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Continuing Education

  Schott & Wake center


The Continuing Education Division of SBCC is an adult education programs. There are lots of interesting classes that you can take for free or at low cost. They offer several kinds of classes. So, if you want to study something interesting as well as English, it is a really good way to learn and meet a lot of people. Some of the classes are very popular, so you have to hurry class enrollment. Most of classes are offered for free, but some classes like crafts (Jewelry making) and computer courses require some lab fee or material fee. Most of the classes are in Wake center or Schott center. Wake center is located at 300 N Turnpike Rd in Santa Barbara(805-964-6853).  If you want to take the MTD bus, you can get 11 bus. The SBCC Schott Center is located at 310 West Padre Street. Padre street runs parallel to Mission on block to the northwest (toward Cottage Hospital).

 The followings are the classes that Continuing Education Division offers;

  • Adult H.S./ GED
  • Arts
  • Business
  • Careers/ Training
  • Clases Bilingues
  • Citizenship
  • Computers
  • Cooking/Wine
  • Crafts
  • Current Events
  • Environment
  • ESL
  • Filmmaking
  • Fitness/Dance
  • Genealogy
  • Health/ Safety
  • Health Occupations
  • Home/ Garden
  • Humanities
  • Languages
  • Literature/Writing
  • Music/ Performing
  • Omega Program
  • Parent Education
  • Photography
  • Psychology
  • Sewing

If you go to SBCC Continuing Education Division Web site, you can check detailed class lists and schedules.

  UCSB Adventure & Leisure program

 UCSB also offers various kinds of outdoor activities such as ocean kayaking, rock climbing, and indoor climbing wall, scuba diving, backpacking, canoeing, and camping as well as indoor sports like martial arts, yoga, fitness classes. You have to pay for the classes. The fee range is usually from $30-$200 for one quarter.

The followings are the classes that Continuing Education Division offers;

  • Arts & Crafts

  • Dance

  • Emergency Certification

  • Food & Beverage

  • General Interest

  • Group Fitness

  • Health & Fitness

  • Martial Arts

  • Music

  • Physical Activities

  • Sailing

  • Tennis

  • Adventure Classes

  • Adventure Trips

Check the current Leisure Review for class and trip schedules. You can get a brochure if you go to the recreation center in UCSB. For registration information call 893-3738.

Juan Carlos Garcia from France.
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