The program of accelerated college courses, taught in a matter of days, set another record. The college reports 1363 students, a 14.1 percent increase over last year, registered for the classes. The college’s online classes were especially popular, with 945 students opting to take courses through the distance learning program. That’s an increase of 27.4 percent over the 742 students who took online classes last year.
The accelerated minimester schedule allows students to earn college credit in just three weeks. The program was introduced in 2010.
This year Blinn College offered 34 sections of online classes, including anthropology, art history, American government, Texas government, world geography and American history.