Fall Term I 2021

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When is the Fall Term? MSC will present two Fall terms in 2021: Fall Term I (Sept 13 to Nov 5, 2021) and Fall Term II (Nov 8 to Dec 17, 2021).

How and when can I register for a course? Registration is on-line. A link to the registration page will be posted on the day registration opens on this page. Registration for Fall Term I begins August 23, 2021 for members and for others on August 25, 2021.

Membership: Membership is required to take a course. You must pay your membership fee this fiscal year (July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022) in order to register for a fall, winter or spring course. You may pay the membership fee HERE.

DOWNLOAD OUR FALL TERM I 2021 COURSE BULLETIN 

MONDAY  
Staff of Life: The Tyranny, Commodification, Industrialization, and Politics of FoodFred Cichocki9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
8-week course begins 9/13
TUESDAY
The Final Gift: Advance DirectivesSusan Goran9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m. 6-week course begins 9/14
Plato’s “Aristocratic and Authoritarian Republic” vs. Dewey’s “Pragmatic
Democracy”
Bruce Hauptli9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m. 8-week course begins 9/14
Churchill’s PoliticsBob Bunselmeyer1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. 8-week course begins 9/14
WEDNESDAY
American Sign Language Level 1Martin Samelson9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m. 6-week course begins 9/15
CRISPR, COVID, Morality, and Scientific Process (THIS COURSE IS FULL; PLEASE CALL 207-725-4900 TO BE PLACED ON A WAITLIST)Barbara Snapp9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.* 8-week course
begins 9/15 (*note: class meetings are two hours)
Tom Jones and UsRaymond Boisvert1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. 8-week course begins 9/15
CRISPR, COVID, Morality, and Scientific Process Barbara Snapp1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.* 8-week course
begins 9/15 (*note: class meetings are two hours)
THURSDAY
Afghanistan: South Asia and the United Nations to the Rescue? Solution?Charles Dunbar9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.* 8-week course begins 9/16 (*note: class meetings are two hours)
Harnessing the Ocean’s Power: Tide Mills in Maine and Elsewhere Bud Warren9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
8-week course begins 9/16
Improving Your French (THIS COURSE IS FULL; PLEASE CALL 207-725-4900 TO BE PLACED ON A WAITLIST)Jayne Boisvert1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. 8-week course begins 9/16
Struggles in the Valley: Understanding Social Conflicts of the Kennebec/
Androscoggin Region, 1524-2021 (THIS COURSE IS FULL; PLEASE CALL 207-725-4900 TO BE PLACED ON A WAITLIST)
Bud Warren1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. 8-week course begins 9/16
FRIDAY
A Self-Guided Nature Tour of Merrymeeting Bay (THIS COURSE IS FULL; PLEASE CALL 207-725-4900 TO BE PLACED ON A WAITLIST)Terry Porter9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m. 6-week course
begins 9/17
Our Common Purpose: Fixing Our Democracy (THIS COURSE IS FULL; PLEASE CALL 207-725-4900 TO BE PLACED ON A WAITLIST)Niles Schore9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m. 8-week course begins 9/17

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING IMPORTANT INFORMATION CAREFULLY

  • Space is limited; if a class is full, please notify us of your interest at mscoffice@midcoastseniorcollege.org.
  • Two persons in a household sharing one Zoom screen are granted discounted tuition: SINGLE PERSON REGISTRATION: Tuition is $60 per course DOUBLE PERSON REGISTRATION (Two people in one household sharing a computer screen): Tuition is $50 per course.

ON-LINE CLASSES

  • Classes use Zoom.  Zoom class links will be provided upon registration. More information is on our website. Assistance is available–please contact Clare Durst at briegull@gmail.com.

BOOKS & READINGS

  • Course descriptions include information regarding books: “required” book = strongly recommended; “suggested” or “recommended” books = optional reading. It is the student’s responsibility to acquire books. 

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