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Learn the basic skills and concepts needed to use Microsoft Access 2013 productively and efficiently. After an introduction to the Access 2013 environment, learn how to plan databases and create tables. Learn to organize fields and records, and to work with data entry rules. Create basic queries and work with forms and reports. Prerequisite: Experience with Windows or Windows 8 - Beginning class. Learning Objectives: Create databases and tables Navigate fields and records Learn data entry rules Create, use, and modify queries Create and use forms Create and modify reports Note: No refunds on bundled prices.

174FMOF1603A

Start date: 05/05/17

End date: 05/05/17

Fee: $219.00

1 session

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room :  208



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Learn additional skills and concepts needed to use Microsoft Access 2013 productively and efficiently. Learn to normalize data, join tables while observing referential integrity, and query multiple tables. Format forms and reports, insert background images and charts, and create specialized objects such as lookup fields, subforms and subreports, navigation forms, and calculated fields. Prerequisite: Access 2013 - Beginning. Learning Objectives: Understand table relationships Create and modify lookup fields Perform complex queries with joined tables and calculated fields Learn report formatting Create charts in forms and reports Note: No refunds on bundled prices.

174FMOF1604A

Start date: 05/12/17

End date: 05/12/17

Fee: $219.00

1 session

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room :  204



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According to Flurry Analytics, overall app usage grew in 2014 by 76%. Have you ever wanted to create mobile apps that could run on an iPhone and iPad, as well any Android device? What about Blackberry and Windows Phone? Of course you do! But do you want to learn four different programming languages? Probably not! This course will teach you how to imagine, design, build, and optimize cross-platform mobile apps using the very latest in HTML5 standards. Textbook is required at the first class meeting and is available at the KSU Center bookstore. Internet access is also required. Prerequisite: High school diploma or equivalent. Complete the Basic Skills Assessment and submit Program Application. Working knowledge of computers and access to computer and Internet are required. Basic understanding of programming concepts is helpful. Learning Objectives:   Utilize HTML5 and CSS3 for mobile devices. Understand how to use Google Maps in an app. Optimize apps to make sure they run as fast as possible. Work effectively with a mobile device. Use sensors. Capture audio, images, and video. Work with files and storage. Access contacts. Build example apps. Understand how to convert HTML5 apps into native apps that you can submit to stores such as Apple’s App Store, Google Play, and Blackberry App World.   The Basic Skills Assessment & Program Application are located online. Click here for the Basic Skills Assessment and Program Application instructions.  

173FVCM1042A

Start date: 03/04/17

End date: 04/01/17

Fee: $1,599.00

5 sessions.

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room :  204



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Advance your skills in the AutoCAD workspace and gain the final pieces of knowledge you need to pursue the Autodesk certification after the class. Learn to work with advanced tables, annotations, editing and viewing tools of the AutoCAD software. You will create advanced dynamic blocks and attributes and learn about sheet sets. Prepare to publish and use collaboration tools all while managing layers and learning to use the right tools for optimal performance. You will complete a hands-on project in this program that can be used in your professional portfolio. Textbook is required at the first class meeting and is available at the KSU Center bookstore. Internet access is also required. It is recommended that students have access to the AutoCAD software outside of the classroom, but the software will be provided in the classroom for you to use and complete everything necessary for the class. Prerequisite: AutoCAD Essentials and AutoCAD Intermediate or equivalent experience. High school diploma or equivalent. Complete the Basic Skills Assessment and submit Program Application if not done for previous AutoCAD classes. Working knowledge of computers and access to computer and Internet are required. The Basic Skills Assessment & Program Application are located online. Click here for the Basic Skills Assessment and Program Application instructions.

181FBUS1204A

Start date: 07/22/17

End date: 09/16/17

Fee: $1,499.00

8 sessions.

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room :  Not Assigned



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AutoCAD is the most widely used computer-aided design (CAD) software for producing architectural, engineering and construction drawings. This program will teach the core topics required for preparing professional drawings using AutoCAD. Learn to navigate the AutoCAD workspace and use basic drawing, editing and viewing tools of the software. You will organize drawing objects on layers and insert reusable blocks. Prepare layouts to plot and add text, hatching and dimensions. You will complete a hands-on project in this program that can be used as a foundation for your professional portfolio. Textbook is required at the first class meeting and is available at the KSU Center bookstore. Internet access is also required. It is recommended that students have access to the AutoCAD software outside of the classroom. Prerequisite: High school diploma or equivalent. Complete the Basic Skills Assessment and submit Program Application. Working knowledge of computers and access to computer and Internet are required. Students should have a working knowledge of computers. The Basic Skills Assessment & Program Application are located online. Click here for the Basic Skills Assessment and Program Application instructions.

181FBUS1201A

Start date: 09/30/17

End date: 11/18/17

Fee: $1,499.00

8 sessions.

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room :  Not Assigned



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Continue learning how to work more effectively in AutoCAD in this Intermediate-level class. You will be able to better utilize productivity tools and learn how to work with constraints. Create and organize more advanced blocks and layouts as well as build templates and annotation styles from scratch. Learn how to use zoom commands, external references, QuickCalc, and dimensioning tools for a more complete and advanced drawing. Textbook is required at the first class meeting and is available at the KSU Center bookstore. Internet access is also required. It is recommended that students have access to the AutoCAD software outside of the classroom. Prerequisites: AutoCAD Essentials or equivalent working experience. Students should have a working knowledge of computers. Skills Assessment & Program Application are located online. Click for instructions. You will be directed to the program application after completing the Skills Assessment.

174FBUS1202A

Start date: 04/15/17

End date: 05/20/17

Fee: $1,199.00

6 sessions.

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room :  240



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It has been reported that the number one qualification employers seek in a potential new employee is computer skills.  This course will equip you with the most up-to-date technology skills in an ever-changing discipline.  You will gain a technical understanding of the desktop computer, notebook computer, smart phone, portable media player, and digital camera.  This course will teach you the fundamentals of computers, software, and the Web.   In addition to gaining a practical understanding of the computer, through application and instruction, you will gain intermediate-level skills to create documents, presentations, worksheets, and databases using the various Microsoft Office products:  Windows 8, Internet Explorer 11, Word 2013, PowerPoint 2013, Excel 2013, and Access 2013.  This course provides the perfect opportunity to empower you with the skills and knowledge to either enter or advance your skills as an Office Professional. Prerequisites:  High School Diploma or equivalency. Complete Skills Assessment and submit Program Application. Computer and Internet access required. Basic knowledge of Windows Operating System is also required.    Textbook: "Discovering Computers & Microsoft Office 2013: A Fundamental Combined Approach" by Shelly/Vermaat      Textbook and a flash drive are required at the first class meeting and are available at the KSU Center bookstore. It is recommended that students purchase Microsoft Office 2013, but it is not required to successfully complete the class. Additional material to use as independent study is available for purchase at www.cengagebrain.com.  The purchase of this material is not necessary to complete the class.      

181FMOF2101A

Start date: 08/05/17

End date: 11/04/17

Fee: $949.00

13 sessions.

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room :  Not Assigned



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Find out how this course will equip you with the most up-to-date technology in an ever-changing discipline. You will gain a working understanding of the functionality of the desktop computer, notebook computer, smart phone, portable media player, and digital camera. It will also teach you the fundamentals of computers, software, and the Web. In addition to gaining a working knowledge of the computer through application and instruction you will gain the skills to create documents, presentations, worksheets, and databases using the various Microsoft Office products: Windows 7, Internet Explorer 8, Word 2013, PowerPoint 2013, Excel 2013, and Access 2013. This course provides the perfect opportunity to empower you with the skills and knowledge to either enter or advance your skills as an Office Professional.

181FMOF2298A

Start date: 08/03/17

End date: 08/03/17

Fee: $0.00

1 session

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room :  Not Assigned



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This course is approved for VA Education Benefits.   Do you love numbers? This unique combination course will offer you the fundamental skills of effective bookkeeping. Additionally, you will become savvy with QuickBooks accounting software on a remote computer. This virtual desktop environment allows for hands-on QuickBooks practice inside and outside of the classroom. The Department of Labor projects an 11% growth rate through 2022 as bookkeeping skills are in high demand by employers due to the increased complexity and requirements of compliance and regulation. This program will teach you to work with general ledgers, assets, liabilities, equity accounts, balance sheets and income statements. You will also learn to compute and record basic book and tax depreciation, manage bills and invoices, reconcile bank and credit card accounts, and provide financial statements for tax preparation. Textbooks required at the first class meeting and are available at the KSU Center bookstore. Internet access is also required. This course is excellent for individuals starting a business or for those operating a small business who seek experience with QuickBooks. It is also helpful for those desiring the Certified Bookkeeper (CB) designation from AIPB.org. Prerequisite: High school diploma or equivalent. Complete the Basic Skills Assessment and submit Program Application. Working knowledge of computers and access to computer and Internet are required. Working knowledge of Windows and Excel. Accounting Fundamentals online class or equivalent experience. The Basic Skills Assessment & Program Application are located online. Click here for the Basic Skills Assessment and Program Application instructions.

181FBUS1050A

Start date: 08/09/17

End date: 11/29/17

Fee: $1,999.00

30 sessions.

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room :  Not Assigned



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Please note, this is the combined CCENT and CCNA class. Cisco certifications were included in a list of the 15 Top-Paying IT Certifications in both 2015 and 2016 (Global Knowledge). Gain the knowledge necessary to earn the Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT) credential and Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) credential, preparing you for a career in networking. Learn the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and computer networks. The principles of IP addressing and fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations are also introduced to provide a foundation for the curriculum. You will be able to build simple LANs, perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement IP addressing schemes. Learn the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a small, large, and complex network. You will learn to configure routers and switches for advanced functionality and develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement DHCP and DNS operations in a network. This course enables students to understand the selection criteria of network devices and WAN technologies to meet network requirements. Students will configure and troubleshoot network devices and resolve common issues with data link protocols as well as develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement IPSec and virtual private network (VPN) operations in a complex network. Textbooks are required at the first class meeting and are available at the KSU Center bookstore. Internet access is required. 1GB USB required for class. Prerequisite: Complete Cisco Skills Assessment and Application.

181FBUS1102A

Start date: 07/08/17

End date: 12/02/17

Fee: $4,999.00

20 sessions.

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room :  218



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Continue your path toward Cisco certification with Scaling and Connecting Networks. This course will help prepare you for the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification. Learn the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a large and complex network. You will learn to configure routers and switches for advanced functionality and develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement DHCP and DNS operations in a network. You will then discover WAN technologies and network services required by converged applications in a complex network. This course enables students to understand the selection criteria of network devices and WAN technologies to meet network requirements. Students will configure and troubleshoot network devices and resolve common issues with data link protocols as well as develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement IPSec and virtual private network (VPN) operations in a complex network. Textbooks are required at the first class meeting and are available at the KSU Center bookstore. Internet access is required. Prerequisite: Complete Cisco Skills Assessment and Application. Successful completion of Cisco CCENT Certificate or CCENT certification. Click here to begin Skills Assessment and Application

174FBUS1101A

Start date: 04/15/17

End date: 06/24/17

Fee: $2,699.00

10 sessions.

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room :  218



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Are you interested in earning your Cisco certification? Join us for an information session led by our Instructor where you will learn more about the Cisco Certificate Programs. This session will go into detail on the course prerequisites, required books, course fees, and the course syllabus. Bring your questions, because you will have an opportunity to participate in the Q&A session with the Instructor. Even if you are simply looking for more details, you will leave our information session with the tools you need to make an informed decision about your future!

181FBUS1099A

Start date: 08/03/17

End date: 08/03/17

Fee: $0.00

1 session

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room :  Not Assigned



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