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UCA Campus Sites University of Central Arkansas 201 Donaghey Avenue Conway, AR 72035-5003

Only one discount applies per course. The Alumni Discount cannot used with Course Combo or Couple Discount. No discounts may be applied to textbooks or materials.


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[registration & payment] Convenient options allow you to register online, by phone or fax, in person or by mail. Additionally, you have several payment options to make it easy. Registration Options Call 501.450.3118 Click Come by or mail your registration form to: UCA Outreach & Community Engagement Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center, Suite 102 Conway, AR 72035-5003 Fax 501.450.5277 Payment Options Mail or drop off payment to: UCA Outreach & Community Engagement Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center, Suite 102 Conway, AR 72035-5003 Call 501.450.3118 to make payment by phone.

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Early Bird Discount: Register by February 10, 2012 to ensure early bird discount. Payment is due five (5) business days before the course begins. ALUMNI DISCOUNT: 40% off the regular fee. (not applicable with any other discounts). Must be a paid member of the UCA Alumni Association to qualify for discount. Senior Discount: Specific courses only. Course Combo Discount: Specific courses only (must register for both courses at same time). Session Combo Discount: Specific courses only (must register for both courses at same time). Couple Discount: Specific courses only (couple must register for course at the same time). Registration: Registration may be secured without payment. Payment must be made at least five (5) business days prior to the first class meeting. Classes are determined by the number enrolled, and, in some cases, one person enrolling can determine whether or not a class will be offered. Payment & Fees: Registration fees are due five (5) business days before the course begins. If payment is not received by this date, registration is subject to cancellation in order to accommodate those on a waiting list. Material Fees: Material fees will be paid separately to the instructor on the first day of class, except for Bridge courses. Discounts not applicable. Refunds: Refunds will be given if requested at least two (2) working days BEFORE the first class meeting. After that time, NO REFUNDS CAN BE GIVEN. Refunds cannot be processed without social security number and middle initial of the student. No refunds are issued if you fail to attend class.

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Outreach & Community Engagement

Spring is a season of rebirth and renewal. So there is no better time than now to spring into action and renew your skills or learn something new. The University of Central Arkansas’s Division of Outreach and Community Engagement (OCE) offers an array of courses for the progressive learner of any age. Our convenient and affordable continuing education options can help you achieve your personal enrichment and professional goals. Whether you prefer online, face-to face, evening, weekend or self-paced courses, our flexible course schedule has something to fit any busy lifestyle. Check out what we have to offer. Call 501.450.3118, visit or come by our office to find out how Outreach can help you achieve your educational goals. Get your NEW YEAR off to a NEW START.


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How to Start A Small Business

FREE TUE; MARch 20 6 – 9 pm; BHCC Small Business Administration This one-day workshop is for those who dream of starting their own small business but need some help getting started. This opportunity is a great resource, offering information on how to start a small business and covers the programs and services that will help grow a successful small business.

How to Write a Business Plan

FREE WED; APRIL 4 6 – 9 pm; BHCC Little Rock SCORE How to Write a Business Plan is a workshop designed for the business novice to current business owner. It will cover the importance of having a business plan in place and how a complete business plan can help a new or existing business remain solvent or even turn a profit. Participants will review a business plan outline and the details that should be included in each section of a business plan.

Personal Finances for Dummies

Early Fee: $40 Reg. Fee: $50 Tue & ThR; march 6 – 13 6 – 9 pm; BHCC Doug Isanhart Enrollees will be shown proven methods for smart spending and saving, simple savings techniques, how to balance a budget, saving for retirement, managing credit card debt and how to become debt free.

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Tending to Your Money Tree

Early Fee: $50 Reg Fee: $60 Senior Fee: $45 Material Fee: $15 MON; APRIL 9, & 23 6 – 9 pm; BHCC Wonder Lowe Tending to Your Money Tree is a course for those interested in improving their personal finances or planning for the future. This includes those taking the first step in budgeting, trying to improve their credit, concerned about consumer fraud and identity theft or those preparing for retirement.

Transitioning into Retirement

Reg. Fee: $39 Chris Hall Session 1 (PLEASE CHOOSE ONE) TUE, MARch 6 & 20 7 pm – 8:30 pm; bhcc session 2 Sat, march 10 & 24 2 pm – 3:30 pm; BHCC This course serves as a guide to retirement and will cover types of healthcare costs in retirement, benefits of planning ahead, maximizing social security benefits and transitioning investments such as 401(k) and IRA accounts into retirement and the available distribution options. Courses run February 13 - June 8. Enroll anytime. CALL 501.450.3118 | CLICK | COME BY BHCC Ste 102, UCA

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Beginning Web Development

Early Fee: $100 Reg. Fee: $150 Senior Fee: $50 MON; FEB 20 – MARch 19 6 – 7:30 pm; TORS 129 Byron Burns This web technology course focuses on the basics of building web pages. Students will learn how to create a basic web page starting with HTML and an introduction on Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) and graphic design principles. No previous experience is required. Students will need a 2Gb flash drive. Bringing a personal laptop is optional.

Advanced Web Development

Early Fee: $100 Reg. Fee: $150 Senior Fee: $50 MON; MARch 26 – APRil 30 6 – 7:30 pm; TORS 129 Byron Burns This fast-paced advanced web technology course will focus more in-depth in the web programming areas of HTML, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), Graphic Design and other forms of web development that may have an impact on a website. Students will need at least a 2Gb flash drive. Bringing a personal laptop is optional.

Computer Cleanup Workshop

Early Fee: $20 Reg. Fee: $25 Senior Fee: $20 Material Fee: $5 Stephen Meeks Session 1 (PLEASE CHOOSE ONE) TUE; MARch 13 7 – 9 pm; TORS 129 Session 2 TUE; MAY 15 7 – 9 pm; TORS 129 This two-hour workshop will teach participants how to protect and remove spyware, viruses and other malware from their computers, how to protect themselves from hackers and clean their machine so it works at peak performance. Students will receive a disk containing tools and utilities to keep their computer running optimally.

Employment Outlook

FREE TUE; FEB 21 – MARch 13 6:00 – 7:30 pm Tammy McCollum This course offers students information on how to get back into the workforce, find a new direction for their career or enhance an existing career path. The course will focus on identifying and evaluating key areas in students abilities, interests, knowledge, skills and values required for career success. Students will examine trends and emerging fields in today’s economy. Students will also acquire workplace skills such as enhanced communication, interviewing preparation and dressing for success.

Introduction to Adobe Illustrator

Early Fee: $100 Reg. Fee: $120 Senior Fee: $100 tue; MARch 6 – APRil 10 6:30 – 8:30 pm; BHCC Jasmine Greer Students will learn about the Adobe Illustrator interface, basic shape creation and manipulation, and the use of color, type, symbols and effects. The course will also cover a brief history of design and typography as well as the elements of art and principles of design. Students will incorporate these new skills into a digital illustration or logo to share with the class. Fun for aspiring and professional artists and designers alike!

Introduction to Adobe Flash

Early Fee: $100 Reg. Fee: $120 Senior Fee: $100 WED; MARch 7 – APRil 11 6:30 – 8:30 pm; BHCC Jasmine Greer Students will learn the basics of the Flash interface including how to draw and animate their own scenes, working with a time line, frame-by-frame animation and motion tweens. Students will also learn the beginnings of action-scripting and how to add interactivity to animations or web page designs. 5

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Photography: Learn the Basics

Early Fee: $100 Reg. Fee: $115 Senior Fee: $100 Material Fee: $25 WED; FEB 15 – MARch 21 6 – 7:30 pm; BHCC Mike Kemp Student photographers receive a working knowledge of how their film and digital cameras operate, along with pointers and techniques for improving photos. Discussions will include: sporting events, portraits, candid family moments and low-light photography. Participants should bring a film or digital SLR camera to class. Cameras with manual-exposure controls and interchangeable lenses are preferred. Material Fee includes textbook, The Basic Book of Photography, 2004 Edition ISBN# 0-452-28425-2, available at the UCA Bookstore.

Photography: Advance Your Skills

Early Fee: $100 Reg. Fee: $115 Senior Fee: $100 Material Fee: $25 WED; MARch 28 – May 2 6 – 7:30 pm; BHCC Mike Kemp Students will learn master photographers’ techniques through this course. Advanced photography concepts like pre-visualization of a photo, approaching a subject with a photographer’s eye, metering and portrait lighting will be introduced. Material Fee includes textbook, The Basic Book of Photography, 2004 Edition ISBN# 0-452-28425-2, available at the UCA Bookstore.

Intro to Storytelling: Developing and Writing Your Own Short StorieS Early Fee: $80 Reg. Fee: $100 Senior Fee: $80 Session Combo Fee: $180 Material Fee: $20 SESSION 1 SESSION 2 THr; FEB 16 – APRil 5 THr; APRil 12 – JUNE 7 6 – 7 pm; SRH 6 – 7 pm; SRH Reginald Davis This course teaches students the processes and techniques necessary to write an engaging short story. 6

American Sign Language for Beginners

Early Fee: $80 Reg. Fee: $90 Senior Fee: $80 Material Fee: $10 Mon & ThR; FEB 27 – MARCH 28 6:30 – 8 pm; BHCC Bonny Hill This course gives students the necessary knowledge and experience to sign and “read” signs for effective communication. Required Materials: Beginner Sign DVD ($10).

Intro to Sign Language Workshop

Early Fee: $15 Reg. Fee: $20 THR; FEB 16 6 pm – 8 pm; BHCC Bonny Hill This workshop will give students a foundation upon which to build their sign language skills by teaching students fingerspelling, basic vocabulary, and number signs for expressive and receptive communication. Required Materials: Introduction to Sign DVD ($10).

Intermediate American Sign Language

Early Fee: $80 Reg. Fee: $90 Senior Fee: $80 Material Fee: $10 Mon & THR; April 30 – June 4 (no class May 28) 6:30 – 8 pm; BHCC Bonny Hill This course builds on the students’ knowledge and experience of sign to improve effective communication. Required Material: Intermediate Sign DVD ($10).

Sign Language for Babies

Early Fee: $30 Reg. Fee: $35 Senior Fee: $30 SAT; APRil 7 9 am – 3 pm; BHCC Bonny Hill This course is designed for adults who want to learn basic signs that can be used with infants to relieve the frustration associated with verbal language acquisition and to improve communication. Student will have a one hour lunch. Required Materials: Baby Signs DVD ($10).

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Adventures in Duplicate Bridge

Early Fee: $20 Reg. Fee: $25 SAT; MARch 24 8:30 am – 4:30 pm; BHCC Break time 11:30 am – 1 pm Joy Whitenack Duplicate bridge is the most widely used variation of contract bridge in club and tournament settings. This course will provide a clear presentation of material needed for the transition from rubber bridge. Registration fee includes textbook, Adventures in Duplicate Bridge, ISBN# 9780943855028.

Basics of Disaster Preparedness

FREE SAT; March 3 9:00 am – 3:00 pm; BHCC Break Time 12 – 1 pm Arkansas DepT. of Emergency Management Natural disasters cannot be prevented, but everyone should know how to prepare for one. Students will learn everything they need to know about how to prepare for a disaster or emergency situation in Arkansas and how to prepare their home and family accordingly. Space is limited, so register today!

Arkansas Boaters’ Education Course

FREE Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Session 1 (PLEASE CHOOSE ONE) SAT; APRil 7 8:30 am – 3 pm; BHCC Session 2 SAT; JUNE 9 8:30 am – 3 pm; BHCC The Arkansas Boaters’ Education Course teaches fundamentals of safe boating. This course includes: Arkansas Boating Law, boat classification, registration and trailering, personal flotation devices, rules of the road, maintenance and boating accidents. Learn more about Ark. boating laws and regulations by visiting Limited Seating: RSVP By April 4th for Session 1 or by June 6th for Session 2!

The Alzheimer’s journey

FreE Sat; april 28 9 am - 4 pm (12:30-1:30 lunch break); BHCC Pricilla PittmaN The Alzheimer’s Journey: What You Need to Know but Were Afraid to Ask will provide a greater understanding of the dementia process and how aging affects the brain and body. Students will look at the choices they can make to improve quality of life and perhaps push back the onset of disease. Advice and understanding on the difficult role of caregivers will be covered. 7

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Cake Decorating phase I

Early Fee: $45 Reg. Fee: $50 Senior Fee: $45 Material Fee: $3 MON; FEB 13 – MARch 5 6 – 8 pm; BHCC Marieda Priest Students will learn fundamentals in baking a cake, making icing and using a decorating bag. Students will use a variety of decorating tips to make stars, borders, flowers and pipe messages. No prior experience required. Students will need a Wiltons basic cake decorating kit. Instructor will provide supply list for each class.

Cake Decorating phase II

Early Fee: $45 Reg. Fee: $50 Senior Fee: $45 Material Fee: $3 MON; MARch 12 – APRil 2 6 – 8 pm; BHCC Marieda Priest Students will learn intermediate skills like basic principles of cake design, gum paste and fondant 101, making royal icing, making a parchment bag, guidelines for flower arrangements and floral cake design. Techniques covered include reverse shell, basketweave, Wilton rose and a variety of flower and stem designs. Students will need a Wiltons kit for flowers and cake design. Instructor will provide supply list for each class.

Cake Decorating phase III

Early Fee: $45 Reg. Fee: $50 Senior Fee: $45 Material Fee: $3 MON; APRil 9 – 30 6 – 8 pm; BHCC Marieda Priest Students will learn advanced skills like gum paste and fondant 101, bows, tinting, floral bases, basic principles of floral cake design and a variety of flower and foliage techniques. Covering a cake board with fondant, elements of fondant cake design, and creating geometric designs using cut-outs, overlays, inlays and borders will also be covered. Students will need a Wiltons gum paste and fondant student kit. Instructor will provide supply list for each class. 8

Burn and Chisel

Early Fee: $100 Reg. Fee: $110 Special Combo: $160 MON & WED; FEB 13 – APRil 23 (NO CLASS MarCH 12 & April 11) 5:45 – 6:30 pm; BHCC Robin dayer Burn fat and have fun! Burn and Chisel will turn your body into a lean, mean calorie-torching machine over the 11-week course. Boost your metabolism as you reduce your body fat, loose inches, and sculpt a lean body with a combination of cardiovascular exercises and weights. Enjoy motivation from a group environment while you participate in a variety of fat burning workouts such as circuit training, core conditioning, cardiovascular and body weight exercises and so much more. Robin will use the most progressive, innovative and creative exercises in fitness to ensure you burn the most fat possible no matter what your fitness level. Be assured -- you can work at your own pace. Get a safe, fun and effective workout during every session and get results now!


Early Fee: $100 Reg. Fee: $110 Special Combo: $160 MON & WED; FEB 13 – APRil 23 (no class March 12 & April 11) 6:30 – 7:15 pm; BHCC Robin dayer If you’re tired of the same old workouts with no results, the Pilates method of exercise is the answer! Pilates is a system of exercises that strengthen and lengthen the “powerhouse” muscles of the body – abdominal, buttocks, hips and inner thighs. This mat-based workout is designed to help students develop longer, leaner-looking muscles, establish core strength and stability and heighten mind and body awareness. Everyone is welcome. Student must bring a mat to class.

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Dance Fit Line Dance

Early Fee: $40 Reg. Fee: $50 Couple fee: $70 Mon; FEB 20 – APRil 16 (NO CLASS March 12) 6– 7:30 pm; BHCC Teresa Sparkman Dance Fit Line Dance is not your basic country line dance class. Line dances will include the popular Latin rhythms, country, soul, pop and rock and roll. The instructor will teach the basic line dance with variations to make the dances more aerobic to get an even better dance style workout. Students will get a good workout while having fun doing it!

Managing Your Stress Level

Early Fee: $45 Reg. Fee: $50 Senior Fee: $45 Material Fee: $10 TUE; APRil 3 – 17 6 – 7:30 pm; BHCC Dan Eidson Stress is everywhere in our society. While people are capable both physically and psychologically confronting acute problems, multi-tasked and mega-stressed people can often become overwhelmed by chronic stress. Students will learn how to combat this stress and how to handle symptoms of chronic stress in a healthy and sustainable way.

Outdoor Burn and Chisel

Reg. Fee: $40 MON & WED; APRil 25 – May 21 5:45 – 6:30 pm; BHCC Robin Dayer Outdoor Burn and Chisel is a results-driven, conditioning program conducted in an indoor/outdoor environment. Students will participate in a series of circuit training, core conditioning, cardiovascular and body weight exercises. The most progressive, innovative and creative exercises in fitness ensure students burn the most fat possible whatever their fitness level. Students can work at their own pace. Handweights and mat required.

Personality Assessment: an in depth look at Your Strengths & Style Early Fee: $55 Reg. Fee $60 Senior Fee: $50 Couple Fee: $100 Material Fee: $50 SAT; MARch 3 9 am – 3 pm; BHCC (1 hr. lunch break) Cathy Lee Using The Birkman Method®, participants will gain a greater understanding of their individual styles, interests, and needs. The assessment provides descriptive and prescriptive information, so students can learn not only what causes them to feel stress, but also what they can do to mitigate it, as well as practical ways to apply their best to life, work and personal relationships.

Photo Books: Preserving Memories

Early Fee: $30 Reg. Fee: $40 SAT; MARch 3 9:30 am – 12 Noon; BHCC Desmond Walls Allen This course is a fast-paced, skill-building workshop that teaches students to create photo books. Students will learn how to enhance photos, arrange them in story fashion, write captions and pour them into book-making software. Vendor options, project ideas, technical aspects of book production and ways to save money will be discussed.


Early Fee: $55 Reg. Fee $60 Senior Fee: $50 Couple Fee: $100 Material Fee: $15 TUE; MARch 6 – 27 6:30 – 8 pm; BHCC Cathy Lee This course will equip students with practical guidance for communicating clearly, listening well, and seeking reconciliation and peace in individual relationships both in their personal and work lives. Students will learn how to better resolve conflict and approaches that will equip them to better deal with difficult situations. 9

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Sew-Unique Beginners Sewing

Early Fee: $80 Reg. Fee: $90 Senior Fee: $80 TUE; feb 14 - March 6 6:30 – 8:30 pm; BHCC Birder Harris This class is for students who have never sewn or want to brush up on their basic skills and knowledge of their machine. Students will learn how to use their machines by learning to set and change settings and needles, understand basic machine attachments and machine maintenance. Students will learn to create hems, put in zippers, sew on buttons, make button holes, sew basic stitches and cut out a pattern. How to choose the right fabrics, threads, and notions for the right task will also be covered. If time allows, students will complete a pillow with a zipper and buttons, an apron and a unique tote bag. Material list will be provided. Student will need to bring their own sewing machine.

Sew-Unique Intermediate SEWING

Early Fee: $80 Reg. Fee: $90 Senior Fee: $80 THR; March 8 - April 5 (no class March 29) 6:30 – 8:30 pm; BHCC Birder Harris This class is for students who have basic sewing experience and want to learn new skills. Students will learn to read and use a pattern effectively, how and when to use more advanced stitching techniques and fabric pro and cons. Students will complete a shoulder bag and a light weight jacket. A material list is not required if you’ve taken Sew-Unique Beginners Class. Students will need to bring their own sewing machine.

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Smart Cycling: Traffic Skills 101

Early Fee: $45 Reg Fee: $55 TUE; FEB 21 – MARch 6 7 pm – 9 pm; BHCC Jim Bruce The course, certified by the League of American Bicyclists, is designed for beginner and intermediate bicyclists 16 and up, and is required for those wishing to become instructors. Cyclists will learn tips, tools and techniques they need to confidently share the road or trail. These include a bicycle safety check, fixing a flat, riding skills, crash avoidance techniques, non-strenuous drills and a supervised, slow-ride on nearby streets. Participants must have a bike helmet and a working bicycle that they know how to ride.

Tai Chi and Chi Kung

Early Fee: $100 Reg. Fee: $110 Senior Fee: $95 Tue & THR; FEB 28 – APRil 3 (no class March 13) 6:30 – 8 pm; BHCC Deb Lewis This course will focus on a short Wu style tai chi form and various chi kung exercises. Students will learn exercises that they can easily do outside of class to improve their health and well-being. The slow movements create balance, flexibility and calmness and are appropriate for any fitness level or age. Everyone welcome, no prior experience required.

Vinyasa (Power) Yoga 1

Early Fee: $45 Reg. Fee: $50 THr; FEB 16 – MARch 22 5:30 - 6:30 pm; BHCC Tina McCord This course is for all fitness and expertise levels and includes basic to intermediate poses sequenced at a moderate pace. Students will feel improvements in overall strength, endurance, flexibility and body awareness. Great focus will be placed on alignment and breath transitions from pose to pose. There is no need to feel intimidated, all fitness levels are encouraged. Student must bring a mat to class.


community Classes for All Ages !

Languages for Life !


Sponsored by the Department of World Languages, Literatures & Cultures, UCA’s Community Language School offers family-friendly language classes for people of all ages. Adult classes are taught with visual aids, conversation groups, and a lot of encouragement. Children are immersed in the target language through entertaining and participatory activities. We guarantee a fun and enriching class for young and old alike!

Adult Classes

The following adult classes will be offered at UCA one evening a week (6 - 7:30PM) for 10 weeks (February 6 – April 20).

2012 Bear Camps

Summer Bear Camps for Children Entering Grades 1-6:

Spanish for Travelers Mondays, 10-Week Course

Discovering Latin America: Journeys into the Jungle JULY 16 – 20

French for Travelers Mondays, 10-Week Course

July 23 – 27

German for Travelers Mondays, 10-Week Course Exploring Chinese Culture & Language Tuesdays, 10-Week Course Italian through Music Tuesdays, 10-Week Course Intermediate Japanese Wednesdays, 10-Week Course Italian for Travelers Thursdays, 10-Week Course Exploring Japanese Culture & Language Thursdays, 10-Week Course


Exploring Asia: Travels with Marco Polo

Registration FEES FOR ADULTS: $120 per student (plus $25/student registration fee) EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT: $114 per student (plus $25/ student registration fee) Must register by Jan 25. FEES FOR CHILDREN: $100 per student (plus $25/family registration fee) EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT: $94 per student (plus $25/ family registration fee) Must register by Jan 25. FOR MORE INFORMATION & REGISTRATION DETAILS:

Other Language Class Opportunities: If your organization or business would like to set up an on-site language class taught by one of our instructors, please contact the CLS Director! If you would be Spanish for Children interested in becoming a CLS instructor, please After-School “Spanish for Children” classes for Grades contact the CLS Director! 2-4 will be held on-site at local schools once a week (3:15-4:00PM) for 10 weeks (February 6 – April 20). If you have questions, please contact: PATRICIA H. CARLIN, DIRECTOR UCA Community Language School CHINESE FOR CHILDREN See the CLS website for information concerning Chinese classes for children. phone 501.450.5649

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Music Program for Children and Adults PRIVATE MUSIC INSTRUCTION available in all instruments of the band and orchestra, piano, guitar, fiddle/ mandolin, harp and voice.* Study with our outstanding music majors, nationally and internationally recognized faculty and professional musicians!

Central Arkansas Children’s Choir

Choristers (training choir) & Concert Choir Ages: Grades 4-9 Rehearsals: Mon 6 - 7:30 pm Tuition: $100 for Jan - May Auditions: Jan. 7, 11 am - 2 pm; Jan 9, 7:30 pm - ? Call 501.450.5755 for appointment

Guitar Class for Beginners

Registration begins DEc. 12!

Mail Registration: UCA CSM, SFAC 203 201 Donaghey Ave. Conway, AR 72035

Classes Begin JaN 17!

Email Registration:

Mail-in, Email or Fax Registration Dec 12 – Jan 10!

Walk-In Registration: Jan. 5, 6, 9; 7:30 am – 5:30 pm UCA Snow Fine Arts, Room 203 For Class, Tuition and Registration Info:

Ages 12 & up; 1st class: Jan 24 12-weeks, Tue 6 - 7 pm Tuition: $150 + materials fee

NEW! Music Carousel is back!

Grades K-2; Kodaly-based Singing and Movement class plus Intro. to Note Reading. Thurs. classes for homeschoolers and after-school! Call for more info!

Little Mozart Pre-Piano Class

Grades K-2; 6-week Introductory Keyboard Class Tuition: $90 + materials fee Tue 4:30 -5 pm; 1st class: Jan 24

Suzuki Violin

Ages 4 & up; Tuition: $280

Adult Piano III

Ages 15 & up, 12 weeks; Tuition: $150 + materials fee Mon., 6 - 7 pm; 1st class Jan 23

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Questions? Jann Bryant CSM Director 501.450.5755

Teresa Bumgarner CSM ASSISTANT 501.450.3672 FAX: 501.450.5773

*A deferred payment plan may be set up; call Community School of Music at 501.450.5755 for details. Early Bird discounted rates are available for selected classes if tuition is received 2 full weeks in advance of first class. Visit for details.

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Business Outreach & Training Services

Business Outreach & Training Services (BOTS) offers Arkansas businesses a unique combination of applied research and consulting skills, industry-specific expertise and knowledge of proven methodologies.

BENEFITS OF TRAINING THROUGH BOTS: • Times, dates, locations and formats that accommodate your schedule • Course content, exercises and materials created specifically for application to your organization’s needs

Community Development Institute Central

August 6 – 10, 2012 The award-winning Community Development Institute Central (CDI) has trained thousands of professionals for over two decades. The institute builds the capacity of individuals and communities to positively impact economic and social development. This is achieved by expanding an individual’s ability to identify community assets, set goals, encourage collaboration and partnerships with stakeholders, and bring together groups of people to respond to a broad range of economic and quality-of-life issues. CDI is a natural choice for:

• Program development, coordination and evaluation administered by our professional staff

• Community and economic development professionals

• Faculty and training specialists who have collectively worked with hundreds of organizations of all types and sizes and who have proven their teaching abilities at Outreach and Community Engagment’s public programs

• Community volunteers or organizers ready to take their efforts to the next level

• Customized training at your site or ours • Free consultation & needs assesment • Most importantly, receive training with measurable results and significant cost SAVINGS with a grant through the Existing Workforce Training Program.

• Professionals who want access to partnerships, resources and tools available through a regional network of developers • Elected Officials For more information or to register: 501.852.2930 | |


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Reaching Unreachable Kids

Reg. Fee: $65 June 28 or July 26 (Choose either session) 9 am - 4:30 pm; BHCC 4B mr. Kareem Moody This interactive lecture with Kareem Moody allows participants an up close and personal look at the world of “extreme at risk” youth.

Insurance Education Institute

Dr. John Bratton & Dr. Victor Puleo No cost! This course is a professional development opportunity and graduate course designed for educators, grades 7-12, to become more effective in teaching insurance.

ADD, ADHD and Autism

Mrs. Colleen Flory This workshop will define and identify specific coping strategies, modifications, adaptations, and scaffolding techniques of Autism, ADD and ADHD.

Eating disorders in Children & Adolescents

Dr. Tracie pasold & Dr. Maria Portilla No cost! Dr. Tracie Pasold and Dr. Maria Portilla pair up to offer their expertise on eating disorders; the classifications of eating disorders, emotional and physical symptoms, strategies for prevention and the referral process.

novice Art teacher workshop - NEW!

July 24 & 25 (choose one or both sessions) Dr. Deborah Kuster & Dr. Jeff Young Open to new art teachers from all levels completing their 0-3 years of teaching. A time to reflect, collaborate and get new ideas for curriculum planning and classroom management with other beginning teachers. 14

Art Institute: Drawing and Assemblage

July 16 – 17; Dr. Deborah Kuster Participants will learn ways to combine art history with 2-D and 3-D art-making techniques using common materials.

Art Institute: Art and Storytelling - NEW!

July 18 – 19; Dr. Deborah Kuster Participants will experience ways to combine art history with storytelling and puppetry.

iPad in the Classroom - NEW!

NO COST! Feb 10, 8:30 am - 12:30 pm Mr. Harry Dickens Mr. Harry Dickens, co-author of Apps for Learning: 40 best iPad, iPod Touch, iPhone apps for High School Classrooms, will demonstrate how to use free and inexpensive apps in the classroom.


Exploring Our World is:

 A unique cultivation of lectures

and workshops presented by the UCA College of Liberal Arts

 An array of topics from the perspectives of the humanities and other disciplines

 Designed to engage the mind and ignite discussion among participants

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Online Continuing Education courses run for six weeks. Each course is approved for 24 PDUs by the Ark. Dept. of Education and can be completed entirely online. Visit for an entire course listing. Creating a Classroom Web Site Learn how to create a classroom Web site and how having one can make you a more effective and dynamic teacher. Creating K-12 Learning Materals Increase student performance and earn extra income by converting your ideas for instructional aids into reality. Differentiated Instruction in the Classroom Improve your ability to teach diverse learners with real-world examples from elementary, middle and high school classrooms. Practical Ideas for the Adult ESL/EFL Classroom Learn ESL teaching strategies for fostering a more successful learning environment for your adult ESL/EFL students, as well as how to create activities that build a bridge from the classroom to the real world. Singapore Math Strategies: Model Drawing For Grades 1-6 In this course, you’ll get the training you need to start teaching model drawing, the powerful Singapore Math strategy that gives word problems a visual context. Solving Classroom Discipline Problems Veteran teacher reveals the secrets to an orderly classroom. A step-by-step approach to effective, positive discipline. Spanish in the Classroom Learn the essential Spanish for teachers so you can communicate effectively with your Spanish-speaking students and parents.

Survival Kit for New Teachers Veteran instructor shares the secrets for success in your first years of teaching. Teaching Adult Learners Learn powerful techniques for reaching and motivating adult learners in today’s student-centered classroom. Teaching ESL/EFL Grammar Learn new methods for teaching English grammar that will both engage and challenge ESL/EFL students. Teaching Preschool: A Year of Inspiring Lessons In this course on teaching preschoolers, you’ll learn how to come up with creative and balanced preschool lesson plans for every month of the school year. Teaching Smarter With SMART Boards Master the use of SMART Board and SMART Notebook technology so you can create powerful interactive lessons that capture your students attention. Teaching Students With Autism: Strategies for success Help your students with high-functioning autism and Asperger’s Syndrome unlock their potential. Teaching Students With Learning Disabilities Learn how to successfully meet the diverse needs of students with learning disabilities in your classroom. The Creative Classroom Enrich your teaching talents and encourage your students’ creative thinking as you learn to turn your classroom into a creative classroom. The Differentiated Instruction and Response to intervention connection Learn how to combine two powerful educational approaches–Differentiated Instruction and Response to Intervention–so you can enable every student in your classroom to succeed.


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Extended Study courses are UCA credit courses that are perfect for individuals who have a hard time fitting on-campus classes into their schedules. Both traditional and non-traditional students can take advantage of a course in which they set the pace of the class and fit in homework and tests based upon their individual schedules. The program is also great for individuals who are paying out-of-pocket for school because it allows more time to successfully finish a course as compared to semester-based courses. Some students find it very convenient when, in the middle of the semester, they realize they need another class and are able to sign up mid-semester with Extended Study. Most courses are available in online and paper-based formats. MATH 1360 MATH 1390 MATH 1392 PSCI 2300 PSCI 3370 PSYC 2330 PSYC 2370 PSYC 3360 PSYC 4320 HED 2200 HED 2201 HIST 1310 HIST 1320 HIST 3310 HIST 4376 HIST 4382 SOC 1300

Mathematics in Society College Algebra Plane Trigonometry Intro International Relations Political Theory I Psychological Statistics Developmental Psychology Social Psychology Abnormal Psychology Personal Health First Aid World History I World History II Social Concepts in Arkansas History Europe 1914-1939 Russia Since 1917 Principles of Sociology

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Lifelong learning start dates January 18, February 15, April 18, May 16 Please visit for a complete course listing and calendar. Please note, all of our online courses are for non-credit. Registration & Fees Courses start at $87. Convenient, online registration and payment is available at You may also call 501.450.3118 to register or make payment by phone. Additional information about fees and payment options can be found online. Continuing Education Credit Many courses are available for Continuing Education Credits for business and industry professionals. A full listing of courses is available online. Questions? Visit or call 501.450.3118

Accounting & Finance

ACCOUNTING FUNDAMENTALS Gain a marketable new skill by learning the basics of double-entry bookkeeping, financial reporting and more. Protect Your Money, Credit and Identity Learn how to guard against scam artists, identity thieves, predatory lenders and abusive debt collectors.


Administrative Assistant Fundamentals Prepare to take advantage of the many new job opportunities in health care, legal services and other industries. Creating a Successful Business Plan Turn your business ideas into a solid plan for financing and long-term success.

FUNDAMENTALS OF SUPERVISION AND MANAGEMENT Learn the people skills required to motivate and delegate, and learn tools for solving problems and resolving conflicts. Marketing Your Business on the Internet Develop an Internet marketing plan for your business that incorporates SEO, advertising, email, social media and more. Project Management Fundamentals Gain the skills you’ll need to succeed in the fast-growing field of project management. Start and Operate Your Own Home-Based Business An experienced entrepreneur teaches you how to develop the motivation, discipline and creativity to quit your job and be your own boss. Start Your Own Arts and Crafts Business Learn how to start your own arts and crafts business from a professional artist. Start Your Own Small Business Stop dreaming and learn how to start your own successful small business. Starting a Consulting Practice Find out how you can earn income by sharing your training or knowledge with others.

Computer Applications

Computer Skills for the Workplace Gain a working knowledge of the computer skills you’ll need to succeed in today’s job market. Introduction to Microsoft Access 2007 Learn how Microsoft’s powerful database can help you store and manage information you’ve collected about your business, home or community. 17

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Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2010 Become proficient in using Microsoft Excel 2010 and discover dozens of shortcuts and tricks for setting up fully-formatted worksheets quickly and efficiently.

Introduction to InDesign CS5 Learn how to use Adobe InDesign CS5 software to design and produce professional-quality letterhead, brochures, business cards and more.

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010 Learn how to create and modify documents using Microsoft Word 2010, the world’s most popular word processing program.

Introduction to Photoshop CS5 Learn how to use Adobe Photoshop CS5, the world’s best graphics program, to edit and process photos and create original images.

Introduction to QuickBooks 2010 Learn how to quickly and efficiently gain control over the financial aspects of your business.

Making Movies with Windows Vista Learn how to create fun, professional-quality movies using Windows Vista.

Design & Composition

Photoshop CS5 for the Digital Photographer Learn how to use Adobe Photoshop CS5 to edit and enhance your photographic images.

Creating Web Pages Learn the basics of HTML so you can design, create and post your very own site on the Web. Designing Effective Websites Learn powerful graphic design techniques and build Websites that are both attractive and wickedly effective.

Photoshop Elements 9 for the Digital Photographer Learn the secrets of Adobe’s Photoshop Elements 9 and bring out the best in your images.

Discover Digital Photography An informative introduction to the fascinating world of digital photography equipment.

Secrets of Better Photography Explore strategies and learn a variety of tricks to create excellent photographs in all types of situations.

Introduction to Creating WordPress Web Sites Learn how to use WordPress, a free and popular Web design tool, to quickly and easily create attractive blogs and interactive Web sites.

Assisting Aging Parents Be prepared to handle the challenges you and your parents will face in the coming years, while learning to cherish the transition.

Introduction to CSS and XHTML Learn to create state-of-the-art Web sites using modern CSS and XHTML techniques.

Beginning Conversational French Discover how easy it can be to learn common words and phrases for both leisure and business.

Introduction to Dreamweaver CS5 Learn to use Adobe Dreamweaver CS5 to design, create and maintain user-friendly Web sites full of professional-quality Web pages.

Conversational Japanese Whether you want to learn conversational Japanese for travel or fun, this course makes it easy and enjoyable for beginners to master the essentials of Japanese.


Personal Development

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Drawing for the Absolute Beginner Gain a solid foundation in drawing and become the artist you’ve always dreamed you could be! Genealogy Basics Learn where to look, who to contact and how to use research tools to begin an exciting and fascinating exploration of your roots. Grammar Refresher Gain confidence in your ability to produce clean, grammatically correct documents and speeches. Growing Plants for Fun and Profit An industry professional teaches you everything you need to prosper in the backyard nursery business. Instant Italian Learn Italian from the comfort of your home in this fun and enjoyable online course.

Spanish for Medical Professionals Learn medical Spanish quickly and easily, honing your basic conversational skills and mastering key healthcare words and phrases. Speed Spanish Learn six easy recipes to glue Spanish words together into sentences, and you’ll be engaging in conversational Spanish in no time. Twelve Steps to a Successful Job Search World-renowned author and career advisor shows you how to get the job you want quickly and easily and in any economy. Understanding Adolescents Uncover the secrets of the adolescent mind. Gain valuable information on how they feel, how their identities develop and how you can best meet their needs.

Leadership Gain the respect and admiration of others, exert more control over your destiny and enjoy success in your professional and personal life. Lose Weight and Keep It Off Discover how to establish a healthy approach to successful weight loss and weight maintenance for a lifetime. Luscious, Low-Fat, Lightning-Quick Meals Join a registered dietitian and discover how easy it can be to prepare meals that are both delicious and nutritious! Making Age an Asset in Your Job Search This course is a guide for older workers looking to make a career change, find employment opportunities or learn strategies that give them the best chance of getting hired. 19

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Enhancing Language Development in Childhood Enrich the lives of your children by learning fun and natural ways to help them become proficient speakers.

Teaching & Education

Introduction to Ruby Programming Learn how to create a dynamic Web blog using the Ruby on Rails programming environment and the Ruby programming language.

Guiding Kids on the Internet Gain confidence and experience so you can help your children discover all the Internet has to offer.

Keyboarding Learn how to touch-type or improve your existing typing skills using Keyboarding Pro 5.

Homeschool With Success Discover how to homeschool your children in a way that ensures they get what they need academically and socially.

PMP Certification Prep 1 Begin a well-paying career as a project manager by preparing to take--and pass--the PMP certification exam.

Ready, Set, Read! A learning specialist shows you how to raise a successful reader and writer.


Introduction to C++ Programming Learn to program in C++, even if you have no prior programming experience! Introduction to Java Programming An experienced Java programmer introduces important Java topics with clear, step-by-step instructions. Introduction to Networking Learn the fundamentals of networking and prepare for a career in a new and fast-growing field.

Web 2.0: Blogs, Wikis and Podcasts In this course, you’ll join the Web 2.0 world as you learn how to create and maintain your own blog, wiki and podcast.

Writing & Publishing

A to Z Grant Writing Learn how to research and develop relationships with potential funding sources, organize grant writing campaigns and prepare proposals. Beginning Writer’s Workshop Get a taste of the writer’s life and improve your writing skills in this introduction to writing creatively.

Introduction to PC Troubleshooting Learn to decipher and solve almost any problem with your PC.

Effective Business Writing Improve your career prospects by learning how to develop powerful written documents that draw readers in and keep them motivated to continue to the end.

Introduction to Perl Programming Learn a programming skill that will make you a more valuable Web developer or system administrator.

Introduction to Internet Writing Markets A professional writer shows you how to make money writing on the Internet.

Introduction to PHP and MySQL Learn how to create dynamic, interactive Web sites using PHP and a MySQL database server.

Writeriffic: Creativity Training for Writers Banish writer’s block forever with these tricks from the published writer’s toolbox.


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We offer online open enrollment programs designed to provide the skills necessary to acquire professionallevel positions for many in-demand occupations. Our programs are designed by a team of professionals from each respective field, who work to provide you with an effective web-based learning experience. Instructors/mentors are actively involved in your online learning experience. They respond to any questions or concerns, as well as encourage and motivate you to succeed. We know you’ll appreciate the quality as well as the convenience of anytime, anywhere learning! For more information or for a full list of courses, visit or call 501.450.3118.

Business and Professional

Non-Profit Management Examine the fundamental principles of nonprofit management, explore the roles and responsibilities of a nonprofit board of directors and management team, discover the essentials of fund-raising, and become acquainted with the fundamentals of budgeting. 300 hours Paralegal You’ll learn about the American legal system, how to conduct legal research and legal interviews, how to perform legal analyses, and more. Your training will prepare you to become a legal secretary or paralegal and to take the certification exam. 300 hours

Healthcare and Fitness

Medical Billing and Coding + Medical Terminology This program will prepare you for an entry-level position doing medical billing or coding, while also teaching you proper medical terminology and spelling. 300 hours

Certified Bookkeeper This program helps professional bookkeepers earn prestigious American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB) certification. 120 hours

Veterinary Assistant Prepare for a new career as a Veterinary Assistant as you learn how to care for animals and assist the veterinarian during examinations. 240 hours

Chartered Tax Professional Learn to prepare individual tax returns for almost all U.S. taxpayers! With this innovative program, you can start working and earning money while completing your program. 180 hours

Event Management and Design From planning to pyrotechnics, this program will teach you everything you need to know to create events that are truly special. 300 hours

Grant Writing Learn to write grant proposals that get funded in this nationally recognized Grant Writing online training program. 300 hours

Travel Agent Training Learn the basic skills needed to operate a computer reservation system for airlines, travel agencies, cruise lines, hotel, or as a home-based agent. 200 hours

Legal Secretary Master the skills you need to be a legal secretary and prepare for the National Association of legal Professionals (NALS) Accredited Legal Secretary (ALS) exam. 350 hours

AutoCAD 2011 With AutoCAD 3D Master the 2D commands and 3D modeling tools in Autocad 2011 and prepare for the Autodesk Autocad 2011 Certified Associate exam. 230 hours

Hospitality and Gaming

IT and Software Development


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CompTIA™ A+ Certification Training CompTIA A+ certification is the industry standard for validating the skills of entry-level computer technicians. It opens the door to an exciting career in computer technology, and ed2go’s online program makes training convenient and interactive. 150 hours Web Database Developer The Web Database Developer Online Training Program will teach you to incorporate database design, development, and deployment into e-commerce sites, dynamic Web sites and business-to-business data collaboration. 267 hours Webmaster The Webmaster Online Training Program will teach you to design, develop and maintain Web sites. 150 hours


Arkansas Real estate The Arkansas real estate pre-license course is a convenient and cost effective means of studying for and passing your licensure exam. Continuing education courses are also available. Appraisal This course has everything needed to complete the initial Arkansas Appraisal Qualifications Training and become a Arkansas Appraiser. Exam prep and continuing education courses also available. mortgage This course will prepare students for the national S.A.F.E. Mortgage Loan Originator Exam in a series of three lessons.

Management and Corporate

Lean Mastery Eliminate waste from your business by learning and implementing the principles of lean business. 60 hours 22

Management for IT Professionals Learn leadership skills that will help you succeed as a manager in the IT field. 390 hours Project Management This training program will help you improve your project management skills and prepare you for certification as a Project Management Professional. 40 hours

Media and Design

Digital Arts Certificate The Digital Arts Online Training Program will help you develop technical skills and creative artistry in digital photography, imaging and illustration. This program covers Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator and more. 420 hours Web Design Certificate Learn to use Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Dreamweaver, Fireworks, and Flash to create stunning Web sites. 420 hours

Skilled Trades and Industrial

HVAC Technician The only HVAC Technician training program of its kind on the Web, this program will prepare you for a career as a heating, ventilation, air conditioning, or refrigeration installer or technician. 320 hours Natural Gas Plant Operations For decades to come, natural gas will be produced and consumed in the United States, creating an ongoing demand for natural gas plant operators. This online program provides the fundamental technical background you need to get started in this field. 400 hours

Sustainable Energy & Going Green

Building Analyst Quick Start Program This program will teach you about the principles of green buildings—from insulation to indoor air quality—as well as how to perform comprehensive building assessments. 60 hours

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