July 25, 2011

More Than 80 Classes Available

Fallon Campus Offering Computer Classes This Fall

The start of the fall semester at Western Nevada College is just over a month away, and now is the time for students to get serious about enrolling for classes.
WNC Fallon is offering fall courses in more than 25 disciplines to prepare local residents for a two-year associate degree and/or for transfer to a four-year college or university. Going to college close at home allows students to skip the expensive commute, and have more time for studying, family and/or job.

Computer classes are among the useful classes available this fall, including:

Introduction to Information Systems (IS 101, #1004), a university transfer course that considers the role of computer technology in today's business environment. Topics include leveraging the Internet, distance education, using the World Wide Web for research, and using operating systems, word processing, spreadsheets, database and multi-media necessary for business operations. Students will learn how to manage their computer and strengthen security.
Computer Graphics/Print Media (GRC 118, #84377), a graphic communications course that covers the processes and software used the creation and reproduction of graphic design for print media. Students will use to computer graphics software applications at an introductory level, including Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, and Adobe Acrobat.
In addition to the more than 80 classes that are being offered at the Fallon campus, students have access to dozens of online courses ranging from general education requirements to core classes in criminal justice, business and information technology. These courses can lead towards one of the college's three online degrees: the Associate of Applied Science-Business for career preparation; or the Associate of Arts and the Associate of Science, both for transfer to a university.

Computer Literacy (COT 105, #87419), designed for true beginners with no previous computer experience. The class covers basic hardware and software introductions, web site navigation, purchasing a computer, social networking language and more.

Using Windows (COT 204, #80365), teaches students how to navigate Windows 7. Topics include operating system terminology, computer personalization, working with the new Windows 7 media center, learning how to maximize the operating system for the home or office environment, and more.

Browse the full list of fall classes or register at www.wnc.edu. For assistance: WNC Fallon: 423-7565.


For additional information, please contact:
WNC Information and Marketing Services
2201 W. College Parkway
Carson City, NV 89703
Phone: 775-445-3234
Fax: 775-445-3198
E-mail: info_desk@wnc.edu

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