Penn State York offers courses in Shrewsbury, Pa.

August 30, 2012

Penn State York, in partnership with the Southern York County Branch of the YMCA, is offering two courses for fall at the YMCA in Shrewsbury, Pa. Conversational Italian I, a noncredit language course, and Introduction to Management Information Systems (MIS 204), a 3-credit course, are being offered in Shrewsbury for the convenience of people who live there. The Southern York County Branch of the YMCA is located at 100 Constitution Ave., Shrewsbury, Pa., 17361.

Conversational Italian I is being offered on Wednesdays beginning Sept. 5 and meets from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Cost for the course is $95, plus the cost of the textbook. This course will help participants learn the basics of Italian while exploring the influences of its culture on America and the world in general. The four basics -- reading, writing, listening and speaking -- will be covered. Contact Judy Woods at 717-771-4032 or for more information on this course or other languages course being offered through the campus.

Introduction to Management Information Systems (MIS 204) is being offered Wednesdays beginning Oct. 24 from 6-8:40 p.m. This is a three-credit course and can be applied toward a credit certificate, associate degree, or bachelor's degree.

Introduction to Business Information Systems is an applications-oriented course that provides an overview of the role of information systems in business process design, the current technologies used for obtaining, storing, and communicating information in support of operations and decision-making within a business organization, and the concepts and principles for programming, developing, and using popular spreadsheet and database tools. Applications focus on important problems and issues found in business disciplines, including accounting, finance, marketing, supply chain operations and general management.

For more details about credit courses in Shrewsbury, contact Jeff Warner, director of continuing education, at 717-771-4105 or Visit the Penn State York website at to learn more about all the educational opportunities Penn State York has to offer.

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Last Updated August 30, 2012