Paris Junior College
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Options abound in second fall eight-week term at PJC
Classes begin Oct. 24
Paris Junior College continues to transition the majority of courses to eight-weeks and the second eight-week term of fall semester starts Oct. 24. The large number of classes offer both in-person or online and day or evening options to fit busy schedules.
“With the emphasis on eight-week courses,” said Dr. Pam Anglin, PJC President, “students don’t have to wait for the beginning of fall or spring semesters to begin their college education. The ability to start mid-semester offers greater flexibility to students with more choices available.”
In-person courses offered in Paris include business computer applications, networking, and cybersecurity; biology, including anatomy & physiology; construction management; introductions to mass communications, computing, or sociology; criminal justice courses; blueprint reading and sketching and computer-aided design; economics; electronics and mechatronics; emergency medical services; English composition; federal or Texas government; U.S. history; horology (watchmaking) and jewelry technology; mathematics, including algebra and statistics; music appreciation; psychology; sociology; Spanish; and multiple welding courses.
The PJC-Greenville Center will offer in-person courses on biology, including anatomy & physiology; chemistry; introductions to mass communications or to sociology; criminal justice courses; economics; electronics and mechatronics; English composition; federal government; U.S. history; mathematics, including algebra and statistics; music appreciation; psychology; sociology; Spanish; and multiple welding courses.
The PJC-Sulphur Springs Center has in-person courses including business computer applications; biology, including anatomy & physiology; introduction to mass communications or to computing; blueprint reading and sketching and computer-aided design; English composition; federal or Texas government; U.S. history; mathematics, including calculus and statistics; music appreciation; psychology; Spanish; and multiple welding courses.
Online courses in the second eight-week term include agricultural economics; art appreciation; biology courses; financial literacy; introductions to mass communications, computing, sociology, spreadsheets, or to the teaching profession; computer programming; criminal justice; theater appreciation; economics; English composition, technical writing, and world literature; federal or Texas government; U.S. history; mathematics including algebra and calculus; marketing, music appreciation, solar system, elementary physics, business communications; psychology, and public speaking.
New students need to apply for admission to PJC, take care of any required testing, meet with a Student Success Coach and set up a degree plan, then register for classes and apply for financial assistance. Scholarships for the current year are available.
Prospective students may email [email protected] or fill out an online application at www.parisjc.edu/apply. For questions, call or stop by any PJC location:
Paris Junior College: 903-782-0425, 2400 Clarksville Street, Paris, TX.
PJC-Greenville Center: 903-454-9333, 6500 Monty Stratton Parkway, Greenville, TX.
PJC-Sulphur Springs Center: 903-885-1232, 1137 Loop 301 East, Sulphur Springs, TX.
Paris Junior College — located in Paris, Texas, about 100 miles northeast of Dallas — has been a part of the Lamar County community since 1924.
Paris Junior College offers Associate in Arts, Associate in Science and Associate in Applied Science degrees, as well as Certificates of Proficiency in technical/workforce fields. The college has expanded its academic curriculum through the years to encourage associate degree and university transfer candidates. Since establishing its first vocational program — jewelry and watchmaking in 1942 — the college has been aggressive in adding technical/workforce programs that will benefit students entering the workforce.
The campus of 54 tree-shaded acres includes 20 major buildings and residence halls and provides students a unique and pleasant environment for learning.
Paris Junior College also operates centers in Sulphur Springs, Texas, and in Greenville, Texas.
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Paris Junior College is a comprehensive community college serving the region’s educational and training needs while strengthening the economic, social and cultural life of our diverse community.