Thursday, March 5, 2015

Cuyamaca, Grossmont colleges offering eight-week classes

In a hurry to earn college credits at Grossmont or Cuyamaca colleges?

Eight-week courses beginning the week of March 30 are a great way to pick up general education or subject-specialty classes in less time, but at the same affordable cost of regular semester-length classes. The classes ending May 23 offer from one to five credits at a cost of $46 per unit. They consist of traditional, online and hybrid classes, which require both in-classroom and online attendance.

For students looking to complete general education course requirements, classes offered include Interpersonal Communication, U.S. History, Principles of Humanities, Introduction to Philosophy, World Religions, Spanish, College Composition, Intermediate Algebra and more.

Other offerings focus on subject areas such as Advanced Wastewater Plant Operations, Nursing Pharmacology and Essential Skills in Culinary Arts. Business office training is available in online, self-paced courses such as Keyboard/Document Processing, and Using Microsoft Outlook. Students can increase their learning power by enrolling in Study Skills and Time Management or find help choosing a career path in the course, Career Decision Making.

Lists of class offerings at Grossmont, as well as at Cuyamaca, are posted online.

Grossmont College is located at 8800 Grossmont College Drive in El Cajon. Cuyamaca College is at 900 Rancho San Diego Parkway in the community of Rancho San Diego. College applications and online registration are available at  and

The deadline for registering is April 3.