Continuing Education Classes

Metropolitan State University of Denver is offering non-credit, continuing education classes beginning this spring through our LearnOn program. We have a lot of exciting options for classes ranging from wine tasting, wedding planning, rock climbing, to job search strategies and many computer classes. All of our classes are held on our main campus located in downtown Denver.

February LearnOn Classes:

  • Islam: Origins, Interaction with the West, Extremism, Islamophobia, Religious War?
    Ahmad Ghais | February 15, 22 March 1, 8 | Student Success Building 211 | $80
    Explore the many facets of Islam with Dr. Ahmad Ghais, a Muslim, born and raised in Egypt, and a U.S. citizen since 1967. Is Islam the enemy of America? Explore the evolution of Islam in the U.S. and Islamophobia.
  • Rock-Climbing – Self-Rescue
    Ryan Campbell | February 15, 22 March 1, 8 | Thrillseekers: 1912 S. Broadway, Denver | $80 | Gym fee of $13 per session paid at the gym at time of the class
    This course will cover the basic self-rescue skills that every climber should know before leaving the ground. This course will involve a combination of demonstration and hands-on practice. Rental equipment is provided at no extra cost.
  • Beginning Crochet
    Lynne Winter | February 16, 23 March 2, 9 | Student Success Building 211 | $80
    Come explore the many wonders of crochet in a relaxed environment! Learn how to read patterns, work beginner stitches and finish off a project. Students will leave with four projects, extra yarn and lots of ideas!
  • Classical Music Insights: Music for Stage and Screen
    Betsy Schwarm Glessner | February 21, 28 March 7, 14 | Student Success Building 211 | $80
    Many of us first come to classical music through film scores, which will serve as the basis for a wonderful listening and learning environment, with music ranging from Mendelssohn to John Williams, and more.
  • The World of California Wines
    Karen Cook | February 21, 28 March 7, 14 | Hospitality Learning Center 212 | $80 | $40 materials’ fee
    California is the largest wine-producing state in the United States, making more than 90% of all American wine. Come explore and taste the best wines of Napa, Sonoma, Central Coast and other California wine regions.
  • 3-D Printing: Make Your Imagination Real
    Ted Shin | February 22 March 1, 8, 15 | Boulder Creek Building 130B | $80 | $50 materials’ fee
    Learn about the different types of 3D printing machines and materials available. Participate in hands-on projects creating parts files and sending them to different printers. Develop a good foundation that will allow you to incorporate 3D printing into personal projects.