<h1>Registration is underway at New River Community and Technical College for a special winter session, Dec. 18 through Jan. 12. Students can earn up to four hours of general education credit through online study over the course of four weeks.<\/h1>\r\n\u201cThis is the third year the college has offered condensed classes during the winter holiday,\u201d explained New River CTC Vice President, Academic Affairs Dr. Richard Pagan. \u201cThe session provides students with the opportunity to get ahead in their studies, get caught up in their program or fulfill a prerequisite requirement.\u201d\r\n\r\nClasses offered during the special session include: Biology 101, General Biology and Biology 103L General Biology Lab; Biology 102, General Biology and Biology 104L General Biology Lab; Computer Science 101, Microsoft Office Applications; English 101, Composition; English 102, Research; History 105, American History; History 106, American History; Humanities 150, Introduction to Fine Arts; Math 101, General Mathematics; Math 109, Algebra; Medical Assisting 105, Medical Terminology; Political Science 200, American Government and Economy; Political Science 218, State and Local Government; Psychology 103, General Psychology and Sociology 210, Principles of Sociology.\r\n\r\nWinter session courses are as comprehensive as semester-long courses, so students should not enroll if they are planning vacation time during the holidays. Students attending other colleges or universities should check with their school regarding transferring credits.\r\n\r\nThe deadline to register for winter session at New River CTC is Dec. 18. For more information, call 1-866-349-3739.\r\n\r\nNew River Community and Technical College serves nine counties in southeastern West Virginia from the Greenbrier Valley Campus (Lewisburg), Mercer County Campus (Princeton), Nicholas County Campus (Summersville) and Raleigh County Campus (Beaver\/Beckley).