Computers & Information Technology

COMPUTERS & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Computer students: please bring a USB flash drive to class.
Classes are taught with Windows 8 and Office 2013 except as noted.

Where required, textbooks can be purchased at the bookstore at 914-606-6475 or ordered online at www.sunywcc.edu

Computer Basics 1 – Operational Skills
Increase your proficiency in the basic operations of using a Windows-based computer: working with the mouse and keyboard, the Windows desktop, using programs such as word processing, using menus and toolbars and more. This workshop is ideal for new computer users or those who want to brush up or enhance their basic skills.
CE-COMP 2001, $140 (+ textbook).
Windows 8
Sec. A: 1 Sat., May 30, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-203. #5915
Sec. B: 1 Mon., June 22, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-203. #5916
Sec. C: 2 Tues., July 21 & 28, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-209. #5917
Windows 7
Sec. D: 2 T/Th, June 9 & 11, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-215. #5918

Computer Basics 2 – Mastering Windows and File Management
Build your confidence and get control of your computer with these techniques for using Windows. Learn to manage and organize your files and folders; search for files; work with shortcuts; use control panels; set some custom features to make it easier to work with Windows. Prerequisite: Computer Basics 1 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2002, $140 (+ textbook).
Windows 8
Sec. A: 1 Sat., June 6, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-203. #5919
Sec. B: 1 Mon., June 29, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-203. #5920
Sec. C: 2 Tues., Aug. 4 & 11, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-209. #5921
Windows 7
Sec. D: 2 T/Th, June 16 & 18, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-215. #5922

Computer Basics 3 – Internet and Email
Become a more proficient Internet user. Learn the benefits of different browsers and search engines and how to make your Internet use more efficient and safe. Learn how to manage your email folders and attachments. Get a glimpse of popular social media sites including Facebook and Twitter. Prerequisite: Computer Basics 1 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2003, $140 (+ textbook).
Windows 8
Sec. A: 1 Sat., June 13, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-203. #5923
Sec. B: 1 Mon., July 6, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-203. #5924
Sec. C: 2 Tues., Aug. 18 & 23, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-209. #5925
Windows 7
Sec. D: 2 T/Th, June 23 & 25, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-215. #5926

Save $$ when you register for all three Computer Basics classes during this term for only $378.
Savings will reflect when your course fees are calculated after enrolling.

Becoming a Savvy Computer User
You know the basics – now deepen your understanding of using and mastering your computer. We’ll delve into safe Internet use; keeping your hard disk healthy with Windows utilities; troubleshooting problems; connecting to your smartphone and digital camera; upgrading your computer; understanding software updates; making printing more efficient and more. Prerequisite: Computer Basics 1, 2, and 3 or equivalent experience.
Windows 8 CE-COMP 2121, 2 M/W, June 8 & 10, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-203, $140. #5966

Keyboarding on the Computer
This course provides students with the basic skills necessary to learn touch typing on a computer keyboard. The ability to type faster and accurately saves time and increases productivity. Keyboarding and word processing experience is not required for this hands-on class.
CE-COMP 2016, 8 T/Th, June 2-25, 5:30-7:00 pm, GTW-203, $150. #5930

Enhance Your Smartphone with Apps
Alter and share pictures and videos; read the news; track your fitness goals and exercise routines; listen to music; takes notes at a meeting; chat with up to fifty friends at a time – all from your Android or iPhone smartphone. We’ll look at these and other apps. Bring your phone to class!
CE-COMP 2122, 2 M/W, June 8 & 10, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-215, $90. #5967

NEW! Choosing the Right Technology
What to buy. Laptop or tablet?  Smartphone? Desktop? Learn the benefits of the technology choices available today so that you can make an informed decision for your next purchase. Learn how to determine what will fit your needs and what should factor into your decision.
CE-COMP 2126, 1 Mon., June 22, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-209, $50. #5969

Social Networking and Internet Applications

Social Media Overview
Learn how to connect and more efficiently use several of the more popular social media sites: LinkedIn, Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Flixster, Google Plus, and Flickr. Learn how to connect these sites, understand when to “like” something, set security features, promote yourself, join groups, understand hashtags, and social media “etiquette.” Prerequisite: Computer Basics 1 and 3 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2015, 4 T/Th, June 2-11, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-203, $135. #5929

Social Networking with Facebook
Facebook and other social networks, such as YouTube and Farmville, 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. Join millions of others of all ages in the fun of managing virtual farms on the Internet. Share photos and videos to stay in touch. Prerequisite: Essential Computer Skills 1 and 2 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2071, $70.
Sec. A: 2 Sat., June 18 & 25, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-203. #5958
Sec. B: 2 Mon., July 13 & 20, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-203. #5959

NEW! Making the Most of Google+
Integrate your Gmail account with Google plus and enjoy the benefits of Google’s huge social network. Video chat with up to 10 friends as though you were in the same room. Share photos instantly right through your email with one click. Use all the other Google tools such as mapping, Google toolbar, posting your work for others to share with Drive, etc. Sync other social media sites into one. Tune into live video chats from experts and take part in communities of interest to you.
CE-COMP 2129, 1 Mon., June 15, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-203, $50. #5971

NEW! Making the Most of YouTube
Watching music videos and finding new rising stars isn’t all you can do with YouTube.  It’s a great educational tool and can be valuable for product research as well as posting your own videos to get your message out there. Businesses can use it as an effective tool for marketing as well. Tweets are increasingly including YouTube links, leading to increased viewership of the video. Explore the bigger YouTube picture!
CE-COMP 2130, 1 Wed., June 10, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-203, $50. #5972
Looking to learn web page design, HTML, Dreamweaver or creating graphics for the web? Check out our online courses at www.ed2go.com/sunywcc

Accounting and Finance

Professional Bookkeeping with QuickBooks – Online Program
Get full details at careertraining.ed2go.com/sunywcc

 

Microsoft Office Applications
Prepare for the Microsoft Office certification exams or just build new skills. Our Microsoft applications courses are taught using MS Office 2013 except where noted.

MS Office Skills for the Workplace
Today’s workplace is competitive! Don’t let weak computer skills hold you back. Learn to use key applications in the Microsoft Office Suite – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook – in this intensive introductory course. Prerequisite: Computer Basics 1 and 2 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2004, 15 M/T/Th, July 7-Aug. 7, 9:00 am-1:00 pm, GTW-215, $999 (+ textbook). #5973

MS Word – Level 1
Get started with Word even if you have never done word processing before. Covers editing documents, formatting text, paragraphs and documents, and creating and formatting tables – fundamental skills for creating letters, reports and documents. Prerequisite: Computer Basics 1 and 2 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2029, $280 (+ textbook).
Word 2013
Sec. A: 4 M/W, June 1-10, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-209. #5947
Sec. B: 4 M/W, July 13-22, 1:00-4:00 pm, GTW-203. #5948
Word 2010
Sec. C: 4 T/Th, July 7-16, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-215. #5949

MS Word – Level 2
Expand your skills and enhance your documents by adding graphics, using styles and templates, and managing multi-page documents. Create personalized mailings by merging data into your documents. Learn how easy it is to turn your Word document into a web page. Prerequisite: Microsoft Word Level 1 or equiv. experience.
CE-COMP 2030, $280 (+ textbook).
Word 2013
Sec. A: 4 M/W, June 15-24, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-209. #5950
Sec. B: 4 M/W, July 27-Aug. 5, 1:00-4:00 pm, GTW-203. #5951
Word 2010
Sec. C: 4 T/Th, July 21-30, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-215. #5952

MS Word – Level 3
Master more advanced features of Word such as building forms, creating charts and diagrams, collaborating with others on a document, working with references, advanced graphics, and integrating Word with other applications. Prerequisite: Microsoft Word Level 2 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2031, $280 (+ textbook).
Word 2013
Sec. A: 4 M/W, July 6-15, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-209. #5953
Sec. B: 4 M/W, Aug. 10-19, 1:00-4:00 pm, GTW-203. #5954
Word 2010
Sec. C: 4 T/Th, Aug. 4-13, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-215. #5955

Save $$ when you register for all three Word classes during this term for only $756.
Savings will be reflected when your course fees are calculated after enrolling.

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: Computer Basics 1 and 2 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2020, $280 (+ textbook).
Excel 2013
Sec. A: 4 T/Th, June 2-11, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-209. #5934
Sec. B: 4 M/W, July 13-22, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-203. #5935
Excel 2010
Sec. C: 4 M/W, July 6-15, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-215. #5936

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).
Excel 2013
Sec. A: 4 T/Th, June 16-25, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-209. #5937
Sec. B: 4 M/W, July 27-Aug. 5, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-203. #5938
Excel 2010
Sec. C: 4 M/W, July 20-29, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-215. #5939

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).
Excel 2013
Sec. A: 4 T/Th, July 7-16, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-209. #5940
Sec. B: 4 M/W, Aug. 10-19, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-203. #5941
Excel 2010
Sec. C: 4 M/W, Aug. 3-12, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-215. #5942

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.

MS Access – Level 1
Get started with Access, the Office Suite’s powerful database program. Includes building and editing tables, using queries, forms and reports, and modifying your database structure. Prerequisite: Computer Basics 1 and 2 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2017, 4 Wed., June 10-July 1, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-203, $280 (+ textbook). #5931

MS Access – Level 2
Expand your skills in Access by learning to create multiple table queries, develop forms and subforms, create charts and PivotTables, and build advanced queries. Explore how to share Access data with other applications and enhance your reports. Prerequisite: Microsoft Access Level 1 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2018, 4 Wed., July 8-29, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-203, $280 (+ textbook). #5932
MS Access – Level 3
Master more advanced features of Access such as creating macros, creating modules, and developing advanced forms and reports. Learn how to simplify the database interface for other users and tips for maintaining your database. Prerequisite: Microsoft Access Level 2 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2019, 4 Wed., Aug. 5-26, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-203, $280 (+ textbook). #5933

Save $$ when you register for all three Access classes during this term for just $756.
Savings will be reflected when your course fees are calculated after enrolling.

MS PowerPoint – Level 1
Learn the basics of this easy-to-use program to create visually compelling presentations and slides. Wizards and templates give you a quick start on professional presentations and you’ll also learn to develop your own designs with text, graphics and special effects. Prerequisite: Computer Basics 1 and 2 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2025, 4 M/W, July 20-29, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-203, $280 (+ textbook). #5944

MS PowerPoint – Level 2
Enhance your presentations with a variety of chart types. Integrate PowerPoint with other programs, like Excel, to represent data graphically with more impact. Include multimedia and web resources in your presentations. Explore options for preparing a presentation for live delivery, web delivery, and distribution on CD. Prerequisite: Microsoft PowerPoint Level 1 or equivalent.
CE-COMP 2026, 4 M/W, Aug. 3-12, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-203, $280 (+ textbook). #5945

Save $$ when you register for both MS PowerPoint classes during this term for just $504.
Savings will be reflected when your course fees are calculated after enrolling.

MS Outlook – Email Functions
Tame your Inbox with these techniques for managing your email. Learn the many options Outlook provides for creating, reading and sending email, working with attachments, flagging and categorizing messages, and working with distribution lists and your contacts. Prerequisite: Essential Computer Skills 1 and 2 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2079, $140 (+ textbook).
Sec. A: 1 Thurs., June 4, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-209. #5960
Sec. B: 2 T/Th, July 21 & 23, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-203. #5961

MS Outlook – Calendars and Task Management
Outlook is more than just email! Improve your time and task management with advanced features of Outlook mail, the powerful calendar and meeting scheduler, contacts and address book, and task manager. Prerequisite: Essential Computer Skills 1 and 2 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2080, $140 (+ textbook).
Sec. A: 1 Thurs., June 11, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-209. #5962
Sec. B: 2 T/Th, July 28 & 30, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-203. #5963

Save $$ when you register for both MS Outlook classes during this term for just $252.
Savings will be reflected when your course fees are calculated after enrolling.

Microsoft Office – One on One
Get the benefits of the expertise of our experienced instructors in a one on one, 2-hour session! Whether you want a private tutorial or you’re struggling with getting an Office application to do what you need, our One on One program can help. We will match you with one of our excellent instructors to meet at our Valhalla campus for a session arranged by appointment. Call Mary Beth Jerry at 914-606-7904 to set an appointment time. A 2-hour session is $240.

MS Office Skills Non-Credit Certificate
The applications in the Microsoft Office Suite (Access, Excel, Word, PowerPoint) are widely used and these skills are expected of today’s working professional. Complete our series of classes in these four programs to qualify for this non-credit certificate. Apply for the certificate upon completing all requirements.

Microsoft Certification Training – Online Programs
If our class schedule doesn’t match your availability, you can still train for a new career and sharpen your computer skills by enrolling in our online class offered in partnership with Ed2Go. For more information, visit http://careertraining.ed2go.com/sunywcc


Take Your Microsoft Office Certification Exams on Campus!
You can now take your Microsoft Office Specialist certification exams at the Valhalla campus. Contact Michele Maya by email at michele.maya@sunywcc.edu for further details or to make a test appointment.

Business Solutions with Microsoft Office
Your time and training dollars are stretched – these short courses are designed to teach just the skills you require to meet specific business needs

MS Word Basics
Learn the fundamentals of word processing for creating basic documents. Enter and edit text, correct spelling and grammar as you type, change fonts and font sizes, emphasize text, set margins and tabs, use bullets and numbering, create an envelope, search for and replace text. Prerequisite: Essential Computer Skills 1 and 2 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2032, 1 Thurs., June 18, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), $140 (+ textbook). #5956

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 Word Level 1 or equivalent experience. Excel and/or Access experience is helpful.
CE-COMP 2006, 1 Thurs., June 25, 9:00 am-1:00 pm, $70. #5927

Managing Complex Documents with MS Word
Conquer page numbers, headers/footers, tables of contents, foot/endnotes, styles and more to make working with large documents easier. Prerequisite: Word Basics or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2124, 1 Thurs., July 2, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), $140. #5968

MS PowerPoint Basics
Learn the fundamental skills needed to create effective PowerPoint presentations that incorporate text, graphics, charts, and tables. Prerequisite: Computer Basics 1 and 2 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2027, 1 Thurs., Aug. 13, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), $140 (+ textbook). #5946

MS Excel Basics
Learn the fundamentals: enter and edit text and values; create simple formulas; select cells and ranges; move around the worksheet; change column widths and row heights; insert and delete rows and columns; format numbers; copy and move data from one location to another using menus, fill-handle and drag and drop; save, retrieve and print worksheets. Prerequisite: Computer Basics 1 and 2 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2023, 1 Thurs., July 9, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), $140 (+ textbook). #5943

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: Excel Basics, MS Excel Level 1 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2052, 1 Thurs., July 16, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), $140. #5957

Database Management with MS Excel
No need to learn a new, complicated database program – Excel may be able to do the job! Learn to sort data with multiple keys, validate data, create a data-entry form and get subtotals based on various criteria. Use named ranges and Lookup tables to retrieve and summarize data. Import data into Excel from other applications. Prerequisite: Excel Basics or Excel Level 1 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2010, 1 Thurs., July 23, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), $140. #5928

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: Excel Level 2 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2086, 1 Thurs., July 30, 9:00 am-1:00 pm, $70. #5965
ADDITIONAL SECTION! 1 Thurs, Aug. 6, 9:00-1:00 pm, #7382

MS Access Basics
Learn the fundamentals of developing a database in this powerful application. This intensive course will give you a quick introduction to the concepts and tools you need to get started in creating tables, forms, queries and reports. Prerequisite: Computer Basics 1 and 2 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2081, 1 Thurs., Aug. 6, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), $140. #5964

 

Information Technology and Programming

Health Information Technology
Westchester Community College’s non-credit training program is designed to meet the nation’s emerging need for health information technology professionals. The next offering will be Fall 2015. Participants must have a background in healthcare or information technology to qualify. To find out how you could make a leap into this new career, visit www.sunywcc.edu/hit or email hitech@sunywcc.edu.

NEW! Mobile App Development Using jQuery Mobile
Mobile friendly websites are easy with jQuery because it works with HTML. This course will show you how to structure your sites for mobile devices and how to use “wrapper” technologies to create native applications. Previous knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript are recommended.
CE-COMP 2128, 3 Sat., July 11-25, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-209, $350 (+ textbook). #5970
Looking to learn Java, C#, Python? Check out our online courses at www.ed2go.com/sunywcc

Project Management

NEW! Fast Track to Project Management
In this comprehensive course you will learn tools and techniques to help deliver solutions on time and within budget within a collaborative group setting. The course includes base concepts followed by activities that practically apply the tool or technique learned. Topics include project definition, planning, resource allocation, measurement management, risk management, communications management, reporting and ethical analysis.
CE-BUS 2068, 3 Sat., Aug. 1-15, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-209, $350 (+ textbook). #5970

Online Courses with Cheetah Learning

New! PMI-ACP Online Exam Prep
Become a PMI Agile Certified Practitioner. Agile is a topic of growing importance in project management. The marketplace reflects this importance, as project management practitioners increasingly embrace agile as a technique for managing successful projects. The PMI-ACP certification recognizes an individual’s expertise in using agile practices in their projects, while demonstrating their increased professional versatility through agile tools and techniques. In addition, the PMI-ACP certification carries a higher level of professional credibility as it requires a combination of agile training, experience working on agile projects, and examination on agile principles, practices, tools, and techniques. This global certification also supports individuals in meeting the needs of organizations that rely on project practitioners to apply a diversity of methods to their project management. $2,399.

NEW! Online CAPM Exam Prep prepares you to earn the Project Management Institute’s Certified Associate in Project Management credential (CAPM) and build your PM skills. This 70-hour program includes access to certified CAPM coaches as you prepare to take the CAPM exam. $2,360.

Cheetah Online Exam Prep for the PMP® Exam includes the two-week Cheetah Exam Prep® for the PMP® Pre-Course which satisfies PMI’s required 35 hours of education. Prepare for the exam with access to a personal PMP exam prep coach for four weeks. $3,163

Email PDC@sunywcc.edu for details on these online programs offered in partnership with Cheetah Learning.

Employer-Sponsored Staff Training and Development Programs

The Professional Development Center at Westchester Community College helps local employers provide high-quality, up-to-date, and affordable training programs for their employees. They are delivered locally, cutting down on travel and time away from the office. If you’re looking for programs for your staff members in leadership or management; business acumen; business communications such as writing or presenting; sales and customer service; technology including Microsoft Office training; or English as Second Language and other language training, please contact us at 914-606-6669 or 914-606-6598 or visit our websitewww.sunywcc.edu/pdc.