FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT DEBBIE KUCHMAS AT 203-332-5150 or EVELYN MELENDEZ AT 203-332-5057

HCC OFFERS FAST-TRACK NON-CREDIT COURSES THIS SUMMER

BRIDGEPORT – You can sharpen those skills you need for that job change or promotion this summer at Housatonic Community College.

The College’s Continuing Education Department is offering more some 40 non-credit courses for professional advancement or personal enrichment. Tuition for courses typically ranges from $20 to $399.

“These are fast-track, no-nonsense courses designed to give you what you want, when you want it,” said Deborah S. Kuchmas, HCC coordinator of continuing education.

“They’re ideal for people who want to improve their skills fast – so they can make themselves more marketable – for a career change, a new job or a promotion.”

“These student-graded courses are graded on a pass/fail system,” she said.

The following is a last of courses to be offered and their start dates and tuition.

  • Arts: Acrylic Painting, 6/9, $99; Oil Painting, 7/14, $99; Guitar, 6/5, $199; Intro to Digital Photography, 7/14, $109; Forbidden Hollywood, 6/12, $99.
  • Business: Grant Writing, 6/4, $149; Special Event Planning, 6/18, $149.
  • Computers: AutoCAD, 6/5, $299; SQL, 6/22, $349; The Power of Google, 7/29, $79; Intro to Personal Computers, 6/9, $109; Intro to MS Office, 6/18, $279; PowerPoint, 8/4, $349; Excel, 7/15, $349.
  • Education: GED, 6/2, $99.
  • Food-Beverage: Mixology-Bartender, 6/4, $199.
  • Graphics & Web Design: Intro to Photoshop, 6/10, $399; Intro to HTML Web Page Design, 6/3, $199.
  • Languages: Arabic, 6/9, $99; Chinese, 6/4, $99; German, 6/6, $99; American Sign Language, 6/3, $99; Spanish 6/9, $99.
  • Medical: Medical Billing, 6/2, $85; Medical Coding, 6/2, $85; Medical Terminology, 6/2, $85.
  • Real Estate: Principles & Practices, 6/2, $399; Basic Appraisal Principles, 6/2, $289; Basic Appraisal Procedures, 7/14, $289; Residential Sales Comparison & Income Approaches, 6/2, $289.
  • Recreation: Intro to Chess, 6/6, $99; CT Basic Boating, 6/3, $20; Safe Boating/PWC Certification, 7/7, $99.
  • Sports & Fitness: Capoeira Tribal, 6/3, $80; Personal Training National Certification, 6/3, $499.