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Community Education & Workforce Development

Southwestern's Community Education & Workforce Development department offers a wide variety of life-long learning and personal enrichment opportunities.  We offer face to face classes on both of our beautiful campuses as well off site locations.  Classes are provided by experienced and qualified instructors from the community.  If we do not offer what you are looking for as a face to face class we may offer the class through ed2go.              

Non-Credit Online Courses that are affordable, fun, fast, and convenient!

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Take a look at the variety of courses to choose from and complete registration HERE.  


  6 week classes

•             2 lessons released each week

•             Comprehensive online course in a convenient six-week format

•             Expert instructors lead each course

•             Engaging student discussion areas

•             New sessions starting monthly

•             Completion certificate awarded with passing score (65% or higher)

We are now excited to offer ed2go programs ranging in length of 6-18 months long.  Check out this VIDEO, then take a look at the variety of training programs to choose from and complete registration HERE.   

  6-18 month programs

•             6-18 month format, 24-Hour access

•             Aligned to in-demand occupations

•             All materials included

•             Prepare for industry recognized certifications

•             Financial assistance available

•             Self paced, start anytime


Drop-In Fitness Classes

Drop-in classes are limited to the ones held in the Southwestern Student Recreation Center on the Coos campus.
Cost: $5.00 per class

Yoga Beginner- Monday 1:00-2:20 pm

Yoga Intermediate- Wednesday 1:00-2:20 pm

Tai Chi- Thursday 1:00-1:50 pm (not offered Summer)

Insanity- Tuesday, Thursday 5:30-6:20 pm

Turbo Kick- Monday, Wednesday, Friday 5:30-6:20 pm

Pilates- Monday, Wednesday 12:00-12:50 pm

Dance Fitness- Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 12:00-12:50 pm

Pound- Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 1:00-1:50 pm

Yoga for Athletes- Tuesday, Thursday  5:30-6:50 pm (not offered Summer)

Tabatas- Monday, Wednesday 12:30-1:15 pm (not offered Summer)

Physical Conditioning- Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 1:00-12:20 pm (not offered Summer)

Community Education News & Announcements:

We've got some great new classes for the 2019/20 academic year!

Course locations are noted by the following symbols:      %- Curry County      &- Coos County

New for Summer term:

FN*0501*65 Healthy Diet, Healthy Planet!  Cost: $35  Day: Thur, 6/20 & 6/27  Time: 5:30-7:30pm

CJ*0122*65 Unarmed Private Security Officer  Cost: $165  Day: Sat, Sun 7/13 9:00-12:00pm & 7/14 1:00-3:00pm

CJ*0124*65 Unarmed Private Security Officer Refresher  Cost: $79  Day: Sat 6/29  Time: 8:00-12:00pm 

New for Fall term:

PE*0545*65 Cize Workout  Cost: $101  Day: Tue, Thur (entire term)  Time: 6:30-7:20pm

PE*0201*65 Belly Dance  Cost: $79  Day: Fri (entire term)  Time: 5:30-6:30pm

HE*0510*65 Sleep Health  Cost: $35  Day: Sun, 11/3 & 11/10  Time: 2:00-4:00pm

ASL*0501*65 Signed English  Cost: $78  Day: Thur (entire term)  Time: 5:30-7:00pm

PE*0550*65 Seated Yoga  Cost: $85  Day: Mon, Wed (entire term)  Time:  3:00-4:30pm

HE*0545*65 Bloodborne Pathogens  Cost: $19  Day: Wed 10/19  Time: 5:30-7:00pm


Check Out the Schedule for Upcoming Terms!

Please download the latest term schedule at the following links: 

Summer Coos Schedule   Summer Curry Schedule