Continuing Education

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The College serves the needs and interests of both the part-time and full-time student by providing a wide range of college credit and noncredit courses, including programs during day and evening hours and on weekends. In addition to the main body of classes offered at the Santa Rosa Campus, the College also conducts classes at the Petaluma Campus, Cloverdale, Forestville, Healdsburg, Point Arena, Rohnert Park, Windsor, and other areas within the District, as needed. 

Admission to off-campus courses is governed by the same requirements as admission to the on-campus courses. High school graduates and holders of high school certificates of proficiency, regardless of age, are eligible. Non high school graduates must be at least 18 years of age to be eligible. High school students may enroll in a limited number of classes with the permission of their high school principals. (See “High School Dual Enrollment Students.”)

A full range of college credit courses are offered during the evening hours, allowing a student to fulfill all of the requirements for the associate’s degree, a variety of Career Technical Education certificates, and the requirements for transfer to a four-year college or university.

The College offers programs in Career Technical Education areas designed to upgrade employee skills. These areas include: Administration of Justice/Public Safety, Agriculture/Natural Resources, Applied Technology, Apprentice Education, Business Administration, Child Development, Computer Studies, Electronics, Health Sciences, and Industrial and Trade Technology. Refresher courses in various Career Technical Education areas are offered as needed.

Noncredit classes are offered in English as a Second Language, Child Development, Consumer and Family Studies, Health Education, and Learning Skills. Some courses are designed specifically for older adults and persons with disabilities.

Refer to the current Schedule of Classes or www.santarosa.edu for current class listings and information or call the individual department.