The January Intersession is being reinstated this year at College of the Desert. College officials said the Winter Intersession is a full semester of material condensed into a month-long class, meeting from January 5 to January 23.
The college decided to bring back the Winter Intersession to help students move forward with their required classes to reach their educational goals, according to Monday’s release.
Students will have the opportunity to catch up or get ahead with their educational plans. The following classes are being offered:
Early Childhood Education
“Having the winter session will allow students to progress at a faster rate to graduate and transfer. The winter session not only promotes student success, it also provides a timely and reasonable community college experience for our students,” said John Zepeda, president of Associated Students of College of the Desert. “I appreciate that the college is taking the needs of the students into consideration. I believe that this is the right step.
The college is also offering courses in the Spring Semester at Palm Springs High School and Desert Hot Springs High School, to help meet the demand in the western portion of the Coachella Valley, according to the release.
In addition to courses in Administration of Justice and Early Childhood Education, classes offered at DHSHS include, English, Mathematics, Natural Resources, Political Science, Sociology, and Speech.
Registration for the Winter Session and Spring Semester began on Monday, December 8. The Spring Semester begins on January 26 and ends on May 23.