Natural Science Illustration Program

The Yale Peabody Museum’s Natural Science Illustration Program, begun in 2010, provides both beginner and professional artists opportunities to learn a wide range of art techniques focusing on nature and natural science illustration. Our skilled and experienced instructors provide personalized support in small classes to help you develop your abilities and discover new ways of encountering art and nature. The Peabody’s collections and outdoor locations provide endless subjects for drawing, painting, and sketching. Take an individual class or complete a sequence of classes to earn a Certificate in Natural Science Illustration.

Register using our online form for upcoming classes or browse the course catalog for a full list of offered courses. For information about course content, prerequisites, materials, and other details contact the instructor listed for each course by email directly. Contact us with registration and payment questions.

Students pursuing a Certificate in Natural Science Illustration study botanical and zoological art in a variety of media, including graphite, pen and ink, watercolor, mixed media, oil, colored pencil, and digital graphics. Requirements for the certificate include core and elective courses plus a final class project that shows artistic proficiency in the concepts and techniques taught in each course.

On completion of the certificate students will have a certificate portfolio that reflects the training provided by experienced professional artists and that is endorsed by the Peabody. Certificates are awarded annually and recipients are recognized with a public exhibition of their work.

Core courses include:

  • Drawing I & II
  • Pen & Ink I
  • Composition & Design
  • Colored Pencil I
  • Watercolor I
  • Business Practices for Natural Science Illustrators
  • Digital Techniques for the Artist
  • Plant Morphology
  • Illustrating Vertebrates
  • Portfolio Development

Sample elective courses:

  • Field Sketching
  • Botanical Illustration
  • Oil Painting
  • Insects Writ Large in Graphite
  • Painting Birds
  • Advanced Digital Graphics
  • Watercolor II
  • Painting Gems & Minerals
  • Painting with a Digital Tablet

 

Enrollment eligibility

  • Courses are designed for adults. All participants must be at least 18 years of age. There will be no exceptions.

Course prerequisites

  • Courses numbered 200 and above require Course 101 Drawing I as a prerequisite. Check individual course descriptions for additional prerequisites.

Location of classes and course information

  • All classes are currently offered online via Zoom. When in-person classes resume locations will be included in the course description.

Cancellations & Course Changes

  • Courses may be cancelled for low enrollment or for any other reason. Registrants will be refunded 100% of the course fee or can receive credit toward a future course.
  • The Yale Peabody Museum reserves the right to reschedule courses, withdraw or modify a course, and substitute instructors at its sole discretion. The Museum will make every effort to notify students of such changes in advance.
  • In case of class cancellations because of inclement weather, the instructor will make every effort to contact students by email or phone in a timely manner. However, it is the registrant’s responsibility to check with the instructor to confirm whether a class will meet. Instructor contact information is provided to enrolled students before the first class of each course.

Registration & Payment

  • Register and pay for courses using our online form. Contact us with any questions about registration and payment.

Refunds

  • No refunds will be given to registrants who cancel fewer than 30 days before the course start date. A full refund will be issued for courses cancelled by the Peabody Museum.

Reproduction Rights

  • On registration, the Yale Peabody Museum requests permission to photograph both the student’s image or likeness and the student’s artwork created in each course, along with the rights to reproduce these for educational and publicity purposes. The Yale Peabody Museum will not use such images if the student does not grant permission.

Summer/Fall 2021

  • NSI 101X: Drawing I

    Drawing I is the foundation course for all sequential courses taken at the Yale Peabody Museum. It is here that the necessary techniques in rendering light on form, value, texture, perspective, proportion, and composition are taught. Each student will be given individual assignments and critiques, along with a final project, which is due at the culmination of the course.

    Instructors:
    • Dorie Petrochko (Session A)
      doripbird1@gmail.com
    • Susannah Graedel (Session B)
      graedelbirdsong@comcast.net
    • Jan Prentice (Session C)
      prenticestudio@gmail.com
    8 weeks; 24 hours total

    Drawing

    $480.00


  • NSI 104X: Intermediate Field Sketching and Nature Journaling

    Students will explore, sketch, and journal outside and then will bring some seasonal specimens they find inside to work from.  We will welcome guest naturalists who will help us identify things that we have discovered.  In September and October we will be looking for late summer flowers, seedpods, and autumn leaves.  Learn to slow down and observe more deeply as you connect and open up to the ineffable in natural objects through the making of art.

    Instructors:
    • Linda Miller
      lindaamiller@snet.net
    4 weeks; 8 hours total

    Drawing

    $160.00


  • NSI 128X: Watercolor Workshop for Beginners

    Get a taste of what is involved when you paint with watercolor. The traditional approach to transparent watercolor painting will be taught, with the focus on limited palettes, mixing, layering, and glazing to create luminous, beautiful colors in this special medium.

    Instructors:
    • Linda Miller
      lindaamiller@snet.net
    4 weeks; 8 hours total

    Watercolor

    $160.00


  • NSI 130X: Basic Color Theory Workshops

    Learn the fundamentals of color theory to enhance your work in any medium.  The class will work mostly in water media and colored pencil, but students may use any medium of choice. One 3 hour session.

    Instructors:
    • Bivenne Staiger
      bivenne@yahoo.com
    1 weeks; 3 hours total

    Workshop

    $60.00


  • NSI 147X: Gourds in Colored Pencil

    Exploring the shapes, colors, lumps and bumps of seasonal gourds! All drawn in colored pencil.

    Instructors:
    • Betsy Barry
      betsybarrydesigns@gmail.com
    4 weeks; 10 hours total

    Colored Pencil

    $200.00


  • NSI 148X: Drawing Insects in Colored Pencil

    Capture the complex beauty of insects in colored pencil. Students will select insect specimens from the Peabody collection and use colored pencil techniques to create beautiful, realistic renderings.

    Instructors:
    • Kim Burris
      kimburr@comcast.net
    6 weeks; 18 hours total

    Colored Pencil

    $360.00


  • NSI 165X: Birds and their Habitats: A Sketchbook Journey

    Through the eyes of a naturalist and an artist, explore the fascinating lives of birds of the Northeast, documenting their nesting, breeding, and migrating habits via a sketchbook journal. We will record and draw our observations of various common species of birds, their anatomy and their interrelationships with plants. No previous drawing experience is necessary.

    Instructors:
    • Dorie Petrochko
      doripbird1@gmail.com
    • Jim Sirch
      james.sirch@yale.edu
    6 weeks; 18 hours total

    Drawing

    $360.00


  • NSI 170X: Virtual Visits to the Yale University Art Gallery

    During each class session we will focus on different themes in nature by looking at drawings and watercolors from the Yale University Art Gallery’s collection. We will discuss the works we are focusing on as a group, as the instructor facilitates. A staff member from the YUAG will join us for the discussion and Q&A in the last half-hour. During each month the students will be encouraged to explore the illustrated YUAG online catalog for added information as they write and sketch in their journals.

    Instructors:
    • Linda Miller
      lindaamiller@snet.net
    4 weeks; 8 hours total

    Other

    $160.00


  • NSI 201X: Drawing II: Light on Form

    Stunning artistry with a pencil! Create silvery tonal portraits of animals and plants and free yourself from an artificial light source. Like artists since Renaissance times, students will learn to intuitively portray their subjects with light coming from the upper left. Through toning in this way, students will bring their subjects to three-dimensional life in intricate detail.

    Instructors:
    • Susannah Graedel
      graedelbirdsong@comcast.net
    8 weeks; 24 hours total

    Drawing

    $480.00


  • NSI 241X: Colored Pencil I

    Begin your exploration of color with this approachable medium. In our first few meetings students learn and practice key color concepts: primary and secondary color, local color, color temperature, hue, chroma and value.  With this background, students will then learn techniques needed to create beautiful, detailed drawings on a variety of drawing surfaces.

    Instructors:
    • Jan Prentice
      prenticestudio@gmail.com
    8 weeks; 24 hours total

    Colored Pencil

    $480.00


  • NSI 244X: Watercolor I

    Learn the basic techniques of watercolor painting including mixing color, washes, layering, dry versus wet, and achieving fine detail. Students will learn how to plan a painting and develop it carefully in order to capture the beauty of the medium.

    Instructors:
    • Kim Burris
      kimburr@comcast.net
    8 weeks; 24 hours total

    Watercolor

    $480.00


  • NSI 255X: Online Open Critiques & Guidance

    Whether you are taking classes for your own enjoyment or to complete the Certificate program, this is your opportunity to receive personal guidance from an instructor on a work in progress or a final course project that you have not submitted.  You will benefit from the instructor's personal insight and discussion of other student work.  All media will be considered. 

    Instructors:
    • Dorie Petrochko
      doripbird1@gmail.com
    • Jan Prentice
      prenticestudio@gmail.com
    • Susannah Graedel
      graedelbirdsong@comcast.net
    • Linda Miller
      lindaamiller@snet.net
    • Bivenne Staiger
      bivenne@yahoo.com
    1 weeks; 2 hours total

    Other

    $50.00


  • NSI 261X: Vertebrate Anatomy

    In this class, students will observe and sketch specimens from the vertebrate anatomy collection at the Yale West Campus. Areas of focus will be research and hands-on study of the anatomy and musculature of the cat and the horse and an in-depth final study of a vertebrate of choice representing its skeletal and musculature development.

    Instructors:
    • Dorie Petrochko
      doripbird1@gmail.com
    • Armand Morgan
      armand.morgan@yale.edu
    8 weeks; 24 hours total

    Drawing

    $480.00


  • NSI 267X: Introduction to Adobe Photoshop for Natural Science Illustrators

    In this virtual 8-week course, students will take their completed illustrations in a traditional medium and manipulate them for publication in Adobe Photoshop. The famously complicated and ever-changing Photoshop palettes and tools will be discussed and the tools most often used by professional scientific illustrators will be covered. After taking this workshop, the students should have a working knowledge and a basic understanding of Adobe Photoshop.

    Instructors:
    • Ikumi Kayama
      ikumikayama@gmail.com
    8 weeks; 24 hours total

    Digital

    $480.00


  • NSI 284X: Botanical Illustration in Colored Pencil

    Working in colored pencil with the subject of your choice, create your own botanical illustration.  Starting with sketches and color studies and working from a live specimen, you will create an illustration of your subject. Fruit, vegetables, and all plant life welcome!

    Instructors:
    • Betsy Barry
      betsybarrydesigns@gmail.com
    4 weeks; 10 hours total

    Colored Pencil

    $200.00


  • NSI 286X-B: Watercolor Workshop: Painting Creatures in Watercolor

    Learn the techniques to paint various animals from insects to mammals in their natural settings in watercolor.  The instructor will demonstrate how to complete each painting in specific stages by using painting elements to emphasize what is key.  The student will prepare a contour drawing from a motif provided by the instructor before each class.

    Instructors:
    • Bivenne Staiger
      bivenne@yahoo.com
    6 weeks; 18 hours total

    Watercolor, Workshop

    $360.00


Fall/Winter 2021

  • NSI 107X: Noticing: Nature Poetry and Observational Drawing

    We will read and discuss writings with the theme of nature and see how these can inspire us when we are enjoying our own observational drawing.

    Instructors:
    • Linda Miller
      lindaamiller@snet.net
    4 weeks; 8 hours total

    Drawing, Other

    $160.00


  • NSI 168: Nests in Pen and Ink

    The shadows and intricacies of bird nests lend themselves beautifully to the medium of pen and ink. This workshop will explore the process of drawing a nest from life using a Micron pen.  (Note: this course will not be offered online.)

    Instructors:
    • Jeanette Compton
      jeanettecomptonart@gmail.com
    3 weeks; 6 hours total

    Drawing

    $120.00


  • NSI 225X: Colored Pencil II

    Learn the techniques of applying layers of delicate tones with colored pencil to create velvety finishes- reminiscent of early botanical paintings and scientific drawings. We will experiment with tinted papers, solvents, drafting film and burnishing techniques to achieve these dramatic effects.

    Instructors:
    • Dorie Petrochko
      doripbird1@gmail.com
    8 weeks; 24 hours total

    Colored Pencil

    $480.00


  • NSI 255X: Online Open Critiques & Guidance

    Whether you are taking classes for your own enjoyment or to complete the Certificate program, this is your opportunity to receive personal guidance from an instructor on a work in progress or a final course project that you have not submitted.  You will benefit from the instructor's personal insight and discussion of other student work.  All media will be considered. 

    Instructors:
    • Dorie Petrochko
      doripbird1@gmail.com
    • Jan Prentice
      prenticestudio@gmail.com
    • Susannah Graedel
      graedelbirdsong@comcast.net
    • Linda Miller
      lindaamiller@snet.net
    • Bivenne Staiger
      bivenne@yahoo.com
    1 weeks; 2 hours total

    Other

    $50.00


  • NSI 294X: Marketing Your Artwork

    Learn valuable techniques from professional artists and marketing experts on how to promote and sell your artwork. Set goals, develop a portfolio, a simple website, and a brand, to target clients who will buy your work. Students will benefit from learning the legal and business aspects of sales such as copyrights, contracts, invoicing, and work for hire. 

    Instructors:
    • Dorie Petrochko
      doripbird1@gmail.com
    8 weeks; 24 hours total

    Other, Workshop

    $480.00


  • NSI 101X: Drawing I

    Pencil drawing; bird skulls

    Check upcoming courses list for availability.

    Drawing I is the foundation course for all sequential courses taken at the Yale Peabody Museum. It is here that the necessary techniques in rendering light on form, value, texture, perspective, proportion, and composition are taught. Each student will be given individual assignments and critiques, along with a final project, which is due at the culmination of the course.

    Instructors:
    Dorie Petrochko (Session A)
    doripbird1@gmail.com
    Susannah Graedel (Session B)
    graedelbirdsong@comcast.net
    Jan Prentice (Session C)
    prenticestudio@gmail.com

     

    8 weeks; 24 hours total

    Drawing

    $480.00


  • NSI 103X: Introduction to Field Sketching and Nature Journaling

    A notebook with sketched botanical elements

    Check upcoming courses list for availability.

    Learn the basics of observational drawing starting with simple objects so that you can sketch what you find outdoors as well as indoors. Students will be encouraged to carry their sketchbooks and journals wherever they go.  There will be a balance between presentations by the instructor and actual practice followed by group critiques. 

    Instructors:
    Linda Miller
    lindaamiller@snet.net

     

    4 weeks; 8 hours total

    Drawing

    $160.00


  • NSI 104X: Intermediate Field Sketching and Nature Journaling

    Sketching in front of a Peabody diorama

    Check upcoming courses list for availability.

    Students will explore, sketch, and journal outside and then will bring some seasonal specimens they find inside to work from.  We will welcome guest naturalists who will help us identify things that we have discovered.  In September and October we will be looking for late summer flowers, seedpods, and autumn leaves.  Learn to slow down and observe more deeply as you connect and open up to the ineffable in natural objects through the making of art.

    Instructors:
    Linda Miller
    lindaamiller@snet.net

     

    4 weeks; 8 hours total

    Drawing

    $160.00


  • NSI 107X: Noticing: Nature Poetry and Observational Drawing

    Sketch of a squirrel on a tree branch

    Check upcoming courses list for availability.

    We will read and discuss writings with the theme of nature and see how these can inspire us when we are enjoying our own observational drawing.

    Instructors:
    Linda Miller
    lindaamiller@snet.net

     

    4 weeks; 8 hours total

    Drawing

    $160.00


  • NSI 128X: Watercolor Workshop for Beginners

    Painting a brown and yellow feather in watercolor

    Check upcoming courses list for availability.

    Get a taste of what is involved when you paint with watercolor. The traditional approach to transparent watercolor painting will be taught, with the focus on limited palettes, mixing, layering, and glazing to create luminous, beautiful colors in this special medium.

    Instructors:
    Linda Miller
    lindaamiller@snet.net

     

    4 weeks; 8 hours total

    Watercolor

    $160.00


  • NSI 130X: Basic Color Theory Workshops

    A watercolor painting of a colorful mineral

    Check upcoming courses list for availability.

    Learn the fundamentals of color theory to enhance your work in any medium.  The class will work mostly in water media and colored pencil, but students may use any medium of choice. One 3 hour session.

    Instructors:
    Bivenne Staiger
    bivenne@yahoo.com

     

    1 weeks; 3 hours total

    Workshop

    $60.00


  • NSI 147X: Gourds in Colored Pencil

    Colored pencil drawing of gourds

    Check upcoming courses list for availability.

    Exploring the shapes, colors, lumps and bumps of seasonal gourds! All drawn in colored pencil.

    Instructors:
    Betsy Barry
    betsybarrydesigns@gmail.com

     

    4 weeks; 10 hours total

    Colored Pencil

    $200.00


  • NSI 148X: Drawing Insects in Colored Pencil

    A leaf-shaped mantis drawing in colored pencil

    Check upcoming courses list for availability.

    Capture the complex beauty of insects in colored pencil. Students will select insect specimens from the Peabody collection and use colored pencil techniques to create beautiful, realistic renderings.

    Instructors:
    Kim Burris
    kimburr@comcast.net

     

    6 weeks; 18 hours total

    Colored Pencil

    $360.00


  • NSI 165X: Birds and their Habitats: A Sketchbook Journey

    Drawing a bird from models

    Check upcoming courses list for availability.

    Through the eyes of a naturalist and an artist, explore the fascinating lives of birds of the Northeast, documenting their nesting, breeding, and migrating habits via a sketchbook journal. We will record and draw our observations of various common species of birds, their anatomy and their interrelationships with plants. No previous drawing experience is necessary.

    Instructors:
    Dorie Petrochko
    doripbird1@gmail.com
    Jim Sirch
    james.sirch@yale.edu

     

    6 weeks; 18 hours total

    Drawing

    $360.00


  • NSI 168: Nests in Pen and Ink

    High-detail sketch of bird nest with eggs

    Check upcoming courses list for availability.

    The shadows and intricacies of bird nests lend themselves beautifully to the medium of pen and ink. This workshop will explore the process of drawing a nest from life using a Micron pen.  (Note: this course will not be offered online.)

    Instructors:
    Jeanette Compton
    jeanettecomptonart@gmail.com

     

    3 weeks; 6 hours total

    Drawing

    $120.00


  • NSI 170X: Virtual Visits to the Yale University Art Gallery

    Yale University Art Gallery

    Check upcoming courses list for availability.

    During each class session we will focus on different themes in nature by looking at drawings and watercolors from the Yale University Art Gallery’s collection. We will discuss the works we are focusing on as a group, as the instructor facilitates. A staff member from the YUAG will join us for the discussion and Q&A in the last half-hour. During each month the students will be encouraged to explore the illustrated YUAG online catalog for added information as they write and sketch in their journals.

    Instructors:
    Linda Miller
    lindaamiller@snet.net

     

    4 weeks; 8 hours total

    Other

    $160.00


  • NSI 201X: Drawing II: Light on Form

    Realistically-shaded pencil drawing of oak leaf

    Check upcoming courses list for availability.

    Stunning artistry with a pencil! Create silvery tonal portraits of animals and plants and free yourself from an artificial light source. Like artists since Renaissance times, students will learn to intuitively portray their subjects with light coming from the upper left. Through toning in this way, students will bring their subjects to three-dimensional life in intricate detail.

    Instructors:
    Susannah Graedel
    graedelbirdsong@comcast.net

     

    8 weeks; 24 hours total

    Drawing

    $480.00


  • NSI 225X: Colored Pencil II

    Drawing snails from models with colored pencil

    Check upcoming courses list for availability.

    Learn the techniques of applying layers of delicate tones with colored pencil to create velvety finishes- reminiscent of early botanical paintings and scientific drawings. We will experiment with tinted papers, solvents, drafting film and burnishing techniques to achieve these dramatic effects.

    Instructors:
    Dorie Petrochko
    doripbird1@gmail.com

     

    8 weeks; 24 hours total

    Colored Pencil

    $480.00


  • NSI 241X: Colored Pencil I

    Colored pencil drawing of a garlic bulb

    Check upcoming courses list for availability.

    Begin your exploration of color with this approachable medium. In our first few meetings students learn and practice key color concepts: primary and secondary color, local color, color temperature, hue, chroma and value.  With this background, students will then learn techniques needed to create beautiful, detailed drawings on a variety of drawing surfaces.

    Instructors:
    Jan Prentice
    prenticestudio@gmail.com

     

    8 weeks; 24 hours total

    Colored Pencil

    $480.00


  • NSI 244X: Watercolor I

    Watercolor painting of a radish

    Check upcoming courses list for availability.

    Learn the basic techniques of watercolor painting including mixing color, washes, layering, dry versus wet, and achieving fine detail. Students will learn how to plan a painting and develop it carefully in order to capture the beauty of the medium.

    Instructors:
    Kim Burris
    kimburr@comcast.net

     

    8 weeks; 24 hours total

    Watercolor

    $480.00


  • NSI 255X: Online Open Critiques & Guidance

    Painting with others in a classroom

    Check upcoming courses list for availability.

    Whether you are taking classes for your own enjoyment or to complete the Certificate program, this is your opportunity to receive personal guidance from an instructor on a work in progress or a final course project that you have not submitted.  You will benefit from the instructor's personal insight and discussion of other student work.  All media will be considered. 

    Instructors:
    Dorie Petrochko
    doripbird1@gmail.com
    Jan Prentice
    prenticestudio@gmail.com
    Susannah Graedel
    graedelbirdsong@comcast.net
    Linda Miller
    lindaamiller@snet.net
    Bivenne Staiger
    bivenne@yahoo.com

     

    1 weeks; 2 hours total

    Other

    $50.00


  • NSI 261X: Vertebrate Anatomy

    Drawing of a mammal skull

    Check upcoming courses list for availability.

    In this class, students will observe and sketch specimens from the vertebrate anatomy collection at the Yale West Campus. Areas of focus will be research and hands-on study of the anatomy and musculature of the cat and the horse and an in-depth final study of a vertebrate of choice representing its skeletal and musculature development.

    Instructors:
    Dorie Petrochko
    doripbird1@gmail.com
    Armand Morgan
    armand.morgan@yale.edu

     

    8 weeks; 24 hours total

    Drawing

    $480.00


  • NSI 267X: Introduction to Adobe Photoshop for Natural Science Illustrators

    Composite image of an owl in Adobe Photoshop

    Check upcoming courses list for availability.

    In this virtual 8-week course, students will take their completed illustrations in a traditional medium and manipulate them for publication in Adobe Photoshop. The famously complicated and ever-changing Photoshop palettes and tools will be discussed and the tools most often used by professional scientific illustrators will be covered. After taking this workshop, the students should have a working knowledge and a basic understanding of Adobe Photoshop.

    Instructors:
    Ikumi Kayama
    ikumikayama@gmail.com

     

    8 weeks; 24 hours total

    Digital

    $480.00


  • NSI 284X: Botanical Illustration in Colored Pencil

    Colored pencil drawing of poppy flowers with bees

    Check upcoming courses list for availability.

    Working in colored pencil with the subject of your choice, create your own botanical illustration.  Starting with sketches and color studies and working from a live specimen, you will create an illustration of your subject. Fruit, vegetables, and all plant life welcome!

    Instructors:
    Betsy Barry
    betsybarrydesigns@gmail.com

     

    4 weeks; 10 hours total

    Colored Pencil

    $200.00


  • NSI 286X: Watercolor Workshop - Flowers and Insects

    A watercolor painting showing a purple iris

    Check upcoming courses list for availability.

    Create stunning watercolor paintings of flowers with and without insects. Learn how to complete each painting in specific stages by using painting elements to emphasize what is key. Student prepares a contour drawing from motif provided by the instructor before each class.

    Instructors:
    Bivenne Staiger
    bivenne@yahoo.com

     

    3 weeks; 9 hours total

    Watercolor

    $180.00


  • NSI 286X-B: Watercolor Workshop: Painting Creatures in Watercolor

    Squirrel painting by Bivenne Staiger

    Check upcoming courses list for availability.

    Learn the techniques to paint various animals from insects to mammals in their natural settings in watercolor.  The instructor will demonstrate how to complete each painting in specific stages by using painting elements to emphasize what is key.  The student will prepare a contour drawing from a motif provided by the instructor before each class.

    Instructors:
    Bivenne Staiger
    bivenne@yahoo.com

     

    6 weeks; 18 hours total

    Watercolor

    $360.00


  • NSI 294X: Marketing Your Artwork

    Spread of seashells, butterflies, and birds, with accompanying artwork

    Check upcoming courses list for availability.

    Learn valuable techniques from professional artists and marketing experts on how to promote and sell your artwork. Set goals, develop a portfolio, a simple website, and a brand, to target clients who will buy your work. Students will benefit from learning the legal and business aspects of sales such as copyrights, contracts, invoicing, and work for hire. 

    Instructors:
    Dorie Petrochko
    doripbird1@gmail.com

     

    8 weeks; 24 hours total

    Other

    $480.00


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Contact the Education Office for questions about registration and payment.  For questions about course content, prerequisites, etc. please contact the instructor listed for each course.