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C o n t i n u i n g E d u c at i o n & Workforce Development

Fall 2013 Noncredit Classes


OFFICE INFORMATION Santa Fe Community College www.sfcc.edu 6401 Richards Ave., Santa Fe, NM 87508-4887 Phone: 505-428-1000 Fax: 505-428-1468

CONTENTS  Personal Enrichment . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Art . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Crafts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

Continuing Education

Cooking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8

Registration: 505-428-1270

Creative Writing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

Phone: 505-428-1676 Fax: 505-428-1302 Office hours: Mondays through Fridays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Facilities/conference space rental For information on prices and availability, call 505-428-1675. Campus closures Call the Weather Watch Line, 505-428-1716, check the website at www.sfcc.edu or sign up for SFCC text message and email alerts at www.getrave.com/login/sfcc Campus Safety & Security 505-428-1224 or cell 505-690-1477

Dance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

Campus Closed

Monday, September 2 (Labor Day) Thursday, November 28 through Sunday, December 1 (Thanksgiving Holiday) Saturday, December 21 through January 5 (Winter Break)

REGISTRATION INFORMATION on page 53 CONTINUING EDUCATION STAFF

Fitness and Wellness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12

Home and Garden . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15

Kids’ Stuff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Languages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Leisure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22

Safety Courses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23

Money Matters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Southwest Explorations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27

 Sustainable Technologies . . . . . . . .

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Sustainability . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Center of Excellence for Green Building and Energy Efficiency . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33

 Professional Development . . . . . . .

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Business and Professional Skills . . . . . . . . . 34

Computer Skills . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36

Gordon Fluke, Director of Continuing Education Deborah Carr, Program Administrator Sylvia Chacon, Administrative Assistant

Computer Classes for Digital Imaging . . . . 37

Students With Disabilities

Carbon Economy Series . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40

If you have a documented disability and require assistance in class, please call or visit the Office of Disability Services for coordination of your accommodations. The office is located in room LL313. The phone number is 505-428-1455.

Health Care Professional . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41

Santa fe community college Governing Board J. Chris Abeyta, Chair Linda S. Siegle, Vice Chair Dr. Andrea B. Bermúdez, Secretary Dr. Martha Gandert Romero, Member Kathleen D. Keith, Member President: Dr. Ana M. “Cha” Guzmán SFCC is a public institution accredited by the Higher Learning Commission with membership in the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

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Computer Classes for the Mac . . . . . . . . . . 38 Computer Classes for the Web . . . . . . . . . 40

Small Business Development Center . . . . . . . . 41

 The Planetarium . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Social Media Strategist Certification . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44

 OnLine Learning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Registration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Registration Form . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 Campus Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 QUESTIONS ABOUT CLASSES? Call 505-428-1676, and one of the Continuing Education staff will gladly help you.

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Personal Enrichment

ART

Continuing Education art classes are designed for creative people of all levels. Whether you are a beginning or more advanced artist, Continuing Education has a class for you. While our classes are taught by professional, working artists, none of our courses offers credit toward a degree. Some of the classes provide all of the supplies; others require you to purchase materials. All supply lists are available online.

Call 505-428-1270 to register.

Life Drawing Drawing the nude — from quick, warm-up, gesture drawings to two long studies per evening — improves the student’s drawing skills, awareness and understanding of one of the oldest traditions in art. Short slide presentations of master works or anatomy and personalized critiques are part of the course. Some drawing experience is recommended. Kevin Gorges has studied art in the U.S. and abroad and has taught in Ireland and Italy. Wednesday, 6:30 to 9 p.m., Oct. 16, 6 wks. Course #AT311 01/CRN 21613 Kevin Gorges, Fee $145

Beginning Drawing

Painting the Landscape in Charcoal

Explore drawing in a supportive environment where creativity is encouraged. You’ll learn basic skills for drawing from life, incorporating both traditional and contemporary methods. Several approaches to drawing will be covered, which include using pencil, conte crayon and colored pencils. Demonstrations, art history and critiques enhance the work done in class. John St. Peter has a Master of Fine Arts degree. Tuesday, 6 to 9 p.m., Oct. 29, 8 wks. Course #AT303 01/CRN 20294 John St. Peter, Fee $135

Produce drawings that look like the scene you’re viewing. Learn techniques to use charcoal and plastic erasers like broad-stroke brushes that sweep across the paper similar to painting a landscape in oil or watercolor. Not only an exciting way to produce powerful black and white drawings, but this style also mimics oil and watercolor painting. Only a few inexpensive materials are needed. Michael McGuire is a professional artist and illustrator in Santa Fe. Saturday, 12 to 4 p.m., Oct. 5, 4 wks. Course #AT313 01/CRN 21003 Michael McGuire, Fee $155

Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain Retrace your steps to the days when it was fun to play with art supplies and just make something all your own. “Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain” means picking up a pencil, doing a series of simple, low-stress exercises and turning it all into hours of satisfying, deeply meditative activity. Watch yourself progress, week after week, from basic student to someone who will want a sketchbook firmly in hand. Tuesday, 6 to 9 p.m., Sept. 3, 8 wks. Course #AT307 01/CRN 21004 John St. Peter, Fee $159

Join the online classes at SFCC! The Continuing Education department is now offering distance-learning through Education 2 Go. See pages 45-52. It’s easy to check out the huge selection of classes — simply type www.Ed2Go.com/ sfccnm in your browser and explore the possibilities. Classes begin monthly, with tuition as low as $99. Register and pay at www.Ed2Go.com/sfccnm.

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Introduction to CorelDRAW X5 — ONLINE Let CorelDRAW X5 unleash your creative genius. Whether you’re a crafter, student, or professional graphic artist, this software is the perfect choice for your graphic design needs. CorelDRAW is easy to learn, and you’ll be amazed at the professional results you can achieve right from the start. You’ll also delve into graphic design as you learn about line and shape tools, color fills, layers, text tools, page layout, templates, and import and export functions. Whether you’re drawing for business or pleasure, this course will give you all the skills you need to create images of the highest quality. So get ready to release the pent-up Picasso inside you! Start Dates: Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 13, Dec. 11 www.ed2go.com/sfccnm

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Personal enrichment Acrylics at Night

Fun With Watercolor I

This evening course is for beginning artists interested in working with acrylic paints and mediums. Structured assignments and demonstrations will help you to explore the use of liquid mediums, solid gels and opaque pastes. Color mixing, composition and surface preparation will be covered. All skill levels welcome. An art supply list is available upon request. Jakki Kouffman has been an acrylic specialist for more than 20 years. No class Oct. 17. Thursday, 6 to 9 p.m., Oct. 3, 7 sessions. Course #AT319 01/CRN 20747 Jakki Kouffman, Fee $185

This painting class introduces beginning students to the fundamentals of making beautiful watercolors. Learn how to use paint, brushes and paper to create easy and fun effects that excite and entertain. All the basic techniques of paint application and tool usage are covered, as well as professional strategies for starting, executing and finishing paintings. Have lots of fun with watercolors while learning professional-quality techniques. Michael McGuire is an accomplished artist and teacher in Santa Fe. Wednesday, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., Sept. 18, 6 wks. Course #AT325 01/CRN 20602 Michael McGuire, Fee $165

Beginning Acrylic Painting This course is for beginning artists interested in working with acrylic paints and mediums. Experienced artists interested in adding acrylic to their repertoire of major media will also find this course useful. Structured assignments and demonstrations will help you to explore the use of liquid mediums, solid gels and opaque pastes. Color mixing, composition and surface preparation will be covered. No experience is required. An art supply list is available upon request. Jakki Kouffman has been an acrylic specialist for more than 20 years. No class Oct. 16. Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Oct. 2, 7 sessions. Course #AT320 01/CRN 20293 Jakki Kouffman, Fee $185 Introduction to Abstract Painting This oil painting course is an opportunity to experiment with what you already know and to better understand abstraction. All the exercises help you reach your goals in painting as well as abstraction, which is not very different from painting representative work. The second half of the course will focus on finding your voice through abstraction. Painting experience is recommended but not mandatory. John St. Peter has a Master of Fine Arts degree in painting and enjoys encouraging artists along their own creative path. Monday, 6 to 9 p.m., Nov. 4, 6 wks. Course #AT322 01/CRN 20470 John St. Peter, Fee $99

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Fun With Watercolor II The beauty and challenge of painting in transparent watercolor can now be explored in this continuation of the “Fun With Watercolor� course. Any painter who has some experience in watercolor is welcome to join this class, which explores professional-quality techniques, composition possibilities and advanced strategies for beautiful watercolors. Wednesday, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., Oct. 30, 6 wks. Course #AT328 01/CRN 21612 Michael McGuire, Fee $165 Encaustic Painting Encaustic painting is painting with wax and dates back into antiquity. Students will learn how to make gesso and their own wax colors instead of buying expensive supplies from art supply stores. Students will explore different techniques for painting with wax and incorporate mixed media. The focus will be on integrating encaustic painting into your own personal expression. Gadbois has a Master of Fine Arts degree from Vermont College. Wednesday, 6 to 9 p.m., Sept. 11, 6 wks. Course #AT330 01/CRN 21615 Nicolas Gadbois, Fee $169 Pour Painting This class is for students who want to express their creativity but lack art skills. Paint in oils and use gravity to move the paint. Colors blend naturally as they come into contact with each other. Students may complete up to three paintings. No previous experience is required. A love of color, getting messy and having fun will be assets in this class. Thursday, 1 to 4 p.m., Sept. 19, 8 wks. Course #AT334 01/CRN 21614 Lorraine Edge-Castillo, Fee $159 w w w. sfcc. e du


Personal Enrichment Acrylic Abstract Painting

Outdoor Sketching Workshop OFF-CAMPUS

this course is an investigation of abstract painting using fluid and gel mediums. Employing tools such as painting knives and squeegees, as well as brushes, the class will experiment with transparent effects, including layering, on various types of surfaces. Structured weekly assignments will bring together information about value, color and composition with abstract approaches to acrylic. No drawing or painting experience is necessary: just an open mind. Jakki Kouffman has shown her work and taught painting around the country for more than 20 years. No class Oct. 16. Wednesday, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., Oct. 2, 7 sessions. Course #AT336 01/CRN 21608 Jakki Kouffman, Fee $185

Enjoy the sights and sounds of Santa Fe while sketching in the open air. Learn quick sketching techniques using a variety of mediums. Instructor demonstrations, experimentation and coaching will encourage students. Basic drawing concepts including perspective, shading and texture will be reviewed. Beginners and more advanced students are welcome. Lisa Flynn is a Santa Fe artist and owner of Milagro Design. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Sept. 21, 4 wks. Course #AT341 01/CRN 21611 Lisa Flynn, Fee $115

Still Life Painting NEW! Students will examine still-life painting by studying works of other artists and creating their own examples. Still life painting is a kind of painting that depicts mostly inanimate objects and subject matters, typically commonplace objects that may be either natural or man-made, for the sake of their form, color, texture, and composition. Artists have more freedom in the layout of design elements in a composition than with paintings of other types. This class will be taught in oil, but acrylics are welcome. This class is suitable for all levels and for students looking to begin using oil paint. Monday, 6 to 9 p.m., Sept. 9, 8 wks. Course #AT339 01/CRN 21619 John St. Peter, Fee $135 Painting With Creativity NEW! Process painting is a journey into creativiy at its source. It is helpful for those experiencing burnout or transitions in their work or simply longing for more creativity. Process painting raises your level of creativity which opens up a freedom from judgements or analyzing. Using inexpensive materials, we paint without concern for skill or artistic merit. All supplies are provided by the instructor. This class is suitable for an experienced artist or the novice. Deborah Purdy has a Master of Art in Art Therapy from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Friday, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Sept. 27 and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sept. 28, 2 days. Course #AT340 01/CRN 21669 Deborah Purdy, Fee $129

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Small Works NEW! Focusing on panels 9 x 12 inches or smaller, we will begin with concept, addressing composition, transferring your image, painting mediums and techniques, varnishes and framing ideas. We will be working with water soluble oil paint in combination with mediums that accelerate drying time. Each class will be structured around discussions about methods and techniques with studio time working on our individual paintings. Develop building blocks to take an image and execute it to a final work. Laura LoTurcoGorian has a Master of Fine Art degree from the School of Visual Art. Thursday, 6 to 8:30 p.m., Oct. 10, 7 wks. Course #AT345 01/CRN 21609 Laura Loturco-Gorian, Fee $139 Water-Based Monoprints Due to its immediacy and painterly qualities, monoprint is highly rewarding for artists who don’t want to be encumbered by complicated technical processes. The class will work exclusively with water-based media. These new methods eliminate the need for solvents and makes clean-up a snap. Explore a variety of approaches to the monoprint, including additive and subtractive methods and chine colle, the application of thin, decorative papers. Grace Mayer has an MFA from the University of Pennsylvania and has been making prints in Santa Fe for many years. Friday, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Oct. 25; Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Oct. 26 and 27, 3 days. Course #AT353 01/CRN 20961 Grace Mayer, Fee $105

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Personal enrichment

CRAFTS

Enthusiasm and a desire to learn something new are the only requirements for our crafts classes. Continuing Education students learn new skills and make crafts to give as gifts or keep for themselves. If there is a supply list, it may be found on the website after the course title under “Syllabus Available.”

Call 505-428-1270 to register. Start Your Own Arts and Crafts Business — ONLINE If you have an art or a craft and you dream about starting your own home-based or small business, this is the course for you. You’ll discover how to find your niche within your chosen craft and how to create your own unique business identity. You’ll also see what makes marketing in the arts and crafts business different from marketing in most other enterprises, and you’ll find a sales approach that meshes with your personality and preserves your creative integrity. You’ll get insider secrets too, learning how to find and get into the best craft shows, as well as design booths that really draw customers in. You’ll also discover how to price your work effectively so you can set yourself up for success. Start Dates: Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 13, Dec. 11 www.ed2go.com/sfccnm The Art of Papermaking Learn to make Japanese paper using kozo fiber. The first classes include instructions on setting up a papermaking studio at home, beating fibers to prepare for papermaking. Instructor provides the cooked fiber. After learning to make paper, class will focus on working with abaca to cast paper with embellishments. Students will be encouraged to experiment. Tuesday, 1 to 4 p.m., Sept. 17, 4 wks. Course #CR305 01/CRN 21637 Jacqueline Mallegni, Fee $99

QUESTIONS about supply lists or classes? Call 505-428-1676, and one of the Continuing Education staff will gladly help you. Call 505-428-1270 to register. Registration is not considered final until payment has been made.

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Calligraphy and Lettering Arts Learn the art of beautiful writing using the simplest of tools, a chisel-pointed pen nib and ink. In this class, you will learn the lower and upper case letterforms of italic writing. This hands-on course allows students to explore pen, ink and paper while practicing techniques. Students will finish class with their own samplers to keep and practice. Taught by professional calligrapher Sherry Bishop. Monday, 6 to 8 p.m., Sept. 23, 4 wks. Course #CR307 01/CRN 20979 Sherry Bishop, Fee $99 Clay: Throwing on the Pottery Wheel In a friendly environment, learn the basics of how to use the pottery wheel to make functional pots. Learn everything from wedging the clay and centering on the wheel, to how to trim, finish and glaze your cups, mugs, bowls and other objects. Students are encouraged to repeat the class and build their skills of throwing on the wheel. Adele Devalcourt is a graduate of the University of Louisiana. No class Nov. 2. Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Sept. 28, 7 sessions. Course #CR314 01/CRN 20472 Adele Devalcourt, Fee $169 Clay Hand-Building Explore hand-building in clay as an alternative way of making functional and sculptural ceramic art. Students learn the basic construction processes such as pinch pots, coils, slabs and a variety of decorative and finishing techniques. Individual projects are pursued with assistance from the instructor. No class Oct. 28. Monday, 6 to 9 p.m., Sept. 23, 7 sessions. Course #CR375 01/CRN 20746 Adele Devalcourt, Fee $169 Beginning Sewing I — Pants and Skirts This four-week course introduces students to basic sewing concepts. Learn to operate basic machinery and understand assembly and construction techniques while completing a skirt or pants. This course can help students interested in fashion design prepare to move into the credit program at SFCC. Elizabeth Harris has many years of experience in teaching both beginning and advanced students. Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Oct. 26, 4 wks. Course #CR330 01/CRN 21638 Elizabeth Harris, Fee $89

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Personal Enrichment Basic Crochet NEW!

Intermediate Tinwork

Here’s a stress-free guide to learning about crochet. Learn basic crochet terms, patterns and instructions to complete simple projects. You don’t need many supplies to get started, and projects will be covered during the course. Toni Sylvia began crocheting in 2005 and now sells her work on etsy.com. Tuesday, 6 to 8 p.m., Oct. 15, 6 wks. Course #CR342 01/CRN 20765 Toni Sylvia, Fee $89

This short course is a terrific opportunity to begin or finish a large project that you have been looking forward to, but haven’t had the time to complete. Under Gabriel’s guidance, you will soon be making tin pieces that have a professional look. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Sept. 28, 3 wks. Course #CR360 01/CRN 20767 Richard Gabriel Jr., Fee $129

Silver Jewelry Using Metal Clay

Elevate, manipulate, re-configure, rejuvenate or otherwise transform an object of your choice into something new and wonderful. Bring an object or objects that you would like to transform. Your objects can be mundane or spectacular, a find from nature or something human-made, mass-produced or an unusual material. Jones will bring examples and help generate ideas for how to proceed. Friday, 1 to 6 p.m., Nov. 22 and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Dec. 1, 2 days. Course #CR369 01/CRN 21636 Douglas Jones, Fee $109

Silver metal clay is an exciting material consisting of silver particles in a nontoxic binder and water. It looks, feels and acts like clay. When heated, the binder and water burn away to leave 99-percent pure silver. Students will practice firing with a small butane torch, an easy process that takes just minutes. Experienced artists will find this material fascinating, but no previous experience is needed. Leave class with finished jewelry! You’ll learn the basics in one day, and be able to begin on your own. Iliana Carrillo is a senior art clay instructor certified by Art Clay World USA and a certified artisan through the Precious Metal Clay National Guild. Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sept. 15, 1 day. Course #CR345 01/CRN 20997 Iliana Carrillo, Fee $169 Beginning Beading Learn to create beaded jewelry using basic construction methods. The course covers general assembly using pins and wire. You’ll also learn wire wrapping techniques and materials usage. In class, you’ll make your own decorative chains, chokers, bracelets and earrings. No experience is required, and all materials are included. Claudia Chavez is a gifted bead artist who has been teaching at SFCC for many years. Wednesday, 6 to 8:30 p.m., Sept. 11, 3 wks. Course #CR352 01/CRN 20301 Claudia Chavez, Fee $69 Beginning Tinworking The art of tinwork has been practiced in many parts of the country and throughout the world. New Mexican tinwork has a unique style influenced by generations of craftspeople. This course introduces the tools used in traditional New Mexico tinworking. Learn punching, cutting and embossing techniques while working from start to finish on pieces of your own. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Sept. 7, 3 wks. Course #CR357 01/CRN 20618 Richard Gabriel Jr., Fee $129 w w w. sfcc.e du

The Reinvented Recycled Object NEW!

New Mexico Tin Ornaments Work with noted tin artisan Richard Gabriel to create a handcrafted tin ornament for your New Mexico Christmas tree. No previous experience is needed to create a beautiful tinwork addition to your holiday decorating. Wednesday, 6 to 9 p.m., Dec. 11, 1 day. Course #CR381 01/CRN 20304 Richard Gabriel Jr., Fee $39 Tin Tree-Topper Nothing says northern New Mexico more than a handcrafted, tin tree-topper on your Christmas tree. No previous experience is needed to create your own tinwork design. A star, an angel or some other imaginative topper can be executed in tin and enjoyed by your family and friends for generations. Wednesday, 6 to 9 p.m., Dec. 4, 1 day. Course #CR382 01/CRN 21679 Richard Gabriel Jr., Fee $39

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Personal enrichment Last-Minute Gifts

Introduction to Veneer NEW!

Be prepared for all possible party invitations or dinners this holiday season. Master tin artist Richard Gabriel will help students make picture frames or candleholders out of tin in true northern New Mexico tradition. Students enjoy creating traditional and sometimes highly inventive designs on tin artworks. Richard Gabriel is a practicing tin artist whose work is not only shown nationally but also extensively in this region. Monday, 6 to 9 p.m., Dec. 9, 1 day. Course #CR384 01/CRN 20617 Richard Gabriel Jr., Fee $39

Veneering opens up many new options for the woodworker. This quick introduction will cover the basic techniques for applying veneer. Resources for purchasing commercial veneer will be discussed. Students will also learn how to make and use bandsawn veneer. We will practice on samples to get a feel for this versatile material. Sunday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sept. 22, 1 day. Course #CR379 01/CRN 21633 Douglas Jones, Fee $59

Decorative Painting with Milk Paint Milk paint is a durable, non-fading, non-toxic, waterbased paint that adheres beautifully to porous surfaces such as wood. Rich earth colors can be used to highlight traditional as well as contemporary designs. This workshop will cover preparing the surface, mixing and applying milk paint, burnishing, texturing and other decorative techniques and clear coating. In addition to samples, students will finish a wooden coat hanger. Doug Jones has a Master of Fine Arts degree from Rhode Island School of Design and exhibits around the United States. Sunday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Oct. 6, 1 day. Course #CR396 01/CRN 21634 Douglas Jones, Fee $59 Introduction to Finishing Wood NEW! A beautiful finish highlights the woods and colors of a piece of furniture. We will cover preparation, choice of a finish, safety issues, application and techniques in this quick introduction. Special attention will be given to simple methods for tinting or staining wood and clear finishes for specific applications. Doug Jones is a woodworking instructor at SFCC who runs his own studio when not teaching. Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Nov. 5, 2 days. Course #CR376 01/CRN 21635 Douglas Jones, Fee $59

Students With Disabilities If you have a documented disability and require assistance in class, please call or visit the Office of Disability Services for coordination of your accommodations. The office is located in Room LL313. The phone number is 505-428-1455.

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COOKING

With today’s rising food prices, now is the perfect time to learn to cook well. All the ingredients are included in the course fee. Imagine, no shopping! Nothing brings people together like delicious food.

Call 505-428-1270 to register. High-Altitude Baking Are your cakes not rising? You are not alone. Baking in Santa Fe’s high altitude means taking science into account. Learn how to adjust formulas and ratios between rising agents, liquids and dry ingredients to produce quality cakes, pastries and cookies that fill your home with the aroma of fresh-baked goods. This class is perfect for beginners and experienced bakers. All materials are included. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sept. 7, 1 day. Course #CK302 01/CRN 20469 Leslie Kelly, Fee $85 Bread Basics Learn how to measure, mix, knead, proof and bake delicious, artisan European-style bread. We’ll make classic French bread, 100 percent whole-wheat bread and more. You’ll also learn the leavening process, how to substitute other grains, and different bread forms such as sandwich loaves and rolls. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sept. 21, 1 day. Course #CK311 01/CRN 20605 Leslie Kelly, Fee $85

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Personal Enrichment Breakfast Baking

Tamales: Fun and Easy

Learn how to select ingredients, measure, mix, bake and correctly follow great recipes for mouth-watering, get ‘em-out-of-bed baked goods. Join us for a fun day of making light muffins, flavorful scones and perfectly tender and scrumptious danish. You’ll also learn about challenges and adjustments for baking at high altitudes. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Nov. 2, 1 day. Course #CK313 01/CRN 21701 Mark Sciscenti, Fee $85

In Santa Fe, each generation teaches the next how to make tamales. These corn-husk wrapped treats can be filled with meat, cheese or vegetarian ingredients. Making tamales takes time and care in the kitchen and is terrific for getting families together. newcomers and old-timers Learn how to make this terrific Latin American dish with Santa Fe flair. It’s sure to be a favorite with your family. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Nov. 9, 1 day. Course #CK361 01/CRN 20769 Michelle Roetzer, Fee $85

Chocolate Truffles! Make decadent dark chocolate truffles from beginning to end, including dairy-based and non-dairy, sugarsweetened and honey- or agave-sweetened. The science and art of tempering chocolate will be taught in order for you to dip your original truffle creations and take them home with you. Mark Sciscenti is a chocolate historian, who is passionate about fine chocolate. He has been studying and working with chocolate for more than eight years. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Nov. 16, 1 day. Course #CK327 01/CRN 21702 Mark Sciscenti, Fee $85 The Best of Soups Soups occupy an important place in all major European cooking traditions. Begin with simple stocks and then learn a variety of hot and cold soups that will get any meal off to a good start. The soups we make will depend on the seasonal availability of fresh ingredients. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Oct. 12, 1 day. Course #CK333 01/CRN 20768 Michelle Roetzer, Fee $85 Chile: Red or Green Learn the answer to New Mexico’s official state question: “Red or green?” Chile is the basic ingredient for all New Mexican food. Learning to make a good chile sauce is important for many regional cooks. We will make both red and green chile sauces while learning a little about the varieties of chile available in New Mexico. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Oct. 5, 1 day. Course #CK360 01/CRN 21014 Michelle Roetzer, Fee $55

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Moroccan Cuisine NEW! Learn how to make Tagine, the heart and soul of Moroccan cooking. This vegetable dish may be combined with any meat or seafood. We are going to complement our Tagine with cous cous, the national dish of Morocco and a panfried eggplant dish. Abdoul Wasabi operates the Spice Caravan at the Tesuque Flea Market and has been cooking Middle eastern dishes since he was a child. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Oct. 19, 1 day. Course #CK367 01/CRN 21703 Abdoul Wasabi, Fee $85 Wine Appreciation OFF-CAMPUS In this fun, interactive course, you will learn all the basics of wine. Through lecture, field trip and discussion, discover what goes into making a $10 Cabernet Sauvignon as compared to a $100 Bordeaux. The class will meet once off campus for a field trip to taste and compare red and white grape varietals. You will learn how to be a savvy wine buyer and understand the wine market in northern New Mexico. All wines are included in the course fee. Howard Spiegelman has spent more than 15 years researching and writing about wines internationally. Thursday, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Dec. 5 and 12; Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Dec. 7, 3 days. Course #CK370 01/CRN 21015 Howard Spiegelman, Fee $115

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CREATIVE WRITING

SFCC has one of the longest-running creative writing programs in the region. Our talented faculty are writers themselves and know the ropes. Whether you are a beginning author or more advanced, try out an email course or an in-person workshop.

Call 505-428-1270 to register.

Start Writing Learn how to begin to express yourself. Whether you’re a seasoned writer or a novice, a blank page can seem intimidating. In this class, stunning examples, intriguing prompts and class discussions lead you gently into the realms of poetry, memoir and fiction. Write, read and be heard. Lauren Camp is a published poet and educator. She blogs daily about fine writing. Tuesday, 7 to 9 p.m., Sept. 10, 3 wks. Course #CO315 01/CRN 21620 Lauren Camp, Fee $75 Fast Flash Fiction

Poetry Writing Workshop Develop your skills as a poet through in-class writing exercises and assignments, craft discussions and an introduction to contemporary poets. Participants will be encouraged to experiment with technique and form in order to enhance their poetic voice and vision. Become a confident critic of your own and others’ poems while learning the tools of revision. This class is open to poets at all levels of experience. Barbara Rockman has been teaching poetry writing in Santa Fe for 15 years and her prize-winning, new book is “Sting and Nest.” Tuesday, 6 to 8 p.m., Sept. 10, 5 wks. Course #CO305 01/CRN 21624 Barbara Rockman, Fee $75 Beginning Writer’s Workshop — ONLINE If you’ve no idea how to start writing, this course will demystify the process for you. You’ll get a taste of the writing life, improve your writing skills, and develop new ways to stretch your creative muscles. This exciting, hands-on course for the creative writing novice is filled with challenging exercises, expert advice, and plenty of direct support and encouragement. You’ll spend more time writing than reading. You’ll master important concepts by completing enjoyable writing exercises and assignments, and you’ll discover a variety of strategies and techniques the pros use to develop and add meaning to your stories. Start Dates: Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 13, Dec. 11 www.ed2go.com/sfccnm

Hone your writing skills for publication. Learn to whittle a fiction story down to its essential core through in-class writing, revision, small group critiques and reading contemporary flash fiction writers. The goal is to write one strong fiction piece from start to finish, edit, revise and send out for publication. Meg Tuite has been published in more than 100 journals and is the fiction editor for the Santa Fe Literary Review. Follow her blog at megtuite.wordpress.com. Wednesday, 6 to 8 p.m., Sept. 4, 6 wks. Course #CO319 01/CRN 21013 Margaret Tuite, Fee $79 Write Your Memoir Don’t let those family stories get lost — write a memoir so your children and grandchildren know their legacy. Discover how to tap into and shape those longforgotten memories to create the most poignant, revealing and entertaining anecdotes. Questions and writing prompts will aid you in putting together your life story. Join a safe and welcoming group of enthusiastic writers for in-class exercises and discussions that will help you communicate through your own unique voice and point of view. Lauren Camp has been on both sides of the desk — as a magazine editor and longtime freelance writer. Her work has been published in Ms., Food & Wine, and numerous other publications. Tuesday, 7 to 9 p.m., Oct. 1, 2 wks. Course #CO321 01/CRN 20959 Lauren Camp, Fee $49

QUESTIONS about supply lists or classes? Call 505-428-1676, and one of the Continuing Education staff will gladly help you. Call 505-428-1270 to register. Registration is not considered final until payment has been made.

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Personal Enrichment Nobel Prize Poets

Writing Short Stories

Twenty-one poets have won the Nobel Prize in Literature since 1901. Six recent winners are introduced in this course. Learn what makes their poetry and voice distinct. Focus on one poet through group discussions to examine representative poems. Among the poets studied are Czeslaw Milosz, Octavio Paz, Derek Walcott, Seamus Heaney, Wislawa Szymborska and Tomas Transtromer. Whether a lover of poetry or unsure about it, you will gain an appreciation for some of the greatest poetry. David Markwardt is a published poet and has a Master of Fine Art degree in Poetry. Thursday, 6 to 8 p.m., Oct. 3, 7 wks. Course #CO322 01/CRN 20964 David Markwardt, Fee $115

Writing short stories is a fun, creative way to express yourself. With writer Natasha Nargis Lara, students will read and write short stories while exploring plot, dialogue, point of view and description. Writers will be free to share their stories with the class. This class tends to fill up quickly, so early registration is encouraged. Tuesday, 6 to 8 p.m., Sept. 24, 5 wks. Course #CO358 01/CRN 21626 Natasha Lara, Fee $69

Writing Gender Stories are what create history, and history is alive and kicking. Join us in a multi-media exploration through the contemporary landscape of gender sexuality. We will use visual art, literature and film created by LGBTQ and gender variant artists as prompts to develop three-dimensional characters. Bring something you are already working on — or start something new. Let’s write stories that are as complex as we are. Everyone and all skill levels are welcome. Wednesday, 6 to 9 p.m., Oct. 2, 5 wks. Course #CO323 01/CRN 21622 Jessica Lawless and Twig Deluje, Fee $129 Travel Writing NEW! Examine the delights, horrors and miracles of travel to places near and far through the creation of personal narratives. Discussions and writing assignments will emphasize the essentials to travel writing: sensory evocation of place; awareness and appreciation of cultural differences; use of dialogue, metaphor and imagery to enrich your writing; and attention to basic writing techniques. Students will complete a collection of essays on the topic of place and no previous writing experience is needed. Kate McCahill has an M.F.A. from Vermont College and has published in Best Women’s Travel Writing 2012. Saturday, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Sept. 21, 6 wks. Course #CO344 01/CRN 21623 Kate McCahill, Fee $75

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DANCE

To be able to dance widens the world of social opportunities available to you. Take one of these dance classes and increase the enjoyment in your life.

Call 505-428-1270 to register. Argentine Tango! OFF-CAMPUS This is a fun introduction to club-style Argentine tango. You will learn all the necessary basics to get started: walking techniques, the embrace, lead and follow techniques and the elemental movements. This is a playful, rhythmic and intimate dance with an emphasis on creativity and musicality. The class will be taught at the Dance Station by one of their professional instructors. A membership fee to the studio for the length of the course is included in the course fee. Couples Friday, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Sept. 13, 6 wks. Course #DA306 01/CRN 21699 Dance Station, Fee $125 Singles Friday, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Sept. 13, 6 wks. Course #DA307 01/CRN 21698 Dance Station, Fee $75 Country-Western Dance — Couples Bring a partner and learn traditional country-western dances — the two-step, waltz and country swing — including basic turns and styling. The atmosphere is low-key, with an emphasis on building confidence in an activity you can enjoy for yearts to come. Price is per couple. John Rayburn has been teaching CountryWestern dance classes for over 20 years. Friday, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Sept. 20, 6 wks. Course #DA308 01/CRN 21019 John Rayburn, Fee $89 C ONT I N U I NG E DU C AT ION ADU LT C OU R SE S FAL L 2 0 13

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Personal enrichment Intermediate County Western Dance — Couples If you’re beyond the beginner’s level and can do the basic steps without thinking, it’s time to polish your style and expand your options with more turns and techniques. Bring your partner and learn those sharplooking moves you’ve envied for the two-step, waltz and swing. Class size is limited to give you individual attention. Course fee is per couple. No class Nov. 29. Friday, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Nov. 1, 5 sessions. Course #DA309 01/CRN 21700 John Rayburn, Fee $75

FITNESS AND WELLNESS

Our Fitness and Wellness classes allow you the opportunity to strengthen your body and mind through active participation in a course such as aikido or to study the nuances of good health management through a variety of lecture and discussion courses.

Call 505-428-1270 to register.

Ballroom Dancing OFF-CAMPUS

Cross-Country Skiing — Basic OFF-CAMPUS

Bring your partner or meet a new one at this fun and easy ballroom dance class. Enjoy dances such as fox trot, waltz, rumba and salsa, and be ready for parties and nights on the town. Ladies learn to follow any partner. Gents learn the necessary leading skills. This class is for beginners who want to be introduced to the different Latin and American social rhythms. During the class you will have the opportunity to dance with other students.

Get a beginner’s overview of Nordic skiing in this clinic. Learn diagonal stride, step turns, climbing and controlling speed by wedging on gentle hills. Participants build confidence through playful exercises that develop balance, a good stance, sound technique and efficient effort. Sunday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Dec. 15, 1 day. Course #HF309 01/CRN 20321 William Neuwirth, Fee $49

Couples Monday, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Oct. 7, 6 wks. Course #DA320 01/CRN 21020 Dance Station, Fee $125 Singles Monday, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Oct. 7, 6 wks. Course #DA321 02/CRN 21021 Dance Station, Fee $75 Salsa and Merengue OFF-CAMPUS This is an exciting, upbeat introductory class. Students will explore club-style salsa techniques and Latin rhythms. The merengue is probably the easiest dance you will ever learn. Basic merengue is danced as a walking step with a step taken on every beat of music, then adding various hip movements. This class will be taught at the Dance Station by one of their professional instructors. A membership fee to the studio for the length of the course is included in the course fee. During the class you will have the opportunity to dance with other students. Couples Thursday, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Oct. 10, 6 wks. Course #DA330 01/CRN 20315 Dance Station, Fee $125

Cross-Country Skiing — Intermediate OFF-CAMPUS If you are an experienced skier who wants to refine and expand your basic skills, this clinic is for you! Throughout the afternoon, brief reviews of the basics, skill development and error correction during games and exercises will sharpen your abilities. Practice turns on gentle to moderate hills, efficient poling and striding, skating and telemark stance. Sunday, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., Dec. 15, 1 day. Course #HF310 01/CRN 21002 William Neuwirth, Fee $49 Yoga for Neck, Shoulder and Lower Back Pain Relief OFF-CAMPUS Misalignments in your body might be causing your pain. Students will learn simple exercises from yoga and Egoscue therapy to help restore balance and eliminate pain. Straighten before you strengthen. No class Nov. 11. Monday, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Oct. 21, 4 sessions. Course #HF316 01/CRN 21694 Jaz Reis, Fee $125

Singles Thursday, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Oct. 10, 6 wks. Course #DA331 01/CRN 20316 Dance Station, Fee $75

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Personal enrichment Holistic Vision Care

The Complete Yoga Practice

Are your eyes getting worse every year? If you suffer from computer eyestrain, macular degeneration, glaucoma or cataracts, then spend a stimulating day learning eye exercises and nutrition protocols that can improve your vision. Dr. Samuel A. Berne has been practicing behavioral optometry and vision therapy for more than 20 years. He specializes in helping people improve their vision using an integrative, holistic approach. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Oct. 19, 1 day. Course #HF324 01/CRN 20468 Samuel Berne, Fee $55

Infuse movement with breath for a balanced experience through yoga. Students will learn to listen to their breath as it guides them in and out of yoga postures. Allow the breath to sustain the pose and bring ease to the movement. With conscious breathing, you will never again “overdo it� in a yoga class. Luna Jordan, ERYT-500, is a certified yoga teacher/therapist and has taught in the Santa Fe community for more than eight years. Tuesday, 6 to 7:15 p.m., Oct. 15, 6 wks. Course #HF334 01/CRN 21668 Laura Jordan, Fee $99

Warm Water Arthritis Management

Warm Water Yoga

Warm water exercise is one of the best types of therapy for those suffering with arthritis and other disabling conditions. Aquatic exercise is extremely safe because the buoyancy helps to prevent injury from sudden body movements. The warm water also promotes relaxation. This class will consist of warm water stretches 90-91 degrees, a light cardio segment, strengthening exercises for upper and lower body, core development to enhance balance, flexibility movements and a cool down using relaxation techniques and breath control. Students must be able to standand walk in the pool. R.C. Luna is a certified yoga and pilates instructor and has been teaching warm water arthritis management for several years. A $6 entry facility fee will apply. Saturday, 10 to 11:15 a.m., Sept. 14, 8 wks. Course #HF326 01/CRN 21678 R.C. Luna, Fee $89

This innovative program incorporates water exercise and meditation. Traditional yoga postures are adapted to the water to accommodate various fitness levels and abilities. The class takes place in a therapy pool that is 91 to 93 degrees Fahrenheit, which may contribute to deep relaxation and reduction of pain and stress. Practicing yoga in warm water is especially helpful for those with joint inflammation, pain and stiffness. Students must be able to stand and walk in the pool. R.C. Luna is a certified yoga and pilates instructor who teaches warm-water arthritis management at SFCC. A $6 per entry facility fee will apply. Monday, 4 to 5:15 p.m., Sept. 9, 8 wks. Course #HF338 01/CRN 20775 R.C. Luna, Fee $89

Alexander Technique The Alexander Technique is a simple and practical method for improving ease and freedom of movement. Students will learn how to improve coordination and balance and how to avoid backpain and shoulder strain. This class will focus on learning to achieve optimal alignment while performing everyday activities. Saturday, 10 to 11 a.m., Sept. 14, 6 wks. Course #HF329 01/CRN 21675 Annette Cantor-Groenfeldt, Fee $55

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Warm Water Exercise This is a fun and alternative way to stretch, strengthen and tone the whole body. The class takes place in a therapy pool that is 91 to 93 degrees Fahrenheit. Focus will be on low-impact aerobic exercises and basic locomotion movements, as well as strength and flexibility training. Noodles, buoys, webbed gloves and kickboards will be used in order to enhance your workout. Students must be able to stand and walk in the pool. R. C. Luna is a certified yoga and pilates instructor who teaches warm water classes. A $6 per entry facility fee will apply. Saturday, 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., Sept. 14, 8 wks. Course #HF340 01/CRN 20776 R.C. Luna, Fee $89

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PERSONAL ENRICHMENT Moving with Ease

Walking and Meditation NEW!

Exercise is the key to staying strong, energetic, flexible and healthy as you get older. And not only is exercise good for your body — it’s good for your mind, mood and memory. If you haven’t exercised in a while or your joints aren’t as flexible as they used to be, this class is for you. If you’re engaging in vigorous, more strenuous exercise, this class will help prepare and protect your body. While listening to lively and upbeat music you will learn how to slowly warm-up, gently move your joints and then safely cool down. Meg Gallagher is a licensed massage therapist and Rosen Method Bodywork practitioner as well as a certified Group Exercise Instructor. Saturday, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Sept. 14, 6 wks. Course #HF344 01/CRN 21677 Margaret Gallagher, Fee $49

Walking meditation can be just as profound as sitting meditation. Students will experience walking meditations with simple breathing and stretching techniques and guided visualization relaxation sessions to aide in deepening further awareness of one’s own wellness balance. Marga Matakovich, Ph.D. was the director for the College of Santa Fe’s Driscoll Fitness Center for 17 years. Saturday, 1 to 3 p.m., Oct. 5, 4 wks. Course #HF357 01/CRN 21673 Margaret Matakovich, Fee $65

T’ai Chi Chih — Level I Transform your life through the healing art of t’ai chi chih. Experience moving meditation as an elegant way to promote physical, mental and emotional health. Learn 20 simple, gentle, flowing movements that relax the body and calm the mind. Each movement is believed to circulate and balance the vital energy within. Tuesday, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Sept. 24, 8 wks. Course #HF345 01/CRN 20320 Pamela Quay, Fee $85 Zumba Fitness Zumba is a Latin-inspired dance fitness class that incorporates dynamic, exciting and effective fitness systems. It combines fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body in an aerobic fashion to achieve a blend of cardio and muscle toning benefits. Zumba is exercise in disguise. It’s different, it’s easy and it’s for all ages and fitness levels. No class Oct. 2 and 7. Monday and Wednesday, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Sept. 9, 10 sessions. Course #HF347 01/CRN 21696 Monday and Wednesday, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Oct. 21, 5 wks. Course #HF347 02/CRN 21697 Lloyd Takeshita, Fee $75

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Living by Default or Design Have you prepared for life changes, whether it be caring for aging parents or your own aging? This class will give you an overview of the aging network, the role of geriatric care managers and assist you in compiling an emergency resource book for those helping you in an emergency. Michael Weigand, MA has worked as a case manager linking older people to available services. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Oct. 5, 1 day. Course #HF364 01/CRN 21672 Michael Weigand, Fee $35 Rightsizing Are you overwhelmed by the process of having to reorganize or downsize your living space? Students will learn how to get the function they desire in their homes. This class will provide practical ideas on the steps you can take to right-size your living space along with understanding resources such as garage sales, consignment shops, estate sales and donating goods to community thrift shops. Michael Weigand is a member of the National Association of Senior Move Managers. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Sept. 28, 1 day. Course #HF365 01/CRN 21670 Michael Weigand, Fee $35

Join the online classes at SFCC! The Continuing Education department is now offering distance-learning through Education 2 Go. See pages 45-52. It’s easy to check out the huge selection of classes — simply type www.Ed2Go.com/ sfccnm in your browser and explore the possibilities. Classes begin monthly, with tuition as low as $99. Register and pay at www.Ed2Go.com/sfccnm.

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HOME AND GARDEN

Design and decorate your home inside and out. Our staff are talented professionals who will help you create the home or garden of your dreams.

Call 505-428-1270 to register. Landscaping for Today and Tomorrow Create a beautiful, healthy garden that will thrive in the future. Learn how to work with a changing climate and the specific variables on your site that impact landscaping. Discover how to choose the best plants in the nursery, create soils that will support them, make the most of available water and avoid common landscaping mistakes. Tracy Neal has been helping to create beautiful Santa Fe gardens for decades. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Sept. 28, 1 day. Course #HG309 01/CRN 21005 Tracy Neal, Fee $39 Plants for Santa Fe Climate changes will affect your garden’s ability to thrive. Some traditional Santa Fe plantings will survive and some new plants will work better in the future. Horticulturist and landscape designer Tracy Neal will discuss the changes taking place and what the changes mean for plant selection in this region. He will review more than 100 of the best trees, shrubs, perennials and grasses for Santa Fe with photos of the plants to guide you. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Oct. 12, 1 day. Course #HG320 01/CRN 21006 Tracy Neal, Fee $39 Introduction to Permaculture Permaculture is a way to design ecological habitats and food production systems. Get introduced to the principles, ethics and design methodology that make permaculture an appropriate tool for community self sufficiency. Learn about zones, microclimates, stacking functions, waste resources and more. Examples from the Ampersand Sustainable Living Center will be highlighted. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Sept. 28, 1 day. Course #HG322 01/CRN 21646 Amanda Bramble, Fee $35

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Botany for Gardeners Botany can help gardeners better understand the construction of plants, similar characteristics among plant families, and what is going on at the cellular level. This kind of information can help the gardener better support the plant’s health. By understanding the parts of a plant, and gaining hands-on experience, gardeners become familiar with how plants are classified, identification, growth requirements, medicinal properties and plant care. Scott Voorhies is a botany instructor at THE MASTERS Program and has worked extensively with plants in Hawaii. Thursday, 6 to 8 p.m., Oct. 24, 5 wks. Course #HG323 01/CRN 21644 Scott Voorhies, Fee $79 Right Plant, Right Place NEW! In this casual class, Bob Pennington will answer questions and share his broad knowledge about what plants work in our harsh environment. Learn the best locations for a variety of plants and how to help them thrive. Bring your questions and ideas for Pennington’s input! Bob Pennington is the owner of Agua Fria Nursery on Agua Fria Road. Tuesday, 7 to 9 p.m., Nov. 12, 1 day. Course #HG324 01/CRN 21676 Bob Pennington, Fee $25 Passive Solar Energy Harvest the sun’s heat for water heating, space heating, cooking and food preservation. We will cover the fundamentals of how thermal mass works, solar gain techniques and how to locate insulating materials so that they will make the most difference in reducing heat loss. Once you understand the fundamental concepts and see examples of how they are applied, you can begin to design your own solar water heaters, ovens, attached greenhouses, dehydrators and retrofits. Examples of passive solar technologies at Ampersand Sustainable Learning Center will be shown. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sept. 14, 1 day. Course #HG336 01/CRN 21645 Amanda Bramble, Fee $45

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PERSONAL ENRICHMENT Garden Superstars

Helping Hoarders

When it comes to knowing what will grow in New Mexico, few people have more experience than Bob Pennington, owner of Agua Fria Nursery for more than 20 years. This class will focus on plants and flowers that do incredibly well in our soil and harsh conditions. Some plants, like people, thrive in this special place; this class will look at a dozen or two of the most durable. These are the plants that you can ignore and they still thrive and look beautiful. Learn what you can put in the ground and forget about. These are not just lowmaintenance — these are the no-maintenance plants. Even if your thumbs aren’t green, you can be a success in your garden! Tuesday, 7 to 9 p.m., Oct. 29, 1 day. Course #HG349 01/CRN 20311 Bob Pennington, Fee $25

You’ve seen the hoarding shows on TV and want to know more about their tactics. Maybe you even know a “pack rat,” a friend, neighbor, family member or other loved one who could be a hoarder. Come learn how to help from Katherine Anderson, a certified professional organizer, who has studied hoarding. Hear what the latest science shows about this behavior and what does and doesn’t work. Although this course is designed primarily for those who want to help hoarders, hoarders themselves will also find it useful and are welcome. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Sept. 7, 1 day. Course #HG373 01/CRN 21642 Katherine Anderson, Fee $29

Gardening Good Enough to Eat These days, everyone is trying to figure out how to stretch the family budget a little further. Planting your own “eat-ables” has never been more important. Bob Pennington, owner of Agua Fria Nursery and gardener in this region for decades, will talk about how to raise a successful vegetable garden. He’ll discuss when to start the plantings and how to sneak edibles in-between flowers and other garden plants. Even at this altitude and with our soil, you can grow your own food. Tuesday, 7 to 9 p.m., Oct. 22, 1 day. Course #HG353 01/CRN 20313 Bob Pennington, Fee $25 Xeriscape Gardens Xeriscape gardens are water-wise landscaping. They are well-planned, use water efficiently and can even appear lush. Everybody talks about xeriscape; learn what it is, the basic principles of xeriscape, and how to design for good looks while saving water. Join Bob Pennington of Agua Fria Nursery for this introduction. Tuesday, 7 to 9 p.m., Nov. 5, 1 day. Course #HG354 01/CRN 20457 Bob Pennington, Fee $25 File Anything in Your Home and Find It Again! With diagrams to illustrate a filing system that is fast to set up and easy to use, this workshop has solutions to piles of paper, lost records and the time wasted trying to find them. The Success File-Filing System can also be used for business files. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Sept. 28, 1 day. Course #HG367 01/CRN 21643 Katherine Anderson, Fee $29

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Building an Horno NEW! Earth ovens, hornos, are great for baking bread, deserts, pizza, meat and even vegetables. In a very short time, we build an oven from start to finish. The oven is built out of natural, locally sourced materials. The larger oven size often found in New Mexico will be adapted to a smaller backyard design which requires less fuel and time for firing. Building an earth oven is also a great way to become acquainted with the basics of adobe home construction. Kurt Gardella is certified as a Specialist for Building with Earth by Dachverband Lehm, and has a certificate in adobe construction from Northern New Mexico College. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sept. 13, 3 days. Course #HG384 01/CRN 21674 Kurt Gardella, Fee $175 Mushroom Identification OFF-CAMPUS After a briefing on mushroom identification, you’ll tramp the fields and forests in search of mushrooms in their habitat. Learn how to gather them properly, how to make a spore print, and how to prepare and preserve edible mushrooms. Serious consideration is given to identifying edible vs. poisonous mushrooms. Art Judd, who is at home in nature, has been studying mushrooms for more than 40 years. Sunday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sept. 8, 1 day. Course #HG398 02/CRN 20960 Arthur Judd, Fee $49

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Kids’ STUFF

Our kids’ classes blend fun and learning for experiences that children will remember for a lifetime. Children and teens build skills and learn new ideas to assist their understanding of our world. All of our kids’ classes are at last year’s prices or have been rolled back even lower!

Call 505-428-1270 to register. Preschool Swim (Ages 3 to 5) The preschool swim program is a two-level water adjustment and pre-swim program that helps develop skills in children 3 to 5 years old. The child must be ready to enter a group swimming program on his or her own. SFCC has assembled a dynamic team of instructors for this program. No class Nov. 30. Saturday, 9:20 to 10 a.m., Sept. 14, 6 wks. Course #KS353 01/CRN 20473

Kids’

Classes

Saturday, 9:20 to 10 a.m., Oct. 26, 6 sessions. Course #KS353 02/CRN 20479 James Bolleter and Erick Druva, Fee $95 Beginning Swim Class (Ages 6 to 13) Make a splash in the pools at SFCC and enjoy a safe environment with our own lifeguards. Beginning swimmers are grouped by ability to ensure that they receive the quality instruction they deserve at their particular skill level. Classes are generally limited to seven students per instructor. No class Nov. 30. Saturday, 10:10 to 10:50 a.m., Sept. 14, 6 wks. Course #KS354 01/CRN 20324 Saturday, 10:10 to 10:50 a.m., Oct. 26, 6 sessions. Course #KS354 02/CRN 20325 James Bolleter and Erick Druva, Fee $95 Advanced Youth Swim (Ages 6 to 13) Enjoy a safe environment with our lifeguards who moonlight as instructors. Swimmers should be able to swim at least one-third of a lap in order to register for this class. Advanced swimmers are grouped by ability to ensure that they receive quality instruction. Class sizes are generally about seven students per instructor. No class Nov. 30. Saturday, 11 to 11:40 a.m., Sept. 14, 6 wks. Course #KS362 01/CRN 20481 Saturday, 11 to 11:40 a.m., Oct. 26, 6 sessions. Course #KS362 02/CRN 20480 James Bolleter and Erick Druva, Fee $95

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LANGUAGES

Past Tense I, II

This is the first Spanish course that students are required to take as part of our Spanish program. Students who can speak other languages, who have taken Spanish in the past or who have no knowledge of the language must take this class, which is a non-traditional approach to the language. This will give you a solid foundation to proceed to Basic I, II and III. No class Sept. 2 and Nov. 28. Monday and Wednesday, 5:30 to 7:15 p.m., Aug. 26, 5 wks. Course #LG 301 01/CRN 20288 Tuesday and Thursday, 12 to 1:30 p.m., Aug. 27, 5 wks. Course #LG301 02/CRN 20606 Monday and Wednesday, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Sept. 30, 5 wks. Course #LG301 03/CRN 20289 Tuesday and Thursday, 12 to 1:30 p.m., Oct. 1, 5 wks. Course #LG301 04/CRN 20290 Tuesday and Thursday, 12 to 1:45 p.m., Nov. 5, 5 wks. Course #LG301 05/CRN 20291 Fernando Mayans, Fee $125

Conversation I, II, III

Basic Spanish I

Intermediate I, II

This is the first basic class in a series of three, designed to give students a solid foundation in Spanish grammar and a working knowledge of important structures of the language. The Spanish Preparation class is a prerequisite to this course. A textbook is required for this basic series. No class Sept. 2 and Nov. 28. Monday and Wednesday, 5:30 to 7:15 p.m., Aug. 26, 5 wks. Course #LG302 01/CRN 20292 Ricardo Perez, Fee $125 Tuesday and Thursday, 12 to 1:30 p.m., Aug. 27, 5 wks. Course #LG302 02/CRN 21581 Ricardo Perez, Fee $125 Monday and Wednesday, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Sept. 30, 5 wks. Course #LG302 03/CRN 20749 Ricardo Perez, Fee $125 Tuesday and Thursday, 12 to 1:30 p.m., Oct. 1, 5 wks. Course #LG302 04/CRN 20607 Ricardo Perez, Fee $125 Monday and Wednesday, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Nov. 4, 5 wks. Course #LG302 05/CRN 20993 Sonia Sanchez-Cuesta, Fee $125 Tuesday and Thursday, 12 to 1:45 p.m., Nov. 5, 5 wks. Course #LG302 06/CRN 20750 Ricardo Perez, Fee $125

SFCC Continuing Education offers a first-rate Spanish program that will take you step-by-step to fluency. We also offer French classes for anyone who cares to broaden their proficiency in French. All students begin with the fast-paced and rigorous Spanish Preparation (either the five-week course or the two-week intensive) course, regardless of other Spanish courses the student may have taken in the past. If you feel this course level would be inappropriate, please contact Fernando Mayans at 505-428-1514. The sequence of Spanish courses for is: Spanish Preparation Basic Spanish I Basic Spanish II Basic Spanish III Grammar Review

Advanced Spanish Study Expanding Vocabulary

Call 505-428-1270 to register. Spanish Preparation — Two Weeks This two-week Spanish Preparation course, offered before each semester, is an intensive course with a non-traditional approach. This class will give you a solid foundation to proceed to Basic I, II and III, and is a condensed version of the five-week Spanish Preparation class. Students who can speak other languages, who have taken Spanish in the past, or who have no knowledge of the language must take this class first as part of our Spanish program. Monday through Friday, 12 to 2 p.m., Aug. 12, 2 wks. Course #LG345 01/CRN 21577 Monday through Friday, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Aug. 12, 2 wks. Course #LG345 02/CRN 21578 Fernando Mayans, Fee $149

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Personal enrichment Basic Spanish II

Grammar Review I

This is the second basic course in the series to give students a solid foundation in Spanish grammar and a working knowledge of important structures of the language. Completion of Basic I is required, and the same textbook is used. No class Sept. 2 and Nov. 28. Monday and Wednesday, 5:30 to 7:15 p.m., Aug. 26, 5 wks. Course #LG303 01/CRN 21568 Sonia Sanchez-Cuesta, Fee $125 Tuesday and Thursday, 12 to 1:30 p.m., Aug. 27, 5 wks. Course #LG303 02/CRN 21569 Marta Choperena-Baker, Fee $125 Monday and Wednesday, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Sept. 30, 5 wks. Course #LG303 03/CRN 20751 Sonia Sanchez-Cuesta, Fee $125 Tuesday and Thursday, 12 to 1:30 p.m., Oct. 1, 5 wks. Course #LG303 04/CRN 21570 Marta Choperena-Baker, Fee $125 Monday and Wednesday, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Nov. 4, 5 wks. Course #LG303 05/CRN 21571 Patricia Chillon-Garcia, Fee $125 Tuesday and Thursday, 12 to 1:45 p.m., Nov. 5, 5 wks. Course #LG303 06/CRN 20609 Marta Choperena-Baker, Fee $125

This course is the first in a series of three classes with a non-traditional approach. Students will review in-depth, important subjects in Spanish grammar. Completion of Basic III or permission from the instructor is required. There is no textbook. No class Sept. 2. Monday and Wednesday, 10 to 11:45 a.m., Aug. 26, 5 wks. Course #LG308 01/CRN 20295 Tuesday and Thursday, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Aug. 27, 5 wks. Course #LG308 02/CRN 20296 Fernando Mayans, Fee $125

Basic Spanish III This is the third basic course in the series of three, designed to give students a solid foundation in Spanish grammar and a working knowledge of important structures of the language. Completion of Basic II is required and the same textbook is used. No class Sept. 2. Monday and Wednesday, 5:30 to 7:15 p.m., Aug. 26, 5 wks. Course #LG304 01/CRN 21579 Monday and Wednesday, 12 to 1:30 p.m., Sept. 30, 5 wks. Course #LG304 02/CRN 21580 Monday and Wednesday, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Nov. 4, 5 wks. Course #LG304 03/CRN 20458 David Briggs, Fee $125

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Spanish: The Past Tense I (Preterite) This course is the second in a series of three with a non-traditional approach to learning the preterite tense. Completion of Grammar Review or permission from the instructor is required. There is no textbook. Monday and Wednesday, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Sept. 30, 5 wks. Course #LG317 01/CRN 20297 Tuesday and Thursday, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Oct. 1, 5 wks. Course #LG317 02/CRN 20298 Fernando Mayans, Fee $125 Spanish: The Past Tense II (Imperfect) This course is the third in a series of three with a nontraditional approach to learning the imperfect tense. Completion of the Past Tense I or permission from the instructor is required. There is no textbook. No class Nov. 28. Monday and Wednesday, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Nov. 4, 5 wks. Course #LG318 01/CRN 20299 Tuesday and Thursday, 7 to 8:45 p.m., Nov. 5, 5 wks. Course #LG318 02/CRN 20300 Fernando Mayans, Fee $125

Join the online classes at SFCC! The Continuing Education department is now offering distance-learning through Education 2 Go. See pages 45-52. It’s easy to check out the huge selection of classes — simply type www.Ed2Go.com/ sfccnm in your browser and explore the possibilities. Classes begin monthly, with tuition as low as $99. Register and pay at www.Ed2Go.com/sfccnm.

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Personal enrichment Spanish: Intermediate I

Spanish Conversation II

In these intermediate grammar courses, students will review the past tense, subjunctive and more, with an emphasis on writing. Intermediate I is a three-part series including LG 333 01, LG 334 01 and LG 335 01. Completion of Spanish Conversation III is required. A textbook is required. No class Sept. 2. Monday and Wednesday, 10 to 11:45 a.m., Aug. 26, 5 wks. Course #LG333 01/CRN 21573 Monday and Wednesday, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Sept. 30, 5 wks. Course #LG334 01/CRN 21574 Monday and Wednesday, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Nov. 4, 5 wks. Course #LG335 01/CRN 21575 Marta Choperena-Baker, Fee $125

This class is a continuation of Conversation I. In this conversation and writing course, students will work in class with a variety of images in order to improve their oral and written communication skills as well as to gradually enrich their vocabulary in different areas. Completion of Past Tense II is required. Monday and Wednesday, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Sept. 30, 5 wks. Course #LG365 01/CRN 20752 Tuesday and Thursday, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Oct. 1, 5 wks. Course #LG365 02/CRN 21576 Ricardo Perez, Fee $125

Spanish Intermediate II In these intermediate grammar courses, students will review the past tense, subjunctive and more, with an emphasis on writing. This is a three part series of LG 336 01, LG 337 01 and LG 338 01. Completion of Spanish Conversation III is required. A textbook is required. No class Nov. 28. Tuesday and Thursday, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Aug. 27, 5 wks. Course #LG336 01/CRN 20754 Tuesday and Thursday, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Oct. 1, 5 wks. Course #LG337 01/CRN 20755 Tuesday and Thursday, 5:30 to 7:15 p.m., Nov. 5, 5 wks. Course #LG338 01/CRN 20756 Sonia Sanchez-Cuesta, Fee $125 Conversation I In this beginning conversation class, students will improve their oral communication skills and vocabulary through photographic and computer images. Basic Spanish III or the permission from the instructor is required. No class Sept. 2. Monday and Wednesday, 10 to 11:45 a.m., Aug. 26, 5 wks. Course #LG363 01/CRN 20994 Tuesday and Thursday, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Aug. 27, 5 wks. Course #LG363 02/CRN 20995 Ricardo Perez, Fee $125

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Spanish Conversation III This class is a continuation of Conversation II. In this conversation and writing course, students will work in class with a variety of images in order to improve their oral and written communication skills as well as to gradually enrich their vocabulary in different areas. Completion of Past Tense II is required. No class Nov. 28. Monday and Wednesday, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Nov. 4, 5 wks. Course #LG366 01/CRN 20753 Tuesday and Thursday, 5:30 to 7:15 p.m., Nov. 5, 5 wks. Course #LG366 02/CRN 20996 Ricardo Perez, Fee $125 Advanced Spanish Study This is an advanced multimedia course where students use broadcast news, videos, music and newspaper articles to improve their skills in different areas. Students will also study well-known Spanish and Latin American writers and review grammar. Completion of Intermediate II and permission from the instructor are required. Tuesday and Thursday, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Aug. 27, 5 wks. Course #LG367 01/CRN 20460 Tuesday and Thursday, 5 to 6:30 p.m., Aug. 27, 5 wks. Course #LG367 02/CRN 20461 Fernando Mayans, Fee $125

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Personal enrichment Advanced Spanish Study

Advanced Spanish Study

This is an advanced multimedia course where students use broadcast news, videos, music and newspaper articles to improve their skills in different areas. Students will also study well-known Spanish and Latin American writers and review grammar. Completion of Intermediate II and permission from the instructor are required. Tuesday and Thursday, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Oct. 1, 5 wks. Course #LG368 01/CRN 20462 Tuesday and Thursday, 5 to 6:30 p.m., Oct. 1, 5 wks. Course #LG368 02/CRN 20463 Fernando Mayans, Fee $125

This is an advanced multimedia course where students use broadcast news, videos, music and newspaper articles to improve their skills in different areas. Students will also study well-known Spanish and Latin American writers and review grammar. Completion of Intermediate II and permission from the instructor are required. Monday and Wednesday, 12 to 1:30 p.m., Sept. 30, 5 wks. Course #LG451 01/CRN 20771 Fernando Mayans, Fee $125

Advanced Spanish Study This is a multimedia advanced conversation course where students use broadcast news, videos, music and newspaper articles to improve their skills in different areas. Students will also study well-known Spanish and Latin American writers. Completion of Intermediate II and permission from the instructor are required. No class Nov. 28. Tuesday and Thursday, 10 to 11:45 a.m., Nov. 5, 5 wks. Course #LG379 01/CRN 20464 Tuesday and Thursday, 5 to 6:45 p.m., Nov. 5, 5 wks. Course #LG379 02/CRN 20465 Fernando Mayans, Fee $125 Advanced Spanish Study This is an advanced multimedia course where students use broadcast news, videos, music and newspaper articles to improve their skills in different areas. Students will also study well-known Spanish and Latin American writers and review grammar. Completion of Intermediate II and permission from the instructor is required. No class Sept. 2. Monday and Wednesday, 12 to 1:45 p.m., Aug. 26, 5 wks. Course #LG450 01/CRN 20770 Fernando Mayans, Fee $125

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Advanced Spanish Study In this reading and writing course, students will study the history and literature of Latin America and Spain. Completion of Intermediate II and permission of the instructor are required. Monday and Wednesday, 12 to 1:30 p.m., Nov. 4, 5 wks. Course #LG452 01/CRN 20772 Fernando Mayans, Fee $125 Spanish: Expanding Your Vocabulary This special class will increase your Spanish vocabulary to an advanced level. Past Tense II or permission from the instructor are required. Monday and Wednesday, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Nov. 4, 5 wks. Course #LG455 01/CRN 21590 Fernando Mayans, Fee $125 Spanish for Medical Professionals — ONLINE Whether you’re new to the Spanish language or just want a refresher, this fun and simple course will give you the basic tools you need to bridge the communication gap. With increasing numbers of Spanish-speaking patients entering the healthcare system every year, it’s more crucial than ever for health professionals to learn medical Spanish. What’s more, adding Spanish skills to your résumé can broaden your career horizons. But you’re a busy person, and you don’t have time to waste—so this course skips the “touristy” topics and focuses on the survival Spanish medical personnel really need to know in a medical setting. Start Dates: Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 13, Dec. 11 www.ed2go.com/sfccnm

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Personal enrichment French for the Traveler This course is designed for people who have never taken French and for those who are planning their first trip to a French-speaking county. Students will learn to communicate in French using present, past and future tenses focusing on ordering food in a restaurant and gaining information about hotel information, transportation, museums, festivals and more. This class will allow students to master French in a fun and dynamic environment. Anne-Sabine Nicolas, Ph.D., French studies, is originally from France and has been teaching French for over 15 years. Monday and Wednesday, 5 to 6:30 p.m., Sept. 16, 5 wks. Course #LG372 01/CRN 21617 Anne-Sabine Nicolas, Fee $99 Cinema for French Conversation NEW! This advanced conversation class is designed to facilitate French language study through practice in speaking. While learning about differenct aspects of French and Francophone culture, cinema and contemporary life, students will be asked to particpate in discussion groups, present news reports and more. Discussion will include movies, media and socio-political differences between France and the United States. Anne-Sabine Nicolas, PhD. French Studies, is orginally from France and has been teaching French for over 15 years. Monday and Wednesday, 5 to 6:30 p.m., Oct. 21, 5 wks. Course #LG403 01/CRN 21618 Anne-Sabine Nicolas, Fee $110

Join the online classes at SFCC! The Continuing Education department is now offering distance-learning through Education 2 Go. See pages 45-52. It’s easy to check out the huge selection of classes — simply type www.Ed2Go.com/ sfccnm in your browser and explore the possibilities. Classes begin monthly, with tuition as low as $99. Register and pay at www.Ed2Go.com/sfccnm.

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LEISURE

Relax, have fun and learn something new in this category!

Call 505-428-1270 to register. Genealogy Research It’s exciting to learn about your family’s history and now is a good time to explore your roots. Get introduced to the tools and data sources available online and elsewhere to create a family tree. There is a sizable amount of information online, some free and some for a fee, to draw upon. Ken Pinter has been learning about his family tree for nine years and will suggest research methodology based on his experiences. Monday and Thursday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Nov. 18, 2 days. Course #LS304 01/CRN 21647 Kenneth Pinter, Fee $75 Introduction to Bridge OFF-CAMPUS Bridge is a challenging and fun game played all over the world. This introductory course is for people who have never played bridge before and would like to learn. Joan Kendrick is a retired teacher and a competitive bridge player, who is a member of the American Contract Bridge League and Santa Fe Bridge Club, and has earned more than 200 master points. Friday, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Oct. 18, 6 wks. Course #LS330 01/CRN 20326 Joan Kendrick, Fee $109 Return to Bridge OFF-CAMPUS This course is for people who have played some bridge before and know some of the basics. The course will review the basic rules and teach the modern bidding systems and playing strategies. Joan Kendrick is a retired teacher and a competitive bridge player, who is a member of the American Contract Bridge League and Santa Fe Bridge Club, and has earned more than 200 master points. Tuesday, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Oct. 15, 6 wks. Course #LS331 01/CRN 20774 Joan Kendrick, Fee $109

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Personal Enrichment Dog Training Bring your dog to school! In this six-week class, your dog will learn all the basic commands (sit, down, stay, come, etc.). In addition, you’ll get training solutions to concerns like house training, jumping up, digging, barking and pulling on the leash. We use positive, motivational training methods. Class is open to dogs and puppies, 12 weeks and older, who are current on their shots (parvo, distemper, rabies and bordatella). Please, only two of the dog’s people may attend with each student (dog.) Bring your dog to the first class, along with about 4 ounces of small, soft, training treats. Mary Leatherberry is an enthusiastic dog owner and trainer with years of experience teaching dog obedience. Tuesday, 6 to 7 p.m., Sept. 10, 6 wks. Course #LS352 01/CRN 20319 Mary Leatherberry, Fee $89 Fun and Games for Dogs and Their Owners This class is like summer camp for dogs! You’ll get practical training tips for teaching your dog more than 20 different tricks, including wave, sit up, bow, jump through a hoop and weave through legs. Trick training can be just for fun, for performances, therapy visits or even to get a start on your pet’s movie career. You’ll also learn techniques to keep your dog motivated and having fun when you’re working on basic behaviors that all dogs should know, like sit, stay, come and walk on leash. The result? Training that’s fun for both of you and a happier, better-behaved pet. Thursday, 6 to 7 p.m., Sept. 5, 4 wks. Course #LS356 01/CRN 21661 Mary Leatherberry, Fee $55

QUESTIONS about supply lists or classes? Call 505-428-1676, and one of the Continuing Education staff will gladly help you. Call 505-428-1270 to register. Registration is not considered final until payment has been made.

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SAFETY COURSES

Be confident in your ability to protect yourself, your home and property. Courses in this section expose students to valuable knowledge about laws and practical skills regarding firearms and personal safety. You can also obtain a Security Office Training Certification.

Call 505-428-1270 to register. Refuse to be a Victim — Personal Safety Ensure your personal safety by making the conscious decision to refuse to be a victim. The Refuse to Be a Victim (R) seminar teaches easy-to-understand methods you can use. This course will cover home safety, how to secure doors and windows, lighting, safety in your car, preventing road rage, safety in hotels and the psychology of predators. In just four hours you will get the tools you need to take a proactive role in your personal safety. Frank Pytko is a certified instructor for the Refuse to Be a Victim ® course as well as other safety and firearms courses. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sept. 7, 1 day. Course #LS379 01/CRN 21659 Frank Pytko, Fee $39 Pistol Shooting: First Steps OFF-CAMPUS Did you know there is a firearm in nearly half of all U.S. households — for hunting, history, sports or protection? This introductory program, developed by the National Rifle Association, will answer your questions about firearms and present simple safety rules everyone should know. It covers how pistols operate, safe handling and cleaning, some advice for households with children and how to develop basic shooting skills. The course concludes with an outdoor session in which students use .22-caliber pistols (supplied), ideal for first-time shooters. Enrollment is limited to eight students. The fee includes a handbook and a safety brochure. Men, women, couples and teens (16 and older, accompanied by a paying parent) are all welcome. Saturday, 12 to 6 p.m., Sept. 21, 1 day. Course #LS380 01/CRN 20965 John Rayburn and Nancy Bennett, Fee $109

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Personal Enrichment Pistol Shooting: First Steps for Women OFF-CAMPUS This session of the introductory class is just for women, taught by a female instructor. The comfortable, smallgroup setting includes time for all your questions. This course, prepared by the NRA, presents what every shooter should know about how revolvers and semiautomatic pistols work, safe gun handling, proper ammunition, cleaning and storage. It also takes students step-by-step through the fundamentals of pistol shooting, including stance, grip and aiming. The class concludes with an outdoor shooting session off-campus. Pistols are provided (.22 caliber). Tuesday, 12 to 6 p.m., Sept. 24, 1 day. Course #LS383 01/CRN 20322 Saturday, 12 to 6 p.m., Oct. 19, 1 day. Course LS 383 02/CRN 21704 Nancy Bennett, Fee $109 Concealed Carry Training OFF-CAMPUS New Mexico allows residents to carry a concealed handgun with a state license. Applicants must be United States citizens, 21 or older, complete 15 hours of training and demonstrate the knowledge and skills required by law. Using NRA materials, certified instructors cover selection, ownership and operation of revolvers and semiautomatic pistols, safe gun handling and key elements of accurate pistol shooting. Serious attention is given to legal issues. The fee includes two handbooks and additional materials but not ammunition. You don’t need to own a gun; a selection of pistols will be available at the outdoor shooting sessions. Classroom: Friday and Saturday, 12 to 6 p.m., Sept. 6 and 7; Fieldtrip: Sunday, 12 to 4 p.m., Sept. 8, 3 days. Course #LS384 01/CRN 20456 Classroom: Thursday and Tuesday, 6 to 9 p.m., Sept. 26, Oct. 1 and 3; Fieldtrip: Saturday, 12 to 3 p.m., Sept. 28 and Saturday, 1 to 5 p.m., Oct. 5, 5 sessions. Course #LS384 02/CRN 20608 Classroom: Wednesday and Monday, 6 to 9 p.m., Oct. 23, 28 and 30; Fieldtrip: Saturday, 12 to 4 p.m., Oct. 26 and Nov. 2, 5 sessions. Course #LS384 03/CRN 21660 Nancy Bennett and John Rayburn, Fee $239

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Ammunition Reloading OFF-CAMPUS Get more bang for your buck! Factory-loaded, overthe-counter ammunition seldom offers optimum accuracy for your firearms and has become increasingly expensive. Learn to recycle brass cartridges and reload your own ammunition through hands-on demonstrations that emphasize safety. John Rayburn is a firearms safety instructor and competitive shooter. Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sept. 14, 1 day. Course #LS385 01/CRN 20773 John Rayburn, Fee $89 Call (505) 428-1270 to register.

MONEY MATTERS

Money management is the key to current and future financial security. Learn the strategies that will give you confidence in planning for life events such as a child’s tuition or your retirement

Call 505-428-1270 to register. Savvy Social Security and Medicare Planning This informative class covers the basics of Social Security and reveals strategies for maximizing your benefits. Students will learn when to apply for benefits, when it makes sense to delay benefits, how to estimate your benefits, how to minimize taxes on Social Security benefits, how to coordinate Social Security with your other sources of retirement income and other tips. This class will review different scenarios of when to choose to take Social Security payments along with a discussion on Medicare Part A, B, C and D options. Peter Murphy is a retirement and estate planning specialist. Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Sept. 28, 1 day. Course #PF304 01/CRN 20778 Peter Murphy, Fee $39

Students With Disabilities If you have a documented disability and require assistance in class, please call or visit the Office of Disability Services for coordination of your accommodations. The office is located in Room LL313. The phone number is 505-428-1455.

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Personal Enrichment Passport to Retirement

Beginning Violin

This class introduces students to concepts and practices that will help you gain control of your finances. Students will learn a conservative approach to wise money management and identify lifestyle issues facing retirees. Learn how to seek more from your investments, Social Security and retirement plans. You will learn how to protect your hard-earned assets from erosion due to inflation and possible cost of long-term health care. Peter Murphy is a Retirement and Estate Planning Specialist. Tuesday and Thursday, 6 to 8:30 p.m., Oct. 15, 3 sessions. Course #PF311 01/CRN 21025 Peter Murphy, Fee $69

Have you ever wanted to play an instrument that will keep you mentally sharp while allowing you to be emotionally expressive? The violin is the instrument for you. This class is for anyone over 13 years old who is a novice or beginning student. Jennifer Elliott is an experienced instructor who has played in the University of New Mexico Symphony and has also played in the Santa Fe Community Orchestra for 20 years. Please bring your own violin. Monday and Wednesday, 4 to 5 p.m., Oct. 7, 5 wks. Course #MU312 01/CRN 21616 Jennifer Elliott, Fee $85

Stocks, Bonds and Investing: Oh My! — ONLINE Here’s an enjoyable class that walks you through the fundamentals of investing. The course will not only teach you about the stock markets, 401k plans, and retirement, but it will also address personal financial issues that are often ignored, but absolutely essential, to your success as an investor. This course won’t just throw a bunch of terms at you, expecting you to memorize everything. The instructor takes the time to explain concepts in detail so you understand how and why things work in the investment world. You’ll leave this course with a comprehensive and thorough education in personal finance and investment. Start Dates: Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 13, Dec. 11 www.ed2go.com/sfccnm

MUSIC

Discover Your Singing Voice This course is for people who “can’t sing.” If you think you can’t sing or have been told you can’t sing, sign up today! Dr. Priscilla Zimmermann has more than 30 years’ experience helping people of all ages discover their latent singing voices. Through various exploration strategies you will be encouraged and guided to find your singing voice. Tuesday, 12 to 1 p.m., Sept. 10, 3 wks. Course #MU326 01/CRN 20777 Priscilla Zimmermann, Fee $35 The Ageless Singer Do you want to learn how to improve your singing? This class is designed to meet the needs of singers of all ages. Singing is a learned skill and people of any age can learn these skills. Participants in this class will learn and practice basic singing techniques through vocal exercises and songs of various styles. Thursday, 3 to 5 p.m., Oct. 3, 4 wks. Course #MU332 01/CRN 21023 Priscilla Zimmermann, Fee $79

Continuing Education’s music classes teach you the fundamentals so that you will develop your skills at your own pace.

Call 505-428-1270 to register. Beginning Guitar If you’ve never played the guitar or you know a few chords and want to learn more, this course is for you! It covers tuning, chords, finger picking, strumming, lead guitar, reading notes and more. Explore different styles of music and learn a variety of songs during class. Bring your own guitar. Tuesday, 7 to 9 p.m., Oct. 1, 4 wks. Course #MU305 01/CRN 21022 Andrew Lovato, Fee $75 w w w. sfcc.e du

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Personal Enrichment

PHOTOGRAPHY

Whether you are a novice with your first camera or an advanced photographer learning how to move into the digital age, SFCC has a course that will help you achieve your goals. Discover your hidden talents or heighten your abilities through one of our enjoyable and informative courses.

Call 505-428-1270 to register. Art Focused Photography NEW! OFF-CAMPUS Focus on recognizing design elements and how they come together to create more artistic photographs. Photography can be a visual art, if you slow down, think about color, line, texture, emotion and composition. Students will mindfully create images instead of snapshots. The workshop will encourage you to express yourself through photography,. This course is not about camera mechanics or technical questions. Any camera you feel comfortable using; from an automatic point and shoot, digital or 35 mm is appropriate. Classroom Wednesday, 6 to 8:30 p.m., Oct. 9, 16, 23 and Nov. 6; Fieldtrip Saturday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Oct. 19, 5 sessions. Course #PH309 01/CRN 21665 Barbara Bowles, Fee $145 Digital Photography Ready to take the leap into the world of digital photography but confused by the various products and technologies? This class simplifies the entire process by examining all aspects of the digital camera. We’ll discuss resolution, compression, white balance, file formats and media cards plus all the other settings found on today’s digital cameras. In addition, you will also learn photography basics such as shutter speed, aperture or f-stop, ISO, flash, lenses, focus and many other features. Steve Walenta is a digital-imaging specialist with years of experience. Tuesday, 6 to 8 p.m., Sept. 10, 4 wks. Course #PH351 01/CRN 20314 Wednesday, 6 to 8 p.m., Sept. 11, 4 wks. Course #PH351 02/CRN 21012 Steven Walenta, Fee $99

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Hands-On Introduction to Digital Photography With DSLR OFF-CAMPUS Learn the basics of using your digital SLR (DSLR) camera through classroom demonstrations, discussions, a photo assignment and a field session. Topics will include the different types of DSLR cameras, how to use aperture and shutter speeds, white balance (what it is and how to use it), camera filters, the basic principles of effective composition and more. This class is recommended for those new to DSLR photography as well as film photographers who want to switch to digital. Students must have a digital SLR camera. Linda (Sasha) Wasko has exhibited in Europe, Africa, Australia and Asia. She has taught at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and SFCC. Classroom Tuesday and Thursday, 6 to 9 p.m., Oct. 8, 10 and 15; Fieldtrip Saturday, 12 to 6 p.m., Oct. 12, 4 sessions. Course #PH353 01/CRN 21663 Linda Wasko, Fee $139 Digital Photography II NEW! OFF-CAMPUS Build on the technical skills you learned in Digital Photography class as you develop and hone your photographic vision. We will utilize shooting activities, slideshows about the history of photography and class critiques to help you make better photographs. We’ll also explore the more advanced settings in your camera and learn how to use them in real life shooting scenarios. Jackie Munro received her BFA degree in photography from New York University. She has taught at NYU and also the 92nd Street Y. Classroom Tuesday, 6 to 8 p.m., Sept. 3, 10, 17 and 24; Fieldtrip Sunday, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Sept. 8 and 22, 6 sessions. Course #PH355 01/CRN 21662 Jacqueline Munro, Fee $95

Join the online classes at SFCC! The Continuing Education department is now offering distance-learning through Education 2 Go. See pages 45-52. It’s easy to check out the huge selection of classes — simply type www.Ed2Go.com/ sfccnm in your browser and explore the possibilities. Classes begin monthly, with tuition as low as $99. Register and pay at www.Ed2Go.com/sfccnm.

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Personal Enrichment Introduction to Adobe Premier NEW!

SOUTHWEST EXPLORATIONS

Learn the basics to navigate with ease through the digital video program, Adobe Premiere. During the course classroom demonstrations, discussions, editing assignments and a film screenings are held. Topics include how to import raw footage of the video into the timeline, the interface of the timeline, creating clips from the raw footage, the use of transitions and filters, generate a sound track and export the video onto a DVD or Youtube. Linda (Sasha) Wasko is senior editor/ videographer for a film production company in Santa Fe, www.sustainableurbanismonline.com. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Oct. 19, 2 wks. Course #PH369 01/CRN 21664 Linda Wasko, Fee $125

The outdoors beckons, and we are responding to the call! Join our faculty and travel near or far for a wonderful exploration of the Southwest. We also are teaching about the region in the classroom, where we look at ancient and contemporary cultures. Whether you want to hike the terrain or sit comfortably in discussion, Southwest Explorations will expand your understanding of this area and the cultures within it.

Photographing Nature with Your Digital Camera — ONLINE

Alpine Ecology OFF-CAMPUS

Nature photography can be a fun, relaxing, and exciting hobby. In this course, you’ll learn about the many aspects of outdoor photography as well as how to master your digital camera’s controls and features. With the knowledge you gain in this course, you’ll be taking exceptional nature photos in no time. You’ll find plenty of tips to help you get great zoo shots and take excellent photos of pets. If you’re a bird lover, you’re in for a treat because you’ll get an entire lesson about photographing birds. In addition, we’ll talk about macro photos, which are extreme close-ups of small items in nature. Start Dates: Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 13, Dec. 11 www.ed2go.com/sfccnm

QUESTIONS about supply lists or classes? Call 505-428-1676, and one of the Continuing Education staff will gladly help you. Call 505-428-1270 to register. Registration is not considered final until payment has been made.

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In this field class we will examine this resilient, hearty and beautiful ecosystem. You’ll experience the fascinating habitats that cover our mountaintops including weather patterns and geology. The moderate hike (five to six miles) will also allow you to view the alpine/montane ecotone and the various factors that shape ecosystems, from mountainside to microclimate. Students must provide their own transportation. The itinerary is provided after registration. Sunday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sept. 8, 1 day. Course #SW308 01/CRN 20980 William Neuwirth, Fee $79 Animal Tracking OFF-CAMPUS Learn more about those animal tracks you’ve noticed on your walks or hikes. This class covers tracking techniques, perceptual widening, different track patterns, scale and animal gaits, rates of track deterioration, clues to animal behavior and animal interaction with the landscape. Students must provide their own transportation. An itinerary will be provided at registration. Class size is small to allow for more personal attention, so early registration is encouraged. Sunday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Nov. 17, 1 day. Course #SW313 01/CRN 20611 William Neuwirth, Fee $75

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Personal Enrichment Survival Skills in the Wilderness OFF-CAMPUS This class could save your life. Feel confident hiking New Mexico’s wilderness, ranging from Sonoran desert to arctic alpine life zones. A morning class at 8,600 feet elevation precedes an afternoon hike; putting into practice the techniques learned. Real life examples are cited, where some survived and others didn’t. Favorite topics include lightning, wilderness hazards, weather signs and orienting with and without a map or compass. Learn endurance techniques, the ten essentials, first aid shortcuts and more. Sunday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Oct. 13, 1 day. Course #SW316 01/CRN 21649 Arthur Judd, Fee $49 Ecology of Pinon/Juniper Woodlands OFF-CAMPUS One of the more dynamic ecosystems, pinon/juniper woodlands display many diverse facets of species interactions. During two walks you’ll encounter multiple levels of ecology, from the pervasive, microscopic crypto-biotic crusts to the global scale of climatic variation. We’ll discuss the interplay of human-induced change, drought, fire, competition/cooperation between pinons and junipers, episodic outbreaks of insects, and why this ecosystem is the most sensitive to small variations in moisture and temperature. Long- and short-term temporal cycles can be seen all around us. Class size is limited to a small number. Students will carpool from SFCC. Sunday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Oct. 20, 1 day. Course #SW317 01/CRN 20610 William Neuwirth, Fee $65 Birding at Rancho de las Golondrinas OFF-CAMPUS Spend a morning at one of Santa Fe county’s hot spots for migration. Participants will have the grounds to themselves to view birds, primarily passerines, on the beautiful grounds at Las Golondrinas. William Neuwirth has sighted more than 120 species in this area and will cover identification techniques and habits. Thursday, 7 to 11 a.m., Oct. 24, 1 day. Course #SW326 01/CRN 21011 William Neuwirth, Fee $39

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Birding at the Bosque del Apache OFF-CAMPUS Join the thousands of winged migrants and hundreds of resident birds at this wildlife refuge for an afternoon and early-morning viewing. Snow geese and cranes are the best known and most numerous species, but the vast diversity of waterfowl and passerines can also be observed. Students provide their own transportation, food and lodging. Sunday, 1 to 6 p.m. and Monday, 6:30 to 11:30 a.m., Dec. 8, 2 days. Course #SW327 01/CRN 21656 William Neuwirth, Fee $105 History on Horseback OFF-CAMPUS Join historian and weekly newspaper columnist Marc Simmons for an informative talk about the lore and legends of the Cerrillos Hills. After the talk, you will ride on horseback for two hours into the wilderness and retrace the steps of history with a member of the Cerrillos Hills Historic Park. Novice riders will enjoy the smooth-riding Tennessee Walkers and Missouri Fox Trotters. Students must weigh less than 210 pounds and provide height and weight information at registration to be matched with an appropriate horse. Enrollment is limited. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Oct. 12, 1 day. Course #SW332 01/CRN 21008 Broken Saddle Riding Co., Fee $90 Introduction to Horseback Riding OFF-CAMPUS Join Broken Saddle Riding Company’s long-time wranglers to learn how to groom and care for a horse. Before the ride begins, we will go over brushing, saddling and getting a horse prepared for a ride. This is a great class for those who want to be more comfortable around horses and have some hands-on experience. These horses are gentle Tennessee Walkers and students are matched with a horse according to ability. Broken Saddle Riding Company is located south of town in the beautiful Cerrillos Hills, a former mining region. Sunday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Oct. 13, 1 day. Course #SW335 01/CRN 21657 Broken Saddle Riding Co., Fee $95

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Personal Enrichment Valles Caldera Ecology Hike on the East Rim OFF-CAMPUS This 7.5 mile, round-trip hike explores the overall ecology of the upper reaches of the Pajarito Plateau to the edge of the mountainous rim of the Caldera. On our way to Canada Bonita, we walk through an edge of the Cerro Grande fire into Las Conchas fire path of June 2011. A primary driver of biodiversity in the Jemez Mountains, periodic fires have shaped the landscape for millennia. Students will see the beginning of changes to the habitats and learn the importance of refuges and micro-habitats. Sunday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sept. 29, 1 day. Course #SW346 01/CRN 20981 William Neuwirth, Fee $79 Valles Caldera Ecology Hike on the South Rim OFF-CAMPUS This six-mile, round trip hike will explore the overall ecology of the floor of Caldera to the southern rim. We will be in the area of the first and second day of Las Conchas fire in June 2011. We can see the response of these habitats and ecosystems to the various burn intensities, from mild to severe. We’ll also see the overlap of La Mesa and the Dome fires to the east and south, and how the southern Jemez Mountains have evolved with drought, conflagration and regeneration. Sunday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Oct. 6, 1 day. Course #SW347 01/CRN 21010 William Neuwirth, Fee $79 Pack Light Camping for Beginners OFF-CAMPUS Make overnight camping an enjoyable experience by packing lighter. Classroom sessions on ultralight backpacking techniques are followed by a three-day backpack trip near Ghost Ranch. Activities include evaluating gear, planning your own trip, low impact camping, hygiene, water purification, adjusting to the weather and how to apply electronic tool both before and during a trip. No experience is necessary and beginners are welcome. Brian Johnson is a wilderness trip leader with 40 years of backpacking experience. Classroom Wednesday, 6 to 9 p.m., Sept. 25; Fieldtrip Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Oct. 5 and 6, 3 sessions. Course #SW348 01/CRN 21658 Brian Johnson, Fee $125

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Tewa Old Houses OFF-CAMPUS This field trip investigates the ecology of the Ojo Caliente Valley and how the ancestral Pueblo people wove themselves into this landscape. Get a broad overview of the valley and the four big sites that remain, then walk into an Old House site normally closed to the public, Ponsipa-Akeri, to view and discuss artifacts, room blockages and arrangements. A short hike out from the Old House allows you to view the agricultural and cultural signatures on the landscape, experiencing how the ancestral Tewa people lived on the land. Pueblo stories, prior archaeological investigations and a brief view of Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo bring together the continuity of culture in this area. Please bring light hiking shoes, water, lunch and snacks. Photography is allowed during most of the excursion. Students will travel in a college van. Sunday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Oct. 27, 1 day. Course #SW351 01/CRN 20612 William Neuwirth, Fee $75 Geology of Ojo Caliente, Plus a Soak! OFF-CAMPUS The hot springs at Ojo Caliente have been a fixture on the New Mexico historical scene for centuries, visited by the likes of Geronimo, Zebulon Pike and Kit Carson, to name a few. The geologic setting is a story millions of years in the making, including a mountain, a rift and deep circulating ground water. In the nearby hills, mica was also mined. Join geologist Kirt Kempter for an easy 3.5-mile hike to the mica mine, followed by a bonesoothing soak in the many springs at the modern spa and resort. There is an additional $18 charge to bathe in the springs at Ojo (approximately). Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Dec. 11, 1 day. Course #SW361 01/CRN 21654 Kirt Kempter, Fee $109 Geologic Hike at the Ojito Wilderness Area OFF-CAMPUS The Ojito Wilderness Area is a unique geologic landscape within an hour’s drive from both Santa Fe and Albuquerque. On this journey you will explore on foot the spectacular San Ysidro anticline, where Mesozoic rock layers have been folded into a dome structure, the core of which has been breached by erosion, exposing a variety of tilted, colorful rocks. A circular hike of approximately 4 miles takes you into the anticline and back along its eastern edge. The elevation gain/loss on the hike is approximately 500 feet. Kirt Kempter, Ph.D. is a local geologist who provides tours around the world for the Smithsonian and National Geographic. Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Nov. 15, 1 day. Course #SW362 01/CRN 20601 Kirt Kempter, Fee $109 C ONT I N U I NG E DU C AT ION ADU LT C OU R SE S FAL L 2 0 13

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Personal Enrichment Hiking Posi-Owinge OFF-CAMPUS

Geologic Hike at La Bajada OFF-CAMPUS

Join noted archaeologist Martha Yates for a midmorning hiking tour to Posi, an ancient pueblo that flourished between 1400 and 1550 A.D. The hike begins in Ojo Caliente and explores Posi-owinge and the ancient agricultural fields that surround the pueblo. Dr. Yates will introduce participants to the technological skills used by Pueblo farmers during the Pueblo IV period. Other archaeological features at the site are kivas, plazas and mounded room blocks. Posi-owinge was the largest ancient village located along the Rio Ojo Caliente. This is certain to be an informative and pleasurable moderate hike. Martha Yates has a Ph.D. from UCLA and has been an archaeologist in the Southwest since 1990. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sept. 7, 1 day. Course #SW363 01/CRN 21655 Martha Yates, Fee $75

The colorful rocks on either side of I-25 tell a wonderful geologic story from the Jurassic period to recent times. Join local geologist Kirt Kempter for a full-day geologic exploration of La Bajada, including a 3 mile hike that traverses the rock outcrops. The hike is on rocky, uneven terrain and is considered moderately difficult. The geologic story includes rivers, sand dunes, volcanoes and the rise of the Sangre de Cristo mountains. Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Nov. 22, 1 day. Course #SW369 01/CRN 21691 Kirt Kempter, Fee $109

Hiking Antiquity, Mesa Prieta Petroglyph Site OFF-CAMPUS This is a three- to four-hour hike through some of the most stunning petroglyphs in New Mexico. Mesa Prieta is a major geological basalt formation overlooking the Rio Grande just north of Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo in northern New Mexico. Along the mesa’s eastern slope is the Mesa Prieta Petroglyph site, on private land and containing more than 6,000 petroglyphs dating from Archaic (5500 B.C.) to modern times. The site is famous for its many shield figures, abundant flute-playing animals and historic images from Spanish settlers. Students will be asked to make a $10 donation toward the upkeep of the petroglyph area. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sept. 28, 1 day. Course #SW367 01/CRN 20305 Martha Yates, Fee $75 Chaco Canyon on the Equinox — One Day OFF-CAMPUS This World Heritage Site and national park hosts a complex of buildings that reflect a knowledge of celestial relationships. This one-day journey will give you firsthand experience of the beauty, precision and intricacy of several Great Houses. We will walk through most of the architecture of “downtown Chaco,” as well as Una Vida. Many sites in the canyon align to the solar standstill, and Pueblo stories can provide illumination on the worldview still living in the stones. Students will travel in a college van. Bring your own lunch, snacks and plenty of water. Sunday, 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Sept. 22, 1 day. Course #SW368 01/CRN 20318 William Neuwirth, Fee $135

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Cordage and Containers OFF-CAMPUS Primitive people around the globe tied their world together. Whether using cordage for fishing nets, attaching fletchings to an arrow, shelter, netted bags or clothing, making cordage was critical knowledge. Learn how to make cordage from yucca and dog bane and gain knowledge of the techniques used, such as splicing and reverse wrap, to name a few. Make a gourd water bottle from a bottle gourd plant. Matthew Brummett assists and teaches with Cody Lundin from Discovery Channel’s “Dual Survival.” Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Oct. 27, 1 day. Course #SW373 01/CRN 21651 Matthew Brummett, Fee $85 Fire by Friction OFF-CAMPUS Spend the day learning about one of the four elements that has shaped civilization, fire. In this day-long course, students will learn how to make a fire by friction, fostering a greater awareness of how our ancestors once used and created fire with sticks. Students make and learn to use a bow-drill fire making set. Also covered is the powerful tinder bundle, the fire triangle, and how and why using fire is critical. Most importantly, understanding how to safely extinguish a fire will be covered. Matthew Brummett has taught in SFCC’s Carbon Economy Series and with Cody Lundin of the Discovery Channel. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Oct. 26, 1 day. Course #SW374 01/CRN 21650 Matthew Brummett, Fee $79

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SUSTAINABLE TECHNOLOGIES Bike Overnights OFF-CAMPUS Two-wheel travel is your ticket to a different kind of outdoor adventure. Many people don’t realize how far their bike can take them over several days. This class will inspire you and get you thinking about what’s possible; from pedaling off with a rack pack and credit card to the fully loaded challenge. We’ll cover the what, where, how and whys of self-contained bicycle touring. Nicole Blouin has twenty years experience as a bicycle tour guide. Classroom Wednesday, 6 to 9 p.m., Sept. 4 and 11; Fieldtrip Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sept. 14 and 15, 4 sessions. Course #SW377 01/CRN 21692 Nicole Blouin, Fee $89 Hidden Passage to Copper Canyon, Abiquiu OFF-CAMPUS This one-day hiking adventure will explore a unique, hidden canyon in the Abiquiu area. A 3.5-mile round trip hike will take us through a small canyon that exposes brilliantly colored rock layers at the boundary between the Rio Grande Rift and the Colorado Plateau. We then ascend 400 feet to an overlook of Copper Canyon — a broad, majestic canyon well off the tourist trails. Wonderful photography opportunities with superb geology are in every direction. Field discussions will focus on the changing shape of the landscape in this region of northern New Mexico, as persistent geologic and erosional forces have sculpted the landscape over time. Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Oct. 11, 1 day. Course #SW383 01/CRN 20323 Kirt Kempter, Fee $109 Geologic Hike to Tsi’ping, Northern Jemez Mountains OFF-CAMPUS This one-day field trip will explore the fantastic geology surrounding the ancestral pueblo of Tsi’ping in the northern Jemez Mountains. The trail to Tsi’ping is approximately three miles (round trip) with an elevation gain/loss of approximately 800 feet. Students will explore rock exposures of lava, tuff and sediment that reveal the dynamic geologic history of the northern Jemez Mountains. Roadside stops will also provide insight into the landscape evolution of the Rio Grande Rift and the Rio Chama Valley. Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Oct. 25, 1 day. Course #SW388 01/CRN 21690 Kirt Kempter, Fee $109 w w w. sfcc.e du

SUSTAINABility

Reducing our impact on our environment is vital for a healthy plant. This series of classes addresses issues, concepts, strategies and financial benefits of sustainability.

Call 505-428-1270 to register. Build Smart, Build Green Building smarter, “greener” and more energy efficient buildings is easier than you may think. This class provides an overview of green building for owners, builders and designers who want to improve the quality of their homes and achieve higher energy efficiency while reducing their impact on our the environment. The class reviews current issues, concepts, strategies, techniques and goals in the field, including: “Carbon Neutral” or “Zero Energy” homes, “LEED” and “Build Green” programs, “HERS” ratings and energy efficiency strategies. We review the major components of green building and discuss financial incentives, tax credits and regulations. Tuesday, 6 to 9 p.m., Oct. 29, 1 day. Course #HB313 01/CRN 21607 Robin Dorrell and Daniel Clavio, Fee $49 Renewable Energy Systems for Your Home Learn about renewable energy systems for generating heat and electricity for your home. These systems will reduce your energy costs, decrease your “carbon footprint” and make you less dependant on public utilities. We review solar electric (photo-voltaic or PV), solar thermal (solar water heating and radiant heating), “small” wind, geothermal (or ground source heat pump, for heating and cooling), and passive solar (natural heating and cooling). We discuss system designs and how to incorporate them into existing buildings (retrofits), as well as planning for new construction. We also provide an overview of the costs, financial incentives and tax credits of these systems Tuesday, 6 to 9 p.m., Oct. 8, 1 day. Course #HB328 01/CRN 21605 Robin Dorrell and Daniel Clavio, Fee $49

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Sustainable technologies Remodeling for Energy Efficiency

OSHA 30 Hour for General Construction

This class will explore strategies for energy-efficient remodeling and how to get the most ‘bang for your buck’ when you remodel. We look at the key components and systems of home remodeling projects, such as windows, walls, roofs, heating and insulation, as well as advances in building technology and materials. Learn how to tighten up the “building envelope” while dealing with venting and combustion issues that are so important to your health and safety. Find out what mistakes to avoid, the cost of various improvements, and what green builders, energy raters and other experts suggest. Tuesday, 6 to 9 p.m., Oct. 15, 1 day. Course #HB329 01/CRN 21606 Robin Dorrell and Daniel Clavio, Fee $49

This course covers 30 hours of training, required by the Occupational Health and Safety Act, necessary to obtain the 30-hour Construction Industry course completion card. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive an OSHA construction safety and health 30-hour course completion card from the Department of Labor. Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sept. 16, 4 days. Course #OS302 01/CRN 21682 Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Nov. 18, 4 days. Course #OS302 02/CRN 21000 Janet Kerley, Fee $560

EPA Lead RRP Certified Renovator, Initial

Foremen, job supervisors, safety coordinators and others in industry who succeed in this class will receive an OSHA safety and health 30 hour course completion card from the Department of Labor. Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Oct. 21, 4 days. Course #OS305 01/CRN 21681 Janet Kerley, Fee $560

To protect against the risk of lead based products, in 2008 the EPA issued the Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule. It requires that firms performing renovation, repair and painting projects that disturb lead-based paint in pre-1978 homes, child care facilities and schools be certified by EPA and that they use certified renovators who are trained by EPA-approved training providers to follow lead-safe work practices. This course is an EPAapproved course. Individuals who successfully complete this course will be certified by the EPA as Lead-Safe Contractors. Tuesday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sept. 24, 1 day. Course #LD313 01/CRN 21689 Janet Kerley, Fee $195 OSHA 10 Hour for General Construction Certification This course is designed for construction workers, foremen, job supervisors, safety coordinators and anyone else involved in the construction industry. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive an OSHA construction safety and health 10-hour course completion card from the Department of Labor. Monday and Tuesday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sept. 9, 2 days. Course #OS300 01/CRN 21686 Wednesday and Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Oct. 16, 2 days. Course #OS300 02/CRN 21687 Monday and Tuesday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Nov. 11, 2 days. Course #OS300 03/CRN 21688 Janet Kerley, Fee $199

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OSHA 30 Hour for General Industry

OSHA 10 Hour for General Industry This 10 hour course provides an orientation to occupational health and safety for workers covered by 29 CFR 1910 general industry regulations. Topics include OSHA and general duty, walking and working surfaces, electrical hazards, hazardous materials, personal protective equipment, machine guarding and hazard communication. Upon successful completion, participants receive an OSHA General Industry Safety and Health 10 Hour card. Instructor: Janet M. Kerley, CHMM. Wednesday and Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sept. 11, 2 days. Course #OS310 01/CRN 21683 Monday and Tuesday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Oct. 14, 2 days. Course #OS310 02/CRN 21684 Wednesday and Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Nov. 13, 2 days. Course #OS310 03/CRN 21685 Janet Kerley, Fee $199

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Sustainable Technoligies Hazardous Waste Operations & Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 — 40 hours This course is designed for workers involved in cleanup operations, emergency response operations or storage, disposal or treatment of hazardous waste. The topics covered in the 40- hour Hazardous Waste Operations & Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) include chemical and physical hazard recognition, hazard controls, selection of personal protective equipment, air monitoring, respiratory protection, site control, decontamination, field-specific operations (drum handling, trenching and excavation, etc.) and an introduction to emergency response. Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sept. 30, 5 days. Course #OS315 01/CRN 21680 Janet Kerley, Fee $799 Steps to a Successful Green Business NEW! Understand the impact your business has on the environment. Develop and implement a strategy to minimize this impact. Explore opportunities to become more sustainable. And finally, communicate your efforts to your customers and the community. Saturday, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., Oct. 12, 1 day. Course #STC333 01/CRN 21695 Amanda Evans, Fee $50

CENTER OF EXCELLENCE FOR GREEN BUILDING AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY Free Training for All Who Qualify Apply Now: www.greenbuilding.greentraining.sfcc.edu Please call 505-428-1445 for more information about these classes. For more information, contact: Amanda Evans Project Manager New Mexico Energy$mart Academy amanda.evans@sfcc.edu 505-428-1805

Join the online classes at SFCC! The Continuing Education department is now offering distance-learning through Education 2 Go. See pages 45-52. It’s easy to check out the huge selection of classes — simply type www.Ed2Go.com/ sfccnm in your browser and explore the possibilities. Classes begin monthly, with tuition as low as $99. Register and pay at www.Ed2Go.com/sfccnm.

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Call 505-428-1676, and one of the Continuing Education staff will gladly help you.

Call 505-428-1270 to register. Registration is not considered final until payment has been made.

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

If you are interested in updating your work skills and making yourself more marketable in this ever-changing economy, these classes are for you.

Call 505-428-1270 to register. Grantsmanship: Securing Resources for Nonprofit Organizations This two-day course brings order and simplicity to the grantsmanship process. It is designed for beginning grant writers concerned with securing funding for nonprofit organizations. Learn to locate and research government funding sources, match project ideas with grantor needs, approach grantors and write winning proposals. Post-workshop assistance is available. Spanning a 30-year career, Richard Marchese has written more than 600 proposals for more than $100 million in funds. Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Oct. 4, 2 days. Course #BP313 01/CRN 20764 Richard Marchese, Fee $135 Introduction to QuickBooks In this introductory class, students will learn the basics of QuickBooks for personal use and for small business. Topics will include the differenct QuickBook packages that are available to you so you can decide which package would be suited to the individual user, along with how to set-up accounts of checking, savings and credit cards for personal and professional use, and how to balance those accounts. We will cover the basic steps on how to create reports to identify and track spending with those accounts. Students must have a knowlege of computers. Judi E. Norton brings more than 25 years of experience in finance and is a business owner. Friday, 1 to 4 p.m., Sept. 13, 3 wks. Course #BP316 01/CRN 20763 Judith Norton, Fee $95

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Women and Leadership More women than men are earning college degrees and increasing numbers of women are entering postgraduate programs; and yet, women continue to be significantly under represented in congress, on corporate boards and in significant leadership roles. Women are achieving but not leading. We will talk about what we need to be doing differently both as a group and individually. You will leave with a better understanding of your own leadership style and how you can improve your leadership skills. Sheila J. Vaughn, Ph.D has been a psychologist and a lecturer at the University of California, Irvine for over 20 years. Monday, 6 to 8 p.m., Nov. 4, 4 wks. Course #BP320 01/CRN 21640 Sheila Vaughn, Fee $75 Full Service Restaurant Training NEW! This class is for the restaurant professional who would like to improve his or her skills in fine dining service. This hands-on class will improve your talents and efficiency in serving your guests. You will learn table service techniques through interactive role playing. Topics will include a step-by-step sequence of service from greeting your guests to departure from the restaurant, suggestive selling to increase company profits along with wine service. Sophie Palm has been the restaurant manager at the Hotel Santa Fe and The Hacienda Spa for over 10 years and has been in the hospitality industry for over 25 years. Monday and Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Oct. 7, 5 wks. Course #BP322 01/CRN 21632 Sophie Palm, Fee $99 Crowdfunding: A New Way to Fund Projects Crowdfunding is a new method of funding for one time creative projects and businesses. It has become one of the most popular and successful ways of financing charitable ventures, movies, music, art, publishing, application development and entrepreneurial start-ups. As charitable donations have decreased and traditional lending institutions have cut back on loans to small businesses, crowdfunding has become an attractive alternative. Marcia Kaplan, MBA, has been a market research and marketing consultant for more than 17 years. Wednesday, 5:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 9, 1 day. Course #BP333 01/CRN 21586 Marcia Kaplan, Fee $35

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Professional Development Your Fulfilling Career NEW! Base your career on fulfillment and growth. This class starts with you, the person. The core to career success is not what your resume says about you, but rather how you have tied your work to your core values, personal passions, strengths and competencies; and how you align those factors with your career vision. Participants learn how to establish their market positions, develop their market campaign, use the power of networking, perfect their interviewing skills, create an impactful presence and plan their first 100 days in your new position. Jacqueline Gould is a management consultant for Craig Dill and Associates and has been an organization development facilitator, professional coach and management consultant for over 20 years. Phyllis Moore, MSBA is a business consultant and a career coach for Kinet-ix with over 15 years of consulting experience with executive level management. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Sept. 28, 2 wks. Course #BP335 01/CRN 21693 Phyllis Moore and Jacqueline Gould, Fee $85 Accounting Fundamentals — ONLINE Increase your financial awareness while also gaining a marketable skill. You’ll learn the basics of double-entry bookkeeping, as well as how to analyze and record financial transactions. You’ll get hands-on experience with handling accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll procedures, sales taxes and various common banking activities. Whether you’re a sole proprietor looking to manage your business finances or you simply want to gain an understanding of accounting basics for career advancement, this course will give you a solid foundation in financial matters. Start Dates: Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 13, Dec. 11 www.ed2go.com/sfccnm

Six Sigma: Total Quality Fundamentals — ONLINE Learn how to effectively apply the fundamentals of total quality. Understand what quality is and learn about the history of the quality movement. Discover the role of customers in quality and determine the major elements of a quality system. Master key concepts such as the cost of non-quality, variation and total employee involvement (TEI). Increase your value to your company by learning about various motivational models, leadership and teamwork. Determine how to effectively apply quality standards by creating and implementing internal and external auditing activities. Learn the ins and outs of ISO 9000, ISO 14000, and the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. In this six-week online course, you will learn how successful organizations apply quality to their everyday activities. Start Dates: Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 13, Dec. 11 www.ed2go.com/sfccnm Managing Customer Service — ONLINE In this online course, you’ll discover the methods for bringing out the best in your team, measuring customer service and learning what you need to do to anticipate the needs of your representatives and your customers. As an added bonus, you’ll unlock the power of leading by example and setting new trends for customer service in your growing business. You may already understand that top-notch customer service begins with knowing your customers and their needs. Identify how your customer service stacks up right now, and how you can build on even the sharpest of service policies. Plus, learn how to communicate, resolve complaints and foster winning traits in each of your representatives, all in six easy weeks. Start Dates: Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 13, Dec. 11 www.ed2go.com/sfccnm Private Pilot Ground School

Students With Disabilities If you have a documented disability and require assistance in class, please call or visit the Office of Disability Services for coordination of your accommodations. The office is located in Room LL313. The phone number is 505-428-1455.

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Private pilot ground school prepares students for the FAA written examination and prepares them for the flight phase of training. The course contains subjects such as aerodynamics, powerplants, meteorology, navigation, physiology of flight, FAR’s (regulations) and communications. Airport signage and lighting is also covered. Charles (Bob) Marler is retired Air Force and a recent recipient of the Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award for 50 years of pilot service. Monday and Wednesday, 6 to 8 p.m., Sept. 16, 10 wks. Course #BP349 01/CRN 21648 Charles Marler, Fee $525 C ONT I N U I NG E DU C AT ION ADU LT C OU R SE S FAL L 2 0 13

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Learn How to Blog NEW! Find out what a blog is, what people use them for, and what you can do once you master the basic skills. Students will create an account with a popular blogging service, be walked through the setup process, receive instruction on how to use the technology, and get tips on how to draw attention to their blog. Familiarity with how to use a computer and the internet required. Friday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Oct. 11, 2 wks. Course #BP356 01/CRN 21587 Jason Goodyear, Fee $65 Creating Videos for You Tube NEW! Creating your own You Tube videos can be an exciting and creative experience. Students will learn how to create a short video and download it to a You Tube channel or your own channel. This is an introduction to planning, recording, editing and posting quality videos. Doreen Gallegos has been a videographer and editor for over 25 years and is the operations manager for Santa Fe Community TV-16. Friday, 1 to 4:15 p.m., Oct. 4, 3 wks. Course #BP357 01/CRN 21639 Doreen Gallegos, Fee $95 Introduction to Your iPhone NEW! Learn how to use your iPhone for more than phone calls. Get tips on basic set-up and syncing through iCloud, along with an explanation of how the various tools like Contacts, Mail, and Calendars fit together. Hear suggestions for saving money on data consumption and extending the battery life. Find out about useful apps and how you can configure your screen to personalize your experience. Friday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Sept. 20, 1 day. Course #BP359 01/CRN 21588 Friday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Nov. 22, 1 day. Course #BP359 02/CRN 21589 Jason Goodyear, Fee $29 Social Media Marketing for Business Social Media is changing the way we do business. It’s not what you say about your business that counts any more, but what your customers say to each other. Have you really looked at how SMM can promote and grow your business? This one-session class takes an introductory look at how social media is being used to expand beyond traditional marketing. Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, Pinterest and Linkedin will be discussed along with other popular SMM platforms. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Oct. 5, 1 day. Course #BP384 01/CRN 20762 Kerry Armour, Fee $45

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Social Media Communication for Business NEW! Social media has led us into a new age of social business. The way customers and companies connect has moved to a more direct and informal style. Blogging, and platforms like Twitter and Facebook, need clear communications styles to build an online audience. Learn what it means to develop a tone of voice for your brand/business, understand how to implement your communication style on various social media platforms and discover resources to assit you in cultivating your online presence. Kerry Armour has been teaching social media classes at SFCC for over six years. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sept. 21, 1 day. Course #BP430 01/CRN 21600 Kerry Armour, Fee $45

COMPUTER SKILLS

With a command of and fluency with computers, which are now an integral part of our daily lives, SFCC’s Continuing Education has developed a computer series to launch you on your way to personal or professional development. Supplemental courses will enhance your skills.

Call 505-428-1270 to register. Keyboarding — ONLINE If you want to learn touch-typing or improve your existing typing skills, this is the perfect course for you! In these lessons, you’ll use the Keyboarding Pro 5 program, a typing tutorial designed for personal computers, to learn to type text you read from a printed page or a computer screen without looking at your keyboard. Using Keyboarding Pro’s built-in word processor, you’ll learn how to create, edit, and save word processing documents. As you improve your typing speed and accuracy, you’ll use the word processor’s timed writing feature to continually hone your skills. You’ll even learn posture tips to minimize fatigue and help prevent carpal tunnel syndrome. With the skills you master here, you’ll become faster and more confident at the keyboard. Start Dates: Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 13, Dec. 11 www.ed2go.com/sfccnm

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Word II 2010

Microsoft Word is the world’s most popular wordprocessing software. Students will learn the fundamentals including creating, editing, saving and printing a document. You will use bullets and numbering, learn cut/copy/paste, and set tab stops and leaders, then see how to enhance your work with formatting and adding simple borders. This class is for individuals with little or no knowledge of word processing, however, it is recommended that students be familiar with the Windows environment. Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Sept. 17, 2 days. Course #CPC312 01/CRN 20302 Kenneth Pinter, Fee $99

You’ve learned the basics, now learn to apply sophisticated Word features to enhance the look and efficiency of your work. Students will learn how to use mail merge for mailing lists and to create and use tables, headers/footers, styles and columns. A working knowledge of Word and its basic features is recommended. Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Sept. 24, 2 days. Course #CPC320 01/CRN 21547 Kenneth Pinter, Fee $99

Excel I 2010 Whether you are managing a household or running a small business, Excel will help you automate your books using everyday math. Students will learn basic spreadsheet techniques; how to enter, analyze and calculate data; use of simple formulas; and much more. Students should have a working knowledge of Windows. Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Oct. 22, 2 days. Course #CPC313 01/CRN 20303 Kenneth Pinter, Fee $99 PowerPoint 2010

Excel II 2010 Build on your basic knowledge of Excel to increase your productivity. Students will construct advanced formulas; use worksheet information in database fashion; design charts; protect worksheet data; and learn about macros, simple scenarios and more. Excel I or equivalent skills are recommended. Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Oct. 29, 2 days. Course #CPC321 01/CRN 20474 Kenneth Pinter, Fee $99

COMPUTER CLASSES FOR DIGITAL IMAGING

Do you often need to make presentations to a live audience or produce free-running slide shows? Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 is a popular tool that allows you to produce and give professional looking PC-based presentations. In this course, you will design and build presentations utilizing text, images, and audio and video clips. In addition, you will learn how to incorporate various slide designs, transitions and animations to make your presentations more interesting and memorable, and to print handouts. Rules for effective presentations will also be discussed. Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Nov. 5, 2 days. Course #CPC314 01/CRN 20613 Kenneth Pinter, Fee $99

Digital Photography: The Computer (PC Users)

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This course examines digital photography capabilities, from importing images into the computer to making the final print. Learn how to import, organize and archive digital images. We’ll discuss preparing images for printing and the Internet. You’ll also learn basic image improvements such as red-eye removal, color balance, contrast adjustment and creative cropping. Students will have a better understanding of how to use the computer to manage their digital images effectively. Steve Walenta is a digital-imaging specialist. Monday and Thursday, 12 to 3 p.m., Nov. 18, 2 days. Course #CPI321 02/CRN 20998 Steven Walenta, Fee $85

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Digital Photography: The Computer (Mac Users) This class is only for Mac users. It examines digital photography capabilities, from importing images into the computer to making the final print. Learn how to import, organize and archive digital images. We’ll discuss preparing images for printing and the Internet. You’ll also learn basic image improvements such as red-eye removal, color balance, contrast adjustment and creative cropping. Students will have a better understanding of how to use the computer to manage their digital images effectively. Steve Walenta is a digital-imaging specialist. Wednesday and Friday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Oct. 9, 2 days. Course #CPI325 01/CRN 20615 Steven Walenta, Fee $85 Photoshop for Beginners This hands-on course gives you a thorough overview of the almost limitless possibilities of Adobe Photoshop, the premier image-editing program. Topics include basic commands, image adjustments and enhancements, layers, special effects, selections, cropping and saving images for the Web and email. Photoshop has many uses: marketing and business materials, restoring and retouching photographs and fine art imaging are just a few of the many ways to use the program. Basic Mac or PC skills are required. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Oct. 5, 3 wks. Course #CPI350 01/CRN 20306 LeAnne Summers, Fee $105 Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Sept. 11, 3 wks. Course #CPI350 02/CRN 21551 Steven Walenta, Fee $105 Adobe Photoshop Elements 9.0 In this class we explore Elements 9.0, the affordable and versatile image-editing software from Adobe. Learn how to remove red eye, crop, adjust color and contrast, brush away wrinkles and unwanted objects, and create composites and panoramas. You’ll also find out how to add text and decorative edges, organize your photos, create a slide show and prepare images for the Web. Students should have an understanding of basic computer functions such as opening files, saving files and creating folders. Steven Walenta is a freelance digital-imaging specialist and photographer. Friday, 12 to 3 p.m., Sept. 13, 3 wks. Course #CPI352 01/CRN 20307 Steven Walenta, Fee $105

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Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 software helps you bring out the best in your photographs, whether you’re perfecting one image, searching for ten, processing hundreds, or organizing thousands. Create incredible images that move your audience. Experiment fearlessly with state-of-the-art nondestructive editing tools. Easily manage all your images and showcase your work in elegant print layouts, slide shows, web galleries and online photo-sharing sites. Get just the look you want from every shot with state-of-the art image processing tools that let you easily alter contrast, tune color, convert to black-and-white, add grain, reduce noise, adjust sharpness and more. Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Oct. 16, 3 wks. Course #CPI353 01/CRN 21552 Steven Walenta, Fee $125

COMPUTER CLASSES FOR THE MAC Call 505-428-1270 to register. Learn to Love a Mac — An Introduction Swore you’d never try a Mac? Try this class out for an introduction to the Mac computer and its current OSX operating system. The class covers the standard software programs and all the basics, including using the mouse, the keyboard, menus and shortcuts, the desktop and finder features, file management, opening applications and documents, printing, customizing and using the Internet and basic email protocol. This course is for individuals with little or no knowledge of the Mac. Friday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Sept. 27, 2 wks. Course #CPM348 01/CRN 20312 Jason Goodyear, Fee $99 Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Nov. 13, 2 wks. Course #CPM348 02/CRN 21550 Steven Walenta, Fee $99

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Basic Windows 7

This is a longer course than “Love a Mac,” with the opportunity to try things at home in between classes. All the material in “Love a Mac” is covered and basic Mac operating system concepts are introduced. Students address practical concerns, including file management, different hardware configurations and networking. Learn how to print your own font list, install and manage your fonts, basic troubleshooting and other useful tips and tricks. Friday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Oct. 25, 4 wks. Course #CPM349 01/CRN 20310 Jason Goodyear, Fee $175

Now that you have mastered the basics of the personal computer, find out about the operating system behind the scenes. This hands-on, leisurely course focuses on navigating the new Windows 7 environment. Learn how to customize and manage your desktop, desktop icons and shortcuts, create new folders, learn file management and finally become skilled at backing up your data safely. This course is for individuals with little or no prior experience. Windows XP users are welcome! Monday and Wednesday, 1 to 3:30 p.m., Sept. 23, 2 wks. Course #CPS303 01/CRN 20317 Janet Olojo, Fee $99

COMPUTERS FOR THE INEXPERIENCED Call 505-428-1270 to register. Basic Computers Are you feeling that computer technology has passed you by? Afraid that a standard computer course will go too fast? This hands-on course covers the basics of the personal computer system at a leisurely pace. Learn about the inside of your PC and know the key components necessary when purchasing your next computer system. Learn how to set up and connect your new computer, including your best choices for hardware as well as software. No prior computer experience is required. Monday and Wednesday, 1 to 3:30 p.m., Sept. 9, 2 wks. Course #CPS301 01/CRN 20466 Janet Olojo, Fee $99

Basic Word 2010 This course provides an introduction to Microsoft’s word-processing program. It covers important Microsoft Word fundamentals, including creating a document and saving it, using toolbars and the ruler bar, and moving around within a document. Formatting (font, alignment, etc.) and page setup (margins, orientation) are also covered, along with cut/copy/paste, AutoCorrect, find/ replace and spell check. Students should be familiar with the Windows environment. Monday and Wednesday, 1 to 3:30 p.m., Oct. 7, 2 wks. Course #CPS305 01/CRN 20614 Janet Olojo, Fee $99 Basic Word II 2010 Expand on the skills you learned in Basic Word. Students will learn how to make lists and tables, create mailing and other types of labels, and more! This course is for those who have taken Basic Word or who already understand the basic Word features. Monday and Wednesday, 1 to 3:30 p.m., Nov. 4, 2 wks. Course #CPS307 01/CRN 21546 Janet Olojo, Fee $99

Exploring the Internet and Email Although the Internet can be intimidating, this slowpaced course is geared specifically toward PC users, showing you how much fun the Internet can be. Learn the basics of the Internet and get hands-on experience surfing the Web and learning how to perform online searches and use e-mail. Participants should have some basic computer knowledge. Monday and Wednesday, 1 to 3:30 p.m., Oct. 21, 2 wks. Course #CPS302 01/CRN 20467 Janet Olojo, Fee $99 w w w. sfcc.e du

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COMPUTERS FOR THE WEB Call 505-428-1270 to register. Beginning Web Design With Dreamweaver Dreamweaver is a powerful Web authoring program used to create and maintain websites. In this first part of the Web design series, you’ll learn the basics of HTML, the language of the World Wide Web, and how to set up a website including adding text, graphics and links to your site. Learn to create a basic, multi-page website by the end of class. All the concepts in this course may be applied to other Web programs like Frontpage, GoLive and others. This course is offered on both Windows and Mac computers. Some experience with the Web and a browser is required. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nov. 9, 1 day. Course #CPW341 01/CRN 20308 Zachary Van Note, Fee $125 Intermediate Web Design With Dreamweaver Build on the basics learned in the Beginning Web Design With Dreamweaver class. This hands-on look at formatting will enhance your Web pages. Learn to use tables for displaying data and laying out your page. An introduction to Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) will help you get the visual results you want. Other topics include meta tags, finding a Web host and publishing your pages to a “live” Web server. This course is offered on both Windows and Mac computers. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nov. 16, 1 day. Course #CPW342 01/CRN 20971 Zachary Van Note, Fee $125 Advanced Web Design With Dreamweaver Learn to make your Web pages look polished and truly professional with an in-depth look at Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) for formatting and layout. This class will build on the first two classes by emphasizing standardscompliant code that works in all browsers. Learn to use Dreamweaver templates and library items to speed up page creation and maintenance. Creating CSS-based menus and using Flash Professional to add audio, video and other dynamic touches to your site are discussed. This course is offered on both Windows and Mac computers. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nov. 23, 1 day. Course #CPW343 01/CRN 21549 Zachary Van Note, Fee $125

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Marketing and Selling on the Web Unleash the potential of your website! Getting your site up and running is only half the battle — getting people to visit your site and take action is critical. Discover cutting-edge methods for marketing and promoting your website. Learn how to optimize your site for search engines, create advertising campaigns that work, add a shopping cart to a website, handle credit card transactions and much more. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Dec. 7, 1 day. Course #CPW351 01/CRN 20309 Zachary Van Note, Fee $125 Creating a Classroom Website — ONLINE Learn how to create a classroom Website in this fun, easy-to-understand course for teachers. In no time, you’ll build a site with text, images, animations, tables, links, and more. Then you’ll create a WebQuest and a blog to add to your site. You’ll also learn how students can use site builders to create their own Websites in minutes. As we move along, you’ll be amazed by how simple creating a classroom Website can be. By the end of this course, you’ll have your own published classroom Website, and you’ll feel energized by your great new teaching tool! Start Dates: Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 13, Dec. 11 www.ed2go.com/sfccnm

CARBON ECONOMY SERIES Green Employees This highly interactive half-day session will show you how leading companies involve their employees in recycling, on-site gardening, energy conservations and other environmental efforts. Whether you manage a Fortune-500 company or a department of three, sustainability will transform the your team’s workplace. Research conducted at Aetna, Wells Fargo and many other companies indicates that your employees will be happier and more productive. Come learn the steps to engaging your employees in environmental sustainability. This session will give you the workplace innovation that you’ve been seeking. Friday, Nov. 8, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Register only at: www.carboneconomyseries.com

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HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL Call 505-428-1270 to register. Advanced Cardiac Life Support NEW! Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) is an advanced, instructor-led classroom course that highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care and immediate post-cardiac-arrest care. It also covers airway management and related pharmacology. In this course, skills are taught in large, group sessions and small, group learning and testing stations where case-based scenarios are presented. Prerequisite is Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers. Limited enrollment. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 1 and 2, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., 2 days. HCP308 01/CRN 21705 Staff, Fee $165 Pediatric Advanced Life Support NEW! Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) is a classroom, video-based, Instructor-led course that uses a series of simulated pediatric emergencies to reinforce the important concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment, basic life support, PALS treatment algorithms, effective resuscitation and team dynamics. The goal of the PALS Course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children. Prerequisite is Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers. Limited enrollment. Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Oct. 18 and 19, 2 days. HCP 309 01/CRN 21706 Staff, Fee $169 QUESTIONS about supply lists or classes? Call (505) 428-1676, and one of the Continuing Education staff will gladly help you. Call (505) 428-1270 to register.

Small Business Development Center Workshops The Santa Fe Small Business Development Center (SBDC) offers affordable workshops to existing business owners and their staff as well as potential entrepreneurs. Workshops are held on the SFCC campus as well as in a variety of locations throughout the region. Offerings include: Bookkeeping Basics Budgeting and Forecasting Understanding Financial Statements Hiring, Training and Managing Employees Employer Compliance Government Contracting Marketing to the Media Year-End Tax Issues and the ever-popular “Steps to Starting a Small Business” You can review a complete course listing and register online by visiting www.nmsbdc.org/santafe and clicking on the “Workshop Calendar” button. Or call us at 505-428-1343 if you would prefer to register by telephone. The Santa Fe Small Business Development Center is one of 20 centers located across New Mexico offering confidential, no cost consulting services. Call us today to find out why the New Mexico SBDC Network is the resource of choice for more than 79,000 New Mexico entrepreneurs.

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Planetarium

Where the Stars Are! August through December 2013

Backyard Astronomy Enjoy a live presentation of the current skies in the Planetarium and an outdoor viewing of the night sky, if weather permits. Aug. 1, 8 to 9 p.m.; Sept. 5 and Oct. 3, 7 to 8 p.m. Danger: Solar Storm Solar Flares, Sunspots, Coronal Mass Ejections and Auroras. Is Earth’s new technology safe from the Sun’s fiery flare-ups? Aug. 8, 8 to 9 p.m. Ring World

Tickets are $5 for adults; $3 for preteens and seniors; and free for SFCC students, SFCC employees and planetarium members. Tickets go on sale at the door 30 minutes before each program. Shows begin promptly; latecomers are not admitted. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Regular programs are not suitable for children under 5 years old.

Support the planetarium

The Cassini-Huygens mission to the planet Saturn and its moon is a joint effort of the NASA and The European Space Agency. Sept. 12, 7 to 8 p.m.

B ecom e a Mem ber

Searching for Superstars

Membership Benefits

Private and Pro Astronomers bag the biggest blast the Universe has to offer... Novas, Supernovas, Hypernovas, Black Holes and Colliding Stars. Enjoy a video presentation and witness the thrill of discovering a supernova. Oct. 10, 7 to 8 p.m.

Members receive one-year free admission to regularly scheduled shows and a 10% discount at the planetarium gift cart.

Comet Hunters and Asteroid Seekers

Killer Comets: Beautiful and Dangerous.

Spica (individuals)

Ominous Asteroids: Get them before they get us!

Join the hunt for flying masses that could destroy or save us. Nov.7, 7 to 8 p.m.

Gemini (couples)

Membership Options

Arcturus (seniors 65+, teachers and students) $30 a year per person $40 a year per person $70 a year per couple Pleiades (family)

December Special: ‘Tis the Season Come and hear various theories of the Christmas Star, ranging from meteors and comets to exploding stars and conjunctions of the planets. Dec. 5, 7 to 8 p.m.

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$100 a year for up to four people

For more information about membership, call 505-428-1774 or contact Juan.alvarezdelcasti@sfcc.edu

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Give Stars as Gifts

When you purchase one of the 2,354 stars or other celestial features of the Spitz 512 planetarium projector, you are supporting youth programming. Your star purchase is a tax-deductible gift to help underwrite free educational programming in the planetarium for children from local public and private schools. For every star purchased, you will receive… • Information about your star and its location in our universe • A personalized certificate with a beautiful crystal star Prices Stars $25 Planets $500

School Programs

Through programming, presentations and tours of the night sky, the planetarium helps teachers engage students from kindergarten though 12th grade in meaningful learning about the solar system, stars and galaxies. For more information, call 505-428-1774 or contact Juan.alvarezdelcasti@sfcc.edu

Out-of-this-world facility rental options

The Moon Sold

Searching for a unique event, or special celebration venue, meeting or conference facility?

The Sun $1,000

Our planetarium is all this and more.

Aurora Borealis $1,000

• Ambience & Atmosphere

Meteor Shower $1,000

• Different and unique

Constellations Prices vary (if available)

• Flexible

For more information, call 505-428-1774 or contact Juan.alvarezdelcasti@sfcc.edu.

• Technology • Affordable • Access for guests with disabilities For more information call 505-428-1774 or contact Juan.alvarezdelcasti@sfcc.edu

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Social Media Strategist Certification Social Media Strategist Certification Preparation The NISM Social Media Strategist (SMS) certification training course (30 hours) will put you at the forefront of social media in business today. It will not only provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to become proficient in strategic social media methodologies, but it will also prepare you to take the NISM Social Media Strategist certification examination. Overview The NISM Social Media Strategist certification preparation course is divided into six separate content modules. These six modules and the outcomes you can expect from this course are listed below: Strategic Planning Create a social media strategic plan that supports company goals. Compliance & Governance Learn the components and framework of social media policies. Social Media Marketing Generate a social media marketing plan for with targeted content. Project & Community Management Develop social media action plans with key performance indicators. Community Management Learn the principles of engaging and building relationships ONLINE. Research & Analysis Showcase the results of your work to those who need to know Fee: $995.00 Payment will be taken by the National Institute for Social Media. The course fee does not include fees for the certification exam. Prerequisites: It is recommended, but not required, that participants have at least an associate’s degree, or 2 years of business-related social media experience. It is also recommended that participants have a computer, tablet or mobile device with internet access. This will allow participants to directly engage in hands-on activities. Asynchronous online learning beginning October 7th and ending November 15th (6 weeks). *Optional 1 hour web conferences with the instructor available once a week. To register: www.nism.pathwright.com/school/catalog/course/santa-fe-community-college

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Online CERTIFICATESOnline • www.gatlineducation.com/sfcc classes • www.ed2go.com/sfccnm Online Learning Anytime, Anywhere...Just a click away!

Online Career Training Programs Prepare for employment in some of today’s hottest careers with a comprehensive, affordable, and self-paced online Career Training Program. You can begin these Programs at any time and learn at your own pace. Upon successful completion of all required coursework, you will receive a Certificate of Completion. Programs are available in the following areas: • Business and Professional • Healthcare and Fitness • IT and Software Development • Management and Corporate • Media and Design • Hospitality and Gaming • Skilled Trades and Industrial

Features: • Facilitators and mentors are available to answer questions and help you through your studies • Career Counselors will help you prepare for the transition from the classroom to the workplace • Courses are all open-enrollment and self paced • No additional charges - all materials, workbooks, and software are included in the course fee • Payment plans available Pharmacy Technician This nationally recognized Pharmacy Technician online course and training program teaches the skills needed to gain employment as a Pharmacy Tech in either the hospital or retail setting. Medical Coding and Billing Upon successful completion of the Medical Billing and Coding course, students will be prepared for an entrylevel position doing medical billing or coding in a medical office setting. Administrative Medical Specialist with Medical Billing and Coding Learn about medical office operations, with an emphasis on billing and coding, processing insurance forms, and using medical software. This program provides training on medical billing software as well as preparation for the Certified Coding Associate (CCA) national certification exam.

Medical Transcription This nationally recognized medical transcription online course and training program prepares you to start a new career as a medical transcriptionist.

Freight Broker/Agent Training Learn the skills to be a successful Freight - Load Broker Agent. Tutorials and projects will teach the you the practical application of Freight Broker skills.

Six Sigma Black Belt Course material provides an in-depth look at the Six Sigma Black Belt DMAIC problem-solving methodology, as well as deployment and project development approaches.

Veterinary Assistant Prepare for an exciting new career as an administrative veterinary assistant. Students in the program learn about the care of animals as well as how to recognize signs of illness and disease. This online program also covers interpersonal communication, interaction with clients and their animals, as well as how to assist the veterinarian during examinations. And much more!

Project Management This program will provide you with a solid introduction to the understanding of project management and help you comply with the minimum 35 hours of training as required by the Project Management Institute (PMI) before you take the Project Management Professional (PM) exam. AutoCAD 2009 Learn the skills needed to create and edit simple drawings and gradually introduce more advanced AutoCAD skills.

Paralegal This program will prepare you to be successful in the fast growing paralegal career field. The paralegal training program includes free access to the official NALA Campus certification exam prep and Westlaw.

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Online classes • www.ed2go.com/sfccnm

Online Classes from the Comfort of Home Our online classes are open to everyone Instructor-Facilitated Online Learning

Expert Instructors 24-Hour Access Online Discussion Areas

Our instructor-facilitated online classes are informative, fun, convenient and highly interactive. Our instructors are famous for their ability to create warm and supportive communities of learners. All classes run for six to eight weeks (with a twoweek grace period at the end). Classes are projectoriented and include lessons, quizzes, hands-on assignments, discussion areas, supplementary links and more. You can complete any class entirely from your home or office any time of the day or night.

Learn more. Visit www.ed2go.com/sfccnm. Registration and payment must be made at ed2go.com/sfccnm New class sessions begin monthly. Please visit our Online Instruction Center to see exact start dates for the classes that interest you.

How to Get Started: 1. Visit our Online Instruction Center: www.ed2go.com/sfccnm 2. Click the Courses link, choose the department and course title you are interested in and select the Enroll Now button. Follow the instructions to enroll and pay for your course. Here you will enter your e-mail and choose a password that will grant you access to the Classroom. 3. When your course starts, return to our Online Instruction Center and click the Classroom link. To begin your studies, simply log in with your e-mail and the password you selected during enrollment. Start Dates New course sessions begin each month. Please visit our Online Instruction Center to see exact start dates for the courses that interest you. Requirements All courses require Internet access, E-mail, Microsoft Internet Explorer, or Firefox web browsers. Some courses may have additional requirements. Please visit our Online Instruction Center for more information. Course Fees start at just $99

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Online classes • www.ed2go.com/sfccnm BUSINESS COURSES Accounting Fundamentals Gain a marketable new skill by learning the basics of double-entry bookkeeping, financial reporting, and more. Administrative Assistant Fundamentals Prepare to take advantage of the many new job opportunities in health care, legal services, and other industries.

Understanding the Human Resources Function Learn to handle human resource functions to ensure the best possible results.

Learn to Buy and Sell on eBay Auction pros teach you how to work from home or earn extra income by buying and selling goods online.

Professional Sales Skills Discover how to begin a successful and rewarding career in sales.

Marketing Your Business on the Internet E-commerce expert helps you develop an Internet marketing plan for your business.

Employment Law Fundamentals Learn the basics of employment law so you can legally hire, evaluate, and manage employees.

Managing Customer Service Become indispensable to any organization by understanding how to identify and meet customer needs.

Total Quality Fundamentals Give yourself a strong foundation in total quality management.

Introduction to QuickBooks Learn how to quickly and efficiently gain control over the financial aspects of your business.

Fundamentals of Supervision and Management Learn the people skills required to motivate and delegate, and learn tools for solving problems and resolving conflicts.

Distribution and Logistics Management Improve your company’s ability to deliver on time and on budget, while increasing customer satisfaction.

High Speed Project Management Learn to deal with the realities of managing projects at supersonic speeds despite truncated timelines, inadequate staffing, and skimpy budgets.

Introduction to Business Analysis Master powerful techniques to improve your decision-making skills at work.

Purchasing Fundamentals Improve your company’s bottom line by mastering the fundamentals of purchasing.

Real Estate Law Learn the basics of real estate law, including investing, title searching, and mortgages.

Business and Marketing Writing Write great marketing copy to improve your company’s image and your chances of getting hired or promoted.

Introduction to Peachtree Accounting Get the training you need to perform everyday accounting tasks using Peachtree Accounting software.

Six Sigma: Total Quality Applications Learn to apply the elements and methods of Six Sigma to achieve the highest possible quality.

Mastery of Business Fundamentals Acquire practical experience in strategic planning, management, and finance without enrolling in an MBA program. Project Management Fundamentals Gain the skills you’ll need to succeed in the fast-growing field of project management.

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START YOUR OWN BUSINESS Performing Payroll in QuickBooks 2009 Learn to use QuickBooks 2009 to create paychecks, pay tax liabilities, and produce dazzling payroll reports

Secrets of the Caterer Learn cooking and business secrets from a professional caterer. Wow, What a Great Event! Looking for a fun new career coordinating special events? Learn proven techniques from a master event planner. Growing Plants for Fun and Profit An industry professional teaches you everything you need to prosper in the backyard nursery business. Start Your Own Consulting Practice Find out how you can earn income by sharing your training or knowledge with others. Start and Operate Your Own Home-Based Business An experienced entrepreneur teaches you how to develop the motivation, discipline, and creativity to quit your job and be your own boss. Creating a Successful Business Plan Turn your business ideas into a solid plan for financing and long-term success. Start Your Own Arts and Crafts Business Learn how to start your own arts and crafts business from a professional artist.

GRANT WRITING/ NONPROFITS Starting a Nonprofit Industry veteran shows you how to take a nonprofit business from vision to reality.

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Online classes • www.ed2go.com/sfccnm Introduction to Nonprofit Management Develop the skills and strategies you need to become an integral part of one of the fastest growing service sectors.

Becoming a Grant Writing Consultant Increase your income while working from home by starting a grant writing consulting business.

Marketing Your Nonprofit Further the ideals and goals of your nonprofit by learning to compete more effectively for members, media attention, donors, clients, and volunteers.

Become a Veterinary Assistant Practicing veterinarian prepares you to work in a veterinary office or hospital.

Get Grants! Learn how to develop successful, fundable grants from experts in the field. A to Z Grantwriting Learn how to research and develop relationships with potential funding sources, organize grantwriting campaigns, and prepare proposals. Writing Effective Grant Proposals Learn to prepare grant proposals that get solid results for your favorite organization or charity. Advanced Grant Proposal Writing Gain a full understanding of the criteria funders use to determine whether your grant proposal gets funded or rejected. Becoming a Grant Writing Consultant Increase your income while working from home by starting a grant writing consulting business.

Real Estate Investing Build and protect your wealth by investing in real estate. Get Paid to Travel Learn everything you need to start your new and exciting career as a professional tour director.

Leadership Gain the respect and admiration of others, exert more control over your destiny, and enjoy success in your professional and personal life. Computer Skills for the Workplace Gain a working knowledge of the computer skills you’ll need to succeed in today’s job market.

Legal Nurse Consulting Begin a new career by helping attorneys understand and resolve medical cases and claims.

Merrill Ream Speed Reading Acclaimed speed reading expert teaches you how to save yourself time by reading faster with better comprehension.

Become an Optical Assistant Learn what it takes to become an optical assistant and discover why it’s one of today’s most popular and fascinating career opportunities.

PERSONAL ENRICHMENT Mastering Public Speaking Learn the secrets of effective public speaking and small group communication.

Become a Physical Therapy Aide Prepare for a rewarding career as a valued member of the physical therapy team.

Leadership Gain the respect and admiration of others, exert more control over your destiny, and enjoy success in your professional and personal life.

Personal Development

Explore a Career as a Pharmacy Technician Master the skills that will prepare you for an entry-level position as a pharmacy tech or clerk, and discover the steps you can take to become a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT).

Listen to Your Heart, and Success Will Follow Design a life that makes you happy by learning how you can use work to express yourself and share your interests and talents.

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Individual Excellence Master 12 career-enhancing skills including goal setting, time management, personal organization, and creativity.

Fundamentals of Technical Writing Learn the skills you need to succeed in the well-paying field of technical writing.

CAREER IDEAS

Medical Coding Learn how to use the CPT manual and the ICD-9-CM to find medical codes for any disease, condition, treatment, or surgical procedure.

Twelve Steps to a Successful Job Search World-renowned author and career advisor shows you how to get the job you want quickly and easily and in any economy.

Grammar Refresher Gain confidence in your ability to produce clean, grammatically correct documents and speeches.

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Achieving Success with Difficult People Learn how to have more successful relationships with difficult bosses, coworkers, students, neighbors, or relatives. Keys to Effective Communication Lost for words? Don’t be! Learn to build rapport, trust, warmth, and respect through conversation. Handling Medical Emergencies Every second counts during a medical emergency. Learn how to respond if someone needs your help.

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Online classes • www.ed2go.com/sfccnm TEST PREP GED Preparation Want to pass the GED? This course will help you develop the skills you’ll need to succeed. Prepare for the GED Language Arts, Writing Test Prepare for the GED test on language arts and writing. Prepare for the GED Math Test Master the skills you’ll need to pass Test 5 in the GED test series. SAT/ACT Preparation - Part 1 Get your best possible score on the verbal and reasoning sections of the new SAT exam. SAT/ACT Preparation - Part 2 Do your best on the quantitative section of the new SAT. GMAT Preparation Discover powerful test-taking techniques and methods for improving your score on the GMAT. GRE Preparation - Part 1 Discover powerful strategies for success in the verbal and analytical sections of the GRE. GRE Preparation - Part 2 Learn a variety of useful techniques for tackling the math section of the GRE. LSAT Preparation - Part 1 Learn about law school entrance procedures, develop analytical reasoning skills, and improve your test-taking skills. LSAT Preparation - Part 2 Improve your logical reasoning and reading comprehension skills; discover proven approaches for selecting correct exam answers.

DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY Photographing Nature with Your Digital Camera Learn how to use your digital camera to take stunning nature photos, including landscapes, flowers, animals, and even macro shots. Photoshop Elements 10 for the Digital Photographer In this Adobe Photoshop Elements 7 class, you’ll learn the secrets to successfully editing photos and bringing out the best in your images! Discover Digital Photography An informative introduction to the fascinating world of digital photography equipment. Photoshop CS6 for the Digital Photographer Learn how to use the tools and techniques of Adobe’s Photoshop CS6 to edit and enhance your photographic images. Photographing People With Your Digital Camera Expert shows you how to take beautiful pictures of adults, children, and babies.

FAMILY & FRIENDS Genealogy Basics Begin an exciting and fascinating exploration of your roots. Assisting Aging Parents Be prepared to handle the challenges of aging while learning to cherish the transition. Ready, Set, Read! A learning specialist shows you how to raise a successful reader and writer. Enhancing Language Development in Childhood Enrich the lives of your children by helping them become proficient speakers and thinkers.

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Understanding Adolescents Unlock the secrets of the adolescent mind to improve relations.

LANGUAGES Speed Spanish I II and III are now available! Learn six easy recipes to glue Spanish words together into sentences, and you’ll be speaking Spanish in no time. Instant Italian Learn Italian from the comfort of your home in this fun and enjoyable online course. Grammar for ESL If English is your second language, this course will teach you the principles you’ll need to succeed. Writing for ESL Learn how to write in English more effectively to succeed in college and at work. Conversational Japanese Whether you want to learn conversational Japanese for travel or just for fun, you’ll find this course makes it easy and enjoyable for beginners to master the essentials of the Japanese language. Beginning Conversational French Discover how easy it can be to learn common words and phrases for both leisure and business.

LAW & LEGAL CAREERS Introduction to Criminal Law An in-depth look at criminal law and the real world of prosecutors, defense attorneys, and paralegals. Workers’ Compensation Gain essential skills and a solid understanding of one of the fastestgrowing areas in law.

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Online classes • www.ed2go.com/sfccnm Legal Nurse Consulting If you’re a nurse, this course will help you prepare for a new career helping attorneys understand and resolve medical cases and claims. Employment Law Fundamentals Learn the basics of employment law so you can legally hire, evaluate, and manage employees. Explore a Career as a Paralegal Find out if a paralegal career is the perfect choice for you, as you explore the fundamentals of U.S. law and legal terminology. LSAT Preparation - Course 1 of 2 Learn about law school entrance procedures and improve your test-taking skills. Real Estate Law Learn the basics of real estate law, including investing, title searching, and mortgages.

PERSONAL FINANCE Real Estate Investing Build and protect your wealth by investing in real estate. Where Does All My Money Go? Learn how to get control of your money once and for all. Personal Finance Protect your assets and discover how best to achieve all your financial goals. Stocks, Bonds, and Investing: Oh, My! Make wise investment decisions so you have enough to live comfortably through your retirement. The Analysis and Valuation of Stocks Discover valuable techniques that show you step-by-step how to research and value stocks.

Keys to Successful Money Management Certified financial planner shows you how most wealthy people build their fortunes.

WRITING

Writeriffic: Creativity Training for Writers Banish writer’s block forever with these tricks from the published writer’s toolbox. Grammar Refresher Gain confidence in your ability to produce clean, grammatically correct documents and speeches. Write Your Life Story Give your family and friends an inspirational autobiography. Advanced Fiction Writing Explore advanced fiction writing techniques with a published novelist. The Keys to Effective Editing If you aspire to be an editor, this course will teach you the fundamentals of top-notch editing for both fiction and nonfiction. Introduction to Journaling Discover how journaling can help you explore your dreams, values, and beliefs, survive unwanted change, succeed in your career, and express your creativity. Write Fiction Like a Pro Author teaches you how professional writers use story outlines to structure any type of story. The Craft of Magazine Writing If you’re a determined new writer, this class will provide you with the skills you need to get published. Beginner’s Guide to Getting Published Published writer shows you how to give yourself the credibility you need to get your works published. Research Methods for Writers Learn the most efficient and effective methods to conduct research for any writing project.

Introduction to Stock Options Learn how stock options can help you profit in any type of market.

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Fundamentals of Technical Writing Learn the skills you need to succeed in the well-paying field of technical writing. A Writer’s Guide to Descriptive Settings Develop your eye for detail and improve your writing with vivid descriptions, memorable settings, and believable characters. Beginning Writer’s Workshop Get a taste of the writer’s life and improve your writing skills in this introduction to writing creatively. Travel Writing Profit from your experiences in exotic lands (or your own backyard) by learning how to write and sell travel articles and books. Effective Business Writing Develop powerful written documents that draw readers in and keep them motivated to continue to the end. Writing for Children Published children’s author shows you how to touch the hearts of children by creating books for them.

BASIC COMPUTER LITERACY

Keyboarding Use the computer program FasType for Windows to learn the basic skills of touchtyping. Navigating the Internet Master the ins and outs of the Internet with this informative behind-the-scenes look. Introduction to Windows XP Learn how Windows XP makes it easy to work with text, pictures, audio, video, and more. Introduction to Linux Learn how to use the Linux desktop operating system along with the included productivity, multimedia, and Internet software.

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Online classes • www.ed2go.com/sfccnm Computer Skills for the Workplace Gain a working knowledge of the computer skills you’ll need to succeed in today’s job market. Introduction to PC Security What you don’t know can really hurt you. Learn what you can do to protect yourself.

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS What’s New in Microsoft Office Learn the most important new features of Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access 2007, including the totally new Ribbon and tab user interface that replaces menus and toolbars from earlier versions. Introduction to Microsoft Word Learn how to create and modify documents with the world’s most popular word processor. Intermediate Microsoft Word Learn more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2007, which enable you to create an index, a list of figures, and a table of contents, do desktop publishing, perform a mail merge, and use timesaving macros. Introduction to Microsoft Access Store, locate, print, and automate access to all types of information. Intermediate Microsoft Access Expand your Microsoft Access 2007 skills to build better, more user-friendly Access databases. Introduction to Microsoft Excel (Intermediate course available) Discover the secrets to setting up fully formatted worksheets quickly and efficiently. Advanced Microsoft Excel Increase your potential and maximize your value by becoming an expert Microsoft Excel user. w w w. sfcc.e du

Introduction to PowerPoint Build impressive slide presentations filled with text, images, video, audio, charts, and more. Introduction to Microsoft Publisher Create brochures, newsletters, and Web sites with ease. Introduction to Microsoft Outlook Communicate and manage information better and faster. Introduction to Microsoft Project Use the ultimate project planning and control tool to its fullest. Introduction to Visual Basic Students will learn how to write code for Windows applications using the Visual Basic programming language and development environment. Introduction to Oracle Learn how to use the Oracle database management system to plan, organize, and manage your data. Introduction to QuickBooks Learn how to quickly and efficiently gain control over the financial aspects of your business. Performing Payroll in QuickBooks Discover the secrets of effortlessly setting up and processing your payroll. QuickBooks for Contractors Harness the power of QuickBooks Premier Contractor Edition for increased success. Introduction to Photoshop Learn the basics of using Adobe Photoshop to create images and edit photos. Introduction to Peachtree Accounting Learn how to perform everyday accounting tasks quickly and easily using Peachtree Accounting 2012.

Introduction to CorelDraw Learn how CorelDRAW can help you create dazzling logos and other artwork for print or the Web.

WEB DESIGN Creating jQuery Mobile Websites With Dreamweaver Students will learn how to build mobile-friendly websites for devices such as smartphones and tablets using Dreamweaver and jQuery Mobile. Introduction to Dreamweaver Students will learn to create Web pages, layouts, and websites using CSS formatting options and other tools with Adobe’s industry-standard Web design application. Intermediate Dreamweaver Take your Adobe Dreamweaver skills to the next level under the tutelage of a proven Web development expert. Creating Web Pages Learn the basics of HTML so you can design, create, and post your very own site on the Web. Designing Effective Websites Learn powerful graphic design techniques and build Web sites that are both attractive and wickedly effective. Achieving Top Search Engine Positions Learn proven, step-by-step strategies to achieve the highest possible position with the major search engines. Introduction to Flash Learn how to create exciting interactive animations from a working Flash designer and author. Drawing for the Absolute Beginner Gain a solid foundation in drawing and become the artist you’ve always dreamed you could be! Creating a Classroom Web Site Learn how to create a classroom Web site and how having one can make you a more effective and dynamic teacher.

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Online classes • www.ed2go.com/sfccnm WEB PROGRAMMING Introduction to Java Programming An experienced Java programmer introduces important Java topics with clear, step-by-step instructions. Introduction to Ruby Programming Learn how to create a dynamic Web blog using the Ruby on Rails programming environment and the Ruby programming language. Introduction to CSS and XHTML Learn to create state-of-the-art Web sites using modern CSS and XHTML techniques. Introduction to Perl Programming Learn a programming skill that will make you a more valuable Web developer or system administrator. Introduction to ASP.NET Learn how to create powerful, interactive, community-based Web sites with ASP.NET. Introduction to PHP and MySQL Learn how to create dynamic, interactive Web sites using PHP and a MySQL database server.

COMPUTER PROGRAMMING Introduction to Visual Basic 2008 Learn to create Windows applications using the popular and easy-to-master Visual Basic 2008. Introduction to C++ Programming Learn to program in C++, even if you have no prior programming experience! Introduction to C# Programming (Intermediate course available) Learn the fundamentals of computer programming with the new C# programming language. Intermediate C# Programming Learn to write Graphical User Interface programs in the C# Programming Language.

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Introduction to SQL Gain a solid working knowledge of the most powerful and widely used database programming language. Introduction to Database Development An experienced professional guides you through a structured approach to database design and development. Introduction to Perl Programming Learn a programming skill that will make you a more valuable Web developer or system administrator.

CERTIFICATION PREP Basic CompTIA® A+ Certification Prep Prepare for the CompTIA® A+ exam and begin a rewarding career in the fastgrowing PC repair field (course 1 of 3). CompTIA Security+ Certification Prep Master the terms and concepts you need to pass the CompTIA® Security+ exam and earn your Security+ certificate. CompTIA® Network+ Certification Prep Prepare to take and pass the CompTIA® Network+ Exam and begin a career as a network tech.

NETWORKING/ TROUBLESHOOTING Introduction to PC Troubleshooting Learn to decipher and solve almost any problem with your PC. Introduction to Networking (Intermediate course available) Learn the fundamentals of networking and prepare for a career in a new and fast-growing field. Wireless Networking Industry expert shows you how to plan, deploy, and connect to wireless networks.

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NEW RELEASES Photoshop CS6 for the Digital Photographer II Students in this course will take their photo-editing skills to the next level by mastering the advanced features and techniques of Photoshop CS6. Introduction to Photoshop CS6 Students will learn how to use Photoshop CS6, the world’s best graphics program for photographers, to edit photos and create original images
 Intermediate Photoshop CS6 Students will extend their basic knowledge of Photoshop and learn how to enhance graphics by using layers, layer masks, and other advanced photo-editing features. Publish and Sell Your E-Books Students will learn how to use free tools to publish e-books and then list and sell them in the world’s largest online bookstores. Advanced Microsoft Excel 2010 Students will master the advanced features and functions of Microsoft Excel 2010, including data analysis tools, database techniques, and advanced methods for using PivotTables. Photoshop CS6 for the Digital Photographer Students will learn how to use the tools and techniques of Adobe’s Photoshop CS6 to edit and enhance digital photographic images. Managing Life as a Single Parent Students get the support they need for doing the toughest job on earth-single parenting. Designed with single moms and dads in mind, this course offers strategies and tips for enforcing rules, supporting kids emotionally, managing time and finances, and getting help when it’s needed. Intermediate QuickBooks 2012 Students will learn to use advanced features in QuickBooks to better manage company accounting files and increase overall business product.

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Registration Register now! Continuous, semester-long registration has begun. All registrations, whether online, by phone, by fax, by mail or in person, are being accepted now. Classes start throughout the semester. Find the latest continuing education class listings on our Web site at www.sfcc.edu. Many classes fill quickly. We recommend that you register no later than four working days before the starting date of the class. You may register for most classes up until the starting date, but if you delay, the class may either be full or cancelled due to insufficient enrollment. Registrations cannot be accepted at classes. NOTE Classes will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Prices and room assignments may change without notice. Please check the Web site for current information. SFCC is not responsible for typographical errors. Registration is not considered final until payment has been made.

four WAYS TO REGISTER Registration is not considered final until payment has been made. 1.) Online (returning user). Returning students may visit www.sfcc.edu and click on JACK or the REGISTER FOR CLASSES link. You will need your user name and password to access your student account and register. 2.) By Phone. Both new and returning students may register with an enrollment specialist by calling 505-428-1270 during regular business hours: Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 3.) In Person. Both new and returning students can register in The Welcome and Advising Center at SFCC on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., or Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 4.) By Mail. Both new and returning students can mail a completed registration form along with payment to:

SFCC Welcome and Advising Center Attn: CE Registration 6401 Richards Ave. Santa Fe, NM 87508-4887

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Class FEES Continuing Education classes are self-sustaining, and class fees must cover all program expenses. Fees are based on an estimated minimum number of students. Class fees are subject to change without notice. Please check the Web site for current information and review the refund policy before registering. SFCC User name and password SFCC assigns each student a user name. You can get your user name by going to www.sfcc.edu and clicking on the link to JACK. Once there, follow the instructions to find your user name and password. REFUND POLICY Class fees are automatically refunded in full when: • the class or workshop is full. • the activity is cancelled. •S  FCC rejects the enrollment application. If you drop a class, your class fee is automatically refunded based on the following: Classes of three or more sessions • If you drop a class before the second session, the full class fee will be refunded. • If you drop a class after the second session, no refund will be given. Classes of one or two sessions • If you drop a class at least one day before the starting date, the full class fee will be refunded. • If you drop a class less than one day before the starting date, no refund will be given. Some classes have special refund policies. This information is listed in the class description. Please allow three to five weeks for processing a refund. Class CHANGES AND CANCELLATIONS A class will be closed when it reaches maximum enrollment, so register early. Classes with insufficient enrollment will be cancelled three business days prior to the starting date of the class, and those registered will be notified of the cancellation by phone. To make contacting you easier, please provide day and evening phone numbers with your registration. Refunds will be processed automatically for classes cancelled by SFCC. SFCC reserves the right to cancel any class. Class locations, dates, times and instructors are subject to change without notice. Class Locations Classes are held at Santa Fe Community College and at other locations in and around Santa Fe. The location of your class will be noted on the confirmation you receive by mail, or you can check at SFCC’s Information Desk, main entrance, 505-428-1000. C ONT I N U I NG E DU C AT ION ADU LT C OU R SE S FAL L 2 0 13

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Noncredit Registration Form All data are for office and statistical purposes only. Students are assigned a student identification number for record keeping. You may register for as many classes as you wish. Please read the information on Page 53 before registering. All registrations are processed on a first-come, first-served basis. Many classes fill quickly. Classes may be cancelled if minimum enrollment is not met at least three working days before class begins. Registration is not considered final until payment has been made. While SFCC makes every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information in the schedule of classes, the college reserves the right to make changes, including course fees, at any time without prior notice. Check the online registration system for current information. Please type or print. You may register for as many courses as you wish.

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Autumn is just around the corner and soon there will be a nip in the air. The start of fall classes is always exciting; vacations are over and the holiday season is still a ways away. It’s time to rejuvenate. Develop your professional side with classes for health care professionals, social media for businesses and even how to use your iPhone. As always, we also have classes for your creative side – cooking, creative writing, crafts and art. Pick up a new interest or deepen your understanding of something familiar. Most of all, enjoy the season. It’s a wonderful time to be in Santa Fe.


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