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Laurel, MD 20707
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DNA: Tools and Techniques *NEW!*
Many people have taken DNA tests but are confused about what to do with their results. This course will provide subsequent procedures to analyze test results, identify relationships of matches, and resolve genetic genealogy questions. The use of test company and third-party tools will be explained. This course is designed for students who have taken DNA: Trace Your Family History or have similar experience. Instructors: Andrew Hochreiter and Tom McCarriar. 
Tuition: $110** (includes $40 in fees*)
Mon Apr 20-May 18 7PM-9PM HCC Main Campus XE-113 6212 #7221
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New Genealogy on the Internet II
Internet technology has done wonders for both amateur and professional genealogists. Join Davis Gardner of the Howard County Genealogical Society to take your next step in family research. Learn what to expect from DNA testing, how to handle elusive female ancestors and how to use maps
to understand your background. This course requires some computer skills but New Genealogy on the Internet is not a prerequisite.
Tuition: $88** (includes $40 in fees*)
Sat Apr 18-May 09 10AM-12PM Gateway Campus XE-506 6195 #5792
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The Parthenon, Glory of Athens
Dedicated to the goddess Athena, the Parthenon was built to celebrate the triumph of Athens against the Persian invasions of Greece in the mid-5th century B.C. For over 2,500 years, it has stood on the Acropolis of Athens as a proud symbol of the enduring legacy of Classical Greek civilization. Explore the art, architecture and history of this magnificent temple through the ages as it remains a sentinel over the city of Athens, a testament to the triumph of Athenian democracy.
Tuition: $59 (includes $40 in fees*)
Tue Apr 21-Apr 28 7PM-9PM HCC Main Campus XI-399 6208 #7113
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The Rosetta Stone
The Rosetta Stone is one of the most famous archaeological artifacts in the world. In this course, you will explore the fascinating history of this amazing treasure, first uncovered by French Napoleonic troops in Egypt in 1799, and the race between the French and the British to decipher the mysterious language of the ancient Egyptians. The stone’s true significance lies in the tripartite inscription incised on the stone, each written in a different script- Egyptian hieroglyphics, Egyptian Demotic, and Ancient Greek, which would prove to be the key to solving the puzzle of deciphering ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics. Instructor Bill McGowan holds an M.A. degree in Latin and Greek from Fordham University in New York City.
Tuition: $59 (includes $40 in fees*)
Tue May 12-May 19 7PM-9PM Hickory Ridge XI-356 6206 #7112
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