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Mini Courses

Parkside offers a variety of interesting programs to help you enrich your life, develop new skills, improve existing skills and advance your career.



Drawing for the Absolute Beginner
Bees & Waxwork Candle Making

Beginner Quilting, Creating the Legacy
Knitting in Living Color
Knitting the Brioche Rib Stitch and 2-Color Brioche
Reclaimed Basket Weaving
Sewcial Barn Quilting
Start Your Own Arts and Crafts Business
T-Shirt Quilting


Explore a Career as a Pharmacy Technician
Interviewing Essentials
Introduction to LinkedIn Career Networking
Listen to Your Heart and Success Will Follow
Resume Writing Essentials
Resume Writing Workshop
Twelve Steps to a Successful Job Search


Advanced Microsoft Excel
Advanced Microsoft Word
Google Apps
Intermediate Microsoft Access
Intermediate Microsoft Excel
Intermediate Photoshop
Introduction to Adobe Acrobat
Introduction to Digital Scrapbooking
Introduction to Flash
Introduction to InDesign
Introduction to Illustrator
Introduction to Dreamweaver
Introduction to Lightroom
Introduction to Microsoft Access
Introduction to Microsoft Excel
Introduction to Microsot Excel
Introduction to Microsoft Publisher
Introduction to PC Security
Introduction to Photoshop
iPad for Beginners
Photoshop Elements for the Digital Photographer
Pivot Tables Made Easy
Social Media Basics


Ballroom Dancing
Mat Pilates & Stretch Class
Pilates in a Chair! Workshop
Tai Chi for Beginners
Ultimate At-Home Core Workout
Ultimate At-Home Weight Workout


The Analysis and Valuation of Stocks
Are You Minimizing the Value of Your Social Security Benefits?
Financial Strategies for Successful Retirement
Introduction to Stock Options
Keys to Successful Money Management
Personal Finance
Real Estate Investing
Stocks, Bonds, and Investing Oh, My!
Where Does All My Money Go?


Creating a Whole Foods Kitchen
Crescent Creations II - You Say You Want More?
Crescent Creations- Let the Fun Begin!
Luscious, Low-Fat, Lightning-Quick Meals
Secrets of the Caterer
Spanish Wine and Tapas


Certificate in Holistic and Integrative Health ⊕
Constitutional Medicine: Five Elements of Chinese Medicine
Happy and Healthy Pregnancy ⊕ 
Introduction to Natural Health and Healing ⊕
Introductory Meditation-March
Introductory Meditation-July
Learning Chinese Herbal Basics
Lose Weight and Keep It Off ⊕
Valentine's Massage Class for Couples
Yoga Energy
Yoga: Fight Stress and Find Serenity


Creating A Garden Trellis
Fruit Tree Care
Homeowners Introduction to Organic Gardening
Lawn Care 101
Planning Your Garden
Roses 101
Start Your Own Edible Garden
Starting Heritage Seeds


Beginning Conversational French ⊕
Beginning Conversational Spanish
Conversational Japanese ⊕
Easy English 1 ⊕
Easy English 2
Easy English 3
Grammar for ESL ⊕
Instant Italian
Intermediate Conversational Spanish
Modern Hebrew for Beginners I
Modern Hebrew for Beginners II
Russian for Beginners I
Russian for Beginners II
Speed Spanish  ⊕
Speed Spanish II ⊕
Speed Spanish III ⊕
Writing for ESL ⊕


Beginning Harp I
Introduction to Guitar
Music Made Easy ⊕
The Music of the Earth


Achieving Success with Difficult People ⊕
Ancient Wisdom: The Equinox
Assisting Aging Parents ⊕
Awakening the Dreamer: Finding Inspiration
Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers Certification -February
Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers Certification- July
Beginning Writer's Workshop ⊕
Crucial Steps for Divorce Recovery
Ego vs Spirit
Genealogy Basics ⊕
Get Assertive ⊕
Handling Medical Emergencies ⊕
Introduction to Interior Design ⊕ 
Interpersonal Communication ⊕
Keys to Effective Communication ⊕
Leadership ⊕
Managing Life as a Single Parent ⊕
Marriage and Relationships: Keys to Success ⊕
Military Collecting - How to Detect the Fakes
Navigating Divorce ⊕
Preparing for the Empty Nest
Release Emerge Soar
Researching a Loved One's Military Services
Self Defense for Women
Simple Million Dollar Hair
Write Your Life Story ⊕


Advanced Digital Camera
Digital Camera Basics- February
Digital Camera Basics- July
Discover Digital Photography
Mastering Your Digital SLR Camera
Outdoor Photography Workshop- May
Outdoor Photography Workshop-August
Photographing Nature With Your Digital Camera⊕ 
Secrets of Better Photography
Travel Photography for the Digital Photographer ⊕


Publish and Sell Your E-Book
Travel Writing

Write Fiction Like a Pro
Writing for Children
Writing for ESL
Writing the Short Play



Raising Monarch Butterflies for Real!

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation in its services, program activities, education, and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodations, contact Continuing Education at least eight weeks in advance at: 262-595-3340 (V), 262-595-2513 (FAX), or e-mail



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