TESTING & PLACEMENT for ALL HSE STUDENTS:

Wednesday, September 6 @ 6pm sharp

Registrants must take this Placement Test to determine their readiness for the HSE course. Students will be placed into the appropriate class level based on the results of this test.

You will receive notification of your class assignment.  BEX-199 PRE-W

HSE/TASC Preparation for Adults: High School Equivalency Diploma

Minerva Ryan-Tidd, HSE Coordinator and Instructor, MA, General & Special Education.

The Pre-HSE course prepares students with the basic skills needed to qualify for the HSE course. The HSE course prepares adults to take the High School Equivalency Exam. Our highly qualified instructors will review and focus on the major subject areas of the test encompassing Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Reading and Writing. This course requires strict adherence to attendance and commitment to daily homework.

Free Math tutoring available at selected times: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays

Prerequisite for the HSE course: Minimum score on the placement test. Students with below the minimum score will be placed into a Pre-HSE section. To qualify to take the HSE exam, students must be at least 16 years of age and meet all the necessary requirements as stated on the N.Y.S. website regarding HSE testing eligibility.

A college Orientation Program will be held for registrants; schedule to be announced.

Please purchase the required textbook(s) and calculator (TI-30XS model) listed below depending on your placement, available at the QCC Bookstore, and bring to first class meeting.

• Pre-HSE: Common Core Basics by McGraw-Hill (series of 5 separate books)

• HSE: HSE Common Core Achieve by McGraw-Hill (series of 4 separate books)

BEX-198 Various levels scheduling options / 30 sessions (120 hours) / $475

Pre-HSE: 30 sessions (120 hours)

• MWFA-P: MORNINGS:  @ 8am-noon / Mon., Wed., Fri., Sept. 25-(ends Wed.) Dec. 13 (skip 9/29; 10/9; 11/20, 22, 24)

• MTW-P: EVENINGS: @ 5-9pm / Mon., Tues., Wed., Sept. 25-(ends Mon.) Dec. 11 (skip 10/9; 11/20, 21, 22)

HSE: 30 sessions (120 hours)

• MWFA: MORNINGS:  @ 8am-noon / Mon., Wed., Fri., Sept. 25-(ends Wed.) Dec. 13 (skip 9/29; 10/9; 11/20, 22, 24)

• MTW: EVENINGS: @ 5-9pm / Mon., Tues., Wed., Sept. 25-(ends Mon.) Dec. 11 (skip 10/9; 11/20, 21, 22)

Please register for placement test on Wednesday, September 6 at 6pm sharp.

BEX-199 PRE-W

Designed to prepare English Language learners to take the HSE course. Emphasis on the preparation for the Humanities component (History, Science, English Literature, Grammar, Writing) of the HSE Test, with extra instruction on English language skills.

Also recommended for ESL students who already have an HS diploma/HSE but need to develop academic English language skills.

BEX-193     20 sessions (60 hours) / $235

TRA         Tues. & Thurs., 8-11am, Sept. 26-Dec. 7 (skip 11/21, 23)

For language assistance in Spanish or Chinese, please call 718-281-5460


Register Now

TESTING & PLACEMENT FOR ALL ESL STUDENTS (BEX-010 PRE-T)

Tuesday, September 12 at 6-10pm

Registrants must take a Placement Test to determine the appropriate ESL level.

Please arrive promptly at 6pm!

Leila Boodhoo, ESL Coordinator, MA, (TESOL) Teachers College / Columbia University

Learn the basic English you need to speak with friends, neighbors, and  co-workers;  continue with emphasis on vocabulary, grammar, listening comprehension and conversation, and; progress to reading and writing.

Schedule for all classes:

18 sessions (40.5 hours) @ 7-9:15pm / $285

TR           Tues. & Thurs., Oct. 3-Dec. 7 (skip 11/21 & 23)

Possible Levels Available:

Beginning Intermediate Advanced

For language assistance in Spanish or Chinese, please call 718-281-5460


Register Now

Website: www.qcc.cuny.edu/POE

Florence Tse, Director

For  adult  international  students  and  new  immigrants  to improve  language  skills/enhance  English proficiency in speaking, listening, reading, writing, and preparation of TOEFL for admission to U.S. colleges.

I-20 & TOEFL waiver available for eligible college admission to Queensborough.

Non-Refundable Registration Fee/Tuition $1600 for I-20 student Mon.-Thurs. 10/2-(ends Wed.) 12/20

• Morning  @ 9am-1:30pm / $25  / $1400                    

• Afternoon @ 2-6:30pm / $25  / $1400

• Weekend @ 9am-1pm / $10 / $300 Sat. 9/30-12/16

Registration Locations & Testing Schedule:

• Queensborough Bayside: 222-05 56 Avenue, S-108 718.281.5410

Thurs. 9/14 & Fri. 9/15 @ 10am-1pm

• Flushing Center: 39-07 Prince Street, #2A 718.640.9200

Mon. 9/11, Tues. 9/12 & Sat 9/16 @ 10am-1pm

Website: www.qcc.cuny.edu/FreeESL

Kitty Bateman, QCC Literacy Program Director 718-631-6363 • 222-05 56th Ave, Bayside

These free daytime, evening and weekend classes are designed to assist adult ESL learners improve their English language skills while learning about American government and culture. Enrollment limited.

OPEN HOUSES

• Queensborough Bayside: 222-05 56 Avenue, Humanities Building, Room 339 – Saturday, September 9 @ 10am

• Flushing Center: 39-07 Prince Street, #2A – Thursday, September 7 @ 10am

Designed for new business owners, bookkeepers, and those individuals prospectively working to support the business function in any field/industry, and students contemplating business careers and further study of accounting at the college level. This curriculum focuses on basic accounting theory, combined with practical manual and computerized accounting technologies. For more information, please visit: Accounting and Computer Assisted Business Certificate

Designed for those who seek to apply the tools of bookkeeping (BUX-194 or relevant life experience) to an in-depth study of accounting principles and accounting cycle.

Ronald Williams, MAEd

Attain an introduction to fundamental financial accounting principles concentrating on analyzing, recording and communicating the economic events of business organizations. Required Textbook: Accounting Principles (Volume 1 only)—12th Edition by Weygandt, Keiso & Kimmel is available at the QCC Bookstore.

Registrants will:

differentiate service-based businesses and merchandising firms

develop competency in preparing and understanding financial statements

gain insight into how owners, managers and stakeholders use/interpret financial results

explore the impact of business and regulatory environment and the crucial role accountants serve in the overall economic system

encounter internal control systems implemented to monitor and safeguard assets

BUX-197        12 sessions (30 hours) / $425

TR              Tues. & Thurs., 6:30—9pm, Tues., Oct. 3—17 and; Thurs., Oct. 5—Dec. 7 (skip 11/23)


Register Now

Designed for those with little or no previous experience in Bookkeeping but aspire to career entry and growth.

Ken Williams, BBA, MS, CUNY College Accountant - QCC

This course covers basic bookkeeping information and practices. Emphasis will be placed on manual bookkeeping. Registrants will be encouraged to discuss job situations and also share personal experiences in this field. Classrooms with Computer Lab component.

Registrants will learn bookkeeping terms and their applications, including:

revenues and expenses            special journals                     payroll records

journal entries                        merchandising accounts         partnerships

general ledger                        depreciation                          corporations

the accounting cycle                 checking account                  bank reconciliations

financial statements                interest                                preparing reports with computer

Required Textbook: Bookkeeping Made Simple by David A. Flannery, The Philip Lief Group is available at the QCC Bookstore.

BUX-194      12 sessions (36 hours) / $435

MW             Mon. & Wed., 6:15—9:15pm, Sept. 25—(ends Monday) Nov. 6 (skip 10/9) includes 1 session Computer Lab: Monday, October 30


Register Now

Preparation for the Enrolled Agent Exam Course

This course will be taught by Enrolled Agents

An Enrolled Agent (EA) is a federally licensed tax practitioner who has technical expertise in the field of taxation and is empowered by the U.S. Department of the Treasury to represent taxpayers before all administrative levels of the IRS. This program will prepare the registrant to become an Enrolled Agent. Individual Taxation includes filing status, income types, deductions, gift & estate taxes. Since there is no formal education requirement, this program would add an additional dimension to the accounting student’s knowledge, and would also enable non-students to embark on a career as a tax professional. Required Material: The Gleim EA Review System. This comprehensive system provides you with a book, Online Course, Exam Rehearsal, Test Prep, Audio Reviews, Access Until You Pass, and a Professor-led platform to interact with your instructor and classmates outside of class.

To gain access to the system and take advantage of a special discounted course price, please use the following link: https://www.gleim.com/?promoID=PLED-QCC-FALL(17)-EA1

BUX-445     8 sessions (60 hours) / $485 plus Required Material listed above

S                Sat, 10am-5:10pm (with 1/2 hour lunch break), Oct. 7-Dec. 16 (skip 10/21, 11/25)


Register Now

Train for one of the fastest-growing occupations in America. Gain practical skills and learn procedures to prepare you for success as a Paralegal. Build a career plan, locate potential employers, and find a job. For more information, please visit: Paralegal Studies Certificate

Recommended for Paralegals & Lawyers

Acquire up-to-date information technology regarding  the  use of  software and  hardware for  legal  research,  file,  client,  and  accounting management. Learn basic computer concepts via software programs including Microsoft Word, Tabs 3, AbacusLaw and Westlaw. Topics covered:  legal  timekeeping  and  billing,  litigation  support,  case management,  docket  control, and Internet legal/factual research, and; mobile computing, document management, security,  ethics, law website design, and other trends in legal computing. Each topic is presented in a clear and organized manner incorporating many examples of how software is actually used by the paralegal or attorney on-the-job. Hands-on tutorials provide participants with the opportunity to apply what is presented in the text and practice using computers to complete legal work. Prerequisites: Basic computer and Internet knowledge, access to computer. Required textbook includes the required free software and is available at the QCC Bookstore. Includes 2 computer training sessions.

BUX-240     7 sessions (21 hours) / $315

T              Tues, 6:30-9:30pm, Sept. 26-Nov. 7 with 2 Computer Labs: Oct. 31 & Nov. 7


Register Now

Notary Public Seminar

Learn the laws, concepts, and procedures for the NYS test.  Highlights situations the officer may encounter, i.e., avoiding conflict of interest, professional ethics, proper fees, handling special situations, and minimizing legal liability.

BUX-101        1 session (3 hours) / $65

R                Thurs, 6:30-9:30pm, Oct. 26


Register Now

Anthony Pearl, Esq.

Prepares students to take the NYS Salesperson License Examination. Topics: license  law  and  regulations;  law  of  agency; legal  issues; the  contract of sales and  leases; real estate finance; land use regulations; construction  and environmental mathematics; municipal agencies; property insurance; taxes and assessments; condominiums and cooperatives; commercial and investment properties; income tax  issues in real estate  transactions; and mortgage brokerage.

BUX-255     20 sessions (75 hours) / $510

TR              Tues & Thurs, 6-9:45pm, Sept. 26-Dec. 7 (skip 11/21, 23)

Exam last day of class (Dec. 7) NOTE: Some dates subject to change


Register Now

Ocelia Claro, NYS Licensed Real Estate Broker, Accredited Staging Professional Master

Home Staging strategies for homeowners and real estate professionals. Learn proven methods to make your property appeal to the largest number of buyers, so sell as quickly as possible, and for the most profit.

IDX-128        4 sessions (8 hours) / $105

W               Wed., 6:30-8:30pm, Oct. 4-25


Register Now

Rita Plush, MA, President, Rita Plush Interiors

Learn the basics and then some from designer Rita Plush. Use what you have in a new way to give your rooms the polished look you've always wanted. Classes will cover layout, color scheming, walls, windows and floors, and how to combine contemporary elements in traditional rooms.

IDX-200      5 sessions (10 hours) / $115

W            Wed, 6:15-8:15pm, Oct. 4-Nov. 8 (skip 10/18)


Register Now

Business & Hospitality Management

Kathy Miller, BS-Human Services, 40-year industry expert working for Fortune-500 corporations

Learn how to create and manage project plans for various business marketing ad event activities. Topics include: the management of events; meetings and trade shows by identifying, assembling, and organizing requirements; establishing contracts, developing schedules and assignments; managing vendors to ensure success.

Weekly Highlights:

1:   Identifying the objective of the event as a marketing tool

2: Finding the venue and coordinating with your team

3: Working your budget and schedule

4: Onsite Implementation

Prerequisite: Professional computer skills, effective business communications, and strong understanding of business financials.

PDX-148 4 sessions (8 hours) / $145

R            Thurs, 7-9pm, Oct. 26-Nov. 16


Register Now

Quality for Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)

Peter Landini, Master Certificate Project Management – George Washington University; BS, Management and Communications – Adelphi University

This is an entry-level course in Project Management. Registrants will learn the fundamentals and processes of professional project management.  The course will cover Project Life Cycle, Integration, Scope, schedule, Budget, Quality, Human Resource, Communications, Risk, Procurement, and Stakeholder Management. Outcomes including project management methodologies, techniques, and best practices that can be immediately applied in the work- place, enhance employment   opportunities, and prepare for optional CAPM certification through the Project Management Institute. All students   completing   the   course will receive a Certification of Completion from Queensborough Community College.

Required Textbook: A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), Fifth Edition, Project Management Institute, Inc., 2013.

NOTE: Queensborough Community College does not administer the CAPM exam. For more specific information on CAPM certification, contact the Project Management Institute via website – visit http://www.pmi.org

PDX-170       6 sessions (24 hours) / $475

SP              Sat, 1-5pm, Oct. 14-Nov. 18


Register Now

Ideal for those who have experience working with computers and mobile apps, and who are excited about technology, web development, and the emerging technologies

Jessica Ingrassillino, Ed.D; Senior Technical Staff QA, salesforce PyCon Education, Summit Chair; author, Python Projects for Kids

This course is the prerequisite for the sequence of upcoming classes, which will build advanced skills and focus on developing career pathways in software development and software testing. In this class, students will be introduced to software development practices through hands-on learning about different aspects of software development. Students will learn about the software development life cycle, from the design phase through the final production phase. Students will gain hands-on experience in working with project specifications, refining user experience, and working with a product through development and testing processes. Students will be exposed to front-end web-development languages, as well as object-oriented languages used for scripting. In addition, students will learn about open source software and how to find or create projects to enhance their portfolio and build real-world, professional experience.

CPX-435      R / 10 sessions (30 hours) / $375 / Thurs., 6-9pm, Sept. 28-Dec. 7 (skip 11/23)


Register Now

Protect Your Assets 2017

Ann Margaret Carrozza, JD, Esq., Trust & Elder Law Section of the NYS Bar Association

Learn about long term care and Medicaid eligibility rules. Review of the current estate tax laws and discussion of strategies to transfer assets to the next generation while maintaining control.

Recommended Textbook: Love and Money by Ann Margaret Carozza, Esq., available at the QCC Bookstore.

FIX-152         W / 1 session (2 hours) / FREE plus $20 registration fee / Wed., 6-8pm, Oct. 18


Register Now

Enter your information on this line


Register Now

Enter your information on this line


Register Now

Enter your information on this line


Register Now

Ron Williams, MAEd

QuickBooks® is a popular and user-friendly business/management technology tool, chosen by myriad companies, given its fundamental platform to integrate accounting and business principles, and perform the vast array of trans- actions pertinent to all organizations.

Registrants will develop competencies in setting up and customizing the QuickBooks® software for easy access to essential measures of the firm's financial performance.

In this class, you will create a QuickBooks® company to learn, practice, and apply how QuickBooks® facilitates your firm's transactions and interactions with customers, vendors, and employees.

Required Textbook: QuickBooks® Fundamentals Learning Guide 2014/2015 by Bonnie Biafore is available at the QCC Bookstore.

Recommended: knowledge of Microsoft Windows (see page 24) and a background in bookkeeping or accounting. Up to 30 CPA-CPE credits available through NYS Department of Education Sponsor License #001711.

CPX-300     7 sessions (21 hours) / $415

T              Tues., 6:15-9:15pm, Oct. 24-Dec. 12 (skip 11/21)


Register Now

This is the ideal course for the Project Manager or a project team to track and manage a project! Learn to balance the project’s scope, cost, time and resources efficiently.  Create schedules, using Gantt Charts, Calendar Views, Resource Sheets, creating and customizing reports, work breakdown structures and milestones.

CPX-213     4 sessions (12 hours) / $135

W               Wed., 6:15-9:15pm, Oct. 25-Nov. 15


Register Now

Receive an overview and learn the major PC applications, including Windows, Word, Access, Excel, and PowerPoint. Each week — another session of training and more!

CPX-115         6 sessions (21 hours) / $185

MW             Mon. & Wed., 6:15-9:15pm, Mon. Sept. 11-Oct. 2 & Wed. Sept. 27


Register Now

Learn menu commands; edit and copy; format- ting, fonts and attributes, paragraph alignment, bullets, numbering.

CPX-260     3 sessions (9 hours) / $105

M            Mon., 6:15-9:15pm, Oct. 16-Nov. 6 (skip 10/30)


Register Now

Create, edit, save, print worksheets; construct formulas, columns, rows; format text and cells; learn copying; introduction to charts.

CPX-230     3 sessions (9 hours) / $165

M               Mon., 6:15-9:15pm, Nov. 13-27


Register Now

Need to make an impressive presentation in front of a group? Step-by-step instructions to create, edit, print and file slides, outlines, speaker’s notes, and handouts.

CPX-240     3 sessions (9 hours) / $125

W               Wed., 6:15-9:15pm, Oct. 4-18


Register Now

This is the ideal course for the Project Manager or a project team to track and manage a project! Learn to balance the project’s scope, cost, time and resources efficiently.  Create schedules, using Gantt Charts, Calendar Views, Resource Sheets, creating and customizing reports, work breakdown structures and milestones.

CPX-213     4 sessions (12 hours) / $135

W               Wed., 6:15-9:15pm, Oct. 25-Nov. 15


Register Now

Robert Kueper, Assistant Professor, Engineering Technology Dept.-QCC, Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE), Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), Master Accredited System, Engineer (MASE- HP), CompTIA A+ and Certified Internet Webmaster (CIW) Associate certified

This course introduces the use and features of smartphones in modern life and how to create work- ing smart phone applications. Registrants will create “apps” using the Intel XDK developer software. After this initial experience, basics of HTML 5 programming language will be introduced with a minimum of JavaScript programming to introduce the student to the needs of more advanced application development.  Students will run their apps in the Emulator, and distribute apps into their smart phone environment. No programming knowledge necessary. Registrants can enroll for entire courses or per module sessions below.

CPX-444 T:    3 sessions (7.5 hours) / Tues., 6-8:30pm

Register for Each (2.5 hours) @ $45 • Register for All Three @ $105

T1:  Oct. 3            Intro to Intel XDK Cross Developer Application Software

T2:  Oct. 10          Make Simple Smart Phone Applications

T3:  Oct. 17          Make More Advanced Smart Phone Applications


Register Now

Recommended: Knowledge of the Mac or Windows Operating System

Alvin Estrada, M.A. +30 credits, Lecturer-Dep’t of Mathematics & Computer Science at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Adjunct Prof.-Dep’t of Mathematics & Computer Science at Adelphi University, Technical Asst.-Dep’t of Mathematics, Computer Science & Information Technology at Nassau Community College, and; Stacey Estrada, BS, instructor  - Adult Education Glen Cove School District.

Register for all three (3) classes below at the initial time of registration for $125.

•  Facebook®: Personal Use

Topics include: news feed, networks, friends, inbox, poking, commenting, likes, tagging, photo albums, online chat, notifications, following, trending and more.

CPX-510     Z1 / 1 session (6 hours) / $55 / Sun., 10am-4pm, Sept. 24 (S. Estrada)

•  LinkedIn®, Pinterest®, Twitter®: Networking

Topics include: connections, news feed, inbox, commenting, notifications, following, followers, trending, tweets, twitter stream, hashtags, quotes and more.

CPX-510     Z2 / 1 session (6 hours) / $55 / Sun., 10am-4pm, Oct. 1 (S. Estrada)

•  Instagram®, Pinterest®, Shutterfly®: Photo Storage, Sharing & Blogging

Topics include: upload, boards, pins, likes, search, following, photo albums, sharing and more.

CPX-510               Z3 / 1 session (6 hours) / $55 / Sun., 10am-4pm, Oct. 8 (S. Estrada)


Register Now

Acquire the basic skills needed to auction, sell, and buy, including how to list postings and more on these popular online sites. Topics include: the resolution center, profiles, reviews, ratings, and searches.

CPX-515      Z / 1 session (6 hours) / $55 / Sun., 10am-4pm, Oct. 15 (S. Estrada)


Register Now

Attain information on how to decide which device to buy among the various iPads, iPhones and iPod touches on the market. Topics include: the basics of navigating, getting organized, keeping your device up to date, customization, personalize your settings, learn awesome apps that are available.

CPX-451    ZA / 1 session (3 hours) / $35 / Sun., 10am-1pm, Oct. 22 (A. Estrada)


Register Now

Designed for those who want an introductory tour and learn how to store and access your photos, music, and documents through your computer, smartphone, and tablet devices. Learn the “what, why and how” to use the cloud storage on the Internet for personal use. Topics include: how to find free and paid cloud storage site on the Internet, learn streaming of audio, movies, and other rich media.

CPX-135 Z   1 session (3 hours) / $35 / Sun, 10am-1pm, Oct. 29 (A. Estrada)


Register Now

Topics include: Flipboard, Goodreads, Groupon, Instagram, LivingSocial, Pinterest, Snapchat, Waze, Yelp and more. Recommended: Knowledge of the Mac or Windows Operating System

CPX-518 Z / 1 session (6 hours) / $55 / Sun, 10am-4pm, Dec. 3 (S. Estrada)


Register Now

Acquire the basic skills needed to take advantage of the features the Mac has to offer to use the Internet for enjoying music. Learn various features, tools, and tricks available in the Mac Operating System.  Topics include: the basics of downloading, streaming, navigating, playlists, searching, playing, and more.

CPX-453 ZA               1 session (3 hours) / $35 / Sun., 10am-1pm, Nov. 5 (S. Estrada)


Register Now

Daniel McKleinfeld, BA, Columbia University, Senior College Lab Technician, Social Sciences Dept.-QCC

Whether you are a complete novice to digital imaging, a graphics designer, or a photographer who just wants to take good-looking images and make them look great, this course is designed to make the most out of your digital images! Learn how to make the best of your photographs and digital images with this project-orientated course, for modifying your images using the industry standard graphics program: Adobe Photoshop (CS516).

CPX-405               MW / 10 sessions (20 hours) / $165 / Mon & Wed, 6:30-8:30pm, Nov. 6-(ends Mon.) Dec. 11 (skip 11/22)


Register Now

BLOGGING & WEBSITE CREATING: Blogger®, Tumblr®, Wikispaces®, Wix®

Designed for those who want to get an introductory tour and learn how to blog and create a website. Acquire the basic skills needed to take advantage of the features these sites have to offer. Concentrate on how to edit, save and publish. Topics include: adding a new page, editing, enhancing text, inserting links, images, files, tables, embedding widgets, commenting, RSS feed and more.

CPX-123 Z    1 session (6 hours) / $55 / Sun, 10am-4pm, Nov. 12


Register Now

Under CUNY TechWorks, Queensborough Community College (QCC) will offer an applied software development training covering web client programming, systems design and implementation, and smart phone application development. This hands-on, tech skills training program will culminate in a capstone application development class focused on building students' professional programming portfolios.

Credits earned can be applied towards our AAS degree in Information and Internet Technology. For QCC, CUNY TechWorks is first and foremost an employment and training program. Through regional industry partnerships, we will develop internship pathways that provide defined, work-based learning opportunities for participants to gain additional practical experiences. CUNY TechWorks - Applied Software Development Program.

Ideal for those who have experience working with computers and mobile apps, and who are excited about technology, web development, and the emerging technologies

Jessica Ingrassillino, Ed.D; Senior Technical Staff QA, salesforce PyCon Education, Summit Chair; author, Python Projects for Kids

This course is the prerequisite for the sequence of upcoming classes, which will build advanced skills and focus on developing career pathways in software development and software testing. In this class, students will be introduced to software development practices through hands-on learning about different aspects of software development. Students will learn about the software development life cycle, from the design phase through the final production phase. Students will gain hands-on experience in working with project specifications, refining user experience, and working with a product through development and testing processes. Students will be exposed to front-end web-development languages, as well as object-oriented languages used for scripting. In addition, students will learn about open source software and how to find or create projects to enhance their portfolio and build real-world, professional experience.

CPX-435      R / 10 sessions (30 hours) / $375 / Thurs., 6-9pm, Sept. 28-Dec. 7 (skip 11/23)


Register Now

Daniel R. Armstrong, MS, DPT (Doctorate of Physical Therapy), Coordinator, Assistant Professor, HPE&D Dept., QCC

This Certification course provides all of the requirements for health care provider & professional rescuer, which includes adult, child, infant CPR, rescue breathing, and use of AED (Automatic External Defibrillator). AHA requires "pass" grade on skills exam & minimum of 84 score on written exam to qualify for certification. Dress comfortably. Required Textbook to be read prior to class: American Heart Association: BLS for Healthcare Providers (latest edition with new 2010 protocols), available at the QCC Bookstore.

Basic techniques for CPR certification.

AHX-100               $115* / 9am-6pm (8 hours) with 1 hr. lunch break

* Includes material fee of $8.50 for pocket face mask (AHA protocols) and $7 CPR certification card

Saturday

S1           Aug. 12

S2           Aug. 19

S3           Nov. 4

Sunday

Z1           Aug. 20

Z2           Sept. 10

Additional dates may be available.


Register Now

This course covers all techniques and operational aspects of an EMT. Demonstration, practice, and clinical observation are integrated with free online FEMA classes. For more information, please visit: EMT Certification

Provides testing, evaluation, and necessary retraining for EMTs needing recertification. Test cognition of emergency medical care and performance.  Challenge-based format with multiple mandatory sessions to meet updated NYS curriculum.

Enrollment based on successful outcomes of pre-test given at first class.

AHX-111        WSM / $575

WSM: EVENING & WEEKEND ONLY

Wednesday, Saturday, Monday

9am-6pm w/ 1 hour lunch break

Wed. Sept. 6-Dec. 13 (skip 9/20, 11/22)

Sat. Sept. 9-Dec. 16 (skip 9/30, 10/7, 11/25) Mon. Sept. 11-Dec. 11 (skip 10/9)


Register Now

Daniel R. Armstrong, MS, DPT (Doctorate of Physical Therapy), Coordinator, Assistant Professor, HPE&D Dept., QCC; Candy Zambrano, EMT-B, PTCB, CNA, CPR/BLS instructor, and; other teachers TBA

Required textbooks available at the QCC Bookstore.  Certificate of attendance awarded upon satisfying required course attendance, written exam, and skills demonstrations.

Prerequisite:  CPR (AHX-100) (with AHA  CPR Certification),  Medical Terminology for Allied Health (AHX-179), Standard First Aid (AHX-183).

No refunds issued for lateness. Timeliness and attendance is enforced; this will impact on eligibility for meeting program and exam requirements. High School Diploma or equivalent required.

Introduction to cardiac anatomy and terminology, recognition   of cardiac emergencies, obtaining a 12-lead ECG or EKG tracing and basic rhythm interpretation.  For more information, please visit: EKG Technician


Register Now

Attain training in IV administration via lectures, demonstrations and hands on skills practice sessions. Topics: Venous/Vascular Anatomy and Physiology, Complications of IV Therapy, Fluids and Electrolytes, Calculations, Drug Interactions, Adverse Reactions and IV Therapies.

Prerequisite: Phlebotomy Technician (AHX-171)

NOTE: Only offered FALL semester

AHX-172               2 sessions (15 hours) / $485

SZ           Sat. & Sun., 9:30am-5:30pm, (with 1/2 hour lunch break) Dec. 9 & 16


Register Now

Obtain the introductory skills to secure an entry level phlebotomy position. Learn various methods of blood collection through venipuncture, capillary puncture, and existing intravascular devices. Emphasizes use of anticoagulants, the order of draw, and procedures for obtaining and processing specimens.  Safety considerations for all health care professionals and patients discussed. For more information, please visit: Phlebotomy Technician


Register Now

Learn to identify medical words and terminology by their component parts, and also receive an introduction to basic anatomy and physiology (with a focus on the cardiovascular and hematic systems) and understand the importance of medical terminology in the healthcare professions, with online component. Participants required to pass an exam at the end of class. Required Textbook is available at the QCC Bookstore.

AHX-179      S / 1 session (8 hours) / $165      Sat., 9am-6pm (1 hour lunch), Aug. 26


Register Now

Daniel R. Armstrong, MS, DPT (Doctorate of Physical Therapy), Coordinator, Assistant Professor, HPE&D Dept., QCC

Attain employee training on external bleeding control, injuries, wound care, asthma and allergic reactions, (weather-related) shocks, burns, poisons and sudden illness in the workplace. Learn to recognize everyday emergency situations and take appropriate action until professional help arrives. The American Heart Heartsavers guidelines mandate the required workbook manual be read prior to class (available at the QCC Bookstore @ less than $10).

AHX-183      1 session (8 hours) / $110 includes material fee of $8.50 for pocket face mask (AHA protocol) and $7 for certification card.

Sunday, 9am-6pm (with 1 hour lunch)                   

Z1: Aug. 13            Z2: Aug. 27       Z3: Sept. 24


Register Now

Required in health-care practice for RN’s, LPN’s, MD’s and PA’s

Madhu Bhaskaran, MD

NYS-mandated training for renewing health-care licenses. Approved by the NYS Dept. of Education, this course covers Dept. of Health policy on H.I.V. and Hepatitis B, and Board of Regents and Dept. of Health regulations on professional conduct.

AHX-150     M / 1 session (4 hours) / $85 / Mon., 6-10pm, Nov. 6


Register Now

For teachers, MD’s, RN’s, podiatrists, DDS’s, dental hygienists, optometrists, and psychologists. Michele Singer-Berkowitz, Professional Diploma in School Administration, MS in School Counseling, NYS Certified Prevention Professional. Presently the School Based Services Administrator for the NYC Department of Education – Region 3 Student Placement, Youth and Family Support Services

Approved by the NYS Dept. of Education, this course covers legal definitions of child abuse, neglect, and maltreatment; physical and behavioral signs of abuse; procedures for reporting; and legal implications of reporting and failing to report. Bring license & SSN to class.

PDX-121         MP / 1 session (3 hours) / $65 / Mon., 5-8pm, Nov. 6


Register Now

Michele Singer-Berkowitz, Professional  Diploma in School Administration, MS in School Counseling, NYS Certified Prevention Professional. Presently the School Based Services Administrator for the NYC Department of Education – Region 3 Student Placement, Youth and Family Support Services

NYS Law states that a person applying on or after February 1, 2001, initially, or for the renewal of a license, registration, certificate, or limited permit must provide documentation that he/she has completed the required training in School Violence Prevention and Intervention.

This seminar has been approved by the NYS Education Department.

Topics  include:  Identification   of  warning  signs  within   a  developmental  and  social  context including   the  statutes,   regulations,   and  policies  relating   to  a  safe,  non-violent   school  climate;  effective  classroom  management   techniques   that   promote   a  nonviolent   school  climate  and  enhance  learning;  the  integration  of  social  and  problem-solving  skill  development for students within the regular curriculum; intervention techniques and how to participate in an effective school/community  process for students exhibiting violent behavior.

Participants will receive the required certificate of completion.

PDX-120       TP / 1 session (3 hours) / $65 / Tues., 5-8pm, Nov. 14


Register Now

Charlotte Muller, RN

Prepares the student for the National League for Nursing Pre-Admission Examination (NLN PAX), a standardized entrance exam for potential nursing students who seek admittance into nursing schools. The following three main areas of the PAX exam are covered: Verbal skills, which consists of both word knowledge and reading comprehension; Mathematics, which includes basic calculations and word problems, and; Science, which reviews general biology, chemistry, physics, and earth science.

Aligned with the Fall 2017 PAX exam date (on November 28) offered by the Queensborough Community College Nursing Department

Required Textbook: National League for Nursing, Preview Guide for RN Pre-Entrance Exam 3rd Edition by Jones and Bartlett

NUX-195      (20 hours) / $299

SA              5 sessions / Sat., 10am-2pm, Oct. 7-Nov. 4

MW             8 sessions / Mon. & Wed., 7-9:30pm, (starts Wed) Oct. 25-(ends Mon) Nov. 20


Register Now

Certified  Nursing Assistants  are in high demand in the bilingual  community;  those who can con- verse in  a second language and assist  in  a multi-ethnic  environment  will  be highly  marketable. Prepare and function effectively in long-term and/or acute-care facilities and in the community. Instruction includes lectures, lab, and clinical practice under the supervision of a licensed registered nurse. This program is fully accredited by the New York State Education Department. For more information, please visit: Certified Nursing Assistant

Designed to prepare for employment in the Hemodialysis industry as Certified Hemodialysis: Technician (CHT)   • Biomedical Technician (CHBT)   • Nurse (CHN)

Hemodialysis cleans the blood of waste products and excess fluids by passing the blood through an artificial kidney, or dialyzer, for patients with end-stage renal disease.

Topics per Certification Type: Principles of Hemodialysis, Renal Anatomy and Physiology, Complications of Renal Failure, Renal Nutrition,  Lab Work, Vascular Access Care, Infection Control Practices, Water Treatment,  Dialyzer Reprocessing, Hemodialysis-Fresenius©-Machine setup,  Operation, Disinfection, Management of Alarms, Electronics, Medical Emergencies, Patient Confidentiality, BCLS/CPR, Patient as The Customer, Fire and OSHA Safety, Ergonomics of Lifting, Professional Development, Working As a Team, Administration of Hemodialysis Medications, Anemia Management, Mineral Bone Management and Organ Transplantation. For more information, please visit: Hemodialysis Certification Prep

Responsible for providing direct patient care, monitoring the patient and hemodialysis machine, and perform safety checks on the equipment and systems.

AHX-173       31 sessions (98 hours) includes BONENT exam review sessions / $3,000

MWF-FL               Mon., Wed., Fri., 7-10pm, Sept. 11-Dec. 1 (skip 9/20, 22, 29; 10/9; 11/22, 24), and; Sat., 10am-7pm with 1-hour lunch break, Oct. 14 (BCLS/CPR class) & 8-hour BONENT REVIEW TBA / Internship: minimum 250 hours (If qualified)


Register Now

Responsible for maintaining and repairing the hemodialysis machines and water treatment system, inventory management, maintaining facility OSHA and fire safety regulations.  Perform technical in-service of the hemodialysis team.

AHX-177      18 sessions (59 hours) includes BONENT exam review sessions / $2,000

MWF-FL               Mon., Wed., Fri., 7-10pm, Sept. 11-Oct. 27 (skip 9/20, 22, 29; 10/9) Sat., 10am-7pm with 1-hour lunch break, Oct. 14 (BCLS/CPR class) & 8-hour BONENT REVIEW TBA / Internship: available (if qualified)


Register Now

Responsible for overall patient care.  Provide assessment of the patients and their laboratory results, administration of medications and IV solutions. LPNS/LVNS are eligible for the CHN examination upon completion of this  BONENT Approved Program.  Additional Required Textbook: Review of Hemodialysis for Nurses and Dialysis Personnel, 9th Edition by Judith Z. Kallenbach

Prerequisite: A valid RN or LPN/LVN state license.

AHX-178      31 sessions (98 hours) includes BONENT exam review sessions / $3,500

MWF-FL               Mon., Wed., Fri., 7-10pm, Sept. 11-Dec. 15 (skip 9/20, 22, 29; 10/9; 11/22, 24) and; Sat., 10am-7pm with 1-hour lunch break, Oct. 14 (BCLS/CPR class) & 8-hour BONENT REVIEW TBA / Internship: minimum 250 hours (If qualified)

Students self-register for BONENT examination: Additional $220 for paper & pencil exam or $250 for computer-based testing paid directly to BONENT

(CHT exam also available in Spanish)


Register Now

In the era of technology, there is a rapid change in the Health Care Industry, especially Electronic Health Records, and the Billing & Coding industry. After the implementation of ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS there will be a huge new job market for new students and will also create new job opportunities to the workers who are already in the Billing & Coding business. This new program will prepare new personnel for industry and also focus the current industry workers to prepare the students for the prestigious coding certification exam. A program certificate is awarded for satisfying all program requirements: Complete 4 required & 2 elective courses. For more information, please visit: Medical Billing and Coding Certificate

Azam Rahman, MD

Learn the fundamentals of Medical Office Billing with the hands-on management of a medical practice using the Medisoft Advanced Patient Accounting software. Simulate an on-the-job setting with an in-depth look into the business practices of a successful medical practice. Topics include: setting up and managing a medical practice, using the universal coding system to prepare medical claims to third party payers, government and insurance regulations, maintaining good patient medical and financial records.

To fully prepare the student for successful and professional marketing objectives, this course continues with additional focus on the challenges of the job interview and establishing a top-notch resume and effective cover letter, along with follow-up procedures for job interviews and salary negotiation.

Required Textbook: Computers in the Medical Office (ninth edition) by Susan M. Sanderson, available at the QCC Bookstore.

Recommended for class: Basic computer skills, USB 2.0 “thumb drive” device.

MBX-125       10 sessions (35 hours) / $795

R                Thurs., 6-9:30pm, Sept. 28-Dec. 7 (skip 11/23)

4 classroom sessions: Sept. 28-Oct. 19

4 computer lab sessions: Oct. 26-Nov. 16

2 Job Search sessions (Computer Lab): Nov. 30 & Dec. 7


Register Now

Sergeo Guilbaud, MHA, Education Director, L.I. College Hospital

Attain knowledge in medical terminology through a study of root words, prefixes, and suffixes to explain and describe the human body. Learn abbreviations used in labs, correct pronunciation, spelling and use of medical terms.

Required Textbook: Medical Terminology for Health Professions (eighth edition) by Ann Ehrlich, available at the QCC Bookstore.

MBX-126              8 sessions (16 hours) / $275 plus $10 payable at first class meeting

W            Wed., 7-9pm, Oct. 18-Dec.  13 (skip 11/22)


Register Now

Azam Rahman, MD

Focus on diagnostic coding through use of the International Classification of Diseases, Clinical Modification (CMS) Procedure Coding (PCS) systems.  Course completion in conjunction with the CPT coding course (MBX-103 below) enables obtaining maximum reimbursements on claims.

Required Manuals: ICD-10 CM 2017 & ICD-10 PCS 2017, available at the QCC Bookstore.

MBX-104              8 sessions (24 hours) / $345

F              Fri., 6:15-9:15pm, Oct. 6-Dec. 1 (skip 11/24)


Register Now

Warren J. Goodman, DPM

Learn the universal medical coding system to select the correct procedural code(s) for bill submission to maximize reimbursement.

Required Manual: CPT Manual 2017 AMA, available at the QCC Bookstore.

MBX-103              8 sessions (24 hours) / $345

WP         Wed., 5:30-8:30pm, Oct. 18-Dec.  13 (skip 11/22)


Register Now

Instructor TBA

A “must” for healthcare facilities as the link between the medical provider and the insurance carrier.  Learn to prevent common reasons claim payment is delayed, reduced, or denied, and proper strategies to resolve disputes.

No Textbook Required.

MBX-120      6 sessions (18 hours) / $265

W            Wed., 6:30-9:30pm, Nov. 1-Dec. 13 (skip 11/22)


Register Now

Azam Rahman, MD

Understand the location and functions of the organs of the human body.  Learn about the body system, including how the cardiovascular, nervous, and digestive systems work together, and some common conditions of the human body. Topics covered include the body cavities, body planes and directions, respiratory, urinary, endocrine, lymphatic, and reproductive systems. This course is helpful to understand ICD- 10 (MBX-104)

Required Textbook: Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiology (4th edition)  by Donald C. Rizzo, available at the QCC Bookstore.

MBX-101       6 Sessions (24 hours) / $345

TP           Tues., 5:30-9:30pm, Oct. 17-Nov. 28 (skip 11/21)


Register Now

Roya Songhorian, Pharm-D.RPH

Learn definition of key pharmacology terms; classification of drugs based on preparation; types and uses of drugs; system of measurement of medication; federal laws  concerning the 5 levels of controlled substances and OSHA regulations; and; reaction of drugs.

No Textbook Required.

MBX-108    4 sessions (16 hours) / $265

SA              Sat., 9:30am-1:30pm, Oct. 7-28


Register Now

Natalya Margolina, MA

Students will explore the new technology in Electronic Health Records, and they will benefit from hands-on software in industry, including standard electronic health records, medical office management, billing, and coding. Class will be held in computer lab: please bring your own Flash Drive to class to save your in-class work.

Required Textbook: Electronic Health Records with software (3rd edition) by Byron Hamilton, available at the QCC Bookstore.

MBX-005    6 sessions (18 hours) / $345

SA           Sat., 9:30am-12:30pm, Oct. 28-Dec. 9 (skip 11/25)


Register Now

Instructor  TBA

In order to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse patient population, healthcare providers must understand how cultural forces influence health perceptions. Learn how to produce healthcare providers who understand the role of culture in health care practice, and are equipped with the skills necessary to assess and navigate their profession with cultural awareness and responsiveness.

No Textbook Required.

MBX-006    4 sessions (12 hours) / $205

M                Mon., 6-9pm, Oct. 16-Nov. 6


Register Now

The classes below are designed specifically for taking the Review Sessions & Certification Exams

The Review Sessions are open for both Continuing Education students and any other student(s) interested in attending these sessions.

The Review Session tuition is not part of this Medical Billing & Coding Certificate program. Students must pay certification fees to the respective exam-conducting bodies listed.

REVIEW SESSIONS FOR CERTIFICATION EXAMS

Conducted by certified instructors, who are very experienced in their respective fields. Students will be prepared for high yield topics and drilled with questions, and case abstraction form coding.

CBCS Exam (NHA):  Certified  Billing & Coding Specialist

National Healthcareer Association

MBX-007 SA       Review Session: 1 session (5 hours) / $75 / Sat., 9am-2pm, Nov 11

MBX-007 SA-NHA            Exam: 1 session (2 hours) / $25 / Sat., 10am-noon, Nov 18 plus $105 additional Exam Fee payable directly to NHA when registering on date of exam.


Register Now

The classes below are designed specifically for taking the Review Sessions & Certification Exams

The Review Sessions are open for both Continuing Education students and any other student(s) interested in attending these sessions.

The Review Session tuition is not part of this Medical Billing & Coding Certificate program. Students must pay certification fees to the respective exam-conducting bodies listed.

REVIEW SESSIONS FOR CERTIFICATION EXAMS

Conducted by certified instructors, who are very experienced in their respective fields. Students will be prepared for high yield topics and drilled with questions, and case abstraction form coding.

CPC Exam: Certified Professional Coder

AAPC-American Academy of Professional Coders

MBX-009 SA       Review Session: 2 sessions (10 hours) / $150 / Sat., 9am-2pm, Dec. 2 & 9

NOTE: Exam is held off-campus @ $325 additional fee to AAPC when register directly on their website. AAPC administers this exam.


Register Now

Teachers TBA via The Department of Mental Health and Hygiene

As part of the City's Thrive NYC initiative, the NYC Department of Health is offering free Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training to all New Yorkers. MHFA is a groundbreaking public education program that teaches the skills needed to identify, understand, and respond to signs of substance abuse challenges and mental health crises. MHFA leads to greater collective recognition of behavioral health challenges and seeks to decrease stigmatizing attitudes of mental health issues. In an effort to promote inclusion and understanding participating  students will learn a five-step action plan for how to help their friends and family in both crisis and non-crisis situations. Enrollment limited.

Upon completion of the course, participants will receive Certification from the Department of Health and the National Council for Behavioral Health.

PDX-171         S / 1 session (8 hours) / Sat, Sept. 23, 9am-5pm with 1 hour lunch break FREE


Register Now

An ER Tech provides technical support to MDs and RNs to optimize patient care. The ER Tech assists the MDs and RNs by performing Phlebotomy and IV starts, performing 12-lead EKGs, transporting patients to other departments, performs wound care, obtains lab specimens, documents all care / procedures provided, and performs other responsibilities as assigned. For more information, please visit: Emergency Room Technician Certificate Program

The demand for Medical Office Assistants in hospitals, long term care facilities and doctor’s offices continues to increase in NYC. Assistants are now being asked to manage administrative functions of the practice, including electronic health records, billing and coding procedures, clinical, technical and diverse cultural skills. Earn industry certifications from the American Heart Association and National Healthcareer Association. For more information, please visit: Medical Office Assistant Certificate Program

Please register to Live Your Passion, Become a Personal Trainer!

Want to learn more about the Personal Trainer Certification Course?

Come join our live webinar and talk with a veteran instructor about the course and industry. Webinars are offered monthly, register for any of the below. Can’t make the date and time?

Register anyway and we will send you a recording once it is complete.

September 7, 4 pm EST   http://tinyurl.com/fitnessorientation9/7

October 4, 4 pm EST   http://tinyurl.com/fitnessorientation10/7

Come join this fun profession and be a part of what Fortune Magazine & ABC NEWS.com states as the

4th hottest job in the U.S. at a national average of $34 an hour! Employers seeking our graduates include “24 Hour Fitness”, “LA Fitness”, and “Gold’s Gyms”.

This challenging course is taught over a 6-week period for better retention and skill competency (18 hours of lecture + 18 hours of practical training). The National Certification Exam is held on the sixth week. Registrants who pass both exam components are eligible for the 30-hour internship required for certification that will provide graduates the network into their first job.

Interested in taking this course online? The Hybrid Certified Personal Trainer is for candidates wanting CONVENIENT ONLINE information with in-depth instruction and hands-on practical labs on video to understand how it all comes together. This course is a combined course of online lectures and in-person practical hands-on training. Work at your own pace, have access to mentors, online modules and quizzes to help prepare for the exam. Your key bonus option is to experience & master the essential career hands on skills at a local fitness center near you as part of this collegiate program. Please register at (WITS Hybrid Link).

The course prepares you for success with coverage of key topics including biomechanics, exercise   physiology,   fitness   testing,   equipment   usage, and   health   assessment.   World Instructor  Training  Schools (W.I.T.S.) is the  only major  certifying   body  in  the  country  providing comprehensive  practical   training  and  internship   components.   W.I.T.S. is  an  approved  CEU provider  for the following organizations: the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), National  Certification  Board for Therapeutic  Massage & Bodywork  (NCBTMB),  the  International Association of Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and the certification test for the GI Bill. The American Council on Education (ACE) has recommended three (3) undergraduate academic credits for this course.

Pre- or Co-Requisite:  CPR (AHX-100)

Required Textbook: Read the first 3 chapters before the class start date (October 14)

Fitness Professional's Handbook-6th Edition by Edward Howley, Dixie Thompson. Order directly from W.I.T.S. at http://www.witseducation.com/store/Store.htm#Textbooks or call 1-888-330-9487.

PEX-258                6 sessions (36 hours) / $735 payable directly to W.I.T.S. includes $20 QCC Registration Fee

S                Sat., 9am-4pm (with 1 hour lunch break), Oct. 14-Nov. 18

Practicum @ 9am-noon + Lecture @ 1-4pm; Certification Exam Nov. 18

NOTE: A 3-part payment plan available through PayPal®financing @ WITS website.

NO REFUNDS ONCE COURSE STARTS.

Students register directly through the Continuing Education website at www.qcc.cuny.edu/ContEd and go to the W.I.T.S. portal for PAYPAL® processing @ http://www.witseducation.com/certifications/ptcert-qbcc.htm

DISCOUNTS NOT APPLICABLE FOR THIS PROGRAM.

Daniel McKleinfeld, BA, Columbia University, Senior College Lab Technician, Social Sciences Dept.-QCC

Whether you are a complete novice to digital imaging, a graphics designer, or a photographer who just wants to take good-looking images and make them look great, this course is designed to make the most out of your digital images! Learn how to make the best of your photographs and digital images with this project-orientated course, for modifying your images using the industry standard graphics program: Adobe Photoshop (CS516).

CPX-405               MW / 10 sessions (20 hours) / $165 / Mon & Wed, 6:30-8:30pm, Nov. 6-(ends Mon.) Dec. 11 (skip 11/22)


Register Now

Designed for those who want to get an introductory tour and learn how to blog and create a website. Acquire the basic skills needed to take advantage of the features these sites have to offer. Concentrate on how to edit, save and publish. Topics include: adding a new page, editing, enhancing text, inserting links, images, files, tables, embedding widgets, commenting, RSS feed and more.

CPX-123 Z    1 session (6 hours) / $55 / Sun, 10am-4pm, Nov. 12 (A. Estrada)


Register Now

Leo Correa, Central University-Bogota DC (District of Columbia), multimedia & visual artists, lead photographer – Queensborough Office of Marketing & Communications

Explore the basic principles of becoming proficient with your digital camera (whether you have an advance digital "dSLR" or a casual compact camera) and the art of photography. Learn how to utilize manual camera operation to produce photographs by applying basic technical skills.

Topics include: exposure, composition, portrait & landscape techniques, design in photography, and basic retouching and production techniques. Weekly assignments, walking tours, photo demonstrations and group critiques are integral course components.

Recommended: Computer skills with ability to use peripherals, working via personal email accounts, knowledge of image formats and technical jargon.

ARX-260     TR / 8 sessions (22 hours) / $155 / Tues & Thurs, 6-8:45pm, Sept. 26-Oct. 19


Register Now

Explore and practice documentary photography as one of the most effective and inspiring disciplines. Learn to use your lens - both the camera and your personal vantage point - to capture a reality and communicate its complexity within a given social context.

Registrants will create and share an assigned short-term project by “sightseeing” an area of interest chosen within your neighborhood (i.e. local churches, social clubs, associations, parks, community councils, cemeteries, etc.). Your selection will be agreed by all class registrants and then analyzed by everyone.

The culmination of the class will include a final photographic exhibition and critique session, presenting students’ main body of photographic work.

Lectures, additional out-of-classroom assignments, analysis of professional portfolios, field trips and critique sessions are integral components of this class. Post production and retouching software options include Adobe® Lightroom and Photoshop.

Recommended: basic photography experience and photo-editing skills.

ARX-263     SA / 5 sessions (12.5 hours) / $95 / Sat, 10am-12:30pm, Oct. 28-Nov. 25

NOTE: No skip date. Class held on 11/25


Register Now

Stacey Estrada, BS, instructor  - Adult Education Glen Cove School District

Acquire the basic skills to take advantage of the features, tools, and tricks available on Shutterfly. Get your photos. Save time with the Smart Autofill feature.  Edit your photos and text. Personalize your photo book with a range of styles for every occasion and custom features. Add photos from Shutterfly, Facebook or Instagram. Recommended: Bring your pictures on a USB flash drive.

CPX-458     Z / 1 session (6 hours) / $55 / Sun, 10am-4pm, Nov. 19


Register Now

DRIVING INSTRUCTOR LICENSING

Elizabeth Cordova, BA, Certified NYS Instructor

Driver Training & Traffic Safety Seminar

Meets the technical requirements of the DMV for future or present  driving school instructors (also known as the “30-Hour  Basic Instructor’s Course” or “Methods and Content Course for In-car Instruction” which satisfies the  Commissioner’s Regulations, Part 76.15, of the NYS DMV requirements for certifying driving instructors).

Emphasizes the principles of defensive driving and behind-the-wheel instructional techniques. Reviews traffic rules and regulations. Recommended for fleet safety supervisors. Required Textbook: Responsible Driving is available at the QCC Bookstore.

BUX-185               10 sessions (30 hours) / $240

MW        Mon. & Wed., 6:30-9:30pm, Sept. 25-(ends Mon.) Oct. 30 (skip 10/9)

Classroom Teaching Techniques Guidelines, instructional techniques, and actual demonstrations of effective teaching procedures designed to help driving instructors attain a higher level of professional skill in presenting the DMV’s Prelicensing Course. Also known as the “Teaching Techniques and Methodology” course, which satisfies the Commissioner’s Regulation, Part 7.3,   of the   NYS   DMV requirements for certifying driving instructors to teach the Pre-licensing Course.

BUX-186               10 sessions (30 hours) / $240

MW        Mon. & Wed., 6:30-9:30pm, Nov. 6-Dec. 13 (skip 11/20, 22)


Register Now

Meets the technical requirements of the DMV for future or present  driving school instructors (also known as the “30-Hour  Basic Instructor’s Course” or “Methods and Content Course for In-car Instruction” which satisfies the  Commissioner’s Regulations, Part 76.15, of the NYS DMV requirements for certifying driving instructors).

Emphasizes the principles of defensive driving and behind-the-wheel instructional techniques. Reviews traffic rules and regulations. Recommended for fleet safety supervisors. Required Textbook: Responsible Driving is available at the QCC Bookstore.

BUX-185               10 sessions (30 hours) / $240

MW        Mon. & Wed., 6:30-9:30pm, Sept. 25-(ends Mon.) Oct. 30 (skip 10/9)


Register Now

Guidelines, instructional techniques, and actual demonstrations of effective teaching procedures designed to help driving instructors attain a higher level of professional skill in presenting the DMV’s Prelicensing Course. Also known as the “Teaching Techniques and Methodology” course, which satisfies the Commissioner’s Regulation, Part 7.3,   of the   NYS   DMV requirements for certifying driving instructors to teach the Pre-licensing Course.

BUX-186               10 sessions (30 hours) / $240

MW        Mon. & Wed., 6:30-9:30pm, Nov. 6-Dec. 13 (skip 11/20, 22)



Register Now

DRIVING INSTRUCTOR LICENSING

Elizabeth Cordova, BA, Certified NYS Instructor

Driver Training & Traffic Safety Seminar

Meets the technical requirements of the DMV for future or present  driving school instructors (also known as the “30-Hour  Basic Instructor’s Course” or “Methods and Content Course for In-car Instruction” which satisfies the  Commissioner’s Regulations, Part 76.15, of the NYS DMV requirements for certifying driving instructors).

Emphasizes the principles of defensive driving and behind-the-wheel instructional techniques. Reviews traffic rules and regulations. Recommended for fleet safety supervisors. Required Textbook: Responsible Driving is available at the QCC Bookstore.

BUX-185               10 sessions (30 hours) / $240

MW        Mon. & Wed., 6:30-9:30pm, Sept. 25-(ends Mon.) Oct. 30 (skip 10/9)

Classroom Teaching Techniques Guidelines, instructional techniques, and actual demonstrations of effective teaching procedures designed to help driving instructors attain a higher level of professional skill in presenting the DMV’s Prelicensing Course. Also known as the “Teaching Techniques and Methodology” course, which satisfies the Commissioner’s Regulation, Part  7.3,   of  the   NYS   DMV requirements for certifying driving instructors to teach the Pre-licensing Course.

BUX-186               10 sessions (30 hours) / $240

MW        Mon. & Wed., 6:30-9:30pm, Nov. 6-Dec. 13 (skip 11/20, 22)

Campus Cultural Centers

Kupferberg Holocaust CenterOpens in a new window
Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and ArchivesOpens in a new window

Using the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

Queensborough Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window
QPAC: Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

Queensborough Art GalleryOpens in a new window
QCC Art GalleryOpens in a new window

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.