Workforce Development and Community Education: Spring 2023

15 | COVID-19 vaccination requirements for in-person classes at COMPUTER PROGRAMMING Python Programming Non-Credit Certificate Earn this non-credit certificate by successfully completing our Python Programming Basics and Intermediate Programming with Python courses. Apply for the certificate upon successfully completing all requirements by emailing REMOTE Python Programming Basics This course will give you an understanding of basic programming concepts as implemented in Python. Topics include data types, assignment and conditional statements, basics of flowcharts and analysis. No previous programming experience is required; basic typing and computer skills are required. CE-COMP 2140, 12 M/W, Feb. 6-Mar.15, 6:30-8:30 pm, $495 (+ textbook). R Volpe. #20064 REMOTE Python Programming II Topics include functions, objects and classes, GUI programming using Tkinter, recursion, lists, tuples, sets, and dictionaries. Upon successful completion, students may be ready to sit for the Python Institute’s PCEP Certification Exam (exam fee not included). Prerequisite: Python Programming Basics or equivalent experience. CE-COMP 2191, 12 M/W, Mar. 20-May 3 (skip 4/3 & 4/5), 6:30-8:30 pm, $495 (+ textbook). R Volpe. #20065 NEW! REMOTE Python (PCEP) Accelerated Exam Prep This course provides an intensive and comprehensive exam preparation for the Python Institute’s PCEP Exam: Certified Entry-Level Python Programmer. This certification is a professional credential that measures your ability to accomplish coding tasks related to the essentials of programming in the Python language. “A test candidate should demonstrate sufficient knowledge of the universal concepts of computer programming, the syntax and semantics of the Python language as well as the skills in resolving typical implementation challenges with the help of the Python Standard Library”, as stated on the Python Institute website. Exam voucher and one retake included. Prerequisites: Python Program II or equivalent experience CE-COMP 2254, 6 M/W, May 8-24, 6:30-8:30 pm, $375 (+ textbook). R Volpe. #20066 INTERACTIVE DESIGN & DIGITAL ARTS Courses in this section are offered by SUNY Westchester Peekskill, located at 27 North Division Street, Peekskill, NY. REMOTE Digital Photography Certificate-126 Hrs This online, non-credit certificate program is over two semesters, beginning in the fall. The culminating experience will be the creation of a photography portfolio and exhibition to share with family, friends, and potential employers in order to continue on their personal and professional pathways. The Digital Photography Certificate will provide new and motivated photographers with a foundation in practice and theory with lab exercises, assignments, and lecture demonstrations. Students will learn about the proper operation of a camera and achieving correct exposure, composition methods, post processing, and specialized photography. Throughout the experience, students will draw inspiration from the works of historical and contemporary photography. Enhance your portfolio and hone your skills! The certificate program is an intensive course of study with six individual courses. To register for certificate program classes, you must call 914-606-7300 or email Carmen Marrinan at For non-credit course descriptions, visit us at NEW! Advanced Digital Photography The Advanced Digital Photography hybrid series is for students who are post-certificate or have received instructor permission. These students will continue to investigate digital photography and further their skills. Part 1 is a pre-requisite for Part 2. These courses are hybrid (remote and in-person), taking advantage of the vast resources and specialized facility at the Center for the Digital Arts, SUNY Westchester Peekskill. Students may register for the series or take courses independently in sequence. To register for certificate program classes, you must call 914-606-7300 or email Carmen Marrinan at For non-credit course descriptions, visit us at HYBRID Part 2: focus on lighting Advanced Digital Photography continues with an initial concentration on lighting, both natural and artificial, where students can choose to focus on portrait or small object photography, including in-person shoots with a live model. We will then learn new tools and procedures using Photoshop for advanced retouching, including selection tools and layer masks. Students will prepare select images for printing. Best work will be chosen for the Spring 2024 Student Art Exhibit, as well as an advanced personal portfolio. Remote and in-person schedule to be determined. At SUNY Westchester Peekskill: CE-DGART 2127PE, 14 Thurs., Jan. 26-Apr. 27, 6:30-9:30 pm, $550. Textbook Required