Hill College

Personal Enrichment

Personal Enrichment Classes 

If you need to update your computer skills, learn QuickBooks, brush up on your Spanish, take better pictures, trace your family roots, or want to create fabulous cakes, here's where to find it. Scroll through our Spring offerings and find a fun class to build your skills and learn something new!

Basic Photography PHTC 1004 (18 hours/$108) 1.8 CEU’s
This course provides some basic techniques that will make your travel, family or work-related photos stand out from the rest. Learn technical and aesthetic techniques such as lighting and composition. Students should bring a digital camera to class.
          Wed          9/10 to 10/15           6 - 9 pm         Cleburne            TBA

Basic Floral Design FMKT 1005 (12 hours/$114) 1.2 CEU’s
Learn the principles of floral design and design methods. This course includes basic design styles, principles and elements of design, proper care of cut flowers, positioning of skeletal flowers/ filler, cutting/wiring stems, and use of various mechanical aids.
         Mon           11/3 to 11/24            6 - 9 pm         Cleburne            TBA


Extreme Couponing HCEC1015 (8 hours/$50)
Simple two hour lesson will help break down the couponing process into easy-to-follow baby steps, complete with assignments to get you started on your way to extreme coupon savings. By the end of the class, you will not only have a firm grasp on the fundamentals of extreme couponing, you will also know how to save megabucks at the drugstores.

           Sat            8/16 to 8/23                   12 pm - 4 pm                 Cleburne TBA
           Sat            11/22 to 12/6                 12 pm - 4 pm                  Cleburne TBA


What’s in Your Kitchen? Food Habits and Dietary Standards  DITA 1037 (12 hours/$96) 1.2 CEU’s
This course consists of the study of our food habits and how to
promote healthy ones. Topics include world and community
nutritional problems, dietary standards of nutritional adequacy,
and guidelines for meal planning.
          Mon                  10/6 to 10/27            6 - 9 pm          Cleburne           TBA
Fundamentals of Cake Decorating FCTR 1015  (18 hours/$138) 1.8 CEU’s
This course will introduce in the basic art of icing a cake and design
techniques. Topics include drop flowers, flower decorations, writing,
sugar molds, roses and seasonal cakes. Add flair to your next
confectionary creation!

          Tue & Thur           10/7 to 10/23           6 - 9 pm            Cleburne           TBA

Interior Design EHKP 1034 (18 hours/$108) 1.8 CEUs
Do you have a knack for design, but can’t quite get it together? This class examines useful interior environments for all types of facilities.
It includes a history of interior design, the elements of principle design, use of color and textiles, appropriate furniture choices, a master plan, and maintenance /housekeeping considerations. Understand the interior design lingo, utilize the theories of color, lighting, furniture, floor, and furnishings in an interior design strategy; and establish and maintain a master plan to care for your interior furnishings.
                  Thur            9/4 to 9/25               6 - 9 pm              Cleburne            TBA


Conversational Spanish HCCS 3000 (24 hours/$144) 2.4 CEU’s
This course will introduce you to the basic grammar and vocabulary of the Spanish language in a relaxed environment. Learn basic subject and verb structure, sentence patterns and pronunciation skills. Que bien!
                   Mon & Wed             10/6 to 10/22               6 - 9 pm             Cleburne        TBA
                   Tue & Thur              10/7 to 10/23               6 - 9 pm             Hillsboro         TBA


Zumba HCPE 1017 (24 hours/$96)
Zumba is an adult dance-based fitness class that uses a fusion of Latin and International rhythms with easy-to-follow moves. It includes both cardio and resistance training components designed to tone and sculpt the entire body. Zumba is designed for adults of all ages and fitness levels, class participants at any level can start Zumba right away
           Tue & Thur              8/26 to 12/4               1 pm - 2:20 pm           Hillsboro              TBA
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One-Day Wonders


Check out these computer classes to gain those skills you’ve always said you’d get around to learning! What could be simpler?


Beginning Excel ITSW 1014 (7 hour/s$56) .7 CEU’s
Do electronic spreadsheets intimidate you? In this course, you will learn to manage the power of Excel. You will learn prepartion and formatting techniques, how to insert texts and formulas into cells, how to use simple functions, how to construct charts for your data, how to format and print selected ranges, and about workbooks and moving data between workbooks.
            Tue            9/16             8 am - 4 pm              Burleson           TBA
            Tue            11/19           8 am - 4 pm              Burleson            TBA

Beginning Word POFI1024 (7 hours/$56) .7 CEU’s
This course is an introduction to word processing using Microsoft Word including terminology, editing functions, formatting and options. It will allow users to create professional documents such as resumes, letters and reports.
            Tue             9/9              8 am - 4 pm             Burleson              TBA
            Tue             11/12           8 am - 4 pm             Burleson              TBA


Intermediate Excel ITSW1015 (7 hours/$56) .7 CEU’s
Expansion of preparation and formatting techniques using Microsoft Excel and the incorporation of more complex formulas and formats to enhance spreadsheets and record editing.
          Wed            10/29            8 am - 4 pm             Burleson               TBA
          Wed            12/17            8 am - 4 pm             Burleson               TBA


Intermediate Word POFI 1024 (7 hours/$56) .7 CEU’s
Expansion of use of Microsoft Word using formatting tools, fonts, clipart, add tables, headers and other enhancements to documents created.
           Wed            10/22            8 am - 4 pm            Burleson                TBA
           Wed            12/3              8 am - 4 pm            Burleson                TBA

Outlook ITSW 1030 (7 hours/$56) .7 CEU’s
Chances are that even if you are already using Outlook, you haven’t discovered many of its scheduling and organizational features. Learn to create new messages, schedule appointments/tasks, manage messages, create/manage contacts, and create and manage tasks/notes. Communicate and coordinate your schedule with family, friends and colleagues.
            Fri              11/5               8 am - 4 pm           Burleson                 TBA

Power Point ITSW 1037 (7 hours/$56) .7 CEU’s
This course consists of introduction to presentations using Microsoft Power Point that includes planning, design and production of graphics/charts.
            Fri               12/19            8 am - 4 pm           Burleson                  TBA

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