sPRING 2018

Tuition-Free Noncredit Schedule
Spring 2018 registration begins November 29, 2017.

noncredit@miracosta.edu
760.795.8710

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HEALTH AND SAFETY

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program NCHLT15

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3188 TTh 9:30-10.55 a.m. 1/23-5/17 Macfarlane, E CLC109 Oceanside OPEN

Balance and Mobility NCHLT75

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3189 MW 9:30-11:10 a.m. 1/22-5/16 Pompa, P CLC109 Oceanside FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY
3190 MW 12:15-1:55 p.m. 1/22-5/16 Hargrove, L ECSC Oceanside FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY
3191 TTh 11:30 a.m.-1:05 p.m. 1/23-5/17 Pompa, P CLC109 Oceanside OPEN

Spinal Fitness NCHLT11

This class is designed to optimize strength and flexibility in the body, particularly the back through low-impact weight-bearing exercises, resistance work with light weights, static stretches and relaxation techniques.
CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3192 MWF 7:50-9:20 a.m. 1/22-5/18 Gibbons, G CBTS Carlsbad OPEN
3193 MWF 9:30-11 a.m. 1/22-5/18 Gibbons, G CSCTR Carlsbad FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY
3194 MW 2:30-4:40 p.m.   1/22-5/16 Gibbons, G ECSC Oceanside OPEN
3195 TTh 9-11:05 a.m. 1/23-5/17 Vinci, R RSLR Oceanside OPEN
3196 TTh 11 a.m.-1:05 p.m. 1/23-5/17 Gibbons, G ECSC Oceanside OPEN

PARENTING

A parent or parents and their children meet with an experienced early-childhood educator to model and discuss effective parenting for toddlers between the ages of one
year and 3 ½ years. Children's physical and social development and emotional needs will be addressed. Only registered parents with their appropriate-aged toddler(s) will be admitted to class.

Parent-Toddler Workshop NCPAR20

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3197 MW 9-10:55 a.m. 1/22-5/16 Hernandez, K FPP Oceanside OPEN
3198 TTh 9-10:50 a.m. 1/23-5/17 Hernandez, K FPP Oceanside OPEN

SHORT TERM VOCATIONAL

AUTOMOTIVE COURSES

Basic Auto Tune-Up NCVOC50

Lecture and laboratory class:  automotive tune ups, light maintenance, electrical systems, emission controls, brakes, and tires. No automotive experience necessary.

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3344 F 6-9:20 p.m. 1/26-5/18 Pianowski, J OC4001 Oceanside OPEN

CAREER & TECHNICAL EDUCATION

Introduction to Career and Technical Education  NCVOC43

This course provides students an overview of the career and technical education courses, certifications, and programs available at MiraCosta College.  Topics include student options for technical training at MiraCosta and the pathways to complete training and prepare for a career.  This is a noncredit course that allows students to better plan for their course of study before committing to a credit course of study.

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3447 MTWTh 10:30 a.m.-12:10 p.m. 3/26-5/17 Staff CLC119 Oceanside OPEN

COMPUTER COURSES

Computer Basics/Keyboarding NCVOC38

This course introduces students to the Windows environment as well as to computer terminology, hardware, and software. Students use the Internet utilizing a web browser and conduct basic searches using a variety of search engines. Students also learn fundamental keyboarding skills, including Home Row keyboarding skills, in order to develop some level of speed and accuracy using typing programs (local or online).

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3345 S 8:10-11:40 a.m. 1/27-3/17 Strong, M CLC131 Oceanside OPEN
3346 S 8:10-11:40 a.m. 3/31-5/12 Strong, M CLC131 Oceanside OPEN

Essential Computer Skills NCWFP11

In this course, students develop essential computer and information technology skills for workplace and educational success.  They develop some proficiency in using word processing software; access, evaluate, and utilize information resources using the Internet and Web browsers; and get familiar with a course management system.  Previous experience using computers is recommended.

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3347 MW 2:15-5:40 p.m. 1/22-3/14 Ramirez, M CLC133 Oceanside OPEN
3348 MW 2:15-5:30 p.m. 3/28-5/16 Ramirez, M CLC133 Oceanside OPEN

Basic Word Processing NCVOC31

This course introduces students to word processing using basic formatting tools and features of word processing software to create various documents, such as
business letters, flyers, and beginning desktop publishing.

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3349 W 6:10-9:20 p.m. 1/24-3/14 Ramirez, M SDA110 Encinitas OPEN
3350 S 11:50 a.m.-3:20 p.m. 1/27-3/17 Strong, M CLC131 Oceanside OPEN
3351 S 6-9:10 p.m. 3/26-5/14 Herrick, J CLC135 Oceanside OPEN

Beginning Spreadsheets (Excel) NCVOC39

This course introduces students to spreadsheets and the ability to create, format, and modify data using formulas and graph tools to create professional looking business worksheets or reports that can be updated efficiently.

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3352 M 6-9:30 p.m. 1/22-3/12 Strong, M CLC135 Oceanside OPEN
3353 S 8:10-11:40 a.m. 1/27-3/17 Herrick, J CLC135 Oceanside OPEN
3354 S 11:50 a.m.-3:20 p.m. 3/31-5/12 Herrick, J CLC135 Oceanside OPEN

Beginning Presentation Software NCVOC37

This course introduces students to PowerPoint. Students develop an understanding of how to create an effective PowerPoint presentation. The course emphasizes developing a presentation that includes title slide, table of contents, sound, animation, graphics, and transitions.

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3355 S 11:50 a.m.-3:20 p.m. 1/27-3/17 Herrick, J CLC135 Oceanside OPEN
3356 W 6-9:30 p.m. 3/28-5/16 Ramirez, M SDA110 Encinitas OPEN

Intermediate Word Processing NCVOC32

In this sequel to Basic Word Processing, students explore the many shortcuts and document formatting tools of word processing, including mail merge, templates, tables, and importing information from other applications.

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3357 S 8:10 a.m.-11:40 a.m. 3/31-5/12 Herrick, J CLC135 Oceanside OPEN

Internet, Intermediate NCVOC35

This course introduces students to Internet usage skills and safety considerations. Students learn to locate web pages, search for information, bookmark favorite locations, set up/manage an email account and homepage, and develop an awareness of online etiquette, ethics, software update processes, and cautionary issues within the Internet environment.

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3358 S 11:50 a.m.-3:20 p.m. 3/31-5/12 Strong, M CLC131 Oceanside OPEN

CISCO NETWORKING ACADEMY

MiraCosta College offers the training needed to prepare students to take the Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT), Cisco Certified Networking Associate Security and Cisco Certified Networking Associate Routing and Switching (CCNA) exams.  Classes are offered at the Community Learning Center, 1831 Mission Avenue, Oceanside 92058.  For more information about the program, call Mike Kirby at 760.795.8737 or visit the Cisco Networking Academy web page miracosta.edu/cisco for up-to-date schedule information. 

Preparation for the new CCENT (ICND1) exam requires 2 courses. Preparation for CCNA Security requires 1 additional course beyond the CCENT courses, for a total of 3 courses.  Preparation for CCNA Routing and Switching requires 2 additional courses beyond CCENT courses, for a total of 4 courses.

The last date to register for the following classes is January 29.  The following instructional resources will be available:  dedicated lab with instructors, lectures, lab time, tutoring, Packet Tracer (a free Cisco network simulator) and online curriculum that can be accessed remotely over the Internet.  For more information, go to miracosta.edu/cisco.  Course descriptions can be found on the web page.

IT Basics NCVOC10

This course introduces the computer hardware and software skills needed to help meet the growing demand for entry-level information and communications technology (ICT) professionals.  Topics include the fundamentals of computer hardware and software as well as advanced concepts such as security, networking, and the responsibilities of and ICT professional.  This course prepares students for CompTIA's A+ certification exam.  The course is also a pathway to Cisco program courses.

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3421
+Lab
S
S
8-11:35 a.m.
11:45 a.m.-3:20 p.m.
1/27-5/14
1/27-5/05
Alizadeh, R
Davis, V
CLC133
CLC132
Oceanside OPEN

Note:  The lab for NCVOC10 meets on the following Saturdays: 1/27, 2/10, 3/3, 3/17, 4/7, 4/21, and 5/5.

Computer Networking Basics NCVOC11

This course provides a hands-on introduction to networking and the Internet using tools and hardware commonly found in home and small business environments. It teaches students the skills needed to obtain entry-level networking jobs. Students develop some of the skills needed to become computer and network technicians, cable installers, and help desk technicians. This is the first in a two-course sequence that prepares students for the Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician (CCENT) exam.

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3423
+Lab
M
T
6-9:20 p.m.
6-9:10 p.m.
1/22-5/14
1/23-5/15
Kirby, M
Davis, D
CLC133
CLC132
Oceanside OPEN
3425
+Lab
Th
S
6-9:10 p.m.
8-11:35 a.m.
1/25-5/17
2/03-5/12
Bean, G
Davis, V
CLC133
CLC132
Oceanside OPEN

Note:  The lab for class 3425 meets on the following Saturdays: 2/3, 2/24, 3/10, 3/31, 4/14, 4/28, and 5/12.

Routing & Switching Basics NCVOC12

This course prepares students for jobs as network, help desk, and support technicians. The course provides a basic overview of routing and switching, addressing, and security. It also familiarizes students with servers that provide email services, web space, and authenticated access. The course prepares students for the Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician (CCENT) exam. The course also covers network monitoring and basic troubleshooting skills in context.

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3427
+Lab
T
Th
5:45-9:50 p.m.
8-11:35 a.m.
1/24-5/16
1/27-5/12
Alizadeh, R
Davis, V
CLC133
CLC132
Oceanside OPEN

Note:  The lab for class 3427 meets on the following Saturdays: 1/27, 2/10, 3/3, 3/17, 4/7, 4/21, and 5/5.

Intermediate Routing & Switching NCVOC13

This course describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in larger and more complex networks.  Students learn how to configure routers and switches for advanced functionality.  By the end of this course, students are able to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with OSPF, EIGRP, and STP in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks.  Students also develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement a WLAN in a small-to-medium network.

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3429
+Lab
T
Th
6-9:10 p.m.
6-9:10 p.m.
1/23-5/15
1/25-5/17
Kirby, M
Davis, V
CLC133
CLC132
Oceanside OPEN
Note:  The lab for class 3429 meets on the following Thursdays: 1/25, 2/15, 3/1, 3/15, 4/5, 4/19, 5/3, and 5/17.

OLDER ADULTS

 State supported educational programs for older adults range in subject from art through writing.  While these courses are offered primarily for senior citizens at locations and times convenient to them, the classes are open to all adults.  

ART

Students in art classes must furnish their own supplies. Instructors will provide a list of materials at the first class meeting. For additional information on classes that may be of interest to senior citizens, please refer to the Community Education Schedule.

Acrylic Painting NCART13

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3199 T 12:30-3:20 p.m. 1/23-5/15 Allen, A CCSC Oceanside FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY
3200 F 12-3 p.m. 1/26-5/18 Pearce, S ECSC Oceanside FULL/CLOSED

Basic Drawing and Sketching NCART20

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3201 M 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 1/22-5/14 Haeger, F CCSC Oceanside FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY
3202 W 12:30-3:20 p.m. 1/24-5/16 Allen, A CLC116 Oceanside OPEN

Multimedia Sculpture NCART70

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3203 M 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 1/22-5/14 Sullivan, P CLC116 Oceanside FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY

Painting, Intermediate NCART11

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3204 Th 1-3:50 p.m. 1/25-5/17 Pearce, S ECSC Oceanside FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY

Painting, Advanced NCART12

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3205 Th 9:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 1/25-5/17 Pearce, S ECSC Oceanside FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY

Portrait and Figure Drawing and Painting NCART15

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3208 T 9-11:50 a.m. 1/23-5/15 Haeger, F ECSC Oceanside FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY
3209 T 12:30-3:20 p.m. 1/23-5/15 Haeger, F ECSC Oceanside FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY
Please Note: Both nude and clothed models may be used during the semester.

Painting and Drawing NCART17

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3206 M 12:30-3:30 p.m. 1/22-5/14 Haeger, F CCSC Oceanside FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY
3207 Th 12:30-3:20 p.m. 1/25-5/17 Spencer, J CCSC Oceanside FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY

Watercolor Painting, Beginning NCART31

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3210 T 9-11:50 a.m. 1/23-5/15 Spencer, J ECSC Oceanside OPEN
3211 T 12:30-3:20 p.m. 1/23-5/15 Adams, D ECSC Oceanside FULL/CLOSED

Watercolor Painting, Intermediate NCART32

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3212 W 9:10 a.m.-12 p.m. 1/24-5/16 Adams, D ECSC Oceanside FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY
3213 W 12:30-3:20 p.m. 1/24-5/16 Spencer, J CCSC Oceanside FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY
3214 Th 9-11:50 a.m. 1/25-5/17 Spencer, J CCSC Oceanside FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY

Watercolor Painting on Location NCART35

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3215 T 12:30-3:20 p.m. 1/23-5/15 Pearce, S CBTS Oceanside OPEN

Note:  Class section 3215 meets at the location CBTS only on the first class meeting.  Locations for future class meetings are listed on the class syllabus.

HEALTH

Body Conditioning Over Easy NCHAS70

This course is designed for older adults with physical limitations (such as problems with feet, knees and hips) who still want to exercise.
CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3216 TW 8:30-10:40 a.m. 1/23-5/16 Hargrove, L MGO Oceanside OPEN
3217 TTh 11 a.m.-1:05 p.m. 1/23-5/17 Hargrove, L SLRH Oceanside FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY

Body Conditioning for Seniors NCHAS71

This course is designed to meet the needs of older adults at all levels of fitness (beginning through advanced).
CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3218 MWF 8-9 a.m. 1/22-5/18 Wiltshire, J CCSC Oceanside OPEN
3219 MWF 8-9 a.m. 1/22-5/18 Pompa, P LVMH Oceanside FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY
3220 MW 9-10:30 a.m. 1/22-5/16 Macfarlane, E FRWNDS Oceanside FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY
3221 MWF 9:30-10:30 a.m. 1/22-5/18 Wiltshire, J CBTS Oceanside OPEN
3222 TTh 8-9:25 a.m. 1/23-5/17 Pompa, P HCC Oceanside OPEN
3223 TTh 9:40-11:05 a.m. 1/23-5/17 Pompa, P HCC Oceanside FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY

Chair Yoga for Adults NCHAS85

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3224 MTh 9:15-10:45 a.m. 1/22-5/17 Hargrove, L ECSC Oceanside OPEN
3225 MW 9:30-11 a.m. 1/22-5/16 Vinci, R MBRC Oceanside OPEN
3226 MW 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. 1/22-5/16 Macfarlane, E CLC109 Oceanside FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY
3227 TTh 1:15-2:40 p.m. 1/23-5/17 Macfarlane, E ECSC Oceanside FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY
3228 TTh 2:50-4:15 p.m. 1/23-5/17 Wiltshire, M ECSC Oceanside FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY

Tai Chi Chuan for Seniors, Intermediate NCHAS82

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3229 TTh 1:30-2:35 p.m. 1/23-5/17 Merson, Y CLC109 Oceanside FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY

Weight Management for Seniors NCHAS12

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3230 W 2-4:05 p.m. 1/24-5/16 Hargrove, L ECSC Oceanside OPEN

MUSIC

Music Appreciation for Seniors NCMUS10

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3231 T 1:30-4:20 p.m. 1/23-5/15 Lewis, D CBTS Carlsbad OPEN
3232 W 1-3:50 p.m. 1/24-5/16 Lewis, D LVCRC Carlsbad OPEN
3233 TH 1-3:50 p.m. 1/25-5/17 Lewis, D SSL Carlsbad OPEN

PSYCHOLOGY

Self-Awareness through Improvisation NCPSY11

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3234 T 3:30-5:50 p.m. 1/23-5/15 Allen, S ENCL Encinitas OPEN
3235 W 1:30-3:50 p.m. 1/24-5/16 Allen, S CLC115 Oceanside OPEN

The Impact of Radio on Our Lives NCPSY13

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3236 M 1:30-4:30 p.m. 1/22-5/14 Allen, S CLC115 Oceanside OPEN

WRITING

Creative Writing NCWRT10

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3237 W 1:10-4 p.m. 1/24-5/16 Featherstone, V CLC110 Oceanside FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY

Life Story Writing NCWRT20

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3238 Th 1:10-4 p.m. 1/25-5/17 Featherstone, V CLC110 Oceanside FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY

SPECIAL EDUCATION

Courses NCSPC26 and NCSPC27 are designed for individuals with learning and developmental disabilities. Enrollment in Disabled Students Programs & Services is required prior to enrollment in the courses. Interested students should first apply for admission (see instructions on page 5), obtain a student identification number, then make an appointment for assessment with Disabled Students Programs & Services at 760.795.6658. Check the website miracosta.edu/basicskills for specific registration information. There is limited space available in noncredit special education classes. Students are enrolled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Basic Academic Skills NCSPC26

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3239 MW 9:10-11:50 a.m. 1/22-5/16 Chavez, C LOL Oceanside OPEN
3240 MW 12-2:40 p.m. 1/22-5/16 Chavez, C LOL Oceanside OPEN
3241 MW 12-2:40 p.m. 1/22-5/16 Staff CLC108 Encinitas OPEN
3242 MW 12-2:40 p.m. 1/22-5/16 Warren, K CLC121 Oceanside FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY
3243 TTh 12-2:35 p.m. 1/23-5/17 Wolpov, T CLC108 Encinitas FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY
3244 TF 12-2:40 p.m. 1/23-5/18 Chavez, C SAN407 Encinitas FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY

Note:  Class 3244 meets in SAN609 on Fridays.

Basic Computer Skills I for Learners with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities NCSPC27

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3245 MW 12-2:40 p.m. 1/22-5/16 Wolpov, T ENCL Encinitas OPEN

Basic Computer Skills II for Learners with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities NCSPC28

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
32464 TTh 9:15-11:50 a.m. 1/23-5/17 Wolpov, T CLC133 Oceanside OPEN