Spring bi-term classes at Ashland Community and Technical College start March 11. Bi-term classes are eight-weeks long, half the length of traditional semester classes. They have the same content as semester-long classes, but cover the content in a shorter time. Some of the classes are offered online.
Students can take up to seven credit hours of classes in general education subjects appropriate for most new students. These subjects help fulfill basic communications, humanities, math, science and social studies requirements for
Communications/English classes are Basic Public Speaking, Intro to Interpersonal Communication, Foundations of College Writing, Writing I and Writing II.
Humanities and Social Science classes are Intro to Art, History of Europe Post-17th Century, Intro to the Humanities, General Psychology and Intro to Sociology.
Science and Math classes are Human Anatomy & Physiology I, Human Anatomy & Physiology II, Basic Algebra, Intermediate Algebra, Technical Math, Technical Algebra & Trigonometry, College Algebra and Intro to Computers.
Bi-term classes are also offered for new or continuing students in the Auto Technology, Computer and Information Technology, Computer Assisted Drafting & Design, Construction, and Medical Information Technology programs. Classes are also offered for continuing students in selective admissions health care programs.
Bi-term class information is online at: ashland.kctcs.edu/bi-term.
New students must complete the application process, including orientation and placement testing. March 4 is the application deadline, and admissions forms and information are online at: ashland.kctcs.edu/admissions.
New students enrolling only in the bi-term session may be eligible for financial aid. To apply for financial aid, complete the 2012-13 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov. Then call the ACTC Office of Financial Aid, 606-326-2198, for an appointment to complete the financial aid file.
Currently enrolled students who add bi-term classes to their schedules are not eligible to receive additional financial aid, and visiting students are not eligible to receive financial aid through ACTC. Also, the Tuition Payment Plan is not available for bi-term classes.
For more information on bi-term enrollment, call Admissions at 606-326-2040 or 606-326-2228.