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MARBLE FALLS — Texas Tech University at Highland Lakes will offer an introductory chemistry class with a lab in the fall through Interactive Video Conferencing at the Frank Fickett Education Center.

The lecture class is 6-8:50 p.m. Thursdays and runs from Aug. 25 through Dec. 14 at the center, 806 Steve Hawkins Parkway. The labs are Fridays at the Hill Country University Center, 2818 U.S. 281 East in Fredericksburg.

The class, CHEM 1305/1105, is titled Chemical Basics and will be taught by David Hopf. It is an introductory survey class, covering basic chemical concepts, properties and reactions and fulfills a core lab science requirement for many bachelor degree programs, according to a university news release.

Nursing students and those preparing to enter nursing programs might be able to use this course to fulfill prerequisites and course requirements. Texas Tech University offers an online nursing degree.

Current TTU students should contact their adviser for assistance in registering for the class. Non-TTU students may apply for admission as visiting students and register for the class. Class size is limited to 24 students, officials said.

For more on the class, application instructions or degree programs at TTU in Marble Falls or Fredericksburg, contact academic advisor Barbara Warden at (830) 798-9548 or