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Personal Interest

Personal interest classes are set up based on community interest. If there is a class you would like to take and think others would be interested as well, call us at (910) 576-6222, extension 532. Your feedback and suggestions are always welcome!

Personal Protection in the Home $135 8 AM-6 PM SA 4/2 Rm TBD
This NRA course teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to the safe and efficient use of a handgun for protection of self and family, and to provide information on the law-abiding individuals’ right to self-defense. Unlike the other basic courses, this course covers defensive shooting and focuses on the defender’s mindset, decision-making abilities under pressure, and planning for the worst. Students can expect to shoot 100-150 rounds of ammunition and are required to shoot a handgun no smaller than a 9mm. Students will learn basic defensive shooting skills, strategies for home safety and responding to violent confrontation,firearms and the law, how to choose a handgun for self-defense, and continued opportunities for skill development. Students will receive the NRA Guide to the Basics of Personal Protection in the Home handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, the Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet, and course completion certificate. Participants in this class should be experienced shooters that show a mastery of the basic skills of safe gun handling. Participants are encouraged to take the Basic Pistol Course or the NC Concealed Carry Course prior to enrolling in this course. Finally, self-defense is a serious topic not to be taken lightly. This course is intended for law-abiding citizens who have the mindset and seriousness necessary to properly perform activities in the course.

NEW! Short Term Taxidermy Program
MCC’s Taxidermy program is now offering one-day specialty and introductory classes per month through the Continuing Education department. For more information or to register, please contact Andrew Gardner at (910) 576-6222, extension 532.
Large Body Mammals $71.60 8 AM-5 PM 1/30 Rm 162
Advanced Water Fowl $71.60 8 AM-5 PM 2/27 Rm 162
Advanced Fish Painting $71.60 8 AM-5 PM 3/26 Rm 162
African Animals $71.60 8 AM-5 PM 4/30 Rm 162t.

Cooking Classes
If you would like to take a cooking class or are interested in finding out more, please contact
Andrew Gardner at 910-576-6222, extension 532 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

Multimedia Art $45 9:30 AM-2:00 PM T 3/22-5/3 Rm 103B
Beginning-to-advanced level students work in an open studio with an instructor one-on-one with as much or as little guidance as needed. Choose any medium from which to work including oils, acrylics, watercolors and pen/pencil.

Folk Art and Tole Painting $45  12 PM-2:00 PM T 5/23-6/29 Rm 103B
A structured and uniform instruction on how to learn the most unique, oldest Art in the World and in History. Learn what brushes to use, basic painting techniques, base coating, backgrounds, undercoating design elements, shading, highlighting, refining and detailing. Acrylic paints only.

Pottery

MCC's Pottery program is known nationally for its state-of-the-art facility, accomplished alumni, and talented staff. Now this program is being offered for the first time to students through short term Continuing Education classes! Learn all the skills taught in the degree program from the same instructors, but take the courses convenient for you. These are non-credit courses. Additional topics in pottery production can be scheduled at students' request. Please contact Andrew Gardner at (910) 576-6222, extension 532 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Introduction to Pottery
Learn clay preparation, centering and wheel throwing basic forms, trimming, surface decoration, glazing, firing techniques and loading and firing bisque kilns.

Introduction to Pottery $182 5:30 PM-9:30 PM T/TH 5/17-7/28 Rm 300
Introduction to Pottery $182 8:30 AM-4:30 PM T 5/17-7/26 Rm 300
Introduction to Pottery $182 8:30 AM-4:30 PM W 5/18-7/27 Rm 300
Introduction to Pottery $182 8:30 AM-4:30 PM TH 5/19-7/28 Rm 300
Introduction to Pottery $182 8:30 AM-4:30 PM F 5/20-7/29 Rm 300

Advanced Pottery
Develop and enhance skills and techniques in handbuilding, throwing, decorating, glazing and firing clay.

Advanced Pottery $182 8:30 AM-4:30 PM T 5/17-7/26 Rm 300
Advanced Pottery Pottery $182 8:30 AM-4:30 PM W 5/18-7/27 Rm 300
Advanced Pottery $182 8:30 AM-4:30 PM TH 5/19-7/28 Rm 300
Advanced Pottery $182 8:30 AM-4:30 PM F 5/20-7/29 Rm 300

One-day Pottery Workshops
MCC has invited nationally-renowned potters to our pottery studio to present specialty clay workshops this spring. This will be an opportunity for beginning to advanced potters to learn specialized styles and techniques provided by experienced, master potters. Workshops are scheduled on Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Sessions include a morning demonstration and discussion, followed by a one-hour, bring-your-own-lunch networking session, and end with a hands-on application session. Seats for workshops are limited. Participants are encouraged to register early. All materials costs are extra and will be charged separately.

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