Richland College Boomers Spring Schedule 2009 | Bachelor's Degree | Comp Tia

Boomers Program

Summer 2009 Class Schedule

Richland College

Times Are Tough!
For many, retirement is not an option. Richland’s Baby Boomer program was created especially for you offering resources to help you make the right decisions. Classes are held in the evenings and on weekends to fit your busy schedule. So rewire today at Richland, because today is the time of your life. To register, call: 972-238-6146 or 6147. For more information, call: 972-238-6972.
Find out how to enhance the value of your home from a real estate investor and licensed realtor! Class topics include: • Real Estate as a commodity vs. a product. • Buyers in good and bad markets. • Where (in the house) to invest money and what increases value! • Conformity to the neighborhood: too much updating vs. too little! • Time, the Texas builder of equity! W 7-9 p.m. June 24 (1 session) C102 EMEZ 1000 Course No. 560133 Section No. 84903 $17 Finding a job in today’s market is very different, especially if you are a mature worker. Topics include: assessing your skills, writing a resume or bio; marketing yourself; interviewing; negotiating salaries and answering tough questions. Textbook required. TTh 7-9 p.m. July 7-July 16 (4 sessions) C102 POFT 1006 Course No. 560131 Section No. 84901 $35

Protecting Your Home’s Value in a Slow Economy

Changing or Starting Your Career Later in Life

Do you need to change your career but not sure how to begin or which direction to proceed? Do you need higher paying work? Are you stuck in a dead end job or have you been out of the work force for a while? Build your confidence and awareness, assess your current skills, learn how to improve and develop a strategic plan through effective goal setting. TTh 6:30-8:45 p.m. July 21-July 30 (4 sessions) C 1 02 POFT 1006 Course No. 560124 Section No. 84905 $3 8 If you dream of starting your own business, but are discouraged by a lack of start-up money, this workshop is for you. Students will learn the personality of an entrepreneur, benefits of being the boss, how to choose a business that’s right for you and 100 terrific ideas for inexpensive businesses. S 9 a.m.-1 p.m. July 25 (1 session) C102 EMEZ 1000 Course No. 560132 Section No. 84904 $34

So You Want To Be Your Own Boss

Job Search – You’re Not Old, You’re Experienced

Is it time to transition to a new career or a more meaningful type of work? Are you eligible but not ready to retire? Assess your readiness for this transition and start planning for the rest of your life! Textbook required. S 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. July 11-July 18 (2 sessions) C 1 02 POFT 1006 Course No. 560126 Section No. 84902 $41

Finding Your Passion & Purpose

S 8-9 a.m. EMEZ 1000

Line Dance

June 6-August 15 (8 sessions) (skip 7/4, 7/25, 8/1) Course No. 579068 Section No. 84940

G027 $25


Boomers Program

Richland College

972-238-6972 for more information. www.

The new Boomers Program at Richland –
Because today is the time of your life.

Train for an In-Demand Career
Health Professions
Would you like working side-by-side with a physician in a clinic or private practice? How about preparing and dispensing medications in a hospital or retail pharmacy? Or maybe you’d enjoy a job in a hospital lab or on the nursing unit. The demand for healthcare professionals continues to rise and Richland College can prepare you for a new career in one to two semesters. Many full-time, part-time, and temporary positions are available now. Visit to see the schedule of our face-to-face and online information sessions and to learn more. 972-238-6950

The School of Teacher Preparation
Want to make a difference in the life of a student? Teachers are still in high demand in Texas. Whether you’re interested in a volunteer, part-time, or full-time career, Richland’s School of Teacher Preparation can help.

Educational Personnel Program
A university transfer program providing the first two years of a four-year degree. 972-238-6917

Alternative Certification for Teachers (ACT) Program
Designed for people who have already obtained a bachelor’s degree and are seeking a career change to teaching. 972-238-6954

Business Training
For more info on the following programs, please contact Candy at 972-238-6008 or

Computer and Online Training
For more information on the following programs, please contact Judy at 972-238-6069 or

Human Resources Certificate
Launch a new career by earning this comprehensive certificate.

Web Developer
Learn how to bring websites to life! This certificate program offers extensive training in Web development and graphic software.

Learn accounting fundamentals, plus software such as Quickbooks.

Small Business and Entrepreneurship
Take the first step! Learn about business plans, marketing plans, taxes, recordkeeping, communications and even HR.

CompTIA Certification (Computer Technician)
Explore a new career as a computer technician by preparing to earn CompTIA certification as an IT Technician, Remote Support Technician or a Depot Technician.

International Affairs Certificate
Build upon your current customer service, marketing and/or business skills and to include international relations. Learn how to conduct business in today’s multicultural marketplace.

Online Supervisor Certificate
Prepare for your promotion on your own schedule! Earn a Supervisor Certificate or a Manager Certificate online.

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Educational opportunities are offered by Richland College without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, sex, disability or sexual orientation.

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