Dec 16 2016
Spring semester class registration is in progress at New River Community College. Classes begin on Monday, Jan. 23.
Among the college's more than 650 course offerings for the spring semester are courses in graphic skills, computer graphics and computer aided manufacturing, as well as programs in police science, forensic science and machine technology.
"Graphic Skills" helps students build a portfolio with Adobe InDesign and learn to create projects for publication such as CD covers, brochures and books.
"Computer Graphics I" works in Adobe Photoshop and teaches students to manipulate images to be used for branding with icons, logos and designs.
"Computer Graphics II" will help students build a portfolio with Adobe Illustrator and learn to create images used in graphic and fine arts.
"Advanced Computer Aided Manufacturing" focuses on CAD-CAM interfacing, advanced 3-D and advanced turning. The course introduces quality control inspection using coordinate measuring systems, statistical process controls and digitizers.
The Forensic Science program provides an introduction to the basics of forensic investigation, and provides students with specialized knowledge and skills in the area of collection, preservation and analysis of physical evidence.
The Police Science program prepares students for a career in law enforcement beginning with a theoretical and practical understanding of the criminal justice system and its components of police, courts and corrections and how each operates. Students are made familiar with concepts such as community policing, criminal and constitutional law, criminal and forensic investigation techniques, and judicial process.
With development of business and industry in Virginia, there is a demand for trained personnel in advanced machine concepts and techniques. New River's Machine Technology program prepares persons for employment in the metal working industry.
The complete spring class schedule is available at http://www.nr.edu/schedule . Current NRCC students may register for classes online by visiting their student accounts.
Prospective NRCC students may visit http://www.nr.edu/admissions/ for enrollment information or call the Admissions Office at 540-674-3603.