j-term-logo-26oct2010.jpgStudents can make the most of their winter break by enrolling in SMU’s 2011 J-Term at the SMU-in-Plano campus. Now in its second year, the concentrated program of study – set for Jan. 4-13 – allows students to complete one three-credit-hour course at a discounted tuition rate before the start of the spring semester.

The 33 available courses feature offerings from the Cox School of Business, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Lyle School of Engineering, Meadows School of the Arts and the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development. The enrollment deadline is Nov. 23.

“J-Term allows students to pursue a very focused learning opportunity with SMU faculty members and adjunct professors,” says Kate Livingston, SMU-in-Plano campus director and director of the J-Term program. “These credit hours can help students accelerate their degree completion, earn a second major or minor, fulfill general education requirements or prerequisites, or just take a course of interest.”

J-Term courses are not available for registration through Access.SMU. To enroll, students should meet with an adviser to select appropriate courses and to complete the J-Term application form. The application must be received in Enrollment Services, faxed to 972-473-3433 or emailed to jterm@smu.edu by 4 p.m. Nov. 23.

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