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Learning Center at Falls City

  • 3200 Bill Schock Blvd.
    Falls City, NE 68355
    402-323-3396
    800-828-0072

  • Schedule for Fall 2021 Semester

    Print a Credit Courses Registration Form

    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.

    Fall 2021 Semester

    BSAD-2310 Business Ethics
    Dates: Aug. 24-Dec. 16, 2021
    Days: Tues. & Thurs.
    Time: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Falls City, Room TBA
    Instructor: Harris
    Cost: NE Resident $342 / Non-Resident $405
    Semester Credits: 3.0
    Course Number: BSAD-2310-FC02
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    ECON-2110 Principles of Macroeconomics (Hybrid)
    Dates: Aug. 23-Dec. 13, 2021
    Day: Mon.
    Time: 5:30-6:50 p.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Falls City, Room TBA
    Instructor: Hamilton
    Cost: NE Resident $342 / Non-Resident $405
    Semester Credits: 3.0
    Course Number: ECON-2110-HBFC1
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    ENGL-1010 English Composition I
    Dates: Aug. 25-Dec. 17, 2021
    Days: Tues. & Thurs.
    Time: 9:30-10:50 a.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Falls City, Room TBA
    Instructor: Wortmann
    Cost: NE Resident $342 / Non-Resident $405
    Semester Credits: 3.0
    Course Number: ENGL-1010-FC16
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    ENGL-1020 English Composition II
    Dates: Aug. 23-Dec. 17, 2021
    Days: Mon., Wed. & Fri.
    Time: 11-11:50 a.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Falls City, Computer Room
    Instructor: Sack
    Cost: NE Resident $342 / Non-Resident $405
    Semester Credits: 3.0
    Course Number: ENGL-1020-FC02
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    FSDT-1350 Basic Nutrition (Hybrid)
    Dates: Aug. 24-Dec. 16, 2021
    Days: Tues. & Thurs.
    Time: 9:30-10:50 a.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Falls City, Room TBA
    Instructor: Rethmeier
    Cost: NE Resident $342 / Non-Resident $405
    Semester Credits: 3.0
    Course Number: FSDT-1350-FC04
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    HIST-2010 American History I—Early America
    Dates: Aug. 23-Dec. 17, 2021
    Days: Mon., Wed. & Fri.
    Time: Noon-12:50 p.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Falls City, Computer Room
    Instructor: Davis
    Cost: NE Resident $342 / Non-Resident $405
    Semester Credits: 3.0
    Course Number: HIST-2010-FC05
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    MATH-1100 Intermediate Algebra
    Dates: Aug. 24-Dec. 16, 2021
    Days: Tues. & Thurs.
    Time: 2:30-3:50 p.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Falls City, Room 101
    Cost: NE Resident $342 / Non-Resident $405
    Semester Credits: 3.0
    Course Number: MATH-1100-FC09
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    PSYC-1810 Introduction to Psychology
    Dates: Aug. 23-Dec. 17, 2021
    Days: Mon., Wed. & Fri.
    Time: 11-11:50 a.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Falls City, Room TBA
    Instructor: Hinerman
    Cost: NE Resident $342 / Non-Resident $405
    Semester Credits: 3.0
    Course Number: PSYC-1810-FC03
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    SPCH-1110 Public Speaking (Hybrid)
    Dates: Aug. 23-Dec. 15, 2021
    Days: Mon. & Wed.
    Time: 1-1:50 p.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Falls City, Room TBA
    Instructor: Zetocha
    Cost: NE Resident $342 / Non-Resident $405
    Semester Credits: 3.0
    Course Number: SPCH-1110-HBFC8
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    8-Week Session

    HLTH-1040 Medication Aide (Hybrid)
    Dates: Oct. 21-Dec. 16, 2021
    Day: Thurs.
    Time: 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Falls City, Room 101
    Cost: NE Resident $285 / Non-Resident $337.50
    Semester Credits: 2.5
    Course Number: HLTH-1040-HBFC8
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    HLTH-1150 Nursing Assistant (Hybrid)
    Dates: Oct. 21-Dec. 16, 2021
    Days: Tues. & Thurs.
    Time: 4:30-9:25 p.m.
    Location: Learning Center at Falls City
    Cost: NE Resident $456 / Non-Resident $540
    Semester Credits: 4.0
    Course Number: HLTH-1150-HBFC1
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    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
    • Recertifying in a trade
    • Starting a new career path, or
    • Simply making your life more satisfying

    Print a Non-credit Courses Registration Form

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

    Winter 2022

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    Business Leadership
    • Communication & Team Development
      • Leadership Communication Boot Camp - LIVE Online
    • Managing People & Projects
      • Community Leadership Program - LIVE Online
      • Your Role as a Supervisor - LIVE Online
    Computers & Technology: Getting Started
    • Classes for Seniors
      • Let's Do Lunch: Exploring Apps (Savvy Seniors) - LIVE Online
    • Internet
      • Digitizing Memories - LIVE Online
      • Let’s Do Lunch: Basic Zoom - LIVE Online
      • Online Buying & Selling - LIVE Online
      • Passwords, Logins, IDs, OH MY! - LIVE Online
      • Using the Cloud - LIVE Online
      • Zoom: Everyone is Doing It! - LIVE Online
    • Introductory Classes
      • One-on-One Computer Training: 3 Hours - Falls City Area
      • Passwords, Logins, IDs, OH MY! - LIVE Online
    • Smart Devices
      • NEW! iPhone App Store, Messaging & More - LIVE Online
      • One-on-One Smart Device Training - Falls City Area
    CPR/Basic Life Support/First Aid
    • CPR AED & Heartsaver® First Aid - Falls City
    Forklift
    • Forklift Operator - Falls City
    Microsoft Office Classes
    • Excel 2016: Basic - Falls City
    • Tips & Tricks: Excel - Falls City
    Professional Development
    • Introduction to Grant Writing - LIVE Online
    Small-Business Essentials
    • Business Plan Basics - LIVE Online
    • Let's Do Lunch: Basic Zoom - LIVE Online
    Social Media
    • Let's Do Lunch: Basic Zoom - LIVE Online
    Welding
    • 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

    Print a Non-credit Courses Registration Form

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

    Fall 2021

    Arts, Crafts & Hobbies
    • NEW! Alcohol Ink Art - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Barn Quilts - Falls City
    • Buying, Selling & Evaluating Antiques, Coins & Collectibles - Falls City
    • NEW! Crochet a Snowman Pouch - LIVE Online
    • Digitizing Memories - LIVE Online
    • Drawing: Country Scene in Charcoal (Tree & Swing) - Falls City
    • Gratitude, Gimmicks & Going the Extra Mile - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Introduction to Woodworking - Falls City
    • NEW! Mixed Media Holiday Cards & Tags - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Paper Clay Ornaments - LIVE Online
    • Pictures Galore, Organizing & More! - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Rock Painting - Falls City
    • Scarf Marbling - Falls City
    • T-shirt Block Interfacing - LIVE Online
    • ZenDoodle - Falls City
    Computer & Technology: Getting Started
    • Classes for Seniors
      • Let's Do Lunch: Exploring Apps (Savvy Seniors) - LIVE Online
    • Internet
      • Digitizing Memories - LIVE Online
      • Let’s Do Lunch: Basic Zoom - LIVE Online
      • Online Buying & Selling - LIVE Online
      • Passwords, Logins, IDs, OH MY! - LIVE Online
      • Using the Cloud - LIVE Online
      • Zoom: Everyone is Doing It! - LIVE Online
    • Introductory Classes
      • One-on-One Computer Training: 3 Hours - Falls City Area
      • Passwords, Logins, IDs, OH MY! - LIVE Online
    • Smart Devices
      • NEW! iPhone App Store, Messaging & More - LIVE Online
      • One-on-One Smart Device Training - Falls City Area
    CPR/Basic Life Support/First Aid
    • CPR AED & Heartsaver® First Aid - Falls City
    Explore
    • NEW! Barn Quilts - Falls City
    • NEW! Introduction to Woodworking - Falls City
    • Kid Food Hour for Ages 8-14 - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Let’s Do Lunch: Happiness is Traveling - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Rock Painting - Falls City
    • Senior Stretch & Flex - Falls City
    Family Matters
    • Here Comes Baby! How to Prepare - Falls City
    • Navigating Medicare.gov - Falls City or Webinar
    • So, You’re Having a Baby: A Complete Birth - Falls City
    • Welcome to Medicare - Falls City or Webinar
    Foods
    • NEW! Bread Basics: White, Rye, Cinnamon Raisin, & Houska - LIVE Online
    • Cinnamon Rolls & Crescents - LIVE Online
    • Instant Pot Cooking Basics - LIVE Online
    • Make Ahead: Freezer Meals, Tips & Tricks - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Make Your Own Salsa - LIVE Online
    • Sourdough Bread 101 - Falls City or LIVE Online
    Genealogy
    • DNA Tells a Story - LIVE Online
    • From Theory to Discovery: Breaking Down Your Brick Wall with Timelines - LIVE Online
    History
    • History for Fun: Notable Nebraskans - LIVE Online
    Home & Garden
    • NEW! Attracting Winter Birds: Houses & Feeder Tips - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Barn Quilts - Falls City
    • NEW! Introduction to Woodworking - Falls City
    • Starting a New Compost Pile - LIVE Online
    Languages
    • Beginning Spanish - LIVE Online
    • Sign Exact English: Medical Focus - LIVE Online
    Microsoft Office Classes
    • Excel 2016: Basic - Falls City
    • Tips & Tricks: Excel - Falls City
    Mind & Body
    • Body Sculpting: Butts & Guts - LIVE Online
    • Cardio Boxing Class - LIVE Online
    • How to Tame Your (Unruly) Dragon: Learning to Use Coping Skills to Manage & Regulate Your Emotions - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Meditative Mandalas - LIVE Online
    • Senior Stretch & Flex - Falls City
    Money Matters
    • Money Can’t Buy Me Love: Keys to Making Good Financial Decisions - LIVE Online
    • Navigating Medicare.gov - Falls City or Webinar
    • Social Security 101: Understanding This Retirement Benefit - LIVE Online
    • Tired of Cable TV, Dish or Direct TV? Cut the Cord! - LIVE Online
    • Welcome to Medicare - Falls City or Webinar
    Personal Development
    • How to Tame Your (Unruly) Dragon: Learning to Use Coping Skills to Manage & Regulate Your Emotions - LIVE Online
    • Navigating Medicare.gov - Falls City or Webinar
    • Publish Your Writing - LIVE Online
    • NEW! Put the Tech in Traveling - LIVE Online
    • Welcome to Medicare - Falls City or Webinar
    • You Have a Life Story to Share - LIVE Online
    Social Media
    • Let's Do Lunch: Basic Zoom - LIVE Online
    Sports, Recreation & Fitness
    • Body Sculpting: Butts & Guts - LIVE Online
    • Cardio Boxing Class - LIVE Online
    • Senior Stretch & Flex - Falls City
    Youth
    • Babysitting 101 for Ages 10-14 - Online
    • Kid Food Hour for Ages 8-14
      • KFH: Autumn Apples! - LIVE Online
      • KFH: Football Food Fun! - LIVE Online
      • KFH: Gingerbread Houses - LIVE Online

    ABE/GED and ESL courses

    Classes begin monthly, please contact Lynn Saffer at 800-642-4075 ext. 2719 for details.

    City / LocationSchedule
    Falls City Learning CenterWednesday 5-8 p.m. and Friday 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

    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 Jodi Anderson at 402-437-2562 or email janderson1@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; 800-828-0072, ext. 2719; or email lsaffer@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.