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The Learning Center

Park Hills Campus

Arts and Science building by the Concourse Area

Your Place for Individualized Attention

Assistance with math and writing assignments can be found on the second floor of the Cozean Library. The Math Lab offers help in Arithmetic through Calculus. The Writing Lab offers assistance with Basic Writing I through Composition II or any other writing assignment.


Visit our new location in the Arts and Science building.

The Learning Center is now conveniently located next to the concourse area.

Summer Classes begin Monday, June 2nd.



Hours of Operation
Developmental Classes
Business Courses
English Courses
Math Courses
Medical Terminology
Reading/Study Skills
Math Lab
Writing Lab

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Off Campus

Learning Centers








7:30 a.m.- 8:00 p.m.


7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.


7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.


7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

7:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.
Closed Weekends

*PLEASE NOTE:  All tests must be started one hour before closing (see Hours of Operation above) and a valid MAC ID must be presented to Learning Center personnel in order to take a test.

Developmental Classes, Non-credit Courses
The Learning Center offers the following developmental courses:

    • Arithmetic Skills
    • Elementary Algebra
    • Basic Writing I and II
    • Reading improvement
    • Vocabulary development
    • Study skills
    • Introduction to Accounting
    • Introduction to Medical Terminology

The math, basic writing, reading, vocabulary, and study skills courses are designed to prepare students for college-level courses. Introduction to Accounting and Introduction to Medical Terminology are intended for students who want a broad overview of the subject before enrolling in the college level versions of the courses.

Each module is a one (1) credit hour class, and unless noted otherwise, counts towards a General Studies degree only. Enrollment is by student choice or as determined by a placement test.

Credit Courses 

The Learning Center also offers three one hour courses that will apply towards an AA degree: 

    • MAT-100-AA01, Metric Measurement (1 credit hour)
    • ENG-100-AA01, Writing a Research Paper (1 credit hour)
    • ENG-105-AA01, Use of Library Resources (1 credit hour)

Students work on all of the above courses independently under the guidance of the Learning Center instructors. Regular attendance is required, one hour per week for each one hour course. All courses begin the first week of each new semester. Refer to the appropriate course syllabus for more information, for specific assignments, and for the deadlines for submitting work.

Business Courses
BUS-001-AA01 Introductory Accounting I *
BUS-002-AA01 Introductory Accounting II *

English Courses
Equivalent to ENG-096:
Basic Writing I
ENG-021-AA01 Sentence Skills *
ENG-022-AA01 Parallel Structure in Writing *
ENG-022-AA01 Punctuation and Clarity in Writing *

Equivalent to ENG-097:
Basic Writing II
ENG-024-AA01 Basic Principles of Writing *
ENG-025-AA01 Paragraph Development *
ENG-026-AA01 Essay Development *

ENG-100-AA01 Writing a Research Paper (applies toward an AA degree)

ENG-105-AA01 Use of Library Resources (applies toward an AA degree)

Math Courses
Equivalent to MAT-090:
MAT-002-AA01 Arithmetic Skills I *
MAT-003-AA01 Arithmetic Skills II *
MAT-004-AA01 Arithmetic Skills III *

Equivalent to MAT-095:
MAT-011-AA01 Elementary Algebra I *
MAT-012-AA01 Elementary Algebra II *
MAT-013-AA01 Elementary Algebra III *

MAT-100-AA01 Metric Measurements (applies toward an AA degree)

Orientation to Medical Terminology
HLT-003-AA01 Medical Terminology I *
HLT-007-AA01 Medical Terminology II *

Reading Skills and Study Skills
ENG-001-AA01 Personalized Reading I *
ENG-002-AA01 Personalized Reading II *
ENG-007-AA01 College Reading *
ENG-008-AA01 Vocabulary Development *
ENG-009-AA01 Study Skills *

*These course apply towards a students Grade Point Average (GPA), but do not meet any requirements for an Associate of Arts Degree

For more information about taking classes or tests in the Learning Center at Mineral Area College, Park Hills, Missouri, see your advisor or contact:

Laura J. Long Helbig, Department Chair
Office hours: 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. or by appointment
Phone: (573)518-2124



Information is subject to change
Updated May 2013