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 (18 hours/$108) 1.8 CEUS'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 compostion. Students should bring a digital camera to class.

Wed                   1/21-2/25                  6-9pm                    Cleburne

Wed                   5/13-6/17                  6-9pm                    Cleburne

Basic Floral Design (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 and filler, cutting and wiring stems, and use of various mechanical aids.

Mon                    2/16-3/9                   6-9pm                   Cleburne

Mon                    5/25-6/15                 6-9pm                   Cleburne 

Extreme Couponing HCEC1015 (8 hours/$50) .08 CEU's

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                     3/28                          2-4pm                  Cleburne

Sat                     6/20                          2-4pm                  Hillsboro

Fundamentals of Cake Decorating (18 hours/$138) 1.8 CEU's

This course will introduce in the basic art of icing a cake and design techniques. Topics included drop flowers, flower decorations, writing, sugar molds, roses, and seasonal cakes. Add flair to your next confectionery creation.

Tues & Thurs      2/17-3/5                   6-9pm                  Cleburne

Tues & Thurs      5/26-6/11                 6-9pm                  Cleburne

Conversational Spanish (24 hours/$144) 2.4 CEU's

This course will introduce you to the basic grammar and vocabular of the Spanish language in a relaxed environment. Learn basic subject and verb structure, sentence patterns and pronunciation skills. Que bien!

Mon & Wed        2/16-3/11                  6-9pm                 Cleburne

Tues & Thurs     5/12-6/24                  6-9pm                  Hillsboro 
          


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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?

The below classes are held at the following facility:
City of Burleson-City Service Center
725 SE John Jones Dr.
Burleson, TX 76028


Beginning Excel ITSW  (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.

Tues                          2/10                          8am-4pm                   Burleson City Center

Tues                          4/7                            8am-4pm                   Burleson City Center

Tues                          6/9                            8am-4pm                   Burleson City Center
              
Beginning Word (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.

Wed                           2/11                        8am-4pm                     Burleson City Center

Wed                           4/8                          8am-4pm                     Burleson City Center

Wed                           6/10                        8am-4pm                     Burleson City Center    


Intermediate Excel (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.

   Burleson City Center    

Tues                           4/21                       8am-4pm                      Burleson City Center   

Tues                           6/23                       8am-4pm                      Burleson City Center 
       


Intermediate Word (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                            2/25                       8am-4pm                    Burleson City Center

Wed                            4/22                       8am-4pm                    Burleson City Center

Wed                            6/24                       8am-4pm                    Burleson City Center  
             

Outlook (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                                4/10                     8am-4pm                    Burleson City Center

Fri                                6/12                     8am-4pm                    Burleson City Center 
           

Power Point (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                                4/24                      8am-4pm                   Burleson City Center

Fri                                6/26                      8am-4pm                   Burleson City Center
           

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