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Lehman College Continuing Education

Discover Yourself! 

Enrich your life at Lehman.

We offer a variety of courses designed to meet your educational and recreational needs.

Be creative. Be fit. Be brilliant.

Courses are academic, artistic, healthy and fun. Class topics include Computers for Mature Adults; Languages; Writing; Business Skills; Art & Music; Photography & Video; Culinary Arts; Yoga, T’ai Chi Chuan; Dance; and Physical Fitness, Sports, Swimming and more.

Follow your passion.

Lehman’s experienced and award-winning teachers are especially passionate about their personal development classes. You’ll find that our teachers love what they do and make it a goal to inspire.

Be a part of something special.

Enjoy special advantages. Students gain access to computer labs with Internet access, the College library and the state-of-the-art APEX Fitness Center. Plus, you’ll receive discounts for exciting shows at the Lehman Center for the Performing Arts.

Art / Photography 

  • Digital Photography I
  • Digital Photography II
  • Creative Drawing & Painting Workshop I/II
  • Art History Inspiration!


  • American Sign Language
  • American Sign Language II
  • Speed Spanish I
  • Speed Spanish II


The Creative Kitchen: Delicious and Healthy Home Cooking - UPDATE!

Surprise family and friends with delicious and healthy main dishes, salads and desserts made from seasonal, fresh and local ingredients which you learn to prepare in Lehman’s state-of-the-art kitchen lab. A sample of possible dishes taught in this hands-on course include: barbeque chicken with homemade barbeque sauce, homemade pasta with homemade turkey sauce, shrimp cocktail with homemade sauce, pork tenderloin with cranberry chutney, avocado-cucumber mixed salad, fl an and crème brulée among others. Helpful kitchen tips and tricks are integrated troughout the course. Be prepared for a taste sensation! Students are asked to come to class in appropriate attire for cooking. A $25.materials fee (cash only) to be paid at the first class meeting.
CUL 07/$125 (4 sessions) LEHC


Guitar for Adults at All Levels

Master the guitar now with the “See it—Say It—Play It” technique developed by guitar instructor Teddy Crawford. Whether you are a true beginner or someone who has played before, you will make progress from the first session. Fun songs are introduced in interactive jam sessions giving students of all levels the opportunity to participate and learn in a stress free setting. Different styles such as pop, R & B, folk, calypso, reggae, Latin American and jazz are introduced. A guitar is required for the first class; a nylon string acoustic guitar is recommended but not mandatory.
PFA 63/$125 (6 sessions) COTC

Business Skills

  • Effective Business Communication
  • Advertising on Internet Workshop
  • Notary Public Exam Preparation
  • NEW Adobe Live Cycle Designer Training
  • NEW Excel Tips & Tricks Workshop
  • NEW Mastering Excel PivitTables/Charts
  • Time Management for Productivity

Math & Finance

  • 7 Keys to a Successful Retirement
  • College & Career Readiness: Math I/II
  • Investments


  • English Grammar Review
  • College Writing
  • Writing: Research Papers


  • Hatha Yoga for Beginners
  • Dance-Fit: Zumba!
  • Dance-Fit: Zumba Family


  • Swimming for Beginners
  • Advanced Beginner Swimming
  • Synchronized Swimming
  • Aqua Zumba

* Students in APEX classes must purchase a CUNYcard ID. Also note that pool classes are sometimes held during pool swimming competitions.

Scoring for Film with Michael Bacon

An exciting course for serious music students who are interested in pursuing or exploring a career in this genre. This comprehensive college-level course is being offered by the School of Arts and Sciences to students in Continuing Education as a non-credit course. By the end of the course, the student should be able to score a 5-10 minute short fi lm using a sequencing platform (DP, Logic, Pro Tools) and use Finale or Sibelius as a tool for musical notation. Prerequisites: A basic proficiency with Digital Performer, Logic, or Pro Tools; profi ciency in importing pictures and audio; understand MIDI; ability to read and write music and have a basic understanding of music theory and basic orchestration. Meets with MMS 352. Prerequisite: Instructor approval is required.