Computers & Information Technology

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All Computer students: please bring a USB flash drive to class.
Classes are taught with Windows 10 and Office 2013.

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 word processing and other types of programs, 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 10
Sec. A: 1 Sat., June 4, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-209. #5749
Sec. B: 2 T/Th, June 14 & June 16, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-209. #5740
Sec. C: 1 Mon., July 11, 9:00 am-4:00 pm, GTW-209. #5751

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 10
Sec. A: 1 Sat., June 11, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-209. #5753
Sec. B: 2 T/Th, June 21 & June 23, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-209. #5754
Sec. C: 1 Mon., July 18, 9:00 am-4:00 pm, GTW-209. #5755

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 10
Sec. A: 1 Sat., June 18, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-209. #5757
Sec. B: 2 T/Th, June 28 & June 30, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-209. #5758
Sec. C: 1 Mon., July 25, 9:00 am-4:00 pm, GTW-209. #5759

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.

 

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 health care 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, 8 M/T/W, Aug. 1-17, 10:00 am-12:00 noon, $150, GTW-209. #5761

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.” CE-COMP 2015, 4 M/W, June 6-15, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-215, $200. #5762

NEW! 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 for personalization 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!
CE-COMP 2142, 1 Sat., July 9, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-215, $100. #5763

NEW! Google Drive and Google Docs
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 to the document 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!
CE-COMP 2143, 1 Sat., July 16, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-215, $100. #5764

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. See full descriptions at sunywcc.edu/CE.

 

MS Office Skills for the Workplace
Today’s workplace is competitive! Don’t let weak computer skills hold you back. Learn key applications in the MS Office Suite – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook – in this intensive introductory course. Prerequisite: Computer Basics 1 and 2 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2004, 20 M/T/Th, July 11-Aug. 11, 9:00 am-1:00 pm, GTW-215, $999 (+ textbook). #5765

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).
Sec. A: 4 T/Th, July 5-14, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-215. #5766
Sec. B: 4 T/Th, July 12-21, 1:00-4:00 pm, GTW-203. #5767

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).
Sec. A: 4 T/Th, July 19-28, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-215. #5768
Sec. B: 4 T/Th, July 26-Aug. 4, 1:00-4:00 pm, GTW-203. #5769

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).
Sec. A: 4 T/Th, Aug. 2-11, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-215. #5770
Sec. B: 4 T/Th, Aug. 9-18, 1:00-4:00 pm, GTW-203. #5771

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).
Office 2013
Sec. A: 4 T/Th, May 31-June 9, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-203. #5772
Sec. B: 4 M/W, July 11-20, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-215. #5773
Sec. C: 4 T/Th, July 12-21, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-203. #5774

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).
Office 2013
Sec. A: 4 T/Th, June 14-23, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-203. #5775
Sec. B: 4 M/W, July 25-Aug. 3, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-215. #5776
Sec. C: 4 T/Th, July 26-Aug. 4, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-203. #5777

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).
Office 2013
Sec. A: 4 T/Th, June 28-July 7, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-209. #5778
Sec. B: 4 M/W, Aug. 8-17, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-215. #5779
Sec. C: 4 T/Th, Aug. 9-18, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, GTW-203. #5780

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 8-29, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-203, $280 (+ textbook). #5781

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 6-27, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-203, $280 (+ textbook). #5782

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. 3-24, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-203, $280 (+ textbook). #5783

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 18-27, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-209, $280 (+ textbook). #5784

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. 1-10, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-209, $280 (+ textbook). #5785

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 Th, June 2, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-203, #5786
Sec. B: 2 T/Th, July 19 & 21, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-203, $140 (+ textbook). #5787

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 Th, June 9, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-203, #5788
Sec. B: 2 T/Th, July 26 & 28, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-203, $140 (+ textbook). #5789

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 Michele Maya at 914-606-6627 to set an appointment time. A 2-hour session is $240.

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 Education to Go/Gatlin Education Services. For more information, see page XX or visit http://careertraining.ed2go.com/sunywcc

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 16, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-203, $140 (+ textbook). #5790

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 23, 9:00 am-1:00 pm, GTW-203, $140 (+ textbook). #5791

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., June 30, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-203, $140. #5792

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 7, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-203, $140 (+ textbook). #5793

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 14, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-203, $140. #5794

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 21, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-203, $140. #5795

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 28, 9:00 am-1:00 pm, GTW-203, $70. #5796

NEW! Automate with Basic 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. This course includes recording basic macros and basic editing in Visual Basic. Prerequisite: Excel Levels 1 and 2 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2147,  1 Tues., Aug. 2, 6:00-9:00 pm, GTW-203, $60. #7298

Advanced PivotTables in Excel
Go deeper into analyzing your data with PivotTables using PivotCharts, Slicer Views, and a Dashboard. Learn to present complex data in a user friendly manner. Prerequisite: Using PivotTables in Excel or Excel Level 2 or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2139, 1 Thurs., Aug. 4, 9:00 am-1:00 pm, GTW-203, $70. #5797

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. 11, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-203, $140 (+ textbook). #5798

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. 18, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-203, $140. #5799

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 or 914-606-6627 for further details or to make a test appointment.

 

Information Technology and Programming

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 9-23, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-203, $350 (+ textbook). #5800

UNIX/LINUX Administration Basics
Gain basic systems administration skills to manage and deploy small to large systems. You’ll get a conceptual and hands-on understanding of UNIX/LINUX administration for a business environment. Prerequisite: Computer Basics 1, 2, and 3.
CE-COMP 2123, $150
Sec. A: 2 T/Th, June 14 & 16, 6:30 pm-10:00 pm, GTW-209,#6777
Sec. B: 1 Sat., July 16, 9:00 am-5:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), GTW-215,#6778

Cloud Computing
What is the cloud and why should your business care? Get a conceptual and hands-on understanding of cloud computing and explore its aspects of availability, security and how it’s set up.
CE-COMP 2118, GTW-215, $150
Sec. A: 2 T/Th, June 7 & 9, 6:30 pm-10:00 pm, #6773
Sec. B: 1 Sat., July 23, 9:00 am-5:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), #6776

 

 

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.