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Whether you are looking for a new career path or to add value to existing skills and talents, Shelton State Community Education has options that work for you!  Community Education offers short-term, non-credit courses to meet the changing needs of our community members.

 

WEIGHT TRAINING FOR SENIORS

Designed especially for seniors, this course will improve overall muscular and cardiovascular strength and endurance, as well as help to prevent osteoporosis.  $30

 

January 22 – April 22, 2020

Monday/Wednesday 11:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.

Room 1262

 

PHOTOSHOP

This course will teach you how to manipulate, crop, resize, and correct color on digital photos.  This program may be used to create images from scratch or to alter existing images. The course requires a digital camera with interchangeable lens.  $135

 

January 21, 28, February 4, and 11

Tuesday 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Room 1833

 

ADVANCED DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY

This course will introduce other software in the Adobe Suite, for example: Light room, Premiere Pro, and Illustrator. They are so much fun to work with to create videos, digital paintings, and for more advanced photo editing. The course requires a digital camera with interchangeable lens.   $135

 

February 18, 25, March 3, and 10

Tuesday 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Room 1833

 

INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY

This course teaches the basic principles of photography and is designed for the enthusiast and amateur photographer.  Knowledge of camera and lens operation, memory cards, file formats, composition, exposure, output, and storing is the goal of this course.  The course requires a digital camera with interchangeable lens.   $135

 

January 23, 30, February 6, and 13

Thursday, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Room 1833

 

INTERMEDIATE DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY

This course continues the study of aesthetic and technical theories and techniques of digital photography.  Topics include intermediate level exposure, composition, lighting, creativity, image editing, and correction techniques.  Students begin to develop a personal photographic style.  The course requires a digital camera with interchangeable lens.   $135

 

February 20, 27, March 5, and 12

Thursdays 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Room 1833

 

INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY

This course teaches the basic principles of photography and is designed for the enthusiast and amateur photographer.  Knowledge of camera and lens operation, memory cards, file formats, composition, exposure, output, and storing is the goal of this course.  The course requires a digital camera with interchangeable lens.   $135

 

March 17, 24, 31, and April 7

Tuesday, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Room 1833

 

PHOTOSHOP

This course will teach you how to manipulate, crop, resize, and correct color on digital photos.  This program may be used to create images from scratch or to alter existing images. The course requires a digital camera with interchangeable lens.   $135

 

March 19, 26, April 2, and 9

Thursday, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Room 1833

 

INTERMEDIATE DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY

This course continues the study of aesthetic and technical theories and techniques of digital photography.  Topics include intermediate level exposure, composition, lighting, creativity, image editing, and correction techniques.  Students begin to develop a personal photographic style.  The course requires a digital camera with interchangeable lens.   $135

 

April 14, 21, 28, and May 5

Tuesday 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Room 1833

 

ADVANCED DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY

This course will introduce other software in the Adobe Suite, for example: Light room, Premiere Pro, and Illustrator. They are so much fun to work with to create videos, digital paintings, and for more advanced photo editing. The course requires a digital camera with interchangeable lens.   $135

 

April 16, 23, 30, and May 7

Thursday 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Room 1833

 

WATERCOLOR

Learn watercolor techniques, basic color theory, paint mixing, the use of a paintbrush, and other materials.  The level of ability and experience of the students and their desires will guide the class direction.  Skill and experience are not required.  Attendees must be at least 16 years of age.  Art supplies cost extra.  Prior to first day of class, email rwaldrop@sheltonstate.edu for a supply list.

Upcoming Classes

TBA

 

ACRYLICS/OILS

Learn acrylic and oil techniques, basic color theory, paint mixing, the use of a paintbrush, and other materials.  The level of ability and experience of the students and their desires will guide the class direction.  Skill and experience are not required.  Attendees must be at least 16 years of age.  Art supplies cost extra.  Prior to first day of class, email rwaldrop@sheltonstate.edu for a supply list.

Upcoming Classes

TBA

 

THE ART OF DECORATED EGGS

Who does not love dying Easter eggs?  From decoupage eggs, chalkboard eggs, marbled nail polish eggs, tissue paper eggs, paper napkin eggs, almost anything can be used to create beautiful eggs.  These classes will take eggs to an exciting new level.  Attendees must be at least 16 years of age.  Prior to first day of class, email rwaldrop@sheltonstate.edu for a supply list.  Classes are limited to nine students.

Upcoming Classes

Decoupage Eggs 

TBA

Silk Dyed Eggs/Marbled Nail Polish Eggs

TBA

 

BASIC COMPUTER SKILLS

This class will teach computer basics from using the mouse and keyboard, sending messages across the country via email, creating documents, and working with database and files.  $155 (textbook included)

Upcoming Classes

TBA

 

BASIC MICROSOFT WORD 2016

Topics in this course include opening, closing, creating, saving, previewing, and printing documents; bullets and numbering; font, character, and paragraph settings; move and copy commands; speller; thesaurus and grammar checks; glossaries and macros; document merges; tabulation and indentations; headers and footers; page numbering; document views; text selections; scroll bars; paginations; and shortcut keys.  $155 (textbook included)

Upcoming Classes

TBA

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

A high school diploma or the equivalent may be required to participate in some Community Education programs.

 

REGISTRATION AND WITHDRAWAL POLICY

 

Community Education Registration Form

 

A variety of courses are offered through Community Education. Most classes require a minimum number of participants. Interested persons should register at least two days prior to the starting date of the class to ensure enrollment.

 

Payment may be made by cash, check, or credit card through the Cashier’s Office on the Martin Campus. For your convenience, credit card payments may be made via telephone by calling the Cashier’s Office at 205.391.2335. Checks and money orders should be made payable to SSCC. To withdraw from a class, a student must contact Community Education at 205.391.2386 or 205.391.2434. In order to receive a refund, students must withdraw before the first day of class.

 

A student who withdraws before the start of a class will receive a 100% refund.  Students must contact the Workforce Development office prior to the first day of class to officially withdraw from a course.  Shelton State does not give cash refunds.  Refunds are mailed from the Office of Business Services.  A student who withdraws after the class begins will not be issued a refund.  Failure to attend a class does not constitute withdrawal.

 

All fees will be refunded in full for class cancellations due to insufficient enrollment.