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RES-359 Real Estate Legislative Update (Approval number 149-1614)
This course meets the requirements of the Maryland Real Estate Commission for license
renewal. Topics include relevant changes that have occurred in federal, state, and local laws              Travel Career Development Test
during the preceding five years. Approved for 3.0 hours toward Real Estate License renewal.                Students who successfully complete each of these courses are eligible to take the
1 session, $30                                                                                             Travel Career Development Test ($35 fee payable to the instructor). By taking this
                                                                                                           test, students will be able demonstrate mastery of fundamental knowledge about
 Syn# 32522      S                  5/21–5/21      10:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.    Main Campus                     the travel industry and receive the Travel Institute’s Travel Career Development Test
 Syn# 36576      S                  6/18–6/18      10:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.    Main Campus                     Certificate, helpful when seeking employment. Students will also earn a one year
                                                                                                           exemption of the five-year work experience requirement for the Certified Travel
 Syn# 36577      S                  8/20–8/20      10:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.    Main Campus
                                                                                                           Counselor (CTC) Program. Students may be able to earn their CTC designation with
                                                                                                           just four years of industry experience. A program reference guide is available from
RES-307 Ethical Obligations and the R E Licensee (Approval number 148-1614)                                Greenbelt Travel Services,
This course is designed to assist the real estate professional in identifying ethical behavior and         6411 Ivy Lane , Suite 106, Greenbelt, Maryland.
issues. Topics will include: definition of ethics, predatory leading, and flipping. Approved for
3.0 hours on ethics toward Real Estate License renewal. 1 session, $30
 Syn# 32531      S                  5/21–5/21      2:00–5:00 p.m.          Main Campus
 Syn# 36578      S                  6/18–6/18      2:00–5:00 p.m.          Main Campus                BUS-361 Sales and Marketing Techniques for Travel                                          0.6 CEU
                                                                                                      You have the knowledge. You have the skills. You will be able to key in on the decision maker,
 Syn# 36579      S                  8/20–8/20      2:00–5:00 p.m.          Main Campus
                                                                                                      qualify your clients, handle stalls and objections, and build a lucrative and loyal clientele.
                                                                                                      Instructor: Barbara Childs Kiker, CTA. 2 sessions, $50*
RES-454 MREC Agency—Residential (H)
This course meets the new Maryland agency requirement. 3 hrs. 1 session, $30                           Syn# 36392      T                   5/24–5/31       7:00–10:00 p.m.         GTSV
 Syn# 38681      S                  7/30–7/30      2:00–5:00 p.m.          Main Campus
                                                                                                      BUS-362 Package Your Tours and Cruises for Profit                                          0.6 CEU
                                                                                                      Which tour and cruise wholesalers should you use? What different packages are available?
RES-446 Start Your Real Estate Career                                                                 How can you maximize your profit? How do you work with your preferred suppliers to earn
This course will assist students in choosing a broker and starting their real estate career. Top-     top commissions? What happens when a supplier goes bankrupt? How liable are you as a
ics will include: choosing a company, the interview process, the career demands, business             travel agent when things go wrong on a client's trip? How can you protect yourself? Get the
start-up, record keeping and your duties as a licensee. Not approved for Real Estate License          answers to these questions and more so you can successfully promote the group travel market.
renewal. 1 session, $30                                                                               Instructor: Barbara Childs Kiker, CTA. 2 sessions, $50*

 Syn# 33476      W                  5/18–5/18      6:30–9:30 p.m.          Main Campus                 Syn# 36406      T/Th                6/9–6/14        7:00–10:00 p.m.         GTSV


RES-315 Intensive Review for Salespersons                                                             BUS-381 Grow Your Cruise Business                                                          0.6 CEU
This course is for the students who have successfully completed the course, Real Estate               The glamorous world of cruising is the hottest segment of the vacation market. It needs great
Principles and Practice for Salespersons, and want a review before taking the state exam or           salespeople! Do you know the rewards for selling cruises? Are you prepared for the challeng-
for those who need to make up hours toward initial licensing. Not approved for Real Estate            es? How far do you want to go with your cruise business? The course identifies the benefits
License renewal. 1 session, $50                                                                       of and obstacles to closing cruise sales, distinguishes selling points of the major cruise lines,
                                                                                                      identifies characteristics of a successful cruise seller, discusses viable selling goals, and gives an
 Syn# 32458      S                  5/21–5/21      10:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m.    Main Campus                overview of the cruise industry's future. 2 sessions, $50*

¢    Real Estate Appraisal                                                                             Syn# 36405      T                   6/21–6/28       7:00–10:00 p.m.         Main Campus


RES-400 Real Estate: Appraisal Standards and Ethics                                        1.5 CEUs   BUS-510 Computer Skills to Build Your Travel Businesses                                    0.6 CEU
This course is required for real estate appraisal licensure by the Maryland Real Estate Appraisers    Use the computer as an effective tool for selling today's travel in an ever evolving indus-
Commission. Topics will include licensing and certification requirements, appraisal agencies          try. This is a lecture demonstration with some hands-on experience. You are welcome to
and organizations, and uniform standards of professional appraisal practice. Text required at         bring your laptop if you have a Broadband Card with Wireless Connection. Pre-requi-
first class, Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice and the accompanying student        sites required. Pre-registration required. (No walk-ins). Instructor: Vicki Svensen CTA,
manual from The Appraisal Foundation, 1 (800) 348-2831 or www.appraisalfoundation.org.                MCC. 2 sessions, $50*
Prerequisites: RES-403: Appraisal Principles and Procedures. 3 sessions, $250*                         Syn# 33588      T                   5/10–5/17       7:00–10:00 p.m.         GTSV
 Syn# 32122      F/S                5/6–5/7        8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.     Laurel College Center
                 Su                 5/8–5/8        10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.   Laurel College Center
                                                                                                      Transportation & Distribution
RES-404 Appraisal Practices and Analysis: Part 1                                           3.0 CEUs
This course is the third in a series of four designed to meet the educational requirements of         ¢    Automotive Technology
the Maryland Real Estate Appraisers Commission for the Licensed Real Estate Appraiser
classification. Topics will include: residential markets and analysis, highest and best use, site
valuation and the cost approach. This course meets for a total of 30 classrooms hours. Full               Continuing Education Certificate, Automotive Technology
attendance is mandatory. A final examination will be given. A basic calculator is required for            Drive your career to new heights by earning a Certificate of Continuing Education! The
this course. However, if the student desires to purchase a financial calculator, the Hewlett-             following courses provide the basic knowledge and skills to start a rewarding career as
Packard 12C is recommended. 8 sessions, $320*                                                             an entry-level, service technician in the high-demand automotive service and repair
                                                                                                          industry. Each course successfully completed qualifies for a CE certificate.
 Syn# 32123      M/W                5/9–6/6        6:00–10:00 p.m.         Laurel College Center
                                                                                                             • OCC-301 Auto Technician: Basic Theory
¢    Travel Service                                                                                          • OCC-324 Auto Technician: Brake Systems
                                                                                                             • OCC-336 Auto Technician: Engine Performance
                                                                                                             • OCC-400 Auto Technician: Electrical Systems
    Continuing Education Certificate, Travel Services                                                        • OCC-405 Auto Technician: Auto Body Repair and Refinishing
    PGCC’s Business Owners’ Success Series and Greenbelt Travel Services cooperatively                       • OCC-406 Auto Technician: Heating and Air Conditioning
    offer a 45 hour travel program for owners, agents, and independent contractors that                      Courses focus on ASE certification content areas and are designed for both begin-
    provide the knowledge and skills needed to practice as a travel agent. The program                    ner and advanced knowledge students. The Basic Theory, Engine Performance, Brake
    includes the following courses:                                                                       Systems and Electrical Systems courses are taught by Mr. Toyd Green, a highly quali-
                                                                                                          fied technician with over 38 years of experience. PGCC also works in partnership with
      •   BUS-343 Getting into the Travel Business
                                                                                                          AYT Institute to offer programs in Auto Body Collision Repair and Heating and Air
      •   BUS-394 Destination Awareness: The Discovery Series                                             Conditioning.
      •   BUS-446 Travel Industry Basics for Starting Your Own Small Business                                Those interested in learning how to maintain their personal vehicle for safe and
      •   BUS-447 Geography: It’s Your Business to Know Destinations                                      trouble-free driving, please see SKB-601: Basic Vehicle Maintenance, listed under Driver
      •   BUS-510 Computer Skills to Build Your Travel Business                                           Education.
      •   BUS-361 Sales and Marketing Techniques for Travel
      •   BUS-362 Package Your Tours and Cruises for Profit Potential
      •   BUS-381 Grow Your Cruise Business




                 The schedule of classes is subject to change. Visit Owl Link for the latest course updates at www.pgcc.edu.                                                                                   37
        Transportation	&	Distribution
   OCC-301 Auto Technician: Basic Theory                                                  4.0 CEUs    ¢    Commercial Driver License: Class A & B
   A hands-on study of the construction, operation and function of all major automotive units.
   Topics include: engine fundamentals, emission control, fuel system, electrical system, ignition
   system, engine tune-up instruments and procedures, brake system, suspension and alignment.             Certification Preparation, Commercial Driver License: Classes A & B
   Textbook required. Instructor: Toyd Green. 10 sessions, $395* (includes a $20 lab fee)                 According to the US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, over 258,000 new
    Syn# 36685     T                  6/14–8/16      6:00–10:00 p.m.         Main Campus, AUTO-BAY        jobs will become available over the 2006—16 periods. That means excellent employment
                                                                                                          opportunities for you as a tractor-trailer or smaller commercial vehicle driver! PGCC
   OCC-324 Auto Technician: Brake Systems                                                 2.1 CEUs        offers programs for both Class A (tractor-trailer) and class B (straight trucks, buses,
                                                                                                          dump and concrete mixer trucks, and utility vehicles) licensing. Courses include
   Knowledge of automotive brake systems is of the utmost importance due to the critical
                                                                                                          classroom instruction, hands-on training, license testing, and job placement assistance.
   safety issues involved with the operation of a vehicle. This class will provide the student with
   in-depth knowledge of the latest brake theory, troubleshooting and hands-on experience in                 Class A Admission Requirements: A student must: 1) be 21 years of age; 2) possess a
   servicing and repairing today's automotive brake systems. Shop safety regulations are also             valid Non-Provisional Driver’s License from Maryland; 3) pass a Department of Trans-
                                                                                                          portation (DOT) physical; and 4) obtain a CDL Class A Learner’s Permit from the state
   addressed. We will provide practice in ASE challenge questions in preparation for the ASE              in which they are currently licensed. Note: Currently, only MD licensed drivers will be
   certification test. Textbook required. Instructor: Toyd Green. 6 sessions, $220* (includes a $20       accepted in the CDL Class A licensing program.
   lab fee)
                                                                                                             Class B Admission Requirements: A student must: 1) be 18 years of age or 21 for
    Syn# 36683     M/W                6/20–7/11      6:00–9:30 p.m.          Main Campus, AUTO-BAY        the District of Columbia; 2) posses a valid Non-Provisional driver’s license from either
                                                                                                          Maryland, Virginia, or DC; 3) pass a Department of Transportation (DOT) physical and
   OCC-336 Auto Technician: Engine Performance                                            1.8 CEUs        drug screen; and 4) obtain a CDL Class B Learner’s Permit from the state in which they
                                                                                                          are currently licensed.
   This class will provide automotive in depth technician theory and hands-on experience in
   engine performance. Covers engine design and operations, ignition systems, emission con-                  For more information please call (443) 518-4172.
   trols and OBDII systems. Other topics include: engine types/construction/support systems,
   diagnosing engine problems, fuel system construction/operation/maintenance, ignition sys-
   tem/coils/ distributors/wiring, testing equipment and troubleshooting. Also includes practice      CDL-315 CDL Learner's Permit Preparation
   in ASE challenge questions in preparation for the ASE certification test. Textbook required.       This course will prepare students for the MVA, CDL Class-A or B Commercial Driver permit
   Instructor: Toyd Green. 5 sessions, $185* (includes a $20 lab fee)                                 exam. The six hour course will cover the following topics: general knowledge, air brakes,
    Syn# 36662     M/W                7/18–8/1       6:00–9:30 p.m.          Main Campus, AUTO-BAY    transporting passengers and combination vehicles. It is recommended that students get a CDL
                                                                                                      Driver's Manual at the local MVA office and read sections 1–6 prior to start of class.
   OCC-400 Auto Technician : Electrical Systems                                           1.8 CEUs    2 sessions, $60*
   An in-depth, hands on study of today's automotive electrical systems. Topics include: electri-      Syn# 36633        T/Th             6/21–6/23       6:00–9:00 p.m.         Laurel College Center
   cal system diagnosis, battery diagnosis and service, starting system, charging system, lighting
                                                                                                       Syn# 36634        T/Th             8/23–8/25       6:00–9:00 p.m.         Laurel College Center
   systems/head and tail lights/parking lights/dash and courtesy lights/stop and hazard lights/
   turn signals and backup lights, gauges, warning devices, driver information system diagnosis
                                                                                                      CDL-301 Commercial Driver License: Class B                                                  4.5 CEU
   and repair, horn, wiper and washer, body and miscellaneous accessories diagnostic and repair.
                                                                                                      Student drivers will be taught the skills necessary to obtain a Class-B Commercial Driver's
   Instructor: Toyd Green. 5 sessions, $185* (includes a $20 lab fee)
                                                                                                      License (CDL). Upon obtaining the Class-B CDL, the graduate would be capable of obtain-
    Syn# 36659     M/W                8/8–8/22       6:00–9:30 p.m.          Main Campus, AUTO-BAY    ing entry-level employment as a Class-B commercial vehicle driver. The intent of the Class-B
                                                                                                      program is to offer upgrade training for students either working in the field or seeking work as
   OCC-405 Auto Technician: Auto Body Repair and Refinishing                              4.0 CEUs    a CDL Class-B driver. Flexible weekday and weekend schedules are available. $1990* (includes a
   Learn the concepts and basic skills necessary for the auto-body collision repair and refinish      $1592 vehicle fee). Note: Please call Ms. Sandra Brown at (443) 518-4172 for more information.
   industry. This course includes lecture and practical experience designed to enable students to
   attain proficiency in basic skills such as frame alignment equipment and techniques, glass and     CDL-302 Commercial Driver License:
   trim replacement and estimating using technical manuals and parts catalogs. Prepare for the        Class A, Part I (Basic Operations)                                                          8.0 CEU
   ASE certification exam. Note: Located at AYT Institute, 5700 Kirby RD, Clinton, MD, 20735.         This course is the first of a two-part series designed to cover the basic operational skills neces-
   $20 Shop fee collected first day of class. 10 sessions, $450* (includes a $360 lab fee)            sary for a CDL Class-A license. Students will review the requirements of the Federal Motor
    Syn# 36656     M/W                8/29–10/3      6:00–10:00 p.m.        AYT2                      Carriers Safety Regulations and how the law has improved highway safety through mandatory
                                                                                                      enforcement. Other topics will include trip planning, vehicle inspection and malfunctions,
   OCC-406 Auto Technician: Heating and Air Conditioning                                  3.2 CEUs    handling hazardous material, and other operational matters. Weekday or weekend schedules
   Learn the concepts and develop the basic skills necessary to diagnose automotive heating and       available. $1497* (includes a $1347 vehicle fee). Note: Please call Ms. Sandra Brown at (443)
   air conditioning problems. Topics include heating and air conditioning principles, basic test      518-4172 for schedule dates and information.
   equipment, and how to interpret and analyze information. Students will diagnose and repair
   automotive heating and air conditioning systems. Major emphasis will be on diagnostic pro-         CDL-303 Commercial Driver License:
   cedures. Includes preparation for the ASE certification exam. Note: Located at Tommy's Auto        Class A, Part II (Vehicle Control Skill)                                                    8.0 CEU
   Clinic, 15005 Marlboro Pike, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772. $20 Shop fee collected first day of         This course will run concurrently with CDL-302. Students will alternate between range and
   class. 8 sessions, $385* (includes a $310 lab fee)                                                 road driving activities. Participants will be taught and must demonstrate safe driving practices
                                                                                                      in preparation for their Class-A CDL license test. Skills practiced will include parallel parking,
    Syn# 33346     T/Th               5/3–5/26       6:00–10:00 p.m.        AYT2
                                                                                                      docking, coupling and uncoupling, lane control, turns, speed and space management and
                                                                                                      other driving skills. $1498* (includes a $1348 vehicle fee). Note: Please call Ms. Sandra Brown
                                                                                                      at (443) 518-4172 for schedule dates and information.




                                                                      Looking To Become an
                                                                      Automotive
                                                                      Service Technician?
                                                                                                                                                                                           Skills




                                                                      Prince George’s Community College has the courses
                                                                      to get you in gear!
                                                                      E-mail Tony Marra at tmarra@pgcc.edu
                                                                      or visit http://academic.pgcc.edu/transportation
                                                                      or call (301) 322-0062.




38 Summer 2011 Schedule of Noncredit Classes                                                                                                www.pgcc.edu
                                                                                                                                                Transportation	&	Distribution

¢   Drivers Education                                                                                 Syn# 36823      M/T/W/Th/F           6/20–7/1        9:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m.     Main Campus, TO-101
                                                                                                      Syn# 36826      M/T/W/Th/F/S         7/5–7/16        6:00–9:15 p.m.           Main Campus, TO-101
                                                                                                      Syn# 36825      M/T/W/Th/F/S         7/5–7/16        9:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m.     LDS
    Certification Preparation, Motor Vehicle Administration Class C
    Driver's License                                                                                  Syn# 36828      M/T/W/Th/F           7/18–7/29       6:00–9:15 p.m.           LDS
    The Driver Education Program is provided for beginning drivers who wish to obtain                 Syn# 36827      M/T/W/Th/F           7/18–7/29       9:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m.     Main Campus, TO-101
    a Maryland Class C Driver’s License. Students learn from professional, Motor Vehicle
    Administration certified instructors who patiently and courteously coach the new                  Syn# 36829      S                    7/30–10/8       9:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m.     Main Campus, TO-101
    driver. Schedules are flexible and include day and evening classes. Drivers are trained in        Syn# 36831      M/T/W/Th/F           8/1–8/12        6:00–9:15 p.m.           Main Campus, TO-101
    late model, specially equipped vehicles which are easy to maneuver in traffic and parking
                                                                                                      Syn# 36830      M/T/W/Th/F           8/1–8/12        9:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m.     LDS
    situations.
       The 36 hour course includes 30 hours of classroom instruction and 6 hours behind-              Syn# 36833      M/T/W/Th/F           8/15–8/26       6:00–9:15 p.m.           LDS
    the-wheel skills training. All classes are 10 sessions plus 6 hours driving (scheduled with       Syn# 36832      M/T/W/Th/F           8/15–8/26       9:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m.     Main Campus, TO-101
    each individual student).
    Prerequisites
                                                                                                     ¢    Forklift Operations
       • Students must be 16 years of age or older to register.
       • Students under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian sign a permission
          form.                                                                                          A powered industrial truck is defined by OSHA as any mobile power-propelled truck
       • Students need not have an MVA Learner’s Permit to enroll in the class, but must                 used to carry, push, pull, lift, stack or tier materials. Examples include forklifts, pallet
          obtain one prior to the behind-the-wheel training.                                             jacks, low lift jacks, etc. Earth moving and road hauling trucks, golf carts, bucket trucks,
    Course Fees                                                                                          and licensed automobiles are not included in the definition. The classes below are
    The cost of the Driver Education Program is $60* plus $258 vehicle fee. There is an                  provided by Alliance Material Handling, Inc.
    additional (optional) $100 charge to use the college’s program vehicle for MVA testing.
    This fee is not paid at the time of registration to the class, but will be collected when the
    student schedules the MVA road test for licensing.                                               HEO-303 Train the Trainer: Forklift Operator
    Class Locations                                                                                  The Train the Trainer course is designed for the manager or supervisor who wants to be able
    Drivers Education is offered at the college’s main campus in Largo and at LDS-Linnel             to train individuals to become industrial lift-truck operators. Topics include: Formal Training
    Driving School, located at 1811 Bright Seat Rd., Landover, MD 20785.                             —Introduction to OSHA Law 1910.178, videos, power point presentation, lecture, manual,
    Refund Policy                                                                                    and full documentation. Practical Training—Operator pre-shift inspection, traveling skills,
    No refunds are issued after the class starts—no exceptions.                                      stacking and loading, charging and refueling. Evaluation—Plant survey, operator truck specif-
                                                                                                     ic safety evaluation and record keeping. Lunch provided. Note: Location at Alliance Material
                                                                                                     Handling, 8320 Sherwick Court, Jessup, MD, 20794. 1 session, $700* (includes a $560 lab fee)
SKB-601 Basic Vehicle Maintenance                                                                     Syn# 33439      W                    5/11–5/11       8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.      AMH
As a licensed automobile driver it is important to learn as much as you can about your cars           Syn# 36630      W                    6/8–6/8         8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.      AMH
operation and safety maintenance. Basic Vehicle Maintenance will teach you the fundamen-
tal skills necessary to enjoy a safe and trouble free driving experience. Keeping your car well       Syn# 36631      W                    7/13–7/13       8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.      AMH
maintained will also help to avoid costly repair bills. Topics include: vehicle safety inspection,    Syn# 36632      W                    8/10–8/10       8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.      AMH
signs and symptoms of safety problems, checking fluid levels, hoses, tires and brakes, changing
a flat tire, safety precautions when your car breaks down on the road, basic tools, scheduled        HEO-304 DC Electric Clinic
maintenance, the owner's manual, accident procedures, towing services and insurance, negoti-         This 2 day course introduces an individual to the world of DC electricity and its use in the
ating repair prices, buying a used car, changing bulbs and fuses, cleaning and winterizing your      industrial lift truck environment. This is also an excellent course for anyone who requires a
car, and many other topics. Instructor: Toyd Green. 2 sessions, $65                                  solid understanding of how DC electricity works. Course outline: Day 1) DC electric theory,
Syn# 36635        Th                 8/18–8/25       6:00–9:30 p.m.          Main Campus, AUTO-BAY   test equipment, reading schematics, batteries and chargers. Day 2) DC motors, resistor speed
                                                                                                     controls, SCR speed controls. Note: Location at Alliance Material Handling, 8320 Sherwick
SKB-600 Driver Education                                                                             Court, Jessup, MD, 20794. 2 sessions, $600* (includes a $480 lab fee)
The Driver Education Program is designed for beginning drivers who wish to obtain a Mary-             Syn# 36627      T/W                  6/14–6/15       8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.      AMH
land Class-C driver's license. Students learn from MVA certified instructors provided by the          Syn# 36628      T/W                  8/16–8/17       8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.      AMH
Linnel Driving School, a MVA Certified Driver Education Program provider that utilizes the
College as a branch location. Linnel will forward completion information to the MVA as well
                                                                                                     HEO-305 OSHA Forklift Operator Certification
and other records as required by Maryland statute. Schedules are flexible and include day, eve-
                                                                                                     For anyone who operates or plans to operate a powered industrial lift truck, OSHA requires that lift-
ning and weekend classes. The 36-hour course includes 30 hours of classroom instruction, as
                                                                                                     truck operators are trained under specified guidelines. This course complies with those guidelines
well as 6 hours of behind-the-wheel skills training. The 6 hours behind-the-wheel instruction
                                                                                                     and fulfills 2 of the 3 parts required to become a certified operator. This one day class consists of
is scheduled on a flexible basis with each individual student. All behind the wheel lessons shall
                                                                                                     formal classroom training (part 1), including videos, discussions and lectures on safe operation of
start and end at the college. 10 sessions, $318* (includes a $258 lab fee)
                                                                                                     the industrial powered, sit down rider lift truck. It also includes practical training (part 2) which is
Syn# 36814        M/T/W/Th/F         5/2–5/13        9:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m.    LDS                     hands-on operation, demonstrations and pre-shift inspections; students will operate the lift truck
Syn# 33358        M/T/W/Th/F         5/2–5/13        6:00–9:15 p.m.          Main Campus, TO-101     in a simulated and controlled work environment. Each student will be issued a certificate and wallet
                                                                                                     card at the successful completion of the class. The student will need to be evaluated (part 3) in their
Syn# 36815        S                  5/7–7/23        9:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m.    Main Campus, TO-101     workplace in order to complete the certification. Lunch Provided. Note: Location at Alliance Mate-
Syn# 36819        M/T/W/Th/F         5/16–5/27       6:00–9:15 p.m.          LDS                     rial Handling, 8320 Sherwick Court, Jessup, MD, 20794. 1 session, $100* (includes a $80 lab fee)
Syn# 33359        M/T/W/Th/F         5/16–5/27       9:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m.    Main Campus, TO-101      Syn# 33446      W                    5/4–5/4         8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.      AMH
Syn# 36822        M/T/W/Th/F         6/6–6/17        6:00–9:15 p.m.          Main Campus, TO-101      Syn# 36776      W                    6/1–6/1         8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.      AMH
Syn# 36821        M/T/W/Th/F         6/6–6/17        9:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m.    LDS                      Syn# 36777      W                    7/6–7/6         8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.      AMH
Syn# 36824        M/T/W/Th/F         6/20–7/1        6:00–9:15 p.m.          LDS                      Syn# 36778      W                    8/3–8/3         8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.      AMH




        Interested in a Career as
        a Commercial Truck Driver?
                                                                                                                                                                                            Skills




        Prince George’s Community College can help you with the training that is required
        and with job placement assistance.
        See page 38 for more information, e-mail Tony Marra at tmarra@pgcc.edu or
        visit http://academic.pgcc.edu/transportation Call (301)322-0062.



                  The schedule of classes is subject to change. Visit Owl Link for the latest course updates at www.pgcc.edu.                                                                                   39
         Transportation	&	Distribution

   ¢    Motorcycle Safety                                                                                 keeping; basic tools; cleaning, storing and winterizing the motorcycle; performing an oil
                                                                                                          change; checking wheels, tire pressure and brakes; chain and cable adjustment; fluid levels; the
                                                                                                          owner's manual; changing bulbs and dealer relations. Students should bring their motorcycle
       Quality Motorcycle Training for 24 Years                                                           owner's manual to class. This course meets both Monday or Monday and Tuesday of succes-
       Our Motorcycle Safety Program for Class M licensing is designed for both beginning and             sive weeks as the dates indicate. 2 sessions, $66*
       experienced riders. Courses are taught by instructors trained and certified by the Maryland         Syn# 36389     M                   5/16–5/23      6:00–9:00 p.m.          Main Campus, CONT-124
       Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA) and the Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF).
       Successful motorcycling is not just a matter of being careful and having good instincts. It         Syn# 36391     M                   7/18–7/25      6:00–9:00 p.m.          Main Campus, CONT-124
       requires specialized knowledge, skills, techniques and strategies. If you have never ridden, are
       self-taught or have learned from friends; you will benefit from truly professional training.       OCC-361 Basic Rider Course (BRC)
                                                                                                          This 17-hour motorcycle rider course is designed for both beginners and those who are not
       About The Courses
                                                                                                          professionally trained. To register, a student must be at least 16 years, 6 months of age. If the
       Courses consist of both classroom and range (on-motorcycle) sessions. A training
                                                                                                          student is under 18 years of age, a parent or guardian must sign "liability release documents"
       motorcycle will be reserved for your use when you register for the Basic Rider Course
                                                                                                          on behalf of the student. Participants receive approximately 7-hours of classroom instruction
       (BRC) or Alternative Basic Rider Course (BRC 2). Students must come to the range
       sessions prepared to ride by wearing a long-sleeve shirt or jacket, long pants, sturdy low-        and approximately 10-hours of riding instruction on a training motorcycle, provided by the
       heeled shoes that cover the ankle-bone, full-fingered leather or other good-grip gloves,           college, practicing clutch-throttle control, stopping the motorcycle in a safe distance, turning,
       a DOT-certified helmet, and eye protection (face shield, goggles, or even ordinary                 shifting, and basic crash avoidance skills. Throughout the course, instructors will evaluate
       spectacles or sunglasses). The program will provide helmets, gloves and eye protection             and coach each rider's ability and performance. To successfully complete the course, riders
       on loan while the course is in session. Classes ride rain or shine when appropriate so             must pass a riding skills test and a riding knowledge test. Participants who do not achieve
       bring something to keep you dry if rain is expected. You may want to bring a snack or              the minimum performance standards will not be allowed to continue in the course. There is
       something to drink. However, water is provided during all classes. Saturday and Sunday             no guarantee that individuals enrolling in this course will pass or get their license. 3 sessions,
       students should bring a snack or bag lunch. Students who are currently licensed in                 $296* (includes a $35 lab fee)
       Maryland and successfully complete the BRC or BRC 2 courses will receive a Maryland                 Syn# 33671     Th                  5/5–5/5        5:45–9:15 p.m.          Main Campus, CONT-124
       MVA Certificate of Completion. This certificate must be presented to MVA to receive
                                                                                                                          S                   5/7–5/7        7:45 a.m.–5:00 p.m.     Main Campus, CONT-124
       your Class-M (motorcycle) license endorsement. This endorsement is required, if you
       wish to legally ride motorcycles on public roads. Out of state residents will receive a                            Su                  5/8–5/8        7:45 a.m.–4:00 p.m.     Main Campus, CONT-124
       Maryland Motorcycle Safety Program completion card only and should check with                       Syn# 33673     F                   5/6–5/6        5:45–9:15 p.m.          Main Campus, CONT-124
       their hometown MVA to see if this card will be accepted for licensing. All students who
       successfully complete the BRC, BRC 2 or ERC course will receive a Maryland Motorcycle                              S                   5/7–5/7        9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.     Main Campus, CONT-124
       Safety Program completion card. You should present this card to your insurance                                     Su                  5/8–5/8        12:00–8:00 p.m.         Main Campus, CONT-124
       company for possible premium discounts.
                                                                                                           Syn# 36235     Th                  5/12–5/12      5:45–9:15 p.m.          Main Campus, CONT-124
          To get the maximum benefit from PGCC’s Motorcycle Safety Program, an
       introductory course in basic motorcycle maintenance (OCC-354) is offered to                                        S                   5/14–5/14      7:45 a.m.–5:00 p.m.     Main Campus, CONT-124
       introduce and demonstrate basic maintenance concepts for a safe and trouble free
                                                                                                                          Su                  5/15–5/15      7:45 a.m.–4:00 p.m.     Main Campus, CONT-124
       riding experience. Registered students can pick up the MVA motorcycle handbook and
       participant letter one or more weeks prior to start of class in Kent Hall, Room 207.                Syn# 36241     F                   5/13–5/13      5:45–9:15 p.m.          Main Campus, CONT-124
       Class M Licensing                                                                                                  S                   5/14–5/14      9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.     Main Campus, CONT-124
       Students taking the Motorcycle Rider BRC or BRC 2 classes do not need a Class M
                                                                                                                          Su                  5/15–5/15      12:00–8:00 p.m.         Main Campus, CONT-124
       Learner’s Permit to qualify for Class M licensing. Successful graduation from the course
       will qualify the student for a Class M license endorsement. Maryland students who                   Syn# 36242     M/W                 5/16–5/18      7:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.    Main Campus, CONT-124
       meet the testing standard for licensing will receive a certificate that can be presented                           T/Th                5/17–5/19      7:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.     Main Campus, CONT-124
       to any full service Maryland MVA branch office where a vision examination can be
       administered. The student will, then, receive a Class M license endorsement after paying                                               (4 sessions)
       the licensing fee.                                                                                  Syn# 36239     Th                  5/19–5/19      5:45–9:15 p.m.          Main Campus, CONT-124
       Policies                                                                                                           S                   5/21–5/21      7:45 a.m.–5:00 p.m.     Main Campus, CONT-124
       In order to graduate and receive an MVA certificate for Class M endorsement students
       must comply with the following Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration’s policies:                                   Su                  5/22–5/22      7:45 a.m.–4:00 p.m.     Main Campus, CONT-124
          1. Students must report to all classes promptly at the stated time and must attend all           Syn# 36244     F                   5/20–5/20      5:45–9:15 p.m.          Main Campus, CONT-124
             sessions.
                                                                                                                          S                   5/21–5/21      9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.     Main Campus, CONT-124
          2. Students must successfully pass all the examinations.
                                                                                                                          Su                  5/22–5/22      12:00–8:00 p.m.         Main Campus, CONT-124
          If a student is not present as required in the classroom or on the range, he/she will
       not be permitted to participate in the class or continue in the program. There will be no           Syn# 36245     Th                  5/26–5/26      5:45–9:15 p.m.          Main Campus, CONT-124
       exceptions.
                                                                                                                          S                   5/28–5/28      7:45 a.m.–5:00 p.m.     Main Campus, CONT-124
       Standby Admission Policy
                                                                                                                          Su                  5/29–5/29      7:45 a.m.–4:00 p.m.     Main Campus, CONT-124
       If a student is not able to register for the course because all seats have been filled, he/she
       may participate stand-by lottery admission. Seats not claimed by registered students at             Syn# 36247     F                   5/27–5/27      5:45–9:15 p.m.          Main Campus, CONT-124
       the start of a class will be offered to students on stand-by who wish to take the course but                       S                   5/28–5/28      9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.     Main Campus, CONT-124
       have not or were not able to be registered.
          In order to participate, students should arrive at the Continuing Education Building,                           Su                  5/29–5/29      12:00–8:00 p.m.         Main Campus, CONT-124
       Room CE-124 thirty minutes prior to the scheduled start of the class. You will be                   Syn# 36250     Th                  6/2–6/2        5:45–9:15 p.m.          Main Campus, CONT-124
       asked to sign the Stand-by Student Roster, and your name will be selected by lottery for
       possible enrollment. Stand-by students are not officially registered in the course until                           S                   6/4–6/4        7:45 a.m.–5:00 p.m.     Main Campus, CONT-124
       instruction begins. Until instruction begins, registered students may claim their seat in                          Su                  6/5–6/5        7:45 a.m.–4:00 p.m.     Main Campus, CONT-124
       a course even if a stand-by has been selected for it. Stand-by students who are admitted
       should be prepared to fill out a Registration Form and pay for the class. Students who              Syn# 36251     F                   6/3–6/3        5:45–9:15 p.m.          Main Campus, CONT-124
       do not present proof of payment by the second class session will be dropped. Cash is                               S                   6/4–6/4        9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.     Main Campus, CONT-124
       not accepted by the instructor; however, checks and money orders made out to “Prince
       George’s Community College” will be accepted.                                                                      Su                  6/5–6/5        12:00–8:00 p.m.         Main Campus, CONT-124
       Refund Policy                                                                                       Syn# 36255     M/T/W               6/6–6/14       5:45–9:15 p.m.          Main Campus, CONT-124
       College policy states that no refunds are issued after the start of the class. Students who
                                                                                                                                              (5 sessions)
       do not complete the course for any reason, including those who are counseled out of
       class, will not receive a refund. Those wishing to “re-take” the class can do so at a later         Syn# 36253     M/W                 6/6–6/8        7:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.    Main Campus, CONT-124
       time and at a reduced fee. Re-take students must contact the program director, Mr. Tony                            T/Th                6/7–6/9        7:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.     Main Campus, CONT-124
       Marra at (443) 518-4180.
                                                                                                                                              (4 sessions)
                                                                                                           Syn# 36256     Th                  6/9–6/9        5:45–9:15 p.m.          Main Campus, CONT-124

   OCC-354 Basic Motorcycle Maintenance                                                                                   S                   6/11–6/11      7:45 a.m.–5:00 p.m.     Main Campus, CONT-124
   This course covers the fundamentals of performing basic maintenance and inspections on                                 Su                  6/12–6/12      7:45 a.m.–4:00 p.m.     Main Campus, CONT-124
   your motorcycle. The 6-hour, 2-evening course will help the beginner to understand the im-
                                                                                                           Syn# 36258     F                   6/10–6/10      5:45–9:15 p.m.          Main Campus, CONT-124
   portance of maintaining a motorcycle in top running condition in order to enjoy safe, trouble
   free riding. Topics include: pre-ride safety inspection; maintenance schedules and record                              S                   6/11–6/11      9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.     Main Campus, CONT-124



40 Summer 2011 Schedule of Noncredit Classes                                                                                                    www.pgcc.edu
                                                                    Transportation	&	Distribution	|	Community	Arts	&	Entertainment
             Su          6/12–6/12      12:00–8:00 p.m.        Main Campus, CONT-124                    S                    8/27–8/27       7:45 a.m.–5:00 p.m.       Main Campus, CONT-124
Syn# 36259   Th          6/16–6/16      5:45–9:15 p.m.         Main Campus, CONT-124                    Su                   8/28–8/28       7:45 a.m.–4:00 p.m.       Main Campus, CONT-124
             S           6/18–6/18      7:45 a.m.–5:00 p.m.    Main Campus, CONT-124
                                                                                       OCC-369 Alternate Basic Rider Course (BRC 2)
             Su          6/19–6/19      7:45 a.m.–4:00 p.m.    Main Campus, CONT-124   This 7-hour course is designed for students who have already learned basic riding skills but wish
Syn# 36261   F           6/17–6/17      5:45–9:15 p.m.         Main Campus, CONT-124   to earn a Class-M license endorsement and legally ride on public roads. Those under 18 years of
                                                                                       age must take OCC-361. Students have the option of riding their own motorcycles provided they
             S           6/18–6/18      9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.    Main Campus, CONT-124
                                                                                       are legally transported to the training site. The vehicle must also pass a pre-ride safety evaluation
             Su          6/19–6/19      12:00–8:00 p.m.        Main Campus, CONT-124   prior to class. During initial range activities, instructors will evaluate the student's ability to coor-
Syn# 36263   M/W         6/20–6/22      7:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.   Main Campus, CONT-124   dinate smooth clutch and throttle control, stop the motorcycle in a safe distance, execute gradual
                                                                                       and tight turns, shift up and down, and comfortably achieve a speed of at least 25 mph. Riders
             T/Th        6/21–6/23      7:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.    Main Campus, CONT-124   who cannot demonstrate minimum riding proficiency will not be allowed to continue and will
                         (4 sessions)                                                  need to consider enrolling in OCC-361. To successfully complete the course, riders must pass a
Syn# 36264   Th          6/23–6/23      5:45–9:15 p.m.         Main Campus, CONT-124
                                                                                       riding skills test and a riding knowledge test. There is no guarantee that individuals enrolling in
                                                                                       this course will pass or get their license. 1 session, $296* (includes a $35 lab fee)
             S           6/25–6/25      7:45 a.m.–5:00 p.m.    Main Campus, CONT-124
                                                                                        Syn# 36380      S                    5/14–5/14       7:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m.       Main Campus, CONT-124
             Su          6/26–6/26      7:45 a.m.–4:00 p.m.    Main Campus, CONT-124
                                                                                        Syn# 36383      S                    6/25–6/25       7:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m.       Main Campus, CONT-124
Syn# 36265   F           6/24–6/24      5:45–9:15 p.m.         Main Campus, CONT-124
                                                                                        Syn# 36385      S                    7/23–7/23       7:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m.       Main Campus, CONT-124
             S           6/25–6/25      9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.    Main Campus, CONT-124
                                                                                        Syn# 36386      S                    8/27–8/27       7:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m.       Main Campus, CONT-124
             Su          6/26–6/26      12:00–8:00 p.m.        Main Campus, CONT-124
Syn# 36266   Th          7/7–7/7        5:45–9:15 p.m.         Main Campus, CONT-124   OCC-365 Experienced Rider Course (ERC)
                                                                                       This 6-hour course is for licensed motorcyclists who want to improve or refresh their skills.
             S           7/9–7/9        7:45 a.m.–5:00 p.m.    Main Campus, CONT-124
                                                                                       Individuals enrolling in this course must have a valid motorcycle license. The class "M" license
             Su          7/10–7/10      7:45 a.m.–4:00 p.m.    Main Campus, CONT-124   waiver is not offered as a part of this course. During the initial riding activities, each rider's
Syn# 36267   F           7/8–7/8        5:45–9:15 p.m.         Main Campus, CONT-124   ability to operate a motorcycle will be evaluated by the instructors. Riders who cannot demon-
                                                                                       strate minimum riding proficiency will not be allowed to continue and will need to consider
             S           7/9–7/9        9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.    Main Campus, CONT-124   enrolling in OCC-361. Riders use their own motorcycles. Personal motorcycles must be
             Su          7/10–7/10      12:00–8:00 p.m.        Main Campus, CONT-124   street legal, in good operating condition and pass a routine pre-ride check given as part of the
Syn# 36270   M/T/W       7/11–7/19      5:45–9:15 p.m.         Main Campus, CONT-124
                                                                                       course. Riders are to provide their own riding gear, which includes a DOT certified helmet,
                                                                                       eye protection, long sleeve shirt or jacket, full fingered gloves, long pants and sturdy over-the-
                         (5 sessions)                                                  ankle footwear. Riders who complete the skills test will receive a Maryland Motorcycle Safety
Syn# 36268   M/W         7/11–7/13      7:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.   Main Campus, CONT-124   Program Completion Card. 1 session, $137* (includes a $18 lab fee)
             T/Th        7/12–7/14      7:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.    Main Campus, CONT-124    Syn# 36388      S                    5/29–5/29       7:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m.       Main Campus, CONT-124
                         (4 sessions)
                                                                                       ¢   Small Gas Engines
Syn# 36272   Th          7/14–7/14      5:45–9:15 p.m.         Main Campus, CONT-124
             S           7/16–7/16      7:45 a.m.–5:00 p.m.    Main Campus, CONT-124   OCC-316 Small Gas Engine                                                                     2.4 CEUs
                                                                                       This course covers the basic principles of small engine operation and service from engine
             Su          7/17–7/17      7:45 a.m.–4:00 p.m.    Main Campus, CONT-124
                                                                                       theory to trouble shooting and failure analysis. It explains the "why" in engine design and op-
Syn# 36273   F           7/15–7/15      5:45–9:15 p.m.         Main Campus, CONT-124   eration fundamentals. Students supply their own materials. Instructor: Toyd Green. 6 sessions,
             S           7/16–7/16      9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.    Main Campus, CONT-124   $230* (includes a $10 lab fee)

             Su          7/17–7/17      12:00–8:00 p.m.        Main Campus, CONT-124    Syn# 36684      M/W                  8/29–9/19       6:00–10:00 p.m.           Main Campus, AUTO-BAY

Syn# 36274   Th          7/21–7/21      5:45–9:15 p.m.         Main Campus, CONT-124
             S           7/23–7/23      7:45 a.m.–5:00 p.m.    Main Campus, CONT-124
             Su          7/24–7/24      7:45 a.m.–4:00 p.m.    Main Campus, CONT-124                          COMMUNITY.EDUCATION
Syn# 36366   F           7/22–7/22      5:45–9:15 p.m.         Main Campus, CONT-124
             S           7/23–7/23      9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.    Main Campus, CONT-124   Community Arts & Entertainment
             Su          7/24–7/24      12:00–8:00 p.m.        Main Campus, CONT-124   ¢   Arts, Fine & Creative
Syn# 36368   Th          7/28–7/28      5:45–9:15 p.m.         Main Campus, CONT-124
             S           7/30–7/30      7:45 a.m.–5:00 p.m.    Main Campus, CONT-124   ART-345 Art and Drawing for the Absolute Beginner
                                                                                       In this course, an online instructor will guide you through basic art processes including: an explo-
             Su          7/31–7/31      7:45 a.m.–4:00 p.m.    Main Campus, CONT-124   ration of the possibilities of various drawing materials, set up procedures, lighting and rendering
Syn# 36369   F           7/29–7/29      5:45–9:15 p.m.         Main Campus, CONT-124   techniques, and design and layout methods. This is an online class where the student may not be
                                                                                       in the online classroom at the same time the instructor is present. Requirements: Internet access,
             S           7/30–7/30      9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.    Main Campus, CONT-124
                                                                                       e-mail, the Microsoft Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox Web browser, and the Adobe Flash and
             Su          7/31–7/31      12:00–8:00 p.m.        Main Campus, CONT-124   PDF plug-ins (two free and simple downloads you obtain at http://www.adobe.com/downloads
Syn# 36370   F           8/5–8/5        5:45–9:15 p.m.         Main Campus, CONT-124   by clicking Get Adobe Flash Player and Get Adobe Reader). and any type of computer. Note:
                                                                                       Registration is not complete until the student registers and pays at www.pgcc.edu and completes
             S           8/6–8/6        7:45 a.m.–5:00 p.m.    Main Campus, CONT-124   the class orientation at www.ed2go.com/pgcc. 12 sessions, $120 (includes a $60 lab fee)
             Su          8/7–8/7        7:45 a.m.–4:00 p.m.    Main Campus, CONT-124    Syn# 35856      W/F                  5/18–7/8        online                    E2GO
Syn# 36372   M/T/W       8/8–8/16       5:45–9:15 p.m.         Main Campus, CONT-124    Syn# 37413      W/F                  6/15–8/5        online                    E2GO
                         (5 sessions)                                                   Syn# 37414      W/F                  7/20–9/9        online                    E2GO
Syn# 36371   M/W         8/8–8/10       7:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.   Main Campus, CONT-124    Syn# 37415      W/F                  8/17–10/7       online                    E2GO
             T/Th        8/9–8/11       7:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.    Main Campus, CONT-124
Syn# 36374   F           8/12–8/12      5:45–9:15 p.m.         Main Campus, CONT-124   ¢   Performing Arts & Music
             S           8/13–8/13      7:45 a.m.–5:00 p.m.    Main Campus, CONT-124   COM-347 Voice-overs: Such a Voice
             Su          8/14–8/14      7:45 a.m.–4:00 p.m.    Main Campus, CONT-124   Voice-overs are hot today! You don't have to be an actor to get voice-over work, but it certainly
Syn# 36376   F           8/19–8/19      5:45–9:15 p.m.         Main Campus, CONT-124   doesn't hurt! With such notable talent as James Earl Jones, Linda Hunt, and Donald Suther-
                                                                                       land lending their voices to commercials, films, and videos, one would think that it would be
             S           8/20–8/20      7:45 a.m.–5:00 p.m.    Main Campus, CONT-124   next to impossible to break into this field. Not so! In this class you'll learn about an exciting
             Su          8/21–8/21      7:45 a.m.–4:00 p.m.    Main Campus, CONT-124   new way to get around the competition and actually turn voice-overs into a thriving full or
Syn# 36378   F           8/26–8/26      5:45–9:15 p.m.         Main Campus, CONT-124
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