CSCC’s Continuing Education Department Announces Spring Line Up

Posted on January 03, 2017

CLEVELAND, TN. – The Department of Continuing Education at Cleveland State Community College has a new line up of classes for spring. The upcoming classes are as follows:

● Digital Photography

This six week class will help you learn to get good exposure every time, what all those little symbols on your  camera do and when to use them, how to handle everyday photography challenges like shooting indoors and in poorly lit areas. You will learn what you need to know about your own camera and get a chance to shoot a variety of photos in class. Classes will meet on Tuesdays, January 10 – February 21 from 6-8 p.m. in Room 109 of the CSCC Library. The cost of the course is $99. 
● Conversational Spanish for beginners
Communicating with clients, customers, patients or while traveling is too important for language barriers to get in the way.  Whether you are learning Spanish for the first time or you are expanding existing knowledge of the language, this conversational Spanish for beginners course will help you become a better communicator. The class meets on Tuesdays, January 10 – February 28 from 6-8 p.m. in room J-114 of the Johnson Building. The cost of the course is $99.
● Intermediate portraits in Pencil 
This intermediate course is a continuation of Vickie Blair’s Beginning Portraits in Pencil class from fall 2016, but if you are an intermediate level artist, this class is perfect for you, too. This six week course will take you to the next level of proportions, perspectives, texture, shading and contrast. Students will work from photographs to create a realistic portrait in pencil. Classes will meet on Tuesdays, January 17 – February 28 from 6-8 p.m. in room 115 of the L. Quentin Lane Gymnasium. The cost of the course is $79.
● American Sign Language
Enrollees will get an introduction and understanding of the deaf community and their beautiful language. Participate in the enjoyment and fun of learning the alphabet, numbers and introducing yourself to the deaf.  Learn the history of the language as well as the myths associated with it. Classes will meet on Tuesdays, January 26 – March 2 from 6-8 p.m. in room 113 of the Johnson Building. The cost of the course is $79.
● Parenting and Divorce Workshops
This course will fulfill the requirements of the court mandated parenting class authorized by Chapter 557 of  the Public Acts of 1997 and can be found at T.C.A. Sec 36-6-401.  A certificate will be given at the end of class to fulfill the requirements of the Court Mandated Parenting Classes for dissolution of marriage with minor children. This class is offered monthly and the cost is $45. (See mycs.cc/grow for dates/times.)
● The Koontz Cram Course ACT Prep
Want an ACT score you can smile about? Sign up today!  Thousands of Tennessee high school students were turned away this year.  Let us help you raise your ACT score by showing you how to attack the test with proven strategies. Classes will begin in April. The cost of the course is $375. (See mycs.cc/grow for times.)
● Workplace MIG Welding

This class focuses on production welding using the MIG process with the end  goal of workplace readiness. In addition to welding safety, machine set up, and welding techniques, you will also learn how to read blueprints and welding symbology. This class is great for those wanting to get a start in the metal and fabrication industry. (Registration Coming Soon—visit mycs.cc/grow for details.)

●         Welding Fundamentals
Develop your entry-level welding skills in this introductory class that covers knowledge, safety, and practical application of welding technologies. Learn oxy-fuel, gas metal arc shielded metal arc, and plasma arc processes through lecture and hands-on practice. Students will practice and work towards becoming proficient welding in the 1F/1G Flat and 2F/2G Horizontal Welding. (Registration Coming Soon—visit mycs.cc/grow for details.)
● Blue print Reading for welding technicians
Students learn to read a scale and interpret welding and shop drawings. This course is a must for anyone in the welding industry, and an emphasis is placed on welding symbols. (Registration Coming Soon—visit mycs.cc/grow for details.)
●  One day welding

In this eight-hour class, we will cover the basics of welding using MIG welders, to have   you safely and effectively ready to start your very own furniture, bicycle chopper, or top fuel dragster project. We will be emphasizing skills and techniques that will make welding more accessible to those without extensive workshops, toolsets, or experience. During the class we will cover safety, metal procurement and selection, welding technique, and finishing/rust prevention techniques. (Registration Coming Soon—visit mycs.cc/grow for details.)

ATHENS CENTER:
● Beginning Spanish for the HR Professional

Communicating with employees or prospective employees is too important for language barriers to get in the way. Whether you are learning Spanish for the first time or you are expanding existing knowledge of the language, this course will help you become a better communicator in your role at work. This eight week course will provide attendees with the basic tools needed to successfully navigate through stressful language barriers. Learn from an HR Director that knows the language and the needed vocabulary to navigate through the hiring process and HR profession. Gain beneficial knowledge to take back to your work place. Classes will meet on Mondays, January 9 – February 27 from 6-8 p.m. in Room 122 of the Athens Center. The cost of the course is $350. Register online or by corporate invoice.
● Beginning Microsoft Excel 2013
This beginning Microsoft Excel course is designed to help individuals gain basic skills in working and implementing Excel software into their personal or work environment. The course covers creating, entering and editing data, using functions, formatting worksheets, creating charts and printing spreadsheets. The cost of the course is $120.  (See mycs.cc/grow for details on dates/times.)
●  Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2013
In this intermediate level Excel 2013 course you learn how to customize the ribbon in Microsoft Excel and work with large worksheets and what-if analysis.  You will also learn to adjust the view using split and freeze as well as manage multiple worksheets. The cost of the course is $150. (See mycs.cc/grow for details on dates/times.)
● Advanced Microsoft Excel 2013

In this advanced level Excel 2013 course, you will learn how to query a table, utilize  database functions, analyze date using pivot tables, slicer and pivot charts, create templates and import data and images. The cost of the course is $150. (See mycs.cc/grow for details on dates/times.)
● Introduction to Microsoft Word 2013
Learn the basics of Microsoft Word to help you at home or at work. Topics include creating documents, entering and editing text, manage formatting, inserting tables, printing and more. Students should have a basic understanding of computers and using a mouse and keyboard. The cost of the course is $120. (See mycs.cc/grow for details on dates/times.)
● Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2013

  In this course, you will learn to create, save and rearrange presentations, format text, use
  drawing objects, work with graphics and insert tables and charts, use templates and
  themes, slide masters and transition effects, proof, run and print presentations. Students
  need to be familiar with using personal computers and should have experience using a
  keyboard and a mouse. The cost of the course is $120.  (See mycs.cc/grow for details on
  dates/times.)

MONROE COUNTY CENTER:
● Beginning Microsoft Excel 2013
This beginning Microsoft Excel course is designed to help individuals gain basic skills in working and implementing Excel software into their personal or work environment. The course covers creating, entering and editing data, using functions, formatting worksheets, creating charts and printing spreadsheets. The cost of the course is $120.  (See mycs.cc/grow for details on dates/times.)
●  Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2013
In this intermediate level Excel 2013 course you learn how to customize the ribbon in Microsoft Excel and work with large worksheets and what-if analysis.  You will also learn to adjust the view using split and freeze as well as manage multiple worksheets. The cost of the course is $150. (See mycs.cc/grow for details on dates/times.)
● Advanced Microsoft Excel 2013

In this advanced level Excel 2013 course, you will learn how to query a table, utilize  database functions, analyze date using pivot tables, slicer and pivot charts, create templates and import data and images. The cost of the course is $150. (See mycs.cc/grow for details on dates/times.)
● Introduction to Microsoft Word 2013
Learn the basics of Microsoft Word to help you at home or at work. Topics include creating documents, entering and editing text, manage formatting, inserting tables, printing and more. Students should have a basic understanding of computers and using a mouse and keyboard. The cost of the course is $120. (See mycs.cc/grow for details on dates/times.)
● Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2013

  In this course, you will learn to create, save and rearrange presentations, format text, use
  drawing objects, work with graphics and insert tables and charts, use templates and
  themes, slide masters and transition effects, proof, run and print presentations. Students
  need to be familiar with using personal computers and should have experience using a
  keyboard and a mouse. The cost of the course is $120.  (See mycs.cc/grow for details on
  dates/times.)

● Ed2Go Online Courses

Online Non-Credit Courses
 
  ● Accounting and Finance
● Microsoft Office
  ● Computer Applications
● Writing and Publishing
  ● Creative Arts
Visit http://www.ed2go/clscc/ for registration.
  If you would like to be notified of new non-credit courses at Cleveland State, or for more information on continuing education opportunities, visit the website at mycs.cc/grow or contact Continuing Education Coordinator Lee Ann Lowe by calling (423) 473-2270 or email her at llowe01@clevelandstatecc.edu. Continuing Education offerings include traditional on-campus classes as well as online courses. Courses are added to the schedule throughout the year. As opportunities to serve the community through continuing education arise, on-demand courses will be added to the schedule. It is the goal of the Continuing Education Department to serve the needs of the community through meaningful, personal, and professional enrichment courses and therefore, they welcome your suggestions.