Choose a Category:

Art Show

Acrylic Painting for Fun

ID: CEART-559

Painting with acrylics is exciting, versatile, and easy as you learn to use the basic supplies and techniques to create extraordinary paintings. Instructor will lead step-by-step demonstrations from a photo, yours or supplied, references including a variety of dynamic landscapes from seaside to mountains. Demos will include how to paint flowers, clouds, grasses, water, and more for an excellent foundation in acrylic painting.

  • Total Hours: 15.00
  • CEUs: 1.50
View available classes

Acrylic Painting II

ID: CEART-561

A continuation of Acrylic Painting for Fun to learn more techniques using photo references. Demonstrations include painting animals, people, landscapes with buildings, skyscapes and more. Students may work from their own photographs during class and the instructor can provide photographs. We will also experiment with other supports besides canvas.

  • Total Hours: 15.00
  • CEUs: 1.50
View available classes

Creative Calligraphy Scripts

ID: CEART-526

Learn to use Calligraphy Scripts in up-to-date creative ways. Class will include how to form the alphabet, make decorative letters, write your favorite quotations, address envelopes, make greeting cards, experiment with various inks, watercolors and pens, and embellish works with gold-leafing.

  • Total Hours: 12.00
  • CEUs: 1.20
View available classes

Drawing for the Absolute Beginner - Online

ID: CEETG-602

Have you always been interested in drawing, but never really knew how to get started? If so, then this is definitely the course for you! Gain a solid foundation and understanding of the basics to drawing and become the artist you have always dreamed you could be! You'll gain a solid understanding of the many tools of the trade. You'll become intimately familiar with paper types, drawing styles, rendering techniques, and the basic principal of perspective, layout, design, lighting, volume, and space. You'll even discover how best to get in touch with your right brain. If you have an interest in learning what it is like to draw or would love to increase your current knowledge in the field of art and illustrating, then this course aims to fulfill all of your needs.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
View available classes

Modern Calligraphy

ID: CEART-564

Calligraphy is skilled penmanship and visual art. Learn to form the alphabet on envelopes and cards; experiment with inks, watercolors, pens; and embellish with gold-leafing. See the Materials List online for supplies.

  • Total Hours: 15.00
  • CEUs: 1.50
View available classes

Consumer Education Show

Discount and Couponing Strategies

ID: CECED-566

Finding values with discounts and coupons is easier than you think. Make the most of your financial resources without wasting money. Coupons and discounting are a great start to living a frugal life. We will discuss many ways and tips to save money, stretch the dollars, and reduce your spending painlessly.

  • Total Hours: 2.50
  • CEUs: 0.25
View available classes

Learn to Buy and Sell on eBay - Online

ID: CEETG-531

If you have ever dreamed of working from home or just earning extra income by buying and selling goods online, our experienced instructors will guide you every step of the way. You will learn how to create titles that get noticed, how to craft advertising copy that sells items quickly and for top dollar, and how to create and upload photos of the items you are selling. You will also learn how to safely conduct financial transactions, how to accept credit card payments, and how to pack and ship any item hassle-free. Ir you are a buyer, you will learn how to value almost any item up for auction, how to get the best possible price, how to protect yourself against fraud, and how to compete effectively against other bidders.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
View available classes

Defensive Driving Show

Defensive Driving

ID: CEDDC-500

NOTE: Arrive 10 minutes early. No late arrivals will be admitted. Licensed drivers may take this eight-hour National Safety Council course every three years. Successful completion will remove up to four points (except DUI) on a SC driver's license, including CDL. Driver's license number and state required when registering. May reduce insurance costs. Defensive driving techniques are stressed through lectures, videos, and classroom demonstrations. Bring a pen or pencil to class.

  • Total Hours: 8.00
  • CEUs: 0.00
View available classes

Financial Planning Show

Financial Strategies for Successful Retirement

ID: CEPFP-514

Learn which assets are appropriate for retirement income, for lifetime use and for future generations. Explore how to make appropriate health care decisions. This course includes a workbook and study aids. Couples may attend together for the single fee. An optional financial planning consultation is provided after the class.

  • Total Hours: 10.00
  • CEUs: 1.00
View available classes

Financial Strategies for Successful Retirement

ID: CEPFP-702

Learn which assets are appropriate for retirement income, for lifetime use and for future generations. Explore how to make appropriate health care decisions. This course includes a workbook and study aids. Couples may attend together for the single fee. An optional financial planning consultation is provided after class.

  • Total Hours: 9.00
  • CEUs: 0.90
View available classes

Maximize Social Security: What Boomers Need to Know

ID: CEPFP-700

Don't miss this valuable workshop designed especially for baby boomers with a focus on timing Social Security withdrawals to allow maximum retirement income. Recent legislation in Congress will be discussed. The decisions made today can have a tremendous bearing on the total benefits received over a lifetime. Couples may attend together for a single fee.

  • Total Hours: 2.00
  • CEUs: 0.20
View available classes

Personal Finance - Online

ID: CEETG-545

This course is designed to prepare you for a lifetime of worthwhile personal financial planning. The tools you will learn are useful, realistic, and easy to work into your regular routine. They will help you gain control over the financial impact of the choices you make. You'll learn to create and use a budget, borrow and invest wisely, make intelligent decisions about insurance, and plan for your financial future. You'll develop a retirement savings plan, and you'll be better prepared to make large purchases and plan for taxes. You'll also learn the essentials of household bookkeeping and record-keeping requirements. And you'll discover the secret to understanding and controlling your credit rating to save money and increase your financial security.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
View available classes

Protecting Your Hard Earned Assets in Volatile Times

ID: CEPFP-698

Develop a master plan for a worry-free retirement. Will my nest egg survive this volatile market and the coming storms (increased taxes, inflation, market volatility, health care costs, and the debt crisis here and in Europe)? How long will my money last? Learn helpful strategies for a confident financial future in an uncertain economy. Couples may attend together for the single fee.

  • Total Hours: 4.00
  • CEUs: 0.40
View available classes

Real Estate Investing I - Online

ID: CEETG-652

Stock Market got you down? Want to invest in real estate but have no money and no idea where to start? In this course, we'll demystify the technical aspects of acquiring and profiting from property. We'll explore how to find, finance, and negotiate a deal, how to invest in lease options, foreclosures, quick flips, rehabs, and mobile homes. And most important, you'll finish up the course with a specific game plan tailored to your individual investing goals that will put you well on your way to finding your first (or next) deal.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
View available classes

Stocks, Bonds, and Investing: Oh My! - Online

ID: CEETG-589

Are you worried that you might not have enough money to make it through retirement? Stop worrying and start planning. The earlier you begin planning for your future, the easier it will be for you to retire. No matter how inadequate you believe your current understanding of finance to be, this course will make you capable to manage your personal finances, make wise investment decisions, and prepare adequately for your future.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
View available classes

The Analysis and Valuation of Stocks - Online

ID: CEETG-925

Analysis and Valuation of Stocks is a comprehensive course designed to show you how to research and value stocks. Topics covered in the course include reading financial statements, calculating financial ratios, industrial comparisons, and pricing techniques.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
View available classes

Languages Show

American Sign Language 101

ID: CELNG-568

This course is a study of visual readiness and basic vocabulary, grammar features, and non-manual behaviors, all focusing on receptive language skill developments. Class meeting times will follow the academic calendar.

  • Total Hours: 60.00
  • CEUs: 6.00
View available classes

Beginning Conversational French - Online

ID: CEETG-689

Discover how easy it can be to learn common words course makes pronunciation simple, with phonetic spellings for every word and phrase you need to learn. The course even includes audio, so you will be able to hear and practice the language with little more than a click of your mouse! You'll also learn cultural tips in each lesson that will make you more comfortable in a foreign setting. After finishing this course, you'll be prepared to speak French in a wide variety of settings and situations.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
View available classes

Enhancing Language Development in Childhood - Online

ID: CEETG-527

Follow your child's lead and have fun while enhancing language development. In this fun and user-friendly course for parents, teachers, and caregivers, you will discover how children learn to process language and how they become proficient speakers and thinkers. This course will help you enrich your child's life by stimulating his or her continued speech, brain, and language development in an enjoyable, age-appropriate, and natural way.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
View available classes

ESL-Advanced Grammar and Writing

ID: CEESL-510

Advanced Grammar and Writing for English as a Second Language prepares students to write longer and more complicated papers for work or college preparation. Prior to registering, students must take the ESL placement test. Contact Jan Jake for Placement Testing information, (803) 738-7171, jakej@midlandstech.edu. ESL COMPASS reading test and writing sample scores of 20-30 and a reading score of 60+ are required.

  • Total Hours: 37.50
  • CEUs: 3.75
View available classes

French I

ID: CELNG-554

Do you need to communicate with French-speaking individuals? If so, this new direct approach to communicating with French-speaking individuals is for you. It's fast paced, easy to comprehend, and fun.

  • Total Hours: 20.00
  • CEUs: 2.00
View available classes

French II

ID: CELNG-558

Build on skills learned in French I.

  • Total Hours: 20.00
  • CEUs: 2.00
View available classes

Grammar for ESL - Online

ID: CEETG-565

This six week online course includes in-depth analysis of English grammar for intermediate to advanced English as Second Language college students. Structure of Standard English is explored in order to prepare the learner for regular mainstream English classes. Topics include a review of all tenses, the use of modals, the adjective clause, the noun clause, the adverb clause, phrases, count and non-count nouns and some English terms. The course is designed to provide students ample opportunities to apply their knowledge to their particular areas of study throughout college and beyond. As one of the required courses in most college ESL programs to transfer to mainstream English or to transfer to a university, this course establishes a foundation for continuous learning and serves as a complement to other courses the student may be taking or will take.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
View available classes

Instant Italian - Online

ID: CEETG-966

This dynamic course makes learning Italian fun and surprisingly easy. You'll learn how to ask directions, book a room, order a meal, and much more, in Italian! Phonetic spellings of each word and phrase make mastering pronunciation a breeze. The course audio even lets you hear and practice Italian with a simple click of your mouse. Cultural notes are included throughout the course to help you better understand the Italian people and their way of life. This course will prepare you to speak basic Italian in a wide variety of settings and situations, and it

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
View available classes

Spanish for Medical Professionals - Online

ID: CEETG-971

Are you struggling to communicate with your Spanish-speaking patients? If so, here's the perfect solution. Whether you're new to the Spanish language or just want a refresher, this fun and simple course will give you the basic tools you need to bridge the communication gap.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
View available classes

Spanish for the Workplace - Online

ID: CEPTN-605

Spanish for the Workplace is a self-paced, online occupational Spanish course that seeks to bridge the communication gap between English and Spanish-speaking co-workers and clients. The course is designed for beginning Spanish learners who simply want to communicate in basic Spanish as well as the opportunity to learn approximately 700 commonly used Spanish words and phrases in the workplace.

  • Total Hours: 16.00
  • CEUs: 1.60
View available classes

Spanish I

ID: CELNG-510

Learn basic Spanish conversational skills needed to ask questions and understand the answers given. Text is included with tuition.

  • Total Hours: 20.00
  • CEUs: 2.00
View available classes

Spanish II

ID: CELNG-511

Increase your vocabulary, strengthen your pronunciation skills, and gain a more in-depth understanding of Spanish culture.

  • Total Hours: 20.00
  • CEUs: 2.00
View available classes

Speed Spanish I - Online

ID: CEETG-564

Imagine yourself speaking, reading, and writing Spanish. Now you can with Speed Spanish! This course is designed for anyone who wants to learn Spanish pronto. You will learn six easy recipes for gluing Spanish words together to form sentences. In no time at all, you will be able to go into any Spanish speaking situation and converse in Spanish. Que' Bueno!

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
View available classes

Speed Spanish II - Online

ID: CEETG-644

Gain comfort in Spanish-speaking situations by learning even more clever new recipes you can put to immediate use. Our Speed Spanish courses are unlike any other Spanish classes you may have ever taken. When you've completed both this course and its predecessor, you'll be well on your way to fluency. Que' Bueno!

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
View available classes

Speed Spanish III - Online

ID: CEETG-716

Master your ability to speak, understand, and read Spanish by taking the final installment in our unique three-part Speed Spanish learning series. In this advanced-level course, you'll learn the final six recipes that will serve as templates to help you create any Spanish sentence you want.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
View available classes

Motorcycle Show

Beginner's Motorcycle Class

ID: CEMOT-501

This course is for individuals who want to learn basic techniques. A valid driver's license is required at the first class meeting. Includes twelve hours of riding on small (100-350 cc) training motorcycles. Must pass both a written and riding assessment to receive a completion certificate. Meets the standards set by SC law for insurance discount. Must be able to ride a bicycle. This course is not an alternate to the driver education requirement for under 18-year-old drivers. Prerequisite: Must be eligible for a motorcycle driver's license. Must be able to ride a bicycle. Friday class meets 6-10pm; Saturday & Sunday classes meet 8am-4pm. Must be full face or open face helmet. No half helmets allowed.

  • Total Hours: 18.00
  • CEUs: 0.00
View available classes

Experienced Motorcycle Class

ID: CEMOT-701

Class is a skills tune-up for the experienced rider with a motorcycle license. Students with a learner's permit must have had the permit for a minimum of 60 days. Includes five hours of riding. A fully licensed and insured motorcycle or scooter is required. No mopeds. To successfully complete the course, the student must pass both a written and riding assessment, which could result in an insurance discount. The course may be used as an annual refresher for riders who already have a motorcycle license. In addition, fully licensed students in the EC may elect to have a passenger ride with them during the course. Both the rider and the passenger must be registered students. Helmet must be full face or open face helmet, no half helmets allowed.

  • Total Hours: 7.00
  • CEUs: 0.00
View available classes

Intermediate Motorcycle Class

ID: CEMOT-601

Class is for the rider with minimum-to-moderate riding experience; includes seven hours of riding. Must have held a motorcycle learner's permit for a minimum of 60 days. A fully licensed and insured motorcycle or scooter is required. No mopeds. To successfully complete the class, student must pass both written and riding assessments, which could result in an insurance discount. Prerequisite: Must have held a Motorcycle Learner's Permit for a minimum of 60 days. Must provide a street legal, insured, and fully registered motorcycle or scooter. No mopeds. Friday class meets 6:00-10:00pm. Saturday class meets 8:00am-5:00pm. Helmet must be full face or open face, no half helmets allowed.

  • Total Hours: 12.00
  • CEUs: 0.00
View available classes

Motorcycle Maintenance

ID: CEMOT-502

This course will provide you with the knowledge to do routine preventive maintenance on your motorcycle. It will incorporate how to do pre-trip inspections and how to do limited roadside repairs. This course will include minor tune-ups, changing tires, changing oil, and changing lights. A motorcycle is needed for class.

  • Total Hours: 12.00
  • CEUs: 1.20
View available classes

Music Show

Beginning Drums

ID: CEMUS-543

Have you always wanted to learn how to play the drums? Take advantage of this opportunity in a hands-on class and learn a brief history of the drums along with some fundamental drumming techniques. Music theory, note reading and drumming techniques are designed beginning students. A drum set will be provided during class time; however, you should make your own arrangements for personal practice time.

  • Total Hours: 6.00
  • CEUs: 0.60
View available classes

Sewing and Quilting Show

Sewing I

ID: CESEW-533

Beginners and those with minimal experience will learn the practical basics and creative potential sewing offers. Learn straight and zigzag stitches, straight seams, curved seams, fabrics, and patterns. Students will complete a decorative pillow and a project with a pattern. Class will choose the final project. Sewing machine required.

  • Total Hours: 18.00
  • CEUs: 1.80
View available classes

Sewing II

ID: CESEW-550

Perfect your sewing skills in this follow-up to Sewing I. Students must be able to sew, operate and bring their own sewing machines to class. Projects for Sewing II are determined before the start of the class. See the materials list for important details and list of supplies.

  • Total Hours: 15.00
  • CEUs: 1.50
View available classes

Sewing Studio

ID: CESEW-552

Prerequisite: Sewing I. If sewing at home is a chore due to distractions, or help is needed with a project, we've got a solution! The Sewing Studio is time for you to get help with your pattern, fabric layout, tricky steps, and get tips and advice in a fun atmosphere. Basic understanding of sewing and machine operation is a must. Bring your own project with fabric, supplies, and tools. A sewing machine is required.

  • Total Hours: 12.00
  • CEUs: 1.20
View available classes

Test Preparation Show

GMAT Preparation - Online

ID: CEETG-571

Applying to graduate business and management schools usually means taking the GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test). Our GMAT preparation course is a must. Taking this course will provide you with test-taking techniques and methods for improving your score and saving time on all GMAT question types. You will review the more familiar questions and learn how to approach question types that may be new to you, like critical reasoning and data sufficiency. In the verbal lessons, we will discuss how to do your best on reading comprehension questions, sentence correction questions, critical reasoning questions, and the analytical writing assessment. In the quantitative lessons, we provide a comprehensive math review and techniques for tackling both problem solving and data sufficiency questions. You will practice on actual GMAT tests from previous years, which is the best way to prepare for any standardized test.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
View available classes

GRE Test Preparation-Quantitative (course 2) - Online

ID: CEETG-559

This course will prepare students to take the Graduate Record Examination. You may enroll in either the Verbal or Quantitative review sections, however we strongly suggest that you enroll in both sections for maximum benefit. Taking both course 1 and course 2 provide techniques for improving your score on all three sections of the GRE: Verbal, Analytical, and Quantitative. You will also practice on actual GRE tests from previous years. Course 2 features a math review and techniques for tackling the quantitative comparison, discrete quantitative, and data interpretation questions that make up the math section of the GRE. We will also cover time saving techniques for both the paper-based and computer administrations of the test. REQUIREMENTS: Internet access, email, Netscape or Internet Explorer Web browser. Practicing to Take the GRE General Test (ninth edition) should be purchased prior to the beginning of class.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
View available classes

GRE Test Preparation-Verbal and Analytical Sections (course 1) - Online

ID: CEETG-551

Applying to graduate school usually means taking the GRE (Graduate Record Examination). Our GRE preparation course can help; we have been preparing students around the world for graduate school since 1980. The course covers the more familiar questions and explores question types that may be new to you, like analytical and logical reasoning. You will also practice on actual GRE tests from previous years. This course covers all question types on the verbal and analytical sections of the GRE. Course 1 and Course 2 provide techniques for improving your score on all three sections of the GRE: Verbal, Analytical, and Quantitative. REQUIRMENTS: Internet access, E-mail, Netscape or Internet Explorer Web browser. Practicing to Take the GRE General Test (ninth edition) should be purchased prior to the first class meeting.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
View available classes

LSAT Test Preparation - Mastering Test Taking Techniques, Analytical Reasoning Questions, and the Writing Sample (course 1) - Online

ID: CEETG-552

Applying to law school means taking the LSAT Law School Admissions Test). In this course, you will practice on actual LSAT exams from previous years. This course provides an overview of law school entrance procedures. You will also learn proven test taking techniques and participate in an intensive review of analytical reasoning questions, including techniques for drafting the three most helpful types of diagrams, and explanations for and interpretations of correct answer choices. You will also learn the outline format that law school admissions counselors favor for preparing the writing sample. Taking both Course 1 and Course 2 will prepare you to perform well on all three question types on the LSAT: reading comprehension, logical reasoning, and analytical reasoning. REQUIREMENTS: Internet access, E-mail, or Internet Explorer Web browser. LSAT: The Official Triple Prep, Volume 2, should be purchased prior to the first class meeting.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
View available classes

LSAT Test Preparation-Mastering Reading Comprehension and Logical Reasoning Questions (course 2) - Online

ID: CEETG-560

Applying to law school means taking the LSAT (Law School Admissions Test). Taking both course 1 and course 2 will prepare you to perform well on all three question types on the LSAT: Reading Comprehension, Logical Reasoning, and Analytical Reasoning. You will practice on actual LSAT exams from previous years and also learn test taking techniques. Course 2 provides an intensive review of reading comprehension and logical reasoning questions, including techniques for quick elimination of incorrect answers, explanations, and interpretations of correct answers, and proven approaches for selecting the correct answers. REQUIREMENTS: Internet access, email, Netscape or Internet Explorer Web browser. LSAT: The Official Triple Prep, (Volume 2) should be purchased prior to the beginning of class.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
View available classes

SAT/ACT Preparation - Quantitative (Part 2) - Online

ID: CEETG-561

In course 2, we will analyze each of the quantitative test question areas on the SAT and ACT. Topics include basic and advanced math concepts (fractions, decimals, percentages, ratios, proportions) and algebraic and geometric concepts. REQUIREMENTS: Internet access, email, Netscape or Internet Explorer Web browser. 10 Real SATs and Getting Into the ACT: Official Guide to the ACT Assessment should be purchased prior to the first class meeting.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
View available classes

SAT/ACT Preparation - Verbal (Part 1) - Online

ID: CEETG-553

Both the ACT and the SAT contain verbal and math question types. SAT/ACT Preparation Part I will give you all the information you need to do well on the verbal questions of the ACT and the new SAT. The ACT verbal sections are called the Reading Test, the English Test, and the Science Test. The Reading Test and the English Test assess your knowledge of English usage, grammar, and reading comprehension. This course will provide you with a grammar and usage review specifically geared to the rules that you'll be tested on in the ACT. You'll also learn how to maximize your time on reading comprehension passages and the passages in the science test. REQUIREMENTS: Internet access, E-mail, or Internet Explorer Web browser. 10 Real SATs and Getting Into the ACT: Official Guide to the ACT Assessmentshould be purchased prior to the first class meeting.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
View available classes

Wellness Show

Fitness, Food and Losing Weight

ID: CECED-567

Hear unique principles and secrets to losing weight permanently, naturally and without gimmicks in this engaging class. Be in control of your nutrition, health, and fitness. The three stages of permanent weight loss are Mind, Muscle, and Mouth. Learn the basics plus secrets to turbo-charge weight loss efforts.

  • Total Hours: 2.50
  • CEUs: 0.25
View available classes

Introduction to Natural Health and Healing - Online

ID: CEETG-567

This course is designed for anyone who wants to learn how to promote wellness, balance and health in their daily lives. It will give students a basic understanding of the field of natural health. Students will discover how to create and maintain a naturally healthy lifestyle and a healing environment. Students will explore areas of natural health to include Naturapathy, Aromatherapy, nutritional healing, and body therapies.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
View available classes

Plan, Prepare, and Plant!

ID: CECED-581

Vegetable gardening is terrific exercise, puts you in touch with nature, and can help reduce food expenses. Reap these rewards by growing your own fresh vegetables. Types of gardens, soil preparation, plants, and harvesting are covered to provide a great gardening experience.

  • Total Hours: 15.00
  • CEUs: 1.50
View available classes

Relax and Shed Those Stressful Ways

ID: CECED-585

A hectic life can decrease happiness and increase anxiety. Health and well-being can also be negatively affected. Learn natural, effective ways to melt away your stress that you can implement into your life everyday.

  • Total Hours: 1.50
  • CEUs: 0.15
View available classes

Yoga

ID: CECED-537

Feel calm, peaceful and centered as you learn yoga techniques. You'll practice yoga postures, breathing exercises, meditation, and deep relaxation. Classes meet at Arsenal Hill Community Center, 1800 Lincoln Street, Columbia. Bring a yoga mat to class.

  • Total Hours: 12.00
  • CEUs: 1.20
View available classes

Woodworking Show

Introduction to Woodworking

ID: CECED-586

Meet at Mann Tool and partner with experienced craftsman to build a project with power tools and designed to teach important characteristics of fine furniture. Leave class with an appreciation for quality construction, a treasured piece you've built yourself and the know-how to build outstanding projects. See the online Materials List for important information.

  • Total Hours: 6.00
  • CEUs: 0.60
View available classes

Writing Show

Advanced Fiction Writing - Online

ID: CEEDG-529

Explore advanced fiction writing techniques with a published novelist.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
View available classes

Beginner's Guide to Getting Published - Online

ID: CEETG-704

Your success in the writing game will be determined by the amount of credibility publishers attach to you and your work. This course, taught by a published author, will help you gain that credibility. You'll discover powerful shortcuts most other writers still haven't learned after many years of trying to get published. This course will help you properly format manuscripts, write irresistible query letters, and submit your work to the publishers who want it. If you really want to be a writer, this step-by-step course will give you all the tools you need to get published--again and again and again.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
View available classes

Beginning Writer's Workshop - Online

ID: CEETG-647

If you've dreamed of writing creatively, this course is a great place to start. Get a taste of the writing life, improve your writing skills, and discover new ways to stretch your creative muscles. This isn't school as you know it. It is an in-depth writing experience filled with challenging hands-on exercises, expert advice, and plenty of direct support and encouragement.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
View available classes

Creative Writing Workshop I - Beginner

ID: CEWRT-552

New and emerging writers will explore the various techniques and process of crafting short stories, novels, memoir, and creative nonfiction.

  • Total Hours: 12.00
  • CEUs: 1.20
View available classes

Creative Writing Workshop II - Advanced

ID: CEWRT-553

For more experienced writers in all genres (or students who have taken CWW I). Focuses on the revision and editorial process, as well as identifying publication opportunities for completed work (including self-publishing platforms). Students presenting work should be prepared to receive critiques from instructor and classmates.

  • Total Hours: 12.00
  • CEUs: 1.20
View available classes

Genealogy Basics - Online

ID: CEETG-574

This course will help you understand the research process, ways to organize your information and the use of forms to make sense of your data. You will learn how to develop a strategy to accomplish your research objectives and evaluate the results by recording new information, and sharing that information with others. If you are a newcomer to this hobby or just want to make a small family tree, this course will get you off to a good start. You will explore many internet sites where you can search for family names. The course explains in simple terms where to look, who to contact, and how to use the genealogical research tools of the computer and the internet to further your research.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
View available classes

Get Funny! - Online

ID: CEETG-945

Humor enhances everything you do, no matter whether you're looking to deliver better presentations, increase your marketability as a writer, deliver more hits to a Web site, or simply become friendlier and more outgoing. Whether you're naturally funny or want to be, this hilarious course will help you sharpen your wit.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
View available classes

Internet Writing Markets, Introduction - Online

ID: CEETG-584

The Internet provides unlimited opportunities if you're a writer, whether you just have a few hours a week to blog, want a full-time publishing career, or just plan to promote your books or business on the Web. There is no single way to become successful writing for the Web, so this course shows you the hundreds of different choices you have, and helps you set your own goals. In fact, by the end of the course, you'll have your very own publishing plan, from the steps to take in developing your writer's platform or brand, to the markets that will help you accomplish your goals.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
View available classes

Introduction to Journaling - Online

ID: CEETG-701

This insightful course will help you discover an exciting new way to express yourself and enhance your creativity. You'll learn to use powerful journaling techniques to develop a deeper and more spiritual understanding of yourself and explore your thoughts, feelings, beliefs, and values. You'll also discover how to use journaling to ease the stress of unwanted change, improve your physical and emotional health, and achieve a greater level of professional success.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
View available classes

Publish and Sell Your E-Books - Online

ID: CEEDG-572

This six-week long course introduces you to everything you need to know to do a professional job of turning your manuscript into your dream-come-true, a book that will help you make money on the Internet, whether you want to self-publish a novel, a nonfiction book, or a picture book. You'll learn how to format your e-book and get it ready to sell through bookstores. By the end of the course, you could have your e-book published in over 100 countries worldwide and available to libraries and book clubs!

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
View available classes

Script to Screen

ID: CEWRT-548

An overview of scriptwriting across different media. Includes formatting and structure of scripts for feature films, episodic TV, playwriting, video games, radio/podcast, advertising, and more.

  • Total Hours: 12.00
  • CEUs: 1.20
View available classes

Write and Publish Your Nonfiction Book - Online

ID: CEEDG-718

Become a professional author or advance your career by learning to write, edit, and publish nonfiction books of all types.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
View available classes

Write Like a Pro - Online

ID: CEETG-583

Writing a successful novel, screenplay, business report, or non-fiction book is far easier when you work from a well thought-out story outline. Under the guidance of a professional Hollywood writer and author, you will learn how professional writers use story outlines to blueprint a structure for any story. Once you have mastered the special story structure techniques taught in this course, you will be prepared to...write like a pro.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
View available classes

Writing for Children - Online

ID: CEETG-650

Join a published children's author and discover how you can touch the hearts of children by creating books for them. In this highly interactive, hands-on course, you'll take pen to paper and begin work on your first fiction or nonfiction manuscript. In the process, you'll explore the changing world of children's literature and understand the various formats--from baby's first books to novels for young adults. You'll get insights from guest authors and editors to gain a better understanding of the needs of today's market. By researching the genre and recognizing niche players, you'll open doors of opportunity, many of which you may not have previously considered. By the time you finish this course, you'll have all the tools and resources you'll need to continue to grow as a writer for children.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
View available classes

Featured Program

Floral Designer

This 24-hour course in the fundamentals of floral arranging will give students enough basic skills to seek entry level positions in the floral business.

Learn More