Continuing Ed Personal Enrichment Classes

ABC's of Interior Design

Would you like to learn something new or just to get a new hobby started?

This course includes an overview of interior design basics for the individual interested in the process of steering an idea on its journey from imagination to implementation. Topics covered include: Esthetics, elements and principles of design, color theory and application, the design process, communicating the vision and trends and forecasting.

Fall Class Information

Lakewood Campus, Building 19, Room 210
Item #
Tuesday, 6-9 p.m.

Introduction to Computers (CAM 160)

If you are an absolute beginner and struggling with basic personal computer (PC) lingo, opening and closing a program or can’t seem to get your mouse to cooperate, then this low stress 10-hour class is for you. You’ll start by learning some basic terminology, how to know if your computer is up-to-date, how to open and close programs and windows, and how to use all buttons on your mouse. You’ll learn how your computer is organized and how to build a file folder structure that meets your needs. Then learn the basics of word processing (the typewriter function) including how to open, create and save documents.

Fee: $20

Fall Quarter Classes

6-8 p.m., Tuesdays & Thursdays, Sep. 2-16, Building 19, Room 122, Taught by Stocke, Item #68P2, 0 credits

6-8 p.m., Tuesdays & Thursdays, Oct. 7-21, Building 19, Room 122, Taught by Stocke, Item #68G2, 0 credits

6-8 p.m., Tuesdays & Thursdays, Nov. 5-19, Building 19, Room 122, Taught by Stocke, Item #68M2, 0 credits

Oil Painting for 55+ (CMTY 012)

Supportive learning environment and assistance for painters of all abilities. Students will work on individual projects.

Class supplies:

  1. Old plastic tablecloth, opened plastic garbage bag, mustin…to protect table. 
  2. Table easel to hold & carry painting
  3. Palette pad to mix colors
  4. Gessoed canvas board or stretched canvas to paint on
  5. Small tightly sealed jar for odorless turpentine (brush cleaner)
  6. Container for water (cottage cheese, margarine)
  7. Drawing tools: paper, pencil, eraser; charcoal, rag
  8. Plastic palette knife assortment
  9. Small variety of nylon brushes – carious sizes and shapes
  10. Water mixable oil paint (Winsor & Newton):
  • Titanium White
  • Cadmium Yellow Light
  • Cadmium Orange
  • Cadmium red light
  • Sap Green
  • Viridian
  • Burnt Sienna
  • Burnt Amber
  • Ultramarine Blue
  • Alizarin Crimson


Additional Fee: $55.00

Fall Quarter Classes

9 a.m.-12 p.m., Mondays, Sept. 22-Dec. 1, Taught by Alden, Item #5J02, 3 credits

Winter Quarter Classes

Jan. 5-March 24, Taught by Alden, Item #5J03

Woodcarving for 50+ (CMTY 015)

Offers a demonstration of various woodcarving techniques, as well as the selection, use, and care of tools and materials. Students have time to work on individual projects with an instructor nearby to offer advice and assistance.

Additional Fee: $55.00

Fall Quarter Classes

6-9 p.m., Mondays, Oct. 13-Dec. 15, Taught by Olliges, Item #5J12, 0 credits

Winter Quarter Classes

6-9 p.m., Mondays, Jan. 5-March 23, Taught by Olliges, Item #5J13, 0 credits