Brookhaven College  Spring 2016 Credit - Senior Adult

DCCC invites members of the community who are 50 years and over to join our growing learning community. To meet demand for lifelong learning, our Senior Adult Programs provide affordable, quality instruction and volunteer opportunities to stimulate you intellectually and physically and help you stay socially connected. Credit and noncredit classes are available during the day, in the evenings and on weekends. Our classes are stimulating and challenging, yet paced for your enjoyment.

 

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Course-Num-Sect(Reg#)
Title
Class Meeting
Information
Faculty Loc
Credits
Start/End
Date
Co-req
Sections
Class
Features
DANC-1141  Body Conditioning IBrookhaven College [BHC]
DANC-1141-23251 (1001961)
Body Conditioning I
T116   LEC  
M W   1:30 PM   2:50 PM
T116   LAB  
M W    
Jones, Deborah  Vita
BHC
1
2/8/16
4/20/16
(11 weeks)
  eCampus
Flex Term Feb.
Senior Adult
 
 This course is designed for adults ages 50 and older.
DANC-1142  Body Conditioning IIBrookhaven College [BHC]
DANC-1142-23251 (1001963)
Body Conditioning II
T116   LEC  
M W   1:30 PM   3:20 PM
T116   LAB  
M W    
Jones, Deborah  Vita
BHC
1
2/8/16
4/20/16
(11 weeks)
  eCampus
Flex Term Feb.
Senior Adult
 
 This course is designed for adults ages 50 and older.
FRNL-1391  French ConversationBrookhaven College [BHC]
FRNL-1391-23201 (1030058)
French Conversation
M105   LEC  
T R   1:30 PM   3:45 PM
Chaney, Andrea  Vita
BHC
3
2/16/16
4/26/16
(11 weeks)
  eCampus
Flex Term Feb.
Senior Adult
 
 This course will help you develop and practice the French language. You will also learn about the French culture. Skills will be developed through reading, writing, listening and speaking activities. There will be an introduction of basic grammatical concepts and useful travel and business vocabulary. Textbook: French the Fast and Fun Way 3rd ed.by E. Leete, Hong Kong: Barron's Education Series. ISBN 0-7641-2559 or with CD package; ISBN 0-7641-7689
PHED-2101  Beginning YogaBrookhaven College [BHC]
PHED-2101-23050 (1002180)
Beginning Yoga
T109   LAB  
T R   9:00 AM   10:20 AM
McDonald, Lawrence  Vita
BHC
1
1/20/16
5/12/16
  eCampus
Senior Adult
 
 This class focuses on beginning yoga postures, exercises and positions for students 50 and older. Personal yoga mat recommended.
PHED-2126  Intermediate YogaBrookhaven College [BHC]
PHED-2126-23050 (1002185)
Intermediate Yoga
T109   LAB  
T R   9:00 AM   10:20 AM
McDonald, Lawrence  Vita
BHC
1
1/20/16
5/12/16
  eCampus
Senior Adult
 
 This class focuses on intermediate yoga postures, exercises and positions for students 50 and older. Personal yoga mat recommended.
POFI-1104  Windows 10, Tips & TricksBrookhaven College [BHC]
POFI-1104-23215 (1002705)
Digital Camera
M137   LEC  
M W   9:30 AM   12:50 PM
Lasseigne, Craig  Vita
BHC
1
2/22/16
3/2/16
(2 weeks)
  eCampus
Flex Term Feb.
Senior Adult
 
 Digital Camera will cover the process of transferring photos to the computer. Students will learn how to take pictures with an eye for computer enhancement and for use in emails and Web pages. Storage and retrieval of digital photos will be reviewed. If you have a camera, please bring it to class. Classes will meet Feb. 22, 24, 29 and March 2.
POFI-1104-23216 (1002706)
Photo Enhancement
M137   LEC  
M W   9:30 AM   12:50 PM
Lasseigne, Craig  Vita
BHC
1
3/21/16
3/30/16
(2 weeks)
  eCampus
Flex Term Mar.
Senior Adult
 
 Photo Enhancement will help you import, organize and enhance your photos. Students also will develop skills in cropping, rotating, resizing, straightening and red-eye removal. The instructor will utilize free software for this course. Classes will meet March 21, 23, 28, and 30. Recommended prerequisite: Intro. to Windows.
POFI-1104-23218 (1002707)
Income Tax Preparation
M124   LEC  
M W   12:00 PM   3:20 PM
Kinkade, Glenn  Vita
BHC
1
2/15/16
2/24/16
(2 weeks)
  Flex Term Feb.
Senior Adult
 
 Income Tax Preparation uses the H&R Block 2015 software to prepare a typical Form 1040 Federal Income Tax return. This course will include Social Security benefits, mutual fund distributions, interest and dividend income, IRA distributions, capital gains and pension income. Students will be required to purchase the H&R Block 2015 software. Recommended prerequisites: Windows, Part I and II.
POFI-1104-23205 (1002700)
Windows 10, Part II
M137   LEC  
M W   1:30 PM   3:50 PM
Milligan, Mary  Vita
BHC
1
3/21/16
4/6/16
(3 weeks)
  eCampus
Flex Term Mar.
Senior Adult
 
 Windows 10, Part II, will build on your knowledge of Windows 10, Part I and cover areas such as control panel, device manager, file association, user account control and accessories such as defragging and sound recorder. Recommended prerequisites: Windows 10, Part I.
POFI-1104-23221 (1002709)
Windows PC Troubleshooting
M136   LEC  
M W   1:30 PM   3:50 PM
Stark, Charles  Vita
BHC
1
4/18/16
5/4/16
(3 weeks)
  Flex Term Apr.
Senior Adult
 
 Windows/PC Tips, Tricks & Troubleshooting will address problems such as a slow-running PC; researching Windows and application errors; virus, spyware and malware removal; hard drive housekeeping; and hardware and software-based performance improvements. "Live, No Net" troubleshooting may be done in class on students' PCs (requires instructor preapproval). This course is for intermediate and experienced users of Windows 8, 7 or Vista. Suggested prerequisites: Parts I & II of Windows 8, 7 or Vista and proficiency in navigating the Windows interface and common functions.
POFI-1104-23233 (1002716)
Windows 10, Part I
M137   LEC  
M W   1:30 PM   3:50 PM
Fly, William  Vita
BHC
1
2/15/16
3/2/16
(3 weeks)
  Flex Term Feb.
Senior Adult
 
 Windows 10, Part I, will introduce all the basics of Windows including the desktop, mouse pointers, start button, taskbar, menus, toolbars and dialog boxes. Students will learn to open and save a file, edit a document in WordPad and use the copy, cut and paste commands. File management will be introduced.
POFI-1104-23219 (1002708)
Income Tax Preparation
M124   LEC  
T R   12:00 PM   3:20 PM
Kinkade, Glenn  Vita
BHC
1
2/9/16
2/18/16
(2 weeks)
  Flex Term Feb.
Senior Adult
 
 Income Tax Preparation uses the H&R Block 2015 software to prepare a typical Form 1040 Federal Income Tax return. This course will include Social Security benefits, mutual fund distributions, interest and dividend income, IRA distributions, capital gains and pension income. Students will be required to purchase the H&R Block 2015 software. Recommended prerequisites: Windows, Part I and II.
POFI-1104-23204 (1002699)
Windows 10, Tips & Tricks
M135   LEC  
T R   1:30 PM   3:50 PM
Brooks, Ray  Vita
BHC
1
4/12/16
4/28/16
(3 weeks)
  Flex Term Apr.
Senior Adult
 
 Windows 10, Tips and Tricks explores how a Windows 10 computer works and how to keep it in top operating condition. Topics include file management techniques, playing and organizing digital media files, security and networking, tuning, tweaking and troubleshooting. Recommended prerequisite: Windows 10 Essentials.
POFI-1104-23225 (1002710)
Windows 10, Essentials
M135   LEC  
T R   1:30 PM   3:50 PM
Brooks, Ray  Vita
BHC
1
3/22/16
4/7/16
(3 weeks)
  Flex Term Mar.
Senior Adult
 
 Windows 10 Essentials will cover browsing websites, finding and installing apps and desktop programs, sending and receiving email, and creating cloud and local backups of valuable data. This course is recommended for students who have some experience with Windows 7 or Windows 8.
POFI-1104-23226 (1002711)
Adventures in Genealogy I
M123   LEC  
W   1:30 PM   4:50 PM
Barnette, Millard  Vita
BHC
1
2/17/16
3/9/16
(4 weeks)
  Flex Term Feb.
Senior Adult
 
 Adventures in Genealogy, Part I, is a course for those who have had some genealogical research experience and would like to delve deeper into the use of records and research methodology used by more advanced and experienced family historians and genealogists. Recommended prerequisite: Prior genealogical research experience or genealogical research courses.
POFI-1104-23235 (1002717)
Adventures in Genealogy II
M123   LEC  
W   1:30 PM   4:50 PM
Barnette, Millard  Vita
BHC
1
3/23/16
4/13/16
(4 weeks)
  Flex Term Mar.
Senior Adult
 
 Adventures in Genealogy, Part II, will build on concepts and research tools used in Part I. Students will further delve into the use of records and research methodology used by more experienced genealogists. Recommended prerequisite: Adventures in Genealogy, Part I.
POFI-1104-23238 (1002719)
Genealogy: Something Old/New
M124   LEC  
F   12:00 PM   3:20 PM
Kinkade, Glenn  Vita
BHC
1
1/22/16
2/12/16
(4 weeks)
  Flex Term Jan.
Senior Adult
 
POFI-1104-23227 (1002712)
Users Group & Problem Solving
Q201   LEC  
F   1:00 PM   4:20 PM
Stark, Charles  Vita
BHC
1
2/5/16
5/6/16
(14 weeks)
  Flex Term Feb.
Senior Adult
 
 Computer Users Group and Problem Solving meets on Fridays, Feb. 5, March 4, April 1 and May 6. Each session has a theme/topic and provides demonstrations to increase student knowledge of computers, software and the Internet. In addition, students will have the opportunity to ask questions about their own computers and the software problems they are encountering.
POFI-1104-23254 (1056219)
Password Management
M135   LEC  
S   9:00 AM   12:20 PM
Deason, Michael  Vita
BHC
1
4/16/16
5/7/16
(4 weeks)
  Flex Term Apr.
Senior Adult
 
 This course was developed for students 50 years and over. For more information about this 50+ course email: bhc50plus@dcccd.edu or phone: 972-860-4807.
POFI-1104-23257 (1002722)
Apps, Simply Apps
M135   LEC  
S   9:00 AM   12:20 PM
Deason, Michael  Vita
BHC
1
2/20/16
3/12/16
(4 weeks)
  Flex Term Feb.
Senior Adult
 
 Apps are everywhere! In a few short years, the app craze has taken over. These small applications,or apps,that fit on our mobile phones do everything from helping us accomplish mundane tasks to keeping us entertained while we wait for the bus. This class will demo many of the apps that are on the market today.
POFI-1104-23259 (1002723)
Creating Videos
M135   LEC  
S   9:00 AM   12:20 PM
Deason, Michael  Vita
BHC
1
1/23/16
2/13/16
(4 weeks)
  Flex Term Jan.
Senior Adult
 
 Creating Videos will introduce how to create videos with free software. Online sharing and uploading your videos via YouTube will be discussed. Students must bring a flash drive with at least 4GB free space for saving the video project. The instructor will provide handouts, sample videos and audio.
POFI-1104-23256 (1056223)
Cloud
M135   LEC  
S   12:30 PM   3:50 PM
Deason, Michael  Vita
BHC
1
4/16/16
5/7/16
(4 weeks)
  Flex Term Apr.
Senior Adult
 
 This course was developed for students 50 years and over. For more information about this 50+ course email: bhc50plus@dcccd.edu or phone: 972-860-4807.
POFI-1104-23260 (1002724)
Windows 10 for Beginners
M135   LEC  
S   12:30 PM   3:50 PM
Deason, Michael  Vita
BHC
1
1/23/16
2/13/16
(4 weeks)
  Flex Term Jan.
Senior Adult
 
 Windows 10 for Beginners will help students new to the Windows 10 world and will address the PC and its operating system. We will look at many of the new Windows 10 features and other popular software that is designed for it.
POFI-1104-23264 (1002726)
Mac OS for Absolute Beginner
M135   LEC  
S   12:30 PM   3:50 PM
Deason, Michael  Vita
BHC
1
2/20/16
3/12/16
(4 weeks)
  Flex Term Feb.
Senior Adult
 
 Mac OS for the Absolute Beginner will cover how to tweak the settings on a Mac, how to create a new folder, download apps for the Mac, install programs, find lost documents, change the dock and more.
SPNL-1391  Spanish, Special TopicsBrookhaven College [BHC]
SPNL-1391-23202 (1016114)
Spanish, Special Topics
M116   LEC  
T R   1:30 PM   3:45 PM
Moushegian, Elsa  Vita
BHC
3
2/2/16
4/14/16
(11 weeks)
  eCampus
Senior Adult
 
 Special Topics in Spanish will include a grammar and vocabulary review, a survey of literature, current topics, cultural videos, and discussion. New topics will be introduced each semester. Additional work may be done on a self-paced basis outside of class. Recommended Prerequisite: Intermediate Spanish or permission from the instructor.
SPNL-1391-23203 (1016135)
Spanish Part I
TBA   LEC  
T R   2:00 PM   4:00 PM
Serrano, Heida  Vita
BHC
3
2/16/16
5/5/16
(12 weeks)
  eCampus
Flex Term Feb.
Senior Adult
 
 Spanish Part I will include a grammar and vocabulary review, a survey of literature, current topics, cultural videos, and discussion. New topics will be introduced each semester. Additional work may be done on a self-paced basis outside of class. Recommended Prerequisite: Intermediate Spanish or permission from the instructor. Please note this course is not being held at Brookhaven College but at the Farmers Branch Senior Center: 14055 Dennis Ln, Farmers Branch, TX 75234. (972) 919-8740.