Bevill State awards the Continuing Education Unit (C.E.U.) for special, non-academic activities and courses offered by the College. As defined by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, the Continuing Education Unit is given for 10 contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction. Continuing education courses are offered for purposes of personal enrichment, community service, professional development, and creative pursuits. Courses are developed and selected according to the needs and interests of area citizens and students and vary each term.