Continuing Education

Computer Information Technology

Microsoft Office Specialist 2010 Certification Program

This program qualifies students to take the Core and Expert level certification examinations, a globally recognized standard.

Earning MOS certification acknowledges that you have the expertise to work with Microsoft Office programs. MOS certified individuals report increased competence and productivity with Microsoft Office programs as well as increased credibility with their employers, co-workers, and clients. MOS certification sets you apart in today’s competitive job market, bringing employment opportunities, greater earning potential, and career advancement, in addition to increased job satisfaction.

Program certification: In order to receive a program certificate, students must complete a program application ($25), successfully complete all course requirements listed at the time of applying, and submit a certificate request form ($5). Click here to download application and certificate request form.

Prerequisites: How to Use a PC (Basic) PCW 22
How to Use a PC (Advanced) PCW 40 or PCW 42

Microsoft Office Specialist (Core Certifications)

This program level prepares students for the Microsoft Offi ce Specialist core certification which validates skills with the Microsoft Office 2010 suite. Prerequisites: How to Use a PC (Basic-Advanced) (or equivalent course(s)/experience). MOS exams are available for these office products: Word 2010, Excel 2010, and PowerPoint 2010. Email niyati.mehta@lehman.cuny.edu for test schedule and pricing. Students are advised to take PowerPoint: Part II before they take the Certiport Microsoft Office PowerPoint exam.

Certificate Program Required Course:

Microsoft Word 2010: Comprehensive CBS79
Microsoft Excel 2010: Comprehensive CFM55
Microsoft PowerPoint 2010: Part I EDP19

Elective (choose 1):
Microsoft Access 2010 EDP26
Microsoft Outlook 2010 EDP36

Microsoft Office Specialist Expert

The Microsoft Office Specialist Expert certification validates advance skills in specific Microsoft applications. Gaining the credential requires that a candidate pass either of these exams: Word 2010 Expert or Excel 2010 Expert or PowerPoint Expert 2010.

Certificate Program Required Courses:

Microsoft Word 2010: Comprehensive CBS79
Microsoft Excel 2010: Comprehensive CFM55
Microsoft PowerPoint 2010: Part I/II EDP 19 & EDP 128
Microsoft Access 2010 EDP 26
Microsoft Outlook 2010 EDP 36

TESTING CENTER AT CUNY-ON-THE-CONCOURSE (COTC)
The convenience of testing where you study!

Certiport Microsoft Office tests including:
● Microsoft Word
● Microsoft Excel
● Microsoft PowerPoint
are just a few of the exams given at our Testing Center. For more information email ce@lehman.cuny.edu.

Graphics and Web Design

GRAPHIC DESIGN FOR PRINT will equip the student for work as a graphic artist, creating illustrations, pictures, buttons and other images for use in print. WEB DESIGN AND MULTIMEDIA prepares students for careers as web designers with a solid foundation in the basic graphic and multimedia techniques used to create web sites. WEB PROGRAMMING prepares students for careers as web programmers.

Program certification: In order to receive a program certificate, students must complete a program application ($25), successfully complete all course requirements listed at the time of applying, and submit a certificate request form ($5). Click here to download application and certificate request form.

Certificate Program Required Courses:
Foundation Classes:
How to Use a Mac (Basic) PCW 38
How to Use a Mac (Advd.) PCW 39 or 42

Graphic Design for Print

CORE Classes:
Adobe Photoshop EDP 56
Adobe Illustrator and InDesign EDP 66
Elective: The Business of Graphic Design

Web Design & Multimedia

Certificate Program Required Courses:

CORE Classes:
CORE Classes:
Adobe Photoshop EDP 56
Adobe Illustrator & InDesign EDP 66
Web Design I EDP 115
Web Design II EDP 114
Graphics for the Web EDP 116
Motion Graphics EDP 130

Elective: The Business of Graphic Design

Web Programming

CORE Classes:
Adobe Photoshop EDP 56
Web Design I EDP 115
Web Site Design II EDP 114
Intro. to PHP & SQL EDP 126

Electives (choose two):
Motion Graphics EDP 130
Create Mobile Apps EDP 129
The Business of Graphic Design

A+ Computer Technician Program

http://www.lehman.edu/academics/continuing-education/images/tax2.jpgThe A+ Computer Technician Program covers the fundamentals of computer hardware and software and helps prepare students for entry-level jobs in information technology including help desk and technical support. It also helps prepare students for the CompTIA A+ certification examinations (see http://www.comptia.org for more information on the exams) and for more advanced IT-industry certifications such as Cisco and Microsoft.

The course above is qualifi ed for Workforce1 ITG Vouchers. Become a member at a Workforce1 Center near you. Visit: http://www.nyc.gov/html/sbs/wf1/html/develop/develop.shtml for more information.

A+ Computer Technician Preparation
CIP 120/$750 (24 sessions) COTC
Prerequisite PCW 22/40 Basic Computer Skills or equivalent

CISCO ACADEMY at CUNY on the Concourse

The Cisco Certified Network Associate is the first level of Cisco’s career certification. This newly revised CCNA Routing and Switching curriculum prepares students who are seeking entry-level Information and Communications Technology (ICT) jobs or plan to pursue more specialized ICT skills. The program helps students build workforce readiness skills for in-demand jobs. CCNA Routing and Switching provides comprehensive coverage of networking topics, from fundamentals to advanced applications and services, with opportunities for hands-on practical experience. The complete curriculum is approved by the Cisco Networking Academy. Students will be prepared to take the Cisco CCENT certification exam after completing CCNA 1 and 2 and the CCNA Routing and Switching certification after completing all four courses. Prerequisite: A+ Computer Technician.

Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT)

  • Basic Networking: CCNA 1
    CIP 225/$695 COTC
  • Routing Protocols: CCNA 2
    CIP 226/$695 (10 sessions) COTC prerequisite CIP 225

Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA)

  • LAN Switching and Wireless: CCNA 3
    CIP 227/$695 (10 sessions) COTC prerequisite CIP 226

  • Accessing the WAN: CCNA 4
    CIP 228/$695 (10 sessions) COTC prerequisite CIP 227

NEW CompTia Security+ Course

CompTIA Security+ is an entry-level security certification preparation course that validates knowledge of basic security concepts, communication security, infrastructure security, cryptography, and operational security using hands-on learning in PC labs and lectures. Students must pass (84% or more) a 100 question, 90 minutes exam to become Security+ certified.
CIP 231/$720 (24 sessions) COTC prerequisite CIP120 preferred

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TESTING CENTER AT CUNY-ON-THE-CONCOURSE (COTC)
Exams including:
● Comp TIA ● Cisco Systems ● MOS ● Oracle ● Novell are just a few of those given at our new Testing Center. Call 718-960-8512 for up-to-date information about the exams offered.


Administrative/Executive Assistant

In today’s competitive job market, individuals need not only excellent computer skills, but, also, the ability to write and speak well and to present a professional, polished appearance. The Administrative Assistant Certificate offers participants the opportunity to acquire these skills. Prerequisite: high school diploma or GED/TASC.

Certificate Program Required Courses:
Effective Business Communication CBS 28
How to Use a PC (Basic, Advanced) PCW 22/40
Microsoft Word 2010: Comprehensive CBS 79
Microsoft Excel 2010: Comprehensive CFM 55

Recommended Courses:
Keyboarding Skills CBS 51
Microsoft Powerpoint 2010: Part I EDP 19
Microsoft Powerpoint 2010: Part II EDP 128

Healthcare IT Technician

The recent growth in IT systems in the healthcare industry presents tremendous opportunities for IT professionals. Designed for technologists or medical practitioners seeking to gain entry into the field
of healthcare information systems, this course teaches the fundamentals of healthcare IT (HIT) by using the CompTIA™ Healthcare IT Technician (HIT-001) Exam objectives as the framework. It takes an in-depth and comprehensive view of HIT by examining healthcare regulatory requirements, the functions of a healthcare organization and its medical business operations, in addition to IT hardware, software, networking, and security. This program is for those who want to learn about HIT and who desire to enter this growing field and take the CompTIA™ HIT certificate exam.

Healthcare IT Technician Preparation
CIP 229/$720 (24 sessions) COTC
This course will assist you in the preparation for the CompTIA Health Care IT Technician certifi cate/exam. It can also serve as an add-on to the CompTIA A+ certification. Call 718-960-8512 for schedule.

Prerequisite: CIP 120: A+ Computer Technician or equivalent course/experience.

Digital Photography

Digital Photography I
Digital Photography is the art of “Writing with Light”. Whether you have a point and shoot, or a high end SLR, the fundamentals of good photography remain the same. Learn to use your camera in manual mode while crafting powerful images.

EDP 70/$150 (5 sessions) LEHC

Prereq. PCW 22 or equivalent; bring digital camera.

Digital Photography II

Take your photography skill to the next level - learn to handle diffi cult lighting situations, advanced post processing techniques, and delve deeper into the history of photography to learn from the masters. Build a portfolio of great images while honing your photo editing skills.

EDP 72/$150 (5 sessions) LEHC
Prerequisite EDP 70 or equivalent; bring digital camera.

Computer Basics for Mature Adults
http://www.lehman.edu/academics/continuing-education/images/womanSr_computer.jpgNever touched a computer? Have computer anxiety? In a relaxed and supportive environment, adults are introduced to the keyboard, monitor, and mouse. Microsoft Windows and basic elements of word processing are covered. The skills you learn will open an exciting new world for you to explore.

For students who wish to practice in the College IT Center, a valid CUNYcard ID is required.

Computer Basics for Mature Adults
Computer Basics for Mature Adults
MAT 10/$125 (4 sessions) LEHC
Tuition reflects senior citizen discount.

Are you feeling out of the loop when it comes to today’s technology? Computer Basics is a comprehensive course that teaches seniors the basics of how a computer works, takes the mystery out of hardware and software, and the Windows Operating System. An introduction to the Internet, email and MS Word are included. This course is a hands-on and develops the skills that seniors need to feel confi dent about using computers. Class is geared toward a friendly, supportive environment. If you could extend the Basics course it would allow seniors to really get a grip.

REVISED Computers: Beyond the Basics Basics, Email and Social Networking
MAT 13/$125 (4 sessions) LEHC
Prerequisite MAT 10 or equivalent

Beyond the Basics of Computers, Email & Social Networking offers students the ability to build upon skills learned in the previous course. Learn to safely search and explore the Internet, understand web browsers, shop and fi nd online communities. Learn how to join and best use social networking sites and create a system to streamline sending and storing email pictures and documents. Gain a solid understanding of how to use your computer to have the world at your fingertips. Keep up with family and friends!

Cursos en Español

Curso de Computacion:
Desde el Basico hasta el Avanzado en Español
EDP 82/$200 (5 sessions) COTC

NEW Operating System for Android & IOS en Español
PCW 45/$135 (3 sessions) COTC
Aprenda a usar eficientemente su IPad, IPhone, Tableta o Smartphone.

Seminario: Sistemas Operativos Androide (4 horas)
Seminario: IOS (4 horas)

Courses and Workshops

NEW The Business of Graphic Design
EDP 131/$150 (4 sessions) LEHC
Prerequisites EDP56 and 66 or equivalent

Finding your first graphic design job or internship, is not just an important step in starting a career. It’s an exploration of the field of design and a continuation of the learning process. The Business of Graphic Design will provide students with an opportunity to learn and develop the necessary skills to embark on a career in graphic design. Students will be asked to complete a series project-based assignments meant to aid them in finding their first job or internship while also fostering a skill with and sensitivity to typography, identity/stationary design, and web design.


NEW Motion Graphics
EDP 130/$255 (10 sessions) LEHC Prerequisite EDP 56

How many times have you seen a cool visual technique in a film or video and asked, “How did they do that?” In this course you will learn to create stunning motion graphics using industry standard software such as Adobe After Effects. This will cover key frames, track mattes, color keying, particles, 3D space, typography techniques, and more. The class will take inspiration from the rich motion graphics of film and TV through the years. By the end of the class you will be able to create impressive motion graphics for your film, television or advertising projects.

Advertising on the Internet with Facebook, Twitter & More
PCW 31/$59 (2 sessions) LEHC
Prerequisites: PCW 22/40 Basic Computer Skills or equivalent

Learn how to utilize social media to promote your business and gain Web exposure for your enterprise. The course will give you the tools to advertise on the Web and analyze social networking communities such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. You will learn how to integrate these tools into your marketing and advertising efforts and develop a social networking strategy for your business.

How to Use a PC (Basic)
PCW 22/$75 (2 sessions) LEHC
Tue/Thu 6:30-9:30 pm Sep 30-Oct 2
How to Use a PC (Advanced)
PCW 40/$75 (2 sessions) LEHC Prereq. PCW 22 or equivalent
Sat 10 am-4:30 pm Oct 4
How to Use a Mac (Basic)
PCW 38/$75 (3 session) LEHC
Tue/Wed/Thu 7:35-9:35 pm Sep 30-Oct 2
How to Use a Mac (Advanced)
PCW 39/$75 LEHC (1 session) Prereq. PCW 38 or equivalent
Sat 10 am-4:30 pm Oct 4
Microsoft Word 2010: Comprehensive
CBS 79/$290 (11 sessions) LEHC
Prerequisites PCW22, 40 or equivalent
Mon 6:30-9 pm Oct 6-Dec 22
Microsoft Excel 2010: Comprehensive
CFM 55/$375 (11 sessions) LEHC
Prerequisites PCW 22, 40 or 41, or equivalent
Wed 6:30-9:30 pm Oct 8-Dec 17
Microsoft PowerPoint 2010: Part I
EDP 19/$150 (4 sessions) LEHC
Prerequisites: PCW 22, 40 or 41, or equivalent
Tue 6:30-9:30 pm Oct 7-28
Microsoft PowerPoint 2010: Part II
EDP 128/$150 (4 sessions) LEHC Prereq. EDP 19 or equivalent.
Learn how to change PowerPoint settings, the ribbon and the quick access toolbar. Photo Albums, SmartArt, linking/embedding and effective use of tables, charts and diagrams will be covered.
Thu 6:30-9:30 pm Nov 13-Dec 11
Microsoft Outlook 2010
EDP 36/$185 (5 sessions) LEHC Prereq: PCW 22, 40 or 41)
Wed 6:30-9 pm Nov 18-Dec 16
Keyboarding Skills
CBS 51/$125 (6 sessions) LEHC
Sat 10:35 am-12:05 pm Nov 1-Dec 13
How to Use a Mac (Basic)
PCW 38/$75 (3 session) LEHC
Tue/Wed/Thu 7:35-9:3 pm Sep 30-Oct 2
How to Use a Mac (Advanced)
PCW 39/$75 LEHC (1 session) Prereq. PCW 38 or equivalent
Sat 10 am-4:30 pm Oct 4
Adobe Photoshop
EDP 56/$225 (8 sessions) LEHC
Prerequisites PCW 38, 39, 42 or equivalent
Tue 7:35-9:35 pm Oct 7-Dec 2
Adobe Illustrator & InDesign
EDP 66/$275 (10 sessions) LEHC
Prereqs. PCW 38, 39, 42 or equivalent
Wed 7:35-9:35 pm Oct 8-Dec 17
Web Site Design I
EDP 115/$255 (10 sessions) LEHC Prerequisite EDP 56
Mon 7:35-9:35 pm Oct 6-Dec 15
Graphics for the Web Designers
EDP 116/$255 (8 sessions) LEHC Prerequisite EDP 115
Sat 10 am-12:30 pm Oct 25-Dec 20

COURSE SUBSTITUTION / WAIVER NOTICE
Prerequisites for all courses are noted in the course information. It is recommended that students take either the Basic and Advanced MAC or PC sequence to insure competency and fulfill prerequisites before taking other IT courses. The Basic MAC or PC course prerequisite can be waived but proof of competency must be presented in the form of transcript or letter from employer. For additional information on the Computer Information Technology program email niyati.mehta@lehman.cuny.edu

Geographic Information Science (GISc) Certificate Program (17 credits)

GISc is a fast-growing computer technology field involving mapping and analysis of spatial data. Experience in GISc can lead to enhanced career opportunities in such diverse fields as public health, criminal justice, urban planning, economic development, environmental analysis, government, ecology, hazard and risk assessment, and education. Evening classes are offered for this 17-credit program starting late January in spring. To register, submit your application to the Lehman Admissions Office. Visit www.lehman.edu. For more information, contact GISc Program Director, Dr. Juliana Maantay (juliana.maantay@lehman.cuny.edu) or visit www.lehman.cuny.edu/deannss/geography.

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