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Sign up for Sierra College summer and fall classes

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TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. — Hone graphic design and computer skills, advance understanding of mechanical systems or learn about best practices in business or expand employment opportunities with Sierra College courses.

Classes include accounting, administration of justice, applied art and design, business, emergency medical technician training and continuing education, drafting, fire technology, human development, Mechatronics and photography. In addition, general education requirements for transfer and personal development courses are offered.

Business owners, community members and current high school students are encouraged to explore career and technical education opportunities through on-site classes at Sierra College, Tahoe-Truckee located at 11001 College Trail in Truckee.

"The diversity of students is one of the things I love most about teaching at Sierra College," said instructor Christopher Old, who teaches psychology, college success and career planning. Old encourages students to get involved with campus life, which includes outdoor adventure, business and art clubs as well as student government.

Frequent special events on campus include Sierra College Insights and the annual spring art show.

Sierra College, Tahoe-Truckee offers a condensed summer schedule (June 30 through July 31, 2014). Summer classes meet three or four times a week Monday through Thursday. Morning classes include English and intermediate algebra. Afternoon classes include U.S. history since 1865, introduction to humanities and general principles of psychology.

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There are more than 50 offerings during the fall semester (Aug. 25 through Dec. 13). Classes range from one to six units, and tuition is $46 per unit. Current Tahoe-Truckee Unified School District high school students can enroll for $1 per unit.

Visit the "Class Schedule" at http://www.sierracollege.edu or stop by the front desk for personal assistance to apply and register.

In addition, Sierra College's community education series (not for credit courses) offers short-term learning opportunities. For more information visit http://www.sccommed.org.

HOW TO ENROLL FOR CREDIT CLASSES

1. Apply at sierracollege.edu

2. Log onto My Sierra and watch online orientation.

3. Add class through My Sierra.

4. Pay tuition and order books.

For more information call 530-550-2225.