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					CAREER PREPARATION
  BARTENDING FOR BEGINNERS                              mathematics skills and knowledge to classroom
This course is for bartenders, bar operators or oth-    instruction, writing skills and knowledge, & appli-
ers intending to enter those jobs. The course is also   cation of writing skills and knowledge to class-
for those interested in bartending for at home          room instruction. $299
social occasions. The course presents the basic          June 6, 2006 is the deadline for meeting the
procedures inherent in implementing and main-                         NCLB requirements.
taining a bar operation. Students identify and
                                                        AES 190 Sec 176 MW 1/23-4/19 6:00-10:00P CR
become familiar with various forms of alcoholic
beverages including wine, beer, and spirits; how                          (no class 2/20)
to stock a bar; bar layout; and other duties and                 (INSTRUCTOR IS BI-LINGUAL,
functions of the bartender. Students learn set-ups ,                  ENGLISH/SPANISH)
pouring , and recipes. Includes a written and prac-
tical exam. No alcohol is used. This class is held at
Los Faroles Restaurant in the new Skylite Lounge             ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY
624 Westfield Avenue, Elizabeth New Jersey              In this course you will learn the body’s organ sys-
07208. $145 (Tuition $112, Lab Fee $33)                 tems from the perspective of their structure,
AEQ 046 Sec 025 T      2/21-4/11   5:30-7:30p    OC     processes, and regulation. You will also learn
                                                        about cells, tissues, integument, the skeletal, mus-
                                                        cular and nervous systems. You will also become
  BARTENDING: LEGAL ASPECTS                             familiar with the following systems: endocrine,
This course is the second required course for the       respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, digestive, uri-
Bartending Certificate program. The primary focus       nary, and reproductive. This course is a pre-requi-
is on the legal Aspects of bartending and includes      site for Phlebotomy and EKG. $280
role playing, bartending case studies, and bar psy-     AEH 111 Sec 391 U 1/15-2/26 12:00-4:00p PC
chology. Appropriate customers service tips will                           (no class 2/19)
be provided to help insure that customers are not
served more than their limit. This class also           AEH 111 Sec 086 TR 1/24-2/16 6:00-9:00p BWC
includes practice in the preparation of more            This course is a requirement for the
advanced drink recipes. Includes an examination.        Certified Patient Care Technician, (CPCT) Certifi-
$100 (Tuition $84, Lab Fee $16)                         cate Program
AEQ 047 Sec 146 R      2/23-4/06   6:00-8:00p    CR
                                                                       PHLEBOTOMY
      PREPARATION FOR THE                               The phlebotomy technician’s primary responsibili-
     PARAPROFESSIONAL EXAM                              ty is to obtain blood samples from the patient for
The ETS ParaPro Assessment was developed in             correct diagnosis and treatment. In this course,
response to the federal legislation known as No         you will learn how to identify different parts of the
Child Left Behind, which was signed into law by         integumentary system, the anatomy and physiolo-
President Bush in January 2002. Effective June 6,       gy of the blood, proper identification techniques
2006, the law requires paraprofessionals serving        of the patient, the proper way to handle and trans-
in an instructional capacity satisfy one of the fol-    port blood specimens to the laboratory, and how
lowing.                                                 to properly set up equipment for the blood draw.
                                                        You will also learn how to accurately and profes-
• An associate of arts degree OR                        sionally perform different venipucture procedures.
                                                        You will be taught how to use a centrifuge and
• Two years of college OR
                                                        how to obtain different components of the blood
• Demonstrate, through a state or local academic        such as serum and the buffy coat. You will become
  assessment, knowledge of, and the ability to          familiar with and learn how to handle different
  assist in the instruction of reading, writing, and    types of a patient’s vein, as well as the different
  Math                                                  complications that may develop during phleboto-
                                                        my procedures. Upon completion you will be eli-
At Union County College we are offering to all
                                                        gible to challenge the National Certification Exam
paraprofessionals, a refresher course before
                                                        in Phlebotomy. Pre-requisite Anatomy & Physiolo-
engaging the assessment test offered by your
                                                        gy. $380
school district. The course at Union County Col-
lege will provide skills and knowledge in reading,      AEH 146 Sec 086 TR 2/21-3/23 6:00-9:00p BWC
mathematics, and writing, as well as the ability to     AEH 146 Sec 391 U 3/05-4/09 12:00-5:00p PC
apply those skills and knowledge to assist in class-
room instruction. The test preparation class will       This course is a requirement for the
focus on reading, writing, math and test taking         Certified Patient Care Technician, (CPCT) Certifi-
strategies.                                             cate Program

Areas covered through the course include:
Reading skills and knowledge, application of read-
ing skills and knowledge to classroom instruction,
mathematics skills and knowledge, application of


36      UNION COUNTY COLLEGE                      SPRING 2006
                                                     CAREER PREPARATION
   EKG (ELECTROCARDIAGRAM)                                      AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE
The EKG Technician administers the EKG exam for                         PART 2
interpretation and diagnosis by the physician. In            ASL 2 is continuation of ASL 1. It is intended for
this course, you will learn the anatomy and physi-           those students who have completed an introduc-
ology of the cardiovascular system. You will also            tory course or for persons with some background
learn medical terminology related to the EKG. You            in signing skills. There will be additional vocabu-
will be taught to identify the phases of the cardiac         lary, sentence structures and dialogue with practi-
cycle, as well as, basic EKG interpretations and the         cal applications to assist in communication. Text-
ability to recognize normal and abnormal EKG’s.              book required. Note: Same textbook used for ASL
You will become familiar with different ECG                  1, 2, 3, 4. Pre-requisite: ASL 1 or equivalent. $99
equipment as well as it’s proper setup. You will             AELB100 Sec 156 F 3/24-5/05 6:30-9:00p           CR
also learn proper identification techniques of the
patient and will become familiar with the patients                           (no class 4/14)
bill of rights. You will learn the procedures for list-
ing pertinent information that must be included on              MAKE YOUR RESUME WORK
the ECG report. You will also develop an under-
standing of cardiac disorders and emergencies as
                                                                       FOR YOU
well as develop a familiarity with the pharmacol-            Discover the rationale behind effective resume
ogy of the drugs commonly used in the treatment              writing and how you can work it to your advan-
of cardiac disorders. Upon completion you will be            tage. Review the mechanics of writing a resume
eligible to challenge the National Certification             and cover letter that are clear, concise, and market
Exam in EKG. Pre-requisite Anatomy &                         YOU. Learn to balance marketability with accura-
Physiology. $260                                             cy. Gain tips to make your resume “scannable” for
                                                             employers who rely on computerized screening
AEH 147 Sec 086 TR 3/28-4/18 6:00-9:00p BWC                  and e-mailing. Become familiar with the dos and
AEH 147 Sec 391 U 4/23-6/11 12:00-5:15p PC                   don’ts of good editing practices, layout, and pro-
                 (no class 5/28)                             fessional printing strategies. This course is geared
                                                             toward employment seekers of all backgrounds
This course is a requirement for the Certified               and educational levels. $30
Patient Care Technician, (CPCT) Certificate
Program                                                      AED 120 Sec 160 S      1/21     10:00a-12:00p    CR


   AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE                                            RESUME WRITING FOR
           PART 1                                                         “TECHIES”
                                                             Learn to write a persuasive resume that highlights
For people who wish to communicate with the
                                                             your best technical skills as adapted to the business
Deaf, this course provides a basic introduction              sector, including corporations, start-up firms, and
to ASL and Deaf Culture. Visual-gestural commu-              e-business. While you may have excellent techni-
nication activities are included. Textbook                   cal skills, being able to convince an employer of
required. $99                                                this through your resume and cover letter is a criti-
AELA 100 Sec 156 F 2/10-3/17 6:30-9:00p CR                   cal step toward attaining your career goal. The
                                                             course will cover ways to balance industry jargon
This course is a requirement for the American Sign
                                                             with general communication skills, enabling tech-
Language Certificate Program
                                                             nical as well as more broad-based readers to iden-
                                                             tify their strengths and match them up with skills
                                                             required for technical positions. The course is
                                                             geared toward veteran technical career people, as
                                                             well as those who are just beginning a technical
                                                             career and those who are transferring a previous
                                                             background to technology as a second career. $30
                                                             AED 117 Sec 160 S      1/28     10:00a-12:00p    CR



          OPEN                                                SATURDAY,
          HOUSE                                             JANUARY 7, 2006
          CRANFORD                                             10:00 AM
          CAMPUS                                      Pre-registration is highly recommended:
                                                                     AED 001 Sec 160
    Division of Economic Development                      Cranford Campus, North Lecture Hall
         and Continuing Education
    All Non-Credit Programs including                           1033 Springfield Avenue
   College for Kids/Teens & Sports Camps                          Cranford, NJ 07016




                            CONTINUING EDUCATION                       UNION COUNTY COLLEGE                     37
CAREER PREPARATION
 DEVELOPING CONFIDENCE FOR                                    MATERIALS: FABRIC, WALL
      THE JOB INTERVIEW                                        COVERING, FLOORING,
Develop strategic selling skills to market yourself            WINDOW TREATMENT,
for employment. Learn how preparing for a job                      ACCESSORIES
interview can help ease you through the experi-          In this course you will learn the different charac-
ence and to refine your presentation for optimal         teristics of the different textiles, wall coverings,
impact. Learn to conduct preliminary research, the       floor materials and their application in interior
importance of networking, handling “trick” ques-         spaces. Different types of window treatments and
tions, types of questions you need to ask, negoti-       their proper application will also be
ating salary, body language, multiple interviews,        discussed. $135
internal interviews, and how to close the interview
to your advantage. Some role-playing will be fea-        AEG 063 Sec 148 R 2/02-3/30 8:10-10:10p CR
tured as time permits. $30                               This course is a requirement for the Interior Design
                                                         Certificate Program
AED 111 Sec 160 S      2/04      10:00a-12:00p    CR


 INTRODUCTION TO DRAFTING                                  CHILD CARE: PROFESSIONAL
                                                                  PRACTICES
In this studio course you will learn the basic archi-
tectural/interior design drafting techniques, from       Become more knowledgeable and better qualified
proper use of drafting materials and tools, to line      as a child-care professional. Prepare for a supervi-
work, hand lettering and scale to orthographic           sory position in this overview of the child-care
projection. You will learn how to draft and              environment. Topics will include: guidelines for
dimension actual floor plans, elevation, section,        state manuals, procedures for establishing a day-
etc. $225                                                care center, resume writing and interview tech-
                                                         niques. $185 each section
Material required for the 1st class: 18” roll of trac-
ing paper (white or yellow), architectural scale, tri-   This course is a requirement for the Children’s
angle, drafting tape, eraser, mechanical pencil          Care-Giver Certificate Program.
(0.5mm, 0.7mm, 0.9mm) and drafting brush.                Part 1
This course is a requirement for the Interior Design     AESA 182 Sec 170 TR 1/17-2/16      8:30a-11:30a CR
Certificate Program
                                                         AESA 182 Sec 086 TR 1/17-2/16      6:00-9:00p RP
AEG 080 Sec 126 T      1/31-5/16    6:00-8:00p    CR     Part 2
                                                         AESB 182 Sec 170 TR 2/21-3/23 8:30-11:30a CR
         Day of The Week Codes!                         AESB 182Sec 086 TR 2/21-3/23 6:00-9:00p RP
 M    =   Monday          T = Tuesday                     La siguiente clases sera ensenada en Español
 W    =   Wednesday       R = Thursday                   Este curso es requerido para el Children’s Care-
 F    =   Friday          S = Saturday                   Giver Certificate Programa
 U    =   Sunday          MW = Mon/Wed                   Parte 1
 TR   =   Tues/Thurs      MTWRF = Mon-Fri
                                                         AESA 182 Sec 07E MW 1/23-2/27      6:00-9:00p   RP
                                                         AESA 182 Sec 08E TR 1/24-2/23      6:00-9:00p   RP
                                                         Parte2
  INTRODUCTION TO INTERIOR
      DESIGN & PLANNING                                  AESB 182 Sec 07E MW 3/06-4/05 6:00-9:00p         RP
In this studio course, you will learn design princi-                       (no class 5/29)
ples, how to develop your creative concept               AESB 182 Sec 08E TR 2/28-3/30 6:00-9:00p         RP
through programming/problem solving, and how
to put this into two-dimensional design. You will
plan and design several different types of spaces,                   CHILD CARE: THE
learn to communicate through drawings such as                         FOUNDATIONS
floor plans, elevation, reflected ceiling plans and      Become more knowledgeable and better qualified
through proper presentation. $225                        as a child care professional. Topics will include
AEG 160 Sec 146 R 2/02-5/18 6:00-8:00p CR                growth and development of children, general
This course is a requirement for the Interior Design     health care, nutrition, educational activities, and
Certificate Program                                      play and child safety standards. $185 each section
                                                         Part 1
                                                         AESA 181 Sec 170 TR 3/28-4/27      8:30a-11:30a CR
                                                         AESA 181 Sec 086 TR 3/28-4/27      6:00-9:00p RP
                                                         Part 2
                                                         AESB 181 Sec 170 TR 5/02-6/01      8:30-11:30a CR


38        UNION COUNTY COLLEGE                     SPRING 2006
                                                  CAREER PREPARATION
AESB 181 Sec 086 TR 5/02-6/01 6:00-9:00p RP                    THEMATIC UNITS AND
 La siguiente clases sera ensenada en Español                   EMERGENT LITERACY
Este curso es requerido para el Children’s Care-       An opportunity-rich program of interesting and
Giver Certificate Programa                             appropriate developmental language arts activi-
                                                       ties, including listening, speaking, reading and
Parte 1                                                writing. $89
AESA 181 Sec 07E MW 4/10-5/10 6:00-9:00p        RP     AES 191 Sec 015 M 1/23-2/13 5:45-9:30p RP
                  (no class 2/20)                        La siguiente clase es ensenada en Español
AESA 181 Sec 08E TR 4/04-5/04 6:00-9:00p        RP     AES 191 Sec 035 W 1/25-2/15 5:45-9:30p RP
Parte2
AESB 181 Sec 07E MW 5/15-6/19      6:00-9:00p   RP         MATH AND SCIENCE
AESB 181 Sec 08E TR 5/09-6/08      6:00-9:00p   RP      CURRICULUM AND TEACHING
                                                               METHODS
CDA PORTFOLIO PREPARATION                              Introduces everyday math and science experi-
                                                       ences to programs for young children. Offers an
 It is required that you have begun the 450 hours
                                                       organized and sequential approach to creating a
of day care work experience before enrolling in
                                                       developmentally appropriate math and science
this course. The 120 hour educational requirement
                                                       curriculum for preschoolers. $89
to obtain your CDA can be met by completing our
Children’s Care-Giver Certificate program. This        AES 192 Sec 015 M 2/27-3/20 5:45-9:30p RP
course provides you with the necessary informa-          La siguiente clase es ensenada en Español
tion to construct your CDA portfolio. You will
                                                       AES 192 Sec 035 W 2/22-3/15 5:45-9:30p RP
learn how to prepare six essays based on compe-
tency goals and functional areas as described by
the Council for Professional Recognition. You will       MULTICULTURALISM AND
also learn how to collect 17 resources of docu-        SOCIAL STUDIES DEVELOPMENT
mentation needed for the file, application due
dates, and preparation for the written and oral        Practical early childhood classroom applications
exam given by the CDA council representative.          for a diverse ethnic population, including integra-
You must apply for the examination. Union Coun-        tion of multicultures into the classroom, facilita-
ty College prepares you for the CDA requirements       tion of second language acquisition, and practical
you must fulfill for the examination. We do not        teaching strategies which are also developmental-
give the CDA exam nor do we certify you as a           ly appropriate. $89
CDA. $185 (The CDA requirement packet is               AES 193 Sec 015 M 3/27-4/17 5:45-9:30p RP
included in this fee)
                                                         La siguiente clase es ensenada en Español
AES 183 Sec 120 T 1/17-3/21 12:00-3:00p CR             AES 193 Sec 035 W 3/22-4/12 5:45-9:30p RP
AES 183 Sec 036 W 1/18-3/22 6:00-9:00p RP
  La siguiente clase es ensenada en Español
AES 183 Sec 156 F 1/20-3/24 6:00-9:00     CR                     FOOD SERVICE

          EARLY CHILDHOOD                                   FOOD SERVICE INDUSTRY
            DEVELOPMENT SERIES                                    ANALYSIS
               FOR CDA RENEWAL                         Participate in critical review and analysis of food
NEW!             The Council for Professional          service operations, materials and equipment
             Recognition requires proof of continu-    based on current reports in trade journals and
ing education if you want to renew the CDA cre-        periodicals. Topics include employment experi-
dential. The proof must be in the form of either 4.5   ences and the influence of menu and clientele on
Continuing Education Units (CEUs) or 45 hours of       preparation, as well as functions of management
study in early childhood education. This addition-     in the food industry. Prerequisites: AEH 122 Prin-
al training/course work must be after your original    ciples of Food Service and AEH 123 Food Service
credential, or since your last renewal.                Operations. $95 (Tuition $72, Course Fee $23)
At Union County College, we have developed             This course is a requirement for the Restaurant
three courses that will help meet the requirement      Management/Culinary Arts Advanced Certificate
necessary to renew your CDA credentials.               Program. All courses may be taken in any order.
Prerequisite: For Early Childhood/CDA Certificate      AEH 126 Sec 026 T     1/31-3/07   6:00p-8:00p RCS
students, Foundations and Professional Practices
must be taken prior to registering for these cours-
es. (Waiver may be granted by instructor for exten-
uating circumstances).




                           CONTINUING EDUCATION                  UNION COUNTY COLLEGE                   39
CAREER PREPARATION
                 CATERING                                 FOOD SERVICE OPERATIONS
Learn the skills and techniques needed to cater a      Study the classification, selection and preparation
large party or banquet. Topics include health and      of foods. Become familiar with working tech-
safety, nutrition and menu planning, presentation      niques and the development of professional skills.
techniques, cost estimation and the skills required    $95 (Tuition $72, Course Fee $23)
to develop a successful business. Prerequisites:
                                                       This course is a requirement for the Restaurant
AEH 122 Principles of Food Service and AEH 123
                                                       Management/Culinary Arts Basic Certificate Pro-
Food Service Operations. $95 (Tuition $72,
                                                       gram. All courses may be taken in any order.
Course Fee $23)
                                                       AEH 123 Sec 028 T       3/14-4/18    8:10-10:10p RCS
This course is a requirement for the Restaurant
Management/Culinary Arts Advanced Certificate
Program.                                                THE CULINARY PROFESSIONAL
All courses may be taken in any order.                 Focus on dining room management and food serv-
AEH 127 Sec 028 T      1/31-3/07   8:10-10:10p RCS     ice. Learn the prerequisite skills of food preparation,
                                                       handling, service, and basic restaurant purchasing
                                                       procedures, inventory control and financial man-
                                                       agement. Prerequisites: AEH 123 Food Service
                                                       Operations. $95 (Tuition $72, Course Fee $23)
                                                       This course is a requirement for the Restaurant Man-
                                                       agement/Culinary Arts Basic Certificate Program.
                                                       All courses may be taken in any order.
                                                       AEH 124 Sec 026 T       4/25-5/30    6:00p-8:00p RCS


                                                         FOOD SERVICE MANAGEMENT
                                                       Receive an overview of food service careers man-
                                                       agement. Management responsibilities, human
                                                       relations, management strategies, and facility san-
     For current Continuing Education                  itation are key skills required for job advancement
              Students only.                           within the industry. Prerequisites: AEH 122 Princi-
                                                       ples of Food Service and AEH 123 Food Service
     • Log on to the UCC website:                      Operations. $95 (Tuition $72, Course Fee $23)
          http://www.ucc.edu                           This course is a requirement for the Restaurant
  • From the UCC website, to access                    Management/Culinary Arts Basic Certificate Pro-
 On-line E-Service, Click once on the                  gram. All courses may be taken in any order.
“Online E-Services” link on the lefthand               AEH 125 Sec 028 T 4/25-5/30 8:10-10:10p RCS
         side of the web page                          This course is a requirement for the Restaurant Man-
                                                       agement/Culinary Arts Basic Certificate Program
              Need help:                               All courses may be taken in any order.
         call (908)709-7614
  Registrations accepted until a course                     SERVESAFE CERTIFICATION
      begins, if space is available.                               PROGRAM
 Register early to avoid disappointment.
                                                       The ServeSafe Food Safety Program provides edu-
                                                       cational training for the restaurant and food serv-
 PRINCIPLES OF FOOD SERVICE                            ice industry. Included in this course are the fol-
                                                       lowing topics: Basic food and Safety Concepts,
Focus on dining room management and food serv-         Protection Against Foodborne Illness Outbreaks,
ice. Learn the prerequisite skills of food prepara-    Reduction in Liability Risks, and Minimization of
tion, handling, service, basic restaurant purchas-     Insurance Costs. After completion of this course,
ing procedures, inventory control and financial        there will be a 90 question exam. A grade of 75%
management. $95 (Tuition $72, Course Fee $23)          is required to pass and become ServeSafe certified.
AEH 122 Sec 026 T 3/14-4/18 6:00-8:00p RCS             This is a good asset to have for anyone in the food
                                                       service industry, as this certification will soon
This course is a requirement for the Restaurant Man-
                                                       become mandated by the Board of Health. Please
agement/Culinary Arts Basic Certificate Program.
                                                       purchase required book from the Union County
All courses may be taken in any order.                 College bookstore before the first class. $65
                                                       AEH 121 Sec 160 S 1/21               8:00a-6:30p CR
                                                       AEH 121 Sec 16A S 3/18               8:00a-6:30p CR
                                                       AEH 121 Sec 036 W 3/01-3/29          6:00-8:00p RCS


40      UNION COUNTY COLLEGE                     SPRING 2006
                                                  CAREER PREPARATION

        FLORAL DESIGN:                                 THIS COURSE IS OFFERED IN THE HORTI-
                                                        CULTURE LAB IN THE UNION COUNTY
                                                      VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL –
   INTRODUCTION TO FLORAL                                     WEST HALL, ROOM 338
        DESIGN – PART 1                                  La siguiente clase sera ensenada en Espanol
Learn to use fresh flowers to make eye catching       AEQ 013 Sec 087 TR 3/07-3/23 7:00-9:00p BWC
floral arrangements. Become familiar with the         Este curso es requerido para el Floral Design Cer-
proper tools needed to create beautiful designs.      tificate Programa
Hands-on work will include wiring, taping, tubing
and corsage preparation. Cost includes cutters,       Este curso se ofrecera en el Centro de Bayway
designer     knife,    fresh    flowers      and      720 Clarkson Avenue, Elizabeth, NJ
greens. $300
AEQA 010 Sec 477MW 1/23-2/08 7:00-9:00p SP              INTRODUCTION TO MODERN
This course is a requirement for the Floral Design              DESIGN
Certificate Program                                   This course will introduce you to the many differ-
 THIS COURSE IS OFFERED IN THE HORTI-                 ent aspects of the concept of style. You will
  CULTURE LAB IN THE UNION COUNTY                     become familiar with European, Classical, Orien-
VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL –                    tal and Victorian design. Definition of style for
        WEST HALL, ROOM 338                           weddings, receptions and business affairs, with
  La siguiente clase sera ensenada en Espanol         emphasis on candle arrangements and table pres-
                                                      entation, will be addressed. Cost includes fresh
AEQA010 Sec 087 TR 1/24-2/09       7:00-9:00p BWC
                                                      flowers and greens. $300
Este curso se ofrecera en el centro de Bayway 720
Clarkson Avenue, Elizabeth, NJ                        AEQ 015 Sec 477 MW 3/27-4/12 7:00-9:00p SP
                                                      This course is a requirement for the Floral Design
Este curso es requerido para el Floral Design Cer-
                                                      Certificate Program
tificate Programa
                                                       THIS COURSE IS OFFERED IN THE HORTI-
                                                        CULTURE LAB IN THE UNION COUNTY
   INTRODUCTION TO FLORAL                             VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL –
                                                              WEST HALL, ROOM 338
        DESIGN – PART 2
This course will further enhance your ability to      La siguiente clase sera ensenada en Espanol
create beautiful floral arrangements. You will com-   AEQ 015 Sec 087 T/R 3/28-4/13 7:00-9:00p BWC
plete one arrangement during each class session.      Este curso es requerido para el Floral Design Cer-
Please bring a 9”-12” glass container to each         tificate Programa
class. Cost includes fresh flowers and greens. $300
                                                      Este curso se ofrecera en el Centro de Bayway 720
AEQB 010 Sec 477M/W 2/13-3/01 7:00-9:00p SP           Clarkson Avenue, Elizabeth, NJ
This course is a requirement for the Floral Design
Certificate Program
 THIS COURSE IS OFFERED IN THE HORTI-                 CUSTOMER SERVICE/TELEPHONE
  CULTURE LAB IN THE UNION COUNTY                           TECHNIQUES
VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL –                    This course will provide you with the necessary
        WEST HALL, ROOM 338
                                                      information to conduct successful business negoti-
  La siguiente clase sera ensenada en Espanol         ations by phone. You will learn proper techniques
AEQB 010 Sec 087 TR 2/14-3/02       7:00-9:00p BWC    for providing critical telephone service within the
                                                      floral design industry. Learn how to increase your
Este curso se ofrecera en el Centro de Bayway 720     telephones sales and your profits. $150
Clarkson Avenue, Elizabeth, NJ
                                                      AEQ 016 Sec 477 M/W 4/17-5/03 7:00-9:00p SP
Este curso es requerido para el Floral Design Cer-
tificate Programa                                     This course is a requirement for the Floral Design
                                                      Certificate Program
                                                       THIS COURSE IS OFFERED IN THE HORTI-
  DESIGN CONCEPT, BALANCE,                              CULTURE LAB IN THE UNION COUNTY
 COLOR, TEXTURE & HARMONY                             VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL –
                                                              WEST HALL, ROOM 338
This course will introduce you to a multitude of
design shapes and styles, as well as color balanc-       La siguiente clase sera ensenada en Espanol
ing. Learn the color chart basics for monotone col-   AEQ 016 Sec 087 T/R 4/18-5/04 7:00-9:00p BW
ors, color groupings and multi color designs. Cost    Este curso es requerido para el Floral Design Cer-
includes fresh flowers and greens. $300               tificate Programa
AEQ 013 Sec 477 MW 3/06-3/22 7:00-9:00p SP            Este curso se ofrecera en el Centro de Bayway
This course is a requirement for the Floral Design    720 Clarkson Avenue, Elizabeth, NJ
Certificate Program



                          CONTINUING EDUCATION                  UNION COUNTY COLLEGE                   41
CAREER PREPARATION
     DESIGNING AND NOSEGAY                                  EMPLOYMENT
This course will introduce you to the many differ-
ent aspects of design and style tailored for nosegay      OPPORTUNITIES IN
preparation. Nosegays are most frequently used to
enhance Weddings and First Communions. They
                                                            ELECTRONICS
are also used to provide a special accent to any             INDUSTRIES
holiday décor. Cost includes fresh flowers and
greens. $300                                                   FREE
AEQ 018 Sec 477 M/W 5/08-5/24 7:00-9:00p SP                  SEMINAR
This course is a requirement for the Floral Design               Are you unemployed?
Advanced Certificate Program                                    Are you bored at work?
  THIS COURSE IS OFFERED IN THE HORTI-                         Do you want a better job?
   CULTURE LAB IN THE UNION COUNTY                         Do you want to be your own boss?
 VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL –                        Do you want a cutting-edge career?
         WEST HALL, ROOM 338
   La siguiente clase sera ensenada en Espanol              IF YOU ANSWER YES TO
AEQ 018 Sec 087 TR 5/09-5/25 7:00-9:00p BWC                 ANY OF THE QUESTIONS
Este curso es requerido para el Floral Design Cer-           ABOVE,YOU SHOULD
tificate Programa                                           ATTEND THIS SEMINAR !
Este curso se ofrecera en el Centro de Bayway             Among other topics also discussed:
720 Clarkson Avenue, Elizabeth, NJ
                                                        • Explore the HUGE selection of potential fields of
                                                          employment that surround you daily.
                                                        • Learn how to locate and contact potential
                                                          employers in your selected field of interest.
                                                        • Find out where you can get realistic, high-qual-
                                                          ity training for less than $20 per day.
              REGISTER                                  • Discover where you can get the necessary
                                                          hands-on training in just 12 weeks.
              TODAY!                                    • Find out how you can start and run your own
                                                          electronics-related business.
                                                        • Demystify common misconceptions regarding
                                                          technical training.
                                                        • Examine prevailing wages in electronics-
                                                          related jobs.
      ************                                      • Explore current trends and future opportunities.
        TUITION
       VOUCHERS                                                     WHAT ARE YOU
                                                                    WAITING FOR?
      ************                                          Call now to register for
     Some employers pay for their employees to
     enroll in Continuing Education courses. Ask             this FREE SEMINAR.
       your employer to allow you to register in              Limited seating! Call now to
     courses now. We are happy to facilitate 3rd                   reserve your seat.
     party billing to your employer. All we need
     is a signed tuition voucher (promise of pay-
                                                          (908) 709-7600     (908) 709-7601
              ment) from your employer.                   Seminar registration code: AET 018 Sec 147
      The Division of Economic Development                       This free seminar is
     and Continuing Education provides CEU’s
     for students enrolled in approved courses.                     presented by
     CEU’s are awarded at one per 10 hours of                    SANTRONICS INC.
                    course time.
                                                                            Hosted by
     FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE                              UNION COUNTY COLLEGE
     CALL ANNETTE AT (908) 709-7601.                             THURSDAY, January 5
                                                                   7:00PM – 8:00PM



42       UNION COUNTY COLLEGE                       SPRING 2006
                                                    CAREER PREPARATION

      ELECTRONICS                                                   ELECTRONICS:
  TECHNICIAN INSTITUTE
If you have wanted to learn electronics before, or              INTRODUCTION TO
have already tried using a conventional electron-           ELECTRONICS & ELECTRICITY
ics program, but felt intimidated by the complex         Receive an overview of key concepts. Understand
math, overwhelmed by seemingly unnecessary               the general operation and common applications
courses, and broke by the escalating costs of edu-       for major electronic and electrical components.
cation, we would like to invite you to consider          Learn to recognize typical failures and use the
another option to help you reach your dream of           appropriate test equipment to measure critical AC
becoming an electronics professional. The Divi-          and DC signals. Learn to interpret schematic dia-
sion of Economic Development and Continuing              grams and other technical literature. $350 (Tuition
Education, in collaboration with Santronics Inc.,        $180, Materials fee, $170)
announce the debut of the Electronics Technician
Institute at the Union County College Bayway             AET133 Sec076 MW 1/30-2/15 6:00-10:00p BWC
Center, in Elizabeth, NJ. Now, in just 12 weeks,         This course is a requirement for the Electronics
everyone can train for the jobs of tomorrow, or          Technician, Automotive Electrical & Electronic
even get the essential technical skills to start         Systems Technician, Security Audio/Video Equip-
their own business! The institute offers 5 certificate   ment Technician, Industrial Electronics/Automa-
programs:                                                ton/ Robotics Technician Certificate Programs &
        • Electronics Technician                         Consumer        &   Commercial       Appliances
                                                         Certificate Program
          (General Electronics)
 • Automobile Electronic & Electrical
           Systems Technician                              TROUBLESHOOTING ANALOG
  • Security/Audio/Video Equipment                                 SYSTEMS
               Technician                                Discussions focus on selected topics related to
      • Consumer & Commercial                            analog circuitry commonly used in electronic and
         Appliances Technician                           electromechanical machines. Gain practical infor-
• Industrial Electronics, Automation &                   mation about linear and switching power supplies.
                                                         Also learn about the major signal amplifier circuits.
           Robotics Technician                           Learn to recognize common failures. Develop and
                                                         apply efficient troubleshooting techniques and pro-
All programs are offered 3 times each year, during       cedures. $475 (tuition $270, Materials fee, $205)
the Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters. Any one          AET135 Sec076 MW 2/27-3/27 6:00-10:00p BWC
of these programs can be completed in just one
                                                         This course is a requirement for the Electronics
semester. To receive the certificate, all programs
                                                         Technician, Automotive Electrical & Electronic
require the successful completion of three courses,
                                                         Systems Technician, Security Audio/Video Equip-
in sequence:
                                                         ment Technician, Industrial Electronics/Automa-
     Introduction to Electronics & Electricity           ton/ Robotics Technician Certificate Programs &
         Troubleshooting Analog Systems                  Consumer        &   Commercial       Appliances
         Troubleshooting Digital Systems                 Certificate Program
Each course is customized—modified in format
and content to meet the specific and unique tech-          TROUBLESHOOTING DIGITAL
nical requirement of the industry, for each particu-               SYSTEMS
lar program.
                                                         Discussions focus on selected topics related to
We, as a society are becoming increasingly more          digital circuitry commonly used in electronic and
dependent on technology in all aspects of our            electromechanical machines. Gain practical infor-
daily lives. Machines seem to surround us every-         mation about logic devices, microprocessors and
where we go. The jobs of the future are going to         memory devices. Also, learn about the general
require a completely different set of skills from        operation and typical applications PLY (Program-
present and past jobs. Put yours fears and doubts        mable Logic Controllers). Learn to recognize com-
of electronics aside and come experience the dif-        mon failures. Develop and apply efficient trou-
ference in the training offered at the Electronics       bleshooting techniques and procedures. $435
Technician Institute. The world is full of hidden        (tuition $240, Materials fee, $195)
opportunities. Dare to explore new horizons! Reg-
ister today! Enrollment is limited.                      AET 136 Sec076 MW 4/03-4/26 6:00-10:00p BWC
                                                         This course is a requirement for the Electronics
                                                         Technician, Automotive Electrical & Electronic
                                                         Systems Technician, Security Audio/Video Equip-
                                                         ment Technician, Industrial Electronics/Automa-
                                                         ton/ Robotics Technician Certificate Programs &
                                                         Consumer        &   Commercial       Appliances
                                                         Certificate Program


                            CONTINUING EDUCATION                   UNION COUNTY COLLEGE                     43
CAREER PREPARATION
        MEDICAL OFFICE:                                  AEH 131 Sec 391 U 1/15-3/19 1:00-5:00p PC
                                                                             (no class 2/19)
                                                         AEH 131 Sec 086 TR 1/31-3/09 6:30-9:30p RP
 START A HOME-BASED MEDICAL
   TRANSCRIPTION BUSINESS                                This course is a requirement for the Medical Office
                                                         Coding Specialist Certificate Program
Demand for Medical Transcriptionists is soaring! If
you want to choose your own hours, have busi-
ness at home, find clients easily and make great           ICD-9-CM AND CPT-4 CODING
money, this class will get you started. Discover a
step-by-step guide to learning medical transcrip-        This 72 hour course will help you develop an
tion simply and cost-effectively, avoiding expen-        understanding of the history and principles of
sive and common mistakes, marketing our busi-            ICD-9 and CPT-4 coding rules as they apply to
ness easily, and everything you wanted to know           patient medical records. You will also learn how to
about pricing, collections, equipment, software,         code surgical, operative, and diagnostic proce-
professional organizations, networking, employ-          dures in physician offices and other ambulatory
ees vs subcontractors and much more. Work                settings. You will further enhance your coding
through a large workbook ($15 workbook fee               ability and knowledge through hands-on learning
payable to instructor at time of class). Your instruc-   with real world examples. A brief review of coding
tor has been a medical transcriptionist for over 17      principals is followed by extensive practice utiliz-
years, operates a large MT biz and has taught for        ing a series of clinical scenarios. An introduction
many other programs. You’ll enjoy her warmth,            to Level II National Codes (HCPCS) will also be
humor and practical advice. $45                          provided. Prerequisite: AEH 131 Introduction to
                                                         Medical Terminology $435 Books required: Step-
AEH 145 Sec 116 M 4/10              6:30-9:30p    CR     by-Step Medical Coding, Fourth Edition. ICD-9-
                                                         CM Professional, Sixth Edition Current Procedural
                                                         Terminology CPT 2004
 PROCEDURES IN THE MEDICAL
  OFFICE, ETHICAL AND LEGAL                              Books must be purchased before 1st class.
       RESPONSIBILITIES                                  Call UCC bookstore for hours of operation
                                                         (908) 709-7619
Gain basic knowledge necessary to work in a
medical office. Learn the language of insurance,         AEH 238 Sec 076 MW 3/20-6/12 6:30-9:30p         RP
managed care terminology, insurance policies and                          (no class 5/29)
procedures. Explore medical billing with an
                                                         AEH 238 Sec 086 TR 3/21-6/08 6:30-9:30p         RP
overview of bookkeeping and the processing of
insurance forms. Become familiar with the ethical
and legal responsibilities which are required of
you in a medical setting. Explore medical litigation       NEW!                 MEDICAL
                                                                           INSURANCE BILLING
relevant to malpractice and insurance fraud. Pre-
requisite: AEH 131 Introduction to Medical Termi-                      During this course students will learn
nology. $180                                             the difference between medical billing and med-
                                                         ical coding, and be provided with an overview of
Book required: The Administrative Medical Assis-         the role of a medical insurance billing specialist,
tant, Fourth Edition. Book must be purchased             including the skills medical billers need to survive
before 1st class. Call UCC bookstore for hours of        in today’s busy medical office or an outpatient set-
operation. (908) 709-7619                                ting. The instructor will lead the students through
This course is a requirement for the Medical Office      discussion and hands-on exercises about the fol-
Coding Specialist Certificate Program                    lowing topics:

AEH 132 Sec 076 M/W 1/23-2/27 6:30-9:30p          RP     Medical billing basics – the health insurance claim
                                                         form, the claims submission and reimbursement
                 (no class 2/20)                         processes
AEH 132 Sec 391 U 3/26-5/21 1:00-4:45p            PC
                                                         Explore private insurance, managed care systems,
                 (no class 4/16)                         and Medicare plans to better understand their
                                                         effects on medical care, medical costs, and reim-
                                                         bursement. Learn why the most effective medical
     INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL                             billers have knowledge of ICD-9-CM (diagnostic
          TERMINOLOGY                                    coding), CPT (procedural coding) and HCPCS
Receive an overview of anatomy, focusing on the          coding. The required texts for this course are:
human body and its skeletal, pulmonary, digestive,       Insurance Handbook for the Medical Office by
cardiovascular and reproductive systems. Become          Marilyn T. Fordney ISBN 0-7216-0517-6; STU-
familiar with the medical terminology that you           DENT WORKBOOK Insurance Handbook for the
will use on a daily basis in a medical office. $215      Medical Office by Marilyn T. Fordney ISBN 0-
Book required: Quick & Easy Medical Terminolo-           7216-0518-4       Pre-requisite AEH 131 Medical
gy, 4th Edition. Book must be purchased before 1st       Terminology & AEH 238 ICD-9-CM & CPT-4 Cod-
class. Call UCC bookstore for hours of operation         ing. $299
(908) 709-7619                                           AEH 235 Sec 156 F 1/27-5/19 6:00-9:00         CR
                                                                            (no class 4/14)

44      UNION COUNTY COLLEGE                       SPRING 2006
                                                   CAREER PREPARATION
           MEDICAL OFFICE                               INTERNATIONAL DESTINATIONS
           ADMINISTRATION                                  FOR TRAVEL & TOURISM
            SEMINAR SERIES                              Casablanca, Singapore, Sydney, or Seville? As a
This series of courses is designed to focus on top-     travel agent or seasoned traveler, understanding
ics relevant to provider office staff in a variety of   travel outside Americas is essential. Explore popu-
settings. Learn the language of insurance; explore      lar destinations modes of travel and the geography
medical billing, and develop useful front office        of Europe, Asia, Australia, and Africa. $109
skills. Develop an understanding of how office          AEV 104 Sec 137 W 3/01-4/19 7:00-9:30p CR
polices and procedures may need to be modified
to comply with HIPAA guidelines. We also explore        This is a requirement for the Travel and Tourism
the advanced topics of certification and collec-        Certificate Program
tions. Instructor recommended texts/workbooks
will be available for certain seminars; prices range
from $10-$40 and will be available for purchase            INTRODUCTION TO TRAVEL
during class. $90                                          AGENCY OPERATIONS AND
                                                                MANAGEMENT
AEH 239 Sec 160 S 2/11-3/11 9:00a-12:00p CR
                                                        Gain an introduction to the day to day basic run-
2/11 - Overview Health Information Portability &        ning and operations of a retail travel agency as it
       Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA)               affects airline ticketing, hotels, cars, and tour
2/18 - Professional Excellence:                         packages and accounting systems from the van-
       The Steps to Certification                       tage point of the agent. $350
2/25 - Front Office Skills: Insurance Processing and    AEV 203 Sec 147 R 3/02-4/20 7:20-9:50p CR
       Patient Reception
                                                        This is a requirement for the Travel and Tourism
3/04 - An Overview of Medical Billing                   Certificate Program
3/11 - Collections and Office Cash Flow


       TRAVEL INDUSTRY:
      Courses may be taken in any order                 For information on
                                                        great tips on how to
    INTRODUCTION TO RETAIL                              “Cruise the World
      TRAVEL AND TICKETING
                                                        for Less”, see the
Go places with a career in travel. Get acquainted
with the basic modes of transportation sold by          Leisure section of
retail travel agents. Work with professional refer-     this brochure.
ences, plan reservations, ticket and begin to
research commercial destinations. $109
AEV 101 Sec 117 M 2/27-4/17 7:00-9:30p CR
This is a requirement for the Travel and Tourism
Certificate Program


      TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS
Tours, packages, charters and sightseeing are a
large part of the travel industry. Retail agents must
be prepared to make ground arrangements for a
variety of hosted, escorted and independent pack-
ages. Learn to make all varieties of ground
arrangements. $109
AEV 102 Sec 127 T 2/28-4/18 7:00-9:30p CR
This is a requirement for the Travel and Tourism
Certificate Program.




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