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Hudson Valley Community College Offers Dozens of Courses at TEC-SMART in Malta This Winter

CONTACT: Eric Bryant (518) 629-8072
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010

Hudson Valley Community College will offer several college-level courses in the evenings at its new TEC-SMART education facility in Malta this winter. Classes begin on Jan. 24 and run through May 19.

Courses, offered both day and evenings, include liberal arts and business courses as well as courses related to the college's renewable energy and semiconductor manufacturing programs.

Courses offered during the term are: "Legal and Ethical Environments of Business I," Organization and Management," "Fundamentals of Information Processing," "Personal Computer Concepts and Applications I," "Child Development," "Foundations of Education in America," "Introduction to Philosophy," and "Individuals with Exceptionalities in the School and Community."

Additional courses include: "Electricity," "Electricity for HVAC/R," "Refrigeration Principles I,""Photovoltaic Systems Theory and Design," "Digital Electronics," "Semiconductor Manufacturing Processes," "Semiconductor and Nanotech Overview," "Semiconductor Metrology and Process Control," "Hydrogen Power Systems," "Hybrids," "Introduction to Geothermal Heat Pump Systems," "English Composition I," "English Composition II," "The Short Story," "Public Speaking," "Western Civilization and the World I," "Western Civilization and the World II," "Interpretations of American History I," "Human Development and the Family," "Applied Technical Math," "College Algebra With Trigonometry," History of Rock and Roll," "Abnormal Psychology," "General Psychology" and "Sociology."

Tuition is $142 per credit hour for New York State residents.

For more information about these courses, call the Office of Continuing Education, Summer Sessions and Workforce Development at (518) 629-7338 or go to the college Web site,

Hudson Valley Community College offers more than 70 associate degree and certificate programs in four schools: Business; Engineering and Industrial Technologies; Health Sciences; and Liberal Arts and Sciences. One of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York system, Hudson Valley has an enrollment of more than 13,000 students, and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and workforce training. Hudson Valley has more than 65,000 alumni.