Special Interest Courses

Potomac State College of West Virginia University will again be offering various special interest courses to the community for Spring 2015. These courses offer individuals one credit hour at the flat rate of $75 per class. Please keep checking back as the course schedule evolves.

PE 153   CRN 18836 – Yoga for Fitness – Taught by Melanie DeMoss

Thursday 6:00 – 7:15 p.m.  AD B11 

Jan 12 – Mar 6

This course is designed to introduce the student to yoga practice. Students will learn basic yoga key terms, yoga namaskars, pranayama (breathwork), and mind, breath, and body connection.

PE 153   CRN 18837 – Yoga for Fitness – Taught by Melanie DeMoss

Thursday 6:00 – 7:15 p.m.  AD B11

Mar 9 – May 9

This course is designed to introduce the student to yoga practice. Students will learn basic yoga key terms, yoga namaskars, pranayama (breathwork), and mind, breath, and body connection.

Art 293B   CRN 18936 – Pencil Portrait Drawing – Taught by Sandra Wright

Friday 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.  Science Hall 108

Apr 10 – May 8

During this class you will learn to draw simple shapes and angles, talk about the classic proportions and how to measure the face using angels, discover the intricacies of drawing eyes, nose, and mouth to look life like and use shading techniques to create volume.

PE 293S   CRN 18976 – Introduction to Fly Fishing – Taught by Tom Sydow and Charlie Laffey

Every other Thursday 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Science Hall 120

Mar 5 – Apr 30

This introductory course incorporates both classroom sessions and hands on instruction in casting and fishing techniques and situations. Students will learn about equipment, knot tying, entomology (the bugs fish eat), reading the water, and on stream tactics. Demonstrations in fly tying and rod building will also be given in classroom sessions. All necessary equipment will be provided by course instructors.

PE 201   CRN 18573 – Pilates – Taught by Sue Long

Wednesday 11:45 a.m. – 12:35 p.m. AD B11

Mar 9- May 9

This class will provide students with the basic knowledge in creating a PILATES program from warm-up to cool down. This class is activity based and the students will learn routines involving PILATES and sculpturing fitness along with healthy living activities.

ACT 101 CRN 19242 – ACT Prep – Taught by Deborah Seldomridge and Marlene Altobello

Tuesdays  6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. AC 204, March 10, 17, 24, 31, April 14

This class will refresh your previous learning, acquaint you with the structure of the test, engage in parctive activities and examine strategies that can increase your confidence in test-taking.

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