Business and Computer Technologies

Accounting Basics

ACC 7108

This online course focuses on the fundamentals of financial accounting concepts for students seeking a basic understanding of terminology and principles. Topics include the accounting cycle, journal entries, T-accounts, adjusting entries, and financial accounting statements. Upon completion, students should have a practical understanding of basic accounting principles, transactions, and operations. Prepayment of tuition is required.

  • Prepayment of tuition and purchase of course materials are required.

Artificial Intelligence (AI) Fundamentals

This course introduces students to chatbots, virtual assistants, and text-to-image models along with other generative artificial intelligence (AI) tools. Students will learn topics such as what generative AI is and how to use it, the differences between AI programs such as OpenAI’s ChatGPT and Google’s Bard, how to use different AI tools, security and regulatory concerns, practical uses for AI, and the future of AI. In addition, students will learn how to incorporate and use AI tools in the workplace. Practical examples will demystify the complex generative AI space to give students a platform to assist them with day-to-day tasks. This course will be instructor-led and delivered on campus. Prepayment of tuition is required.

Instructor: Matolka Cost: $74
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
OST-7147-01 61496 T 09/10/24-10/01/24 5:30pm-7:30pm ADT 116

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Certified Guest Service Professional

HOS-4040

This course provides and overview of the lodging industry, followed by an in-depth look at common line-level positions within hotels. Core topics will focus on positions in the rooms and food and beverage divisions of a lodging operation, including front desk, reservations, housekeeping, bell services, restaurant service, banquet setup, and property management systems utilized in most major hotel operations. Guest service professionalism and career exploration are additional components of this program. Upon completion, students will have the knowledge base to sit for the Certified Guest Service Professional certification from the American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute.

Instructor: Clark Cost: $185
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
HOS-4040-01 61064 M-S 08/27/24 – 12/10/24 Online

Certified Medical Reimbursement Specialist

MED 7104

This course is intended to provide the foundation of knowledge necessary for medical billing professionals. In addition, students will prepare for the industry-recognized Certified Medical Reimbursement Specialist (CMRS) certification offered through the American Medical Billing Association (AMBA). This is a hybrid course. Class will meet face-to-face one night a week and a portion of the coursework will be delivered online. Prepayment of tuition and purchase of course materials are required. Registration fees do not include certification exam fees.

Certified Professional Coder (CPC) Bootcamp

OST 3150

This course teaches the medical coding skills necessary for healthcare professionals and covers the application of CPT, HCPCS, and ICD-10-CM codes. Students will practice reviewing and assigning the proper procedure and diagnostic codes. In addition, this course is designed to prepare students for the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) Certified Professional Coders (CPC) industry-recognized credential. Basic coding knowledge is recommended. Class will meet face-to-face one night a week and a portion of the coursework will be delivered online. Prepayment of tuition and purchase of course materials is required. Registration fees do not include certification exam fees.

To be notified of upcoming classes please fill out the Certified Professional Coder Bootcamp Interest Form .

CompTIA A+ IT Technician

NET 7005

This course is intended for those preparing for a career as an entry-level Information Technology professional or a Personal Computer service technician and will provide the background knowledge and skills required to be successful on the job. In this course, students will learn the essential skills and information needed to install, upgrade, repair, configure, troubleshoot, optimize and preform preventative maintenance of basic personal computer hardware and operating systems. In addition, this course will assist you in preparing for the CompTIA A+ certification exam. Registration fees do not include CompTIA A+ certification exam fees. This course is instructor-led and delivered in a hybrid format on campus and online. Prepayment of tuition and purchase of course materials are required.

To be notified of upcoming classes please fill out the CompTIA A+ IT Technician Interest Form .

CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst

CCT 7000

This course prepares students to evaluate the weaknesses of traditional and wireless networks for the purpose of incident response, reconstruction, and investigative techniques. This course is intended for professionals looking to perform data analysis and interpret the results, use threat detection tools, and protect applications and systems within an organization. Skills covered include threat and vulnerability management, security architecture, and cyber-incident response. In addition, students will prepare for the CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) exam. An intermediate Information Technology skill level is recommended. Class will meet face-to-face one night a week and a portion of the coursework will be delivered online. Prepayment of tuition and purchase of the course materials is required. Registration fees do not include certification exam fees.

 

CompTIA Network+ and Security+

NET 7003

This program is intended for entry-level computer support professionals with a basic knowledge of computer hardware, software, and operating systems who wish to increase their knowledge and understanding of networking concepts. Students will obtain the required skills needed to prepare for a career in network support or administration and will prepare for the CompTIA Network+ certification exam. In addition, students will understand the field of network security and how it relates to other areas of Information Technology while preparing for the CompTIA Security+ certification exam. This course provides the broad-based knowledge necessary to prepare for further study in specialized security fields or it can serve as a capstone course that introduces the field. Prerequisite: Networking experience is helpful but not mandatory; A+ certification or equivalent skills and knowledge is helpful but not mandatory. CompTIA Network+ and Security+ is a bundled course and enrollment in this course includes coverage of both classes (students may not split the course). This is a hybrid course. Class will meet face-to-face one night a week and a portion of the coursework will be delivered online. Prepayment of tuition and purchase of the course materials is required. Registration fees do not include certification exam fees.

Instructor: Matolka Cost: $190
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
NET-7003-01 61493 TH 08/29/24-12/12/24 6:00pm-8:00pm ADT 120 and Online

Computer Basics

HRD 3005

Develop computer skills essential for success in today’s technology-driven workplace. Computer training: Basic function of Microsoft Word & Excel, emailing, internet navigation, file organization, uploads/downloads, and resources for keyboarding skills. As authorized by G.S. 115D-5(b)(13), students may be eligible for a registration fee waiver for Computer Basics if he/she: (1) is unemployed, (2) has received notification of a pending layoff, (3) is working and is eligible for the Federal Earned Income Tax Credit (FEITC), or (4) is working and earning wages at or below 200% of the federal poverty guidelines.

Instructor: Varies Cost: $70
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
HRD-3005-05 61091 F 07/12/24 – 08/02/24 9:00am – 12:00pm BLC 103
HRD-3005-01 61092 T 08/06/24 – 08/27/24 5:30pm – 8:30pm BLC 103
HRD-3005-02 61093 F 09/06/24 – 09/27/24 9:00am – 12:00pm BLC 103
HRD-3005-03 61094 T 10/01/24 – 10/22/24 5:30pm – 8:30pm BLC 103
HRD-3005-04 61095 F 10/04/24 – 10/25/24 9:00am – 12:00pm BLC 103
HRD-3005-05 61096 F 11/01/24 – 11/22/24 9:00am – 12:00pm BLC 103

 

Computer Programming

CSC 3110

This course is designed to introduce students to aspects of developing a computer program. Students will analyze problems, create pseudo code and flow charts, and ultimately create a functioning program to solve those problems. Students will learn to correct and execute programs, apply effective programming techniques to prepare business reports, and create and maintain data files. Students do not need a strong technical or math background to succeed in this course. Coursework will be delivered online and class will meet virtually one night. Prepayment of tuition and purchase of course materials is required.

Cybersecurity Awareness

CCT 7001

This course prepares students for strengthening security on computers and networks. Students will learn topics including best practices for how to secure and protect a network, identifying cyber threats, recognizing potential loopholes in current security, device security, and more. This class is a must for small business owners, churches, and other community organizations! This course is instructor-led and delivered in a hybrid format on campus and online. Prepayment of tuition is required.

 

Digital Marketing Bootcamp

MKT 7215

This course prepares students to boost digital and social media marketing skills. Students will learn topics such how to deploy a variety of digital and social media tools to aid in marketing a business, knowledge of all social media platforms and the purpose and best audience for each, advertising and paid campaigns, website tools, techniques for pushing content out with the highest success rates, search engine optimization, data analytics and reporting, and how to develop content for the various platforms. Upon completion, students will be able to take the knowledge gained and put to use in their own business or organization to drive growth across digital platforms. This class is a must for small businesses and marketing professionals. This course is instructor-led and delivered in a hybrid format on campus and online. Prepayment of tuition is required.

 

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eNotary

LEX 3875

This course is designed for instructional areas related to individuals who want to become commissioned as an electronic notary. Topics include legal, ethical and procedural requirements of the Notary Act set forth in the General Statute 10B Article 2. Upon completion of this course with a passing exam grade of 80%, a person is eligible to make an application with the NC Secretary of State office. Individuals must have current notary commission to participate in E-notary training. Notary Manual will be purchased from instructor in class. For more information, go to https://sosnc.gov/divisions/notary/e_notary_solution_providers.

Additional costs include: commission fee to Secretary of State, $50; swearing in at the courthouse, $10; required textbook, $7.25; notary seal (costs vary). Prepayment of tuition prior to class is required.

Instructor: Tucker Cost: $70
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
LEX-3875-01 61069 S 08/24/24 9:00am – 1:00pm ADT 104

Please Note:

  • Notary Manual must be purchased in class
  • Due to state mandated course code changes which included Notary courses, LEX is the same as the previous course code MLS.
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Exploring 3D Printing!

OST 7141

This course introduces the basics of 3D printing and design.  Students will learn about different types of 3D printers, materials needed for printing, how to set up a printer, and how to print. Come ready to have fun and explore 3D printing! This course will be instructor-led and delivered on campus. Prepayment of tuition is required.

Instructor: Howard Cost: $74
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
OST-7141-01 61495 W 10/16/24-11/06/24 5:30pm-7:30pm ADT 116

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Family Tree Maker Advanced

This course is for students who have successfully completed Introduction to Family Tree Maker and Family Tree Maker Intermediate, or for those who have an advanced level of experience with the Family Tree Maker software. Students will learn to do more in-depth research to find and record additional ancestors and descendants in Family Tree Maker 2019, scan and edit photos using Family Tree Maker’s Photo Darkroom, and design more customized genealogy charts and reports. Participants will learn to document their research properly by using source templates. Students will also learn to extract branches of their families to work with or share. Other topics to be covered will be finding data and relationship errors and fixing them and using Soundex (a phonetic coding system) to locate people in US Censuses and other large databases. Upon completion, students will be able to take the knowledge gained and continue to expand their family trees within Family Tree Maker. They will also be able to use the skills gained to produce a quality family history book, suitable for publishing. In addition, those employed in or wishing to pursue a career in genealogy services will learn more advanced research, data entry, scanning, organizational, and computer skills. They will be able to offer extensive assistance to clients or patrons who are working on their family histories or other research projects. This course is instructor-led and delivered on campus. Prepayment of tuition is required. Students should bring a thumb drive with their Family Tree Maker backup file (including media) on it to the first class.

 

Family Tree Maker Intermediate

OST 7145

This course is for students who have successfully completed Introduction to Family Tree Maker or for those who have an intermediate level of experience with the Family Tree Maker software. Students will learn to do in-depth research and record additional ancestors and descendants in Family Tree Maker 2019, scan and improve the appearance of their photos before entering them into Family Tree Maker and produce customized genealogy charts and reports. They will learn to document their research properly by entering repositories, sources, and citations. Upon completion, students will be able to expand their family trees within Family Tree Maker and use the skills gained to produce a mediumly complex family history book. In addition, those employed in or wishing to pursue a career in genealogy services will learn more advanced research, data entry, scanning, organizational, and computer skills. This course is instructor-led and delivered on campus. Prepayment of tuition is required. Students should bring a flash drive (at least 16GB) with their Family Tree Maker backup file on it to the first class.

Instructor: Kinyon Cost: $74
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
OST-7145-01 61497 TH 09/26/24-11/21/24 3:00pm-5:00pm ADT 116

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Google Data Analytics

This course introduces the role of an advanced Google data analyst and how to make data-driven decisions using effective questions, data transformation, analyzation processes, visualization, and programming. Emphasis is placed on setting up data toolbox, spreadsheets, database and query basics, visualization basics, effective communication techniques, and data validation; as well as design thinking, data driven storytelling, dashboards, R programming, job portfolios, and technical expertise. Upon completion, students should be able to review assessments, use formulas and calculations to analyze datasets, create queries, use visualization tools, create a data-driven storyboard, develop dashboards and presentations, create analytical reports using R, communicate effectively with stakeholders, and showcase technical analytical skills. In addition, students will obtain the knowledge necessary to prepare for the Google Data Analytics Certificate. Prepayment of tuition is required. Coursework is delivered online (asynchronous).

Instructor: Knight Cost: $185
Course Code Section Date Loc
DBA-3236-01 61492 09/10/24-01/28/25 Online

 

Google Project Management

CTS 3274

This course introduces students to the advanced concepts, tools, templates, and artifacts used to manage projects from initiation to completion using Google resources. Emphasis is placed on foundational and advanced project management methodology including initiating, planning, and executing projects utilizing quality and risk management techniques, strategic thinking, and project execution procedures as well as the exploration of Agile Project Management and the strategies it uses to drive business value. Upon completion, students should be able to manage and execute traditional and agile projects and programs from initiation to completion using a variety of resources and leadership skills to support organizational goals and business processes. In addition, students will obtain the knowledge necessary to prepare for the Google Project Management Certificate. Prepayment of tuition is required. Coursework is delivered online (asynchronous).

To be notified of up coming classes please fill out the Google Project Management Interest Form .

Google UX (User Experience) Design

The Google UX Design certification is designed to prepare learners for entry-level roles in UX design. This course contains seven modules:

  1. Foundations of User Experience (UX) Design,
  2. Start the UX Design Process: Empathize, Define, and Ideate,
  3. Build Wireframes and Low-Fidelity Prototypes,
  4. Conduct UX Research and Test Early Concepts,
  5. Create High-Fidelity Designs and Prototypes in Figma,
  6. Responsive Web Design in Adobe XD, and
  7. Portfolio Assignment – Design a User Experience for Social Good.

Students will obtain the knowledge necessary to prepare for the Google UX Design Certificate. Prepayment of tuition is required. Coursework is delivered online (asynchronous).

Submit the Google UX Design Interest Form to be notified once upcoming course dates are announced.

Intermediate QuickBooks

ACC 7121
This course is designed to go beyond the basics. Students will learn how to utilize the more advanced features of the accounting software program, QuickBooks. This course is intended for those who have basic knowledge of QuickBooks and are looking to advance their skills as well as those who are needing a refresher course.
Address

Rockingham Community College
PO Box 38
215 Wrenn Memorial Rd.
Wentworth, NC 27375

Hours

Monday to Thursday:
8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Contact

336-342-4261
336-349-9986 (fax)
info@rockinghamcc.edu