CCAC
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Topics > General Interest


American History
$89.00 (1 section available)
This class will provide an introduction and overview of American History. From the late Colonial era until the end of the Cold War.

American Revolution and Constitution
$89.00 (1 section available)
The era of the American Revolution, 1770-1790, as seen through the stories of twelve lives: patriots and loyalists, soldiers and civilians, Native and African Americans, and men and women. This is not the "history book" version of the founding of our country, all about powdered wigs, Yankee Doodle, and crossing the Delaware - it's the tale of a messy, dangerous, inspiring, and decisive era through the eyes of people, both great and ordinary.

Art Therapy
$139.00 (1 section available)
This course will offer an overview of the art therapy practice in a school setting through readings, research, art making, and evaluations with children and adults. Those in related fields will learn how to apply art therapy concepts in their work (both general and special education).

Basic Coin Collection: I Inherited Grandpa's Coins - Now What?
$49.00 (1 section available)
Learn coin collecting basics through identification and grading and the factors involved in actual value. Understand what makes them valuable, or not. Please bring photos of your coins, loupe, or magnifier to class.

Crypto Currency for Beginners
$39.00 (1 section available)
Have you ever wondered what bitcoin is? Have you wondered what the Block Chain is or what Alt Coins are? If so, this is the class for you. Familiarize yourself with how the crypto coin market works.

Eastern European History for Genealogy Enthusiasts
$119.00 (1 section available)
This condensed and entertaining course will refresh your knowledge of your ancestry. We will use an outline of historical events that changed Eastern Europe in the 15-21st centuries and influenced immigration of Eastern Europeans to North America. Genealogical research resources will give students tools for future independent research.

Fall Wine Appreciation
$219.00 (1 section available)
Each fall, the wine course deals with Burgundy-style wines. This includes wines made from either Chardonnay or Pinot Noir grapes. The focus will be primarily on wines from the Burgundy region of France but will also include wines made with Pinot Noir from the west coast of the United States. Students must be at least 21-years old to attend. Cost includes wine-tasting samples.

How to Teach a Class for Community Education
$39.00 (2 sections available)
Share your knowledge and expertise with others by exploring teaching possibilities with CCAC Community Education. Understand what you need to know to prepare lessons, write course descriptions, materials, and more.

Introduction to sUAS - Drones
$349.00 (1 section available)
Your world is changing with the use of Drones (Unmanned Aerial Systems, UAS). Both hobbyists and those wishing to enhance their business (commercial users) will be introduced to several small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS). If you are just curious about drones or are interested in expanding your business and reducing costs proven with uses in construction, agriculture, advertising, real estate, insurance, public safety, media and photography, allow CCAC to introduce you to this new exciting technology. Price includes small drone. A short overview of FAA rules will be covered.

Life and Career of Sir Winston Churchill
$89.00 (2 sections available)
Follow the incredible life and career of Great Britain's greatest leader and the defender of the Western world from the threat of Nazi Germany. This class will cover his early life as a famed adventurer, soldier, statesman, and writer to his inspiring leadership in the darkest days of world history and beyond.

Life of Abraham Lincoln
$89.00 (1 section available)
Examine the life of Abraham Lincoln, America's greatest president. It will begin with the early development of his unique character and continue with his life as an Illinois lawyer/politician. The course will then proceed to his leadership during the American Civil War.

Make-Up Workshop - Intensive
$99.00 (1 section available)
Learn the tricks of the trade for doing your own make-up or someone else's make-up! Students will learn color-matching, foundation and concealer, how to apply a universal eye for day and night and perfect placement of blush and lip color. Students should bring their own make-up and clean make-up brushes, free standing mirror, tissues, and lunch.

Native Americans of Western Pennsylvania : Who, When, and Where
$59.00 (1 section available)
We will explore the Native American population in western Pennsylvania from 16,000 BCE to 20th century discovering who these people were, when they inhabited the area, and where in western Pennsylvania they lived. We will investigate their cultures through archaeology and history, including their housing, weapons, tools, diets, and art crafts. We will review their role in the history of the region and the continent in this informative and entertaining course.

Penn Central Railroad - Brought Down by Greed, Reincarnated by Need
$39.00 (1 section available)
This course will review the flawed merger and inevitable collapse of the Penn Central Railroad. The merged assets of PRR and NYC proved to be worthless paper forcing the Penn Central to operate on little more than smoke and fumes. Conrail was created to preserve vital freight transportation needed for industrial economic stability.

The History of Professional Wrestling in Pittsburgh
$49.00 (1 section available)
From the Duquesne Gardens to the Grotto to the Civic Arena; and Studio Wrestling to the PPG Paints Arena, Pittsburgh has been known as a hotbed for professional wrestling. This course will review all of the people, places, and things that have defined one of the most entertaining sports in history.

Ukrainian Language and Culture
$119.00 (1 section available)
A beginning course for those interested in planning a visit to the Ukraine or who want to add basic language skills for everyday communication. Elements of the Ukrainian culture will be explored.

 
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