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Fall Community Education Classes
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


YOU MUST 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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Community Education classes offers classes in technology, artistic endeavors, personal interests, dog obedience, and recreation.

CLASS LIST
 
 
Aerobic Conditioning (Kickboxing)
Cardio Kickboxing is a cardiovascular workout utilizing kicks, punches, calisthenics, and step aerobics to elevate heart rate and strengthen all major muscle groups.  Specific strengthening, toning, and stretching exercises will also be included in the class.

Course Location: OUS Campus and Community Building
Date/Time:  August 22 - December 10,  Mondays and Wednesdays,  5:30 - 6:25 pm
Course Cost: $40
 

 

Dog Obedience - Puppy Kindergarten
The 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, September 20 - November 8,  6:30 - 7:15 pm
Course Cost: $70

 

Dog Obedience - Sub Novice
This 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, September 20 - November 8,  7:30-8:30 pm
Course Cost: $85
 
Dog Obedience - Novice
This 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, September 20 - November 8, 8:30 - 9:30 pm
Course Cost: $85

 

Paranormal Phenomena and Local Mysteries
This course includes a guided discussion focused on popular facets of the paranormal field and local interests of a similar nature. It is intended to stimulate one’s own familiarity with current ideas in the research of fringe subjects. Students will be introduced to new concepts that they may not normally consider. 
 
Course Location: Ohio University Southern
Course Date/Time: Tuesdays, October 4 - 25, 7:00 - 9:00pm
Course Cost:  $35

File Management
Discover the most convenient way to store all of the documents, music, pictures, and videos on your computer. You will learn why your computer decides to store files in specific locations, how to create new files and folders, as well as how to move or make copies of your files.

Course Location: Ohio University Southern Academic 214
Course Date/Time: Thursday, September 8, 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Course Cost:  $20

 

Introduction to Word Online
Learn basic word processing. Learn how to create, format, and edit documents. You will also learn how to use basic templates, and how to insert pictures, page numbering, and hyperlinks into your documents.

Course Location: Ohio University Southern Academic 214
Course Date/Time: Thursday, September 15, 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Course Cost:  $20

 

Introduction to Excel Online
Learn how to create electronic spreadsheets. Discover how to: setup your spreadsheet, use formulas, create charts, format, edit, print, and use functions in an electronic spreadsheet.

Course Location: Ohio University Southern Academic 214
Course Date/Time: Thursday, September 22, 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Course Cost:  $20

 

Tablets and Mobile Devices
Find out how you can get the most out of your tablet or smartphone. Learn the basics, like how to navigate on your device, download apps, install your apps, take pictures, record videos, create new contacts, and a host of other features.

Course Location: Ohio University Southern Academic 214
Course Date/Time: Thursday, September 29, 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Course Cost:  $20

 

Pictures to Videos
Take your collection of pictures to an entirely new level by turning them into videos. You’ll learn to bring your pictures together in a variety of creative ways by adding titles, credits, music, and different types of transitions using computer software to create videos.

Course Location: Ohio University Southern Academic 214
Course Date/Time: Thursday, October 6, 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Course Cost:  $20

 

Photo Editing
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.

Course Location: Ohio University Southern Academic 214
Course Date/Time: Thursday, October 13, 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Course Cost: $20

 

Social Media
Learn different social media

Course Location: Ohio University Southern Academic 214
Course Date/Time: Thursday, October 20, 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Course Cost: $20

 

Connecting through Technology
Discover some of the most popular methods of connecting with your friends, family, or other acquaintances anywhere in the world through the use of computer software and mobile applications.

Course Location: Ohio University Southern Academic 214
Course Date/Time: Thursday, October 27, 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Course Cost: $20
Personal Finance classes. 
All classes will be $10.00 and held in the Caucus Room, Academic Center
 
Social Security: Your Questions Answered
Learn ways to maximize Social Security benefit amounts for the individual and spouse based on age, life expectancy, employment and need.
 
Course Location: Ohio University Southern Academic Caucaus Room
Course Date/Time: Tuesday, September 20 - 7:00 – 8:15
Course Cost: $10
 
Five Money Questions for Women
Get a perspective on a process women can use to identify financial goals and set a strategy. Discusses Rule of 72, systematic investing, employer-sponsored retirement plans and IRAs as strategies for saving.
 
Course Location: Ohio University Southern Academic Caucaus Room
Course Date/Time: Tuesday, September 27 - 7:00 – 8:15
Course Cost: $10
 
Foundations of Investing
Learn the basic rules for investing - develop a strategy, choose quality investments, diversify portfolio, invest for the long term and focus on what you can control.
 
Course Location: Ohio University Southern Academic Caucaus Room
Course Date/Time: Tuesday, November 1 - 7:00 – 8:15
Course Cost: $10
 
Retirement by Design
Presents the need to define retirement goals, determine savings needed to reach those goals (using the rule of 25) and how to use the power of 3 (time/money/return) to reach those goals.
 
Course Location: Ohio University Southern Academic Caucaus Room
Course Date/Time: Tuesday, November 15 -  7:00 – 8:15
Course Cost: $10
 

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