Computer Basics Classes

Community Education and Lifelong Learning

Computer Basics

(ITSC 1012 – Beginning Computers)

Overview of computer information systems.  Introduces computer hardware, software and procedures.  Use of common applications (Microsoft Office Suite) & impact of computers on society, identify ethical use of computers and basic operating system functions.  Info on how computers are used in today's business environment.  Supplies: Flash drive optional.  Textbook info will be given at registration.

Sept. 3 - Oct. 29, 2019
Tuesdays, 6 - 8 p.m.

Location: KC-Longview, Hendrix Building
More info: (903) 236-2054 or email celgvw@kilgore.edu

QuickBooks Essentials 2018 

(ITSC 1022 – Intro to Computer Applications in Business)

QuickBooks is an accounting software geared mainly toward small and medium sized businesses and offer on to premises accounting applications as well as cloud based versions that accept business payments, manage and pay bills, payroll and taxes. Textbook information will be given at registration.

Sept. 3 - Oct. 22, 2019
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6 – 7:30 p.m.

Location: KC-Longview, Hendrix Building
More info: (903) 236-2054 or email celgvw@kilgore.edu

Excel 2016, Level I and II 

12 hours, 4 weeks, $84
(ITSW 1022 – Introduction and Intermediate Spreadsheets)

Designed to introduce the student to basic spreadsheet creation, which include terminology, program parameters, display characteristics, formatting features, mathematical functions and printing. The student will be able to demonstrate basic spreadsheet concepts and create formulas/functions, charts, graphs and generate reports. Excel II is a continuation of Excel I and is a good idea to have taken Excel I before taking Excel II.    Textbook information will be given at registration. Supplies: Flash drive optional.

Location: KC-Longview, Hendrix Building
More info: (903) 236-2054 or email celgvw@kilgore.edu

Excel I:

Sept. 9 - Sept. 30, 2019
Mondays, 6 - 9 p.m. 

Excel II:

Oct. 14 - Nov. 4, 2019
Mondays, 6 - 9 p.m. 

Location: KC-Longview, Hendrix Building
More info: (903) 236-2054 or email celgvw@kilgore.edu

Microsoft Office Suite 2016, Level I 

36 hours, 9 weeks, $169
(ITSC 1012 – Beginning Computers)

Office suites includes word processing: Word; spreadsheets: Excel; presentations: PowerPoint; and database software. Textbook information will be given at registration. Supplies: Flash drive optional

Sept. 11 - Nov. 11, 2019
Mondays & Wednesdays, 6 - 8 p.m.

Location: KC-Longview, Hendrix Building
More info: (903) 236-2054 or email celgvw@kilgore.edu

Google Applications

12 hours, 6 weeks, $85
(ITSW 1058 – Specialized Computer Applications)

Introduction to Google Drive, a free, web-based software office suite offered by Google within its Google Drive service.  Google Docs - word processor, Google Sheets - a spreadsheet and Google Slides – presentation program.  Also consists of Google Forms, Drawings and Fusion Tables.  No textbook required. Supplies:  Student must have a current email address; Flash Drive optional.

Sept. 10 - Oct. 15, 2019
Tuesdays, 6 - 8 p.m.

Location: KC-Longview, Hendrix Building
More info: (903) 236-2054 or email celgvw@kilgore.edu

Adobe Creative Cloud Photoshop

21 hours, 10 weeks, $105
(ITSW 1003 – Introduction - Digital Imagery)

A graphics and images editing software and paint program.  It has become a mainstay with graphic designers, professional photographers and hobbyists, to edit graphics as well as create and manipulate images. Textbook information given at registration.  Supplies: Personal headphones and flash drives are optional.

Sept. 16 - Nov. 18, 2019
Mondays, 6 - 8:15 p.m.

Location: KC-Longview, Hendrix Building
More info: (903) 236-2054 or email celgvw@kilgore.edu

Adobe Creative Cloud Illustrator

24 hours, 8 weeks, $115
(ARTC 1000 – Specialized Graphic Applications)

This is the industry-standard illustration software for creating logos, package designs, posters and virtually every kind of 2D illustration (and even some 3-D). Textbook information given at registration. Supplies: Flash drive optional

Sept. 17 - Nov. 5, 2019
Tuesdays, 6 - 9 p.m.

Location: KC-Longview, Hendrix Building
More info: (903) 236-2054 or email celgvw@kilgore.edu

Adobe Creative Cloud InDesign 

24 hours, 8 weeks, $115
(ITSW 1037 – Introduction to Presentation Software)

This is the industry-standard page layout program.  You will learn to set and format type, work with paragraph styles, import images from Illustrator and Photoshop, define and apply color, apply graphic effects, create PDFs and package files for printing.  Textbook information given at registration. Supplies: Flash drive is optional.

Sept. 19 - Nov. 14, 2019
Thursdays, 6 - 9 p.m.

Location: KC-Longview, Hendrix Building
More info: (903) 236-2054 or email celgvw@kilgore.edu
CULINARY ARTS

ServSafe

32 hours, 6.5 weeks, tuition is free ($192 value)
(CHEF 1005 – Certified Food Manager)

ServSafe, administered by the National Restaurant Association, is accredited by ANSI (American National Standards Institute) & the Conference for Food Protection.  The certification is valid for 5 years.  Texas requires that a person-in-charge (PIC), owner or employee of a food service establishment (i.e., bars, restaurants, mobile vendors, food trucks, caterers, assisted-living & day care centers) to be a Certified Food Manager (CFM) as outlined in the Texas Food Code by successfully passing an ANSI-accredited and Texas Department of State Health Service approved food safety certification exam.   The tuition for this course is free thanks to a safety grant from Texas Mutual Insurance, which includes the proctor fee. However, you will need to purchase the textbook package that includes an individual exam voucher for $68.50. More info: (903) 236-2054 or email celgvw@kilgore.edu. For information on additional free safety courses visit www.kilgore.edu/RMI for forms & current schedules.

Sept. 6 - Oct. 21, 2019
Online Only (45 days to complete)



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