SAN MARCOS (February 20, 2015) – There is still time to start and complete coursework this semester at Palomar College. Spring Late Start and Fast Track open classes have various start dates in February, March, April and May, and end by May 18.

Late Start and Fast Track classes provide a fast and affordable way to earn college credits, and more than 150 classes have space available this semester. Subject areas include math, English, history, American Indian studies, economics, business, counseling, political science, philosophy, Spanish, computer science and theatre arts (to name just a few).

A small sampling of the specific classes that are still open includes:

Core classes: English Introductory Composition; Math – Beginning Algebra, Intermediate Algebra, College Algebra, Trigonometry; History – U.S. through Reconstruction, U.S. Since Reconstruction, Western Civilization through Reformation, World History to 1650, History of the Americas through 1800; American Indian Studies – The Indian and the US Political System, Indians of the Americas, Native Women in the Americas

Business Administration: Internet for Business, Electronic Health Record Applications,Word for Business – Advanced, Excel Advanced, Access Intermediate

Graphic Communications: Graphic Communications, Digital Imaging/Photoshop IA

World Languages: Spanish 1B

Speech: Oral Communication, Debate Research, Practical Public Speaking

Theatre Arts: Technical Theatre Practicum I, II, III and IV

A complete listing of Palomar College fall Fast Track and Late Start classes can be viewed on the College’s website at Students must complete the online application for admission, and may also register for classes at the same website.

Tuition for California residents is $46 per credit unit. For additional information go to

High school students age 15 and up can acquire units toward high school graduation or start earning college credits through basic general education courses. Tuition is free for currently enrolled public school students. High school students who wish to enroll in Palomar College classes must submit a K-12 Student/Graduation Verification of Minor form and a Health Services Consent for Treatment of Minor Student form, available through area high schools or online at




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Melinda Finn, Public Affairs Office, 760-744-1150, ext. 2365
Laura Gropen, Public Affairs Office, 760-744-1150, ext. 2152