For Immediate Release:
May 21, 2009
Primary Media Contact:
Public Relations Specialist
MIDDLETOWN, Va. – Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) has added two new courses to its list of hundreds of courses for the summer 2009 semester.
Information about the new courses follows:
- BIO 299: Wildflowers of Virginia – Introduces students to the diversity of wildflowers found throughout Virginia.
- HIS 267: The Second World War- This course introduces students to the major causes, course and consequences of World War II. It will examine the aftermath of World War I, the advent of totalitarian and expansionist fascist, communist and militarist regimes in Europe and Asia, the effects of the worldwide Great Depression of the 1930s, the effects of new military technology and tactics on the conduct of the war, the resort to genocide and deliberate targeting of civilians, the use of the atomic bomb and the origins of the Cold War. The course will approach the war from a global context, as well as examine the effects of mass mobilization of societies on the conduct of democratic government.
Founded in 1970, Lord Fairfax Community College is a multi-campus public institution of higher education. With four locations — Middletown, Warrenton, Luray-Page County and most recently, Vint Hill— the College serves eight localities in the Shenandoah Valley and northern Piedmont regions. The localities are the counties of Clarke, Fauquier, Frederick, Page, Rappahannock, Shenandoah and Warren and the city of Winchester. LFCC offers more than 75 associate degree and certificate programs in a wide variety of disciplines, in addition to providing access to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs offered on site by a four-year institution. LFCC also serves the business community by offering workforce preparation programs for employees and employers. LFCC serves more than 9,000 unduplicated credit students and more than 11,000 individuals in professional development and business and industry courses annually.
Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lord Fairfax Community College. Lord Fairfax Community College is an equal opportunity institution providing educational and employment opportunities, programs, services, and activities and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, disability, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or other non-merit factors. LFCC also prohibits sexual misconduct including sexual violence or harassment.