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Basic Computer Skills Certificates

Our Computer Literacy certificates are designed for new computer users. Explore Windows and Mac operating systems and basic computer applications, then learn the basics of email & the Internet. Our daytime classes will get you up to speed. Become an Osher member and enjoy discounts for many of the courses in these popular certificate programs.

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Computer Basics - Upcoming Classes

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Explore the newest Microsoft Operating System: Windows 10. This course provides an overview of Windows 10 in order to familiarize students with the newest features. Students should be able to navigate Windows 10 and have a basic mastery of the operating system by the end of the course. Prerequisite: Working knowledge of any version of Windows.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

Section FAB–PD

51202
$95
12/4/17
Mon 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Joseph Sandoval
CE South Building

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Learn the basic functions of the latest Windows operating system and how to customize its setup. Work with files and folders, shortcuts and properties. Resize windows, use the taskbar, start menu and recycle bin, and get an introduction to shortcuts. In addition, explore popular software and get started with launching programs. Note: See Course Skills Assessment. Prerequisite: 51010 or basic computer experience.

Note: This class uses Windows 10. UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

Section WIA–PD

51101
$249
1/8/18 - 1/15/18
Mon, Wed 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Joseph Sandoval
CE South Building

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Explore the newest Microsoft Operating System: Windows 10. This course provides an overview of Windows 10 in order to familiarize students with the newest features. Students should be able to navigate Windows 10 and have a basic mastery of the operating system by the end of the course. Prerequisite: Working knowledge of any version of Windows.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

Section WIA–PD

51202
$95
3/6/18
Tue 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Joseph Sandoval
CE South Building

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Learn the basic functions of the latest Windows operating system and how to customize its setup. Work with files and folders, shortcuts and properties. Resize windows, use the taskbar, start menu and recycle bin, and get an introduction to shortcuts. In addition, explore popular software and get started with launching programs. Note: See Course Skills Assessment. Prerequisite: 51010 or basic computer experience.

Note: This class uses Windows 10. UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

Section WIB–PD

51101
$249
3/22/18 - 3/29/18
Tue, Thu 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Joseph Sandoval
CE South Building

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6 courses required to earn this certificate

Prerequisite Classes (As Needed)
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or basic computer familiarity

Required Classes (6)
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Get hands–on training with the Mac's latest user–friendly operating system. Learn the basics of file management, navigating the Finder, setting up the Dock, customizing preferences, creating and saving files and backing up your computer. Become familiar with the concepts of peripherals, utility applications and cloud computing with iCloud. Note: http://ce.unm.edu/assets/pdf/digital–arts/digital–arts–course–skills–assessment.pdf?utm_source=lumens&#38&#59;#38&#59;utm_medium=course–description&#38&#59;#38&#59;utm_campaign=da–skills–assessment. Prerequisite: 54010 or equivalent experience.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

54101 | $249

Mac OS X: Beginning - FAA–PD

10/23/17 - 10/30/17
Mon, Wed 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM (3 Session Total)
Joshua Martinez
CE South Building

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Register by Phone at (505) 277-0077 | M-F 8am-5pm Except UNM Holidays
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Learn the basic functions of the latest Windows operating system and how to customize its setup. Work with files and folders, shortcuts and properties. Resize windows, use the taskbar, start menu and recycle bin, and get an introduction to shortcuts. In addition, explore popular software and get started with launching programs. Note: See Course Skills Assessment. Prerequisite: 51010 or basic computer experience.

Note: This class uses Windows 10. UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

51101 | $249

Windows: Beginning - WIA–PD

1/8/18 - 1/15/18
Mon, Wed 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Joseph Sandoval
CE South Building

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Register by Phone at (505) 277-0077 | M-F 8am-5pm Except UNM Holidays
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Get hands–on training with the Mac's latest user–friendly operating system. Learn the basics of file management, navigating the Finder, setting up the Dock, customizing preferences, creating and saving files and backing up your computer. Become familiar with the concepts of peripherals, utility applications and cloud computing with iCloud. Note: http://ce.unm.edu/assets/pdf/digital–arts/digital–arts–course–skills–assessment.pdf?utm_source=lumens&#38&#59;#38&#59;utm_medium=course–description&#38&#59;#38&#59;utm_campaign=da–skills–assessment. Prerequisite: 54010 or equivalent experience.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

54101 | $249

Mac OS X: Beginning - WIA–PD

1/16/18 - 1/23/18
Tue, Thu 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Joshua Martinez
CE South Building

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Register by Phone at (505) 277-0077 | M-F 8am-5pm Except UNM Holidays
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Learn the basic functions of the latest Windows operating system and how to customize its setup. Work with files and folders, shortcuts and properties. Resize windows, use the taskbar, start menu and recycle bin, and get an introduction to shortcuts. In addition, explore popular software and get started with launching programs. Note: See Course Skills Assessment. Prerequisite: 51010 or basic computer experience.

Note: This class uses Windows 10. UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

51101 | $249

Windows: Beginning - WIB–PD

3/22/18 - 3/29/18
Tue, Thu 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Joseph Sandoval
CE South Building

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Register by Phone at (505) 277-0077 | M-F 8am-5pm Except UNM Holidays
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Get hands–on training with the Mac's latest user–friendly operating system. Learn the basics of file management, navigating the Finder, setting up the Dock, customizing preferences, creating and saving files and backing up your computer. Become familiar with the concepts of peripherals, utility applications and cloud computing with iCloud. Note: http://ce.unm.edu/assets/pdf/digital–arts/digital–arts–course–skills–assessment.pdf?utm_source=lumens&#38&#59;#38&#59;utm_medium=course–description&#38&#59;#38&#59;utm_campaign=da–skills–assessment. Prerequisite: 54010 or equivalent experience.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

54101 | $249

Mac OS X: Beginning - SPA–PD

3/28/18 - 4/4/18
Mon, Wed 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Joshua Martinez
CE South Building

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Register by Phone at (505) 277-0077 | M-F 8am-5pm Except UNM Holidays
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Using a computer is for everyone! This beginning computer course for adults acquaints the novice with computer terminology, essential concepts, and, best of all, actual experience at the computer. Topics include startup and shutdown procedures, keyboard and mouse operation, and an overview of popular computing functions. Prerequisite: None.

Note: This class uses Windows 10. UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

51010 | TBA

Computer Basics for New Computer Users

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This class will be scheduled on a future date. Please check with the Computers/ IT Program Supervisor for more information.
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Become acquainted with fundamental computer terminology and the Mac in a relaxed, easy-paced setting. Work with the Mac's basic functions by learning about startup and shutdown procedures, keyboard and mouse operation, and other computer functions specific to the Mac. Get a brief introduction to some of the Mac's built-in applications for composing letters, reading PDF files, sending emails and surfing the Internet. This course is for the computer novice. Note: See the Course Skills Assessment for this class on our website at digitalart.unm.edu. Prerequisite: None.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

54010 | TBA

Mac for New Computer Users

TBA

This class will be scheduled on a future date. Please check with the Digital Arts Program Supervisor for more information.
Register by Phone at (505) 277-0077 | M-F 8am-5pm Except UNM Holidays
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Class Name

Using a computer is for everyone! This beginning computer course for adults acquaints the novice with computer terminology, essential concepts, and, best of all, actual experience at the computer. Topics include startup and shutdown procedures, keyboard and mouse operation, and an overview of popular computing functions. Prerequisite: None.

Note: This class uses Windows 10. UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

51010 | TBA

Computer Basics for New Computer Users

TBA

This class will be scheduled on a future date. Please check with the Computers/ IT Program Supervisor for more information.
Register by Phone at (505) 277-0077 | M-F 8am-5pm Except UNM Holidays
More Ways to Register

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