Personal Enrichment


CPCC invites you to discover a new hobby, express your creativity, improve your health or pursue other personal goals in these short-term, continuing education opportunities. Registration for classes is open the entire semester. View the current schedule or learn more by calling 704.330.4223.

Creative Arts

Find pleasure and balance in your life through self-expression and by nurturing your creativity. Choose from many topics, including painting, writing and performing arts. Whether you’re beginning or hoping to advance your skills, you’re sure to find something to enjoy.

Recreation and Wellness

Choose to focus on the well-being of your body and mind. Fun, healthy options include dance, sports and fitness. From yoga to kayaking, we offer something for everyone. You can even become a certified fitness professional or pursue aging studies and related topics.

Hospitality, Food and Nutrition

From professional chef to dinner party host, our Charlotte Cooks™ program will enhance your culinary acumen. We also offer a variety of hospitality certifications as well as Dietary Manager and ServSafe® programs.

Home, Garden and Floral Design

Improve your skills and knowledge while learning and sharing with others in our expanding selection of home and garden courses, including DIY home improvement. And when your flowers bloom, stun friends or clients with professional arrangements you learned in our Floral Design Certificate program.

Language and Culture

Explore local history or study foreign languages as a beginner or advanced student, even study abroad.

Automotive and Motorcycle Safety

Working on your own car? Auto Repair and Restoration will get you started or ready for cruising adventures. A full program in motorcycle safety puts you on two-wheels and ready to ride.