September 30, 2023

Coastal Bend College

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Coastal Bend College introduces online courses

Coastal Bend College Continuing Education has a program that makes it easy to take high-quality, noncredit online courses. CBC has partnered with ed2go to offer hundreds of online, instructor-facilitated courses.

Ed2go: Get Assertive!

Get the assertiveness training you need in order to be more confident and powerful with family members, friends, bosses, co-workers, professionals, service people, and even total strangers. Discover how you lose your power when you talk and what you can do to get it back. Learn how to deal with anger and criticism effectively.

Ed2go: Project Management Fundamentals

Right now, there’s an unprecedented demand for project management practitioners. If you’re organized, perceptive, detail-oriented, and an excellent communicator, you just might have what it takes to succeed in the fast-growing field of project management. Whether you’re new to project management or an experienced project manager, this course will make you more valuable to your employer by increasing your skills and competencies.This course helps prepare you for the internationally-recognized Project Management Professional (PMP®) and Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) exams offered by the Project Management Institute, PMI®.

Ed2go: Introduction to C++ Programming

Learn how to program in C++, even if you have no prior programming experience. Create programs for Microsoft Windows using Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Express Edition. Learn Object-Oriented techniques, how to create windows and forms, and how to program in a step-by-step nature. This course is ideal whether you’re an enthusiast, a business person hoping to advance your career, or someone who already knows how to program but wants to move ahead to C++ and Object-Oriented Programming.

 Ed2go: Grammar Refresher

Improve your knowledge of English grammar and gain confidence in your ability to produce grammatically-correct writing. Whether you are a student or professional, a published or beginning writer, this course will help you navigate and master the linguistic twists and turns inherent in English grammar.

Ed2go: Get Paid to Travel

If you love to travel and work with individuals, a career as a professional tour director, tour guide, and cruise host may be the job for you! Tour directors are hired to escort local, domestic and international tours and cruises, earning as much as $1900 per week. Learn everything you need to start your new and exciting career in travel. We will cover group tour procedures, documentation, career opportunities and more.

Ed2go: Write Your Life Story

Learn what it takes to write essays, a legacy letter (sometimes called an ethical will), a memoir, an autobiography or the story of a loved one’s life in simple, easy steps that will get you ready for whatever you want to tell. The process begins with capturing ideas and ends by providing all the tools to tell the stories in your life.

 Ed2go: Explore a Career as a Paralegal

Students can take this course to discover what a paralegal does and decide if this is the right career choice for them. Those who make the choice to pursue this career can enroll in the Paralegal Career Training Program, which will give them the skills they need to obtain an entry-level job in this popular field.

Ed2go non-credit courses are entirely web-based with comprehensive lessons, quizzes and assignments. A dedicated professional instructor facilitates every course; pacing learners, answering questions, giving feedback and facilitating discussions. To learn more, call Continuing Ed at (361) 362-2633 or for more information, go to and “Continuing Education.”