Featured Continuing Education Classes
A day of free classes for the community
College of DuPage Continuing Education recently hosted a successful Sampler Day for the Spring term. This fun and free open house offered the community a sneak preview of upcoming enrichment and professional development programs. Visit the Continuing Education Facebook page for photos of this year's event.
You can still register for some of the courses that were featured during Sampler Day. Look through the classes below for more information and register today!
Sampler Day Classes, Spring 2013
- 19th Century Women
- CDL: Introduction/Tour Truck
- Stay Well, Live Longer: Boomer Wellness
- Successful Spreadsheets
Class Descriptions for Upcoming Programs
Prepare for the Illinois Commercial Driver's License (CDL) exam at the College of DuPage Truck Driving School. Get the credentials you need to prepare for a well-paying job in the trucking industry. Truck drivers are in great demand, with a current shortage of more than 250,000 positions. To meet the growing need for skilled drivers, College of DuPage has partnered with Bell Enterprises, Inc. to offer Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Training in as little as four weeks for experienced drivers and six weeks for beginners. The course is run under the State of Illinois and all testing is done on site in the equipment in which the student is trained. Job placement assistance is included. Courses are scheduled every six weeks. Contact Chief Instructor Chris Bell at (630) 942-2275 or email@example.com for more information and registration details.
Excel Basics 2010 — Watch video!
Learn the basics of creating an electronic spreadsheet using Excel 2010, Microsoft’s popular electronic spreadsheet application. Previous PC experience and a textbook are required.
Monday, March 11 to April 1, 6 to 9 p.m. (no class March 25)
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 1134
Calling all baby boomers! If you were born between 1946 and 1964, have we got a class for you. Stay healthy in the next chapter of your life by learning to manage these three essential tools for maintaining good health longer: Prescription drugs, nutritional supplements and diet. Learn why and how nutritional supplements (vitamins, minerals and over-the-counter products) can improve wellness, prevent medication side effects and postpone chronic disease. Explore benefits of dietary changes to increase nutritional value and improve health. Learn the top-five prescription medications and how to optimize their effectiveness and reduce side effects naturally. Instructor: K. Witte, PharmD
Thursday, March 14, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
On Campus in Glen Ellyn
The image of a wife tending the hearth is not lively enough to symbolize the lives of 19th century American women. Many women were homemakers, but they had other interests as well. Historical analysis and interpretation tell the story of individual women’s lives as they ventured into public life. Instructor: J. Haworth
Monday, April 1 to May 20, 1 to 3 p.m.
HUMNT-0002-006, $159, Seniors $119
On Campus in Glen Ellyn
For a complete list of all current Continuing Education courses, see the current Continuing Education catalog.
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 1110, (630) 942-2208
Fax: (630) 942-3785