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Workforce & Development


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 instructions 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.



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!)

ART*0220*65  PHOTOGRAPHING NATURE – Flowing Water
Learn how to photograph the different characters of water using creative in-camera affects that can impact and inspire. After meeting on campus Saturday, we will either travel to Golden & Silver Falls or Cape Arago, photograph then return to campus to download and look/discuss your images. Sunday we will visit Sweet Creek Falls (near Mapleton). Some minor hiking is required, students provide own transportation.
Instructor: Tony Mason Date: August 8 & 9
Days: Sat, Sun
Time: 9am-5:50pm
Location : Tioga 403 
Cost: $50
PE*0582*88  TAI CHI
This is a beginners introductory class to the Energy Art, T’ai Chi. Exploration of related “Meditation in Movement” practices will be introduced. The class will consist of preparing the body for quiet, strength, flexibility, balance and grace, before learning and practicing the “Short Form” of 37 moves, Yang style.
Instructor: Linda Laverty
Days: Thu (8 weeks) 
Time: 1:00pm-1:50pm
Location: Rec Center 125 
Cost: $58 PE*0582*69  BOSU CARDIO!
This class is an upbeat, energizing, and motivating workout that will get you back on the road to fitness. We start with 25 minutes of step/cardio to get your blood moving, followed by 20 minutes of boot camp drills to tone your muscles, and finish with 5 minutes of ab attack. Start or end your day in a positive way!
Instructor: Jackie Corriea
Days: Mon, Wed, Fri
(11 weeks)
Time: 6:00pm-6:50pm
Location: Rec Center 131
Cost: $87

In this beginning level class you will learn about French culture and how to converse using the French language. With an emphasis on ­phonetics, instructor ­Caroline Edingfield (raised in Paris, France) has shared her beautiful native language with moms, missionaries, military personnel, and more.
Day: Thu (8 weeks) 
Time: 5:30pm-7:20pm
Location: Stensland 201 
Cost: $50

Students continue learning French vocabulary, phrases and sentences through listening, speaking and reading. Pronunciation, conversational flow of sentences and common phrases are emphasized.
Day: Thu (8 weeks) 
Time: 3:30pm-5:20pm
Location: Stensland 201 
This is a one day, Oregon Department of Transportation approved, safety training course covering the requirements for flaggers and approved techniques for moving traffic cautiously and consistently through work zones. Students who successfully complete the course receive an ODOT credential for flaggers, valid for three years. Must be 18 years of age or older to receive certification. Class fees cover all materials. Please bring snacks to eat during breaks if needed, as there is no lunch break provided during this training. Pre-registration and payment is required.
Cost: $95 each class
Day: Monday
Dates: July 6 - August 3
Time: 8:30am-2:30pm
Location: Lakeview G