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    Community College of Baltimore County
   
 
  Dec 15, 2017
 
 
    
Catalog 2012-2013 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Continuing Education and Economic Development



CCBC’s Continuing Education and Economic Development (CE) division provides:

  • Continuing Education classes at locations throughout the community
  • Customized workforce training to businesses and organizations
  • Career training to individuals seeking a new beginning
  • Life Enrichment classes to enhance your life
  • Online courses that are affordable, fun, fast, and convenient
  • Academic classes to earn a high school diploma
  • English classes for speakers of other languages

See the information below for a complete listing of Career Training and Community Education and Service opportunities.

A flexible and supportive learning environment helps students embark on careers, attain continuing education certificates, gain career and academic skills, earn high school diplomas, or take personal enrichment courses. Continuing Education offers the opportunity for adult learners to earn licensures or continuing education certificates in more than 80 subject areas. From languages to art, from computers to health care, Continuing Education courses are designed to prepare students for achievement in the workplace or provide them with hundreds of lifelong learning opportunities.

Continuing Education classes are held on all CCBC campuses and extension centers, at numerous community locations and online. They can also be delivered directly to the workplace, making learning available to the community any time and any place.

Continuing Education develops relationships in the community with private, government and business organizations and promotes programs, courses and services that support economic and community development.

The Continuing Education division is organized to provide quality continuing education and contract training through two departments: Workforce Development and Community Education and Services. These departments support the continuing education needs of CCBC’s Schools of Applied and Information Technology; School of Math and Science; School of Business, Social Sciences, Wellness and Education; School of Health Professions; School of Liberal Arts; and School of Justice.

Career Training

Business:

  • Business Training and Consulting Services
  • Customer Service
  • Leadership Development
  • Business Communications
  • Critical Business Skills
  • Food Service (ServSafe®)
  • Fundamentals of Substitute Teaching
  • Human Resource Management
  • Insurance and Financial Services
  • Management and Supervisory Development
  • Non-Profit Organization Management
  • Project Management
  • Real Estate - Sales and Appraisal
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Small Business and Home Business
  • Supply Chain Management

Computers and Information Technology:

  • A+ Certification
  • Back to Work Computer Series
  • Basic Computers & Microsoft Office
  • Business Solutions
  • Certifications
  • Cyber Security
  • Desktop Publishing & Graphics
  • Microsoft Office
  • Office Technology
  • Social Media
  • Web Development

Health and Human Services:

  • Activity Assistant
  • Cardiovascular Technician
  • Central Services Technician
  • Childcare/Daycare Provider
  • Complementary and Alternative Health Care
  • CPR and First Aid
  • Dental Assistant
  • EKG Technician
  • Eldercare
  • Electronic Health Records (Health Information Technology)
  • HIPAA Training
  • Laboratory Techniques
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Billing
  • Medical Coding
  • Medical Office Administrative Assistant
  • Medical Office Support
  • Nurse Refresher
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Nursing Support Technician
  • Ophthalmic Medical Assistant
  • Oral Radiography
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Physical Therapy Aide
  • Professional CEUs
  • Sleep Technology
  • Surgical Technology
  • Unit Clerk
  • Venipuncture/Specimen Collection
  • Veterinary Assistant

Law and Justice:

  • Business and Community Preparedness
  • Paralegal Professional Development

Skilled Trades and Industrial Training:

  • Apprenticeship and Pre-Apprenticeship Preparation
  • Automotive
  • Commercial Vehicle Training
  • Computer Aided Design (CAD)
  • Construction
  • Construction Pre-Apprenticeship Training
  • Environmental/Green
  • Green Manufacturing
  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVACR)/Energy
  • Horticulture
  • Machine Tool Short Term Training
  • Manufacturing, Production and Automation
  • Occupational Safety
  • Weatherization
  • Welding

Workforce Development:

  • Job Network
  • Magna Baltimore Technical Training Center

Online Courses:
http://www.ed2go.com/ccbconline/

Community Education and Services

Arts, Photography and Performing Arts:

  • Calligraphy
  • Ceramics/Clay
  • Dance
  • Drawing
  • Glass
  • Jewelry Making
  • Music
  • Music: Private Lessons
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture
  • Theatre

Boating and Outdoor Activities:

  • Biking
  • Boating (Sailing, Kayaking, Canoeing)
  • Fencing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Lifeguard Training
  • Racquetball
  • Scuba Diving
  • Tennis

Crafts, Fiber Arts and Interior Decorating:

  • Basket Weaving
  • Crafts
  • Fiber
  • Interior Decorating
  • Knitting/Crocheting
  • Mosaics
  • Quilting
  • Sewing
  • Scrapbooking
  • Screen Painting

Health, Fitness and Wellness:

  • Aromatherapy
  • Cardio and Aerobics
  • Circuit and Weight Training
  • Massage
  • Meditation
  • Numerology
  • Nutrition
  • Pilates
  • Red Cross/CPR
  • Reiki/Reflexology
  • Self Defense
  • Swimming and Aqua Fitness
  • Tai Chi and Yoga
  • Water Aerobics
  • Wellness and Alternative Health
  • Wicca Traditions
  • Zumba

History and Culture:

  • History
  • Literature

Hobbies, Cooking and Home Improvement:

  • Antiques and Treasures
  • Astrology/Tarot Cards
  • Astronomy
  • Cards and Games
  • Cooking
  • Dog Obedience
  • Gardening and Floral Design
  • Green Living
  • Home Improvement and Woodworking
  • Magic
  • Paranormal Phenomena
  • Radio (Amateur)

World Languages:

  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Sign Language
  • Spanish
  • Spanish: Online Spanish for Professionals
  • Tagalog

Online Courses
http://www.ed2go.com/ccbconline/

Personal Finance, Public Speaking and Writing:

  • Investing
  • Personal Finance
  • Public Speaking
  • Writing

Seniors:

  • Arts
  • Computers
  • History, Politics & Events
  • Humanities & Culture
  • Photography
  • Water Aerobics
  • Wellness and Fitness

Travel:

  • International Travel
  • Quick Escapes
  • Travel Study

Youth:

  • Arts
  • College Prep
  • Computers
  • Cooking
  • Dance/Fitness
  • Gardening
  • Home Schooling
  • Languages
  • Math and Science
  • Music
  • Photography
  • Self-Development
  • Summer Camp
  • Theatre

Basic Education and English Language Services:

  • Academic Skills for the Workplace
  • EDP (External Diploma Program)
  • ESOL–English for Speakers of Other Languages
  • Family Literacy
  • GED Essential Academic Skills
  • Math Skills
  • MI-BEST
  • Reading Skills

Individuals with Disabilities:

  • Center for A.C.C.E.S.S.
  • Single Step

Workforce Development

The Workforce Development department helps students increase skills or acquire new skills. Some courses help students earn and maintain licensure and certification. Through individual courses and customized contract training, workers and their businesses can be competitive in the marketplace.

Workforce Development provides education and training opportunities in the following areas:

Business and Management gives employers and workers a competitive edge in areas including:

  • Business Communications
  • Business Training and Consulting Services
  • Critical Business Skills
  • Customer Service
  • Food Service (Serv Safe®)
  • Fundamentals of Substitute Teaching
  • Human Resources Management
  • Insurance and Financial Services
  • Leadership Development
  • Management Development
  • Non-Profit Management
  • Project Management
  • Real Estate - Sales and Appraisal
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Supervisory Development
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Small and Home Business

Business Training and Consulting Services provide companies and organizations with:

  • Customized Training Design
  • Employee Skills Assessment
  • Job Profiling
  • Other Contracted Services

Commercial Vehicle Training offers Learner’s Permit Preparation, CDL-A and CDL-B license training for men and women interested in transportation careers.

Computer and Information Technology training provides a broad range of state-of-the-market courses in computer and information systems.

  • A+ Certification
  • Back to Work
  • Computer Series
  • Basic Computers
  • Business Solutions
  • Certification Training
  • Cyber Security
  • Desktop Publishing and Graphics
  • Microsoft Office
  • Social Media
  • Web Development

Health and Human Services training provides courses that include:

  • Activity Assistant
  • Cardiovascular Technician
  • Central Service Technician
  • Child Care/Daycare Provider
  • Complementary and Alternative Health Care
  • CPR and First Aid
  • Dental Assisting
  • Eldercare
  • Electronic Health Records (Health Information Technology)
  • EKG Technician
  • HIPAA Training
  • Laboratory Techniques
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Billing
  • Medical Coding
  • Medical Office Administrative Assistant
  • Medical Office Support
  • Medicine Aide
  • Nurse Refresher
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Nursing Support Technician
  • Ophthalmic Medical Assistant
  • Oral Radiography
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Physical Therapy Aide
  • Professional CEUs
  • Sleep (Polysomnographic) Technologist
  • Surgical Technology
  • Unit Clerk
  • Venipuncture and Specimen Collection
  • Veterinary Assistant

Law and Justice training provides courses to local, state and federal government workers and to public schools. Courses in security, safety and justice are also offered for businesses and individuals.

  • Business and Community Preparedness
  • Paralegal Professional Development

Skilled Trades & Industrial Training courses include:

  • Apprenticeships
  • Automotive
  • Commercial Vehicle Training
  • Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
  • Construction
  • Construction Pre-apprenticeship
  • Environmental/Green
  • Green Manufacturing
  • Home Energy Auditor
  • Horticulture
  • HVACR/Energy
  • Machine Tool Short Term Training
  • Manufacturing, Production and Automation
  • Occupational Safety
  • Weatherization
  • Welding

Workforce Development

  • Job Network
  • Magna Baltimore Technical Training Center

Apprenticeships help men and women to enter the workforce. The college partners with area organizations which deliver structured three-, four- and five-year training opportunities for people interested in the construction, manufacturing, or utility sectors including:

  • Carpentry
  • Construction laborer
  • Electrical
  • Heating/Ventilation/Air Conditioning (HVAC)
  • Insulation
  • Iron Work
  • Machinist
  • Operating Engineer
  • Plumbing and Steam Fitting
  • Sheet Metal Worker
  • Sprinkler Fitter

An apprenticeship is offered to the career-driven student who must be assessed and selected by an individual apprentice training sponsor, approved by the Maryland Apprenticeship and Training Council. Upon completion of the program, an apprentice receives a journey certificate as well as college credit toward an associate degree at CCBC.

Community Education & Service

Community Education & Service makes lifelong learning education accessible, convenient and enjoyable. Hundreds of course options touch every generation from youth to senior citizen and strive to put the college in everyone’s neighborhood. Through Community Education, CCBC provides courses throughout the region in public schools, libraries, senior centers and various community centers, as well as on CCBC’s main campuses. Areas of learning include:

Adult Education, ESOL, and Family Literacy focuses on helping adult learners master the reading and math skills needed to earn a high school diploma or enter post-secondary education or career training. Classes are also available to assist speakers of other languages increase their English language skills. In partnership with several county agencies and with grant funding from the State of Maryland and the U.S. Department of Education, this area offers:

  • Instruction for improving academic skills
  • General Education Diploma (GED) preparation classes
  • External High School Diploma (EDP)
  • Workplace literacy services
  • English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
  • ESOL Family Literacy
  • Volunteers in Partnership (Volunteer opportunities for tutors)

Life Enrichment offers more than 3,000 courses each year, providing learning opportunities for more than 10,000 students. Curricula feature both introductory and in-depth learning experiences in areas such as:

  • Arts, Photography, Performing Arts
  • Boating and Outdoor Activities
  • Crafts, Fiber Arts, & Interior Decorating
  • Health, Fitness, and Wellness
  • History and Culture
  • Hobbies, Cooking and Home Improvement
  • World Languages
  • Online Classes
  • Personal Finance, Public Speaking and Writing
  • Seniors
  • Travel
  • Youth

Youth focuses on classes for students age 16 and under. The courses provide youth, from toddler to teen, the opportunity to learn in a fun, engaging environment. Course offerings include:

  • Arts
  • College Prep
  • Computers
  • Cooking
  • Dance/Fitness
  • Gardening
  • Home Schooling
  • Languages
  • Math and Science
  • Music
  • Photography
  • Self Development
  • Summer Camps
  • Theatre

The Senior Institute plays a vital role in the lives of thousands of 60+ adults. The Institute offers a vast and eclectic array of courses and activities. Organizations providing residential services for seniors can arrange customized contract courses for their residents. Classes are held at each of Baltimore County’s 20 senior centers, CCBC campuses and extension centers, and at retirement communities throughout the county.

  • Arts
  • Computers
  • History, Politics, and Events
  • Humanities and Culture
  • Photography
  • Water Aerobics
  • Wellness and Fitness

Individuals with Disabilities

  • Center for Alternative Customized College Education for Special Students (A.C.C.E.S.S.) offers over fifty customized contract courses to non-profit agencies serving adults with developmental, emotional, and/or physical disabilities. Organizations serving these individuals are encouraged to contact the Center to arrange for contract courses to be held at their location or at one of the CCBC College campuses. Courses offered through A.C.C.E.S.S. include instruction in basic education, vocational preparation, life skills training, and personal enrichment, all of which enable individuals with disabilities to become productive members of society. Classes are held on days, evenings, and weekends using differentiated learning techniques.
  • Single Step offers academic, life, pre-vocational, and career training designed specifically for individuals with learning differences and disabilities that impact learning. Courses are offered on CCBC campuses on the east and west sides of the county. Single Step’s mission is to meet the transition, career training, and lifelong learning needs of the greater Baltimore area’s disabled community. Day, evening, and weekend courses are available. Curricula includes:

Single Step

  • Transition curriculum focusing on academic, prevocational, and life skills
  • Childcare Training (MD State 99-Hour Childcare Certificate)
  • Warehouse Technician Certification (Forklift Certificate and CCBC Completion Certificate)
  • Clerical and Office Skills (CCBC Completion Certificate)
  • Beginning Literacy for Special Learners
  • Interpersonal and Communication Skills
  • Professional Animal Workers (PAWS)

The Job Network is a partnership with the Baltimore County Department of Social Services and Humanim, Inc., to assist welfare applicants and recipients in moving toward economic self-sufficiency. Job Network has been a major force in workforce development in the Baltimore metropolitan area since August, 2000. Job Network offers comprehensive full-time services including career assessment classes to develop job search and interviewing skills, computer classes, case-management services to assist students in identifying and removing barriers to work, as well as skill development, job placement and job retention assistance.

Travel Studies

  • International Travel
  • Quick Escapes
  • Travel Study

From day trips that can satisfy a whim, to overnight and weekend excursions, our Travel/ Learn/Grow offerings can take you far and wide. Offerings include Broadway shows, museums, historic sites, wine tasting, mansions of the rich and famous, gardens, history, and more. CCBC has something for everyone.

We collaborate with both credit and non-credit faculty to develop travel tours that enhance the education in the classroom. Learn about the Salem witch trials and then visit the place where it all happened in a docent-lead tour. Traveling overseas, we have language classes that will teach you the language of the country you are visiting.

CCBC’s study abroad program can be divided into two categories - those that focus on an academic environment and those that do not. If you are thinking about studying abroad, our International Travel Study office is available to help.

Discover local attractions, discover America, or travel to worldwide destinations. Our Travel/Learn/Grow offerings will provide you with your choices of vacations and getaways at a reasonable cost.

What better way to increase your thirst for travel and knowledge than to give yourself first hand experiences through one of CCBC’s many options.

Continuing Education Registration

Registration

CCBC’s Continuing Education and Economic Development (CEED)division provides many ways to make the registration process easy and convenient for students. Organizations and businesses can arrange for a consultation on a customized contract course through the same contacts. Registration options are as follows:

Online:
Returning CEED students
New CEED students
Mail:
CCBC Catonsville
Building V
800 South Rolling Road
Baltimore, MD 21228-5317
In-Person:
at the following CCBC campuses:
Catonsville, Dundalk, Essex, Owings Mills, Hunt Valley, and Randallstown.
Fax:
443-840-4952
(Credit card payment, letter of intent, or voucher)
Phone:
443-840-4700
(Credit card payment only)
Download the CEED registration form.