Spring Start Classes

Spring Start classes and select programs start on January 17th. This is the perfect time to start a career in Business, Accounting, or customize your future with a degree in Liberal Arts. Start a certificate program, learn a new skill or take a class just for fun!

BUS130L: Introduction to Business

Class Program
Credits 3, Lab Hours 0, Class Hours 3
This course offers the study of business world operations including the wide range of occupational functions and the American economic system.

CIS133L: Introduction to Information Technology

Class Program
January 17th – May 6th

Credits 3, Lab Hours 2, Class Hours 2

This course is a fundamental technology course promoting skills and knowledge for students to apply academically and professionally. Concepts covered include computing basics, internet, hardware, software, file management, viruses, and spyware. Additionally, a good portion of the class is dedicated to applications used for email, word processing, presentations, spreadsheets and databases. This class will use simulation and live software projects.

CIS136L: Fundamentals of Information Technology

Credits 3, Lab Hours 2, Class Hours 2
Students will learn the basics of computer hardware, software, digital security, networking, internet. A look at operating systems, digital data, algorithms, and digital security will also be considered. Students will begin to learn a systems thinking approach to problem solving.

CIS141L: Information Systems

Credits 3, Lab Hours 2, Class Hours 2
This course will give students the foundational concepts for Information systems. Looking at people, technology and processes that work together to make up information systems. Students will understand how businesses use information systems, and the types of information systems that are used. Preliminary IT concepts are presented in the context of business and not just as stand-alone ideas.

CIS235L: Spreadsheets

Credits 3, Lab Hours 2, Class Hours 2
This course provides extensive “hands-on” exposure to MS Excel, an industry-standard program. Topics covered include constructing a worksheet, entering and manipulating data, and extracting useful information from the worksheet. Graphs and charts of data will be constructed, and “what-if projections will be developed.

ESNT120L: College Essentials

Class Program
Credits 1, Lab Hours 0, Class Hours 1
This course helps new students learn to be confident and master the skills needed to succeed at Lakes Region Community College. New students are required to take this course during their first semester of enrollment. Topics include accessing college resources and services, navigating the learning management system, information literacy, time-management, self-confidence, and self-motivation in an academic environment, long and short-term goal setting, career goals, maintaining physical, mental, financial, and emotional health. A minimum grade of C in this course is required.

AUTO120L: Introduction to Automotive Service

Class Program
January 17th – May 6th – Evenings

Credits 3, Lab Hours 4, Class Hours 2

This course is the first of a series of courses that make up the Automotive Technology track. It provides instruction in career opportunities, safety, Oxy-Acetylene usage, measurement, proper tool usage and service operations and basic maintenance including tire service, safety inspections light engine repair and brake work.

MANF151L: CNC Machines I

Class Program
January 17th – May 6th – $782 or less!

Credits 2, Lab Hours 0, Class Hours 2

Students will be introduced to the fundamentals of Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) Milling machines and their programming. Covered in this course is the basic operation of CNC machines with topics such as safety, simulation, tooling with tool selection, and machine zeroing. Students will be exposed to absolute and incremental positioning, circular interpolation, program interpolation, and cycle pausing. CNC machine safety will be stressed throughout this course.

GRA134L: Typography

Class Program
January 17th – May 6th – $782 or less!

Credits 3, Lab Hours 2, Class Hours 2

This course is designed to introduce students to the basics of Typography. Students study the various classifications of type, and the anatomy associated with each class. Students will solve visual design and layout problems for various media requirements.

ARTS280L: Creative Entrepreneurship

Class Program
January 17th – May 6th – $782 or less!

Credits 3, Lab Hours 0, Class Hours 3

This course addresses the unique needs of creative people in the creative professions. Students will explore all aspects of living the creative life and building a creative work life through hands-on projects, discussion, and simulation. Topics will include, but are not limited to, the following: assessing your creative personality, exploring career possibilities, and creating a plan, business essentials, and branding yourself in the marketplace.

ARTS163L: Screen Printing

Class Program
January 17th – May 6th – $782 or less!

Credits 3 –  Lab Hours 2  –  Class Hours 2

This course introduces the student to screen printing techniques. Areas of emphasis include: types of frames, terminology, fabric selection, stencil preparation, fabric stretching techniques, screen printing inks, and squeegee selection. Projects are selected and designed by each student. Classroom theory will be supported by lab demonstrations. Credit will not be given for more than one of the following courses: ARTS163L or GRA271L.

ARTS240L: Painting I

Class Program
January 17th – May 6th – $782 or less!

Credits 3, Lab Hours 3, Class Hours 2

This course offers an introduction to the basic principles, media, and techniques of painting in oils and acrylics. The development of understanding color mixing, exploration of form, content and space is emphasized while working from abstract and realistic subject matters. The course synthesizes composition, creative thought, and critical thinking.

ARTS145L: The Clay Experience I

Class Program
January 17th – May 6th – $782 or less!

Credits 3, Lab Hours 3, Class Hours 2

This course offers an overview of the basic techniques and processes of working with clay. Topics include hand-building and wheel-throwing methods, glazes, and firing. This course will fulfill a humanities or liberal arts requirement for all majors.
 

FIN180L: Personal Financial Management

Class Program
January 17th – May 6th– Flex Class! (Online and in-person) $672

Credits 3, Lab Hours 0, Class Hours 3

This course studies the fundamental financial planning procedures and controls for personal finances to include managing assets, credit, insurance needs, budgets, retirement, and estate planning. Students will also be introduced to the concepts of investment as part of the planning procedures, as well as career planning.

Winter Open House

Our Winter Open House & Info Session
is on January 5th, 2023

Spring Start Certificate Programs

Program – January 17-March 20th

Become a Licensed Nursing Assistant through LRCC’s LNA program.  It is a great way to start in the medical field.  LRCC has LNA classes in Spring, Summer and Fall terms.  Ask us how to get your LNA tuition paid for.

View LNA Program Information

Program – January 17-April 14th

Prepare to be a certified Medical Assistant, assisting physicians with administrative and clinical responsibilities of a medical office.  The Medical Assistant Certificate program includes 320 hours of classroom instruction, and 160 hours of clinical practicum at local medical offices. Upon completion of the program, students will be eligible to sit for the NHA Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) national exam.

Medical Assistant Program Information

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Employers: Some trainings are eligible for a 50% tuition grant from NH Job Training Fund.

For more information about non-credit trainings at LRCC contact: Patrick Cate, Interim Workforce Development Coordinator

Tel: 603-366-5281