Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Grossmont, Cuyamaca 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 28 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 21 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 Macroeconomics, Introductory Psychology, World Religions, Spanish, Public Speaking, History of Rock Music and more. 
Other offerings focus on career technical education and specialty areas such as Principles of Baking and Pastry Making, Perioperative Nursing, Introduction to Administration of Justice, and Introduction to Local Area Networks at Grossmont College; and Business Law, Cisco Networking Academy, Applied Hydraulics, and Advanced Wastewater Plant Operations at Cuyamaca College. Business office training is available in online, self-paced courses such as Essential PowerPoint, Keyboard/Document Processing, and Using Microsoft Outlook. Students can increase their learning power by enrolling in online courses in Career Decision Making; Study Skills and Time Management.
 Lists of class offerings at Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges are posted at
 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 1.