Workforce Development and Community Education: Spring 2023

19 | COVID-19 vaccination requirements for in-person classes at Register Early! Classes are canceled for under-enrollment several days in advance. We recommend that you register ONE week in advance of the course start date. NEW! REMOTE 2D and 3D Game Development with Unity for Adults 25 Hrs This course provides students with animation techniques using a modern professional game engine and computer graphics software. Students will cover the principles of 2D and 3D animation and its use in game design. Topics include 2D sprite animation, 3D skeletal animation, particle systems, physics in animation, and creating programmatic animations. CE-DGART 2128PE, 10 Thurs., Feb. 16-Apr.20, 6:30-8:30 pm. $350 #20299 REMOTE Adobe Photoshop CC in 24 Hrs Learn to use the latest version of Photoshop with time management features and enhancements for digital painting/ drawing and web and video creation. This training package will include imaging formats, use of Photoshop in computer imaging, and output for the web. No previous experience with Photoshop necessary, previous computer experience required. CE-DGART 2042PE, 8 M/W, Feb. 6-Mar.6 (skip 2/20), 6:00-9:00 pm, $442. #20300 REMOTE Adobe Illustrator CC in 24 Hrs Learn to use this industry-standard vector image creation program for digital illustration for print and web. Includes drawing tools, Bezier curves, fonts, and use of Illustrator in graphic design. No previous experience with Illustrator necessary, previous computer experience required. CE-DGART 2040PE, M/W, Mar. 27-Apr. 19, 6:00-9:00 pm $442. #20301 IN-PERSON 3D Modeling and Printing for Adults 12 Hrs Explore new technology that enables the design of everything from car parts to jewelry. Use a free software package, TinkerCAD, to create 3D forms that you can realize through 3D printing. Learn block coding to animate your 3D models. Our MakerBot studio is equipped with multiple 3D printers, and an array of filament colors. This class will be in person. At SUNY Westchester Peekskill: CE-DGART 2069PE, 6 Sat., Feb. 25- Apr. 1, 12 noon-2:00 pm $181 (+ $50 materials fee). #20302 REMOTE Design Your Brand From entrepreneurs to business owners, your brand may impact your business’ success. From logos and tag lines, to storytelling and a brand strategy that positions your business at the top of your field is what you will learn in this course. Students not only learn about the basics, but also get to create a logo, brand, tag line, and more. Then they present their brand at the end of the program. CE-BUS 2110PE, 4 Tues., Mar. 7-28, 6:00-9:00 pm, $197. #20303 PROGRAMMING To register for classes in this section, call 914-606-7300 or email IN-PERSON Modern Programming Languages In this class students will be introduced to the basic aspects of modern programming languages like Python, Java Script and Java. Students will learn problem solving, data representation, algorithm design, and object-oriented design and programming. The Python programming language will be used as the means to implement programs. This course prepares students for problem analysis and solution design. Students will also discuss ethical and social issues relating to computing. At SUNY Westchester Peekskill: CE-COMP 2213PE, Sat., Feb. 4-May 13 (skip 4/8), 11:30-1:30pm, $364. #20338 IN-PERSON Weekend Front End Coding Boot Camp This course will cover HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Front end code is the code that builds the web pages that people see. The power of these languages together can make you a very powerful designer/front end programmer and put you in demand in the work force. For ages 14 & up. At SUNY Westchester Peekskill: CE-COMP 2172PE, 4 Sa/Su., May 13-21, 9:30 am-4:30 pm (30-minute lunch break), $305. #20339 FOR YOUTH AND TEENS NEW! IN-PERSON Youth Comic Illustration This class focuses on the fundamentals of sequential storytelling in comics and graphic novels. Discover how to move stories forward using the power of compositional flow. Students will develop short stories, create character sheets, environments, scripts, and professional comic pages. In our journey industry-standard software will be used as well as traditional tools to design content across multiple mediums. The objective is for students to produce a portfolio piece at the professional level that can be used to secure freelance or industry-based opportunities. For ages 11-17. This class will have bi-weekly critiques. CE-ART 2354PE, 10 Sat., Feb. 11-Apr. 29 (skip 3/11 & 4/8), 10:00 am-1:00 pm, $425. #20304 IN-PERSON TinkerCAD for Kids 16 Hrs TinkerCAD is a free web-based software that allows students to create 3D forms. These forms may be extruded, replicated, and combined to created elaborate shapes and works of art. Students will build in TinkerCAD and then output their artworks in our Makerspace as 3D prints. For ages 7-11. At SUNY Westchester Peekskill: CE-DGART 2112PE, 8 Sat., Feb. 25- Apr. 29 (skip 4/8), 9:00-11:00 am, $190 (+ $50 materials fee). #20305 REMOTE Teens Game Design You play games on Playstation, Nintendo Switch, and your mobile devices but did you ever wonder how to build an interactive game? The gaming industry is an exciting, burgeoning field that requires both technical ability and creativity. Students will work with a game designer to construct board games, design characters, build terrains, and interactive user experiences. For ages 12-17. At SUNY Westchester Peekskill: CE-DGART 2111PE, 15 M/T/W, Feb. 27-Mar. 29, 4:00-6:00 pm, $300. #20306 Textbook Required