Career Development

Fall 2017 Community Education Courses

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Career Development

INTRODUCTION TO CRAFT BEER BREWING
CFP 215   
Duration: 15 weeks
Cost: $1,750 inclusive of tuition, books and lab fees.
For more information please contact Sarah Wilson-Sparrow, Program Coordinator, at (518) 595-1101, ext. 2 or wilsons@sunysccc.edu.
This course provides a basic understanding of brewing skills, working in a manufacturing environment, safety and microbiology.
Major topics covered include: brewing science, beer maturation and storage, beer processing and packaging, quality and process control, plant safety and sanitation, malting, mashing, brewing, fermentation and finishing. This course will consist of 60 percent classroom lecture and 40 percent lab training in the classroom and at regional breweries. In addition to directed studies, students will enhance their brewing knowledge through assigned reading and writing exercises and visits to local breweries. The goal of this course is to provide a pool of trained, entry level brewers in the growing craft beer industry. This course is developed and overseen by regional breweries.

21ST CENTURY CAREER READINESS
CFP 224
For more information please contact Sarah Wilson-Sparrow, Program Coordinator, at (518) 595-1101, ext. 2 or wilsons@sunysccc.edu.
Are you looking to develop or retool your career readiness skills? Are you an industry leader looking to invest in and grow your workforce? The 21st Century Career Readiness Credential is a holistic training program which focuses on the academic skills, soft skills and personal resource building skills essential for job acquisition and retention. This course is ideal for an individual looking to improve their career readiness and marketability, as well as an industry leader looking for a flexible and customizable curriculum to improve retention, productivity and the all-important bottom line.

FRONT END WEB DEVELOPMENT
CFP 417-51   
Tuesday/Thursday, October 3 – December 21
5:45-8:45 p.m.

Cost: $1,500 inclusive of tuition, books and lab fees.
For more information please contact Sarah Wilson-Sparrow, Program Coordinator, at (518) 595-1101, ext. 2 or wilsons@sunysccc.edu.
This course uses online and in-person instruction to teach students how to program in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, the three tools comprising the development of virtually every site on the web. The course is structured around tutorials, assignments, and individual and group projects wherein students also have the opportunity to learn and practice with industry-standard Front-End technologies including, but not limited to, the Twitter Bootstrap design framework, the jQuery JavaScript library, and the Git version control system. Additionally, guest lectures and networking events are integrated into the curriculum to provide students with valuable real-world exposure to local employers and a chance to get a feel for the industry overall. This course may be of particular interest to graphic designers, as it teaches the technical skills necessary for UI (user interface) development and wire-framing. The course may also be attractive to beginning programmers with aspirations to create mobile applications, as it establishes a solid conceptual foundation for eventual progression into Full-Stack Development.

BACK END WEB DEVELOPMENT: FUNDAMENTALS IN SERVER SIDE DEVELOPMENT
CFP 420-51  
Mondays, Wednesdays, October 2 – December 20
5:45-8:45 p.m.

Cost: $1,650 inclusive of tuition, books and lab fees.
For more information please contact Sarah Wilson-Sparrow, Program Coordinator, at (518) 595-1101, ext. 2 or wilsons@sunysccc.edu.
Students who have demonstrated aptitude for and an interest in computer programming will learn to create data-driven mobile-first websites using industry-leading development frameworks. Online coursework, in-person instruction, and individual and group projects organized and supported by mentors from the industry will provide students with experience programming in Ruby, PHP, SQL, Python and other popular technologies, including, but not limited to, the Wordpress Content Management System, the Rails Web Application Framework for Ruby, and the MySQL Relational Database Management System. This course may be of particular interest to students already acclimated with the technologies and practices of front-end (client side) development who wish to expand their knowledge base to include the technologies and practices of back-end (server side) development.

CRHRA SPHR Continuing Education Credit Series
Having trouble finding those elusive strategic business credits for your recertification? The SUNY SCCC Workforce Development Division has partnered with the Capital Region Human Resource Association (CRHRA) to offer annual seminars for SPHR Strategic credit. For more information, please contact the Office of Workforce Development, at (518) 595-1101, ext. 4. For information on upcoming classes, please visit our the CRHRA website (www.crhra.org) for additional updated information as it becomes available.