News - 07/29/2014

MiraCosta College Fall Semester Begins August 18

MiraCosta College’s fall semester begins Monday, August 18, when more than 14,000 students will begin taking credit classes at the college’s three locations. This fall, MiraCosta College is offering nearly 300 online courses—more than ever before. In addition, there will be more than 75 Friday and Saturday classes, which will provide more options for students, especially those with busy work schedules or other commitments.

Returning this fall:

CHNS 101, Mandarin Chinese: Due to popular demand, MiraCosta College has brought back this course for fall. Class will meet two days per week, and students will have the choice of either a late morning class on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 11 a.m. to 1:20 p.m., or an early evening one on Mondays and Wednesdays, from 4:30 to 6:50 p.m. 

New certificates of proficiency and A.A. degree:
Project Management Certificate (Business Department)
3D Modeling and Prototyping Certificate (Design Department)
Construction Management Certificate (Design Department)
Optimal Aging and Older Adulthood Certificate (Psychology Department)
Theatre Arts for Transfer (AA-T degree)

Other certificates that can lead to living-wage jobs:
Massage Therapist (500 hour program)
Holistic Health Practitioner (1000 hour program)
Yoga Instructor
Personal Fitness Trainer
Social Media for Business

MiraCosta College serves coastal North San Diego County, with a district spanning from Camp Pendleton in the north to Carmel Valley in the south. The college serves more than 14,000 credit students each semester, including 1,900 active-duty military and veteran students, plus another 1,000 military dependents. The college’s noncredit program offers tuition-free classes to an additional 2,500 community members, while its fee-based programs offer enrichment and workforce development courses to more than 2,000 individuals and companies.

Last day to apply is August 14 in order to be processed before classes begin August 18. To apply and enroll, visit www.miracosta.edu/fall or call 760.795.6620.

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