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inWelcome to our schedule page!  Our schedule is updated daily and the best place to get information on our most current course offerings. Use our Table of Contents to quickly and easily navigate the page:

Please feel free to refer to the key below if you have any questions about what the individual letters in the schedule tables stand for:

M
T
W
R
F
Sat
Sun
TBA
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
To Be Announced

We can also be reached at by telephone or e-mail if you have additional questions:

Phone: 281-239-1531

E-Mail: CE@wcjc.edu

Medical Careers

Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) Training Program

Application for Certified Nurse Aide Training Program

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline
70029
80016
TR
5:30PM - 8:30PM
01/16/18 - 04/27/18
BAY
112 
$850
Active
January 11th,
by 4PM
70030
80017
MW
9:00AM - 12:00PM
01/17/18 - 04/13/18
ELC
101
$850
Active
January 11th,
by 4PM
70031
80018
MW
5:30PM - 8:30PM
01/22/18 - 04/20/18
SGL
268
$850
Active
January 18th,
by 4PM

APPLICAITONS ARE BEING ACCEPTED NOW!! You must apply and be accepted before you can register and pay. Acceptance does not secure your spot in the program, you must register and pay. APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications must be received no later than the Monday prior to the registration deadline. PLEASE CALL 281-239-1531 FOR MORE INFORMATION!

Course Description: This program is regulated by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability. Students will learn to give direct client care including communication and interpersonal skills, infection control, safety and emergency procedures, including the Heimlich maneuver, promoting residents' independence, and respecting residents' rights. As well as, personal care skills, basic nursing skills, mental health and social service needs, care of cognitively impaired residents, and basic restorative services. CNAs often work in a wide variety of settings; nursing homes, hospitals, adult day care centers, personal homes and assisted living facilities. This is an entry-level allied health preparation course. Students can proceed into higher level allied health course such as ADN, LVN, Physical Therapy Assistant, etc. Clinical trainings are required for completion of this course. Our students demonstrate hands on skills in a long term care facility and hospital clinical rotation. Upon passing the state exam, students will enter the field as a Certified Nurse Aide. Applications should be submitted as soon as possible but must be received prior to the registration deadline.

Supplies: Textbook, scrubs (top and bottom), stethoscope, watch with second hand, and non-skid shoes. Students are responsible for the cost of the Certified Nurse Aide state exam. Approximate cost of the exam is approximately $95. Testing will be conducted after successful completion of classroom and clinical portions of the class. Clinical rotation schedule will be determined during class.

Program Entrance Requirements: Completion of a Certified Nurse Aide Training Program Application, High School Diploma or GED, Pre-TASP Reading Test with score of 14 or higher. To schedule exam, please call the WCJC Testing Department at 979-532-6386. A criminal background check is required before acceptance into the program will be granted.

Required Immunizations: MMR, Hepatitis B Series, Varicella, Tetanus, TB Skin Test within 60 days of the course beginning, and Proof of Flu Vaccine or Vaccine Exemption Letter maybe required for some clinical sites. All immunization records must be received no later than 1 week prior to the start of class.

Total Contact Hours: 106

Required Textbook: Hartman's Nursing Assistant Care - Long Term Care, 3rd Edition
ISBN-13: 978-1604250411

The required textbook is available at the WCJC Sugar Land or Wharton campus bookstore.

Medical Assistant (MA) Training Program

Application for Medical Assistant Training Program

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline
60068
70023
70018
80012
80010
90009
90008
MTW
06:00PM - 09:00PM
11/01/17 - 08/17/18
SGL*
252**
270
$2,480
Active
Thursday, 
October 26th
by 4pm

 

APPLICAITONS ARE BEING ACCEPTED NOW!! You must apply and be accepted before you can register and pay. Acceptance does not secure your spot in the program, you must register and pay. APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications must be received no later than the Monday prior to the registration deadline. PLEASE CALL 281-239-1531 FOR MORE INFORMATION!

* Please note some classes may be held at the Richmond campus due to intersessions at the Sugar Land campus. Your instructor will provide you a schedule at the beginning of class and remind you of these dates as they approach.

** Class will be held in Room 252 for 11/01/17 to 11/29/17, the remainder of the time classes will meet in Room 270.0

Program Description: This comprehensive program was designed to assist students in gaining the skills and procedures necessary to become an effective Medical Assistant. This program prepares students in the many different administrative duties, including answering telephones, greeting patients, updating and filing patients’ medical records, filling out insurance forms, handling correspondence, scheduling appointments, arranging for hospital admission and laboratory services, and handling billing and book keeping. Students will also be taught how to take medical histories and record vital signs, explain treatment procedures to patients, prepare patients for examination, and assist during diagnostic examinations. Trainees will learn how to collect and prepare laboratory specimens or perform basic laboratory tests on the premises, dispose of contaminated supplies, and sterilize medical instruments. They will be instructed on how to inform patients about medications and special diets, prepare and administer medications as directed, authorize drug refills as directed, telephone prescriptions to a pharmacy, draw blood, prepare patients for X-rays, take electrocardiograms, remove sutures, and change dressings.This program is concluded with students completing 48 hours hands on clinical rotation. Students are allowed to choose their own clinical at which they will complete administrative and clinical tasks in the offices of physicians, hospitals, or other healthcare facilities. Please be aware that additional expenses may arise during clinical rotations.  Upon completion of the program, students may elect to sit for NHA's Certified Clinical Medical Assistant certificate examination for an additional fee. Applications should be submitted as soon as possible but must be received prior to the registration deadline.

Course Descriptions:

Medical Terminology - The study of basic structure of medical words including prefixes, suffixes, roots, combining forms, plurals, pronunciation, spelling and the definitions of medical terms, diagnostic, therapeutic, and surgical procedures, medical specialties, and pharmacology. Emphasis on building a professional vocabulary required for employment within the allied health care field.

Basic Anatomy - A study of the anatomical structure of the human body. Body structure will be studied by organ systems and will involve a balance between gross anatomical study and histology. Emphasis will be directed towards the structure, composition and functions of the organ systems of the human body. Students will also learn basic technical terminology and language associated with anatomy.

Medical Administrative Support - Students will be instructed on medical office procedures including appointment scheduling, medical records creation and maintenance, telephone communications, coding, billing and third party reimbursement. Students will also learn how to maintain and manage records and medical law and ethics.

Pharmacology and Medication Administration - Students will be instructed in concepts and application of pharmacological principles. Focuses on drug classifications, principles and procedures of medication administration, mathematical systems and conversions, calculation of drug problems, and medico-legal responsibilities of the medical assistant.

Procedures in a Clinical Setting - There will be an emphasis on patient assessment, examination, and treatment as directed by physicians. Vital signs, collection and documentation of patient information, asepsis, office clinical procedures and other treatments as appropriate for ambulatory care settings will also be covered.

Medical Assistant Lab Procedures - Students will learn how to collect and handle specimens, quality assurance and quality control in performance of Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA)-waived laboratory testing and more.

Total Contact Hours: 325

Supplies: Disposable lab coat or scrubs (top and bottoms), non-skid shoes (tennis shoes are acceptable), watch with a second hand, stethoscope. Students are responsible for the cost of the NHA's Certified Clinical Medical Assistant certificate examination. Approximate cost of the exam is $155. Testing will be conducted after successful completion of the program.

Program Entrance Requirements: Completion of a Medical Assistant Training Program Application, High School Diploma or GED, Pre-TASP Reading Test with score of 14 or higher.  To schedule exam, please call the WCJC Testing Department at 979-532-6386. Student will also need to show proof of a current CPR Certification through the American Heart Association prior to the first day of class.

Required Immunizations: MMR, Hepatitis B Series, Varicella, Tetanus, TB Skin Test within 60 days of the course beginning, and Proof of Flu Vaccine or Vaccine Exemption Letter maybe required for some clinical sites. All immunization records must be received no later than 1 week prior to the start of class.

Required Textbooks: Textbooks are included in the price of the course.

Medical Office Specialist (MOS) Program

Application for Medical Office Specialist (MOS) Program

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline
60091
70014
70015
80005
90003
MW
5:30PM - 8:30PM
 
Call 281.239.1531
for more details.
 
RICH
141
TBA
Closed
Closed

FALL DATES COMING SOON, PLEASE CALL 281-243-8495 FOR MORE INFORMATION!

Program Description: The program is a comprehensive program designed to assist students in gaining the skills and procedures necessary to become effective employees in the medical office. Students of the program will learn office procedures, basic anatomy, medical terminology, medical insurance billing and basic diagnostic coding. The office skills required to work in a medical or physician's office are quite different from other clerical jobs. This program prepares students for employment in a medical office setting (e.g., physician's office, dental office, therapy clinic, chiropractic clinic, etc.) or other related business environment. The medical office specialist will play a vital role in the daily operation of the medical facility or office. Students will also learn the keys to positive patient relations in the medical office and how to build and maintain a loyal patient base to maximize their success at work. Upon completion of the program, students may elect to sit for NHA's Certified Medical Administrative Assistant certificate examination for an additional fee. Applications should be submitted as soon as possible but must be received prior to the registration deadline.

Course Descriptions:

Basic Anatomy - A study of the anatomical structure of the human body. Body structure will be studied by organ systems and will involve a balance between gross anatomical study and histology. Emphasis will be directed towards the structure, composition and functions of the organ systems of the human body.

Students will also learn basic technical terminology and language associated with anatomy. This knowledge is needed for work in both front office and billing positions.

Medical Terminology - The study of basic structure of medical words including prefixes, suffixes, roots, combining forms, plurals, pronunciation, spelling and the definitions of medical terms, diagnostic, therapeutic, and surgical procedures, medical specialties, and pharmacology. Emphasis on building a professional vocabulary required for employment within the allied health care field.

Basic Diagnostic Coding - A study of the purpose, principles, and use of the ICD-10-CM classification system for medical services. Students will assign ICD-10-CM codes to diagnosis statements, case abstracts, and patient records. Use of the ICD-10-CM coding manual and a computerized encoder is incorporated.

Medical Office Procedures & Support - Introduction to basic medical office skills including effective telephone techniques, filing and indexing, record management, mail handling, appointment scheduling, correspondence and business transactions, office equipment, time management, and goal setting. Emphasis is placed on personal and professional characteristics, privacy, legal and ethical standards, professional and personal therapeutic communications as well as billing principles and practice of insurance and reimbursement processing including the assignment and reporting of codes for diagnoses; completion of CMS-1500 claims for outpatient, emergency department, and physician office encounters; and the review of cases to identify issues of fraud and abuse.

Supplies: Textbooks will be included in the cost of tuition. Students are responsible for the cost of the NHA's Certified Medical Administrative Assistant certificate examination. Approximate cost of the exam is $115. Testing will be conducted after successful completion of the program.

Program Entrance Requirements: Completion of a Medical Office Specialist Training Program Application, High School Diploma or GED, Pre-TASP Reading Test with score of 14 or higher. To schedule exam, please call the WCJC Testing Department at 979-532-6386.  A criminal background check is required before acceptance into the program will be granted.

Total Contact Hours: 200

Required Textbooks: Textbooks are included in the price of the course.

Phlebotomy Technician Training Program

Application for Phlebotomy Technician Training Program

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline
90110
60016
TR
6:00PM - 9:00PM
 
Call 281.239.1531
for more details.
 
ELC
108
TBA
Closed
June 15th,
by 4pm

FALL DATES COMING SOON, PLEASE CALL 281-243-8495 FOR MORE INFORMATION!

Course Description: This course provides skill development in the performance of a variety of blood collection methods using proper techniques and standard precautions. The duties of a phlebotomist may include properly identifying the patient, interpreting the tests requested on the requisition, drawing blood into the correct tubes with the proper additives, accurately explaining the procedure to the patients, preparing patients accordingly, practicing the required forms of asepsis, practicing standard and universal precautions, performing the skin/vein puncture, withdrawing blood into containers or tubes, restoring hemostasis of the puncture site, instructing patients on post-puncture care, ordering tests per the doctor's requisition, affixing tubes with electronically printed labels, and delivering specimens to a laboratory. Additional topics include professionalism, ethics and some medical terminology. This course includes 120-hours of work based instruction through clinical rotations. Phlebotomy students are trained to draw blood from a patient for clinical or medical testing, transfusions, donations, or research. Clinical assignments are given to students by their instructor during class. Clinical assignments are decided by the college, and cannot be revised. Clinical schedules are set by instructor and/or site and cannot be alter once assigned. Please be aware that additional expenses may arise during clinical rotations. Clinical rotation will begin after the lecture portion of class ends. Applications should be submitted as soon as possible but must be received prior to the registration deadline.

Total Contact Hours: 174

Supplies: Textbook, disposable lab coat or scrubs (top and bottoms), non-skid shoes (tennis shoes are acceptable).

Program Entrance Requirements: Completion of a Phlebotomy Technician Training Program Application, High School Diploma or GED, Pre-TASP Reading Test with score of 14 or higher. To schedule exam, please call the WCJC Testing Department at 979-532-6386.

Required Immunizations: MMR, Hepatitis B Series, Varicella, Tetanus, TB Skin Test within 60 days of the course beginning, and Proof of Flu Vaccine or Vaccine Exemption Letter maybe required for some clinical sites. All immunization records must be received no later than 1 week prior to the start of class.

Required Textbook: Phlebotomy Essentials, 6th Edition ISBN-13: 978-1-4511-9452-4; Student Workbook for Phlebotomy Essentials, 6th Edition ISBN-978-1-4511-9453-1

The required textbooks are available at the WCJC Wharton campus bookstore.

Pharmacy Technician Training Program

Application for Pharmacy Technician Training Program

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline
TBA
TBA
TBA
Call 281.239.1531 
for more details.
 
TBA
TBA
TBA
Active
TBA

**Please note: The Pharmacy Technician Training Program follows the college calendar.

Course Description: This course trains students in the following: pharmaceutical calculations, state and federal laws, IV admixture, prepackaging, inventory control, pharmacy terminology, pharmacology, computer applications, and the practice of pharmacy. A pharmacy technician is a health care provider who performs pharmacy-related functions. Pharmacy technicians work in a variety of locations usually in community, retail, and hospital pharmacies, but can also work for long-term care facilities, pharmaceutical manufacturers, third-party insurance companies, computer software companies, or in government or teaching. Job duties include dispensing prescription drugs and other medical devices to patients and instructing on their use. They may also perform administrative duties in pharmaceutical practice, such as reviewing prescription requests with doctor's offices and insurance companies to ensure correct medications are provided and payment is received. Applications should be submitted as soon as possible but must be received prior to the registration deadline.

Total Contact Hours: 210

Program Entrance Requirements: Completion of Pharmacy Technician Training Program Application, High School Diploma or GED, Pre-TASP Reading Test with score of 14 or higher. To schedule exam, please call the WCJC Testing Department at 979-532-6386. A criminal background check is required before acceptance into the program will be granted.

Required Textbooks: TBA

The required textbooks will be available at the WCJC Sugar Land campus bookstore.

Business Administration

Summer/Fall Classes Coming Soon!

Computers and Technology

Beginning Computers

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline
60040
TW
6:00PM - 9:00PM
Call 281.239.1531
for more details.
RICH
141
$160 
Active 
August 31st,
by 4PM

Course Description: This is a course that has been designed with senior computer users in mind. Participants will learn how to use a computer, the Internet, and email in a slow-paced and relaxed environment. Learn how to use a computer to send greetings and pictures to family and friends, how to surf the Internet, shop and pay bills online, compose letters, and much more!

Total Contact Hours: 12

Required Materials: 1 GB flash drive Required Textbook: Absolute Beginner's Guide to Computer Basics, 5th Edition, by Michael Miller**

**The required textbook is included in the price of the class and will be provided to each student on the first day of class.

Keyboarding

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline
60041
TR
6:00PM - 9:00PM
Call 281.239.1531 
for more details.
 RICH
141
$160
Active 
September 14th,
by 4PM 

Course Description: In this course, participants will learn proper typing technique, basic typing position, posture, practice key strokes, spacing, return, and other typing skills. Keyboarding is an essential employment skill which can dramatically increase workplace efficiency.

Total Contact Hours: 12

Required Materials: 1 GB flash drive

Required Textbook: TBA  

Introduction to Microsoft Office Suite 2010

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline
60044
MTW
6:00PM - 9:00PM
 
Call 281.239.1531
for more details.
 
RICH
141
$465 
Active 
 September 28th,
by 4PM
 

Course Description: This introductory course will provide instruction in the use of MS Office and will include topics in the various applications available in MS Office, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access. 

Total Contact Hours: 48  

Required Materials: 1 GB flash drive

Required Textbook: Plain and Simple Office 2010 ISBN: 978-0-7356-2697-3

The required textbook is available at the WCJC Sugar Land campus bookstore.

Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2010

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline
60046
MW
6:00PM - 9:00PM
11/27/17 - 12/13/17
SGL
264
$210
 Active
November 21st, 
by 3PM 

Course Description: This course offers fundamental instruction for using the MS Excel 2010 software application. Participants will learn how to set-up spreadsheets, create formulas, basic functions, and how to insert graphs, charts, and clip art.

Total Contact Hours: 18

Required Materials: 1 GB flash drive 

Required Textbook: Microsoft Excel 2010 (Level 2) by Logical Operations ISBN: 978-1-4246-1894-1

The required textbook is available at the WCJC Richmond and Sugar Land campus bookstores. 

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline
60045
MT
6:00PM - 9:00PM
 11/06/17 - 11/21/17
SGL 
264 
$210 
Active 
 November 2nd,
by 4PM

Course Description: Master the basics of the word processor PC Magazine ranked as one of the "strongest and most intelligent programs ever written." In this hands-on workshop, you'll learn how to add, move through, and edit text; move words from one part of your document to another; work on two or more documents simultaneously; change the size or appearance of text; change margins and tab settings; automatically center, right align, justify, and indent text; run the integrated grammar and spelling checker; use the thesaurus; and save, retrieve, copy, organize, and print your documents. By the time you're done with the step-by-step lessons and hands-on activities in this course, you'll be able to use Word confidently at home or on the job.

Total Contact Hours: 18

Required Materials: 1 GB flash drive 

Required Textbook: Microsoft Word 2010 (Level 2) by Logical Operations ISBN: 978-1-4246-1534-6

The required textbook is available at the WCJC Richmond campus bookstore. 

Computer Science

SolidWorks

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
  Deadline
60042
60043
TW
6:00PM - 9:00 PM
Call 281.239.1531
for more details. 
SGL
264 
$465 
 Active
September 21st,
by 4 PM 

Course Description: SolidWorks is a 3D mechanical CAD (computer-aided design) program that runs on Microsoft Windows. In this course students will develop three-dimensional drawings and models from engineering sketches and orthographic drawings and utilize three dimensional models in design work.

Total Contact Hours: 48

Supplies: 1 GB flash drive  

Required Textbook: None

The required textbooks are available at the WCJC Wharton campus bookstore.

Introduction to Networks (Cisco 1)

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline
90099
M
WWW
6:00PM - 8:45PM
Spring Dates Coming Soon!
Call 281.239.1531
for more details.
RICH
O
nline
224
Online
$452
Active
August 24th,
by 4PM
90100
W
WWW
1:00PM - 2:45PM
Spring Dates Coming Soon!
Call 281.239.1531
for more details.
RICH
Online
224
Online
$452
Active
August 24th,
by 4PM

Course Description: Instruction in networking technologies and their implementation. Topics include the OSI reference model, network protocols, transmission media, and networking hardware and software.

*A portion of these courses will be online. This is a HYBRID course. You will meet FACE-TO-FACE as noted in the schedule and will have a required ON-LINE*

Total Contact Hours: 64

Required Materials: TBA

Required Textbook: CCNA Portable Command Guide, 3rd Edition. ISBN: 9781587204302

Switching Basics (Cisco 2)

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline
90101
TR
6:00PM - 9:00PM
Spring Dates Coming Soon!
Call 281.239.1531
for more details.
RICH
224
$452
Active
August 24th,
by 4PM

*Prerequisites: Successful completion of Introduction to Networks (Cisco 1)

Course Description: Internet Protocol addressing techniques, command line interface configuration of switches, Ethernet switching, and protocols associated with Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs).

Total Contact Hours: 64

Required Materials: TBA

Required Textbook: CCNA Portable Command Guide, 3rd Edition. ISBN: 9781587204302

Scaling Networks (Cisco 3)

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline
90102
R
1:00PM - 4:45PM
Spring Dates Coming Soon!
Call 281.239.1531
for more details.
RICH
TBA
$452
Active
August 24th,
by 4PM

*Prerequisites: Successful completion of Introduction to Networks (Cisco 1) and Routing and Switching Essentials (Cisco 2)

Course Description: Network technology emphasizing network operating systems, network connectivity, hardware, and software. Includes implementation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of LAN and/or WAN network environments.

Total Contact Hours: 64

Required Materials: TBA

Required Textbook: TBA

Introduction to PC Operating Systems

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline
90103
WWW
Online*
Spring Dates Coming Soon!
Call 281.239.1531
for more details.
Online
Online
$349
Active
August 24th,
by 4PM
90104
MW
10:00AM - 11:45AM
Spring Dates Coming Soon!
Call 281.239.1531
for more details.
RICH
136
$349
Active
August 24th,
by 4PM

Course Description: Introduction to personal computer operating systems including installation, configuration, file management, memory and storage management, control or peripheral devices, and use of utilities.

*Internet Class. Full 16 weeks. On-line orientation. This is not SELF PACED CLASS. You must log into the class.*

Total Contact Hours: 48

Required Materials: TBA

Required Textbook: A+Guide to IT Tech Bundle W/Voucher, Andrews ISBN: 9781337496315

Personal Computer Hardware

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline
90105
M
1:00PM - 4:45PM
Spring Dates Coming Soon!
Call 281.239.1531
for more details.
RICH
136
$349
Active
August 24th,
by 4PM
90106*
T
WWW
1:00PM - 2:45PM
Spring Dates Coming Soon!
Call 281.239.1531
for more details.
WHA
PEACE 
106
$349
Active
August 24th,
by 4PM

Course Description: Current personal computer hardware including assembly, upgrading, setup, configuration, and troubleshooting.

*A portion of this course (CRN 90106) will be online. This is a HYBRID course. You will meet FACE-TO-FACE as noted in the schedule and will have a required ON-LINE*

Total Contact Hours: 64

Required Materials: TBA

Required Textbook: TBA

Fund Networking Technologies

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline
TBA
TBA
TBA
Spring Dates Coming Soon!
Call 281.239.1531
for more details.
TBA
TBA
$349
Active
TBA

Course Description: Instruction in networking technologies and their implementation. Topics include the OSI reference model, network protocols, transmission media, and networking hardware and software.

Total Contact Hours: 64

Required Materials: TBA

Required Textbook: Labsim For Network Proc Comptia Prep, ISBN: 9781935080435 and EBK Network+ Guide To Networks, IBSN: 9781285414904

Fiber Optic Communication System Installation and Repair

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline
90107
TR
8:00AM - 9:45AM
Spring Dates Coming Soon!
Call 281.239.1531
for more details.
RICH
136
$349
Active
August 24th,
by 4PM
90108
R
6:00PM - 9:45PM
Spring Dates Coming Soon!
Call 281.239.1531
for more details.
RICH
136
$349
Active
August 24th,
by 4PM

Prerequisites: This course assumes computer literacy.

Course Description: Focus on installation and repair of fiber optic communication systems including networks and peripherals. Topics include fiber optic technology, state-of-the-art networking systems, installation/repair of fiber optic systems and testing equipment. This course will prepare students for the Electronic Technicians Association Fiber Optics Installer Certification exam.

Total Contact Hours: 64

Required Materials: USB flash drive, high-speed internet connection

Required Textbook: Fiber Optics Installer Certification Exam Guide, 1st Edition. ISBN: 9781119011507 and Certification Exam Voucher, ISBN: 2815000000442

UNIX Operating System I

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline
TBA
TBA
TBA
Spring Dates Coming Soon!
Call 281.239.1531
for more details.
TBA
TBA
$349
Active
TBA

Course Description: Introduction to the UNIX operating system including multi-user concepts, terminal emulation, use of system editor, basic UNIX commands, and writing script files. Includes introductory system management concepts.

Total Contact Hours: 64

Required Materials: TBA

Required Textbook: No textbook required.

CCNA Certification Exam Preparation

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline
TBA
TBA
TBA
Spring Dates Coming Soon!
Call 281.239.1531
for more details.
TBA
TBA
TBA
Active
TBA

Course Description: Course will cover new topics introduced in the CCNA 200-120 certification exam and review of IPv4, NAT, EIGRP and ACL configuration. Review of OSI and TCP/IP networking models, IPv4 subnetting, IPv6 addressing, NAT configuration, ACL configuration, multi-area OSPF configuration, HSRP configuration NetFlow and Syslog configuration.

Industry Training

AC Circuits

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline
TBA
TBA
TBA
Call 281-239-1531
to learn more!
TBA
TBA
$407
Active
TBA

Course Description: A study of the fundamentals of alternating current including series and parallel AC circuits, phasors, capacitive and inductive networks, transformers, and resonance.

Total Contact Hours: 64

Required Textbook: TBA

DC Circuits

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline
TBA
TBA
TBA
Call 281-239-1531
to learn more!
TBA
TBA
$407
Active
TBA

Course Description: A study of the fundamentals of direct current including Ohm’s law, Kirchoff’s laws, and circuit analysis techniques. 

Total Contact Hours: 64

Required Textbook: TBA

Leadership

*All courses are provided by a Development Dimensions International (DDI) certified instructor using DDI course material*

Essentials of Leadership

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration 
Deadline 
-
T
8:00AM - 12:00PM
08/15/17 
 SGL
 TBA
$120 
Active 
 08/08/17

Course Description: This course teaches leaders how to get results through people. During the course, they learn a set of essential skills to meet both practical business needs and people's personal needs. Learners acquire a set of proven interaction skills, discover seven Leadership Imperatives for meeting today's challenges, and realize their role as a catalyst leader - a leader who inspires others to act. As part of this course you will learn how to multiply their effectiveness by motivating their team and helping people to be more effective, to accomplish more in interactions in less time, while enhancing interpersonal relationships, and to help people enhance their performance by providing them with feedback they are willing to accept and upon which they are able to act.

Required Materials: pen and notebook

Required Textbook: All required text will be provided for each student.

Your Leadership Journey

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline 
-
T
1:00PM - 5:00PM
09/19/17
RICH
TBA
$120
Active
09/12/17
-
R
1:00PM - 5:00PM
09/21/17
RICH 
TBA
$120 
Active
09/14/17

Course Description: This course arms a new or prospective leader with the knowledge and skills they need to confront the challenges they face early in their career. The course encourages the learner to think about the transitions that newer leaders face and how to handle those challenges. They are introduced to three leadership differentiators that are most important to building a positive reputation as well as contributing to the organization's success. As part of this course you will learn how to reduce the stress associated with the shift to leading others, act with authenticity to build trust, bring out the best in others to enhance engagement and capacity, and look for and accept feedback with grace.

Required Materials: pen and notebook

Required Textbook: All required text will be provided for each student.

Communication for Leadership Success

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline 
-
T
1:00PM - 5:00PM 
09/26/17
RICH 
TBA
$120
Active
09/19/17
-
R
1:00PM - 5:00PM
09/28/17
RICH
TBA
$120
Active
09/21/17

Course Description: This foundation course helps leaders communicate effectively so they can spark action in others.  The course teaches leaders the interaction essentials they need to handle the variety of challenges and opportunities they encounter every day in the workplace and beyond. As part of this class you will learn how to achieve results through others by building strong interpersonal relationships, plan for successful interactions with team members both in-person and virtually, provide meaningful, supportive feedback that motivates team members and helps individuals improve their performance, and impact business outcomes by consistently meeting the personal and practical needs of others.

Required Materials: pen and notebook

Required Textbook: All required text will be provided for each student.

Coaching for Peak Performance

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration 
Deadline
-
W
1:00PM - 5:00PM
10/04/17
RICH
TBA
$120
Active
09/26/17
-
R
1:00PM - 5:00PM
10/05/17
RICH
TBA
$120
Active
09/28/17

Course Description: By helping learners understand the importance of three coaching techniques and how to effectively handle both proactive and reactive coaching discussions, this course helps leaders have more effective and efficient interactions. As part of this course you will learn how to encourage people to take ownership of, and be accountable for, their work performance, create a work environment where people are comfortable taking on the risks associated with new responsibilities, boost morale, improve productivity, and increase profitability by coaching for peak performance in each person, and manage work performance issues in a fair, consistent manner.

Required Materials: pen and notebook

Required Textbook: All required text will be provided for each student.

Setting Goals and Reviewing Results

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline
 
-
T
1:00PM - 5:00PM
10/10/17
RICH
TBA
$120
Active
10/03/17
-
R
1:00PM - 5:00PM
10/12/17 
 RICH
TBA 
$120 
 Active
10/05/17 

Course Description: This course will show the positive effect of shifting the traditional role of planner and evaluator from the leader to a shared responsibility between leader and employee.  This shift builds employee ownership, and allows the leader to focus on coaching and developing throughout the performance cycle.  Leaders will experience how to use effective (SMART) goals to help them and their employees track progress and fairly evaluate outcomes. A well-written performance plan is also a powerful tool for leaders to use when determining where to focus their development and coaching discussions with their employees. As part of this course you will learn to ensure direct reports take a more active role in managing their performance, how to manage performance on an ongoing basis while working within the organization's time parameters for goal setting and performance reviews, to provide ongoing coaching and feedback your direct reports need to achieve their goals, and to increase your direct reports' confidence and commitment to their own success.

Required Materials: pen and notebook

Required Textbook: All required text will be provided for each student.

Resolving Workplace Conflict

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline
 
-
R
8:00AM - 12:00PM
08/24/17
SGL
TBA
$120
Active
08/17/17
-
T
1:00PM - 5:00PM
08/29/17
SGL
TBA
$120
Active
08/22/17
-
T
1:00PM - 5:00PM
10/17/17
RICH
TBA
$120
Active
10/10/17
-
R
1:00PM - 5:00PM
10/19/17 
 RICH
 TBA
 $120
 Active
10/12/17 

Course Description: This course teaches leaders how to recognize the signs of escalating conflict and take appropriate action to minimize damage. Leaders are introduced to two resolution tactics—coach and mediate—and practice using these techniques as they coach then mediate to resolve a
conflict. As part of this course you will learn to reduce the damaging effects of workplace conflict on individuals, groups, and the organization, to effectively address workplace conflict and enhance productivity, efficiency, and morale, to help others take responsibility for resolving their own conflicts, and to promote a culture of trust and mutual respect within their work group.

Required Materials: pen and notebook

Required Textbook: All required text will be provided for each student.

Leading Meetings that Work

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline
-
T
8:00AM - 12:00PM
09/05/17
SGL
TBA
$120
Active
08/29/17
-
R
1:00PM - 5:00PM
09/14/17
SGL
TBA
$120
Active
09/07/17
-
T
1:00PM - 5:00PM
10/24/17
RICH
TBA
$120
Active
10/17/17
-
R
1:00PM - 5:00PM
10/26/17 
RICH 
 TBA
$120 
 Active
10/19/17 

Course Description: To course helps leader save time and resources by leading meetings that support business needs. Leaders learn how to plan, facilitate, and follow-up on meetings (including virtual meetings) to ensure that there is a payoff for the time invested in meetings. As part of this course you will learn to plan, facilitate, and follow-up on meeting to ensure that business results are achieved, to use appropriate intervention techniques to keep meetings on track, to ensure that participants contribute effectively and support the meeting's outcomes, and to create and implement a strategy for effectively leading virtual meetings.

Required Materials: pen and notebook

Required Textbook: All required text will be provided for each student.

Leisure Learning

License to Carry/LTC (formally CHL)

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline
60054
Sat
8:00AM - 6:00PM
11/18/17
 WHA
LAD 113F
$115
Active
November 16th,
by 4PM

Course Description: This course is for anyone interested in the Texas License to Carry (formally Concealed Handgun License).  This course will satisfy state requirements for obtaining a license to carry hand guns in the State of Texas.  Students must pass a written exam and a handgun proficiency test. Students will have to shoot a qualifying score at the gun range. Handguns and ammunition will be provided. Please bring eye protection and hearing protection (ear muffs style). Upon successful completion of both portions of the class, student will receive an endorsement which is required when submitting application for the LTC to the State of Texas. Licensing process is the responsibility of the student; the college is offering the endorsement process only.  Generally a person must be 21 years of age to receive the LTC; there are some exceptions to the age requirement. Equipment provided: guns, ammunition, and targets. 10 contact hours

Materials Required: Driver License/Identification, eye protection, and hearing protection (ear muffs style).

Additional Cost: The licensing process is the responsibility of the student; the college is offering the endorsement process only.

Required Textbook: N/A

Conversational Mandarin Chinese

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline
80023
TR
7:00PM - 8:30PM
New Dates
Coming Soon!
SGL
TBA
$115
Active
TBA

Course Description: This is a beginner level course for students who have no previous knowledge of spoken or written Chinese.  The class welcomes individuals of different occupations and ages to learn elementary Chinese. Through interactive audio and video instructional aids, lively class discussion and culturally relevant lessons, students will learn basic Mandarin Chinese conversational skills including greetings and introductions, daily life questions and answers, shopping traveling and much more. Students will also be given an overview of reliable Internet resources to support self-learning of Chinese conversation mastery in the future and to provide a solid foundation for more advanced studies.

Required Materials: TBA 

Beginning Spanish I

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline
TBA
TBA
TBA
Spring Dates Coming Soon!
Call 281.239.1531
for more details.
TBA
TBA
$407
Active
TBA

Course Description: Includes grammatical principles and vocabulary, audio-lingual presentations of dialogues, conversation, and study of culture of Spanish-speaking countries.

Total Contact Hours: 64

Required Textbook: Vistas: Introducción a la lengua española (Loose)-W/Supersite Plus, Edition 5th ISBN: 9781626806801

Beginning Spanish II

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline
TBA
TBA
TBA
Spring Dates Coming Soon!
Call 281.239.1531
for more details.
TBA
TBA
$407
Active
TBA

Course Description: Continued development of basic Spanish language skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing within a cultural framework. Students acquire the vocabulary and grammatical structures necessary to communicate and comprehend at the high beginner to low intermediate level.

Total Contact Hours: 64

Required Textbook: Vistas: Introducción a la lengua española (Loose)-W/Supersite Plus, Edition 5th ISBN: 9781626806801

Public Speaking

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline
TBA
TBA
TBA
Spring Dates Coming Soon!
Call 281.239.1531
for more details.
TBA
TBA
$334
Active
TBA

Course Description: Application of communication theory and practice to the public speaking context, with emphasis on audience analysis, speaker delivery, ethics of communication, cultural diversity, and speech organizational techniques to develop students' speaking abilities, as well as ability to effectively evaluate oral presentations.

Required Textbook: TBA

Health and Wellness

Lose Weight and Keep It Off (ed2go)

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration 
Deadline
60036 
Online 
Online 
10/18/17 - 12/18/17 
Online
 Online
 $96
 Active
 October 20th,
by 4PM
60037
Online
Online
11/08/17 - 01/08/18 
Online
Online 
$96 
 Active
 November 10th,
by 4PM
70010
Online
Online 
12/13/17 - 02/13/18
Online
Online
$96 
Active 
December 15th,
by 3PM

Course Description: In this comprehensive course, you'll discover how to establish a healthy approach to weight loss and weight maintenance. You'll master how to set and achieve weight-loss and weight-maintenance goals that make sense for you.

Click here to learn more about this specific course!

Certificate in Food, Nutrition and Health (ed2go)

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline
60033
Online
Online 
10/18/17 - 12/18/17
Online
Online
$96
Active
October 20th,
by 4PM
60034
Online 
Online 
11/08/17 - 01/08/18
Online
Online
$96
Active
November 10th,
by 4PM
70009
Online
Online 
12/13/17 - 02/13/18
Online
Online
$96
Active
December 15th,
by 3PM

Course Description: The goal of this class is to provide a holistic overview of current food and nutrition issues and their impact on on physical, social, emotional and spiritual health.

Click here to learn more about this specific course!

Child Development

Building Positive Relationships with Families

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration 
Deadline
60076
MW
6:00PM - 8:45PM
10/11/17 - 10/25/17
SGL
277
$69
Active
October 5th 
by 4pm

Course Description: This professional development course will cover cross-cultural communications, effective written communication, encouraging parental involvement, helping children cope with grief, open house, overcoming difficulties in communicating with parents, relating with parents, surviving toddlerhood, working and communication with families and more.

Total Contact Hours: 13

Required Materials: TBA

Required Textbook: The textbook for this course is optional.

Advancing Children's Physical and Intellectual Development

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline
60077
MW
6:00PM - 8:45PM
10/30/17 - 11/08/17
SGL
277
$59
Active
October 26th
by 4pm

Course Description: This professional development course will cover early literacy, discovery of math, equipment and strategies for promoting physical activity,  music in the classroom, methods for enhancing intellectual development, physical activity, physical activity with children with disabilities, teaching science to young children, using the arts as a teaching tool, using visual arts to enhance development and more.

Total Contact Hours: 11

Required Materials: TBA

Required Textbook: The textbook for this course is optional.

Maintaining a Commitment to Professionalism

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline
60078
MW
6:00PM - 8:45PM
11/13/17 - 12/13/17
SGL
277
$119
Active
November 9th
by 4pm

Course Description: This professional development course will cover blood borne pathogens, child abuse awareness, computer technology in early childhood education, conflict resolutions for adults, disability laws pertaining to early child care, ethics, ethical behavior, finding and using resources on the internet, introduction to computer technology, managing your child care business, professional practices, reading prescription labels, sexual harassment awareness, stress management, time management and more.

Total Contact Hours: 23

Required Materials: TBA

Required Textbook: The textbook for this course is optional.

Observing and Recording Children's Behavior

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline
70024
MW
6:00PM - 8:30PM
01/22/18 - 02/07/18
SGL
277
$79
Active
January 18th
by 4pm

Course Description: This professional development course will cover assessing childhood development, assessing children's physical development, behavior management for school-age children, behavior management for young children, preventing and identifying bullying, children's temperaments, documenting children's behaviors, learning styles, positive solutions for challenging behaviors, recognizing levels of social play, using portfolios in early childhood programs and more.

Total Contact Hours: 15

Required Materials: TBA

Required Textbook: The textbook for this course is optional.

Supporting Children's Social and Emotional Development

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration 
Deadline
70025
MW
6:00PM - 8:45PM
02/12/18 - 02/26/18
SGL
277
$69
Active
February 8th 
by 4pm

Course Description: This professional development course will cover child self esteem, childhood anger and anger management, conflict management for children, guidance and discipline, multiculturalism, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, praise and rewards, special care, stranger and separation anxiety, stress in young children, teaching tolerance and more.

Total Contact Hours: 13

Required Materials: TBA

Required Textbook: The textbook for this course is optional.

Principles of Child Growth and Development

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline
80013
MW
6:00PM - 8:45PM
03/19/18 - 04/02/18
SGL
277
$69
Active
March 8th
by 4pm

Course Description: This professional development course will cover language development, stages of cognitive development in infants, toddlers and preschoolers, stages of physical grow and development in infants, toddlers and preschoolers, stages of social and emotional development in infants, toddlers and preschoolers, toilet training and more.

Total Contact Hours: 13

Required Materials: TBA

Required Textbook: The textbook for this course is optional.

Managing an Effective Program Operation

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration 
Deadline
80014
MW
6:00PM - 8:30PM
04/09/18 - 04/25/18
SGL
277
$79
Active
April 5th 
by 4pm

Course Description: This professional development course will cover assessing child care business practices, assessing child care programs, early childhood program accreditation, early childhood programs for multilingual children, environmental safety, risk management, staffing child care programs, transition to kindergarten, working with children with disabilities and more.

Total Contact Hours: 15

Required Materials: TBA

Required Textbook: The textbook for this course is optional.

Planning a Safe and Healthy Learning Environment

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration 
Deadline
80015
MW 
6:00PM - 8:30PM
 04/30/18 - 05/21/18
RICH
 
$89
Active
April 26th 
by 4pm

Course Description: This professional development course will cover child oriented spaces, childhood obesity, health, health and safety of infants and toddlers, nutrition, outdoor play safety, safety and security procedures, Shaken Baby Syndrome, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, special interest centers and more.

Total Contact Hours: 17

Required Materials: TBA
Required Textbook: The textbook for this course is optional.

Licensure

Cosmetology Instructor Training Program returning soon!

Online Career Training Programs

We offer a variety of online career training programs in the following areas: Healthcare and Fitness, Business and Professional, IT and Software Development, Management and Corporate, Media and Design, Hospitality and Service Industry, Skilled Trades and Industrial, and Sustainable Energy and Going Green.  Our online career training programs offer the following benefits:

  • Learn at your own pace
  • Individual instruction provided by a professional in the field
  • Financial assistance may be available
  • Access your class anywhere and at any time
  • Certificate provided upon successful completion of the course
  • Internships may be available for some courses
  • You choose your start date

Chartered Tax Professional

Course Description: The Chartered Tax Professional Online Certificate Program will teach you to prepare tax returns for individuals, small business corporations, partnerships, and sole proprietorships.  After successfully finishing just the first two modules in the Chartered Tax Professional Certificate Program, you will be qualified to prepare individual tax returns for almost all U.S. taxpayers. 

Cost: $1,895.00.

Click here to learn more about this specific course.

Certified Bookkeeper

Course Description: The Certified Bookkeeper Online Training Program for experienced bookkeepers leads to national certification with the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB).

Cost: $1,995.00.

Click here to learn more about this specific course.

Principles of Green Buildings

Course Description: The Principles of Green Buildings (PGB) program explains the science that individuals in the building, remodeling, or trade industries need to know in order to make buildings perform more efficiently.

Cost: $795.00.

Click here to learn more about this specific course.

Performing Comprehensive Building Assessments

Course Description: This program will give you a thorough understanding of the building assessment process, focusing on the skills you need to professionally conduct visual building inspections, perform diagnostic testing, determine improvement opportunities, and prepare a work scope that will guide the homeowner's decision-making process for making the improvements. 

Cost: $895.00. 

Click here to learn more about this specific course. 

Online Courses (ed2go)

  • Professional development and personal enrichment
  • Hours - 24
  • Convenient six-week format
  • Interactive learning environment,
  • Instructors lead each course
  • Certificate of completion awarded with a passing final score 

Accounting Fundamentals I (ed2go)

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration 
Deadline
60021
Online
Online
10/18/17 - 12/18/17
Online
Online
$115
Active
October 20th,
by 4PM
60022	
Online
Online
11/08/17 - 01/08/18
Online
Online
$115
Active
November 10th,
by 4PM
70005
Online
Online
12/13/17 - 02/13/18
Online
Online
$115
Active
December 15th
by 3PM

Course Description: Gain a marketable new skill by learning the basics of double-entry bookkeeping, financial reporting, and more. You'll learn the basics of double-entry bookkeeping, as well as how to analyze and record financial transactions. You'll get hands-on experience with handling accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll procedures, sales taxes, and various common banking activities. We'll cover all the bases, from writing checks to preparing an income statement and closing out accounts at the end of each fiscal period.

Click here to learn more about this specific course!

Accounting Fundamentals II (ed2go)

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline
60024 
Online
Online
10/18/17 - 12/18/17 
Online
Online
$115
Active 
 October 20th,
by 4PM
60025 
Online
Online
11/08/17 - 01/08/18 
Online
Online
$115
Active 
November 10th,
by 4PM
70006 
Online
Online
12/13/17 - 02/13/18 
Online
Online
$115 
Active 
December 15th,
by 3PM

Course Description: While it is true that accounting professionals are scarce, those with corporate accounting experience are even rarer. This course will build on the knowledge you gained in Accounting Fundamentals course (or another introductory accounting course) to provide you with a solid understanding of corporate accounting practices. In Accounting Fundamentals II, you'll explore such topics as special journals, uncollectible accounts receivable, plant assets, depreciation, notes and interest, accrued revenue and expenses, dividends, retained earnings, and various financial reports for corporations.

Click here to learn more about this specific course! 

Intro to QuickBooks 2016 (ed2go)

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline
60027
Online
Online 
10/18/17 - 12/18/17
Online
Online 
$119
Active
 Oct. 20th,
by 4pm
 60028
Online
Online 
11/08/17 - 01/08/18
Online
Online 
$119
Active
Nov. 10th, 
by 4pm 
 70007
Online
Online 
12/13/17 - 02/13/18
Online 
Online 
 $119
Active 
Dec. 15th,
by 3pm 

Course Description: Learn to manage the financial aspects of your small business quickly and efficiently with this powerful accounting software program. QuickBooks is designed especially for the small- to midsized-business owner who needs a fully functional accounting system that's also easy to use. In 12 lessons, you'll gain hands-on experience as you master the tools you need set up a chart of accounts; reconcile your checking account; create and print invoices, receipts, and statements; track your payables, inventory, and receivables; create estimates; and generate reports. Whether you're new to QuickBooks or have already used earlier versions of this accounting software program, this course will empower you to take control of the financial accounting for your business.

Click here to learn more about this specific course!

Using Social Media in Business (ed2go)

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline
60030
Online 
Online 
10/18/17 - 12/18/17
Online
Online
$115
Active
Oct. 20th,
by 4pm 
60031
Online 
Online 
11/08/17 - 01/08/18
Online
Online
$115
Active
 Nov. 10th,
by 4pm 
70008
 Online
Online 
12/13/17 - 02/13/18 
Online
Online
$115 
Active
 Dec. 15th,
by 3pm 

Course Description: One of the biggest challenges for most business owners is to find a continuous supply of new customers. Over the past decade, some have differentiated themselves by leveraging the Internet and social media to do just that. Whether you consider yourself a social media novice or a seasoned veteran, this course will give you a solid foundation and thorough understanding of what social media is and how you can use it to grow your business. As you progress through the course, you'll master a simple process for making social media work for you. You'll learn about the five most popular social media platforms—Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Google+—and study secrets for using them and other social media platforms to promote your business. You'll also see how you can build a social media team and automate your social media activities so that you can leverage the power of social media without adding another full-time job to your plate. And finally, you'll gain techniques for measuring and tracking your social media success. In today's fast-paced and globally connected environment, social media is a game changer for businesses and business owners who use this powerful medium in the right way. So whether you're looking for a new way to market your business or simply hoping to gain a better understanding about the excitement that surrounds social media, this course will empower you.

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Public Safety Training

Basic Life Support CPR (BLS)

Previously: Healthcare Provider CPR

CRN
Days
Times
 Dates 
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline
60058
Sat
8:00AM - 1:00PM
10/21/17
RICH
105
$70
Active
 October 19th,
by 4PM
60059
Sat
8:00AM - 1:00PM
11/04/17
 WHA
115B
$70
Active
November 2nd,
by 4PM
60060
Sat
8:00AM - 1:00PM 
11/18/17
RICH
105
$70
Active
November 16th,
by 4PM
70011
Sat
8:00AM - 1:00PM
12/09/17
WHA
115B
$70
Active
December 7th,
by 4PM
70012
Sat
8:00AM - 1:00PM 
01/13/18
WHA
115B
$70
Active
January 11th,
by 4PM
70013
Sat
8:00AM - 1:00PM
01/27/18
RICH
105
$70
Active
January 25th,
by 4PM
70014
Sat
8:00AM - 1:00PM
02/10/18
WHA
115B
$70
Active
February 8th,
by 4PM
70015
Sat
8:00AM - 1:00PM
02/24/18
RICH
105
$70
Active
February 22nd,
by 4PM
80004
Sat
8:00AM - 1:00PM
03/03/18
WHA
115B
$70
Active
March 1st,
by 4PM
80005
Sat
8:00AM - 1:00PM
03/24/18
RICH
105
$70
Active
March 22nd,
by 4PM
80006
Sat
8:00AM - 1:00PM
04/07/18
WHA
115B
$70
Active
April 5th,
by 4PM
80007
Sat
8:00AM - 1:00PM
04/21/18
RICH
105
$70
Active
April 19th,
by 4PM
80008
Sat
8:00AM - 1:00PM
05/19/18
RICH
105
$70
Active
May 17th,
by 4PM
90002
Sat
8:00AM - 1:00PM
06/09/18
WHA
115B
$70
Active
June 7th,
by 4PM
90003
Sat
8:00AM - 1:00PM
06/23/18
RICH
105
$70
Active
June 21st,
by 4PM
90004
Sat
8:00AM - 1:00PM
07/14/18
WHA
115B
$70
Active
July 12th,
by 4PM
90005
Sat
8:00AM - 1:00PM
07/28/18
RICH
105
$70
Active
July 26th,
by 4PM
90006
Sat
8:00AM - 1:00PM
08/04/18
WHA
115B
$70
Active
August 2nd,
by 4PM 
90007
Sat
8:00AM - 1:00PM
08/18/18
RICH
105
$70
Active
August 16th,
by 4PM

Course Description: This is a 5-hour course designed for persons considering a career in the health care profession or wanting the skills to save a life. Students will be trained in the techniques of lifesaving skills for respiratory and cardiac emergencies involving adults, children and infants. Upon completion, the students will receive a CPR card from the American Heart Association. This is a required course for all students enrolling into the EMT Program.

Additional costs- Required textbook available at the WCJC Bookstore in Wharton and Richmond or through American Heart Association online.

Required Textbook: 978-1-61669-407-4 Basic Life Support (BLS) Providers Manual

Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Courses (TCOLE)

Advanced Instructor TCOLE# 1017

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration 
Deadline
90032
RFMTW
8:00AM - 5:00PM
Please contact us 
for more information,
281-243-8495!
WHA
LAD 113F
$100
Closed
July 10th,
by 4PM

Course Description: This course is designed to provide Texas Commission on Law Enforcement certified instructors with advance instructor knowledge and understanding of student motivations and generational values as well as advance the development of instructor skills in preparation, presentation, and overall competency in training. This course has been developed by a committee of subject matter experts and delivered for presentation by TCOLE for certification as an Advanced Instructor as provided by TCOLE rule §221.28.

Student Pre-Requisites: Students have to be Texas Commission on Law Enforcement certified instructors.

Certification Requirements:  Successful demonstration of the skills outlined in the course.

Required Materials: Pen and paper for note taking.

Additional Cost: N/A

Required Textbook: N/A

Basic Instructor TCOLE# 1014

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline
80069
MTWRF
8:00AM - 5:00PM
Please contact us 
for more information,
281-243-8495!
WHA
LAD 113F
$100
Active
May 17th,
by 4PM

Course Description: This course is designed to provide the basic concepts of instruction and to increase the quality of professional law enforcement training. This course introduces the student to the teaching-learning process, phases of the teaching-learning process, factors affecting learning, needs assessment, task analysis, developing learning objectives, preparing a lesson plan, and methods of instruction. The students will be taught how to develop and use instructional media to enhance their presentations. In addition, the fundamental techniques of developing testing and evaluation procedures will be presented. Each trainee must demonstrate the basic knowledge and skills required to effectively instruct a lesson during two teaching exercises which will be evaluated by two instructors.

Student Pre-Requisites: Two years’ experience as a peace officer, telecommunicator, or jailer; or a bachelor’s degree with two years of teaching experience; or a graduate degree.

Certification Requirements: Individuals must meet proficiency certification requirements as set out in

TCOLE Rule §221.27; submit completed application on currently prescribed format, and application fee.

Required Materials:  Pen and paper for note taking.

Additional Cost: N/A

Required Textbook: N/A

Canine Encounters TCOLE# 4065 & Body Cameras TCOLE# 8158

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline
90024
T
8:00AM - 5:00PM
Please contact us 
for more information,
281-243-8495!
WHA
LAD 113F
$35
Active
June 6th,
by 4PM

Canine Encounters  Course Description: According to the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and the American Pet Products Association (APPA) there are roughly 77.8 million canines in the United States, and 54.4 million canines in households that own at least one canine.  This course is a legislatively mandated course to be completed no later than the second anniversary of the date the officer is licensed; and as a requirement for an intermediate or advanced proficiency certificate issued after January 1, 2016. This course is designed to provide Licensed Texas Peace Officers with the legislative mandated course.

Body Cameras Course Description: Senate Bill 158 passed by the Texas Legislature created a statewide policy for the use of body worn cameras by law enforcement  One provision of the law mandated that any officer wishing to use a body worn camera, must first complete TCOLE approved training. This class follows the TCOLE curriculum for this training.

Required Materials:  N/A

Additional Cost: N/A 

Required Textbook: Suggested to bring Departmental Policy on Body Cameras

Cultural Diversity TCOLE# 3939

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline
90030
F
8:00AM - 5:00PM
Please contact us
for more  information,
281-243-8495
!
WHA
LAD 113F
$35
Active
June 20th,
by 4PM

Course Description: The demographic makeup of our United States society has changed dramatically over the last 25 years, and is continuing to do so. Living and working in our society will require each of us to become increasingly aware of the challenges involved in this cultural change. This course is designed to meet the Legislative mandated training for Licensed Texas Peace Officers.

Required Materials: N/A

Additional Cost: N/A

Required Textbook: N/A

Emergency Vehicle Operations TCOLE# 57009

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline
90027
FSat
8:00AM - 5:00PM
 Please contact us
for more information,
281-243-8495!
WHA
LAD 113F
$50
Active
June 6th,
by 4PM

Course Description: The course is designed for Licensed Texas Peace Officers with a valid Texas Driver’s license to become familiar with terminology and liability issues that relate to the operation of a motor vehicle in an emergency capacity. The course includes hands-on driving exercises that will enhance an individual's ability to operate a vehicle during an emergency situation. Participants will learn and demonstrate their individual vehicle control and performance limitations.

Required Materials: Police Vehicle

Additional Cost: N/A

Required Textbook: N/A

Field Training Officer TCOLE# 3702

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline
90029
MTW
8:00AM - 5:00PM
Please contact us 
for more information,
281-243-8495!
WHA
LAD 113F
$75
Closed
June 14th,
by 4PM

Course Description:  Whether the student is a peace officer, jailer/corrections officer, telecommunication officer or a public safety officer the process for training and evaluating newly hired employees is invariable.  The Field Training Officer (FTO) Course is written for all disciplines in law enforcement regardless of the agency size. This course teaches instructors how to provide supervised field training for new recruits in any law enforcement discipline.  The goal is to transition the recruit from a classroom setting to an actual hands-on assignment. The course includes training in instructional techniques, coaching and evaluation, remedial training and record keeping.

Required Materials:  N/A

Additional Cost: N/A

Required Textbook: N/A

Firearms Instructor TCOLE# 2222

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline
90028
MTWRF
8:00AM - 5:00PM 
 Please contact us 
for more information,
281-243-8495!
WHA
LAD 113F
$100
Active
June 7th,
by 4PM

Course Description: This course is designed to provide Texas Peace Officers with the information required to be certified as a Firearms Instructor. The student will be required to shoot two courses of fire (pistol/shotgun) on the first day with a minimum of 90% (2 attempts).  If the student is unable to achieve 90% they will not be allowed to participate in the course at this time. A comprehensive examination will be given; it will be supplemented by a skills proficiency demonstration. The student will also be required to conduct a live fire range evaluated on a pass/fail basis. Upon completion of the course, an application must be completed to the Commission on Law Enforcement for the Firearms Instructor Certificate, a fee will be charged for the certificate.

Required Materials: Duty Handgun, with three (3) magazines, duty holster and magazine pouches, 12 gauge Police Shotgun, wrap around eye protection, ear protection, a billed cap, 700 rounds of factory loaded handgun ammo, 50 rounds of 12 gauge birdshot, 25 rounds of 12 gauge 00 buckshot, and 10 rounds of 12 gauge rifled slugs.

Additional Cost: The Firearms Instructor Certificate will be a separate fee.

Required Textbook: None

Human Trafficking TCOLE# 3270

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline
90026
R
8:00AM - 12:00PM
Please contact us
for more information,
281-243-8495!
WHA
LAD 113F
$25
Active
June 5th,
by 4PM

Course Description: This course is designed to provide Licensed Texas Peace Officers to  increase the law enforcement communities awareness of the issue of human trafficking through the exposure of information including: victim identification, investigation, rescue and prosecution considerations, referral and service providers availability, the critical need for development of a coordinated community response, and the inter-connectivity of  state, federal, and global human trafficking concerns.

Required Materials:  N/A

Additional Cost: N/A

Required Textbook: N/A

Patrol Rifle TCOLE# 3322

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline
90031
MTW
8:00AM - 5:00PM
Please contact us
for more  information,
281-243-8495
!
WHA
LAD 113F
$75
Active
June 21st,
by 4PM

Course Description: This course is designed for Licensed Texas Peace Officers at the patrol level with a comprehensive course that will qualify them to be proficient with the AR15 rifle.  Upon completion of the course the patrol officer will have the ability and confidence to effectively deploy the weapon from a distance of point blank up to 100 yards and be able to enhance police operations with the dynamics of utilizing a semi-automatic rifle. Students will also have the ability to safely field strip, clean, reassemble, and maintain their semi-automatic rifle.  

Required Materials:  An AR-15 type Carbine Length Rifle chambered in 223 or 5.56 cal as appropriate for the student’s weapon (No AK’s or Ranch Rifles) (Iron sights mandatory, optics optional),  a minimum of three (3) twenty (20) round magazines, 1000 rounds of ammunition appropriate to weapon, Cleaning kit (with appropriate bore brush, patches, rod, cleaning solution, and lubricant), Duty handgun, duty belt, holster, magazine pouch and at least 3 magazines, along with 200 rounds of handgun ammo, eye and ear protection,  and you must wear ball caps and long pants. It is suggested that the student wear long sleeves on the range. Students should bring sun screen, and bug repellant. Knee and elbow pads are optional.

Students must adhere to strict safety rules.

**** Violation of range safety rules will result in immediate removal from the class with no refunds. ****

Additional Cost: N/A

Required Textbook: N/A

State & Federal Update TCOLE# 3184

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline
90025
W
8:00AM - 12:00PM
Please contact us
for more information,
281-243-8495!
WHA
LAD 113F
$25
Active
June 2nd,
by 4PM

Course Description: This course of study entitled “2015–2017 STATE AND FEDERAL LAW UPDATE” is divided into seven component parts: training requirements and TCOLE changes, recent court opinions that will have or have had an impact on the administration of justice in Texas, changes to the Texas Penal Code, changes to the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure, changes to the Texas Transportation Code, changes to the Texas Health and Safety Code and changes to other Texas statutes.

Required Materials:  N/A

Additional Cost:  N/A

Required Textbook: N/A

Test Preparation

Math Refresher

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline
TBA
TBA
TBA
Schedule Coming Soon! 
Call 281.239.1531
for more details!
 
TBA
202
$129
Active
TBA

Course Description: Need to brush up on mathematics before you take a college entrance exam? This course is designed to help students improve their knowledge. 8 contact hours.

Required Materials: pen, pencil and paper

Required Textbook: N/A

SAT/ACT Prep 1 (ed2go) SERIES (must register for part 1 & 2)

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline
60038
Online
Online
09/13/17 - 11/13/17
Online
Online
$87
Active
September 15th,
by 4PM

Course Description: This class is designed to help students improve their scores on the SAT and ACT by preparing them for specific question types on both exams. It will also give students pointers in time management, anxiety relief, scoring, and general standardized test-taking. This specific class will give you all the information you need to do well on the verbal questions of the ACT and the new SAT. The ACT verbal sections are called the Reading Test, the English Test, and the Science Test. The Reading Test and the English Test assess your knowledge of English usage, grammar, and reading comprehension. This course will provide you with a grammar and usage review specifically geared to the rules that you'll be tested on in the ACT. You'll also learn how to maximize your time on reading comprehension passages and the passages in the science test.

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SAT/ACT Prep 2 (ed2go) SERIES (must register for part 1 & 2)

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline
60039
Online
Online
10/18/17 - 12/18/17
Online
Online
$87
Active
September 15th,
by 4PM

Course Description:

This class is designed to help students improve their scores on the SAT and ACT by preparing them for specific question types on both exams. It will also give students pointers in time management, anxiety relief, scoring, and general standardized test-taking. This specific class will give you all the information you need to do well on the math questions of the ACT and the new SAT. The ACT math tests your knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and basic statistics. This course provides you with a complete math review of all these subjects. We'll also show you how to use your time wisely so that you finish as many math questions as possible in the 60 minutes the ACT gives you for the math test.

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GRE/GMAT

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline
TBA
TBA
TBA
Schedule Coming Soon!
Call 281.239.1531
for more details!
 
TBA
TBA
$149
Active
TBA

Course Description: Thinking of applying to graduate school? This course can help you achieve your goal! In this course students will discover powerful strategies for success in the verbal reasoning and analytical writing sections of the GRE & GMAT. Students will also learn a variety of useful techniques for tackling the quantitative reasoning sections of the GRE & GMAT tests. 16 contact hours.

Required Materials: pen, pencil and paper

Required Textbook: Barron's Test Prep book (latest edition) available at the Sugar Land Bookstore or online.

TEAS

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline
TBA
TBA
TBA
 Schedule Coming Soon!
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for more details!
TBA 
TBA
$129
TBA
TBA

Course Description: This course is designed to help students improve their score on the TEAS. 12 contact hours.

Required Materials: pen, pencil and paper

Required Textbook: TEAS Crash Course (Revised 2nd Edition) available at the Sugar Land Bookstore or online.

TSI - MATH ONLY

CRN
Days
Times
Dates
Campus
Room
Cost
Status
Registration
Deadline
60062
Sat
9:00AM - 12:00PM
10/14/17 - 10/21/17
SGL
268
$99
Active
October 12th,
by 4PM
60063
Sat
9:00AM - 12:00PM
11/04/17 - 11/11/17
 SGL
268
$99
Active
November 2nd,
by 4PM
70016
Sat
9:00AM - 12:00PM
12/02/17 - 12/09/17
 SGL
268
$99
Active
November 30th,
by 4PM

Course Description:  Are you interested in going to college? This course is designed to help students improve their score on the TSI MATH ONLY. 6 contact hours.

Required Materials: pen, pencil and paper

Required Textbook:  Please refer to the WCJC Testing Center for information on TSI test preparation materials.

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