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103-165. Beginning QuickBooks. (1 Credit)

Explore how QuickBooks software can be used to help run a small business. Use the software program to manage bank accounts, accounts receivable and accounts payable, budgeting, payroll, collections invoicing and financial reports. Discuss the program's applicability to inventory management and purchase orders. Basic computer skills and familiarity with Windows preferred; textbook required.

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103-401. Microsoft Intermediate Word. (0.45 Credits)

Build upon the basics learned in the Beginning Word course. Topics include templates, themes, styles, mail merge and collaboration. Participants should be computer literate, comfortable working in a Windows environment and have taken Beginning Word or have comparable Word experience. Text book and storage device (USB drive) required.

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103-401E. Intermediate Word. (0.4 Credits)

Build upon the basics learned in the Beginning Word course. Topics include templates, themes, styles, mail merge and collaboration. Participants should be computer literate, comfortable working in a Windows environment and have taken Beginning Excel or have comparable Word experience. Text book and storage device (USB drive) required.

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103-403. Using Craigslist. (0.6 Credits)

This course is designed for those who have experience using Windows and Internet search engines, such as Google. You will learn about selling and buying items on Craigslist. The topics covered include getting started, learning how Craigslist works, knowing the options of how items are listed and paid for, finding out what the security issues are and talking to those who actually use Craigslist. Handout material will be used in place of a textbook, and a storage device required.

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103-409E. Manage Workday with MS Outlook. (0.2 Credits)

During this informative hands-on session identify a personalized system to manage email, appointments, tasks, contacts, notes and documents using Microsoft Outlook.

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103-409H. Microsoft Outlook. (1.2 Credits)

This twelve-hour course will introduce students to the basic Outlook 2010 features. Topics to be covered include: e-mail basics, tasks, calendar, address book, and contacts. Students should be computer literate and comfortable working in a Windows environment.

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103-412. Taste of Microsoft Office Tool. (2.1 Credits)

Discover commonly used features of various Microsoft Office software applications used in all organizations at every level. Tools covered include Outlook, OneNote and Skype for Business.

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103-412A. MS Project Training. (0.5 Credits)

Learn basic fundamentals of the Microsoft Project Management Software Program. Develop necessary skills to develop a plan, assign resources to tasks, track your project's progress, manage the budget, and analyze workloads.

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103-423. Intro to Home Networking. (0.3 Credits)

The home network has become an integral part of many households. This introductory course explores the benefits and terminology of a basic home network and is taught with the novice computer user in mind. Topics covered will include components necessary to build a home network, important terminology to know, resource sharing configuration, security essentials and basic network troubleshooting. Gain hands-on practical experience during our lab sessions that you can take home and use to setup your own small home network.

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103-424C. Microsoft Outlook 2010. (0.4 Credits)

This four-hour course introduces students to the features of Outlook 2010 and its uses for scheduling, e-mail, contact management, tasks, notes and more.

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103-424D. Microsoft Outlook Intermediate. (0.4 Credits)

This four-hour course provides students with more advanced skills for managing e-mail, schedules, contacts, and more. This course is intended for students who want to learn intermediate-level Outlook 2010 skills.

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103-433. Family Tree Maker. (1.8 Credits)

In this course, a brief overview of "Family Tree Maker" software will be explored. Students will have an opportunity to work on the software to create personal family trees. Students must be comfortable using the Windows operating system. Textbook required.

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103-434. Intermediate Family Tree Maker. (1.8 Credits)

This course is designed for those who have completed Family Tree Maker (103-433). You will learn advanced features of the genealogy software used in that course, including maintaining your family tree and effective family history search techniques for the best results. This course is taught on a Windows 7 operating system platform, and students are expected to have experience using this platform. Textbook required.

Prerequisites: (103-433 with a minimum grade of S)

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103-434A. Advanced Genealogy. (1.8 Credits)

A new course intended for individuals in the community who are interested in advanced research options in genealogy, exploring technology options, including available software used to capture the genealogy information gleaned from the research and determining which software is best for the user. Some of the weekly themes/topics may include: names, verifying information, electronics, websites, etc.

Prerequisites: 890-480 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of S

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103-440F. Microsoft Access Beginning. (0.4 Credits)

Storing large amounts of data and keeping it organized and in one place is a common challenge in many of today’s organizations. Microsoft Access is a powerful, customizable tool to store, access and analyze your information. During this hands-workshop, you will explore Access objects and practice using the major features of the tool.

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103-442C. Introduction to Excel-4 hours. (0.4 Credits)

Learn the basic features of Microsoft Excel spreadsheet application software. Topics covered include: spreadsheet fundamentals, formulas and functions.

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103-443C. Intermediate Excel. (0.4 Credits)

Build on the basics of MS Excel, with topics that include: macros, data tablets, importing data, and using Excel's solver for complex problems. Participants need to be computer literate, comfortable working in a Window environment, and have completed a beginning Excel course or have comparable Excel work experience.

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103-443F. Intermediate Excel-3 Hours. (0.3 Credits)

Builid on basic skills in the use of Microsft Excel, with topics that include formulas and functions, sorting data and the creating of graphs.

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103-443G. MS Excel Advanced - 4 Hrs. (0.4 Credits)

This course has been developed for the advanded student of MS Excel. More advanced features and presentation techniques for the business professional will be explored.

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103-443H. Microsoft Excel PivotTables. (0.4 Credits)

Do you need to draw useful conclusions from large amounts of data? Would you like your spreadsheets to tell you what you need to know, and show you what you can forecast? PivotTables might be your answer. This rich data analysis tool is a go-to feature for many intermediate and advanced users of Microsoft Excel 2007. Gain the ability to extract accurate values from your data and summarize large data sets with this workshop.

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103-444B. iPad Training. (0.2 Credits)

This course will provide the participants with the fundamentals of operating an iPad.

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103-447. PC for the Petrified-Windows. (2.1 Credits)

This twenty-one hour course is designed for the student who is new to computers and is hesitant to take a computer class. The emphasis of this class is for the student to gain some computer literacy, focusing on the Windows operating system. Textbook recommended.

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103-454. Taste of IT - Networking. (2.4 Credits)

Gain fundamental knowledge of networking concepts while exploring wired and wireless local area network technologies, networking devices and cabling, internet protocols, configuring the TCP/IP protocols, networking services, wide area networks and network security. Classroom activities will include hands-on experience with Windows Server, Windows-based networking, network management tools, DNS, TCP/IP, names resolution process, and network protocols and topologies. This course has been designed for the beginner who is comfortable with Microsoft Windows and computer systems. The material covered will help prepare for the Microsoft MTA 98-366 certification exam.

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103-455. Taste of IT - Software Dvlpmnt. (2.4 Credits)

Develop the foundational knowledge in software development while exploring core programming concepts, object-oriented programming concepts, application life cycle management, web application development utilizing CSS, Javascript and HTML, desktop application development and programming database concepts. Classroom activities will include hands-on experience working with different programming languages and concepts. This course has been designed for the beginner who is comfortable with Microsoft Windows and computer systems. The material covered will help prepare for the Microsoft MTA 98-361 certification exam.

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103-456. Taste of IT - Database Admin. (2.4 Credits)

Develop foundational knowledge and skills with database, including relational databases such as Microsoft SQL server. Explore core and relational database concepts, security requirements for databases, database objects, tables and views, graphical tools and database queries. Classroom activities will include hands-on experience working with designing, creating and administering databases. This course has been designed for the beginner who is comfortable with Microsoft Windows and computer systems. The material covered will help prepare for the Microsoft MTA 98-364 certification exam.

Prerequisites: 103-455 with a minimum grade of S

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103-457. Transitioning to Windows 10. (0.9 Credits)

Discover new features in Windows 10 as you transition from Windows 7. Topics will include familiarizing to the new start menu; working with tiles; using the tablet mode; use of applications, apps and the app store; use of Cortana and multiple desktop mode; and navigating the internet and web using the Edge Browser. Textbook required.

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103-458. PC Repair & Upgrade. (1.8 Credits)

Learn about your computer hardware and how you can upgrade and perform basic maintenance and repair of that hardware. Basic computer principles and a brief description of computer circuitry will be covered along with basic troubleshooting, symptom and cause, and repair techniques. Other topics will include upgrading your computer, when is it appropriate, and when should you buy a new system. "Hands-on" lab will cover installing different hardware; hard drives, video cards, and adding memory. This course will provide the beginner with plenty of "hands-on" lab time to feel comfortable doing basic computer maintenance, repair, and upgrading.

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103-459. Windows Beginner. (2.4 Credits)

Windows Beginner (103-459) is designed for the novice computer user that will provide an introductory look at Microsoft's Windows 10 desktop operating system. Students will learn how to navigate the Windows graphical interface and how to work with applications. In addition, students will explore the world of file and folder management using File Explorer and use the Settings options to customize Windows. Textbook and flash drive required.

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103-460. Surfin' the Internet. (0.9 Credits)

The three lessons in this course introduce you to a number of functions on the Internet: examining a browser, identifying Internet Service Providers (ISP's), connecting to and exploring the Internet, searching for information on the Internet, and using email. You should be skilled in mouse usage and have a good understanding of the Windows operating system prior to taking this class. Students will have hands-on experience exploring these topics and more as time permits.

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103-461. Windows Intermediate. (2.4 Credits)

Windows Intermediate (103-461) is designed for those who have completed the Windows Beginner (103-459) course. Students will learn about more advanced features of Microsoft's latest Windows operating system, including Internet features, changing settings to make Windows easier or more effective, learning about computer security, advanced File Explorer methods and how to backup user files. Textbook and flash drive required.

Prerequisites: (103-459 with a minimum grade of S or 103-410 with a minimum grade of S)

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103-462. Microsoft Beg Word. (2.4 Credits)

This course is an introduction to Microsoft Word 2016. Learn how to enter and edit text, use writing tools, format and modify documents, create simple tables, conduct small mail merges, and work with basic columns and graphic features. Participants should be computer literate and comfortable working in a Windows environment. Textbook and storage devices (USB drive) required.

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103-462A. Microsoft Word - Beginning. (0.1 Credits)

This four hour course introduces learning how to enter and edit text, use Word's writing tools, and modify a document using, page, paragraph and character formatting.

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103-462B. Microsoft OneNote. (0.2 Credits)

Learn the basic steps to using OneNote, including creating a workbook in the cloud, adding sections and pages, taking notes, making quick notes, clipping from the Web, capturing images, creating links, and inserting tables.

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103-463. Microsoft Beg Access. (0.6 Credits)

Learn the basic features of Microsoft Access 2010. Topics include creating a database, manipulating data, and creating tables, forms, reports and queries. Participants should have a strong file management background in the Windows environment. Textbook and storage device (USB drive) required.

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103-464. Microsoft PowerPoint. (0.55 Credits)

Learn the basic features of Microsoft PowerPoint 2013. Topics include building slide presentations, including graphics and tables; changing background colors; editing slides; using transitions and including build effects. Participants should be computer literate and comfortable working in a Windows environment. Textbook and storage device (USB drive) required.

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103-470. MS Beg Excel. (2.4 Credits)

Learn the basic features of Microsoft Excel 2016. Topics include creating worksheets, formulas and functions, and using formations to create professional worksheets and charts. Participants should be computer literate and comfortable working in a Windows environment. Textbook and storage devices (USB drive) required.

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103-470A. Microsoft Excel Beginning. (0.8 Credits)

This workshop is for individuals new to Excel and covers introduction to worksheets, rearranging data, managing multiple worksheets, common formulas, cell references, and data visualization with charts and images.

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103-472. MS Intermediate Excel. (1.8 Credits)

Build upon the basics learned in the Beginning Excel 2016 course. Topics include managing workbook data, validation and worksheet protection, using and analyzing table data to manage information, automating worksheet task with macros, and enhancing charts. Participants should be computer literate, comfortable working in a Windows environment, and have taken Beginning Excel or have comparable Excel working experience. Text book and storage device (USB drive) required

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103-472A. Microsoft Excel Intermediate. (0.8 Credits)

This workshop is for individuals already knowledgeable of Microsoft Excel and covers topics such as: advanced formatting, date and time functions, conditional formatting, advanced functions for text and analysis, IF criteria, troubleshooting formulas, Lookup function, and the outline features.

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103-472B. Excel Beginner 2-hr. (0.2 Credits)

This workshop is for individuals new to Microsoft Excel. It covers the essential uses, tools, and features of Microsoft Excel.

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103-472C. Excel Intermediate 2-hr. (0.2 Credits)

This workshop is for individuals already knowledgeable of Microsoft Excel. It expands upon the beginner level foundation with an in-depth look at advanced formatting features and the utilization of functions.

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103-472D. Microsoft Outlook Beginner. (0.2 Credits)

This workshop is for individuals new to Microsoft Outlook. It covers the essential uses, tools, and features of Microsoft Outlook.

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103-472E. Microsoft Word 2-hr. (0.2 Credits)

This workshop is for individuals new to Microsoft Word. It covers the essential uses, tools, and features of Microsoft Word.

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103-473. MS Advanced Excel. (1.8 Credits)

Build upon the skills learned in the Intermediate Excel 2016 course. Topics include performing a what-if analysis, analyzing data with PivotTables, exchanging data with other programs, sharing excel files, customization and advanced worksheet management. Participants should be computer literate, comfortable working in a Windows environment, and have taken Intermediate Excel. Text book and storage device (USB drive) required.

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103-473G. Advanced MS Excel. (0.8 Credits)

This workshop is for individuals looking to further their Excel proficiency around tables and pivot charts, financial functions, macros, and workbook protection.

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103-480. Edit With Photoshop Elements. (0.55 Credits)

This course is an introduction to PhotoShop Elements. Students will learn to use the basic features of the program to remove red eyes, sharpen the contrast, and remove scratches from photos. Basic elements of digital cameras and methods of sharing photos electronically will also be discussed. Textbook and flash drive required.

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103-481. Social Media for the Petrified. (2.4 Credits)

Learn about social media outlets, how to set up an individual page and how to manage information shared on sites. Some sites that may be explored include LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, Snapfish, Live Essentials, Caring Bridge and Care Page. This course will provide the beginner with plenty of hands-on lab time to feel comfortable setting up an account, managing account information, and uploading pictures and information. Knowledge of basic file and folder management required.

Prerequisites: (103-410 with a minimum grade of S or 103-459 with a minimum grade of S or Associate Dean approval )

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103-481A. Social Media Strategy. (0.4 Credits)

There is no better way to build a responsive audience of clients or customers than with the classic workhorse of the Internet, your email list. Email provides you the most direct line of communication for conversion to sales. Email marketing is an effective strategy for reaching elusive prospects, and can be a key multiplier in retaining existing customers.

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103-487A. Intro to PowerPoint. (0.4 Credits)

This course has been designed and developed for the student new to PowerPoint.

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103-487C. Intermediate Powerpoint-4 Hrs. (0.4 Credits)

This 4 hour course has been designed for the intermediate student of PowerPoint. More advanced features and presentation techniques for the business professional will be explored.

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103-494. QuickBooks Pro Level 1. (1.8 Credits)

Explore fundamentals of the QuickBooks software to manage your business finances. Learn how to setup a new company, work with lists, process invoices, manage bank accounts, enter and pay bills, process payments and track accounts receivable and accounts payable. Students should be computer literate and comfortable working in a Windows environment. Upon completion, it is recommended that students attend 103-495 QuickBooks Pro Level 2 to explore advanced topics such as managing payroll, estimates and time tracking, inventory functions, creating budgets and customizing reports. Text required.

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103-495. QuickBooks Pro Level 2. (1.5 Credits)

Expand knowledge of the QuickBooks software by learning advanced features. Learn to setup and manage payroll, estimates and time tracking, inventory functions, creating budgets and customizing reports. Students should be computer literate, comfortable working in a Windows environment and have basic QuickBooks knowledge. It is recommended that students attend 103-494 QuickBooks Pro Level 1 prior to registering for this class. Text required.

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103-600. PC for the Petrified.

This twenty-one hour course is designed for the student who is new to computers and is hesitant to take a computer class. The emphasis of this class is for the student to gain some computer literacy, focusing on the Windows operating system.

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103-601. Social Media for the Beginner.

Learn about social media outlets, how to set up an individual page and how to manage information shared on sites. Some sites that may be explored include LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, Snapfish, Live Essentials, Caring Bridge and Care Page. This course will provide the beginner with plenty of hands-on lab time to feel comfortable setting up an account, managing account information, and uploading pictures and information. Knowledge of basic file and folder management required. This course is intended to be hands-on with classroom instruction on setting up accounts. In order to set up a Facebook account, Facebook requires a cell phone that allows you to receive text messages to confirm your account. All other social media sites can confirm your account via email. It is recommended that you have a cell phone and the ability to remotely access your email accounts to confirm these accounts to gain the most from this course.

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