Sandhills Hoke Center will be offering many curriculum (college credit) classes spring semester. The majority of these classes require no prerequisite classes.
Student Success Strategies (ACA 90) is an academic-related program designed to promote success in college, career, and life. This class will meet Mondays and Wednesdays from 7:15-8:30 p.m.
Writing and Inquiry (ENG 111) teaches students the ability to produce clear writing in a variety of genres and formats and will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:15-9:45 am and also on Thursdays from 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Writing/Research in the Disc (ENG 112) the second in a series of two, introduces research techniques, documentation styles, and writing strategies and will meet on Mondays 6:30-7:45 p.m.
Public Speaking (COM 213) teaches preparation and delivery of speeches within a public setting and group discussion and will meet on Wednesdays 7:15-8:30 p.m.
Geology (GEL 111) introduces basic landforms and geological responses and will meet on Monday and Wednesdays from 2:30-4 pm and on Mondays from 6-8:50 p.m.
Introduction to Sociology (SOC 210) introduces the scientific study of human society, culture, and social interactions and will meet on Wednesdays from 5:30-7:00 p.m.
Other classes being offered during the morning and early afternoon hours are: American History I and II, Technology and Society, Quantitative Literacy, General Psychology, and Social Psychology.
A degree in Criminal Justice is offered in full at the Hoke Center. Employment opportunities exist in a variety of local, state, and federal law enforcement, corrections, and security fields. Examples include police officer, deputy sheriff, county detention officer, state trooper, intensive probation/ parole surveillance officer, correctional officer, and loss prevention specialist.
Ethics and Community Relations (CJC 212) covers ethical considerations and standards applicable to criminal justice organizations and professionals including social change and ethical systems. This class will meet on Mondays from 5:30-7 p.m.
Juvenile Justice (CJC 113) covers the juvenile justice system including its history and different career pathways. This course is a pre-major and/or elective course for the A.A. and A.S. Juvenile Justice will meet on Mondays from 7:10-8:45 p.m.
Early Childhood Education
The Early Childhood Education curriculum prepares individuals to work with children from birth through age eight in diverse learning environments and is taught in full at the Hoke Center. Students will combine learned theories with practice in actual settings with young children under the supervision of qualified teachers.
Child Development II (EDU 145) teaches the theories of child development including the factors that influence development from preschool through middle childhood. This class will meet on Thursdays from 6-7:50 p.m.
Designed for those who need extra help or review in math or English, based on placement test results, several developmental mathematics, reading, and English classes will be offered spring semester at the Hoke Center.
Operations with Integers (DMA 010) teaches integers and integer operations including absolute value, exponents, square roots and the Pythagorean Theorem. This class will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:15-7:05 p.m.
Fractions and Decimals (DMA 020) teaches relationship and problems between fractions and decimals including the concept of pi. Completion of DMA 010 is required before enrolling in DMA 020 and will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:15-7:05 p.m.
Proportions/Ratio/Rate/Percent (DMA 030) teaches rates, ratios, percent, proportions and the conversion of English and metric units. Completion of DMA 10 and 20 are pre-requisites. The class will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:15-7:05 p.m.
Express/Linear Equations/Inequalities (DMA 040) teaches involving linear expressions, equations, and inequalities. Completion of DMA 010, 020, and 030 are required before enrolling in DMA 040. The class will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays from 7:15-9:05 p.m.
Graphs/Equations of Lines (DMA 050) teaches problems involving graphic and algebraic, representations of lines. Completion of DMA 10, 20, 30, and 40 are required before enrolling in DMA 50. The class will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays from 7:15-9:05 p.m.
Quantitative Literacy (MAT 143) is designed to engage students in complex and realistic situations involving the mathematical phenomena of quantity, change and relationship, and uncertainty. Completion of DMA 10-50 and DRE 098 are required before enrolling. The class will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6-8 p.m.
Integrated Reading/Writing (DRE 096) is designed to develop proficiency in reading and writing processes and critical thinking strategies. The class will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:15-8:45 p.m.
Integrated Reading/Writing II (DRE 097) will teach students the skills to compose essays incorporating relevant, valid evidence. Completion of DRE 96 is required before enrolling. The class will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:15-8:45 p.m.
Integrated Reading/Writing III (DRE 098) will teach students the skills to understand a variety of texts at the career and college level and to compose a documented essay. Completion of DRE 097 is required before enrolling. The class will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:15-8:45 p.m.
Spring semester begins at Sandhills Community College on Wednesday, January 10. Current curriculum students can register for classes using WebAdvisor through December 29. New students are encouraged to apply online at sandhills.edu and come to the college’s Pinehurst campus on January 3-5 to discuss an academic plan with an advisor and take a placement test if necessary. New student orientation will be on Monday, January 8 at 11:00 am. Qualified applicants will then register for spring semester classes. Tuition must be paid in full before the first day of classes.