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SWOSU Offering Four Continuing Education Courses During Fall Semester


Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford is offering four Continuing Education courses this fall including a free three-part series on “Water Issues in Oklahoma.”

Other CE courses include Country Line Dancing, Filipino Martial Culture and Prehistoric Indian Artifacts of Oklahoma.

To enroll in a course, the registration information can be found at or visit SWOSU in the Administration Building,  Room 201. Individuals can also call 580.....774.7012 or email

Courses, along with instructors, are:

Country Line Dancing (Tina Barnes)

  • August 24-Decemeber 10, Mondays and Fridays, 5:15-6:15 p.m., SWOSU Wellness Center Room 143

This course is for those interested in country line dancing or a low impact exercise class. 

Filipino Martial Culture (Dr. Daniel Farris)

  • August 25-December 8, Saturdays, 10-11 a.m., SWOSU Wellness Center

This course is designed for those interested in learning about Filipino martial art philosophy and history in a general sense as well as learning Arnis defense techniques.

Water Issues in Oklahoma (President Randy Beutler)

  • September 6 “Water for 2060….and Beyond”  J.D. Strong, Executive Director of the Oklahoma Water Resources Board
  • October 2 “Property owners rights” Attorney Mart Tisdal and “Conservation and Water –Keeping it Around and Keeping Safe” Clay Pope, Executive Director of the Oklahoma Association of Conservation Districts
  • October 4  “Choctaw/Chickasaw Regional Water Plan” Duane Smith, former executive director of the OWRB and consultant with the Chickasaw and Choctaw Tribes

These seminars will be from 6-8 p.m. in the SWOSU Conference Center.

Prehistoric Indian Artifacts of Oklahoma (Lee Gregory)

  • October 2-November 6, Tuesdays, 7-8 p.m., Old Science Room 208

This course will be a survey of the various types of prehistoric tools and weapons found throughout the state.