Special Interest Courses
Potomac State College of West Virginia University will again be offering various special interest courses for Fall 2014. These courses earn students one credit hour at the flat rate of $75 per class. Please keep checking back as the course schedule evolves.
PE 153 CRN 89343 Yoga for Fitness – Taught by Melanie DeMoss
Meets Thursday Aug 21, 28/Sept 4, 11, 18, 25/Oct 2, 9, 16, 23
6 to 7:15 p.m.
Learn the fundamentals of classical hatha yoga, including basic yoga postures and yogic breathing and relaxation. The course offers the perfect introduction to yoga, with an emphasis on learning proper alignment, stretching, and strength building in an enjoyable and lighthearted atmosphere. Open to those of all fitness levels, ages, and body types, as well as women in all stages of pregnancy.
HTOR 293G CRN 89600 Small Scale Grapes and Grains – Taught by Thomas Sydow & Donna Ballard
Meets every other Thursday Sept 18/Oct 2, 16, 30/Nov 13
6 to 8:45 p.m.
Learn the fundamentals of fermentation, what grapes and fruits are available, what wine is, and the difference between lagers and ales. This workshop will explore and develop the basic knowledge and skills the participants will need to establish their own home production of wines and beers. The participants must be 21 years of age or older.
ART 293 CRN 89613 Still Life Oil Painting and Composition – Taught by Sandra Wright
Meets Fridays Sept 5, 12, 19, 26/Oct 3, 10, 17
7 to 9 p.m.
This class is directed to students of all levels. Participants will learn about composition, perspective, value, and how to add dimension to a painting. The painting will begin with a sketch which will be transferred to a canvas, followed by coats of oil paints. Fruits, vegetables and various other objects will be used to set the scene.