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Vocational: Business 010
Introduction to Web Design using Adobe Dreamweaver
Credit(s):| Class Hours: 60 Lecture total 
Grade: Pass/Satisfactory Progress/No Pass | Open Entry/Open Exit.
Provides introductory instruction on Adobe Dreamweaver, one of the industry’s leading web authoring tools. Students will learn how to create, publish, manage, and maintain a website.
 
Vocational: Business 012
Workforce Readiness
Credit(s):Class Hours: 60 Lecture total
Grade: Pass/Satisfactory Progress/No Pass | Open Entry/ Open Exit.
Provides instruction in office skills for employment preparation. Students will learn communication, decision-making, interpersonal, lifelong learning, and job seeking skills.
 
Vocational: Business 013
Introduction to Personal Management using Microsoft Outlook
Credit(s): 0 | Class Hours: 60 Lecture total.
Grade: Pass/Satisfactory Progress/No Pass | Open Entry/Open
Provides introductory instruction on Microsoft Outlook, one of the industry’s leading personal data management applications. Students will learn how to better manage their electronic communications, schedules, tasks, and contact information using Outlook’s Email, Calendar, Task, and Contact components. Exit.
 
Vocational: Business 014
Introduction to Mobile and Social Media Tools
Credit(s): 0 Class Hours: 60 Lecture total.
Grade: Pass/Satisfactory Progress/No Pass | Open Entry/ Open Exit.
Provides introductory instruction on how to incorporate social networks and mobile technology in a business environment utilizing applications and tools such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, wikis, and blogs.
 
Vocational: Business 080
Introduction to Medical Billing
Credit(s): 0 Class Hours: 120 Lecture total.
Grade: Pass/Satisfactory Progress/ No Pass | Open Entry/Open Exit.
Introduces students to concepts and skills needed for a successful career in medical office billing. Students will learn current procedural terminology, the general flow of information in a medical office, and the role of computers.
 
Vocational: Business 096
Introduction to Use of Digital Cameras
Credit(s): 0 | Class Hours: 60 Lecture total.
Grade: Pass/Satisfactory Progress/No Pass | Open Entry/Open Exit.
Provides introductory instruction on using digital still and digital video cameras. Introduces students to camera selection, basic features, compositional guidelines, how to transfer files from the camera to the computer, basic image editing, use of photos/videos in common applications, and output options. This course is designed to be taken independently or concurrently with courses, such as Adobe Photoshop or Premiere.
 
Vocational: Business 097
Introduction to Personal Commerce on the Internet
Credit(s): 0 | Class Hours: 60 Lecture total.
Grade: Pass/Satisfactory Progress/No Pass | Open Entry/Open Exit.
Provides introductory instruction to personal commerce on the Internet. Topics include privacy and security issues, searching techniques, auction bidding, secure payment methods, selling techniques, and protecting consumer rights.
 
Vocational: Business 101
Introduction to 3D Modeling using Blender
Credit(s): 0 Class Hours: 60 Lecture total.
Grade: Pass/Satisfactory Progress/No Pass | Open Entry/ Open Exit.
Recommended Preparation: Vocational: Business 119 or equivalent.
Provides introductory instruction on 3D modeling and animation using Blender software. Introduces students to Blender’s interface, 3D space, animation and modeling features, surfaces and textures, and uses. 
 
Vocational: Business 102
Introduction to Desktop Publishing using Adobe InDesign
Credit(s): 0 Class Hours: 60 Lecture total. 
Grade: Pass/Satisfactory Progress/ No Pass | Open Entry/Open Exit.
Recommended Preparation: Vocational: Business 119 or equivalent.
Provides introductory instruction on desktop publishing using Adobe InDesign. Introduces students to navigation of InDesign’s work area, document setup, placement of text and graphics within frames, styles, color and transparency features, and how to export and print professional quality InDesign files.
 
Vocational: Business 103
Introduction to MS Project
Credit(s): 0 Class Hours: 60 Lecture total.
Grade: Pass/Satisfactory Progress/No Pass | Open Entry/ Open Exit.
Provides introductory instruction on the use of Microsoft Office Project software. Students will learn how to set up a project, manage project files, create a task list, schedule tasks, view a schedule, define and assign resources and costs, track a project, analyze progress, and revise a schedule. 
 
Vocational: Business 109
Introduction to Desktop Video Editing using Adobe Premiere
Credit(s): 0 Class Hours: 60 Lecture total.
Grade: Pass/Satisfactory Progress/No Pass | Open Entry/ Open Exit.
Recommended Preparation: Vocational: Business 119 or equivalent.
Provides introductory instruction on desktop digital video production and editing using industry standard software. Includes capturing, importing, assembling, and editing video, audio and still images.
 
Vocational: Business 117
Introduction to Document Processing using Adobe Acrobat
Credit(s): 0 Class Hours: 30 Lecture total.
Grade: Pass/Satisfactory Progress/No Pass | Open Entry/Open Exit.
Introduces students to portable document formats created with Adobe Acrobat. Students learn how to convert simple and complex documents to PDF files; navigate, edit, and annotate PDF files; and distribute PDF files via the Internet.
 
Vocational: Business 118
Introduction to Windows
Credit(s): 0 | Class Hours: 60 Lecture total.
Grade: Pass/Satisfactory Progress/No Pass | Open Entry/Open Exit.
Recommended Preparation: Vocational: Business 119. Provides introductory instruction for learning MS Windows. Introduces students to Windows: navigation, views, commands, file management, desktop customization, Help and other Windows programs; for example, address book and electronic communications.
 
Vocational: Business 119
Introduction to Keyboarding and Basic Windows
Credit(s): 0 Class Hours: 60 Lecture total.
Grade: Pass/Satisfactory Progress/No Pass | Open Entry/Open Exit.
Provides introductory instruction for keyboarding by touch and learning MS Windows. Introduces students to Windows: navigation, views, commands, file management, desktop customization, and simple Accessory programs, such as WordPad, Character Map, Calculator, and Paint. Scanning and working with simple graphics is also explored. This course or Introduction to Windows is highly recommended prior to taking other courses taught within the Windows environment.
 
Vocational: Business 120
Introduction to Animations using Adobe Flash
Credit(s): 0 Class Hours: 60 Lecture total.
Grade: Pass/Satisfactory Progress/No Pass | Open Entry/Open Exit.
Provides introductory instruction for creating short Adobe Flash movies for viewing on the Internet or for viewing in other multimedia formats. Students learn to create animations using Flash’s drawing tools, layers, and timeline. Students also are given an opportunity to explore Flash libraries, preview movies, save, and publish Flash documents.
 
Vocational: Business 121
Introduction to Computer Software Applications
Credit(s): 0 Class Hours: 60 Lecture total.
Grade: Pass/Satisfactory Progress/No Pass | Open Entry/Open Exit.
Provides introductory instruction on industry-standard computer applications used for word processing, spreadsheets, databases, presentations, Internet access, and graphics: for example, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, Internet Explorer, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Flash, and others.
 
Vocational: Business 242
Introduction to Vector Graphics using Adobe Illustrator
Credit(s): 0 Class Hours: 60 Lecture total.
Grade: Pass/Satisfactory Progress/No Pass | Open Entry/ Open Exit.
Recommended Preparation: Vocational: Business 119 or equivalent.
Provides introductory instruction in computer graphics and design. Includes basic design concepts, use of illustration tools, and modification of art work and text layout.
 
Vocational: Business 258
Navigating the Internet
Credit(s): 0 Class Hours: 60 Lecture total.
Grade: Pass/Satisfactory Progress/No Pass | Open Entry/ Open Exit.
Introduces students to the Internet. Topics include types of Internet connections, e-mail, research, and data retrieval techniques.
 
Vocational: Business 260
Introduction to Word Processing using MS Word
Credit(s): 0 Class Hours: 60 Lecture total.
Grade: Pass/Satisfactory Progress/No Pass | Open Entry/ Open Exit.
Recommended Preparation: Vocational: Business 119 or equivalent.
Provides introductory instruction to word processing techniques using the personal computer. Includes creating, formatting, editing, saving, and printing of simple documents using MS Word software.
 
Vocational: Business 261
Introduction to Databases using MS Access
Credit(s): 0 Class Hours: 60 Lecture total.
Grade: Pass/ Satisfactory Progress/No Pass | Open Entry/Open Exit.
Recommended Preparation: Vocational: Business 119 or equivalent.
Provides instruction in basic concepts addressing typical database problems with MS Access software.
 
Vocational: Business 262
Introduction to Spreadsheets using MS Excel
Credit(s): 0 Class Hours: 60 Lecture total.
Grade: Pass/Satisfactory Progress/No Pass | Open Entry/Open Exit.
Recommended Preparation: Vocational: Business 119 or equivalent.
Provides instruction in basic spreadsheet concepts using typical spreadsheet problems with Microsoft Excel software. 
 
Vocational: Business 302
Introduction to Web Page Development using HTML
Credit(s): 0 Class Hours: 60 Lecture total.
Grade: Pass/Satisfactory Progress/No Pass | Open Entry/Open Exit. 
Recommended Preparation: Vocational: Business 119 or equivalent.
Provides introductory instruction to web page development. Topics include web page design elements: HTML; graphic images, movie and sound formats; and testing pages on cross platforms. 
 
Vocational: Business 303
Introduction to Electronic Imaging using Adobe Photoshop
Credit(s):Class Hours: 60 Lecture total.
Grade: Pass/Satisfactory Progress/ No Pass Open Entry/Open Exit.
Recommended Preparation: Vocational: Business 119 or equivalent.
Provides introductory instruction to electronic imaging using Adobe Photoshop software. Topics include beginning Photoshop features, scanner basics, image and file formats, color, importing/exporting of files, and printing.
 
Vocational: Business 304
Introduction to Electronic Presentations using MS PowerPoint
Credit(s):Class Hours: 60 Lecture total.
Grade: Pass/Satisfactory Progress/No Pass Open Entry/Open Exit.
Recommended Preparation: Vocational: Business 119 or equivalent.
Provides introductory instruction for development of professional quality, computer-generated presentations using presentation software used in industry. Includes concepts of combining text, graphics, animations and/or sound to create slides for electronic output.
 
VOCATIONAL: CLOTHING (VCLTH)
Vocational: Clothing 477
Fundamentals of Commercial Sewing
Credit(s):Class Hours: 180 Lecture total.
Grade: Pass/Satisfactory Progress/ No Pass Open Entry/Open Exit.
Recommended Preparation: Vocational: Clothing 483.
Covers the selection of textiles, thread, and needle size appropriate to each item to be sewn or manufactured. Provides in depth study of the design, pattern making, construction, and quality control aspects of manufacturing.
 
Vocational: Clothing 483
Introduction to Commercial Sewing
Credit(s):Class Hours: 160 Lecture total.
Grade: Pass/Satisfactory Progress/No Pass Open Entry/Open Exit.
Basic commercial sewing skills, emphasizing sewing terms, equipment, garment construction and repair. Application of sewing skills to gift ideas also included.
 
VOCATIONAL: CONSTRUCTION (VCNST)
Vocational: Construction 608
Introduction to Welding, Pre-Apprentice
Credit(s):Class Hours: 180 Lecture total.
Grade: Pass/Satisfactory Progress/No Pass Open Entry/ Open Exit.
Introduces welding safety, proper use of hand and power tools, and the basics of arc welding.
 
Vocational: Construction 611
Fundamentals of Welding, Pre-Apprentice
Credit(s):Class Hours: 180 Lecture total.
Grade: Pass/ Satisfactory Progress/No Pass Open Entry/Open Exit.
Recommended Preparation: Vocational: Construction 608 or by instructor’s approved by assessment.
Emphasizes basic skills and training in arc, tig, and mig welding.
 
Vocational: Construction 859
Introduction to Cabinetry/Furniture Refinishing Pre-Apprentice
Credit(s):Class Hours: 180 Lecture total.
Grade: Pass/Satisfactory Progress/No Pass Open Entry/ Open Exit.
Provides introductory instruction in workshop safety and basic use of tools and power equipment, cabinet design, and construction principles, and the use of finishes on common types of woods and cabinets.
 
Vocational: Construction 953
Fundamentals of Cabinetry/Furniture Refinishing, Pre-Apprentice
Credit(s):Class Hours: 180 Lecture total.
Grade: Pass/Satisfactory Progress/No Pass Open Entry/ Open Exit. 
Recommended Preparation: Vocational: Construction 859 or instructor’s approval by assessment.
Provides instruction in basic cabinetry/ furniture construction, refinishing and repair emphasizing the use of hand and power tools.