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Southwestern's Community Education offers life-long learning and personal enrichment opportunities to the community. Non-credit classes, seminars, and workshops are provided by Southwestern's teaching staff and by qualified instructors from our community.   Course and section numbers are located before course title.  If a course has more than one section, the course number and section number can be found after the course description.

Non-Credit Online Courses that are affordable, fun, fast, and convenient!

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Looking for innovative, affordable noncredit online education? Southwestern is partnered with Ed2go, the world's leading provider of online courses for adults.

Search the online catalog to see the variety of courses to choose from.
Register at Price: $90.00 per class.


SWOCC Recreation Center
The total Cost is $5.00 per class

Yoga for Health- Monday & Wednesday 1:00-1:50 pm

Yoga for Health- Monday & Wednesday 5:30-6:20 pm

Tai Chi- Thursday 1:00-1:50 pm

Insanity- Tuesday & Thursday 5:30-6:20 pm

Turbo Kick- Monday, Wednesday, Friday 5:30-6:20 pm

Pilates- Monday & Wednesday 12:00-12:50 pm

Zumba- Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday 12:00-12:50 pm

Pound- Monday & Wednesday 1:00-1:50 pm



Download our schedules below for Coos or Curry Campuses to find out what classes are available!  


For more information on these classes call 541.888.7328 or download the latest schedule.  (below is only a sampling, check out full schedule!)

HE 0503 65 Principles of Eastern Medicine

Principles of Eastern Medicine will cover basic concepts of Yoga & Ayurveda, which translates into “Wisdom of Vitality” or “Knowledge of Longevity.” This course is designed to educate the student on a medical model that is based on lifestyle modifications rather than our present models of symptom management through medication & surgery. You will learn basic self-assessment tools to establish an understanding of your body type or constitution. You will gain awareness of the use of diet, breath/Pranayama, posture/Asana and mindfulness/Meditation as tools to enhance your well-being & increase vitality. This is a great course for students, athletes as well as clinicians who are seeking to live healthier lives.

Date: 1/4/17-2/8/17        Instructor: Sarah Hicks

Day: Wed                       Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm

Location: B2*1                                  Cost: $80

HE 0501 65 Meditation & Mindfulness

Meditation is an antidote to stress. It is a unique activity that is an art as well as a science. Learn how meditation & mindfulness can help you to meet life’s challenges. It has been used in cultures around the world for thousands of years to help people thrive. This class will help you understand the science behind meditation & it’s impact on the body & will cover different methods of mindfulness & meditation as well as core elements to maintaining a regular practice. A regular practice in Meditation & Mindfulness is proven to decrease stress, strengthen immunity, improve quality of sleep and help manage symptoms of depression and anxiety. Come discover how this ancient technique can benefit your life.

Date 1/6/17-3/17/17       Instructor: Sarah Hicks

Day: Fri                          Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm

Location:B2*1                                 Cost: $150


This course is tailored to meet the needs of the health-care professional who has limited or no experience speaking Spanish and wishes to communicate with Spanish speaking patients and clients. Instructor: Celso Ledesma

Location: Stensland 205                      Cost: $90

Day: Thu                        Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm

CE 9007 Intro to Office Programs

Explore frequently used commands of office programs including Word, Excel and PowerPoint. This course covers various topics such as line spacing, bullet points, and creating tables in Word; entering text, sorting data and applying formatting in Excel; and creating a basic presentation in PowerPoint.

Instructor: Chelsea Lucas

Days: Mon, Tue

Time: 9:00am-10:50am

Location: Tioga 410

Cost: $150

CS 0613 65 Computer Basics

New to computers? Enhance your knowledge with this beginner level class. Learn how to create a folder, save documents, upload images, create an email address, explore the start button, make a PDF and much more.

Instructor: Chelsea Lucas

Days: Mon                     Time: 3:00pm-4:50pm

Location: Tioga 410                            Cost: $90

CS 0613 66 Introduction to Excel

Need help learning Excel? This fun introductory course will teach the fundamental skills you need to create, save and edit a basic spreadsheet. In this hands on class you will learn shortcuts, cell referencing, inserting images and much more.

Instructor: Chelsea Lucas

Days: Mon                  Time: 11:00am-12:50pm

Location: Tioga 410                            Cost: $90

PE 0525 65 POUND
Rock out while you work out!! POUND is a full-body cardio session, combining light resistance strength training with constant simulated drumming. Through continual upper body motion using lightly weighted drumsticks, you'll turn into a calorie-torching drummer! Rock, rap, dubstep, pop and old school music fuse to create the POUND track series. The POUND workout fuses cardio, isometric movements, plyometrics and isometric poses with pulse-racing, sweat-inducing drumming. Drum your way to a leaner, stronger physique – all while rocking out to your favorite music!
Instructor: Melissa Loudenbeck
Days: Mon, Wed Time: 1:00pm-1:50pm
Location: Rec Center 131
Cost: $90.00

This hands-on course allows the student to explore the digital photographic darkroom using the basic tools of Adobe Photoshop®, Adobe Bridge® and Adobe Camera Raw® (Windows™ versions). Step-by-step instruction and the use of sample images will emphasize and encourage non-destructive workflow including the use of layers, adjustment layers, layer masks, and more. Please bring a (minimum) 4 GB USB Flash Drive to store instruction files.
Instructor: Tony Mason
Day: Tue
Time: 6:00pm-8:50pm
Location: Tioga 403
Cost: $130