Friday, November 17, 2017

Grossmont, Cuyamaca colleges offering four-week intersession classes

Registration is now open for spring intersession classes at Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges. Students attend classes Jan. 2-27 and can complete a course, including those satisfying general education requirements, in just four weeks.
The deadline for registering is Jan. 2. The cost of the courses is the same $46 per unit that applies for regular-session classes, with most classes meeting daily for 2.5 hours and earning students three units.
Registration for regular spring semester classes has also begun, with classes starting Jan. 29.

A conditioning class for athletes at Cuyamaca College.
A variety of general education classes are offered during intersession at both colleges, including Interpersonal Communications (COMM. 120); Public Speaking (COMM. 122) Early World History (HIST 100); Modern American History (HIST 109);  Introduction to U.S. Government and Politics (POSC 121); and Introductory Psychology (PSY 120).
Both colleges are also offering a personal development class, College and Career
Teaching different levels of dance is a Grossmont intersession offering.
Success (COUNS 120) to help students improve their learning and study skills, as well as using self-discovery tools in order to plan a successful career.
At Grossmont College, additional GE classes for intersession include online classes in anthropology, economics, intermediate algebra, elementary statistics, calculus for business, social and behavioral sciences, introductory physics and sociology. Specialized training and instruction is also offered in Business Office Technology, Administration of Justice and Theatre Arts. At Cuyamaca College, additional GE intersession courses are offered in art and business communication, and a specialized Child Development course in designing and implementing curricula.
Just in time to get serious about that New Year’s resolution to get into shape, Grossmont College is offering an introductory class in Hip Hop and four levels of Pilates. If teaching others to dance is an appealing idea, the dance department is offering beginning, intermediate and advance level courses in developing proper teaching techniques.
Cuyamaca is offering conditioning classes for intercollegiate golf and intercollegiate cross country running.  Exercise science classes in teaching fitness walking to children, and learning about childhood obesity are also offered at Cuyamaca College. Also at Cuyamaca are health education classes in personal health and lifestyles, and a class exploring health inequities in the United States that stem from unequal living conditions.
The short-term courses are a quick way to satisfy general education course requirements for university transfer, offering a compressed alternative to the semester-length schedule. The longer classroom hours and generally smaller classes also provide more one-on-one time with instructors. Go to WebAdvisor for the most current list of available classes. Click on “Spring 2018” for the term and “Intersession” as the selection for short-term courses.
 Additional information on admissions and registering for classes is available online 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.
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