Ohlone Community Education special interest courses promote personal enrichment, skill development, and recreational enjoyment in a friendly learning environment. Learn new skills in a wide-array of topics, taught by professionals in the industry. Courses include:

Learning To See With Art

One definition of drawing is the art of representing the three-dimensional world on a flat plane, using only single lines. Drawing can and should be a convenient way of producing images, requiring very little – a pencil and pad of paper. We learn how to form letters from the alphabet to create sentences; I want to introduce you to the alphabet of art, enhancing your abilities for producing drawings.To register for this class, please go to our registration website.

  • Class ID: 52625
  • Dates: March 7- April 11 
  • Time: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
  • Day: Thursday
  • Location: Ohlone College Newark Center, Room NC1100, first floor, Wing 1

Math Test Prep for CBEST & TEAS

Are you preparing to take the CBEST (for educators) or the TEAS (for nursing students)? Join us at this new workshop designed to help students explore test-taking tips specially for multiple choice exams, de-mystify math and eliminate math test anxiety, learn innovative practical approaches to understanding and solving math problems, and much more! Topics covered are basic math, elementary algebra, geometry, measurement, and probability. To register for this class, please go to our registration website.

  • Class ID: 52624
  • Dates: March 9 - March 23
  • Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Day: Saturday
  • Location: Ohlone College Newark Center, Room NC2120, second floor, Wing 1

Foundations of Health and Wellness through Tai Chi and Qigong

Strongly recommended for all students, this 90 minute class focuses on popular Qigong routines, including Six Sound Healing Form and Eight Section Brocade, as well as focusing on practicing Yang Style and Chen Style Tai Chi, to provide a well-rounded fitness workout that readies the mind, body and spirit for serious Tai Chi/Qigong learning and practice. To register for this class, please go to our registration website.

  • Class ID: 52615
  • Dates: February 2- May 4 (no class February 16, March 23, March 30, April 27) 
  • Time: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Day: Saturday 
  • Location: Ohlone College Newark Center, Room NC1407, first floor, Wing 4

Music Ensembles and Community Bands

Play an instrument? Join our friendly community of musicians at Ohlone College. To register for this class, please go to our registration website.

4 Community Bands: held Fall and Spring semesters

Medical Insurance Billing Certificate

The field of medical billing and coding is growing as a result of a number of factors: an aging population, increasing focus on health data and informatics, and digitization of health records. Medical Insurance Billing Certificate Program is a comprehensive online class with options of electives.This course includes job placement resources post-completion. To register for this class, please go to our registration website.

Offered in fall, spring, and summer semesters. 

  • Class ID: 52584
  • Dates: February 19 - April 4
  • Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • # of Sessions: 14

Chinese Folk Songs

In this class, students will be exposed to rich culture and music with Chinese Folk Song. Songs will be in both English and Chinese. To register for this class, please go to our registration website.

Chinese Folk Songs Spring 2019 Session 1

  • Class ID: 52618
  • Dates: January 26 - March 9 (no class on February 16) 
  • Time: 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Day: Saturday 
  • Location: Ohlone College, Fremont Campus, 4101

Chinese Folk Songs Spring 2019 Session 2

  • Class ID: 52619
  • Dates: March 23 - April 4 (no class on march 30) 
  • Time: 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Day: Saturday 
  • Location: Ohlone College, Fremont Campus, 4101

Small Group Golf Instruction 

Ohlone offers a complete golf instruction program for a great way to be introduced to the game of golf or re-invent your game and see what it is like to be consistent and enjoy going on the links. The Golf Program will make it fun learning golf fundamentals. Learn to play or improve your on-course skills b playing on the course. Find out how much fun playing golf can be. All classes meet at the Pleasanton Golf Course. To inquire class dates, please contact us. 

Offer Spring and Summer. Generally on Saturday's from 7 am - 8:30 am.