Emeritus Program

Program Description

Classes provide opportunities for personal growth and development. Students learn skills for mental well-being, physical fitness, and economic self sufficiency. Instruction is focused for adults age 55+ and all ages are welcome.

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Emeritus Program SLOs

  • SDCE older adult students acquire interpersonal skills to function effectively in a multicultural and diverse environment by comparing and evaluating their work in a respectful manner.
  • SDCE older adult students communicate facts, ideas, and feelings clearly by practicing verbal and non-verbal techniques.
  • SDCE older adult students analyze their progress toward lifelong learning goals through engaging in interactive communicative activities that promote critical thinking.
  • SDCE older adults prioritize, select, and engage in learning activities to promote positive aging in the 21st century.

Program Dean


Barbara Pongsrikul

North City Mesa College Campus
7350 Armstrong Place
San Diego, CA 92111

P: 618-388-1800
F: 858-627-2563



Program Chair



Kimberly McIntyre

P: 618-388-1800
F: 858-627-2563


Assistant Program Chair(s)

Charlene Schade
Mary Beth Van Putten
Pat Mosteller