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Online Offerings: It and Software Development

CompTIA A+, Self-Paced
75 Hours, Non-Credit, 7.5 CEUs

This course is for IT professionals seeking a career in PC support. It provides you with the basic knowledge and skills necessary for a career in PC support. The course is designed to fully prepare you to sit for and pass the CompTIA A+ 220-801 and 220-802 certification exams. Topics include installation, configuration and preventative maintenance of PC hardware components, and the basics of networking, security, virtualization, desktop imaging and deployment. You also will gain knowledge of diagnostic and troubleshooting processes for various types of technical issues.

Course content includes: describing the common features of PC hardware found on desktop and laptop computers as well as the features of common mobile devices; explaining network hardware, protocols, and how to build a network; describing the printing process, installation, and maintenance of the most common printer types, including laser and inkjet printers; explaining the features, tools, and installation options of different versions of Windows Operating Systems, including Windows 7; describing common security threats, security-breach prevention methods, and best practices; explaining the network setup, security, and synchronization of mobile devices.

Textbook (included with cost of tuition): eBook - CompTIA A+ Cert Guide 220-801 and 220-802 Authorized Cert Guide, 3/E. Soper; Prowse; Mueller, Pearson IT Certification, 2013.

Certification: CompTIA A+ Certification
Certifying Body: CompTIA
*Please note that this course does not result in a learner receiving certification, but instead prepares the learner to sit for the certification exam.

Tuition: $549

REGISTER NOW! - Online, phone, fax, mail or in-person

This online course provides you the greatest possible flexibility, with open enrollment dates and up to six months to complete the course.

NOTE: Within 2-3 business days of registration, an e-mail with instructions on how to access this self-paced course will be sent to your HVCC e-mail account.

For more information, call (518) 629-4235 or 629-4827, or e-mail workforce@hvcc.edu.


Mobile Applications: Android, Self-Paced
41 Hours, Non-Credit, 4.1 CEUs

This course is for IT students and professionals who want to build robust, commercial-grade Android applications.

The course provides you with the knowledge and skills necessary to develop Android mobile applications for the commercial market. You will explore how to build robust, commercial-grade Android applications, and gain an understanding of how to extend application functionality. The course also covers the steps to finalize applications for external release.

Course content includes: describing the history and types of Android applications; explaining the elements to build basic Android applications; identifying user interface layouts and events; describing the use of threads and persistence to extend Android applications beyond a single functionality and explaining the process of finalizing Android applications for external use.

Textbook (included with cost of tuition): eBook: The Android Developer’s Cookbook: Building Applications with the Android. James Steele; Nelson To, Addison-Wesley Professional, 2011.

Tuition: $299

REGISTER NOW! - Online, phone, fax, mail or in-person

This online course provides you the greatest possible flexibility, with open enrollment dates and up to six months to complete the course.

NOTE: Within 2-3 business days of registration, an e-mail with instructions on how to access this self-paced course will be sent to your HVCC e-mail account.

For more information, call (518) 629-4235 or 629-4827, or e-mail workforce@hvcc.edu.


Mobile Applications: HTML5, Self-Paced
41 Hours, Non-Credit, 4.1 CEUs

This course is for IT students, entry-level web designers and developers, and professionals who want to build HTML5 mobile applications.

The course introduces you to HTML5 technology, including basic HTML, CSS, and JavaScript as well as an introduction to the more complicated new features of HTML5. You will receive hands-on experience building web pages and mobile applications using HTML5.

Course content includes: describing the history and purpose of HTML5 technology; explaining how HTML5 is enhanced with JavaScript and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS); identifying the features and functionalities of HTML5 mobile and web applications; Creating web and mobile applications using HTML5 APIs.

Textbook (included with cost of tuition): eBook: Sam’s Teach Yourself HTML5 Mobile Application Development in 24 Hours. Jennifer Kyrnin, Sams Publishing, 2012.

Tuition: $299

REGISTER NOW! - Online, phone, fax, mail or in-person

This online course provides you the greatest possible flexibility, with open enrollment dates and up to six months to complete the course.

NOTE: Within 2-3 business days of registration, an e-mail with instructions on how to access this self-paced course will be sent to your HVCC e-mail account.

For more information, call (518) 629-4235 or 629-4827, or e-mail workforce@hvcc.edu.


Mobile Applications: iOS6, Self-Paced
41 Hours, Non-Credit, 4.1 CEUs

This course is designed for IT students and professionals who want to build dynamic, commercial-grade applications for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

The course provides you with an introduction to iOS technology, including how to design and build dynamic, commercial-grade mobile applications for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. The course provides you with a comprehensive understanding of the iOS mobile user interface and the experience and maintenance of applications. Finally, you will gain an understanding of how to create successful user interfaces for your iOS applications.

Course content includes: describing the process and necessary tools involved in becoming an iOS6 developer; identifying the elements of Xcode's Interface Builder framework used to create a user interface and explaining common features and tasks associated with advanced iOS6 application development.

Textbook (included with cost of tuition): eBook – Sam’s Teach Yourself iOS 6 Application Development in 24 Hours. John Ray, SAMS Publishing, 2013.

Tuition: $299

REGISTER NOW! - Online, phone, fax, mail or in-person

This online course provides you the greatest possible flexibility, with open enrollment dates and up to six months to complete the course.

NOTE: Within 2-3 business days of registration, an e-mail with instructions on how to access this self-paced course will be sent to your HVCC e-mail account.

For more information, call (518) 629-4235 or 629-4827, or e-mail workforce@hvcc.edu.