Noncredit Classes

Through the Community Education Department, we will be offering these FUN, noncredit classes for the at WSU South in the future. These popular classes will fill fast, please enroll early. If there is any noncredit class you would like to see scheduled, please let us know.


Making sugar cookies and decorating them is not as hard as you may think, if you have the right recipes and tools. In this class, we will share the perfect sugar cookie recipe along with great tips about rolling out, cutting, freezing and baking. You will be given several icing recipes to choose from along with how to outline and flood your cookies like a professional! Each person will be given recipes and a bag of supplies, which includes three pastry bags, three number three tips, three flooding bottles, toothpicks and a cookie cutter. Students will also go home with cookies in hand.  Instructor: Marsha Slack, Retired FCS Teacher

Location: DHS   Weeks: 2   Starts: 10/16   Day: T   Time: 6-8p   Fee: $79



Most everyone enjoys a nice homemade roll or slice of homemade bread, but not everyone is comfortable with making their own. In this course we will explore how to become confident with using yeast and working with different types of doughs and shapes. Recipes and handouts will be provided and you will take home something delicious every night. Week one- dinner rolls, loaves, and braids. Week two- cinnamon rolls and spirals. Week three- danish and croissant dough.  Instructor: Marsha Slack, Retired FCS Teacher

Location: DHS   Weeks: 3   Starts: 9/13   Day: Th   Time: 6-8p   Fee: $69


Holidays are busy enough without the added stress of the traditional gift giving to neighbors, friends and co-workers. Make it easy on yourself! Enroll in this candy making class and learn how the microwave can take all the work and worry out of gift giving. Week one: caramel corn, peanut brittle and different types of balls. Week 2: traditional fudge making. You will use a candy thermometer and learn how to calibrate it for accuracy. All candies will be shared and taken home in gift containers. Recipes provided.  Instructor: Marsha Slack, Retired FCS Teacher 

Location: DHS   Weeks: 2   Starts: 11/1   Day: Th   Time: 6-8p   Fee: $59



Ever wondered what all this shaken, stirred, wet, dry, muddled, rocks and neat lingo meant? Do you love cocktails, but feel a bit overwhelmed by all the gadgets, recipes and ingredient choices? If you said yes, this is the class for you. In this two week course, students will learn practical tricks of bartending, while using simple ingredients and equipment you probably already have laying around the house. Once we have mastered the basics, participants will be introduced to the art of mixology and begin to explore the creation of popular flavor combinations like sangria, margarita, the Moscow mule and more. You must be at least 21 years of age to enroll.  Instructor: Trisha Thomas, Mixologist 

Location: SOUTH   Weeks: 2   Starts: 9/28   Day: F   Time: 7-9p   Fee: $79



This two week advanced level Mixology for Real Life class is designed for students who have mastered the fundamentals of the first class. Participants should already have experience in the following areas; the free pour technique, alcohol and glassware differentiation, mixer ratios and five approaches to garnish. In this level II class, participants will continue to explore and engage in hands-on cocktail creation. New techniques will include frozen drinks, hand-made liqueurs and infusions. You must be at least 21 years of age to enroll.  Instructor: Trisha Thomas, Mixologist

Location: SOUTH   Weeks: 2   Starts: 10/12   Day: F   Time: 7-9p   Fee: $79


Enrollment and information on noncredit classes at other WSU locations.

For assistance or further information, please call us at 316.978.8000.