SAN MARCOS (September 15, 2014) – There is still time to start and complete coursework this semester at Palomar College. Fall Late Start and Fast Track open classes have various start dates in September, October and November, and end on or before the week of December 15.

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, economics, business, counseling, music, political science, philosophy, Spanish, computer science and zoology (to name just a few).

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

Core classes: English – Critical Thinking/Composition; Math – Beginning Algebra, Intermediate Algebra, College Algebra, Trigonometry, Elementary Statistics; History – U.S. through Reconstruction, U.S. Since Reconstruction, Western Civilization through Reformation, World History Since 1650.

Business Administration: Social Media for Business, Word for Business – Advanced, Excel Advanced, PowerPoint for Business, Business Communication

Computer Science and Information Systems: Computer Concepts/Applications, Cisco Router Configuration

Graphic Communications: History of Graphic Communications, History of Book Publishing, Digital Imaging/Photoshop IA

Music: Fundamental Prep for Music Majors

World Languages: Spanish 1A, Spanish 1B, Spanish III

Speech: Management of Speech Activities, Debate Research, Practical Public Speaking

Zoology: Biology of Marine Mammals

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