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Hudson Valley Community College Offers Courses in Albany Starting Jan. 28

MEDIA CONTACT: Eric Bryant (518) 629-8072
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Friday, Jan. 4, 2013

Hudson Valley Community College will offer several college-level courses in the City of Albany this winter. Classes begin on Jan. 28 and run through May 10. All classes are offered in the evening hours.

Courses at the college’s Albany Extension Center at 175 Central Avenue include: “English Composition I,” “English Composition II,” “Human Development and the Family,” “Elementary Algebra II,” “Intermediate Algebra,” “General Psychology,” “Developmental Psychology” and “Abnormal Psychology.”

Courses at Albany High School include: “Introduction to Criminal Justice,” “Real World Mathematics,” and “English Composition II.”

Two additional courses will be offered at locations near the city: “Elementary Algebra” at Cohoes High School on Wednesday evenings and “Introduction to Assistive Technology” at Northeast Career Planning in Menands on Thursday evenings.

Tuition is $162 per credit hour for New York State residents.

To register or for 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,

Founded in 1953, Hudson Valley Community College offers more than 70 degree and certificate programs in four schools: Business; Engineering and Industrial Technologies; Health Sciences; and Liberal Arts and Sciences; and an Educational Opportunity Center for academic and career training. One of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York system, it has an enrollment of more than 13,500 students, and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and workforce training. Hudson Valley has more than 70,000 alumni.