provides lifelong learning opportunities for all members of our community. Designated
by a “C” or “Z” in the Schedule, these courses and workshops are often only
a few hours in length and reflect a variety of topics from basic computers to personal
enrichment courses. Lectures and forums play a key role in recreational, intellectual,
and cultural enhancement. Horsemanship clinics draw students from around the world.
The popular Kids’ College summer program brings community youngsters on campus
to improve their basic skills or stretch their academic talents in a collegial environment.
Many students decide to enroll in degree programs after taking non-credit courses
learning is an important mission of Great Basin College. Continuing Education offers
a wide variety of courses each semester for students who are not seeking a degree
or certificate. Many professions require continuing education as part of their certification
or licensing requirements. GBC responds to those educational needs by providing short,
intensive training and professional development courses for local residents.
dental hygienists and dental assistants, insurance and real estate professionals,
teachers, engineers, nurses, law enforcement, and emergency medical response personnel
earn continuing education credits at GBC. Individuals interested in substitute teaching
can fulfill the Nevada Department of Education requirement, a minimum of 62 credits
(of which at least six credits must be in education), to qualify for a Nevada Substitute