL courses have access to all student support services provided by Virginia Highlands Community College and Northern Virginia Community College.

These services include:

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