Fall 2014

Tuition-Free Noncredit Schedule
Fall 2014 registration begins July 28, 2014.

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
3032 MWF 8-9:30 a.m. 8/18-12/05 Gibbons, G CBTS CLOSED
3033 MW 9-11:10 a.m. 8/18-12/03 Vinci, R RSLR OPEN

NCHLT15 Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3034 MWF 12:45-1:45 p.m. 8/18-12/05 Macfarlane, E CLC109 OPEN

NCHLT75 Balance and Mobility

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3035 MW 9:30-11:10 a.m. 8/18-12/03 Pompa, P CLC109 CLOSED
3036 MW 12:15-1:55 p.m. 8/18-12/03 Hargrove, L ECSC CLOSED
3037 TTH 11:30 a.m.-1:10 p.m. 8/19-12/04 Pompa, P CLC109 CLOSED
 

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
3038 MW 8:30-10:25 a.m. 8/18-12/03 Overman, R ECPS CLOSED
3039 MW 10:30 a.m.–12:25 p.m. 8/18-12/03 Overman, R ECPS CLOSED

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

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3040 T 9 a.m.-12:50 p.m. 8/18-12/02 Overman, R ECPS CLOSED
 

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
3090 F 6-9:20 p.m. 8/22-12/05 Pianowski, J OC4001 CLOSED
             

COMPUTER COURSES

NCVOC11 Essential Computer Skills

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3030 MTW 1:15-3:20 p.m. 8/18-10/08    Laughlin, K CLC135 OPEN
3031 MTW 1:15-3:20 p.m. 10/20-12/10 Laughlin, K CLC135 OPEN

NCVOC31 Basic Word Processing

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3084 S 8-11:10 a.m. 8/23-10/11 Herrick, J CLC135 OPEN
3085 S 8-11:35 a.m. 10/18-12/06 Herrick, J CLC135 OPEN

NCVOC35 Internet, Intermediate

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3086 S 11:45 a.m.-3:20 p.m. 10/18-12/06 Herrick, J CLC135 OPEN

NCVOC38 Computer Basics/Keyboarding

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3087 S 8-11:10 a.m. 8/23-10/11 Laughlin, K CLC131 OPEN
3088 S 8-11:35 a.m. 10/18-12/06 Strong, M CLC131 OPEN

NCVOC39 Beginning Spreadsheets

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3089 S 11:30 a.m-2:40 p.m. 8/23-10/11 Herrick, J CLC135 CLOSED

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 August 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
3091 M 6-9:20 p.m. 8/18-12/01 Kirby, M CLC133 CLOSED
+Lab T 6-9:30 p.m. 8/19 -12/02 Laughlin, K CLC132 CLOSED
Note:  The lab for NCVOC11 meets on the following Tuesdays: 8/19, 9/2, 9/16, 10/14, 10/28, 11/18, and 12/02.

NCVOC12 Routing and Switching Basics

Prerequisite: NCVOC11 Computer Networking Basics

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3093 W 6-9:50 p.m. 8/20-12/03 Hao, C CLC133 OPEN
+Lab TH 6-9:40 p.m. 8/21-12/04 Laughlin, K CLC132 OPEN

Note:  The lab for NCVOC12 meets on the following Thursdays: 8/21, 9/4, 9/18, 10/2, 10/16, 10/30, 11/13, and 12/4. 

NCVOC60 Securing the Network

Prerequisite:  NCVOC12 Routing and Switching Basics

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3095 S 8 a.m. – 12:25 p.m. 8/23-12/06 Holladay, R CLC133 OPEN

Note:  There will be no class on Saturday, 11/29.

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

NCVOC19 Cisco Lab

Corequisite:  NCVOC15

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3096 Online +12 arranged  hours on-campus 8/21-12/04 Laughlin, K Online OPEN

Note:  Students may complete the arranged hours in room 132 on any Thursday evening from 6 – 9 p.m.  (There will be no class meeting on Thursday, 11/27.

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
3041 TH 1-4 p.m. 8/21-12/04 Pearce, S ECSC CLOSED

NCART12 Painting, Advanced

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3042 TH 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 8/21-12/04 Pearce, S ECSC CLOSED

NCART13 Acrylic Painting

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3043 T 12:30-3:30 p.m. 8/19-12/02 Allen, A CCSC OPEN
3044 F 12-3 p.m. 8/22-12/05 Pearce, S ECSC CLOSED

NCART15 Portrait and Figure Drawing and Painting

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3045 T 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 8/19-12/02 Haeger, F ECSC CLOSED
3046 T 12:30-3:30 p.m. 8/19-12/02 Haeger, F ECSC CLOSED

NCART17 Painting and Drawing

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3047 TH 12:30-3:30 p.m. 8/21-12/04 Spencer, J CCSC CLOSED

NCART20 Basic Drawing and Sketching

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3048 M 12:30-3:30 p.m. 8/18-12/01 Haeger, F CCSC CLOSED
3049 W 12:30-3:20 p.m. 8/20-12/03 Allen, A CLC116 OPEN

NCART31 Watercolor Painting, Beginning

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3050 T 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 8/19-12/02 Spencer, J ECSC CLOSED
3051 T 12:30-3:30 p.m. 8/19-12/02 Adams, D ECSC CLOSED

NCART32 Watercolor Painting, Intermediate

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3052 TH 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 8/21-12/04 Spencer, J CCSC CLOSED

NCART35 Watercolor Painting on Location

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3053 W 12-2:50 p.m. 8/20-12/03 Adams, D CCSC CLOSED

NCART70 Multimedia Sculpture

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3054 M 9 a.m.-12 p.m.            8/18-12/01 Sullivan, P CLC116 CLOSED

HEALTH

NCHAS12 Weight Management for Seniors

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3055 W 2-4:05 p.m. 8/20-12/03 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
3056 MW 8:30-10:40 a.m. 8/18-12/03 Hargrove, L PPRC OPEN
3057 MW 9:15-11:25 a.m. 8/18-12/03 Carter, J VPSA OPEN
3058 MWF 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 8/18-12/05 Gibbons, G CBTS OPEN
3059 TTH 9-11:15 a.m. 8/19-12/04 Vinci, R RSLR OPEN
Note: Class 3059 is a chair based class.        
3060 TTH 9-11:15 a.m. 8/19-12/04 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
3061 MWF 8-9 a.m. 8/18-12/05 Pompa, P LVMH CLOSED
3062 MWF 8-9 a.m. 8/18-12/05 Carter, J CCSC CLOSED
3065 MW 9-10:30 a.m. 8/18-12/03 Macfarlane, E FRWNDS OPEN
3063 MWF 9:30-10:30 a.m. 8/18-12/05 Wiltshire, J OE1C OPEN
3064 MWF 9:45-10:45 a.m. 8/18-12/05 Gibbons, G CSCTR CLOSED
3097 TTH 8-9:45 a.m. 9/02-12/04 Haney, L HCC CLOSED
3098 TTH 9:40-11:25 a.m. 9/02-12/04 Pompa, P HCC CLOSED

NCHAS81 Tai Chi Chuan for Seniors, Beginning

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3066 MTH 10-11:40 a.m. 8/18-12/04 Gill, R ECSC CLOSED

NCHAS82 Tai Chi Chuan for Seniors, Intermediate  

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3067 MF 11 a.m.-12:10 p.m. 8/18-12/05 Merson, Y CCSC OPEN
3068 W 12:30-2:35 p.m. 8/20-12/03 Gill, R CCSC OPEN

NCHAS83 Tai Chi Chuan for Seniors, Advanced 

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3069 W 9:15-11:20 a.m. 8/20-12/03 Merson, Y CCSC CLOSED

NCHAS85 Chair Yoga for Adults 

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3070 MWF 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.            8/18-12/05 Macfarlane, E CLC109 CLOSED
3071 TTH 1-2:30 p.m. 8/19-12/04 Macfarlane, E ECSC CLOSED

MUSIC

NCMUS10 Music Appreciation for Seniors 

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3072 T 1:30-4:30 p.m. 8/19-12/02 Lewis, D CBTS OPEN
3073 W 1-3:50 p.m. 8/20-12/03 Lewis, D LVCRC OPEN
3074 W & 3-4:30 p.m. 8/20-12/05 Wiener, T PPRC OPEN
  F 3:30-5 p.m.        
Note: Class 3074 meets on Wednesdays and Fridays.        
3075 TH 1-4 p.m. 8/21-12/04 Lewis, D SSL OPEN

PSYCHOLOGY

NCPSY11 Self-Awareness through Improvisation

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3076 W 1:30-3:50 p.m. 8/20-12/03 Allen, S CLC111 OPEN

NCPSY13 The Impact of Radio on Our Lives

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3077 T 1:30-4:30 p.m. 8/19-12/02 Allen, S CLC111 CANCELLED

WRITING

NCWRT10 Creative Writing

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3078 W 1-3:50 p.m. 8/20-12/03 Featherstone, V CLC110 CLOSED

NCWRT20 Life Story Writing

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR ROOM STATUS
3079 W 12:30-3:20 .P.M. 8/20-12/03 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
3081 MW 12-2:40 p.m. 8/18-12/03 Staff CLC121 CLOSED
3080 MW 12:30-3:10 p.m. 8/18-12/03 Mangini, K CLC108 CLOSED
3082 TTH 12-2:45 p.m. 8/19-12/04 Warren, K CLC121 CLOSED
3083 TTH 12:30-3:15 p.m. 8/19-12/04 Mangini, L CLC108 OPEN