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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.

[COMMUNITY EDUCATION] Only one discount applies per course. The alumni discount cannot be used with the Course Combo or Couple Fee. No discounts may be applied to textbooks or materials. EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT Register by September 2, 2011 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). COUPLE DISCOUNT Specific courses only (couple must register for course at the same time).

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

SESSION COMBO DISCOUNT Specific courses only (must register for both sessions at the same time).

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.

PAYMENT & FEES Registration fees are due five (5) business days before the course begins. If payment is not received by this date, your registration is subject to cancellation in order to accommodate those on a waiting list.

PARKING is available at no charge to students enrolled in UCA Outreach courses. In most cases, parking permits are issued during the first class session. For more information, visit or call 501.450.3118. 2

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.

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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Fall begins a new season of changes…leaves are turning colors, the weather is getting cooler and the kids are returning to school. It’s also a new season for Outreach and Community Engagement, formerly Academic Outreach and Extended Programs. We have changed our name to better reflect our mission which is: to meet the diverse needs of our University and community partners through comprehensive learning and civic engagement opportunities. Simply put, our mission is to connect the campus with the community and provide quality, innovative and life-long learning opportunities. Whether it is through traditional face-to-face instruction or online, we offer convenient and affordable educational options to help jump start or advance your career.


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OUTREACH & COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT Brewer-Hegeman, Suite 102 201 Donaghey Avenue Conway, AR 72035-5003 PHONE 501.450.3118 FAX 501.450.5277 3

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How to Start a Small Business

FREE MON; OCT 17 6 – 9 PM; BHCC SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Do you dream of starting your own small business but need some help? If so, this one-day workshop is for you. This opportunity is open to anyone wanting to start a small business and is a great resource for those wanting more information on how to get started and become successful. It covers the programs and services that will help you start, grow and succeed.

How to Write a Business Plan

FREE THU; OCT 27 6 – 9 PM; BHCC LITTLE ROCK SCORE How to Write a Business Plan, a workshop designed for the business novices to current business owners, will cover the importance of having a business plan in place and how a written, complete business plan can help your 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.

Practical Time Management

EARLY FEE: $90; REG. FEE $100 SENIOR FEE: $85 TUE; OCT 4 – OCT 25 6:30 – 8 PM; BHCC CATHY LEE This course is designed to help anyone manage their time more effectively. Rather than feeling like a victim of too many demands, students learn how to redeem precious time using easy-to-use, proven tools and techniques and focus their energies on what is truly important.


Professional Women in Sales

EARLY FEE: $60; REG. FEE: $70 SENIOR FEE: $40 TUE; SEPT 13 – 20 6 – 8 PM; BHCC ARNESSA STATEN-BENNETT Professional Women in Sales is a valuable resource for women in the area of business sales and management. This course enables participants to network, and covers sale techniques, strategies, attitude, confidence, travel, verbal communication and presentation styles.

Tending to Your Money Tree

EARLY FEE: $25; REG FEE: $30 SENIOR FEE: $15 MON; SEPT 12, 26 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. Students will learn how to set savings goals, create a realistic budget, tips to improve their credit rating, how to report fraud and retirement planning techniques. Courses run September 6-December 10. 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; SEPT 12 – OCT 17 6 – 7:30 PM; TORS 129 BYRON BURNS This web technology course will focus on the basics of building web pages. Students will learn how to create a basic web page, starting with HTML and touches on Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) and graphic design principles. This course only requires students to be creative and have fun. Each student will be able to create their own personal website. Students need to bring a 2GB flash drive to save and maintain their work. A personal laptop is optional.

Advanced Web Development

EARLY FEE: $100; REG. FEE: $150 SENIOR FEE: $50 MON; OCT 24 – NOV 28 6 – 7:30 PM; TORS 129 BYRON BURNS This fast-paced advanced web technology course will focus more in-depth in web programming areas of HTML, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) and graphic design. The course will also cover other forms of web development that may have an impact on building a website. Students need to bring a 2GB flash drive to save and maintain their work. A personal laptop is optional.


Computer Cleanup Workshop

EARLY FEE: $20; REG. FEE: $25 SENIOR FEE: $ 20; MATERIAL FEE: $5 SESSION 1 TUE; SEPT 20 7 – 9 PM; TORS 129 STEPHEN MEEKS SESSION 2 TUE; NOV 15 7 – 9 PM; TORS 129 STEPHEN MEEKS This two-hour workshop will teach participants how to protect and remove spyware, viruses and other malware from their computers, how to protect their computer from hackers and clean their machine so it works at its peak performance. Students will receive a disk to take home which includes tools and utilities to help keep their computer running at its best.

Setting Performance Expectations in the Workplace EARLY FEE: $90; REG. FEE $100 SENIOR FEE: $85 TUE; SEPT 6 – SEPT 27 6:30 – 8 PM; BHCC CATHY LEE Setting Performance Expectations in the Workplace is designed to help leaders clearly communicate their expectations for an employee’s performance in any job. Performance expectations describe the quality and quantity of results expected in measurable terms, which helps the employee know specifically what is required to be successful on the job. This helps reduce frustration and potential conflict for both the leader and the employee and promotes more positive discussions around job performance. @ucaoutreach

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Drawing Pencil Portraits 2

Improv Your Life

Intro to Storytelling: Developing and Writing Your Own Short Story

Teen Comedy Improv

EARLY FEE: $90; REG. FEE: $100 SENIOR FEE: $80 TUE; SEPT 6 – OCT 11 6 – 8 PM; BHCC ROBBY BURTON Drawing Pencil Portraits 2 is designed for students with some background in drawing or previous Drawing Pencil Portrait 1 students. In this course, students will refine their skills, learn more about drawing drapery, study how to reproduce different types of textures and add color to drawings through colored pencils, pastels and watercolor washes. A supply list will be provided upon registration.

EARLY FEE: $80; REG. FEE: $100 SENIOR FEE: $80; MATERIAL FEE: $20 THU; SEPT 8 – DEC. 8 (EXCLUDE NOV 24) 6 – 7 PM; BHCC REGINALD DAVIS Intro to Storytelling: Developing and Writing Your Own Short Story will teach students the processes and techniques necessary to write an engaging short story. This course is ideal for beginners as well as those who want a refresher on writing techniques in the short story genre.

Children’s Comedy Improv

EARLY FEE: $60; REG. FEE: $75 SAT; SEPT 17 – OCT 8 10 AM – 12 PM; BHCC LEGENIA BEARDEN Children’s Comedy Improv is a fun introductory course for children ages 9 – 13. The course will focus on improvisational acting in a safe, positive class environment. Students will learn the techniques to improvise in scenes, team work and improve their auditioning skills. This fun course is ideal for children interested in acting, improving their communication skills or just wanting to have fun! 6

EARLY FEE: $75; REG. FEE: $100 SENIOR FEE: $50 TUE; SEPT 6 – 27 6 – 8 PM; BHCC LEGENIA M. BEARDEN This course teaches improvisation in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. Students will learn the basic skills of improvisation which consist of concentration, focus, relaxation, teamwork and spontaneity. Participants will also learn about “yes, and” as well as reacting in the moment. This course is for the actor who wants to improve their auditioning skills, communication skills and overall performance. EARLY FEE: $60; REG. FEE: $75 SAT; SEPT 17 – OCT 8 12:30 - 2:30 PM; BHCC LEGENIA BEARDEN Teen Comedy Improv is a fun introductory course for children ages 14 - 17. The course will focus on improvisational acting in a safe, positive classroom environment. Students will learn the techniques to improvise in scenes, team work, “yes, and” and improve their auditioning skills. This is an ideal class for teens who are interested in acting, improving their communication skills or those wanting to have fun!

Introduction to Adobe Flash

EARLY FEE: $100; REG. FEE: $120 SENIOR FEE: $100 MON; SEPT 12 – OCT 17 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 actionscripting and how to add interactivity to animations or web page designs.

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Introduction to Adobe Illustrator

EARLY FEE: $100; REG. FEE: $120 SENIOR FEE: $100 WED; SEPT 14 – OCT 19 6:30 – 8:30 PM; BHCC JASMINE GREER Students will learn about the Adobe Illustrator interface, basic shape creation and manipulation, 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!

Photo Books: Preserving Memories

EARLY FEE: $30; REG. FEE: $40 SAT; OCT 1 9:30 AM – 12 PM; BHCC DESMOND WALLS ALLEN This course is a fast-paced, skill-building workshop that teaches students to create photo books they will be proud to display and share. Students will learn how to enhance photos, arrange them in story fashion, write captions and pour them into book-making software. Students will learn about different vendor options, ideas for projects, technical aspects of book production, ways to save money and create marvelous books to house precious memories!

Portraits in a Day

EARLY FEE: $100; REG. FEE: $115 SENIOR FEE: $100 SAT; NOV 5 9 AM – 1 PM MIKE KEMP Portraits in a Day is a one-day, hands-on workshop focused on improving a student’s ability to capture portraits with any camera. Students will learn portrait fundamentals and tips to improve their portrait no matter the situation or camera. Students will learn tips and tricks from the field as well as how to put their subject at ease.

Photography: Learn the Basics

EARLY FEE: $100; REG. FEE: $115 SENIOR FEE: $100; MATERIAL FEE: $25 WED; SEPT 7 – OCT 12 6 – 7:30 PM; BHCC MIKE KEMP In this basic course, student photographers will be given 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 are expected to bring to class a film or digital camera. Single-lens, reflex 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; OCT 19 – NOV 30 6 – 7:30 PM; BHCC MIKE KEMP Photography: Advance Your Skills - Advance your photography skills and knowledge with this course. The concept of pre-visualization of a photo will be introduced and students will learn how to approach a subject with a photographer’s eye. Discussions on metering, portrait lighting and other advanced photography concepts will be taught, so that students can learn the master photographers’ techniques. Material Fee includes textbook, The Basic Book of Photography, 2004 Edition ISBN# 0-452-28425-2, available at the UCA Bookstore.

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Splash of Watercolor: Learn the Basics I

EARLY FEE: $100; REG. FEE: $110 THR; SEPT 8 – OCT 13 6 – 8 PM; BHCC MARYANN SCHIGUR Splash of Watercolor: Learn the Basics I is a 6-week course for beginners. There is no “right” or “wrong” approach to painting with watercolors. However, once you have mastered the traditional techniques, it gives you the opportunity to express yourself with line, shape, value, color and texture. The focus will be on wet into wet, flat and graded washes, brush strokes, hard and soft edges, mixing colors, and a value study. Go with the flow and relax while you play with many techniques one step at a time. Enjoy the process, no anxiety about drawing or creating a masterpiece. The provided lessons will help you master the basic skills. After these six lessons, you will choose your own subject matter to paint.

Splash of Watercolor: Learn the Basics 2

EARLY FEE: $100; REG. FEE: $110 THR; OCT 20 – DEC 8 6 – 8 PM; BHCC MARYANN SCHIGUR Splash of Watercolor: Learn the Basics II is a 6-week course for beginners focusing on painting from photographs. These can be your own or magazine photos of things that you would like to paint. You will concentrate on cultivating the “artist’s eye.” Pick what appeals to you, but make sure it has big elements, strong shapes, and a variety of light and dark tones to help you simplify. You will ignore color and irrelevant details, while you search out the essential basic structure. Changes will be made before you start to draw and paint from the photo. If you don’t have photos, search the web or magazines. Bring 4 or 5 photos. Courses run September 6-December 10. Enroll anytime. CALL 501.450.3118 | CLICK | COME BY BHCC Ste 102, UCA


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Arkansas Hunters’ Education Course

Burn and Chisel

Adventures in Duplicate Bridge


FREE SAT; OCT 8 8 AM – 6 PM; BHCC ARKANSAS GAME AND FISH COMMISSION Anyone born on or after Jan. 1, 1969, must complete a hunter education course and carry a valid hunter education card to hunt in Arkansas. Children under 16 may hunt without hunter education as long as they are under the direct supervision of an adult who is 21 years old and has a valid hunting license. There is no specific age requirement to enroll in hunter education. However, the educational material is based on a sixth-grade reading level. Arkansas recognizes hunter education cards from other states. Arkansas’s hunter education program is recognized in all states as well as in Canada and Mexico. Further information about Arkansas hunting guidelines may be obtained through the Arkansas Hunting Guidebook, by calling 1.800.482.5795, or online at www.agfc. com. Seating is limited, so please RSVP by September 1, 2011. Only 30 minutes will be provided for lunch. EARLY FEE: $20; REG. FEE: $25 SAT; OCT 8 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.

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EARLY FEE: $100; REG. FEE: $110 SPECIAL COMBO: $160 MON & WED; SEPT 12 – NOV 21 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 course of 11 weeks. 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 the 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; SEPT 12 – NOV 21 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, leanerlooking 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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New and Improved

EARLY FEE: $60; REG. FEE: $70 SENIOR FEE: $40 TUE; SEPT 27 – OCT 4 6 – 8 PM; BHCC ARNESSA STATEN-BENNETT This inspirational workshop is for people looking to make some positive changes in their lives. It is a realtalk, interactive workshop with like-minded people. It will focus on your true authentic self, dreams, relationships and career. Students will hear tips and strategies for redefining their life, and focus on what can they change, add and let go of in their life.

Beginning and Basic Sewing

EARLY FEE: $65; REG. FEE: $75 SENIOR FEE: $70 MON; SEPT 6 – 27 6:30 – 8:30 PM; BHCC JACQUELINE DI VITRI Beginning and Basic Sewing is a course for the true sewing beginner. Students will learn the basic sewing techniques needed for a foundational understanding of sewing and the associated tools and machinery. This course creates a positive atmosphere to start exploring the world of sewing! Students must bring their own machine.

Sew Unique Intermediate Class

EARLY FEE: $85; REG. FEE: $90 SENIOR FEE: $85; MATERIAL FEE: $23 TUE; SEPT 6 – 27 6:30 – 8:30 PM; BHCC BIRDER HARRIS In this intermediate class, students will learn new techniques above the beginners’ level course. Students will learn techniques imperative to garment construction, such as how to put in zippers, sew on buttons and make buttons holes. They will also learn how to make a shoulder bag and hat. Students must bring their own machine. 10

Square Dancing for All

EARLY FEE: $90; REG. FEE: $100 SENIOR FEE: $90; COUPLES FEE: $150 SAT; SEPT 10 – NOV 19 (EXCLUDE OCT 15) 2 – 4 PM; BHCC JOSEPH BOECKMANN, SR. Square Dancing for All is a course that everyone can enjoy. This rewarding activity will offer you years of enjoyment and the fellowship with old and new friends. This is part one of a three part course. The first 10 weeks will cover the beginning phase in your training to square. Students will be presented with very little lecture and instead will be able to enjoy themselves and have fun while learning to square.

Stop Letting Stress Hurt Your Body

EARLY FEE: $45; REG. FEE: $50 SENIOR FEE: $45 TUE; SEPT 6 – 20 6 – 7:30 PM; BHCC DANNY EIDSON DCH, LMT Stress is everywhere in our society. Observations of multi-tasked and mega-stressed individuals is that chronic stress seems to be the real villain. Many people are capable both physically and psychologically to confront acute problems. It’s when the problems keep coming back that our defenses are overwhelmed. This course will teach you techniques to battle stress in your life so that you can deal with chronic stress in a healthy, sustainable way.

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The Night Sky

REG. FEE: $35 TUE; NOV 22 – DEC 6 7 – 9 PM; TORS 129 STEPHEN MEEKS This course will give students guidance on how to choose and use a telescope, find and observe the planets and to predict Moon rise and set times. Students will explore the constellations and discover the hidden treasures, galaxies, nebulas and use some of the latest in imaging technology to capture the Moon, planets, and galaxies in photographs they can keep. Enroll and rediscover your childhood wonder of the night sky in this non-technical, down-to-Earth course.

Not Your Mother’s Make Up

EARLY FEE: $65; REG FEE: $75 COUPLES DISCOUNT: $125 SAT; OCT 22 12:15 – 2 PM; BHCC TAMMY WORM This class will guide pre-teen and beyond through a funfilled hands-on experience that will explore the world of cosmetics and hair care. Students will learn about the latest products and how to successfully use them. Students will receive personalized training to help them master these looks in their everyday life and receive free product samples. Vinyasa (Power) Yoga 1 EARLY FEE: $45; REG. FEE: $50 MON; OCT 24 – DEC 5 (EXCLUDING NOV 21) 5:30-6:30; 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. Students must bring mat to class.


UCA’s Community Language School offers familyfriendly language classes for people of all ages. The adult classes are taught on a beginner’s level 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. REGISTRATION For a full schedule of classes, costs and registration forms, visit and click “Community Language School” or call the Department of World Languages at 501.450.3168. QUESTIONS Contact Sera Streiff-Vena, Director of the Community Language School, by email at, or call 501.450.3168 or visit AFTER SCHOOL LANGUAGE* CLASSES FOR CHILDREN

Give the children in your life the gift of a second language today! Children will learn their language through songs, games, skits and other creative activities so that learning will be fun, unforced and action-packed. They will thank you in another language!! EVENING LANGUAGE* CLASSES FOR ADULTS

Planning a trip abroad or just needing to improve your language skills to communicate with your clients, patients, vendors, or customers? Our evening adult classes are perfect for you! *see website for languages currently being offered

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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!

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


Central Arkansas Children’s Choir

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Mail-in, Email or Fax Registration August 1 -24th!

Choristers (training choir) & Concert Choir Ages: Grades 4-9 Rehearsals: Mon. 6 - 7:30 pm Tuition: $200 for Aug. - May Auditions: Aug. 20, 10 am - 2 pm; Aug. 22, 4 -7 pm Call 501.450.5755 for appointment

Walk-In Registration: Aug. 17-18; 7:30 am - 5 pm UCA Snow Fine Arts, Room 203

For Class, Tuition and Registration Info:

Guitar Class for Beginners Ages 11 & up; 1st class: Sept. 1 12-weeks, Thurs. 6 - 7 pm Tuition: $150 + materials fee

Little Mozart Pre-Piano Class

Grades K-2; 6-week Introductory Keyboard Class Tuition: $90 + materials fee Tues. 4 - 4:30 pm

Suzuki Violin

Ages 4 & up; Tuition: $280

Adult Piano

Ages 15 - 55; Tuition: $150 Late Bloomers Piano Class Ages 55 & up, 10 weeks; Tuition: $135



Contact: Jann Bryant CSM Director 501.450.5755

Teresa Bumgarner CSM assistant 501.450.3672 FAX: 501.450.5773

Early Bird discounted rates are available for selected classes if tuition is received 2 full weeks in advance of first class. Visit for details. *A deferred payment plan may be set up; call Community School of Music at 501.450.5755 for details. 12

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The Center of 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. Contact BOTS at 501.450.3118, email or visit for information about our customized training.

7 Habits for Associates

REG FEE: $249 TUE; OCT 12 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM; BHCC LISA CARVER The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Introductory Workshop for Associates helps all employees tap into the best they have to give. The workshop empowers them to resolve work/life imbalances, understand their potential, manage time, increase accountability and achieve their goals. This workshop minimizes time away from the office and is taught as a one-day, facilitator-led workshop. As the individual contributors in your organization become more empowered and effective, your company will increase retention rates in high-turnover positions, improve teamwork and increase productivity and accountability. Registration Deadline: Oct 1, 2011.

Focus for Time Management: Outlook

REG FEE: $220 THR; SEPT 29 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM; BHCC LISA CARVER This one-day, facilitator-led workshop teaches productivity and time management skills. This powerful training, based on Franklin Covey’s world-renowned time-management principles, helps employees clarify, focus on and execute their highest priorities. Participants will learn how to balance work and life priorities, clearly define goals and break them into key tasks, reduce stress and master the skills of planning. Registration Deadline: Sept. 15, 2011.


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 brings together groups of people to respond to a broad range of economic and quality-of-life issues. CDI IS A NATURAL CHOICE FOR: • Community and economic development professionals • Community volunteers or organizers ready to take their efforts to the next level • 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,,






ADD, ADHD & Autism

EARLY FEE: $50 (BEFORE SEPT 1) REG. FEE: $60 SAT, OCT 1 9 AM - NOON, BHCC This workshop will define Autism, ADD, and ADHD with concrete, real- life examples. After defining the disorders, specific coping strategies, modifications, adaptations, and scaffolding techniques specific to each disorder will be also discussed and practiced with a hands-on approach.

History Symposium: Popular Culture in History REG. FEE: $25 SAT; OCT 15 UCA This Conference for Teaching the Social Studies will focus on popular culture in history and include topics such as the culture of the Great Depression, graffiti in the ancient world, race, politics and basketball in urban America and popular culture in Victorian Britain. The keynote speaker is Dr. Randy Roberts, Professor of History at Purdue University.

Self-Mutilation: The Reality & Where We Go From Here

MON; OCT 24 8:30-12:30 PM; BHCC The purpose of the workshop is to explore the world of the “self-mutilator” and related ramifications of such self-induced behaviors. The definition of self-mutilation, behaviors,characteristics of self-mutilators and other destructive behaviors will be covered.

Web 2.0 Tools in the Classroom

REG. FEE: $20 SAT; OCT 15 9-11 AM; BHCC This is a two hour workshop which will discuss many of the latest Web 2.0 technology and educational applications and software that are free for educators. Over 20 tools will be discussed and demonstrated in this two-hour session. 14


Exploring Our World is a collection of unique seminars, lectures and workshops presented by the College of Liberal Arts. These events are free and open to the public. Professional Development Credit is available for all events.

Civil War Battles: The Dishonorable Men Who Fought Them and the Weapons They Used FREE; SAT; AUG 27 2-4 PM; BHCC This seminar features an exploration of its soldiers, its technology, a lesser-known battlefield frontier, soldier’s honor, and pervasive violence that structured their lives.

Minds & Machines: Artificial Intelligence

FREE; TUE; NOV 8; BHCC This workshop will introduce and critically assess the possibility of artificial intelligence and emerging developments in science and technology.

Sustainability Theory and Practice

FREE; THR; DEC 1 6-8 PM; BURDICK 307 A lecture of the foundational concepts of sustainability, laws of thermodynamics and ecology basics regarding real world applications in agriculture, energy and more.

Tracing the Settlement of Arkansas

FREE; TUE; SEPT 13 6-8 PM; COB 105 A presentation of selected maps from the UCA Dept. of Geography illuminating the evolution of Arkansas from the colonial period through the start of the Civil War.

Understanding China: Beyond the Economic Miracle

FREE; TUE; OCT 11 6-8 PM; COB 105 In an interdisciplinary approach, we will show China’s evolution, strengths and weaknesses, projected future and compare and contrast it to America’s ascension to power.



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 Materials

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 oncampus 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 semesterbased 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. 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


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Lifelong learning start dates AUGUST 17, SEPTEMBER 21, OCTOBER 19 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 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 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.


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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.


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

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


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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.


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.


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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COURSE INFORMATION About Our Online Training Programs

We offer online open enrollment programs designed to provide the skills necessary to acquire professional level 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.


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

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 The Paralegal Online Training Program will prepare you for success in this growing career field. 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


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 Nutrition for Optimal Health, Wellness, and Sports Learn to develop individual nutrition programs for clients, patients, or personal use. 200 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

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

Personal Training and Group Exercise Training for Older Adults Gain the knowledge you need to develop safe and effective exercise programs for older adults. 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

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



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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, and get started in a career in the travel industry. 200 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 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


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


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



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

Management for IT Professionals Learn leadership skills that will help you succeed as a manager in the IT field. 390 hours

Solar Power Professional Learn the fundamentals of photovoltaic solar powered energy systems and gain the knowledge you’ll need for an entry level position with a dealer, installer, or other photovoltaic industry company. 120 hours

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

Wind Energy Apprentice This entry-level Wind Energy Apprentice program prepares you for a career in the wind energy industry. 240 hours




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