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Community Education Classes at Ohio University Southern!  For more information, please call 740.533.4588 or email ous_community_ed@ohio.edu.
 

Community Education Guidelines and Procedures

 
Community Education classes are open to the general public regardless of educational background. These classes are self-supporting, and the fees collected from Community Education cover all instructional, administrative, and overhead cost of the program...
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Registration and Enrollment


PLEASE REGISTER AND ENROLL PRIOR TO THE FIRST CLASS SESSION.

If the minimum enrollment for a class is not met, the class may be cancelled.


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Ohio University Southern
1804 Liberty Avenue
Ironton, Ohio 45638
 
Community Education classes offers classes in technology, artistic endeavors, personal interests, dog obedience, and recreation.

ROADTRIPS
 

 
ACT Prep
 
ACT PrepDesigned to focus on individual sections of the test, each day will cover a different topic. Listed below is the schedule.ACT Prep Class.

Most Improved ACT score
"My daughter received recognition at her high school for “Most Improved” on her ACT score. After taking the ACT Prep course through OUS, her score improved by four points. The tips that she learned in the class were very beneficial to her and she liked how the classed were scheduled each day of the week leading up to the ACT exam.  I strongly recommend this course!"
 
Monday: Reading Prep - 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday: Math Prep -  4:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday: English Prep - 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Thursday: Science Prep - 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Friday: Writing Prep - 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
 
*When registering online please note the session(s) group name in the title of the course.*
 
Class Dates
Group 3: Monday, December 3 through Friday, December 7
Group 4: Monday, February 4 through Friday, February 8
Group 5: Monday, April 8 through Friday, April 12
 
Course Location: Ohio University Southern - Academic Center - Caucus Room
Time: 4:00- 7:00pm
4:00-8:00pm Math Only
Course Cost: $149
 

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*Use the "Ironton Community Education" link and complete the form for online payment.


HEALTH & FITNESS

 

Kickboxing
Designed to help students gain the knowledge and skills necessary to develop a lasting interest in attaining and maintaining personal health and wellness throughout their lifetime. In addition, students will gain a working knowledge, appreciation, and understanding of the spirit, history, safety, and etiquette of aerobic conditioning.
 
Course Location: Ohio University Southern Campus and Community Building
Date/Time: 5:30 PM - 6:25 PM, Mondays and Wednesdays, August 27 - December 15
Course Cost: $50

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*Use the "Ironton Community Education" link and complete the form for online payment.

 
YogaYoga
Designed to help students gain the knowledge and skills necessary to develop a lasting interest in attaining and maintaining personal health and wellness throughout their lifetime. In addition, students will gain a thorough working knowledge, appreciation, and understanding of the spirit, history, safety, and etiquette of yoga.
 
Course Location: Ohio University Southern Campus and Community Building
Date/Time: 5:30 PM - 6:25 PM, Tuesdays and Thursdays - October 22 – December 15
Course Cost: $64

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*Use the "Ironton Community Education" link and complete the form for online payment.

 

 

 

TECHNOLOGY

 
How to Use Your Digital Camera

 

Community Education PhotographyIn this introduction to photography with a DSLR camera we will look at digital camera functions like shutter speed, mega-pixel counts, focal length of lenses, and photographic imaging skills. In this hands-on class you will be taking your own photos and learning about aperture, shutter speed, and white balance, as well as how to use the controls and settings on your camera to capture properly focused and exposed photos. As you take your photos we will also look at using a light meter, bouncing light, and natural lighting techniques. Please bring your DSLR camera along with your camera manual.

 

Course Location: Ohio University Southern
Date/Time: 5:30- 6:30pm, Mondays, February 11 - March 25
Course Cost: $59

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*Use the "Ironton Community Education" link and complete the form for online payment.
 

 

Editing / Restoring PhotosPhoto Editting
 
Learn basic photo editing skills and the software functions necessary to perform touch-up techniques, improve color and tone, modify the contrast and sharpness of images, cropping techniques, as well as other fascinating creative features to improve your images.
 
Do you have old photos that are faded, torn or creased? students will learn how to obtain quality scans of photos and get hands-on introduction of how to use free software to perform various techniques of restoring and repairing your photos. Students will also learn ways to digitally preserve their photos.
 
Course Location: Ohio University Southern
Date/Time: 5:45 - 7:45 pm, Tuesdays, November 6 - 27
Course Cost: $69

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*Use the "Ironton Community Education" link and complete the form for online payment.

 
 

DOG OBEDIENCE

 
Dog Obedience- Puppy Kindergarten
Puppy KindergartenThe owner and puppy learn the basics of dog obedience at a more relaxed pace. Sit, stay, come, lie down, and good manners are the focus of this puppy class. Because puppies have short attention spans, play and social interaction are important elements of this course. Positive reinforcement, praise, and good parenting are emphasized.
Please do not bring the dog to the first session.

Course Location: Ohio Horse Park/Vet Clinic Area
Course Date/Time: Tuesdays, Sept. 18, 25, Oct. 2, 9, 16, 30, Nov 13, 20.  6:30 - 7:15 pm
Course Cost: $70

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*Use the "Ironton Community Education" link and complete the form for online payment.

 

Dog Obedience- Sub Novice
Sub-NoviceThis is an on-leash course for owners to learn how to train dogs who are 7 months or older. All the basics are covered: sit, stay, come, stand, lie down, and heel. This class is based on positive reinforcement and working on getting your dog’s attention and trust. Puppy kindergarten is not required.
Please do not bring the dog to the first session.

Course Location: Ohio Horse Park/Vet Clinic Area
Course Date/Time: Tuesdays, Sept. 18, 25, Oct. 2, 9, 16, 30, Nov 13, 20.  7:30 - 8:30 pm
Course Cost: $85

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*Use the "Ironton Community Education" link and complete the form for online payment.

 
Dog Obedience Novice
Dog Obedience NoviceThis course moves forward in the obedience training to off-leash work.  This is done with all the commands.  The Sub-Novice class is required or participants must have permission from the instructor. Please do not bring the dog to the first session.
 


Course Location: Ohio Horse Park/Vet Clinic Area
Course Date/Time: Tuesdays, Sept. 18, 25, Oct. 2, 9, 16, 30, Nov 13, 20.  8:30 - 9:30 pm
Course Cost: $85

Click here for on-line Registration & Enrollment*
*Use the "Ironton Community Education" link and complete the form for online payment.

 

 

Contact Information:

Community Education
Ohio University Southern
1804 Liberty Avenue
Ironton, OH 45638

ous_community_ed@ohio.edu
740.533.4588