University College — the professional and continuing education division in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis — is hosting Preview Night for the spring 2014 semester at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, in Holmes Lounge, Ridgley Hall, on the Danforth Campus.
Doors open at 6 p.m.; a light dinner will be served. To RSVP, call (314) 935-6700 or visit here.
During the hourlong program, participants will learn about the place, the programs and the people at University College, including current students and recent graduates.
The program will provide information on tuition, transferring college credits, financial aid, academic advising, and the professional and continuing education programs. Spring semester classes begin Jan. 13.
A wide assortment of programs
The Associate in Arts is awarded to students who successfully complete the equivalent of two years of undergraduate study. The courses completed for the AA count toward bachelor’s degree programs in University College.
University College also has master’s programs in fields such as international affairs, human resources management, clinical research management, nonprofit management and biology. The Master of Liberal Arts program is for adults interested in taking a variety of graduate-level humanities courses.
New to University College is the Doctor of Liberal Arts designed for the experienced adult learner who wishes to pursue interdisciplinary study along with scholarly reading and research.
Students may also choose to earn certificates (15 to 30 credit hours) in business, clinical research management, nonprofit management and other fields.
Enrollment in a degree or certificate program, however, is not necessary to take courses at University College; high-school graduates may take individual courses and workshops for enjoyment, enrichment or professional development.
For more information, visit ucollege.wustl.edu.