Spring 2014

Tuition-Free Noncredit Schedule, Spring 2014

noncredit@miracosta.edu
760.795.8710

Automotive | Cisco Networking | Computers | Health and Safety | Parenting

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


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.
3244 MWF 8-9:30 a.m. 1/13-5/09 Gibbons, G
OPEN
3245 MW 9-11:15 a.m. 1/13-5/07 Vinci, R
OPEN

NCHLT15 Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program

3246 MWF 12:45-1:45 p.m. 1/13-5/09 Macfarlane, E
OPEN

NCHLT75 Balance and Mobility

3247 MW 9:30-11:10 a.m. 1/13-5/07 Pompa, P CLC109 OPEN
3248 MW 12:15-1:55 p.m. 1/13-5/07 Hargrove, L ECSC OPEN
3366 TTH 11:45 a.m.-1:25 p.m. 1/14-5/08 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

3249 MW 8:30-10:25 a.m. 1/13-5/07
Overman, R
OPEN
3250 MW 10:30 a.m.-12:25 p.m. 1/13-5/07 Overman, R
OPEN

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

3251 T 9 a.m.-12:35 p.m. 1/14-5/06
Overman, R
OPEN

SHORT TERM VOCATIONAL

AUTOMOTIVE COURSES

NCVOC50 Basic Auto Tune Up

Lecture and laboratory class:  automotive tune-ups, light maintenance, electrical systems, emission controls, brakes, and tires.  No automotive experience necessary.
3325 F 6-9:20 p.m. 1/17-5/09
Pianowski, J
OC4001
OPEN

COMPUTER COURSES

NCWFP11 Essential Computer Skills

3343 MTW 1:15-3:30 p.m. 1/13-3/05   
Laughlin, K
OPEN
3344 MTW 1:15-3:20 p.m. 3/17-5/07 Laughlin, K CLC133 OPEN

NCVOC31 Basic Word Processing

3326 S 11:45-3:20 p.m. 1/18-3/08
Herrick, J

OPEN

3422 S 11:30-2:40 p.m. 3/22-5/10 Strong, M CLC1351 OPEN

CVOC32 Intermediate Word Processing

3327 S 8-11:10 a.m. 3/22-5/10 Herrick, J CLC135 OPEN

CVOC37 Beginning Presentation Software

3328 S 11:30 a.m-2:40 p.m. 3/22-5/10 Herrick, J
OPEN

CVOC38 Computer Basics/Keyboarding

3329 S 8-11:35 a.m. 1/18-3/08 Strong, M
OPEN
3353 S 11:45 a.m.-3:20 p.m. 1/18-3/08 Strong, M OPEN
3330 S 8-11:10 a.m. 3/22-5/10 Strong, M OPEN
3354 S 11:30 a.m.-2:40 p.m. 3/22-5/10 Strong, M CANCELLED

CVOC39 Beginning Spreadsheets (Excel)

3321 S 8-11:35 a.m. 1/18-3/08 Herrick, J CLC135

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 www.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 24.  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 www.miracosta.edu/cisco. Course descriptions will also be found on the website.

The following courses are offered on-campus only. 

NCVOC11 Computer Networking Basics

A $3.00 materials fee must be paid at the time of enrollment.

3337

M 6-9:35 p.m. 1/13-5/05
Kirby, M
OPEN
+Lab T 6-9:05 p.m. 1/21-5/06 Laughlin, K CLC132  
Note:  The lab for NCVOC11 meets the following Tuesdays: 1/21, 2/4, 2/18, 3/4, 3/25, 4/8, 4/22, and 5/6.
 

NCVOC12 Routing and Switching Basics

Prerequisite: NCVOC11 Computer Networking Basics
3339 W 6-9:45 p.m. 1/15-5/07
Hao, C
OPEN
+Lab M 6-9:45 p.m. 1/27-4/28 Laughlin, K CLC132

Note: The lab for NCVOC12 meets the following Mondays:  1/27, 2/10, 2/24, 3/17, 3/31, 4/14, 4/28, and 5/5

NCVOC17 Intermediate and Advanced Switching

Prerequisite: NCVOC12 Routing and Switching Basics
(Contact klaughlin@miracosta.edu for a permission number to enroll in the class.) 
Corequisite: NCVOC19 Cisco Lab
3332 TTH 6-8:05 p.m. 1/14-5/08 Kirby, M / Hao, C
OPEN

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

NCVOC11 Computer Networking Basics

A $3.00 materials fee must be paid at the time of enrollment.
3333 S +Online 8 - 11 a.m. 1/18-5/10 Kirby, M/Laughlin,K
OPEN

Note:  There will be no class on Saturday, 2/15.

NCVOC19 Cisco Lab

Corequisite:  NCVOC15
3333 S +12 arranged hours on-campus 1/13-5/08 Laughlin,K
Online

Note:  Students may complete the arranged hours in room 132 on the following Mondays or Wednesdays from 6 – 9 p.m.:  2/3, 3/3, 3/24, 4/7, 4/21, 5/5, or 5/7.

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

3252 TH 1-3:50 p.m. 1/16-5/08 Pearce, S ECSC
CLOSED/WAIT LIST ONLY

NCART12 Painting, Advanced

3253 TH 9-11:50 a.m. 1/16-5/08 Pearce, S ECSC
CLOSED/WAIT LIST ONLY

NCART13 Acrylic Painting

3254 T 12:30-3:20 p.m. 1/14-5/06
Allen, A
OPEN
3255 F 12-3 p.m. 1/17-5/09 Pearce, S ECSC
CLOSED/WAIT LIST ONLY

NCART15 Portrait and Figure Drawing and Painting

3256 T 9-11:50 a.m. 1/14-5/06
Haeger, F
ECSC
OPEN
3257 T 12:30-3:20 p.m. 1/14-5/06 Haeger, F ECSC
OPEN

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

NCART17 Painting and Drawing

3258 TH 12:30-3:20 p.m. 1/16-5/08 Spencer, J

CCSC

CLOSED/WAIT LIST ONLY

NCART20 Basic Drawing and Sketching

3259 M 12:30-3:45 p.m. 1/13-5/05 Haeger, F CCSC
OPEN
3260 TH 12:30-3:20 p.m. 1/16-5/08 Allen, A CLC116 OPEN

NCART31 Watercolor Painting, Beginning

3261 T 9-11:50 a.m. 1/14-5/06 Spencer, J ECSC
OPEN
3262 W 1-3:50 p.m. 1/15-5/07 Adams, D CCSC
CLOSED/WAIT LIST ONLY

NCART32 Watercolor Painting, Intermediate

3263 T 12:30-3:20 p.m. 1/14-5/06 Adams, D ECSC
CLOSED
3264 TH 9-11:50 a.m. 1/16-5/08 Spencer, J CCSC
CLOSED/WAIT LIST ONLY

NCART70 Multimedia Sculpture

3265 M 9 a.m.-12:15 p.m. 1/13-5/05
Sullivan, P
OPEN

HEALTH

NCHAS12 Weight Management for Seniors

3266 W 2-4:05 p.m. 1/15-5/07
Hargrove, L
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 execersice.
3271 MW 8:30-10:45 a.m. 1/13-5/05
Hargrove, L
OPEN
3272 MW 9:15-11:30 a.m. 1/13-5/05
Carter, J
OPEN
3273 MWF 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 1/14-5/08 Gibbons, G CBTS OPEN
3274 TTH 9-11:05 a.m. 1/14-5/08 Vinci, R RSLR OPEN

Note:  Class 3274 is a chair based class.

3275 TTH 9-11:05 a.m. 1/14-5/08 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).
3276 MWF 8-9 a.m. 1/13-5/09 Pompa, P
OPEN
3277 MWF 8-9 a.m. 1/13-5/09 Carter, J
CLOSED/WAIT LIST ONLY
3278 MW 9-10:30 a.m. 1/13-5/07 Macfarlane, E OPEN
3279 MWF 9:30-10:30 a.m. 1/13-5/09 Wiltshire, J OE1C OPEN
3280 MWF 9:45-10:45 a.m. 1/13-5/09 Gibbons, G CSCTR OPEN
3281 TTH 8-9:25 a.m. 1/14-5/08 Haney, L HCC
OPEN
3282 TTH 9:40-11:05 a.m. 1/14-5/08 Pompa,P HCC
CLOSED/WAIT LIST ONLY

NCHAS81 Tai Chi Chuan for Seniors, Beginning

3283 MF 9:10-10:55 a.m. 1/13-5/09
Merson, Y
CANCELLED
3284 MTH 10-11:40 a.m. 1/13-5/08 Gill, R ECSC
CLOSED/WAIT LIST ONLY

NCHAS82 Tai Chi Chuan for Seniors, Intermediate

3285 MF 11 a.m.–12:10 p.m. 1/13-5/09 Merson, Y CCSC OPEN
3286 W 12:30-2:35 p.m. 1/15-5/07 Gill, R CCSC OPEN

NCHAS83 Tai Chi Chuan for Seniors, Advanced

3287 W 9:15-11:20 a.m. 1/15-5/07 Merson, Y CCSC
OPEN

NCHAS85 Chair Yoga for Adults

3288 MWF 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.      1/13-5/09 Macfarlane, E CLC109
CLOSED/WAIT LIST ONLY
3289 TTH 1-2:25 p.m. 1/14-5/08 Macfarlane, E ECSC
CLOSED/WAIT LIST ONLY

MUSIC

NCMUS10 Music Appreciation for Seniors

3290 T 1:30-4:20 p.m. 1/14-5/06 Lewis, D CBTS OPEN
3291 W 1-3:50 p.m. 1/15-5/07 Lewis, D LVCRC OPEN
3292 3-4:30 p.m. 1/15-5/09 Wiener, T PPRC OPEN
F 3:30-5 p.m.
Note: Class 3292 meets on Wednesdays and Fridays.
3293 TH 1-3:50 p.m. 1/16-5/08 Lewis, D SSL OPEN

PSYCHOLOGY

NCPSY11 Self-Awareness through Improvisation

3294 W 1:30-3:50 p.m. 1/15-5/07 Allen, S CLC119 OPEN

NCPSY13 The Impact of Radio on Our Lives

3295 T 1:30-4:20 p.m. 1/14-5/06 Allen, S CLC119 OPEN

WRITING

NCWRT10 Creative Writing

3296 W 1-3:50 p.m. 1/15-5/07
Featherstone, V
OPEN

NCWRT20 Life Story Writing

3297 W 12:30-3:20 p.m. 1/15-5/07
Wood, E
OPEN