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Computer Information Technology

Microsoft Office Specialist Certification Program

This program qualifies students to take the Core and Expert level certification examinations, a globally recognized standard.

Earning MOS certification acknowledges that you have the expertise to work with Microsoft Office programs. MOS certified individuals report increased competence and productivity with Microsoft Office programs as well as increased credibility with their employers, co-workers, and clients. MOS certification sets you apart in today’s competitive job market, bringing employment opportunities, greater earning potential, and career advancement, in addition to increased job satisfaction.

Program certification: Clickhere for program certification information and download forms application and certificate request form. NOTE: Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) college credits may be available through Lehman College Adult Degree program to those who complete this class; see here for more information.

Prerequisites: 

  • How to Use a PC (Basic) PCW 22
  • How to Use a PC (Advanced) PCW 40 or PCW 42

Microsoft Office Specialist (Core)

This program level prepares students for the Microsoft Office Specialist core certification which validates skills with the Microsoft Office 2010/2013 suite. MOS exams are available for these offi ce products: Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Email niyati.mehta@lehman.cuny.edu for test schedule and pricing.

Certificate Program Required Course:

  • Microsoft Word: Comprehensive CBS79
  • Microsoft Excel: Comprehensive CFM55
  • Microsoft PowerPoint: Part I EDP19

Elective (choose 1):

  • Microsoft Access: EDP26
  • Microsoft Outlook: EDP36

Microsoft Office Specialist (Expert)

The Microsoft Office Specialist Expert certification validates advance skills in specific Microsoft Office 2010/2013 applications. Gaining the credential requires that a candidate pass one of these exams: Word Expert, Excel Expert or PowerPoint Expert.

Certificate Program Required Courses:

  • Microsoft Word: Comprehensive CBS79
  • Microsoft Excel: Comprehensive CFM55
  • Microsoft PowerPoint: Part I EDP 19
  • Microsoft PowerPoint: Part II EDP 128
  • Microsoft Access: EDP 26
  • Microsoft Outlook: EDP 36

TESTING CENTER AT CUNY-ON-THE-CONCOURSE (COTC)

The convenience of testing where you study!

DISCOUNTS ON EXAMS AVAILABLE!

Exams including:
● Comp TIA ● Cisco Systems ● MOS ● Oracle ● Novell ● N.Y.S.Teacher Certification Exams
are just a few of those given at our new Testing Center.
Call 718-960-8512 for up-to-date information about the exams offered.

Graphics and Web Design

GRAPHIC DESIGN FOR PRINT will equip the student for work as a graphic artist, creating illustrations, pictures, buttons and other images for use in print. WEB DESIGN AND MULTIMEDIA prepares students for careers as web designers with a solid foundation in the basic graphic and multimedia techniques used to create web sites. WEB PROGRAMMING prepares students for careers as web programmers.

Program certification: In order to receive a program certificate, students must complete a program application ($25), successfully complete all course requirements listed at the time of applying, and submit a certificate request form ($5). Click here to download application and certificate request form. NOTE: Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) college credits may be available through Lehman College Adult Degree program to those who complete this class; see here for more information.

Certificate Program Required Courses:

Prerequisites for all Graphic programs listed below: How to Use a Mac (Basic) PCW 38 and How to Use a Mac (Advanced) PCW 39 or 42

Foundation Classes:

  • How to Use a Mac (Basic) PCW 38 
  • How to Use a Mac (Advd.) PCW 39 or 42

Graphic Design for Print

CORE Classes:

  • Adobe Photoshop EDP 56
  • Adobe Illustrator and InDesign EDP 66

Elective:

Typography

  • The Business of Graphic Design
  • Self-Publish your Own Work
  • Brand Identity Workshop

Web Design & Multimedia

CORE Classes:

  • Adobe Photoshop EDP 56 
  • Web Design I EDP 115
  • Web Design II EDP 114
  • Graphics for the Web EDP 116
  • Motion Graphics EDP 130

Elective:

  • Typography
  • The Business of Graphic Design
  • Self-Publish your Own Work

Web Programming

CORE Classes:

  • Adobe Photoshop EDP 56
  • Web Design I EDP 115
  • Web Site Design II EDP 114
  • Intro. to PHP & SQL EDP 126

Electives (choose two):

  • Motion Graphics EDP 130
  • Create Mobile Apps EDP 129

Typography

  • Self-Publish your Own Work
  • The Business of Graphic Design

 

A+ Computer Technician Program

The A+ Computer Technician Program covers the fundamentals of computer hardware and software and helps prepare students for entry-level jobs in information technology including help desk and technical support. It also helps prepare students for the CompTIA A+ certification examinations (see COMPTIA for more information on the exams) and for more advanced IT-industry certifications such as Cisco and Microsoft.  NOTE: Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) college credits may be available through Lehman College Adult Degree program to those who complete this class; see here for more information.

The course above is qualifi ed for Workforce1 ITG Vouchers. Become a member at a Workforce1 Center near you. Visit WORKFORCE website for more information.

A+ Computer Technician Preparation

  • CIP 120/$750 (24 sessions) COTC
  • Prerequisite PCW 22/40 Basic Computer Skills or equivalent

CISCO ACADEMY at CUNY on the Concourse

The Cisco Certified Network Associate is the first level of Cisco’s career certification. This newly revised CCNA Routing and Switching curriculum prepares students who are seeking entry-level Information and Communications Technology (ICT) jobs or plan to pursue more specialized ICT skills. The program helps students build workforce readiness skills for in-demand jobs. CCNA Routing and Switching provides comprehensive coverage of networking topics, from fundamentals to advanced applications and services, with opportunities for hands-on practical experience. The complete curriculum is approved by the Cisco Networking Academy. Students will be prepared to take the Cisco CCENT certification exam after completing CCNA 1 and 2 and the CCNA Routing and Switching certification after completing all four courses. Prerequisite: A+ Computer Technician.  NOTE: Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) college credits may be available through Lehman College Adult Degree program to those who complete this class; see here for more information.

Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT)

  • Basic Networking: CCNA 1
    CIP 225/$695 COTC
  • Routing Protocols: CCNA 2
    CIP 226/$695 (10 sessions) COTC prerequisite CIP 225

Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA)

  • LAN Switching and Wireless: CCNA 3
    CIP 227/$695 (10 sessions) COTC prerequisite CIP 226

  • Accessing the WAN: CCNA 4
    CIP 228/$695 (10 sessions) COTC prerequisite CIP 227

CompTia Security+ Course

CompTIA Security+ is an entry-level security certification preparation course that validates knowledge of basic security concepts, communication security, infrastructure security, cryptography, and operational security using hands-on learning in PC labs and lectures. Students must pass (84% or more) a 100 question, 90 minutes exam to become Security+ certified.
CIP 231/$720 (24 sessions) COTC prerequisite CIP120 preferred

 

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TESTING CENTER AT CUNY-ON-THE-CONCOURSE (COTC)
Exams including:
● Comp TIA ● Cisco Systems ● MOS ● Oracle ● Novell are just a few of those given at our new Testing Center. Call 718-960-8512 for up-to-date information about the exams offered.


Administrative/Executive Assistant

In today’s competitive job market, individuals need not only excellent computer skills, but, also, the ability to write and speak well and to present a professional, polished appearance. The Administrative Assistant Certificate offers participants the opportunity to acquire these skills. Prerequisite: high school diploma or GED/TASC.

Certificate Program Required Courses:

  • Effective Business Communication CBS 28
  • How to Use a PC (Basic, Advanced) PCW 22/40
  • Microsoft Word: Comprehensive CBS 79
  • Microsoft Excel: Comprehensive CFM 55

Recommended Courses:

  • Microsoft Powerpoint: Part I EDP 19
  • Microsoft Powerpoint: Part II EDP 128

Microsoft Offi ce 2013 On-Demand

Healthcare IT Technician

The recent growth in IT systems in the healthcare industry presents tremendous opportunities for IT professionals. Designed for technologists or medical practitioners seeking to gain entry into the field of healthcare information systems, this course teaches the fundamentals of healthcare IT (HIT) by using the CompTIA™ Healthcare IT Technician (HIT-001) Exam objectives as the framework. It takes an in-depth and comprehensive view of HIT by examining healthcare regulatory requirements, the functions of a healthcare organization and its medical business operations, in addition to IT hardware, software, networking, and security. This program is for those who want to learn about HIT and who desire to enter this growing field and take the CompTIA™ HIT certificate exam.

Healthcare IT Technician Preparation

CIP 229/$750 (24 sessions) COTC
This course will assist you in the preparation for the CompTIA Health Care IT Technician certifi cate/exam. It can also serve as an add-on to the CompTIA A+ certification. Call 718-960-8512 for schedule.

Prerequisite: CIP 120: A+ Computer Technician or equivalent course/experience.

 

Keep in Touch with Email and Facebook for Mature Adults

In this class, you will set up an email account and use it to send and receive e-mail. Students also learn the basics of social media and how to set up a Facebook account.
MAT 12/$50 (2 sessions) LEHC Prerequisite Computer Basics or equivalent.

Beyond the Basics Basics, Email and Social Networking

  • MAT 13/$125 (4 sessions) LEHC
    Learn to safely search and explore the internet, understand web browsers, shop, find online communities and more.
  • MAT 13/$100 (4 sessions) LEHC Prerequisite Computer Basics or equivalent. Prerequisite MAT 10 or equivalent 

Cursos en Español

Curso de Computacion:

  • Desde el Basico hasta el Avanzado en Español
  • EDP 82/$200 (5 sessions) COTC

Operating System for Android & IOS en Español

  • PCW 45/$135 (3 sessions) COTC
  • Aprenda a usar eficientemente su IPad, IPhone, Tableta o Smartphone. 
  • Seminario: Sistemas Operativos Androide (4 horas)
  • Seminario: IOS (4 horas)

Courses and Workshops

  • How to Use a PC (Basic)
    PCW 22/$75 (2 sessions) LEHC Mon/Wed 6:30-9:30 pm
  • How to Use a PC (Advanced)
    PCW 40/$75 (2 sessions) LEHC Prereq. PCW 22 or equivalent 
  • How to Use a PC Intensive (Basic - Advanced)
    PCW 41/$150 (4 sessions) LEHC Mon/Wed 6:30-9:30 pm
  • How to Use a Mac (Basic)
    PCW 38/$75 (3 session) LEHC Mon/Tue/Wed 7:35-9:35 pm
  • How to Use a Mac (Advanced)
    PCW 39/$75 LEHC (1 session) Prereq. PCW 38 or equivalent
    SP: Sat 10 am-4:35 pm
  • How to Use a Mac Intensive (Basic - Advanced)
    PCW 42/$150 (3 session) LEHC Mon-Thu 6:30-9:30 pm Jun 1-4
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Workshop
    PCW 21/$175 (5 sessions) LEHC Thu 6:30-9:30 pm Jun 11-Jul 9
  • NEW Adobe Photoshop Workshop
    PCW 47/$175 (5 sessions) LEHC Prerequisites PCW 38/39, 42
    Wed 6:30-9:30 pm Jun 10-Jul 8
  • NEW Illustrator 3-D Effects Workshop
    PCW 48/$175 (5 sessions) LEHC Prerequisites PCW 38/39, 42
    Wed 6:30-9:30 pm Jul 15-Aug 5
  • Microsoft Word: Comprehensive
    CBS 79/$290 (11 sessions) LEHC Prereq.: PCW22, 40 or equivalent
    Tue 6:30-9 pm Feb 24-May 12
  • Microsoft Excel: Comprehensive
    CFM 55/$375 (11 sessions) LEHC Prereq.: PCW 22//40 or 41, or equiv.
    Mon 6:30-9:30 pm Mar 2-May 18
  • Microsoft PowerPoint: Part I
    EDP 19/$150 (4 sessions) LEHC Prereq.: PCW 22, 40 or 41, or equiv.
    Wed 6:30-9:30 pm
  • Microsoft PowerPoint: Part II
    EDP 128/$150 (4 sessions) LEHC Prereq. EDP 19 or equivalent
    Wed 6:30-9:30 pm Apr 15-May 6
  • Microsoft Access
    EDP 26/$300 (10 sessions) LEHC
    Prerequisites PCW 22, 40 or 41, or equivalent
    Thu 6:30-9 pm Mar 5-May 14
  • Microsoft Outlook
    EDP 36/$185 (5 sessions) LEHC Offered Fall 2015 
  • NEW Microsoft Office 2013 On-Demand
    This course is designed for the learner who wants to familiarize themselves with Office 2013 apps and new features. This course will also help students prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist core-level exam for Microsoft Office Specialist and (MOS)
  • Master 2013 exams and certification.
    Prerequisites CBS 79, CFM 55, EDP19/128 and EDP36 or equivalent
    EDP 132 /$175 Mon 6:30-9:30 pm Jun 20-Jul 22 
  • Adobe Illustrator & InDesign
    EDP 66/$255 (10 sessions) LEHC Prereqs. PCW 38/39, 42 or equiv.
    Wed 7:35-9:35 pm Mar 4-May 13
  • Adobe Photoshop
    EDP 56/$225 (8 sessions) LEHC Prereqs. PCW 38/39, 42 or equiv.
    Tue 7:35-9:35 pm Mar 3-Apr 28
  • Creating Mobile Apps
    EDP 129/$275 (8 sessions) LEHC Prereqs. PCW 38/39 or 42 or equiv.
    Sat 1:30-4:30 pm Mar 7-May 9
  • NEW Illustrator 3-D Effects Workshop
    Advanced Adobe Illustrator users will fi nd great utility with the powerful 3D features here - they can extrude, bevel, revolve and rotate any typeface. Indeed, they can create any shape. What was simply plain type becomes dramatic whan presented with depth; shapes that were mundane become exciting when they appear to be chiseled from stone or cast in metal. The possibilities are limitless! All that is required is a comfortable familiarity with Illustrator, and some fluency with its tools.
    PCW 48/$175 (5 sessions) LEHC Prerequisites PCW 38/39, 42
    Wed 6:30-9:30 pm Jul 15-Aug 5
  • NEW Self-Publish Your Own Work/Social Media
    Do you want to share your work with the world? Students will learn the basics of self-publishing, providing them with the knowledge and tools to design, print, and publish their own art and photography, novels, nonfiction, poetry, magazines, comics and graphic novels, journals, and zines. This workshop will cover print publishing using Adobe In-Design and print-on-demand services, as well as, e-publishing through the use of social media. By the end of this workshop, you WILL have published your own work.
    EDP 132 /$200 (6 sessions) LEHC Prereqs. PCW 38/39 or 42
    Mon 7:35-9:35 pm Apr 13-May 18
  • Web Site Design I
    EDP 115/$255 (10 sessions) LEHC Prereqs. PCW 38/39 or 42
    Thu 7:35-9:35 pm Mar 5-May 14
  • Introduction to PHP & SQL
    EDP 126/$275 (7 sessions) LEHC Prereqs. EDP 115
    Sat 10 am-1 pm Mar 7-May 2
  • NEW Brand Identity Workshop
    Come discover the creative power of visual branding. This course will examine the fundamentals of brand identity and how to create an engaging brand experience for a corporation, product, service, organization, or personality. Through visual exercises, students will develop a clear understanding of how to identify the essence of a brand, design a logo, and develop a visual identity across a variety of platforms (packaging, editorial, environmental, online, and advertising).
    PCW 49/$150 (4 sessions) LEHC Prereqs. PCW 38/39 or 42
    Mon 6:30-9:30 pm Jul 6-27

COURSE SUBSTITUTION / WAIVER NOTICE

Prerequisites for all courses are noted in the course information. It is recommended that students take either the Basic and Advanced MAC or PC sequence to insure competency and fulfill prerequisites before taking other IT courses. The Basic MAC or PC course prerequisite can be waived but proof of competency must be presented in the form of transcript or letter from employer. For additional information on the Computer Information Technology program email niyati.mehta@lehman.cuny.edu 

Geographic Information Science (GISc) Certificate Program (17 credits)

GISc is a fast-growing computer technology field involving mapping and analysis of spatial data. Experience in GISc can lead to enhanced career opportunities in such diverse fields as public health, criminal justice, urban planning, economic development, environmental analysis, government, ecology, hazard and risk assessment, and education. Evening classes are offered for this 17-credit program starting late January in spring. To register, submit your application to the Lehman Admissions Office. Visit www.lehman.edu. For more information, contact GISc Program Director, Dr. Juliana Maantay (juliana.maantay@lehman.cuny.edu) or visitwww.lehman.cuny.edu/deannss/geography.