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Professional Development  

Learn new job skills or pursue your interests through our wide variety of professional development opportunities. The Center for Lifelong Learning will help you get your skills up to date, maintain your license and certification, gain new skills for the workplace, and become more marketable.


All classes are 'graded' as complete/incomplete at the discretion of the instructor based on the student's attendance and participation.

 

Brush Up Your Resume & Cover Letter $30.00
Instructor: Denise Jackson Section: S2106
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Date(s):
3/26/2021 - 3/26/2021
Times:
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
F
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, B128
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Communication Skills: Effective and Efficient Methods $40.00
Instructor: Deborah Jenkins Section: S2103
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Date(s):
4/7/2021 - 4/7/2021
Times:
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
W
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, B135
Course Materials/Supplies:
Course Outline:
  • Verbal Skills
  • Body Language
  • Message Content and Organization
 

Extreme Excel (Advanced Users) $50.00
Instructor: Karen Vanni Section: S2136
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Additional Information: This is a face-to-face class that meets at Great Falls College MSU in room B127.
Date(s):
5/1/2021 - 5/1/2021
Times:
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Sa
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, B127
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Extreme Excel (Advanced Users) $50.00
Instructor: Karen Vanni Section: S2137
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Additional Information: This class meets online. You will be emailed information about how to access the class.
Date(s):
5/1/2021 - 5/1/2021
Times:
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Sa
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: ONLINE
Course Materials/Supplies:

For this online class, you will need a working computer with Windows 10, Microsoft Office, speakers, and a good internet connection.

Course Outline:
 

Financial Fitness $75.00
Instructor: Priscilla Azure, Jackie Owens Section: S2169
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Date(s):
5/10/2021 - 5/14/2021
Times:
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Day(s) of Week:
D
# of Days:
5
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, B139
Course Materials/Supplies:
Course Outline:
 

Financial Planning Series: Building Credit to Build a Brighter Future $20.00
Instructor: Karen Vanni Section: S2144
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Additional Information: This is a face-to-face class that meets at Great Falls College MSU in room B135.
Date(s):
5/17/2021 - 5/17/2021
Times:
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
M
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, B135
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Financial Planning Series: Building Credit to Build a Brighter Future $20.00
Instructor: Karen Vanni Section: S2145
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Additional Information: This class meets online. You will be emailed information about how to access the class.
Date(s):
5/17/2021 - 5/17/2021
Times:
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
M
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: ONLINE
Course Materials/Supplies:

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Financial Planning Series: Scams & Identity Theft $20.00
Instructor: Karen Vanni Section: S2146
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Additional Information: This is a face-to-face class that meets at Great Falls College MSU in room B135.
Date(s):
5/24/2021 - 5/24/2021
Times:
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
M
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, B135
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Course Outline:
 

Financial Planning Series: Scams & Identity Theft $20.00
Instructor: Karen Vanni Section: S2147
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Additional Information: This class meets online. You will be emailed information about how to access the class.
Date(s):
5/24/2021 - 5/24/2021
Times:
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
M
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: ONLINE
Course Materials/Supplies:

For this online class, you will need to be able to access the internet with either a computer or mobile device.

Course Outline:
 

Financial Planning Series: Take All Three $50.00
Instructor: Karen Vanni Section: S2148
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Additional Information: This is a face-to-face class that meets at Great Falls College MSU in room B135.
Date(s):
5/10/2021 - 5/24/2021
Times:
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
M
# of Days:
3
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, B135
Course Materials/Supplies:
Course Outline:
 

Financial Planning Series: Take All Three $50.00
Instructor: Karen Vanni Section: S2149
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Additional Information: This class meets online. You will be emailed information about how to access the class.
Date(s):
5/10/2021 - 5/24/2021
Times:
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
M
# of Days:
3
       
Location/Room: ONLINE
Course Materials/Supplies:

For this online class, you will need to be able to access the internet with either a computer or mobile device.

Course Outline:
 

Financial Planning Series: Taking Control of Your Money Management $20.00
Instructor: Karen Vanni Section: S2142
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Additional Information: This is a face-to-face class that meets at Great Falls College MSU in room B135.
Date(s):
5/10/2021 - 5/10/2021
Times:
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
M
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, B135
Course Materials/Supplies:
Course Outline:
 

Financial Planning Series: Taking Control of Your Money Management $20.00
Instructor: Karen Vanni Section: S2143
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Additional Information: This class meets online. You will be emailed information about how to access the class.
Date(s):
5/10/2021 - 5/10/2021
Times:
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
M
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: ONLINE
Course Materials/Supplies:

For this online class, you will need to be able to access the internet with either a computer or mobile device.

Course Outline:
 

Healthcare Provider CPR $75.00
Instructor: Joel Henderson Section: CPR3
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
3/12/2021 - 3/12/2021
Times:
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Day(s) of Week:
F
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, B201
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Low Pressure Steam Boilers and Systems Training $400.00
Instructor: Chris Hahn Section: BOIL9
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Date(s):
4/20/2021 - 4/23/2021
Times:
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Tu W Th F
# of Days:
4
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, B108
Course Materials/Supplies:
Course Outline:
 

MS Excel Series: Advanced $30.00
Instructor: Karen Vanni Section: S2128
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Additional Information: This is a face-to-face class that meets at Great Falls College MSU in room B127.
Date(s):
4/22/2021 - 4/22/2021
Times:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Th
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, B127
Course Materials/Supplies:
Course Outline:
 

MS Excel Series: Advanced $30.00
Instructor: Karen Vanni Section: S2129
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Additional Information: This class meets online. You will be emailed information about how to access the class.
Date(s):
4/22/2021 - 4/22/2021
Times:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Th
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: ONLINE
Course Materials/Supplies:

For this online class, you will need a working computer with Windows 10, Microsoft Office, speakers, and a good internet connection.

Course Outline:
 

MS Excel Series: Beginner $30.00
Instructor: Karen Vanni Section: S2124
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Additional Information: This is a face-to-face class that meets at Great Falls College MSU in room B127.
Date(s):
4/8/2021 - 4/8/2021
Times:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Th
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, B127
Course Materials/Supplies:
Course Outline:
 

MS Excel Series: Beginner $30.00
Instructor: Karen Vanni Section: S2125
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Additional Information: This class meets online. You will be emailed information about how to access the class.
Date(s):
4/8/2021 - 4/8/2021
Times:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Th
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: ONLINE
Course Materials/Supplies:

For this online class, you will need a working computer with Windows 10, Microsoft Office, speakers, and a good internet connection.

Course Outline:
 

MS Excel Series: Intermediate $30.00
Instructor: Karen Vanni Section: S2126
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Additional Information: This is a face-to-face class that meets at Great Falls College MSU in room B127.
Date(s):
4/15/2021 - 4/15/2021
Times:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Th
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, B127
Course Materials/Supplies:
Course Outline:
 

MS Excel Series: Intermediate $30.00
Instructor: Karen Vanni Section: S2127
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Additional Information: This class meets online. You will be emailed information about how to access the class.
Date(s):
4/15/2021 - 4/15/2021
Times:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Th
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: ONLINE
Course Materials/Supplies:

For this online class, you will need a working computer with Windows 10, Microsoft Office, speakers, and a good internet connection.

Course Outline:
 

MS Excel Series: Take All Three $80.00
Instructor: Karen Vanni Section: S2130
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Additional Information: This is a face-to-face class that meets at Great Falls College MSU in room B127.
Date(s):
4/8/2021 - 4/22/2021
Times:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Th
# of Days:
3
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, B127
Course Materials/Supplies:
Course Outline:
 

MS Excel Series: Take All Three $80.00
Instructor: Karen Vanni Section: S2131
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Additional Information: This class meets online. You will be emailed information about how to access the class.
Date(s):
4/8/2021 - 4/22/2021
Times:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Th
# of Days:
3
       
Location/Room: ONLINE
Course Materials/Supplies:

For this online class, you will need a working computer with Windows 10, Microsoft Office, speakers, and a good internet connection.

Course Outline:
 

MS Excel Tips & Tricks (Intermediate to Advanced Users) $40.00
Instructor: Karen Vanni Section: S2134
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Additional Information: This is a face-to-face class that meets at Great Falls College MSU in room B127.
Date(s):
4/29/2021 - 4/29/2021
Times:
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Th
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, B127
Course Materials/Supplies:
Course Outline:
 

MS Excel Tips & Tricks (Intermediate to Advanced Users) $40.00
Instructor: Karen Vanni Section: S2135
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Additional Information: This class meets online. You will be emailed information about how to access the class.
Date(s):
4/29/2021 - 4/29/2021
Times:
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Th
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: ONLINE
Course Materials/Supplies:

For this online class, you will need a working computer with Windows 10, Microsoft Office, speakers, and a good internet connection.

Course Outline:
 

MS Word Series: Advanced $30.00
Instructor: Karen Vanni Section: S2120
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Additional Information: This is a face-to-face class that meets at Great Falls College MSU in room B127.
Date(s):
4/20/2021 - 4/20/2021
Times:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Tu
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, B127
Course Materials/Supplies:
Course Outline:
 

MS Word Series: Advanced $30.00
Instructor: Karen Vanni Section: S2121
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Additional Information: This class meets online. You will be emailed information about how to access the class.
Date(s):
4/20/2021 - 4/20/2021
Times:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Tu
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: ONLINE
Course Materials/Supplies:

For this online class, you will need a working computer with Windows 10, Microsoft Office, speakers, and a good internet connection.

Course Outline:
 

MS Word Series: Beginner $30.00
Instructor: Karen Vanni Section: S2116
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Additional Information: This is a face-to-face class that meets at Great Falls College MSU in room B127.
Date(s):
4/6/2021 - 4/6/2021
Times:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Tu
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, B127
Course Materials/Supplies:
Course Outline:
 

MS Word Series: Beginner $30.00
Instructor: Karen Vanni Section: S2117
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Additional Information: This class meets online. You will be emailed information about how to access the class.
Date(s):
4/6/2021 - 4/6/2021
Times:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Tu
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: ONLINE
Course Materials/Supplies:

For this online class, you will need a working computer with Windows 10, Microsoft Office, speakers, and a good internet connection.

Course Outline:
 

MS Word Series: Intermediate $30.00
Instructor: Karen Vanni Section: S2118
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Additional Information: This is a face-to-face class that meets at Great Falls College MSU in room B127.
Date(s):
4/13/2021 - 4/13/2021
Times:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Tu
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, B127
Course Materials/Supplies:
Course Outline:
 

MS Word Series: Intermediate $30.00
Instructor: Karen Vanni Section: S2119
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Additional Information: This class meets online. You will be emailed information about how to access the class.
Date(s):
4/13/2021 - 4/13/2021
Times:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Tu
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: ONLINE
Course Materials/Supplies:

For this online class, you will need a working computer with Windows 10, Microsoft Office, speakers, and a good internet connection.

Course Outline:
 

MS Word Series: Take All Three $80.00
Instructor: Karen Vanni Section: S2122
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Additional Information: This is a face-to-face class that meets at Great Falls College MSU in room B127.
Date(s):
4/6/2021 - 4/20/2021
Times:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Tu
# of Days:
3
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, B127
Course Materials/Supplies:
Course Outline:
 

MS Word Series: Take All Three $80.00
Instructor: Karen Vanni Section: S2123
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Additional Information: This class meets online. You will be emailed information about how to access the class.
Date(s):
4/6/2021 - 4/20/2021
Times:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Tu
# of Days:
3
       
Location/Room: ONLINE
Course Materials/Supplies:

For this online class, you will need a working computer with Windows 10, Microsoft Office, speakers, and a good internet connection.

Course Outline:
 

MS Word Tips & Tricks (Advanced Users) $40.00
Instructor: Karen Vanni Section: S2132
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Additional Information: This is a face-to-face class that meets at Great Falls College MSU in room B127.
Date(s):
4/27/2021 - 4/27/2021
Times:
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Tu
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, B127
Course Materials/Supplies:
Course Outline:
 

MS Word Tips & Tricks (Advanced Users) $40.00
Instructor: Karen Vanni Section: S2133
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Additional Information: This class meets online. You will be emailed information about how to access the class.
Date(s):
4/27/2021 - 4/27/2021
Times:
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Tu
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: ONLINE
Course Materials/Supplies:

For this online class, you will need a working computer with Windows 10, Microsoft Office, speakers, and a good internet connection.

Course Outline:
 

PowerPoint Tips & Tricks (Advanced Users) $30.00
Instructor: Karen Vanni Section: S2140
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Additional Information: This is a face-to-face class that meets at Great Falls College MSU in room B127.
Date(s):
5/6/2021 - 5/6/2021
Times:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Th
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, B127
Course Materials/Supplies:
Course Outline:
 

PowerPoint Tips & Tricks (Advanced Users) $30.00
Instructor: Karen Vanni Section: S2141
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Additional Information: This class meets online. You will be emailed information about how to access the class.
Date(s):
5/6/2021 - 5/6/2021
Times:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Th
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: ONLINE
Course Materials/Supplies:

For this online class, you will need a working computer with Windows 10, Microsoft Office, speakers, and a good internet connection.

Course Outline:
 

Public Speaking Skills for the Workplace $40.00
Instructor: Deborah Jenkins Section: S2102
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
3/31/2021 - 3/31/2021
Times:
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
W
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, B135
Course Materials/Supplies:
Course Outline:
 

QuickBooks in a Day - DESKTOP $80.00
Instructor: Wendy Weissman Section: S2174
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Additional Information: There will be an hour-long break for lunch.
Date(s):
3/19/2021 - 3/19/2021
Times:
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
F
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, B124
Course Materials/Supplies:
Course Outline:
  • Introduction
  • Accounting 101 – The basic accounting equation
  • QuickBooks terminology
  • Navigating around QuickBooks
  • Recording transactions
  • Customizing QuickBooks through preferences
  • Retrieving information through reports
  • Other aspects of QuickBooks as time allows
 

QuickBooks in a Day - ONLINE $80.00
Instructor: Wendy Weissman Section: S2175
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Additional Information: There will be an hour-long break for lunch.
Date(s):
3/26/2021 - 3/26/2021
Times:
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
F
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, B124
Course Materials/Supplies:
Course Outline:
 

Staffing Strategies: Recruit, Hire, and Retain Wisely $40.00
Instructor: Deborah Jenkins Section: S2101
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
3/24/2021 - 3/24/2021
Times:
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
W
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, B135
Course Materials/Supplies:
Course Outline:
 

Web Pages & Branding $80.00
Instructor: Denise Jackson Section: S2107
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
4/8/2021 - 4/29/2021
Times:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Th
# of Days:
4
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, B124
Course Materials/Supplies:
Course Outline:
 

Workplace Computer Skills $30.00
Instructor: Karen Vanni Section: S2112
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Additional Information: This is a face-to-face class that meets at Great Falls College MSU in room B124.
Date(s):
3/23/2021 - 3/25/2021
Times:
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Tu Th
# of Days:
2
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, B127
Course Materials/Supplies:
Course Outline:
 

Workplace Computer Skills $30.00
Instructor: Karen Vanni Section: S2113
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Additional Information: This class meets online. You will be emailed information about how to access the class.
Date(s):
3/23/2021 - 3/25/2021
Times:
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Tu Th
# of Days:
2
       
Location/Room: ONLINE
Course Materials/Supplies:

For this online class, you will need a working computer with Windows 10, Microsoft Office, speakers, and a good internet connection.

Course Outline: