Short Session Classes starting in May


Customized Training--Fee Based

Continuing Education  
CS 14 California State Notary Public Seminar Fee: $75 The demand for professional notaries in California is growing! Join this dynamic profession in high demand within the fields of finance, real estate, business, and law. Increase your employment skills and learn how to better protect your employer's business. This class will provide the new or previously commissioned notary public with the education and skills to pass the state examination, detect fraud, and become successful in a new career. The exam is optional and may be cancelled if the minimum required to participate is not met. If you are interested in taking the exam, please bring a check payable to the Secretary of State, together with required identification: either a California driver's license or California ID. You must not have had a felony conviction to take this exam.
CS 14 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
  CS 14 52 08:00AM-04:00PM S 1602 Peavyhouse,Thomas 1 45*
MAIN CAMPUS - SATURDAY Begins: 5/10/2014 Ends: 5/10/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
CS 17 Traffic School Fee: $40 Southwestern College is certified as an 27fficial Traffic Violator School (TVS) available to individuals who have received a traffic citation. If you have been referred to a TVS by the court, you may void the citation from your driving record and protect your current insurance rate by attending a DMV-approved Traffic Violator School. You must be on time and remain for the entire 8-hour program to qualify for the certificate of completion.
CS 17 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
  CS 17 58 08:00AM-04:00PM S 662 Pugsley,Charles 1 40*
MAIN CAMPUS - SATURDAY Begins: 5/10/2014 Ends: 5/10/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
  CS 17 59 08:00AM-04:00PM S 662 Ochoa,Philip 1 40*
MAIN CAMPUS - SATURDAY Begins: 5/24/2014 Ends: 5/24/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
CS 143 Loan Signing---Notary Public Seminar Fee: $75 The California real estate industry is in need of Notary Public Loan Signing Specialist. This course will provide students with information on the duties and responsibilities of both the Notary Public and the Loan Signing Specialist, which will enable students to acquire the essential knowledge and skills to be successful in this career field. After completing the course, students will be able to identify and understand the different types of loan documents with sufficient knowledge to explain them to the client, if requested. The course will conclude with an open book final exam, proctored by the instructor. This course is only open to students who possess a current Notary Public certificate.
CS 143 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
  CS 143 50 09:00AM-05:00PM SU 1602 Peavyhouse,Thomas 1 50*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY Begins: 5/11/2014 Ends: 5/11/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
CS 175 RETIREMENT PLANNING TODAY Fee: $49 Educate retirees as to the multitude of decisions that must be made during retirement as well as the complexities of managing financial affairs to create their best retirement lifestyle today.
CS 175 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
  CS 175 61 06:30PM-09:30PM TH 1685B Staff 2 40*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING Begins: 5/8/2014 Ends: 5/15/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
  CS 175 62 06:30PM-09:30PM W 1685B Staff 2 40*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING Begins: 5/14/2014 Ends: 5/21/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
CS 253 JAPANESE IKEBANA FLORAL ARRANGEMENTS-- RISING FORM (ROUND) Fee: $35 Introduction to Japanese Ikebana (flowers kept alive) floral arrangementsrising form. The rising form expresses the beauty of the rising appearances of the materials that are grouped at the center of the container. The course will explore principles and techniques of Ikebana, distinguish Ikebana from simpler decorative approaches, and help the students to develop the aesthetics to appreciate its asymmetrical form and use of "empty" space as an essential feature of composition. Japanese Ikebana floral arranging is a challenging and enjoyable western art form. Low-round containers will be used.
CS 253 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
  CS 253 50 09:00AM-12:00PM S 1801 Staff 1 20*
MAIN CAMPUS - SATURDAY Begins: 5/10/2014 Ends: 5/10/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM

Noncredit Courses

Continuing Education  
NC 40 BASIC FIRST AID AND ADULT CPR No Fee No Credit. Lecture 5 hours, laboratory 3 hours. Prepares individuals to recognize and treat injuries and sudden illnesses. Meets the requirements for basic first aid and adult CPR. [ND]
NC 40 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
  NC 40 E4 08:30AM-01:30PM S CCAC Hawley,Daniel 1 28*
    02:00PM-05:00PM S CCAC      
EXTENSION SITE - SATURDAY Begins: 5/17/2014 Ends: 5/17/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
NC 92 USING YOUR FOREIGN DEGREE IN THE UNITED STATES No Fee No Credit. Designed to help graduates of foreign colleges and/or universities to explore their options for using their degrees in the U.S. Includes the U.S. educational system, how and when transcripts and/or diplomas need to be evaluated, state licensing and credentialing considerations, English language proficiency, professional networking, graduate study options, job search, and career planning services. [ND]
NC 92 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
  NC 92 60 05:30PM-08:30PM T 662 Edwards,Diane 1 24*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING Begins: 5/6/2014 Ends: 5/6/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
NC 1007 CPR FOR THE PROFESSIONAL RESCUER No Fee No Credit. Lecture 4 hours, laboratory 5 hours. Provides the professional rescuer with the knowledge and skills to provide Basic Life Support (BLS) to a victim in an emergency. Necessary for anyone wishing to become a BLS instructor; follows the guidelines of both the American Red Cross and the American Heart Association. [ND]
NC 1007 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
  NC 1007 E5 08:30AM-12:30PM S CCAC Hawley,Daniel 1 24*
    01:00PM-06:00PM S CCAC      
EXTENSION SITE - SATURDAY Begins: 5/10/2014 Ends: 5/10/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
  NC 1007 E6 08:30AM-12:30PM S CCAC Hawley,Daniel 1 24*
    01:00PM-06:00PM S CCAC      
EXTENSION SITE - SATURDAY Begins: 5/24/2014 Ends: 5/24/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
  NC 1007 E11 08:00AM-12:00PM T EXT Price,William 1 23*
    12:30PM-04:30PM T EXT      
EXTENSION SITE - DAY Begins: 5/13/2014 Ends: 5/13/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
NC 1015 ORGANIZE YOUR LIFE AND HAVE MORE TIME FOR FUN No Fee No Credit. Lecture 12 hours. Learn to organize your life so you have time to do the things you really want to do. Discover how to have more quality time by learning how to organize paperwork, clutter, and finances. Covers techniques for overcoming procrastination. [ND]
NC 1015 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
  NC 1015 E1 09:00AM-12:00PM S EXT Acosta,John 4 22*
EXTENSION SITE - SATURDAY Begins: 5/3/2014 Ends: 5/24/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
NC 1051 INTRODUCTION TO MICROCOMPUTERS No Fee Covers computer start-up; the graphic user interface; use of mouse and keyboard commands; basic file management; formatting and using a floppy disk; creating, saving, and printing a document using word-processing software; and proper computer shutdown. (Formerly NC 50Q) [ND]
NC 1051 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
  NC 1051 E7 04:00PM-07:00PM W EXT Munoz,Barbara 1 991*
EXTENSION SITE - DAY Begins: 5/7/2014 Ends: 5/7/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
  NC 1051 E8 04:00PM-07:00PM W EXT Munoz,Barbara 1 997*
EXTENSION SITE - DAY Begins: 5/21/2014 Ends: 5/21/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM

Medical Laboratory Technology

Higher Education Center at National City  
MLT 112 CLINICAL CHEMISTRY PRACTICUM 4 Units Grade only. [Corequisite: MLT 130. Prerequisite: MLT 111 and MLT 111L or equivalent. Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Introduces entry-level clinical laboratory practice and experience in the department of general and special chemistry. Emphasizes technique, accuracy, and precision. Includes instrumentation bench and manual methods. [D; CSU]
MLT 112 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
89936 MLT 112 E1 07:00AM-10:20AM MTWTH HOSP Nunez,Luis 6 30*
EXTENSION SITE - DAY Begins: 5/19/2014 Ends: 6/24/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM

Emergency Medical Technician

Higher Education Center at Otay Mesa  
EMT 101 HEALTHCARE PROVIDER CPR 1 Unit Fee: $14. Pass/No Pass only. [Recommended Preparation: RDG 56 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] American Heart Association course designed to train and certify emergency medical personnel and healthcare providers in basic life support cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Provides certification and eight hours of continuing education for EMT, paramedic, and nursing personnel. [D; CSU] [EFFECTIVE FALL 2014: MAT FEE - $30.]
EMT 101 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
85807 EMT 101 354 09:00AM-05:35PM S 4409 Ungar,Ronald 2 1*
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - SATURDAY Begins: 5/10/2014 Ends: 5/17/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM