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Would knowing some Japanese or Chinese help you with your job? How about learning some Oceanography, Meteorology or even Astronomy? The following courses are part of the Shared Services courses being offered through Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA). 

Textbooks are available in the VHCC Bookstore

Please contact Ben King, NOVA liaison at VHCC, for additional information or questions regarding the following courses.  Visit OTC 108, call (276)739-2447or email bking@vhcc.edu.

 

Fall 2014 Semester
Register Today!  Fall 2014 Shared Services classes start on August 20 and end on December 16.

Beginning Chinese I CHI 101-E05A
Provides basic skills in standard Mandarin Chinese, including listening, speaking, reading and writing. While a brief introduction will be given to Chinese characters, the major emphasis is on learning to speak and comprehend Mandarin. Dali Tan • [56705] • Virtual • 5 credits

Beginning Chinese II CHI 102-E05A
Introduces understanding, speaking, reading, and writing skills; emphasizes basic Chinese sentence structure. Prerequisite: CHI 101 for CHI 102. Part II of II.  Dali Tan • [56734] • Virtual • 5 credits

Beginning German I GER 101-E05W
Introduces understanding, speaking, reading, and writing skills and emphasizes basic German sentence structures. Part I of II. Gisela Carty • [56738] • Virtual • 5 credits

Beginning German II GER 102-E05W
Introduces understanding, speaking, reading, and writing skills and emphasizes basic German sentence structures. Part II of II  Gisela Carty • [56738] • Virtual • 5 credits

Oceanography I GOL 111-E06L/GOL 111-ES2L
Provides an introduction to the principles of physical, chemical and geological oceanography. Through this course, students will develop an understanding and appreciation for the world’s oceans and processes, as well as the Earth’s environment. Basic math skills and a calculator are required, and lab results must be submitted electronically. Roger Amato • [56741/56751] • Virtual • 4 credits

Oceanography II GOL GOL 112-E06L/112-ES2L
Provides an introduction to the principles of physical, chemical and geological oceanography. Through this course, students will develop an understanding and appreciation for the world’s oceans and processes, as well as the Earth’s environment. Basic math skills and a calculator are required, and lab results must be submitted electronically. Roger Amato • [56743/56749] • Virtual • 4 credits

Beginning Japanese I JPN 101-E05N
Develops the understanding, speaking, reading, and writing of Japanese, and emphasizes the structure of the language. Part I of II. Michiko Saito Kobayashi • [56752] • Virtual • 5 credits 

Beginning Japanese II JPN 102-E05N
Develops the understanding, speaking, reading, and writing of Japanese, and emphasizes the structure of the language. Part II of II. Michiko Saito Kobayashi • [56757] • Virtual • 5 credits

Meterology NAS 125-E05L/NAS 125-ES1L
Presents a non-technical survey of fundamentals meteorology. Focuses on the effects of weather and climate on humans and their activities. Serves for endorsement or recertification of earth science teachers. Roger Amato • [56762/56764] • Virtual • 4 credits

Introduction to Photography PHT 100-E05W
Provides an introduction to principles of photography and includes outside shooting ssignments related to lecture topics. Carl Gunhouse • [56765] • Virtual • 3 credits

History of Photography PHT 110-E05A 
Surveys important photographers, processes, and historical influences of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Joseph Small •  [57097] • Virtual • 3 credits

Principles Real Estate REA 100-E05N
Examines practical applications of real estate principles. Includes a study of titles, estates, land descriptions, contracts, legal instruments and concepts, real estate mathematics, financing, agency, appraisal, fair housing, and management of real estate.  Frank Lembo • [57426] • Virtual • 4 credits

Introduction to the Travel Industry TRV 100-E40N
Presents an overview of the structure and scope of the travel industry with emphasis on job categories and functions, basic vocabulary, and the interrelationships of the various components. Includes the study of information displays of airline computer reservation system. Talula Guntner • [56770] • Virtual • 3 credits

Please contact Ben King, NOVA liaison at VHCC, for additional information or questions regarding the following courses.
Visit LRC 221, call (276)739-2447or email bking@vhcc.edu

 

Last updated: 8/18/2014 3:30:02 PM