Computer Classes

Community Education and Lifelong Learning

IT Essentials I: PC Hardware & Software

80 hours, 16 weeks $240 (plus textbook)

Provides comprehensive overview of computer hardware and software and an introduction to advanced concepts addressed by Cisco certification. Students prepare for the CompTIA A+ certification exam.

CPMT 1005 (Hybrid)
Monday, 6 to 8:30 p.m.
(online requirements between classes)
Aug. 22 to Dec. 5, 2022
Location: Kilgore campus

For more info, contact Jana Campbell (903) 236-2021 or celqvw@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.  This is the first of three courses that students take to prepare for the CCNA 
exam. 

ITCC 1014 
Oct. 17 to Dec. 9, 2022

Location: Online OR an option to meet in-person on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 to 10 a.m. on the Kilgore campus.

For more info, contact Jana Campbell (903) 236-2021 or celqvw@kilgore.edu.


Network Security

80 hours, 8 weeks, $340 (plus textbooks)

Overall security processes with particular emphasis on hands-on skills in the following areas: security policy design and management; security technologies; products and solutions; firewall and secure router design, installation, configuration, and maintenance; AAA and VPN implementation using routers and firewalls. Students prepare for the CyberOps Associate certification exam.

Prerequisite(s): CCNA 2: Switching, Routing & Wireless Essentials & Information Technology Security

ITCC 2043
Oct. 17 to Dec. 9, 2022
Location: Online with the option of meeting in person Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays from 1 to 3:20 p.m.
Location: Kilgore campus

For more info, contact Jana Campbell (903) 236-2021 or celqvw@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 four hours of supplemental online instruction each week.

ITSY 1042 Hybrid
Aug. 22 to Oct. 14, 2022

Location: Online, with the option of meeting in person on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on the Kilgore campus.

For more info, contact Jana Campbell (903) 236-2021 or celqvw@kilgore.edu.


Beginning Microsoft Word

8 hours, 2 weeks, $175 (includes textbooks)

Students will receive hands-on instruction in basic Microsoft Word tasks such as editing and formatting documents. You will learn how to organize and lay out documents, including using pictures and tables for data, using and sorting lists of data and other formatting options.

POFI 1024
Sept. 3 and 10, 2022
Saturdays, 8 a.m. to Noon
Location: Kilgore campus

For more info, contact Jana Campbell (903) 236-2021 or celqvw@kilgore.edu.


Intermediate Microsoft Word

8 hours, 2 weeks, $175 (includes textbook)

Students will receive hands-on instruction using Microsoft Word at an intermediate level. You will learn additional concepts that involve intermediate formatting such as design and layout functions, building blocks, text boxes, and more complex levels of formatting and document organization.

POFI 1024
Oct. 8 and 15, 2022
Saturdays, 8 a.m. to noon

Location: Kilgore campus

For more info, contact Jana Campbell (903) 236-2021 or celqvw@kilgore.edu.


Beginning Microsoft Excel

8 hours, 2 weeks, $175 (includes textbooks)

Students will receive hands-on instruction in basic software applications for office productivity using Microsoft Excel. You will learn basic spreadsheet concepts; how to create formulas, use functions, and build charts and graphs.

ITSW 1022
Saturdays, 1 to 5 p.m.
Sept. 3 and 10, 2022
Location: Kilgore campus

For more info, contact Jana Campbell (903) 236-2021 or celqvw@kilgore.edu.


Intermediate Microsoft Excel

8 hours, 2 weeks, $175 (includes textbook)

Students will receive hands-on instruction using Microsoft Excel at an intermediate level. You will learn more advanced spreadsheet concepts; including how to build increasingly complex formulas, use complex formatting including using Excel to make decisions and lookup data.

ITSW 1022
Oct. 8 and 15, 2022
Saturdays, 1 to 5 p.m. 

Location: Kilgore campus

For more info, contact Jana Campbell (903) 236-2021 or celqvw@kilgore.edu.


QuickBooks Online

16 hours, 4 weeks, $100 (plus textbook)

QuickBooks is the most popular small business accounting software that businesses use to manage income and expenses and keep track of the financial health of their business. You can use it for invoicing customers, paying bills, generating reports, and preparing taxes.

ITSC 1022
Tuesdays and Wednesdays , 6 to 8 p.m.
Sept. 6-28, 2022

Location: KC-Longview

For more info, contact Jana Campbell (903) 236-2021 or celqvw@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