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Spring 2012 Courses

complete course list

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The economic downturn is yesterday's news.

Your company's future depends on a well-trained workforce that assures your business will compete and win in the new marketplace. Working with our corporate training team helps you build that competitive advantage, transforming your business from surviving to thriving. The possibilities are endless! RVCC brings you precision­crafted education featuring polished presenters and measurable results. We deliver training that helps your workers realize their full potential.

With our help, your workers:

· Are better managers and supervisors who understand and support your company's vision for the future · Become efficient, productive users of your company's computers and equipment · Know what it takes to create and sustain workplace safety · Serve as valuable continuous improvement experts within your organization

Put the power of customized contract training to work for your organization.

Call Julia West Johnson (908) 218-8874 to arrange a meeting that will mean a brighter future for your company.

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Continuing Education at Raritan Valley Community College offers a broad array of exciting and affordable courses. Whether you are interested in educational advancement or workforce/career training and development, our focus is to enhance your career goals. Take advantage of our diverse offerings of professional development opportunities, including Microsoft Office computer training, green technology, pharmacy technician, dental radiologist, project management, culinary arts and an expansive array of trade programs. If you are a small business owner or want to become an entrepreneur, the Small Business Development Center at RVCC has courses and counseling services that can help you plan and develop successful and profitable ventures. Need to upgrade your workers' skills or train employees in a specialized area? Our customized training staff can assist you in identifying competitive grant opportunities to finance your training needs. We are pleased to announce a new program to enhance your educational experience. The Lifelong Learning Institute offers a variety of short-term discovery courses specifically designed for the adult community. Our goal is to provide in-demand and high quality educational services to our students. We hope you include Raritan Valley Community College, Continuing Education in your plans for your future career goals.

Raritan Valley Community College

RVCC Continuing Education

14 Vogt Drive, Bridgewater, New Jersey 08807 Phone: 908-218-8871 · Fax: 908-722-4716 · www.raritanval.edu/ce

Board of Trustees

· Catherine Hebson McVicker, Chair · Evelyn S. Field, Vice Chair, Somerset · Robert P. Wise, Vice Chair, Hunterdon · · Raymond H. Bateman · John Graf, Jr. · Paul J. Hirsch · Lisa Midgette · Ella Rue · Peter G. Schoberl, Treasurer · · Frederic C. Sterritt · Kate R. Whitman · Tracy DiFrancesco Zaikov · Maria Palar, Alumni Representative · · Casey Crabill, President ·

Spring 2012

TABLE OF CONTENTS

AUTO BODY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 · Auto Body-Welding & Metal Work · Auto Body Refinishing · Microsoft Excel Basic 2010 · Microsoft Excel Intermediate 2010 · Intro to Photoshop · Adobe InDesign · Adobe Illustrator · Microsoft Office Transitions · HTML & CSS for Web Pages · Dreamweaver · Flash Fundamentals · Workplace Skills Using AutoCAD I · Workplace Skills Using AutoCAD II · Computer Help Desk Analyst

BUSINESS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 · Accounting Fundamentals · Six Sigma: White Belt · Six Sigma Series · CMA Part 1: Financial Planning · CMA Part 2: Financial Decision · Project Management · Fundamentals of Payroll · Professional Payroll Certification · Cultural Diversity Seminar for Outsourcing CONSTRUCTION/TRADES . . . . . 12 · Project Management for Supply Chain and Logistics · Code Enforcement Basics · Residential Carpentry I CAREER DEVELOPMENT . . . . . . . 6 · Residential Carpentry II · Woodworking & Cabinetry I · Creative Job Hunting in Today's Economy · Plumbing 101 · Career Options for Baby Boomers · Black Seal Low Boiler Pressure · Animal Control Officer · Design & Maintenance of Building Systems · Animal Cruelty Investigator · Air Handling, Water & Plumbing · Basic Training Course for Wildlife · Electrical Trades IB: AC Principles · Pet Owners Primer · Electrical Trades IIB: Circuitry · Forklift Safety Training · Electrical Trades IIIB: AC Principles · Solar PV Installer Boot Camp Training · Electrical IV-B COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY . . . . . 7 COSMETOLOGY . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 · Information Tech Security · Privacy and Data Protection · Microsoft Basic Certification Program CULINARY ARTS . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 · Microsoft Windows Basics · Food Handlers Certificate · Microsoft 2010 New Features · ServSafe Essentials · Business Applications Computer Specialist · Intro to Gourmet Cooking · Microsoft Word Basic · Pastry Baking Series · Microsoft Word Intermediate · Breads! Breads! Breads! · MS Word Basic 2007 · For the Love of Chocolate · MS Word Intermediate 2007 · Cooking with Jams Series · MS Excel Basic 2007 · Cake Decorating · MS Excel Intermediate 2007 · Microsoft Access Basic 2010 · Wilton Flowers and Cake Design · Microsoft Office Project 2010 · Wilton Gum Paste and Fondant 101 · Microsoft PowerPoint Basics 2010

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

EDUCATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 · Floral Design · Praxis Exam Review: Elementary Education · Latin and Ballroom Dancing · Introduction to the Teaching Profession PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT · GED Exam Prep & Review ONLINE (Partial Listing) . . . . . 25 HEALTH PROFESSIONS . . . . . . . 18 · Non-Profit Fundraising · American Heart Saver CPR/AED & American Heart · Project Management Application · Project Management Fundamentals Association Certification · Effective Business Writing · CPR/AED - American Red Cross Certification · Manufacturing Applications · Tourettes, ADHD, OCD & Related Disorders · Homemaker/Home Health Aide 10-Hour Module · Creating Web Pages · ECG Anal, Basic Arrhythmia, 12 Lead Placement · Top Search Engine Positions · Introduction to Windows · ECT Technician National Certification · Wireless Networking · Pharmacy Technician · Intro-Create WordPress Website · Phlebotomy Lab Assistant · Intro to M/S Excel · Clinical Research (CRA/CRC) · Introduction to Oracle · Clinical Data Management (CDM) · Introduction to SQL · Interpretation of Lab Values in Clinical Trials · Intro to PHP and MySQL · Supervisor Training in Healthcare · Intro to Java Programming · Clinical Research Wrap-Up · Instant Italian · Dental Radiology · Intro to Interior Design · Dental Assisting National Board Exam Prep · Writers Guide in Descriptive Setting · Ophthalmic State Board License Exam Review · Ophthalmic State Board Practical Review REAL ESTATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 LANGUAGES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 · Spanish I SMALL BUSINESS · Spanish II DEVELOPMENT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30 · Sign Language Basic · SBDC Free Courses · Sign Language Intermediate · Entrepreneur Assessment · ESL Level I-Part A · Business Concepts · ESL Level I-Part B · Efficiently Getting Cash · ESL Level II-Part A · ESL Level II-Part B · Building & Financing Your Business · Accent Reduction · Social Media Marketing Simple · The Business Plan a Roadmap to Success PERSONAL INTEREST . . . . . . . . 24 · Flourishing Business Floundering Life · Defensive Driving · Overview of Business Plan · Boaters Licensing Prep · Retirement Planning for Today · How to Buy a Business or a Franchise Workshop · Understanding Medicare · Understanding Social Media

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

ACCOUNTING AND QUICKBOOKS CERTIFICATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .31

THE FOODPRENEUR CERTIFICATE .36 CREDIT CLASSES @Bridgewater . .37

· Accounting Fundamentals · QuickBooks for Small Businesses · QuickBooks A/R & A/P

· Air Conditioning/Refrigeration/

Heating Technician · Art Studio · Automotive Technology · Biology · Certified Nurse Aide · Communication/Speech · Computer Information Systems · Construction Technology · Criminal Justice · Economics · Electronics Technology · English · History · Interior Design · Italian Studies · Mathematics · Medical Assisting · Philosophy & Religion · Psychology · Sociology · Welding Technology

GENERAL COURSES . . . . . . . . . . . .32

· Turn Your Hobby Into a Business · Is a Franchisee Your Next Job? · Financing & Business Plan Review · Start a Consulting Business · Tax Preparer Review Part 1 · ABC's of Sales · Google, Ad Words & Analytics · Search Engine Optimization · Get Found Online! · Creating A/V Content Website · Jump-Starting Business Success · Effectively Managing Business · Growing & Expanding Business

ENTREPREPRENEURIAL CERTIFICATE PROGRAM . . . . . . .34 · Legal I · Legal II · Marketing Strategies · Small Business Taxes · Small Business Recordkeeping · Financial Statements · The Business Plan MARKETING & SALES CERTIFICATE PROGRAM . . .35 · Your Strategic Marketing · Generational & Word of Mouth (WOM)

Marketing · Communications Skills · Personal Branding · Customer Experience Management · Unconventional Marketing · Science of Selling · Networking: A Necessity · Trade Show & Event Marketing

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N e w ! Lifelong Learning Courses

OLLI-RU @ Raritan Valley Community College @ Bridgewater

Rutgers University presents The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

in collaboration with Raritan Valley Community College

Classes at the new RVCC Bridgewater site

14 Vogt Drive Bridgewater, NJ 08807

(next to the Somerset County Library)

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For more information Sheila Cancella

RVCC Program Coordinator

[email protected] 908-526-1200 ext. 8299

Spring 2012 sessions begin in Feb.

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AUTO BODY

Auto Body: Custom Paint

AB103 ___________________ 22 hours/2.2 CEU The course introduces the basic techniques of customized painting for autos, motorcycles, and more. The course is handson, working on your own individual pieces of artwork. Student to purchase paint material. Safety goggles and steel-toed shoes are required. Instructor: George Byrd CRN 60313 AB103-60 Sat Mar 3-24 Course fee: $210 ($105 tuition, plus fees)

Basic Automotive Maintenance

AU101___________________24 hours/0 CEU Grasp the basics of automotive maintenance. Retain car care knowledge and learn how to upkeep your own vehicle. Learn to change oil and filter, cooling systems services and coolant types, belt tension and tensioners, air filters, and about batteries. Grasp the basic of electrical systems, engines, transmissions fluids. Participants will be able to determine if it is time to replace or fix parts. Instructor: Richard Walkoviak CRN 60368 AU101-51 Tue/Thu Mar 6-29 Course fee: $170 ($105 tuition, plus fees)

7:30am-1:00pm

6:00pm-9:00pm

Auto Body & Frame Repair

AB104 ___________________ 64 hours/6.4 CEU Topics include body and frame theory, use of framer equipment as it applies to major collision damage. Collision repair, estimating and shop management are also covered. Safety goggles and steel-toed shoes are required. Instructor: Raymond Esler CRN 60314 AB104-50 Tue/Thu Mar 6-Apr 26 Course fee: $576 ($335 tuition, plus fees)

6:00pm-10:00pm

MOTORCYCLE RIDER COURSE

Raritan Valley Community College, in partnership with Rider Education of New Jersey is offering the following Motorcycle Rider Education course at the College

Basic Rider Course

In the Basic Rider Course (BRC), experience motorcycling and street skills. The BRC, approved by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation and the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission, is designed to teach the novice motorcyclist the basic skills and mental strategies required to ride. The course consists of 15-20 hours of combined classroom and hands-on training time. Motorcycles and helmets are provided by Rider Education. This course is a must for anyone interested in obtaining a motorcycle license.

Schedule:

Courses run every weekend, April through October Days and Hours (actual times may vary): Friday: 6:00 - 10:00 pm Saturday: 7:30 am - 5:00 pm Sunday: 7:30 am - 3:00 pm Ending times are approximate, so please leave the whole day open and bring a brown bag lunch.

Course fee: $250

For details, to register or for the Experienced Rider Course call 800-893-RIDE or visit www.renj.com

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BUSINESS

Accounting Fundamentals

BU105 ___________________ 6 hours/.6 CEU This course is designed to establish students with fundamental knowledge of accounting procedures and is a complement to QuickBooks for Small Businesses. Master concepts needed for bookkeeping and become knowledgeable with accounting terminology used to operate financial software. 2 sessions Instructor: Carla Fallone CRN 60198 BU105-50 Mon/Thu Feb 27 & Mar 1 CRN 60199 Mon/Thu BU105-51 Mar 26 & 29

CMA PART 1: Financial Planning

BU565 ___________________ 30 hours /3.0 CEU This course reviews elements of financial planning for performance and control covering the following concepts: · planning, budgeting and forecasting performance management · cost management · internal control · professional ethics Prerequisite: Understanding of basic accounting fundamentals Instructor: Robert Napolitano CRN 60351 BU565-62 Sat Feb 25-Mar-31 8:30am-1:30pm Course fee: $1,199 ($384 tuition, plus fees)

6:00pm-9:00pm

CMA Part 2: Financial Decision

6:00pm-9:00pm BU566 ___________________ 33 hours/3.3 CEU This course examines the strategies of financial decision making. Concepts presented in this course: · Financial statement analysis · Corporate finance · Decision analysis and risk management · Investment decisions · Professional ethics Instructor: Christopher Naughton CRN 60023 BU566-60 Sat Apr 14-Jun 2 9:00am-3:00pm Course fee: $1,399 ($434 tuition, plus fees)

CRN 60200 BU105-52 Mon/Thu Apr 30 & May 3 6:00pm-9:00pm Course fee: $109 ($72 tuition, plus fees)

Six Sigma: White Belt

BU328 ___________________ 5 hours/.5 CEU Gain an understanding of Lean/Six Sigma principles and practices; learn to build capability to implement Lean/Six Sigma initiatives and to operate with awareness of Lean/Six Sigma at the enterprise level. Learn proven principles and techniques to become more profitable while increasing customer satisfaction. Students also learn the four key elements to Lean Six Sigma. Instructor: Joan Whitehead CRN 60027 BU328-50 Mon/Wed Jan 23 & 25 6:30pm-9:00pm Course fee: $149 ($34 tuition, plus fees)

Six Sigma Series

BU331 ___________________ 48 hours/4.8 CEU Learn the principles associated with the Yellow, Green and Black Belt. Integrate Six Sigma DMIAC methodologies effectively by identifying non-value activities. Use Six Sigma in any field -- manufacturing, healthcare, service and more. Obtain the tools needed to improve company processes. Topics include: maximizing cost savings by using the statistical process. PDCA (plan, do check, act) methodology, Lean Six Sigma principles and how to continually evaluate critical processes. Instructor: Sitar Vaneswara CRN 60336 BU331-60 Sat Feb 4-Apr 28 9:00am-1:00pm Course fee: $1,100 ($490 tuition, plus fees)

Leadership, management and coaching skills to develop employees

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Broadband Technology Opportunity Program (BTOP)

BTOP Basic Computer Skills are designed to teach job search skills to unemployed and underemployed individuals at local public libraries in Somerset and Hunterdon counties. Topics include: Windows as a foundation of any PC-based usage; Internet for understanding basic usage, web-site addresses, introduction to major search engines and elements of a web search with emphasis on web-based job searches; Word with basic elements of Microsoft Word to develop a resume and cover letter; and Email for proper usage of webbased email, email etiquette, responding to job listings, and online applications.

For information contac t Stac y Gaines Pibl 908-526-1200, ex t. 8621 | [email protected]

Project Management

BU801 ___________________ 36 hours/3.6 CEU In today's fast-paced world, more and more of the work is done through the creation and execution of projects whether the goal is to deliver a new drug to market, design and develop a new business application, or paint a house. Project Management is a key managerial skill needed for success, not only in the business world, but also in personal life. The Certificate in Project Management Program features 36 hours of training. The class is based on best practices as prescribed by the Project Management Institute (PMI), the global organization representing the Project Management profession through the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). The curriculum presents the nine bodies of knowledge in preparation for the PMP examination, combined with material that presents practical real-world experiences. The program provides students with the training hours needed to meet the educational requirements for the Project Management Professional (PMP) and the Certified Associate Project Manager (CAPM) certifications offered through PMI. Note that the educational requirement is just one of several needed to be eligible for the exam. Visit the PMI website at http://www.pmi.org for more information. At least one year of project management experience is recommended for this course. Topics include: · Foundational concepts of project management · Project management framework and integration · Project scope, time and cost management (the `triple-constraint') · Quality, communications, human resources, risk & procurement management · PMI professional responsibility · Practical application of PMI principles · Exam study and test-taking strategies, questions & practice final exam Instructor: Anil Kumar CRN 60026 BU801-50 Thu Feb 23-May 10 6:30pm-9:30pm Course fee: $989 ($360 tuition, plus fees)

Fundamentals of Payroll

BU851 ___________________ 32 hours/3.2 CEU This is the first of a two-part series which leads to a national certification as a payroll professional. The course prepares students for the Fundamentals of Payroll Professional (FPC) examination. It is intended for new payroll professionals and anyone who is in the payroll industry. The program provides a thorough overview of the laws and regulations that affect payroll. Students gain practical knowledge with "hands-on" activities. Topics include: · Calculating gross pay and deductions from pay · Paycheck fundamentals · Determining taxable employer-provided benefits · Calculating tax withholdings · Reporting payroll taxes · Preparing forms Instructor: Lyudmila Dukhovnaya CRN 60024 BU851-60 Sat Feb 11-Mar 31 9:00am-1:00pm Course fee: $630 ($192 tuition, plus fees)

Professional Payroll Certification

FI550___________________ 32 hours/3.2 CEU The course is the second of a two part series leading to a nationally recognized certification as a payroll professional and prepares participants for the Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) examination. Students are given intensive training on complex payroll functions and regulations. Issues such as benefits and human resources departments are also presented. This course is intended for individuals with payroll experience or who have passed the Fundamental of Payroll (FI552) class. Topics covered include: · Federal Taxation and Withholdings · Payroll Systems and Reporting payroll taxes · FLSA "white collar" exemption rules · Understanding Fringe Benefits · The Impact of benefit plans on the payroll process · Skills and Responsibilities Instructor: Lydmila Dukhovnaya, CPP CRN 60367 FI550-60 Sat Apr 14-June 2 9:00am-1:00pm Course fee: $630 ($192 tuition, plus fees)

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FREE TRAINING

Raritan Valley Community College @ Bridgewater - 14 Vogt Drive, Bridgewater, NJ 08807

Classes offered in partnership with the NJ Business and Industry Association (NJBIA) the NJ Community College Consortium with funding provided by the NJ Department of Labor & Workforce Development.

YOU MUST BE CURRENTLY EMPLOYED AT LEAST 20 HOURS PER WEEK BY A NEW JERSEY BUSINESS TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THESE FREE TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES.

SPRING 2012

You must register using the NJBIA registration form. For registration form, visit www.raritanval.edu/ce

Word 2007

Beginner - CRN 60109, Feb 17 Intermediate* - CRN 60111, Mar 30 - CRN 60115, Apr 13

*Beginner class is a prerequisite. All classes take place on Fridays starting at 9:00am.

Verbal/Written Communications for Improved Customer Service

- CRN 60391, Feb 9 & 23

Excel 2007

Beginner - CRN 60117, Jan 27 Intermediate* - CRN 60119, Feb 24 - CRN 60126, Mar 16 - CRN 60344, Apr 20

Written Communication

- CRN 60390, Mar 1 & 15

Transitions to 2010

- CRN 60131, Jan 20 - CRN 60133, Jun 8

Excel 2010

You must register using the NJBIA registration form. For registration form, visit www.raritanval.edu/ce.

Beginner - CRN 60127, Feb 3 - CRN 60341, May 4 Intermediate* - CRN 60346, Mar 9 - CRN 60348, May 18

For more information contact Kathy Petrillo at 908-526-1200 x8624 or [email protected] Fax: 908-722-4716

Cultural Diversity Seminar for Outsourcing

BU904_____________________ 3 hours/.3 CEU Explore the dynamics of the boom of outsourcing. Learn about the Asian culture and how it relates to the practices of outsourcing. Discover the pros and cons of outsourcing and how to interact in business settings with different cultures, customs and languages. This course is ideal for anyone who manages or desires to manage the outsourcing of a company. India is presented as a major focus for this workshop. Other major countries presented. Instructor: Raj Sivaraman CRN 60356 BU904-60 Sat Feb 25 9:00am-12:00pm Course fee: $119 ($104 tuition, plus fees)

Project Management for Supply Chain and Logistics

BU906______________________16 hours/1.6 CEU Discover how to use powerful project management concepts when undertaking logistics and supply chain projects. Logistics managers must think objectively in order to accomplish the project by established objectives. This course is ideal for new or current logistics/supply chain professionals who desire to understand how to define logistics, supply chain, and the need to lead and manage projects to accomplish the task on hand. Students examine viable solutions to real life projects. Topics presented are: · The purpose of Supply Chain · Proper Logistics · Scope definition · Balance score card development · Performance measurements · Communication, budgeting & return on investment · Resource acquisition and development Instructor: Raj Sivaraman CRN 60374 BU906-60 Sat Mar 3 & 10 9:00am-4:00pm Course Fee: $359 ($159 tuition, plus fees)

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CAREER DEVELOPMENT

Creative Job Hunting in Today's Economy

PI870___________________ 12 hours/0 CEU Job seekers examine methods to "retool" in a tough job market. Students will learn how-to reinvent themselves in today's market and how to conduct a job hunt using both social media and traditional search tools. Participants create an action plan for the future Instructor: Charlene Walters CRN 60365 PI870-51 Thu Apr 5-26 6:00pm- 9:00pm Course fee: $69 ($20 tuition, plus fee)

Enrollment is open to any person 18 years of age or older. While enrollment is limited we hope to accommodate all applicants. The dress code for this class is business attire or uniforms. Completion of the course requires attendance at all classes. Instructor: Career Development Institute CRN 60107 CD246-01 M/T/W/Th/F Apr 30-May 8 9:00am-5:00pm Course fee: $699 ($684 tuition, plus fees)

Basic Training Course for Wildlife

CD247___________________ 24 hours/2.4 CEU Course focuses on the skill set necessary to become a successful wildlife rehabilitator. Course offers information and professional training from wildlife professionals. Learn licensing requirements, regulations, various species popular in New Jersey, proper handling and care. Course is approved by New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife. Completion of the course count for 40 hours of the 200 hours needed for the NJ apprenticeship licensing requirement. Instructor: Career Development Institute CRN 60353 CD247-02 M-F Jan 9-13 9:00am-5:00pm Course fee: $499 ($484 tuition, plus fees)

Career Options for Baby Boomers

PI871___________________ 12 hours Gain information tailored for the older job seeker. The course provides solutions for the career issues that confront baby boomers. Participants learn how to reinvent their career and personal goals, discover creative employment options, review strategies to enact change in a tough job market, and learn how to generate interest in themselves from prospective employers. Instructor: Charlene Walters CRN 60366 PI870-51 Tue/Thu Mar 20-29 Course fee: $69 ($20 tuition, plus fee)

6:00pm-9:00pm

Pet Owners Primer

CD302___________________ 16 hours Improve your pet care knowledge with this 2 day course. Learn from animal professionals (vets, rescuers) how to properly care for your dog or cat. Topics include diet and exercise, making your home pet friendly, New Jersey Pet Laws, medical care, how to select the appropriate pet, and much more. This course is geared towards pet owners, pet care providers, and those considering pet ownership. Instructor: Career Development Institute CRN 60355 CD302-60 Sat Apr 28 & May 5 8:30am-4:30pm Course fee: $179 ($164 tuition, plus fees)

Animal Control Officer

CD245 ___________________ 56 hours/5.6 CEU Approved by the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services, this course meets the requirements of N.J.A.C. 8:23A2.2. This course is for anyone wishing to understand the issue of animal cruelty; animal cruelty laws and their enforcement may and should attend this course. This includes animal control officers, kennel managers, shelter workers, rescue group personnel, and volunteers. This is the only Certified Animal Control Officer Course whose graduates are also certified by the American Red Cross for Pet First Aid and Incident Command Systems 100 and 700 by the National Wildlife Fire Coordinating Group. Enrollment is open to any person 18 years of age or older. There is no requirement for prior experience or training to attend this course. Anyone interested in animal welfare personally or as a profession should attend. Instructor: Career Development Institute CRN 60031 CD245-01 M/T/W/Th/F Apr 9-17 9:00am-5:00pm Course fee: $789 ($450 tuition, plus fees)

Forklift Safety Training

BU110___________________ 8 hours/0 CEU Obtain your forklift safety training and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) certification in one day. Learn proper forklift operation, workplace hazards, and general safety requirements of the OSHA. Course provides technical and hands on training with forklift. Students are given certification exam: Upon successful completion a photo ID valid for 3 years is issued. Rain date May 5. Instructor: NJ Forklift CRN 60372 BU110-60 Sat April 28 8:00am-4:00pm Course fee: $190 ($90 tuition, plus fees)

Animal Cruelty Investigator

CD246 ___________________ 56 hours/5.6 CEU Raritan Valley Community College is offering the Animal Cruelty Investigators Course approved by the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services and the New Jersey Police Training Commission. Over the course of seven (7) weekdays, you have to interact with and build relationships with six (6) of the foremost experts in the State of New Jersey regarding Animal Cruelty (the following is a link to the biographies of the faculty instructing in this class: http://www.cditraining.org/pages/ACIfaculty.htm . The following is the link to the course content: http://www.cditraining.org/. Successful completion of this course is required for appointment as an Animal Cruelty Investigator by a New Jersey Municipality and meets the requirements of N.J.A.C. 8:23A-2.6.

Solar PV Installer Boot Camp Training

BU044_________________________40 hours This intensive solar training teaches participants to design, install, and sell solar PV (electric) systems, and aides in preparation for the NABCEP Entry Level Exam. The course is a combination of online training and 3 days of classroom based exercises with a Certified Master Trainer. The course is approximately 16 hours of self-paced online course work and 3 days of classroom style training which after completing qualifies the participant to sit for the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners Entry Level Exam. Book and cost of Exam are included in course fee. CRN 60373 BU044-04 Tue/Wed/Thu Feb 7, 8, & 9 8:00am-5:00pm Couse fee: $1,445 ($1,445 tuition)

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COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY

Information Tech Security

CT091 ___________________ 15 hours/1.5 CEU This course is designed for the IT Professional who is responsible for safeguarding the organization, but may not be directly involved in the day-to-day security practice. Corporate and individual losses are one of the most compelling concerns today. IT management must protect computers, networks and information assets from unlawful intrusion. Learn to utilize current technology available to protect computers, networks, and information from security breaches and unlawful intrusion. Topics include security policy, security assessments, disaster recovery, firewalls, intrusion detection, audit trail and security ­related information resources. Instructor: Continuing Education Staff CRN 60191 CT091-50 Tue Mar 6-Apr 3 6:00pm-9:00pm Course fee: $369 ($209 tuition, plus fees)

Microsoft Windows Basics

CT101 ___________________ 6 hours/.6 CEU Learn to use the exciting features found in this software. This hands-on course trains individuals who have little or no experience with computers. Topics include: · Windows desktop · Using the taskbar & start menu · Menus, toolbars, & dialog boxes · Using the help window & contents tab · The Index tab · My Computer · Windows Explorer · Working with files Instructor: Anne Marie DelPrincipe CRN 60078 CT101-60 Sat Feb 11 & 18 9:00am-12:00pm Course fee: $139 ($42 tuition, plus fees)

Privacy and Data Protection

CT093 ___________________ 6 hours/.6 CEU Ensure that an organization is compliant with the myriad of Privacy and Data Protection laws and requirements when it processes personal information about individuals. Privacy and data protection is critical to the well-being of any organization. Privacy and data protection is critical to business efficiency and stability. Learn to maintain compliance and manage risks. This course provides a comprehensive overview of data privacy and protection laws which is significant in a multitude of industries, large and small. Students learn about compliance and risk, data protection principles, and enforcement. Other topics presented in this course are: · Understanding key components of U.S. privacy laws and the impact on business. · Understanding principles of breach notification and incident management and enforcement. · Understanding the basic principles of data protection aka "Security" This course is for anyone who is concerned about protecting personal information about individuals in the course of doing business. Instructor: Gail Z. Obrycki, CIPP CRN 60197 CT093-60 Sat Mar 17 & 24 9:00am-12:00pm Course fee: $99 ($84 tuition, plus fees)

Accent reduction, English language skills

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Microsoft 2010 New Features

CT102 ___________________ 3 hours/.3 CEU Explore various new features and functions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Topics presented are the Microsoft Office button, Ribbon tabs and Ribbon groups, galleries, contextual Ribbon tabs, Live Preview, the Quick Parts and building blocks, charts and reports, Dynamic SmartArt graphics, and the mini toolbar. This course is offered as a preview to the MS Office 2010 courses. Instructor: Anne Marie DelPrincipe CRN 60032 CT102-50-50 Wed Jan 18 6:00pm-9:00pm Course fee: Free (registration required)

Business Applications Computer Specialist

CT115 ___________________ 160 hours/16.0 CEU Build the computer skills needed to compete in today's job market by learning the latest software packages. This intensive certificate program allows beginners to become proficient in the use of current MS Office products. This course focuses on teaching the skills employers want their employees to possess. This course meets at times that are convenient for the nonworking adults. Funding is available for eligible individuals who apply early and qualify. Topics include: · Intro to Windows XP, MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access · Microsoft Office integration concepts Prerequisite: Keyboard skills Instructor: Richard Hellmann CRN 60085 CT115-01X M/T/W/Th Feb 20-Apr 12 9:30am-3:30pm Course fee: $3,900 ($1548 tuition, plus fees)

Microsoft Basic Certification Program

CT100 ___________________ 30 hours/3.0 CEU Students are given 30 hours of instruction in MS windows, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Learn MS office applications that are widely used in the workplace today. Gain a solid foundation needed before studying the intermediate level or advanced level of MS applications. Instructor: Anne Marie DelPrincipe CRN 60202 CT100-60 Sat Feb 11-Apr 21 9:00am-12:00pm Course fee: $686 ($159 tuition, plus fees)

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Microsoft Word Basic

CT121 ___________________ 6 hours/.6 CEU Master the most widely used word processing software in the world. Classes are taught using MOS approved courseware. Prerequisites: Windows 98: Basic or Windows 2000/XP: Basic or equivalent experience. Topics include: · Editing documents · Moving & copying text · Formatting characters & paragraphs · Creating & managing tables · Controlling page layout · Using proofing tools Instructor: Anthony Valvano CRN 60066 CT121-50 Mon/Wed Jan 30 & Feb 1 6:00pm-9:00pm Instructor: Anthony Valvano CRN 60067 CT121-51 Tue/Thu Feb 21 & 23 6:00pm-9:00pm Instructor: Anthony Valvano CRN 60325 CT121-51X Mon/Wed Mar 5 & 7 6:00pm-9:00pm Course fee: $109 ($42 tuition, plus fees)

· Creating & managing tables · Controlling page layout · Using proofing tools · Alternative user input · MOS exam objectives map

Instructor: Tristie Kenna CRN 60108 CT122-01 Fri Feb 17 9:00am-4:00pm Course fee: $109 ($42 tuition, plus fees)

MS Word Intermediate 2007

CT126 ___________________ 6 hours/.6 CEU Prerequisites: Word Basic or equivalent experience Topics include: · Working with sections and columns · Formatting tables · Importing data · Using styles & Auto Text · Headers & footers · Graphics · Introduction to templates · Workgroup collaboration · Print options Instructor: Tristie Kenna CRN 60110 CT126-01 Fri Mar 30

Microsoft Word Intermediate

CT125 ___________________ 6 hours/.6 CEU Continue to master the powerful features of word. Add new features to create enhanced charts. Prerequisites: Word Basic or equivalent experience Topics include: · Working with sections and columns · Formatting tables and importing data · Using styles & Auto Text · Headers & footers · Graphics · Introduction to templates Instructor: Anthony Valvano CRN 60072 CT125-50 Mon/Wed Mar 26 & 28 6:00pm-9:00pm Instructor: JoEllen Govantes CRN 60073 CT125-51 Tue/Thu Apr 17 & 19 Instructor: JoEllen Govantes CRN 60326 CT125-51 Mon/Wed May 21 & 23

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CRN 60114 CT126-03 Fri Apr 13 9:00am-4:00pm Course fee: $128 ($42 tuition, plus fees)

MS Excel Basic 2007

CT202 ___________________ 6 hours/.6 CEU Excel is an easy-to-use spreadsheet program. All Excel courses are taught using MOS-approved courseware. Prerequisites: Microsoft Windows Basic or equivalent knowledge. Topics include: · Entering and editing data · Modifying a worksheet · Using functions & formatting worksheets · Creating charts · Alternative user input · MOS exam objectives map Instructor: Tristie Kenna CRN 60116 CT202-01 Fri Jan 27 9:00am-4:00pm Course fee: $109 ($42 tuition, plus fees)

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Instructor: JoEllen Govantes CRN 60334 CT125-53 Tue/Thu Jun 12 & 14 6:00pm-9:00pm Course fee: $128 ($42 tuition, plus fees)

MS Excel Intermediate 2007

CT203 ___________________ 6 hours/.6 CEU Prerequisites: Excel Basic or equivalent experience. Topics include: · Working with large worksheets · Working with multiple worksheets and workbooks · Advanced charting, formatting · List management Instructor: Tristie Kenna CRN 60118 CT203-01 Fri Feb 24 CRN 60124 Fri CT203-03 Mar 16

MS Word Basic 2007

CT122 ___________________ 6 hours/.6 CEU Microsoft Word is the most widely used word processing software in the world. Classes are taught using MOS approved courseware. Prerequisites: Windows 98: Basic or Windows 2000/XP: Basic or equivalent experience. Topics include: · Editing documents · Moving & copying text · Formatting characters & paragraphs

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CRN 60343 CT203-01X Fri Apr 20 9:00am-4:00pm Course fee: $128 ($42 tuition, plus fees)

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Microsoft Access Basic 2010

CT141 ___________________ 6 hours/.6 CEU Prerequisites: Windows Basic or equivalent experience. Topics include: · Working with fields & records · Querying tables · Creating & using forms & reports · Importing, exporting & linking objects · MOS exam objectives map Instructor: Anthony Valvano CRN 60075 CT141-50 Mon/Wed Apr 16 & 18 6:00pm-9:00pm Course fee: $109 ($42 tuition, plus fees)

Instructor: JoEllen Govantes CRN 60327 CT201-51X Tue/Thu Mar 20 & 22

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Instructor: JoEllen Govantes CRN 60071 CT201-51X Mon/Wed Apr 30 & May 2 6:00pm-9:00pm Course fee: $109 ($42 tuition, plus fees)

Microsoft Excel Intermediate 2010

CT204 ___________________ 6 hours/.6 CEU Master an array of Excel functions and formulas that will transform your spreadsheets. Explore new exciting graphs and charts. Learn to design and organize the best possible worksheet. Generate easy editing and reduce your editing time. Resolve common printing problems and discover the power tools of Excel. Increase your efficiency with just one day of training. Prerequisites: Excel Basic or equivalent experience. Topics include: · Working with large worksheets · Working with multiple worksheets and workbooks · Advanced charting, formatting · List management Instructor: Tristie Kenna CRN 60345 CT204-01X Fri Mar 9 Instructor: Tristie Kenna CRN 60347 CT204-03X Fri May 18 Instructor: Anthony Valvano CRN 60074 CT204-50 Mon/Wed May 14 & 16

Microsoft Office Project 2010

CT147 ___________________ 12 hours/1.2 CEU Discover how MS Office Project helps assess projects through all phases. MS Office Project 2010 transforms how you initiate, execute, monitor, and close projects leading to faster completion times. Learn how to create and define projects, work with invested parties, set estimations, and manage multiple task calendars. This instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to build, maintain, and control focused project plans. Familiarity with project management concepts and terminology is recommended as well as basic Windows navigation skills. Instructor: Anthony Valvano CRN 60182 CT147-50 Thu May 17-Jun 7 6:00pm-9:00pm Course fee: $266 ($60 tuition, plus fees)

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Microsoft PowerPoint Basics 2010

CT151 ___________________ 6 hours/.6 CEU Create powerful presentations using the new features of Microsoft Office 2010. This is an ideal course for anyone who wants to learn video editing. Prerequisite: Windows Basic or equivalent experience. Topics include: · Building new presentations · Formatting & proofing · Using drawing tools · WordArt & clip art · Enhancing & delivering presentations Instructor: Anthony Valvano CRN 60212 CT151-01 Mon/Wed May 7 & 9

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Instructor: JoEllen Govantes CRN 60328 CT204-52X Tue/Thu Jun 12 & 14 9:00am-12:00pm Course fee: $128 ($42 tuition, plus fees)

Microsoft Excel Basic 2010

CT205 ___________________ 6 hours/.6 CEU Excel is an easy-to-use spreadsheet program. All Excel courses are taught using MOS approved courseware. Prerequisites: Microsoft Windows Basic or equivalent knowledge. Topics include: · Entering and editing data · Modifying a worksheet · Using functions & formatting worksheets · Creating charts · Alternative user input · MOS exam objectives map Instructor: Tristie Kenna CRN 60342 CT205-01 Fri Feb 3

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Instructor: Anne Marie DelPrincipe CRN 60076 CT151-50 Sat Apr 14-21 9:00am-12:00pm Course fee: $109 ($42 tuition, plus fees)

Microsoft Excel Basic 2010

CT201 ___________________ 6 hours/.6 CEU Excel is an easy-to-use spreadsheet program. All Excel courses are taught using MOS approved courseware. Prerequisites: Microsoft Windows Basic or equivalent knowledge. Topics include: · Entering and editing data · Modifying a worksheet · Using functions & Formatting worksheets · Creating charts · Alternative user input Instructor: Anthony Valvano CRN 60069 CT201-50 Mon/Wed Feb 6 & 8

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Instructor: Tristie Kenna CRN 60130 CT205-03 Fri May 4 9:00am-4:00pm Course fee: $109 ($42 tuition, plus fees)

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Intro to Photoshop

CT235 ___________________ 14 hours/1.4 CEU Learn to enrich any photo to be a professional quality piece with Adobe Photoshop CS5. Acquire basic and advanced photo editing skills. Experiment with layers and a multitude of filters how to enhance your photos. Learn techniques to ensure images print correctly when working with digital photography. Instructor: David Martinez CRN 60266 CT235-01 Thu Feb 16-Mar 29 6:45pm-8:45pm Course fee: $295 ($94 tuition, plus fees)

HTML & CSS for Web Pages

CT325 ___________________ 9 hours/.9 CEU Master the fundamentals of using Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), eXtensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). HTML, XHTML and CSS are the essential technologies needed to create web pages and to format web page content. Beginner programmers learn how these technologies are critical to the successful use of web design tools. Learn about the use of CSS styles to enhance the traditional XHTML tag formatting as well as page layout and content styling techniques. External style sheets are also covered enabling participants to create common styles across multiple web pages and to build, update and manage web sites. Prerequisite: experience using PC and Netscape. Instructor: Alonzo Hosford CRN 60035 CT325-50 Tue Feb 28-Mar 13 6:00pm-9:00pm Course fee: $256 ($94 tuition, plus fees)

Adobe InDesign

CT231 ___________________ 15 hours/1.5 CEU Acquire the tools and techniques needed to utilize the most powerful and widely used page layout program in the graphic communications industry. This class showcases InDesign's capabilities through a series of simulated real world projects that emphasize design, graphics, and production skills. Instructor: Yolanda Chendak CRN 60065 CT231-50 Thu Mar 1-Mar 29 6:00pm-9:00pm Course fee: $256 ($104 tuition, plus fees)

Dreamweaver

CT327 ___________________ 9 hours/.9 CEU Students master creating web pages using the Dreamweaver software program. Dreamweaver is the leading web page and web site design tool. Basic page layout and content formatting are covered, along with including graphics in a web page. Discover how Dreamweaver works to help you easily manage your web site with the site function and built-in visual FTP (File Transport Protocol) capabilities. HTML and CSS are not taught in this course but are essential for successfully learning Dreamweaver. CSS Page Formatting for Web Pages course is strongly recommended as a prerequisite. Instructor: Alonzo Hosford CRN 60036 CT327-50 Tue Mar 20-Apr 3 6:00pm-9:00pm Course fee: $256 ($94 tuition, plus fees)

Adobe Illustrator

CT240 ___________________ 12 hours/1.2 CEU Create vector artwork for any project, personal or professional. This intro course will teach students the basics of creating logos, page layouts, and illustrations. Learn to use Adobe Illustrator drawing tools programs to create sophisticated designs. Instructor: Yolanda Chendak CRN 60330 CT240-51X Thu Apr 19-May 10 6:00pm-9:00pm Course fee: $236 ($94 tuition, plus fees)

Microsoft Office Transitions

CT250 ___________________ 6 hours/.6 CEU This introduction will give an overview of the changes to Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Highlights include: · What is new to Office 2010? · What has changed? · Features common to all applications in the Microsoft Suite · Managing tasks using the new features · Share files · Modify Documents using Word · Presenting spreadsheet data using Excel · Create presentations with PowerPoint Instructor: Tristie Kenna CRN 60131 CT250-01 Fri Jan 20

Flash for Web Pages

CT552 ___________________ 12 hours/1.2 CEU Create animation elements that play independently through movie clips and using the Flash animation tool. This course delivers the basics of the Flash product for creating animations with graphics, text, and images. Students are introduced to timeline, basic vector drawing tools, tweening, importing images, ActionScript, movie playback control and the library. Projects for this course include a Flash web advertisement you see on web sites like Fox News, Forbes and Yahoo and a movie controller that enables one to start, stop and play animations and embedded sound. Prerequisite: Exposure to graphic software tools such as in PowerPoint, Fireworks or Photoshop. Intensify your web page building skill set by learning to link Flash movies to external media files. The course includes creating multi-page Flash applications. Explore the strategies of applying Flash for navigation between pages, both internal and external. This course addresses bandwidth and streaming optimization Instructor: Alonzo Hosford CRN 60375 CT328-50 Tue Apr 10-May 1 6:00pm - 9:00pm Course fee: $295 ($80 tuition, plus fees)

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CRN 60133 CT250-03 Fri Jun 8 9:00am-4:00pm Course fee: $109 ($42 tuition, plus fees)

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Workplace Skills Using AutoCAD I

CT549 ___________________ 15 hours/1.5 CEU This class provides a guided, hands-on environment to learn the basics of AutoCAD. This course is an introduction to basic CAD (computer aided drafting) techniques using AutoCAD software. Fundamentals of drawing and editing are presented and practiced. Instructor: Zuzar Merchant CRN 60332 CT549-50 Thu Jan 26-Feb 23 6:00pm-9:00pm Course fee: $189 ($54 tuition, plus fees)

Computer Help Desk Analyst

CT600 ___________________ 30 hours/3.0 CEU Explore training as a Computer Help Desk Analyst. The course presents an overview of microcomputer hardware, laptops and printers and how they function. Learn how to troubleshoot computer equipment. The course focuses on the Windows 7 operating system, local Area Networks security features, a review of Microsoft Office and its components. Students review Help Desk problem-tracking tools used to log calls and track problems to resolution. The course includes lab time associated with Help Desk call scenarios and how to diagnose and resolve microcomputer issues over the phone. Prerequisites: working knowledge of microcomputers and familiarity with Windows 7. Instructor: Richard Hellmann CRN 60324 CT600-51X Tue Feb 28-May 1 6:00pm-9:00pm Course fee: $459 ($179 tuition, plus fees)

Workplace Skills-AutoCAD II

CT550 ___________________ 15 hours/1.5 CEU Continue the guided, hands-on environment to learn the intermediate concepts of AutoCAD. This course is an introduction to basic CAD (computer aided drafting) techniques using AutoCAD software. Techniques of layering are presented and practiced. Class size is limited. Instructor: Zuzar Merchant CRN 60333 CT550-51X Thu Mar 1-22 6:00pm-9:00pm Course fee: $169 ($54 tuition, plus fees)

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ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER CLASS

Course Fee - $799

CRN 60031

April 9 to April 17, 2012 | MTWRF 9:00am-5:00pm Approved by the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services, this course meets the requirements of N.J.A.C. 8:23A-2.2. Successful completion of this course is required in order to be appointed as an Animal Control Officer by a New Jersey Municipality. Additionally, this is the only Certified Animal Control Officer Course whose graduates are also certified by the American Red Cross for Pet First Aid and in Incident Command Systems 100 and 700 by the National Wildlife Fire Coordinating Group. Enrollment is open to any person 18 years of age or older.

ANIMAL CRUELTY INVESTIGATORS COURSE

Course Fee - $699 CRN 60107

April 30 to May 8, 2012 | MTWRF 9:00am-5:00pm Raritan Valley Community College is offering the Animal Cruelty Investigators Course approved by the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services and the New Jersey Police Training Commission. This course is for anyone wishing to understand the issue of animal cruelty, the animal cruelty laws; and, their enforcement may and should attend this course. This includes animal control officers, kennel managers, shelter workers, rescue group personnel, and volunteers. Successful completion of this course is required for appointment as an Animal Cruelty Investigator by a New Jersey Municipality and meets the requirements of N.J.A.C. 8:23A-2.6. Enrollment is open to any person 18 years of age or older.

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CONSTRUCTION/TRADES

Code Enforcement Basics

C0320 ___________________ 8 hours/.8 CEU Gain knowledge and foresight to prepare for inspections. Learn to identify when permits are required and how to correctly file an application. Energy code compliance and code updates are to be discussed to facilitate timely plan and review. Required inspections are outlined and students learn how to successfully prepare for field inspections using a framing checklist. Ideal course for contractors, architects and homeowners. Instructor: Richard Perlman CRN 60229 C0320-60 Sat Mar 10 & 17 9:00am-1:00pm Course fee: $158 ($143 tuition, plus fees)

Black Seal Low Boiler Pressure

CO600 ___________________ 39 hours/3.9 CEU All individuals in New Jersey who maintain and operate a low-pressure steam boiler are required to have a Black Seal License. This includes boiler 100 hp and less than 15 pounds pressure steam, and for hot water heating system, 160 pounds per square inch with a water temperature of 250° Fahrenheit. The 39-hour course, taught by a certified and experienced instructor, prepares individuals for the required examination, given by the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Bureau of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Compliance. Course content includes boiler construction, boiler room equipment, rules and regulations and the safe and efficient operations of low pressure steam/hot water systems. Instructor: Eric Symborski CRN 60153 CO600-50 Tue Jan 17-Apr 10 Course fee: $650 ($650 tuition, plus fees)

Residential Carpentry I

CO410 ___________________ 18 hours/1.8 CEU Learn the basics of carpentry including construction, joinery, and assembly and finishing. The fundamentals of basic woodworking skills involving safe use of hand and power equipment are presented. Students work on a project that includes different joinery and assembly techniques. Safety goggles and hard-toe shoes required. Instructor: George Lee CRN 60338 CO410-51X Thu Jan 19-Feb 23 6:00pm-9:00pm Course fee: $149 ($54 tuition, plus fees)

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Design & Maintenance of Building Systems

CO801 ___________________ 90 hours/9.0 CEU This online course provides information that property and facility managers need to manage the ongoing operation and maintenance of building systems and to maximize building efficiency and cost-effectiveness. Students are provided information about building design and construction, project delivery, construction materials, and HVAC (heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning) systems. Other areas of interest include roofing systems, ceilings and floorings, interior walls, and plumbing systems. Students also learn maintaining building systems efficiently and cost-effectively; using structural components and building materials; understanding of HVAC and plumbing systems and working knowledge of how a structure functions. Instructor: BOMI International CRN 60056 CO801-40 Course fee: $1,430 ($595 tuition, plus fees)

Residential Carpentry II

CO411 ___________________ 18 hours/1.8 CEU Explore advanced concepts of construction, joinery, and assembly and finishing and woodworking skills. Students continue to work with additional projects which offer different woodwork and assembly techniques. Safety goggles and hardtoe shoes required. Instructor: George Lee CRN 60339 CO411-51X Thu Mar 8-Apr 12 6:00pm-9:00pm Course fee: $149 ($54 tuition, plus fees)

Air Handling, Water & Plumbing

CO802 ___________________ 90 hours/9.0 CEU This online course provides information about climate control for human comfort, the components of HVAC systems, and the basics of water treatment and plumbing systems. Learn skills and knowledge to perform common water tests, maintain air-conditioning systems, maintain water services, and inspect portable fire extinguishers. Students also learn replacing and/or maintaining complicated HVAC systems, review the procedures to use when analyzing water samples for testing and treatment. Students follow guidelines when installing and monitoring pipes and valves. Recognizing, setting up, and maintaining a reliable and effective fire protection system is also components of this course. Instructor: BOMI International CRN 60057 CO802-40 Course fee: $1,285 ($495 tuition, plus fees)

Woodworking & Cabinetry

CO420 ___________________ 36 hours/0 CEU Learn the basics of carpentry including construction, joinery, and assembly and finishing. Gain knowledge of basic woodworking skills involving safe use of hand and power equipment. Students work on a project that includes different joinery and assembly techniques. Safety goggles and hard-toe shoes required. Instructor: George Lee CRN 60340 CO420-51 Tue Jan 17-Mar 13 6:00pm-9:00pm Course fee: $285 ($70 tuition, plus fees)

Plumbing 101B

CO510 ___________________ 78 hours/7.8 CEU Learn the current methods of design and current codes and safe work practices in the plumbing field. Completion of the course enables student to comprehend plumbing code definitions, safe work practice, current standards, methods and equipment. This is the first-year course of a four year apprentice program using the curriculum of the Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors Association. Instructor: Steve Rodzinak CRN 60270 CO510-51 Mon/Wed Jan 23-Apr 26 6:00pm-9:00pm Course fee: $425 ($410 tuition, plus fees)

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Electrical Trades IB: AC Principles

CO902 ___________________ 75 hours/7.5 CEU Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to explain and apply basic safety and first aid measures; apply the principles of basic electricity; explain and use safe techniques in working with electricity; utilize technical mathematics in computing various electrical functions; explain and develop different types of residential electrical circuits; install branch and feeder circuits; install various types of electrical outlets; use the tools and materials associated with the level of expertise; and use the National Electrical Code book as a reference to find relevant Code citations. Major topics covered in the first year courses are hand tools; safety and first aid; technical mathematics; basic electrical theory; National Electrical Code; blueprint reading; electrical wiring methods; branch and feeder circuits; lighting and receptacle outlets; basic concepts of circuit protection; basic concepts of lighting; and conduit bending, knots, and basic rigging. Instructor: Peter Palmeri CRN 60350 CO902-50X Mon/Wed Jan 23-Apr 25 Course fee: $700 ($515 tuition, plus fees)

Electrical Trades IIIB: AC Principles

CO906 ___________________ 75 hours/7.5 CEU Objective: To interpret blueprints and construction drawings and properly install electrical wiring for single-phase and three-phase motors and their controls and for communications equipment and alarm circuits. Upon successful completion of the third-year courses, the student must be able to read and interpret construction drawings; properly apply requirements and installation techniques for electrical grounding; properly apply requirements and installation techniques for three-phase and single-phase electrical motor controls; develop and utilize logic and line diagrams for motor controllers; properly install equipment for use in hazardous locations; properly install signs and sign connections; demonstrate a basic understanding of fiber optic systems; and properly interpret and utilize the National Electrical Code. Prerequisites: Electrical Trades I, II and registered in the apprentice program. Instructor: Michael McClain CRN 60354 CO906-50X Tue/Thu Jan 24-Apr 26 Course fee: $700 ($515 tuition, plus fees)

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Electrical Trades IV-B

CO907 ___________________ 75 hours/7.5 CEU Objective: To provide the student with trouble-shooting skills for solid state, photoelectric, electro-mechanical electronic control devices, lighting protection, grounding and design, load calculations, and leadership. Upon successful completion of this course, the student must be able to demonstrate knowledge of electrical safety requirements; utilize and troubleshoot solid state, photoelectric, electro-mechanical, proximity, and programmable electronic control devices; utilize and troubleshoot AC reduced voltage starters; demonstrate a basic knowledge of fire alarm systems; troubleshoot problems with circuits, outlets, motors, and transformers; solve applications problems involving hazardous locations; perform sophisticated load calculations; and properly interpret and utilize the National Electrical Code. This course reviews DC and AC theory, electrical circuits and circuit calculations, transformers, motors and motor control circuits. The calculation of single and three phase loads, service entrance size, feeder and branch circuit capacity, wire and conduit size, and voltage drops are covered. Includes a comprehensive study of all chapters of the National Electrical Code with an emphasis placed on the preparation for taking the New Jersey State Journeyman Exam. Completers should be prepared to take the exam, provided they have completed all New Jersey State requirements. Prerequisite: Electrical Trades I, II & III and registered in the apprentice program. Instructor: Ben Pokrywa CRN 60061 CO907-50X Tue/Thu Jan 24-Apr 27 Course fee: $700 ($515 tuition, plus fees)

Electrical Trades IIB: Circuitry

CO904 ___________________ 75 hours/7.5 CEU Objective: To provide the student with fundamentals of AC circuit theory, AC/DC motors, generators, and alternators, and industrial and commercial wiring. Upon successful completion of the second-year course, the student must be able to explain and apply the principles of AC electricity and circuits; utilize trigonometry in performing basic circuit calculations; explain and develop resistive, inductive, capacitive series, parallel, and three-phase circuits; demonstrate a basic understanding of the various types and applications of generators, transformers, and motors; demonstrate ability to use the National Electrical Code in the specification and installation of generators, transformers, and motors; and demonstrate ability to use the National Electrical Code in the application of branch and feeder circuit wiring for industrial and commercial occupancies. Prerequisites: Electrical Trades IA & IB and registered in the apprentice program. Instructor: Edward Kurzum CRN 60352 CO904-50X Mon/Wed Jan 23-Apr 25 Course fee: $700 ($515 tuition, plus fees)

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COSMETOLOGY

Raritan Valley Community College @ Bridgewater - 14 Vogt Drive, Bridgewater, NJ 08807

Orientation2012 for Fall Programs Beginning

Tuesday, March 6, 2012 6:00pm­7:30pm Bridgewater Campus Room B209 14 Vogt Drive Bridgewater, NJ 08807

The Cosmetology program is designed to prepare students for the New Jersey State Board Licensing Exam. Licensed Cosmetologists are able to perform hair, skin and nail care services in salons and day spas. Introduction to the career opportunities and how to be successful in the beauty profession are discussed. During the first phase of the program students will learn the fundamentals of hair and nail services to include: manicures, pedicures, scalp and hair treatments, facials, hair removal, styling and design and haircutting. The second phase of the program will cover chemical services to include: permanent waving, chemical texturizing and hair coloring. Advanced services are explored in nails, haircutting and styling. Students learn about salon business practices and prepare for employment. Upon completion of 600 hours, students will be required to perform services in the student salon. All related sciences are covered as it applies to each topic. General sciences include: anatomy and physiology, structure of the hair, skin and nails, infection control, basic chemistry and electricity.

Students experience the industry through field trips and salon observations, webinars, industry trade shows and advanced training centers. There are a minimum two trips per year (fees not included in the tuition.) These trips are mandatory as they are an integral part of the curriculum. In addition to tuition and fees, Cosmetology students are required to purchase through the school, textbooks, lab smocks and a kit (approximately $750). Students are required to wear a complete uniform that includes a smock, rubber sole/closed-toe shoes and black slacks. Other costs not included are: State Board Testing, Licensure and Graduation Fees (approximately $300) Students must complete the course with a C (75%) or higher and fulfill the required semester hours in order to advance to the next semester.

FULL TIME PROGRAM 2012-2013 - Day Two 19 week semesters September 2012­ June 2013 (Exact dates to be announced) M/T/W/TH/F 8:30am - 3:30pm Prerequisites for all 1100 hour programs 1. High school diploma, official transcript or equivalency (GED) 2. Satisfactory completion of placement test Accuplacer 3. Interview with Cosmetology Program Coordinator

PART TIME PROGRAM 2012-2014 - Evening Four 19 week semesters and one summer session September 2012- May 2014 (Exact dates to be announced) M/T/W/TH 5:30pm- 9:45pm

Total Program Cost - TBA $25 registration fee (nonrefundable) $750 supply kit, uniform & textbook Finance options and scholarships available

For a listing of exemptions to the admissions testing or any other questions contact Cosmetology Program Coordinator Marcia H. Bird 908-526-1200 ext. 8618 or [email protected]

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CULINARY ARTS

Food Handlers Certificate

CA101 ___________________ 3.5 hours/.4 CEU In cooperation with Bridgewater Township, the Food Handlers Certificate offers food establishment representatives a one-session program focusing on Chapter 24 of the New Jersey Sanitary Code. The program is presented by a New Jersey State Licensed Environmental Health Specialist providing an assessment of the practical application of food sanitation techniques involved in the operation of a retail food establishment. Primary issues of discussion include the cause, spread and control of food and water-related diseases. Participants are provided interactive instruction on the proper sanitary techniques applied during food preparation, service and storage. Topics of discussion include the growth of bacterial and viral agents, prevention of food-borne illness, common food allergens, sanitary facility design, personnel hygiene and application of recognized sanitation, self-inspection and food security procedure. Participants receive an introduction to the basic elements of the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) systems approach to food production operations. Successful completion of a food safety certification program is a requirement of many municipal ordinances. Instructor: Continuing Education Staff CRN 60157 CA101-02 Mon Feb 27 CRN 60158 Mon CA101-03 Apr 16

Intro to Gourmet Cooking

CA701 ___________________ 30 hours/0 CEU Students are introduced to a comprehensive series of cooking areas such as soups, salads, appetizers, vegetables, potato and pasta, soufflés, meat and seafood, and much more. Learn how to prepare and plate gourmet foods using proper cooking techniques. Class provides all ingredients for each dish as well as a tasty lunch each session. All course materials are supplied. Instructor: John Vingara CRN 60063 CA701-50 Thu Feb 2-Apr 19 Course fee: $279 ($100 tuition, plus fees)

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Pastry Baking Series

CA729___________________ 15 hours/0 CEU Create delicious turnovers, apple dumplings, sweet dough, and cream puffs using yeast laminate dough like puff pastry. Learn the secrets behind homemade cream puffs, pastry cream, and cinnamon rolls. Bring home tasty desserts to share with family or save for yourself! Instructor: John Vingara CRN 60357 CA729-60 Sat Feb 11- Mar 3 Course fee: $149 ($56 tuition, plus fess)

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Breads! Breads! Breads!

5:30pm-9:00pm CA730___________________ 3 hours/0 CEU Master the techniques of creating yummy breads and loaves. Create buttery croissants and rustic herb breads. Treat yourself and others to an old fashion favorite for St. Patrick's day- Irish Soda Bread! Instructor: John Vingara CRN 60358 CA730-60 Sat Mar 17 Course fee: $69 ($20 tuition, plus fees)

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CRN 60159 CA101-04 Mon Jun 18 Course fee: $103 ($98 tuition, plus fees)

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ServSafe Essentials

CA109 ___________________ 8 hours/.8 CEU Looking to pass the ServSafe exam? This eight-hour course is designed for food service workers as a review and prep for the exam. Course work includes The Fifth Edition of the ServSafe Essentials textbook and exam. Upon successful completion of the course a certificate from the National Restaurant Association is awarded. This course is taught in English, although the exam is available in several languages including Spanish. If you need a test in another language, please give us a minimum of eight weeks notice. No prerequisite. Instructor: Continuing Education Staff CRN 60169 CA109-02 Mon Jan 23 & 30 CRN 60170 Sat CRN 60171 Mon CA109-03 Feb 11 CA109-04 Feb 13 & 20

For the Love of Chocolate

CA732___________________ 3 hours/0 CEU Show your love for chocolate and learn to cook a delicious three course chocolate meal for yourself or a loved one. Create a chicken mole and a strawberry salad with homemade chocolate balsamic dressing. Finish the meal by learning how to create a delectable chocolate tart! Instructor: John Vingara CRN 60359 CA731-51 Tue Feb 7 Course fee: $69 ($20 tuition, plus fees)

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Cooking with Jams Series

CA728___________________ 9 hours/0 CEU Have you ever thought about using fruity and savory jams in your everyday cooking? How about your party menus? Do you love entertaining, but get challenged when you need to come up with a delicious, easy, economical menu? Be inspired with creating several recipes using artisanal jams. Learn to prepare delicious appetizers, main dishes, and desserts. You can taste the results and take home the recipes to recreate your delicious favorites. Series features various jams from savory to sweet. Learn which cheeses work with pepper jam, how to infuse a hint of jam throughout every part or a portion of a main course, or what an unexpected and flavorful surprise jam can be in a dessert. Instructor; Kim Osterhoudt CRN 60360 CA728-51 Thu Mar 22-Apr 5 Course fee: $115 ($75 tuition, plus fees)

8:00am-5:00pm

5:30pm-9:30pm

CRN 60172 CA109-05 Sat Mar 17 Course fee: $199 ($82 tuition, plus fees)

8:00am-5:00pm

6:00pm-9:00pm

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Cake Decorating

CA725 ___________________ 8 hours/0 CEU Learn all the decorating basics to get your cakes to look more professional. Accomplish making a perfectly smooth buttercream icing with a great taste and texture. Master how to ice, level, tort, and fill a cake. Grasp using decorating bags and various types of tips. Participants create drop flowers, rosettes, shells, pompom flowers, and leaves. Instructor: Leslie Allen CRN 60178 CA725-60 Sat Mar 17-Apr 14 Course fee: $79 ($29 tuition, plus fees)

Wilton Gum Paste and Fondant 101

CA732___________________ 8 hours/0 CEU Conquer the basics of using gum paste and fondant. Learn how to tint gum paste and fondant to your desired color. Create perfect creating geometric designs using cut-outs, overlays, and inlays. Begin to learn how to create amazing hand shaped flowers such as carnations, calla lilies, daisies, roses, and leaves. Craft beautiful borders and bold accents. Instructor: Leslie Allen CRN 60361 CA732-61 Sat Apr 21-May 12 Course fee: $99 ($59 tuition, plus fees)

9:45am-11:45am

9:34am-11:45am

Wilton Flowers and Cake Design

CA727 ___________________ 8 hours/0 CEU Learn to create bow loops, mums, apple blossoms, primroses, violets, and more. Perfect covering cake boards and cakes with fondant. (No cracks!) Learn to make eyelets, ruffles, ball borders, and putting it all together for a well-designed cake. Instructor: Leslie Allen CRN 60184 CA727-60 Sat Apr 21-May 12 Course fee: $89 ($39 tuition, plus fees)

12:00pm-2:00pm

Black Seal Low Boiler Pressure

NEW

January 17 to April 10 | W 6:00pm-9:00pm | CRN 60153 The 39 hour course taught by certified and experienced instructors prepares individuals for the required examination, given by the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Bureau of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Compliance. Course content includes boiler construction, boiler room equipment, rules and regulations and the safe and efficient operations of low pressure steam/hot water systems. All individuals in NJ who maintain and operate a low-pressure steam boiler are required to have a Black Seal License. This includes boiler 100 hp and less than 15 pounds pressure steam, and for hot water heating system, 160 pounds per square inch with a water temperature of 250° Fahrenheit.

Course Fee - $650

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EDUCATION

Praxis Exam Review: Elementary Education

ED003 ___________________ 15 hours/1.5 CEU The course presents the types of questions asked on the Elementary Education Content Knowledge Praxis II 0014 Exam. This praxis exam is a requirement for certification to teach elementary school in New Jersey. The exam review covers Social Studies, Language Arts, Mathematics, and Science. Proper test preparation helps students minimize the anxiety associated with taking a standardized test. At the time of print, testing dates were not available. ISBN# for Elementary Ed: Content Knowledge Study Guide Rev 2008 (0014 5014) eBook 007-162200-4/978-0-07-162200-4. Instructor: Patricia Johnston CRN 60042 ED003-50 Mon/Wed Feb 6-22 (No class Feb 20) Course fee: $266 ($206 tuition, plus fees)

New Jersey Pathways To Teaching

Pathways to Teaching in New Jersey: An Alternate Route to Teaching. The New Pathways to Teaching (NPTNJ) program at Raritan Valley Community College is a collaborative program with New Jersey City University (NJCU) designed to provide an alternate route to teacher certification in the state of New Jersey. Students/candidates who successfully complete the NPTNJ program and who elect graduate credits earn 15 NJCU graduate credits that can be applied toward a graduate degree program at NJCU upon matriculation. Please visit www.raritanval.edu/ce and click on Teacher Development for program and registration instructions or call 908-218-8871. Those who elect certification-only and successfully complete the program are awarded a Certificate of Completion by Raritan Valley Community College as an agent for the New Jersey Department of Education. All students who successfully complete NPTNJ and all related New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) requirements are eligible for Alternate Route Teacher Certification through NJCU as agent for the NJ DOE. Admission Requirements: Stage I · 2.75 undergraduate GPA and appropriate undergraduate major · Passing score on Praxis II exam · Completion of Intro to Teaching Profession · Achieved a Certificate of Eligibility Admission Requirements: Stage II · Successful completion of Stage I · Promise of employment from school district within the subject area of Certification of Eligibility (CE) Stage One Class Dates Session One: Feb 21-Apr 10 Session Two: Apr 4-May 23 Non-Credit Option: $1,300 Credit Option: $2,968 6:00pm-9:00pm 6:00pm-9:00pm

6:00pm-9:00pm

Introduction to the Teaching Profession

ED403 ___________________ 20 hours/2.0 CEU Candidates for the Pathways Program must take a 24-hour pre-service component. Topics presented in this course include classroom management, lesson planning, terminology in the educational profession and a component of teacher observation. This course is a must for anyone entering education as a substitute teacher or entering the Alternate Route Teaching Program. Instructor: Patricia Johnston CRN 60039 ED403-60 Sat Jan 28-Mar 3 CRN 60040 Mon/Wed ED403-51 Feb 27-Mar 28

9:00am-1:00pm 7:00pm-9:00pm 9:00am-1:00pm

CRN 60041 ED403-61 Sat Mar 17-Apr 21 Course fee: $200 ($85 tuition, plus fees)

GED Exam Prep & Review

ED505 ___________________ 45 hours/4.5 CEU This course is designed for anyone who desires to pass the General Education Development exam leading to a GED. This course offers a study skills review and comprehensive instruction of the subject areas needed to pass the GED. Practice exams, pre-testing and post-testing evaluations are provided. GED exam testing is also conducted at RVCC Main Campus in Branchburg. Instructor: Guy Reynolds CRN 60045 ED505-50 Mon/Wed Feb 6-Apr 4 Course fee: $200 ($95 tuition, plus fees)

Pathways Information Sessions

ED513 ___________________ 2 hours/0 CEU CRN 60277 ED513-50 Wed Feb 1 6:00pm-7:30pm Instructor: Continuing Education Staff CRN 60278 ED513-51 Tue Apr 3 Course fee: Free (registration required)

6:00pm-7:30pm

6:30pm-9:00pm

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ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL)

Classes for Spring 2012 - RVCC @ Bridgewater - $350 Per Class

Level I- ESL Part A (40 hrs.) Jan 18­Feb 15 Mon/Wed/Fri CRN: 60316 Part B (40 hrs.) Feb 27­Mar 28 Mon/Wed/Fri CRN: 60317 Part A (40 hrs.) Jan 17­Feb 15 Tue/Wed/Thu CRN: 60320 Part B (40 hrs.) Mar 6­Apr 3 Tue/Wed/Thu CRN: 60321 9:00am-12:00pm 9:00am-12:00pm 6:00pm-9:00pm 6:00pm-9:00pm

Level 1 Part A ­ Course covers emerging conversation and reading skills and mastery of simple present, past and future with "will" tenses. Vocabulary development and beginning grammar with listening skills are introduced. Level 1 Part B - Course continues conversation and reading development with mastery of present continuous, past continuous, future with "going to" tenses. Lessons continue building vocabulary and grammar awareness, prepositions, count and mass nouns. Listening development is emphasized. Level II- ESL Part A (40 hrs.) Jan 17­Mar 8 Tue/Thu CRN: 60322 Part B (40 hrs.) Mar 27­May17 Tue/Thu CRN: 60323 Part A (40hrs) Jan 17­Mar 8 Tue/Thu CRN: 60318 Part B (40hrs) Mar 27 ­ May 17 Tue/Thu CRN: 60319 9:00am-11:30am

Prior to registering for these courses, all applicants must take the Accuplacer ESL placement test at the Testing Center on the Main Campus. Phone: 908-526-1200, ext. 8422 or 8313 Main Campus (Branchburg) Testing Center Hours: Monday- Thursday: 8:30am-8:00pm, Friday: 9:00am-4:30pm, Saturday: 9:00am-1:00pm, Closed Sundays

9:00am-11:30am

6:00pm-8:30pm

6:00pm-8:30pm

Level 2 Part A ­ Lessons focus on conversation and reading; mastery of present perfect, past perfect tenses and vocabulary and grammar awareness. Phrasal verbs, possessives, gerunds and infinitives in introductory and supportive clauses are covered.

Level 2 Part B ­ Building upon conversation and reading skills, course presents active and passive voice, present and past perfect continuous tenses. Lessons cover vocabulary and grammar recognition and introduce formal writing and training skills covering paragraph development for emerging expository writing and letter and email style formats. Listening and vocabulary building skills development toward every day and standard native English are emphasized.

HEALTH PROFESSIONS

American Heart Saver CPR/AED -American Heart Association Certification

HP111 ___________________ 4 hours/.4 CEU This course is designed for individuals that are being trained to assume responsibility for delivering health care and ensuring public safety. This course prepares you for the American Heart Saver CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification. This is a two-year certification. The course covers: · Training in adult/child/infant CPR and rescue breathing using a one-way mask and a bag valve mask · Training to help minimize the risk of disease transmission and blood-borne pathogens · Administering emergency oxygen

Upon successful completion, participant receives an American Heart Association Heart Saver Certification. The cost of the course also includes the required mouth piece and the certification card at the end of the course. Instructor: James Foran CRN 60003 HP111-01 Wed Jan 25 CRN 60004 HP111-02 Wed Mar 7 Course fee: $79 ($47 tuition, plus fees)

6:00pm-10:00pm 6:00pm-10:00pm

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CPR/AED-American Red Cross Certification

HP112 ___________________ 4 hours/.4 CEU This course is designed for individuals that are being trained to assume responsibility for delivering health care and ensuring public safety. This course prepares you for the American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification. This is a two-year certification. The course covers: · Training in adult/child/infant CPR and rescue breathing using a one-way mask and a bag valve mask · Training to help minimize the risk of disease transmission and blood borne pathogens · Administering emergency oxygen. Upon successful completion, participant receives an American Red Cross Certification. Participant must bring their own personal pocket mask to class (approx. $12), which can be purchased at RVCC bookstore. The cost of the course also includes the required book and the certification card at the end of the course. Instructor: James Foran CRN 60005 HP112-01 Wed Feb 15 CRN 60006 HP112-02 Wed Apr 18 Course fee: $90 ($58 tuition, plus fees)

Homemaker/Home Health Aide 10-Hour Module

HP114 ___________________ 10.5 hours/1.0 CEU This course is approved by The New Jersey Board of Nursing which works in conjunction with the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services Certified Nurse Aide Licensure. Students who have already been certified as a Nurse Aide are able to sit for 10 hours of the Home-Maker Home Health Aide Module V for dual certification. The course allows you to sit for the New Jersey Board of Nursing competency evaluation for HHHA licensure exam. Certification allows you to work at long-term care facilities, hospitals and other health care organizations. This course includes classroom lecture for Section V of the Home Care/ Hospice Module, Long Term Care Module required for dual certification. The cost of the course includes the required reference book. The course covers: · Role of Unlicensed Assistive Personnel (UAP) in a nursing care setting · Foundations for working with people · Safety · Systems and related care Prerequisites: Students must provide a copy of current Certified Nurse Aide licensure in the State of New Jersey. Students must also be at least 17 years of age or older. A clear understanding of written and spoken English is also required. Instructions on where to send a copy of your CNA licensure will be sent to your home address upon registering. Please note there are additional costs involved with the state for certification. Instructor: Beverly Olson CRN 60281 HP114-51 Tue/Wed/Thu May 15, 16 & 17 Course fee: $145 ($105 tuition, plus fees)

6:00pm-10:00pm 6:00pm-10:00pm

Tourette's, ADHD, OCD & Related Disorders

HP113 ___________________ 3 hours/.3 CEU Tourette syndrome, ADHD, OCD, related disorders and learning disabilities will be addressed during this seminar. The diagnosis/ clinical assessment of Tourette Syndrome will be explained, along with current medical interventions. School-related issues are emphasized. Helpful interventions and modifications for behavior management are addressed along with appropriate forms of discipline. This seminar enables educators to recognize students' challenges, as well as their strengths and potential. The course trains school nurses to provide peer in-services in their respective schools, along with ability to understand the nature of these disorders and their impact at school and at home. The presenter has been a professional educator for over two decades and is the parent of a child with TS. The presenter has also conducted workshops on Tourette Syndrome for professionals at several New Jersey school districts, the NJ School Counselors' Convention as well as many Colleges. Who should attend? Teachers, counselors, school nurses, psychologists, social workers, all health and nursing professionals, and anyone who is interested to learn about this subject. Workshop presenters are affiliated with the New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome. Instructor: Continuing Education Staff CRN 60007 HP113-01 Fri Mar 9 Course fee: $59 ($30 tuition, plus fees)

5:00pm-8:30pm

ECG Analysis, Basic Arrhythmia, 12 Lead Placement

HP211 ___________________ 6 hours/.6 CEU Are you looking to work as an ECG Monitor Technician, or to be able to identify and understand ECG arrhythmias? This course will help you achieve this. We have added the 12 Lead ECG lead placement to bring this class one step higher. Please note, this course does not allow you to sit for ECG Certifying exam given by American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians (ASPT). This course is for information purposes only. Course topics: · Anatomy of the Heart · Electrical Conduction of the Heart · Normal ECG · Abnormal ECG · Identifying Arrhythmias · 12 Lead ECG Placement · Complexes and Intervals of Cardiac Cycle No experience is necessary Instructor: Margaret Legue CRN 60259 HP211-01 Wed Feb 1 & 8 Course fee: $108 ($40 tuition, plus fees)

9:00am-12:00pm

5:30pm-8:30pm

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ECG Technician National Certification

HP212 ___________________ 40 hours/4.0 CEU Become certified in one of the most in-demand occupations. Obtaining an electrocardiogram (ECG) is often an important part of a medical workup. A properly recorded ECG may be critical in determining the proper care for a patient. This 40-hour course prepares individuals to function as an ECG Technician in a wide variety of settings: including hospitals, physicians' offices, clinics, sport medicine facilities, nursing homes, and insurance companies. Participants will: · Review the anatomy and physiology of the heart · Learn how to correctly operate the ECG machine · Understand the components of the ECG waveform · Identify how each component of the ECG waveform relates to cardiac function · Understand Electrode placement and obtain the various signals Upon successful completion of this course, students are eligible to sit for the ECG Certifying exam given by American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians (ASPT) National exam. There is an additional charge for the ASPT National exam that is not in the included course fees. The certification exam is held at RVCC. Instructor: Margaret Legue CRN 60268 HP212-60 Sat Jan 28-Apr 7 Course fee: $775 ($357 tuition, plus fees)

Pharmacy Technician

HP311 ___________________ 90 hours/9.0 CEU Become certified in one of the most in-demand healthcare occupations today. This comprehensive 90-hour course is designed to provide hands-on training to individuals who seek a career as a Pharmacy Technician (PT). The role of the PT is to assist the pharmacist in all aspects of current pharmacy practice in retail and hospital environments. This course provides a fundamental understanding of the nature of pharmacy education and all necessary tools to permit the PT to become an effective extension of the pharmacist. This course covers: · Basic principles of pharmacology · Medical terminology specific to pharmacy · Reading and interpreting prescriptions · Defining drugs by generic and brand names · Dosage calculations/ dose conversions · IV flow rates · Drug compounding · Dispensing of prescriptions · Materials management/inventory control · Billing and reimbursement · Applied mathematics and application of these principles in retail and hospital environments The course involves 50 hours of classroom instruction, question/ answer review, exams, plus 40 hours of practical experience in a pharmacy. The practical experience will be scheduled at the beginning of the course and must be completed by the last day of class. This course is designed to enable students to successfully complete the national Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) exam.

9:00am-1:00pm

PATHWAYS TO TEACHING IN NEW JERSEY: AN ALTERNATE ROUTE TO TEACHING

The New Pathways to Teaching (NPTNJ) program at Raritan Valley Community College is a collaborative program with New Jersey City University (NJCU) designed to provide an alternate route to teacher certification in the state of New Jersey. Students/candidates who successfully complete the NPTNJ program and who elect graduate credits earn 15 NJCU graduate credits that can be applied toward a graduate degree program at NJCU upon matriculation. Please visit www.raritanval.edu/ce and click on Teacher Development for program and registration instructions or call 908-526-1200 ext. 8471. Those who elect certification-only and successfully complete the program are awarded a Certificate of Completion by Raritan Valley Community College as an agent for the New Jersey Department of Education. All students who successfully complete NPTNJ and all related NJ Department of Education (NJ DOE) requirements are eligible for Alternate Route Teacher Certification through NJCU as agent for the NJ DOE. Stage I classes begin in January, April and June 2012. Admission Requirements: Stage I 2.75 undergraduate GPA and appropriate undergraduate major Passing score on Praxis II exam Achieved a Certificate of Eligibility Admission Requirements: Stage II Successful completion of Stage I Promise of employment from school district within the subject area of Certification of Eligibility (CE) Information Sessions CRN 60277 Wed Feb 1 CRN 23914 Tue Apr 3

Pathways Ad

6:00pm-7:30pm 6:00pm-7:30pm

Course fee: (Free. Please pre-register at www.raritanval.edu/ce or call 908-218-8871)

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Instructor: Maharaj Raina CRN 60261 HP311-01 Mon/Wed Feb 13-Apr 16 CRN 60267 HP311-60 Sat Feb 11-Apr 21 Course fee: $1,199 ($586 tuition, plus fees)

development process 6:00pm-9:00pm

9:00am-3:00pm

· Understanding and complying with Good Clinical Practice · Study protocol and Case Report Forms design · Practical aspects of site monitoring and coordination · Regulatory Overview, Human Subjects Protection, IRB review

and Informed Consent Suggested prerequisite courses: Medical Terminology and HIPPA Compliance (offered online @ www.ed2go.com/RVCE) Instructor: Jennifer Turpin CRN 60010 HP511-01 Sat Jan 28-Feb 25 Course fee: $1,749 ($969 tuition, plus fees)

Phlebotomy Lab Assistant

HP411 ___________________ 180 hours/18.0 CEU Phlebotomists are integral members of the laboratory team who are trained in specimen collection and processing. This 180-hour course consists of lecture, lab, and clinical practice. It prepares students to seek employment as a phlebotomist in hospitals, outpatient clinics, medical practices, and insurance companies. The course consists of 100 hours of classroom instruction and 80 hours of clinical practice at a hospital. The clinical practice runs from 7:00am-3:30pm, Monday through Friday for 10 days, (scheduled dates are assigned at the end of the first month of the class). Course subjects include: · Medical terminology · Anatomy and physiology of the basic cell · Circulatory system · Arm and hand · Basic hematology · Blood collection · Specimen transport and processing · How to read prescriptions · Infection control · Safety · Quality control · Confidentiality and communication skills Upon successful completion of this course, students are eligible to sit for the American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians (ASPT) National Certification Exam, which will be held at RVCC. There is an additional charge for the ASPT National exam that is not included in tuition. Prerequisites: Clear understanding of written and spoken English, professional liability insurance (approx. $40), and proof of the following immunizations: Mantoux (2-step TB), HBV, MMR, and Varicella titer, and a mandatory background check (approx. $60). For more information please call 908 526-1200 x8235. The Health Professions Program is an approved provider for the American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians (ASPT). Instructor: Hans Angenor CRN 60008 HP411-01 Tue/Fri Jan 24-Apr 24 Course fee: $1,273 ($629 tuition, plus fees)

9:30am-4:30pm

Clinical Data Management (CDM)

HP512 ___________________ 36 hours/3.6 CEU This course is for those with a degree in life science, nursing, or computer science. It is also for students who have an interest in exploring a career as a clinical data manager, clinical database programmer, or a clinical data coordinator in the pharmaceutical industry. The course is designed to give the student a broad knowledge of clinical data management and hands-on experience. Specific topics include: · The roles of a clinical data manager, clinical database programmer and data coordinator, and other associated roles · Terminology used in clinical research · Protocol/study designs · Case report form design and data validation · Data management plans · Database design and edit check programming · Data entry and data coordination, including database correction processes and quality control procedures · Coding · Regulations and good data management practices · Current topics in data management, including Electronic submissions, Electronic Data Capture, 21 CFR 11, Clinical Data Interchange standards Consortium (CDISC) Suggested Prerequisite Courses: Medical Terminology Instructor: Diane Catsoulis CRN 60009 HP512-01 Sat Mar 3-Apr 14 Course fee: $1,749 ($969 tuition, plus fees)

9:30am-4:30pm

Interpretation of Lab Values in Clinical Trials

HP513 ___________________ 7 hours/.7 CEU This course is designed to provide Clinical Trial staff with a fundamental knowledge of common laboratory tests, seen on protocols for investigational drugs. New Medical Technologists or Technologists and Technicians returning to the lab can also benefit from this course. The class covers: · Overview of laboratory data and implications for clinical trial activities · Clinical Chemistry and Hematology Laboratory Data · Other special test areas · Pre-analytical specimen problems · Interference factors affecting laboratory results · How to follow up on abnormal lab results so as not to lose a study patient · Quality assurance and quality control in laboratory medicine Instructor: Andrew DeLuise CRN 60011 HP513-01 Mon Feb 27 & Mar 5 Course fee: $303 ($141 tuition, plus fees)

6:00pm-9:30pm

Clinical Research (CRA/CRC)

HP511 ___________________ 36 hours/3.6 CEU The demand for qualified and trained clinical research professionals continues to grow. This course can open doors to new and exciting career opportunities in the clinical research field. This course will provide a detailed overview of the key aspects of preparing for a career in the management of clinical trials. The course is appropriate for those who wish to build a knowledge base to pursue a career as a clinical research associate (CRA) representing a pharmaceutical sponsor, Contract Research Organization (CRO), or as a clinical research coordinator (CRC) in a physician-investigator's office/clinic. The participants are provided with detailed course material, which includes a valuable checklist of activities and responsibilities at every step of the clinical study process. This course covers: · An overview of the pharmaceutical industry and the drug

6:00pm-9:30pm

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Supervisor Training-Healthcare

HP514 ___________________ 7 hours/.7 CEU Have you've been given a supervisory position without adequate training or need to add to or refine your efficiency and supervisory skills? This seminar serves as a primer for the new healthcare supervisor or as a refresher course for current managers. Participants come away with a better understanding of a supervisor's role in an organization and guidelines on functioning in that role. Topics include: · Managing staff performance and productivity · Discipline and other distasteful duties · Managing quality and costs · Safety issues-- OSHA · Performance appraisal process · Regulatory issues in the healthcare environment · Practical examples in being a successful team leader Instructor: Andrew DeLuise CRN 60012 HP514-01 Mon Apr 2 & 9 Course fee: $162 ($99 tuition, plus fees)

· Intraoral and extraoral exposure techniques · Storage of unexposed film and processing chemicals · Mannequin simulation

Prerequisite: At least 18 years of age, High School Diploma/ GED or equivalent. Proof must be submitted with registration. Instructor: Lori Gerstl CRN 60015 HP611-01 Wed Jan 25-Apr 25 Course fee: $665 ($300 tuition, plus fees)

1:30pm-5:00pm

Dental Assisting National Board Exam Prep

HP612 ___________________ 24 hours/2.4 CEU This workshop is designed to provide dental assistants who have busy schedules with the essential materials to prepare at home for the Dental Assisting National Board examinations. This workshop concentrates on specific topics covered in the following examinations: · General chair-side manner · Infection control · Orthodontic assisting · New Jersey Expanded Duties-General examination This workshop also includes a workbook that is used during the sessions. Prerequisite for course: 18 years of age, proof of a High School Diploma/GED or equivalent, CPR certification, and minimum of one year work experience in a dental practice. Proof must be submitted with registration. Prerequisite for Dental Assisting National Board Examinations: 18 years of age, High School Graduates or equivalent, a minimum of 3,500 hours of work experience as a dental assistant that is accrued over a continuous period and is verified by doctor/employer, and CPR certification. Instructor: Lori Gerstl CRN 60016 HP612-01 Mon/Fri Mar 19-Mar 30 Course fee: $400 ($264 tuition, plus fees)

6:00pm-9:30pm

Clinical Research Wrap-Up

HP515 ___________________ 12 hours/1.2 CEU CRA/CRC and CDMs can now put their regulatory and research knowledge to the test. This module provides you with handson application of the principles you have learned about the appropriate conduct of well-implemented clinical trials. This focused 4-session activity allows you to hone your monitoring / auditing skills. You will be able to identify common transcription or documentation errors and develop effective interventions to improve the quality and conduct of clinical trials. This course covers: · Review of a mock protocol, research record and other supporting documents · Review of mock drug / device accountability records · Examples of adequate and inadequate research documentation, including specifics of SAE reporting · Reporting your findings and corrective actions Pre-requisite: CRA/ CRC, or CDM courses. Students must bring the CRA/CRC and regulations handbooks to class. Instructor: Susan Torok-Rood CRN 60013 HP515-01 Mon Apr 16-May 7 Course fee: $987 ($595 tuition, plus fees)

9:00am-4:00pm

Ophthalmic State Board License Exam Review

HP712 ___________________ 12 hours/1.2 CEU The course is recommended for students who are eligible to take the State Licensing Exam. This course reviews the major areas of study in ophthalmics that are covered on the State Exam. Instructor: Brian Thomas CRN 60018 HP712-01 Fri Feb 3-24 Course fee: $122 ($56 tuition, plus fees)

6:00pm-9:00pm

Dental Radiology

HP611 ___________________ 75 hours/7.5 CEU This course prepares students for the licensing examination required by the State of New Jersey Dental Radiologic Technology Board of Examiners. This 75-hour course consists of 30 hours of didactic instruction, 15 hours of laboratory instruction in a dental office, and 30 hours of clinical education. Upon successful completion of the didactic and laboratory instruction course, the clinical portion (30 hours) will be obtained through patient experience in a private dental office that has been identified by the student and approved by the New Jersey State Department of Environmental Protection. The course covers: · Basic understanding of the dental anatomy · Infection control · X-ray production, processing, quality assurance · Radiation biology and safety · Radiographic evaluation

7:00pm-10:00pm

Ophthalmic State Board Practical Review

HP713 ___________________ 3 hours/.3 CEU This course covers the requirements for the State Board practicum examinations. Key topics include: fitting, adjusting, facial measurements, neutralization and laboratory prescription fabrication. Students are given an opportunity to work in any or all of the subject areas. Instructor: Brian Thomas CRN 60019 HP713-01 Fri Mar 2 Course fee: $57 ($32 tuition, plus fees)

7:00pm-10:00pm

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LANGUAGES

Spanish I

LA130 ___________________ 20 hours/2.0 CEU Whether you are traveling abroad or just want to communicate with Spanish-speaking people in the United States, this class is for you. No prior knowledge of Spanish is needed. Classes include reading, writing, conversation, and grammar presented in a relaxed, informal atmosphere. Students are encouraged to register for both levels. The following book should be purchased before class and is available at the RVCC bookstore; Spanish the Easy Way-fourth edition by Barron's, ISBN 0-7641-1974-5. Instructor: Thomas Cusmano CRN 60080 LA130-50 Tue Jan 17-Mar 6 Course fee: $180 ($80 tuition, plus fees)

ESL Level I-Part A

LA310 ___________________ 40 hours/0 CEU Course covers emerging conversation and reading skills and mastery of simple present, past and future with "will" tenses. Vocabulary development and beginning grammar with listening skills are introduced. Instructor: Helen Fazio CRN 60316 LA310-01 Mon/Wed/Fri Jan 18-Feb 15 9:00am-12:00pm CRN 60320 LA310-51 Tue/Wed/Thu Jan 17-Feb 15 Course fee: $350 ($120 tuition, plus fees) 6:00pm-9:00pm

ESL Level I-Part B

6:30pm-9:00pm LA311 ___________________ 40 hours/0 CEU Course continues conversation and reading development with mastery of present continuous, past continuous, future with "going to" tenses. Lessons continue building vocabulary and grammar awareness, prepositions, count and mass nouns. Listening development is emphasized. Instructor: Helen Fazio CRN 60317 LA311-01 Mon/Wed/Fri Feb 27-Mar 28 9:00am-12:00pm CRN 60321LA311-51 Tue/Wed/Thu Mar 6-Apr 3 Course fee: $350 ($120 tuition, plus fees) 6:00pm-9:00pm

Spanish II

LA132 ___________________ 20 hours/2.0 CEU Learn additional grammar and vocabulary including more verb tenses. Spanish II offers a continuation of Spanish I, using the same book and class format. Spanish the Easy Way-fourth edition by Barron's, ISBN 0-7641-1974-5. Instructor: Thomas Cusmano CRN 60315 LA132-50 Tue Mar 20-May 8 Course fee: $168 ($79 tuition, plus fees)

6:30pm-9:00pm

ESL Level II-Part A

LA312 ___________________ 40 hours/0 CEU Lessons focus on conversation and reading; mastery of present perfect, past perfect tenses and vocabulary and grammar awareness. Phrasal verbs, possessives, gerunds and infinitives in introductory and supportive clauses are covered. Instructor: Helen Fazio CRN 60322 LA312-01 Tue/Thu Jan 17-Mar 8 9:00am-11:30am CRN 60318 LA312-51 Tue/Thu Jan 17-Mar 8 Course fee: $350 ($120 tuition, plus fees) 6:00pm-8:30pm

Sign Language Basic

LA200 ___________________ 20 hours/2.0 CEU Sign language is the third most used language in the United States. The class objectives are to promote cultural awareness, and develop vocabulary and practical conversational skills. American Signs in straight English word order, with voice, is used in all classes. Instructor: George Johnston CRN 60043 LA200-50 Wed Feb 1-Apr 4 Course fee: $152 ($92 tuition, plus fees)

5:45pm-7:45pm

Sign Language Intermediate

LA202 ___________________ 20 hours/2.0 CEU This is a continuation of the Sign Language Basic course, introducing more vocabulary, grammar and comprehension skills. Instructor: Christine Hogan CRN 60044 LA202-50 Wed Feb 1-Apr 4 Course fee: $152 ($92 tuition, plus fees)

ESL Level II-Part B

LA313 ___________________ 40 hours/0 CEU Building upon conversation and reading skills, course presents active and passive voice, present and past perfect continuous tenses. Lessons cover vocabulary and grammar recognition and introduce formal writing and training skills covering paragraph development for emerging expository writing and letter and email style formats. Listening and vocabulary building skills development toward every day and standard native English are emphasized. Instructor: Helen Fazio CRN 60323 LA313-01 Tue/Thu Mar 27-May 17 9:00am-11:30am CRN 60319 LA313-51 Tue/Thu Mar 27-May 17 Course fee: $350 ($120 tuition, plus fees) 6:00pm-8:30pm

5:45pm-7:45pm

Accent Reduction

LA901 ___________________ 24 hours/2.4 CEU Students study the individual sounds, stress and intonation of American English. The course focuses on the elements of the speech mechanism and general rules and syllable stress, vowel and consonant length, work stress and phrasing. Instructor: Stephen Vogel CRN 60176 LA901-60 Sat Mar 3-Apr 28 Course fee: $175 ($105 tuition, plus fees)

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PERSONAL INTEREST

Defensive Driving

PI221 ___________________ 6.5 hours/0 CEU Take 2 points off your New Jersey driving record gain a car insurance discount. This enjoyable classroom setting helps you to assess your driving habits and attitudes. Students identify what simple changes can be made to engage in better driving practices. The course fee includes a supplied workbook and educational videos. Instructor: Dave Rzewnicki CRN 60050 PI221-60 Wed Apr 4 Course fee: $95 ($40 tuition, plus fees)

Retirement Planning for Today

PI855 ___________________ 3 hours/0 CEU This educational workshop is best suited for attendees who would like to take charge of their retirement and build income security to potentially last a lifetime. Learn some of the problems with saving for retirement, including the state of the 401Ks as well as the reduction in pension plans in today's employment marketplace. Students look at how rates and timing affect the longevity of financial accounts. This class provides a review of methods and products in place today that are used to ensure guaranteed payments. Instructor: Ronald Hunter CRN 60055 PI855-51 Thu Apr 19-26 Course fee: $59 ($24 tuition, plus fees)

9:00am-4:00pm

6:30pm-9:30pm

Boaters Licensing Prep

PI815 ___________________ 8 hours/0 CEU Spring will be back faster than you think, and now is the time to study for your boaters license. Master the essentials of operating a boat. This licensing course prepares students for the boat licensing exam and satisfies the State of New Jersey requirement to lawfully operate a boat or personal watercraft. All necessary filings are completed for each participant after successful passing of the licensing test that is administered at the conclusion of the class. Course accredited by the N.J. State Police. Instructor: Kermit Koch CRN 60053 PI815-50 Tue/Thu Mar 6-8 Course fee: $110 ($35 tuition, plus fees)

Understanding Medicare

PI866 ___________________ 2 hours/.2 CEU Learn the essential information of Medicare and how to select a Medicare Plan. This course presents the attributes related to the Part D Plan and the Advantage Plan. Students review the four parts of each Hospitalization, Major Medical, Medicare Advantage and the Drug Prescription plans. An ideal course for someone reaching the age of 65 or who is retiring after the age of 65. Instructor: Greg Astel CRN 60180 PI866-60 Sat Feb 11 10:00am-12:00pm CRN 60181 Wed PI866-50 Mar 21

6:00pm-10:00pm

6:00pm-8:00pm

Floral Design

PI872___________________ 12 hours/0 CEU If you have ever been interested in floral design, are a gardener, or just enjoy flowers, then this is beginner's floral program for you! Come learn the basics of floral design. The four session course covers floral care and design theory. Create basic round, oblong, basket and small vase designs. Learn beginner floral design skills that you can build upon, use for unique gifts, or for your own enjoyment. Course is taught by a veteran floral designer. Take home the various arrangements that you create! Instructor: David Potosnak CRN 60378 PI872-51 Tue April 17-May 8 Course fee: $195 ($65 tuition, plus fees)

CRN 60376 PI866-02 Fri Jun 8 Course fee: $25 ($10 tuition, plus fees)

10:00am-12:00pm

Understanding Social Media

PI869___________________ 3 hours/0 CEU What are your objectives and how can social media help you achieve these objectives? Learn how to use and apply tools such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter to meet your goals. Gain an understanding of how social media tools work. Use these tools to interact and receive feedback from other students. This collaborative environment improves your knowledge of social media leading to improved outcomes with the use of social media. Instructor David Deutsch CRN 60364 PI869 Mon/Wed Mar 12 & 14 Course fee: $49 ($20, plus fess)

6:00pm-9:00pm

Latin and Ballroom Dance

PI873___________________ 12 hours/0 CEU Become the dancing envy of all your friends! Enjoy six lessons in Ballroom and Latin dance from professional instructors. Learn American and International dance styles such as the Waltz, Tango, Salsa, Quickstep and Rumba. Classes are taught in Hillsborough dance studio. Singles and couples are welcomed. No partner needed. Instructor: Robert Chukrallah CRN 60379 PI873-51 Tue April 3-May 8 Course fee $130 ($65, tuition, plus fees)

6:00pm-9:00pm

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ONLINE from Ed2go.com

We offer a wide range of highly interactive courses that you can take entirely over the Internet. Courses include expert instructors, many of whom are nationally known authors. Our online courses are affordable, fun, fast, convenient, and geared just for you. Courses are over 6 week's duration with 12 lessons. A new lesson is downloaded every Wednesday and Friday during your course. The fee for all Ed2go courses is $102, unless otherwise stated. Please note that are no refunds for online courses. Before the course begins, you have two options; switch to another month for the same course or switch to another course.

To view our many online courses, go to RVCC's Continuing Education Online Instruction Center at www. ed2go.com/rvce. When you have chosen a course, you can enroll for the course and pay on this webpage with American Express, VISA or MasterCard. Then just begin your course on the start date you have chosen.

Non-Profit Fundraising

BU001 ___________________ 24 hours/0 CEU Take your first step toward a rewarding career in fundraising for nonprofit organizations! First, you'll identify the skills you'll need to become a successful fundraiser. Next, you'll discover where the best corporate and foundation fundraising jobs are and how to apply for them. After that, you'll delve into different types of fundraising activities, exploring everything from annual and special funds to corporate and foundation relations, major gifts, and planned giving. And finally, you'll see how fundraising software can make your efforts far more effective. By the end of the course, you'll have a wealth of new ideas for fundraising, and you'll be well on your way to success in this exciting career field. CRN 60275 BU001-41 Course fee: $103 ($88 tuition, plus fees)

Project Management Fundamentals

BU004 ___________________ 24 hours/0 CEU There are more projects occurring today than at any time in history. Organizations initiate projects to create new computer applications, erect bridges and buildings, improve processes, develop new products, and reorganize company operations. Unfortunately, most organizations do not manage projects well, creating an unprecedented demand for project management practitioners. If you're organized, perceptive, detail-oriented, and an excellent communicator, you just might have what it takes to succeed in the fast-growing field of project management. If you're new to project management, this course provides you with the essential information you'll need to prepare for and complete your first project. If you're an experienced project manager, this course makes you more valuable to your employer by increasing your skills and competencies. This course helps you prepare for the internationally recognized Project Management Professional (PMP®) and Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) exams offered by the Project Management Institute, PMI®. CRN 60300 BU004-41 Course fee: $103 ($88 tuition, plus fees)

Project Management Application

BU002 ___________________ 24 hours/0 CEU In this course, an experienced Project Management Professional will teach you the same powerful tools and techniques that experienced project management professionals rely on every day. Increase the probability of project success by mastering the tricks of the trade: Earned Value Performance Measurement, Gantt Charts, Network Scheduling, Work Breakdown Structure, and Cost-Volume Analysis. Become proficient at recruiting project team members and empowering them to succeed. Understand the stages of team development, and gain skills in developing and motivating team leaders. Learn about project software, statistics, change management, processes, and estimating. Gain valuable experience with project planning, control and data analysis tools. This course helps you prepare for the internationally recognized Project Management Professional (PMP®) and Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) exams offered by the Project Management Institute, PMI®. CRN 60283 BU002-41 Course fee: $103 ($88 tuition, plus fees)

Effective Business Writing

BU009 ___________________ 24 hours/0 CEU Do you have a nagging suspicion that a small improvement in your writing skills might also improve your career prospects? Don't let small gaps in your business writing skills prevent you from reaching your full potential! It doesn't matter whether you're a clerical worker, an engineer, or an executive. If you communicate with others in writing, you need this course to help you identify and eliminate problem areas. By the end of this course, you'll know the secret to developing powerful written documents that immediately draw readers in and keep them motivated to continue until your very last, wellchosen word. CRN 60310 BU009-41 Course fee: $103 ($88 tuition, plus fees)

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Manufacturing Applications

BU038 ___________________ 24 hours/0 CEU Learn to apply the principles and concepts of manufacturing. Discover the nature of strategy and learn how it leads to the development of manufacturing strategy. Understand the purpose of customer demand forecasting and find out what forecasting methods are suitable for which situations. Explore the nature of planning and learn how to effectively use Gantt charts and the precedence diagram method. Determine how purchasing, production and inventory control, and logistics support a manufacturing operation. Discover the basics of lean manufacturing and see how capacity management converts production plans into concrete products. In this six-week online course, you learn how successful organizations effectively use master production scheduling (MPS), production activity control (PAC), material requirements planning (MRP), and inventory management. Discover how the application of Six Sigma, and statistical process control (SPC) increase customer satisfaction, and learn about the elements of a logistics system, including warehousing and receiving. CRN 60292 BU038-41 Course fee: $103 ($88 tuition, plus fees)

Introduction to Windows

CT106 ___________________ 24 hours/0 CEU If you're new to computers, or just new to Microsoft Windows 7, this course will get you up to speed fast. In just six weeks, you'll make the transition from helpless beginner to happy PC user. Topics: · computer terms and skills · how to type and edit text to create emails or documents. how to save and organize your work · how to save and organize photos, fix "red eye" · use basic photo editing techniques · how to search the Web using the Internet Explorer · how to use flash drives, CDs, and DVDs · how to protect your system against viruses CRN 60282 CT106-41 Course fee: $103 ($88 tuition, plus fees)

Wireless Networking

CT107 ___________________ 24 hours/0 CEU Wireless networking is one of the fastest growing segments of the computer industry. Every electronic device seems capable of wireless connections these days: computers, handhelds, cell phones, and even digital cameras are all capable of transmitting without a tether. To many people, those wireless connections are nothing short of technical wizardry. This course removes the mystery and gives a thorough understanding of this fascinating and lucrative technology. Learn how wireless works, how wireless devices connect to networks, and how to build and connect to your own wireless network. Explore wireless standards, wireless security, satellite Internet and cellular phone technology, as well as the future of wireless. Becoming knowledgeable about wireless networking is easier than ever. With a helpful instructor who is also a working industry expert, a practical and thoughtful approach to teaching, and an emphasis on giving you a practical, hands-on understanding how wireless works, this course teaches you everything you want to know about the world of wireless connectivity. CRN 60295 CT107-41 Course fee: $103 ($88 tuition, plus fees)

Creating Web Pages

CT104 ___________________ 24 hours/0 CEU Create and post your very own Web site on the Internet using HTML in this extensive, hands-on, six week workshop. First, learn about the capabilities of the World Wide Web and the fundamentals of web design. Then, with your instructor's guidance, plan the content, structure and layout of your Web site, create pages full of neatly formatted text, build links between the pages and to the outside world, and add color, backgrounds, graphics, tables, hot buttons, and animation. Learn critical and timely information on securing the best possible location in search engine listings, and powerful no-cost or low-cost web marketing strategies. CRN 60279 CT104-41 Course fee: $103 ($88 tuition, plus fees)

Top Search Engine Positions

CT105 ___________________ 24 hours/0 CEU Learn how to achieve top search engine positioning in this highly-interactive, six-week course. Discover how search engines work and how important events have shaped the entire Search Engine Optimization (SEO) industry. Learn which search engines are used the most frequently, and which ones you must absolutely get your site listed in. Master important HTML tags and understand how to use them effectively and ethically. Explore exciting and free online tools that can help choose the most popular keywords related to the topic of your Web site. Domain, folder, and file naming conventions are discussed along with content layout and its effect on search engine positions. The entire SEO cycle is covered in detail, from primary keyword selection through the post-submission analysis. By the end of this course, you will have the knowledge and the know-how to achieve top search engine positions! CRN 60280 CT105-RV Course fee: $103 ($88 tuition, plus fees)

Intro-Create WordPress Website

CT109 ___________________ 24 hours/0 CEU WordPress is one of the world's most popular Web design tools because it's free, it's easy to use, and it produces professional results. Get hands-on experience with this powerful tool as you create your own WordPress site and blog. Find out how to use WordPress to create pages and posts; add images and videos; change a site's look and feel,; and include user-Friendly features. In addition to mastering the technical elements of WordPress, learn how to organize a blog or Web site, create appealing content, and achieve better positions on search engine results pages. By the end of this course, you are able to confidently use WordPress to create a blog or a personal, business, or organizational Web site. CRN 60305 CT109-41 Course fee: $103 ($88 tuition, plus fees)

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Intro to M/S Excel

CT115 ___________________ 24 hours/0 CEU Do you work with numbers? Then you need to master Microsoft Excel --and this is the place to do it. Even "non-techie" beginners will find it easy to learn Excel in this fun, step-by-step online course. These lessons teach dozens of shortcuts and tricks for setting up fully formatted worksheets quickly and efficiently. Learn the secrets behind writing powerful mathematical formulas and discover how to use the function wizard to quickly and automatically calculate statistics, loan payments, future value, and more. Get tips on sorting and analyzing data, designing custom charts and graphs, creating three-dimensional workbooks, building links between files, endowing your worksheets with decision-making capabilities, and automating frequently-repeated tasks with macros and buttons. This is not a tutorial, but an in-depth class where you'll get training, help, and personal support from an experienced instructor as you're learning Excel basics step-by-step. By the time you're done, you'll be using this vital office tool like a pro. CRN 60308 CT115-41 Course fee: $103 ($88 tuition, plus fees)

Intro to PHP and MySQL

CT122 ___________________ 24 hours/0 CEU Learn how to create an interactive Web site, allowing visitors to post and retrieve information provided by you or your site's visitors. In this six-week online course, see how to create dynamic Web pages using the PHP programming language and the MySQL database server. During the course, walk through the development of a complete content management system Web application. Receive clear, step-by-step, instructions demonstrating how to create a complete Web site capable of dynamically displaying data from a MySQL database. Discover how to allow your site's visitors to add new information to an online database, search through posted data, and create meaningful printed reports. By the end of this course, you'll have plenty of useful code templates that will help you create your very own dynamic, Web-based, content management system. CRN 60301 CT122-41 Course fee: $103 ($88 tuition, plus fees)

Intro to Java Programming

CT123 ___________________ 24 hours/0 CEU If you want to learn computer programming but don't have any prior experience, enjoy a tour of Java, one of the most widely used computer languages in the world. It's a breeze to learn in a friendly and supportive environment. Start with the basics of program design and go on to write your own programs and integrate input and output, calculations, decision making, and loops. Build your knowledge and confidence with easy-tounderstand examples and plenty of skill-building exercises. So whether you just want to try it out to see if you like it or plan on doing more with Java, this is a great place to start! Using the latest release of Java, from Sun Microsystems, the company that maintains and supports the language. Learn BlueJ, a graphical development environment designed especially for students. Both are free open-source products, with the proper instructions to download them. By the time we're done, you will be comfortable with Java programming and ready for more! CRN 60306 CT123-41 Course fee: $103 ($88 tuition, plus fees)

Introduction to Oracle

CT120 ___________________ 24 hours/0 CEU Learn how to use the Oracle database management system to plan, organize, and manage your data. Introduction to Oracle will provide you with a practical hands-on approach to relational databases concepts and Oracle's database management system. This course introduces you to the Structured Query Language (SQL), Oracle's SQL*Plus, and other valuable tools used to develop, manage, and reference an Oracle database. In this six-week online course, you will learn how to create an Oracle database, build various database objects for the database, and write simple SQL statements that access the data from the database. This course teaches you how to write Data Definition Language statements to create, update, and delete database objects. Learn how to execute Data Control Language statements to give or delete access rights to database objects. You will write Data Manipulation Language statements to insert, update, and delete records from a database. Finally, you will learn how to query the data and create finished reports. CRN 60290 CT120-41 Course fee: $103 ($88 tuition, plus fees)

Instant Italian

LA105 ___________________ 24 hours/0 CEU This dynamic course makes learning Italian fun and surprisingly easy. Learn how to ask directions, book a room, order a meal, and much more--in Italian! Phonetic spellings of each word and phrase make mastering pronunciation a breeze. The course audio even lets you hear and practice Italian with a simple click of your mouse. Cultural notes are included throughout the course to help you better understand the Italian people and their way of life. This course prepares you to speak basic Italian in a wide variety of settings and situations, and it promises to enrich your experiences while traveling in Italy. Benissimo! CRN 60296 LA105-41 Course fee: $103 ($88 tuition, plus fees)

Introduction to SQL

CT121 ___________________ 24 hours/0 CEU Learn the key concepts of Structured Query Language (SQL) and gain a solid working knowledge of this powerful and universal database programming language. Learn the basic structure of relational databases, how to read and write simple and complex SQL statements, and advanced data manipulation techniques. CRN 60294 CT121-41 Course fee: $103 ($88 tuition, plus fees)

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Intro to Interior Design

PI002 ___________________ 24 hours/0 CEU Are you a creative person with an eye for design? If so, this course will show you how to transform plain living spaces into beautiful and functional rooms. Interior design takes training as well as talent, and these lessons will give you the knowhow you need to design a room from floor to ceiling. Delve into color theory, industry trends, spatial arrangements, floor plans, traditional and modern interior design ideas, and other basics. In addition, explore a range of careers in interior design and get insider tips for entering this exciting field. Because interior design is constantly evolving, learn about some of the latest trends affecting the industry. Investigate "green" sustainable design, and find out how to modify your designs for people with special needs. As you master design skills step-by-step, complete your first project: a fully developed room design complete with spatial layout, lighting, and finish selections. Your new knowledge and hands-on practice will give you the confidence needed to start creating beautiful residential interiors for yourself and others. CRN 60307 PI002-41 Course fee: $103 ($88 tuition, plus fees)

Writers Guide in Descriptive Setting

PI003 ___________________ 24 hours/0 CEU No matter where you live, your surroundings have special physical, historical, and spiritual characteristics that you can--and should--rely on to breathe life into any work of fiction or nonfiction. During this course, learn to tap into the world you know in order to establish a realistic sense of place in your writing. Develop your eye for detail, and find out how to collect the information needed to infuse your works with believable characters, memorable settings, and detailed descriptions. This hands-on course is filled with a variety of valuable exercises that help you hone your skills of observation, interviewing, collecting oral histories, remembering details and descriptions, reproducing dialogue and diction, using figurative language, developing realistic characters, and more. By the time you finish this course, you'll be well-prepared to create truly unique works filled with vivid and meaningful observations of the people, places, foods, customs, and events in not only your local community, but also in places that exist only in your memory. CRN 60309 PI003-41 Course fee: $103 ($88 tuition, plus fees)

REAL ESTATE

Real Estate Licensing

RE076 ___________________ 75 hours/7.5 CEU Completion of this course with a passing grade qualifies the student to take the state examination for a real estate sales license. Material to be covered includes property interests and rights, transfer of title, liens, contracts, mortgages, leases, business opportunity sales, municipal and state laws and regulations, law of agency, mathematics, license law, rules and regulations. Instructor: Jerry Cohen CRN 60167 RE076-01 Mon/Wed Feb 13-May 14 Instructor: Loretta Smith CRN 60209 RE076-02 Sat Mar 17-May 14 Course fee: $590 ($398 tuition, plus fees)

SCORE

The Business Plan- A Roadmap to Success

BU855_________________3 hours/0 CEU The business plan is a blue print of how a business will function, its operational characteristic, capitalization and the goals and objectives of the organization relative to its customer market. Learn to evaluate business goals, areas of strength and weakness. Instructor: Score CRN 60370 BU855-51 Tue Mar 27 6:00-9:00pm Free (registration required) (registration required)

6:30pm-9:30pm

How to Buy a Business or a Franchise Workshop

8:30am-4:00pm BU856____________________3 hours/0 CEU Owning your own business can be a reality. If independent business ownership is something you might be interested in, you owe it to yourself to attend this SCORE Chapter 14 workshop on franchising independent business sales. CRN 60371 BU856-50 Tue Apr 24 6:00-9:00pm Course fee: Free (registration required)

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SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER

The Small Business Development Center at Raritan Valley Community College offers aspiring and already established small business owners the assistance they need to plan and develop successful and profitable ventures. Services include: Free Counseling ­ Free, confidential, one-on-one counseling

for start-ups and established small business owners. Our experienced counselors can address your small business questions and concerns on a variety of topics, including starting a small business, strategic business planning, marketing, recordkeeping, financial needs, online and web-based technology and more.

"Our company needed assistance updating our QuickBooks business records. Because of the SBDC's expertise and timely assistance, we are now able to better evaluate our business and our job costing is much more effective! " Thank you SBDC!

Danielle Pallito, DeSantis Construction

Free and Low-Cost Classes, Seminars and Workshops ­

Conducted by small business professionals, successful owners, consultants and federal and state government specialists. Topics are designed to benefit both start-up and established businesses. Visit www.sbdcrvcc.com for listings.

Free Information ­ Guidance for accessing online resources and

databases, printed handouts, magazines, literature and more on small business topics of interest.

Podcasting - Information sessions for small businesses via

podcasting. Check our website, www.sbdcrvcc.com, for the latest podcast updates and podcast links.

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance by contacting Larry Jenkins, Director of SBDC at Raritan Valley Community College @ Bridgewater, P.O. Box 3300, Somerville, NJ, 08876. Phone: 908 526-1200 ext. 8516. E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.sbdcrvcc.com

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SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT SBDC FREE COURSES

SBDC offers the following classes for free during the Spring 2012 semester. To register for these free classes simply e-mail [email protected] and provide us with your name, address, telephone number and name of course.

Efficiently Getting Cash From Your Business

SB201 ___________________ 3 hours/.3 CEU An overview of business structures, accounting methods, timing of income and expenses, specific ways to get cash out of your business, including salary, guaranteed payments, loans, distributions, rents, royalties, fringe benefits and retirement plans, special tax deductions and a summary of the new tax law changes. Instructor: Bonnie Trochim CRN 60163 SB201-01 Tue May 8 6:00pm-9:00pm

Entrepreneur Assessment

SB101 ___________________ 3 hours/.3 CEU Have you ever considered being a business owner? Do you have the characteristics and fundamentals to run a business? Find out if entrepreneurship is right for you. During the session complete a self-assessment questionnaire to determine if you have the personal characteristics, the financial fitness and the business readiness skills to own a business. Then score and interpret your own results. Instructor: Karen Katcher CRN 60100 SB101-01 [email protected] Tue Mar 6 6:00pm-9:00pm Instructor: Constance Jasper CRN 60101 SB101-02 Tue Feb 28

Free (registration required)

Building & Financing Your Business

SB202 ___________________ 3 hours/.3 CEU Are you an entrepreneur who needs to learn more about financing your small business and meeting the people who can assist you? The first part of this seminar explains the process of how a small business owner can obtain financing via different methods and various lenders, and what resources are available to small businesses. During the second part, lenders are available to review and discuss issues one-on-one with the business owners. Instructor: William Harnden CRN 60208 SB202-01 Wed May 21 2:00pm-3:00pm

6:00pm-9:00pm

Free (registration required)

Free (registration required)

Social Media Marketing Made Simple

SB301 ___________________ 2 hours/.2 CEU Find out how you can affordably market your business on the Internet from an e-commerce expert. In this practical, handson course, learn little-understood secrets about the types of businesses that thrive on the Web. Then discover proven methods that help establish an Internet presence and build an online brand identity. Learn several low-cost promotion strategies to use to drive visitors to your site. Instructor: Wendi Caplan-Carroll CRN 60097 SB301-01 Tue Mar 13 6:00pm-8:00pm

Business Concepts

SB102 ___________________ 3 hours/.3 CEU Thinking about starting a business or need help with the business you have started? You don't want to miss this discussion of the major areas of concern for business owners. Topics include naming the business, registration, myths about ownership, success factors and where to find help. This session will assist you in starting, running, and developing your business now and in the future. Also discussed are highlights of each of the topics in the Entrepreneur Certificate Program (ECP) and how the Entrepreneur Certificate Program is structured. Instructor: Karen Katcher CRN 60098 SB102-01 Wed Mar 7 Instructor: Constance Jasper CRN 60099 SB102-02 Tue Mar 13

Free (registration required)

6:00pm-9:00pm

The Business Plan- A Roadmap to Success

BU855_________________3 hours The business plan is a blue print of how a business will function, its operational characteristic, capitalization and the goals and objections of the organization relative to its customer market. Learn to evaluate business goals, areas of strength and weakness. Instructor: Score CRN 60370 BU855-51 Tue Mar 27 6:00pm-9:00pm

[email protected] 6:00pm-9:00pm

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Flourishing Business Floundering Life

SB401 ___________________ 2 hours/.2 CEU Learn specific techniques for managing your time and priorities so that you can succeed at work and at home. Success is measured by a fulfilled, happy lifestyle combining financial gain, personal growth and relational devotion. Create a "success-skill-set" that teaches you how to advance your career while keeping your personal life intact. The course will help you to evaluate your current situation, make strategic plans for change and create three to five specific measurable actions steps. Instructor: Teresa Haggerty CRN 60215 SB401-01 Tue Mar 6

Accounting Fundamentals

BU105 ___________________ 6 hours/.6 CEU This course is designed to establish students with fundamental knowledge of accounting procedures and is a complement to QuickBooks for Small Businesses. Master concepts needed for bookkeeping and become knowledgeable with accounting terminology used to operate financial software. 2 sessions Instructor: Carla Fallone CRN 60198 BU105-50 Mon/Thu Feb 27 & Mar 1 CRN 60199 Mon/Thu BU105-51 Mar 26 & 29

6:00pm-9:00pm

6:00pm-9:00pm

6:30pm-8:30pm CRN 60200 BU105-52 Mon/Thu Apr 30 & May 3 Course fee: $109 ($72 tuition, plus fees) 6:00pm-9:00pm

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Overview of Business Plan

SB402 ___________________ 3 hours/.3 CEU Discover what elements comprise a sound business plan and why every business needs one. Businesses don't plan to fail, they fail to plan. Find out how to identify your company's strengths, overcome inherent weaknesses, recognize product and market opportunities, and forecast your business's financial requirements. Instructor: Karen Katcher CRN 60203 SB402-01 Tue Mar 13 CRN 60102 Wed SB402-02 Apr 4

QuickBooks for Small Businesses

SB204 ___________________ 6 hours/.6 CEU This introductory course explains how QuickBooks can simplify the accounting process for a small business. Students learn about the set-up for a small business. Learn how to record transactions, understand the reports generated from QuickBooks and the components of financial statements. (Participants should have knowledge of basic keyboarding.) 2 sessions. Instructor: Carla Fallone CRN 60082 SB204-01 Mon/Thu Mar 5-Mar 8 CRN 60083 Mon SB204-02 Apr 2-Apr 5

6:00pm-9:00pm [email protected] 6:00pm-9:00pm

6:00pm-9:00pm

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How to Buy a Business or a Franchise Workshop

BU856____________________3 hours Owning you own business can be a reality. If independent business ownership is something you might be interested in, you owe it to yourself to attend this SCORE Chapter 14 workshop on franchising independent business sales. CRN 60371 BU856-50 Tue Apr 24 6:00pm-9:00pm

6:00pm-9:00pm

CRN 60084 SB204-03 Mon May 7 Course fee: $109 ($72 tuition, plus fees)

6:00pm-9:00pm

QuickBooks A/R & A/P

SB205 ___________________ 9 hours/.9 CEU This intermediate course is designed to put the student in a simulated real business environment managing both the Customers/Sales and Vendors/Expenses capabilities in QuickBooks. Accounts Receivable transactions include creating customer and job lists, setting up item (product) lists, creating quotes, tracking employee time for customer jobs, applying customer payments, journal entries, and accounts receivable reporting. Accounts Payable transactions include setting up vendors, preferences, processing vendor invoices, credit card statement payments, applying invoices to customer jobs, batch and single check process, voiding checks, journal entries, and Account Payable reporting. QuickBooks for Small Businesses or good working knowledge of navigating QuickBooks is a prerequisite. 3 sessions. Instructor: Linda Dousis CRN 60086 SB205-01 Tue/Thu Mar 13 & 20 6:00pm-9:00pm CRN 60087 Tue/Thu SB205-02 Apr 10 & 17

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ACCOUNTING AND QUICKBOOKS CERTIFICATE

This program is designed to cover the basics of accounting fundamentals and then to apply those fundamentals to QuickBooks. Attend all three courses in the following sequence ­ Accounting Fundamentals, QuickBooks for Small Businesses and QuickBooks A/R & A/P (MUST BE TAKEN IN THIS SEQUENCE) ­ for a total of 21 hours to earn a certificate; or take them individually to improve your knowledge base by enhancing your skills in one particular area.

6:00pm-9:00pm

CRN 60088 SB205-03 Tue/Thu May 15 & 22 Course fee: $139 ($124 tuition, plus fees)

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Entrepreneurial Training Program (ETPU)

Are you interested in owning your own business?

The ETPU program is a cooperative program given by RVCC, NJ Department of Labor and the Small Business Development Center. It is an intensive six-week, 66- hour training program for anyone who wants to start his or her own business.

Course topics include:

Pre-Business Workshop Developing a Business Plan Developing a Marketing Plan Taxes for the Small Business Owner Record Keeping for the Small Business Owner Legal Formation

Cost: $900. If you are currently on unemployment funding may be available. To find out more about the program, or to register, please call 908-526-1200 ext. 8515

GENERAL COURSES

Turn Your Hobby Into a Business

SB105 ___________________ 3 hours/.3 CEU One of the most time-tested rules of success in business is "Do what you love." The session is geared for those who want to turn a favorite hobby into a successful business. It includes the key steps to setting up and operating a profitable business, the number one necessary and sufficient ingredient for starting a successful business, and four critical resources and how to obtain them. Instructor: Edward Dolan CRN 60105 SB105-01 Thu Feb 23 Course fee: $35 ($20 tuition, plus fees)

Financing & Business Plan Review

SB203 ___________________ 3 hours/.3 CEU Now that you have written your business plan, learn how to use the plan and the steps necessary to obtain financing. In addition, bring your business plan to have an expert review and comment on your plan. Instructor: Karen Katcher CRN 60096 SB203-01 Wed May 9 Course fee: $50 ($35 tuition, plus fees)

6:00pm-9:00pm

Start a Consulting Business

9:00am-12:00pm SB103 ___________________ 3 hours/.3 CEU You have great skills and experience; take control of your own destiny and put your skills and experience to work when and where you want. The seminar covers the number one necessary and sufficient ingredient for starting a successful consultancy, the four steps to guaranteeing a continuous stream of clients, the secret to differentiating yourself from all of the other consultants in the market, and more. Instructor: Edward Dolan CRN 60104 SB103-01 Thu Feb 9 Course fee: $35 ($20 tuition, plus fees)

Is Franchisee Your Next Job?

SB106 ___________________ 3 hours/.3 CEU If you are thinking about going into your own business, being a franchisee may be one way of doing it. Understand what a franchise is. See if franchising or owning a business is right for you. Learn the benefits of purchasing a franchise, the criteria to selecting one, what a franchisor looks for in a partner, the numbers, and a business plan. Instructor: Karen Katcher CRN 60210 SB106-01 Wed Feb 15 6:00pm-9:00pm Course fee: $50 ($35 tuition, plus fees)

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Tax Preparer Review Part 1

SB207 ___________________ 30 hours/3.0 CEU Effective 2011, non-enrolled tax preparers have three years to pass the two Internal Revenue Service tests. Exam Part One is for preparers of Wage and Non-Business Form 1040 individual returns. Tax Preparers completing non-business Form 1040 should take the preparation course Wage and Non-Business Form 1040 to prepare for Exam Part One. Topics Covered: · Gathering Taxpayer Data · Taxable/Non Taxable Income · Adjust to Gross Income/Tax Credits · Standard Deductions · Itemized Deductions · Basis/Capital Gain (Loss) · Non­Recognition Transactions · Ethics/Misc. Items Instructor: Bonnie Trochim CRN 60207 SB207-01 Thu Apr 26-Jun 28 Course fee: $379 ($364 tuition, plus fees)

Get Found Online!

SB405 ___________________ 3 hours/.3 CEU The focus of this class is to help your business be found on the Internet. Learn the essential steps every small business owner should follow to introduce and manage their brand online. Gain a better understanding of social media marketing and how to best use social networking sites like LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and others to promote your business. Instructor: Roland Reinhart CRN 60125 SB405-01 Wed Jan 25 6:00pm-9:00pm Course fee: $50 ($35 tuition, plus fees)

Creating A/V Content for Your Website

6:00pm-9:00pm

SB406 ___________________ 3 hours/.3 CEU Demonstrate your subject matter expertise to prospects through audio and video. From planning to production to distribution, this class pieces together the skills and tools you'll need to create professional content to promote your brand or organization, and publish it online. Instructor: Roland Reinhart CRN 60128 SB406-01 Wed Feb 29 6:00pm-9:00pm Course fee: $50 ($35 tuition, plus fees)

ABC's of Sales

SB302 ___________________ 3 hours/.3 CEU Many people are uncomfortable selling: however in today's business world the need to sell your goods and services is vital to the success of your company. Come learn simple techniques to feel more comfortable in front of your prospects and increase your close rate. Instructor: Karen Katcher CRN 60129 SB302-01 Tue Apr 3 Course fee: $50 ($35 tuition, plus fees)

Jump-Starting Business Success

SB407 ___________________ 3 hours/.3 CEU Whether you have recently launched your business, or have been established for years, now is the time to learn about new strategies to really jump-start your business. During this session you will strategize how to: Build a roadmap for success; Conduct a thorough feasibility analysis; Recognize how the 14 "key trend categories" affect your business; Develop realistic milestones and goals; Fully understand the funding food chain and its implications; as well as Surround yourself with winners. Instructor: Denise Singleton CRN 60164 SB407-01 Mon Mar 12 6:00pm-9:00pm Course fee: $50 ($35 tuition, plus fees)

6:00pm-9:00pm

Google Ad Words & Analytics

SB403 ___________________ 3 hours/.3 CEU Engage consumers while they're searching for information related to your business. In this course you'll learn how to: identify unique keywords and phrases that consumers are currently using to find your business (and competitors), write ads, design landing pages, setup a campaign in Google AdWords, test the effectiveness of your ads and learn more about the visitors to your website using Google Analytics. Instructor: Roland Reinhart CRN 60121 SB403-01 Thu Feb 23 Course fee: $50 ($35 tuition, plus fees)

Effectively Managing Business

SB408 ___________________ 3 hours/.3 CEU In this session, learn the Critical Success Factors to effectively managing your business for the long term. These success factors include: Strengthening your business' brand and identity; Leveraging all customer touch points; Increasing your personal productivity; Ensuring that your business and your life complement each other; Effectively leveraging technology; Renewing your relationship with money; Confidently facing economic cycles and recession-proofing your business. Instructor: Denise Singleton CRN 60165 SB408-01 Mon Apr 30 6:00pm-9:00pm Course fee: $50 ($35 tuition, plus fees)

6:00pm-9:00pm

Search Engine Optimization

SB404 ___________________ 3 hours/.3 CEU A website isn't effective if it can't be found by the search engines. Whether it is an existing website or a new one, this class is essential to understanding how to improve website visibility in the major search engines. Participants learn SEO best practices to follow and have the opportunity to have the websites critiqued during the session.

Growing & Expanding Your Business

SB409 ___________________ 3 hours/.3 CEU Now that you have built a successful business, are you ready to take it to the next level? Are you prepared for growth? This session discusses strategies to build on your success and your capabilities to grow your business. The areas of focus Instructor: Roland Reinhart include: Staffing up effectively to complement your skills; using CRN 60123 SB404-01 innovation to catapult new product development; Tapping Wed Feb 15 6:00pm-9:00pm into social media mechanisms; Leveraging public relations Course fee: $50 ($35 tuition, plus fees) resources; Pitching your business effectively to investors and customers. Instructor: Denise Singleton CRN 60166 SB409-01 Mon May 14 6:00pm-9:00pm Course fee: $50 ($35 tuition, plus fees) Register - www.raritanval.edu/ce NON-CREDIT COURSES Spring 2012 33

ENTREPREPRENEURIAL CERTIFICATE PROGRAM (ECP)

Looking to start your own successful business? Do you want to maximize your businesses sales and profitability? Position your business in a highly competitive market? If so, then the New Jersey Small Business Development Center Entrepreneur Certificate Program is for you. The program, jointly sponsored by NJSBDC and New Jersey community Colleges, covers business planning, legal aspects, human resource tools, market research techniques, comprehensive marketing strategies including advertising, sales and promotions, financial management tools including recordkeeping and tax reporting and more. The statewide 33-hour certificate program comprises seven core courses ­ take all seven and receive a certificate.

Small Business Taxes

SB704 ___________________ 3 hours/.3 CEU Learn which type of entity is best for you to structure your company: as an LLC, Sole Proprietor, Partnership, S Corporation, or C Corporation. Receive information about tax responsibilities based on the entity you choose, including estimates taxes, sales tax, payroll taxes, and corporate taxes. In addition, the course covers tax deductions you are entitled to and would not want to miss. ECP course. Instructor: Daniel Gibson CRN 60093 SB704-01 Tue Mar 20 Course fee: $50 ($35 tuition, plus fees)

6:00pm-9:00pm

Small Business Recordkeeping

SB705 ___________________ 3 hours/.3 CEU Learn what records you need to keep, how to do your own bookkeeping, and how to use records as a management tool. Key topics include: manual and/or recommended software to use, inventory control, cash flow management, end of month summary procedures, accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash receipts, cash disbursements, profit and loss controls, internal controls and back up needed for tax deductions. ECP course. Instructor: Deborah Weyman CRN 60161 SB705-01 Thu Apr 26 Course fee: $50 ($35 tuition, plus fees)

SEVEN CORE ECP COURSES Legal 1

SB701 ___________________ 3 hours/.3 CEU This workshop provides basic knowledge of the laws affecting business. Business owners learn how to choose the appropriate business structure, assess business risks, provide adequate protection and establish proper record keeping and controls. ECP course. Instructor: Nicole Voigt CRN 60089 SB701-01 Mon Jan 23 Course fee: $50 ($35 tuition, plus fees)

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Financial Statements

SB706 ___________________ 3 hours/.3 CEU Learn to enhance and clarify your bottom line. Topics include spreadsheets, understanding revenue and expense, structure and relationships, meaningful forecasts and projections, break-even analysis, balance sheets, P&L, and cash flow. ECP course. Instructor: Deborah Weyman CRN 60162 SB706-01 Thu May 10 Course fee: $50 ($35 tuition, plus fees)

Legal II

SB702 ___________________ 3 hours/.3 CEU The course provides the basic understanding of contract law, legal ownership of a business, stock, and partnership agreements. ECP course. Instructor: Nicole Voigt CRN 60090 SB702-01 Mon Feb 13 Course fee: $50 ($35 tuition, plus fees)

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Marketing Strategies

SB703 ___________________ 6 hours/.6 CEU Failure to define your target markets costs you money-and maybe your business. This program offers information about such topics as market research, strategic marketing decisions, advertising and sales, public relations, promotions, and networking. Course provides an introduction to all phases of a marketing plan, beginning with extensive research and target market identification followed by the development and implementation of a marketing action plan. Learn how to define the markets where your services or products will be most successful, and how to implement creative, low-cost guerrilla marketing strategies by investing time, energy, and imagination. ECP course. 2 sessions. Instructor: Vicki Lynne Morgan CRN 60091 SB703-01 Tue Jan 19 & 26 CRN 60092 SB703-02 Tue May 1 & 8 Course fee: $109 ($94 tuition, plus fees)

The Business Plan

SB707 ___________________ 9 hours/.9 CEU A sound business plan helps you manage your business more effectively and is a requirement for any business seeking financing. Using a business plan to chart your course improves your chances for success. This workshop covers all components of a business plan. ECP course. 3 sessions. Instructor: Karen Katcher CRN 60094 SB707-01 Tue Apr 17-May 1 CRN 60095 SB707-02 Thu May 16-30 Course fee: $139 ($115 tuition, plus fees)

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SCORE

The Business Plan- A Roadmap to Success

BU855_________________3 hours/0 CEU The business plan is a blue print of how a business will function, its operational characteristic, capitalization and the goals and objectives of the organization relative to its customer market. Learn to evaluate business goals, areas of strength and weakness. Instructor: Score CRN 60370 BU855-51 Tue Mar 27 6:00-9:00pm Free (registration required) (registration required)

How to Buy a Business or a Franchise Workshop

BU856____________________3 hours/0 CEU Owning your own business can be a reality. If independent business ownership is something you might be interested in, you owe it to yourself to attend this SCORE Chapter 14 workshop on franchising independent business sales. CRN 60371 BU856-50 Tue Apr 24 6:00-9:00pm Course fee: Free (registration required)

SCORE mentors offer FREE, helpful business advice online and in-person.

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MARKETING & SALES (MASP) Generational & WOM Marketing SB709 ___________________ 3 hours/.3 CEU CERTIFICATE PROGRAM There are five living generations. Marketing strategies and

Looking to increase sales in your business or enhance your sales ability? Do you want to maximize your business sales and profitability? Position your business in a highly competitive market? Take this 33-hour Marketing and Sales Certification Program (MASP). methods of communication need to be planned according to the backgrounds, world events, economic conditions, morals, values, trends, fads, war, peace, lifestyles, preferences, and priorities specific to each generation. Social media and the quest for multiple sources of information have prompted a growing need for increased communication using a variety of preferred methods for each target audience you serve. In reality, it's all about word-of-mouth communication and conversations, seeking advice and offering recommendations for the purpose of attracting and achieving long-term relationships with each generation in your target market. MASP course. Instructor: Vicki Lynne Morgan CRN 60136 SB709-01 Mon Mar 12 Course fee: $50 ($35 tuition, plus fees)

Your Strategic Marketing

SB708 ___________________ 9 hours/.9 CEU Marketing creates brand awareness, builds trust, gives people reasons to buy, and validates the buying decision. Marketing is every element of contact with your target audience to get repeat and referral business. It starts with a "marketing mindset" PLUS your time, energy, and imagination. This interactive, threesession program takes the mystery out of marketing. It offers guidelines for a strategic plan grounded in critical foundations that make your marketing endeavors exciting and rewarding. MASP course. 3 sessions. Instructor: Vicki Lynne Morgan CRN 60103 SB708-01 Tue Feb 7-21 Course fee: $139 ($115 tuition, plus fees)

6:00pm-9:00pm

Communication Skills

SB710 ___________________ 3 hours/.3 CEU Effective communication skills set the pace for success in the process of conducting business. In both written and verbal presentations, we need to be clear, concise, and consistent, taking into consideration the needs and preferences of those with whom we communicate. The program points out the dos and don'ts of public speaking, letter writing, and professional business conduct that we often overlook today. MASP course. Instructor: Vicki Lynne Morgan CRN 60137 SB710-01 Tue Mar 20 Course fee: $50 ($35 tuition, plus fees)

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Personal Branding

SB711 ___________________ 3 hours/.3 CEU You are a brand. Personal branding is becoming increasingly essential for professional success. You will discover and define your four key brand attributes that serve as foundations for developing your own personal brand identity. Assess your USP (unique selling proposition) and "feature-benefit" models that help you to communicate the value of doing business with you. MASP course. Instructor: Vicki Lynne Morgan CRN 60138 SB711-01 Thu Mar 22 Course fee: $50 ($35 tuition, plus fees)

Networking: A Necessity

SB715 ___________________ 3 hours/.3 CEU It's all about who knows you and trusts you. Networking can get you a job or expand your business horizons. For everyone in every industry and career, networking is a mandatory fundamental for success. The program explores the why, where, and how-to of networking. Discover more than 40 places to network. Learn to write and deliver an attention-getting "elevator speech" that really works. Start networking immediately: bring your business cards and brochures. MASP course. Instructor: Vicki Lynne Morgan CRN 60142 SB715-01 Wed May 2 Course fee: $50 ($35 tuition, plus fees)

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Customer Experience Management

SB712 ___________________ 3 hours/.3 CEU Success in business today is measured in terms of repeat and referral business. Entice customers to buy over and over again by providing the Exceptional Customer Service your customers expect. The five full-circlesTM strategies you can easily develop to create your own customer service program include: relationship, customer, product, presentation, and after-the-sale strategies. Exceed your customer's expectations and earn the "loyalty for a lifetime" you seek for your business. MASP course. Instructor: Vicki Lynne Morgan CRN 60139 SB712-01 Thu Mar 29 Course fee: $50 ($35 tuition, plus fees)

Trade Show & Event Marketing

SB716 ___________________ 3 hours/.3 CEU Don't underestimate the value of trade show and event marketing ­ the most powerful tools in your marketing mix for uncovering and landing new business opportunities. Find out what you don't know about trade shows and how to: choose your exhibit space, budget time and resources, promote your participation (before, during and after), increase booth traffic, capture the interest of those passing by (in less than 7 seconds), qualify visitors, and get the best follow up results. MASP course. Instructor: Vicki Lynne Morgan CRN 60143 SB716-01 Thu May 24 Course fee: $50 ($35 tuition, plus fees)

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Unconventional Marketing

SB713 ___________________ 3 hours/.3 CEU Looking for new ideas to differentiate your business? Unconventional marketing is the key to gaining the multiple exposures you need to achieve the brand recognition and trust within your target market. This workshop offers a study of clever, differentiated strategies and tactics in a PowerPoint slide presentation, a video of guerrilla case studies, and examples of collateral materials that help you design and launch the best tactics to achieve the repeat and referral business you need to achieve your goals. MASP course. Instructor: Vicki Lynne Morgan CRN 60140 SB713-01 Tue Apr 3 Course fee: $50 ($35 tuition, plus fees)

THE FOODPRENEUR CERTIFICATE

SB719 _____________________ 14 hours/1.4 CEU The Foodpreneur® Certificate Program is an intensive two-Saturday series of workshops tailored to new food entrepreneurs who have a great specialty food idea but are unsure of the next steps. Established food businesses can improve their skills in key areas such as food marketing and sales. The series is taught by food business experts who actually market, sell, and develop specialty foods products. Participants learn experientially through classroom interaction and are provided with tools, resources and information to both learn the food business and develop plans to create sales, manage growth, and create or refine a product. Foodpreneur® participation results in market-ready food businesses and products by the end of the series. The program discusses the ingredients needed to be a successful Foodpreneur®. Distribution channel dynamics and the complexities of retail trade channels are explored. Participants will be introduced to the Foodpreneur® business model template designed to clarify their vision and business model; help participants identify and understand what their product is; and how the product should be produced, marketed, and sold. Upon completion of the course, participants can head to the checkout line with a personal "recipe for success"--a completed Foodpreneur® basic business plan model. 2 sessions. Instructor: Esther Psarakis CRN 60201 SB719-01 Sat Mar 24 & 31 9:00am-5:00pm Course fee: $300 ($110 tuition, plus fees)

6:00pm-9:00pm

Science of Selling

SB714 ___________________ 3 hours/.3 CEU Few people have sales training, and yet we all live by selling something. Regardless of your role in business, the strategic selling skills presented step-by-step gives you the confidence you need to meet challenges in selling. Learn how to prepare for the sales call, how to `set the stage' for a sales call, what questions to ask, how to overcome roadblocks, and how to ask for the order. Follow this strategic selling system and to meet or exceed your goals for sales and profitability. MASP course. Instructor: Vicki Lynne Morgan CRN 60141 SB714-01 Tue Apr 10 Course fee: $50 ($35 tuition, plus fees)

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AIR CONDITIONING, REFRIGERATION & HEATING TECHNOLOGY

Air Condition Systems Design

ARTC-102 ________________________ 6CR This course deals primarily with the application of the fundamentals of engineering to the practical design of air conditioning systems. The course begins with the concepts of human comfort and their dependence on the proper conditioning of air, continues with cooling load estimating, psychometric analysis, indoor air quality issues, the design of the air distribution system, and the selection of the air conditioning unit and peripheral components. Throughout the semester the student is also trained in the use of engineering design software and computer-aided drafting software. Instructor: Paul Flor CRN 20339 ARTC-102­01X Meets at [email protected] Semester begins 1-23-12 MWF 1:00pm-3:50pm F 4:00pm-4:55pm Instructor: Antoine Hajjar CRN 20744 ARTC-102-51X Meets at [email protected] Semester begins 1-23-12 MWF 6:00pm-9:20pm

Commercial HVAC Control & Instrumentation

ARTC-207 ________________________ 4CR Prerequisite: ARTC 206 ­ Residential HVAC Controls and Instrumentation: This is an advanced course in instrumentation and controls for Commercial HVAC. The student is introduced to pneumatic control systems and components commonly used in buildings to operate heating and air conditioning equipment. An introduction to electronic and to microprocessor-based controllers currently in use in commercial buildings, often known as DDC (Direct Digital Controllers), is provided. The student is expected to have had previous education (or training) in heating and air conditioning design, be familiar with basic conceptual knowledge of air conditioning processes and with electricity for HVAC/R. Instructor: Paul Flor CRN 20832 ARTC-207-51X Meets at [email protected] Semester begins 1-23-12 T 6:00pm-9:00pm R 6:00pm-7:50pm

ART STUDIO

Two-Dimensional Design

ARTS-105 ________________________ 3CR This course is an introduction to the various aspects of design. Using a combination of traditional and digital media, students explore the basic elements used in art-making and the design principles that guide visual form. No previous computer experience is needed. Students will purchase some art supplies. Instructor: Dorothy Paolo CRN 24536 ARTS-105-80X Concurrent Enrollment Program Meets at [email protected] Semester begins 1-23-12 MW 8:00am-9:50am

Refrigeration II

ARTC-201 ________________________ 6CR This course deals primarily with the application of the fundamentals of engineering to the practical design of air conditioning systems. The course begins with the concepts of human comfort and their dependence on the proper conditioning of air, continues with cooling load estimating, psychometric analysis, indoor air quality issues, the design of the air distribution system, and the selection of the air conditioning unit and peripheral components. Throughout the semester the student is also trained in the use of engineering design software and computer-aided drafting software. Instructor: Paul Flor CRN 20867 ARTC-201-51X Meets at [email protected] Semester begins 1-23-12 MWF 6:00pm-9:00pm

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AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY

Auto Theory, Service & Engines

AUTC-101 ________________________ 4CR Prerequisite: Elementary Algebra (Math 020) or appropriate score on placement test. This course will provide an overview of basic theory and functions of all automotive systems. Upon completion of this course, the student will be familiar with the tools, service procedures, and safety customary to the automotive field. Training is provided in general and specific maintenance areas. Students will be required to wear clothing appropriate for auto shop safety at all classes. Safety glasses will also be required at all classes. Instructor: Steven Mcchesney CRN 23743 AUTC-101­35X Meets at [email protected] Semester begins 1-23-12 S 7:30am-2:20pm

Automatic Transmission Service & Repair Principles

AUTC-206 ________________________ 6CR Co-requisite: AUTC-106 Clutches & Manual Transmissions This course will cover the theoretical understanding of principles, maintenance and adjustments required to today's automatic transmissions, transaxles, drive shafts, final drives and allwheel drive units. Students will be required to wear clothing appropriate for auto shop safety at all classes. Safety glasses will also be required at all classes. Instructor: John Betz CRN 24405 AUTC-206-01X Meets at [email protected] Semester begins 1-23-12 MW 2:30pm­7:15pm

BIOLOGY

Introduction to Nutrition

BIOL-142 ________________________ 3CR This is an introductory course in nutrition. It is designed to provide the non-Science major with the chemistry and function of all essential nutrients. It will also discuss current ideas and thinking in nutrition as well as an introduction to methods of research in nutrition. Diseases associated with nutrients as well as those prevented by nutrients will be discussed. Instructor: Patricia Bakos CRN 24569 BIOL-142-01Y Meets at [email protected] Hybrid Course Additional Online Assignments Required Semester begins 1-23-12 T 2:40pm-4:30pm

Automotive Electrical Systems

AUTC-104 ________________________ 2CR Co-requisite: AUTC 101-Automotive Theory, Service & Engines. Principles of electricity, circuitry and service are included in this course. It will cover ignition, charging, lighting and warning systems. Skills in trouble-shooting the automotive electrical system will be developed with the use of modern testing and service equipment. Students will be required to wear clothing appropriate for auto shop safety at all classes. Safety glasses will also be required at all classes. Instructor: Carl Pasoreck CRN 24402 AUTC-104-01X Meets at [email protected] Semester begins 1-23-12 F 3:30pm-7:30pm

Clutches & Manual Transmissions

AUTC-106 ________________________ 2CR Prerequisite: AUTC 104- Electrical Theory and Systems. Fundamental principles and types of clutches and manual transmissions and their component parts are covered. Students will experience the installation and adjustment of clutches, manual transmissions, universal parts and other components such as drive shafts. Diagnosis and service of standard transmissions are included. Students will be required to wear clothing appropriate for auto shop safety at all classes. Safety glasses will also be required at all classes. Instructor: Ivan Anderson CRN 24403 AUTC-106-01X Meets at [email protected] Semester begins 1-23-12 TR 3:30pm-5:30pm

COMMUNICATION/SPEECH

Speech

COMM-101 ________________________ 3CR Prerequisite: English I Speech is a "hands-on" course in which students learn public speaking by preparing and delivering oral presentations in class. The course emphasizes two major components of effective public speaking: selecting and organizing good material for speeches, and developing good delivery skills. It helps students enhance their presentation skills by using visual aids, such a flip charts and overhead transparencies, effectively. The course also offers strategies for dealing with fear and anxiety about public speaking. Instructor: Staff CRN 24486 COMM-101-53 Meets at [email protected] Semester begins 1-23-12 TR 7:30pm-8:50pm

Advanced Automotive Diagnosis

AUTC-202 ________________________ 6CR Prerequisite: AUTC 201 Fuel Systems & Emissions Control Theory and lab practices in methods of locating automotive malfunctions. The use of up-to-date testing equipment, including the chassis dynamometer, is used in checking the electrical system, carburetion, emissions and general engine conditions. Students will be required to wear clothing appropriate for auto shop safety at all classes. Safety glasses will also be required at all classes. Instructor: Tom Heinbach CRN 24404 AUTC-202-01X Meets at [email protected] Semester begins 1-23-12 MW 2:30pm­7:30pm

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Computer Literacy

CISY-102 ________________________ 3CR Prerequisite/Corequisites: None. Recommend student has appropriate typing skills. This introductory course focuses on how productivity software (word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and data base management) can be used efficiently and effectively to gather, analyze, organize, and present information. The social, ethical, and privacy related aspects of computing are deliberated. Students will also learn how to develop effective online research techniques and will develop the skills required to successfully purchase a personal computer. This course may not be used as a free elective in any Computer Science related program. Instructor: Staff CRN 23634 CISY-102-91X Meets at [email protected] Twelve Week Session: Begins 2-6-12 MW 9:00am-11:05am CRN 23325 CISY-102-93X Meets at [email protected] Twelve Week Session: Begins 2-6-12 TR 9:00am-11:05am

Advanced Computer Networking

CISY-253 ________________________ 3CR Prerequisite/s: CISY 219, Networking Essentials or equivalent experience (requires permission of the Instructor; Corequisites: None) This course builds on the foundations of modern communication networks covered in CISY 219, Networking Essentials. The principle focus of this course is on the TCP/ IP family of network protocols as they apply to all types of networks including LANs, WANs, and the Internet. Particular attention is directed towards the functions of the TCP/IP Protocols, the makeup of network datagrams for each protocol and the inter-dependencies of all protocols for successful communication. The topics of Network Security, IP Routing and Network Management are introduced. Instructor: Thomas Edmunds CRN 20225 CISY-253-51X Meets at [email protected] Only offered in Spring Semesters M 5:30pm-9:20pm

Advanced Cisco Networking ­ I

B105 CISY-272 ________________________ 3CR Prerequisite: CISY-271, Intermediate Cisco Networking. This course is the third of four 7 ½ week courses in a program called the Cisco Networking Academy, which is a partnership between RVCC and the Cisco Corporation. This third course covers Classless Routing Protocols, OSPF and EIGRP Routing Protocols, Switch Configuration, LAN switching, Virtual LAN's and VLAN trunking. Students will have hands on experience including Basic Router and Switch Configuration in a standalone Laboratory environment. Instructor: Thomas Edmunds CRN 20548 CISY-272-52X Meets at [email protected] Seven Week Session: Begins 1-23-12 TR 5:30pm-9:20pm

Desktop Computer Hardware & Software

CISY-113 ________________________ 3CR Prerequisites: None. This course provides an introduction to the infrastructure components of desktop computers and their application to business problems. A study of current hardware and operating environments is presented. The course also covers basic troubleshooting methods and systems administration tasks. Instructor: Staff CRN 23259 CISY-113-51X Meets at [email protected] Semester begins 1-23-12 W 5:30pm-9:20pm

Advanced Cisco Networking ­ II

CISY-273 ________________________ 3CR Prerequisite: CISY-272, Advanced Cisco Networking ­ Part I. This course is the fourth and final 7.5 week course in a program called the Cisco Networking Academy, which is a partnership between RVCC and the Cisco Corporation. This fourth course covers Wide Area Network Design considerations in-depth, PPP, ISDN, Frame Relay, and a final review of all four courses in preparation for students considering the CCNA exam. Students will have hands on experience including basic Router and Switch Configuration in a standalone Laboratory environment. Instructor: Thomas Edmunds CRN 20549 CISY-273-52X Meets at [email protected] Seven Week Session: Begins 3-19-12 TR 5:30pm-9:20pm

Internet and Web Architecture

CISY-232 ________________________ 3CR Prerequisite: CISY 225 Web Page Development I. Students gain an appreciation for the architectural factors that a Web Manager must consider when implementing Web servers and services accessible on the Internet. This course discusses relevant aspects of the Internet architecture including the Domain Name System, how to obtain domain names and IP addresses, access technologies, and TCP/IP. Web Servers, including Operating Systems, Server Software and Services, Security Services, and Server Performance are also covered in detail. Instructor: William Woodall CRN 21699 CISY-232-51X Meets at [email protected] Only offered in Spring Semesters F 5:30pm-9:20pm

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Privacy, Ethics, Computer Forensic

CISY-274 ________________________ 3CR Prerequisite: MATH 023 or satisfactory score on placement test. This course provides the student with an understanding of security issues pertaining to privacy and ethics, as well as instruction and practice of forensics skills. Students perform hands-on exercises using the UNIX, Linux, and Windows operating system, including evidence collection and forensics activities at various levels including technical and processoriented exercises. Students learn how to collect, catalog, sort, analyze and organize evidence. In addition, students learn how to package and present their findings to legal and law enforcement agencies with special consideration given to privacy issues and ethics. Instructor: William Woodall CRN 21700 CISY-274-01X Meets at [email protected] F 1:00pm-4:50pm

CRN 24556 CRMJ-120-81 Meets at [email protected] Semester begins 1-23-12 Open to Institute of Law &Public Safety Students MW 8:30am-9:55am

Juvenile Delinquency

CRMJ-212 ________________________ 3CR This course examines the juvenile justice system highlighting New Jersey Law. It reviews the issues causing delinquency include socio-economic factors, the family, the school, and other institutions. This course will also contrast treatment of juvenile offenders with those in the adult criminal justice system. Instructor: Jacqueline Ford-Condelli CRN 24548 CRMJ-212-03 Meets at [email protected] Semester begins 1-23-12 TR 4:00pm-5:20pm

CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY

Construction Material & Procedure II

CNTC-205 ________________________ 3CR Prerequisite: CNTC 101 Construction Material & Procedures I: This course is designed to explore the basic principles of heavy construction. Site investigation, use of heavy equipment, foundations, structural frames, and industrial roofing systems are typical of the topics studied. Instructor: Benjamin Pokrywa CRN 20351 CNTC-205­51 Meets at [email protected] Semester begins 1-23-12 W 7:00pm-9:20pm

ECONOMICS

Macroeconomics

ECON-101 ________________________ 3CR Macroeconomics examines how all of the players in a market fit together into a complete economy. Students investigate the foundations of economic theory to determine ways to correct various economic problems. Issues such as unemployment, economic growth and resource allocation are also examined. Instructor: William Carnes CRN 24551 ECON-101-07 Meets at [email protected] Semester begins 1-23-12 F 10:05am-12:55pm

Construction Planning & Schedule

CNTC-215 ________________________ 3CR Prerequisite: CNTC 213 - Construction Quantity Estimating Fundamentals of construction management, and contract administration. Bar chart, Critical Path Method, and computer scheduling techniques are presented and practiced. Instructor: Benjamin Pokrywa CRN 24566 CNTC-215-01X Meets at [email protected] Semester begins 1-23-12 W 4:00pm-6:50pm

ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY

Electricity II

ESTC-102 ________________________ 2CR Prerequisite: ESTC 101 ­ Electricity I This course exposes the student to a variety of controls which are part of refrigeration and air-conditioning schematics and wiring diagrams cooling units, and aims at integrating such controls into fully-operational electrical circuits. This course develops a working knowledge of refrigeration and air-conditioning circuits by assembling groups of controls in simulators and actual equipment. The student will see first-hand the actual operation of motor starts, refrigerating equipment and airconditioning equipment ranging in size from the small window unit to the more complex home and office central air-systems. Instructor: Eric Symborski CRN 20340 ESTC-102-01X Meets at [email protected] Semester begins 1-23-12 R 2:30pm-5:20pm Instructor: Douglas Van Nest CRN 20810 ESTC-102-51X Meets at [email protected] Semester begins 1-23-12 R 6:00pm-8:50pm

CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Intro to Homeland Security/Emergency Managment

CRMJ-120 ________________________ 3CR This course examines emergency management laws and directives, the integrated emergency management system, and the role of the emergency management coordinator. The course focuses primarily on the politics, policies and programs relating to how we manage environmental and technological hazards, and the disasters they cause, through examination of actual case studies throughout the United States. Students who successfully complete this course will be prepared to take the final examination for IS-1 certification from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Instructor: Brian Donnelly

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Computer Aided Drafting I

ESTC-110 ________________________ 3CR This course is an introduction to basic CAD (computer aided drafting) techniques using AutoCAD software. Fundamentals of drawing and editing are presented and practiced. Instructor: David Peins CRN 20546 ESTC-110-01X Meets at [email protected] Semester begins 1-23-12 TR 10:00am-12:20pm

Services. The course consists of classroom skills lab experience, and a clinical practice rotation at a long-term care facility. This course exposes the student to long-term care settings that will enable them to assist residents under the direct supervision of a registered nurse Certification allows students to work at nursing home, mental health center, assisted-living facilities, rehabilitation centers and private homes. Total scheduled class time is 90 hours, as determined by the state. Instructor: Constance Archibald CRN 24087 HLTH-102-51 Meets at [email protected] Prerequisites/Corequisites: Clinical Requirements (documents must be submitted to the main office of [email protected] Bridgewater following registration). Semester begins 1-23-12 MW 5:30pm-9:45pm

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HISTORY

US History Beginnings to 1877

HIST-201 ________________________ 3CR This class surveys American history beginning with its Pre-Columbian origins. It extends to the colonial period and then to the Atlantic World forces that created revolution. The course continues with the tensions inherent in a nation divided by region and vision for the future. It ends with the climax of conflict that was the Civil War, and the Reconstruction in its wake that left unsettled the issue of civil rights. This course places US history in the context of global events. In doing so, it examines the complex ways in which the contours of the American experience have been both shaped by global forces and conversely how the United States has influenced the world. Moreover, the course investigates the expansion and contraction of democracy as part of the longer-term process of global revolutionary movements demanding freedom that began, but not fully realized, with its own revolution. Instructor: Staff CRN 24573 HIST-201-09 Meets at [email protected] Semester begins 1-23-12 MW 10:00am-11:20am

ENGLISH

English Composition II

ENGL-112 ________________________ 3CR Prerequisite: ENGL 111 - English Composition I English Composition II is the second in a two-course composition sequence that continues to expand and refine analytical writing and critical reading skills. Students produce a series of documented essays based on a range of fiction and non-fiction sources, focusing on the challenges posed by writing longer essays and using advanced research techniques. Instructor: Richard Sharp CRN 20511 ENGL-112­10 Meets at [email protected] Semester begins 1-23-12 MW 11:30am-12:50pm

HEALTH

Certified Nurse Aide

HLTH-102 ________________________ 4CR Prerequistes/Corequisites: Clinical Requirements (documents must be submitted to the main office of [email protected] following registration): Students must be 17 years or older. Background check and finger printing (approx.$40), professional liability insurance (approx.$40) and students must have documented proof of the following immunizations: Mantoux (2-step TB), HBV, MMR, and Varicella. Students are also required to have a clean uniform, white shoes and a watch with a second hand (not included in tuition). Certified Nurse Aide HLTH 102 course is approved by the New Jersey State Department of Health and Senior Services which will prepare students for the NJ State competency evaluation CNA licensure exam. This course uses the designated New Jersey curriculum for nurse aide personnel in long term care facilities, designed and regulated by the NJ Department of Health and Senior

US History: 1877 to Present

HIST-202 ________________________ 3CR This course surveys American history from the end of Reconstruction through the present. It places US history in the context of global events. In doing so, it examines the complex ways in which the contours of the American experience have been shaped by global forces and conversely how the United States has influenced the world. Moreover, the course investigates the expansion and contraction of democracy as part of the longer-term process of global revolutionary movements demanding freedom begun with the American Revolution of 1776. Instructor: Staff CRN 24572 HIST-202­08 Meets at [email protected] Semester begins 1-23-12 TR 11:30am-12:50pm

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INTERIOR DESIGN

Interior Design Studio I

INTR-111________________________3CR Prerequisites: INTR110 Design Drawing I, ARTS110 Basic Drawing I This course in an introduction to the role of the interior designer and spatial design for interiors. Diagramming, programming, conceptual design, and space planning are applied to the development of interior space. Principles and elements of design will be used to explore spatial and conceptual relationships. Designs will be developed through research, sketching, orthographic drawing, and physical/digital model making. Presentations will be created through digital and traditional techniques to communicate design intent. Students will be required to purchase some art/design supplies Instructor: Virginia Smith CRN 24395 INTR-111-01X Meets at [email protected] Semester begins 1-23-12 M 10:00am-1:50pm

Lighting for Interiors

IDTC-204________________________3CR Prerequisites:IDTC 100 Design Studio 1 and IDTC 200 Design Studio 2. This course is an introduction to lighting theory and principles for interior space. The aesthetic, psychological, and functional aspects of lighting will be addressed. It will introduce basic principles of lighting design, including criteria, calculations, planning, layout and documentation to support interior design programs and concepts. Instructor: Staff CRN 24390 IDTC-204-52 Meets at [email protected] Semester begins 1-23-12 R 6:00pm-8:50pm

Trade Codes & Business Practice

IDTC-205________________________3CR This course is an introduction to codes, specifications and professional practice for commercial, contract and residential interior environments. Current codes and standards are applied to the process of design and construction of built interior environments. Professional practice will include an overview of procedures and business practices for the design/build process and designer/client relationship. Instructor: Irene Farag CRN 24385 IDTC-205-01 Meets at [email protected] Semester begins 1-23-12 W 12:00pm-2:50pm

Visual Concepts for Interiors

INTR-112________________________2CR Prerequisite: INTR110 Design Drawing I This course is a foundation course for Interior Design. This course introduces and reinforces classic design principles in two dimensions and three dimensions. Through traditional and digital techniques students will investigate the elements and principles of design from an interior design perspective. Basic elements of design will be explored through a combination of digital and traditional techniques. Students will produce conceptual work with the appropriate visual language. Software may include: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Google SketchUP, Adobe Acrobat, and Microsoft Power Point. Students will be required to purchase some art/design supplies. Instructor: Virginia Smith CRN 24394 INTR-112-01X Meets at [email protected] Semester begins 1-23-12 T 9:00am-11:50am

Design Drawing III

INTR-211________________________3CR Prerequisites: INTR210 Design Drawing II, INTR200 Interior Design Studio II Corequisite: INTR230 Interior Design Studio III This course is an intermediate Computer Aided Design course for Interior Design. Students will produce work that represents designed interior space in two dimensional CAD drawings and three dimensional digital models. Larger scale commercial spaces are documented and visualized. A combination of orthographic drawings, three dimensional modeling and rendering for Interior Design will be explored. Software may include AutoCAD, Google SketchUP, 3D MAX and the Adobe Suite. Students will be required to purchase some art/design supplies. Instructor: Virginia Smith CRN 24392 INTR-211-01X Meets at [email protected] Semester begins 1-23-12 MW 3:00pm-5:20pm

Color and Material Invest

INTR-114________________________2CR Prerequisite: INTR110 Design Drawing I This course is a foundation course for Interior Design. This course combines classic color theory with materiality and specifications for interior design. Through traditional and digital techniques students will investigate the characteristics of color and materials for interior environments. This course gives the student the knowledge to select interior textiles, finishes, and materials appropriate to fit the needs of a project's aesthetics, performance, and respect for humans and the environment. Students will design projects and create designs based on the material and color applications explored in class. Students will be required to purchase some art/design supplies. Instructor: Sherry Bonaria CRN 24391 INTR-114-51X Meets at [email protected] M 6:00pm-8:50pm

Portfolio Develoment Interior Design

INTR-252________________________1CR Prerequisites: INTR 200 Interior Design Studio II, INTR 210 Design Drawing II This course is designed to help prepare students majoring in Interior Design to successfully transfer to a B.F.A. or B.S. in Interior Design program. The course will cover topics such as critical writing concept statements, career options, resume and portfolio preparation, for transfer and identification of appropriate transfer colleges. Students may be required to purchase some art/design supplies. Instructor: Virginia Smith CRN 24393 INTR-252-01X Meets at [email protected] Semester begins 1-23-12 T 3:00pm-4:50pm

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Independent Study Design Studio IV

IDTC-291________________________3CR Instructor: Staff CRN 24533 IDTC-291-13X Staff Independent Study Approval Form Required Meets at [email protected] W 6:00pm-9:50pm

Number Systems

MATH-101________________________3CR Prerequisites: MATH 020 Elementary Algebra or satisfactory score on placement test. (May also serve as a prerequisite: MATH 025 Algebra Mod 4, MATH 026 Algebra Transition Course, or MATH 030 Intermediate Algebra). A survey course designed to serve the needs of liberal arts majors. Topics include systems of enumeration, sets and set operations, logic, problem solving strategies, modular arithmetic, Euclidean geometry, and number theory. This course will not satisfy the mathematics requirements for students in science, mathematics, and business administration programs. Instructor: Staff CRN 24463 MATH-101­05 Meets at [email protected] Semester begins 1-23-12 MW 8:30am-9:50am

ITALIAN STUDIES

Introduction to Italian I

ITAL-101________________________3CR The course will introduce students to the fundamental structures of the Italian language and will develop the four language skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. The course is designed for students with no knowledge of Italian. Native speakers and students with successful completion of two or more years of Italian (within the past five years) cannot receive credit for this course. Classes include three hours of instruction and one hour of laboratory activities per week. Instructor: Giuseppe Rotolo CRN 22635 ITAL-101-01X Meets at [email protected] Semester begins 1-23-12 TR 11:00am-12:50pm

Precalculus II

MATH-113________________________3CR Prerequisites: MATH 112 - Precalculus I This course is designed as the second semester of a two semester sequence for students preparing to study calculus. This course consists of a weekly 1-hour lab. Topics include the study of trigonometric functions and other topics from trigonometry and analytic geometry. Instructor: Rosemarie Gorini CRN 21528 MATH-113-81X Concurrent Enrollment Program Academy for Health & Med Sci ONLY Graphing Calculator Required: TI-82, -83, or -84 Recommended Meets at [email protected] Semester begins 1-23-12 TR 8:30am-10:40am

MATHEMATICS

Elementary Algebra

MATH-020________________________4CR Prerequisite: MATH 014 Arithmetic II: Proportional Reasoning or appropriate score on placement test. This course is designed to provide an introduction to and development of elementary algebra concepts. Topics include exponents, polynomials, factoring, solving first degree equations and inequalities, rational and radical expressions, quadratic equations, techniques of graphing, systems of equations and applications. Instructor: Staff CRN 23683 MATH-020­53 Meets at [email protected] Semester begins 1-23-12 TR 5:30pm-7:20pm

MEDICAL ASSISTING

Phlebotomy Theory and Lab

MATC-116________________________1CR Prerequisites:MATC 111 Administrative Medical Assitant Principles, BIOL 120 Human Biology, HLTH 150 Medical Terminology, ENGL 111 English I. Corequisites: HLTH 107 Pathophysiology, HLTH 109 Pharmacology, MATC 121 Clinical Medical Assistant Principles. This course is designed to provide the student with the necessary theory and instruction in phlebotomy techniques. Upon completion of this course, the student will possess an orientation to basic phlebotomy procedures including equipment and techniques used for capillary puncture, venipuncture, and bleeding times. Other topics covered include infectious diseases and their prevention; professionalism and total quality in phlebotomy services; and medicolegal issues and health law procedures. Instructor: Enrique Watson CRN 23655 MATC-116-51X Meets at [email protected] Semester begins 1-23-12 R 6:00pm-8:00pm

Intermediate Algebra

MATH-030________________________4CR Prerequisite: MATH 020 Elementary Algebra or appropriate score on placement test. This course is for the student whose high school preparation in Algebra or placement score indicates insufficient knowledge or skill for success in college courses in statistics or precalculus. The course meets four hours each week; three hours in a lecture setting and one hour in guided study sessions. The topics include solving linear and quadratic equations and inequalities, graphing linear and quadratic equations, rational and radical expressions, integer and rational exponents, absolute value equations, introduction to functions and their graphs and systems of linear equations. Instructor: Staff CRN 23700 MATH-030-22 Meets at [email protected] Semester begins 1-23-12 TR 3:00pm-4:50pm

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Clinical Med Assist

MATC-121________________________7CR Prerequisites:MATC 111 Administrative Medical Assistant Principles,BIOL 120 Human Biology, HLTH 150 Medical Terminology,ENGL 111 English I.Corequisites: MATC 116 Phlebotomy Theory & Lab, HLTH 109 Pharmacology, HLTH 107 Pathophysiology. This course is designed to offer the student the necessary clinical theory and lab practice to become a competent medical assistant in an entry-level position. Basic clinical skills covered in this course include vital signs and patient assessment;nutrition;patient education and health promotion;infection control;surgical asepsis; surgical supplies, instruments and assisting with surgical procedures;assisting with a primary physical exam and specialty exams;and assisting in the clinical laboratory and with the analysis of urine and blood. Instructor: Martha Logan-Bieler CRN 23654 MATC-121-01X Meets at [email protected] Semester begins 1-23-12 M 9:00am-12:50pm WF 9:00am-11:20am

SOCIOLOGY

Introduction to Sociology

SOCI-101________________________3CR A systematic investigation of the basic concepts and principles of sociology with emphasis on culture, social relationships, groups, institutions and social structure. Instructor: Staff CRN 24460 SOCI-101­22 Meets at [email protected] Semester begins 1-23-12 TR 2:30pm-3:50pm

WELDING TECHNOLOGY

Basic Welding

WTTC-108________________________3CR This course is designed to combine classroom theory and hands-on shop experience. Students will practice oxyacetylene cutting, brazing, electric arc, MIG, and TIG welding techniques which are used in industrial, automotive, truck and construction settings. Selections of electrodes, safety procedures, welding terms, and American Welding Society (AWS) welding symbols will be covered. Students will be required to purchase safety equipment. Instructor: Richard Bergins CRN 23228 WTTC-108-01X Meets at [email protected] Semester begins 1-23-12 MW 3:00pm-5:30pm Instructor: Paul Vetter CRN 20837 WTTC-108-51X Meets at [email protected] Semester begins 1-23-12 MW 6:30pm-9:00pm

PHILOSOPHY & RELIGION

Current Moral & Social Issues

PHIL-106________________________3CR This course is an examination of both practical and theoretical issues in the area of moral philosophy: Reading will include historical sources and recent and contemporary material on such topics as euthanasia, assisted suicide, abortion, reproductive technology, warfare and terrorism, wealth distribution, capital punishment, and matters concerning the environment. Instructor: Brandyn Heppard CRN 22911 PHIL-106-80 Meets at [email protected] Semester begins 1-23-12 WF 1:00pm-2:20pm

Advanced Welding

WTTC-109________________________3CR Prerequisite: WTTC 108 - Basic Welding. The student will learn the following through hands-on experience and classroom theory: SMAW F1,2,3,4 and G1,2,3,4,5,6 setup and welding procedures on aluminum and stainless steel; how to select gasses for welding ferrous and nonferrous metals, welding dissimilar metals, welding hard surfacing, cast iron, cast steel and copper/copper alloys. Instructor: Herbert Browne CRN 23745 WTTC-109-35X Meets at [email protected] Semester begins 1-23-12 S 7:30am-12:30pm Instructor: Don Smith CRN 20839 WTTC-109-51X Meets at [email protected] Semester begins 1-23-12 TR 6:30pm-9:00pm

PSYCHOLOGY

Introduction to Psychology

PSYC-103________________________3CR This course provides an introduction to the major areas of study within the field of psychology. Human behavior and its determinants will be examined from various viewpoints. Topics covered include research methods, development, neuroscience, perception, learning, memory, states of consciousness, motivation, emotion, intelligence, personality theories, psychopathology, therapy, and social behavior. Instructor: Staff CRN 24457 PSYC-103­18 Meets at [email protected] Semester begins 1-23-12 M 1:00pm-3:50pm

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FREE ORGAN AND TISSUE DONATION AWARENESS SEMINAR

The Nursing Program at Raritan Valley Community College and the New Jersey Organ and Tissue Sharing Network invite you to a free informational seminar to learn about: · The facts and statistics for organ and tissue donation · The common misconceptions related to organ donation · Take advantage of information tables

This activity has been submitted to the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses, Inc. for approval to award contact hours. The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses, Inc. is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Activities that are approved by AORN are recognized as continuing education for registered nurses. This recognition does not imply that AORN or the ANCC Commission on Accreditation approves or endorses any product included in the presentation. To register for any of the above dates, please contact Barbara Mariani at [email protected] 908-516-5412 FREE - Registration Required

Available Dates: · January 25 10:00am­11:00am · April 24 4:00pm­5:00pm

NJ Sharing Network 691 Central Avenue New Providence, NJ

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Open House RVCC @ Bridgewater

Thursday, January 12, 2012 5:30 - 7:30 pm [email protected] 14 Vogt Drive Bridgewater

Learn about career training programs in such fields as HVAC, automotive, electrical, interior design, medical assisting, dental, ophthalmic science, phlebotomy, exercise science & more.

RVCC

Community Info Sessions

Wednesday, January 11, 2012 5-7 pm Flemington Free Public Library 118 Main Street Flemington

Tuesday, January 17, 2012 5-7 pm Hillsborough Township Library 379 South Branch Road Hillsborough

More I n f o [email protected] 908-253-6688 www.raritanval.edu/prospectivestudents

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Directions to RVCC @ BRIDGEWATER 14 Vogt Drive, Bridgewater , NJ

From INTERSTATE 287 SOUTH Take Exit 17 (202/206 South), ½ mile to Commons Way/Garretson Rd. Exit (Bridgewater Commons Mall). Make left at traffic light onto Commons Way. Turn left at the third traffic light onto Prince Rodgers Avenue . Proceed ½ mile to traffic light at North Bridge Street ; go straight through light onto Vogt Drive (county library on far right corner). From INTERSTATE 287 NORTH Take Interstate 287 North to Route 22 West (left lane exit). Travel 1 ½ miles on Route 22 West. Turn right (before first overpass) onto North Bridge Street (library sign). Bear right onto North Bridge Street and proceed ½ mile to first traffic light. Turn right onto Vogt Drive (county library on corner). From ROUTE 206 NORTH Take Route 206 North to South Bridge Street. Turn right onto South Bridge Street and proceed 2 miles to West Main Street, Somerville. Turn right onto West Main Street and then left onto Grove Street . Proceed 2 miles to Route 22 overpass and turn left onto overpass. Just before stop sign, bear right onto North Bridge Street. Proceed ½ mile to first traffic light. Turn right onto Vogt Drive (county library on corner). From ROUTE 202 NORTH Follow Route 202 North to First Avenue ( Raritan ) exit. Turn left at stop sign and cross over Route 202 onto First Avenue. First Avenue becomes Country Club Road. Proceed 3 miles to Garretson Road traffic light. Turn right onto Garretson Road (becomes Woodlawn Avenue ) and proceed to North Bridge Street. Turn right onto North Bridge Street and proceed ½ mile to traffic light at Vogt Drive. Turn right (county library on corner). From ROUTE 22 EAST Follow Route 22 East to the Grove Street Exit. Bear right and proceed over overpass. Just before stop sign, bear right onto North Bridge Street. Proceed ½ mile to first traffic light and make a right onto Vogt Drive (county library on corner).

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SPRING 2012 LIFELONG LEARNING COURSES

Raritan Valley Community College, in collaboration with Rutgers University, presents the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute offering noncredit courses for individuals over 50 who are looking to expand their horizons, learn in an engaging environment, and meet new friends. Classes are held at RVCC @ Bridgewater, 14 Vogt Drive, Bridgewater.

SPRING SEMESTER COURSES

Fashion Illustration Painting the Seasons for Water Color and Pastels Introduction to Social Media Computer Literacy Introduction to Constitutional Law Great Decisions Minority Relations in America: When the `Minority' Becomes the Majority Poverty Today Literature Exposed: Filming Poetry and Prose Making a Difference Society and the Workplace WWII on Film--Hollywood Goes to War Russia's Turbulent History & Culture A Look at History Between the Lines French for Conversation The Evolution of the Blues: from Jazz to Hip-Hop French Opera Sampler - Part I Movers & Shakers: American Culture & Broadway Beginning Bridge Bogus Stuff : Misrepresentations in the Media Broadway in Your Backyard Financial Survival Guide to Retirement Intermediate Bridge Introduction to Self-Publishing Meditation and Sense Imaging for Self-healing Cosmic Perspectives Genes and Cells Memoir Writing for Pleasure & Posterity Write That Book

Register at http://olliru.rutgers.edu For More Information: Sheila Cancella, Program Coordinator [email protected] or 908-526-1200 ext 8299

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Training Programs at [email protected]

If you're just out of high school or already have experience in the working world, get the skills needed to help with your career. RVCC offers students quality, hands-on training necessary to succeed both in school and in their careers.

Career training is available at [email protected] in these and other popular areas:

Air Conditioning, Refrigeration & Heating Auto Body Automotive Technology Business Certified Nurse Aide Computer Training Cosmetology Dental Radiology

Electrical Trades Interior Design Medical Assisting Pharmacy Technician Phlebotomy Lab Assistant Plumbing Real Estate Solar Panel Bootcamp

Register online at www.raritanval.edu/ce CALL US TODAY AT (908) 218-8871

Educational Workshop

Friday, March 30, 9:00am - 2:00pm

Join other educators at theses specialty workshops designed for K-12 teachers. Gain knowledge, skills, and strategies for effectively addressing critical topics of today. These workshops focus on issues identified by administrators and other educators, which meet the needs for their staff and their students. Topics include Project based learning; data driven instruction and educational leadership

Course Fee - $39

CALL US TODAY AT (908) 218-8871

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HOW TO REGISTER

Registration

· Online Registration is for non-credit classes only. · Register at least 10 days prior to the start date to avoid course cancellation. · Payment is required at time of registration.

Easy Ways to Register

1. Online www.raritanval.edu/ce with our new Flex Registration system. Register and pay online.

Once you have registered online, you can view your course schedule by logging into the system with your RVCC username (G #) and password.

2. In Person Register at [email protected], 14 Vogt Drive, Bridgewater, NJ 08876 or [email protected]

(main campus) 118 Lamington Road, Branchburg, NJ from 8:30am-6:30pm Monday through Friday.

3. By Mail Simply complete and return the registration form with a check or money order and mail to:

Raritan Valley Community College Continuing Education P.O. Box 3300 Somerville, NJ 08876

In response to state and federal regulations regarding identity theft, RVCC no longer accepts credit card payment by phone, fax or mail. If you plan on paying by credit card, please use our secure online registration system at www.raritanval.edu/ce.

For INFORMATION Call 908-218-8871 or Email [email protected]

8 Steps to Register Online for Continuing Education

1. REQUIREMENT: To register online you need your student ID (known as your G#), password and credit card ready. If you do not know your student ID or password, please send an email to [email protected] requesting this information. 2. If you have never registered for courses, our online system will create a new student ID and password for you. Please note your ID # (G#) as this number remains your ID # throughout your lifetime at the college. 3. ACCESSING ONLINE REGISTRATION: go to www.raritanval.edu/ce and select `Register Online Here'. 4. REGISTERING THE COURSE: You have the option to enter the 5 digit CRN (separate additional CRN's with a comma) in the `FOR' field. You may also conduct a search for the desired courses using the ADVANCED SEARCH selection. 5. SCHEDULE BUILDER: Once the CRN's or search selection is complete, a Schedule Builder screen displays. Simply place your cursor in the course box to display the icons for either displaying the course details or adding the CRN to your schedule list. 6. COMPLETING REGISTRATION: When completed, click the `REGISTER' button to proceed to the Student Sign In screen. (Note: when entering your student ID, use the uppercase `G'.) 7. PAYMENT: When your account information displays, select the `PROCEED TO PAYMENT' icon and follow the field entry requirements. 8. ACKNOWLEGE COMPLETION: When you have completed the payment, you will be asked if you are done with your registration. Select the `YES' button to complete and initiate an email registration confirmation letter that is sent to the email address on your account.

Refund Policy

If a class is cancelled by Continuing Education, you will be offered an alternate course or receive a full refund. If you cancel or withdraw ten (10) or more days prior to the start of a class, a refund is given less a non-refundable registration fee. The request must be in writing with your name, home address, contact telephone number and the course name and course number. Please email [email protected] or fax request to 908-722-4716. No refund will be given after the start of a class.

Cancellation Class Policy:

Register early to avoid disappointment. Non-credit classes are self-supporting and course-related expenses are paid from student registration fees. Courses that do not meet a minimum student enrollment are subject to cancellation. If that should happen, every effort is made to notify you by telephone. We will attempt to transfer you to another section, find an alternate course, or offer a full refund.

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REGISTRATION FORM

For Continuing Education (non-credit) Courses Only

This form is to be used for Mail-In or In-Person registration. Credit Cards may be used for On-Line or In-Person registration. For On-Line Registration go to www.raritanval.edu/ce

XXX - XX / / __________________________________________________________________________________________ Social Security Number (Last 4 digits) Date of Birth (mm/dd/yy)

__________________________________________________________________________________________ Legal Name (Last, First, Middle) Former Names __________________________________________________________________________________________ Mailing Address City State Zip County __________________________________________________________________________________________ Home Phone Cell Phone __________________________________________________________________________________________ Email Address ________________________________________________________________________________________ Student ID # (if you have an existing RVCC ID#, please enter it)

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Ethnicity: Do you consider yourself to be Hispanic or Latino? Yes___ No___. In addition, select one or more of the following racial categories to describe yourself: ___American Indian/Alaskan Native ___Asian ___White ___Black/African-American ___Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Course Selections

CRN COURSE SECTION

Ex.-51X Ex. - 61111 Ex.- BU103

COURSE TITLE (abbreviate as needed)

Start Date

(mm/dd/yy)

(see brochure)

Non Credit Course Fee

$ $ $ $ $ $

TOTAL

To register for CREDIT COURSES go to

www.raritanval.edu

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Continuing Education Directory

Spring 2012 Directory

Marcia Bird

Cosmetology Coordinator

Office Staff

Ruth Beatty

Administrative Assistant

908-526-1200, ext. 8618 [email protected] Brenda Fisher

Assistant Dean

908-526-1200, ext. 8235 [email protected] Joanie Coffaro Marketing Outreach Coordinator 908-625-6222 [email protected] Allison Gill

Administrative Assistant Small Business Development Center

908-526-1200, ext. 8367 [email protected] Bill Harnden

Operations Director Small Business Development Center

908-526-1200, Ext. 8403 [email protected] Cynthia Hynes

Administrative Manager

908-526-1200, ext. 8516 [email protected] Barbara Heyward

Grant Assistant

908-526-1200, Ext. 8620 [email protected] Larry Jenkins

Regional Director Small Business Development Center

908-526-1200, ext. 8874 [email protected] Kathy Ormosi

Small Business Development Center

908-526-1200, ext. 8515 [email protected] Julia West Johnson

Associate Dean Workforce Business Development

908-526-1200, ext. 8975 [email protected] Kathy Petrillo

Administrative Assistant

908-526-1200, ext. 8624 [email protected] Stacy Pibl

Marketing Outreach Coordinator

908-526-1200, ext. 8319 [email protected] Janet Luton Perantoni

Dean Continuing Education

908-526-1200, ext. 8621 [email protected] Bridget Waverka

Administrative Assistant

908-526-1200, Ext. 8364 [email protected] Candace Reynolds

Program Coordinator

908-526-1200, ext. 8471 [email protected]

908-526-1200, Ext. 8644 [email protected]

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Spring 2012

S ec ond Career S c hola r s hi p

Are You Returning to RVCC for a Second Career?

Second Careers

Certified Nurse Aid (CNA) EKG Technician National Pharmacy Technician Dental Radiology Phlebotomy /Lab Assistant Electrical Certification Solar Panel Installation Plumbing

You may be ELIGIBLE for a Second Career Scholarship

WHO: This scholarship is targeted at individuals seeking to acquire new skills and increase their ability to find employment in a second career and succeed in today's competitive market. ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must be residents of Somerset County and U.S. citizens (or green card holders), high school graduates of an accredited secondary school or GED recipient, enrolled in one of the identified programs, and have satisfactory ability to read and write English. Students also need to demonstrate financial need. The scholarship may be used for tuition and fees. REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must complete an application, submit an essay and demonstrate financial need. TO APPLY Complete the application located at www.raritanval.edu/ce.html

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S i Spring 2012 C ou rses

Classes in Bridgewater & Branchburg

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Raritan Valley Community College

P.O. 3300, Somerville, NJ 08876-1265

Open House Jan 12 Thurs.,

RVCC @ Bridgewater

Learn More

Register

Preferred not Required

Learn about career training programs in such fields as 5:30 - 7:30 pm HVAC, automotive, electrical, interior design, medical assisting, dental, ophthalmic science, phlebotomy, plumbing & MORE.

www.raritanval.edu/cce 908-218-8871

PAID New Brunswick, NJ Permit No. 411

Non-Profit US Postage

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