Spring 2015

Tuition-Free Noncredit Schedule
Spring 2015 registration begins January 5, 2015.

noncredit@miracosta.edu
760.795.8710

Cisco Networking | Computers | Parenting | Health and Safety | Special Education

Older Adults: Art | Health | Music | Psychology | Writing

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HEALTH AND SAFETY

NCHLT11 Spinal Fitness

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 ROOM STATUS
3091 MWF 8-9:30 a.m. 1/21-5/15 Gibbons, G CBTS OPEN
3092 MW 9-11:15 a.m. 1/21-5/13 Vinci, R RSLR OPEN

NCHLT15 Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3093 MWF 12:45-1:45 p.m. 1/21-5/15 Macfarlane, E CLC109 OPEN

NCHLT75 Balance and Mobility

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3094 MW 9:30-11:10 a.m. 1/21-5/13 Pompa, P CLC109 OPEN
3095 MW 12:15-1:55 p.m. 1/21-5/13 Hargrove, L ECSC OPEN
3096 TTH 11:30 a.m.-1:05 p.m. 1/20-5/14 Pompa, P CLC109 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.  In order to better meet the needs of parents and their children, two of the classes are designed to address the needs of children from about one year (and walking) to about 2 ½ years of age.  The other class is designed to address the needs of children who are between 2 ½ to 3 ½ years of age.  Only registered parents with their appropriate-aged toddler(s) will be admitted to class. 

NCPAR20 Toddler-Parent Workshop: One year (and walking) to 2-1/2 years

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3097 MW 8:30-10:25 a.m. 1/21-5/13 Overman, R ECPS OPEN
3098 MW 10:30 a.m.–12:25 p.m. 1/21-5/13 Overman, R ECPS OPEN

NCPAR20 Toddler-Parent Workshop:  2-1/2 years to 3-1/2 years

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3099 T 9 a.m.-12:35 p.m. 1/20-5/12 Overman, R ECPS OPEN
 

SHORT TERM VOCATIONAL

AUTOMOTIVE COURSES

NCVOC50 Basic Auto Tune

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 ROOM STATUS
3153 F 6-9:35 p.m. 1/23-5/15 Staff OC4001 OPEN
             

COMPUTER COURSES

NCVOC11 Essential Computer Skills

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3271 MTW 1:15-3:30 p.m. 1/20-3/11     Laughlin, K CLC133 OPEN
3272 MTW 1:15-3:20 p.m. 3/23-5/13 Laughlin, K CLC133 OPEN

NCVOC31 Basic Word Processing

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3145 S 8-11:35 a.m. 1/24-3/14 Herrick, J CLC135 OPEN
3146 S 11:30 a.m-2:40 p.m. 3/28-5/16 Strong, M CLC131 OPEN

NCVOC32 Intermediate Word Processing

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3147 S 11:30 a.m-2:40 p.m.   3/28-5/16 Herrick, J CLC135 OPEN

NCVOC37 Beginning Presentation Software

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3148 S 11:45 a.m.-3:20 p.m. 1/24-3/14 Strong, M CLC131 OPEN

NCVOC38 Computer Basics/Keyboarding

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3149 S 8-11:35 a.m. 1/24-3/14 Strong, M CLC131 OPEN
3150 S 8-11:10 a.m. 3/28-5/16 Strong, M CLC131 OPEN

NCVOC39 Beginning Spreadsheets (Excel)

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3151 S 11:45 a.m.-3:20 p.m. 1/24-3/14 Herrick, J CLC135 OPEN
3152 S 8-11:10 a.m. 3/28-5/16 Herrick, J CLC135 OPEN

CISCO NETWORKING ACADEMY - CCENT - CCNA -CCNP

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

Preparation for the new CCENT (ICND1) exam requires 2 courses.  Preparation for CCNA requires 2 additional courses beyond the CCENT courses for a total of 4 courses.

The last date to register for the following classes is January 30. The following instructional resources will be available: dedicated lab with instructors, lectures, lab time, practice tests, and multimedia computer tutorials. For more information, go to miracosta.edu/cisco. Course descriptions will also be found on the website. Lab will be open on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6 – 9 p.m.

The following courses are offered on-campus only. 

NCVOC11 Computer Networking Basics

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3263 M 6-9:30 p.m. 1/26-5/11 Staff CLC133 OPEN
+Lab T 6-9:20 p.m. 1/27-5/12 Staff CLC132 OPEN
Note:  The lab for NCVOC11 meets on the following Tuesdays: 1/27, 2/10, 2/24, 3/10, 3/31, 4/14, 4/28, and 5/12.

NCVOC12 Routing and Switching Basics

Prerequisite: NCVOC11 Computer Networking Basics

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3265 W 6-9:50 p.m. 1/21-5/13 Staff CLC133 OPEN
+Lab TH 6-9:45 p.m. 1/22-5/07 Staff CLC132 OPEN

Note:  The lab for NCVOC12 meets on the following Thursdays: 1/22, 2/5, 2/19, 3/5, 3/26, 4/9, 4/23, and 5/7.

NCVOC15 Intermediate and Advanced Routing Protocols

Prerequisite:  NCVOC12 Routing and Switching Basics or CCENT certification or equivalent courses.

Corequisites:  NCVOC19 Cisco Lab

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3267 TTH 6-8:05 p.m. 1/20-5/14 Staff CLC133 OPEN
             

The following courses are offered in a hybrid format.  Students will complete most of the classwork online.  Students enrolling into NCVOC11 or NCVOC19 after the start date of the class must contact klaughlin@miracosta.edu within three days of enrollment.

NCVOC11 Computer Networking Basics

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3268 S 8-10:20 a.m. 1/24-5/16 Staff CLC133 OPEN
  +Online          

NCVOC19 Cisco Lab

Corequisite:  NCVOC15

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3270 Online +12 arranged hours on-campus 1/20-5/14 Staff Online OPEN

Note:  Students may complete the arranged hours in room 132 on any Tuesday or Thursday evening from 6 – 9 p.m. 

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 which may be of interest to senior citizens please pay particular attention to the Community Services section of this bulletin.

NCART11 Painting, Intermediate

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3100 TH 1-3:50 p.m. 1/22-5/14 Pearce, S ECSC OPEN

NCART12 Painting, Advanced

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3101 TH 9-11:50 a.m. 1/22-5/14 Pearce, S ECSC OPEN

NCART13 Acrylic Painting

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3102 T 12:30-3:20 p.m. 1/20-5/12 Allen, A CCSC OPEN
3103 F 12-3 p.m. 1/23-5/15 Pearce, S ECSC OPEN

NCART15 Portrait and Figure Drawing and Painting

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3104 T 9-11:50 a.m. 1/20-5/12 Haeger, F ECSC OPEN
3105 T 12:30-3:20 p.m. 1/20-5/12 Haeger, F ECSC OPEN

Please Note: Both nude and clothed models may be used during the semester.

NCART17 Painting and Drawing

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3106 TH 12:30-3:20 p.m. 1/22-5/14 Spencer, J CCSC OPEN

NCART20 Basic Drawing and Sketching

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3107 M 12:30-3:45 p.m. 1/26-5/11 Haeger, F CCSC OPEN
3108 W 12:30-3:20 p.m. 1/21-5/13 Allen, A CLC116 OPEN

NCART31 Watercolor Painting, Beginning

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3109 T 9-11:50 a.m. 1/20-5/12 Spencer, J ECSC OPEN
3110 W 1-3:50 p.m. 1/21-5/13 Adams, D CCSC OPEN

NCART32 Watercolor Painting, Intermediate

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3111 T 12:30-3:20 p.m. 1/20-5/12 Admas, D ECSC OPEN
3112 TH 9-11:50 a.m. 1/22-5/14 Spencer, J CCSC  

NCART70 Multimedia Sculpture

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3113 M 9 a.m.-12:15 p.m. 1/26-5/11 Sullivan, P CLC116 OPEN

HEALTH

NCHAS12 Weight Management for Seniors

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3114 W 2-4:05 p.m. 1/21-5/13 Hargrove, L ECSC OPEN

NCHAS70 Body Conditioning Over Easy

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 ROOM STATUS
3115 MW 8:30-10:45 a.m. 1/21-5/13 Hargrove, L PPRC OPEN
3116 MW 9:15-11:30 a.m. 1/21-5/13 Carter, J VPSA OPEN
3117 MWF 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 1/21-5/15 Gibbons, G CBTS OPEN
3118 TTH 9-11:05 a.m. 1/20-5/14 Vinci, R RSLR OPEN
Note:Class 3118 is a chair based class.        
3119 TTH 9-11:05 a.m. 1/20-5/14 Hargrove, L SLRH OPEN

NCHAS71 Body Conditioning for Seniors

This course is designed to meet the needs of older adults at all levels of fitness (beginning through advanced).
CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3120 MWF 8-9 a.m. 1/21-5/15 Pompa, P LVMH OPEN
3121 MWF 8-9 a.m. 1/21-5/15 Carter, J CCSC OPEN
3122 MWF 9:40-10:40 a.m. 1/21-5/15 Wiltshire, J OE1C OPEN
3123 MWF 9:30-10:30 a.m. 1/21-5/15 Gibbons, G CSCTR OPEN
3124 MW 9-10:30 a.m. 1/21-5/13 Macfarlane, E FRWNDS OPEN
3125 TTH 8-9:25 a.m. 1/20-5/14 Pompa, P HCC OPEN
3126 TTH 9:40-11:05 a.m. 1/20-5/14 Pompa, P HCC OPEN

NCHAS81 Tai Chi Chuan for Seniors, Beginning

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3127 MTH 10-11:40 a.m. 1/22-5/14 Gill, R ECSC OPEN

NCHAS82 Tai Chi Chuan for Seniors, Intermediate  

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3128 MF 11 a.m.-12:10 p.m. 1/23-5/15 Merson, Y CCSC OPEN
3129 W 12:30-2:35 p.m. 1/21-5/13 Gill, R CCSC OPEN

NCHAS83 Tai Chi Chuan for Seniors, Advanced 

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3130 W 9:15-11:20 a.m. 1/21-5/13 Merson, Y CCSC OPEN

NCHAS85 Chair Yoga for Adults 

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3131 MWF 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.            1/21-5/15 Macfarlane, E CLC109 OPEN
3132 TTH 1-2:25 p.m. 1/20-5/14 Macfarlane, E ECSC OPEN
3133 TTH 2:30-3:55 p.m. 1/20-5/14 Macfarlane, E ECSC OPEN

MUSIC

NCMUS10 Music Appreciation for Seniors 

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3134 T 1:30-4:20 p.m. 1/20-5/12 Lewis, D CBTS OPEN
3273 T & 2-3:25 p.m. 1/21-5/15 Wiener, T PPRC OPEN
W 3-4:25 p.m.

Note:  Class 3273 meets on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

3135 W 1-3:50 p.m. 1/21-5/13 Lewis, D LVCRC OPEN
3136 TH 1-3:50 p.m. 1/22-5/14 Lewis, D SSL OPEN

PSYCHOLOGY

NCPSY11 Self-Awareness through Improvisation

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3137 W 1:30-3:50 p.m. 1/21-5/13 Adkins, D CLC111 OPEN

NCPSY13 The Impact of Radio on Our Lives

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3138 M 1:30-4:45 p.m. 1/26-5/11 Adkins, D CLC111 OPEN

WRITING

NCWRT10 Creative Writing

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3139 W 1-3:50 p.m. 1/21-5/13 Featherstone, V CLC110 OPEN

NCWRT20 Life Story Writing

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3140 W 12:30-3:20 p.m. 1/21-5/13 Wood, E CLC106 OPEN

SPECIAL EDUCATION

Course NCSPC26 is designed for learners with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Assessment by Disabled Student Program & Services (DSPS) is required prior to enrollment in the courses.  Interested students should first apply for admission, obtain a student identification number then make an appointment for assessment with DSPS at 760.795.6658.  There is limited space available in noncredit special education classes.  Students are enrolled on a first-come, first-served basis.

NCSPC26 Basic Academic Skills

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3141 MW 12:15-3 p.m. 1/21-5/13 Mangini, L CLC108 OPEN
3142 MW 12-2:45 p.m. 1/21-5/13 Warren, K CLC121 OPEN
3275 MW 11:30-2:15 p.m. 1/21-5/15 Wolpov, T CLC117 OPEN
3143 TTH 12-2:35 p.m. 1/20-5/14 Wolpov, T CLC117 OPEN
3144 TTH 12:15-2:50 p.m. 1/20-5/14 Mangini, K CLC108 OPEN