Community and Professional Education

Fall 2017 Offerings: Communication

Getting Paid to Talk: Voice-Overs as a Profession
Have you ever been told you have a great voice? From audio books and cartoons to documentaries, commercials and more, this class will introduce you to the growing field of voice-over. Learn what the pros look for, how to prepare, and where to find work in your area! We'll discuss industry pros and cons and play samples from working voice professionals. In addition, you'll have an opportunity to record a short professional script under the direction of our teacher. This class is lots of fun, realistic and a great first step for anyone interested in the voice-over field. For more info please visit:
1 Session, ADM 101
Mon., 10/2, 6:30 - 9 p.m.
Creative Voice Development, Instructor

English as a Second Language
This course is designed for students who want to improve their basic English language skills by participation in a variety of communication activities. Emphasis will be placed on vocabulary development, conversation, understanding basic elements of English grammar, understanding American idioms and customs, improving reading and writing, and exploring interesting topics as a basis for discussion. Students should increase their overall language proficiency through conversation, group activities and the use of language learning websites and software. There is no required textbook. Materials will be provided by the instructor and will include access to websites and software for developing language skills.
14 Sessions, BTC 305
Wed., 10/18 - 2/7, 6 - 9 p.m.
No class 11/22, 12/27 & 1/3
Susan Gallagher, Instructor

Grammar Refresher
Whatever your goals, a grasp of English grammar will help you refine your communication skills. You'll explore the basics of English grammar, like sentence structure and punctuation, and more advanced concepts, like logic and clarity. Along the way, a patient hands-on instructor will always support you. Have some fun with grammar lessons that include a touch of humor, straightforward, accessible examples, and lots of interactive exercises. Reacquaint yourself with old rules, meet some new ones, and discover your own grammatical strengths. This course is taught online through Ed2go. You will receive your online Ed2go username and password via email within one week of registration. More detailed information on this course can be found at
Online Course Dates: 10/18 - 12/8

Learn a New Language!
It is never too late to learn a new language. Whether you are planning a trip or just looking to obtain a new skill, take one of our online language courses. These courses are taught online through Ed2go. You will receive your online Ed2go username and password within one week of registration. More detailed information about these courses can be found at

Online course dates: 10/18 - 12/8

Each course: $99

50727: Instant Italian
50728: Speed Spanish
50729: Beginning Conversational French
50871: Conversational Japanese
50872: Discover Sign Language