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New Courses for Spring Semester

December 22, 2008

Atlantic Cape Community College will offer several new courses this spring to enhance students' learning of literature, communication and sociology. The spring semester begins Jan. 20.

§         Community Journalism offers a look and small-town newspapers and explores writing and reporting for smaller publications. Students will learn to go beyond traditional journalistic sources and receive hands-on experience in developing community-focused stories.

§         Women and Madness in Literature explores the tradition of women and insanity from the Greeks to fairytales to Shakespeares's heroines. Readings will include: Charlotte Bronte, Virginia Woolf and others.

§         Radio Broadcasting shows students what goes on behind the scenes and what it takes to operate a radio station, from the technical processes to creative concepts. The emphasis will be on production of cutting-edge Intenet-based radio programming.

§         Love and Marriage in 19th Century British Women's Novels is an online class that examines literature written by women in this time period, with a focus on their responsibilities and choices within the social hierarchy.

§         Food Fundamentals explores the practical aspects of bustling front-of-the-house culinary operations. Students will learn how to write recipes, design menu items and look at the diverse cultural associations of food.

§         Sociology of Gender explores the social construction of gender, traditional and post-modern gender roles, the impact of changing expectations for men and women in social settings such as family, work and political arenas, and the psychosocial effects of inequity of the sexes in America and globally.

Normal registration hours are weekdays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Extended hours to 7 p.m. are scheduled Jan. 12-15. The college will be closed Dec. 24 through Jan. 1.

Depending on their status as new or returning students, students can register for spring classes in person through Jan. 16, or by mail, fax and the Internet through Jan. 19.

Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express are accepted. To register online or view an updated schedule of spring courses, visit For a free schedule, call (609) 343-5000, 625-1111 or 463-3958 in Cape May County.

ACCC's campuses are in Mays Landing at 5100 Black Horse Pike; Atlantic City at the Charles D. Worthington Campus, 1535 Bacharach Blvd.; and Cape May Court House, 341 Court House-South Dennis Road.