Courses

The workforce now predominantly consists of Gen Y and Gen Z, as Baby Boomers retire by the thousands daily. These younger generations have distinct perspectives and motivations compared to Boomers and Gen X. This course equips leaders to understand and effectively manage teams with Gen Y and Gen Z members.


Thursday, November 7, 2024, Online Course
Gain foundational knowledge on artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning. Begin with the science behind AI computer systems, which can perform tasks that typically require human intelligence, and AI ethics, applications, and more. Then learn about machine learning, the problem it is trying to solve, and specific techniques and applications used in supervised, unsupervised, and semi-supervised learning.


June 18, 2024 to July 23, 2024, Online Course
Delve into the world of salts and peppers with this comprehensive course. Learn about the origins, compositions, and culinary uses of different salts and peppers, from Himalayan pink salt to various pepper varieties. Explore factors influencing flavor and quality, including mineral content and processing methods, and gain practical insights into selecting and storing these essential ingredients. Enhance your cooking skills through interactive tastings and discussions on flavor pairings and innovative culinary techniques.


Tuesday, November 5, 2024, PFW Campus - Room TBD
Anyone interested in growing better houseplants and edibles indoors can learn how in this one-session overview. Students will learn about choosing the right plants for their space, ideal lighting, water, temperature, humidity, pest prevention, and soil requirements to grow plants indoors. We'll also discuss how to start vegetables indoors for outdoor gardens, plant propagation, as well as various types of soil-less gardening systems and how they work. Students will start their own micro-greens in class to take home. A green thumb isn't required!


Tuesday, October 29, 2024, Modular Classroom Bldg Rm 114 - Enter from St. Joe Rd. Look for Lot 16 or Parking Garage 3 (P3).
Our all-new course will provide an introduction to the fundamental principles and elements of interior design. Students will explore the creative and technical aspects of interior design, gaining the basic concepts necessary to create functional and aesthetically pleasing interior space. Throughout the course, students will learn about color theory, lighting design, furniture selection, material selection, and decorative elements. Emphasis will be placed on understanding how these elements work together to create cohesive and harmonious interiors.


October 2-23, 2024, Online Course
Whether you're new to watercolor or have some experience, this course is for you. We will explore techniques such as washes, wet-on-wet, plastic bag textures, blotting, dry brush, masking, and salt effects. By the end, you'll have at least two beautiful watercolor landscapes to gift or frame. Join us to enhance your skills and appreciate the art of watercolor painting.


October 30, 2024 to November 20, 2024, PFW Campus - Room TBD
Learn to edit your own photographs to get rid of dust and scratches, fix the color, correct image exposure, colorize parts of an image, and how to create simple digital paintings.


May 15, 2024 to June 19, 2024, Online Course
Learn the powerful tools of Adobe Illustrator® CC, the industry standard vector drawing and illustration program. From creating line art and logos to graphic layouts and finished illustrations, this course will cover the fundamental tools needed to use this program productively.


June 17, 2024 to July 22, 2024, Online Course
Learn how to use Adobe InDesign® CC software to create professional-quality letterhead, brochures, forms, eBooks, business materials and more. This course uses hands-on exercises and expert instruction to help you discover how the program features relate to producing actual usable documents.


July 17, 2024 to August 6, 2024, Online Course
Are you interested in a career that's meaningful and challenging with a great salary, benefits, and opportunities for advancement? You should think about becoming a nurse! Learn about several different fields of nursing-from traditional bedside work to critical care areas, like the OR and ICU, to lesser known branches of the field, like nursing informatics.


June 18, 2024 to July 23, 2024, Online Course
This course is designed for anyone who wants to learn Spanish pronto. Students will learn six easy recipes for gluing Spanish words together to form sentences. In no time at all, students will be able to go into any Spanish speaking situation and converse in Spanish.


May 15, 2024 to June 19, 2024, Online Course
This course is a continuation of the instruction provided in Spanish: Beginner I. Students that enroll in Spanish: Beginner II will see an immediate improvement in their Spanish fluency from the very first lesson.


June 19, 2024 to July 24, 2024, Online Course
This course is a continuation of the instruction provided in Spanish: Beginner II. In this advanced-level course, guided practice will include lots of new vocabulary, pronunciation, and speed drills, as well as in-depth study of Spanish parts of speech to help students speak and understand Spanish in a snap.


July 17, 2024 to August 21, 2024, Online Course