Accounting Classes

Accounting Fundamentals and QuickBooks Pro

Upgrade your accounting skills, whether for home or business. Accounting is a precise discipline that requires knowledge of both basic concepts as well as computer applications. Learn to apply concepts using QuickBooks Pro. These subjects are taught as a series of individualized, self-paced courses.

Courses include:
• Accounting Concepts and Principles
• Service Business, Merchandising Business
• Proprietorship, Partnership, and Corporation
• Financial Statements
• Full Charge Bookkeeper
• QuickBooks Pro (Prerequisite: Acctg 1)

Each subject is a separate course that may take more than one 10-week session to complete.

Lab fee $125 per 10-week session, plus cost of book. Certificate upon completion.

Session 1: Jul 10 - Sep 18, 2017
Session 2: Sep 25 - Dec 11, 2017
Session 3: Jan 8 - Mar 26, 2018
Session 4: Apr 9 - Jun 18, 2018

Instructor Location Room Days Time
Messier 5200 Valentine Road 207 M 6:00-pm-9:00 pm


AutoCAD Classes

AutoCAD

The AutoCAD 2016 night class is lecture and tutorial based and will provide you with practical, hands-on experience working with the software. The class is designed around your work schedule, so you'll be able to learn the ins-and-outs of the software in the evening, one night a week.

Enrollment in the course include a FREE, 3-year, fully-licensed, student version of the AutoCAD 2016 software directly from Autodesk, the software manufacturer.

Lab fee $125 per 10-week session, plus cost of book. Certificate upon completion.

Session 1: Aug 3 - Oct 12, 2017
Session 2: Nov 2, 2017 - Jan 25, 2018
Session 3: Feb 1 - Apr 26, 2018
Session 4: May 3 - Jul 19, 2018

Instructor Location Room Days Time
Collins 5200 Valentine Road 204 Th 6:00 - 9:00 pm
Revit 3D Design

Built on the Revit platform for building information modeling (BIM), Autodesk Revit Architecture software is a building design and documentation system that supports all phases of design, construction documentation, and even fabrication.

From conceptual studies and analysis of a project's development through the production of the most detailed construction drawings and schedules, Autodesk Revit Architecture helps deliver better coordination and quality across project phases and disciplines. Autodesk Revit Architecture contributes to better efficiency and higher profitability for architects, designers, and the rest of the building team.

This class will cover:
• Wall construction and styles
• Doors, windows, and roofs
• Component placement

Lab fee: $125 per 10-week session, plus cost of book. Certificate upon completion.

Session 1: Jul 10 - Sep 18, 2017
Session 2: Sep 25 - Dec 11, 2017
Session 3: Jan 8 - Mar 26, 2018
Session 4: Apr 9 - Jun 18, 2018

Instructor Location Room Days Time
Collins 5200 Valentine Road 204 M 6:00 - 9:00 pm



SolidWorks Basics
Prerequisite: Basic AutoCAD or professional equivalent

Solid modeling will enhance and extend your industrial design capabilities. Learn the fundamentals of Solid Works drawing commands involving 3-D solid modeling to produce high-end industrial models.

This class will cover:
• Solid Works fundamentals
• 3D solid modeling
• Assemblies, production drawings, and industrial applications

Lab fee $125 per 10-week session, plus cost of book. Certificate upon completion.

Session 1: Jul 25 - Oct 10, 2017
Session 2: Oct 31, 2017 - Jan 23, 2018
Session 3: Feb 6 - Apr 17, 2018
Session 4: May 1 - Jul 17, 2018

Instructor Location Room Days Time
Collins 5200 Valentine Road 204 T 6:00 - 9:00 pm



Business and Computer Classes

Computer and Business Enrichment

Now is the time to upgrade your business skills and learn new computer programs. Whether you use computers for your personal enjoyment, projects at home, or business applications, we have training opportunities for you. Choose from a variety of applications in an individualized instructional program in our business and computer training classroom. 289-7925

Computer Subjects
Microsoft Windows–Beginning with an overview of computer hardware and software, the course also demonstrates running application programs, moving and sizing program windows, saving and printing. Windows online Help and file maintenance are also covered.
Microsoft Office, A Basic Introduction–An easy, fun way to learn the basics of word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation techniques with hands-on projects that fit your daily life.
Microsoft Access, Beginning through Intermediate–The skills learned in this course include modifying and building tables, viewing and organizing information, using Access tools, building and modifying forms, planning and designing databases, producing reports and integrating with other applications.
Microsoft Excel, Beginning through Advanced–Learn to work with spreadsheets and workbooks, create formulas, use charts and other objects to enhance a spreadsheet, integrate data with other applications, and much more.
Microsoft Word, Beginning through Advanced–Begin by learning basic techniques for working with documents, paragraphs, pictures and charts. Progress to learning advanced features such as macros and creating forms, creating tables, using mail merge and collaborating with workgroups.
Microsoft Power Point–The skills taught include creating and customizing a presentation, working with visual and sound elements, text editing, managing files, delivering and modifying presentations.
Keyboarding–Develop touch-typing accuracy and speed.

Each subject is a separate course that may take more than one 10-week session to complete.

Lab fee $75 per 10-week session, plus cost of book. Certificate upon completion.

Tuesdays

Session 1: Sep 26 - Dec 12, 2017
Session 2: Jan 9 - Mar 13, 2018
Session 3: Apr 10 - Jun 12, 2018

Thursdays

Session 1: Sep 28 - Dec 14, 2017
Session 2: Jan 11 - Mar 15, 2018
Session 3: Apr 12 - Jun 14, 2018

Instructor Location Room Days Time
TBD 5200 Valentine Road 207 T 6:00 - 9:00 pm
Schuette 5200 Valentine Road 207 Th 6:00 - 9:00 pm





Microsoft Office Boot Camp

Want to kick up your Office skills? Attend hour-long sessions in our Microsoft Office Boot Camp class presented by Susan Vinson. Sessions run every Thursday from 4 pm to 5 pm. FREE for VACE students, grads, and staff members! Not a VACE student, grad, or staff member? Join us for this FREE series of classes!

The sessions consist of lecture, practice, and slide shows on popular Office topics.

Instructor Location Room Days Time
Vinson 5200 Valentine Road 202 Th 4:00 - 5:00 pm




Graphics Classes

Adobe Photoshop Basics

Learn to edit and manipulate computer graphic images for output to print, video, and the internet. This course will instruct students on the creation of images, the use of special effects and filters, and the basic animation of graphic images and video. Students will also learn importing and exporting files and programs, evaluating compatibility issues, and creating images using digital cameras, digital video and scanners. Basic computer operations will NOT be covered.

Topics include:
• Editing, manipulating, and repairing images and photos
• Layering and masking
• Tool palettes, filters, and special effects
• Using scanners, digital cameras and other input devices
• Renaming, resizing and cropping images

Lab fee $125 per 10-week session, plus cost of book. Certificate upon completion.

Session 1: Aug 3 - Oct 12, 2017
Session 2: Nov 2, 2017 - Jan 25, 2018
Session 3: Feb 1 - Apr 26, 2018
Session 4: May 3 - Jul 19, 2018

Instructor Location Room Days Time
Sigerist 5200 Valentine Road 106 Th 6:00 - 9:00 pm








Medical Classes

Medical Terminology

This course is an introduction to medical terminology in a lecture-based manner. Lessons include how to build and interpret medical terms by using prefixes, suffixes and root words. Students will then learn how the terms are related to the different body systems as part of basic anatomy and physiology. This course will improve your understanding of terms for your present job and/or help you build vocabulary to communicate with doctors and other medical professionals.

Cost: $125. Book extra.

Session 1: Jul 25 - Oct 10, 2017
Session 2: Oct 31, 2017 - Jan 23, 2018
Session 3: Feb 6 - Apr 17, 2018
Session 4: May 1 - Jul 17, 2018

Instructor Location Room Days Time
Hamilton 5200 Valentine Road 206B T 6:00 - 9:00 pm