FALL 2018

Tuition-Free Noncredit Schedule
Fall 2018 registration begins July 25, 2018.

noncredit@miracosta.edu
760.795.8710

Clear Paths for Adults with Disabilities | Cisco Networking | Computers | Parenting | Short Term Vocational

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

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HEALTH AND SAFETY

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program NCHLT15

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3191 TTh 9:30–11 a.m. 8/21–12/06 Macfarlane, E CLC109 Oceanside OPEN

Balance and Mobility NCHLT75

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3192 MW 9:30–11:10 a.m. 8/20–12/05 Pompa, P CLC109 Oceanside FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY
3193 MW 12:15–1:55 p.m. 8/20–12/05 Hargrove, L ECSC Oceanside FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY
3194 TTh 11:30 a.m.–1:05 p.m. 8/21–12/06 Pompa, P CLC109 Oceanside FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY

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
3195 MWF 7:50–9:20 a.m. 8/20–12/07 Gibbons, G CBTS Carlsbad OPEN
3196 MWF 9:30–11 a.m. 8/20–12/07 Gibbons, G CSCTR Carlsbad FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY
3197 MW 2:30–4:45 p.m. 8/20–12/05 Gibbons, G ECSC Oceanside FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY
3198 TTh 9–11:10 a.m. 8/21–12/06 Vinci, R RSLR Oceanside OPEN
3199 TTh 12.–2:10 p.m. 8/21–12/06 Gibbons, G ECSC Oceanside OPEN

PARENTING

Parent-Toddler Workshop NCPAR20

Either one or both 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.
CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3200 MW 9–10:55 a.m. 8/20–12/05 Hernandez, K FPP Oceanside OPEN
3201 TTh 9–10:50 a.m. 8/21–12/06 Hernandez, K FPP Oceanside OPEN

SHORT-TERM VOCATIONAL

AUTOMOTIVE COURSES

Basic Auto Tune-Up NCVOC50

Lecture and laboratory class includes automotive tune ups, light maintenance, electrical systems, emission controls, brakes,
and tires. No automotive experience necessary.
CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3253 T 6–9:20 p.m. 8/24–12/07 Pianowski, J OC4001 Oceanside FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY

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
3254 TTh 10:30 a.m.–12:10 p.m. 10/23–12/13 STAFF CLC119 Oceanside OPEN
+3.25 hours per week online by arrangement

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
3263 S 2:15–5:35 p.m. 8/20–10/10 Ramirez, M CLC133 Oceanside OPEN
3264 S 2:15–5:35 p.m. 10/22–12/12 Ramirez, M CLC133 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
3327 MW 2:15–5:35 p.m. 8/20–10/10 Ramirez, M CLC133 Oceanside OPEN
3328 MW 2:15–5:35 p.m. 10/22–12/12 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
3265 S 8:15–11:25 a.m. 8/25–10/13 Herrick, J CLC135 Oceanside OPEN
3266 S 12–3:10 p.m. 10/20–12/15 STAFF 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
3267 S 12–3:10 p.m. 8/25–10/13 Strong, M CLC131 Oceanside FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY
3268 W 6–9:10 p.m. 10/24–12/12 Ramirez, M SDA110 Encinitas 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
3269 M 6–9:30 p.m. 8/20–10/15 Ramirez, M CLC135 Oceanside OPEN
3270 S 12–3:10 p.m. 8/25–10/13 Herrick, J CLC135 Oceanside OPEN
3271 S 8:15–11:25 a.m. 10/20–12/15 Staff CLC135 Oceanside 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
3272 M 6–9:30 p.m. 10/22–12/10 Ramirez, M CLC131 Oceanside OPEN

Internet, Intermediate NCVOC35

This course introduces students to Internet usage skills and safety considerations. Students learn to locate webpages, 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
3273 W 6–9:10 p.m. 8/22–10/10 Ramirez, M SDA110 Oceanside OPEN
3274 S 12–3:10 p.m. 10/20–12/15 Herrick, J 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 two courses. Preparation for CCNA Security requires one additional course beyond the CCENT courses, for a total of three courses. Preparation for CCNA Routing and Switching requires two additional courses beyond CCENT courses, for a total of four courses.

The last date to register for the following classes is August 24, 2018. 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
3255 S 8–11:35 a.m. 8/25–12/08 Davis, V CLC133 Oceanside OPEN
+Lab S 11:45 a.m.–2:55 p.m.   Davis, V CLC133 Oceanside OPEN
Note: The lab for NCVOC10 meets on the following Saturdays: 8/25, 9/8, 9/22, 10/6, 10/20, 11/3, 11/17, and 12/1.

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 helpdesk 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
3257 M 6–9:35 p.m. 8/20–12/03 Kirby, M CLC133 Oceanside OPEN
+Lab T 6–9:10 p.m.   Kirby, M CLC132 Oceanside OPEN
Note: The lab for class 3257 meets on the following Tuesdays: 8/21, 9/4, 9/18, 10/2, 10/16, 10/30, 11/13, and 11/27.
3259 Th 6–9:20 p.m. 8/23–12/08 Ward, G CLC133 Oceanside OPEN
+Lab S 8–11:35 a.m.   Ward, G CLC132 Oceanside OPEN
Note: The lab for class 3259 meets on the following Saturdays: 9/1, 9/15, 9/29, 10/13, 10/27, 11/10, 12/8.

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
3261 W 5:45–9:50 p.m. 8/22–12/06 Bean, G CLC133 Oceanside OPEN
+Lab Th 6–9:10 p.m.   Bean, G CLC133 Oceanside OPEN
Note: The lab for class 3259 meets on the following Saturdays: 9/1, 9/15, 9/29, 10/13, 10/27, 11/10, 12/8.

OLDER ADULTS

State-supported educational programs for older adults are offered in a wide range of subjects 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. For additional information on classes that may be of interest to senior citizens, please refer to the Community Education Bulletin.

ART

Students in art classes must furnish their own supplies. Instructors will provide a list of materials at the first class meeting.

Acrylic Painting NCART13

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3202 Th 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 8/23-12/06 Allen, A CCSC Oceanside OPEN
3203 F 12–3 p.m. 8/24–12/07 Pearce, S ECSC Oceanside FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY

Basic Drawing & Sketching NCART20

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3204 M 9 a.m.–12:15 p.m. 8/20–12/03 Haeger, F CCSC Oceanside FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY
3205 W 1–3:50 p.m. 8/22–12/05 Allen, A CLC116 Oceanside OPEN

Multimedia Sculpture NCART70

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3206 M 9 a.m.–12:15 p.m. 8/20–12/03 Sullivan, P CLC116 Oceanside FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY

Painting, Intermediate NCART11

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3207 Th 1–4 p.m. 8/23–12/06 Pearce, S ECSC Oceanside FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY

Painting, Advanced NCART12

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3208 Th 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. 8/23–12/06 Pearce, S ECSC Oceanside FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY

Portrait and Figure Drawing and Painting NCART15

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3211 T 9–11:50 a.m. 8/21–12/04 Haeger, F ECSC Oceanside FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY
3212 T 12:30–3:20 p.m. 8/21–12/04 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
3209 M 12:30–3:45 p.m. 8/20–12/03 Haeger, F CCSC Oceanside FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY
3210 Th 12:30–3:30 p.m. 8/23–12/06 Spencer, J CCSC Oceanside FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY

Watercolor Painting, Beginning NCART31

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3213 T 9–11:50 a.m. 8/21–12/04 Spencer, J ECSC Oceanside FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY
3214 T 12-2:50 p.m. 8/21–12/04 Adams, D ECSC Oceanside CLOSED / FULL

Watercolor Painting, Intermediate NCART32

3215 W 9:10 a.m.–12 p.m. 8/22–12/05 Adams, D ECSC Oceanside FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY
3216 W 12:30–3:20 p.m. 8/22–12/05 Spencer, J CCSC Oceanside FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY
3217 Th 9–11:50 a.m. 8/23–12/06 Spencer, J CCSC Oceanside FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY

Watercolor Painting on Location NCART35

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3218 T 12:30–3:20 p.m. 8/21–12/04 Pearce, S CLC103 Oceanside OPEN

Note: Class section 3218 meets at the location CLC108 for the first class meeting. Locations for future class meetings are listed on the class syllabus.

HEALTH

Weight Management for Seniors NCHAS12

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3233 TTh 2:30-4:35 p.m. 8/22–12/05 Hargrove, L CLC109 Oceanside OPEN

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
3219 TW 8:30–10:35 a.m. 8/21–12/05 Hargrove, L MGO Oceanside OPEN
3220 TTh 11 a.m.–1:10 p.m. 8/21–12/06 Hargrove, L SLRH Oceanside OPEN

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
3221 MWF 8–9 a.m. 8/20–12/07 Wiltshire, J CCSC Oceanside OPEN
3222 MWF 8–9 a.m. 8/20–12/07 Pompa, P LVMH Oceanside CLOSED / FULL
3223 MW 9–10:30 a.m. 8/20–12/05 MacFarlane, E FRWNDS Oceanside FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY
3224 MWF 9:30–10:30 a.m. 8/20–12/07 Wiltshire, J OBGC Oceanside OPEN
3225 TTh 8–9:30 a.m. 8/21–12/06 Pompa, P HCC Carlsbad OPEN
3226 TTh 9:40–11:10 a.m. 8/21–12/06 Pompa, P HCC Carlsbad FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY

Tai Chi Chuan for Seniors, Beginning NCHAS81

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3232 TTh 1:30–3:10 p.m. 8/21–12/06 Merson, Y CLC109 Oceanside FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY

Chair Yoga for Adults NCHAS85

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3227 MTh 9:15–10:50 a.m. 8/20–12/06 Hargrove, L ECSC Oceanside FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY
3228 MW 9:30–11 a.m. 8/20–12/05 Vinci, R MBRC Oceanside OPEN
3229 MW 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. 8/20–12/05 Macfarlane, E CLC109 Oceanside FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY
3230 TTh 1:15–2:45 p.m. 8/21–12/06 Macfarlane, E ECSC Oceanside FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY
3231 TTh 2:55–4:25 p.m. 8/21–12/06 Wiltshire, J ECSC Oceanside FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY

MUSIC

Music Appreciation for Seniors NCMUS10

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3234 T 1:30–4:20 p.m. 8/21–12/04 Lewis, D CBTS Oceanside OPEN
3235 W 1–3:50 p.m. 8/22–12/05 Lewis, D LVCRC Oceanside OPEN
3236 Th 1–4 p.m. 8/23–12/06 Lewis, D SSL Oceanside OPEN

PSYCHOLOGY

Self-Awareness through Improvisation NCPSY11

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3237 T 3:30–5:50 p.m. 8/21–12/04 Allen, S ENCL Encinitas OPEN
3238 W 1:30–3:50 p.m. 8/22–12/05 Allen, S CLC115 Oceanside OPEN

The Impact of Radio on Our Lives NCPSY13

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3239 M 1:30–4:45 p.m. 8/20–12/03 Allen, S CLC115 Oceanside OPEN

WRITING

Creative Writing NCWRT10

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3240 W 1:10–4 p.m. 8/22–12/05 Featherstone, V CLC110 Oceanside FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY

Life Story Writing NCWRT20

3241 Th 1:10–4 p.m. 8/23–12/06 Featherstone, V CLC110 Oceanside FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY

CLEAR PATH FOR ADULTS WITH DISABILITIES

Courses NCSPC25, NCSPC26, NCSPC27, and NCSPC28 are designed for individuals with intellectual disabilities. Enrollment in Disabled Students Programs &
Services is encouraged 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 a one-time intake with Disabled Students Programs & Services at 760.795.6658. Space availability is limited in noncredit special education classes. Students are enrolled on a first-come, firstserved basis.

Effective Life Skills NCSPC25

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3242 MW
F
9 a.m.–12 p.m.
9 a.m.–12 p.m.
8/20–12/07 DiCianni, W CLC108 Oceanside OPEN
3243 MTWThF 9:10–11:20 a.m. 8/20–12/07 Na, S LOL Oceanside OPEN
3244 MW
F
9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m
.9:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
8/20–12/07 Staff SAN407 Cardiff OPEN

Basic Academic Skills for Adults with Developmental Disabilities NCSPC26

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3245 MW 12–2:45 p.m. 8/20–12/05 Warren, K CLC121 Oceanside FULL/WAIT LIST ONLY
3246 MW 12–2:45 p.m. 8/20–12/05 Na, S LOL Oceanside OPEN
3247 MW 12:10–2:55 p.m. 8/20–12/05 DiCianni, W CLC108 Oceanside OPEN
3248 TTh 9–11:40 a.m. 8/21–12/06 Wolpov, H CLC108 Oceanside OPEN
3249 TTh 9:20 am.–12 p.m. 8/21–12/06 Warren, K SAN407 Cardiff OPEN
3250 TTh 12:10–2:50 p.m. 8/21–12/06 Warren, K SAN407 Cardiff OPEN

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

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3251 TTh 12–2:40 p.m. 8/21–12/06 Wolpov, T CLC131 Oceanside OPEN

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

CLASS# DAYS TIME DATES INSTRUCTOR LOCATION CITY STATUS
3252 MW 12:40–3:25 p.m. 8/20–12/05 Wolpov, T SAN407 Cardiff OPEN