SAN MARCOS (December 8, 2016) – Need college credit in a hurry? With classes starting January 3, Palomar College’s winter Intersession classes pack a lot of learning into a short period of time.

Intersession is an intensive four-week term that offers the same credit as traditional semester-length classes by utilizing longer meeting times for each class. Students who enroll in Intersession can complete pre-requisites or other desired courses before spring semester begins on January  30. Classes are offered both face-to-face and online formats.

Subjects offered in face-to-face classes include athletics, child development, chemistry, cinema, disability resources, emergency medical education, fashion, and kinesiology.

Subjects offered online include business, cinema, communications, computer science and information technology, counseling, economics, graphic communications, health, history, journalism, statistics/psychology and statistics/sociology.

Most face-to-face intersession classes will be held on the San Marcos campus at 1140 West Mission Road. Emergency medical education classes will be held at the Esondido Center at 1951 East Valley Parkway.

Tuition is $46 per unit for residents. For more information or to apply for admission online at no charge go to


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