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Business Essentials for Professionals

Introduction to Business Information Systems

Course Code: MIS 204 Date: Spring (January 12 – May 5, 2015) Time: T 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM Cost: 3 credits

Personal Selling 

Course Code: MKTG220 Date: Fall 1 (August 26 – October 14, 20133) Time: M 5 PM - 7:30 PM Cost: 3 credits 

Introduction to Business

Course Code: BA100 Date: Fall 1 (August 28 – October 16, 2013) Time: W 5 PM - 7:30 PM Cost: 3 credits 

Effective Speech

Course Code: CAS 100B Date: Fall 2 (October 21 – December 16, 2013) Time: M 5 PM - 7:30 PM Cost: 3 credits

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Corporate Communication Certificate

Organizational Communication

Course Code: CAS 352 Date: Fall 2 (October 21 – December 13, 2013) Time: TBA Cost: 3 credits

Principles of Marketing

Course Code: MKTG 301 Date: Fall 1 (August 26 – December 13, 2013) Time: TBA Cost: 3 credits

Public Relations and Marketing

Course Code: MKTG 310 Date: Fall 1 (August 26 – October 11, 2013) Time: W 6:15 - 9 PM Cost 3 credits

The Media and Public Relations

Course Code: CC 402 Date: (August 26 – December 13, 2013) Time: W 3:55 - 6:25 PM Cost: 3 credits

Writing for the Web

Course Code: ENGL 420 Date: TBA: Time: TBA Cost: 3 credits

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English as a Second Language Program Specialist

Foundations of Language in Second Language Teaching

Course Code: WLED400 Date: June 23, 2014 - August 8, 2014 Time: 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM Cost: 3 credits 

Language, Culture, and the Classroom: Issues for Practitioners

Course Code: WLED444 Date: September 8, 2014 - October 24, 2014 Time: 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM Cost: 3 credits 

Assessment of Performance: Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners

Course Code: WLED483 Date: November 3, 2014 - December 19, 2014 Time: 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM Cost: 3 credits

Teaching English as a Second Language

Course Code: APLNG493 Date: January 5, 2015 - February 21, 2015 Time: 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM Cost: 3 credits 

Functional-Discourse Grammar

Course Code: APLNG484 Date: March 2, 2015 - April 17, 2015 Time: 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM Cost: 3 credits 

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Specialist Certificate: Teaching Writing and Literacy

Teaching Writing

Course Code: EDUC452 Date: Aug 19 - Oct 21, 2014 Time: T, 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM Cost: 3 credits 

The Internet and K-12 Education

Course Code: EDUC463 Date: Oct 30, Nov 1, 13, 15, and Dec 4, 6, 11, 2014 Time: Th, 4:30 PM - 8:30 PM & Sa 8 AM - 4 PM Cost: 3 credits 

Literacy Assessment

Course Code: EDUC425 Date: Jan 15, 17, 29, 31, Feb 12, 14, 19, 2015 Time: T, 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM & Sa 9 AM - 3 PM Cost: 3 credits

Teaching Struggling Readers and Writers

Course Code: EDUC477 Date: Feb 24 - May 5, 2015 Time: T, 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM Cost: 3 credits

Elective Concentration (Select One)

Children's Literature in Teaching Writing

Course Code: EDUC432 Date: June 22-June 26, 2015 Time: M-F, 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM Cost: 3 credits 

Technology and the Learning Process

Course Code: EDUC464 Date: July 6 - July 10, 2015 Time: M-F, 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM Cost: 3 credits 

Using a Writer's Notebook to Empower Writers 

Course Code: EDUC497 Date: July 27 - July 31, 2015 Time: M-F, 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM Cost: 3 credits 

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Continuing Education Non-Credit Programs

Certificate in Corporate Communication

FALL 2014
Principles of Marketing (MKTG 5023) begins October 20th and ends December 12th, 2014. This is an ONLINE course.

Effective Communication in the Business World (CAS 5006) begins October 20th and ends December 12th, 2014. This is an ONLINE course.

2015 Offerings (more to follow):

Spring 2015
The Media and Public Relations (COMM 5083) Check back for course details.
Effective Communication in the Business World (CAS 5006) Check back for course details.

FALL 2015 (Tentative, more to follow)
The Media and Public Relations (COMM 5083) Check back for course details.
Writing for the Web (ENGL 5177). Check back for course details.

Each course costs $599

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Clinical Medical Assistant Program

Check back to learn more about our Spring 2015 offering, classes begin in March.

Cost: $2,399 (includes all books and supplies)

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Pharmacy Technician Program

Check back to learn more about our Spring 2015 offering, classes begin in March.

Cost: $999

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Microsoft Project: Level 1

Date and Time: Saturday, February 14, 2015 from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Cost: $99

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Microsoft Project: Level 2

Date and Time: Saturday, February 28, 2015 from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Cost: $99

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Project Management Certificate Program

Module 2: Project Management: Project Planning

Course Code: (PJMGT5017) Schedule: Mondays, 6:30-9:30 PM October 13, 20, 27, November 3, 10 

Module 3: Project Management: Executing, Monitoring, and Controlling the Project

Course Code: (PJMGT5018) Schedule: Mondays, 6:30-9:30 PM November 17, 24, December 1, 8, 15

Module 4: Project Management: Advanced Monitoring and Controlling then Closing the Project and Additional Topics

Course Code: (PJMGT5019) Schedule: Mondays, 6:30-9:30 PM January 5, 12, 19, 26, February 2, 2015

Microsoft Project 2010 training is offered at no additional cost to Project Management Certificate holders:

Schedule:  Saturdays, February 14, 28, 2015, 9 AM-3 PM

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SAT Review 

Eight week course begins Saturday, January 10, 2015.Cost: $249 which includes all materials.

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SHRM Learning System® for Certification Preparation 

Course Code: MGMT9510 Date: Saturdays, March 21, 28, April 11, 18, 25, May 9, 16, 30, June 6 and 13 from 9AM - 1 PM. Orientation for enrolled students will be held on Wednesday, March 11th at 6:30 PM.

Cost: $1,199, which includes all course materials ($1,299 after March 13, 2015).

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Practical Nursing Program 

Structure and Function of The Human Body

Course Code: HSSCI6000

Fundamentals of Practical Nursing

Course Code: HSSCI6001L HSSCI6001C

Concepts of Basic Medical and Surgical Nursing

Care Course Code: HSSCI6002L HSSCI6002C

Nursing Care of Adults and Children

Course Code: HSSCI6003L HSSCI6003C

Nursing Care of the Adult

Course Code: HSSCI6004L HSSCI6004C

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The Arts Project

Wet Felting, An Exploration

Course Code: ART5302 Date: Sept. 15 - Dec. 8 Time: M, 6 PM - 8 PM Cost: $350

Beginning Jewelry and Metalwork 

Course Code: ART6008 Date: Sept 16 - Dec. 9 Time: T, 1 PM - 3 PM Cost: $350 

Advanced Jewelry and Metalwork

Course Code: ART6009 Date: Sept 16 - Dec. 9 Time: T, 10 AM - 12 PM Cost: $350

Drawing and Design Fundamentals

Course Code: ART6018 Date: Sept. 17 - Dec. 10 Time: W, 10 AM - 12 PM Cost: $350

Exploring Printmaking

Course Code: ART6015 Date:  Sept. 17 - Dec. 10 Time: W, 1 PM - 3 PM Cost: $350

Creating Ceramic Vessels and Raku Firing 

Course Code: Date:  October 3 and October 10 Time: F, 10 AM - 4 PM Cost: $175

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Conferences, Lecture Series and Institutes 

Diverse Literacies Conference

Date: Saturday, September 28 with Pre-Conference workshop on Friday, September 27

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Six at Six Lecture Series

Date: Series begins Thursday, October 23, 2014. Lectures begin at 6 PM and are 1-1.5 hours in length. Cost: The six lecture series is $59 per person or two people from the same household for $89

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SAGE Lecture Series

Fall 2014 Lecture Series

Friday, September 12th
“Basic Meteorology” – Eastern PA Weather Authority meteorologists Mike DeFino and Bobby Martrich will cover key elements that make up our weather patterns and share “a day in the life” of a meteorologist.

Friday, October 3rd
“Behind the Scenes at the Symphony” – Diane Wittry, Director and Conductor, Allentown Symphony
will share her experience as a conductor. An orchestra is a complex engine, with many hands working behind the scenes to help create the magic. How does it all come together and what does it all look and sound like from the perspective of the conductor?

Friday, November 7th
Military Personnel and their Families” – Dr. Daniel Perkins, Director, Penn State Clearinghouse for Military Readiness will describe a Penn State initiative designed to apply strong science in order to understand the families of the nation’s military men and women in order to advance their health, well-being, and resilience.

Friday, December 5th
“In Pursuit of the Relaxation Response” – Christine Scarince, Certified Health Coach will present research-based data on the Relaxation Response, a physical state of deep rest that changes the physical and emotional response to stress and has been shown to aid in the prevention of chronic illness.

Join us at 10:30 for coffee. Lectures begin at 11 a.m. and lunch is served at noon.
Cost of each lecture, including lunch, is $20, or attend all four for $60!
SAGE lectures are held in Room 135 at our Center Valley campus,
2809 Saucon Valley Road, Center Valley, PA

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Penn State Lehigh Valley
Continuing Education

2809 Saucon Valley Road
Center Valley, PA 18034-8447

Phone: 610-285-5000
Fax: 610-285-5256

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The Penn State Center @ Overlook Park

445 Hanover Avenue
Allentown, PA 18109

Phone: 610-841-5330
Fax: 610-841-3310

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@ OVERLOOK PARK