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Financial Planning Certificate Program Continuing Education has been IACET accredited. Learn more inside.

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Continuing Education Welcome! Our Continuing Education spring/ summer catalog offers a variety of exciting courses to help you find Real Solutions for Real Life! From a Certificate in Personal Financial Planning to ensure that you’re prepared for the years ahead, to career-driven courses in health care and visual arts classes for you to explore your creative abilities, Continuing Education promises something new for everyone. Columbus State University, Continuing Education has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). Be sure to visit our NEW Website to see everything that we have to offer so you don’t miss anything. You’ll be glad that you did! See you soon! Find us on facebook ContinuingEducation.CSU

I really liked our Medical Billing and Reimbursement instructor. She was an excellent teacher for this class and made us feel that she really cared about us. She was well able to help us understand the material. I learned a lot and really enjoyed the class too. – Jane Eastridge

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Columbus State University, Continuing Education has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). As an IACET Authorized Provider, Continuing Education offers CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT |

Business

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Entrepreneurship Certificate

You’re on the Air...How to Get Started in Voice-Overs! Instructor: Jillian Nielson With notable talent like George Clooney, Susan Sarandon and Morgan Freeman lending their vocal talents to commercials, films and videos, the voiceover industry is hot! Discover the basics of the voice-over business, the numerous opportunities, the income potential, and the all-important demo and how to have it produced. Step up to the microphone to do some practice recording, and best of all, hear the results!

Jun 25

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In Partnership with UGotClass Increase success and reduce risk for your new or small business. Brainstorm ideas and create a start-up checklist, then learn how to develop a business strategy, assess feasibility and prepare management and financial plans. Take home a step-by-step approach to attract and keep customers that emphasizes targeted marketing and brand development. At the end of this program you will be able to identify and acquire the abilities of a successful entrepreneur that include techniques to effectively manage and market your new business. Three one-month courses.

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Entrepreneur Boot Camp

A to Z Grant Writing Get the tools you need to enter the exciting field of grant writing! You’ll learn how to raise needed funds by discovering how and where to look for potential funders who are a good match for your organization. You’ll also learn how to network and develop true partnerships with a variety of funders, how to organize a successful grant-writing campaign, and how to put together a complete proposal package. Online Courses: Business and Industry

In Partnership with UGotClass Starting a business is something that all of us have thought about at one time or another. Everyone wants to be their own boss. Yet statistics show that most businesses fail within the first five years. This course provides insight into the characteristics, knowledge and skills needed to become a successful entrepreneur. At the end of this course, you will be able to identify the abilities required of successful entrepreneurs and how to acquire them, develop goals to help establish your business, develop an outline for your plan, and take home techniques to successfully manage your new business. Visit http://www. yougotclass.org/catalog.cfm/ColumbusState. Two sessions are offered in Spring/Summer.

Apr 17-May 2 Online Jun 2-27 Online

The Business Plan In Partnership with UGotClass Whether writing a business plan to secure capital, as mandated by most funding sources, or to lessen the risks of business ownership, the planning process you undertake to do so enables you to evaluate the many aspects and potential hurdles of your businesses. In the online Business Plan course, you will discover the basics of the entrepreneurial planning process culminating in the development of an early-stage business plan. By preparing your business concept, building your plan, and evaluating your business for feasibility, you gain knowledge critical for business startup and development. A practical, hands-on approach encourages you to immerse yourself in the vision, research, and planning aspects of your new venture. Two sessions are offered in Spring/Summer.

May 5-30 Jul 7-Aug 1

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Entrepreneurial Marketing In Partnership with UGotClass To succeed in today’s marketplace, entrepreneurs must know effective marketing strategies. This course offers a stepby-step approach to attract and keep customers, all within a realistic budget. While emphasizing customer-driven marketing decisions, you will learn how to build a strong brand, analyze tactics, and implement your marketing plan. You will gain practical tips and useful tools that improve your efforts. One-month course. Two sessions are offerend in Spring/Summer.

Jun 2-27 Aug 5-29

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Professional Bookkeeper Certificate w/QuickBooks

$109

Gain confidence in your ability to produce clean, grammatically correct documents and speeches.

In Partnership with Pro-Train Professional Bookkeeper (PB) Program trains individuals in full bookkeeper and accounting services. Upon completion, qualified students receive the PB designation, assuring potential employers and clients that graduates are qualified to take care of the small business owners bookkeeping needs. Also included is Professional Bookkeeper’s Guide (PBG) to QuickBooks is designed to help you master the features and shortcuts of the software so you can work much more efficiently. DVDs and Manuals included.

Online Courses: Teaching and Education $109

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M a n a g e m e n t C e r t i f i c at e CP Enhance your management skills through this program for supervisors, managers and emerging leaders. Nothing creates success like a solid foundation. Learn how to create clear expectations, engage and motivate employees and increase your effectiveness. Get tips and techniques you won’t get anywhere else for managing time and increasing productivity and learn how to manage different generations in the workplace. Discover what motivates each generation at work, what incentives they respond to and what messages they value. Three one-month courses, available separately or as a certificate.

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English Language Institute Accredited English as a Second Language Program • 4-level ESL program • TOEFL preparation • Day and evening classes ColumbusState.edu/ELI phone: 706.507.8521 • email: LearnEnglish@ColumbusState.edu

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HRCI/PHR Certification Program In Partnership with Pro-Train The Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) is the credentialing affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world’s largest association devoted to professional human resource management. This online, 13-course series, corresponds to the six functional areas and is an excellent tool for helping students prepare for the PHR exam.

Online Courses: Business and Industry $1,695

Media Buying Strategies In Partnership with UGotClass Discover the marketing planning process to clearly delineate the relationship between marketing and media-buying decisions. Marketing functions are examined through case analysis to successfully integrate all elements of the mediabuying process. The course presents concepts and strategies from a business decision-making perspective. This approach reflects the emphasis on the marketing decisions that business owners are most likely to confront in their marketing operations when meeting with various media outlets and managing their marketing campaigns. Come away with knowledge of media-buying strategies to promote your organization and boost sales and profits. One-month course. Visit http://www. yougotclass.org/catalog.cfm/ColumbusState for more information. Two sessions are offerend.

May 5-30 Jul 7-Aug 1

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Take all 3 classes in the Management Certificate for only $595.

Management Boot Camp In Partnership with UGotClass Enhance your management skills through this course for supervisors, managers, and emerging leaders. Nothing creates success like a solid foundation. Discover the keys for effectively managing your employees. Find out how to create clear expectations, engage and motivate employees, and increase your effectiveness through use of the DISC® personality profile (included). By the end of the course we will have you managing like a pro - quickly and with confidence. Two sessions are offerend.

Apr 7-May 2 Jun 2-27

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Time and Productivity Management In Partnership with UGotClass Time is even more valuable in this century than in the last. How effectively you manage your time and productivity can affect your business and personal life in so many ways. You’ll get tips and techniques you won’t get anywhere else for managing time and increasing productivity. Whether you are managing your own time or others’ time, come away with proven tips to put into practice on Monday morning. One-month course. Visit http://www.yougotclass.org/catalog.cfm/ ColumbusState for more information. Two sessions are offerend.

May 5-30 Jul 7-Aug 1

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Managing Generations in the Workplace In Partnership with UGotClass Generation X balances work and friends and family. Generation Y, the largest generation in human history, has never known a time when there was not a World Wide Web. They each have very different work styles than the Baby Boomer generation. Get an understanding of both Gen X and Gen Y from an expert who programs and markets to Gen Y. Discover what motivates them at work, what incentives they respond to, and what messages they value. Then take home practical, how-to tips and techniques for recruiting and retaining Generation X and Gen Y workers. Visit http:// www.yougotclass.org/catalog.cfm/ ColumbusState. Two sessions are offerend.

Jun 2-27 Aug 5-29

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Project Management

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Our Project Management Certificate is led by WIA VA Project Management professionals with decades of combined experience, and works hand- Managing Project Quality: in-hand with the local Project Management Quality Assurance Institute (PMI) chapter to expose students to the Instructor: Alison Mills-Long body of knowledge required to prepare for the Managing projects in the midst of Six Sigma fever credentialing exam. can be frustrating. Familiarize yourself with basic In order to earn a certificate in Project Management, quality tools that can help you prevent issues and four core courses and two elective classes (72 develop your overall quality-management plan. hours) must be completed. Upon completion of Ensuring that quality standards and metrics are esthe courses, students will be prepared to pursue the tablished early on will facilitate the monitoring and Project Management credentials from the Project control process of your project, as well as foster a Management Institute (PMI). These courses can spirit of continuous improvement. Learn what gold also be used to earn Professional Development plating is and why it’s not as great as it sounds. Units (PDUs) to fulfill Continuing Certification Textbook required. Visit http://continuinged. Requirements. Visit ColumbusState.edu/CE and columbusstate.edu/required-text-books/ for book look under Certificates for Project Management lists. Prerequisite: Project Management Fundamento find complete program information and to view tals: The Buck Starts Here. a video information session.

Apr 21-30

Core Classes Project Management Fundamentals: The Buck Starts Here (Available Fall 2014) Managing Project Scope: Scoping it Out Managing Project Quality: Quality Assurance Effective Project Communication: Is That What I Said?

M/W 6-9pm

Managing Project Risk: Risky Business Microsoft Project Software: Keeping it All in Check Managing Project Procurement: Getting What You Need Managing Project Portfolios and Corporate Project Offices: The Longview Managing Project Schedules:Timing is Everything Project Management: Untangling IT Project Management and the SDLC

Instructor: Michelle Bullock Did you know that there is a unique lifecycle for IT Project management? Learn how IT Projects have a Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) in addition to a Project Management Lifecycle and discover the most used methodologies in IT Project Management (waterfall, agile and SCRUM). At the end of this class, you will understand how IT Project Management differs from other project management areas and have the skills necessary to successfully manage IT Projects. Prerequisite: Project Management Fundamentals: The Buck Starts Here. Textbook required. Visit http://continuinged.columbusstate.edu/requiredtext-books/ for book lists. Prerequisite: Project Management Fundamentals: The Buck Starts Here.

May 12-21

M/W 6-9pm

Instructor: Alison Mills-Long Most large companies use centralized procurement/ contracting services, so how will this affect your work as the Project Manager? Learn what types of contracts are used for which types of projects, as well as the overall contract process. Even if you are not the one negotiating the terms, make sure you know what your role and responsibilities are as the Project Manager for your projects governed by contracts. Textbook required. http://continuinged. columbusstate.edu/required-text-books/ for book lists. Prerequisite: Project Management Fundamentals: The Buck Starts Here.

Jun 16-25

M/W 6-9pm

Managing Project Schedules: Timing is Everything Instructor: Walter Martin As a project manager it is your responsibility to evaluate what is a reasonable project due date. Learn to create network diagrams and use estimating methods to determine the critical path of the project, and how schedule compression, fast tracking and crashing can help (or hinder) the final delivery. Identify milestones and dependencies to ensure a realistic schedule that can be used to monitor progress throughout the life of your project. Textbook required. http://continuinged. columbusstate.edu/required-text-books/ for book lists. Prerequisite: Project Management Fundamentals: The Buck Starts Here.

Jul 14-23

M/W 6-9pm

EBTC $225

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Untangling IT Project Managment and the SDLC

Elective Classes

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Computers & Technology C ompu te r s & Techn o lo g y

Instructor Spotlight: Michelle Bullock Michelle Bullock, PMP is a certified Project Manager with over seven (7) years experience in managing IT projects and their respective portfolios. She has worked as an active leader within the Project Management groups in her career. She has assisted in creating project governance methodologies, and is consistently looked upon to assist/improve in maintaining methodologies. Michelle works each year to maintain her PMP certification through education offered across many companies. Michelle is also an active Yogi and enjoys practicing Yoga in her daily regimen, and enjoys crocheting for relaxation.

Instructor: Michelle Bullock This introductory course to personal computing will orient you to a Windows-based operating system, the Internet, word processing and email applications. You’ll learn basic computer concepts and terminology while practicing Internet searches, composing emails, as well as saving, retrieving and sharing files.

Mar 31-Apr 2

M/W 6-8pm

EBTC $59

Beyond Computer Basics

M/W 6-8pm

EBTC $59

Having an excellent instructor for Beyond Computer Basics makes difficult things easier. Michelle Bullock did a wonderful job. I would like to see her teach more classes. --Beverly Smith

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Computer Skills for the Workplace

Instructor: Drew Jones Microsoft Word is the foundation of the Microsoft Office suite and the 2010 version incorporates many revisions to the software. Learn how to navigate the toolbars and customize them with your favorite functions. Make the most of features like templates to create polished looking documents with ease. Prerequisite: Basic understanding of computers and Windows-based software.

Gain a working knowledge of the computer skills you’ll need to succeed in today’s job market.

Apr 15-24

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Introduction to Windows 8 Instructor: Michelle Bullock Bring your Windows 8 device to class and learn about all the changes to this new operating system. Whatever kind of PC you have, you’ll discover fast and fluid ways to switch between apps, move things around, and go smoothly from one place to another. Leave this class feeling confident in your ability to use Windows 8. Note: Students must bring their own Windows 8 device.

Tu/Th 6-8pm

EBTC $59

Discover Microsoft Excel 2010 Instructor: Catherine Hubbard Manage your data accurately with one of the most powerful and versatile software programs. Familiarize yourself with the 2010 version and learn to create spreadsheets and workbooks that do the number-crunching for you. You’ll wonder how you ever kept track of it all without Excel. Prerequisite: Basic understanding of computers and Windows-based software.

May 5-14

Instructor: Michelle Bullock Delve even further into the world of personal computers and Windows. This class is an introduction to additional features of Windows and the Internet that will go beyond what you learned in Computer Basics. Continue to explore tools within wordprocessing and e-mail applications, and receive an orientation in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.

Apr 7-9

Discover Microsoft Word 2010

Apr 29-May 1

Computer Basics

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M/W 6-8pm

EBTC $89

Focus on Microsoft Excel: Formulas Instructor: Catherine Hubbard Formulas turn the workhorse of Microsoft Excel into a powerhouse. Find out how to harness the power of formulas to make processing large quantities of data a snap. Learn to manipulate data quickly so you can pull the information you need to make competent business decisions and say goodbye to the old way of doing it all by hand. Prerequisite: Discover Microsoft Excel 2010 or basic understanding of Excel.

May 19-21

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EBTC $59

Online Courses: Computing and Software $109

Creating Web Pages Learn the basics of HTML so you can design and publish your own website. In this extensive, hands-on, six week workshop you’ll learn to plan the content, structure and layout of your site, as well as learn key search engine optimization techniques so that your website can be easily found.

Online Courses: Computing and Software $109

Achieving Top Search Engine Positions Learn proven, step-by-step strategies to achieve the highest possible position with the major search engines.

Online Courses: Computing and Software $109

Basic CompTIA A+ Certification Prep Start preparing for CompTIA A+ certification as you learn PC basics and troubleshoot in a real world PC environment.

Online Courses: Certification & Test Prep $134

Introduction to SQL Learn the key concepts of Structured Query Language (SQL) and gain a solid working knowledge of this powerful and universal database programming language. You’ll learn the basic structure of relational databases, how to read and write simple and complex SQL statements, and advanced data manipulation techniques.

Online Courses: Computing and Software $109

Introduction to Java Programming If you are interested in computer programming but don’t have any prior experience, you’ll enjoy a tour of Java, one of the most widely used computer languages in the world. Start with the basics of program design and go on to write your own programs and integrate input and output, calculations, decision making and loops.

Online Courses: Computing and Software $109

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Introduction to Social Media

Get in on this exciting and growing way to communicate, market and serve your customers and clients. Perfect for businesses, nonprofits, government, and other organizations. From Facebook to Twitter, blogging, YouTube, LinkedIn, and more, discover the new principles of communication that apply across all networks and how these specific social networks work and the possible uses for your organization. Learn how social networks are used to develop a two-way communication and marketing strategy for your organization. Then find out what you can be doing, what you should be doing, and take back a plan to integrate social networks into your communication and marketing. Whether you are new to social networks or already involved, you will come away with both an understanding of social networks and practical, how-to techniques to integrate social networks into your organization or business.Your instructors are outstanding practitioners who also speak, write, and train others on social networks.

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Social Media, Accounting

In partnership with UGotClass Get involved in the transition from inperson to online communication. Learn what social media are and their role in your business. Find out the top sites and how businesses are using the sites for communication, customer retention, branding, marketing, market research, needs assessment and serving customers and clients. Explore the options for your organization and examine case studies of what others are doing. Let your instructor guide your exploration of Facebook and YouTube. For anyone interested in social media, not just business owners. Visit http://www.yougotclass.org/catalog.cfm/ ColumbusState for more information.

Apr-May 2 Jun 2-27

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$195 $195

Marketing Using Social Media In partnership with UGotClass Develop a two-way communication and marketing strategy for your organization using social media. Let your instructor guide you in exploring major social media, including Twitter, LinkedIn, and blogging. Learn quick, easy ways to use Twitter, blogs and LinkedIn to engage your customers or clients and keep them

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Integrating Social Media in Your Organization In partnership with UGotClass Take away practical strategies and techniques for implementing social media for your organization or business. Learn how to create your own private social media using Ning, work socially using Google Docs and calendars, and move your web site to an interactive Web 2.0 site. Learn to choose which social media tools are right for your situation, and then integrate them into your web site to develop a social media strategy for your organization. Find out what you can be doing, what you should be doing, and create a plan to integrate social media into your communication and marketing. Visit http://www.yougotclass.org/ catalog.cfm/ColumbusState for more information.

Jun 2-27 Aug 5-29

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The demand for accounting professionals currently exceeds supply. Increase your financial awareness while you also gain a marketable skill set. You’ll get hands-on experience with handling accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll procedures, sales taxes and various common banking activities.

Online Courses: Business and Industry

$109

Accounting Fundamentals II This course will build on the knowledge you gained in Accounting Fundamentals by exploring corporate accounting with a veteran instructor. You will explore such topics as special journals, uncollectible accounts receivable, plant assets, depreciation, notes and interest, accrued revenue and expenses, dividends, retained earnings, and various financial reports for corporations.

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Accounting Fundamentals

Spouses of active duty service members may be eligible for up to $4,000 in education assistance. Go anywhere and do anything with portable careers, funded by MyCAA. Call 706.507.8071 to learn how your professional certificate program can be approved.

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Financial Planning, Health Care

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Fin an c i a l P la n n i n g

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Basic Life Support Certification (CPR & AED)

CP

C e r t i f i c at e i n P e r s o n a l General Principles of $ Financial Planning CP Personal Financial

Financial planners are dynamic, highly trained professionals who solve financial problems, help people meet their financial goals and serve as a trusted adviser, counselor and coach. Your diverse knowledge base including planning for investments, retirement, estates, insurance and risk management will ensure that you are a vital component in your clients’ financial success. Whether you’re interested in the high income potential or the satisfaction that comes with helping people plan for their futures, personal financial planning certification can open the door to better opportunities. In order to earn a certificate in Personal Financial Planning, six core classes and one capstone course must be completed. Upon completion of the courses, students will be prepared to pursue Financial Planning Credentials. Visit ColumbusState.edu/CE and look under Certificates for Finanacial Planning to find complete program information.

Core Classes General Principles of Personal Financial Planning Insurance Planning and Risk Management Retirement Planning Investment Planning Income Tax Planning Estate Planning Capstone Course

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Planning

Instructor: James Fogal Receive a macro viewpoint of the personal financial planning profession that will help build a strong foundation for the remainder of the financial planning courses. You will describe and apply the financial planning process, review ethics and practice standards, business law concepts and consumer protection laws. Practice completing personal and business financial statements and apply financing strategies. Successful completion of this course is a prerequisite for all other courses in this program. Textbooks are included. Students will need to purchase a financial calculator for use during the class.

Apr 17-Jul 3

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Instructor: James Fogal Discover the tools and techniques needed to assess, quantify, and address the risks that all businesses face. Discuss the framework of the risk management process and apply it as related to enterprise risk management, global exposures, loss control, claims management, disaster planning, insurance coverage, contractual transfer, broker and vendor relationships, and alternative risk transfer. Textbooks are included. Students will need to purchase a financial calculator for use during the class.

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EBTC $59

Take Basic Life Support (CPR & AED) and First Aid for just $79!

Th 6-10pm EBTC $799

First Aid Certification

CP

Instructor: Carmen Evans Expand your skill set and earn First Aid certification as well as CPR/AED certification. This additional time in the classroom will enable you to administer basic, life-saving techniques in the case of injury or medical emergency. This American Heart Association (AHA) course meets all requirements for healthcare providers, childcare specialists, educators, personal trainers and those working in service related fields.

May 17

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Insurance Planning and Risk Management

Jul 10-Sep 25

Instructor: Carmen Evans Be prepared in case the unthinkable happens to you, a loved one or even a stranger. This basic life-saving course will teach you to correctly perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and use an automated external defibrillator (AED) on adults, children and infants. After demonstrating proficiency in the skills learned in class, you will leave this course as an everyday hero, certified by the American Heart Association (AHA). This course meets all requirements for healthcare providers, childcare specialists, educators, personal trainers, and those working in service related fields.

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Medical Coding & B i l l i n g C e r t i f i c at e

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Human Anatomy and Physiology

Our Medical Coding & Billing Certificate integrates the parallel career paths of Coding and Billing & Reimbursement into a unified perspective that prepares students for real-world work experience and credentialing by the leading organizations in these fields. In order to earn a Certificate in Medical Coding and Billing, five core classes must be completed. Upon completion of the certificate, you should have a complete comprehension of the connection between medical coding and billing. You will also be prepared to enter the medical coding and/or billing field at an entry level and pursue Credentials from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) or the American Academy of Profession Coders (AAPC). Visit ColumbusState.edu/CE and look under Certificates for Medical Coding and Billing to find complete program information.

Core Classes

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Medical Terminology: A Word Association Approach Prepare for a career in the health services industry by learning medical terminology from an anatomical approach. Word associations are provided as a learning tool, using unusual and interesting information and examples of non-medical everyday usage to help you understand key teminology in an easy-to-learn way. Online Courses: Healthcare $109

Medical Terminology Instructor: Natasha Hourel Learn and interpret medical terms in this condensed review of medical terminology. The course will cover a broad range of vocabulary to expand knowledge and communication of medical terms. Students will directly apply their knowledge to build words by knowing the meaning of the word elements and the appropriate way of putting the elements together to form medical terms. Textbook required. Visit http://continuinged.columbusstate.edu/required-text-books/ for book lists.

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Anatomy and Physiology Instructor: Natasha Hourel Learn how the human body operates on a daily basis by examining the terminology, structure, function, and interdependence of the human body systems. You will describe the structure and function of the 11 human organ systems and identify common disorders. Textbook required. Visit http://continuinged.columbusstate.edu/required-textbooks/ for book lists.

M/W 6:30-8:30pm

EBTC $195

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Gain a greater appreciation and understanding of the complexity of the human body by studying the key principles important to human anatomy and physiology within the 11 human organ systems. This course also explores functions of the different organ systems that you’ll probably find surprising.

Apr 14-May 21

Medical Terminology (online or in class) Human Anatomy & Physiology (online or in class) Basic Medical Coding Intermediate Medical Coding Medical Billing & Reimbursement

Mar 24-Apr 9

Medical Coding & Billing

Instructor: Angela Foster Prepare for a challenging career in the healthcare industry as a Medical Coder and Biller. Learn how to utilize diagnostic and procedural manuals as reference guides and practice coding and processing documents with real-world case studies. You’ll see how efficient, accurate coding can affect the timeliness of fee reimbursement, or whether a claim gets paid. Upon completion, you will be prepared to code competently and confidently in any setting - be it a hospital or a physician’s office. Access to a computer and a valid email account outside of class is required. Textbooks required. Visit http://continuinged.columbusstate. edu/required-text-books/ for book lists. Prerequisite: Human Anatomy & Physiology, Medical Terminology.

May 28-Jul 16

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Intermediate Medical Coding

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Instructor: Angela Foster Continue your growth in the field of medical coding. The intermediate level includes more experience with ICD-9/10 and CPT coding, as well as progression into HCPCS coding. Feel confident in your mastery of key diagnostic and procedural manuals and your ability to code effectively and efficiently. Access to a computer and a valid email account is required. Textbooks required. Prerequisite: Human Anatomy & Physiology, Medical Terminology, and Basic Medical Coding. Testbooks required. Visit http://continuinged.columbusstate.edu/required-text-books/ for book lists. (No class Sep 1)

Jul 21-Sep 8

M/W 6-8:30pm

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Health & Fitness, Education, Test Preparation, Art

Become a Physical Therapy Aide Prepare for a rewarding career as a valued member of the physical therapy team. Online Courses: Healthcare $109

Pharmacy Technician Pharmacy technicians support licensed pharmacists in providing health care to patients. Train to enter this rapidly growing field with this respected online program.

Online Courses: Healthcare

$1,995

Health & Fi tness

Personal Trainer Certification CP Instructor: Lori Coffield Put your passion for fitness to work and become a certified personal trainer. The NASM 80 hour, comprehensive course covers topics such as biomechanics and physiology while utilizing a hybrid online and in-class approach. Learn the material in your online courses, review the information in class, and participate in a showtell-do approach to the practical training at a local gym facility. The national certification will be issued after the successful completion of the written & practical skills exams and proof of CPR/ AED certification. Access to a computer and a valid email account is required. Textbook, online content, and exam fee included in cost.

May 3-Jun 28

Sat 9am-4pm

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GMAT Preparation

Certified Online Instructor

Discover powerful test-taking techniques and methods for improving your score on the GMAT.

In Partnership with UGotClass For those who want to teach online, or those already teaching online, get the best instruction from the foremost authorities in online learning. Thousands of people have taken this fundamental yet advanced training in teaching online. From building an online course to improving an online course, from fostering online discussion to encouraging student interaction, from traditional assessment to online tests, this program will give you both the fundamentals of teaching online, as well as the most advanced tips and techniques in the business. Your instructors are authors, speakers and consultants in online learning and teaching. This innovative program includes enrollment in the three certificate courses and course materials. After completing them in any order you choose, successfully take a comprehensive, 50-question exam. Design and administer an online course to be evaluated by participants. A final critique by the Chair of the Learning Resources Network (LERN) Faculty Advisory Board will complete your journey to become recognized as a Certified Online Instructor (COI). Visit http://www.yougotclass.org/catalog. cfm/ColumbusState for more information.

May 12-Aug 29

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GRE Preparation - Part 1 (Verbal and Analytical) Discover powerful strategies for success in the verbal reasoning and analytical writing sections of the GREĹ’ revised General Test.

Your performance on college entrance exams is instrumental in determining your college choice. Universities and colleges throughout the U.S. require applicants to take the SAT or ACT as part of their evaluation package. This course will prepare you for both tests and provide you with the means to achieve your best potential score!

Online Courses: Certification and Test Prep $109

Art

Introduction to Acrylic Painting Instructor: Suzanne Fine Get started with the fundamentals of acrylic painting, learning how to choose the right papers, canvas or boards, paints and brushes, and caring for materials. Study the color wheel, practice mixing colors and learn about value as you explore techniques in direct painting, wet-on-wet, dry brushing and washes. Learn the basics of design, composition and color. Build your skills and confidence in acrylic painting through practice and experimentation. Materials required. Visit http://continuinged.columbusstate.edu/requiredcourse-supplies/php for supply lists.

Apr 16-May 21

W 6-8pm

EBTC $125

Drawing Fundamentals

Learn a variety of useful techniques for tackling the quantitative reasoning sections of the computerized GREĹ’ revised General Test.

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Instructor: Brenda Stevens Learning to see in terms of line, shape and value is the essential skill required to translate our threedimensional world to any two-dimensional surface. Regardless of the medium you ultimately wish to explore, drawing well will provide the foundation. Learn how to see spatial relationships, and the effective use of light and shadow on a subject. Materials provided.

Online Courses: Certification and Test Prep $109

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Media Spotlight: Colored Pencils

Subject Spotlight: Animal Drawing

Paint Your House in Watercolor

Instructor: Joe Belt Color adds another dimension to your drawing projects. Explore how colored pencils can give your work more pizzazz with this media spotlight. Build upon the foundation of elementary drawing principles to create works of art with more depth and emotion, and learn how to get the most out of this versatile, easy-to-work-with medium. Materials required. Prerequisite: Drawing Fundamentals or instructor approval. Visit http:// continuinged.columbusstate.edu/required-coursesupplies/php for supply lists.

Instructor: Joe Belt Animals appear over and over again in artwork. Explore how to capture detail and characteristics of your favorite family pets in this subject spotlight. Bring a photo of your family pet or a just a favorite cat or dog picture and create stunning drawings choosing your choice of media from pencil, pen & ink, and colored pencil. Materials required. Visit http://continuinged.columbusstate.edu/requiredcourse-supplies/php for supply lists. Prerequisite: Drawing Fundamentals or instructor approval.

Instructor: Brenda Stevens Increase the level of your artistic skills by focusing on the home as your subject—your house, an ancestral home or any architectural structure having emotional significance to you. Bring with you to class at least three color photographs of each subject you are considering, taken from different viewpoints. The instructor will help you choose the subject and the best viewpoint of that subject. You will sketch and paint the house with guidance from your instructor, all the while learning about composition, thumbnails, color decisions and value patterns. Materials required. Prerequisites: Drawing Fundamentals, Intermediate Drawing, Beginning & Intermediate Watercolor. Visit http:// continuinged.columbusstate.edu/required-coursesupplies/php for supply lists.

Apr 28-May 19

Tu 6:30-8:30pm

EBTC $99

Intermediate Watercolor Level 1: Still Life

Perspective in Pencil Instructor: Joe Belt Developed during the Renaissance, perspective was as groundbreaking back then as the Internet is today. Learn how to create the illusion of depth, volume, and three-dimensional space in your drawing using one point and two point perspective, overlapping forms, diminishing sizes and other techniques. Materials required. Prerequisites: Drawing Fundamentals, Intermediate Drawing, or instructor approval. Visit http://continuinged. columbusstate.edu/required-course-supplies/php for supply lists.

May 28-Jun 18

Jun 24-Jul 15

M 6:30-8:30pm EBTC $99

W 6-9pm

EBTC $125

Instructor: Brenda Stevens Learn to mix the three primary colors to make any color on the spectrum. This class will help you achieve the value changes that will strengthen all your compositions and will show you how to preserve the white of your paper for highlights. Practice wet-in-wet techniques to paint skies and foliage. Explore glazing, a technique that can be used to paint shadows, and dry brushing for textures such as wood and grass. Materials required. Visit http://continuinged.columbusstate.edu/requiredcourse-supplies/php for supply lists. Prerequisites: Drawing Fundamentals and Beginning Watercolor.

Apr 1-22

Tu 6-9pm

EBTC $125

Intermediate Watercolor Level 2: Landscapes Instructor: Brenda Stevens Learn to paint everything that touches land, such as mountain ranges, skies, forests, lakes and a variety of buildings. Discover how to create textures, soft backgrounds and convincing reflections. You will also be introduced to key composition considerations like selecting a view point, how to emphasize the focal point, and how to set the mood with color. Begin to incorporate these basic principles of good design into your work. Materials required. Prerequisites: Drawing Fundamentals, Beginning and Intermediate Watercolor, or instructor approval. Visit http://continuinged. columbusstate.edu/required-course-supplies/php for supply lists.

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Apr 26-27

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Visual Arts C e r t i f i c at e Earn a Visual Arts Certificate in Drawing or Watercolor. After completing the required and elective courses, you will have the skills needed for a solid foundation in any artistic endeavor, enabling you to create original creative works from start to finish. For more information about the certificate and required curriculum, visit ColumbusState.edu/CE and look under Certificates for Visual Arts.

Watercolor Crash Course Instructor: Brenda Stevens This one-day workshop for beginners requires no drawing or painting skills. You will get right to work, mixing colors and learning a few of the basic painting techniques, on an original drawing created just for this class. Your instructor will lead you step-by-step through the painting process so that you can practice the exciting medium of watercolor in a recreational way that encourages further study. In just a few hours you will create a small painting to take home. Materials provided. This class cannot be applied towards the Watercolor Certificates. Subject is hummingbird.

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Dance, Photography Dan ce

Latin Dancing with Pedro Instructor: Pedro Rodriguez Soak up the passion, spirit and rhythm of Latin dancing in this introductory class. Move your body to lively Latin rhythms as you learn how to Merengue, Salsa, Cumbia, Bachata and Cha Cha. You’ll learn a new dance every week and add grace, confidence and cultural enrichment to your life. Individuals and couples are welcome. Discount for couples! Register together and pay only $125 per couple.

Apr 21-May 19

M6:30-7:30pm EBTC $69

I loved Pedro’s zeal for teaching Latin Dance. I also enjoyed interacting with the other students. It was a fun and friendly environment to share. -- Guirlene Mimy-Matthews

Salsa Rhythms Instructor: Pedro Rodriguez Learn the latest Salsa club dance moves and show everyone how well you can strut your stuff on the dance floor. Salsa dancing is fun and easy. Whether this is your first time learning to salsa or you already know a few moves, our instructor will take you to the next level of salsa dancing. Couples only. Registration fee covers both participants.

Apr 21-May 19 M 7:30-8:30pm EBTC $125

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thousands of satisfied students, your instructor will present the elements of leading and following in a comfortable and natural way. Take your dancing skills to the next level through continued study of ballroom dance. Couples only. Registration fee covers both participants. Be sure to enter your partner’s name during registration. Prerequisite: Ballroom 101 or instructor approval. Dances include Tango, Carolina Shag, and class choice of Hustle or Merengue.

Apr 22-May 20 Tu 7:30-8:30pm EBTC $125

Ph ot og ra phy

Basic Digital Photography Instructor: Bill Adams In this two-part class you’ll learn the most essential features of your digital camera and how to correct the most common beginner mistakes. After, apply the photography skills and techniques you learned in the classroom in an off-site photo shoot. You’ll then be able to view your new images on a projector and receive constructive suggestions from your instructor. Note: Students may use DSLR or compact cameras. This class does not qualify for credit in the CSU Digital Photography Certificate program. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes for the Saturday class.

Apr 10-12 Th 6-9pm; Sat 9am-4pm RAPC $135 Jun 19-21 Th 6-9pm; Sat 9am-4pm RAPC $135

Photography Fundamentals I Instructor: Bill Adams Photography has its own language. Terms like F-stop, focal length, depth of field, shutter speed and ISO are essential for all serious photographers. This class will give you more creative control over your camera and drastically improve the quality of your photography. Bring your camera and manual to the first class. This class is required for anyone wishing to participate in the Digital Photography Certificate Program.

Apr 15-May 6 Tu 7-9pm RAPC $199 (Class will also meet on Sat, May 3; 9am-4pm) Apr 24-May 15 Th 7-9pm RAPC $199 (Class will also meet on Sat, May 10; 9am-4pm) Jun 17-Jul 12 Tu 7-9pm RAPC $199 (Class will also meet on Sat, July 12; 9am-4pm)

Photography Fundamentals II Instructor: Richard Dennard You will learn more about topics taught in Photography Fundamentals I and be introduced to new topics, including white balance techniques, creating in-camera picture styles, shooting and processing RAW files, intro to Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 and more. Prerequisite: Photography Fundamentals I. Note: Wear comfortable clothing and shoes for Saturday class. Class will have a one hour lunch break on Saturday.

May 13-Jun 3 Tu 7-9pm RAPC $199 (Class will also meet on Sat, May 31; 9am-4pm)

Ballroom 101 Instructor: Lee Briggs Have your dancing shoes ready for your next military ball, vacation cruise, wedding reception, class reunion or other special occasion. Learning a few basic, fundamental moves can have you dancing the right way in just a few hours. Many of the dances are interrelated and, with only slight adaptations, you will learn how to take steps you have learned in one dance and apply them to other dances. Couples only. Registration fee covers both participants. Dances include Waltz, Carolina Shag, and class choice of Cha Cha or Hustle.

Apr 24-May 22 Th 7:30-8:30pm EBTC $125

CSU Dance Conservatory The CSU Dance Conservatory works in partnership with The Columbus Ballet to offer one of the best dance training opportunities to aspiring dancers in our community. Classes are available for ages 4 to adults in classical ballet, Modern and Tap. Parents and children ages 2-4 can experience dance in our Move-aLittle. Move-a-Lot class. Classes are held at the Rankin Arts Center located at 1004 Broadway in Uptown Columbus.

Ballroom, Beyond the Basics Instructor: Lee Briggs The intermediate level will offer dancers the needed variety and versatility to enjoy social dancing at its best. With over 30 years of experience and

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For information on additional photography classes added after the printing of this catalog, visit ColumbusState.edu/CE and select Courses/Photography.

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 Fundamentals

Creative Flash Photography: Classroom and Hands-On

Instructor: Shawn Fowler Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 is a powerful workflow solution for serious, prolific digital photographers. Now you can learn how to quickly import, process, edit, organize and showcase your images like never before. Prerequisite: Photography Fundamentals I.

Instructor: John Helms Digital flash photography can be frustrating for even experienced photographers. Learn strategies for getting more consistent exposures and techniques for using your on- and off-camera flash as a main, fill and bounce light source. Prerequisite: Photography Fundamentals I. Note: Students will get maximum benefit from this class if they own and bring a hot-shoe flash.

Apr 8-29

Tu 6-9pm

EBTC $199

Apr 10-May 1

Th 6-9pm

EBTC $199

May 23-24 F 6-9pm; Sat 9am-4pm RAPC $135

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 Intermediate

Studio Photography I

Instructor: Shawn Fowler This class expands on the fundamentals and teaches new techniques as you work on your own photographs. Learn RAW file editing techniques, portrait enhancements, exporting to Facebook and Flickr, and techniques for showcasing your work in slideshows, print layouts and html or Flash web galleries. Prerequisite: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 or 5 Fundamentals.

Instructor: Joe Dallas Learn to use studio flash units, flash meters, light modifiers and backgrounds and photograph live models in the Rankin Art Photography Center’s working studio. After you complete this course successfully, you will be eligible to rent and use the Rankin Photography Studio on your own. Note: Minimum equipment is an SLR camera (film or digital). Prerequisite: Photography Fundamentals I.

May 6-27

Apr 15-May 6

Tu 6-9pm

EBTC $199

Adobe Photoshop CS6: Fundamentals

W 6-9pm W 6-9pm

RAPC $135

Studio Photography II

Instructor: Bill Adams Adobe Photoshop CS6 offers editing options unavailable in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5. You will learn how to use layers, remove objects from your photos, add text and more. The Photoshop workflow you learn will be useful for any current version of Photoshop or Photoshop Elements. Prerequisite: Photography Fundamentals I. Suggested prerequisite: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 or 5. This class is required for anyone wishing to participate in the Digital Photography Certificate Program.

Apr 9-30 Jun 25-Jul 16

Tu 7-9pm

Introduction to Sports Photography

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Instructor: Joe Dallas In this lively, hands-on workshop, students will learn multi-light techniques during weekly sessions with live models. This follow-up to Studio Photography I features professional tips for posing and working with babies, children, adults and families. Note: Minimum equipment is an SLR camera (film or digital). Prerequisite: Studio Photography I.

May 13-Jun 3

Tu 6:30-9pm RAPC $159

Creative Compositions: Classroom and Hands-On

Instructor: Bill Adams Go beyond the fundamentals with more advanced selection, masking, retouching and layer techniques. Also learn to use the history panel, history brush and much more, while working on your own image files. Prerequisite: Adobe Photoshop CS5 or CS6 Fundamentals.

Instructor: Richard Dennard Once you have a clear understanding of your equipment and key techniques, you still need the experience necessary to recognize and create good photos. In this course, our Master Photographer will illustrate various strategies for creating good compositions. Later, you’ll have the opportunity to practice capturing those shots and receive constructive feedback from your instructor and classmates. Prerequisite: Photography Fundamentals I. (No class May 24)

May 7-28

May 12-19 M 7-9pm; Sat 9am-4pm RAPC $135

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Instructor: Robin Trimarchi Our award-winning instructor takes a break from photographing SEC sports to lead this hands-on class. Spend a Monday evening in the classroom, where she will show her work and discuss equipment and strategies for capturing the best action shots. On Saturday, practice your new skills, with the instructor, at a local youth sports venue. Then bring your work back to the classroom the next Monday to share, with the instructor offering suggestions and gentle critiques. Prerequisite: Photography Fundamentals I or II, or instructor approval. (No class Apr 19)

Apr 7-14 M 6:30-9pm; Sat 10am-3pm RAPC $135

Night Photography Instructor: John Helms This workshop will introduce you to some simple, yet inspiring techniques for shooting after dark. Learn about long exposure techniques, light painting with tungsten and flash and more. As the sun sets you will learn how to expose for mood, compose inventive night portraits, artfully capture moving lights and take a variety of photos in low light situations. Equipment needed: Camera, tripod, cable release or inexpensive wireless shutter release.

May 14-Jun 4

W 7-9pm

RAPC $135

Wildlife and Outdoor Photography Instructor: Donald Tipton Our resident expert wildlife and landscape photographer leads this exciting class at various venues in the area. Meet on three consecutive Saturday mornings for instruction and image review, then accompany the instructor into the field to photograph our area’s natural scenic beauty and its wildlife, from tree beetles to ospreys. Optional

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Photography, Crafts & Hobbies lunch with the instructor each week after class. Prerequisite: Photography Fundamentals I.

May 3-17

Sat 9am-11:30am

RAPC $135

The Art of Photography: An Overview Instructor: Kenny Gray If you want to go beyond casual picture taking and seriously pursue the art of photography, this class is for you. The instructor’s photographs have been widely exhibited and are included in museum collections. In this five week class, participate in discussions and complete assignments in four important areas: light, subject, perspective and presentation. Each participant will receive a museum quality pigment ink enlargement of their best image, printed by the instructor. Prerequisite: Photography Fundamentals I and II or comparable experience.

Apr 7-28

M 7-9pm

RAPC $135

The Art of Photography: Fine Art Portraits Instructor: Kenny Gray and Tania Calderon Most photographers take pictures of their friends, family members or clients. When do those photographs of people transcend the commercial and commonplace to become art? In this class, two accomplished fine art photographers answer that question by using a variety of techniques including group discussions, course assignments and sessions with live models in the studio and on location. Photographs taken by the instructors and other notable photographers will also be examined. The instructors will use images that contain nudity in their presentations. Prerequisites: Photography Fundamentals I and II or instructor approval. Helpful: The Art of Photography: An Overview, Adobe Photoshop Fundamentals and Intermediate.

May 5-Jun 9 M 7-9pm RAPC $199 (Class will also meet on Sat, May 10; 9am-4pm)

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D i g i ta l P h o t o g r a p h y C e r t i f i c at e The Digital Photography Certificate Program provides a structured curriculum. In order to earn this certificate, four core classes and six electives (minimum of 84 hours) must be completed. A certificate may be awarded with a Portrait/Wedding, Digital Imaging or Fine Art specialization. Students who wish to gain practical, handson knowledge will be able to develop new skills and build upon existing experience in a relatively short period of time. Our program allows all students - whether hobbyists, dedicated amateurs or aspiring professionals - to focus on the right techniques for their own personal success.

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Photography Studio Rental Before you invest in a home studio, consider taking advantage of the prestige and history of the downtown Rankin Arts Photography Center. Our professional photography studio is available for rental by qualified photographers. The 350 squarefoot space features 11-foot ceilings, a large closet filled with accessories, props and clothing and a radio/CD player. Our studio is fully equipped with White Lighting studio flash units and accessories (soft boxes, barn doors, booms, stands, etc.), a Quantum Radio Slave Receiver and Transmitter, a flash meter and a variety of backdrops. Your clients will love meeting you in the beautiful Rankin lobby and being escorted to the 2nd floor studio. Reservations required. Contact Kenny Gray at 706-507-8366.

Private Photography Lessons

Shooting HDSLR Video Instructor: Patrick Albright If you own a DSLR capable of capturing HD video, you can capture motion instead of moments. Explore techniques for shooting video, stabilizing the shot, and lighting/white balance. We will discuss shutter speed/frame rates and its affect on video, recording sound effectively, accessories for your camera, and much more. Video editing is not covered in this course. Prerequisite: Photography Fundamentals I.

Introduction to Quiltmaking Instructor: Linda Camp Learn the eight techniques that are the basic building blocks for all quilt construction in this introductory class. Form good habits, avoid frustration and leave with your own wall size sampler quilt. Materials required. Visit http://continuinged.columbusstate. edu/required-course-supplies/php for supply lists.

Apr 15-Jun 3

Tu 6-8pm

SBQ $125

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Instructor: Kenny Gray We custom design private lessons for individuals or small groups in the following topics: Digital Photography, Adobe Photoshop, Studio Photography, Location Portraiture, Event Photography, Wedding Photography, Digital Printing, Black and White Fine Art and more. Lessons are a great way to get even more out of our offered photography classes. Contact Becky Overby at 706.507.8070 for more information.

Instructor: Linda Camp Learn to make the top for your quilt. This class will teach you how to baste properly and quilt your top without any folds or puckers. Materials required. Visit http://continuinged.columbusstate. edu/required-course-supplies/php for supply lists.

Jun 10

Tu 6-9pm

SBQ $39

Hand Quilting Instructor: Linda Camp Use a pre-marked pillow kit to practice your hand quilting. There are several tricks to achieve nice, even stitches and our instructors will guide you through it! Materials required. Visit http:// continuinged.columbusstate.edu/required-coursesupplies/php for supply lists.

Jun 12

Th 6-9pm

SBQ $39

Quilt Finishing Instructor: Linda Camp Learn to put the finishing touches, or binding, to your quilt. You will make a rod pocket for hanging and learn to attach a label in a quick and easy manner. Materials required. Visit http:// continuinged.columbusstate.edu/required-coursesupplies/php for supply lists.

Jun 17

Tu 6-8pm

SBQ $29

May 1-3 Th 6-9pm; Sat 9am-4pm RAPC $135

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PERSONAL ENRICHMENT | Ready, Set, Sew

Hea lt h & F it ness

Instructor: Sue Simoncini There is so much you can create by learning to sew! For those with little to no experience with a needle, discover the fundamentals of sewing: how to operate your sewing machine, stock and organize your work space, and select the right fabrics, patterns and techniques for beginning construction. Complete two beautiful projects on your own using valuable tips and tricks. Materials required. Visit http://continuinged.columbusstate.edu/requiredcourse-supplies/php for supply lists.

Apr 22-May 1 Tu/Th 10am-1pm EBTC $125 Apr 22-May 1 Tu/Th 6:30-9:30pm EBTC $125

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Instructor: Sue Simoncini Build on the foundation set in Ready, Set, Sew and discover the many things your sewing machine can do for you. Develop your skills in pattern-altering, layout and terminology, and more advanced techniques such as darts, zippers, facings, seam finishes and hems to create your own beautiful handmade garment. Materials required. Visit http:// continuinged.columbusstate.edu/required-coursesupplies/php for supply lists.

Tu/Th 10am-1pm Tu/Th 6:30-9:30pm

EBTC$125 EBTC $125

Sewing With A Pro Instructor: Sue Simoncini This class is for intermediate to advanced sewers who still feel they still need a sewing mentor at their side for guidance as needed. You will work on a more individualized basis, choose your own project, and work at your own pace all while advancing your sewing techniques. This is a great class to be your weekly-sewing-get away and you will leave a more successful and selfsufficient sewer! Materials required. Visit http:// continuinged.columbusstate.edu/required-coursesupplies/php for supply lists.

May 19-22 May 19-22

M-Th 10am-1pm M-Th 6:30-9:30pm

I like the sewing classes that Ms. Sue offers! Thank you for having such a talented teacher who demonstrated her sewing skills with so much patience and passion! -Michelle Walton

Serging Basics Instructor: Sue Simoncini A serger can be your biggest helper, but also intimidating if you have never used one. This class will familiarize you with the basic elements of your own serger such as how it works, how to thread it, basic tension, cleaning, and much more. It will never replace a sewing machine but it makes sewing much faster and better! Materials required. Visit http://continuinged.columbusstate.edu/ required-course-supplies/php for supply lists.

Apr 23

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May 6-15 May 6-15

Crafts & Hobbies, Health & Fitness

W 10am-1pm

EBTC $49

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Serging: Beyond the Basics Instructor: Sue Simoncini It is time to take your serger to a new level! Explore new ways to utilize this wonderful machine using different threads to create different results and new stitches. Learn how to balance tension and cover new techniques like rolled hems, how to apply elastic or lace, applying a zipper, and making many decorative stitches. You will make samples of all these techniques and more! Materials required. Visit http://continuinged.columbusstate.edu/ required-course-supplies/php for supply lists.

Apr 30-May 7

W 10am-1pm

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Barre Toning Instructor: Shayla Hewitt Ever wondered how ballerinas build such strong, lean muscles? Target your seat, legs and core in a smooth, seamless workout inspired by ballet’s barre training. This low-impact, highly effective workout is designed for people of all ages to lengthen and strengthen your muscles, helping you achieve a leaner, more graceful body. (No class May 6)

Apr 15-May 27

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Fitness Hooping Instructor: Valerie Hoops This is not your typical hula hoop class. Hooping is a fun and unique low-impact workout that burns up to 110 calories in eight minutes. You will increase cardiovascular stamina and strengthen core muscles in this fun fitness class. Hoops will be provided.

Apr 16-May 21 May 28-Jul 2

W 7:30-8:30pm W 7:30-8:30pm

EBTC $69 EBTC $69

Gentle Yoga Instructor: Teena Swift Experience the strength and tranquility that starts from within yourself. Strengthen, tone and increase balance in a way that is fun and gentle on your body. Gain an understanding of releasing and grounding as you build flexibility in your spine and practice proper body alignment with breathing techniques. Calm your mind with peaceful meditation. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat. No previous yoga experience necessary.

Apr 21-May 19 Jun 2-Jul 7

M 5:15-6:15pm M 5:15-6:15pm

EBTC $49 EBTC $59

Pilates: Essentials Instructor: Chad Etchison Pilates is known for its low-impact movements, lengthening of muscles and stress-busting breathing techniques. Develop your core abdominal strength, decrease lower back pain and improve overall flexibility while using your own body weight as resistance. You will tone, tighten and define muscles you didn’t know you had. Don’t forget to bring your exercise mat. Take 2 sections of Pilates Essentials for $139 or 3 sections for just $199.

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Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Humanities

Total Body Fitness Instructor: Katia Kaiser This ‘cardio and resistance training-combo’ class will sculpt and tone your whole body, while helping you shed those extra pounds. By using your own body weight and an elastic band, you will build lean muscle and accelerate your weight loss. Core training and balance will also be incorporated in this great, nonchoreographed workout, appropriate for all fitness levels as modifications can be used. Bring a mat, a light resistance elastic band, water, and a towel. Take 2 sections of Total Body Fitness for just $139.

Apr 15-May 8 Tu/Th 5:15-6:15pm EBTC $79 May 13-Jun 5 Tu/Th 5:15-6:15pm EBTC $79

Taking Back Your Health: Where to Start with Essential Oils and Nutrition Instructor: Julie Collins In this first course of the Essential Oils and Wellness series, learn the basics of using essential oils for health and wellness and where to start with nutrition. By jump starting your nutrition and learning proper uses of essential oils you will be ready to take your health to a whole new level. Apr 14-16 M/W 7-9pm EBTC $39

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Zumba Gold Instructor: Laura Coleman Love the vibe of Zumba but can’t quite keep up the intensity? Zumba Gold is designed to meet the anatomical, physiological, and psychological needs of active older adults or unconditioned beginners. You can even join the party in a chair! Don’t let a physical limitation keep you from looking and feeling your best. (No class Jun 30) Take 2 sections of Zumba Gold for just $99.

Apr 14-May 19 Jun 2-Jul 14 Jul 21-Aug 25

M 6:30-7:30pm M 6:30-7:30pm M 6:30-7:30pm

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Cooking with Essential Oils and Digestive Health Instructor: Julie Collins Learn the therapeutic benefits of cooking with essential oils and how to cleanse and balance your digestive tract. Discover fast, healthy recipes using essential oils and identify natural ways to help offset digestive imbalances so that you can make better nutritional choices.

Apr 21-23

Zumba Gold Toning Instructor: Laura Coleman Zumba Gold Toning offers the best of Zumba worlds! It’s still designed to meet the specific anatomical, physiological, and psychological needs of active older adults or unconditioned beginners, but also incorporates safe and effective strength training. Using light weights helps build muscle strength, increase bone density, and improve mobility, posture and coordination. Get ready to shake your Toning Sticks to the rhythm and party on! Don’t forget to bring your own Zumba Toning Sticks or purchase them in class. (No class Jul 3) Take 2 sections of Zumba Gold Toning for just $99.

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Fitness for Life: More than a 90 Day Fix Instructor: Julie Collins Develop a healthy mindset and focus on fitting fitness into your life for LIFE! Learn where to start, exercises workarounds and tips and receive help in creating a fitness program that works for you. In addition, focus on stress relief through meditation and learn how it will complement your new fitness plan.

Apr 28-30

M/W 7-9pm

EBTC $39

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advanced pruning of ornamentals. Roses, hydrangeas, camellias, azaleas, crape myrtle, and in general a wide assortment of deciduous and evergreen plant material will be discussed.

Jun 28

Sat 10am-12pm

EBTC $29

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Fiction Writing: Character Development Instructor: Melissa Hanscomb Do you want your characters to leap from the page to life? Every writer can learn how to develop more realistic, complex characters. Students will engage in class exercises, take home writing assignments, and participate in peer review and discussion. Learn how to audition characters for your stories and sources for inspiration to add depth.

Apr 17-May 8

Th 6:30-8:30pm

EBTC $79

Fiction Writing Workshop Instructor: Melissa Hanscomb Do you have a plot and characters, but need to push yourself a further in developing your masterpiece? Come prepared to talk about your writing and explore exercises that will get your creative juices flowing. Develop the tools and confidence necessary to edit your narrative, experiment and bring your characters and plot to life. Share your stories with your classmates and learn how to use feedback to improve the quality of your work.

May 13-Jun 3

Tu 6:30-8:30pm

EBTC $79

Advanced Fiction Writing Workshop Instructor: Melissa Hanscomb Move beyond the basics and take your story or novel to the next level. Bring your first draft story from the Fiction Writing Workshop and learn how to incorporate all the critiques you’ve received. Gain the skills to move pieces around, delete passages and incorporate some fresh, new angles. By the end of class you’ll have a story that’s ready to submit to a magazine or journal, or the opening chapters of a novel. Prerequisite: Fiction Writing Workshop or instructor approval.

Jun 10-Jul 1

Tu 6:30-8:30pm

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Modern Women Writers

Instructor: Matt Whiddon Proper pruning improves flowering, reduces diseases, and leads to overall healthier plants. We will begin with the basics moving on to

Instructor: Molly McVey Explore the importance of women’s voices in writing and express your own voice as a writer in this paired reading and writing course. You

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PERSONAL ENRICHMENT | will read essays and excerpts of novels from modern women writer such as Cheryl Strayed, Cynthia Ozick, Anne Fadiman and Joan Didion, discuss the stories, write responses about the readings and workshop each class member’s written pieces.

May 21-Jun 25

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of meditation so you will be more prepared to continue the process on your own while achieving higher levels of consciousness.

May 13-20

EBTC $99

Instructor: Justin Malone Do you talk with your hands? You will after completing this fun introduction to American Sign Language (ASL). Practice signing in a conversational way, explore deaf history and culture, and learn about resources available to the hearing-impaired. Build a connection with a new friend without ever using your voice.

M/W 6-7:30pm

Tu 6-8pm

EBTC $39

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Apr 14-May 7

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EBTC $99

The Art of Meditation II: Expanded Practice Instructor: Alison Mills-Long Meditation is a skill that improves with practice and patience. Continue to hone your meditation knowledge by practicing expanded breathing techniques and moving energy through the chakras. This class will include longer meditations and prepare you for continued practice on your own.

Jun 3-10

Introduction to Korean Culture and Language Instructor: Soon Nyoung Min What do Kia, Samsung, LG, Gangnam Style, and Hyundai all have in common? They are examples of the many companies and cultural influences that Korea has in the U.S. and around the world. In this introductory class you will learn to pronounce the Hangul alphabet, identify vowels and consonants with their correct sounds, and combine syllables to form words.

Apr 29-May 22 Tu/Th 6-7:30pm EBTC $99

Tu 6-8pm

Adult Soccer Skills Camp Instructor: Jay Entlich Join U.S. Soccer Federation Coach Jay Entlich for a 3 day soccer skills camp! Whether you are a 1st time enthusiast, proud soccer parent, or experienced player you are bound to learn, practice, and perfect skills that will help you gain additional comfort and knowledge watching and playing the game. Please dress in comfortable attire with tennis shoes or soccer cleats. You will be physically active during the field sessions.

May 13-15

Speed Spanish

EBTC $39

Tu-Th 6:30-8:30pm WSC $45

This course is designed for anyone who wants to learn Spanish pronto. You’ll learn six easy recipes for gluing Spanish words together to form sentences. In no time at all, you’ll be able to go into any Spanish speaking situation and converse in Spanish.

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SAT Prep: Verbal Instructor: Melissa Hanscomb It is no secret that the SAT has the potential to shape your college career. Our experts are familiar with the SAT test material and can help guide you toward your personal best. Prepare for the SAT by reviewing general test-taking strategies and approaches. You will cover material from verbal and essay portions of the test. Textbook required. Visit http://continuinged.columbusstate.edu/ required-text-books/ for book lists.

Apr 8-29

EBTC $79

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SAT Prep: Math Instructor: Melina Quispe It is no secret that the SAT has the potential to shape your college career. Our experts are familiar with the SAT test material and can help guide you toward your personal best. Prepare for the SAT by reviewing general test-taking strategies and approaches. You will cover material from the math portion of the test. Textbook required. Visit http:// continuinged.columbusstate.edu/required-textbooks/ for book lists.

Apr 9-30

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The Art of Meditation I: An Introduction Instructor: Alison Mills-Long Meditation helps to calm the mind, body, and spirit. It also fosters a sense of awareness through learning how to focus attention in the present moment. You will practice being still, recite short meditations, explore introductory breath work and chakras. This course will guide you through the basic steps

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Columbus Academy for Lifelong Learning

An Institute for Learning in Retirement, the Columbus Academy of Lifelong Learning offers interesting classes, field trips, learning lunches and more. Annual and quarterly memberships available

Your performance on college entrance exams is instrumental in determining your college choice. Universities and colleges throughout the U.S. require applicants to take the SAT or ACT as part of their evaluation package. This course will prepare you for both tests and provide you with the means to achieve your best potential score!

Online Courses: Certification and Test Prep $109

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I M P O R TA N T I N F O R M AT I O N WHEN TO REGISTER Register EARLY! Registration is now available and should be completed early to guarantee a space in the class. Late registration will be accepted if the class is not full.

In the event of class cancellation or changes of times and dates, we will attempt to notify you at least two business days before the course begins. If you cannot attend the course due to these changes, you will receive a CE credit voucher, which is valid for 18 months from the date of issue.

FEES Course fees are stated at the end of each course description and payment is due at the time of registration. Laws exempting senior citizens from college tuition costs do not apply to these self-supported courses. No cash is available after 4:30 p.m. If you register after 4:30 p.m., please have the exact amount or pay by check, credit card, or company billing (purchase order number and contact person required). Make checks payable to Columbus State University. 

INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY Columbus State University will not issue refunds for classes which have been postponed due to inclement weather or other circumstances beyond our control. We will make every effort to reschedule such classes. In the event of inclement weather, tune into your local radio or television station for information about closings.

PAYMENT PLAN POLICY Continuing Education offers payment plans for select Professional Development courses. Eligible courses are taught in-house with a tuition fee of $300 or more. Online courses or courses offered via third-party educational partners do not qualify for this payment plan option. However, some of these programs may be eligible for financial assistance offered through the educational partner.

PERMANENT RECORDS The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) is a nationally recognized measurement of noncredit course work. One CEU (1.0) may be awarded for each ten hours of participation in an approved program. We keep a permanent record of participation in selected programs, issue a certificate to acknowledge successful completion of the program, and provide official transcripts to you or your employer. All requests for transcripts must be in writing.

The Continuing Education payment plan offers the option of paying tuition in three installments. 50% of the tuition is due at the time of registration. The remaining 50% is divided into two equal installments: the first is due on or before the first day of class; the last installment is due by the mid-point of the class. In order to utilize the Continuing Education payment plan option, you must register for the desired course(s) in person and complete a Payment Plan Agreement. For more information or to inquire about the eligibility of specific classes, please call 706.507.8073.

FUNDING OPTIONS Many of our certificate courses are approved for VA education benefits by the Department of Veterans Affairs. For information or to inquire about a specific course, call 706.507.8070. Military spouses may also use MyCAA funds for certain courses. For more information regarding MyCAA, go online to https://aiportal.acc.af.mil/mycaa/ or call 800.342.9647.

REFUND POLICY As Continuing Education (CE) is a self-supporting branch of Columbus State University, we rely on student registration fees to cover all costs. If you must withdraw from a class, please notify us by 5:00 PM at least three business days before the course begins. A full refund minus a $15 processing fee will be issued. You may also choose to accept a CE credit voucher for the full course amount, in lieu of a refund, and processing fee will be waived. If you withdraw after the 3-day period, but before the class begins, you will receive a 50% refund or credit voucher. No refunds can be given after a class begins.

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