Courses on Computers, Alzheimer's Research, and Online Offerings this Summer at Southern Vermont College

May 16, 2012

Southern Vermont College is offering a variety of classes to choose from this summer for academic credit or for personal enrichment (non-credit). In an effort to offer convenient formats, many of these courses will be available online.

Computer offerings include Fundamentals of Academic Computing, a hands-on introduction to using computers that begins on May 21. Introductory Algebra and College Algebra (an extension of basic algebra principles) begin May 29.

Online courses include Macro-Economics, Modern Poets, Topics in Environmental Studies, U.S. History I (the Colonial Era Through Reconstruction), Statistics, Social Problems, and Coaching Certificate. Individuals interested in an online course should register before May 21.

A Biological Science Research course at SVC will offer individuals an opportunity to become part of a unique research team studying the effects of aging and Alzheimer’s disease. The class will meet May 30 to June 20, and students will engage in hands-on research in cellular and molecular biology. In addition, a Healthcare Management and Advocacy (HMA) Certificate course will be offered from June 18 to 22, which will provide an in-depth exposure to the healthcare system in the United States.

A complete listing of summer courses, including days and times when classes meet, may be viewed online at For more information or to register for classes, contact the Office of Admissions at 802-447-6300 or e-mail For additional information on the course Biological Science Research (on Alzheimer’s disease) or on the Healthcare Management and Advocacy Certificate course, contact Professor Barry Flanary at 802-447-4312 or e-mail