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Learning Center at Falls City

Southeast Community College’s Falls City Learning Center is a 10,000 sq. ft. facility built in 2019 costing approximately $4 million. The Learning Center offers the community and students general purpose classrooms and specialized teaching spaces for Welding, Nursing Assistant courses and continuing education hours for Registered Nurses (RNs) and Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs). The Learning Center also offers career pathway classes that transfer to a four-year college or university through Academic Transfer programs.

Our Learning Center offers students online learning options to our campuses, dual credit classes, student support with registration, advising, testing and much more.

We rent our classroom space to individuals or businesses needing a meeting area. If your business or organization is in need of training, ask us how we can help you customize training opportunities.

The six Learning Centers are geographically distributed across the service area to maximize the number of individuals living within a 35-mile radius from each of the centers. Each Learning Center offers credit and non-credit courses, as well as business and industry training.

Visit or call the Falls City Learning Center

3200 Bill Schock Boulevard, Falls City, NE 68355 

 402-323-3396

 Driving directions 

Office Hours
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. | Additional times are available by request

A limited number of credit and Dual Credit Advantage classes are offered toward completing General Education classes at SCC:
  • Prerequisite classes for Health Science programs
  • Beginning program courses
  • A portion of the Associate of Arts degree

As the College submits and receives approval from the Nebraska Coordinating Commission for Post-Secondary Education to offer entire programs at each Learning Center, the classes offered will expand. Class locations include the Learning Centers, high schools, libraries, and other facilities in the area.

How to Get Registered:
First, fill out the Visiting Student Application. You will receive a confirmation email at the email address you provided on your application.

If you are new to SCC, in 24-48 hours, you will receive an email with your unique SCC username and instructions to create your password. Once you've created your password, you can proceed with registering for the course using the instructions provided in the first email you received.

If you already have your username and password, you can follow the instructions in the email to get registered.

Print a Credit Courses Registration Form

ssc Fall 2024 Semester

BSAD-2310 Business Ethics
Dates: Aug. 20-Dec. 12
Days: Tues. & Thurs.
Time: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m.
Location: Learning Center at Falls City, Room TBA
Instructor: Gardner
Cost: NE Resident: $369/Non-Resident: $432
Semester Credits: 3.0
Course Number: BSAD-2310-FC02
More Information
How to Register

ENGL-1010 English Composition I
Dates: Aug. 20-Dec. 12
Days: Tues. & Thurs.
Time: 9:30-10:50 a.m.
Location: Learning Center at Falls City, Room 101
Instructor: Wortmann
Cost: NE Resident: $369/Non-Resident: $432
Semester Credits: 3.0
Course Number: ENGL-1010-FC10
More Information
How to Register

FSDT-1350 Basic Nutrition
Dates: Aug. 20-Dec. 12
Days: Tues. & Thurs.
Time: 9:30-10:50 a.m.
Location: Learning Center at Falls City, Room 102
Instructor: Rethmeier
Cost: NE Resident: $369/Non-Resident: $432
Semester Credits: 3.0
Course Number: FSDT-1350-FC03
More Information
How to Register

HIST-2010 American History I—Early America
Dates: Aug. 19-Dec. 13
Days: Mon. & Wed.
Time: Noon-12:50 p.m.
Location: Learning Center at Falls City, Room TBA
Instructor: Davis
Cost: NE Resident: $369/Non-Resident: $432
Semester Credits: 3.0
Course Number: HIST-2010-FC03
More Information
How to Register

HLTH-1150 Nursing Assistant (Hybrid)
Dates: Aug. 20-Oct. 10
Days: Tues. & Thurs.
Time: 4:30-9 p.m.
Location: Learning Center at Falls City, Room 101
Cost: NE Resident: $369/Non-Resident: $432
Semester Credits: 3.0
Course Number: HLTH-1150-HBFC8
More Information
How to Register

MATH-1100 Intermediate Algebra
Dates: Aug. 20-Dec. 12
Days: Tues. & Thurs.
Time: 9:30-10:50 a.m.
Location: Learning Center at Falls City, Room TBA
Instructor: Illich
Cost: NE Resident: $369/Non-Resident: $432
Semester Credits: 3.0
Course Number: MATH-1100-FC06
More Information
How to Register

PSYC-1810 Introduction to Psychology
Dates: Aug. 19-Dec. 13
Days: Mon., Wed. & Fri.
Time: 11-11:50 a.m.
Location: Learning Center at Falls City, Room TBA
Instructor: Paul
Cost: NE Resident: $369/Non-Resident: $432
Semester Credits: 3.0
Course Number: PSYC-1810-FC03
More Information
How to Register

 

ssc Summer 2024 Term

ENGL-1010 English Composition I
Dates: May 29-Aug. 2
Days: Mon., Wed. & Fri.
Time: Noon-1:20 p.m.
Location: Learning Center at Falls City, Room TBA
Instructor: Glidow
Cost: NE Resident: $363/Non-Resident: $426
Semester Credits: 3.0
Course Number: ENGL-1010-FC03
More Information
How to Register

SOCI-1010 Introduction to Sociology (Hybrid)
Dates: May 28-June 27
Days: Tues. & Thurs.
Time: 11 a.m.-12:25 p.m.
Location: Learning Center at Falls City, Room 101
Instructor: Mabeya
Cost: NE Resident: $363/Non-Resident: $426
Semester Credits: 3.0
Course Number: SOCI-1010-HBFC4
More Information
How to Register

The Learning Center at Falls City offers a selection of noncredit workforce opportunities that serves the region.  If you are interested in…

  • Enhancing a skill
  • Recertification in a trade
  • Starting a new career path, or
  • Simply making your life more satisfying

 

Register Online

Print a Non-credit Courses Registration Form (PDF)

If you don’t see a class listed, please click on the "Suggest a class"link.

January-June 2024

Agri-Business (PDF)
  • Passing the Farm to the Next Generation - Falls City
CPR (PDF)
  • CPR HeartCode® Basic Life Support (for Health Care Professionals) - Falls City
  • Heartsaver® CPR AED (Community) - Falls City
Electrical (PDF)
  • Electrical Fundamentals - Falls City
  • Motor Control & Relay Logic - Falls City
Employment Readiness (PDF)
  • The Art of Communication - LIVE Online
  • Resumes & Interviews: Create Your Toolkit - Falls City or LIVE Online
Emergency Medical Services Food Industry Health Care Providers CEUs (PDF)
  • Abuse & Neglect Prevention for Nursing Assistants - Online
Human Resources (PDF)
  • The Employee Experience - LIVE Online
  • Human Resource Certificate of Professional Development - LIVE Online or Online via Canvas

 

Power Skills (PDF)
  • Community Leadership Program - LIVE Online
  • Developing a Project Management Mindset - LIVE Online
  • NEW! Managing Project Risk - LIVE Online
  • Project Leader: Servant Leader - LIVE Online
Programming & Networking (PDF)
  • Back-End Developer Bootcamp - LIVE Online
  • Data Engineering Bootcamp - LIVE Online
  • NEW! Digital Marketing - LIVE Online
  • Front-End Software Developer Bootcamp - LIVE Online
Small-Business Essentials (PDF)
  • Business Networking for Introverts - LIVE Online
  • Starting a Small Business - LIVE Online
  • Zoom: Everyone’s Doing It! - LIVE Online
Welding (PDF)
  • Gas Metal Arc Welding - Falls City

The Learning Center at Falls City offers a variety of leisure and personal enrichment classes at the Learning Center, high schools, libraries and other facilities in the communities with the region.  These classes are to…

  • Discover a new hobby
  • Enhance a skill
  • Meet new friends
  • Add variety to your daily routine

Register Online

Print a Non-credit Courses Registration Form (PDF)

If you don’t see a class listed, please click on the "Suggest a class" link.

Spring 2024

Animals & Pets (PDF)
  • Backyard Bird Feeding - LIVE Online
  • Bird Watching for Beginners - LIVE Online
  • Let’s Go Birding: Beginning Bird Watching Hike - Lincoln
Arts, Crafts & Hobbies (PDF)
  • Acrylic Painting: Sunflower - LIVE Online
  • NEW! Adventures in Loom Beading - Falls City
  • Bob Ross: Happy Little Brook - Pawnee City
  • Bob Ross: Mountain Serenity - Falls City
  • NEW! Candle Making - Falls City
  • Gratitude, Gimmicks & Going the Extra Mile - LIVE Online
  • NEW! Knitted Dishcloth - Falls City
  • Mosaic Jewelry - LIVE Online
  • Mixed Media Art Journals - LIVE Online
  • Pictures Galore, Organizing & More! - LIVE Online
  • Polymer Clay Jewelry - Falls City
  • Rock Painting: Kids Edition (Ages 8 & Up) - Pawnee City
  • NEW! Sandpaper Crayon Printing (Ages 8 & Up) - Falls City or Pawnee City
  • Shutterfly - Falls City or LIVE Online
  • Slime Time (Ages 8 & Up) - Falls City
  • Slow Stitching - LIVE Online
  • NEW! Steampunk Edison Desk Lamp - Pawnee City
  • Watercolor Painting - Pawnee City
  • Watercolor Painting: Spring Florals - LIVE Online
  • Wire-Wrapped Jewelry - Falls City
Bus Trips & Tours (PDF)
  • New Theatre Bus Trip: Disney’s Newsies - Depart from Falls City, Table Rock or Beatrice
  • New Theatre Bus Trip: Squabbles - Depart from Falls City, Table Rock or Beatrice
CPR (PDF)
  • Heartsaver® CPR AED (Community) - Falls City
Family Matters (PDF) Foods (PDF) Genealogy (PDF)
  • Beginning Genealogy - LIVE Online
  • DNA Tells a Story - LIVE Online
  • From Theory to Discovery:
    Breaking Down Your Brick Wall with Timelines - LIVE Online
Home & Garden (PDF)
  • Personalized Succulent Garden or Terrarium - Falls City
  • Sensational Pots & Planters - Falls City
Internet (PDF)
  • Don’t Get Hacked - LIVE Online
  • NEW! What is Artificial Intelligence? - LIVE Online
Introductory Computer Classes (PDF)
  • Get Started with Computers - Falls City or LIVE Online
  • One-on-One Computer Training - Falls City Area
Languages (PDF)
  • NEW! Virtual Tours of Germany - LIVE Online
Mind & Body (PDF)
  • NEW! Dream Interpretation & Journaling - LIVE Online
  • How to Tame Your (Unruly) Dragon: Learning to Use Coping Skills to Manage & Regulate Your Emotions - LIVE Online
  • NEW! Mindful Aging: Brain Boosting Sessions - Falls City
  • A Tool Box for Meditation - LIVE Online
Money Matters (PDF)
  • Annuities: Beyond the Hard Sell - LIVE Online
  • I Don’t Need a Will, I’m Only 30 - LIVE Online
  • Learn the New Way to Pay: PayPal, Venmo & More . . . - LIVE Online
  • Long-Term Care Cost Planning - LIVE Online
  • Navigating Medicare.gov - Webinar
  • Online Buying & Selling - LIVE Online
  • NEW! Power of the Purse: Smart Women, Smart Money - LIVE Online
  • The Power You Have, The Power You Give - LIVE Online
  • Social Security 101: Understanding This Retirement Benefit - LIVE Online
  • Starting a Small Business - LIVE Online
  • Tired of Cable TV, Dish or Direct TV? Cut the Cord! - LIVE Online
  • Understanding Credit Scores & Reports - LIVE Online
  • Welcome to Medicare - Webinar
Photography (PDF)
  • Pictures Galore, Organizing & More! - LIVE Online
  • Shutterfly - Falls City or LIVE Online
Smart Devices (PDF)
  • Learn the New Way to Pay: PayPal, Venmo & More . . . - LIVE Online
  • One-on-One Smart Device Training - Falls City Area
  • Smartphone Basics: Android - Falls City or LIVE Online
  • Smartphone Basics: iPhone - Falls City or LIVE Online
  • Smartphone Next Level - Falls City or LIVE Online
Special Interests (PDF)
  • The Art of Communication - LIVE Online
  • Creative Writing - LIVE Online
  • Gratitude, Gimmicks & Going the Extra Mile - LIVE Online
  • Let’s Do Lunch (or Dinner) Series
    • Backyard Bird Feeding - LIVE Online
    • Bird Watching for Beginners - LIVE Online
    • Starting a Small Business - LIVE Online
    • Understanding Credit Scores & Reports - LIVE Online
  • Let’s Go Birding: Beginning Bird Watching Hike - Lincoln
  • Memory Mapping: A Tool for Inspired Writing - LIVE Online
Sports, Recreation & Fitness (PDF)
  • Beginning Pickleball 101 - Falls City
  • Let’s Go Birding: Beginning Bird Watching Hike - Lincoln
Youth (PDF)
  • Babysitting 101 (Ages 10-14) - Falls City or LIVE Online
  • Kid Food Hour: Homemade Pizza, Fun Snacks, Frozen Treats (Ages 8 & Up) - Falls City
  • Rock Painting: Kids Edition (Ages 8 & Up) - Pawnee City
  • NEW! Sandpaper Crayon Printing (Ages 8 & Up) - Falls City or Pawnee City
  • Slime Time (Ages 8 & Up) - Falls City

CITY / LOCATION SCHEDULE
Falls City Learning Center Zoom and distance learning available

Basic Skills Improvement/GED® Preparation Classes

ABE/GED® classes run continuously in locations throughout southeast Nebraska. Adult Basic Education classes help students improve their basic skills for work, school, employment, GED® testing, or self-satisfaction. Students are assessed during orientation to determine their specific needs, and instruction is based accordingly. Teachers and tutors provide confidential instruction to all participants.

Volunteer Tutors Needed

Volunteer tutors are an important part of our ABE/GED® program. Volunteer tutors assist students with GED® preparation, English as a Second Language or basic skills in the areas of reading, math and language. Requirements for becoming a volunteer tutor are simple: a high school diploma or GED® and a willingness to help students learn! For more information on becoming a volunteer, please contact Elizabeth Williams at 402-437-2666 or email ewilliams@southeast.com

English as a Second Language

Classes are offered throughout southeast Nebraska for individuals who want to improve their English listening and speaking skills. As part of a Career Pathways program, all students will have the opportunity to improve employability skills and prepare for college or a career. Citizenship information also is available.

No registration fee, all classes are free.

For more information on Basic Skills, GED® Preparation, English as a Second Language, please contact the Adult Education office at 402-437-2719; or email janderson1@southeast.edu.

Scholarship and Financial Assistance Opportunities:

Placement Testing – Next-Generation ACCUPLACER®: This is one of the course placement tests utilized by SCC and other Nebraska community colleges. The Center provides the Next-Generation ACCUPLACER® test free to high school students ages 16 and older. High school graduates receive one free test. Additional tests cost $15 each.

Proctor Tests: Center staff proctor tests set up by SCC faculty for students in their class for free. Proctoring tests for other colleges is $25 per test.

Connection to SCC Services: The Learning Center staff is available to assist in making connections via phone or video with SCC services. In-person meetings at the LC may also be arranged.

Kids Food Hour

Kids Food Hour

Barn Quilt Class

Barn Quilt

Creating Pottery Garden Markers

Creating Pottery Garden Markers

Pottery Garden Markers

Scarf Marbling Class

Scarf Marbling Class

Rock Painting