The Division of Continuing Education offers a variety of community service courses, activities, and events for personal enrichment and leisure skills or cultural, economic, and civic improvement.
History & Culture Class Offerings
Here are the scheduled classes currently being offered by WPCC. To get more information, select a class name on the calendar below. You will be presented with a course description and a link to register online.
WPCC MILITARY SEMINAR SERIES
Western Piedmont Community is proud to offer a Spring Semester Military Seminar Series.
All interested parties are welcome…no prerequisites needed…just a hungry interest.
Each course is 2.5 hours in length and carries .25 CEU credits for interested teachers.
Tours are worth 1.0 CEU’s as they include a class and a day long Saturday tour.
Once again, all participants are welcome.
Fee: $166.20 Dates & Time: 6/05 - 6/24 (See Description for more details) Location: Classes Foothills Higher Education Center Tours: Location Battlefields of Gettysburg & Sharpsburg Room: HEC 211 Class Section Number: 55645
Participants will learn about the civil war in the classroom and through field trips to several battlefields. Attendees will receive 12 classroom hours of expert instruction concerning the battle sites and campaigns that will be visited in the respective tours. Class sessions will include complete chronological tours of each site visited that will be led by a skilled and knowledgeable guide. Total tour time in each course is 38 hours and all aspects of each battle will be covered including walks and exploration of the sites. Questions are welcome in this small-tour format. Because twilight is an ideal time for the field visits, tours will include evening stops when conditions permit. Ghost stops may also occur! The Civil War tours provide a terrific opportunity to enjoy the class experience with others who are passionate about history.
“Battlefields of Gettysburg & Sharpsburg – Tour” is offered June 05 through June 24 with tour dates of June 20 through June 24 when Gettysburg/Sharpsburg and the surrounding area will be visited. Class sessions are June 05, 07, 12, 14, and 19 and in room 211 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Foothills Higher Education Center (FHEC), 2128 South Sterling Street. Attendance is mandatory for the first class session on Tuesday, June 05. Cost for the course is $166.20 and includes course, gas and insurance. Class size is limited to 7 to 9 passengers. Registration deadline is Thursday, May 31 for this course section # 55645.