PIERCE SCHEDULES 194 FEWER SPRING COURSES.
Byline: Sharline Chiang Daily News Staff Writer
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Pierce College offers associate's degrees, mainly in the arts and sciences. There are also certificate programs in early childhood education, social services, dental hygienist, and others. to reduce spring course offerings, administrators have released final data on class cutbacks.
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The spring semester will offer 156 fewer classes than the number offered this semester. The spring semester will begin Jan. 12 and will end May 21.
Administrators distributed conflicting data to news outlets on three consecutive days in late October. Each set of figures differed from the latest version released by the college.
A correction statement dated Nov. 6 was prepared by Carlos Martinez, the dean of academic affairs. In it, he said that previous data was released before the spring course schedule was completed.
``Now that the class schedule has been finalized See finalization. , we can accurately identify the number of classes that are available for student enrollment,'' Martinez wrote. ``And we can more accurately identify the number of classes that were not scheduled due to a reduction in the budget available to the college.''
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The first public release of a translator to Scheme by Matt Birkholz, Jim Miller, and Ron Weiss, written at Digital Equipment Corporation's Cambridge Research Laboratory runs , vice president of academic affairs, said the college's curriculum still will allow students to meet general education requirements and transfer to four-year schools. Most cuts were to classes with low enrollment, she said.
``These are fluff that students do not have to take,'' she said, later adding, ``They are not essential for students to complete their programs, or (associate's degrees as·so·ci·ate's degree
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Thomas said the actual percentage of reduced classes is closer to 11 percent, rather than 12 percent. She said some classes, such as independent study programs and combined subjects, should not have been counted as full classes.