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ENR-X900 University of the Third Age

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Course Description

Curious to learn new information, meet new people and participate in a fun, intellectually stimulating environment for those 55+?

University of the Third Age

USD’s University of the Third Age is a life-long learning program that brings together avid life-long learners 55+ for an informative 3-week intellectual feast, twice a year. Attendees learn from some of the great representing the San Diego community from a wide variety of industries such as: business, government, military, medicine, health, science, technology, arts, literature, religion and education. University faculty, community leaders, published scientists, nonprofit executives, military officials and many more are invited to present each session. All presenters are experts in their individual fields and highly regarded for their intellect and contributions to their respected disciplines.

Lectures featured recently:

  • Piracy in the North Arabian Gulf
  • Extreme Climate Changes in the U.S. Are we ready?
  • What is Reggae? Caribbean Sounds and the History of Its People
  • My Bargain with God
  • An Insight into Harbor Police. what is their Role in San Diego?

Check out the last schedule to get an idea of program topics! 
(January 2015 schedule will be available November 30.)

Get started and enroll today!

Learner Outcomes

  • Engage with the University of San Diego for your educational and life-learning needs
  • Increased awareness and knowledge about a variety of topics
  • Opportunity to dialogue and interact with industry experts
  • Keep your mind and body alert and moving through physical and intellectual exercises
  • Connect and re-connect with new and old friends and expand your personal network of acquaintances
  • Develop appreciation for learning through lectures and field trips about some of the most fascinating communities and organizations in San Diego
  • Intellectual stimulation abounds daily through lectures, discussions and workshops

Course Details

Who Should Attend: Those 55+ who are life-long learners continually looking for new intellectual and physical opportunities to keep their minds and bodies sharp long into retirement.

Early Registration Discount: Register four weeks early to receive a 10% discount.

Course Format: Classroom

U3A is offered every January and July for a 3-week session, meeting Monday-Thursday mornings.

Daily Schedule:

  • 8:00am to 9:15am - Tai Chi Exercise, Beginning Computers, iPad/Social Media/Digital Photography
  • 9:30am to 10:30am - First Lecture
  • 10:45am to 11:45am - Second Lecture
  • 11:45am U3A ends

Workshops begin the first Tuesday of each session

Instructors: Expert lecturers representing a variety of industries and topics.

Parking Permits: You have two options to purchase your parking permit:

  1. Online/Phone: To purchase your permit online, please visit the following website or call Student Services Center at (619) 260-4585:
  2. In Person: Stop at the kiosk as you enter campus on the first day of U3A and ask for a guest permit. You may purchase your parking permit for the entire program at Manchester Conference Center reception window located on the first floor of the building, on the first day of U3A, Monday, July 14th.

Prerequisites

None



Sections

  ENR-X900 - 003 University of the Third Age      
  2015 - SP   Status:  Available
 
Classroom:   Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 9:30AM - 11:45AM
12 Jan 2015 to 15 Jan 2015
Classroom:   Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 9:30AM - 11:45AM
20 Jan 2015 to 23 Jan 2015
Classroom:   Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 9:30AM - 11:45AM
26 Jan 2015 to 29 Jan 2015
Class Schedule: 12 Sessions
Course Fee(s):
BUS Course Fee non-credit    $175.00
Potential Discount(s):
BUS CP - Save 10%! 4 Week Early Registration
 
Location:   Main Campus
Course Format:  Classroom