Colorado Mountain College Classes at Carbondale
Credit and Non-credit Classes
Carbondale credit and non-credit classes are published in the Carbondale & Aspen Class Schedule.
Use the link below to download/view the complete schedule of credit and non-credit classes (PDF).
CMC provides all textbook, digital, and custom materials at an affordable all-inclusive flat rate fee ($28/credit) for participating credit courses. The Learning Materials Program is a library-like lease system and students receive 100% of the required materials by the first day of the semester or within the first week, depending on when registration occurred.
Non-credit Classes at Carbondale
Improve your resume, health, mind and soul with continuing education classes
About half of the students at CMC Carbondale are taking non-credit classes. They are exploring the universe, learning both ancient practices and fast-breaking technologies. You can train at tai chi or Pilates. Learn to plant sustainable gardens or build e-commerce websites. Join us!
Upcoming Non-credit Classes
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The best way to learn a language is to live experiences with others through the language! That's what this French course aims to do. Forget about book exercises, grammar, and memorizing vocabulary lists. In this class we will bring French alive with creative storytelling and games in the classroom and fun activities outside the classroom like hiking and picnicking. This is a beginner course in French designed to give participants a base of vocabulary and expressions in French, serving as… Read more: French Live!Find out more »
If the internet does not provide enough instruction or seems complicated come and join us and get hands on help with a sewing project that you want to learn to alter (includes but not limited to zippers, elastic waist, finish seams, and hems) or get help with knitting, crochet, or needlepoint. Sally Melia will share her infectious enthusiasm and years of experience to help you move forward with any project. Come and enjoy the company of others while working and… Read more: DIY Sewing - Crafts with InstructionFind out more »
An intro to Experiential Therapies, and how expressive arts, equine therapy and nature based therapies, enhance the capacity to access and shift emotions through movement, sound, creative writing, somatic wisdom and visual journaling. Sheri Gaynor will speak about her community partnerships and collaborations providing these unique evidence-based therapies. She is a Registered Expressive Arts Therapist and founder of Creative Awakenings International. Classes: April 7 (only) Meets: Tuesday; 05:30 PM - 07:00 PM Cost: Free Register Now! Search for Intro to Experiential Therapies on Community Education Classes…Find out more »
If you want to succeed, you must learn how to connect with people. If you can connect with others — individually, in groups, and with an audience — your sense of community improves, your ability to cultivate teamwork increases, and your influence multiplies. People who connect with others have better relationships, experience less conflict, and get more things done than those who cannot connect. Leaders who have learned the skills of connection are able to communicate their ideas persuasively, establishing… Read more: Leasdership Series #2 - Everyone Communicates Few ConnectFind out more »
If you want to succeed, you must learn how to connect with people. If you can connect with others — individually, in groups, and with an audience — your sense of community improves, your ability to cultivate teamwork increases, and your influence multiplies. People who connect with others have better relationships, experience less conflict, and get more things done than those who cannot connect. Leaders who have learned the skills of connection are able to communicate their ideas persuasively, establishing… Read more: Leadership Series #2 - Everyone Communicates Few ConnectFind out more »
Learn the basics to get control of your finances: budgeting, taxes, saving for retirement and the power of compound interest, and loans, credit cards and amortization schedules. Faculty: Denise Wright Classes: April 8 through April 22 Meets: Wednesday; 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM Cost: $44 Register Now! Search for Basic Financial Literacy on Community Education Classes…Find out more »
Do you want to learn more about how foods interact in the body, and learn simple, delicious recipes to wholesomely fuel your body on-the-go? Join us for an all-in-one class that offers engaging education on nutrition fundamentals, while teaching hands-on cooking demonstrations of recipes that will change your weekly flow for you and the entire family. This interactive class is more enjoyable when shared with friends and loved ones, and irresistible samples are, of course, included. Sign up today for… Read more: Nutrition and Cooking ClassesFind out more »
Come and learn how to make healthy quick meals in a very efficient manner. Learn some basics on nutrition while getting some ideas on how to spend a couple hours and get a number of different meals for your quick lifestyle. Faculty: Bailey McCallister Classes: April 9 (only) Meets: Thursday; 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Cost: $10 Register Now! Search for Lunch and Learn - Batch Cooking on Community Education Classes…Find out more »
Join me, Bailey McCallister, licensed nutritionist, for the Lunch & Learn series this April. Bring your lunch and I'll present a theme each week for prepping nutritious meals while saving precious time. Cost of each is just $10 and advance registration is required: Faculty: Bailey McCallister Classes: see below Meets: Thursdays; 11:00 AM - NOON Cost: $10 Register Now! Search for Lunch & Learn on Community Education Classes… Batch Cooking (April 9, 11a-noon) Grocery Store Tours (April 16, 11am-noon) Instant Pot, Crock… Read more: Lunch & Learn SeriesFind out more »
Students will build on the basics of the Jitterbug swing class. They will learn the Charleston basics with a partner and solo. We will branch into Lindy Hop basics by adding in turns, tucks, spins, dips, and other fun moves. This is a great way to expand dance knowledge. You do not need to come with a partner. Faculty: Josie Lewber Classes: April 10 through May 1 Meets: Friday; 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM Cost: $50 Register Now! Search for intermediate Swing Class on Community Education Classes…Find out more »
Clear, vibrant color is what sets watercolor apart from other media--and you can achieve it! Learn the joy of mixing color, the difference between tints and stains, how to avoid the common problem that painters call "palette mud," and discover how to create the colors that light up your imagination. Popular local art teacher and artist Nicolette Toussaint will provide a scene for you to paint in your choice of seasonal setting. Contact CMC Glenwood Center at 970-947-7486 to get… Read more: Intro to WaterCOLORFind out more »
Beginning and intermediate students learn and develop mosaic skills using cut glass tiles and other materials. Practice cutting and adhesive techniques using design templates. Class includes a grouting demonstration, and students receive a supply of grout to complete their piece at home. All materials and tools will be provided, although, students may bring their own tools or objects (small items approx. 1: sq.) to include in their piece. This class can be messy - wear appropriate clothing. Teacher Carol Newman… Read more: Contemporary Mosaic ArtFind out more »