Computer Basics Classes

Community Education and Lifelong Learning

Call (903) 236-2021 or email jcampbell@kilgore.edu for more information or to register for the classes below.


QuickBooks® Essentials

24 hours, 4 weeks, $150 plus textbook (ACNT 1010)

Intro to popular business/personal productivity software applications. QuickBooks Online will be emphasized.

Dates: Oct. 5-28, 2021
Days: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6 to 9 p.m.
Location: KC-Longview
More info: Contact Jana Campbell at (903) 236-2021 or jcampbell@kilgore.edu.


Computer Applications I

80 hours, 8 weeks, $240

Provides an overview of computer office applications including terminology & technology.  Basic introduction to computer hardware, software applications including Excel/PowerPoint & procedures.

POFT 1001 (hybrid):

Dates: Oct. 18 to Dec. 10, 2021
Days: Mondays/Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 12:20 p.m.
Location: KC-Longview
More info: Contact Jana Campbell at (903) 236-2021 or jcampbell@kilgore.edu.

POFT 1001 (online):

Dates: Begins Oct. 18, 2021


Beginning Computers

24 hours, 12 weeks, $150 plus textbook

Learn how computers are used in today’s business environment & the basics of using a software productivity suite (word processing, spreadsheets, database).

ITSC 1012 (in-person):

Dates: Sept. 2 to Nov. 18, 2021
Days: Thursdays, 6 to 8 p.m.
Location: KC-Longview
More info: Contact Jana Campbell at (903) 236-2021 or jcampbell@kilgore.edu.


CCNA 1: Introduction to Networks

80 hours, 8 weeks, $340 (includes textbook)

This course covers networking architecture, structure, and functions; introduces the principles and structure of IP addressing and the fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations to provide a foundation for the curriculum.

ITSC 1014 (online):

Dates: Oct. 18 to Dec. 10, 2021
Location: Online
More info: Contact Jana Campbell at (903) 236-2021 or jcampbell@kilgore.edu.


Game Development Using C++

66 hours, 11 weeks, $330 (includes textbook)

Skill development in C++ programming for games and simulations.  Students learn to utilize standard game libraries; examine interfaces, exceptions, file access, and random numbers; and create basic game or simulation frameworks building upon C++ knowledge.  Curriculum accommodates students with no coding experience as well as experienced programmers.

GAME 2042 (in-person):

Dates: Sept. 8 to Nov. 22, 2021
Days: Mondays & Wednesdays, 6 to 9 p.m.
Location: Kilgore campus, Bonnie Porter Admin. Bldg.
More info: Contact Jana Campbell at (903) 236-2021 or jcampbell@kilgore.edu.


Google® IT Support Professional Certificate

108 hours, 18 weeks, $600 (includes textbook)

The IT Support Professional Certificate, developed by Google, helps students prepare for entry-level jobs in IT Support in just a few months. No previous IT experience is necessary. This course includes the following units:

  • Technical Support Fundamentals
  • The Bits and Bytes of Computer Networking
  • Operating Systems and You: Becoming a Power User
  • System Administration and IT Infrastructure Services
  • IT Security: Defense Against the Digital Dark Ages

Courses are taught using a blended approach (Hybrid).  Experienced IT professionals teach students in a classroom setting 3 hours each week.  In-between classes, students utilize online resources and assessments for an additional 3 hours of learning.  At the end of the program, students earn the IT support Professional Certificate and have the option of making their credentials available to selected employers.

ITSC 1091 (hybrid):

Dates: Aug. 4 to Dec. 8, 2021
Days: Wednesdays, 6 to 9 p.m.
Location: KC-Longview
More info: Contact Jana Campbell at (903) 236-2021 or jcampbell@kilgore.edu.


Information Technology Security

64 hours, 8 weeks, $240 (plus textbook)

Instruction in security for network hardware, software, and data, including physical security; backup procedures; relevant tools; encryption; and protection from viruses.  Course meets 4 hours a week in person, with 4 hours of supplemental online instruction each week.

ITSY 1042 (hybrid):

Dates: Aug. 23 to Oct. 15, 2021
Days: Mondays/Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m.
Location: Kilgore campus, Bonnie Porter Admin. Bldg.
More info: Contact Jana Campbell at (903) 236-2021 or jcampbell@kilgore.edu.


Internet/Webpage Development

64 hours, 8 weeks, $240 (plus textbook)

Instruction in the use of internet concepts and the introduction to webpage design and development.

ITSC 1019 (online):

Dates: Aug. 23 to Oct. 15, 2021
Location: Online
More info: Contact Jana Campbell at (903) 236-2021 or jcampbell@kilgore.edu.

For information about Community Education:

Community Education Courses in Kilgore
Phone:
(903) 983-8661
Community Education Courses in Longview
Phone:
(903) 236-2021