Frequently Asked Questions about Community and Continuing Education
What is Community Education at LCC?
Community Education classes offer learners of all ages access to personal
interest credit and non-credit lifelong learning opportunities that connect
LCC's strengths with community needs. Community Education programs encompass a
wide spectrum of disciplines, including vocational, personal interest and
leisure offerings, youth development and adult, boomer and senior enrichment.
What is Continuing Education at LCC?
Continuing Education encompasses organized credit and non-credit educational
offerings for adults which build upon previous education and experience.
Continuing Education at LCC helps adults develop new job skills; advance in
one's career; qualify for professional licensure, re-licensure or certification.
Are CCE courses offered for credit or non-credit?
Community and Continuing Education offerings include both credit and
non-credit courses. Some courses allow both credit and non-credit enrollments
When is a course offered as credit or non-credit?
Guidelines for determining whether a course is credit or non-credit are
located in the College's academic policy pages. A course is developed for either
credit or non-credit based on the appropriateness to audience and purpose.
How do you determine what courses to offer in CCE?
Programming in Community and Continuing Education is often market driven.
Program development is purposeful and goal oriented. Course proposals are
reviewed by the CCE curriculum team for fit, viability, sustainability and
marketability. New courses are developed on a monthly basis and courses that are
accelerated, unique and that meet the needs of students and customers are
How do students sign up for CCE courses?
All credit registrations take place in the Banner system. Non-credit students register by filling out a one page application that is available on-line or in print.