Dec. 21, 2020 – Jan 9, 2021

Earn 3 credits in 3 weeks with new intersession classes!

In this current environment, it’s important to offer multiple options that allow students to progress toward their educational goals. Students returning home to Jackson for the holidays have an opportunity to complete transferable courses at Jackson College’s cost.

Cost Per Course

  • In-County/Extended District: $747.38
  • Out of Jackson County: $992.57
  • Out of State: $1,237.73

Please note: A student is limited to one intersession course. Because the intersession is not a standard term, students cannot use financial aid.

Intersession Courses

Course # Course Name Credits Prerequisites Notes
ART 112 Art History: Renaissance to Present 3 ENG 085*

This course is a survey of art history and aesthetics covering art from the Renaissance through the 20th century.

BUA 121 Leadership 3 CIS 095*, ENG 085* and ENG 090*

Both knowledge and behavior contribute to effective leadership skills needed to enhance the contribution of your team. Students explore topics including shared vision and values, team building, and decision making. You will study leadership theory in ways that encourage development of your leadership skills, including effective use of power and influence, motivational tools, personality assessment, team communication, role modeling, and performance appraisals.

COM 240 Interpersonal Communication 3 ENG 085, ENG 091

(FORMERLY SPH 240) Students will learn to improve communication in one-on-one and small group situations. In this course, students will examine basic verbal and non-verbal elements affecting communication between individuals in family, peer group and work contexts. Specific units of discussion include intrapersonal perspective, conflict resolution, self-disclosure, message generation, intercultural messages and non-verbal communication.

HIS 211 Minority Groups in America 3 ENG 085* and ENG 090*

Sociology of dominant-minority relations in contemporary American society. Attention to specific ethnic, religious, and racial minorities in terms of prejudice and discrimination.

MUS 131 Understanding Music 3 ENG 085*

Lecture and directed listening on the elements, forms and historic chronology of Western music.

SOC 231 Principles of Sociology 3 ENG 085* and ENG 090*

The discipline and its contributions to understanding the fundamental processes of social interaction. Includes development of self, socialization process, groups and social structure. Application of sociological principles to our society by examination of relevant research.

Registration Form

Please complete the following form and e-mail to Jamie Witt at

Intersession Registration Form