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You can go to class without going to college
Marian College offers several walk-in courses
FOND DU LAC -- Marian College in Fond du Lac is offering a way to
get your feet wet in the pool known as "college."
Walk-in courses are a good option for stay-at-home moms, senior
citizens, people interested in returning to college on a
part-time basis, and high school students interested in taking a
college course during their senior year.
"Registering for a class or two provides a great opportunity
either to begin or continue your education," said Stacey Akey,
assistant vice president and dean of enrollment management. "I
encourage you to learn first hand the benefits of the Marian
Courses that are available for walk-ins include Introduction to
Photography, which focuses on the understanding and use of the
camera in photography and filmmaking, and also a brief unit on
the history of photography. Music appreciation emphasizes the
development of listening skills, as well as the opportunity to
enhance appreciation of music, such as jazz and western art
Other courses include: Art Fundamentals, Fiber Arts, Introduction
to Art Therapy, English Composition, Elementary French and
German, World Civilization I and II, Computer Application in
Business, Principles of Management, Introduction to College
Algebra, Music Fundamentals, Philosophy and Values, general
Psychology, Introduction to Sociology, Foundations of Christian
Experience, and Introduction to Women's Studies. Some of these
courses meet during the evening.
The registrar's office can aid in the free application process
and in signing up for classes. Financial aid is still available
for individuals who are taking six or more credits, or attaining
a degree. Tuition is affordable for auditing courses, and the
college also offers a senior discount. Tuition fees are due upon
start of course.
Classes to open
Marian College classes begin on Aug. 28. Individuals interested
in taking one or more courses can contact the admissions
department for further information at (920)923-7650.
Accelerated degree programs
Marian College is a Catholic applied liberal arts college located
in Fond du Lac. The college offers more than 30 undergraduate and
graduate programs at its main campus, and a variety of adult
accelerated-degree programs in Fond du Lac, Appleton, Green Bay,
Milwaukee, Hartford, Watertown and West Bend. The size of the
college permits a favorable student-faculty ratio, one of the
lowest among Wisconsin colleges. Marian's six academic divisions
offer programs of study designed to meet a full range of
pre-professional and professional academic needs. The primary
divisions and programs include business, education, the
humanities, nursing and technology.