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Computer Training and Certification


Network+ Certification Preparation

Students learn about modern network technologies, Internet utilities, TCP/IP, DNS and URLs, ports and protocols, network models, connection devices, and firewalls, as well as network management, tools, and network troubleshooting. Completion of a course or proficiency with computer hardware is strongly recommended. CompTIA A+ certification is not required. CompTIA Network+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide, 5th edition, ISBN 978-0071789226, is the required textbook. For more information, review the frequently asked questions. 42 hours. $134

45462 M 2/2–5/11 6–9 p.m. CEC 607 January 26 registration deadline



Introduction to Adobe Dreamweaver CS6

Create websites using Dreamweaver, the industry’s top software web editor. Topics include a short introduction to HTML, layout techniques using Cascading Style Sheets, site navigation, graphics using Adobe Fireworks, and site management. Excellent keyboarding and word processing skills are recommended. Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 Classroom in a Book, ISBN 978-0321822451 is the required textbook. 36 hours. $134

45466 Sat 2/7–5/2 10 a.m.–1 p.m. CEC 607 February 2 registration deadline


Introduction to Adobe Illustrator and InDesign CS6

Learn how to create pixel-perfect page designs, layouts, and typography with Adobe InDesign, while also learning how to create and manipulate stunning vector graphics and artwork using Adobe Illustrator. Together, InDesign and Illustrator give you a powerful platform to create and produce professional-looking print and Web designs. 36 hours. $134

45464 M 2/2–4/27 10 a.m.–1 p.m. CEC 607 January 26 registration deadline


Introduction to Adobe Photoshop CS6

Discover CS6’s new Content-Aware features. Explore a variety of graphic and retouching tools available with Photoshop. Create selections, masks, and layers, and work with different file formats and image resolutions. Excellent keyboarding and word processing skills are recommended. Adobe Photoshop CS6 Classroom in a Book (paperback) by Adobe Creative Team, ISBN 978-0321827333 is the required textbook. 36 hours. $134

45463 W 2/4–4/22 6–9 p.m. CEC 607 January 28 registration deadline


Web Page Design

Students plan, design, and create a working website. Topics include interface design, HTML, CSS (Cascading Style Sheet), graphics, and site management. Skills are introduced through structured exercises and applied through individual creative projects. Keyboarding and word processing experience recommended. HTML and CSS Design and Build Websites by John Duckett, ISBN 978-1118-00818-8, is the required textbook. 36 hours. $134

45460 W 2/4–4/22 6–9 p.m. NEWT 427 January 28 registration deadline
45461 Th 2/5–4/23 10 a.m.–1 p.m. OCC January 29 registration deadline


Microsoft Courses

Office 2013: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access

This course teaches effective communication skills and provides a more comprehensive understanding of the programs in the Microsoft Office suite. Students use Microsoft Office 2013 to produce documents and presentations, focusing on the core programs in the suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access. Basic computer and keyboarding skills are recommended. Welcome to Microsoft Office 2013 (Silver Series), ISBN 978-159136-659-1, is the required textbook. 36 hours. $134

45459 Th 2/5–4/23 5:30–8:30 p.m. NEWT 427 January 29 registration deadline


Senior Adult Computer

Computer and Internet Essentials for Senior Adults

Attention all AARP members, retirees, baby-boomers, and/or career changers! Finally, a class designed to help you become computer literate in a nonthreatening environment at an economical price. Learn how to use a desktop computer system; sign on and off of the computer; create, edit, and save Microsoft Word documents; browse websites; and create, send, and receive email. Keyboarding skills are highly recommended to be successful in this class. Welcome to the World of Computers Senior Series, 3rd edition, by Russel Stolins, Bruce Robertson, and Jill Murphy, ISBN 978-1-59136-332-3, is the recommended textbook. 24 hours. $74

45458 T 2/3–3/24 9 a.m.–noon DCSL Lab January 27 registration deadline

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