Computers & Information Technology
To register please call 914-606-6830 and press option 1
Click here for our non-credit online classes
Computer students: please bring a USB flash drive to class.
Classes are taught with Windows 10 and Office 2016 except as noted.
Where required, textbooks can be purchased at the bookstore at 914-606-6475
or ordered online at sunywcc.edu/student-services/bookstore
Computing Fundamentals for Windows
Knowledge of computers is not a prerequisite for this course. Whether you are new to computers or just want to brush up on your computer skills, this course is for you. Increase your proficiency using Windows-based computers with techniques and shortcuts. Build your confidence and get control of your computer by managing, organizing, and searching for your files and folders. Learn the benefits of different internet browsers and search engines, including safe and efficient internet use. Manage your email folders and attachments and get a glimpse of popular social media sites including Facebook and Twitter.
CE-COMP 2163, $360 (+ textbook).
At Valhalla Campus:
Sec. A: 5 Sat., May 12-June 9 (skip 5/26), 9:00 am-12:30 pm, and June 16, 9:00 am-1:00 pm, GTW-215. #6028
Sec. B: 6 M/W, June 4-20, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-209. #6029
Sec. C: 6 T/Th, July 10-26, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-215. #6030
At Mt. Vernon Center: Sec. D: 6 M/W, July 9-25, 1:00-4:00 pm. #6071
Windows File Management
Never lose your work again! Organizing and managing your files is essential for the workplace and for the home. Learn best practices to organize your files; create and organize folders; search for files; work with shortcuts; and set some custom features to make it easier to work with Windows.
CE-COMP 2002, $140 (+ textbook).
Sec. A: 2 T/Th, May 8 & 10, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-209. #6031
Sec. B: 2 M/W, June 25 & 27, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-203. #6032
Sec. C: 2 Sat., July 21 & 28, 12:00 noon-3:00 pm, GTW-203. #6070
Keyboarding for Accuracy and Speed
This course provides students with the basic skills necessary to learn touch typing on a computer keyboard. The ability to type faster and more accurately saves time and increases productivity. A great course for anyone who uses the computer, including healthcare professionals who have to make entries in patient electronic records. Only basic operational computer skills are required for this hands-on class.
CE-COMP 2016, 9 Sat., June 9-Aug. 4, 9:00-11:00 am, GTW-203, $200. #6036
Keyboarding is also offered online. Email Michele.Maya@sunywcc.edu for info.
Fundamentals of the iPhone
Learn to use basic functions of the iPhone. Bring your phone to class and work at your own pace. Topics covered include: essential skills of texting, taking pictures, accessing email, customizing calendars and utilizing the internet via the iPhone.
CE-COMP 2141, 3 Sat., May 12-June 2 (skip 5/26), 9:00 am-1:00 pm, GTW-219, $120. #6037
Cut the Cord: Online TV Streaming Solutions
Cut the cord in this non-techie’s guide to living without cable. Learn about TV streaming solutions that will save you money on your cable bills. This course will showcase how to use devices such as Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire and Chromecast. Learn about Netflix, Hulu and other streaming services. Discussion on internet requirements and help to determine which devices and services may work best for you.
CE-COMP 2148, 1 Sat., June 2, 1:00-4:00 pm, GTW-215, $60. #6038
Computer Basics 1 – Operational Skills (in Spanish)
Conceptos Básicos de Computación 1 – Habilidades Operacionales (en español)
Aumente su habilidad en el uso básico de su computadora en entorno Windows: trabaje con el mouse y el teclado, el escritorio de Windows, utilice programas como el de procesamiento de textos, utilice menúes y barras de herramientas y más. Este taller es ideal para nuevos usuarios de computadoras o para aquellos que quieren refrescar o mejorar sus habilidades básicas. Windows 10.
CE-COMP 2159, 2 T/Th, July 24 & 26, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-209, $140. #6033
Computer Basics 2 – Mastering Windows and File Management (in Spanish)
Conceptos Básicos de Computación 2 – Dominio de Windows y de la Administración de Archivos (en español)
Construya su confianza y consiga el control de su computadora con estas técnicas para usar Windows. Aprenda a administrar y organizar sus archivos y carpetas; Aprenda a buscar archivos; trabajar con atajos; utilizar paneles de control; Establezca algunas funciones personalizadas para que sea más fácil trabajar con Windows. Prerrequisito: Conceptos básicos de Computación 1 o experiencia equivalente. Windows 10.
CE-COMP 2160, 2 T/Th, July 31 & Aug. 2, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-209, $140. #6034
Computer Basics 3 – Internet and Email (in Spanish)
Conceptos Básicos de Computación 3 – Internet y Correo Electrónico (en español)
Conviértase en un usuario de internet más competente. Aprenda los beneficios de los diferentes navegadores y motores de búsqueda y cómo hacer que su uso de internet sea más eficiente y seguro. Aprenda a administrar sus carpetas y archivos adjuntos de correo electrónico. Obtenga una visión de los sitios de redes sociales populares, incluyendo Facebook y Twitter. Prerrequisito: Conceptos básicos de Computación 1 o experiencia equivalente. Windows 10.
CE-COMP 2161, 2 T/Th, Aug. 7 & 9, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-209, $140. #6035
Ahorre $$ al registrarte para las tres clases de conceptos básicos de computadora durante
esta legislatura para sólo $378. Ahorro reflejará cuando se calculan sus gastos después de inscribirse. Si se cancelan las clases por cualquier motivo, no aplica descuento.
Social Media and Internet Applications
Social Media Overview (prerequisite for Social Media for Business certificate)
Connect more efficiently using the most popular social media sites: LinkedIn, Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter. Join these sites, set security features, promote yourself, join groups, understand hashtags, and social media “etiquette.” Prerequisite: Windows File Management or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2015, 4 T/Th, June 5-14, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-209, $200. #6039
Social Media for Business Non-Credit Certificate
Is your company taking advantage of social media and using it wisely? Complete the following
three courses to earn a non-credit Certificate in Social Media for Business.
Social Media Marketing for Business 101: What’s In It for Your Company?
Social media has burst onto the scene faster than businesses know how to handle it. With new ways to reach clients, companies find themselves grappling to understand and implement new strategies. What is the social media landscape, how does it work, and how much of a game changer will it be for your business? Shape your understanding of social media marketing and think more critically about your company’s use of social networks. Prerequisite: Social Media Overview or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2110, 2 M/T, June 18 & 19, 6:30-9:30 pm, GTW-209, $120. #6041
Social Media Marketing for Business 102: Tools & Techniques for Marketing Your Business
Explore how a variety of social media tools such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube can increase your business’s visibility and consumer impact. Get hands-on training on how to open accounts and participate in these networks to drive traffic to your company website. We’ll also look at tracking how effective your social media campaigns are and how to gather information for targeted marketing. Prerequisite: Social Media Overview or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2111, 2 W/Th, June 20 & 21, 6:30-9:30 pm, GTW-209, $120. #6042
Social Media Marketing for Business 103: What’s Your Content Strategy?
We’ll look at the data, decisions, and tools you’ll need to develop the social media plan for your business. We’ll explore different methods such as video and photo production, writing techniques, and more. Participants are encouraged to share ideas and get feedback to help in defining a successful and robust strategy. Prerequisite: Social Media Overview or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2117, 2 M/T, June 25 & 26, 6:30-9:30 pm, GTW-209, $120. #6043
Save $$ when you register for all three Social Media for Business classes during this term for only $324. Savings will be reflected when your course fees are calculated after enrolling. If classes are cancelled for any reason, discount no longer applies.
Create a Powerful Profile with LinkedIn
LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional networking site and is a valuable tool for creating and maintaining a list of contacts with others. Job seekers, employers, and those looking for business opportunities all benefit from the power of LinkedIn. Find out how to improve your profile to be most effective and how to navigate LinkedIn. Prerequisite: Windows File Management or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2099, 1 Sat., July 14, 12:30-4:30 pm, GTW-209, $70. #6040
33% of email recipients open email based on subject line alone; emails that include social sharing buttons have a 158% higher click-through rate. Capitalize on this method of advertising by exploring which platforms to use, how to decipher the stats, how to merge your social platforms and website with your email marketing campaign, dealing with those who unsubscribe, and what are the ethical requirements of your email? Prerequisite: Social Media Overview or equivalent experience.
CE-BUS 2023, 2 W/Th, June 27 & 28, 6:30-9:30 pm, GTW-209, $120. #6044
Create a Following with Blogging and Podcasting
Get your message out there! This course will introduce students to valuable new online tools and the skills necessary to become a blogger and a podcaster. Great for business owners to communicate with clients and create a presence on the internet. Demos and assignments included.
CE-BUS 2088, 4 Mon., July 9-30, 1:00-4:00 pm, GTW-209, $200. #6045
Google Analytics and Digital Marketing Metrics
“Marketing Metrics” is a buzz-phrase and an important part of a successful marketing strategy, where marketing professionals are able to create a campaign, measure the results and improve upon what’s working while discarding what’s not. In this course, you will learn about marketing metrics including setting up website analytics, finding meaningful data, running reports, creating customized reports and tracking the data. Specific Google Analytics metrics such as Events, UTM settings and Conversion Tracking will be discussed. Prerequisite: Social Media Overview or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2178, GTW-209, $200.
Sec. A: 4 Wed., May 16-June 6, 6:00-9:00 pm. #6086
Sec. B: 4 Sat., July 14-Aug. 4, 9:00 am-12:00 noon. #6087
Social Networking with Facebook
Facebook and other social networks enable millions of older adults to stay involved with children, grandchildren, and distant family members. Learn how to find and connect with old friends and family members to share activities and renew relationships. Share photos and videos to stay in touch.
CE-COMP 2071, 2 Fri., June 1 & 8, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-209, $70. #6046
Microsoft Office Applications
Prepare for the Microsoft Office certification exams or just build new skills. Our Microsoft applications courses are taught using MS Office 2016 unless otherwise stated. Please visit us at sunywcc.edu/wdce for course descriptions, or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
MS Office 2016 Basics
Learn to use the basic features of the 2016 version of MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint. As three of the most fundamental software programs used in educational and professional settings, this course will provide word processing instruction for creating basic documents, including: entering and editing text, spelling and grammar checking, working with fonts and font sizes, setting margins and tabs, using bullets and numbering, and searching for and replacing text. In addition, students will learn the fundamental skills needed to create effective presentations that incorporate text, graphics, charts, and tables, as well as the fundamentals of working with spreadsheets, including how to enter and edit text and values; create simple formulas; select cells and ranges; change column widths and row heights; insert and delete rows and columns; format numbers; copy and move data, use the fill-handle and print worksheets. Prerequisite: Windows File Management or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2155, 6 M/W, June 25-July 18 (skip 7/2 & 7/4), 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-209, $360 (+ textbook). #6047
MS Office 2016 Beyond the Basics
Go beyond the basics with the latest version of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint – three of the most fundamental software programs used in educational and professional settings. Learn to Mail Merge and work with images, section breaks, columns, styles, tables, headers and footers in Word. Apply advanced formatting techniques to your spreadsheets and work with dates and lookup functions in Excel. Create presentations that include charts, tables, and hyperlinks and prepare a presentation for delivery with PowerPoint. Prerequisite: Microsoft Office Basics or equivalent experience. 1.8 CEUs
CE-COMP 2173, 6 M/W, July 23-Aug. 8, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-209, $360 (+ textbook). #6048
MS Office 2016 Basics for Mac
BYOM…Bring your own Mac with Microsoft Office to learn the basic features of the 2016 Mac version of MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, three of the most fundamental software programs used in educational and professional settings. Provides skills for creating basic documents, working with spreadsheets, and creating effective presentations. Prerequisite: File Management for Mac or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2165, 6 M/W, July 9-25, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-219, $360 (+ textbook). #6049
MS Excel – Level 1
Get started with Excel even if you have never used a spreadsheet before. Includes building and editing worksheets, formatting a worksheet, working with charts and working with formulas and functions Prerequisite: Windows File Management or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2020, $280 (+ textbook).
Sec. A: 3 Sat., June 23-July 7, 9:00 am-1:00 pm, GTW-215. #6062
Sec. B: 4 M/W, July 9-18, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-203. #6063
MS Excel – Level 2
Expand your skills in Excel by learning to use and analyze tables and enhance your charts and worksheets. Explore techniques for managing workbooks, sharing Excel files, and incorporating web information. Prerequisite: Microsoft Excel Level 1 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2021, $280 (+ textbook).
Sec. A: 3 Sat., July 14-28, 9:00 am-1:00 pm, GTW-215. #6068
Sec. B: 4 M/W, July 23-Aug. 1, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-203. #6069
MS Excel – Level 3
Master more advanced features of Excel such as analyzing data with PivotTables, exchanging data with other programs, and advanced worksheet management. Prerequisite: Microsoft Excel Level 2 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2022, $280 (+ textbook).
Sec. A: 3 Sat., Aug. 4-18, 9:00 am-1:00 pm, GTW-215. #6064
Sec. B: 4 M/W, Aug. 6-15, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-203. #6065
Save $$ when you register for all three Excel classes during this term for only $756. Savings will be reflected when your course fees are calculated after enrolling. If classes are cancelled for any reason, discount no longer applies.
MS Word 2016 Comprehensive
A Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification helps you stand out to employers! This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to productively use MS Word 2016. Upon completion, participants will be prepared to take the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification exam #77-725 for MS Word 2016. Course format includes instructional time, a 30-minute lunch break, and lab practice time with a Technical Assistant. Prerequisite: Windows File Management or equivalent experience and familiarity with MS Word.
CE-COMP 2154, 8 Sat., May 12-July 7 (skip 5/26), 9:00 am-1:30 pm (30-minute lunch break),
2:00-4:15 pm lab, GTW-209, $864 (+ textbook, + exam fees). #6050
MS Excel 2016 Comprehensive
A Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification helps you stand out to employers! Provides you with the knowledge and skills necessary to productively use MS Excel 2016. Upon completion, participants will be prepared to take the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification exam #77-727 for MS Excel 2016. Course format includes instructional time, a 30-minute lunch break, and lab practice time with a Technical Assistant. Prerequisite: Windows File Management or equivalent experience and familiarity with MS Excel.
CE-COMP 2153, 9 M/W, June 11-July 16 (skip 7/2 & 7/4), 9:00 am-1:00 pm (30-minute lunch break), 1:30-3:30 pm lab, GTW-215, $864
(+ textbook, + exam fees). #6066
Take Your Microsoft Office & QuickBooks Certification Exams on Campus!
You can now take your Microsoft Office Specialist certification and QuickBooks Certified User exams at the Valhalla campus. Contact Michele Maya by email at Michele.Maya@sunywcc.edu for further details or to make a test appointment.
One-on-One Computer Training
Get the benefits of the expertise of our experienced instructors in a one-on-one, 2-hour session! For targeted, specific assistance with any software application, our One-on-One program can help. We will match you with one of our professional instructors to meet at our Valhalla campus for a session arranged by appointment. Call Michele Maya at 914-606-6627 to set an appointment time. A 2-hour session is $240; a 3-hour session is $360.
Microsoft Certification Training – Online Programs
If our class schedule doesn’t match your availability, you can still train for a new career and develop or enhance your technology skills by enrolling in our online classes offered in partnership with Education to Go/Gatlin Education Services.
For more information, email Michele.Maya@sunywcc.edu or visit http://careertraining.ed2go.com/sunywcc
Your time and training dollars are stretched – these short courses are designed to teach
just the skills you require to meet specific business needs.
Creating Excel Dashboards
Excel Dashboards track complex data in one visual, dynamic, often interactive central and compact sheet. Learn to build dashboards that simplify data analysis and enhance decision-making. Prerequisite: MS Excel Level 2 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2170, 2 Thurs., May 31 & June 7, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-215, $140. #6051
Data Analysis with Excel
Get a handle on some of Excel’s more advanced features for analyzing your data including Dashboards with slicers and timelines, creating What If Scenarios and performing Data Validation. Prerequisite: MS Excel Levels 1 and 2 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2115, 2 Thurs., June 14 & 21, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-215, $140. #6052
Creating Custom Mailings with Word Mail Merge
Design form letters with merge fields; create data lists in Word or use data from Excel or Access; sort and select data records; create mailing labels. Prerequisite: Word Basics or equivalent experience. Excel and/or Access experience is helpful.
CE-COMP 2006, 1 Thurs., June 28, 9:00 am-1:00 pm, GTW-215, $70. #6053
Creating Fillable Forms with Word
Replace your paper forms with ones that can be completed online. Learn to create forms in Word that include fill-in boxes, check boxes, drop-down menus and even simple math calculations. Prerequisite: Word Basics or equivalent.
CE-COMP 2007, 1 Thurs., Aug. 9, 9:00 am-1:00 pm, GTW-215, $70. #6057
PowerPoint for the Power User
Learn techniques to enhance your presentations with multimedia and web resources. Create more efficient and effective slide decks by using Slide Masters, creating your own templates and mastering drawing tools and objects. Integrate with Excel to represent data graphically for more impact. Keep your audience engaged with tips and tricks for live delivery, including rehearsal and timing tools. Prerequisite: Familiarity with PowerPoint.
CE-COMP 2174, 2 Thurs., July 12 & 19, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-215, $140. #6054
Constructing MS Excel Formulas
Learn how to build more complicated formulas, use functions and combine them in powerful ways. Covers using absolute and relative references in formulas and the order of precedence of operations. Troubleshoot formulas using the auditing tools. Document the formulas that you create. Use named ranges and cells in your formulas to better understand the purpose of the formula. Prerequisite: MS Excel Level 1 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2052, 2 Thurs., July 26 & Aug. 2, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-215, $140. #6055
Using PivotTables in Excel
A PivotTable is an interactive table that automatically extracts, organizes, and summarizes your data, making it easier to analyze. If you work with large data sets, PivotTables can help you make comparisons, detect patterns and relationships, and analyze trends with ease. Prerequisite: MS Excel Level 2 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2086, 1 Thurs., Aug. 2, 9:00 am-1:00 pm, GTW-215, $70. #6056
Accounting and Finance
Bookkeeping with QuickBooks and Excel Certificate
Earn this non-credit certificate by completing our QuickBooks Fundamentals class, the Excel series, and Accounting & Bookkeeping 1. Apply for the certificate upon completing all requirements.
Behind the Scenes of QuickBooks
Debits, credits, journals, ledgers…having a working knowledge of the principles behind the bookkeeping capability of QuickBooks will simplify the process of mastering this software. The goal is to understand the “behind the scenes” of how business transactions are correctly recorded and how QuickBooks handles them. No QuickBooks experience is needed-this is the perfect first class for someone who plans to learn QuickBooks, but will also be useful for QuickBooks users who need additional understanding of bookkeeping processes.
CE-COMP 2132, 4 T/Th, June 5-14, 10:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-209, $175. #6058
QuickBooks Series – Online Program
Learn how to handle accounts payable and receivable, customer info, inventory, and track your business’s financial health. These sections are open to all students but are particularly suitable for those who have some previous experience with bookkeeping. Prerequisite: Windows File Management or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2013, GTW-209, $510 (+ textbook).
Sec. A: QuickBooks 2016 Desktop Version: 8 M/W, June 18-July 18 (skip 7/2 & 7/4), 6:00 pm-9:00 pm. #6059
Sec. B: QuickBooks 2016 Desktop Version: 8 T/Th, July 10-Aug. 2, 9:00 am-12:00 noon. #6060
Running Payroll through QuickBooks
Explore QuickBooks’ various payroll capabilities. Navigate the payroll center setting up employee/employer tax and wage information. Create both scheduled and unscheduled payroll. Review required tax liability payments as well as employee and payroll reports. Prerequisite: Windows File Management and Introduction to QuickBooks or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2156, 3 T/Th, Aug. 7-14, 10:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-209, $140 (+ textbook). #6061
Professional Bookkeeping with QuickBooks – Online Program
Get full details at careertraining.ed2go.com/sunywcc