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					Fall 2007
Lifelong
Learning &
Professional
Development
Division of Continuing Education
914-606-6830




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                What are the hottest topics right now?
                    Here’s What’s NEW for Fall…

                           We have them!
Explore your creative side with classes in Dress Making, Rake Knitting, and
Mother/Daughter Crocheting. Love to cook? Decorative Fruit Platters, Turducken, and

Advance your career with Public Speaking, Etiquette for Business and for Dining,
Cultural Holiday Cooking await!

and Internet Job Search. Refresh your computer skills with Word, Excel, and Access

Challenge your mind with Understanding Architecture, History of the World Wars,
2007 Updates.

Inconvenient Truths, and the Afro-Cuban Tradition of Santeria. Learn a new

Have some fun with Palmistry, Art Talk Tours, Fall Nature Walk, Vermicomposting, and
language: Hindi.



Expand your growing business with Business Financing, Public Relation Tips, and
Blogging.



Take care of you! Our workshops in Life Coaching, Metaphysics, and Natural
Solopreneur Skills.

Medicine will show you how. And don’t forget Fido and Fluffy, with Aromatherapy and

Thinking about a career change? Consider the opportunities in Children’s Book
Reiki for Pets.



And more!
Publishing, How to Audition (for Actors), and Gaming.


        Don’t forget our many online classes – choose learning on your schedule.



                       Somers Lifelong Learning
                         See p. 37 for full schedule of classes.
                             Classes and Workshops in
            Health & Wellness                       Creativity & Crafts
            Life Planning                           Skills & Certifications
            English as a Second Language            Arts & Culture
            Languages
        Call 914-606-6839 for a Somers Lifelong Learning brochure and schedule.
                        Visit us at www.sunywcc.edu/somers




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                       8 Thurs., Mar. 1-Apr. 26 (skip 3/15), 6:00-7:30 pm,    TIMES CLASS
                       AAB-414, $110. E Collins. #WA-D567                     MEETS

     BUILDING AND
    ROOM NUMBER                   COST             COURSE
                                                   NUMBER


                    (For updates, visit www.sunywcc.edu/conted)




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                                            WHAT’S INSIDE
                              See index on p. 60 for specific classes.
Business Management ..13                                     Online Courses...........26
& Training                                                   Performing Arts ..........35
Career Transitions                                            Acting & Theater
                                                              Music & Dance

                                                             Professional Training
 Career Exploration...................................4
 Tools for Professional Growth..................4
 New Career Options ................................5
 Project Transition .....................................7    CAD .......................................................25

Certifications ................8
                                                              Cisco Academy ......................................25


& Licensing
                                                              Computer Applications Specialist ..........26
                                                              Construction Trades...............................14


Children & Teens........31
                                                              Entrepreneurship .....................................8
                                                              Funeral Directing ...................................10


Classes in Your
                                                              Help Desk Support.................................26
                                                              Insurance ...............................................18

Community
                                                              Medical Billing..........................................8
                                                              Paralegal..................................................7
 Ossining ...............................11, 12, 19, 58       Real Estate ............................................15
                                                              Telecommunications ................................8

                                                             Self-Awareness & ........52
 Peekskill ..............................13, 22, 24, 58
 Yonkers....................13, 19, 20, 21, 33, 58

                                                             Relationships
 Mt. Vernon .................6, 19, 31, 40, 41, 58
 Somers ........................................2, 37, 58

                                                             Skills for Life
 Extension Center Registration ...............59

Computer Training .....18
English as a ................55
                                                              First Aid & CPR......................................46
                                                              Driving Skills ..........................................46

Second Language
                                                              Skills for Success...................................10
                                                              Study Skills ............................................10

Family & Parenting .....51                                   Special Interest ...........53
Film & Culture ............35                                Sports & Fitness .........50
Finance & ...................39                              Test Prep ....................11
Wealthbuilding                                               Travel & Tours............44
Food & Wine ...............39                                 Hudson Valley History
                                                              Teatown
 Cooking & Baking
                                                              World Travel
 Wine Appreciation

Health & Wellness.......47
                                                              Learning Vacations

                                                             Westchester ................41
                                                             Restaurants
 Alternative Approaches to Health


                                                             Writing Center ............38
 Holistic Pet Care

Healthcare ..................11
Professionals
History & Politics ........34                                Index..........................60
                                                             Directions & ...............62
Hobbies & Crafts ........54                                  Campus Map
Home & Garden..........44                                    Customer Information ..63
Languages ..................30
                                                              Refund Policy
                                                              Parking Policy

Mainstream ................32
                                                              Room Assignments

 Courses for Mature Adults                                   Registration Form.......63

            Non-credit classes in this brochure, unless otherwise noted,
                    are intended for adult students (18+) only.
                              See Key to Class Locations on page 62.
                   Questions? Email us at continuinged@sunywcc.edu
                             To register call 914-606-6830.
                           Register online at www.sunywcc.edu/ce/registration                                                 3
                            CAREER TRANSITIONS
                                Exploring Careers in…
                    These workshops are FREE, but pre-registration is required.

Certified Nursing Assistant                         Real Estate Salesperson
& Other Health Careers                              1 Thurs., Aug. 30, 6:30-8:30 pm, ADM-207.
1 Thurs., Dec. 6, 6:00-7:00 pm, Ossining            H Goldberg. #WJ-D322

                                                    Real Estate Appraisal
Center. J Maloney. #OS-D167

Surgical Technology                                 1 Thurs. Sept. 6, 6:30-8:00 pm, ADM-207.
1 Wed., 6:00-7:00 pm, Ossining Center.              D Zagaroli. #WJ-D906
Sec. A: Aug. 29. #OS-D138
Sec. B: Sept. 5. #OS-D139


                          Tools for Professional Growth
Creating Effective Electronic                       Job Search Using the Internet
and MS Word Resumes                                 Today, an effective job search requires you to
A busy employer may only give your resume           use the Internet. Find out how to search out
20 seconds of attention, so having an               jobs and research companies, which sites are
attention-grabbing resume is essential for          best to use, how to post your resume and how
landing the right job. Learn what makes an          to manage your time online. Prerequisite:
effective resume; the importance of keywords;       Computer Basics 3: Internet and Email, or
creating, attaching and posting electronic          equivalent experience. $75.
resumes; and how MS Word tables and                 Sec. A: M/T, Oct. 29 & 30, 6:30-9:30 pm,
templates can help you create a great looking       CLA-321. #XA-P028
resume. Prerequisite: Word Level 1 or               Sec. B: M/W, Oct. 15 & 17, 9:00 am-
equivalent. $75.                                    12:00 noon, TEC-13D. #XA-P029
Sec. A: Th/F, Oct. 18 & 19, 9:00 am-
12:00 noon, TEC-13D. #XA-P032
Sec. B: M/W, Nov. 5 & 7, 6:30-9:30 pm,
CLA-321. #XA-P033

                Save $$ when you register for both the MS Word Resumes and
                                Job Search courses for only $130.
                            For the Job Prep day bundle, use #XA-P615
                For the Job Prep evening bundle, use #XA-P614 (skip 10/31 & 11/6)


Strategies for Successful                           Dining Etiquette
Communications                                      Learn proper etiquette and feel comfortable
Learn to get around the competition by              being in a business or social dining setting—
effectively communicating your ideas. Please        casual or formal. Identify proper basic eating
bring 2 pocket folders and a pen.                   techniques, and host/hostess and guest
                                                    etiquette. Gain the knowledge, self-confidence
6 Thurs., Nov. 1-Dec. 13 (skip 11/22),              and skills needed for successful professional
6:00-8:00 pm, ADM-207, $100. E Collins.             and social interactions when dining out.
#WJ-D335

Organize Yourself
                                                    5 Wed., Sept. 19-Oct. 17, 6:00-8:00 pm,
                                                    ADM-207, $95. M Mattei. #WJ-D617
Confront and end clutter in your home and
office forever! Learn practical ideas for dealing
                                                    Business Etiquette
with disorganization and lack of time and           Have you ever felt uncomfortable dealing with
space. Overcome procrastination by                  bosses, clients and management? This course
implementing time management and goal               will help prepare you for interviews, business
setting techniques in your personal and             meals and other business-related events.
business life.                                      3 Tues., Nov. 6-20, 6:00-8:00 pm, ADM-207,
1 Sat., Nov. 3, 10:00 am-1:00 pm, ADM-207,          $75. D Stiehl. #WJ-D648
$25 (+ $5 materials fee, payable to instructor).
L Cristina. #WJ-D658                                See also: Social Etiquette, p. 52
Market Yourself:        For Shy People

                                                             Think and Grow Rich –
Looking for another job or starting your own
business? Devise coping strategies and
discover ways to market yourself despite            Business Fundamentals for Thriving
shyness.                                            in Today’s World
2 Mon., Sept. 17 & 24, 7:00-9:30 pm,                Explore specific fundamental principles which
ADM-207, $50. C Edwards. #WJ-D782                   will increase the likelihood of business, career,
                                                    and life success.
                                                    4 Sat., Oct. 6-27, 10:00 am-1:00 pm,
                                                    ADM-207, $125. A Kaplan. #WJ-D582

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        Oral Communication Skills                                       Public Speaking
Focuses on learning and practicing effective                  Develop public speaking and listening skills in
oral communication skills within the various                  this interactive class. Program will emphasize
groups to which the learners belong and within                awareness of voice, diction and nonverbal
their individual relationships.                               communication through presentations and
8 Fri, Sept. 21-Nov. 9, 6:00-9:00 pm,                         peer evaluations. Bring a two-pocket folder
ADM-207, $195. S Fraley. #WJ-D270                             to class.
                                                              6 Mon., Sept. 17- Oct.29 (skip 10/8),
                                                              6:00-8:00 pm, ADM-207, $125. E Collins.
                                                              #WJ-D099




                                  Options for New Careers
Workshop for New Faculty                                      You’re On the Air: How to Make It
Find out how to become part of our Continuing                 in Voice-Overs!
Education faculty at Westchester Community                    Voice-overs are hot today! Learn about an
College. Bring your resume and proposal or                    exciting, new way to turn voice-overs into a
ideas for a non-credit class—all areas of                     thriving full- or part-time business. Get a
interest welcome! Workshop is free, but please                personal evaluation of your voice at the end of
call to reserve your space. Instructors:                      the class!
Continuing Ed. Staff.                                         1 Wed., Oct. 10, 7:00-9:00 pm, ADM-207,
1 Tues., Aug. 28, 6:00-7:30 pm, ADM-207.                      $40. R Sciglimpaglia. #WJ-D132

                                                              Intro to Pet Therapy
#WJ-D397

        Life after College:
Finding a Job
                                                              Intensive 2-hour workshop where you can
                                                              decide if you and your dog should become
These three sessions will help you focus on                   involved in Pet Therapy. Information on
your marketable skills and teach you how to                   R.E.A.D. (Reading Education Assistance Dog)
apply them to the world of work. Resume                       training is also included.
writing and interviewing will be discussed,                   1 Sat., Oct. 20, 10:00 am-12:00 noon,
along with the best job search methods.                       LIB-G36, $20. J Audevard. #WJ-D675
3 Mon. Sept. 17-Oct. 1, 6:30-8:30 pm,
ADM-207, $75. V Ruder. #WJ-D724                                 See also: Pet Therapy for Children,
Become an Event/Party Planner
                                                                p. 51 and Holistic Pet Care, p. 49

No special education or experience is                         Import/Export A to Z
necessary to break into this career and                       Basic methods for importing or exporting
succeed. Learn to use tools of creativity to                  goods, including how to deal with U.S.
plan and complete an event. The goal of this                  customs, foreign quota requirements, airlines
experiential training is to learn the steps of                and freight charges, letters of credit, banks,
organizing an event with a structured plan and                and everything you need to know to get the
self confidence.                                              goods to your local distribution point.
10 T/Th, Sept. 18-Oct. 18, 6:00-8:00 pm,                      2 Tues., Oct. 16 & 23, 7:00-9:00 pm,
TEC-13L, $195. M Mattei. #WJ-D144                             ADM-207, $60. P Batra. #WJ-D293
     How to Publicize                                         Accounting & Bookkeeping
Anything…With No Money!                                       for Beginners
Learn how to publicize a client, event,
organization—or yourself—even without a                       An introduction to beginning accounting
budget. Publicity is free; advertising costs                  practices including transaction analysis,
money! Taught by an experienced PR pro.                       journal entries, general ledger, and financial
                                                              statements. Bring a calculator to class.
1 Sat., Oct. 6, 2:00-5:00 pm, LIB-G36, $40.                   2.0 CEUs.
K DiLorenzo. #WJ-D540
                                                              10 Sat., Sept. 15-Nov. 17, 9:30-11:30 am,
                                                              CLA-204, $175 (+ textbook). R Liebowitz.
Other Career Options:                                         #WJ-D001
Notary Public, p. 11
Surgical Technologist, p. 12
Careers in Writing, p. 38
Career Tools for Actors, p. 36




                                            ROOM ASSIGNMENTS
For classes held at the Valhalla campus, the building/room location is indicated for your class. If ADM-207 is the
listed location, you can obtain the correct assignment 48 hours prior to the course’s start by visiting our web site at
www.sunywcc.edu/CE and clicking on “room assignments,” or by calling us at 914-606-6830 (choose option 1).


                                                                            to register call 914-606-6830             5
                                  Careers in Investigation
                 Instructor provided by Westchester County Detectives Association

Background Investigations                                    Article 35 for Civilians:
Learn sources and tools for obtaining public,       Justification of Force
private and privileged information and federal,     Designed for those in the law-enforcement
state and county freedom of information laws.       profession. Learn to recognize in which crime-
Discuss fraudulent documents and identity           related situations a civilian may legally use
theft plus freedom of information vs. the           force and the law that justifies the defense.
Patriot Act.                                        1 Thurs., Dec. 6, 6:00-8:00 pm, ADM-207,
1 Thurs., Oct. 25, 6:00-8:00 pm, ADM-207,           $30. B Daquino. #WJ-D876
$30. B Daquino. #WJ-D401

Advanced Investigations
                                                     Interested in Criminal Justice? We offer
Course includes interviewing/interrogation,
surveillance, informants, and Internet               programs to prepare for a career in
investigations.                                      Corrections or Police. Call Admissions at
1 Wed., Nov. 7, 6:00-8:00 pm, ADM-207, $30.          914-606-6735 for information.
B Daquino. #WJ-D521




                        Careers in Hospitality & Food Services
             These classes are held at the Mt. Vernon Center, 175 Gramatan Avenue.
                                 Call 914-606-7200 to register.

Starting a Restaurant or                            Catering Menus and Food
Catering Business                                   Presentation for Off-Premise
Interested in establishing a restaurant, catering   Caterers
service, or other food services business? Go        This course outlines the various
from feasibility to completed business plan         responsibilities of an off-premise caterer.
format. Learn the business aspects of the food      Subjects addressed include assessment of
services industry and restaurant start-ups.         catering facilities, staffing, and creative menu
6 Fri., Sept. 14-Oct. 19, 6:00-9:00 pm, $200.       design and food presentation. Special
E Handy. #MV-V126                                   attention will be given to food transport, food
                                                    combinations, kitchen facilities, and insurance
                                                    and legal issues.
                                                    6 Fri., Oct. 26-Dec. 7 (skip 11/23), 6:00-
                                                    9:00 pm, $200. E Handy. #MV-V154




                                   For Professional Artists
               These classes are held at the Peekskill Center, 27 N. Division Street.
                                 Call 914-606-7300 to register.

        Art Talk Tours:                             The Business of Being an Artist
North of Chelsea                                    A professional development course for artists
This non-credit course is designed to provide       who wish to hone their business acumen. To
both exposure and expertise in viewing the art      be an artist is to be an entrepreneur. Learn
spaces and private collections of Westchester       what it takes to make art your day job.
County and regions north. The three-part            Includes: a self-assessment, case studies, the
series will feature museums, galleries, and         development of a presentation strategy, and a
special collections in your local region and        business plan. Suggested Book: The One
introduce notable art world representatives.        Page Business Plan
Each day will include talks by museum               3 Weds., Oct. 3-17, 6:00 pm-9:00 pm, $250.
specialists, gallerists, and/or collectors, in      #PE-P257

                                                    Marketing the Arts
addition to a guided tour by established local
artist and art historian, Marcy B. Freedman.
Transportation and lunch not included.              Students and professionals in the performing
1 Sat., 12:00 noon-4:00 pm, $30                     and graphic arts will learn to use their creative
(+ discounted museum admission fees).               skills to develop a personal marketing plan.
Sec. A: Oct. 6, Peekskill Tour: #PE-P210            Includes an overview of marketing terminology,
Sec. B: Oct. 13, Beacon Tour: #PE-P211              strategy and tactics involved in market
Sec. C: Oct. 20, Katonah & Aldridge Tour:           research, and development of promotional

Save $$. Register for all 3 tours for just $80.
#PE-P221                                            materials to support marketing plans.
                                                    3 Thurs., Oct. 4-18, 6:00-9:00 pm, $250.
Use #PE-P222 to register for this package.          #PE-P256

Interested in tours of local areas?
See Touring Westchester, p. 45


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Professional Matting and Framing                       Open Studio Access Package/
Learn from a professional how to mat and               Peekskill Extension Center
frame art works. This workshop will focus on           This package is for the professional or aspiring
mat design and cutting and provide hands-on            artist with competent computer skills who
training. Give your artwork the presentation it        wants to continue to develop their portfolio and
deserves!                                              use the center’s resources. The Peekskill
Sat., Oct. 6, 9:00 am-3:00 pm, $150 (+ $50             Center hosts six apple post-production studios
lab fee). #PE-P258                                     featuring the latest upgrades in computer
                                                       graphics software. Interview with Director and
                                                       Technical Support Manager required.
                                                       M/T/W/Th, Sept. 8-Dec. 15, 9:00 am-9:30 pm;
                                                       F, 9:00 am-4:30 pm; Sat. as available.
                                                       Fall Package, $250. #PE-P200

                                PROJECT TRANSITION
 Do you need to support yourself and/or your family because you are divorced, widowed, or
 separated, your spouse is disabled or unemployed, or you are a single parent? Project
 Transition can help you gain skills that will allow you to re-enter the paid workforce. Workshops

 Computer Skills - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, File Management, Introduction to Outlook
 and intensive training programs are offered in the fall, winter, spring and summer, and include:



 Job Search Skills - Resume Development, Career Exploration, Interviewing, Mock Interviews
                   and Internet Research. QuickBooks is offered periodically.

                     and Job Search Techniques.
     There is no charge for these programs for those who meet eligibility requirements.
 For information and eligibility, call 914-606-6825, or email marika.scotti@sunywcc.edu
 Funding provided by the NYS Department of Labor Office of Workforce Development and
 Training. And the NYS Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance



                                            Paralegal
                    (See details of Project Transition’s computer programs on page 23)




in-house corporate legal departments throughout the country, paralegals are in heavy demand.
From single practice law offices in Westchester to multi-partner law firms in New York City to

Employment opportunities are “expected to grow much faster than the average of all occupations
through the year 2014” (Department of Labor Statistics). For more information, or for a Fall 2007
schedule of classes, call Steve Leone at 914-606-6658 or Admissions at 914-606-6735 or email
steve.leone@sunywcc.edu.
The goal of our Paralegal Program is to provide students with substantive knowledge of the law,
together with hands-on working experience, which will enable them to work ethically under the
supervision of an attorney in the public or private sector. Students entering into the Paralegal
Certificate Program must have obtained at least 60 college credits from an accredited institution,
eighteen (18) hours of which must be in general education as defined by the American Bar
Association.
                  The Associate Degree in Paralegal (64 credits)
                    and the Paralegal Certificate (30 credits)
The Associate Degree is for the first-time college student and combines general education

The Certificate Program offers only the paralegal courses and is available to students who
and paralegal courses.

have completed an associate or bachelor’s degree. Students in the Certificate program
must complete 30 credits of paralegal study. Those courses can be completed in as few as

Courses in Paralegal Studies are ABA approved and can be taken on a full- or part-time
two semesters but must be completed within three years.

basis. Classes are offered on weekdays, in the evenings, and on Saturdays. Summer

There are five required courses and five electives:
courses are also available.


Required courses:                        Elective courses (choose        five):
Introduction to Paralegal Studies        Elder Law                       Intellectual Property
 (prereq. for all other classes)         Healthcare Law                  Family Law
Litigation                               Immigration Law                 Real Property Law
Computer Appl. for the Law Office        Medical Malpractice             Estates, Wills, Trusts
Legal Research and Writing               Criminal Law                    Torts and Investigations
Internship                               Partnership and Corp.           Contracts Administration



                     Join us for a Paralegal Open House
  Schedule options include an evening/weekend intensive program as well as daytime courses.


                                 August 16 from 6:00-7:00 pm
                 Admissions Conference Room, Administration Building Room 236

                                                                    to register call 914-606-6830    7
                   Medical Billing and Coding Certificate
This 22-credit certificate is intended for those who wish to gain employment as billers,
coders, and medical records technicians in insurance companies, hospitals, and doctors’
offices. For more information, or for a Fall 2007 schedule of classes, call Steve Leone at
914-606-6658 or Admissions at 914-606-6735 or email steve.leone@sunywcc.edu
There are six required courses and one elective:
Required classes:                                    Elective courses to choose from:
Medical Terminology (4 credits)                      Keyboarding and Information Processing
Medical Office Administration (3 credits)            Word Processing Applications
Medical Coding/ICD9 (3 credits)                      Advanced Word Processing Applications
  (prereq.: Med. Term.)                              Integrated Office Applications
Medical Coding/CPT4 (3 credits)                      Spreadsheet & Database Applications
  (prereq.: Medical Coding/ICD9.)
Medical Billing and Information Management
  (3 credits)
Business Communications (3 credits)
Office Technologies Elective (3 credits)




           Entrepreneurship/Small Business Management
The certificate program for Entrepreneurship/Small Business Management is designed for
individuals interested in starting or maintaining a small business. Completing this certificate will
help the small business entrepreneur maximize the skills and abilities necessary to do business in
our complex environment. For more information, or for a Fall 2007 schedule of classes, call Steve
Leone at 914-606-6658 or Admissions at 914-606-6735 or email steve.leone@sunywcc.edu
There are eight required courses for the certificate:
Business Organization and Mgmnt (3 credits)          Marketing (3 credits)
Entrepreneurship (3 credits)                         Financial Accounting (4 credits)
Business Law I (3 credits)                           Principles of Selling (3 credits)
Business Communications (3 credits)                  Computer Information Systems (3 credits)



                       Telecommunications Technology
The Telecommunications Technology degree is designed to upgrade skills and to prepare students
for a career in telecommunications – a crucial technology in the information age. For more
information, or for a Fall 2007 schedule of classes, call Steve Leone at 914-606-6658 or
Admissions at 914-606-6735 or email steve.leone@sunywcc.edu. Certificate courses being offered

Telecommunications Lab (#4439)
this semester are as follows:

Data Telecommunications (#4430)
                                                  Tues. 12:00-1:50 pm

Voice Data Cabling Basics* (#8469)
                                                  Wed. 5:45-9:30 pm
                                                  Wed. 6:00-9:50 pm
*Note: This course maps to the Panduit Authorized Installer (PAI) Certification



                   CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSING
                   Health Information Management Workshops

Certified Coding Associate (CCA)                     Master the Challenges of
Preparation Course                                   E/M Coding
Intended to assist the new coding practitioner       Guidelines for evaluation and management
in preparing for the national certification          documentation are a challenge for most
examination, which measures coding                   coders. Learn the steps of E/M chart auditing
competency and offers credibility to your            to make sure your practice is coding at the
coding proficiency. This course will give you        correct level of service. Approved for 6.0 CEUs
the opportunity to evaluate and strengthen           from AHIMA.

both coding manuals and required text to
your skills in preparation for the exam. Bring       2 Sat., Nov. 3 & 10, 9:00 am-12:00 noon,
                                                     ADM-207, $75. S Herzberg. #WJ-D171
class. Approved for 9.0 CEUs from AHIMA.
3 Sat., Oct. 13-27, 9:00 am-12:00 noon,
ADM-207, $95 (+ textbook). S Herzberg.
#WJ-D168



8    continuinged@sunywcc.edu         I   www.sunywcc.edu                      Textbook required.
Public Water Supply Operator                                  “Servsafe” Food Service
(Grade C)                                                     Sanitation & Safety
Leading to a Grade C certificate in water                     Available at Valhalla campus and at Mt. Vernon
treatment and authorization to operate a                      and Ossining Extension Centers. Mandatory for
treatment systems, this course satisfies                      anyone who handles and/or distributes food.
training requirements under Part 5 of the NYS                 English and Spanish sections available.
Sanitary Code. Can also be used for                           Prepare for the Dept. of Health Food Protection
recertification.                                              Certificate exam. Call 914-606-6830 (choose
5 Wed., Oct. 3-31, 6:00-9:00 pm, ADM-207,                     option 1) for schedule and registration form.
$125 (+ textbook). TBA. #WJ-D002                              Also, meets State Agriculture and Markets

School Violence Prevention
                                                              education requirements for food purveyors.

and Intervention Workshop
                                                              Fee is $195 + $8 registration fee
                                                              (+ $89.20 for textbook).

                                                              Certified Dietary
New York State approved coursework for

                                                              Manager Program
educators, hospital personnel, social workers
and others who work with children.
Sec. A: 1 Sat., Nov. 3.10:00 am-12:00 noon,                   Upgrade your skills in food service
Ossining Center, $40. V Dacquino. #OS-D107                    management or become a food service
Sec. B: 1 Thurs., Sept. 27, 6:00-8:00 pm,                     supervisor. HS Diploma/GED is not required,
ADM-207, $40. #WJ-D129

Child Abuse Seminar
                                                              but you must be currently employed in a food
                                                              service department under an RD (who acts as
                                                              your preceptor). Includes Nutrition Therapy,
New York State approved coursework for                        Food Service Management and Human
educators and healthcare professionals. If                    Resource Management. 120 hrs. classroom
already licensed, bring license to class.                     and 150 hrs. fieldwork required for certification.
1 Sat., 9:00 am-12:00 noon, $55. C Booth.                     Approved by the Dietary Manager’s
Sec. A: Oct 13, SCI-245. #WJ-D296                             Association.
Sec. B: Nov. 10, Ossining Center. #OS-D016                    30 Tues., Sept. 11-May 6 (skip 12/18 & 25,
Youth Coaching Certification
                                                              1/1 & 15, & 3/18), 4:00-8:00 pm, AAB-416,
                                                              $825 (+ textbook). J Seid. #WJ-D184

                                                              Tobacco Sales Training
Co-sponsored with the SUNY Youth Coaching
Institute. Earn state-wide certifi-cation. Call for
schedule and information: 914-606-6830                        NYS Department of Health approved
(choose option 1).                                            coursework designed to prevent the sale of

Ornamentals & Turf Pesticide
                                                              tobacco products to minors. For owners and

(Certification: Core & Category 3A)
                                                              employees of establishments licensed to sell
                                                              tobacco; participation is encouraged by a
Prepare for the NYSDEC Pesticide                              penalty-reduction incentive, which allows for
Certification exam in Category 3: Ornamentals                 reduced penalty in case of violation.
and Turf. The NYS DEC requires 100%                           Certification valid for three-year period. Call
attendance at all classes to receive a                        914-606-6830 (choose option 1) for schedule
certificate of course completion, which is                    and to register.
necessary to take the NYSDEC certification                    Fee is $55.

                                                              Pet First Aid Certification
exams. Required texts are available at Cornell
Cooperative Extension, 914-946-3005.
11 M/W, Oct. 8-Nov. 12, 7:00-10:00 pm,                        Learn to protect both pet owners and their pets
ADM-207, $295 (+ textbooks: Core and                          from further harm, injury or suffering during
Category 3A manuals). D Gable. #WJ-D029                       emergencies, by using prompt, effective
                                                              actions and care. Earn American Red Cross
                                                              certification.
See also: Infection Control, p. 11                            1 Sun., Nov. 4, 9:00 am-1:00 pm, CLA-111,
          CPR, p. 46                                          $45 (+ $15 for book and Red Cross
                                                              certificate, payable to instructor). B Bischoff.
                                                              #WJ-D691


                             Continuing Education for Engineers
        Standards and Standardization (INTER 115)
This credit course is designed to introduce students to the concepts of standards and
standardization in domestic and international trade; and commercial practice. Students will learn
about the standards development process, standards development organizations; and have the
opportunity to develop a standard as part of a group project. Designed for engineers who need to
take CE licensing credits (the course can audited) or students currently enrolled in an engineering
program. Contact Steve Leone at 914-606-6658 or at steve.leone@sunywcc.edu for information on
how to register.



                                            ROOM ASSIGNMENTS
For classes held at the Valhalla campus, the building/room location is indicated for your class. If ADM-207 is the
listed location, you can obtain the correct assignment 48 hours prior to the course’s start by visiting our web site at
www.sunywcc.edu/CE and clicking on “room assignments,” or by calling us at 914-606-6830 (choose option 1).




     Textbook required.                                                     to register call 914-606-6830             9
                     Continuing Education for Funeral Directors
These workshops are held at the Ossining Center in the Arcadian Shopping Center on Rte. 9
in Ossining. Call 914-606-7405 to register.

Special Considerations In                            The Funeral Director as an
Funerals & High Profile Funerals                     Effective Communicator
This course focuses on the individual needs of       Focuses on the basic skills that lead to
grieving families, including anonymous loss,         effective communication, specifically
the tragic death, and the high-profile funeral.      interacting with the bereaved, staff
Approval pending for 2.0 CEUs.                       communication, and public speaking in the
1 Thurs., Nov. 1, 1:00-3:00 pm, $80.                 workplace. Approved for 2.0 CEUs.
Rev. J Fraser. #OS-D102                              1 Thurs., Nov. 15, 1:00-3:00 pm, $80.

Perspectives on Death and an
                                                     Rev. J Fraser. #OS-D105

Overview of Christian Funerals                       Professional Ethics and
Designed to assist the funeral director in           Public Relations
recognizing his/her role in shaping attitudes on     Designed to assist the funeral director in
death and gaining greater insight into Christian     raising his/her self-awareness as a competent,
rituals. Approval pending for 2.0 CEUs.              professional member of the community.
1 Thurs., Nov. 1, 3:30-5:30 pm, $80.                 Approved for 2.0 CEUs.
Rev. J Fraser. #OS-D106                              1 Thurs., Nov. 15, 3:30-5:30 pm, $80.
                                                     Rev. J Fraser. #OS-D103

                                      Two money-saving options:
     Register for both the Special Considerations and Death Perspectives courses for only $135;
                               use #OS-D150 to register for this package.
     Register for both the Effective Communicator and Professional Ethics courses for only $135;
                               use #OS-D049 to register for this package.

Infection Control Seminar
Approved for 0.3 CEUs. See description on p. 11.




                             SKILLS FOR SUCCESS
NY/Westchester County Residency: All tuition rates in this section are resident rates. Call
914-606-6830 for information. Non-residents are welcome, but pay a 150% non-resident surcharge
in addition to the regular tuition.

Spelling 101                                         Building a Good Vocabulary
Are you embarrassed by misspelling and a             Learn new words, their spellings,
poor vocabulary? Learn the phonetic and              pronunciations, definitions and how to use
syllable-based rules that lead to better             each correctly in a sentence. The importance
spelling. Learn word roots and apply new             of prefixes and suffixes in identifying a word
words in communicating. Recommended for              will be explained. Bring a paperback dictionary
anyone who wants to improve spelling skills.         to class.
4 Sat., Oct. 6-27, 10:30 am-12:00 noon,              8 Mon., Sept. 17-Nov. 12 (skip 10/8),
CLA-211, $55. S Fraley. #WA-D214                     6:00-7:30 pm, TEC-13K, $110. #WA-D568

Learning Strategies and                              Math 101
Study Skills                                         For those who want a math brush-up before
Thinking of returning to school or the               tackling college-level math classes. This
workforce? Or simply want to improve your            refresher class covers skills in basic math
ability to learn more effectively? Empower           through algebra.
yourself by improving your study skills and          8 Tues., Sept. 11-Oct. 30, 7:00-9:00 pm,
boosting your confidence. Topics include:            ADM-207, $148. R Balotti. #WA-D569

                                                     Master Time Management Skills
organization and time management; textbook
reading; note taking and highlighting; memory
techniques; reducing test taking anxiety; and        Learn to prioritize, organize, and carry out
test taking strategies.                              tasks in a timely manner.
4 Wed., Sept. 19-Oct. 10, 7:00-9:00 pm,              3 Wed., Oct. 24-Nov. 7, 6:30-9:30 pm,
ADM-207, $72. #WA-D582                               ADM-207, $83. #WA-D571
Improve Your Writing Skills                          Test-Taking Made Easy
For both new and out-of-practice writers. Learn      Good test-taking skills will help you succeed,
to write clearer sentences, develop effective        both in school and in life. Designed to help you
paragraphs, design opening statements,               master effective test-taking strategies to help
arrange facts and ideas logically, and increase      reduce your anxiety and improve your
readability. A knowledge of basic grammar            performance. Includes isolating key words,
rules is assumed.                                    techniques for answering multiple choice
6 Wed., Sept. 26-Oct. 31, 6:00-8:00 pm,              questions, and organizing your essays.
ADM-207, $110. E Collins. #WA-D567                   3 Wed., Nov. 14-28, 6:30-9:30 pm, ADM-207,
                                                     $83. #WA-D089

10     continuinged@sunywcc.edu       I   www.sunywcc.edu                         Textbook required.
Study Skills for Adults                             Spelling & Grammar Workshop
Designed to improve your ability to read, study,    Improve your spelling skills through phonics,
learn, and succeed in college and other             syllabification, and the study of prefixes,
situations. Individual and group instruction in     suffixes, and roots. Grammar instruction
reading comprehension, note-taking, and             includes parts of speech, sentence structure,
study skills.                                       and punctuation. The focus is on correcting
5 Tues., Sept. 25-Oct. 23, 6:30-8:30 pm,            the most common errors. For native English
ADM-207, $93. #WA-D093                              speakers only.
                                                    10 Mon., Sept. 17-Nov. 19, 7:00-9:00 pm,
                                                    TEC-13J, $186 (+ textbook). S Fraley.
                                                    #WA-D139


                                        TEST PREP
GED Exam Prep                                       Notary Public Exam Prep
Prepare for the NYS high school equivalency         Prepare for the NYS test. Topics include how
examination. Includes instruction in all exam       to avoid conflict of interest, maintain
content areas as well as test-taking skills. You    professional ethics, charge proper fees, and
must have an 8th grade reading level and be         minimize legal liability.
at least 19 years of age to take the exam.          6:30-9:00 pm, $50. L Coughlan.
20 M/W, Sept. 17-Nov. 21, 6:30-8:30 pm,             Sec. A: 1 Mon., Sept 24, ADM-207.
ADM-207, $275 (+ textbook). #WA-D570                #WJ-D409
                                                    Sec. C: 1 Mon., Nov. 12, ADM-207.
                                                    #WJ-D567



    Test Prep: Teacher Assistant/Paraprofessional Certification Exam
The NYS certification exam for paraprofessionals assesses your reading, writing, and basic math
skills. Designed to help paraprofessionals prepare for the upcoming certification exams. Register
for either or both of these review classes.

Develop Your Test-Taking Skills                     Basic Math Skills Review
Designed to help you master effective test-         This foundation course will include a review of
taking strategies to help reduce your anxiety       the basic math skills needed for success in a
and improve your performance. Includes              variety of settings. Topics covered include
isolating key words, techniques for answering       percentages and decimals, basic calculations,
multiple choice questions and review of             and basic graphing and charting.
reading and writing skills. Includes information    2 Wed., Oct. 10 & 17, 4:00-7:00 pm,
on registering for the exam.                        ADM-207, $60. R Balotti. #WA-D499
2 Wed., Sept. 19 & 26, 4:00-7:00 pm,
ADM-207, $60. #WA-D589


              FOR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS
All of the following classes, unless otherwise noted, are held at the Ossining Extension Center, 22
Rockledge Ave. in the Arcadian Shopping Center. Call 914-606-7400 for more information and to
register for classes in this section.

Infection Control Seminar                           CPR For the Professional Rescuer
New York State approved coursework for              This course is designed for healthcare
practicing MDs, physician’s assistants,             professionals and anyone who is interested in
dentists, dental hygienists, RNs, LPNs,             a comprehensive CPR class that includes one-
optometrists, funeral directors and podiatrists.    and two-person rescue techniques for infants,
$60.                                                children, and adults, and use of the AED. In
Sec. A: 1 Wed., Oct. 3, 6:00-9:00 pm, Valhalla      order to participate, you must have a pocket
Campus, ADM-207. #WJ-D300                           face mask, available at the Campus Bookstore
Sec. B: 1 Sat., Nov. 10, 9:30 am-12:30 pm.          or through the American Red Cross.
#OS-D037                                            9:00 am-5:00 pm, $75 (+ $15 materials fee,

Infection Control for
                                                    payable to instructor). J Lederman.

Phlebotomy Students
                                                    Sec. A: 1 Sat., Oct. 20, Valhalla Campus,
                                                    PEB-Mat Room. #WJ-D323
                                                    Sec. B: 1 Fri., Nov. 2. #OS-D098
Prerequisite for students entering Phlebotomy.      Sec. C: 1 Sat., Nov. 3. #OS-D099
Designed for entry-level healthcare
professionals and includes key infection
control concepts and regulations surrounding
infection control practices in New York State.       See also: CPR, p. 46
1 Wed., 6:00-10:00 pm. $60.
Sec. A: Sept. 5. #OS-D036
Sec. B: Sept. 12. #OS-D034




                                                               to register call 914-606-6830      11
        Completion of the following three classes (Phlebotomy, Phlebotomy II, and ECG) earns
     a Certificate of Completion and, through satisfying the required number of instructional hours,
       allows the student to legally draw blood in NYS. Textbooks are required for these classes
                        and are available at the Campus Bookstore in Valhalla.

Phlebotomy I                                                  Electrocardiography (ECG)
Introduces basic concepts of the procedures                   Introduction to the techniques necessary to
used for obtaining blood from veins and                       perform a twelve-lead electrocardiogram,
capillaries. The use of appropriate equipment                 troubleshoot technical problems, and identify
and types of blood tubes will be explained.                   normal and common abnormal rates.
Prerequisite: Infection Control for Phlebotomy                Prerequisite: Infection Control for Phlebotomy
Students. Bring a bag lunch.                                  Students. Upon successful course completion,
9:00 am-3:00 pm, $240. J Greene.                              students are eligible to take the Certified ECG
Sec. A: 3 Fri., Sept. 14-28. #OS D154                         Tech Examination offered by the National
Sec. B: 3 Sat., Sept. 15-29. #OS-D020                         Healthcareer Association; additional fee for
Sec. C: 3 Sun., Sept. 16-30. #OS-D054                         exam. Bring a bag lunch.

Phlebotomy II
                                                              9:00 am-3:00 pm, $240. J Greene.
                                                              Sec. A: 3 Fri., Nov. 16 & 30, Dec. 7. #OS-D156
Gain more practice and in-depth knowledge of                  Sec. B: 3 Sat., Nov. 17, Dec. 1 & 8. #OS-D022
obtaining blood from veins and capillaries,                   Sec. C: 3 Sun., Nov. 18, Dec. 2 & 9. #OS-D056
including special procedures. Prerequisite:
Infection Control for Phlebotomy Students and
Phlebotomy. Upon successful completion of
Phlebotomy I and II, students are eligible to                  To register for classes on this page,
take the Certified Phlebotomy Tech                             call 914-606-7400
Examination offered by the National Health
Career Association; additional fee for exam.
Bring a bag lunch.
9:00 am-3:00 pm, $240. J Greene.
Sec. A: 3 Fri., Oct. 12-26. #OS-D156
Sec. B: 3 Sat., Oct. 13-27. #OS-D022
Sec. C: 3 Sun., Oct. 14-28. #OS-D055


                                       Patient Care Technician
  Patient Care Technicians are multi-skilled healthcare workers who are much in demand!
  Complete the following courses and apply to earn a Patient Care Technician Certificate*:
        • Infection Control for Phlebotomy Students            • Certified Nursing Assistant Program
        • Phlebotomy I and II                                  • CPR-Adults
        • ECG
  *Requires completion of the Patient Care Technician application and submission of appropriate documentation.

Surgical Technology Program                                   Certified Nursing Assistant
This 10-month program prepares you to                         New York State approved training for nursing
become an integral part of the operating room                 assistants. Prepare for employment in
team and assist surgeons and registered                       hospitals and nursing homes. 120-hour course
nurses during general and specialty surgeries.                includes classroom work and clinical
Classroom and laboratory components are                       experiences at a local nursing home.
held at the Ossining Extension Center; clinical               Application to program and a personal
externship takes place at an area hospital.                   interview are required before registration;
Prerequisites: high school diploma/GED,                       application due date is Sept. 1. Call 914-606-
completed Program application, participation in               7400 for more information and an application.
required interviews, and submission of 3                      $1125 (+ textbook/workbook).
letters of recommendation. Deadline for                       M/W/Th, Sept. 17-Dec. 6, 5:30-9:30 pm.
submission of application materials is Sept. 7;               M/W/Th, Sept. 17-Dec. 6; 9:30 am-2:00 pm.
class size is limited, apply early. Next class
starts Oct. 1.
M/T/W/Th, classroom/lab 8:30 am-                                    Free Careers in Nursing Assistant
2:30 pm/clinical 7:00 am-3:00 pm.                                       Open House, see page 4.
For additional information and an application

                                                              Spanish for Healthcare
packet, call 914-606-7400.


     Free Careers in Surgical Technology                      Professionals
           Open House, see page 4.                            10 Sat., Sept. 15-Nov. 10, Ossining Center,
                                                              $185 (+ textbook). A Grigorian
                                                              Beginners: 10:00 am-12:00 noon. #OS-D014
                                                              Intermediate: Prerequisite: basic Spanish
                                                              communication skills. 12:00 noon-2:00 pm.
                                                              #OS-D015


                                                               See also: Child Abuse, p. 9,
                                                               CPR, p. 46
                                                               and Infection Control Seminars, p. 9


12     continuinged@sunywcc.edu             I   www.sunywcc.edu
         PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CENTER
             RESOURCES FOR BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT
       The Professional Development Center, long recognized for its commitment to helping
       entrepreneurs, is now offering its business courses in three locations in Westchester.
           From Peekskill to Yonkers, we’re working for Westchester’s small businesses.

    Courses are held either at our main campus in Valhalla, or at our Extension Centers
     in Peekskill and Yonkers/Cross County. Please note the location of each course.

Managing Your Time                                  Public Relations for the
and Priorities                                      Small Business Owner
Small business owners are expected to be            This course is designed for small business
everything to everyone: managers,                   owners who are interested in using public
salespeople, visionaries, and technicians.          relations to increase the awareness of their
Learn how to set priorities for yourself and        company and, in doing so, grow their
your business and stick with a plan that will       business, their sales and their profits.
bring you results.                                  T/W, 8:30-10:30 am, $80. M Clapman
1 Tues., 8:30-10:30 am, $40. J Sherman              Sec. A: Sept. 18 & 19, Cross County Center.
Sec. A: Sept. 18, Peekskill Center. #XA-P917        #XA-P923
Sec. B: Oct. 9, Cross County Center. #XA-P918       Sec. B: Sept. 25 & 26, Peekskill Center.

Things That Every Solopreneur
                                                    #XA-P924

Should Know                                         Presentation Skills for
The Business Council of Westchester calls           the Entrepreneur
them “solopreneurs,” entrepreneurs who do it        Whether you are talking to your staff, loan
all. Whether you’re thinking about launching a      officer, or your clients, a good presentation is
business, or are already established, what you      critical for you success. Learn from a veteran
learn here will help your company succeed.          of the Toastmasters movement the best way to
1 Wed., 8:30-10:30 am, $40. A Yisraeli              craft a speech and deliver it with confidence
Sec. A: Oct. 3, Peekskill Center. #PE-P237          and clarity.
Sec. B: Oct. 17, Cross County Center.               1 Wed., 8:30-10:30 am, $40. M Matera
#YR-Y171                                            Sec. A: Oct. 10, Cross County Center.

Financing Your Business –
                                                    #XA-P925

Going For the Gold
                                                    Sec. B: Nov. 7, Peekskill Center. #XA-P926

                                                    Web Search Strategies for
                                                    Your Business
Getting the money you need to run your
business is a complicated process and small
business owners need to understand the              Getting on to Google can mean more
basics of credit, asset based lending, and          business, so you want to appear on those first
equity financing.                                   two pages. Learn how to get your URL on
1 Wed., 8:30-10:30 am, $40. A Yisraeli              Google and get into the top rankings.
Sec. A: Oct. 24, Peekskill Center. #PE-P238         1 Thurs. 8:30-10:30 am, $40. D Hoffman
Sec. B: Oct. 31, Cross County Center.               Sec. A: Oct. 18, Cross County Center.
#YR-Y173                                            #YR-Y169
                                                    Sec. B: Oct. 25, Peekskill Center. #PE-P209

The Winding Road of Business Plans
You set a course before taking a long trip – why don’t you do the same for your business?
Having a business plan is one of the best ways to get you focused and get you profitable.
1 Tues., 8:30-10:30 am, $40. A Stark
Sec. A: Dec. 4, Peekskill Center. #XA-P919       Sec. B: Dec. 11, Cross County Center. #XA-P920




              THE ACADEMY FOR ENTREPRENEURIAL EXCELLENCE
                 Attention Small Business Owners and Entrepreneurs
 The Professional Development Center at Westchester Community College and The Business
 Council of Westchester are jointly sponsoring The Academy for Entrepreneurial Excellence.
 This training program provides small business owners with the knowledge necessary to
 sidestep many of the pitfalls that lead to business failure. In addition to 15 evening workshops,
 participants are paired with a professional coach to assist them in applying the principles and
 ideas gained in the workshops to their own businesses.
 Orientation: Tues., Aug. 28, 6:00-9:00 pm, Admin. Conf. Room, FREE,
              but registration required. #XA-P932

             For information, please call Harry Horowitz, Director at 914-606-6669,
 Class: 16 Tues., Sept. 4-Dec. 18, 6:00-9:00 pm, Admin. Conf. Room, $592. #XA-P933

                              or email harry.horowitz@sunywcc.edu




                                                               to register call 914-606-6830         13
                        For Start-Ups and Small Businesses
Checklist for Going into Business                              Everyday Problems of
Interested in going into business for yourself?                Small Businesses
Learn from business experts which items to                     Small business owners routinely confront
check off as you embark on this adventure.                     problems that they struggle to deal with. Learn
Taught by members of SCORE, the Service                        to navigate the tricky waters of small business
Corps of Retired Executives.                                   ownership. Taught by members of SCORE,
1 Wed., Nov. 7, 6:00-7:30 pm, CLA-200, $15.                    the Service Corps of Retired Executives.
#XA-P921                                                       1 Wed., Nov. 14, 6:00-7:30 pm, CLA-200,
                                                               $15. #XA-P922
Starting a Home-Based Business
Whether you are thinking about a home-based business as a second income or a full-time career,
this course will give you an overview of how to start your business and avoid common mistakes.
1 Mon., Sept. 24, 8:00-10:00 pm, TEC-140, $40. (+ $18 optional materials fee, payable to
instructor). B Nathan. #XA-P928




        Construction Trades, Crafts and Apprentice Training
  Westchester Community College and Construction Training Centers of New York State,
  the educational affiliate of Associated Builders and Contractors Empire State Chapter,

  DOL apprentice guidelines. Classes may also be held on some Saturdays.
  offer NCCER nationally accredited construction craft training programs that meet NYS


  Construction Essentials                                      Electrical 5A
  Topics include: basic safety, intro to                       Topics include: cable selection, wire and
  construction math, intro to hand tools, intro                cable terminations, CCTV systems, access
  to power tools, intro to blueprints, basic                   control systems, busses, and networks and
  rigging, OSHA 10-hour, first aid/CPR, sexual                 fiber optics (99 total hours).
  harassment prevention, labor relations, and                  T/Th, Sept. 11-Dec. 13, 5:30-9:30 pm,
  asbestos allied trades handler certifications.               ADM-207, $1600 (+ books & fees). #XA-P384

                                                               Plumber/Pipefitter/
  This course is required for all first year

                                                               Steamfitter 2A
  apprentices in all trades (glazing, insulating,
  ironworking, sheet metal, carpentry,
  masonry, plumbing, pipefitting, steamfitting,
  operator engineer, roofing, sprinkler-fitting,               Topics include: intermediate math, reading
  etc.) as a prerequisite to enrollment in the                 commercial drawings, installing and testing
  specific trade course to be offered in the                   DWV piping, installing roof, floor, and area
  Spring 2008 Semester (99 total hours).                       drains, types of valves, installing & testing
  T/Th, Sept. 11-Dec. 13, 6:00-10:00 pm,                       water supply piping, installing fixtures,
  ADM-207, $1650 (+ books & fees). #XA-P686                    valves, and faucets, hangers, supports, and

  Electrical 2A
                                                               structural penetrations, and fire stopping
                                                               (114 total hours).
  Topics include: alternating current, motors:                 M/W, Sept. 10-Dec. 12, 6:00-10:00 pm,
                                                               ADM-207, $1850 (+ books & fees). #XA-P385

                                                               Plumber/Pipefitter/
  theory and applications, grounding, conduit
  bending, boxes and fittings, conductor
                                                               Steamfitter 4A
  installations, intro to NEC (99 total hours).
  M/W, Sept. 10-Dec. 12, 6:00-10:00 pm,
  ADM-207, $1600 (+ books & fees). #XA-P377                    Topics include: business math for plumbers,
                                                               sizing DWV & storm systems, private water
                                                               supply systems, private waste disposal
                                                               systems, locating buried water & sewer
                                                               lines, hydraulic & solar heating systems,
                                                               water supply treatment (114 total hours).
                                                               T/Th, Sept. 11-Dec. 13, 6:00-10:00 pm,
                                                               ADM-207, $1850 (+ books & fees). #XA-P386

            For more information, call Ann Rubenzahl, Assistant Dean at 914-606-6618
                            or email ann.rubenzahl@sunywcc.edu




                                             ROOM ASSIGNMENTS
 For classes held at the Valhalla campus, the building/room location is indicated for your class. If ADM-207 is the
 listed location, you can obtain the correct assignment 48 hours prior to the course’s start by visiting our web site at
 www.sunywcc.edu/CE and clicking on “room assignments,” or by calling us at 914-606-6830 (choose option 1).




14     continuinged@sunywcc.edu              I   www.sunywcc.edu                                  Textbook required.
          CENTER FOR REAL ESTATE EDUCATION
All courses have been approved by the NYS Department of State. For further licensing and exam
information, contact the New York Department of State at 518-474-4429 or visit


                                 Real Estate Licensing
www.dos.state.ny.us/lcns/realest.html



under Sections 176.3 and 176.4. NOTE: 90% attendance is required by the NYS Department of
Approved by NYS Department of State, 518-474-4429, as meeting the educational requirements

State to sit for exam.
                          Free Real Estate Career Open House, see p. 4

Real Estate Salespersons
45-hour required course for salesperson’s licensing exam.
16 M/W, Sept. 17-Nov. 12 (skip 10/8), $395 (+ textbook). H Goldberg.
Sec. A: 3:00-6:00 pm, AAB-413. #WJ-D688

Sec. C: Intensive, 4 Fri., Nov. 9-Dec. 7 (skip 11/23), 6:00-9:00 pm, AAB-304, and 5 Sat.,
Sec. B: 7:00-10:00 pm, TEC-130. #WJ-D790

Nov. 3-Dec. 8 (skip 11/24), 9:00 am-5:00 pm, AAB-415. #WJ-D437


                      Real Estate Continuing Education
Estate Appraisal Classes also qualify as CE for Salespeople and Brokers – see below. NOTE:
Approved by NYS Department of State, 518-474-4429, for Continuing Education (CE) credit. Real

100% attendance is required by the NY Department of State in order to earn CE hours. No
partial CE hours are awarded. Bring license to class.
Real Estate Documents                              Why Size Matters:
Approved for 7.5 hrs. of CE for Salespersons       Calculating Gross Living Area
and Brokers.                                       Covers issues such as what is considered in
3 T/Th, Sept. 18-25, 7:00-10:00 pm, TEC-13J,       the calculation of gross living area (GLA) by
$95. H Goldberg. #WJ-D183                          the secondary market and describes the

Real Estate Ethics
                                                   procedures for measuring various styled
                                                   homes. The employed methods will
A review of the current “Code of Ethics” and       standardize the calculation process and aid
“Standards of Practice.” Examine the ethical       the client to obtain accurate results. Case
duties of real estate professionals in the ever    studies will illustrate some of the difficulties
changing world of real estate sales. Various       that may be encountered during the inspection
cases will be used to help analyze the ethical     process. Approved for 3 hrs. of CE for
decisions facing sales people. Approved for        Salespersons, Brokers and Appraisers.
7.5 hrs. of CE for Salespersons and Brokers.       1 Thurs., Sept. 27, 9:00 am-12:00 noon,
3 Thurs., Sept. 20-Oct. 4, 6:00-8:30 pm,           TEC-101, $65. D Zagaroli. #WJ-D134
AAB-309, $95. J Kutner. #WJ-D273
                                                   Tax Strategies for Home Sellers
Basic Underwriting                                 Recent law changes significantly revised tax
Gain a working knowledge of how underwriters       breaks for home owners, particularly the way
evaluate and approve mortgage loan                 taxes are figured on home sales. Taxes are
applications. Topics include the role of the       trimmed for most sellers of houses, condos or
underwriter, general guidelines and their          co-ops, but raised for many sellers in
importance, credit worthiness, employment          expensive housing markets like Westchester.
issues, appraisal, and compensating factors.       Learn strategies that help clients take
Approved for 22.5 hrs. of CE for Salespersons      advantage of frequently missed opportunities
and Brokers.                                       and avoid pitfalls. Approved for 3 hrs. of CE for
                                                   Salespersons and Brokers; also open to
8 Fri., Sept. 21-Nov. 9, 6:00-9:00 pm,             community members.
ADM-207, $295. J Kutner. #WJ-D281

Condominiums and Cooperatives
                                                   1 Mon., Oct. 1, 6:30-9:30 pm, ADM-207, $65
                                                   (+ $20 optional materials fee, payable to
                                                   instructor). J Block. #WJ-D103

                                                   Real Estate Financing
Approved for 15 hrs. of CE for Salespersons
and Brokers.
5 T/Th, Sept. 27-Oct. 11, 7:00-10:00 pm,           Approved for 15 hrs. of CE for Salespersons
TEC-13J, $175. H Goldberg. #WJ-D138                and Brokers.
Credit Analysis                                    5 T/Th, Oct. 16-30, 7:00-10:00 pm, TEC-13J,
                                                   $175. H Goldberg. #WJ-D791

                                                   Real Estate Closing
Non-conforming loans and credit analysis are
essential topics for today’s real estate
professional. Covers such timely topics as
credit reports, dealing with credit reporting      Approved for 15 hrs. of CE for Salespersons
companies, non-conforming loans, and               and Brokers.
increasing your client base by expanding the       5 T/Th, Nov. 1-15, 7:00-10:00 pm, TEC-13J,
products you offer. Approved for 7.5 hrs. of CE    $175. H Goldberg. #WJ-D170
for Salespersons and Brokers.
3 Fri., Nov. 16-Dec. 7 (skip 11/23), 6:00-
8:30 pm, ADM-207, $95. J Kutner. #WJ-D272

                      Register online at www.sunywcc.edu/ce/registration


      Textbook required.                                      to register call 914-606-6830      15
                                       Real Estate Appraisal
Approved by NYS Department of State, 518-474-4429, as meeting the educational requirements

and AQ-1 have no prerequisites. NOTE: 90% attendance is required by the NYS Department of
under Section 1103. R1, R2, R3 and R4 must be taken in sequence. The National USPAP Course

State and 100% attendance to earn CE credits and for the National USPAP and AQ-1 Courses.
Real Estate Appraisal classes also meet the educational requirements for the Appraiser
Assistant license. R-1, R-2, 15-hr. National USPAP and AQ-1 are required.

Introduction to Real Estate                                    Introduction to 1 to 4 Family
Appraisal (R-1)                                                Income Capitalization (R-4)
A 30-hr. qualifying course. Approved for 22.5                  Focuses on the estimation of income and
hrs. of CE for Salespersons and Brokers upon                   expense statements, investor objectives, direct
passing the exam.                                              capitalization, appraisal math, compound
LIB-G36, $380 (+ textbook). D Zagaroli                         interest concepts, and gross rent multiplier
Sec. A: 10 M/W, Sept. 12-Oct. 15, 6:15-                        (GRM) analysis. Prerequisites: R1, R2 and R3
9:35 pm. #WJ-D420                                              for appraisal certification. Approved for 15
Sec. B: 5 Wed., Sept. 19-Oct. 17, 9:00 am-                     hours of CE for Salespersons and Brokers
4:30 pm. #WJ-D572                                              upon passing the exam.

Valuation Principles
                                                               9:00 am-3:30 pm, LIB-G36, $200 (+ textbook).

and Procedures (R-2)
                                                               D Zagaroli.
                                                               Sec. A: 3 T/F, Oct. 5-12. #WJ-D568
Prerequisite: R-1. A 30-hr. qualifying course.                 Sec. B: 3 T/Th, Nov. 6-13. #WJ-D569
Approved for 22.5 hrs. of CE for Salespersons                  Sec. C: 3 T/Th, Dec. 11-18. #WJ-D576

                                                               Introduction to Income
and Brokers upon passing the exam.

                                                               Property Valuation (G-1)
LIB-G36, $380 (+ same textbook as R-1).
D Zagaroli.
Sec. A: 10 M/W, Oct. 22- Nov. 21, 6:15-                        Required for the General Real Estate
9:35 pm. #WJ-D744                                              Appraiser certification. Topics include review of
Sec. B: 5 Wed., Oct. 24-Nov. 21, 9:00 am-                      mathematics, compound interest and
4:30 pm. #WJ-D571

Fair Housing, Fair Lending and
                                                               discounting, income capitalization and
                                                               estimation, forecasting income, yield and
Environmental Issues (AQ-1)*
                                                               capitalization rates. Prerequisites: R1 & R2;
                                                               HP-12C course or prior knowledge of HP-12C.
A 15-hr. qualifying course. Approved for 15                    A 30-hr. qualifying course. Approved for 22.5
hours of CE for Salespersons and Brokers                       hrs of CE for Salespersons and Brokers upon
upon passing the exam. *A requirement for                      passing the exam.
appraisal licensure; may be utilized for CE                    5 W/F, Sept. 14-28, 9:00 am-4:30 pm,
credit for appraisers who have never taken the                 ADM-207, $425 (+ textbook). A Mantovani.
course.                                                        #WJ-D342

                                                               Principles of Income Property
$200 (+ $30 materials fee, payable to

                                                               Valuation (G-2)
instructor). D Zagaroli
Sec. A: 3 M/W, Nov. 26-Dec. 3, 9:00 am-
3:30 pm, LIB-G36. #WJ-D438                                     Prerequisites: G-1. A 30-hr. qualifying course
Sec. B: 4 M/W, Nov. 26-Dec. 5. 6:00-                           and HP-12C calculator course, or prior
10:15 pm, TEC-130. #WJ-D731

Applied Residential Property
                                                               knowledge. Approved for 22.5 hrs of CE for
                                                               Salespersons and Brokers upon passing
Valuation (R-3)
                                                               the exam.
                                                               5 W/F, Oct. 5-19, 9:00 am-4:30 pm, ADM-207,
Prerequisites: R1 and R2. A 30-hr. qualifying                  $425 (+ textbook). A Mantovani. #WJ-D511

                                                               Applied Income Property
course. Approved for 22.5 hours of CE for

                                                               Valuation (G-3)
Salespersons and Brokers upon passing the
exam.
9:00 am-4:30 pm, LIB-G36, $395 (+ textbook).                   Prerequisites: G-1& G-2. A 30-hr. qualifying
D Zagaroli.                                                    course. Approved for 22.5 hrs of CE for
Sec. A: 5 T/F, Sept. 14-28. #WJ-D329                           Salespersons and Brokers upon passing the
Sec. B: 5 T/Th, Oct. 16-30. #WJ-D136                           exam.
Sec. C: 5 T/Th, Nov. 15-Dec. 4 (skip 11/22).                   5 W/F, Oct. 26-Nov. 9, 9:00 am-4:30 pm,
#WJ-D573                                                       ADM-207, $425 (+ textbook). A Mantovani.
                                                               #WJ-D686


          Required textbooks available at Westchester Community College Bookstore
                                   unless otherwise noted.




                                             ROOM ASSIGNMENTS
 For classes held at the Valhalla campus, the building/room location is indicated for your class. If ADM-207 is the
 listed location, you can obtain the correct assignment 48 hours prior to the course’s start by visiting our web site at
 www.sunywcc.edu/CE and clicking on “room assignments,” or by calling us at 914-606-6830 (choose option 1).


16     continuinged@sunywcc.edu              I   www.sunywcc.edu                               Textbook required.
  7-Hour National USPAP                            15-Hour National USPAP
  Update Course                                    Course
  Fulfills the 7-hour requirement as               Fulfills the 15-hour requirement as
  established by the Appraisal Qualifications      established by the Appraisal Qualifications
  Board (AQB) of The Appraisal Foundation.         Board (AQB) of The Appraisal Foundation.
  Approved for 7 hrs. of CE for Appraisers.        A 15-hr. qualifying course. Approved for 15
  Offered in partnership with Westchester          hrs. of CE for Salespersons and Brokers.
  County Society of Real Estate Appraisers,        $310 (+ USPAP text and student manual).
  Inc. (WCSREA).                                   A Mantovani.
  1 Mon., Oct. 15, 8:30 am-5:00 pm,                Sec. A: 3 M/W, Dec. 12-19, 9:00 am-
  LIB-G36, $175 (includes continental              4:00 pm, LIB-G36. #WJ-D578
  breakfast); mail registration by check only;     Sec. B: 4 M/W, Dec. 10-19, 6:00-10:00 pm,
  make check payable to WCSREA and mail            TEC-130. #WJ-D303
  with registration form to Continuing Ed at
  the college (+ USPAP text and student
  manual). A Mantovani. #WJ-D546

  Both USPAP courses require a text and a student manual, which MUST be ordered
  before the first class from The Appraisal Foundation: www.appraisalfoundation.org
  or call 1-800-348-2831

Appraisal Review Class for                         Valuation of High End Residential
the State Exams                                    Properties
Understand the importance of the appraisal         This seminar is intended to provide the student
principles, how they relate to the three           with a better understanding of the thought
approaches to value in the development and         process in valuing higher priced homes.
communication of results to the client. Covers     Approved for 3 hrs. of CE for Appraisers,
the Real Property Appraiser Qualification          Salespersons and Brokers.
Criteria and state statutes in preparation for     1 Thurs., Oct. 18, 6:15-9:15 pm, AAB-309,
the state appraiser exams. No textbook             $65. D Zagaroli. #WJ-D570

                                                   Valuation of 2 to 4 Family
required. Approved for 7 hrs. of CE for

                                                   Residences and the
Appraisers.
1 Thurs., Sept. 6, 9:00 am-4:30 pm, TEC-101,
                                                   Secondary Market
$160. D Zagaroli. #WJ-D135

Understanding the Appraisal
Principles in the Estimation
                                                   Approved for 4 hrs. of CE for Appraisers,
                                                   Salespersons and Brokers.
of Value                                           1 Thurs., Nov. 1, 9:00 am-1:00 pm, TEC-101,
                                                   $80. D Zagaroli. #WJ-D330

                                                   The Appraiser Underwriter
No textbook required. Approved for 4 hrs. of

                                                   Relationship
CE for Appraisers, Salespersons and Brokers.
1 Thurs., Sept. 20, 9:00 am-1:00 pm,
TEC-101, $80. D Zagaroli. #WJ-D875

Area and Neighborhood Analysis
                                                   No textbook required. Approved for 3 hrs. of
                                                   CE for Appraisers, Salespersons and Brokers.
Focuses on the factors that affect property        1 Thurs., Nov. 1, 2:00-5:00 pm, TEC-101,
                                                   $65. D Zagaroli. #WJ-D766

                                                   Valuation of Individual
values in a neighborhood, including external
forces. The stages of the neighborhood life
                                                   Condominium Units
cycle, supply/demand factors, and highest and
best use will be discussed as you learn to
support your findings through a credible and       Approved for 3 hrs. of CE for Appraisers,
defensible report. Approved for 3 hrs. of CE for   Salespersons and Brokers. No textbook
Appraisers, Salespersons and Brokers.              required.
1 Thurs., Sept. 20, 2:00-5:00 pm, TEC-101,         1 Mon., Dec. 10, 9:00 am-12:00 noon,
$65. D Zagaroli. #WJ-D872                          LIB-G36, $65. D Zagaroli. #WJ-D161

Analysis of Market Sales:                          Applicability of the Cost
When Are They Comparables?                         Approach to Value
No textbook required. Approved for 3 hrs. of       Learn to identify instances when the cost
CE for Appraisers, Salespersons and Brokers.       approach applies in the valuation of residential
1 Thurs., Sept. 27, 1:00-4:00 pm, TEC-101,         and commercial properties. Recognized
$65. D Zagaroli. #WJ-D402                          techniques of completing this approach will be

Financial Calculations Using
                                                   analyzed. Approved for 3 hrs. of CE for

the HP-12C
                                                   Appraisers, Salespersons and Brokers.
                                                   1 Mon., Dec. 10, 1:00-4:00 pm, LIB-G36, $65.
Bring HP-12C calculator to class. Necessary        D Zagaroli. #WJ-D086
for G series of classes if no prior knowledge of
HP-12C. Designed for students enrolled in the
Center for Real Estate Education. Approved
for 7 hours of CE for Appraisers, Salespersons
and Brokers.
1 Sat., Sept. 15, 9:00 am-5:00 pm, CLA-111,
$110. K Mullin. #WJ-D574




    Textbook required.                                        to register call 914-606-6830      17
         THE CENTER FOR INSURANCE EDUCATION
      All courses have been approved by the NYS Insurance Department, 518-474-6630, as
     meeting the educational requirements under Sections 2103 & 2104 of the Insurance Law.


     Life, Accident and                               Insurance P & C Brokers
Health Pre-Licensing                                  Review Class
NYS approved class to prepare for the                 Need a quick review before taking the State
State exam.                                           exam? Four review sessions plus a test-your-
P Bugbee. $299 (+ textbook)                           knowledge exam.

5:30 pm LIB-G36; and Tues., Sept. 18,
Sec A: Sa/Su/M, Sept. 15, 16 & 17, 8:30 am-           5 M/W, Jan. 7-23 (skip 1/21), 6:30-10:00 pm,
                                                      $175. A Taibe. #WJ-D359

                                                      Personal Lines Brokers
8:30 am-1:30 pm, ADM-207. #WJ-D530

5:30 pm and Mon., Nov. 19, 8:30 am-
Sec B: F/Sa/Su, Nov. 16, 17 & 18, 8:30 am-
                                                      NYS approved class to prepare for personal
5:30 pm, LIB-G36. #WJ-D261                            lines certification.
Insurance Property and                                13 M/W, Sept. 10-Oct. 29 (skip 9/12 & 10/8),
Casualty Brokers
                                                      6:30-10:00 pm, ADM-207, $395. A Taibe.
                                                      #WJ-D604

                                                      Earn CE Credits for Insurance!
NYS approved class to prepare for the
State exam.
32 M/W, Sept. 10-Jan. 23 (skip 9/12, 10/8,            Insurance Continuing Education seminars are
12/17 & 31, 1/2 & 21), 6:30-10:00 pm,                 offered during the semester.
ADM-207, $795 (+ textbook). A Taibe.                  Call 914-606-6830 and choose option 1 for
#WJ-D995                                              information on current offerings.




       Insurance CE Seminars at Our Site or Your Site!
     Programs include:
     • Workers Compensation                      • Business Interruption
     • Management Liability                      • Business Income Worksheet
     • Professional Liability                    • Boiler and Machinery
     • Disaster Planning and Business Recovery • Employee Theft/Dishonesty Coverage

                  All courses are approved by the NYS Insurance Department.
     • Inland and Ocean Transit                  • And others!

               If you donʼt see what you need, call us and weʼll create a course.
                              Call 914-606-6985 for more information.



      COMPUTERS & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
            Computer students: please bring a diskette or USB flash drive to class.


        Armchair Travel Agent                         Keyboarding on the Computer
Learn how to make your own travel                     Strongly recommended for individuals with
arrangements using the computer. Become               less than 40 wpm keyboarding skills. Designed
familiar with a variety of web sites that will help   to provide introductory and brush-up touch-
you plan your next vacation. Prerequisite:            typing instruction on the keyboard.
Computer Basics 3 or equivalent experience.           M/W, Sept. 24-Oct. 24, 6:00-8:00 pm,
Tues., Sept. 19, 6:00-8:00 pm, TEC-13D, $30.          CLA-321, $140 (+ textbook). #XA-P019
#XA-P613

        Blogging
Learn how to write for popular web sites, and          Many of our computer classes are also
get your work and/or your own blog noticed.            offered in your community, at our Cross
Taught by a professional writer and blogger.           County (code YR), Ossining (code OS),
Thurs., Nov. 1, 6:30-8:30 pm, TEC-13D, $30.            Mt. Vernon (code MV) and Peekskill (code
#XA-P408
                                                       PE) locations. Classes coded XA are usually
                                                       held on the main campus. Please see p. 61
                                                       for location information



          Where required, textbooks can be purchased at the bookstore at 914-606-6475
                              or ordered online at www.sunywcc.edu


18    continuinged@sunywcc.edu          I   www.sunywcc.edu                    Textbook required.
Computer Basics 1:                                 Computer Basics 2:
Getting Started                                    Managing Your Computer
For those with little or no experience in          Don’t let your hard drive become a nightmare.
operating a personal computer, this class          Learn to create and organize folders, copy,
covers working with the mouse and keyboard,        move, and rename files, search for files, work
understanding the Windows desktop, using           with shortcuts, customize your Desktop and
Windows accessory programs and more.               more. Prerequisite: Computer Basics 1 or
Pick up some new tips and tricks!                  equivalent. $125 (+ textbook).
$125 (+ textbook).                                 Sec. A: Sat., Sept. 29 & Oct. 6, 10:00 am-
Sec. A: Sat., Sept. 8 & 15, 10:00 am-1:00 pm,      1:00 pm, TEC-13E. #XA-P491
TEC-13E. #XA-P450                                  Sec. B: Fri., Oct. 19 & 26, 6:00-9:00 pm,
Sec. B: Fri., Oct. 5 & 12, 6:00-9:00 pm,           TEC-13E. #XA-P492
TEC-13E. #XA-P451                                  Sec. C: Tues., Nov. 20 & 27, 6:30-9:30 pm,
Sec. C: Tues., Nov. 6 & 13, 6:30-9:30 pm,          CLA-321. #XA-P493
CLA-321. #XA-P452                                  Sec. D: Mon., Oct. 1 & 8, 6:00-9:00 pm,
Sec. D: Mon., Sept. 17 & 24, 6:00-9:00 pm,         Cross County Center. #YR-Y118
Cross County Center. #YR-Y117                      Sec. E: Tues., Oct. 30 & Nov. 6, 6:30-
Sec. E: Tues., Oct. 16 & 23, 6:30-9:30 pm,         9:30 pm, Ossining Center. #OS-D169
Ossining Center. #OS-D168                          Sec. F: Fri., Nov. 9 & 16, 6:00-9:00 pm,
Sec. F: Fri., Oct. 26 & Nov. 2, 6:00-9:00 pm,      Mt. Vernon Center. #MV-V163
Mt. Vernon Center. #MV-V162


Computer Basics 3: Internet and Email
Get up to speed on the information superhighway and learn how to explore the vast resources of
the Web along with the ins and outs of keeping in touch with others through email.
Prerequisite: Computer Basics 1 or equivalent. $125 (+ textbook).
Sec. A: Sat., Oct. 13 & 20, 10:00 am-1:00 pm, TEC-13E. #XA-P495
Sec. B: Fri., Nov. 2 & 9, 6:00-9:00 pm, TEC-13E. #XA-P496
Sec. C: Tues., Dec. 4 & 11, 6:30-9:30 pm, CLA-321. #XA-P497
Sec. D: Mon., Oct. 15 & 22, 6:00-9:00 pm, Cross County Center. #YR-Y119
Sec. E: Tues., Nov. 13 & 20, 6:30-9:30 pm, Ossining Center. #OS-D170
Sec. F: Fri., Nov. 30 & Dec. 7, 6:00-9:00 pm, Mt. Vernon Center. #MV-V164
Sec. G: M/W, Sept. 24 & 26, 6:00-9:00 pm, Peekskill Center. #PE-P254

 Save $$ when you register for all three Computer Basics classes in a series for only $310.
                For the Valhalla Saturday series, use #XA-P501 (skip 9/22)
                   For the Valhalla Friday evening series, use #XA-P500
                  For the Valhalla Tuesday evening series, use #XA-P502
                        For the Cross County series, use #YR-Y120
                          For the Ossining series, use #OS-D171

                       Sorry, you may not mix and match courses.
                   For the Mt. Vernon series, use #MV-V165 (skip 11/23)



                              Accounting and Finance
        Bookkeeping                                Introduction to QuickBooks
 with QuickBooks and Excel
    Non-Credit Certificate
                                                   Learn how to handle accounts payable and
                                                   receivable, customer info, inventory, payroll,
                                                   and track your business’s financial health. No
  Earn this certificate by completing our          accounting experience required. Prerequisite:
                                                   Computer Basics 1 and 2 or equivalent
  Introduction to QuickBooks class, the
                                                   experience. $370 (+ textbook).
  Excel series, and Accounting & Book-
  keeping for Beginners (see p. 5).                Sec. A: Wed., Sept. 26-Oct. 31, 6:30-9:30 pm,
  Apply for the certificate upon completing        TEC-13D. #XA-P376
                                                   Sec. B: Fri., Sept. 21-Oct. 26, 9:00 am-
  all requirements.
                                                   12:00 noon, TEC-13E. #XA-P990
                                                   Sec. C: Sat., Sept. 8-22, 9:00 am-4:00 pm,
                                                   Peekskill Center, #XA-P706

        Advanced QuickBooks                             Performing Payroll
Experienced QuickBooks users can expand            in QuickBooks
their mastery of this powerful application in      Preparing payroll for a small business can be
areas including creating estimates, job costing,   much easier with the powerful features of
purchase orders, inventory, and handling credit    QuickBooks. Learn to set up a payroll, pay
card transactions and bounced checks. Learn        employees, use timesheets and reports and
to integrate QuickBooks with MS Word and           create standard federal and state payroll
learn techniques for handing tricky bank           forms. Prerequisite: Introduction to
reconciliation problems. Prerequisite:             QuickBooks or equivalent experience.
Introduction to QuickBooks or equivalent
experience.                                        Tues., Oct. 23, 6:30-9:30 pm, TEC-13D, $60.
                                                   #XA-P618
Wed., Nov. 7-Dec. 19 (skip 11/21), 6:30-
9:30 pm, TEC-13D, $370. #XA-P612


    Textbook required.                                         to register call 914-606-6830        19
                               Microsoft Office Specialist
            Our Microsoft applications courses are taught using MS Office 2007.
        Prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist certification exams or just build new skills.


MS Word – Level 1                                          MS Excel –      Level 1
Get started with Word even if you have never               Get started with Excel even if you have not
done word processing before. Covers editing                used a spreadsheet before. Building and
documents, formatting text, paragraphs and                 editing worksheets, formatting a worksheet,
documents and creating and formatting tables               working with charts and working with formulas
– fundamental skills for creating letters, reports         and functions. Prerequisite: Computer Basics
and documents. Prerequisite: Computer                      1 and 2 or equivalent experience. $250
Basics 1 and 2 or equivalent experience. $250              (+ textbook).
(+ textbook).                                              Sec. A: T/Th, Sept. 18-27, 6:30-9:30 pm,
Sec. A: Sat., Sept. 8 & 15, 9:00 am-4:00 pm,               CLA-321. #XA-P433
CLA-321. #XA-P417                                          Sec. B: Sat., Oct. 27 & Nov. 3, 9:00 am-
Sec. B: M/W, Oct. 8-17, 6:30-9:30 pm,                      4:00 pm, CLA-321. #XA-P444
TEC-13E. #XA-P428                                          Sec. C: M/W, Sept. 24 & 26, 9:30 am-
Sec. C: T/Th, Sept. 18-27, 6:00-9:00 pm,                   4:30 pm, Cross County Center. #YR-Y181
Cross County Center. #YR-Y101                              Sec. D: T/Th, Oct. 30-Nov. 8, 6:00-9:00 pm,
Sec. D: M/W, Oct. 29 & 31, 9:30 am-4:30 pm,                Cross County Center. #YR-Y105

                                                           MS Excel –      Level 2
Cross County Center. #YR-Y177

MS Word –         Level 2                                  Expand your skills in Excel by learning to use
Expand your skills and enhance your                        and analyze tables, and enhance your charts
documents by adding graphics, using styles                 and worksheets. Explore techniques for
and templates, and managing multi-page                     managing workbooks, sharing Excel files, and
documents. Create personalized mailings by                 incorporating web information. Prerequisite:
merging data into your documents. Learn how                Microsoft Excel Level 1 or equivalent
easy it is to turn your Word document into a               experience. $250 (+ textbook).
web page. Prerequisite: Microsoft Word Level               Sec. A: T/Th, Oct. 2-11, 6:30-9:30 pm,
1 or equiv. experience. $250 (+ textbook).                 CLA-321. #XA-P445
Sec. A: Sat., Sept. 29 & Oct. 6, 9:00 am-                  Sec. B: Sat., Nov. 10 & 17, 9:00 am-4:00 pm,
4:00 pm, CLA-321. #XA-P429                                 CLA-321. #XA-P897
Sec. B: M/W, Oct. 22-31, 6:30-9:30 pm,                     Sec. C: M/W, Oct. 1 & 3, 9:30 am-4:30 pm,
TEC-13E. #XA-P899                                          Cross County Center. #YR-Y182
Sec. C: T/Th, Oct. 2-11, 6:00-9:00 pm,                     Sec. D: T/Th, Nov. 13-29 (skip 11/20 &
Cross County Center. #YR-Y102                              11/22), 6:00-9:00 pm, Cross County Center.
Sec. D: M/W, Nov. 5 & 7, 9:30 am-4:30 pm,                  #YR-Y106

                                                           MS Excel –      Level 3
Cross County Center. #YR-Y178

MS Word –       Level 3                                    Master more advanced features of Excel such
Master more advanced features of Word such                 as What-If Analysis, analyzing data with
as building forms, creating charts and                     PivotTables, exchanging data with other
diagrams, collaborating with others on a                   programs and advanced worksheet
document, working with references, advanced                management. Prerequisite: Microsoft Excel
graphics, and integrating Word with other                  Level 2 or equivalent experience. $250
applications. Prerequisite: Microsoft Word                 (+ textbook).
Level 2 or equivalent experience. $250                     Sec. A: T/Th, Oct. 16-25, 6:30-9:30 pm,
(+ textbook).                                              CLA-321. #XA-P446
Sec. A: Sat., Oct. 13 & 20, 9:00 am-4:00 pm,               Sec. B: Sat., Dec. 1 & 8, 9:00 am-4:00 pm,
CLA-321. #XA-P431                                          CLA-321. #XA-P905
Sec. B: M/W, Nov. 5-14, 6:30-9:30 pm,                      Sec. C: M/W, Oct. 8 & 10, 9:30 am-4:30 pm,
TEC-13E. #XA-P900                                          Cross County Center. #YR-Y183
Sec. C: T/Th, Oct. 16-25, 6:00-9:00 pm,                    Sec. D: T/Th, Dec. 4-13, 6:00-9:00 pm,
Cross County Center. #YR-Y103                              Cross County Center. #YR-Y107
Sec. D: M/W, Nov. 12 & 14, 9:30 am-4:30 pm,

                                                              Save $$ when you register for all three
Cross County Center. #YR-Y179

                                                              Excel classes in a series for just $670
   Save $$ when you register for all three
   Word classes in a series for only $670.
                                                               For the Valhalla Excel evening series,
                                                                           use #XA-P448
    For the Valhalla Word evening series,                     For the Valhalla Excel Saturday series,
               use #XA-P432                                          use #XA-P908 (skip 11/24)
   For the Valhalla Word Saturday series,                     For the Cross County Excel day series,
          use #XA-P901 (skip 9/22)                                        use #YR-Y184
   For the Cross County Word day series,                    For the Cross County Excel evening series,

                                                           Sorry, you may not mix and match courses.
               use #YR-Y180                                     use #YR-Y108 (skip 11/20 & 11/22)
 For the Cross County Word evening series,

Sorry, you may not mix and match courses.
               use #YR-Y104



                    MS Office Skills Non-Credit Certificate
 The applications in the Microsoft Office Suite (Access, Excel, Word, PowerPoint) are widely used and these
 skills are expected of today’s working professional. Complete our series of classes in these four programs to
 qualify for this non-credit certificate. Apply for the certificate upon completing all requirements.


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MS Access –       Level 1                           MS Access – Level 2
Get started with Access, the Office Suite’s         Expand your skills in Access by learning to
powerful database program. Includes building        create multiple table queries, develop forms
and editing tables, using queries, forms and        and subforms, create charts and Pivot Tables,
reports, and modifying your database                and build advanced queries. Explore how to
structure. Prerequisite: Computer Basics 1          share Access data with other applications and
and 2 or equivalent experience.                     enhance your reports. Prerequisite: Microsoft
T/Th, Nov. 6-15, 6:30-9:30 pm, TEC-13D,             Access Level 1 or equivalent experience.
$250 (+ textbook). #XA-P413                         T/Th, Nov. 27-Dec. 6, 6:30-9:30 pm,

MS Access –       Level 3
                                                    TEC-13D, $250 (+ textbook). #XA-P414

Master more advanced features of Access such as creating macros, creating modules, and
developing advanced forms and reports. Learn how to simplify the database interface for other
users and tips for maintaining your database. Prerequisite: Microsoft Access Level 2 or
equivalent experience.


             Save $$ when you register for all three Access classes for just $670
T/Th, Dec. 11-20, 6:30-9:30 pm, TEC-13D, $250 (+ textbook). #XA-P415

                   For the Access series, use #XA-P416 (skip 11/20 & 11/22)

MS PowerPoint –         Level 1                     MS PowerPoint –            Level 2
Learn the basics of this easy to use program        Enhance your presentations with a variety of
to create visually compelling presentations and     chart types. Integrate PowerPoint with other
slides. Wizards and templates give you a quick      programs, like Excel, to represent data
start on professional presentations and you’ll      graphically with more impact. Include multimedia
also learn to develop your own designs with         and web resources in your presentations.
text, graphics and special effects. Prerequisite:   Explore options for preparing a presentation for
Computer Basics 1 and 2 or equivalent               live delivery, web delivery, and distribution on CD.
experience. $250 (+ textbook).                      Prerequisite: Microsoft PowerPoint Level 1 or
Sec. A: M/Th, Sept. 10-20, 6:30-9:30 pm,            equivalent. $250 (+ textbook).
TEC-13E. #XA-P987                                   Sec. A: M/Th, Sept. 24-Oct. 4, 6:30-9:30 pm,
Sec. B: M/W, Oct. 15 & 17, 9:30 am-4:30 pm,         TEC-13E. #XA-P685
Cross County Center. #YR-Y186                       Sec. B: M/W, Oct. 22 & 24, 9:30 am-4:30 pm,
Sec. C: Sat., Oct. 20-Nov. 10, 9:00 am-12:00        Cross County Center. #YR-Y187
noon, Cross County Center. #YR-Y008                 Sec. C: Sat., Nov. 17-Dec. 15 (skip 11/24),
                                                    9:00 am-12:00 noon, Cross County Center.

                Save $$ when you register for both MS PowerPoint classes at
                                                    #YR-Y128

                                 the same location for just $445
                        For the Valhalla PowerPoint series, use #XA-P169
                   For the Cross County PowerPoint day series, use #YR-Y188
          For the Cross County PowerPoint Saturday series, use #YR-Y138 (skip 11/24)

MS Outlook
Outlook is more than just email! Master intro and advanced features of Outlook mail, explore the
powerful calendar and meeting scheduler, contacts and address book, and task manager.
Prerequisite: Computer Basics 1 and 2 or equivalent experience. $125 (+ textbook).
Sec. A: Tues., Sept. 18 & 25, 6:30-9:30 pm, TEC-13E. #XA-P168


                       Classes for MS Office 2003 Users
Sec. B: Mon., Nov. 19, 9:30 am-4:30 pm, Cross County Center. #YR-Y146


 All classes meet T/Th, 9:00 am-4:00 pm, TEC-13E. Additional charge for textbook for each class.
 Word Level 1 Sept. 25 & 27, $250.                  Excel Level 1 Oct. 16 & 18, $250.
 #XA-P177                                           #XA-P988
 Word Level 2 Oct. 2 & 4, $250. #XA-P184            Excel Level 2 Oct. 23 & 25, $250.
 Word Level 3 Oct. 9 & 11, $250. #XA-P226           #XA-P009
 Word 2003 Series $670, #XA-P524                    Excel Level 3 Oct. 30 & Nov. 1, $250.
 PowerPoint Level 1 Nov. 6 & 8, $250.               #XA-P020
 #XA-P160                                           Excel 2003 Series $670, #XA-P105
 PowerPoint Level 2 Nov. 13 & 15, $250.             Outlook 2003 Tues., Nov. 20, $250.
 #XA-P161                                           #XA-P020


                           Upgrading to MS Office 2007
 PowerPoint 2003 Series $445, #XA-P382



      If you already have experience with MS Office 2003 and do not need in-depth training,
               these overview courses will get you up to speed with the new interface
                             and changes in commonly used functions.
                    Each class meets for 1 Tues., 6:30-9:30 pm, TEC-13D, $60.
        What’s New in Word 2007                             What’s New in Excel 2007
Sept. 25. #XA-P624                                  Oct. 9. #XA-P625

        What’s New in PowerPoint 2007                       What’s New in Access 2007
Oct. 2. #XA-P627                                    Oct. 16. #XA-P628

      Textbook required.                                        to register call 914-606-6830        21
              Microsoft User Specialist – Online Program
 If our class schedule doesn’t match your availability, you can still train for a new career and
 sharpen your computer skills by enrolling in our online class offered in partnership with Gatlin
 Education Services. For more information, see page 26 or visit
 www.gatlineducation.com/sunywcc


                Business Solutions with Microsoft Office
          Your time and training dollars are stretched - these short courses are designed
               to teach just the skills you need to solve specific business problems.
MS Word Basics
Learn the fundamentals of word processing for        Using MS Excel Functions
creating basic documents. Enter and edit text,
correct spelling and grammar as you type,            Learn to use a variety of financial and
change fonts and font sizes, emphasize text,         statistical functions to analyze your data.
set margins and tabs, use bullets and                Develop conditional calculations using the
numbering, create an envelope, search for and        logical functions. Track time-dependent data
replace text. Prerequisite: Computer Basics 1        with date and time functions. Prerequisite:
and 2 or equivalent experience. $115                 Excel Basics, MS Excel Level 1 or equivalent
(+ textbook)                                         experience.
Sec. A: Wed., Sept. 19, 9:00 am-4:00 pm,             Mon., Nov. 5, 9:00 am-4:00 pm, TEC-13E,
                                                     $115. #XA-P216

                                                     MS Excel Charts as a
TEC-13E. #XA-P979
Sec. B: M/W, Oct. 1 & 3, 6:00-9:00 pm,
                                                     Business Tool
Peekskill Center. #PE-P267

MS Word Tables, Tabs
and Indents
                                                     Excel supports 14 standard types of charts
                                                     and graphs and over 70 sub-types to present
Find out how and when to use these handy             your numeric data in easy to understand
features to make your documents look                 graphical formats. Learn to create effective
professional and line up properly. Prerequisite:     charts that clearly and accurately convey the
Word Basics or equivalent experience.                meaning of your data. Prerequisite: Excel
                                                     Basics or Excel Level 1 or equivalent
Wed., Sept. 26, 9:00 am-1:00 pm, TEC-13E,            experience.
$60. #XA-P617

Creating Brochures, Flyers
                                                     Mon., Oct. 22, 9:00 am-4:00 pm, TEC-13E,
                                                     $115. #XA-P185
and Newsletters with MS Word                         Data Management with MS Excel
Learn to use clip art, graphics, Word Art            Learn to sort data with multiple keys, validate
objects and watermarks, insert special               data, create a data-entry form and get
characters and symbols, format text in               subtotals based on various criteria. Use
columns, and use borders and shading.                named ranges and Lookup tables to retrieve
Prerequisite: Word Basics or equivalent              and summarize data. Import data into Excel
experience.                                          from other applications. Prerequisite: Excel
Wed., Oct. 3, 9:00 am-4:00 pm, TEC-13E,              Basics or Excel Level 1 or equivalent
$115. #XA-P171                                       experience.

Automating MS Word with Macros
                                                     Mon., Oct. 29, 9:00 am-4:00 pm, TEC-13E,
                                                     $115. #XA-P766

                                                     Using PivotTables in MS Excel
Speed up repetitive tasks in your word
processing by creating macros. Imagine doing
a multi-step procedure with a single keystroke!      A PivotTable is an interactive table that
Prerequisite: Word Basics or equivalent              automatically extracts, organizes, and
experience.                                          summarizes your data, making it easier to
Wed., Oct. 10, 9:00 am-1:00 pm, TEC-13E,             analyze. If you work with large data sets,
$60. #XA-665                                         PivotTables can help you make comparisons,

MS Excel Basics
                                                     detect patterns and relationships, and analyze
                                                     trends with greater ease. Prerequisite: Excel
Learn the fundamentals: enter and edit text          Level 2 or Data Management with Excel, or
and values; create simple formulas; select           equivalent experience.
cells and ranges; move around the worksheet;         Mon., Nov. 12, 9:00 am-4:00 pm, TEC-13E,
change column widths and row heights; insert         $115. #XA-P447

                                                     MS Access Basics
and delete rows and columns; format
numbers; copy and move data from one
location to another using menus, fill-handle         Learn the fundamentals of developing a
and drag and drop; save, retrieve and print          database in this powerful application. This
worksheets. Prerequisite: Computer Basics 1          intensive course will give you a quick
and 2 or equivalent experience. $115                 introduction to the concepts and tools you
(+ textbook)                                         need to get started in creating tables, forms,
Sec. A: Mon., Oct. 15, 9:00 am-4:00 pm,              queries and reports. Prerequisite: Computer
TEC-13E. #XA-P982                                    Basics 1 and 2 or equivalent experience.
Sec. B: M/W, Oct. 8 & 10, 6:00-9:00 pm,              Mon., Nov. 26, 9:00 am-4:00 pm, TEC-13E,
Peekskill Center. #PE-P268                           $115 (+ textbook). #XA-P412


                      Register online at www.sunywcc.edu/ce/registration

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                                      Programming
     Web Programming                                         Web Programming
in HTML                                                with JavaScript
Learn to use HTML and basic JavaScript to              With JavaScript programming you can convert
create robust and functional web pages.                static HTML pages into interactive and
Discover how the language is used and                  dynamic web applications. Examples of some
interpreted on the Web to display text formats,        things you’ll learn are validating form data on
colors, images and various layouts. Implement          the client side, creating interactive effects such
style sheets technology (CSS) to further               as image rollovers, and creating dynamic page
control the appearance and positioning of the          content based on user input. Prerequisite:
contents within your page. Prerequisite:               Web Programming in HTML or equivalent
Computer Basics series or equivalent                   experience.
experience.                                            Sat., Nov. 3-Dec. 15 (skip 11/24), 10:00 am-
Sat., Sept. 15-Oct. 27, 10:00 am-5:00 pm,              5:00 pm, TEC-13D, $750 (+ textbook).
TEC-13D, $750 (+ textbook). #XA-P620                   #XA-P621

        Save $$ when you register for both Web Programming classes for just $1350
                 For the Web Programming series, use #XA-P622 (skip 11/24)




     Introduction to Microsoft                         Video Game Design
.NET Development Using C#                              and Development
Get an introduction to Microsoft .NET                  Are you ready to take on a challenge that will
programming concepts using C# to explore               always be interesting, push you to your
.NET common libraries and Object Oriented              intellectual limits, and still be fun? This online
Programming concepts. The class will also              program teaches you to develop and manage
introduce Unified Modeling Language (UML),             the complex environments for games and
which is used as a design/documentation tool           related visualization applications including
for OO projects. Prerequisite: experience with         programming, mathematics skills, 3D graphics
another programming language.                          pipeline programming, real-time game engine
T/Th, Oct. 9-Nov. 15, 6:30-9:30 pm, TEC-13E,           architectures, and artificial intelligence
$750 (+ textbook). #XA-P616                            algorithms. See details at
                                                       www.gatlineducation.com/sunywcc




                                 Project Management
Cheetah Learning Project Management Master’s Certificate
See details in our section on Online Courses, p. 27.



                             Technology Certifications
CompTIA A+, Network/Security+, MCSE, MCSA Certification Training
with Gatlin Education Services
See details in our section on Online Courses, p. 26.




              COMPUTER/OFFICE SKILLS INTENSIVE (NON-CREDIT)
 Need to compete in today’s workplace? Are you divorced, widowed, separated, have a spouse

 specially funded FREE computer and job search skills workshops for displaced homemakers.
 who is disabled or unemployed, or are you a single parent? Project Transition provides

 Programs include:
 Computer Skills - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, File Management, Introduction to Outlook,
 and Internet Research. Prerequisite:Type 25 wpm. QuickBooks offered periodically to

 Job Search Skills - Resume Development, Career Strategies, Interviewing Skills,
 Bookkeepers/Accountants.


 Fall classes offered at our Ossining Extension Center: Sept./Oct. & Nov./Dec., M/F 9:30 am -
 Mock Interviews, and Job Search Techniques. Coaching with a Job Developer is available.


   All services are free for those eligible for the program; proof of eligibility is required.
 2:30 pm. QuickBooks offered periodically for people with bookkeeping or accounting background.

                    For information, eligibility, and details, call 914-606-6825,
                               or email Marika.Scotti@sunywcc.edu
       Program funded by the NYS Department of Labor Office of Workforce Development
             and Training and the NYS Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance.



                                                                  to register call 914-606-7300        23
                          Computer Classes in Peekskill
For more information or to register, call 914-606-7300. The Westchester Community College
Peekskill Extension Center is located at 27 N. Division Street. Software versions are subject
to change.

Web Server Overview                                  Quick Start to Dreamweaver 8
Learn about server types, file types, folder         Learn to use the latest version of
permissions and general web structure, as well       Dreamweaver, a web site design tool. Use
as alternative methods of FTP. In addition,          advanced graphics, text, animation, video, and
learn about hackers, server security and ways        audio tools to design a creative interactive
to avoid common server pitfalls. Prerequisite:       online experience.
Basic web design skills with HTML.                   Sat., Oct. 6, 9:00 am-3:00 pm, $150 (+ $50
Sat., Oct. 6, 9:00 am-1:00 pm, $80                   lab fee). #PE-P188

                                                     Quick Start to Photo Editing
(+ textbook to be purchased in class).
A Bloome. #XA-P610

Web Forms and Function
                                                     Learn to use the latest version of Photoshop
                                                     with time management features and
Get tips on how to apply design to the               enhancements for Web and video designers.
important elements within web forms; learn           An introduction to this tool will include: imaging
form tags and email scripts; understand the          formats, use of Photoshop in computer
impact of hackers and spammers on forms.             graphics imaging, use of ImageReady and
Find out about Federal and International laws        output for the Web.
that affect the gathering of information.            Sat., Oct. 13, 9:00 am-3:00 pm, $150 (+ $50
Sat., Nov. 3, 9:00 am-1:00 pm, $80.                  lab fee). #PE-P208

                                                     Quick Start to
A Bloome. #PE-P255

Creating Usable Web Sites                            Adobe Illustrator CS2
Gain a professional view of how users                Explore Adobe Illustrator CS with new 3D and
navigate the Web; learn how to use web               Web features. An introduction to this tool will
standards to optimize your site and make it          include: digital illustration, drawing tools,
cross browser compatible. Understand search          Bezier curves, fonts, use of Illustrator in
engines and how they affect your code; also          graphic design, and in 3D.
includes web page optimization and an
overview of AOL and special considerations.          Sat., Oct. 20, 9:00 am-3:00 pm, $150 (+ $50
                                                     lab fee). #PE-P266

                                                     Quick Start to
Sat., Nov. 10, 9:00 am-1:00 pm, $80.
A Bloome. #PE-P256

Introduction to OSX                                  Adobe After Effects 6.5
Covers everything about Mac OSX, from how            Using Adobe After Effects in motion graphics
to install the system on your computer and the       and visual effects for film, video, DVD, and the
architecture of the operating system, to getting     Web. An introduction to this tool will include:
comfortable with its features. Includes              an explanation of motion graphics, orientation
customizing the Finder, file management,             to the interface and tools, an explanation of
printing, email and the Internet.                    key-framing and time-based graphics.
Sat., 9:00 am-4:00 pm, $100.                         Sat., Oct. 27, 9:00 am-3:00 pm, $150 (+ $50
Sec. A: Sept. 22. #PE-P189                           lab fee). #PE-P228

                                                     Quick Start to
Sec. B: Oct. 20. #PE-P190

Editing with iMOVIE                                  Adobe InDesign CS2
Create professional looking videos using             Adobe InDesign enables you to take
iMovie. Covers the editing process from              advantage of the integrative power of CS and
capture to export. Includes: setting up              the dynamic nature of InDesign with its
preferences, logging and capturing DV                powerful print to Web solutions. An
footage, transitions, adding and mixing audio,       introduction to this tool will include: an
importing stills, timeline editing, and exporting    overview of graphic layout and design and an
the edited movie.                                    orientation to the interface and tools.
Sat., Oct. 13, 9:00 am-4:00 pm, $100.                Sat., Nov. 3, 9:00 am-3:00 pm, $150 (+ $50
#PE-P198                                             lab fee). #PE-P187

Intro to MAC                                         Quick Start to
Computer Art and Design programs require             Macromedia Flash 8
basic knowledge of a Macintosh operating             Flash enables you to create animated vector
system. This introductory class, for those new to    graphics for the Web. A quick start to this tool
the computer or to the Apple Operating System,       will include: a definition of tweening and time-
explains the hardware and software. $25              based graphics and an orientation of the
Sec. A: Wed., Sept. 19, 9:30 am-12:30 pm.            interface and tools.
#PE-P088                                             Sat., Nov.10, 9:00 am-3:00 pm, $150 (+ $50
Sec. B: Mon., Sept. 24, 1:00-4:00 pm.                lab fee). #PE-P223
#PE-P087
Sec. C: Fri., Sept. 28, 9:30 am-12:30 pm.
#PE-P154
Sec. D: Sat., Oct. 6, 1:00-4:00 pm. #PE-P089




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Quick Start to Digital Audio                            Quick Start to iLIFE
This introduction will cover basic editing skills       Make sense of Apple’s basic computer
of digitized audio and composing with audio             graphics package that comes with your Mac.
loops on multitrack software. The popular               Includes iPhoto, iMovie, iDVD, Garageband
software Garageband, Soundtrack and an                  and iWeb. These simple tools revolutionize
introduction to sequencing will be explored.            your work flow and help you be more creative.
Sat., Nov. 17, 9:00 am-3:00 pm, $150 (+ $50             Sat., Dec. 1, 9:00 am-3:00 pm, $150 (+ $50
lab fee). #PE-P207                                      lab fee). #PE-P225

Quick Start to Podcasting
Create your own podcast—a downloadable
mp3 (digital audio) file. Podcasting allows
others to subscribe to audio/audiovideo files
through iTunes. Make podcasts for your iPod,
or for teaching purposes.
Sat. Dec. 1, 9:00 am-3:00 pm, $150 (+ $50
lab fee). #PE-P224



                       Certified Cisco Network Associate
                            Cisco Network Academy
The college is an official Cisco Regional Academy offering classes for the CCNA, CCNP, A+,
Server+, and PAI Certifications. For CCNA and CCNP, there are four classes to prepare for the
industry standard exam. Listed below is the schedule for the first class needed for the CCNA
program. The Academy also offers A+ and Server+ certifications; only one class is needed to begin
to prepare for each certification. In partnership with Cisco and Panduit, the academy offers Voice
and Data Cabling to prepare for the Panduit Authorized Installer (PAI) certification. Also in

+ certification prep course. These classes also earn credits toward a college degree. All the
partnership with the Cisco Learning Institute, the Academy offers the Home Technology Integration

certifications along with Voice and Data Cabling can be linked together to prepare for a career
track as a network specialist. For more information, or for a Fall 2007 schedule of classes, call

Cisco Certified Network Associate
Steve Leone at 914-606-6658 or Admissions at 914-606-6735 or email steve.leone@sunywcc.edu

CCNA 1 Networking Basics                             #8454      M 12:00 noon-2:50 pm/
                                                                W 1:00-2:50 pm

A+ Certification and Server+ Certification
CCNA 1 Networking Basics                             #8457      T/Th 8:00-10:20 pm


Cisco Certified Network Professional
IT Essentials 1                                      #8451      Mon. 6:00-9:45 pm


Server+ Certification
Adv. Router Configuration                            #8468      T/Th 5:30-7:50 pm


Panduit Authorized Installer
IT Essentials 2                                      #8459      T/Th 2:00-3:50 pm


Voice over IP
Voice /Data Cabling Basics                           #8469      Wed. 6:00-9:40 pm


Home Technology Integration+
Voice over IP                                        #8467      T/Th 5:30-8:15 pm


NEW! Computer Forensics
HTI+                                                 #8460      Wed. 6:00-9:50 pm
                                                     #8470      Thurs. 6:00-9:45 pm




                         Join us for a Cisco Open House
                                December 14 from 6:00-7:00 pm
                  Admissions Conference Room, Administration Building Room 236


                          Computer Aided Design (CAD)
A one-year certificate program in CAD technology designed to prepare you for employment
opportunities using AutoCAD, the most popular design software. Continue on in various A.A.S.
degree programs or enter the civil, mechanical, or architectural design fields. Take individual
courses or the overall certificate program. For more information, or for a Fall 2007 schedule of
classes, call Steve Leone at 914-606-6658 or Admissions at 914-606-6735 or email

CAD courses being offered in the fall semester include:
steve.leone@sunywcc.edu


CAD I (#8472)         Sat. 9:00 am-1:00 pm          CAD II (#8480)                  Sat. 9:00 am-1:00 pm
CAD I (#8478)         Mon. 6:00-9:45 pm             CAD II (#8481)                  Mon. 6:00-9:45 pm
CAD I (#8475)         Tues. 6:00-9:30 pm            CAD III-3D Modeling (#8484)     Wed. 6:00-9:30 pm
CAD I (#8479)         Wed. 6:00-9:30 pm             CAD IV-Auto Architect (#8487)   Thurs. 6:00-9:45 pm


                                                                  to register call 914-606-6830     25
             Computer Applications Specialist Certificate
This 25-credit certificate includes office computer and current business applications, and prepares
you for employment as a Computer Applications Specialist, Office Assistant, Customer Service Rep
and other administrative office support positions. Full- or part-time study is available, both day and
evening, For more information, or for a Fall 2007 schedule of classes, call Steve Leone at
914-606-6658 or Admissions at 914-606-6735 or email steve.leone@sunywcc.edu

There are eight required classes:
Keyboarding & Info. Processing                 Management Information Systems or
Word Processing Applications                     Spreadsheet & Database Applications
Computer Info. Systems                         Integrated Office Applications
Business Communications                        Computerized Accounting
Advanced Word Processing Applications

                 For information about our one credit Keyboarding courses -
                   Essentials or Speedbuilding - please call 914-606-6658.



                          Help Desk Support Certificate
This 24-credit certificate will prepare students for entry-level Information Technology positions in
such jobs as Help Desk Coordinators, Help Desk Technician and Computer Tech. Prepare for the
industry-recognized certification exams, Microsoft Office Specialist and A+ Core Hardware Exam.
Full- or part- time study is available, both day and evening. For more information, or for a Fall 2007
schedule of classes, call Steve Leone at 914-606-6658 or Admissions at 914-606-6735 or email
steve.leone@sunywcc.edu

There are eight required classes:
Word Processing Applications                   Business Organization/Management
Computer Information Systems                   Help Desk Support
Business Communications                        Management Information Systems
PC Troubleshooting                             Integrated Office Applications


                    ONLINE CLASSES/NON-CREDIT
              Update your skills at your own pace and at your convenience with
                              our instructor-led online courses

Gatlin Education Services Courses
Our partnership with Gatlin Education Services brings opportunities to
pursue high-end training and certification programs with the ease of
distance learning access. Classes begin whenever you are ready — you can begin your class
within a few days of completing your registration. Tuition for the class includes all texts and

Technology Certifications, including
materials.


CompTIA A+: The nationally recognized CompTIA A+ certification is the industry standard for
   validating vendor-neutral skills expected of an entry-level computer technician. CompTIA A+
   certification training opens the door to an exciting career in computer technology. 160 hours,

CompTIA Network+/Server+: Network+ certification is the worldwide standard of competency for
   $1695. #YR-Y156.

   professionals with nine months experience in network support or administration. The Server+
   certification credential validates advanced-level technical competency of server issues and
   technology, including installation, configuration, upgrading, maintenance, troubleshooting and

MCSA (Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator 2003): This course provides expert
   disaster recovery. 80 hours, $1495. #YR-Y158.

   instruction on the Microsoft® Windows Server 2003 family, making it easier to deploy, manage,
   and use. Achieving the Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) on Microsoft
   Windows 2003 credential provides a valid and reliable measure of technical proficiency and
   expertise to successfully manage and maintain the typically complex computing environment of
   medium to large-sized companies operating on the Microsoft Windows Server 2003 System.

MCSE (Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer): The MCSE 2003 credential is the premier
   440 hours, $2495. #YR-Y159.

   certification for professionals who analyze the business requirements, and design and
   implement the infrastructure for business solutions based on the Microsoft Windows® 2003 and

Linux+/LP1 Level 1: Linux+ is an entry-level certificate program, developed by CompTIA™, which
   Microsoft server platforms. 700 hours, $3295. #YR-Y161.

   measures vendor-neutral Linux knowledge and skills for an individual with at least six months
   practical experience (Network+ or A+ background). Students taking these courses will learn the
   fundamentals of the Linux operating system including how to configure Linux system services,
   how to manage a Linux system in a networked environment, and finally, how to manage the
   servers a Linux system provides. 300 hours, $2195. #YR-Y157.

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Business Certifications, including
Certified Bookkeeper: This online course for professional bookkeepers leads to national
   certification with the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB). Becoming a
   Certified Bookkeeper can increase earning potential, enhance professional status and offer a

Administrative Professional with Microsoft Office Specialist: This course teaches proficiency
   decisive edge in any job market. 80 hours, $1795. #XA-P214.

   and development of strong communication, critical thinking, and human relations skills
   necessary to be successful as an administrative professional. Learn the most popular Microsoft
   Office programs including Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, and Outlook. An introduction to

Six Sigma Blackbelt: Six Sigma is a Quality Improvement methodology structured to reduce
   QuickBooks is also provided. 240 hours, $1995. #XA-P179.

   product or service failure rates to a negligible level (roughly 3.4 failures per million
   opportunities). The Six Sigma process encompasses all aspects of a business, including
   management, service delivery, design, production and customer satisfaction. This course
   covers the skills needed to bring about these improvements as well as preparing the student for

Bookkeeping the Easy Way with Quickbooks: Bookkeeping The Easy Way with QuickBooks
   the national certification. 200 hours, $2695. #XA-P190.

   introduces the concepts of bookkeeping/accounting using the theory of double-entry
   bookkeeping for students who are interested in gaining knowledge of basic bookkeeping
   practices in planning a more profitable future or seeking a new career. The QuickBooks training
   portion is designed specifically to allow you to get the most out of your QuickBooks software,

Healthcare Certifications, including
   including payables and receivables, and budget planning. 140 hours, $1695. #XA-P212.


ICD-10 Medical Coding: Preparation and Instruction for Implementation: ICD-10 is a radically
   upgraded diagnostic and procedural medical coding system, and will soon be mandated by the
   Federal government for use in the healthcare industry in insurance processing, reimbursement,
   and statistical data gathering. Prepare now for the impact that implementing the massive

Human Resources for Healthcare Providers: This program provides a comprehensive human
   changes to the existing coding system will require. 200 hours, $1595. #XA-P180.

   resource management foundation, grounded in practice, for those who intend to work or are

Video Game Design and Devlopment, including
   working in healthcare settings. 80 hours, $1995. #XA-P188.


3ds max: This exciting new certificate program will teach students how to use both 3ds max and
   Character Studio to design, develop, and animate 3D video game characters. 650 hours,

Video Game Design and Development: Using a comprehensive and analytical approach to game
   $4095. #PE-P232.

   engine architectures, this program offers students the opportunity to learn how to effectively
   implement game ideas. The curriculum is divided into eight modules covering five major areas
   of study: programming languages, mathematics skills, 3D graphics pipeline programming, real-time

For more information on these and other courses, go to www.gatlineducation.com/sunywcc
   game engine architectures, and artificial intelligence algorithms. 500 hours, $1995. #PE-P233.

or contact Mary Beth Jerry at 914-606-7904 (email: marybeth.jerry@sunywcc.edu).


                    Cheetah Learning Project Management
                             Masterʼs Certificate
The Cheetah Learning PM Master's Certificate provides the
knowledge, skills, and tools that are essential for the successful project
manager. Designed for managers in all fields and professions including
IT, Marketing, Sales, Operations and Engineering, the PM Master's
Certificate deals with the entire Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) as recognized
by the Project Management Institute. You'll do activities and create an action plan that relates to
your day-to-day professional pursuits so that your learning is relevant. You'll interact with other
students and your instructor, who is a certified Project Management Professional.
The 200-hour, 7 course curriculum not only deals with the entire Project Management Body of
Knowledge as recognized by the Project Management Institute; it goes well beyond the basic
knowledge foundations of project management. You may enroll in the courses individually or save
money by enrolling for the entire certificate. Tuition for the Certificate Program is $3940 (price for

For more information on this and other Project Management online classes, contact
all 7 classes if paid for individually is $10,095. #XA-P017.

Mary Beth Jerry at 914-606-7904 (email: marybeth.jerry@sunywcc.edu) or visit
www.sunywcc.edu/programs/pdc/pm_certificate3.htm

                                  CAMPUS SECURITY INFORMATION
 The federal gov’t. requires institutions of higher ed. to disclose certain information to all students. This
 is to inform you of the availability of the information, briefly describe the information in the report, and
 advise you how to obtain a copy of our annual security report, which includes statistics for the previous
 3 yrs. concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property
 owned or controlled by the College; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and
 accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security,

 may obtain a copy of this report by visiting us at www.sunywcc.edu/security or the Campus Security
 alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. You

 Office, Student Center Bldg, Rm. 113.

                                                                      to register call 914-606-6830         27
                                       Education to Go Courses
Our instructor-led online courses from Education to Go each run for 6 weeks and
consist of 12 lessons. The lessons are supplemented by interactive quizzes,
assignments, tutorials, and an online discussion area available via the Web. Read your
lessons and ask questions of your instructor at the time most convenient to you. See
below for titles of some of our more than 150 course offerings.
                             Tuition for each course is $105.

     How to learn more about – and register for – our Education to Go online courses


                    Explore                              Learn More                            Register
       Visit the web site:                    Find a course you like? Click      Follow the instructions in the
       www.ed2go.com/sunywcc                  on the no-obligation Enroll        email message to complete your
       Use the Search feature or click        Now button located on the          registration and tuition payment
       on Courses to see a list of all        course description page. As        by mail, phone, fax, or online.
       course categories. Click on a          you complete the process, you
       category name to see a list of         may request further details by
       all courses in that topic. Click a     email on how to complete your
       course title to see a full             registration and tuition                         Grow!
       description.                           payment.                          On the day your class begins, go to
                                                                                www.ed2go.com/sunywcc and click
                                                                                the Classroom link. Log in with the
                                                                                password you set up when you
                                                                                enrolled and enjoy your class!
     All online classes start on these dates:
               Sept. 19 • Oct. 17 • Nov. 14
     Check course descriptions for information on required texts,
     software, etc.

     Have questions? Call Mary Beth Jerry at 914-606-7904 or email marybeth.jerry@sunywcc.edu


      Courses for Fall include (see complete descriptions at www.ed2go.com/sunywcc):


Accounting                                                          Supply Chain Management Fundamentals
Accounting Fundamentals I & II                                      Total Quality Fundamentals
Introduction to QuickBooks 2007                                     Understanding the Human Resources

                                                                    Child Care & Parenting
Performing Payroll in QuickBooks                                      Function
QuickBooks for Contractors

Art, History, Psychology, & Literature
Performing Payroll in QuickBooks 2007                               Enhancing Language Development
                                                                      in Childhood
                                                                    Ready, Set, Read!
Drawing for the Absolute Beginner

                                                                    Computer Applications
                                                                    Understanding Adolescents
Enjoying European Art Online
Film Literacy for Everyone

Basic Computer Literacy
                                                                    Microsoft Access 2003: Intro & Intermediate
Music Made Easy
                                                                    Microsoft Excel 2003:
                                                                      Intro, Intermediate, Advanced
101 Tips and Tricks for the iMac
                                                                    Introduction to Microsoft Outlook 2003
  and Macintosh
                                                                    Microsoft PowerPoint 2003:
Introduction to Windows XP
                                                                      Intro & Intermediate

Business Administration
Keyboarding
                                                                    Introduction to Microsoft Project 2003
                                                                    Microsoft Word 2003:
Administrative Assistant Applications                                 Intro, Intermediate, Advanced
Administrative Assistant Fundamentals                               Introduction to QuickBooks 2005/2006
Customer Service Fundamentals                                       Introduction to Microsoft Visio 2003
Distribution and Logistics Management                               Introduction to Microsoft Publisher 2003

                                                                    Courses for Teaching Professionals
Employment Law Fundamentals                                         Performing Payroll in QuickBooks 2007
Fundamentals of Supervision and
  Management I & II
                                                                    Big Ideas in Little Books
High Speed Project Management
                                                                    Solving Classroom Discipline Problems
Introduction to Business Analysis
                                                                    Differentiated Instruction in the Classroom
Manufacturing Applications
                                                                    Database Management & Programming
                                                                    The Creative Classroom
Manufacturing Fundamentals
Mastery of Business Applications
                                                                    Intermediate Oracle
Mastery of Business Fundamentals
                                                                    Introduction to Crystal Reports 10
Project Management Applications
                                                                    Introduction to Database Development
Project Management Fundamentals
                                                                    Introduction to Oracle
Purchasing Applications
                                                                    Digital Photography & Digital Video
                                                                    Introduction to SQL
Purchasing Fundamentals
Six Sigma: Total Quality Applications
                                                                    Discover Digital Photography
Successful Construction Business
                                                                    Mastering Digital Photography:
  Management
                                                                      Photographing People
Supply Chain Management Applications
                                                                    Photoshop CS2 for the Digital Photographer


28     continuinged@sunywcc.edu                 I   www.sunywcc.edu
Photoshop Elements 5.0 for the                  Sales & Marketing
  Digital Photographer I & II                   Business Marketing Writing
Secrets of Better Photography                   Effective Selling

Grant Writing & Nonprofit Management
Making Movies with Windows XP                   Marketing Your Business on the Internet
                                                Principles of Sales Management

                                                Start Your Own Business
A to Z Grant Writing                            Professional Sales Skills
Advanced Grant Proposal Writing
Becoming a Grant Writing Consultant             Caring for Children
Creating Your Own Nonprofit                     Creating a Successful Business Plan
Get Grants!                                     Growing Plants for Fun and Profit
Introduction to Nonprofit Management            Publish It Yourself: How to Start and Operate
Marketing Your Nonprofit                          Your Own Publishing Business

Healthcare, Nutrition, & Fitness
Writing Effective Grant Proposals               Secrets of the Caterer
                                                Start and Operate Your Own
Become a Veterinary Assistant I & II              Home-Based Business
Handling Medical Emergencies                    Start Your Own Consulting Practice

                                                Test Prep
Introduction to Natural Health and Healing      Wow, What a Great Event!
Luscious, Low-Fat, Lightning-Quick Meals

Languages
Outdoor Survival Techniques                     GED Preparation
                                                GMAT Preparation
Beginning Braille Transcription                 LSAT Preparation – Parts I & II
Beginning Conversational French                 Prepare for the GED Language Arts,
                                                  Writing Test
Intermediate Braille Transcription
                                                Prepare for the GED Math Test
Speed Spanish I, II & III

Law & Legal Careers
                                                The Internet
Instant Italian
                                                Introduction to the Internet

                                                Web Page Design
                                                Learn to Buy and Sell on eBay
Constitutional Law: Bill of Rights
Evidence Law
                                                Achieving Top Search Engine Positions
Introduction to Criminal Law I & II
                                                Creating Web Pages I & II
Winning Strategy for the Courtroom
                                                Designing Effective Websites
Workers' Compensation

Math, Philosophy, & Science
                                                Introduction to Dreamweaver MX 2004
Real Estate Law

                                                Writing & Publishing
                                                Introduction to Microsoft FrontPage 2003
Everyday Math

Personal Development
                                                Advanced Fiction Writing
Introduction to Algebra
                                                Beginner's Guide to Getting Published
                                                Beginning Writer's Workshop
Achieving Success with Difficult People
                                                Creating a Sense of Place
Communicating Like a Leader
                                                Demystifying Forensic Science:
Get Assertive!
                                                  A Writer's Guide
Get Funny!
                                                Effective Business Writing
Get Paid to Travel
                                                Fundamentals of Technical Writing
Goodbye to Shy
                                                Grammar Refresher
High Powered Communication
                                                Introduction to Internet Writing Markets
Individual Excellence: Secrets of
                                                Introduction to Journaling
  Career Success
                                                Mystery Writing
Interpersonal Communication
                                                Pleasures of Poetry
Keys to Effective Communication
                                                Research Methods for Writers
Leadership
                                                Romance Writing Secrets
Listen to Your Heart, and Success Will Follow
                                                The Craft of Magazine Writing
Merrill Ream Speed Reading
                                                The Keys to Effective Editing
Resume Writing Workshop

Personal Enrichment
                                                Travel Writing
Twelve Steps to a Successful Job Search
                                                Write Like a Pro
                                                Write Your Life Story
Genealogy Basics
                                                Writeriffic I & II: Creativity Training for Writers
The Magic of Hypnosis
                                                Writing for Children
Wine Appreciation for Beginners
                                                Writing Great Technical Documents
Personal Finance & Wealth Building
                                                Your Screenwriting Career
Building Wealth
Debt Elimination Techniques That Work
Introduction to Stock Options
Real Estate Investing
Where Does All My Money Go?
                              Tuition for each course is $105.




                                                            to register call 914-606-6830         29
                                      LANGUAGES
     Textbook required unless otherwise noted. Textbooks available at the Campus Bookstore
                                 (914-606-6475)—call for hours.

Mandarin Chinese                                   Italian
Beginning Level I: 12 Sat, Sept. 8-Dec. 8 (skip    12 Sat., Sept. 8-Dec. 8 (skip 9/22 & 11/24),
9/22 & 11/24), 9:00-11:00 am, AAB-414, $225.       $195.
R Chen. #WJ-D101                                   Beginning Level I: 9:00-10:30 am, CLA-102.
Beginning Level II: 12 Wed., Sept. 5-Nov. 21,      F Maddalena. #WJ-D753
7:00-9:00 pm, ADM-207, $225. R Chen.               Beginning Level II: 10:30 am-12:00 noon,
#WJ-D506                                           CLA-102. F Maddalena. #WJ-D185
Intermediate: Prerequisite: Beginning level II     Intermediate Level I: 12:00 noon-1:30 pm,
or basic knowledge of Chinese language.            CLA-102. F Maddalena. #WJ-D059
(Uses same text as level II). 12 Mon.,             Intermediate Level II: 9:00-10:30 am,
Sept. 10-Dec. 3 (skip 10/8), 7:00-9:00 pm,         CLA-103. J Spedaliere. #WJ-D025
ADM-207, $225. R Chen. #WJ-D607                    Adv. Conversation & Grammar (Cont’d): 10:30
Advanced: 12 Mon., Sept. 10-Nov. 26, 7:00-         am-12:00 noon, CLA-103. J Spedaliere.
9:00 pm, ADM-207, $225 E Lu. #WJ-D750              #WJ-D432

Chinese Language and Culture
                                                   Conversational Italian (Intermediate-

for Adopted Chinese Children
                                                   Advanced): 12 Fri., Sept. 14-Nov. 30
                                                   (skip 11/23), 6:30-8:00 pm, ADM-207, $195.
(Ages 5-9)                                         F Maddalena. #WJ-D054
Designed for Chinese children (ages 5-9)           Italian for Children and Parents
adopted by American non-Chinese families
who do not speak Chinese at home. Children         Sponsored by the Italian-American Committee
will learn the culture, history, and language of   on Education (IACE) and the college, and
their birth country. Parent required to register   administered by IACE.
and attend. For an additional fee, children may    FOR PARENTS:
attend the Huaxia Chinese School for 1 hour        Level I: 15 Sat., Starts Oct. 13, 1:15-2:45 pm,
of additional cultural activities. Call 914-606-   ADM-207, $225. F Maddalena. #WJ-D560
6985 for additional information.                   FOR CHILDREN: In-person registration only,
16 Sun., Sept. 9-Jan. 12 (skip 11/24, 12/22,       on Sept. 15, 22 & 29 & Oct. 6, 1:00-2:00 pm,
& 12/29), 9:30-11:30 am, ADM-207, $325             TEC-123 or call 914-606-6790.
(no textbook required). #WJ-D814                   Children's Program: Sat., Sept. 29-Mar. 29.
Parents register for only $8. Use course           Sec I: 6-8 yrs. old, 1:00-3:00 pm, TEC-123,
#WJ-D377                                           $180.

Greek for Beginners
                                                   Sec II: Beginner, 9-12 yrs. old, 1:00-3:00 pm,
                                                   Technology Bldg., $215.
                                                   Sec III: Intermediate, 9-12 yrs. old, 1:00-
Learn the Greek alphabet and basic everyday        3:00 pm, Technology Bldg., $215.

                                                            “La Buona Novella”:
phrases you need to communicate in one of
the European Union languages. Use the
                                                   Contemporary Italian Women Writing
language for traveling, communication, and for
terminology purposes in many subjects such
as biology, math, and medicine. Textbook           An Italian language and contemporary culture
Greek with my Friends is available at no           course based on an anthology of short stories:
charge through the Greek Consulate in NYC.         an in-class reading, comprehension and
10 Wed., Sept. 19-Nov. 28 (skip 11/21), 6:00-      discussion course for intermediate and
8:00 pm, ADM-207, $210. N Nikos. #WJ-D819          advanced students. Anthology includes stories

French
                                                   by Fausta Cialente, Natalia Ginzburg, Elsa
                                                   Mornate, Lelle Romano, Dacia Maraini,
                                                   Ginevra Bombiani, etc. Readings supported by
10 Sat., Sept. 22-Dec. 1 (skip 11/24), $210,       critical notes and an extensive vocabulary.
CLA-104, TBA.
Beginning: 9:00-11:00 am. #WJ-D752                 12 Sat., Sept. 8-Dec. 1 (skip 11/24),
Intermediate: 11:00 am-1:00 pm. #WJ-D169           11:00 am-12:30 pm, CLA-204, $195
Advanced Level I: 1:30-3:30 pm. #WJ-D994           (+ textbook). P Maderna-Stitt. #WJ-D726

                                                   “L’Italia in Bianco e Nero”:
Advanced Level II: 8:00-9:00 am, $95. #WJ-D334
                                                   Italy in Black and White
Beginning: 10 Mon., Sept. 17-Nov. 19, 7:00-
9:00 pm, AAB-414, TBA. #WJ-D333

German
                                                   Using Martin Scorsese’s monumental
                                                   documentary “Il mio viaggio in Italia” as a point
12 Sat., Sept. 8-Dec. 1 (skip 11/24), CLA-108,     of departure, explore the origins, development
$225. H Soderstrom.                                and revolutionary world-wide influences of
Beginning Level I: 3:00-5:00 pm. #WJ-D755          postwar Italy’s neorealist school of film
Beginning Level II: 12:45-2:45 pm. #WJ-D966        making. In-class viewings of the genre’s
Intermediate: 10:15 am-12:15 pm. #WJ-D179          masterworks will be accompanied by
Advanced: 8:00-10:00 am. #WJ-D114                  discussion, analysis and critique in Italian.

        Hindi
                                                   With a focus on the founding fathers of the
                                                   movement, Visconti, Rossellini, De Sica and
                                                   De Santis, see such films as Ossessione,
Students will learn to read and write the Hindi
                                                   Roma, Città aperta, La terra trema, and
alphabet, numbers, words, and sentences.
                                                   others.
Learn to communicate with family, friends, or
while traveling in India.                          12 Sat., Sept. 8-Dec. 8 (skip 9/22 & 11/24),
                                                   12:00 noon-1:30 pm, CLA-103, $195 (no
10 Tues., Sept. 11-Nov. 13, 7:00-9:00 pm,
                                                   textbook). J Spedaliere. #WJ-D321
TEC-139C, $210 (+ $12 materials fee,
payable to instructor). U Kapoor. #WJ-D269


30   continuinged@sunywcc.edu         I   www.sunywcc.edu                     Textbook required.
Il Salotto Italiano                                   Spanish
Conversation only for intermediate and                10 Sat., Sept. 15-Nov. 17, $210 (+ $5
advanced Italian language students. Inspired          materials fee, payable to instructor).
from the Italian tradition of “fare salotto” (to      Beginning Level I: 9:00-11:00 am, CLA-105.
have a nice conversation). Topics will include        E Vernon-Buffa. #WJ-D758
Italian culture and lifestyle, travel destinations,   Beginning Level II: 11:15 am-1:15 pm,
food and wine, art and architecture, and              CLA-105. E Vernon-Buffa. #WJ-D176
cinema.                                               Intermediate: 9:00-11:00 am, CLA-107.
12 Sat., Sept. 8-Dec. 1 (skip 11/24), 9:00-           M Khalil. #WJ-D175
11:00 am, CLA-204, $225 (no textbook).                Advanced: 11:15 am-1:15 pm, CLA-107.
P Maderna-Stitt. #WJ-D946                             M Khalil. #WJ-D174

Japanese
                                                      Beginning Level I: 10 Mon., Sept. 17-Nov. 26,
                                                      6:30-8:30 pm, TEC-131. E Vernon-Buffa.
                                                      #WJ-D662
13 Sat., Sept. 8-Dec. 8 (skip 11/24), $240.
                                                      Beginning Level II: 10 Tues., Sept. 18-Nov.
K Hayashi.
                                                      27, 6:30-8:00 pm, CLA-304. E Vernon-Buffa.
Beginning Level I: 9:00-11:00 am, CLA-205.
                                                      #WJ-D564
#WJ-D756
                                                      Intermediate: 10 Wed., Sept. 19-Nov. 28,
Beginning Level II: 11:00 am-1:00 pm,
                                                      6:30-8:30 pm, ADM-207. E Vernon-Buffa.
CLA-205. #WJ-D027
                                                      #WJ-D355
Intermediate: 13 Wed., Sept. 12-Dec. 5,
7:00-9:00 pm, ADM-207. #WJ-D024

Portuguese, Elementary
                                                      See also: Spanish For Healthcare

Continental
                                                      Professionals, p. 12


                                                      American Sign Language
8 Mon., Oct. 1-Dec. 3 (skip 10/8 & 11/5),
6:00-8:00 pm, ADM-207, $180. T Lopes.
#WJ-D757                                              2.0 CEUs. 10 sessions, 6:45-8:45 pm. $180.
Russian
                                                      TBA.
                                                      Level I: Wed., Oct. 3-Dec. 12 (skip 11/21),
12 sessions, 7:00-9:00 pm, $225 (+ $15                ADM-207. #WA-D491
materials fee, payable to instructor; no              Level II: Tues., Oct. 2.-Dec. 4, HSC-03.
textbook required). M Bolgova.                        #WA-D559
Beginning: 12 Fri., Sept. 14-Dec. 7
(skip 11/23), AAB-305. #WJ-D091
Intermediate: 12 Thurs., Sept. 20-Dec. 13
(skip 11/22), AAB-304. #WJ-D072
Advanced: 12 Tues., Sept. 18-Dec. 4,
AAB-116. #WJ-D818

Russian through Reading
(Intermediate Students)
One of the best ways to learn a language is to read it! If you've already learned some basic
Russian and you're looking for something more interesting to read than a textbook, join this class.
It's based on reading and discussion of fictional and cultural texts accompanied with comments on
grammar, usage, and structure. Suitable for students who have completed Russian Beginning level
I and II.
7 Sat., Sept. 29-Dec. 8 (skip 10/13, 11/10 & 12/1), 10:00 am-12:00 noon, AAB-416, $180 (+ $15
materials fee, payable to instructor). M Bolgova. #WJ-D253


                       Register online at www.sunywcc.edu/ce/registration



                            FOR CHILDREN & TEENS
Skills for Babysitters
Learn the skills needed for the safe and responsible care of children. Covers safety and safe play,
basic care, first aid and professionalism. Participants earn American Red Cross certification.
For ages 11-15.
2 Sun., Oct. 14 & 21, 9:00 am-1:00 pm, CLA-111, $60 (+ $15 materials fee for textbook and



                        Jr. Chef Program in Mount Vernon
Red Cross certification, payable to instructor). B Bischoff. #WJ-D373




These classes are held at the Mt. Vernon Extension Center, 175 Gramatan Ave; call 914-606-7200
to register. Please note materials fees are payable at the time of registration.

Jr. Chef Saturday Cooking Academy: Meal Makers
Children will spend time in the kitchen having fun and learning how to make fun foods and tasty
treats. Spend four Saturdays gaining instruction on how to prepare full meals that are fun and
nutritionally balanced! For ages 10-13.
4 Sat., Sept. 22-Oct. 13, 10:00 am-1:00 pm, $120 (+ $25 materials fee). J Poole. #MV-V161




     Textbook required.                                         to register call 914-606-6793     31
                 Teens Also Welcome at These Classes…
Italian for Children & Parents, p. 3                Boxing, p. 50
Chinese Language & Culture for                      Become a Millionaire, p. 51
   Adopted Chinese Children, p. 30                  Scuba Diving, p. 50
Judo, p. 50                                         Ballet, p. 36


                                       MAINSTREAM
                     THE INSTITUTE FOR MATURE ADULTS
Mainstream is an innovator in exciting educational programming and career change options for
mature adults over 50. Course topics include job readiness, enrichment, and personal growth.


                                 Music, Art, Literature
These affordable, non-credit courses are tailored to meet the needs of mature adults.



Dramatic Scene Reading                                       The Enjoyment of Music
6 Mon., Sept. 10-Oct. 15, 12:30-2:30 pm,            5 Fri., Sept. 28-Oct. 26, 10:15 am-12:15 pm,
AAB-116, $78. R Imundo. #VA-C724                    AAB-116, $65. V Lionti. #VA-C721

Craft of Acting                                              An Untold Story –
6 Mon., Sept. 10-Oct. 15, 2:30-4:30 pm,             Non-Fiction Creative Writing
AAB-116, $78. R Imundo. #VA-C725                    6 Tues., Oct. 2-Nov. 6, 1:00-2:30 pm,
      Discover a World of
                                                    AAB-116, $60. K Rippstein. #VA-C711

Information at Our                                  How to Create Meaningful
Harold L. Drimmer Library                           Photographs
2 Tues., Sept. 11 & 25, 10:00 am-12:00 noon,        6 Thurs., Oct. 4-Nov. 8, 10:00 am-12:00 noon,
Library-Rm. 220, FREE. S Schepis. #VA-C728          AAB-116, $78. J Squillante. #VA-C505

Fun with Collage                                             Understanding Architecture
8 Tues., Sept. 11-Oct. 30, 10:00 am-                6 Thurs., Oct. 11-Nov. 15, 10:00 am-
12:00 noon, AAB-116, $110. S Parrott.               12:00 noon, AAB-119, $78. B Levy. #VA-C693
#VA-C686

        Calling Theatre Fans –
A Look at Albee, Wertenbaker,
and Pirandello



                                  History and Politics
5 Tues., Sept. 11-Oct. 9, 1:00-3:00 pm,
AAB-116, $65. M DeRight. #VA-C669


        Inconvenient Truths:                        Hot Topics in the News
Frontlines of Human Rights                          5 Tue., Nov. 6-Dec. 4, 10:00 am-12:00 noon,
6 Mon., Sept. 10-Oct. 15, 10:00 am-                 AAB-116, $65. V Bonelli. #VA-C731
12:00 noon, AAB-116, $78. M Taub. #VA-C764

        American History I
6 Mon., Nov. 5-Dec. 10, 1:00-3:00 pm,


                                       Wellness Center
AAB-116, $78. B Tabachnik. #VA-C665



Aquacise                                                 Improve Your Immune
                                                    System with Laughter and
                                                    Improv Games
14 sessions, 10:00 am-12:00 noon, PEB-Pool,
$150. J Riccardi.
Sec. A: Mon., Sept. 10-Dec. 10. #VA-C719
Sec. B: Thurs., Sept. 6-Dec. 13 (skip 11/22).       5 Fri., Oct. 5-Nov. 2, 1:30-3:30 pm, AAB-116,
#VA-C720                                            $65. A Wainer. #VA-C662

        Guided Walking in NYC                                Nature in Fall
4 Tues., Sept. 18-Oct. 9, 11:30 am, Grand           1 Sun., Oct. 7, 9:30-11:30 am, Lenoir Nature
Central Station, $55. H Kaplan. #VA-C685            Reserve, $20. W Chadwick. #VA-C674

Hiking for Health                                   Boost Your Memory Power
4 Thurs., Sept. 20-Oct. 11, 10:00 am-               5 Fri., Nov. 9-Dec. 14 (skip 11/23), 1:30-
12:00 noon, Valhalla campus, $55. H Kaplan.         3:00 pm, AAB-116, $50. A Wainer. #VA-C663

                                                    Estate Planning for Older Adults
#VA-C726

     Introduction of
FELDENKRAIS METHOD®
                                                    M/T/Th, Oct. 15, 16 & 18, 1:00-3:00 pm,
                                                    AAB-116, $40. M. Richman. #VA-C691
M/F, Sept. 24-Nov. 2, 9:00-10:00 am,
AAB-116, $78. K Plumridge. #VA-C727

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                  THE COLLEGIUM for Lifelong Learning
                               A Program of Senior Study Sessions
  This program of six weekly study sessions is designed for seniors seeking greater involvement
      in their studies, through shared expertise, readings, and discussions in and after class.
           For more information about our Fall 2007 program, please call: 914-606-6748
                                    Wednesdays, April 11-May 16
                           Open House: September 26, 10:30 am, CLA-200
                                    Semester begins October 10


                         FAMILY CAREGIVER SEMINAR
Family Service Society of Yonkers (FSSY) and Westchester Community College are pleased to
jointly conduct The Family Caregiver Seminar. The four-week seminar is designed for adults who
are presently in care giving situations and/or adults interested in learning about changing family
and individual dynamics and the resources available in relation to care giving. The course is an
adjunct to the core services of the Family Caregiver Resource Center of the Westchester County

       Please contact Mainstream at 914-606-6793 for location information and to enroll.
Office for Senior Programs and Services.



                    Computing for Today and Tomorrow
These courses are for mature adults who want computer skills. Learn how to use computers
effectively through hands-on instruction and practice. Courses are geared to your learning needs
and tailored to prepare workers for Westchester businesses.

Intro to Keyboarding                                Organizing Your Computer Files
20 hrs., M/W, Sept. 24-Oct. 24, 6:00-8:00 pm,       3 hrs., Prerequisite: Computers Made Easy.
CLA-321, $140 (+ textbook). #VA-C709                $27
                                                    Sec. A: Tues., Sept. 25, 9:30 am-12:30 pm,
                                                    TEC-13D. #VA-C617
                                                    Sec. B: Mon., Oct. 22, 1:00-4:00 pm,
                                                    TEC-13D. #VA-C618

Computers Made Easy
                                                    Sec. C: Tues., Oct. 9, 1:00-4:00 pm,
                                                    Cross County Center. #YR-Y018
6 hrs., $55 (+ textbook)
Sec. A: T/Th, Sept. 18 & 20, 9:30 am-12:30 pm, TEC-13D. #VA-C622
Sec. B: M/W, Oct. 15 & 17, 1:00-4:00 pm, TEC-13D. #VA-C621
Sec. C: T/Th, Oct. 2 & 4, 1:00-4:00 pm, Cross County Center. #YR-Y017


MS Excel – Entry Level                              MS Word – Entry Level
12 hrs., Prerequisite: Computers Made Easy          12 hrs., Prerequisite: Computers Made Easy
and Organizing Your Computer Files, or              and Organizing Your Computer Files, or
equivalent experience                               equivalent experience
M/W, Oct. 1-10, 9:30 am-12:30 pm, TEC-13D,          T/Th, Oct. 23-Nov. 1, 9:30 am-12:30 pm,
$120 (+ textbook). #VA-C626                         TEC-13D, $120 (+ textbook). #VA-C707

           Save $$ when you register for both Entry Level classes for only $200.
                           For the series please use #VA-C700


Digital Photography for Serious                     Internet Searches
Amateurs                                            3 hrs., Prerequisite: Computers Made Easy.
6 hrs., Wed., Nov. 7-14, 12:30-3:30 pm.             $27
CLA-321, $95. #VA-C763                              Sec. A: Wed., Sept. 26, 9:30 am-12:30 pm,

Armchair Travel Agent
                                                    TEC-13D. #VA-C678
                                                    Sec. B: Wed., Oct. 24, 1:00-4:00 pm,
                                                    TEC-13D. #VA-C679
2 hrs., Tues., Sept. 27, 9:30-11:30 am,             Sec. C: Thurs., Oct. 11, 1:00-4:00 pm,
TEC-13D, $25. #VA-C706                              Cross County Center. #YR-Y019

                Please check building code for location of computer classes.

                      Small Business Training Program
                        Designed for Mature Adults
                           For information please call 914-606-6793
                      Get help starting and/or expanding your small business



                     Contact us at: mainstream@sunywcc.edu


    Textbook required.                                         to register call 914-606-6793         33
                      The Center for the Mature Worker
                             Job Search and Computer Training
        Designed for people who are looking for work, switching fields or getting back into
              the job market and need to obtain or increase their computer skills.

 Operation Talent Bank                               Perkins Training Programs
 A 45-hour course over 3 weeks beginning             Designed for the mature adult (50+); a 75-
 both September 10 and November 12, that             hour course over 5 weeks beginning October
 provides 15 hours of job search training and        9th, that provides 15 hours of job search
 30 hours of computer training. The computer         training and 60 hours of computer training.
 training includes the basics of MS Word and         The computer training includes the basics of
 Windows and an overview of PowerPoint,              MS Word and Windows with an overview of
 Excel, Internet and Email. Co-sponsored by          Excel. Applicants must attend an orientation
 the Westchester County Office for Women.            session. Co-sponsored by the Carl T. Perkins

       For more information, or to find out if you qualify for either of these programs,
                                                     Training and Vocational Act.

                                          call 914-606-6793.




                              HISTORY & POLITICS
      A Brief History of                                       The Second World War
Architecture                                         (1939-1945)
View architectural images from ancient               Learn how the world was brought to the edge
through modern times as well as individual           of destruction and then saved by the
artists’ work. Discuss architectural vocabulary      generation that sacrificed so that generations
to expand your understanding of the details of       that followed could live in free democratic
design that contribute to the aesthetic              nations. Explore how economic conditions and
components of our own culture.                       political conditions in the world lead to the rise
                                                     and eventful destruction of fascist states.
10 Tues., Sept. 25-Nov. 27, 6:30-8:30 pm,
ADM-207, $195. B Levy. #WJ-D347                      6 Sat., Sept. 15-Oct. 27 (skip 10/20),

       Foundations and Origins of
                                                     12:30-2:30 pm, ADM-207, $95. L DiMartino.

the Irish Republican Free State
                                                     #WJ-D592

                                                     Great Civil War Generals:
Learn how the modern Irish Free State came           Grant, Lee, Sherman, and Jackson
into existence and how major events of the
early days of last century laid the foundation       Who was the greatest Civil War general? How
for this nation. Discuss the Home Rule Bill of       did Grant, Lee, Sherman, and Jackson differ in
1912, the 1916 Easter Rebellion and the 1922         terms of personality, beliefs, and abilities?
Peace Treaty. Discuss some of the colorful           What can modern generals learn from their
personalities of this era including Patrick          roles in the Civil War? Through the use of
Pearse, James Connolly, Joseph Plunkett,             videos, maps, lectures, and discussions the
Countess Constance Markievicz, Michael               roles of these great generals will be analyzed
Collins and Eamon deValera. A wonderful              and their impact on the Civil War will be
introduction to the basics of modern Irish           examined.
history.                                             4 Wed., Sept. 12-Oct. 3, 7:00-9:00 pm,
                                                     ADM-207, $75. P Gettler. #WJ-D137

                                                     History and Culture of Ancient
4 Sat., Nov. 3-Dec. 1 (skip 11/24), 10:15 am-
12:15 pm, ADM-207, $75. L DiMartino.
                                                     Egyptian Pharaohs
#WJ-D823

      A History of the
First World War (1914-1918)
                                                     Discover Ancient Egyptian history’s thirty
                                                     dynasties. Be captivated by the wealth and
                                                     wisdom of the civilization of the Nile valley as
Many of the world’s political, geographical and      revealed in the politics, philosophy and
economic problems have their origins in the          treasures of its rulers and the extraordinary
period of the first world war. Learn how many        tombs in which they were buried.
of the modern nations of eastern Europe and
the Middle East came into existence as a             1 Sat., Dec. 1, 9:00 am-4:00 pm, LIB-G36,
result of that war.                                  $55 (+ $20 materials fee, payable to
                                                     instructor). N Salama. #WJ-D271

                                                     Politics for Dummies
6 Sat., Sept. 15-Oct. 27 (skip 10/20),
10:00 am-12:00 noon, ADM-207, $95.
L DiMartino. #WJ-D525
                                                     An exploration of the practical side of politics
                                                     and government. Topics include campaign
                                                     contributions, the personal side of politics, and
                                                     politics as a career.
                                                     4 Sun., Oct. 14-Nov. 4, 10:00 am-12:30 pm,
                                                     ADM-207, $60. E Lundberg. #WJ-D587



34   continuinged@sunywcc.edu         I   www.sunywcc.edu                          Textbook required.
                                   FILM & CULTURE
          Santeria: Secrets of an Afro-             The Civil War via Film
Cuban Spiritual, Musical and                        What can film teach us about the Civil War?
Cultural Tradition                                  Films to be discussed include Friendly
A groundbreaking study of the religion, music       Persuasion, Gone with the Wind, Gods and
and dance of this Afro-Cuban tradition. The         Generals, Gettysburg, Gangs of New York, and
spiritual practices of Santeria will be taught by   Lincoln. Each film will be analyzed in terms of
a fully initiated priest.                           historical accuracy and artistic merit.
4 Tues., Oct. 9-30, 7:00-9:00 pm, ADM-207,          4 Wed., Oct. 10-31, 7:00-9:00 pm, ADM-207,
$75. R Crawford. #WJ-D156                           $75. P Gettler. #WJ-D306

         Santeria: From Africa to                   Canada:      Our Neighbors to the North
the New World                                       Learn about our northern neighbors. Who are
A comparison of the African based Afro-Cuban        the Canadians, how do they live, what type of
spiritual tradition with the Yoruba people of       government and economy do they have? How
Nigeria who contributed to its rituals and          did Canada become a nation and what is its
music. The instructor is a fully initiated Ifa      history? What are the major cities to visit and
priest.                                             what newspapers do they have? Learn which
                                                    books are a good source on Canadian history
4 Tues., Sept. 11-Oct. 2, 7:00-9:00 pm,             and culture.
ADM-207, $75. R Crawford. #WJ-D811

        Art and Society in Africa
                                                    4 Sat., Oct. 6-27, 1:00-3:00 pm, ADM-207,
                                                    $75. L DiMartino. #WJ-D268
Expand your knowledge of Africa, its people,        Thinking Outside the Box:
and their cultures. Using the central theme of      Deciding About Motherhood
tradition and the 20th century, we will examine
how individuals and communities place               A screening of the documentary film A Life
themselves in relation to their works of art.       Outside Convention, an in-depth look at why
                                                    women decide not to be mothers. Profiles four
5 Sat., Sept. 29-Oct. 28, 10:00 am-1:00 pm,         women who built fulfilling lives without
ADM-207, $150. K Oni. #WJ-D738                      motherhood. Film director/psychologist will
     Forms of Pattern and
                                                    lead discussion following film.

Design in West African Textiles
                                                    1 Mon., Sept. 17, 7:00-9:00 pm, ADM-207,

& Cloth
                                                    $25. R McCormick. #WJ-D591

Explore the history of West African textiles,               Psychology & Popcorn:
their use today and the important role they         The Study of Personality through Films
play in the lives of the people. Prerequisite:      A crash course in personality theory by
knowledge of geography of West Africa.              studying characters in films, to include Tender
5 Sat., Nov. 3-Dec. 8 (skip 11/24), 10:00 am-       Mercies, Face to Face, The Crying Game, and
1:00 pm, ADM-207, $150. K Oni. #WJ-D739             Twelve Angry Men. Students should view

        Photography in Africa
                                                    Tender Mercies prior to first class.
                                                    4 Tues., Sept. 18-Oct. 9, 7:00-9:00 pm,
Is it possible to distinguish photography from      ADM-207, $95. R Mc Cormick. #WJ-D552

                                                         Death and Culture in
Africa from elsewhere? Join us as we compare

                                                    Context: Images from Ancient Greece
and contrast images from within Africa and
outside, from the earliest period to present
                                                    to the 21st Century
times.
4 Sat., Nov. 3-Dec. 1 (skip 11/24), 2:00-           Attitudes and approaches to the end of life are
5:00 pm, ADM-207, $125. K Oni. #WJ-D740

World War Two via Film
                                                    embedded in the imagery of every culture.
                                                    This course will show how the picturing of
                                                    death has varied over time.
What can film teach us about WWII? What             3 Tues., Oct. 2-16, 7:00-8:00 pm, ADM-207,
was the greatest WWII film? How has our view        $75. C Staudt. #WJ-D563
of WWII been shaped by film? Films to be
discussed include Patton, Saving Private
Ryan, Stalingrad, Das Boot, Midway, and Fat
Man and Little Boy.
4 Wed., Nov. 7-Dec. 5 (skip 11/21), 7:00-
9:00 pm, ADM-207, $75. P Gettler. #WJ-D077



                            THE PERFORMING ARTS
Comedy Improvisation                                Ballroom Dancing
Engage in the performing art of “Improv,”           Ballroom dancing with the experienced team
through interactive, cooperative games and          of Frank Elia and partner Damin Peng.
exercises which stretch your imagination,           Dancing with Stars, Shall We Dance, and Mad
spark your creativity, improve self-confidence,     Hot Ballroom are all prime examples of this up
and enhance communication skills; all while         and coming “craze.” Learn fox trot, waltz, and
having fun!                                         tango. No experience required. A great way to
6 Thurs., Oct. 11-Nov. 15, 7:30-9:30 pm,            meet people! No partner required.
ADM-207, $95. A Wainer. #WJ-D602                    6 Sun., Sept. 30-Nov. 4, 10:00-11:30 am,
                                                    AAB-218, $125 (+ $20 for optional DVD’s of
                                                    dances). F Elia & D Peng. #WJ-D829

                                                               to register call 914-606-6830     35
Latin Ballroom Dancing                                         Folk Guitar
Hot Latin dancing with the experienced team                    This course is designed for those who wish to
of Frank Elia and partner Damin Peng. Why                      strum chords as an accompaniment to songs.
should those dancers on TV have all the fun?                   Chords, accompaniment patterns, and
Put on your dancing shoes and fancy threads.                   techniques will be the focus.
Learn Latin dances, salsa, cha cha, and                        10 Tues., Sept. 18-Nov. 20, 7:00-9:00 pm,
meringue. The steps and turns are easy to                      ADM-207, $175 (+ $25 materials fee, payable
follow. A great tool for meeting people! No                    to instructor). M Lorusso. #WJ-D526

                                                               Piano for Adults
partner required.
6 Fri., Sept. 7-Oct. 12, 6:30-8:00 pm,
AAB-218, $125 (+ $20 for optional DVD’s                        Individualized and group instruction. All
of dances). F Elia & D Peng. #WJ-D208                          students must have access to a piano.
Dance it Off with Belly Dancing
                                                               AAB-138, $175 (+ textbook).
                                                               Sec. A: Beginner: 12 Mon., Sept. 10-Nov. 26,
Wear comfortable workout clothes and bring a                   6:00-7:30 pm. #WJ-D106
bottle of water, hip scarf, veil, and if possible a            Sec. B: Intermediate: 12 Mon., Sept. 10-
pair of cymbals. Acceptable foot attire includes               Nov. 26, 7:30-9:00 pm (Prerequisite: Beginner
socks or dance slippers.                                       I or equivalent experience). #WJ-D052
4 Fri., AAB-218, tuition plus $30 optional                     Sec. C: Advanced: 12 Tues., Sept. 4-Nov. 20,
materials fee, payable to instructor. N Salama.                7:30-9:00 pm. (Prerequisite: Intermediate or
Beginners: Oct. 19-Nov. 9, 6:30-8:00 pm, $75.                  equivalent experience). #WJ-D426

                                                               Basic Principles of Acting
#WJ-D549
Advanced: Nov. 16-Dec. 14, 6:30-8:30 pm,
$100. #WJ-D597                                                 Learn tricks of the trade from a professional
Intro to Ballet for Adults
                                                               actress trained by Britain’s Royal National

and Teens
                                                               Theatre. Discover what works on stage/screen
                                                               and gain confidence, all while having fun with
Explore ballet’s foundations in a fun, active                  theatre exercises.
environment. Gain a progressively larger                       6 Tues., Sept. 18-Oct. 23, 6:30-8:30 pm,
understanding of the basics which, when                        ADM-207, $125. K Dean. #WJ-D104

                                                                         Advanced Acting
combined, create “dance.” Class sessions will
include barre work, center floor, adagio,
pirouettes, petite allegro and grande allegro.                 Learn from an experienced actor and take
Emphasis is on correct body alignment and                      acting to the next level. Intensive scene work,
use of terminology; work on dance                              character study, and advanced monologues
combinations to improve technical skill,                       including Shakespeare. You’re a good actor,
memory and performance. Bring ballet                           now become a better one.
slippers, tights & leotard.                                    5 Tues., Sept. 11-Oct. 9, 7:00-10:00 pm,
9 Sun., Sept. 30-Dec. 9 (skip 10/7 & 11/25)                    ADM-207, $150. J Bertrand. #WJ-D746
2:00-4:00 pm, AAB-218, $175. I Kent. #WJ-D601

Guitar Workshop

                                                                         Register Online at
Learn to read music and play a melody
together with a bass line. Learn shortcuts that
can save you time.
10 Thurs., Sept. 20-Nov. 29 (skip 11/22),                          www.sunywcc.edu/CE/registration
ADM-207, $175 (+ $25 materials fee, payable
to instructor). J Lorusso.
Sec. A: Beginner, 6:00-8:00 pm. #WJ-D211
Sec. B: Intermediate, 8:00-10:00 pm. #WJ-D177




                                   Practical Skills for Actors
      How to Find Work                                                   How to Audition
as an Actor                                                    Learn how to present your best self in
Learn practical information: tools of the trade,               auditions and impress casting directors with
employment sources, hidden markets, and tips                   your photo/resume, monologs, cold readings,
on conducting business. This isn’t an acting                   and interview skills. Class includes guidance in
class; it’s about working as a performer.                      selecting material and instantly creating
                                                               characters. Final session will consist of mock
1 Tues., Oct. 30, 6:30-9:00 pm, LIB-G36, $35.                  interviews and auditions.
K Dean. #WJ-D105
                                                               6 Tues., Nov. 6-Dec. 11, 6:30-8:30 pm,
                                                               ADM-207, $125. K Dean. #WJ-D127




                                             ROOM ASSIGNMENTS
 For classes held at the Valhalla campus, the building/room location is indicated for your class. If ADM-207 is the
 listed location, you can obtain the correct assignment 48 hours prior to the course’s start by visiting our web site at
 www.sunywcc.edu/CE and clicking on “room assignments,” or by calling us at 914-606-6830 (choose option 1).


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                     SOMERS LIFELONG LEARNING
            All classes are held in either Somers Middle School or Somers High School.
  Please contact us for a brochure with complete course descriptions and instructor biographies:
      Call 914-606-6839, email us at somers@sunywcc.edu, or visit us at www.sunywcc.edu
              To register for these classes: Call 914-606-6839 or register online at
                                www.sunywcc.edu/CE/registration
Daughters of Abraham Book Club                     Spanish for Beginners
5 Thurs., Sept. 20-Oct. 18, 6:30-8:00 pm.          8 Tues., Sept. 11-Oct. 30, 6:30-8:30 pm,
$105. #WH-L514                                     $120. #WH-L524
Irish Language & Culture                           Italian
5 Tues., 7:00-9:00 pm, $105.                       Sec. A: Beginners: 7 Mon., Sept. 10-Oct. 29
Sec. A: Introduction: Sept. 11-Oct. 9.             (skip 10/8), 6:30-8:30 pm. $110. #WH-L526
#WH-L402                                           Sec. B: Intermediate: 8 Tues., Sept. 11-Oct.
Sec. B: Advanced: Oct. 16-Nov. 20                  30, 6:30-8:30 pm. $120. #WH-L527
(skip 11/6). #WH-L403

YERTS:    Yoga, Exercise, Reiki, Tai Chi           Take Charge of Your
& Stretching Overview                              Family’s Health, Naturally
7 Tues., Sept. 18-Oct. 30, 6:30-8:30 pm,           2 Mon., Sept. 24 & Oct. 1, 7:00-9:00 pm, $55.
$110. #WH-L183
Eating to Lose Weight:
                                                   #WH-L018
                                                   Lyme Disease:        An Integrated Approach
For Adults and Teenagers                           1 Mon., Oct. 15, 7:00-9:00 pm, $25. #WH-L019
                                                   Intro to Meditation in the
1 Thurs., Sept. 20, 7:00-9:00 pm, $25.

                                                   Buddhist Tradition
#WH-L245
New Approaches to Detox:
For Adults                                         5 Tues., Oct. 16-Nov. 20 (skip 11/6), 6:30-8:30
                                                   pm, $105. #WH-L496
                                                   Understanding Exercise
1 Thurs., Sept. 27, 7:00-9:00 pm, $25.
#WH-L246
Emperor & Dragon:                                  1 Tues., 6:30-8:30 pm, $25.
Tools for Happiness                                Sec. A: Transfer of Energy: Nov. 13.
                                                   #WH-L277
1 Tues., Sept. 25, 7:00-8:30 pm, $25.              Sec. B: Acute Exercise: Nov. 20. #WH-L278
#WH-L415
Tai Chi
                                                   Sec. C: Exercise Conditioning: Nov. 27.
                                                   #WH-L279
8 Wed., Oct. 24-Dec. 12, 6:30-8:00 pm, $120.
#WH-L026
The Healing Kitchen
1 Mon., Sept. 17, 7:00-9:00 pm, $25.
#WH-L015

Bridge: Learn & Play                               Knit – Don’t Stress
(Beginners & Advanced Beginners)                   5 Thurs., Sept. 20-Oct. 18, 6:30-8:30 pm,
6 Wed., Sept. 26-Oct. 31, 7:00-9:00 pm, $110.      $105. #WH-L188
                                                   Flower Arranging: Perk Up
#WH-L191
Scrabble for Recreation                            Your Holidays
& Competition                                      7 Wed., 9/12, 9/26, 10/10, 10/24, 11/7, 11/21,
Ages 13 to adult (under 18 must be                 & 12/5, 7:30-9:30 pm, $115. #WH-L177
accompanied by an adult)
8 Mon., Sept. 10-Nov. 5 (skip 10/8), 7:00-
9:00 pm, $120. #WH-L587
Parent & child register together, $100 for
each. #WH-L608

Public Speaking                                    Overview of Special Education:
4 Tues., Oct. 9-Oct. 30, 6:00-8:00 pm, $85.        for Parents & Professionals
#WH-L617                                           2 Wed., Sept. 12 & 19, 6:30-9:30 pm, $50.
Job Hunting: Interviewing &                        #WH-L185
Resume Development                                 Memoir Writing
6 T/Th, Oct. 9-Oct. 25, 7:00-9:00 pm, $110.        5 Wed., 7:00-9:00 pm, $105.
#WH-L172                                           Sec. A: Introduction: Sept. 12-Oct. 10. #WH-L113
Writing Skills:    Jump Start Your Career
                                                   Sec. B: Advanced: Nov. 7-Dec. 5. #WH-L114

3 Thurs., Nov. 1-Nov. 15, 6:30-8:00 pm, $80.       Reading Body Language
#WH-L618                                           1 Tues., Nov. 20, 7:00-9:00 pm, $25. #WH-L376
Notary Public Exam Prep
1 Tues., Oct. 23, 6:30-9:00 pm. $60. #WH-L266
             To register for these classes: Call 914-606-6839 or register online at
                               www.sunywcc.edu/CE/registration

                                                              to register call 914-606-6839        37
                              THE WRITING CENTER
        Visual Storytelling
Whether watching television, a film, or reading a comic, visual storytelling is a medium which the
world loves. Learn how to write a script for comics or film as well as script writing for comic
creations or puppeteering for video. Please bring either a 9"x12" all-purpose sketch pad or a
notebook with writing utensil.
4 Sat., Nov. 3-Dec. 1 (skip 11/24), 10:00 am-1:00 pm, ADM-207, $75. M Grassia. #WJ-D529


        The Great American Novel:                          How to Improve
Chapter I                                             Your Writing
The first chapter looks easy, doesn’t it? Coffee      Whether you write for business or pleasure,
cup in hand, you turn on the computer.                this class will improve your skills. Learn the
Hmm…still need inspiration? In this course,           most effective way to communicate, from a
you’ll explore first chapters and then keep the       grant-winning, award nominated writer.
promise we secretly made between
                                                      6 Wed., Sept. 19-Oct. 24, 6:30-8:30 pm,
semesters, jobs, relationships, children.
                                                      ADM-207, $125. K DiLorenzo. #WJ-D422

                                                      Getting Your Feet Wet
6 Mon., Sept. 17-Oct. 29 (skip 10/8), 6:00-
8:00 pm, ADM-207, $125. S Herschaft.
#WJ-D154

Public Speaking for Writers
                                                      Plunging into writing for the first time? Diving
                                                      in again after several years? This course will
                                                      help keep your head above water with
Your written words sparkle—but does your              exercises in character, story opening and
delivery? Keep audiences interested: learn to         more.
be an effective reader/speaker. For anyone
                                                      6 Sat., Oct. 6-Nov. 10, 10:00 am-12:00 noon,
who needs to speak in front of groups.
                                                      TEC-13G, $120. T Tocco. #WJ-D600

                                                      The Secret of Fiction Writing
1 Sat., Nov. 10, 2:00-5:00 pm, LIB-G36, $40.
K Dean. #WJ-D093

I Want to Write a Book!                               Is it an ingenious plot? Vivid characters?
                                                      Crackling dialog? Through discussions, writing
Discover where your talents lie, whether in           exercises, and critiques of individual works,
picture book texts, fantasy, fiction or non-fiction   writers will discover their own secret to
for 8-12 years, or teenage fiction or nonfiction.     creating publishable fiction.
Guidance is given through criticism of
                                                      5 Thurs., Sept. 20-Oct. 18, 7:00-9:00 pm,
manuscripts, suggested reading, and class
                                                      AAB-116, $125. K Egan. #WJ-D279

                                                      Fiction Forum
discussion of common problems. Selected
student manuscripts are read in class
anonymously.
                                                      Enhance the creative process by developing
5 Tues., Sept. 18-Oct. 16, 6:00-9:00 pm,
                                                      the editing and critical skills necessary for
ADM-207, $150. V Dacquino. #WJ-D361

     Advanced Writer’s
                                                      professional fiction writing. Writers will
                                                      complete one short story or first chapter of a
Workshop
                                                      novel. Works in progress welcome.
                                                      6 Thurs., Oct. 25-Dec. 6 (skip 11/22), 7:00-
This workshop is designed for writers with            9:00 pm, AAB-309, $150. K Egan. #WJ-D730
work in progress. Focus will be on editing and
revising. Works will be read aloud and
comments will be made on writing pieces.
Discussions and lessons will be generated by
student work.
5 Tues., Nov. 6-Dec. 4, 6:00-9:00 pm,



                                    Writing As a Career
ADM-207, $150. V Dacquino. #WJ-D346




        Getting Published:                                    PR Writing
A How-To for Children’s Books                         Get your news noticed! Learn to write press
Children’s books range from the picture book          releases, headlines, pitch letters, and more
to the middle-grade reader. Explore writing           from an experienced publicist. This class is
exercises to develop projects in the various          helpful for those breaking into PR and for non-
juvenile genres. Includes tips on the current         professionals.
publishing market and finding the right agent.        1 Sat., Oct. 27, 2:00-5:00 pm, ADM-207, $40.
Bring works in progress.                              K DiLorenzo. #WJ-D444

                                                      How to Write for Magazines
6 Tues., Oct 2-Nov. 6, 6:00-8:00 pm,

                                                      & Newspapers
ADM-207, $150. E Sachs. #WJ-D287

Submit Your Work with Style                           Learn to write a pitch letter, story outline, and
Professional presentation increases your              actual piece for a specific periodical. Go
chance of publication. An editor will help you        through the editorial process with a published
revamp your cover letter, demonstrate                 writer. Participants’ work will be discussed in
manuscript format, show how to find markets           class.
to submit your work, and more.                        6 Wed., Nov. 7-Dec. 12, 6:30-8:30 pm,
1 Sat., Oct. 27, 1:00-4:00 pm, ADM-207, $35.          ADM-207, $125. K DiLorenzo. #WJ-D689
T Tocco. #WJ-D677

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                                   TH
                    FINANCES & WEAL BUILDING
Buying & Selling Real Estate                         Modern Portfolio Strategies
Buy or sell your home, foreclosure property,         Learn modern investment strategies that can
land, condo, or vacation home. Learn                 reduce the risk of investing in stocks, bonds,
negotiating techniques, working with and             mutual funds and options. Learn how to keep
without realtors, obtaining financing, buying for    stockbrokers honest and measure their
no money down, renting with options, and             performance. Discover if your broker is really
screening buyers or renters.                         just a salesperson. Understand your monthly
1 Mon., Sept. 24, 8:00-10:00 pm, ADM-207,            investment statement. Avoid the common
$50 (+ $18 optional materials fee, payable to        psychological pitfalls of investing.
instructor). R Nathan. #WJ-D908                      5 Thurs., Oct. 4-Nov. 1, 6:45-8:45 pm,

Protecting and Investing
                                                     ADM-207, $150. R Trybulski. #WJ-D518

Your Wealth Wisely                                           Making Your Money Last:
Learn the secrets of buying or leasing cars,         A Financial Guide for the Surviving Spouse
buying insurance, screening financial planners,      Are you concerned about bringing order to
and buying mutual funds. Learn how not to be         your financial life, taking care of yourself,
ripped off when investing in long term care          making your money last for the long term, or
insurance, investing with or without financial       passing on your wealth? This seminar will
planners and when investing in mutual funds          address your immediate concerns; review the
on your own.                                         big picture issues like retirement and
1 Mon., Sept. 24, 6:00-8:00 pm, ADM-207,             insurance, and give you an understanding of
$35 (+ $18 optional materials fee, payable to        the importance of estate planning, strategies
instructor). R Nathan. #WJ-D187                      for gifting, and choosing a financial
                                                     professional.
                                                     3 Thurs., Sept. 20-Oct. 4, 6:30-8:30 pm,
                                                     ADM-207, $65. R Zumbach. #WJ-D120



                                      FOOD & WINE
Harvest Dinner                                       The Joys of Vegetarian Living
Enjoy the flavors of fall with a delicious harvest   Don’t know how and when to start? Concerned
dinner. Prepare a 4-course meal and then sit         with your health, appearance, or weight? Find
down and enjoy it.                                   answers in a vegetarian lifestyle. Experience
1 Wed., Oct. 24, 6:30-9:30 pm, STC-107, $45          the joy of guiltless diet-free eating and
(+ approx. $10-15 materials fee, payable to          painless ridding of unwanted fat and
instructor). J Weinberg. #WJ-D148                    rediscover your natural beauty. Make food

Thanksgiving 101 –
                                                     shopping fun, learn some gourmet cooking tips
                                                     and transform yourself into a more vibrant
Everything but the Turkey                            energetic you.
Are you preparing Thanksgiving dinner but are        7 T/Th, Nov. 13-Dec. 6 (skip 11/22), 6:00-
nervous about what to make and how to you            8:00 pm, ADM-207, $95. I Rudnev. #WJ-D581

                                                     Tea 101
will get it done on time? We will help to plan
and cook your Thanksgiving meal so you can
enjoy the holiday with your family.                  Become a tea expert. Learn the language of
1 Wed., Nov. 14, 7:00-10:00 pm, STC-107,             tea, the art of brewing different kinds of tea
$45 (+ approx. $10-15 materials fee, payable         (black, green, red white, oolongs) and sample
to instructor). J Weinberg. #WJ-D213                 their exotic flavors. Course includes tea tasting

        Turducken!
                                                     and light food pairing.
                                                     1 Thurs., Oct. 4, 6:30-8:30 pm, ADM-207, $30
Come see how a boneless chicken stuffed              (+ $20 materials fee, payable to instructor).
with bread stuffing can be stuffed inside a          E Smith. #WJ-D585

                                                     The Art of Healthy
boneless duck with rice stuffing, which can be

                                                     Indian Cooking
stuffed inside a boneless turkey with
cornbread stuffing.
1 Thurs., Nov. 12, 6:30-9:30 pm, STC-107,            You don’t have to go out to enjoy Indian food.
$40 (+ $15 materials fee, payable to                 Stay home and prepare home style low fat
instructor). A & H Kornfeld. #WJ-D159                Indian Food. Learn delicious vegetarian, non-

Cookies! Cookies! Cookies!
                                                     vegetarian and salad dishes as well as special
                                                     cooking techniques.
Everyone loves cookies, and in this course           3 Wed., Sept. 19-Oct. 10 (skip 9/26), 6:30-
you will learn how to make the perfect ones.         9:30 pm, STC-107, $125 (+ $35 materials fee,
You will experiment with different types of          payable to instructor). U Kapoor. #WJ-D618
recipes that will be a welcome addition to your
holidays.
1 Wed., Dec. 5, 7:00-10:00 pm, STC-107, $45
(+ approx. $10-15 materials fee, payable to
instructor). J Weinberg. #WJ-D352




                                                                to register call 914-606-6830      39
      Make Beautiful, Decorative                     Around the World with Food
Salad and Fruit Platters                             Join two chefs on a culinary tour around the
Create elegant, fancy vegetable and fruit            world. Experience hands-on cooking and
salads, as well as platters and watermelon           tasting. Your pre-planned itinerary includes
boats for large parties and gatherings. Take as      France, Greece, China, Cajun Louisiana and
a gift or create platters for your catering          the good ol’ USA. No experience necessary.
business. Learn how to select fruits and             6 Thurs., Oct. 25-Dec. 13 (skip 11/22), 6:30-
vegetables, how to cut designs, and how to           9:30 pm, STC-107, $195 (+ $65-75 materials
arrange, wrap and store the final product.           fee, payable to instructor). A & H Kornfeld.
1 Sat., Sept. 22, 1:00-5:00 pm, LIB-G36,             #WJ-D381
$50 (+ $20 materials fee for produce, tray,
and wrapping paper, payable to instructor).
N Salama. #WJ-D783

Basic Cooking
In this hands-on course, learn basic cooking techniques and procedures beginning with knife skills
and including grilling, marinating, roasting, sautéeing, and blanching, while you prepare delicious
dishes using these techniques. Everyone gets to sit down and enjoy the fruits of their labor while
discussing the dishes they made and sharing their particular cooking experience with the class.
6 Thurs., Sept. 6-Oct. 18, (skip 9/13), 6:30-9:30 pm, STC-107, $195 (+ $65-70 materials fee,
payable to instructor). A & H Kornfeld. #WJ-D754


                                   Wine Appreciation
Westchester’s husband and wife team, Anthony Russo and Andrea Kish, fine wine buyers and

fun…and memorable! You must be over 21 to register.
owners of ARIES Wine and Spirits in White Plains, make wine appreciation and education


ABC’s of White Wine                                       Exploring Wines
This “Anything But Chardonnay” course will           from Down Under
include Chardonnay, the world’s most well            Australia wine traditions are as vast as the
known white wine, discussed and tasted in            continent. We’ll sample 7 wines from as far
comparison with five other white wine grapes.        south as Tasmania, west to the Margaret River
Grape origin, wine making style, wine service,       and north to the Hunter Valley and we’ll finish
storage and pairing with foods will be covered.      with an Australian “sticky!” Bread, cheese and
Appropriate cheeses will be served as palate         appetizers will be offered as palate cleansers
cleansers and to demonstrate food and wine           and to demonstrate food and wine
compatibilities.                                     compatibility.
1 Tues., Oct. 2, 7:00-9:00 pm, $25 (+ $15            1 Tues., Oct. 23, 7:00-9:00 pm, $25 (+ $20
sampling fee, payable to instructor). A Kish &       food and wine sampling fee, payable to
T Russo. #WJ-D827                                    instructor). A Kish & T Russo. #WJ-D283
ABC’s of Red Wine
This “Anything But Cabernet” course will              These wine appreciation courses are held at
include Cabernet Sauvignon, the world’s most          Vintage Restaurant, 171 Main St., White
widely grown red wine discussed and tasted in         Plains, NY 10601 (across the street from the
comparison with four other red wine grapes.           Galleria Mall). Metered parking is available
Grape origin, wine making style, wine service,        in the Mall lot. Classes begin PROMPTLY at
storage, and pairing with foods will be               7:00 pm; allow enough time to park and sign
covered. Appropriate cheeses will be served           in. Call 914-328-5803 for directions.
as palate cleansers and to demonstrate food
and wine compatibilities.
1 Tues., Oct. 9, 7:00-9:00 pm, $25 (+ $15
sampling fee, payable to instructor). A Kish &
T Russo. #WJ-D915



                                Cooking at Mt. Vernon
to register. Please note materials fees are payable at the time of registration.
These classes are held at the Mt. Vernon Extension Center, 175 Gramatan Ave; call 914-606-7200


Quick Time Meals
Does rush hour traffic slow you down? Are you always ordering take-out because you’re too tired
to prepare dinner? Learn how to prepare nutritionally balanced and scrumptious meals in the same
time it takes for your delivery to arrive. Register for weekly classes or receive a discount when you
register for the series!
Mon., 6:00-9:00 pm, $50 (+ $10 materials fee) per class. J Poole.
Sec. A: Sept.17. #MV-V170                               Sec. D: Oct. 8. #MV-V173
Sec. B: Sept. 24. #MV-V171                              Sec. E: Oct. 15. #MV-V174

     Save $$! Register for all 6 classes for only $315 (includes the $60 materials fees).
Sec. C: Oct. 1. #MV-V172                                Sec. F: Oct. 22. #MV-V175

                         Use #MV-V169 to register for the package.



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        Heritage Cooking Series
Have you ever wondered how you can take that delicious dish Grandma made and create a
healthy version of it? Work with a chef and nutritionist and learn how to take popular recipes
passed along the generations and create healthier lifestyle versions. Enjoy your favorite dishes
without having to compromise your family’s health. From ages 8 to 80+, everyone is encouraged to
participate in this intergenerational cooking experience. (No children under 8 please). Limited
seating so register early!
Sat., 10:00 am-1:00 pm, $50 (+ $10 materials fee) per class. J Poole.
Sec. A: Appetizers, Snacks and Finger Foods: Sept. 15. #MV-V178
Sec. B: Entrees 1: Oct. 20. #MV-V179
Sec. C: Entrees 2: Nov. 17. #MV-V180
Sec. D: Desserts: Dec. 15. #MV-V181

                    Look for our new course “ESL through Cooking” in our
                              English Language Institute section!


                              Holiday Cooking Classes
        Cultural Holiday Cooking                     Holiday Desserts
Learn how to cook holiday dishes from a              Learn how to bake and decorate cakes
variety of cuisines. Experience holiday cooking      especially for the holidays. Discover how
that includes a taste of American Southern,          baking can be fun as you prepare desserts for
Caribbean, Latin American and Italian                the holidays and fill your kitchen with the joy
cuisines. Learn how to prepare traditional           and aroma of the season.
holiday dishes from various cultures that will       2 Mon., Dec. 3 & 10, 6:00-9:00 pm, $80
impress your family and guests this holiday          (+ $20 materials fee). J Poole. #MV-V176
season.
Mon., 6:00-9:00 pm, $50 (+ $10 materials fee)
per class.
Sec. A: Holiday Cooking, Southern Style:
Nov. 5. #MV-V072
Sec. B: Holiday Cooking, Caribbean Style:
Nov. 12. #MV-V073
Sec. C: Holiday Cooking, Latin American
Style: Nov. 19. #MV-V074
Sec. D: Holiday Cooking, Italian Style:


                  Cake Decorating Institute at Mt. Vernon
Nov. 26. #MV-V075




to register. Please note materials fees are payable at the time of registration.
These classes are held at the Mt. Vernon Extension Center, 175 Gramatan Ave; call 914-606-7200


Cake Baking For Decorating                           Cake Decorating 1
Presentation                                         Learn how to make pastry chef-style cakes, fill
Learn basic cake baking techniques for cake          them, and then perfect them with a variety of
presentation. Learn to make a cake from              rich and tasty butter cream frostings. Cake
homemade batter; how to properly cut and             cutting and piping bag techniques will be
level a cake; and cooling and freezing               covered.
techniques for cake decorating preparation           3 Fri., Sept. 28-Oct.12, 6:00-9:00 pm, $125
and presentation.                                    (+ $25 materials fee). #MV-V078

                                                     Cake Decorating 3
2 Fri., Sept. 14 & 21, 6:00-9:00 pm, $80
(+ $20 materials fee). #MV-V077

Cake Decorating 2
                                                     Learn more advanced principles, techniques
                                                     and skills for beautiful cake presentations.
Learn preparation of frostings and toppings:         Covers extensive cake assembly designs,
review basic frostings and learn to prepare          border and finishing techniques, plus hand
advanced frostings like marzipan and fondant         molded and piped floral work to enhance your
coatings. Learn layered and tiered cake              cakes.
assembly and more advanced techniques like           3 Fri., Nov. 9-30 (skip 11/23), 6:00-9:00 pm,
using royal icing, flowers and the basket            $125 (+ $25 materials fee). #MV-V080
weave design.
3 Fri., Oct.19-Nov. 2, 6:00-9:00 pm, $125

 Save $$! Register for above four classes for only $490 (includes the $95 materials fees).
(+ $25 materials fee). #MV-V079

                        Use #MV-V099 to register for the package.

        Cake Decorating Practicum
Students have the opportunity to practice their decorating skills and techniques under the tutelage
of an instructor. Practice the basket weave design, floral work, piping techniques etc. in this hands-
on practicum. Ideal for students enrolled in, or who have completed, two or more of our Cake
Decorating Institute courses at the Mount Vernon Extension Center. Prerequisite/co-requisite: Cake
Decorating 2, 3 or equivalent.
5 Sat., Oct. 27-Dec. 8 (skip 11/17 & 24) 12:00 noon-3:00 pm, $100 (students must bring
their own supplies). #MV-V081

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                        ATASTE OF WESTCHESTER
Join us at several of Westchester’s most exciting restaurants for a culinary adventure that will
tantalize your taste buds. Each chef will offer a private cooking demonstration, followed by a
tasting of the prepared items. Fees include non-alcoholic beverages and recipes. New menu items
each semester. Call restaurants for directions.

Oporto                                              Hanlon’s Neighborhood
191 E. Hartsdale Ave., Hartsdale                    Steakhouse
914-722-6565                                        151 Bryant Pond Road, Mahopac
Chef Rui Correia will prepare caldo verde           845-526-9011
(green soup); potato puree; shredded collard
greens and slivers of Portuguese chourizo and       Chef/Owner James Russell will celebrate
frango a “guia” (chicken guia style) which          Oktoberfest: bratwurst wrapped in puffed
consists of cubes of roast chicken sautéed          pastry with a warm German potato salad;
with garlic, butter, malageta and wine sprinkled    jaeger schnitzle with spaetzle; and for dessert,
with chopped fresh cilantro. And for dessert,       apple strudel.
pasties de nata (caramelized custard tartlets).     1 Wed., Sept. 26, 3:00-5:00 pm, $15 (+ $20
                                                    sampling fee, payable to instructor). #WJ-D632

                                                             The Beehive
1 Sat., Sept. 15, 11:30 am-1:30 pm, $15
(+ $18 sampling fee, payable to instructor).
                                                    30 Old Route 22, Armonk
#WJ-D642

The Coffee Labs Roasters, Inc.                      914-765-0688
7 Main Street, Tarrytown
914-332-1479
                                                    Chef Peter Ladis presents New School/Old
                                                    School Comfort Food. Enjoy a chilled romaine
Join owner and coffee maestro Mike Love as          tower with maytag bleu, macadamia nuts,
he provides “home barista training!” Topics         sundried cherries and port wine vinaigrette;
include espresso for the home and the theory        veal meatloaf with wild mushrooms; yukon
behind espresso extraction; grinding (including     gold mashed potatoes; and haricot vert. For
types of grinders), proper packing techniques,      dessert, mile high lemon meringue pie.
and more!                                           1 Sat., Sept. 29, 2:00-4:00 pm, $15 (+ $20
                                                    sampling fee, payable to instructor). #WJ-D513

                                                             Rangoli Indian Cuisine
1 Tues., Sept. 18, 7:00-9:00 pm, $15 (+ $15
sampling fee, payable to instructor). # WJ-D630

Isabella Italian Restaurant & Café                  615 Main St., New Rochelle
61 Main Street, Tarrytown                           914-235-1306
914-332-1992                                        Owner Chris Hickey and Chef Vikram Gomes
Join the Salvatico brothers and make your           will demonstrate and prepare a mixed
own pizza (dough, sauce and toppings), then         vegetable fritter appetizer, tandoori chicken,
you’ll sample your pizza with a side salad,         chicken curry, sag (spinach), tava roti (bread),
garlic bread and soda.                              and for dessert, rice pudding.
1 Wed., Sept. 19, 2:30-4:30 pm, $15 (+ $20          1 Mon., Oct. 1, 1:00-3:00 pm, $15 (+ $20
                                                    sampling fee, payable to instructor). #WJ-D625

                                                             Traveler’s Rest
sampling fee, payable to instructor). #WJ-D338

Fair Deal Café
253 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains                   Route 100, Ossining
914-946-3000                                        914-941-7744
Award-winning Chef Jose Tavarez, CEC will           Owners Dave Paganelli, Rogeli Rojas and
cook dishes from the dinner menu: cheese            Franz Rom celebrate their ”Best of
ravioli in truffle mushroom sauce with grilled      Westchester” win for the third year in a row!
shrimp as an appetizer; veal Milanese (pan          Join them for a full dinner and instruction on its
fried breaded veal with arugula and green           preparation. Jaeger schnitzel with potato
lettuce, spinach and mushrooms with sautéed         pancakes will be the main course with a
onions and garlic); and their famous chocolate      tomato and mozzarella appetizer. Enjoy a
cake with vanilla ice cream, fresh strawberries     garden salad with Sienna dressing and, for
and caramel sauce.                                  dessert, select your favorite from the dessert
                                                    cart.
1 Mon., Sept. 24, 6:00-8:00 pm, $15 (+ $20
sampling fee, payable to instructor). #WJ-D628      1 Thurs., Oct. 4, 7:00-9:00 pm, $15 (+ $25

        Lejends
                                                    sampling fee, payable to instructor). #WJ-D595

                                                    An American Bistro
22 Warburton Ave., Yonkers
914-709-9840                                        296 Columbus Ave., Tuckahoe
                                                    914-793-0807
Experience the best of both Caribbean and
Southern cuisines at Lejends! Executive Chef        Chef/Owner Robert Horton presents pan
Jean Courtenay-Price will demonstrate Stamp         seared herbed goat cheese gnocchi with
& Go Fritters (deep fried codfish fritters served   shitake mushrooms, white truffle oil and
with a key lime mayo); three cheese macaroni        tomato puree; horseradish crusted sole with
(cheddar, bleu & mozzarella baked macaroni);        golden beets, edamame; yukon gold potatoes,
and warm bananas foster bread pudding with          and cherry vinegar sauce. For dessert, enjoy
bourbon crème anglais.                              pecan peanut butter chocolate chip pie with
                                                    vanilla ice cream.
1 Tues., Sept. 25, 6:00-8:00 pm, $15 (+ $15
sampling fee, payable to instructor). #WJ-D742      1 Mon., Oct. 8, 6:00-8:00 pm, $15 (+ $25
                                                    sampling fee, payable to instructor). #WJ-D341


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Sam’s of Gedney Way                                Kilon Café
52 Gedney Way, White Plains                        253 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains
914-949-0978                                       914-946-1100
Chef Darrell Belcher and Chef de Cuisine           Award-winning Chef Jose Tavarez, CEC will
Michael Lombardi will share several luscious       demonstrate the cooking techniques and share
specialties of the house including roast figs      recipes of signature dishes from the restaurant
and gorgonzola with warm pears, almonds and        menu: lemon chicken served with mashed
vanilla honey vinaigrette; pan roasted breast of   potatoes and haricot vert; shrimp cocktail with
duckling with butternut squash corn pudding        lemon wedge and tanqueray cocktail sauce;
and a port cherry sauce; and pumpkin custard       glazed beets in orange sauce; and yellow rice
profiteroles with eggnog cranberry ice cream       with vegetables, onion and green pepper
and maple caramel sauce.                           sautéed with steamed rice and mixed
1 Wed., Oct. 10, 7:00-9:00 pm, $15 (+ $20          vegetables.
sampling fee, payable to instructor). #WJ-D503     1 Mon., Oct. 22, 6:00-8:00 pm, $15 (+ $20

Enzo’s Antichi Sapori
                                                   sampling fee, payable to instructor). #WJ-D229

111 Bedford Road, Armonk                                   Royal Palaceh
914-273-4186                                       77 Knollwood Ave., White Plains
Enjoy sampling specialties from one of             914-289-1988
Armonk’s newest additions! Chef/Owner Enzo         Enjoy classic dishes of traditional Indian
Capozzi will prepare penne paesana (with           cuisine with owner Jag Dish as he
escarole, asparagus, olives, oil and garlic);      demonstrates masala dosa (thin rice crepes
chicken scarpariello with hot and sweet cherry     stuffed with lightly spiced potato) and chicken
peppers, olives and capers in a wine sauce;        makhani (tandoori chicken cooked in a
and piselli contadina (fresh green peas with       delicate butter and tomato sauce)
pancetta and onions).                              accompanied by a variety of Indian breads and
1 Mon., Oct. 15, 1:00-3:00 pm, $15 (+ $20          desserts.
sampling fee, payable to instructor). #WJ-D345     1 Wed., Oct. 24, 6:00-8:00 pm, $15 (+ $20

Peter Pratt’s
                                                   sampling fee, payable to instructor). #WJ-D357

673 Croton Heights Road, Yorktown                  Memphis Mae’s BBQ Bistro
914-962-4090                                       173 Riverside Ave., Croton
Chef/Co-Owner Jon Pratt welcomes you to the        914-271-0125
Inn to sample butternut squash soup; duck          Owner/Chef Andreas Nowara will prepare
proscuitto and praline garnish; an entrée of       such southern treats as Virginia peanut soup;
braised lamb shanks; and for dessert, banana       Memphis ribs (wet and dry); and drunken
“tintin.”                                          yams, collard greens and buttermilk
1 Wed., Oct. 17, 7:00-9:00 pm, $15 (+ $20          cornbread.
sampling fee, payable to instructor). #WJ-D504     1 Mon., Nov. 5, 6:00-8:00 pm, $15 (+ $20

        Silver Tips Teahouse
                                                   sampling fee, payable to instructor). #WJ-D501

3 North Broadway, Tarrytown                        The Coffee Labs Roasters, Inc.
914-332-8515                                       7 Main Street, Tarrytown
Join owner and Tea Master Anupa Mueller as         914-332-1479
she guides you through the proper techniques       Join owner and coffee maestro Mike Love as
for steeping and storing tea. Learn how tea is     he shares his passion for coffee! Topics
manufactured and the differences among teas        include home brewing techniques, french
– black, green, oolong, white and herbal. You’ll   press & espresso and drip machines, the right
sample 6-8 teas along with their signature tea     grind and why this is all important!
sandwiches, be able to ask questions, get a        1 Tues., Nov. 6, 7:00-9:00 pm, $15 (+ $15
free tea sample, and enjoy a fun evening.          sampling fee, payable to instructor). # WJ-D631

                                                           Susan’s Restaurant
1 Thurs., Oct. 18, 6:00-8:00 pm, $15 (+ $20

                                                   12 North Division St., Peekskill
sampling fee, payable to instructor). #WJ-D743

The Division Street Grill                          914-737-6624
26 North Division Street, Peekskill
914-739-6380
                                                   Join chef/owner Stefan Davenport as he
                                                   demonstrates some house specialties
Chef Pasquale Sarwar will demonstrate              beginning with lobster filo triangles in a sherry
several specialties of the house: baked clams      cream sauce with mushrooms and vegetables,
oreganato: Mahi Mahi in apricot brandy sauce       served over baby greens with a cucumber
with mango salsa; and poached pears.               tomato relish. Follow with pan seared free
1 Thurs., Oct. 18, 6:30-8:30 pm, $15 (+ $20        range chicken with rosemary and thyme, garlic
sampling fee, payable to instructor). #WJ-D502     mashed potatoes, and vegetable pan gravy.
                                                   Top it off with bread pudding with whiskey
                                                   sauce.
                                                   1 Thurs., Nov. 8, 6:00-8:00 pm, $15 (+ $20
                                                   sampling fee, payable to instructor). #WJ-D356




                     Register online at www.sunywcc.edu/ce/registration




                                                              to register call 914-606-6830      43
Daniella’s                                                               Attention
1220 Oregon Rd. (inside Miranda Plaza),                      Restaurant Owners and Chefs:
Putnam Valley 914-528-2423
                                                         Interested in hosting a class at your
Join owner Michael Leifer and Chef Edgar as              restaurant or offering a cooking class
they prepare some of Putnam Valley’s most                on campus?

                                                         914-606-6985 to discuss your ideas.
popular dishes: appetizer of grilled asparagus           Please call Sarah Fowler-Rogers at
with melted gorgonzola cheese; cheese ravioli
with pesto cream sauce; and grilled marinated
skirt steak topped with caramelized onions
and sautéed mushrooms.
1 Thurs., Nov. 15, 7:00-9:00 pm, $15 (+ $20
sampling fee payable to instructor). #WJ-D629



                                 HOME & GARDEN
        Native New Yorkers:                         Pruning Trees and Shrubs
Plants and other Wildlife for Your Garden           Intended for the homeowner and includes
This course will explore garden design using        proper choice and use of tools, pruning trees,
regionally native plants. Issues covered            shrubs, and perennials. Roses, hedges, and
include wildlife benefits, harmful or invasive,     small trees are included.
and global warming. Students will learn to          1 Sat., Oct. 6, 9:00 am-1:00 pm, LIB-G36,
apply basic ecological design principles to their   $35. G Hohenstein. #WJ-D813

                                                    Home Repair and Remodeling
own gardens.
6 Fri., Oct. 19-Nov. 30 (skip 11/23), 10:30-
11:30 am, ADM-207, $75. C Summers.                  Learn how to choose tools and contractors,
#WJ-D212                                            the proper way to paint like Michelangelo,
Putting Your Garden to Bed
                                                    basic electrical and plumbing repairs, repair
                                                    and installation of new walls, and how to put
Fall is the ideal time to take stock of your        up wallpaper and paneling.
perennial gardens and correct mistakes and          5 Sat., Sept. 29-Oct. 27, 10:00 am-
problem areas, dig up, rearrange and divide         12:00 noon, TEC-118, $100 (+ $5 materials
existing plants, add new perennials and             fee, payable to instructor). L Susseles.
shrubs, plant spring blooming bulbs and put         #WJ-D425
your garden to bed. Come learn tips from an
expert.
1 Wed., Sept. 12, 6:00-9:00 pm, ADM-207,
$35. G Hohenstein. #WJ-D343

                                  TRAVEL & TOURS
Destination:       London                           Destination:        Rome
Get ready—and get the most out of your              Maximize your Roman Holiday. The first
London journey. Begin with an orientation to        session is an orientation to the Eternal City of
the City of London and practical tips on            Rome with practical tips on transportation,
transportation, food, currency, and culture.        food, currency, and culture. The second
Continue with a visit, via slides, to the main      session is a visit, via slides, to the Rome of the
attractions such as the Cabinet War Rooms,          Caesars, the Popes, the Renaissance and the
Trafalgar Square, The Tate Modern, and the          Modern Age, including such highlights as the
Changing of the Guard. In the last session,         Pantheon, the Forum, the Trevi Fountain and
explore day trips from London to such cultural      the Vatican.
and historical sites as Windsor Castle,             2 Tues, Oct. 16 & 23, 6:00-8:00 pm, LIB-146,
Blenheim Palace, Oxford and Cambridge, and          $40. J Flynn. #WJ-D665
Kew Gardens, among others.
3 Tues., Sept. 25-Oct. 9, 6:00-8:00 pm,
LIB-146, $60. J Flynn. #WJ-D531

         Save $$ for your European trip! Register for both Rome and London classes
                and pay just $80. Use #WJ-D666 to register for this package.

Destination: Japan                                           “Slicing the Apple”:
A trip to Japan needn’t cost an arm and a leg.      NYC for Prospective Tour Guides
Stay in hotels that cost less than $100 a night,    “Slicing the Apple,” a course for lovers of
eat for a reasonable price, and get around on       urban history and prospective NYC tour
your own. Includes airfare, survival Japanese,      guides, will dynamically combine the history,
public transportation, restaurants, shopping,       ethnography and architecture of a complex,
and off the beaten path.                            diverse city. It will also prepare you to become
3 Wed., Sept. 26-Oct. 10, 6:00-8:00 pm, AAB-        a certified NYC tour guide. Ends with each
304, $75 (+ $10 food sampling fee, payable to       student conducting a simulated tour of a NYC
instructor). B Devir. #WJ-D741                      neighborhood of their choice.
                                                    5 Tues., Sept. 11-Oct. 9, 7:00-9:30 pm,
                                                    ADM-207, $125. H Fischer. #WJ-D653
 See also: Armchair Travel Agent, p. 18



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                                   Touring Westchester
Yonkers Downtown Waterfront Tour
Join city planner and tour guide Mario Caruso for a walk to explore Yonkers’ 400 years of history
and architecture while hearing about the city’s famous musicians, actors, scientific inventors and
entrepreneurs. Meet at the Yonkers downtown train station.



                Walking Tours of the Old Croton Aqueduct
1 Sat., Sept. 29, 12:00 noon-3:00 pm, $25. M Caruso. #WJ-D614



                  Co-sponsored with The Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct
The aqueduct is a 41-mile brick-lined conduit constructed between 1837 and 1842 to bring fresh
water from the Croton River to New York City; one of the great engineering achievements of the
19th century! Call Mavis Cain for more information, 914-693-0529
Walk on the Aqueduct Trail                           Inside the Tunnel of the
Walk the scenic Old Croton Aqueduct Trail            Old Croton Aqueduct
from the historic Keeper’s House in Dobbs            See inside the tunnel, learn how it was made
Ferry and walk to Lyndhurst and back. Visit the      and how it saved New York City in the 1840’s
inside of the Keeper’s house, the home of the        and view a short film on its history. Meet at the
first superintendent of this section of the          Ossining Recreation Center, 95 Broadway,
Aqueduct, built in the 1840’s. Meet at the           Ossining.
Keepers House, 15 Walnut St – on the trail.
Bring a bag lunch and water.                         1 Sat., Oct. 20, 11:00 am-1:00 pm, $25.
                                                     M Cain. #WJ-D533
1 Sat., Oct. 13, 10:00 am-1:00 pm, $30.


    Explore Westchesterʼs Jewel: Teatown Lake Reservation
M Cain. #WJ-D575



Join us as we present exciting workshops in partnership with Teatown Lake Reservation in
Ossining. All classes are held at Teatown. Classes are held rain or shine.

      Local Consequences                             Reading the History of
of Climate Change                                    Our Landscape
There is a growing consensus among                   Take a hike through the forest and field to
scientists that carbon dioxide and other global      discover the past, present, and future of the
warming emissions must be reduced by the             landscape. Learn how to recognize clues of
end of the century to avoid serious harm. We         past land use and ecological community
can make adaptations to improve our                  change just by using your observational skills.
children’s future. Learn the causes of climate       These clues will help us figure out why these
change and the probable consequences it will         communities look the way they do today and
have on our local region, the Hudson Hills and       also to project what they will look like in the
Highlands—and what people can do today to            future. Please bring appropriate outdoor attire
minimize the long-term, destructive                  and be prepared to be outside for most of the
consequences.                                        class.
1 Fri., Oct. 5, 7:30-9:30 pm, $25. F Koontz.         1 Sat., Oct. 20, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, $25.
#WJ-D780                                             B Rhines. #WJ-D779

Backyard Birding                                           Vermicomposting
Birding basics for the backyard birder. This         for Beginners
course will cover identification skills, use of      Participants will learn the basics, benefits and
binoculars and bird guides along with                natural ecology of using worms to recycle
information on attracting and feeding birds.         kitchen scraps into houseplant and garden
A portion of the program will be outdoors.           fertilizer. Participants will set up a temporary
1 Sat., Sept. 29, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, $25.           worm bin and receive directions to create and
P Bock. #WJ-D498                                     maintain a permanent worm composting
                                                     system.
                                                     1 Sat., Nov. 10, 12:00 noon-2:00 pm, $20.
                                                     L Baugh. #WJ-D497
         For additional information about Teatown Lake Reservation or for directions,


                          Learning Vacations for Adults!
          please visit their web site at www.teatown.org or call 914-762-2912, ext. 10.


 Explore opportunities for people from our community to travel with other like-minded, curious
 travelers from throughout the country. Discover ancient, modern and unexpected cultures on
 trips that are unlike conventional tours. Unique features of these learning vacations for adults
 include escorts and local guides who share their insights about the natural and historical aspects
 of each destination. Guides are chosen for their knowledge, enthusiasm and fluency in English,
 as well as their contact with local people through small group luncheons in the relaxed hospitality
 of their own homes. Trips include worldwide adventures, close-to-home cruises, and Arctic

 Log on to www.TraveLearn.com for more information about available tours or call 914-606-
 excursions, all with first-class transport and accommodations.

 6675 for a FREE catalog of 2007 programs. Itineraries and prices are available on the web site.
 Our past participants agree: “Westchester Community College Learning Vacations are like taking
 a luxury field trip with the best teachers you've ever had!”

                                                                to register call 914-606-6830        45
                                Hudson Valley History
      Ghost Stories of the                          The Hudson River:
  Hudson River Valley Region                        A Journey through Time
  This course will thrill and excite participants   Discover the physical and behavioral
  with fascinating tales of ghosts and haunted      features of the Hudson River and its major
  houses of the Hudson River Valley region.         tributaries. Learn about the plants and
  Learn a different history of the area with        animals that thrived along the river as well
  local ghost stories that you have never           as the people who adapted to the river and
  heard before.                                     their impact.
  4 Sat., Nov. 3-Dec. 1 (skip 11/24),               3 Tues., Oct. 2-16, 7:00-9:00 pm, ADM-207,
  10:00 am-12:00 noon, ADM-207, $95.                $75. R Phillips. #WJ-D030

                                                    History of the
  L DiMartino. #WJ-D594

  Native Americans in the                           Hudson Valley Region
  Hudson Valley Area:
  11,000 BC to 1650 AD
                                                    Learn about the history of the Hudson
                                                    Valley region including how the modern
  Learn about the Hudson Valley’s Native            local towns developed out of early
  Americans from the area’s earliest                settlements. Learn the local folklore and
  occupation by humans, at least 13,000             historic characters of the region: Benedict
  years ago, to the period of European              Arnold, Sybil Ludington, Major John Andre,
  exploration and contact. Includes a               and Henry Wells, among others.
  Saturday field trip to Croton Point Park.         4 Sat., Oct. 6-27, 10:00 am-12:00 noon,
  3 Tues., Oct. 9-23, 7:00-9:00 pm ADM-207,         ADM-207, $60. L DiMartino. #WJ-D267
  $95. E Boesch. #WJ-D278

  Local Historical Archaeology:
  Appreciating Our Heritage from Colonial Times to Woodstock
  Learn what historical archaeology, the study of the material remains of past societies that also
  left behind some other form of historical evidence, can tell us about colonial life,
  industrialization, and more.
  2 Tues., Nov. 13 & 20, 7:00-9:00 pm, ADM-207, $50. E Boesch. #WJ-D562



                                   SKILLS FOR LIFE
Save a Life with CPR                                Defensive Driving
Recognize and care for breathing and cardiac        This classroom course qualifies you for 10%
emergencies and earn American Red Cross             reduction in liability and collision insurance
certification.                                      premiums for three years as well as reduction
$55 (+ $16 materials fee, payable to                of up to four points from your driver's violation
instructor). J Lederman.                            record. Co-sponsored by Onsite/IDriveSafely
Sec. A: Adults: 1 Sat., Sept. 8, 9:00 am-           and approved by the NYS DMV and the NYS
2:00 pm, PEB-Mat Rm. #WJ-D061                       Dept. of Insurance. Must arrive promptly at
Sec. B: Adults: 1 Sat., Nov. 10, 9:00 am-           8:45 am for registration; 100% attendance
3:00 pm (with automated ext. defibrillator),        required.
Ossining Center. #OS-D091                           8:45 am-4:00 pm, $50 (includes $14 materials
Sec. C: Infants and Children: 1 Sat., Sept. 29,     fee, payable to instructor).
9:00 am-2:00 pm, PEB-Mat Rm. #WJ-D348               M McGuy.

First Aid
                                                    Sec. A: Sat., Oct. 6, SCI-316. #WJ-D394
                                                    Sec. B: Sat., Nov. 3, SCI-218. #WJ-D396
Covers first aid basics: how to handle sudden       Sec. C: Sat., Dec. 1, CLA-211. #WJ-D566

                                                    Wheeling and Dealing:
illness, bleeding control, burns, injuries to
                                                    Car Buying Wisely
bones and joints and heat and cold
emergencies.
1 Sat., Oct. 6, 9:00 am-2:00 pm, Phys Ed.           Save money when car buying! Discuss how to
Building, $50 (+ $16 materials fee for book,        buy used cars, new cars, invoice price,
skill card and certificate, payable to              wholesale price, rebates, hidden rebates,
instructor). J Lederman. #WJ-D110                   hidden warranties, negotiating, trick of leasing,

5-Hr. Drivers Pre-Licensing Class
                                                    salesmen tricks, buying off the Internet and
                                                    sources of information. After this course you
Required five-hour pre-licensing class needed       will have the ability to negotiate from strength
to earn your MV-278 and schedule your road          and not get ripped off.
test. Bring learner's permit to class. This         1 Mon., Sept. 24, 6:00-8:00 pm, ADM-207,
course is open to individuals 16 years of age       $30. B Nathan. #WJ-D679

                                                    Automotive Basics and Repair
and older. Call 914-606-7405 to register.

                                                    for Women
1 Sat., 5 hrs., 9:00 am-2:00 pm, Ossining
Center. $40. T Gomes.
Sec. A: Sept. 29. #OS-D038                          Gain basic knowledge about cars, how to
Sec. B: Oct. 27. #OS-D039                           make small repairs, and learn to make an
Sec. C: Nov. 17. #OS-D040                           informed decision about repairs.
Sec. D: Dec. 8. #OS-D041                            2 Wed., Sept. 5 & 12, 6:00-9:00 pm,
                                                    ADM-207, $60. C Hohenstein. #WJ-D649



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                                       TH
                                   HEAL & WELLNESS
                            Holistic Approaches to Your Health
      Natural Solutions                                              Natural Solutions to Sleep
to Digestive Problems                                          Disturbances
Acid reflux, hiatal hernias, ulcers, irritable                 Each night millions of Americans suffer from
bowel syndrome, colitis, and Crohn’s disease                   insomnia, sleep apnea, and restlessness. This
are just a few of the digestive disorders that                 presentation will teach participants about
affect more than 61 million Americans each                     natural means of improving or even correcting
year. This presentation will teach you about                   the most common types of sleep disturbances.
natural means of improving or even correcting                  1 Tues., Oct. 23, 7:00-8:30 pm, LIB-G36, $25.
these problems.                                                S Goodstein. #WJ-D344

                                                                     Prescription for
1 Tues., Oct. 9, 7:00-8:30 pm, LIB-G36, $25.

                                                               Nutritional Healing
S Goodstein. #WJ-D660

Understanding Fibromyalgia:
A Holistic Approach to Chronic Pain
                                                               Discover various approaches to good health
and Fatigue
                                                               using drug-free remedies (such as juicing,
                                                               fasting, and poultices). Understand the basic
People who are suffering with fibromyalgia are                 elements of health: nutrition, diet, and
desperate for relief from the constant nagging                 wellness. Learn troubleshooting for the most
symptoms, pain and fatigue. This healthcare                    common disorders, how to listen to your
motivational speaker will educate you about                    body's message to help stop a problem before
safe, effective and natural alternative methods                it becomes serious, and how to choose and
for addressing fibromyalgia and chronic pain.                  implement remedies and therapies.
1 Tues., Oct. 16, 7:00-8:30 pm, LIB-0G36,                      1 Sat., Sept. 15, 9:00 am-1:00 pm, ADM-207,
$20. S Goodstein. #WJ-D441                                     $50. N Salama. #WJ-D539




         The Principles of Feng Shui                           The Art of Storytelling:
Sleeping poorly? Feeling tired and lonely in                   Finding Our Voices, Healing Ourselves
your own home? Not making progress in life?                    Create a Memory Book of personal and family
Experiencing troubles in relationships? The                    stories. Come learn the rejuvenating/healing
ancient practice of feng shui offers many                      power of giving voice to your life stories
solutions. Learn to be the artist of your life and             through words, music, meditations, pictures,
the healer of your outer and inner space.                      poetry and other memory tools. Purchase MR
Make your home a castle of joy and                             Press Kraft Scrapbook ($30-$40) from
happiness!                                                     www.albumsource.com for first class.
6 Fri., Sept. 21-Oct. 26, 6:00-8:00 pm,                        2 Sat/Sun., Oct. 13 & 14, 10:00 am-4:00 pm,
ADM-207, $125. I Rudnev. #WJ-D615                              LIB-G36, $100. E Obih-Frank. #WJ-D403

         Introduction to Meditation                                    Energy: A Workshop That
Participants will learn a simple, yet profound                 Changes the Way You Do Everything
daily meditation and why it’s the simple, direct               Best-selling author Joseph Cardillo presents
way to relieve stress and turn on their personal               an abundance of thrilling possibilities for
full aliveness.                                                healthier, happier, more successful living.
4 Sat., Oct. 6-27, 10:00 am-12:00 noon,                        Learn to create new support systems by
ADM-207, $75. M Harmin. #WJ-D786                               generating and harnessing your own

         Introduction to Metaphysics
                                                               tremendous internal energy. Explore self-
                                                               healing, imaging, premonition, pre-sentiment,
How long have you been searching for the                       memory, emotional Wi-Fi, and the survival of
meaning of life? Wonder why things happen                      consciousness.
the way they do? Wish to know your place in                    1 Thurs., Oct. 11, 6:00-9:00 pm, ADM-207,
the order of the universe and your role in                     $40. J Cardillo. #WJ-D815

                                                               Stress Relief
creating the world? Learn what the most
advanced minds offer to explain the mystery of
human existence and what surrounds it.                         Learn and practice how to disconnect and
Empower your mind with the knowledge which                     quiet your stress responses for better stress
finally reunites science, philosophy, and                      management and, improved physical and
religion.                                                      emotional health.
7 T/Th, Oct. 18-Nov. 8, 6:00-8:00 pm,                          1 Sat., Oct. 13, 9:30 am-1:00 pm, ADM-207,
ADM-207, $150. I Rudnev. #WJ-D527                              $35. B Bruno. #WJ-D090




                                             ROOM ASSIGNMENTS
 For classes held at the Valhalla campus, the building/room location is indicated for your class. If ADM-207 is the
 listed location, you can obtain the correct assignment 48 hours prior to the course’s start by visiting our web site at
 www.sunywcc.edu/CE and clicking on “room assignments,” or by calling us at 914-606-6830 (choose option 1).


     Textbook required.                                                     to register call 914-606-6830            47
Trigger-Point Therapy:                                Aromatherapy:
A Home Stress Reduction System                        Introduction to the Art of Blending
Discover an effective method for reducing             A hands-on class making special
physical stress by learning about Trigger-            aromatherapy blends. Learn aromatherapy
Points, how to locate them on a person, and           basics and the botanical families that produce
how to relieve them easily and quickly.               essential oils to create these blends.
Discuss the relationship between stress,              1 Sat., Oct. 27, 10:00 am-3:00 pm, TEC-13J,
trigger-points and their effect on health. Wear       $55 (+ $15 materials fee, payable to
loose clothing. A hands-on workshop; must             instructor). S Govoni. #WJ-D220

                                                      Stress Reduction through
register with a partner.

                                                      Meditation and Visualization
1 Tues., Oct. 2, 7:00-8:30 pm, LIB-G36, $20
per person. S Goodstein. #WJ-D593

Weight Management:                                    Focus on relaxation techniques, use of
Help With Hypnosis
                                                      affirmations, as well as meditative and
                                                      visualization techniques. Techniques can result
Use self-hypnosis to change your eating               in an overall state of mental and physical well
habits, manage your weight, and influence             being. Wear comfortable clothes.
your ideas about your ability to achieve the
                                                      3 Tues., Sept. 18-Oct. 2, 6:30-8:00 pm,
ideal weight for a happier, healthier lifestyle.
                                                      ADM-207, $60. D Atkins. #WJ-D040

                                                      Craniosacral Therapy (CST)
1 Tues., Nov. 27, 7:00-9:00 pm, ADM-207,
$35 (+ $15 for optional reinforcement tape,
payable to instructor). J Abrahamsen.
                                                      Learn the basic techniques of CST, a gentle,
#WJ-D374

Self Hypnosis
                                                      hands-on method of evaluating and enhancing
                                                      the function of the craniosacral system—the
                                                      deep fluid system surrounding the brain and
Learn to enter a hypnotic state to change             spinal cord. CST enhances the body’s natural
habits, reduce stress, improve self-esteem,           healing process to improve the operation of
increase your potential, and promote better           the nervous system, dissipate the effects of
health.                                               stress, enhance health and strengthen
1 Tues., Oct. 23, 7:00-9:00 pm, ADM-207, $30          resistance to disease. Not a certification class;
(+ $20 for optional CD and booklet, payable to        intended for lay people. Held at Well on the
instructor). J Abrahamsen. #WJ-D298                   Way™, 191 Main St., Ossining. Call
Sports Performance:
                                                      914-606-7400 to register.
Help with Hypnosis
                                                      2 Wed., Oct.17 & 24, 6:30-9:30 pm, $75
                                                      (+ $20 for workbook, payable to instructor).
Amateur and professional athletes know that           E Pasquale. #OS-D140

                                                      Energy Healing
winning is not just physical, it’s mental.
Hypnosis can help you focus and mentally
prepare for the challenges of any sport.              Learn the basic to advanced techniques of
1 Tues., Oct. 9, 7:00-9:00 pm, ADM-207, $35.          working with energy, where it comes from and
J Abrahamsen. #WJ-D877                                how to access it, the aura, the chakra system
Intuitive Eating
                                                      and the issues that tend to block our natural
                                                      intake of energy leaving us susceptible to
Intuitive eating puts us back in charge around        disease. Hands-on-healing and distance
food, frees us from dieting and improves our          healing will be explained. Bring a comfortable
physical and mental health. Learn and practice        exercise mat and a pillow. Courses must be
this holistic, natural approach to nourishing         taken in order.
yourself and your family. Bring lunch. Come           1 Thurs., 6:30-9:30 pm, STC-Faculty Dining
hungry.                                               Room, $40. G Krackehl.
2 Sat., Oct. 6 & 13, 1:00-4:30 pm, ADM-207,           Sec. A: Energy Healing I: Oct. 4. #WJ-D643
$75. B Bruno. #WJ-D613                                Sec. B: Energy Healing II: Oct. 11. #WJ-D644

Mind-Body Healing
                                                      Sec. C: Energy Healing III: Oct. 18. #WJ-D645
                                                      Sec. D: Energy Healing IV: Oct. 25. #WJ-D797
Our minds can heal our bodies, and our spirits        Sec. E: Energy Healing V: Nov. 1. #WJ-D824
can heal our minds. Learn and practice some           Sec. F: Energy Healing VI: Nov. 8. #WJ-D358

                                                      Reflexology I
powerful ways to heal.
1 Sat., Oct. 6, 9:30 am-1:00 pm, ADM-207,
$35. B Bruno. #WJ-D256                                An introductory workshop on the basic

Quit Smoking: Help with Hypnosis
                                                      principles of reflexology. Through hands-on
                                                      demonstrations and practice, understand the
                                                      basic reflex areas and points on the feet and
Behavior modification techniques, when                hands. Reflexology can reduce stress, relieve
practiced and reinforced through the use of           pain, increase energy, and strengthen the
hypnosis, help you quit smoking for good              immune system. Bring a towel, pillow, nail
without weight gain.                                  clippers and lunch.
1 Tues., Nov. 13, 7:00-9:00 pm, ADM-207,              1 Sat., Nov. 17, 10:00 am-4:00 pm, CLA-211,
$35 (+ $15 for optional reinforcement tape,           $75 (+ $5 materials fee for handout and
payable to instructor). J Abrahamsen.                 reflexology oil, payable to instructor).


                   WE WELCOME NEW PROGRAM IDEAS
#WJ-D751                                              S Govoni. #WJ-D878



 Do you have an idea for a non-credit course or workshop? We’d like to hear from you! We’re
 planning now for Spring and Summer, 2008. Contact us at continuinged@sunywcc.edu to request a
 course proposal packet, or simply send us your proposal along with your resume. You can email it to
 us at continuinged@sunywcc.edu, mail it to Andrea Morville, Assistant Dean, Westchester
 Community College, 75 Grasslands Rd., Valhalla, NY 10595, or fax it to 914-606-6526.


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Introduction to Metamorphosis                            Reiki Master
Based upon the work of Robert St. John,                  The Reiki Master attunement fully opens the
metamorphosis is a self-healing art and                  student’s energy system to Reiki. Learn
philosophy on creating greater consciousness             additional techniques to work more effectively,
within. This technique helps release karma               pass the Reiki ability to others and fully
patterns and blockages so that we experience             experience the flow of Reiki through your
greater awareness, better health, genuine                being. Prerequisite: Reiki 1 & 2, plus 6 months
relationships and less conflict in life. Bring a         experience using Reiki 1 & 2. Co-requisite:
towel, pillow and lunch.                                 must also register for Reiki Circle class in
1 Sat., Nov. 3, 10:00 am-4:00 pm, TEC-13J,               same semester.
$75 (+ $5 materials fee, payable to instructor).         2 Sat., Sept. 29 & Dec. 8, 10:00 am-4:00 pm,
S Govoni. #WJ-D340                                       9/29: SCI-218 & 12/8: CLA-211, $150 (+ $15

Reiki
                                                         materials fee for handout and ceremonial fee,
                                                         payable to instructor). S Govoni. #WJ-D382

                                                         Reiki Circle
Learn the Usui system of laying on of hands
touch therapy and receive the first and second
levels of attunement. Bring a towel and lunch,           Reiki circles offer an opportunity to practice
and for Level II also bring a picture of                 what you have learned about the universal
someone to work on.                                      energy of this ancient healing modality.
1 Sat., 10:00 am-4:00 pm, $75 (+ $15                     Students will share in the healing process,
materials fee for handout and ceremonial fee,            helping each other through group healing.
payable to instructor). S Govoni.                        Prerequisite: Reiki I.
Level I: Oct. 13, SCI-316. #WJ-D180                      3 Thurs., Oct. 18, Nov. 15 & Dec. 6, 6:30-
Level II: Prerequisite: Level I. Nov. 10,                9:00 pm, ADM-207, $95. S Govoni. #WJ-D075

                                                         Journey for Your Animal Totem
CLA-211. #WJ-D032

                                                         Animal totems are a Native American tradition
                                                         that all nature is connected at an unseen level.
                                                         In this class, you will journey for a totem to
                                                         help guide you on your spiritual path.
                                                         1 Tues., Oct.16, 6:30-9:00 pm, TEC-13K, $30
                                                         (+ $5 for handout, journal book & herb blend,
                                                         payable to instructor). S Govoni. #WJ-D074




                                          Holistic Pet Care
  To supplement standard veterinary care, learn a variety of holistic pet care techniques
  to enhance your pet’s life. Each course is $30 or save $$ and register for all 3 for $80;
  use #WJ-D586.
          Reiki for Pets                                         Metamorphosis for Pets
  Learn the benefits and methods of                      Animals experience underlying tension as
  incorporating Reiki as a holistic healing              well. Metamorphosis is helpful in working with
  system for your pet. Bring a picture of your           any animal receptive to a treatment, as well
  pet. Prerequisite: Reiki 1, see above.                 as pets that have been rescued. Learn to use
  1 Tues., Oct. 23, 6:30-8:30 pm, TEC-13K,               this technique to help release your pet’s
  $30. S Govoni. #WJ-D722                                karma patterns and blockages. Bring a

  Aromatherapy for Pets
                                                         picture of your pet. Recommended:
                                                         Introduction to Metamorphosis, see above.
  Interactive class on the benefits of veterinary        1 Tues., Nov. 13, 6:30- 8:30 pm, TEC-136,
  aromatherapy for cats and dogs. Focus is on            $30. S Govoni. #WJ-D725
  the main essential oils and carriers used in
  making key aromatic blends for your pet.
  Bring a picture of your pet and make a
  special blend for him. Recommended:
  Aromatherapy, see page 48.
  1 Tues., Nov. 6, 6:30 - 8:30 pm, TEC-13K,
  $30 (+ $5 materials fee, payable to
  instructor). S Govoni. #WJ-D723




                   Westchester Community College Board of Trustees
  Hon. Timothy Carey     Hon. John Testa       Jeremiah Jerome    Dr. LeRoy Mitchell   Joseph McLaughlin
     Jack Stadler      Hon. Angela Korniczky    Toni Cox-Burns     Aleida Frederico      Andrew Smith
                                                                                        (student trustee)




                                                                    to register call 914-606-6830           49
                                SPORTS & FITNESS
             Please consult a physician before attending any physical fitness classes.

       The FELDENKRAIS METHOD®:                     Cardio Kickboxing
Awareness through Movement                          A multi-dimensional fitness course consisting
These gentle movement lessons are designed          of basic kickboxing instruction, calisthenics,
to improve flexibility and coordination by          stretching, and aerobic conditioning. Students
increasing awareness of habitual movement           learn proper skill development and practical
patterns and introducing new ones. Lessons          application.
will be done sitting in a chair and lying on the    10 Fri., Sept. 14-Nov. 16, 7:00-9:00 pm,
floor. Bring a mat and towel to class.              PEB-Mat Room, $175. R. Varian. #WJ-D418

                                                    Self Defense for Women
6 Sat., Sept. 29-Nov. 3, 10:00-11:30 am,
ADM-207, $95. K Plumridge. #WJ-D817

 Judo for Adults
                                                    A multi-dimensional martial arts course
                                                    consisting of basic striking/grappling
 Learn Judo from Katsuo Watanabe, a 7th             techniques, rape defense, escapes, and
 degree Black Belt.                                 weapons defense. Course includes fitness
 Sec. A: 13 Mon., Sept. 10-Dec. 3, 8:00-            regimen.
 10:00 pm, PEB-Mat Room. #WJ-D292                   10 Tues., Sept. 18-Nov. 20, 6:30-8:00 pm,
 Sec. B: 13 Wed., Sept. 12-Dec. 5, 8:00-            PEB-Mat Room, $175. R Varian. #WJ-D400

                                                    Golf – Beginners and Advanced
 10:00 pm, PEB-Mat Room. #WJ-D547
 Sec. C: 13 Sun., Sept. 16-Dec. 9, 10:00
 am-12:00 noon, PEB-Mat Room. #WJ-D307              First class held on campus at Phys. Ed. Bldg.;
 Save $$: Register for one session for $250.        remaining classes held off-campus. Cost of
 Register for 2 sessions for $425, use              balls extra. Group instruction. Bring a 9 iron;
 #WJ-D408; or register for all 3 sessions for       sneakers not required.
 $500, use #WJ-D545                                 6 Mon., $85 (+ $7 materials fee, payable to
Judo for Children –         Ages 4-13
                                                    instructor). T Stanton.
Note: parent required to attend with child for
                                                    Beginners: Sept. 10-Oct. 15, 5:30-6:30 pm.
                                                    #WJ-D406
supervision.                                        Advanced: Sept. 10-Oct. 15, 6:30-7:30 pm.
13 Sun., Sept. 16-Dec. 9, 12:00 noon-               #WJ-D407

                                                    Scuba Diving
2:00 pm, PEB-Mat Room, $250. #WJ-D372

Aikido     (Tomiki Style)                           Prepare to apply for Professional Association
An art of self-defense utilizing strikes, arm       of Diving Instructors (PADI) certification. You
locks, wrist locks and off-balancing techniques     must be at least an intermediate swimmer.
to control or defeat an opponent. Aikido            Ages 10-14 must be accompanied by an adult;
techniques have a direct application in police      ages 15-17 must have written parental
work and personal self-defense methods.             permission. Physician’s approval may be
Taught by Sensei Watanabe.                          required. For additional information, contact
PEB-Mat Room, $250. K Watanabe.                     instructor at 201-327-2822. NOTE: To apply for
Sec. A: 13 Tues., Sept. 11-Dec. 4,                  PADI Certification, additional dives required.
8:00-10:00 pm. #WJ-D548                             Textbook & materials (mask, fins, and snorkel)
Sec. B: 13 Thurs., Sept. 13-Dec. 6 (skip            are required and will be available for purchase

Save $$: Register for both sections for only
11/22), 5:00-7:00 pm. #WJ-D748                      at the first session.
                                                    8 Sun., Sept. 23-Nov. 11, 1:00-4:00 pm,
$425. Use #WJ-D749 to register for the              PEB-Pool, $195. D Riscinti. #WJ-D006

                                                    Yoga/Pilates Fusion
package.

Get in Shape for Life™ Workshops                    A wonderful mixture of the best of worlds, yoga
A program designed as the first step in             and pilates, in a fun class designed for every
reclaiming control over your eating habits and      level of experience. Increase your flexibility
your life. Included is a group hypnotic session     and work on your core muscle strength while
to start participants on their journey to a         calming and centering your mind.
healthier, slimmer self.                            10 Mon., Sept. 10-Nov. 19 (skip 9/8), 8:00-
2 Fri., Oct. 12 & 19, 7:00-9:00 pm, ADM-207,        9:00 am, PEB-Mat Room. $100. C Wetzel.
$35. S Oppenheim & K Bauer. #WJ-D667                #WJ-519

Intro to Boxing                                     Yoga: The Anti-Aging Combination
A great way to get into shape! Focus includes       (Hatha and Kundalini Yoga)

tactics. Men and women welcome. Ages 16
balance, footwork, defensive and offensive          Combines the basics of Hatha Yoga, which

and 17 welcome, but must be accompanied
                                                    uses posture alignment, strength and flexibility,

by a parent.
                                                    with Kundalini Yoga, which uses breathing and
                                                    movement to regenerate and heal the nervous
20 M/W, Sept. 24-Dec. 3 (skip 10/8),                system and stimulate the release of powerful
5:30-7:30 pm, PEB-Boxing Studio, $250               healing hormones. Your physical, mental, and
(+ textbook). S Acunto. #WJ-D092                    emotional systems will be balanced,
                                                    harmonized, and rejuvenated. Wear
                                                    comfortable clothes; towel or mat is optional.
                                                    12 Thurs., Sept. 13-Dec. 6 (skip 11/22),
                                                    7:00-9:00 pm, Phys. Ed. Bldg., $195.
                                                    M Orfino. #WJ-D021




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Swimming for Adults                                           Tennis for Adults        (Beginners Only)
For beginners (those who cannot float), and                   Bring comfortable clothes, tennis sneakers,
advanced beginners (those who have no                         racquet, and fresh can of tennis balls to first
deep-water experience). Bring caps, goggles &                 class. Classes held rain or shine (indoors or
several towels.                                               out).
13 Sat., Sept. 8-Dec. 1, or 13 Sun.,                          6 Sun., Sept. 9-Oct. 21 (skip 9/22),
Sept. 9-Dec. 2, PEB-Pool, $175. A Lee.                        PEB-Courts (behind gym) or gym (if raining), $80.
Beginners                                                     Sec. A: 9:00-10:00 am. #WJ-D012
Sec. A: Sat., 9:00-10:00 am. #WJ-D081                         Sec. B: 10:00-11:00 am. #WJ-D013
Sec. B: Sun., 9:00-10:00 am. #WJ-D082                         Sec. C: 11:00 am-12:00 noon. #WJ-D014
Intermediates                                                 Sec. D: 12:00 noon-1:00 pm. #WJ-D015
Sec. C: Sat., 10:00-11:00 am. #WJ-D083
Sec. D: Sun., 10:00-11:00 am. #WJ-D084
Advanced
Sec. E: Sat., 11:00 am-12:00 noon. #WJ-D704
Sec. F: Sun., 11:00 am-12:00 noon. #WJ-D705


Water Exercise/Aerobics
Designed for both non-swimmers and swimmers, this program improves your cardiovascular
fitness, strength, and flexibility. Exercises are performed in shallow water and paced to individual
levels. Bring caps, goggles and several towels.
8:00-9:00 am, PEB-Pool, $175. A Lee.
Sec. A: 13 Sat., Sept. 8-Dec. 1. #WJ-D118
Sec. B: 13 Sun., Sept. 9-Dec. 2. #WJ-D119




                                       Y
                                  FAMIL & PARENTING
     The Art of Family                                        Starbound Talent: Be a Rising Star!
Conversation: Resolving                                       A great source of information for parents, their
Family Conflicts                                              children or young adults who hope to work in
Use role-plays, coaching, and other methods                   the entertainment business. Covers where to
to help couples master healthy relationships.                 receive training for your specialty, how to write
They will learn and practice conflict resolution              a performing resume, what kinds of pictures
skills for various areas of family life.                      are needed, and where and how to obtain
6 Sat., Sept. 29-Nov. 3, 10:00 am-1:00 pm,                    work. Bring a spiral notebook.
ADM-207, $195. M Teverovsky. #WJ-D820                         3 Fri., Oct. 19, Nov. 16, & Dec. 7, 7:00-

How to Make Your Kid a
                                                              8:00 pm, ADM-207, $50. I Kent. #WJ-D603

Millionaire…Guaranteed                                        Parent Survival Kit
Come learn the secrets! Teach your child the                  Think of this workshop as a tool kit, filled with
financial skills, how to save and basic money                 all sorts of tips and techniques needed by
principles that they need for their future.                   parents to keep children safe. Led by a
                                                              pediatrician, your tool kit includes how to treat
1 Sat., 10:00 am-12:00 noon. C Wilson.                        stings and bites, helping your overweight child
Sec. A: For parents of elementary school                      become healthier, helping your family eat right
aged children. Sept. 15, ADM-207, $25.                        and move more, managing sibling rivalry,
#WJ-D299                                                      owning a dog when you have children, and
Sec. B: For parents of teens and pre-teens;                   abduction prevention tips.
teens/pre-teens invited to attend. Sept. 29,
LIB-G36, $25 per person. #WJ-D294                             1 Sat., Dec. 8, 9:00 am-4:00 pm, ADM-207,

Intro to the World of Pet Therapy:
                                                              $55. N Salama. #WJ-D655

For Parents and Children
Intensive 2-hour workshop where you can
decide if you and your dog should become
involved in Pet Therapy. Information on
R.E.A.D (Reading Education Assistance Dog)
training is also included. No dogs at this
session, please. Note: Parent must register
and accompany child.
1 Sat., Nov. 3, 10:00 am-12:00 noon, SCi-245,
$20 per person. J Audevard. #WJ-D133




                                            ROOM ASSIGNMENTS
For classes held at the Valhalla campus, the building/room location is indicated for your class. If ADM-207 is the
listed location, you can obtain the correct assignment 48 hours prior to the course’s start by visiting our web site at
www.sunywcc.edu/CE and clicking on “room assignments,” or by calling us at 914-606-6830 (choose option 1).


      Textbook required.                                                    to register call 914-606-6830            51
     For Those Who Work With the Developmentally Disabled
     This series supported by a grant from the Developmental Disabilities Planning Council.
      Note: Scholarship opportunities for these workshops may exist for developmentally disabled
                 students or their family members. Call 914-606-6985 for information.

CSE: Creating a Successful Special                   Best Practices for Students
Education Partnership Between                        with Autism in NYS
Parents and Schools                                  Introduces the current best practice methods
Parent participation in special education            and serves as an introduction to the Autism
decision-making is crucial to the success of a       Quality Indicators (APQI) and quality
student with special needs. Share checklists         improvement activities for schools and
and techniques to use before, during and after       programs serving children with autism.
the Committee on Special Ed or Committee on          1 Sat., Nov. 17, 9:30 am-1:00 pm, ADM-207,
Preschool Special Ed meeting. The emphasis           $50. R Gaffney. #WJ-D654
will be on creating opportunities for parents to
work together as equal partners with school
staff.
1 Sat., Sept. 29, 9:30 am-2:00 pm, ADM-207,
$50. R Gaffney. #WJ-D650


Overview of Special Education
The special education laws protect the fundamental rights of students with disabilities to receive a
free, appropriate public education. Share an overview of the 6 principles of special ed law and
setting high expectations for children with special needs. Bring a bag lunch for informal
networking time.
1 Sat., Oct. 27, 9:30 am-4:00 pm, ADM-207, $50. R Gaffney. #WJ-D759




                 SELF-AWARENESS & RELATIONSHIPS
          Life Coaching for Success                  The Key to Success: Self-Esteem
Enrich your life by addressing specific areas        The key to success lies within us. Learn about
which need attention. Uncover your motivation        self-esteem, where it comes from, and explore
and joy. A variety of coaching techniques will       ways to raise yours for a more successful,
be combined with guided imagery and                  happier life.
visualization.                                       2 Tues., Oct. 16 & 23, 7:00-9:30 pm,
2 Tues., Oct. 16 & 23, 6:30-8:00 pm,                 ADM-207, $50. C Edwards. #WJ-D266

                                                     Successfully Single
ADM-207, $50. D Atkins. #WJ-D624

Social Etiquette                                     Discussion Group
Learn to feel comfortable in any situation. This     Connect with other singles for fun-filled
course will help prepare you for everyday            evenings of lively discussion. Topics may
social situations as well as formal endeavors.       include living successfully as a single and how
3 Tues., Oct. 9-23, 6:00-8:00 pm, ADM-207,           to find what you’re looking for.
$75. D Stiehl. #WJ-D651                              3 Thurs., Oct. 11-25, 7:00-8:30 pm, ADM-207,
                                                     $50. M Pappas. #WJ-D350
 See also: Business Etiquette and
 Dining Etiquette, p. 4.




                            Life Skills for Todayʼs World
              All workshops meet on Wed., Oct. 3-Oct. 24, 7:30-9:00 pm, P Mastellone.

                   Save $$$. Register for all 4 workshops for $85. Use #WJ-D328
                                      Each workshop is $25.


Assertiveness Training                               Dealing with Difficult People
(Communication Skills)                               Learn the skills necessary to successfully and
Learn to communicate your wants, needs and           effectively deal with people that you perceive
desires effectively and clearly without invading     to be difficult.
the rights of others.                                Oct. 17, LIB-G36. #WJ-D672

                                                     Anger Management
Oct. 3, ADM-207. #WJ-D670

Empowerment           (Improving Your
Self Esteem)
                                                     Identify, understand and cope with your anger
                                                     reactions. Learn to change your reaction.
Learn to improve your self-image and project         Oct. 24, ADM-207. #WJ-D673
more confidence by conveying a strong and
positive presence to others.
Oct. 10, ADM-207. #WJ-D671


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                               OF SPECIAL INTEREST
     Past Lives, Dreams                                       Basics of Palmistry
and Soul Travel                                      Since the beginning of time, humans have
This exploratory class incorporates workshop-        yearned to know their destiny and predict the
style activities and informative discussions on      future. The ancient believed it's all mapped out
new ways to improve the quality of your life,        on our palms. What you choose today will
gain deeper insights, and experience more joy        echo in your tomorrow. Come learn to read the
and happiness.                                       map of your life. Entertain your friends and
                                                     guests with your new skill. Please bring
4 Tues., Sept. 25-Oct. 16, 7:00-9:00 pm,             magnifying glass to class.
ADM-207, $50. E Wong. #WJ-D308

        Basics of Tarot Divination
                                                     5 Fri., Nov. 2-Dec. 7, 6:00-8:00 pm, ADM-207,
                                                     $100. I Rudnev. #WJ-D254
Fascinated with fortune tellers? Why not be
your own? Put your coins back in your purse.
                                                     The Psychology of Photography
Come learn one of the ancient methods of             Explore how virtually all
divination, tarot card reading. Knowing the          psychological/emotional values can be
basics, you will be able to tell your future, read   captured photographically: joy, sadness,
past and present of your friends, and entertain      respect, friendship, humor, aggression,
guests at parties and gatherings. Empower            nurturance, status, and how other human
yourself with the skill of intuition! Students       values can be brought to light through photos.
must purchase a deck of Tarot cards after first      8 Thurs., Sept. 20-Nov. 8, 6:00-7:30 pm,
class.                                               ADM-207, $125. S Hecker. #WJ-D097
7 T/Th, Sept. 25-Oct. 16, 6:00-8:00 pm,


                                            Gemology
ADM-207, $150. I Rudnev. #WJ-D297



     Engagement Ring                                 Jewelry Workshop
Buying Guide                                         Learn how to identify metal karat and appraise
Learn how to evaluate, identify and select the       jewelry pieces. Practice with fine metals to
perfect engagement ring for this monumental          learn many of the identification techniques.
occasion. Gain tips on smart buying, how to          Use metals testing instruments to identify fine
choose an appropriate setting style and how to       metals.
care for and protect your diamond ring.              1 Sat., Oct. 20, 1:00-4:00 pm, CLA-111, $35
1 Sat., Sept. 22, 9:00 am-1:00 pm, CLA-111,          (+ $20 materials fee, payable to instructor).
$50. N Salama. #WJ-D816                              N Salama. #WJ-D314

A Diamond is Forever                                 Gem Identification
Learn the 4Cs – color, clarity, cut, and carat       Practice with stones to learn many of the
weight – and apply them to understand the            identification techniques. Use gem-testing
value of your diamonds. Understand GIA               instruments to identify gemstones, separate
Grading Reports and familiarize yourself with        natural gems from synthetics, and detect
the best selling types of diamond jewelry.           treated gems. Learn how to use gem
1 Sat., Oct. 6, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, CLA-111,         identification skills to protect yourself from
$35 (+ $20 materials fee, payable to                 costly mistakes.
instructor). N Salama. #WJ-D315                      1 Sat., Oct. 13, 1:00-4:00 pm, CLA-111, $35
Diamond Grading Lab
                                                     (+ $20 materials fee, payable to instructor).
                                                     N Salama. #WJ-D318

                                                     Pearls
Practice with diamonds to learn many of the
identification techniques. Use diamond-testing
instruments to identify diamonds and separate        Discover Akoya, South Sea, Tahitian, and
natural diamonds from imitations. Learn how to       freshwater pearls. Learn 7 Pearl Value
use diamond identification skills to protect         Factors™: size, shape, color, luster, surface
yourself from costly mistakes.                       quality, nacre quality, and matching.
1 Sat., Oct. 6, 1:00-4:00 pm, CLA-111, $35           Understand the difference between natural
(+ $20 materials fee, payable to instructor).        and cultured pearls. Learn about post-harvest
N Salama. #WJ-D316
Colored Stone Essentials
                                                     treatments, imitation pearls, and pearl testing.
                                                     1 Sat., Oct. 27, 9:00 am-12:00 noon,
                                                     CLA-111, $35 (+ $20 materials fee, payable
Learn how to relate quality, rarity, and color to
                                                     to instructor). N Salama. #WJ-D319

                                                     Pearl and Bead Stringing
gemstone value. In addition, get in-depth
information on the “Big Three” gemstones:
rubies, sapphires, and emeralds.
                                                     Master the skills of stringing and restringing
1 Sat., Oct. 13, 9:00 am-12:00 noon,
                                                     pearls and beads professionally. Learn to
CLA-111, $35 (+ $20 materials fee, payable
                                                     create simple and advanced pieces with the
to instructor). N Salama. #WJ-D317
Jewelry Essentials
                                                     tools provided. Topics include how to choose
                                                     the right clasps and decorative accents and
Learn which metals and settings are best             how to successfully handle special requests or
suited for durability, wearability, and design.      problems. Gain the necessary knowledge to
Become acquainted with different                     buy, design, and sell custom-strung jewelry.
manufacturing techniques such as casting, die        You could create a business of your own!
striking, electroforming, and hand fabrication.      2 Sat., Oct. 27, 1:00-4:00 pm, CLA-111, and
1 Sat., Oct. 20, 9:00 am-12:00 noon,                 Nov. 3, 9:00 am-4:00 pm, LIB-G36, $95 (+ $40
CLA-111, $35 (+ $20 materials fee, payable           materials fee for bead and pearl kit, payable to
to instructor). N Salama. #WJ-D313                   instructor). N Salama. #WJ-D320

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                                 HOBBIES & CRAFTS
        Watercolor for Fun                             Make Your Own Holiday Cards
Explore the unique and beautiful qualities of          Impress your friends this holiday season.
watercolors! Learn the basic techniques of             Learn to create holiday cards using stamping,
painting with watercolors such as washes and           stickers, rub-ons, and other crafting materials.
dry on wet. Brushes, papers, and other                 1 Sat., Oct. 20, 10:00 am-1:00 pm, TEC-13J,
materials used in the process will be                  $30 (+ $15 materials fee, payable to
explained.                                             instructor). R Halloran. #WJ-D325

                                                       Scrapbooking for Beginners
6 Mon., Sept. 17-Oct. 22, 6:00-8:00 pm,
ADM-207, $95. J Cianflone. #WJ-D719
Illustrating Children’s Books                          Techniques, tips and new ideas for creating
                                                       fully-enhanced scrapbooks. Just bring scissors
Learn the steps of illustrating a children’s book      and your photos. All other materials will be
from beginning to end. Make thumbnail                  provided at first meeting.
sketches, a dummy book and a full color
spread. Published books will be explored.              1 Sat., Oct. 13, 10:00 am-1:00 pm, TEC-13J,
Some drawing and painting experience is                $25 (+ $15 materials fee, payable to
required.                                              instructor). R Halloran. #WJ-D282
6 Wed., Sept. 19-Oct. 24, 6:00-8:00 pm,                Crochet
ADM-207, $125. J Cianflone. #WJ-D933
Beginning Drawing
                                                       Create fabric from a length of cord, yarn or
                                                       thread with a hooked tool. Learn this popular
Almost all art starts out with drawing as the          pastime and create a crocheted item of your
first step. From quick sketches to detailed            choice. Bring any size crochet hook and 2
compositions, cover the basics of shading,             balls of plain colored yarn.
crosshatching, proportion and size. Learn to           2 Sat., Nov. 10 & 17, 9:00 am-4:00 pm,
use shape, line and texture.                           ADM-207, $75. N Salama. #WJ-D652

                                                            Crochet For Mothers
6 Thurs., Sept. 20-Oct. 25, 6:00-8:00 pm, LIB-

                                                       and Daughters (13 and above)
G36, $75 (+ $25 materials fee, payable to
instructor). J Cianflone. #WJ-D907
Digital Photography for                                Together, mothers and daughters learn the art
the Serious Amateur
                                                       of crochet from the most basic techniques to
                                                       the more advanced. Create matching hat and
If you're really into photography, you know that       scarf set and a bag.
you get the best pictures by having control of         6 Tues., Sept. 18-Oct. 23, 6:00-8:00 pm,
the features of your camera. In this class you'll      ADM-207, $95 per person (+ $20 materials
learn about a variety of advanced digital              fee, payable to instructor, or you may bring
camera settings and concepts such as focus,            your own supplies; for supply list, email
exposure, aperture, noise, white balance, etc.,        comeokwe@yahoo.com). C Singleton.
and how they affect the quality of your photos.        #WJ-D681

                                                            Nifty Knitting with
Get some expert advice on creating successful
digital photos. $95.
Sec. A: Wed., Nov. 7 & 14, 12:30-3:30 pm,              Rake Knitting
CLA-321. #XA-P906
Sec. B: Thurs., Nov. 8 & 15, 6:30-9:30 pm,             Frame or rake knitting, going back to the 18th
CLA-321. #XA-P907                                      century, has been known by many different
Sec. C: Sat., Nov. 10 & 17, 10:00 am-1:00 pm,          names, such as ring, spool, and French
TEC-13E. #XA-P611                                      knitting. The great tasseled caps worn by the

        Bird Watching Basics
                                                       French revolutionaries were knitted this way
                                                       on ring or circular frames, while shawls,
Discover how to identify birds and where to            petticoats, blankets, and even curtains were
find birds using binoculars and field guides.          made on ring or straight knitting frames in
Program includes campus and state park field           France, Britain, and Germany. Learn to use
trips. Wear comfortable walking shoes and              the looms to create scarves, purses, and
bring binoculars.                                      ponchos.
2 Sat., Oct. 20, 9:30-11:45 am, ADM-207 and            1 Sat., Sept. 15, 1:00-5:00 pm, ADM-207, $50
Oct. 27, 8:00-10:00 am, (meet at Rockefeller           (+ $20 materials fee for knitting kit and yarn,
State Park), $50. W Chadwick. #WJ-D419                 payable to instructor). N Salama. #WJ-D659

      Dress Making Using                               Cartooning
a Pattern                                              Learn the basics of cartooning, from basic
Learn how easy it is to make clothes using             drawing skills to developing a story, creating
step-by-step instructions for dressmaking.             characters and how to take it to completion.
Patterns come in a variety of sizes and styles;        Learn the correct way to script, pencil, letter,
learn to find one that has the right fit for your      ink and prepare your comic for publication.
shape and style of clothing. You'll use McCall's,      Humor and story strips will be discussed.
Simplicity, or Vogue beginner patterns.                Students are responsible for supplies; a full list
                                                       will be given on the first day. Please come to
1 Sat., Dec. 15, 9:00 am-5:00 pm, LIB-G36,
                                                       first class with 9"x12" sketch pad, pencil and
$75 (+ $20 materials fee for all the supplies
                                                       eraser.
you'll need to get started, payable to
instructor). N Salama. #WJ-D781                        4 Sat., Oct. 6-27, 10:00 am-1:00 pm,

Knit –
                                                       ADM-207, $125. M Grassia. #WJ-D606
         Don’t Stress
Learn the basics of knitting: knit stitch, purl, gauge, etc. and begin your first garment. Bring #7
needles, and 1 skein of worsted weight yarn (a light color, please).
5 Tues., Oct. 2-30, 6:30-8:30 pm, ADM-207, $95. D Freeman. #WJ-D277

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                   ENGLISH LANGUAGE INSTITUTE
English as a Second Language (ESL) classes meet the needs of learners whose native language
is not English. Beginner through advanced levels are offered. Level is determined by placement
exam. Registration begins at the English Language Institute in Academic Arts Bldg., Rm. 302. The
Institute Office is open Tues. & Thurs., 12:00 noon-7:30 pm, Wed. & Fri. 9:00 am-4:30 pm, Sat.,


                      GENERAL MULTI-LEVEL ESL
9:00-11:30 am and closed Mondays. See registration instructions on page 57.


        INTENSIVE (5-DAY) SATURDAY (ALL DAY) EVENING (2-DAY)
Nine levels of ESL instruction are offered. Each level provides balanced instruction and active
practice in all English language skills: listening, speaking (including pronunciation), standard
grammar, reading, and writing. New students take an examination to determine the level at which
they begin study. Most ESL students use a language laboratory for additional practice. Our
English-only environment for all activities promotes maximum learning. These courses serve the
needs of the general learner and learners preparing for college/university study. Instructors are
professionals in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages). Our courses are also



                      Semi-Intensive English Programs
offered in Spring (Jan.-April) and Summer (May-Aug.).




Nine levels (Pre-1 to 8): A multi-level program in English as a Second Language providing
balanced instruction in all language skills. New students are placed by exam. See below for test

Saturday All-Day ESL: 12 1/2 Sat., Sept. 8-Dec. 15 (skip 9/15 & 11/24), 9:00 am-3:30 pm.
date and location (registration required to take placement test).


T/Th Evening ESL: 25 T/Th, Sept. 6-Dec. 11 (skip 9/11 & 13; 11/22), 6:30-9:30 pm. Placement
Placement test on Sept. 8, 9:00 am in CLA-200. $252* (+ $8 FSA fee). #WK-D001


M/W Evening ESL: 25 M/W, Sept. 10-Dec. 10 (skip 9/12 & 17), 6:30-9:30 pm. Placement test on
test on Sept. 6, 6:30 pm in CLA-200. $252* (+ $8 FSA fee). #WK-D002


Sunday All-Day ESL: 12 1/2 Sun., Sept. 16-Dec. 16 (skip 11/25), 9:00 am-3:30 pm. Placement
Sept. 10, 6:30 pm in CLA-200. $252* (+ $8 FSA fee). #WK-MWE


Morning ESL: 24 classes, 9:00 am-12:00 noon in Mt. Vernon, Yonkers, Ossining and Peekskill.
test on Sept. 16, 9:00 am in KNC-5. $252* (+ $8 FSA fee). #WK-D005

$241*. (See schedules and available levels below, under In Your Neighborhood).

             *Textbooks are required for all courses and are not included in fee.

               Intensive English Program                    (Morning or Afternoon)

5 days, Mon-Fri. This 15-hour per week course allows motivated learners of English to advance
rapidly starting at any level from zero-beginner to advanced. The Intensive English Program meets
the needs of serious learners, such as preparation for university study, or to increase career
possibilities. Placement test is required of all new students. ESL Special Topics, open to all IEP
students, supplements the Intensive English Program with an additional 3 hours per week of
instruction and practice in one or more particular skill or content areas. Students who have F-1
status (have an I-20 form) can satisfy the full-time requirement by adding Special Topics OR any
other non-credit ESL course meeting at least 3 hours per week. Register early to obtain your

Morning: 66 sessions, Sept. 5-Dec. 12 (skip 9/6-9/11; 11/22-23), 9:00 am-12:00 noon, $871* (+ $8
choice of morning or afternoon schedules.


Afternoon: 66 sessions, Sept. 5-Dec. 21 (skip 9/6-19; 11/22 & 23), 3:00-6:00 pm, $871* (+ $8
FSA fee), last placement test Wed., 9/5, 9:00 am, KNC-5; 1st class: Sept. 12. #WK-D020/D021


ESL Special Topics (IEP): 24 T/Th, Sept. 20-Dec. 13 (skip 11/22), 1:00-2:30 pm, $165. #WK-ST
FSA fee), placement test Wed., 9/5, 3:00 pm, KNC-5; 1st class: Sept. 20. #WK-D017/D018


          F-1 Students: See Specialized Courses section for more course options.

       Note: Immigration form I-20A/B available to F-1 student visa/status applicants;
           Call 914-606-6163 for important information and a special application.

                             Specialized ESL Courses
Pronunciation For Beginners/ESL
Pronunciation course designed for mid-beginning to low-intermediate level (ELI Levels 2-4) English
language students to help students at this level master essential basics. This course will introduce
students to essential elements of English pronunciation such as sounds (and how to produce
them), rhythm, intonation, word stress and vowel reduction. These skills will help improve students’
ability to both make themselves better understood when they speak, and comprehend what they
hear, thereby improving students’ confidence.
14 Mon. Sept. 17-Dec. 17, 1:00-4:00 pm, KNC-1, $183 (+ $8 FSA fee). #WK-02A

                     Many ESL classes are offered in your neighborhood.
                                 See p. 58 for information.


                                                               to register call 914-606-6656      55
English Pronunciation I/ESL –                      Business English for
Monday or Saturday schedules available             Internationals
Designed for intermediate to advanced              Develop your spoken and written English skills
learners. Prerequisite: Conversational             for business study and practical applications.
Proficiency in American English or ELI level       Participants build fluency and increase their
6+, or with permission. All new pronunciation      knowledge of terminology and cultural
students, except the most advanced, should         differences affecting communication.
begin with this course. Upon completion of the     Prerequisite: High intermediate proficiency in
course, students will have improved their          English (ELI Level 6+).
ability to discriminate similar English sounds
                                                   14 Sat., Sept. 8-Dec. 15 (skip 11/24), 12:30-
and to better articulate English sounds in a
                                                   3:30 pm, CLA-206, $183 (+ $8 FSA fee).
variety of phonetic environments to improve
                                                   #WK-15C

                                                   Computer Skills:
comprehensibility and build confidence.
                                                                            Basics for
Participants will have identified problematic
                                                   ESL Learners
areas in their speech related to the production
of vowels and consonants.
14 Mon., Sept. 17-Dec. 17, 6:30-9:30 pm,           For non-native speakers of English only. This
HSC-2, $183 (+ $8 FSA fee). #WK-03A                course has been adapted to the special
14 Sat., Sept. 8-Dec. 15 (skip 11/24),             requirements of students with only a basic (or
9:00 am-12:00 noon, CLA-202, $183 (+ $8            higher) ability to understand, speak and read
FSA fee). #WK-03B                                  English. Intro to computers, Windows basics,

English Pronunciation II/ESL –
                                                   Intro to Word and Internet skills. Prerequisite:
                                                   High beginner proficiency in English or ELI
On Mondays or Saturdays!
                                                   Level 3 or higher.
                                                   6 Mon., Sept. 24-Oct. 29, 6:30-9:30 pm,

                                                   At Peekskill Center: 6 Mon., Sept. 25-
Pronunciation for high intermediate to
                                                   TEC-13D, $115. #WK-PC1
advanced English language learners. This
course is for intermediate to advanced
                                                   Oct. 30, 6:30-9:30 pm, room 203, $115.

                                                   At Cross County Center: 6 Thurs., Sept. 20-
learners of ESL (ELI Level 6+). Improve
                                                   #PE-PC1
English sounds, rhythm and intonation at a
more advanced level. Prerequisite:
                                                   Oct. 25, 6:30-9:30 pm, $115. #YK-PC1

                                                   Computer Skills:
Conversational Proficiency in American
                                                                             More Basics for
English, or ELI Level 6+, or with ESL
                                                   ESL Learners
permission, or the course #WK-003.
14 Mon., Sept. 17-Dec. 17, 6:30-9:30 pm,
KNC-2, $183 (+ $8 FSA fee). #WK-04A                Prerequisite: Completion of Computer Skills:
14 Sat., Sept. 8-Dec. 15 (skip 11/24),             Basics for ESL Learners, #WK-PC1 (or ELI
9:00 am-12:00 noon, CLA-203, $183 (+ $8            permission). Designed for non-native speakers
FSA fee). #WK-04B                                  of English only. This introductory course for

ESL Writing Workshops:
                                                   English language learners accommodates
                                                   learners at ELI level 3 or above. Extend your
Levels I, II, & III
                                                   range of basic skills in Word, Excel and
                                                   Internet Explorer.
A course in academic and general purpose
                                                   6 Mon., Nov. 5-Dec. 17, 6:30-9:30 pm,

                                                   At Peekskill Center: 6 Tues., Nov. 6-Dec. 18
writing offered at the low intermediate to
                                                   TEC-13D, $115. #WK-PC2
advanced level. Level determined by testing at
first session. Improve personal, academic, and
                                                   (skip 12/11), 6:30-9:30 pm, Room 203, $115.

                                                   At Cross County Center: 6 Thurs., Nov. 1-
job-related writing skills. Prerequisite:
                                                   #PE-PC2
Intermediate English proficiency (ELI level 6+).
22 M/W, Sept. 24-Dec. 5, 7:00-9:30 pm, $214        Dec. 13 (skip 11/22), 6:30-9:30 pm, $115.
(+ $8 FSA fee). Placement test for new,            #YK-PC2

                                                   Test Taking Skills/ESL:
registered, students at first class, 9/24 in
KNC-5 at 7:00 pm. Level I, II & III students all
register in #WK-019.                               Citizenship Prep for English Learners
TOEFL Preparation Workshop                         Good test-taking skills will help you succeed!
                                                   Learn effective test-taking strategies to reduce
This course is designed to help improve the        your anxiety and improve your performance.
English language and test-taking skills of         There are three parts which may be taken
learners preparing for the Test of English as a    together or individually depending on your
Foreign Language or other high intermediate        needs.
level learners focusing on academic reading
and listening comprehension, grammatical           At Cross County Center: Sat., Sept. 15.
accuracy and clarity in speech and writing.        Sec. A: Citizenship Application, 9:00-
Prerequisite: High intermediate to advanced        11:00 am, $10. #YK-C01
proficiency in English (ELI Level 6+).             Sec. B: US History and Civics Exam
                                                   Preparation, 11:15 am-1:15 pm, $10. #YK-C02
22 M/W, Sept. 24-Dec. 5 (no skips), 7:00-          Sec. C: Interview Preparation, 2:15-3:15 pm,
9:30 pm, KNC-4, $214 (+ $8 FSA fee).               $10. #YK-C03
#WK-14A
14 Sat., Sept. 8-Dec. 15 (skip 11/24), 12:30-
4:25 pm, CLA-109, $214 (+ $8 FSA fee).

At Somers: 22 T/Th, Sept. 25-Dec. 11, 7:00-
#WK-14B

9:30 pm, $214. Registration by phone- 914-606-
6656, Internet: www.sunywcc.edu/ESL or at
Somers Public Library on Aug. 25. #SE-14A.



       Except where noted, these courses take place at the college’s main Valhalla campus.


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ESL through Cooking                                English for Academic
Food can be a hot topic for conversation! This     Purposes Program
course takes advantage of the rich                 The ELI’s General Multi-Level ESL programs
opportunities for language practice that a         are designed to help you prepare for college
kitchen environment offers. The context of         courses and other uses of English, but we also
food preparation provides the opportunity for      offer this program that focuses on academic
participants to build their English language       English skills necessary for success in college
skills in speaking, listening, reading, and        courses. It is designed especially for learners
essential vocabulary. Each three-hour class        scoring 4 on the college’s English placement
culminates in the sharing of a jointly prepared    essay at the Testing and Assessment Center,
meal; dishes are usually chosen from one of        or who have ELI level 6 or higher. Additional
the instructor’s four published cookbooks. As a    assessment will be completed at the first class
final project, students develop their speaking     session.
and presentation skills in English as they teach
a class in the preparation of a dish from their    24 W/F, Sept. 14-Dec. 7 (skip 11/23),

At Mt. Vernon Center: 10 Wed., Sept. 19-
own culture.                                       9:00 am-12:00 noon, TEC-101, $281 (+ $8
                                                   FSA fee). #WK-D057
                                                   24 M/W, Sept. 12-Dec. 3, 6:30-9:30 pm,
Nov. 21, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, $230. MV-CK1          KNC-4, $281 (+ $8 FSA fee). #WK-D058
                                                   14 Sat., Sept. 8-Dec. 15 (skip 11/24),
                                                   9:00 am-12:00 noon, HSC-13, $183 (+ $8
                                                   FSA fee). #WK-D059


        WOULD YOU LIKE TO BEGIN A COLLEGE DEGREE
               OR CERTIFICATE PROGRAM?
 If you have completed level 5 in our Intensive or Semi-Intensive program (or have an
 equivalent level of English proficiency) and are considering enrolling in a
 college/university program, contact Robert Nechols, 914-606-6198, or Eileen McKee,
 914-606-6163, to make an appointment to discuss your future studies. We will help
 you answer the question: Am I ready? We will evaluate your English language ability
 and, if appropriate, provide a referral necessary for entrance to the college. Even if
 you are not completely ready for college, you might be able to start in regular credit
 courses while you continue improving your English. In addition to our general ESL
 programs, we have specialized ESL courses which have helped many ESL learners
 succeed in college and achieve their academic goals.


                     HOW TO REGISTER FOR ESL
  WHEN? Registration for Fall 2007 ESL courses opens Wed., July 18.
  WHERE? First, English Language Institute Office in AAB-302; then pay in
  Continuing Education Office in Administration Bldg, Room 207 (ADM-207).
         :
  FIRST Obtain all information about courses & placement testing; complete
  registration form at English Language Institute Office, AAB-302.
  SECOND: Take completed form to ADM-207 (Office of Continuing Education).
  Payment by Visa or MasterCard, check/money order or cash. All on-campus
  students pay an $8.00 F.S.A. fee once per semester in addition to the tuition.
  I   Telephone and Internet registration also begins Wed., July 18.
      Call 914-606-6656 or go to www.sunywcc.edu/ESL and pay with
      Visa or MasterCard.
  I   NY/Westchester County Residency: All ESL tuition rates in this section are
      resident rates. Call 914-606-6656 for information. Non-residents are
      welcome, but pay a 150% non-resident surcharge in addition to the regular
      tuition. Residents have been in New York for one year or more.
  I                       :
    PLACEMENT TEST Testing required if you are new or did not take final
  exam in Spring or Summer 2007. Placement test is given at first session of all
  Semi-Intensive and Intensive ESL programs. You must already be registered to
  take the test. Testing information and appointments are provided at time of
  registration.
                   English Language Institute Office: AAB-302
                 INFO: 914-606-6656 I www.sunywcc.edu/ESL

                                                             to register call 914-606-6656     57
       LEARN ENGLISH IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
       We also offer ESL courses closer to your home or job in Mahopac, Mt. Kisco, Mt. Vernon,
  New Rochelle, Peekskill, Port Chester, Ossining, Somers, and Yonkers/Cross County Shopping Center.

       Information for all locations: call us at 914-606-6656. Se habla español.
                          The placement test is on the first day of each course.




 ESL: All the Basics (levels 0-1): 24 T/Th, Sept. 20-Dec. 13 (skip 11/22), 6:30-9:30 pm, $78.
 MAHOPAC (Mahopac High School, 421 Baldwin Place Rd., Mahopac)
 Register, pay and take test on 9/20 at Mahopac High School. #PE-010


 ESL: All the Basics (levels 0-1): 24 M/W, Sept. 26-Dec. 17, 6:30-9:30 pm, $78. Register, pay and
 MOUNT KISCO (Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, 15 S. Bedford Rd)
 take test on 9/26, 6:30 pm, at Lutheran Church of the Resurrection. #MK-D006


 Evening ESL (levels 4-7): 24 T/Th, Sept. 6-Dec. 4 (skip 9/11 & 11/22), 6:30-9:30 pm, $241. #MV-V002
 MOUNT VERNON (175 Gramatan Ave.)
 Saturday ESL (levels 0-3): 12 Sat., Sept. 15-Dec. 15 (skip 11/24), 9:00 am-3:30 pm, $241. #MV-V001
 Morning ESL (levels 0-3): 24 T/Th, Sept. 6-Dec. 4 (skip 9/11 & 11/22), 9:00 am-12:00 noon, $241. #MV-V003
        ESL through Cooking: 10 Wed., Sept. 19-Nov. 21, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, $230. MV-CK1
 (see course description on p. 57)


 Evening ESL (Levels 2-5): 24 M/W, Sept. 19-Dec. 17 (skip 9/24-26), 6:30-9:30 pm, $241. #NR-D002
 NEW ROCHELLE (Blessed Sacrament High School, 15 Shea Place)


 Evening ESL (levels 0-4): 24 M/W, Sept. 12-Dec. 5 (skip 9/17), 6:30-9:30 pm, $241. #OS-D002
 OSSINING (Rockledge Ave., behind Arcadian Shopping Center)
 Saturday ESL (levels 0-4): 12 Sat., Sept. 8-Dec. 8 (skip 11/24), 9:00 am-3:30 pm, $241. #OS-D001
 Sunday ESL (levels 0-4): 12 Sun., Sept. 9-Dec. 16 (skip 11/25), 9:00 am-3:30 pm, $241. #OS-D001
 Morning ESL (levels 0-3): 24 T/Th, Sept. 13-Dec. 11 (skip 9/18 & 11/22), 9:00 am-12:00 noon, $241. OS-D003


 Morning ESL (levels 0-3): 24 T/Th, Sept. 11-Dec. 6 (skip 9/13 & 11/22), 9:00 am-12:00 noon, $241. #PE-003
 PEEKSKILL (27 N. Division St.)
 Evening ESL (levels 0-6): 24 M/W, Sept.17 -Dec. 12 (skip 9/19 & 24), 6:30-9:30 pm, $241. #PE-002
 Saturday ESL (levels 0-6): 12 Sat., Sept. 15-Dec. 15 (skip 11/24), 9:00 am-3:30 pm, $241. #PE-001
 Computer Skills: Basics for ESL Learners: 6 Tues., Sept. 25-Oct. 30, 6:30-9:30 pm, $115. #PE-PC1
 Computer Skills: More Basics for ESL Learners: 6 Tues., Nov. 6-Dec. 18 (skip 12/11),
 6:30-9:30 pm, $115. #PE-PC2


 Evening ESL (levels 0-5): 24 M/W, Sept. 17-Dec. 12 (skip 9/19 & 24), 6:30-9:30 pm, $241. #PC-P002
 PORT CHESTER (Port Chester Middle School, across street from Rye Ridge Shopping Center cinema)


 TOEFL Preparation Workshop: 22 T/Th, Sept. 25-Dec. 11, 7:00-9:30 pm, $214. Registration at
 SOMERS (Somers High School, 120 Primrose St., Lincolndale)
 Somers Library on Aug. 25 from 11:00 am-2:00 pm. #SE-14A. [or register by phone: 914-606-6656,
 or via the Internet: sunywcc.edu/ESL]


 M/W Evening ESL (levels 0-3): 24 M/W, Sept. 5-Nov. 28 (skip 9/10), 6:30-9:30 pm, $241. #YK-K002
 YONKERS/CROSS COUNTY (6 Xavier Dr., 5th Fl., blue office building)
 T/Th Evening ESL (levels 0-3): 24 T/Th, Sept. 11-Dec. 11 (skip 9/13 & 18; 11/22), 6:30-9:30 pm,

 Sat. ESL (levels 4-7): 12 Sat., Aug. 25-Dec. 8 (skip 9/1 & 11/24), 9:00 am-3:30 pm, $241. #YK-K001
 $241. #YK-K005

 Morning ESL (levels 0-3): 24 T/Th, Sept. 18-Dec. 18 (skip 9/9, 20, & 25; 11/22), 9:00 am-12:00 noon,

 Computer Skills: Basics for ESL Learners: 6 Thurs., Sept. 20-Oct. 25, 6:30-9:30 pm, $115. #YK-PC1
 $241. #YK-K004

 Computer Skills: More Basics For ESL Learners: 6 Thurs., Nov. 1-Dec. 13 (skip 11/22),

 Test Taking Skills/ESL: Citizenship Prep for English Learners
 6:30-9:30 pm, $115. #YK-PC2

 Sec. A: Citizenship Application, Sept. 15, 9:00-11:00 am, $10. #YK-C01
 Sec. B: US History and Civics Exam Preparation, Sept. 15, 11:15 am-1:15 pm, $10. #YK-C02
 Sec. C: Interview Preparation, Sept. 15, 2:15-15 pm, $10. #YK-C03




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                 EXTENSION CENTER REGISTRATION
You may register at any time at one of our Extension Service Centers (Mt. Vernon, Ossining,
Peekskill, Yonkers/Cross County) or on the main campus in Valhalla during regular business hours.
You may also register at any of the following Extension Center Open Houses. All Open Houses are

Northern Centers:
from 5:30-7:30 pm.

Mahopac                           Mahopac HS                           Monday, August 27
Ossining                          Arcadian Shopping Ctr.,              Thursday, August 9
                                  Route 9                              Thursday, August 23
                                                                       Tuesday, August 28
Peekskill                         27 North Division St.                Monday, August 13
                                                                       Wednesday, August 22


Southern Centers:
Shrub Oak                         Lakeland HS                          Wednesday, August 29


Mt. Vernon                        175 Gramatan Ave.                    Thursday, August 16 (10:00 am)
                                                                       Tuesday, August 21
                                                                       Wednesday, August 29
New Rochelle                      Blessed Sacrament HS                 Wednesday, August 22
Port Chester                      Port Chester MS                      Monday, August 20
Yonkers                           Roosevelt HS                         Tuesday, August 28
Yonkers                           Cross County Center                  Wednesday, August 15

              Students who wish to register for EOC classes are welcome to register
                                  6 Xavier Dr., 5th Floor

                            at any Open House or the main campus.



                                    Work Toward Your Purchase College B.A. Degree
                                    at Westchester Community College - Peekskill

   Whether you are an associate degree graduate from         Highlights Include:
   Westchester Community College or another college, or      • Degree Offered: B.A. in Liberal Studies
   have earned at least 60 college credits elsewhere and     • Up to 90 Transfer Credits Accepted
   want to complete your bachelor’s degree, Purchase         • Part-time or Full-time
   College at Westchester Community College – Peekskill      • Affordable SUNY Tuition
   may be right for you.                                     • Evening Courses
   (914) 606-7310                       wccpeekskill@purchase.edu                 www.purchase.edu/ce


 Westchester Community College offers programs leading to more than 50 different associate
 degrees and certificates in a variety of career fields. Call us at 914-606-6735 for more
 information about earning college credits.

ASSOCIATE IN ARTS                                                              CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS
DEGREE PROGRAMS
                                        Early Childhood
                                        EMT-Paramedic                          Applied Art
Communications and Media Arts           Engineering Technologies:              Chemical Dependency Counseling
Liberal Arts/Humanities                       Apprentice Training-Automotive   Computer Aided Drafting (CAD)
Liberal Arts/Social Science                     (not enrolling new students)   Computer Applications Specialist

ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCE
                                              Civil Technology                 Computer Art

DEGREE PROGRAMS
                                              Electrical Technology            Computer Programming
                                              Mechanical Technology            Direct Care Practice
Accounting                                    Telecommunications               Early Childhood
Business Administration                 Technology                             EMT-Paramedic
Computer Science                        Food Service Administration/           Financial Office Specialist
Engineering Science                           Dietetic Technician              Help Desk Support
Food Service Administration/            Food Service Administration/           Medical Billing and Coding
      Foods and Nutrition                     Culinary Arts & Management       Networking
International Business                  Human Services                         Office Technologies
Liberal Arts/Mathematics and Science    Marketing                              Paralegal

ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE
                                        Networking                             Practical Nursing (LPN)

DEGREE PROGRAMS
                                        Nursing (RN)                           Small Business Entrepreneurship
                                        Office Technologies                    Teaching Assistant
Business Administration                 Paralegal                              Telecommunications
Chemical Dependency Counseling          Performing Arts                        Web Development for E-Commerce
Computer Information Systems            Radiologic Technology
Criminal Justice: Corrections           Respiratory Care
Criminal Justice: Police                Retail Mgt/Fashion Merchandising
                                        Visual Arts


                    Fall 2007 Continuing Education Schedule was prepared by the
                     Publications Office and the Continuing Education Department
                           of Westchester Community College and Type, etc.
                    Information contained within this schedule is subject to change.
                            Visit www.sunywcc.edu for updated information.

                 Andrew J. Spano                                      Joseph N. Hankin
            Westchester County Executive                                  President
                                                                Westchester Community College

                                                                      to register call 914-606-6830      59
INDEX OF COURSES
Academy for Entrepreneurial Excellence ........23                              Excel ............................................................33
Accounting & Bookkeeping ................................5                     Internet Searches ........................................33
Acting ...............................................................36       Organizing Your Computer Files..................33
Acting, Craft of .................................................32           Word ............................................................33
Actor, Find Work...............................................36           Computers, Mac
Aikido ...............................................................50       Adobe Illustrator...........................................24
American History..............................................32               Adobe After Effects .....................................24
American Sign Language.................................31                      Adobe InDesign ...........................................24
Anger Management..........................................52                   Digital Audio.................................................24
Animal Totem ...................................................49             Dreamweaver...............................................24
Aquacise ..........................................................32          iLIfe ..............................................................25
Archeology, Local.............................................46               iMOVIE, Editing with ....................................24
Architecture, History.........................................34               MAC, Intro to................................................24
Architecture, Understanding.............................32                     Macromedia Flash .......................................24
Armchair Travel Agent................................18, 33                    OSX, Intro to ................................................24
Aromatherapy...................................................48              Open Studio Access Package .......................7
Aromatherapy for Pets .....................................49                  Photo Editing ...............................................24
Art & Society in Africa ......................................35               Podcasting ...................................................25
Art Talk Tours .....................................................6          Web Forms & Functions ..............................24
Article 35 ............................................................6       Web Server Overview..................................24
Artist, Business of Being a.................................6                  Web Sites, Usable .......................................24
Arts, Marketing ...................................................6        Computers, Programming
Assertiveness Training .....................................52                 HTML, Web Programming in .......................23
Audition, How to...............................................36              Javascript, Web Programming in.................23
Autism, Students with ......................................52                 Microsoft .NET Development Using C#.......23
Automotive Basics............................................47                Video Game Design.....................................23
Babysitters, Skills for .......................................31           Construction Trades Training ...........................14
Background Investigations .................................6                Cooking
Backyard Birding ..............................................45              At Mt. Vernon.........................................40, 41
Ballet ................................................................36      At Valhalla..............................................39, 40
Ballroom Dance................................................35            CPR............................................................11, 46
Belly Dance ......................................................36        Craniosacral Therapy.......................................48
Bird Watching Basics .......................................54              Crochet.............................................................54
Blogging ...........................................................18      CSE Partnership ..............................................52
Boxing ..............................................................50     Death & Culture ...............................................35
Business Plan, Winding Road..........................13                     Defensive Driving .............................................46
Business, Checklist for.....................................14              Destination London/Rome/Japan.....................44
Business, Everyday Problems of .....................14                      Dietary Manager.................................................9
Business, Financing Your.................................13                 Difficult People, Dealing With...........................52
Cake Decorating..............................................41             Digestive Solutions...........................................47
Calling Theatre Fans........................................32              Digital Photography....................................33, 54
Canada.............................................................35       Discover a World of Information.......................32
Cardio Kickboxing ............................................50            Dramatic Reading of Scenes ...........................32
Cartooning........................................................54        Drawing ............................................................54
Catering Menus & Food Presentation................6                         Dress Making Using Patterns ..........................54
CCA Preparation ................................................8           Driving, Pre-Licensing ......................................46
Center for Mature Worker ................................34                 E/M Coding ........................................................8
Certified Nurse Assistant..................................12               Egyptian Pharaohs, History .............................34
Certified Nurse Assistant, Careers in.................4                     Electrocardiography (ECG) ..............................12
Child Abuse Prevention......................................9               Empowerment ..................................................52
Chinese ............................................................30      Energy Healing.................................................48
Cisco ................................................................25    Energy Workshop.............................................47
Civil War Generals ...........................................34            Engagement Ring Buying Guide......................53
Civil War via Film .............................................35          Engineers, Continuing Education.......................9
Climate Change ...............................................45            English as a Second Language.....55, 56, 57, 58
Collage .............................................................32     Entrepreneurship................................................8
Collegium .........................................................33       ESL ................................................55, 56, 57, 58
Comedy Improvisation .....................................35                Estate Planning for Older Adults......................32
Computer Aided Design (CAD) ........................25                      Etiquette, Business ............................................4
Computer Applications Specialist.....................26                     Etiquette, Dining.................................................4
Computers, Applications                                                     Etiquette, Social ...............................................52
   Computers/Office Skills ...............................23                Event Planner, Become a ..................................5
   Microsoft Office Applications ...........20, 21, 22                      Family Caregiver..............................................33
   QuickBooks, Intro, Advanced, Payroll in......19                          Family Conversation .......................................51
Computers, Basic Skills                                                     FELDENKRAIS Method .............................32, 50
   Blogging .......................................................18       Feng Shui.........................................................47
   Computers for ESL Learners .......................56                     Fibromyalgia.....................................................47
   Getting Started.............................................19           Fiction Forum ...................................................38
   Internet and Email........................................19             Fiction Writing ..................................................38
   Keyboarding.................................................18           First Aid ............................................................46
   Managing Your Computer ............................19                    Food Service Sanitation.....................................9
Computers, Certifications                                                   French ..............................................................30
   A+ ................................................................26    Funeral Directors, Continuing Education .........10
   Bookkeeping ................................................19           GED Prep ........................................................11
   CAD .............................................................25      Gemology.........................................................53
   Cheetah Learning PM Master’s Certificate..27                             German ............................................................30
   CISCO Networking Academy.......................25                        Get in Shape for Life........................................50
   Computer Applications Specialist ................26                      Getting Published.............................................38
   Help Desk Support.......................................26               Getting Your Feet Wet......................................38
   MCSE/MCSA ...............................................26              Ghost Stories of Hudson River Valley..............46
   Microsoft Office Specialist20 ...........................                Golf...................................................................50
   MS Office Skills/Administrative                                          Great American Novel......................................38
   Professional .................................................27         Greek ...............................................................30
   Network+/Server+ ........................................26              Guided Walking in NYC ...................................32
Computers for Older Adults                                                  Guitar ...............................................................36
   Computers Made Easy ................................33                   Help Desk Support ..........................................26
   Keyboarding.................................................33           Hiking for Health ..............................................32

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INDEX OF COURSES continued
Hindi .................................................................30   Publicize Anything ..............................................5
Holiday Cards...................................................54          Purchase@Peekskill ........................................58
Holistic Pet Care ..............................................49          Putting Your Garden to Bed .............................44
Home Repair ....................................................44          Quit Smoking ...................................................48
Home-Based Business.....................................14                  Real Estate
Hot Topics in the News ....................................32                  Real Estate Appraisal ..................................16
Hudson River History ......................................46                  Real Estate Appraisal, Careers in..................4
Hudson Valley History ......................................46                 Real Estate Appraisal CE ......................16, 17
Hypnosis .........................................................48           Real Estate, Careers in .................................4
Il Salotto Italiano ..............................................31           Real Estate CE ................................15, 16, 17
Illustrating Children’s Books.............................54                   Real Estate Salespersons ...........................15
Import/Export A-Z ...............................................5          Real Estate, Buy & Sell....................................39
Improve Your Immune System.........................32                       Reflexology .....................................................48
Inconvenient Truths..........................................32             Reiki .................................................................49
Infection Control ...............................................11         Reiki for Pets....................................................49
Insurance                                                                   Restaurant/Catering Business, Starting.............6
    Insurance CE ...............................................18          Restaurant Classes..............................42, 43, 44
    Life, Accident & Health Brokers ...................18                   Resumes, Electronic ..........................................4
    Personal Lines Brokers................................18                Russian ............................................................31
    Property & Casualty Brokers .......................18                   Santeria, Secrets of .........................................35
    P & C Brokers Review Class .......................18                    School Violence Prevention ...............................9
Intuitive Eating..................................................48        Scrapbooking ..................................................54
Irish Republican Free State .............................34                 Scuba Diving Basics .......................................50
Italian................................................................30   Self Defense for Women .................................50
Italian Women Writing ......................................30              ServSafe ............................................................9
Italy in Black & White ......................................30             Sign Language .................................................31
Japanese .........................................................30        Single Discussion Group..................................52
Job Search Using Internet .................................4                Sleep Disturbances ..........................................47
Jr. Chef Academy.............................................31             Slicing the Apple ..............................................44
Judo ................................................................50     Solopreneurs....................................................13
Knitting.............................................................54     Somers Lifelong Learning ............................2, 37
Landscape, History of......................................45               Spanish ............................................................31
Languages .................................................30, 31           Spanish for Healthcare Professionals..............12
Latin Dance ......................................................36        Special Education Overview ...........................52
Learning Strategies & Study Skills...................10                     Spelling 101 .....................................................10
Learning Vacations...........................................45             Spelling and Grammar .....................................11
Life After College................................................5         Sports Performance .........................................48
Life Coaching for Success ...............................52                 Starbound Talent ..............................................51
Managing Your Time........................................13                Storytelling .......................................................47
Marketing Yourself..............................................4           Stress Reduction..............................................48
Math 101 ..........................................................10       Stress Relief.....................................................47
Matting & Framing..............................................7            Study Skills.......................................................11
Meaningful Photographs, Creating ..................32                       Submit Work with Style ....................................38
Medical Billing & Coding ....................................8              Success, Key to ...............................................52
Meditation.........................................................47       Successful Communications ..............................4
Memory Power, Boost Your..............................32                    Surgical Technology .........................................12
Metamorphosis.................................................49            Surgical Technology, Careers in ........................4
Metamorphosis for Pets ...................................49                Swimming.........................................................51
Metaphysics ...................................................47           Tarot ................................................................53
Millionaire, Make Your Kid................................51                Taste of Westchester ...........................42, 43, 44
Mind/Body Healing ...........................................48             Tea 101 ............................................................39
Modern Portfolio Strategies .............................39                 Teacher Assistant Exam Prep ..........................11
Money, Making it Last ......................................39              Telecommunications...........................................8
Music, Enjoyment of.........................................32              Tennis...............................................................51
Native Americans.............................................46             Test Taking Skills..............................................10
Native New York Plants....................................44                Think & Grow Rich .............................................4
Nature in Fall....................................................32        Thinking Outside the Box.................................35
New Faculty Workshop ......................................5                Time Management Skills..................................10
Notary Public Exam Prep .................................11                 Tobacco Sales Training......................................9
Old Croton Aqueduct Tours .............................45                   Tour Guide, NYC..............................................44
Online Classes.....................................26, 27, 28               Trigger Point Therapy .....................................48
Oral Communication Skills.................................5                 Untold Story.....................................................32
Organize Yourself...............................................4           Vegetarian Lifestyle .........................................39
Ornamentals & Turf............................................9             Vermicomposting..............................................45
Palmistry ..........................................................53      Visual Storytelling.............................................38
Paralegal ............................................................7     Vocabulary, Build a Good.................................10
Parent Survival Kit ...........................................51           Water Exercise .................................................51
Past Lives, Dreams, Soul Travel......................53                     Watercolor .......................................................54
Patient Care Technician ...................................12               Web Search Strategies ....................................13
Pet First Aid........................................................9      Weight Management ........................................48
Pet Therapy..................................................5, 51          West African Textiles ........................................35
Phlebotomy ......................................................12         Wheeling & Dealing: Car Buying .....................46
Photography in Africa.......................................35              Wine Appreciation ............................................40
Piano ................................................................36    World War I & II, History of ..............................34
Politics for Dummies ........................................34             World War II via Film .......................................35
Portugese.........................................................31        Write a Book, I Want to ....................................38
Prescription for Nutritional Healing ..................47                   Writers Workshop ..........................................38
Presentation Skills............................................13           Writing, Fiction .................................................38
Project Transition .........................................7, 23           Writing, Improve Your.......................................10
Protect & Invest Your Wealth ...........................39                  Writing, Magazine & Newspaper......................38
Pruning Trees & Shrubs ..................................44                 Writing, PR .......................................................38
Psychology & Popcorn ....................................35                 Yoga ................................................................50
Psychology of Photography .............................53                   Yonkers Waterfront Tour...................................45
Public Relations ...............................................13          You’re on the Air.................................................5
Public Speaking .................................................5          Youth Coaching Certification..............................9
Public Speaking for Writers..............................38
Public Water Supply...........................................9

                                                                                                to register call 914-606-6830                           61
                                 Class Locations:
     Most classes (codes VA, WA, WJ, WK, XA, YA) meet on the Valhalla Campus; see below

                                 Other Locations:
                            for campus map and building locations.


Ossining (code OS): 22 Rockledge Ave.              Mt. Vernon (code MV): 175 Gramatan Ave.

Yonkers/Cross County Shopping Center               Peekskill (code PE): 27 N. Division St.
(Arcadian Shopping Center), 914-606-7400           914-606-7200

(codes YR & YK): 6 Xavier Dr. 5th floor,           914-606-7300

          For directions to these locations, visit our web site at www.sunywcc.edu
across from Sears, 914-606-7100



                                                       VALHALLA CAMPUS
                              CAMPUS MAP               BUILDING CODES
                                                       AAB       Academic Arts Bldg.
                                                       ADM       Administration Bldg.
                                                       BK        Bookstore
                                                       CLA       Classroom Bldg.
                                                       HSC       Health Science Bldg.
                                                       KNC       Knollwood Center
                       LIB
                                                       LIB       Library
                                                       PEB       Physical Ed. Bldg.
                                                       SCI       Science Bldg.
                                                       STC       Student Center
                                                       TEC       Technology Bldg.


                                                       OFF-CAMPUS CLASSES
                                                       If your course number contains an
                                                       OS, MV, PE,YK or YR, your class is
                                                       located off-campus. See above for

                                                       www.sunywcc.edu for directions to
                                                       locations; visit our web site at

                                                       these sites.



        DIRECTIONS TO MAIN VALHALLA CAMPUS
FROM THE BRONX RIVER PARKWAY
Take Virginia Road, Exit 26. SOUTHBOUND: turn right; NORTHBOUND: turn left.
At end of Virginia Road, turn right onto Route 100. Campus entrance is approx.

FROM CROSS-WESTCHESTER PARKWAY (Route 287)
1/4 mile on left.

Take Hartsdale Exit 4. EASTBOUND: turn left; WESTBOUND: turn right. North on

FROM THE SPRAIN PARKWAY
Knollwood Road (Route 100A) approx. 1/2 mile to campus entrance on right.

Take Eastview Exit. NORTHBOUND: turn right; SOUTHBOUND: turn left onto

FROM THE SAW MILL RIVER PARKWAY
Route 100. Campus entrance is approx. 1/4 mile on right.

Take Eastview Exit. NORTHBOUND: turn right; SOUTHBOUND: turn left onto

BY BUS OR TRAIN
Route 100C. Campus entrance is approx. 2-1/2 miles on right.

Bee-Line buses No. 1-C, 15, 40 & 41 come onto the campus. For a schedule, call -
914-813-7777. Metro North Harlem Line train should be taken to White Plains, where
you can take the #40 bus or a taxi. For a train schedule, call 1-800-638-7646.
Parking for handicapped persons is available. For information, call Student Health
Office at 914-606-6610.

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Continuing Education
Westchester Community College
75 Grasslands Rd.                        Ì Enclosed is my check, payable to Westchester Community College.
Valhalla, NY 10595
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                                             COURSE                         COURSE TITLE                      STARTING         TUITION
Customer                                     NUMBER                                                             DATE

Information
Refunds
• There are no refunds for classes
  that meet for one session only
• Before first class: 100% refund
  of tuition.
• Before second class: 50%
  refund.                                                                                   *F.S.A. fee (registration fee)         $8.00
• After second class: no refund.                                                            TOTAL ENCLOSED                         $

All refund requests must be made         * Payable once each semester for non-credit courses that meet more than one day or are

                                          insurance while on campus. This fee is waived for non-credit courses held off campus.
to the college in writing. If you paid    longer than 8 hours. The FSA fee covers campus parking, photo ID and limited accident
by check, please allow 6-8 weeks
for your refund to be processed.          (Materials fees are payable to the instructor at the first class).
Credit card refunds are processed
immediately.                              The Department of Health & Human Services requires institutions of higher education

Changes and Closings
                                          to report student enrollments by ethnic status.
                                          The information requested below will assist in meeting this requirement.
The college reserves the right to
                                          Please check the appropriate box (Response is optional.)
make faculty substitutions at its
discretion. The college also               1. Ì White, not of Hispanic Origin       4. Ì Asian or Pacific Islander
reserves the right to cancel any            2. Ì Black, not of Hispanic Origin             5. Ì American Indian or Alaska Native
under-enrolled class and return all
                                            3. Ì Hispanic                                  6. Ì Non-resident Alien
fees. Time and date changes and
                                         PARKING                                             ROOM ASSIGNMENTS
other rescheduling may be made if
necessary. In the event of severe
weather or other emergencies,            A parking permit is required for all day            For classes held at the Valhalla campus,
classes may be cancelled and             classes on the Valhalla campus. For                 the building/room location is indicated for
every effort will be made to             classes which meet for one session only,            your class. If ADM-207 is the listed
reschedule the class. For                use Lot 1; for classes with multiple                location, you can obtain the correct
information on emergency                 sessions, use Lot 1 for the first class and         assignment 48 hours prior to the course’s
closings, call 914-606-6900.             obtain a permit from your instructor or at          start by visiting our web site at

Returned Check Fee
                                         the guardhouse at the E. Grasslands                 www.sunywcc.edu/CE and clicking on
                                         Gate. Cars parked in other lots during the          “room assignments,” or by calling us at
The charge for a returned                day without a permit are subject to                 914-606-6830 (choose option 1).
check is $10.                            ticketing by campus or County police.

Confirmations
                                         Parking at our community locations
                                         varies; call the site directly for information.
You are officially enrolled when
we receive your registration and         Westchester Community College adheres to the policy that no person on the basis of race, color,
                                         creed, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation or handicap is excluded from, or is subject
payment. We will contact you only
                                         to discrimination in any program or activity. Westchester Community College is an equal
if there is a change in your class.
                                         opportunity, affirmative action employer.
If you are not contacted, your
class will meet as scheduled.                                                                                                  63
Please make a note of your
course information.

				
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