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Learn for Life

Paint your future. Continuing Education Workforce Development | Adult Education & Literacy


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This schedule of classes brought to you by the

SCC DIVISION OF CORPORATE & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT Dr. Barbara Kavalier, SCC President Amanda Sizemore, Asst. VP, C&CD Tina Sieker Associate Dean Continuing Education

Amanda Rose Associate Dean Adult Education & Literacy

Fay Aubuchon Associate Dean Workforce Programs and Services

Kayse Larkin Layout and Design Class Schedule

Maureen Miles Coordinator Class Schedule

Tammie De Los Santos Associate Dean College and Career Readiness

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College Mission SCC serves our community by focusing on academic excellence, student success, workforce advancement, and life-long learning within a global society. We celebrate diversity and we enrich the economic and cultural vitality of the region by providing an accessible, comprehensive, and supportive environment for teaching and learning.




Academic Enhancement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Spring Break Camps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6


Art . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Crafts/Hobbies. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Music. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Photography. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Writing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12


Dance. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Fitness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14-15 Health and Wellness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16


Culinary. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 History. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19-20 Hobby Certification. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Money. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20-21 Special Interest . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22


LEARN FOR BUSINESS/PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Computers/Technology. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24-25 Career Certification. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26


LEARN FOR DISCOVERY HEALTH OCCUPATIONS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Online Programs: Ed2Go, U Got Class, ProTrain, Center for Legal Studies, American Management Association, Carson Dunlop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 ADULT EDUCATION, LITERACY, ESL, HSE TESTING. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 HOW TO ENROLL, REGISTRATION, LOCATIONS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38-39









We are pleased to announce continuing education classes at our newest location in Dardenne Prairie the campus at

One Academy Place .

NEW! Dance Therapy – Dancing Beyond the Diagnosis OAP Course is designed to help individuals with a variety of disabilities regain range of motion, increase flexibility, improve balance, help reduce swelling from lymphedema, improve emotional well-being, promote positive self-image and stabilize weight. Groove to your favorite songs, party with props, and laugh with new friends all while performing therapeutic exercises turned into dance moves. All movements can be done seated or standing without being aerobic. 4/5-5/24




NEW! Dance Therapy – Dancing Through the Ages OAP Designed with seniors in mind, this course is focused on inspiring strength, balance and mobility. The Lebed Method is a therapeutic exercise and movement program that’s sure to get you groovin’! As we boogie to your favorite oldies you’ll see progressive improvement in overall wellness, endurance, range of motion, as well as emotional well-being and self-image. Anyone can participate regardless of age, health, or ability level as all moves can be done seated or standing without being aerobic. 4/5-5/24



Real Estate Licensing Course OAP Considering a real estate career? St. Charles Community College, in conjunction with 1st Choice Real Estate School offers the Salesperson 48-hour Pre-Examination Course. This is the course needed to prepare you for the licensing examination in order to become a real estate agent in Missouri. The course content is developed and offered in a way to help you pass the test the first time. Your course instructors are experienced in the real estate industry and have know-how to deliver the material in an easy-to-understand format. BE SURE TO PRINT AND SIGN THE STUDENT CONTRACT AND BRING TO CLASS. You can find the link under VIEW DETAILS. 3/19-3/29 M-F 9a-4:30p $349 5/14-5/23 M-F 9a-4:30p $349

Probiotics Series: Water Kefir OAP Water kefir is an effervescent probiotic that is similar to Kombucha but with a sweeter taste and slightly different fermenting and flavoring process. This class will give you all the basic necessary supplies to get you started in creating your own water kefir. 3/6





Probiotics Series: Fermented Veggies OAP Learn the ancient art of lactofermentation which preserves food and nourishes your body. Participants will take home a jar of live probiotic vegetables made in this hands-on class. 3/20






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HELP WITH MY RESEARCH? 9 A.M.-3 P.M. SATURDAY, MARCH 10 St. Charles Community College Technology Building, Room 101 SCCHS member: $25 | Non-Member: $30 SCC students, faculty and staff: $25 To register, contact the St. Charles County Historical Society at 636-946-9828 or email



Classes with insufficient registration usually cancel one week before start date.


Academic Enhancement ACT Test Prep Preparation is the key to maximize your test score in order to maximize scholarships and attend the college of your choice. Each component of the test-prep program focuses on the most essential skills students need, including the latest and most proven test-taking strategies and tips.  Review each section of the test while learning tips, mastering strategies and reviewing the skills necessary to do well on each section.  A test prep pre-test will be given the first night and then analyzed to show strengths and weaknesses.  Bring a calculator and #2 pencil to class.  Textbook required, can be purchased at the SCC Bookstore. 4/19-5/31 Th



Spring Break Camps Cupcake Wars (Ages 10-13) Do you love to make cupcakes and watch Cupcake Wars on the Food Network? In this amazing camp, you can let your imagination and creativity run wild as you discover how to use icing, flavorings, candy clay, gumpaste, decorations and candies and turn them into creations of art! Each day you will be given a theme. On the final day, we will have our very own cupcake wars. Teams will create a business name and a logo. Are you up for the challenge? Aprons will be provided. 3/12-3/16 M-F 9a-noon $115



NEW! Art and Painting Camp (Ages 5 & Up) CAS Create a painting each day at Cyan Art Studio. Camp is designed for kids to have loads of fun while learning the basis of painting. Talented instructors walk the kids through the paintings step-by-step. 3/12-3/16 M-F 9a-noon $139 3/26-3/29 M-Th 9a-noon $115

College for All Kids


Summer Camps


Get ready for a summer filled with rocket launches, robot wars and cool experiments! College for All Kids offers an incredible variety of activities and camps with countless opportunities to learn and have fun. STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) camps are our specialty, but it doesn’t stop there! We have performing arts, fine arts, career exploration and much more! Safe, educational fun with before - and after-care and lunch supervision options.

Use your smart phone to scan and watch our camp video!


Register starting Feb. 28 at or call 636-922-8233. STCHAS.EDU/LEARNFORLIFE | 636-922-8233


AFL (Arts For Life)





THE WIZARD OF OZ is presented by arrangement with TAMS-WITMARK MUSIC LIBRARY, INC. 560 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York 10022

7 P.M. MARCH 16-17 & 22-24 2 P.M. MARCH 18 & 24-25 TICKETS: $10 By L. Frank Baum With Music and Lyrics by Harold Arlen and E. Y. Harburg Background Music by Herbert Stothart, Dance and Vocal Arrangements by Peter Howard Orchestration by Larry Wilcox, Adapted by John Kane for the Royal Shakespeare Company Based upon the Classic Motion Picture owned by Turner Entertainment Co. and distributed in all media by Warner Bros.

Tickets are on sale now and may be purchased online at or by calling SCC Corporate and Community Development at 636-922-8233. For accommodations information, email 8



Painting Boats in Acrylic

Art Calligraphy Explore the world of stylish and elegant handwriting. Beginners will learn italic script, which is the easiest to learn and often considered to be one of the most beautiful styles. Use calligraphy to personalize your scrapbooking or to add an artful touch to any lettering project. Supply list available online. 3/5-4/16 M

Discover the beauty of a summer composition and capture the mood and setting of an assortment of boats from the beach to the river bank, rowboats, sailboats and tugboats. Join award-winning artist Linda Wilmes as she demonstrates each technique while working with a limited palette. Supply list available online. 3/6-3/27




6:30-8:30p $75

Open Artists Studio Are you a current or former Continuing Education art student? Our studio is open for you! Use this time to complete your current art project at your own pace in this self-guided class. Collaborate with other artists while enhancing your artistic ability. Prerequisite: Must be a current or former Continuing Education art student. 4/16-5/21 M



Painting Clouds & Water in Watercolor Art lovers and beginners welcome! Ron Hauser will guide you in traditional and contemporary methods. Bring a favorite photo or magazine picture from which to work. Ron will show you his recommendations for supplies needed for your first class.

Join award-winning artist Linda Wilmes for a wonderful tour of painting calm, rushing, flowing water over rocks and a waterfall. Discover the amount of water needed to give the right results. Color theory will be discussed and each application will be demonstrated. A limited palette will be used for beautiful results. Supply list available online.



Introduction to Oil Painting








has been used since ancient times, and many civilizations incorporated it into their texts, including ancient Greeks, Romans and Chinese. In fact, the word calligraphy is derived from two Greek words: kalli, which means beautiful and graphia, which means writing.




Crafts/Hobbies NEW! Hack That Tote

Beginning Guitar

Learn how to take a basic tote bag pattern and create three distinctly different bags using a variety of fabrics, interfacings, zippers, trims, handles and pockets. Make the basic tote, a zippered crossbody bag and a tubular frame purse that are fast and professional looking. Bring sewing machine to class or call 636922-8233 to reserve a machine if needed. First-come, first-served basis.

Learn the basics of beginning guitar: chords, strums, patterns, rhythms, finger picking patterns, simple songs and a lot of fun. Bring your own guitar and a positive can-do-want-to attitude.

3/5-4/9 M 6:30-9p $89

1/18-3/8 3/22-5/10

Th Th

6:30-7:30p 6:30-7:30p

$149 $149

An Introduction to Voiceovers Have you ever wanted to be the voice everyone hears on commercials and documentaries? This fun and interactive class covers details of the industry and the importance of marketing and a demo tape. Receive a professional voice evaluation. Taught by a professional voice actor from the voice acting training company, Voices for All. Minimum age requirement is 18 years old. 4/19




Introduction to Voiceovers – One-on-One Video Session

NEW! Furniture & Cabinet Painting RP Transform your furniture with paint! Get hands-on instructions from a local master furniture painter. Bring in your own small piece of furniture or cabinet door to paint in class and get expert guidance on how to change your piece from drab to fab. Learn what type of paint is best for the look you want to achieve for your painted piece. Use paints like: chalk- style paint, acrylic paint or wood gel stains. Learn about waxing, glazing and distressing furniture techniques. Class held at Redposie in St. Charles. $22 supply fee payable with tuition. 4/18 W 6-9p $39



This fun and empowering 90-minute introductory workshop covers the different types of voiceovers and what tools are needed to find success. You’ll be coached as you read a script and be recorded so you can receive a professional voice evaluation later. You’ll have the knowledge necessary to help you decide if this is something you’d like to pursue. Check out the video at to get a better sense of how the class works. Class is online. By Appointment


Learn the Harmonica Have fun learning this unique and versatile instrument. Learn many great folk songs while impressing your family and friends. The 10-hole C diatonic harmonica is used. Harmonica and book provided with class. 3/7-3/21 W



Photography Beginning Photography Get comfortable with how your camera works and get the best photographs possible. This is a comprehensive course for the beginning photographer. Learn camera functions, good composition and how to show your work in the most flattering way. You will be introduced to the concepts of photographing people along with objects. Classroom instruction and hands-on practice through exciting homework challenges, followed by class discussions will help you learn to get the most from your photographs. Get that sparkle in the eyes of your subjects and achieve the images you have always wanted to take! 5/2-5/23 W

Nature Photography Learn how to up your game in nature and scenic photography using the equipment you already own. You don’t have to go to exotic locations to get great nature shots. Nature begins in your own backyard! Discover how to get the most out of whatever equipment you have while shooting scenes, wildlife and macro/close-ups. Participants meet in class four times and take two field trips. Prerequisite: Must know camera functions. 3/14-4/18 W

6:30-8:30p $89

6:30-8:30p $69

NEW! Photography II – Beyond the Basics Continue to unfold the beauty and joy of digital photography. Learn the intricacies behind aperture, shutter speed and ISO and how they can change the outcome of your photographs. Fine-tune your photographic skills by understanding how to set up your shots to get consistently good results. Discover how great pictures result from careful attention to basic elements of photographic composition along with the best use of lighting and an intriguing subject. Prerequisite: Beginning Photography or equivalent experience. Bring digital camera to class. 3/20-4/10 T

6:30-8:30p $69

Portrait Photography Bring out the best in your subjects with strategies to get those great candid informal shots. Explore how to create ideal lighting indoors and out and discover how to set your cameras and learn shallow depths of field and color balance to flatter your subjects. Composition and group photography will also be explored. Prerequisite: Must know camera functions. Bring camera and fully charged battery to class. 4/23-5/14 M

6:30-8:30p $69

Street Photography Street photography is a unique genre of photography. It doesn’t depend on hours of planning, expensive gear or fashionable and trendy locations. It simply requires a camera and an eye for moments of perfect timing and situations. This class, which includes two field trips, will sharpen your awareness of life that is going on around you everyday. Class will decide field trip times and dates. 3/5-4/9


6:30-8:30p $89

Photography Tutoring Do you have a new camera, or would you like to gain control over your existing one? Or maybe you are an intermediate to advanced photographer who would like to learn technical aspects of your camera? Receive one-on-one photography tutoring to personalize your needs. Tutoring session is two hours. Lesson time is arranged between instructor and student. Tutoring session is two hours. Lesson time is arranged between instructor and student. Tutoring session is two hours. 3/29

By Appointment







NEW! How to Publish a Book with Amazon's Create Space Do you have an idea for a great book or love to write? Self-publishing is easier than it's ever been thanks to Amazon's Create Space. This class will allow you to see the process of what's involved to get your clever idea or story published and listed for sale on Amazon. Students will receive the instructor's self-published book on Amazon, 100 Plus Things to do With Your Grandchild , as an aid to see how the process works.

Did you know that taking a class in just about any subject can improve your cognitive abilities, rejuvenate your memory and be fun all at the same time? Browse through our schedule for topics that might interest you. Here is just a sample:

4/12 Th 6-9p $39

Money Social Security Benefits

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Fitness Walking Fitness

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History World War II Series

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Computers Beginner’s Guide to Computers



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Ballroom IV – Amalgamation of Dance ADVANCED STUDENTS ONLY.

Dance For full dance descriptions, visit learnforlife. Students are instructed to enroll with a paid partner. Tuition listed is per person.





Beginner Swing I (Rhythm, Social, Street Style/Imperial) 4/8-6/3 Su 2-3p $52 4/10-5/29 T 6:55-7:55p $52 4/12-5/31 Th 6:55-7:55p $52

Beginner Swing II 4/10-5/29 T

9:05-10:05p $52

Line Dance (variety) 4/12-5/31

Social dance instructors Stan Mayer and Linda Landwehr




West Coast Swing I and II 4/11-5/30 W

5:50-6:50p $52

Ballroom I (Foxtrot, Waltz, Rumba, Swing) 4/8-6/3 Su 4/9-6/4 M 4/11-5/30 W

12:55-1:55p $52 6:55-7:55p $52 6:55-7:55p $52

Ballroom II (Foxtrot, Waltz, Rumba, Swing) 4/9-6/4 M 4/11-5/30 W

5:50-6:50p $52 8-9p $52

Ballroom III – Samba 4/8-6/3





The Foxtrot will teach you timing, proper posture in the top line area, lead and follow, good footwork and how to maneuver on the dance floor using 4-5 steps.

Ballroom III – Rumba 4/9-6/4 M 8-9p


Ballroom III – Salsa/Mambo 4/10-5/29 T





Gentle Yoga II

Fitness Cardio Core Strength A blend of cardio, yoga, Pilates and strength training using a stability ball. This class is done using the Swiss ball. 3/19-5/14 M/W 1-1:50p 3/20-5/10 T/Th 1-1:50p

$98 $98

Step and Muscle Conditioning Using the step platform, challenge the cardiovascular system, and then turn to bands and weights to tone the muscles. 3/19-5/14 M/W 4:30-5:20p $98

Stretch and Strengthen Class is based on yoga, Pilates and dance for conditioning the total body. Emphasis is on core training and proper breathing. Incorporates the use of balls, mats, body bars and hand weights. 3/19-5/14 M/W 9-9:50a


Beginning Cardio Kickboxing With Bags A great workout for muscle conditioning and cardiovascular endurance. Time interval drills training using martial arts and boxing moves. Will use free-standing bags. 3/12-5/2 M/W 7-8p


Sticky exercise mats (available in the SCC Bookstore) are required in ALL Pilates and yoga classes. Gentle Yoga I Learn the basics of proper alignment, lengthening the spine and understanding how breathing and postures are linked together when used in motion and stillness. Most postures are taught with students seated on chairs with props as supports. Standing postures are taught with chairs as balance support. Yoga movement gives you greater flexibility, strength and a deep sense of relaxation. 3/19-5/10



10:15-11:15a $98


Learn yoga basics of proper alignment, lengthened spine and engaged limbs, while continuing to honor your body with a gentle, mindful practice. The class is taught seated, on hands and knees, and standing with an emphasis on moving through a yoga practice on the mat. Class is ideal for students who have taken Gentle Yoga I and want to expand their practice. All skill levels welcome. Prerequisite: Gentle Yoga I. 3/22-5/10




Basic Strengthening Yoga Learn the basics and understand how breathing and postures are linked together when used in action. Alignment, breath and body engagement will be introduced, focusing on broadening, lengthening and spiraling. Yoga postures will be supported by specific ankle, spine and core strength and exercises. Special instruction will be given to those focusing on a stronger back. All abilities welcome. 3/10-5/5 S

10-11:15a $75

Introduction to Intermediate Yoga This Hatha yoga class is an introduction to the fundamentals of Asana Movement on your mat. By using breath, proper body alignment and muscular engagement, you can create a practice of ease and stability and ease into an intermediate practice. Students will be taught asana in a sequential fashion following the principle of movement before stillness. Meditation at the beginning and end of class is taught as self-study and reflection. 3/20-5/8 T

7-8:15p $75

Classical Pilates Classical Pilates is the complete coordination of body, mind and spirit. Pilates is designed to give you suppleness, natural grace, strength and skill that would be unmistakably reflected in the way you walk, work and play. You will develop muscular power with corresponding endurance, ability to perform arduous duties, to play strenuous games and run or travel for long distances without undue body fatigue or mental strain. Rings, bands and weights will be used to strengthen arthritic areas that need it. 3/13-5/3 3/12-5/2 5/8-5/24 5/7-5/23

T/Th M/W T/Th M/W

5:30-6:30p $98 10:50-11:50a $98 5:30-6:30p $40 10:50-11:50a $40

Ballet Conditioning

NEW! Introduction to Jujitsu

This is a class based on the practice of ballet barre exercise sequences. Muscle strength, endurance and balance are challenged and developed. No previous ballet knowledge is needed.

Popularized by the rise of MMA, Jujitsu is a martial art form from Japan that focuses on close-combat wrestling, takedowns, and submissions designed to subdue and control an opponent. Come learn this fascinating fighting style and develop improved physical fitness along the way.

3/19-5/14 M/W 11-11:50a $98

3/29-5/17 Th

Beginning Tae Kwon Do Basic instruction in group setting by master of this ancient form of discipline and self-defense. 3/20-5/10


11:30a-12:20p $98

Zumba The latest craze in exercise, learn fun Latin dance steps to create an exhilarating aerobic workout. Based on interval training, it’s a very effective way of working out your whole body while having fun! 3/19-5/14 M/W 10-10:50a $98 3/20-5/10 T/Th Noon-12:50p $98

Pickleball Join the fun and learn a new sport! Pickleball, the fastest growing new sport in the nation, combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis. The game is played on a court using paddles, balls and a low net. The court is the same size as a doubles badminton court. All ages and skill levels welcome. 3/21-5/9 W

6:15-8p $98

Self-Defense Class teaches unarmed response to dangerous situations using the fundamentals of defense. Equal time is given to mental preparedness and emotional coping with acts of violence. 3/20-5/10 T/Th 1-1:50p

5:45-6:45p $75

Tai Chi for Mind and Body Improve your body, health, fitness and mind by learning the basics of Tai Chi. Discover how it can release daily stress, improve balance, flexibility, strength and sense of well being. Experience the body responding to slow, rhythmic, flowing movements, benefiting both mind and body. Open to all skill levels. 3/20-5/8 T 3/20-5/8 T

6-6:50p $75 7-7:50p $75

Walking Fitness Learn how to use an ordinary mode of exercise to increase your fitness level and implement weight loss. Required walking handbook available at SCC Bookstore. 3/19-5/14


Noon-12:50p $98

NEW! Pound Fitness Pound is a full-body drumming workout that uniquely combines cardio, conditioning and strength training with yoga and pilates-inspired movements using lightly weighted exercise drumsticks. 3/19-5/9 M/W 7-8p



Practical Self-Defense Looking for ways to be safe? Class will focus on self-defense strategies that are effective, easy to learn and fitting for all size and strength levels. The techniques taught are from Filipino martial arts (think Jason Bourne) JKD, the fighting art of Bruce Lee, and military combatives. Topics covered are striking techniques, avoidance strategies, de-escalation techniques, ground survival, weapons defense, post-conflict resolution and combat psychology. 3/29-5/17 Th

7-8p $75 STCHAS.EDU/LEARNFORLIFE | 636-922-8233


Health and Wellness

Enjoy spending time in the gym?

NEW! Stress Management for a More Productive Life Feelings of anxiety or stress are never pleasant and many of us have varying interpretations of what stress is. Knowing how to handle life’s challenges and the stress that comes with them, can prevent mental and physical harm to our bodies. Learn about different methods of stress reduction and relaxation/ meditation and mindfulness techniques. Phylis Clay Sparks is a professional speaker, teacher and author. 3/1-3/22



Try a new career! Become a certified Personal Trainer. See below for details.


BECOME A PERSONAL TRAINER NASM Certified Personal Trainer Become a NASM Certified Professional Trainer. The NASM personal training certification is the preferred top choice among professionals when it comes to certification programs in Missouri and throughout the country.   Get a solid educational experience in the personal training field with Shawn Dunn and the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM).  This intense 16-week long experience includes 16 hours of lecture, 16 hours of kinesthetic practicum, 30 hours of a shadowing  in cross related fields of preventive health and wellness, cost of all materials and the final exam fee.

• Official NASM curriculum

• Step-by-Step hands-on training

• Work virtually anywhere and at anytime

Look for classes in the Summer schedule in May!

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (, predicts about 8 percent job growth for fitness trainers and instructors, including personal trainers, over the period from 2014 through 2024. The median salary for these workers was $38,160 in May 2016.




Entry into $1,000 scholarship drawing and a gnarly dry-tech T-shirt, too! Plus, finisher medals for the first 1,000 finishers and entry for a chance to win our grand prize.

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Personal Enrichment

Culinary Cooking for Cancer Care and Prevention Good nutrition is critical to cancer care/recovery and for cancer prevention. Come and discover tips to improve your nutrition, while exploring new, delicious recipes at each class. 3/13 T 6-9p $59

Wine & Tapas Classes Travel to wine-producing regions around the world hosted by a visiting wine expert. All classes held at Rendezvous Café and Wine Bar in O’Fallon. Chefs from Rendezvous Café will be pairing each tapas with a different wine from the same region. Learn about culture, wine pairings and more. Must be 21 years old to attend.

Stocking Your Kitchen for Cancer Care and Prevention Good nutrition is critical to cancer care/recovery and prevention. Come and discover what foods and ingredients you should stock your kitchen with to aid in good nutrition. Each week we will use these ingredients to prepare delicious new recipes. 3/27 T 6-9p $59

Cake Decorating Join Sam Humes to learn the art of cake decorating. A hands-on class will show how to create a level cake, frost the cake and finish with smooth icing. Using a pastry bag and a variety of tips, learn to design borders, polka dots, dot flowers and simple writing techniques. Each student will take home his or her decorated cake, recipes and an at-home starter kit. Must bring a plain un-iced 8- or 10-inch cake. Take -home boxes will be provided. $20 supply fee payable with tuition. 5/24 Th 6-9p $39

NEW! Whiskey Tasting RC Join us for a fascinating evening on whiskies while enjoying sampling, learning and having delicious spirited fun. For instance, is the proper spelling whiskey or whisky? Learn about the different glasses to drink from, the nose, the palate and the finish. Taste five whiskies along with some light snacks. Class held at Rendezvous Café and Wine Bar in O’Fallon. Must be 21 years old to consume alcohol. 3/13


6:30-8:30p $55

NEW! Tour de France RC Take a tour of French wine regions with Indira, a French native! Taste five wines from different regions each paired with a light appetizer. Class held at Rendezvous Cafe and Wine Bar in O’Fallon. Must be 21 years old to consume alcohol. 4/10


6:30-8:30p $40

NEW! Patio Pairings RC Start your spring off by learning about different wines that are perfect for the spring season. Taste five wines each paired with light appetizers that are great on the patio or at a picnic. Class held at Rendezvous Café and Wine Bar in O’Fallon. Must be 21 years old to consume alcohol. 5/8




6:30-8:30p $40

History History With Richard In addition to teaching various business and history college-level classes, Richard enjoys teaching classes on WWI, WWII, American Revolution, Vietnam War, Korean War, Civil War and the Cold War through Continuing Education. He claims that his students will never stump him on history trivia!

World War II Series

History of the Korean War The Korean War (a.k.a. the Forgotten War) was one of the two places in Asia where the Cold War turned hot in the 20th century. Learn how the conflict grew out of the waning days of World War II, the reasons for its eventual outcome and how the war’s issues still reverberate today. 4/24




World War II was history’s most catastrophic military event, claiming more than 55 million lives and forever altering the world’s political and social landscape. This five-part series will examine the causes of the war, the reason for its outcomes and how it has shaped the present time. We will study the personalities who drove the conflict and examine not only the military operations of both the Pacific and European theaters, but also the effects of the war on people and institutions here and abroad. Enroll in all five classes and save. Individual dates and times below

History of WWII Series Session 1: Prelude to War This session covers time period 1919-1939. 3/20

Vietnam War This two-part course will trace the history from its beginnings during Japanese occupation of Indochina to the fall of Saigon. Students will meet the personalities who shaped the conflict, how the war divided the nation at home and the reasons for the outcome of the longest conflicts in history. 5/1-5/8




Beginning when Genghis Khan attacked Russia back in 1223, discussions will cover the Napoleon rule, the unconventional war against Caucusus, a disastrous war with Japan, their Civil War that ended in a communist state, the Nomohan encounter, WWII, the war in Afghanistan, Chechnya and current day. Class taught by Stephen Wineteer. 4/23-5/14 M




1:30-3:30p $19

History of WWII Series Session 2: War Engulfs Europe This session covers time period 1939-1943. 3/27


1:30-3:30p $19

History of WWII Series Session 3: The United States Enters the War This session covers time period 1941-1944. 4/3

Russian Wars



1:30-3:30p $19

History of WWII Series Session 4: The Social and Economic Aspects of the War This session covers time period 1939-1945. 4/10


1:30-3:30p $19

History of WWII Series Session 5: The Last Days of the War and its Aftermath This session covers time period 1945-1948. 4/17


1:30-3:30p $19



Hobby Certification Amateur Radio Technician License Course & Exam Ham radio provides the broadest and most powerful wireless communications capability available. This is an entry-level ham radio license class that will give you the ability to communicate with other hams around the world using a variety of modes. Certification exam given at the end of class. Textbook required: “Ham Radio License Manual Revised 3rd Edition� (ISBN 978-1-62595-013-0) Publisher: The American Radio Relay League, Inc., ($29.95)

The Pacific War 1931-1945 Often called the Asia-Pacific War, this class will have an emphasis on Japanese actions. Discussions will include the Nanking Massacre of 1937, biological warfare with an emphasis on the laboratories at Ping Fan and the use of women close to battle often referred to as comfort women. Class taught by Stephen Wineteer. 3/19-4/16 M



NEW! The Truth Behind the Kennedy Assassination What really happened on Nov. 22, 1963, in Dallas? Despite the best efforts of conspiracy theorists, evidence remains that only one man, Lee Harvey Oswald, was responsible for the murder of President Kennedy. Come join the lively discussion. Class taught by Michael Maurer.

3/14-5/16 W



Amateur Radio Extra Class License Course Instruction will lead you through all of the knowledge you need to pass the exam: rules, specific operating skills and more advanced electronics theory. As an Extra Class license, you will have full privileges on all frequencies authorized by the FCC for Amateur Radio. Prerequisite: Must already hold a General Class license. Textbook can be purchased online ARRL Extra Class License Manual 10th Edition (ISBN: 978-0-87259-517-0), Ward Silvers $29.95 3/14-5/16 W



3/14 W 6-8p $19

Money Passport to Retirement Prepare for one of the biggest transitions in life: retirement. Find out how to gain a clear picture of the retirement you want; calculate how much you will need to save; overcome roadblocks; help protect your assets and more. Includes a comprehensive 135-page workbook packed with exercises, worksheets and checklists. Couples may attend together for a single registration fee. 3/28-4/4 W 4/3-4/10 T



6:30-9p $59 6:30-9p $59

How to Retire Early With Real Estate Investments Do you aspire to be an entrepreneur? Discover the necessary tools to build a passive income that will allow you to stop clocking in and have your investments pay you. Get insider tips from a long-time real estate investor such as how to invest in the right properties, the online information available, resources needed to find the properties, and how to connect with the right people for your investing. 3/13-3/15




Myths & Misconceptions in Retirement – Expect the Unexpected Learn if the preparations you have made for retirement will stand the test of change. Understand and know how to prepare for almost any eventuality − market corrections, inflation, tax changes, long-term care expenses. See if you are prepared and learn how to make sure you’ve left no stone unturned. 4/4-4/25


Stock Market Series – Advanced Investment Analysis – Chart Reading Learn about innovative market analysis, trend changes and sector rotation through simple fundamental and technical knowledge and recognition. 3/14-3/21 W



9:30-11:30a $59

Stock Market Series – How and When to Sell a Stock Rules and guidelines the professionals use to earn consistent returns. This is a semi-advanced class that will benefit all levels of investment knowledge. 3/22




NEW! Introduction to Day Trading Futures Day trading is the buying and selling of a security within a single trading day. Learn what it takes to Day trade futures, the terminology, and tools of the trade. Learn the importance of a trading plan and money management strategy. You are invited to bring your laptop on the second night of class. 4/17-4/19 T/Th 6:30-8:30p $59

Social Security Benefits: What? When? How? Social Security is one of the most valuable and least understood benefits available to retirees today. Advance planning is essential, and the decisions you make now can have a tremendous impact on the total amount of benefits you stand to receive over your lifetime. This educational workshop will provide you with much needed information to help you understand the system, coordinate spousal and survivor benefits, minimize taxes, and maximize your personal benefits. 3/19 4/25

M 6:30-8p $10 W 6:30-8p $10



NEW! Your Guide to a Successful Home Sale

Special Interest

Looking to sell your home fast for top dollar? Discover from the experts the details that add impact/ value to your home, use competition knowledge to determine selling price, pros and cons of for-sale-byowner, and marketing techniques. 3/8




Retire Early and Travel Free Would you love to be able to afford to travel more? Learn applicable tips on how to create a moneymaking travel lifestyle so you can afford to travel as much as you want. Discover hundreds of practical ways to get free airline tickets, hotels, cruises, tours and more. Maximize frequent-flyer miles, mystery shop, import, teach English, work for tour companies, write articles, shoot photos, volunteer for free vacations, get paid to drive or start a business. Information on the best travel websites, how to avoid scams, how to pack light, learn 50 words in any language and more. Tuition includes copy of presenter’s book, Retire and Travel Free, which retails for $39.95. Bon voyage! $15 book fee payable with tuition. 4/17



Some people look for a beautiful place. Others make a place beautiful. -Hazrat Inayat Khan


9 a.m.–1 p.m. | Friday, May 4, 2018 College Center, St. Charles Community College Visit for more information.



Career/Professional Programs and

Certificates SECTION Come to SCC and gain the skills you need to succeed and advance in your career. Whether you need updated computer skills to keep up with alwayschanging technology or a certificate to enhance an existing degree or increase your professional value, SCC is the place for professional development. Want to explore your entrepreneurial side? We can help with that, too. SCC offers a wide variety of quality certificate programs, professional development and small business classes to help you succeed. Don’t see what you are looking for? Give us a call at 636-922-8233 and let us help you find a solution.



Computers/Technology Beginner's Guide to Computers Don't be left behind in the digital age. Become acquainted and comfortable with your computer. Get started with the alphabetic keyboard, learn how to use the mouse, navigate the Internet, do basic word processing, and save, print and find files. 3/28-4/11 W



Beyond Beginner's Guide to Computers Take the next step to get more from your computer. Discover how to search more efficiently on the Internet for better results. Learn basic email skills and etiquette. Become more comfortable with creating, deleting and organizing files and folders. Learn how to cut, copy and paste between documents – even ones of different types. 4/18-4/25 W



Microsoft Windows 10 Having difficulty navigating Windows 10? Join the discussion of Windows 10’s new features and improvements. The Start menu is back, visit the store for one-stop-shop apps, talk with Cortana, rule the web with Microsoft Edge browser, and discover multiple tips and tricks. 5/9-5/16 W

6:30-9:30p $75

Google Drive, Google Applications and Gmail Take a tour of Google Applications. Learn how to make your life easier with the many free offerings. In this hands-on class, set up and use Gmail for email and Google Drive for storing your documents and photos in the Cloud for easy access. Learn to create, upload, edit, share and find missing files. Explore many features such as Maps, Hangouts, Calendar, Voice, Sheets, Docs, Slides and more! 2/6-2/13 T

6:30-9:30p $75

Computer Tutoring Receive one-on-one computer tutoring from a qualified continuing education instructor. Tutoring session is three hours. Lesson time is arranged between instructor and student. By Appointment


NEW! Buying a 3D Printer? Fascinated by 3D printing and considering purchasing one for home use? Join the experts as Gary walks you through the various types of 3D printers, types of filament, DIY build vs. purchasing, and how printers are built and operate. Examine software programs commonly used in the design process. 3/13-3/20 T



Adobe Photoshop Editing and Manipulating Discover the basic editing and manipulating tools in Adobe Photoshop to make your not-so-perfect photos come alive! Learn to edit photos similar to Instagram and other social media effects. Learn the difference between destructive and non-destructive editing, how to capture depth of field, and symmetrical photo. Photos will be taken via phones or a camera. 3/8-4/5


6-8:30p $125

MS Word Series – Module V Create and rearrange documents in outline view. Learn to work with long documents, creating a table of contents and using footnotes and endnotes. Explore uses of a document template. 3/1

Th 9a-noon $39

MS Word Series – Module VI Polish off your knowledge by working with forms, customizing Word to make use of the features you use most and using hyperlinks and macros. 3/8

Th 9a-noon $39

QuickBooks, Part 2 Learn to avoid some common mistakes. Course includes customizing reports, personalizing your settings, importing and exporting from QuickBooks, use of classes and other features. Prerequisite: QuickBooks, Part 1. Textbook required. Online option available, start anytime. 3/22-3/29 24





Microsoft Excel Series Microsoft Excel is the most widely used spreadsheet application used by employers today. Confidently navigate the program’s environment and discover how to use this powerful tool. From designing your spreadsheet to advanced formulas, we have a hands-on module for you! Enroll in a class from each module and save. NOTE: The last 30 minutes of each module will be devoted to questions and open lab time. Individual dates and times below


MS Excel Series – Module I

MS Excel Series – Module IV

For the very beginner. Learn the fundamentals for creating and saving information, navigating a worksheet and entering information and editing.

It’s all about formulas. Go beyond basic formulas to create complex statistical, financial and scientific calculations. Excel has hundreds of different formulas to make your job easier.

3/6 4/5

T Th

6:30-9:30p 9a-noon

$39 $39

MS Excel Series – Module II Master formatting a worksheet to make it more visually attractive and easier to read by changing the appearance, size, color of text, borders, etc., by using cell styles and other tools. Create, edit and format dynamic-looking charts. 3/13 4/12

T 6:30-9:30p $39 Th 9a-noon $39

3/27 4/26

T 6:30-9:30p $39 Th 9a-noon $39

MS Excel Series – Module V Make the most of organizing data ranges to sort and filter data. Turn an Excel range into a table to work with table data independently from the rest of the worksheet, and learn to use a PivotTable to analyze data ranges. 4/3 5/3

T 6:30-9:30p $39 Th 9a-noon $39

MS Excel Series – Module III Learn to efficiently manage a workbook. Discover efficient options for viewing and working with data, split windows and multiple worksheets; hiding data; and protecting and sharing workbooks.

MS Excel Series – Module VI

3/20 4/19

4/10 5/10

T 6:30-9:30p $39 Th 9a-noon $39

Effortlessly analyze data creating scenarios using Goal Seek and Solver tools, work with the web and external data, and make the most of macros. T 6:30-9:30p $39 Th 9a-noon $39



Career Certification Certified Bookkeeper Certified Bookkeepers are to bookkeeping what CPAs are to accounting: the elite of the profession. Created by the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers to prepare experienced bookkeepers for the certification exam, the program consists of adjusting entries, correction of accounting errors, basic book and tax depreciation, basic payroll, merchandise inventory, internal controls and fraud prevention. All materials including exam costs are included. Prerequisite: Accounting Boot Camp or accounting experience. Registration closes 3/20 at midnight. 3/27-6/19 T



OSHA 30-Hour General Industry Class includes: Intro to OSHA, Inspections, Means of Egress and Fire Protection, OSHA ACT, Hazardous Materials, etc. (partial listing of subjects). Class includes MANCOMM edition of 29CFR 1910 Std. Upon successful completion of this course, participants receive a wallet card from the U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration certifying successful completion of the 30-hour Occupational Safety and Health Training Course in General Industry. 4/4-4/18 M/W 8a-5p


ISO 9001: 2015 Internal Auditor Training Topics covered in this Internal Auditing course include: review of the ISO 9001:2015 standard, process-based ISO auditing, ensure compliance with ISO 9001:2015, ensure compliance with organizational requirements, objective evidence and audit planning, process mapping: process flow diagram, effective internal auditing and audit examples − paper exercise. 5/2-5/16 M/W

9a-noon $349

Food Protection Manager Certification Prepares students for the Food Safety Certification exam. Addresses food safety practices, prevention of food-borne illness and personal hygiene guidelines. Food Safety Manager Certification exam given at end of class. Must register seven days prior to class. ServSafe book and materials included. Health Department approved. 3/12 M 8a-4p $155 4/9 M 8a-4p $155 5/14 M 8a-4p $155

REGISTER EARLY SO YOUR CLASS DOESN’T CANCEL! Classes with insufficient registration usually cancel one week before start date.





Project Management


Project management is one of the fastest paths to promotion by increasing your network through greater exposure. You will have the skills, tools and templates to confidently develop and maintain a project.  Acquire a well-rounded knowledge of the five Project Management Processes relating to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) Guide. This basic information will assist you in learning the beginnings of Project Management. The Project Management Professional community monitors projects through the five Project Management Processes supported by the ten Project Management Knowledge Areas. 

Six Sigma professionals are in strong demand by organizations around the world. LERN’s Green Belt training teaches participants problem-solving skills, using the DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control) model. After completing this challenging course, Six Sigma Green Belts serve their organizations as a trained specialist able to work on Six Sigma projects that benefit the organization. The instructors and mentors work closely with the class to not only teach the material, but to guide candidates as they work projects.

$495 for all three courses and certificate 4.8 CEUs. Classes taught online This comprehensive certificate program combines instruction from three different courses. Optional graduate or undergraduate credit available.

$495 for all three courses with certificate. 4.8 CEUs. Classes taught online. This comprehensive certificate program combines instruction from three different courses: Introduction to Six Sigma Green Belt 2/5-3/2


Introduction to Project Management

Intermediate Six Sigma Green Belt





Project Management Processes

Advanced Six Sigma Green Belt





Project Management Knowledge Areas 4/2-4/27


These individual online courses are also available for registration separately.

These individual online courses are also available for registration separately. Note: The certificate program fee of $495 represents a savings of $90 off the same courses if taken separately!

Note: The Certificate Program fee of $495 represents a savings of $90 off the same courses if taken separately! STCHAS.EDU/LEARNFORLIFE | 636-922-8233






Boost your chances of success for your new or small business and reduce your risks. Gain insight into the characteristics, knowledge and skills needed to become a successful entrepreneur. Get the latest on planning your business, brainstorming business ideas and building a checklist for going into business. Then learn how to create a business plan, including assessing business feasibility and prepare the management and financial plans. Focus on the most critical components of the business plan to enable yourself to uncover hidden risks and assess the business from a marketing, management and financial vantage point. Gain a step-by-step approach to attract and keep customers, with an emphasis on customer-driven marketing decisions and building a strong brand.

Move yourself or your sales team to increased success. Finding new clients or customers can be challenging, reaching out to them and actually making a sale is a whole other thing. Whether you are a beginner new to the sales process or a seasoned professional who loves selling, understanding the basic steps of sales and freeing your mind of negativity is the foundation to your business success. Social media and digital technologies, when understood and leveraged effectively, can enable you to find new clients and motivate these clients to take action in more efficient and strategic ways. Social media sales solutions can help you save time, save money and make money throughout the sales cycle from prospecting to referrals to closing sales. Learn new skills in relationship management, prospecting, customer management and delivering a compelling sales presentation.

$495 total for all three courses with certificate, 4.8 CEUs. Classes taught online. Individual Courses Entrepreneurship Boot Camp

$495 for all three courses with certificate, 4.8 CEUs. Classes taught online.

The Business Plan

Individual Courses Strategic Selling With Social Media

2/5-3/2 3/5-3/30

$195 $195

Entrepreneurial Marketing 4/2-4/27


These individual online courses are also available for registration separately. Note: The Certificate Program fee of $495 represents a savings of $90 off the same courses if taken separately.





Getting Started in Sales 3/5-3/30

Power Selling 4/2-4/27

$195 $195

These individual online courses are also available for registration separately. Note: The Certificate Program fee of $495 represents a savings of $90 off the same courses if taken separately.



Business Writing


Discover the keys to successful writing for the workplace. Whether you are writing a report,  memo, letter or publicity notice, business writing has some defined characteristics for success. Successful communicators in the workplace move forward, others move back. Enhance your career by improving this critical communication skill.

These self-paced courses include FREE access for 12 months to a cloud-based lab platform to assist students. Develop the practical information technology (IT) skills necessary to succeed in high -demand IT jobs. This cloud-based lab solution uses real equipment that enables our students to execute each practical task in a safe environment that is accessible from anywhere without needing to buy their own hardware or risk damage to their own system.

Begin with understanding the format, construction and successful techniques of writing good business reports and proposals.   Then improve your skills with editing and proofreading.  Finally, discover what good journalists know. Learn how to write a news story, press release or other publicity notice that zings. This comprehensive Certificate Program combines instruction from three different courses: Business Writing


Effective Copywriting 3/5-3/30

$195 $195

Writing News and Press Releases 4/2-4/27


Along with providing the necessary hardware in a virtual environment, students gain access to high-quality practical exercises that cover many of the exam topics they will encounter on their certifying exams. For additional information or to register: CompTIA Network+ N10-006


Prepares students to take the CompTIA Network+ certification (Exam N10-006). 50 hours CompTIA Security+


Prepares students to take the CompTIA Security+ SY0-401 certification exam. 60 hours

These individual online courses also are available

for registration separately. Note: The Certificate Program fee of $495 represents a savings of $90 off the same courses if taken separately!

CompTIA Server+ SK0-003


Prepares students to take the CompTIA Server+ SKO-003 certification exam. 40 Hours CompTIA Server+ SK0-004


Prepares students to take the CompTIA Server+ SK0-004 certification exam. 25 hours STCHAS.EDU/LEARNFORLIFE | 636-922-8233




Customer Service

Data Analysis

Customer service is essential for business and all work organizations. With the increase of technology, human interaction with customers becomes all the more important.  Whether it relates to retaining customers, serving your audience, or turning inquiries from potential customers into sales, good customer service is now one of the central factors in organizational success. Learn to improve your customer service skills to enhance your career skill set, improve productivity and increase your organization’s success.

Data analysis is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after skills in the workplace. Companies have vast amounts of data, but it is rare to have someone with the ability to analyze that data to see trends and make predictions. Begin with getting a basic understanding of how to analyze data in a business setting. Then, learn how many of your business decisions involve comparing groups for differences. Learn the statistics behind these group differences and relationships. Finally, find out how to perform inquiries that will be useful to your business or organization, and have the skill necessary to communicate these results through graphs and text that your fellow employees will understand. 4.8 CEUs. Classes taught online.

$245 total for both courses and certificate 3.2 CEUs. Classes taught online. This comprehensive Certificate Program combines instruction from three different courses: Keys to Customer Service 2/5-3/2


Extraordinary Customer Service 3/5-3/30


These individual online courses also are available

for registration separately.

This comprehensive Certificate Program combines instruction from three different courses: Introduction to Data Analysis 2/5-3/2 3/5-3/30


Advanced Data Analysis 4/2-4/27

Note: The Certificate Program fee of $245 represents a savings of $45 off the same courses if taken separately!


Intermediate Data Analysis $195

These individual online courses also are available

for registration separately. Note: The Certificate Program fee of $495 represents a savings of $90 off the same courses if taken separately!






Certificate Series


A bookkeeper's daily job duties require strong accounting and mathematical skills. Today’s career as a professional bookkeeper offers the benefits of security, prestige, advancement and a good, steady income. From small businesses to large corporation, the opportunities for bookkeepers are growing! Class discussions include real-life examples and applications of accounting. Learn how to accurately manage your financial data. SCC’s non-credit Bookkeeper Certificate Program can help you get started on a new career or upgrade your current skill set.

This intensive, nationally acclaimed program is designed for beginning as well as advanced legal workers. Training includes instruction on how to assist trial attorneys, interview witnesses, investigate complex fact patterns, research the law, and assist in preparing cases for courtroom litigation. Must take two consecutive seven-week sessions. Textbooks required. Rate $1289 (includes both sessions). Call 636-922-8233 to register. Class taught online

Session 2: 3/5-4/20 Session 3: 4/30-6/15

This comprehensive certificate program combines instruction from four different courses: Accounting Bootcamp

Legal Secretary This intensive program is designed for both beginning and experienced secretaries who are interested in improving their skills and working more efficiently within the law office. Students will study such topics as: legal terminology; legal process; jurisdiction and venue; ethics; pleadings, discovery, notices and motions; filing procedures, billing and accounting; time management; records management; legal research; memoranda preparation, and citation format. Textbooks required. $645. Call 636-922-8233 to register.

Dates available in Fall

Certified Bookkeeper 3/27-6/19 $995

Quickbooks, Part 1

Dates available in Summer

Quickbooks, Part 2 3/22-3/29 $95

Class held on campus with online options available. Bookkeeper Certificate program cost: $1,440

Class taught online

Session 2: 3/5-4/20 Session 3: 4/30-6/15






for Business

Discover proven methods to improving email promotions, analyzing your website traffic, doing search engine optimization, and how to successfully employ online advertising. Relevant for any type of organization, including business, companies, non-profits and government agencies. 4.8 CEUs. Classes taught online.

Get in on this exciting and growing way to communicate, market and serve your customers and clients. From Facebook to Twitter, blogging, YouTube, LinkedIn and more, discover the new principles of communication that apply across all networks and how these specific social networks work and the possible uses for your organization.

This comprehensive Certificate Program combines instruction from three different courses:

Learn how social networks are used to develop a two-way communication and marketing strategy for your organization. Find out what you can be doing, what you should be doing, and develop a new approach to integrate social networks into your communication and marketing plan. Classes taught online.

Improving Email Promotions 2/5-3/2


Boosting Your Website Traffic 3/5-3/30


Online Advertising 4/2-4/27


Note: The Certificate Program fee of $495 represents a savings of $90 off the same courses if taken separately!

This comprehensive Certificate Program combines instruction from three different courses: Introduction to Social Media 2/5-3/2


Marketing Using Social Media 3/5-3/30 $195

Integrating Social Media in Your Organization 4/2-4/27


These individual online courses also are available for registration separately. Note: The Certificate Program fee of $495 represents a savings of $90 off the same courses if taken separately!






Essentials Certificate

Enhance your management skills through this program for supervisors, managers and emerging leaders. Nothing creates success like a solid foundation. Discover the keys for effectively managing your employees. Find out how to create clear expectations, engage and motivate employees, and increase your effectiveness. Explore the principles of collaborative management and gain insight on how to expand your collaborative skills for success of your team or organization. Finally, get the keys to manage different generations in your workplace. Discover what motivates each generation at work, what incentives they respond to, and what messages they value.

To remain competitive in today’s workforce, employees must demonstrate a strong working knowledge of many key software applications. This certificate will assist you with upgrading your current skills and learning new ones.

$595 for all three courses and certificate. 4.8 CEUs. Classes taught online.

Microsoft Word (all six modules)

This comprehensive certificate program combines instruction from three different courses:

Microsoft Excel (all six modules)

Management Boot Camp 2/5-3/2


Collaborative Management 3/5-3/30


Managing Generations in the Workplace 4/2-4/27


These individual online courses are also available for registration separately. Optional Graduate or Undergraduate Credit Available. Note: The Certificate Program fee of $595 represents a savings of $120 off the same courses if taken separately.

Prerequisites: • Knowledge of computers • Beginning Computer Keyboarding or the ability to type 20 words per minute.

This comprehensive Certificate Program combines instruction from three different courses: Date available in Summer See page 25

Microsoft Access Date available in Summer

Microsoft PowerPoint Date available in Summer

Microsoft Outlook Date available in Summer

Culminating project and final exam: $169 (Required to receive certificate) *This is a certificate issued through St. Charles Community College.



Health Occupations

Some Health Occupations courses require a high school diploma/GED, proof of prerequisite licensure/certification, criminal background check, Family Care Safety Registry, health screenings and/or drug testing for admission and/or clinical participation.

Certified Nursing Assistant-open entry Section 44B: M Section 45B: T/Th TUITION: $375

CNA 100

8a-3p 4p-9p

Accelerated CNA

CNA 100

Section 46B: 6/1-7/31 M-TH Section 47B: 6/1-7/31 M-Th TUITION: $800

8a-3p 8a-3p

CNA Challenge Exam

CMT Challenge Exam

Section 42: M/W Section 43: T/Th Section 44: M/W/F Section 45: T/Th Section 46: M/W/F Section 47: M-F Section 48: M-F Section 49: T/Th Section 50: M/W/F TUITION:

CNA 102 12-hour day shifts 12-hour day shifts 12-hour day shifts 8-hour day shifts 8-hour evening shifts 8-hour day shifts 8-hour evening shifts 8-hour evening shifts 8-hour day shifts $310

CNA Final Exam

CNA 100

Section 75: By Appointment TUITION: $115

CMT 101

Section 75: By Appointment TUITION: $165

Online IV Therapy CNA Clinical Internship

CNA 101

Section 75: By Appointment TUITION: $140

NRS 101

Section HN1: online 24 hours/day, open-entry TUITION: $490

FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT or call 636-922-8295.

REGISTER IN PERSON AT: The Center for Nursing and Allied Health 1 Academy Place Dardenne Prairie, MO 63368



Online Courses Take classes that fit YOUR schedule, anytime, anywhere! For questions or assistance, email ccdreg@, or call 636-922-8233. Visit for a complete listing of online classes. American Management Association®

General Courses A wide range of highly interactive courses that you can take entirely online. All courses are led by expert instructors. Topics include accounting and finance, business, computer applications, design and composition, health care and medical, language and arts, law and legal, personal development, teaching and education, technology, writing and publishing GRE and GMAT prep. Register:

American Management Association Certificate Programs Programs include accounting, communications, customer service, finance for managers, human resources, leadership, management, manufacturing/ quality, marketing, negotiation skills, personal development, project management, purchasing, strategic planning, supervision, team building and time management. Register:

Career Training Certificate Programs Certificates available in: health care and fitness, business and professional, IT and software development, management and corporate, media and design, hospitality and service industry, skilled trades and industrial, sustainable energy and going green. Once a course is accessed either by requesting materials or viewing lessons, there are no refunds. Register:

Skills for the 21st Century Get skills for the 21st century. Boost your productivity and your organization’s bottom line. Courses include: business and career skills, business, communication, courses for K-12 teachers, management and leadership, new media marketing, social media for business, training and education. Classes start the first Monday of the month and run for four weeks. Register:

Paralegal Certificate Online Course The Paralegal Certificate Course© is the cornerstone of The Center for Legal Studies programs and paralegalism is one of the fastest–growing careers in the country. To register, call SCC Continuing Education at 636-922-8233.

Green, Renewable Energy and Trade Skills Training SCC Workforce Development, in partnership with ProTrain Online, is your solution for green, renewable-energy and trade-skills training. These online courses will help you learn the skills you need to excel in the jobs for the new economy. Includes: business/management/ leadership, career and services, green renewable energy and industrial/skilled trades. To register, call SCC Continuing Education at 636-922-8233.

Home Inspection Certificate A home inspection is a documented, professional opinion of a home, based on a visual evaluation and operational testing of the home’s systems and components to determine their current condition. This 10-course online certificate program provides students with the technical skills and expertise needed to succeed in the home inspection field. Students learn how to conduct visual examinations and deliver written reports on the physical and operational condition of homes or housing units. To register, call SCC Continuing Education at 636-922-8233.



Workforce Development The mission of the SCC Workforce Development Department is to deliver customized training to the current workforce, re-direct the ready workforce to gainful employment and assist the development of the next generation of workers using programs and events to strengthen their understanding of the world of work.

Business and Industry Program: Developing the Current Workforce The Business and Industry Program of St. Charles Community College has been a leading force in the St. Charles County business community since 1992. The Business and Industry Program works with large and small employers to identify job skills and training needs for thousands of workers and employers targeting primarily St. Charles, Pike, Lincoln, Montgomery and Callaway counties.

Our training features: • Experienced facilitators in a wide range of disciplines. • On- and off-site training options. • Flexible scheduling. • A focus on adult learning. • Cutting-edge technology and resources.

Liaison to State Training Funds The SCC Workforce Development Department is recognized by the state of Missouri as a Local Education Agency (LEA) for the application and administration of state funds for company training programs, new jobs training and similar grant funding programs. If your company meets state guidelines, you may be eligible to receive funding assistance to support employee training. Workforce Development can assist you in applying for state funds. For additional information, call 636-922-8474 or email

Missouri Career Center Partnership The Missouri Career Center Partnership is a federally funded program that provides professional job search assistance to job seekers in St. Charles County. The program is part of the Workforce Investment Act serving individuals who have been displaced from their jobs and are unlikely to find employment in their previous occupation. This service is provided through the St. Charles County Department of Workforce Development at the Missouri Career Center. Contact the Missouri Career Center at 636-255-6060.

Services Provided: • Job Search Assistance: Including résumé preparation, identification of transferable skills, informational and job interviewing skills and marketing yourself to employers. Various workshops and networking opportunities are provided. • Individual Career Consultation: An individual plan of action is developed to determine job search goals and career direction. • Career Resource Center: For use by customers during their job search. Phones, copier, fax machine, PCs, laser printers and employer directories are available. Internet access is also available. • Job Placement Assistance: Including current labor market information and access to available job listings from area employers. • Training Opportunities: Available for eligible customers who require upgrade training or retraining into a different career. Contact our office to see if you qualify. • Résumé Development and Critique: Gives the job seeker an excellent opportunity to enhance his or her résumé to its fullest extent. • Career Assessments: Various standardized formal assessments are used to allow job seekers to match their skills and temperaments to other occupations. This is a must for the job seeker wishing to enter into a new industry.

School-Business Programs: Investing in the Future Workforce Today’s youths are tomorrow’s workforce. School-Business Programs has established a coalition of educators and business leaders who work together to make a difference in the lives of young people. Programs focus on career development, career exploration and career readiness. For more information, call 636-922-8474. 36


Adult Education and Literacy Adult Education and Literacy (AEL/ESL/HSE) St. Charles Community College coordinates a four-county effort (St. Charles, Warren, Lincoln and Pike) to teach reading, math and writing, to prepare people to take the High School Equivalency tests (HSE) and to assist non-native speakers in gaining English proficiency. Free day and evening classes are available. Age rules apply. For more information about class times, locations or the services below, call SCC at 636-922-8411 or visit

Citizenship Preparation Classes help students prepare for the citizenship interview. Some attendance rules apply.

TOEFL Preparation Classes help students prepare for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Students whose first language is not English must pass this test for admission to college. This class does not offer the actual test.

Pronunciation Classes

Instruction is available for students to improve basic skills, learn new skills and to prepare for and pass all five of the High School Equivalency tests.

In this class, students will learn how to pay closer attention to the unique, challenging sounds of the English language. Students will actively improve their rhythm and intonation, practice aloud as a group and individually with an instructor.

Integrated Education and Training (IET)

High School Equivalency (HSE) Testing

High School Equivalency

Qualified AEL students will be able to study For their HiSET or learn English while also learning the curriculum that leads to a certified workplace credential. Currently Adult Education and Literacy offers IET classes for Certified Nursing Assistant and Certified Logistics Technician. Tuition assistance is an integral part of the program. Interested adult education and literacy students should contact Diana Shaw at 636-922-8313 or

English as a Second Language (ESL) ESL classes provide reading, writing, listening and speaking activities at English proficiency levels for people wishing to improve their English language skills.

Celebrating Adult Education and Literacy in St. Charles County!

The approved high school equivalency test for Missouri is the HiSET, which is offered by Educational Testing Service (ETS). This test is available only on computer but can be taken at various sites across Missouri, including St. Charles Community College. Paper and pencil high school equivalency tests are no longer offered for community test taker. Registration for the HiSET is done entirely on the computer. Registration information, cost information and test scheduling can be found at Test fees total $95.

Volunteer Opportunities Volunteer tutors are needed to work with adult literacy students and in the HSE and ESL classrooms. Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age and must have a clear background check. They work with individuals or small groups of students under the direction of the classroom teacher. Training is provided. No previous experience is required. Call 636-922-8504 or email for more information.

AEL STUDENT RECOGNITION CEREMONY 7 p.m. Thursday, June 7, 2018 Donald D. Shook Fine Arts Building Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.





Registration Payment must be received when you enroll. Online – 24 hours a day – 7 days a week

Announcements will be made on KMOX Radio (1120 AM), KSDK TV (Channel 5), KMOV TV (Channel 4) and KTVI TV (Channel 2). In the case of evening classes held at middle schools and high schools in the area, SCC classes will not meet if it has been announced that the schools themselves are closed.

Accommodations/Support: By Phone – Call 636-922-8233 at least one

week before the first class meeting during the hours listed below. Telephone registration: Visa, Discover and MasterCard only accepted as payment.

By Mail – Send the registration form, with your check or money order to: SCC Division of Corporate & Community Development 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive, HUM 103 Cottleville, MO 63376-2865

In Person – Register in HUM 103. Registration hours: • 8a-7p Monday-Thursday; • 8:30a-4p Fridays.

St. Charles Community College strives to provide reasonable accommodations to all people at any SCCsponsored event. Please contact Disability Support Services at or 636-922-8581 as early as possible to discuss your needs.

Cancellation Policy: Because St. Charles Community College Continuing Education (non-credit) classes are self-supporting, the decision to run a class is based on the number of people enrolled. The college reserves the right to cancel if sufficient enrollment is not achieved. Registrations need to be received at least one week prior to the start of class to be considered in the determination of whether to cancel the class. An attempt will be made to notify registrants by phone or mail if a class is cancelled. Full refunds will be issued for classes cancelled by the college.

Refund Policy: If you drop a class, you will receive

a 100 percent refund if the class is dropped one business day before the first meeting or earlier. No refund will be given if the class is dropped the day of class or later. Events which may require more advanced notice to cancel include, but are not limited to, certain business and industry classes, conferences, trips, day trips and other special events. For these exceptions, refer to the LAST DAY TO CANCEL information listed in the course description. If you have a situation that warrants an override of the above policy, an explanation of the circumstances should be made in writing to the Division of Corporate and Community Development. The appropriate associate dean will review the situation to determine if a refund can be granted and will notify you accordingly. Refunds should be received within 30 days.

Inclement Weather Policy: In the event of

severe weather conditions or other emergencies, the SCC president may cancel classes and close the campus for a partial or full day. The college will update the SCC website (stchas. edu) and main number 636-922-8000, send a text message through the Emergency Alert System, and contact selected radio and television stations, when the timing of conditions allow, by 5 a.m. for day classes and no later than 4 p.m. for evening classes (if bad weather develops during the day). The college will typically update the college website and main number prior to contacting the selected radio and television stations. It is recommended to use the college’s website or main number in order to receive information in a more timely manner.



Campus-Closed Dates March 30 – Spring Holiday May 28 – Memorial Day

Calendar of Events Feb. 28 – Summer camp registration begins March 16-18, 22-24 – YPT Show: The Wizard of Oz April 28 – That '80s Run & Health Expo, 5K and Radical Mile View more at

SEND YOUR REGISTRATION FORM AND CHECK TO: St. Charles Community College, Corporate & Community Development – HUM 103 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive, Cottleville, MO 63376-2865 To pay by credit card, visit or call 636-922-8233. Fees should be included in your payment if indicated in the course description. Name Address_______________________________ City/State________________ ZIP ___________ Date of Birth: Mo.______ /Day_____/Year____ Home Phone (


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CLASS LOCATIONS Classes are located on the SCC campus unless otherwise noted. Class location information is listed below. NOTE: For on-campus classes, students should go to the Humanities Building, Room 103, during office hours, or call 636-922-8233 for specific room assignments. After hours and on Saturdays, go to the ADM Welcome Center. For the Arts Council, if you have accessibility concerns, call 636-922-8233 for directions on where to park and enter the building.

Locations found in this schedule Cyan Art Studio 5055 Highway N, Suite 114 Cottleville, MO 63304 636-385-5222

One Academy Place 1 Academy Place Dardenne Prairie, MO 63368 (Sometimes referred to as NAH or Nursing and Allied Health)

Rendezvous Café & Wine Bar 217 S. Main Street O’Fallon, MO 63366 636-281-2233

St. Charles Community College 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive Cottleville, MO 63376-2865 636-922-8000

Redposie Cabinet and Furniture Paint Boutique 431 McDonough Street St. Charles, MO 63301 314-504-5385


The College is committed to non-discrimination and equal opportunity regarding the treatment of students, faculty and staff. The College adheres to a strict non-discrimination policy in student admission, educational programs, activities and employment regardless of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability or genetic information. The College is an equal opportunity employer. Inquiries may be directed to: Vice President for Human Resources, 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive, Cottleville, MO 63376-2865.



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Upcoming Events Spring Production: The Wizard Of Oz March 16-18, 22-24 Tickets available at

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Learn for Life - Spring 2018  

Catalog of non-credit, continuing education classes and programs at St. Charles Community College.

Learn for Life - Spring 2018  

Catalog of non-credit, continuing education classes and programs at St. Charles Community College.