Noncredit Classes

Summer 2019

NCAD 110A: Basic Life Skills

This course provides instruction in basic cross-cultural skills for immigrants and their families. Lessons include vocabulary and concepts related to home, family and daily survival skills. Students improve their cultural adaptation to the new cultural environment.

Section Name Days Time Start End Date Instructor Location
50004 MTWTh 9:00 AM - 12:05 PM 5/29/19 6/24/19 L. Sadasivan Campbell Center J-68
50815 TThF 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM 5/30/19 6/28/19 E. Eastman Our Lady of Guadalupe
50005 MTWTh 9:00 AM - 12:05 PM 6/25/19 7/22/19 L. Sadasivan Campbell Center J-68
50816 TThF 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM 7/9/19 8/8/19 E. Eastman Our Lady of Guadalupe
50006 MTWTh 9:00 AM - 12:05 PM 7/23/19 8/15/19 L. Sadasivan Campbell Center J-68

NCAD 110B: Intermediate Life Skills

This course provides instruction in low intermediate cross-cultural skills for immigrants and their families. Lessons include vocabulary, concepts and authentic task-based activities related to daily survival skills, and civic operations such as the post office, hospital and bank. Students further improve their cultural adaptation to the new cultural environment.

Section Name Days Time Start End Date Instructor Location
50009 MTWTh 12:05 PM – 3:10 PM 5/29/19 6/24/19 L. Sadasivan Campbell Center J-68
50015 MTWTh 12:05 PM – 3:10 PM 6/25/19 7/22/19 L. Sadasivan Campbell Center J-68
50016 MTWTh 12:05 PM – 3:10 PM 7/23/19 8/15/19 L. Sadasivan Campbell Center J-68

NCCR 2: Stenographic Skillbuilding Level 2 (80-140 WPM)

Students have the opportunity to learn and apply speed-building techniques through highly-structured instructor-facilitated stenographic machine writing practice tailored to individual skill level. Effective application of deliberate practice components including motivation, pre-existing knowledge, immediate informative feedback, and repetition for skill reinforcement and improvement development is examined. Skills acquired will facilitate efficiency in administrative assistant/secretarial, data entry, and related fields.

Section Name Days Time Start End Date Instructor Location
50808 MTWTh 12:15 PM – 3:15 PM 6/3/19 7/2/19 P. Tchang WVC CHE 127
50535 MTWTh 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM 6/3/19 7/2/19 C. Leung WVC CHE 127
50534 MTWTh 12:15 PM – 3:15 PM 7/3/19 8/5/19 P. Tchang WVC CHE 127
50809 MTWTh 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM 7/3/19 8/5/19 C. Leung WVC CHE 139

NCCR 3: Stenographic Skillbuilding Level 3 (160-220 WPM)

Students have the opportunity to learn and apply speed-building techniques through highly-structured instructor-facilitated stenographic machine writing practice tailored to individual skill level within the 160-220 word per minute range. Identification and resolution of writing limitations, including the creation and application of specific tasks to correct deficiencies, will be examined and applied. Overcoming speed plateaus using “deep practice,” "block practice," and "random practice" techniques will be discussed and applied. Skills acquired will facilitate efficiency in administrative assistant/secretarial, data entry, and related fields

Section Name Days Time Start End Date Instructor Location
50536 MTWTh 12:15 PM – 3:15 PM 6/3/10 7/2/19 C. Leung WVC CHE 139
50537 MTWTh 12:15 PM – 3:15 PM 7/3/19 8/5/19 C. Leung WVC CHE 139

NCPE 1.30: Adapted Fitness

This adapted fitness course is designed for students with disabilities. Individualized exercise programs are created that focus on overall cardiovascular endurance, strength and flexibility training. The programs address the limitations of the individual's disability. Emphasis is on encouraging independence through the teaching of lifelong fitness skills.

Section Name Days Time Start End Date Instructor Location
50580 MTWTh 7:45 AM – 9:50 AM 6/19/19 7/18/19 C. Ligocki WVC PE 12

Note: Class meeting time is for the lecture and lab. Lab portion meets TTh from 7:45 AM – 9:50 AM.

NCPE 1.31: Adapted Aerobic Exercise

This adapted fitness course is designed for students with disabilities. The course provides an opportunity for students to increase their overall cardiovascular endurance. Individualized programs address the limitations of the student's disability. Emphasis is on encouraging independence through the teaching of lifelong cardiovascular endurance.

Section Name Days Time Start End Date Instructor Location
50581 MTWTh 10:00 AM – 12:05 PM 6/10/19 7/18/19 E. Barrilleaux WVC PE 12

NOTE: Class meeting time is for the lecture and lab. Lab portion meets TTh from 10:00 AM – 12:05 PM.

NCPE 1.36: Adapted Water Movement

This noncredit adapted water movement course is designed to meet the needs of students with disabilities. This course focuses on the effects of water resistance and buoyancy on movement patterns in water. Individualized swimming programs and water safety are included. Emphasis is on encouraging independence through the teaching of lifelong fitness skills.

Section Name Days Time Start End Date Instructor Location
50582 MTWTh 12:30 PM – 2:35 PM 6/10/19 7/18/19 C. Logocki WVC POOL

NOTE: Class meeting time is for the lecture and lab. Lab portion meets TTH from 12:30 PM – 2:35 PM.

Fall 2019

NCAD 110A: Basic Life Skills

This course provides instruction in basic cross-cultural skills for immigrants and their families. Lessons include vocabulary and concepts related to home, family and daily survival skills. Students improve their cultural adaptation to the new cultural environment.

Section Name Days Time Start End Date Instructor Location
71702 MW 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM 8/26/19 10/16/19 E. Yu Costa Goodwill Almaden
71112 MTWTh 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM 8/26/19 9/25/19 L. Sadasivan Campbell Center J-68
72378 TTHF 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM 8/27/19 9/17/19 E. Eastman Our Lady of Guadalupe Church
71851 WF 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM 9/4/19 10/11/19 B. Reis Campbell Center C-35
72380 TThF 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM 9/19/19 10/10/19 E. Eastman Our Lady of Guadalupe Church
71113 MTWTh 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM 9/26/19 10/28/19 L. Sadasivan Campbell Center J-68
72381 TThF 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM 10/11/19 11/1/19 E. Eastman Our Lady of Guadalupe Church
71765 MW 9:00 AM – 12:20 PM 10/21/19 12/11/19 E. Yu Costa Goodwill Almaden
71114 MTWTh 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM 10/29/19 12/2/19 L. Sadasivan Campbell Center J-68
72382 TThF 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM 11/5/19 11/26/19 E. Eastman Our Lady of Guadalupe Church

NCAD 110B: Intermediate Life Skills

This course provides instruction in low intermediate cross-cultural skills for immigrants and their families. Lessons include vocabulary, concepts and authentic task-based activities related to daily survival skills, and civic operations such as the post office, hospital and bank. Students further improve their cultural adaptation to the new cultural environment.

Section Name Days Time Start End Date Instructor Location
71115 MTWTh 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM 8/26/19 9/25/19 L. Sadasivan Campbell Center J-68
71766 MW 12:50 PM – 4:10 PM 8/26/19 10/16/19 E. Yu Costa Goodwill Almaden
71116 MTWTh 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM 9/26/19 10/28/19 L. Sadasivan Campbell Center J-68
71853 MW 12:50 PM – 4:10 PM 10/21/19 12/11/19 E. Yu Costa Goodwill Almaden
71130 MTWTh 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM 10/21/19 12/02/19 L. Sadasivan Campbell Center J-68

NCAD 114: Citizenship

This is an intermediate level class designed to help resident aliens prepare for their citizenship exam. Students practice how to write simple sentences, review and learn to answer questions published by the USCIS, fill out the N400 Application form, and learn US history, civics and the U.S. Constitution.

Section Name Days Time Start End Date Instructor Location
71767 TTh 3:15 PM – 6:35 PM 8/27/19 10/15/19 E. Yu Costa PARS Equality Center
71852 TTh 3:15 PM – 6:35 PM 10/17/19 12/10/19 E. Yu Costa PARS Equality Center

NCBU 15: The Entrepreneur Mind

This course focuses on small business development skills for early-stage entrepreneurs. Topics covered include: finding gaps between ideas and solutions, achieving goals by focusing on what remains to be done and increasing motivation by accelerating accomplishments while avoiding distractions, adapting to constantly changing environments to stay one step ahead of competition, turning setbacks into strengths and learning from failure, building diverse teams and networking minds to solve complicated problems, and fostering collaboration through exchanges of generosity in an ever transparent world. This course is intended for those seeking to develop entrepreneurial insights that increase probability of launching successful small businesses.

Section Name Days Time Start End Date Instructor Location
72632 MW 9:00 AM – 10:15 AM 10/7/19 10/30/19 J. Nguyenly Campbell Adult Ed Center
71371 TTh 5:30 PM – 6:45 PM 10/8/19 10/31/19 C. Roberson Campbell Adult Ed Center

NCBU 54: Small Business Start-Up

Students have the opportunity to learn strategies and tactics necessary for starting and maintaining a small business. This course focuses on small businesses students might actually start versus high-growth firms dependent on venture capital. This course is a continuation of NCBU15, The Entrepreneur Mind.

Section Name Days Time Start End Date Instructor Location
72361 MW 9:00 AM – 10:15 AM 9/9/19 10/2/19 J. Nguyenly Campbell Adult Center
72370 TTh 5:30 PM – 6:45 PM 9/10/19 10/3/19 C. Roberson Campbell Adult Center

NCBU 56: Marketing Basics

This course provides students with the opportunity to acquire practical experience and understand the process of actually doing marketing. Students explore current trends and how to deliver value to both customers and the company.

Section Name Days Time Start End Date Instructor Location
72363 MW 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM 11/4/19 12/2/19 J. Nguyenly Campbell Adult Center
72372 TTh 5:30 PM – 6:45 PM 11/5/19 12/3/19 C. Roberson Campbell Adult Center

NCCR 2: Stenographic Skillbuilding Level 2 (80-140 WPM)

Students have the opportunity to learn and apply speed-building techniques through highly-structured instructor-facilitated stenographic machine writing practice tailored to individual skill level. Effective application of deliberate practice components including motivation, pre-existing knowledge, immediate informative feedback, and repetition for skill reinforcement and improvement development is examined. Skills acquired will facilitate efficiency in administrative assistant/secretarial, data entry, and related fields.

Section Name Days Time Start End Date Instructor Location
72685 MTWTh 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM 8/26/19 9/25/19 P. Tchang WVC V-9
72117 MTWTh 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM 8/26/19 9/25/19 C. Leung WVC V-11
72686 MTWTh 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM 9/29/19 10/28/19 P. Tchang WVC V-9
72683 MTWTh 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM 9/29/19 10/29/19 C. Leung WVC V-11
72687 MTWTh 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM 10/29/19 12/2/19 P. Tchang WVC V-9
72684 MTWTh 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM 10/29/19 12/2/19 C. Leung WVC V-11

NCCR 3: Stenographic Skillbuilding Level 3 (160-220 WPM)

Students have the opportunity to learn and apply speed-building techniques through highly-structured instructor-facilitated stenographic machine writing practice tailored to individual skill level within the 160-220 word per minute range. Identification and resolution of writing limitations, including the creation and application of specific tasks to correct deficiencies, will be examined and applied. Overcoming speed plateaus using “deep practice,” "block practice," and "random practice" techniques will be discussed and applied. Skills acquired will facilitate efficiency in administrative assistant/secretarial, data entry, and related fields.

Section Name Days Time Start End Date Instructor Location
72116 MTWTh 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM 8/26/19 9/25/19 M. Ortiz WVC V-11
72688 MTWTh 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM 9/26/19 10/28/19 M. Ortiz WVC V-11
72695 MTWTh 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM 10/29/19 12/2/19 M. Ortiz WVC V-11

MCMA 104: Essential Math for Basic Skills Students – Percents and Signed Numbers

This course is the fourth course of a sequence of essential mathematics courses designed for students who wish to prepare for college credit courses and/or employment where mathematical skills are required. Students have the opportunity to learn about percents and integers.

Section Name Days Time Start End Date Instructor Location
72419 MW 7:40 AM – 9:10 AM 8/26/19 9/25/19 Staff WVC SM 8
72422 W 6:00 PM – 9:10 PM 8/28/19 9/25/19 Staff WVC SM 13

NCMA 106: Essential Math for Basic Skills Students – Pre-Algebra Part 1

This course is the sixth course of a sequence of essential mathematics courses designed for students who wish to prepare for college credit courses and/or employment where mathematical skills are required. The class topics include an overview of signed number operations, development of the concept of a variable, properties of algebraic expressions, and an introduction to linear equations.

Section Name Days Time Start End Date Instructor Location
72420 MW 7:45 AM – 9:10 AM 9/30/19 10/30/19 Staff WVC SM 8
72423 W 6:00 PM – 9:10 PM 10/02/19 10/30/19 Staff WVC SM 13

NCMA 107: Essential Math for Basic Skills Students – Pre-Algebra Part 2

This course is the seventh course of a sequence of essential mathematics courses designed for students who wish to prepare for college credit courses and/or employment where mathematical skills are required. Students have the opportunity to learn how to solve linear equations with fractions and decimals, study equations in two variables, graphing, and properties of exponents and polynomials. After successful completion of this course, the student will have the necessary skills to enter elementary algebra.

Section Name Days Time Start End Date Instructor Location
72421 MW 7:45 AM – 9:10 AM 11/04/19 12/09/19 Staff WVC SM 8
72424 W 6:00 PM – 9:10 PM 11/06/19 12/04/19 Staff WVC SM 13

NCMA 10C: Mathematical Support for Elementary Statistics

This course is intended for students who desire additional support in Math 10, Elementary Statistics. The course provides students with essential support for mathematical topics needed to be successful in statistics. It is only for students who are concurrently enrolled in Elementary Statistics.

Section Name Days Time Start End Date Instructor Location
72895 T 7:45 AM – 9:10 AM 9/17/19 12/4/19 G. Elhers WVC SM 8
72896 T 2:45 PM – 4:00 PM 9/18/19 12/5/19 G. Elhers WVC CIL 13

NCMU 152: Orchestra for Older Adults

This noncredit course offers the older adult student the opportunity to explore classical orchestral music and ensemble performance and its place in our culture as well as other cultures. It provides an opportunity for practical application, using diverse media and techniques in the production of musical performances.

Section Name Days Time Start End Date Instructor Location
71688 M 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM 8/24/19 12/14/19 Staff WVC MU 14

NCPE 1.30: Adapted Fitness

This adapted fitness course is designed for students with disabilities. Individualized exercise programs are created that focus on overall cardiovascular endurance, strength and flexibility training. The programs address the limitations of the individual's disability. Emphasis is on encouraging independence through the teaching of lifelong fitness skills.

Section Name Days Time Start End Date Instructor Location
70043 MW 7:45 AM – 9:10 AM 8/26/19 12/11/19 C. Ligocki WVC PE 12
70038 MW 2:05 PM – 3:30 PM 8/26/19 12/14/19 E. Barrilleaux WVC PE 12

NCPE 1.31: Adapted Aerobic Exercise

This adapted fitness course is designed for students with disabilities. The course provides an opportunity for students to increase their overall cardiovascular endurance. Individualized programs address the limitations of the student's disability. Emphasis is on encouraging independence through the teaching of lifelong cardiovascular endurance.

Section Name Days Time Start End Date Instructor Location
70047 MW 9:20 AM – 10:45 AM 8/26/19 12/11/19 E. Barrilleaux WVC PE 12
70049 TTh 10:55 AM – 12:20 PM 8/27/19 12/12/19 C. Ligocki WVC PE 12

NCPE 1.32: Adapted Core Stretching

This adapted flexibility course is designed to meet the needs of students with disabilities. This course includes instruction in a variety of stretching exercises to enable a student to attain optimal range of motion. Guided gentle muscle stretching and core stabilizing exercises with an emphasis on proper body alignment, breathing techniques, and relaxation are addressed to encourage independence and develop lifelong fitness skills.

Section Name Days Time Start End Date Instructor Location
70050 TTh 9:20 AM – 10:45 AM 8/27/19 12/12/19 C. Ligocki WVC PE 8

NCPE 1.33: Adapted Aquatics

This noncredit adapted physical education course is designed to meet the needs of students with disabilities. This class provides instruction in dynamic water exercises with a focus on the development of cardiovascular endurance, muscle strength, flexibility, and balance. Individualized swimming programs and water safety are included. Emphasis is on encouraging independence through the teaching of lifelong fitness skills.

Section Name Days Time Start End Date Instructor Location
71966 MW 12:30 PM – 1:55 PM 8/26/19 12/11/19 E. Barrilleaux WVC POOL

NCPE 1.34: Adapted Weight Training

This noncredit adapted weight training course is designed for students with disabilities. Individualized exercise programs are created that focus on basic weight training and strength development principles. The programs address the limitations of the individual's disability. Emphasis is on encouraging independence through the teaching of lifelong fitness skills.

Section Name Days Time Start End Date Instructor Location
70052 MW 10:55 AM – 12:20 PM 8/26/19 12/11/19 E. Barrilleaux WVC PE 12
70051 TTh 12:30 PM – 1:55 PM 8/27/19 12/12/19 C. Ligocki WVC PE 12
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Last Updated 5/15/19