SOUTHWESTERN COMMUNITY EDUCATION
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.
COMMUNITY EDUCATION NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS:
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!)
PE*0582*105 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. End your day in a positive way!
Location: Rec Center 125
Days: Mon, Wed, Fri Time: 6:00pm-7:00pm
Instructor: Jackie Corriea Cost: $84.50
ART*0138*65 STAINED GLASS
Dana Rieck teaches the SWOCC stained glass class in a studio format, where everyone works independently, at their on pace, on a work of their choosing. Most students work using the copper foil technique, but advanced students also use lead came. It’s a fun, low-stress atmosphere!
Location: Eden 7 Cost: $125
Day: Thu Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm
ART*0393*65 INTRO TO PHOTO BASICS
(Digital and Film) This full-term basic photography course will introduce students to the techniques of digital and film photography, and the creative photographic process. While this course will focus on the “35mm, SLR style” camera, other types of digital and film cameras will not be left out.
Instructor: Tony Mason
Location: Tioga 403 Cost: $130
Day: Thu Time: 6:00pm-8:50pm
SPAN*0521*65 BEGINNING CONVERSATIONAL SPANISH
Join instructor Celso Ledesma as he explores the basics of conversational Spanish vocabulary, correct pronunciations and necessary grammar. This class will cover topics such as Hispanic customs, daily activities, and cuisine.
Location: Sitkum 9 Cost: $112.75
Day: Tue Time: 6:00pm-8:50pm
RE*0100*65 REAL ESTATE BROKER
This accelerated course prepares you to qualify for the Oregon Real Estate Broker’s License Exam in just 10 weeks. It is a hybrid course, combining live lecture with on-line home study to meet the 150 hour requirements of the Oregon Real Estate Agency (OREA). Attendance is recommended at all evening sessions as well as the Exam Preparation Day on Saturday following the last evening class. The course and instructor are certified by the OREA. For more information call 541-510-4106 or email email@example.com.
Instructor: Linda Forbes
Location: Stensland 202 Cost: $600
Days: Tue Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm
HISTORY OF OREGON’S SOUTH COAST
Learn about the history and heritage of the place where you live – Oregon’s south coast. This class will be held in the community room of the new Coos History Museum on the waterfront in Coos Bay. The class will have available a variety of museum exhibits, documents, and image resources as well as special expert guest speakers. Students will learn about south coast geography, native cultures, first Euro-American encounters, pioneer immigrants and settlement, historic occupations, effect of the two world wars, transportation history, and post-war development of the region. Instructor: Steven Greif
Location: Coos History Museum Cost: $50
Days: Wed Time: 7:00pm-8:20pm