Courses Offered

 ACCT 0111 - Accounting I WE - 60 hours

Learn the fundamentals of a double-entry accounting system through hands-on experience working through the accounting cycle of a service business from source documents to financial statements. Competencies will include:Understand basic record keeping procedures, understand double-entry accounting, analyze, journalize, and post transactions, complete the accounting cycle using the worksheet to prepare financial statements, understand accounting for cash and banking procedures.

ACCT 0112 - Accounting II WE - 60 Hours

Learn how to properly maintain payroll records. The additional accounting records for a merchandising business are presented. Financial statements are prepared. Payroll records are prepared and maintained. Competencies will include: Demonstrate mastery of payroll records and procedures, understand the process of maintaining accounting records for merchandising businesses, complete accounting cycle by using the worksheet and by preparing financial statements involving merchandise.

ACCT 0800 - Introduction to QuickBooks WE -  30 hours

This course will introduce a student to the QuickBooks software, where a student will learn how to set up a companies accounting for daily transaction, how to manage inventory, process payroll, prepare financial statements and work with bank accounts. Competencies will include:Learn the QuickBooks software, learn how to start up a company, learn Charts of Accounts, manage revenue, expenses and inventory, and learn to reconcile statements.

BCIS 0002 - Introduction to Computers I WE - 30 hours

This course is very basic. A student is assumed to have no computer skills. Personal computer basics along with basic introduction to Microsoft Word and Excel are included. Basic instruction on the Internet, E-mail, and building a home page. Competencies will include: Know how to use Windows XP, know how to use a Word Processor,know how to use basic formulas in Excel, create and manage E-mail, know how to use the Internet.

BCIS 0010 - Computer Fundamentals WE - 90 hours

A course designed to teach fundamental understanding of computing including knowledge and use of computer hardware, software, and operating systems. The course will cover basic use and common features of applications (Word Processing, Spreadsheet, and Database) including Internet use and e-mail. Competencies will include: Identify computing fundamentals such as computer hardware, software, and operating systems, learn to navigate the Windows environment, gain knowledge of primary application such as common program, word processing, spreadsheet, and database functions and learn to use online computing, including Internet and electronic mail.

BCIS 0300 - Internet Applications WE - 30 hours

This course discusses the Internet and its practical uses for research, information exchange, and general business operations. Competencies will include: Understand Internet terminology, understand Internet structure, utilize browser capabilities, utilize search engine, demonstrate advanced search techniques. understand research capabilities and limitations, understand legal and ethical issues, identify risks and safety concerns

BCIS 0405 - Word Processing Applications I WE - 90 hours

Focuses on basic word processing features used in creating, editing, saving, and retrieving business documents. Practical business applications involving creating and correctly formatting business documents, completing projects, and solving problems will be covered. Competencies will include: Understand basic program menus and toolbars, operate Help features, create, modify, and save documents, demonstrate basic text and page formatting options, create and modify tables, columns, and lists, manage output, edit and format business documents.

BCIS 0406 - Word Processing Applications II - 90 hours

This is a continuation of Word Processing Applications I and is designed to provide students with an advanced knowledge of word processing skills. Competencies will include: Manage menus, toolbars, and documents, sort and select data, perform advanced document manipulation, utilize special software features, add and manipulate visual elements, format documents using macros and styles, create specialized tables and indexes.

BCIS 0411 - Introduction to Excel WE - 60 hours

This beginning course will guide the student throughout the basics of setting up and maintaining workbooks to make daily business or home based tasks faster and automated. Some basic computer skills will be needed before starting this course. Competencies will include: Learn to prepare an Excel Worksheet, learn to Format an Excel Worksheet, learn how to insert Formulas in Worksheets, learn how to Enhance a Worksheet, learn how to Move Data within and between Workbooks, learn how to Maintain a Workbook, learn how to create a Chart in Excel, enhance the Display of Workbooks.

BCIS 0412 - Spreadsheet Applications I WE - 60 hours

This course will introduce spreadsheet functions and applications. Students will learn how to design, create, manipulate, calculate, and present data. Students will utilize critical-thinking skills and apply spreadsheet techniques in developing information for business applications. Competencies will include: Understand basic program menus and toolbars, operate Help features, input and format data, create, modify, format, and save spreadsheets, understand use of formulas and functions, name ranges and utilize in formulas, create basic formulas, understand relative and absolute cell references, create charts and graphs, and understand data sharing, manage output.

BCIS 0413 - Spreadsheet Applications II WE - 60 hours

This is a continuation of Spreadsheet Applications I and is designed to provide students with advanced knowledge of formatting techniques, spreadsheet functions, analysis tools, and management techniques. Competencies will include: Manage menus and toolbars, format worksheets, utilize spreadsheet templates, understand workbook manipulations, demonstrate advanced formulas, utilize spreadsheet analysis tools, and demonstrate data sharing.

BCIS 0421 - Introduction to Access WE - 30 hours

Teaches the creation of databases and introduces the application of database capabilities for information management. Students will learn how to design, create, manipulate, extract, and present data. Competencies will include: Understand basic program menus and toolbars, operate Help features, understand database principles, input, modify, format, and save data, design tables, create queries, generate forms and produce reports, manage input and output.

BCIS 0422 - Database Applications I WE - 60 hours

Teaches the creation of database and introduces the application of database capabilities for information management and data manipulation. Students will learn how to design, create, manipulate, extract, and present data. Competencies will include: Understand basic program menus and toolbars, operate Help features, understand database principles, input, modify, format, and save data, design tables, create queries, generate forms and produce reports, and manage input and output.

BCIS 0423 - Database Applications II WE - 60 hours

This is a continuation of Database Application I and is designed to provide students with advanced skills in database design and creation, data extraction and presentation, database relationships, and data interconnectivity.Competencies will include: Utilize advanced table features, create and refine queries, manipulate forms and reports, understand and create relationships, utilize security and access tools demonstrate data sharing and manage input and output.

BCIS 0900 - Keyboarding Basics WE - 30 hours

This course is designed for students to learn or increase their keyboarding ability. Students will learn basic keyboarding techniques and will work towards improving accuracy and or keyboarding speed. Competencies will include: Achieve 25 – 30 nwpm, and demonstrate proper keyboarding techniques and finger placement

BCIS 0901 - Keyboarding I WE - 60 hours

Provides intensive skill building practice using drills and timed writings, which will help students increase speed and accuracy on a computer keyboard. The course covers an introduction to the computer keyboard and keyboarding techniques. Competencies will include: Demonstrate ability to keyboard by touch, and perform keyboarding rate of 40 nwpm on a 5-minute timed writing with corrections allowed.

BCIS 0902 - Keyboarding II WE - 30 hours

This is a continuation of keyboarding I and is designed to increase speed and accuracy to a minimum job-market level of 50 nwpm. The course is taught using computers with an emphasis on correct keyboarding techniques. Timings and drills are used to enhance keyboarding skills.Competencies will include: Demonstrate ability to keyboard by touch, perform keyboarding rate of 50 nwpm on a 5-minute timed writing with correction allowed.

BCIS 0903 - Keyboarding III WE - 30 hours

This is a continuation of Keyboarding II and is designed to increase speed and accuracy to a minimum job-market level of 60 nwpm. The course is taught using computers with emphasis on correct keyboarding techniques. Timings and drills are used to enhance keyboarding skills.Competencies will include: Demonstrate ability to keyboard by touch, and perform keyboarding rate of 60 nwpm on a 5-minute timed writing with correction allowed.

BUSN 0191 -  Electronic Presentation WE - 60 hours

Focuses on electronic presentation software, including designing and creating a presentation, adding, visual and audio elements, creating output, and presenting information. Competencies will include: Understand basic program menus and toolbars, operate Help features, plan and create electronic presentations, insert and modify text elements, insert and modify visual and audio elements, modify presentation formats and manage output.

BUSN 0200 - Business Writing I WE - 90 hours

Focuses on business English essentials, including sentence structure, grammar, punctuation, parts of speech, and proofreading. Competencies will include: Practice correct word usage, utilize correct grammar rules and use correct punctuation.

BUSN 0201 - Business Writing II WE - 90 hours

Reinforces essential English skills while developing and applying effective written business communication skills. This course will focus on the ability to produce clear and concise business documents in a mail able format. Students will utilize correct sentence structure, paragraph structure, word usage grammar, and punctuation while composing business correspondence.Competencies will include: Apply skills learned in Business English, write logical sentences and paragraphs, utilize correct word usage, grammar, and punctuation rules, compose clear and concise messages, and produce mailable business documents.

BUSN 300 - Introduction to Entrepreneurship WE - 24 hours

Introduction to entrepreneurship uses the entrepreneurial approach to help students develop not only their entrepreneurial skills but also their management skills. Students learn about entrepreneurship and the fundamentals of entrepreneurship strategy. The business plan is covered. Competencies will include: Apply basic business management skills, understand the entrepreneurship opportunities including e-commerce and global markets, list advantages and disadvantages of startups, buyouts, franchises and the family business, understand the 4 P’s of marketing, have a basic understanding of finances and financial statements, describe the role of customer service, product, distribution, pricing, and credit strategies, describe how to manage the business’s assets and risk, properly do market research for a small business, prepare a business plan for a small business

BUSN 0390 - Communication I WE - 24 hours

An introduction to the study of sociology through the concepts and principles used to understand and evaluate daily life in society. Competencies will include: Become familiar with self communication terms and concepts learn the social/cultural forces that mold individuals within society, and to understand how you are affected by the society in which you live.

BUSN 0391 - Communication Skills II WE - 60 hours

An introduction to the study of sociology through the concepts and principles used to understand and evaluate daily life in society. Competencies will include: Become familiar with sociological terms and concepts, learn the social/cultural forces that mold individuals within society and understand how you are affected by the society in which you live.

BUSN 0392 - Workplace Communications II WE - 16 hours

Basic application of skills necessary to com-municate effectively. Coverage of workplace communication skills, including, reading, writing, speaking, and listening, in both formal and informal settings.Competencies will include: Demonstrate informal and formal communication skills, and understand nonverbal communication.

BUSN 0393 - Workplace Communications II WE - 90 hours

Development and application of skills necessary to communicate effectively. Comprehensive coverage of workplace communication skills, including, reading, writing, speaking, and listening, in both formal and informal settings. Competencies: Develop reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills, demonstrate informal and formal communication skills and understand nonverbal communication.

BUSN 0394 - Business Leadership I WE - 16 hours

Basic skills necessary to gain the competitive edge through career development, self-improvement, and volunteer programs. Competencies will include: Develop leadership skills, work effectively as a team member and develop character and self-confidence.

BUSN 0395 - Business Leadership II WE- 30 hours

Develop skills necessary to gain the competitive edge through career development, self-improvement, and volunteer programs.Competencies will include: Develop leadership skills, work effectively as a team member, organize and conduct group activities including guest speakers, field trips, and projects and develop character and self-confidence.

BUSN 0396 - Job Seeking Techniques I WE - 16 hours

Basic skills to prepare students to apply for a job, get it, and skills to keep it. This course will present job-seeking skills needed to find gainful employment. Competencies will include:Complete a job application form, develop a current resume, create a letter of application, and perform successfully in an interview.

BUSN 0397 - Job Seeking Skills II WE - 30 hours

Prepare students to apply for a job and get it. This course will present job-seeking skills needed to find gainful employment. Competencies will include: Complete a job application form, develop a current resume, create a letter of application, perform successfully in an interview, and demonstrate appropriate follow-up procedures.

BUSN 0398 - Customer Service I - 16 hours

This course is an introduction to the skills and attitudes necessary to build strong customer relations and providing outstanding customer service. Competencies will include: Explain the importance of customer relations and service in business, identify and discuss the principles of quality customer service, apply the principles of good customer service to typical business situations, demonstrate appropriate interactions in a variety of customer service situations, and apply appropriate complaint handling techniques to various customer service situations.

BUSN 0399 - Customer Service II WE - 90 hours

Dynamic training designed to provide the tools needed to impact your work environment, benefiting both customers and employees. Competencies will include: Explain the importance of customer relations and service in business , identify and discuss the principles of quality customer service, apply the principles of good customer service to typical business situations, demonstrate appropriate interactions in a variety of customer service situations, and apply appropriate complaint handling techniques to various customer service situations.

BUSN 0400 - Employment Relations I WE - 16 hours

An introduction to essential human-relation skills needed to maintain gainful and satisfying employment. This course includes familiarization with problematic areas found in the workforce, including, solving problems, understanding relationships and diversity, increasing personal ethics, and developing strong personal, interpersonal, and human relations skills Competencies will include: Utilize problem-solving skills, understand working relations and diversity, understand business ethics, develop interpersonal skills, develop personal and human relations skills.

BUSN 0401 - Employment Relations II WE - 60 hours

Develop essential human-relation skills needed to maintain gainful and satisfying employment. This course includes familiarization with problematic areas found in the workforce, including, solving problems, understanding relationships and diversity, increasing personal ethics, and developing strong personal, interpersonal, and human relation skills. Competencies will include: Utilize problem-solving skills, understand working relations and diversity, understand business ethics, develop interpersonal skills, develop personal and human relations skills.

NURS 0900 - Certified Nursing Assistant - 104 hours

This program provides the required training for the Certified Nursing Assistant.  Certifications are available in CNA and Home Health Aid (State exams required after completion of course) First Aid and CPR (American Red Cross certification).  CNA is a non-credit program and consists of the following two courses:  Certified Nursing Assistant and Certified Nursing Assistant Clinicals.  Students will be required to complete 4 clinicals within an 8 week period.  The course runs approximately 6-8 weeks which includes both class time and clinicals.

WEDU 0951 - A+ Vocabulary I WE - 180 hours

This course focuses on introduction sounds, long and short vowel sound, special sounds formed by various letter combinations, using the “y” as a vowel, silent vowels, various diphthongs, initial and final consonants, like and unlike letters, blends and digraphs, basic sight words, word families, root words, and compound words, syllabification skills, dictionary skills, special vocabulary words, base words, compound words, synonyms, and antonyms, Thesaurus skills and usage, parts of speech, words in context analogies, Latin and Greek roots, Synonyms, antonyms, homonyms homographs, multiple meanings of words. Competencies will include: Learn the fundamentals of vocabulary such as basic sight words, learn to apply the fundamentals of vocabulary using compound words, consonants, base words and blends, learn dictionary skills and thesaurus skills. learn techniques in letters and sounds, learn the differences between synonyms and antonyms, suffixes and prefixes, learn how to use consonant blends, learn Latin and Greek roots and the basic parts of speech, and learn about multiple meaning words.

WEDU 0952 - A+ Vocabulary II WE - 90 hours

This course is a continuation of Vocabulary I. The student will learn identification and use of closed, open, and accented syllables, using a pronunciation key, synonyms, antonyms, words in context, words borrowed from names and places, foreign phrases test taking strategies, identifying the “y” sound in words, vowel clusters, separate sounds for the consonants “c” “g” and “s”, origin of words, review parts of speech, analogies, homonyms, homographs, foreign terms. Competencies will include: Learn advanced vocabulary techniques, learn the different parts of speech along with Latin and Greek word, learn about multiple meaning words, learn the difference between prefixes and suffixes. learn dictionary skills. learn and understand what Etymology is, learn about Foreign Phrases and Foreign Terms.

WEDU 0953 - A+ Writing I WE - 180 hours

This course focuses on English essentials including, sentence structure, grammar punctuation, parts of speech, nouns, verbs, conjunctions, adjectives, capitalization, sentence types, contractions, abbreviations, subject, adverbs, verb tenses, contractions, conjunction, cases, pronouns, tricky words, prepositional phrases, using direct quotations, importance of parallelism, correct placement of modifiers, apostrophes, punctuation of bibliographies, titles, letters, dialogue, parallelism, and sentence mechanics. Competencies will include: Learn the fundamentals of writing, learn English essentials and how to apply them in proper sentence structure, learn how to use word application and make grammar improvements, learn to identify a noun, pronoun, verb, adverb, and adjective in a sentence, learn when to use capitalization and conjunctions correctly in a sentence and learn the importance of parallelism.

WEDU 0954 - A+ Reading I WE - 180 hours

This course will increase reading comprehension and vocabulary skills. It includes other aspects of reading fundamentals such as, Word families, vowels, consonants, antonyms, homophones, compound words, synonyms, phonograms, prefixes, suffixes, nouns, verbs, predicting outcomes, interpreting feelings, story details, similarity, difference, cause, effect, syllables, analogies, sequencing, main ideas and details, fact and opinion, common expressions, story elements, alphabetizing, folktales and fables, reality and fantasy, Fiction and non-fiction, literary forms, figurative language, sound-letter, correspondences, blends, pronunciation and syllabification, comprehension skills, propaganda and bias, word analysis skills, sight words, conflict and climax, poetry. Competencies will include:Learn basic reading comprehension skills, learn definitions of cause and effect and how to identify them, learn to identify three patterns from memory, learn when to use first person, second person and third person, learn to correct placement and use of prefixes, learn how to identify and use root words without spelling changes, root words with spelling changes, learn to identify short vowel sounds and sound letter correspondences and correctly read and sound out words, and learn to correctly use abbreviations and punctuations.

WEDU 0955 - A+ Reading II WE - 90 hours

This course is a continuation of Reading I. The student will learn Greek and Latin words, connotation and denotation, word similarities, abbreviations, comprehension skills, including classifying, comparing and contrasting, recognizing cause and effect, point of view, literary terms, elements of fiction, newspaper writing poetry, drama, figurative language, predicting outcomes, common expressions, poetry, literary devices, letters and pronunciation, spelling review, context clues, literary forms, mood, tone, farce and satire. Competencies will include: Learn advanced reading techniques, learn proper use of abbreviations and common expressions, learn the difference between connotation and denotation, learn the different elements of fiction and literary devices, learn proper ways of compiling poetry.learn how to become a creative writer using ideas and opinions and learn story details and proper sequencing.

WEDU 0956 - A+ Math I WE - 180 hours

This course is an introduction to mathematical concepts. The student will learn numbers and counting, ordering numbers, ordinal numbers, addition, number sense, subtraction, fact families, story problems, telling time, three dimensional figures, symmetry, fractions, odds and evens, money and money strategy, graphing, using a calculator, measurement and estimating, logic, counting bills and coins, using a number line, mental math, bar graphs, estimating differences, estimating and measuring time, mass, reading temperatures in Celsius and Fahrenheit, multiplication, dividing, probability, plane figures, ordered pairs, plane figures, identifying faces, edges, and corners, five-step process for problem solving, grouping addends, writing decimals, comparing maps and grids, exponents, use of line and circle graphs, Venn diagrams, least common multiples, lines and angles, circles, perimeter, circumference, pyramids, and probability, prime numbers, ratio, percents concepts, positive and negative integers, and ordered pairs. Competencies will include: Learn the fundamentals of math such as addition, subtraction, division and multiplication, learn to apply the fundamentals of math in fractions, money, story problems, decimals, diagrams and graphing. learn techniques in calculating, estimating, mass and reading temperatures in Celsius and Fahrenheit, learn the formulas needed for geometry and apply them using two and three dimensional objects, learn about integers and how to read a number line.

WEDU 0957 - A+ Writing II We - 30 hours

This course is a continuation of Writing I. The students will learn identifying the audience, writing introductory and concluding sentences, using a variety of techniques, organizational skills, identifying sentence types and their punctuation, writing narrative or expository stories, summarizing skills, writing biographical sketches, essays, and creative writing, brainstorming to publishing, specialized writing assignments including journal writing, writing paragraphs, writing using formal and informal language, letter writing, analogies, summaries, and book reports, identifying and narrowing a topic, drafting, editing, publishing, writing complete sentences, correct word choices, writing biographical sketches, ideas and opinions, using the library, writing short stories, poetry. Competencies shall will include: Learn advanced writing techniques, learn the proper way to compose a book report, learn creative writing skills, learn how to compile sentences to create short stories and essays, learn when to use capitalization and conjunctions correctly in a sentence, learn how to become a creative writer using ideas and opinions.

WEDU 0958 - A+ Math II WE - 90 hours

This course introduces the student to advanced math; the student will learn distributive properties, inverse operation, factors, number theory, mixed numbers, ratios, percent concepts commissions, measurements of length, mass/weight, metric units, points, angles, calculating perimeter, area, volume, using a number line, graphing ordered pairs randomly occurring events, counting principle factorials, introduction to algebra, rays, quadrilaterals, Pythagorean Theorem, slope, binomials, determinants, Cramer’s rule, number notation, multiplicative property of zero, inverse operations of multiplication and division, factors, exponents, statistics, scatter plots, basic geometric terms, circles, area, volume, sine, and cosine ratios.Competencies will include: Learn problem solving skills in advanced mathematics, learn to apply these skills in expressions, inequalities, inverse operations, integers, binomials and polynomials, learn advanced techniques in addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, learn pre-algebra and algebraic skills, and learn how to apply and use the Pythagorean Theorem and Cramer’s Rule.