Prepare for a career in insurance with the Life and Health Insurance Pre-Licensing Course to be offered through Nicholls State University on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 17, 18, 24 and 25. The video-conferencing course offers the 32 hours of life and health insurance instruction suitable to prepare for the state insurance exam. Topics will include basic terminology, concepts, sales, fundamentals of insurance law and agent responsibilities. The class will meet from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in 100 Ayo Hall. Registration is $200 by Aug. 10 and $205 thereafter. The fee includes the course textbook. To register, visit www.nicholls.edu/cnc or contact the Office of Continuing Education at (985) 448-4444 or in the Lafitte Room of Bollinger Memorial Student Union on the Nicholls campus.