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Online Winter Intersession

December 14 - January 9

We are excited to offer you the opportunity to take online classes through the Winter Intersession. This is a great time to pick up credits for classes that you need to stay on track or get ahead in your program. Whether you're a current Northern student or you're just home for the break, these accelerated, online classes will help you get ahead at an affordable rate. 

Students currently enrolled at other institutions will need to follow the transient student instructions.

Courses Offered:

CIT 117 - Microsoft Applications

3 credits

This course is an introduction to the Windows operating system and Microsoft Office applications. Students must be able to use a keyboard, mouse, and have a basic understanding of computers. Students will be presented with an overview of essential computer concepts and Windows. Students will have introductory units in web browsers and general office applications. Students will explore several Microsoft Office applications where they will learn email, word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation applications.

ENG 101 - College Composition I

3 credits

This course requires the writing of paragraphs and short essays, and students are expected to possess a command of sentence and paragraph structure. Selected essays are read and discussed. Emphasis is placed on acquiring research skills through the process of writing a research paper.

HIST 110 - The United States to 1865

3 credits

This course surveys the history of the United States through the Civil War, stressing the origin and development of various attitudes and beliefs about the meaning of the American experience.

ORNT 090 - First-Year Seminar: Success Strategies

1 credit

Success Strategies (ORNT) 090 is a foundational, workshop based course designed to provide on-going support and resources for students as they transition to post-secondary education and the WVNCC experience. It is intended to connect students to the college and community, programs, faculty, staff and peers. It provides an introduction to college expectations and emphasizes the knowledge, skills and attitude necessary for personal growth, college success and professional attainment. Required of all first-time (freshman) college students. Graded on a credit/no-credit basis. Students receiving a no-credit (N) must retake the course until credit (K) is earned. No quality points. Required for graduation.

SPCH 105 - Fundamentals of Speech Communication

3 credits

This course includes a study of the elements of oral communication and practice in organizing and delivering short speeches. Emphasis is on the development of effective communication skills and self-confidence.

PSYC 105 - Intro to Psychology

3 credits

This course is a survey of psychology. Major topics include emotion, motivation,
perception, learning, personality development, cognition and normal and abnormal
behavior. Current therapies, changes throughout the life span and biological states as they affect behavior also are studied.

Please note: It is recommended that students only take one course due to the accelerated 4-week time span.


$143 per credit hour in-state. Fees and hours are included in current students' Spring 2021 limits.

Tuition & Fee Information


Registration opens November 10.

Current Northern Students can register by getting a registration ticket and working with their advisor when signing up for Spring 2021 classes. Credits will be included with your Spring Semester tuition and fees.

Students currently enrolled at other institutions will need to follow the transient student instructions.