Spring Semester 2013

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The Schuylkill Center
Office of Graduate & Adult Education Admissions

1544 Route 61 Hwy S., Suite 6190
Pottsville, PA 17901
Phone: 570-385.2382 or
888.258.3764 X9
Fax: 570.385.2386
eMail: schuylkill@alvernia.edu

Office Hours
Mon - Thur 9 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Fri, by appointment
Sat 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

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Allied Artists group of Schuylkill County has members' artworks on display at Alvernia University's Schuylkill Center in the Cressona Mall.
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Blended Courses - Schuylkill Center

Not sure if you’re ready to take a class entirely online? A blended class might be the perfect solution for you. This format offers the best of both worlds. You’ll still interact with classmates in person while you enjoy the freedom of studying where and when you want with online learning.

Students are responsible for communications software and internet service. There are both minimum and suggested requirements for computer setup. For more information, please visit our technology requirements. Each blended course requires additional hours of online instruction.

Enjoy the best of both worlds and take a blended class this spring!

Adult Education

BH 203-46: Neuropharmacology
The primary goal of this course will be to educate students to the biochemical aspects of the human brain and the influence of chemicals within the brain. Students will become familiar with the neurological implications of drug abuse and its effects on brain function. This course will also focus on the most commonly utilized medications in the treatment of depression, psychosis, mania, schizophrenia, and other related psychiatric disorders. Prerequisite: 100 level human Biology; preferred BIO 109.
Dates: 3/16, 3/23, 4/6, 4/13, 4/20, 4/27
Saturday, 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

CJ 101-36: Introduction to Criminal Justice
Introduction to organization, administration and operation of the criminal justice system in the United States, with a broad view of interrelationships of police, courts and the correctional process. Major problems discussed include constitutional guarantees, conflicting purposes, mutual support and a view of recommended reforms. CJ 101 is a prerequisite for all other courses in the major.
Dates: 1/19, 1/26, 2/2, 2/9, 2/16, 2/23, 3/2
Saturday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

PED 304-46: Wellness for Life
Study of the concepts that contribute to a lifestyle of wellness. Topics include principles of wellness, principles of community health, non-infectious diseases, accident and injury prevention, AIDS, STDs, nutrition, body composition, cardiovascular fitness, flexibility, strength, mental and emotional health, personality traits, stress, steroids, cancer, and substance abuse. Students appraise their personal wellness levels and design a personalized fitness program that is practically applied.
Dates: 3/16, 3/23, 4/6, 4/13, 4/20, 4/27
Saturday, 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

SPA 101-36: Spanish for Beginners I
Introduction to basic skills of Spanish speaking, listening, reading and writing. Emphasis on competence in grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and comprehension. For students with no previous Spanish background.
Dates: 1/19, 1/26, 2/2, 2/9, 2/16, 2/23, 3/2
Saturday, 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

SPA 102-46: Spanish for Beginner II
Continuation of Spanish 101. Prerequisite: SPA 101 or equivalent.
Dates: 3/16, 3/23, 4/6, 4/13, 4/20, 4/27
Saturday, 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

The Alvernia University Virtual Campus Experience

Can't make it to campus? Like to get acquainted with us before your visit? Or just need a refresher? Let us bring Alvernia to you!

Explore campus through our interactive map for now, but we hope to see you here in person soon!

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