Computers & Information Technology

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Computer students: please bring a USB flash drive to class.
Classes are taught with 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. Windows 10.
Sec. A: CE-COMP 2001, 2 Sat., May 20 & June 3, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-215, $140 (+textbook). #6032
Sec. B: CE-COMP 2001, 2 T/Th, June 6 & 8, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-215, $140 (+textbook). #6033
Sec. C: At Mt. Vernon Extension: CE-COMP 2001, 2 M/W, July 10 & 12, 1:00-4:00 pm, $140 (+ textbook). #6133

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. Windows 10.
Sec. A: CE-COMP 2002, 2 Sat., June 10 & 17, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-215, $140 (+ textbook). #6035
Sec. B: CE-COMP 2002, 2 T/Th, June 13 & 15, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-215, $140 (+ textbook). #6036
Sec. C: At Mt. Vernon Extension: CE-COMP 2002, 2 M/W, July 17 & 19, 1:00-4:00 pm, $140 (+ textbook). #6134

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. Windows 10.
Sec. A: CE-COMP 2003, 2 Sat., June 24 & July 8, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-215, $140 (+ textbook). #6039
Sec. B: CE-COMP 2003, 2 T/Th, June 20 & 22, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-215, $140 (+ textbook). #6040
Sec. C: At Mt. Vernon Extension: CE-COMP 2003, 2 M/W, July 24 & 26, 1:00-4:00 pm, $140 (+ textbook). #6135

Save $$ when you register for all three Computer Basics classes at same campus during this term for only $378.
Savings will reflect when your course fees are calculated after enrolling. If classes are cancelled for any reason, discount no longer applies.

 

NEW! 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 M/W, July 10 & 12, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-209, $140. #6042

NEW! 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 M/W, July 17 & 19, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-209, $140. #6043

NEW! 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 M/W, July 24 & 26, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-209, $140. #6044

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.

 

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: Computer Basics 2 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2155, 6 T/Th, July 11-27, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-215, $360 (+ textbook). #6049

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. A great course for anyone who uses the computer, including healthcare professionals who have to make entries in patient electronic records. Great for those in the medical profession. Only basic operational computer skills are required for this hands-on class.
CE-COMP 2016, 6 Sat., July 8-Aug. 12, 9:00-10:30 am, GTW-203, $85. #6051

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, 6 M/W, July 10-26, 10:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-215, $120. #6101

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., July 15, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-215, $60. #6052

 

Social Media 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, and Twitter. Learn how to join 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 M/W, June 5-14, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-209, $200. #6054

Google Tools: Intro to Gmail and Google Calendar
Create a free email account with Gmail, Google’s mail service. Learn to send and receive email; organize your mail with folders and labels; search, delete, and archive mail. Add a signature to your email and work with attachments. Use Google Calendar to keep track of events, create repeating calendar entries, search your calendar, and share your calendar with others. Gmail integrates well with Google Calendar – click on a date in an email and quickly create a calendar entry to efficiently organize your days! Prerequisite: Computer Basics 1 and 3.
CE-COMP 2142, 2 Sat., July 8 & 15, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-209, $100. #6055

Google Drive and Google Docs
This course introduces the move to cloud-based storage and online collaboration with Google Drive & Google Docs. Learn how to create, format, and print a Google Doc. Share your doc so others can edit or comment on it. View the revision history to see what changes have been made and when. In addition, search for files and organize your files using Drive – create, move, upload and delete files and folders. All of this can be done at any time, from any computer, tablet or smartphone with an Internet connection for free! Prerequisite: Computer Basics 2 or equivalent.
CE-COMP 2143, 2 Sat., July 22 & 29, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-209, $100. #6056

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 unless otherwise stated.

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 documentsPrerequisite: Computer Basics 1 and 2 or equivalent experience. Office 2016.
CE-COMP 2029, 4 M/W, June 5-14, 1:00-4:00 pm, GTW-209, $280 (+ textbook). #6057

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 pagePrerequisite: Microsoft Word Level 1 or equiv. experience. Office 2016.
CE-COMP 2030, 4 M/W, June 19-28, 1:00-4:00 pm, GTW-209, $280 (+ textbook). #6058

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. Office 2016.
CE-COMP 2031, 4 M/W, July 10-19, 1:00-4:00 pm, GTW-209, $280 (+ textbook). #6059

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. If classes are cancelled for any reason, discount no longer applies.

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. Office 2016.
CE-COMP 2020, $280 (+ textbook).
Sec. A: 4 Sat., May 20-June 17 (skip 5/27), 1:00-4:00 pm, GTW-215. #6061
Sec. B: 4 M/W, June 5-14, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-209. #6062
Sec. C: 4 T/Th, June 20-29, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-209. #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. Office 2016.
CE-COMP 2021, $280 (+ textbook).
Sec. A: 4 Sat., June 24-July 22 (skip 7/1), 1:00-4:00 pm, GTW-215. #6065
Sec. B: 4 M/W, June 19-28, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-209. #6066
Sec. C: 4 T/Th, July 11-20, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-209. #6067

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. Office 2016.
CE-COMP 2022, $280 (+ textbook).
Sec. A: 4 Sat., July 29-Aug. 19, 1:00-4:00 pm, GTW-215. #6068
Sec. B: 4 M/W, July 10-19, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-209. #6069
Sec. C: 4 T/Th, July 25-Aug. 3, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-209. #6070

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 Excel 2013 Comprehensive with MOS Certification Exam
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 Microsoft Excel 2013, giving you the opportunity to gain the skills employers require. Upon completion of this 36-hour training (with 18 additional hours of practice time in lab) and exam prep program, you will be prepared to take the project-based Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification exam #77-420 for Microsoft Excel 2013. If successful, you will receive a core level certificate from Microsoft and access to the popular MOS logo for your resume or email signature. Prerequisite: Computer Basics 1, 2 and 3 or equivalent experience and previous experience with Microsoft Excel.
CE-COMP 2153, 9 M/W/Th, May 17-June 7 (skip 5/29), 9:00 am-3:30 pm (30-minute lunch break), GTW-203, $864 (+ textbook + exam voucher). #6071

 

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 effectsPrerequisite: Computer Basics 1 and 2 or equivalent experience. Office 2016.
CE-COMP 2025, 4 T/Th, May 23-June 1, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-209, $280 (+ textbook). #6072

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. Office 2016.
CE-COMP 2026, 4 T/Th, June 6-15, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-209, $280 (+ textbook). #6073

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. If classes are cancelled for any reason, discount no longer applies.

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 M/W, June 26-July 12 (skip 7/3 & 5), 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-203, $280 (+ textbook). #6074

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 M/W, July 17-26, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-203, $280 (+ textbook). #6075

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 M/W, July 31-Aug. 9, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-203, $280 (+ textbook). #6076

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. If classes are cancelled for any reason, discount no longer applies.

MS Outlook
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. And, go beyond email to 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 2024, 4 T/Th, June 20-29, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-203, $280 (+ textbook). #6077

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 or 914-606-6627 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, see page 6, email Michele.Maya@sunywcc.edu or visit http://careertraining.ed2go.com/sunywcc.

 

Business Applications
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 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. Office 2016.
CE-COMP 2023, 2 M/W, May 22 & 24, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-209, $140 (+ textbook). #6080

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, 2 Fri., 9:00 am-12:00 noon, $140.
Sec. A: Office 2013, June 9 & 16, GTW-203. #6081
Sec. B: Office 2016, July 7 & 14, GTW-209. #6082

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., Aug. 3, 9:00 am-1:00 pm, GTW-215, $70. #6083

Automate with Excel Macros
What are macros and how can they save you time? Learn how to automate your way out of mundane repetitive tasks with the power of macros in Excel. As an introduction to this advanced skill, the course includes recording macros and editing them in Visual Basic. Prerequisite: Excel Level 3 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2147, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-215, $60.
Sec. A: 1 Tues., June 27. #6102
Sec. B: 1 Thurs., July 13. #6103

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 Word Level 1 or equivalent.
CE-COMP 2007, 1 Thurs., June 29, 9:00 am-1:00 pm, GTW-215, $70. #6079

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., Aug. 10, 9:00 am-1:00 pm, GTW-215, $70. #6078

 

Accounting and Finance

Bookkeeping with QuickBooks and Excel Certificate
Earn this non-credit certificate by completing our Introduction to QuickBooks class, the Excel series, and Accounting & Bookkeeping 1 (see page 2). 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, May 16-25, 6:00-8:00 pm, GTW-203, $175. #6084

Introduction to QuickBooks
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: Computer Basics 1 and 2 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2013, $410 (+ textbook).
Sec. A: 6 T/Th, May 30-June 15, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-203. #6085
Sec. B: 6 T/Th, July 11-27, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-209. #6086

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: Computer Basics 1 and 2 and Introduction to QuickBooks or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2156, 2 T/Th, Aug. 8 & 10, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-203, $140 (+ textbook). #6087

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

 

 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 website www.sunywcc.edu/pdc.