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Continuing Education - Programs

Santiago Canyon College Continuing Education offers many instructional programs to meet the needs of our community. Please click on the links below for additional information about the classes offered by each program:

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Instructional Programs

Adult Basic Education (ABE)
Adult learners have the opportunity to develop practical skills, employment preparation strategies and to build a strong foundation in reading, writing, language, mathematics, English usage, grammar, communication skills, technology training and job-seeking skills.

Business Skills (Computer Classes)
Students learn about computers and computer technology through classes covering the Internet and industry-standard software.

English as a Second Language (ESL) 
Provides instruction in English from beginning to intermediate levels and is offered at various locations throughout the community for non-native speakers of English.

High School Subjects and GED 
Provides courses necessary to obtain a high school diploma through both traditional and individualized instruction methods.

Heatlh & Safety 
Provides information and a discussion forum related to current and relevant health and safety topics, issues, and /or concerns. Focus of this section is on heath and wellness. Open entry/ open exit.

Older Adult

Concentrates on improvement of motor skills and decision making through utilization of a variety of art media and techniques. Provides opportunities for analysis and decision making skills while exercising basic manipulative skills.

 Issues and Concepts 
Provides information related to topics of everyday interest and importance to adults with developmental disabilities. Examines issues of relevance and provides a forum for discussion and exploration of various topics.


 Class Discontinuance Policy:  Any class in which there is not a total of at least 20 students enrolled by the beginning of instruction may be discontinued.  Any class which does not maintain satisfactory attendance may be discontinued.