March 14, 2013
Lees-McRae offers unique summer classes

If you would like to spend the summer in Banner Elk and also take classes or an internship, then come to Lees-McRae for summer school! With topics ranging from Appalachian photography and clogging to small business accounting and clinical wildlife rehabilitation, there is a course to match every person. Online and seated sections, plus introductory and advanced classes, will be offered.

"We're excited about the courses being offered this summer," said Lynn Hinshaw, registrar, "and we hope our students, as well as community members, will take advantage of this opportunity for even smaller class sizes and one-on-one attention!"

Course offerings include:

  • History of the Appalachian Trail
  • The Feminine Voice in Appalachian Literature
  • Introduction to Clogging
  • Appalachian Photography
  • Personal Health
  • Clinical Wildlife Rehab I
  • Clinical Wildlife Rehab II
  • Appalachian Ecology
  • Small Business Accounting
  • Study Abroad
  • Financial Decision Making
  • Appalachian Documentary
  • Principles of Law Enforcement
  • Judicial Process
  • U.S. and the World
  • Current Issues and Trends in Sports
  • General Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Spanish for the Professions
  • Spanish and Latin American Film
  • Toltec Wisdom Literature
  • Sport & Cinema in Television

In addition to these classes, internships will be available in biology, business, criminal justice, english, sociology, sport science and sports management.

Current students participating in summer school will have the option to live on campus and purchase meals from the Dining Hall.

For more information about summer school at Lees-McRae College, please contact Lynn Hinshaw, registrar, at or 828.898.3473.

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