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Arts & Crafts

Basic Cake Decorating

The supply list will be handed out and gone over the first night of class to insure students get the right tools needed. Students can bring a cake to decorate the last night of class.

09/05/2017 – 09/26/2017
06:00 PM – 08:00 PM
$50.00

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Crochet For Beginners

Beginner patterns will be provided. Please bring a size H crochet hook (metal or plastic) and two skeins of 4-ply worsted weight yarn (medium weight) in two different colors (light solid colors are the best for beginners) and one skein of cotton yarn (I Love this Cotton by Hobby Lobby, Lily Sugar and Cream Solid, or other similar cotton worsted weight yarn).

09/16/2017 – 09/30/2017
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
$40.00

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Basic Sewing

Bring a portable sewing machine, scissors, thread, test fabric, paper, and pencil to the first session. The first nightyou’ll learn the basics of your machine, choose from a list of recommended patterns, and learn how to gather the supplies needed for your project before your second class.

10/03/2017 – 10/24/2017
06:00 PM – 08:00 PM
$50.00

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Pottery

Students will need to purchase 25 to 50 pounds of clay, Cone 6 Stoneware or above and bring pottery tools. You can purchase clay at The TC Book Store has the pottery Kemper tool kit that is recommended by the instructor. It is also recommended that you have an apron as well.

09/14/2017 – 11/09/2017
10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
$200.00

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Bladesmithing School

All Bladesmithing courses will be taught in Washington, Arkansas in a replica of a one-room schoolhouse and a stable/barn that blends in with the old-time atmosphere of the town, also known as Old Washington Historic Park. The school consists of a modern classroom in addition to the work area which includes six forges, 12 anvils, six grinders, four hammers, work benches and related tools.

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Computer Education

Basic Computer Skills – 101

DESCRIPTION….Topics include introduction to computers, identifying hardware components, mouse use, wintow naviation, exploring software, managing their desktop, creating files and folder. Students will get exposure to the worldwide web, including the Internet and email.

09/07/2017 – 09/28/2017
06:00 PM – 08:00 PM
$70.00

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Getting to Know Your Android Phone

Please bring your Android phone and your Google Account information, password, and login to class.

09/18/2017 – 09/20/2017
06:00 PM – 09:00 PM
$40.00

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Introduction to Graphic Design

Students will be required to purchase art supplies and materials

09/12/2017 – 10/17/2017
05:30 PM – 07:00 PM
$100.00

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Microsoft Excel 2016 – Beginner

You will create formulas, use functions, and create charts in a hands-on environment.

11/02/2017 – 11/30/2017
06:00 PM – 09:00 PM
$100.00

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Transferring 35MM Pictures, Polaroid Pictures, and Old Family Picturs to Digital Images or DVDs

Bring your old family pictures and learn how to turn them into digital images.

11/13/2017 – 11/15/2017
06:00 PM – 09:00 PM
$48.00

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Get The Most Out of Your IPAD

Please bring a minimum iTune card of $5 to class.

10/16/2017 – 10/18/2017
06:00 PM – 09:00 PM
$40.00

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Getting to Know Your Iphone: Advanced Session

Many apps introduced in this session will help you manage your media and save space on your phone.

09/25/2017 – 09/27/2017
06:00 PM – 09:00 PM
$40.00

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Introduction to Quickbooks I

2017 – The course will include, setting up a new company, vendors, customers, invoices, payments, bank account management, reconciliation and utilizing reports for managing your accounting cycle.

09/05/2017 – 10/24/2017
06:00 PM – 08:00 PM
$140.00

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Microsoft Word 2016

Price includes a textbook.

10/05/2017 – 10/26/2017
06:00 PM – 08:00 PM
$100.00

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YOUTube Editing

We will cover privacy settings and copyright laws pertaining to video rights and management.

10/02/2017 – 10/04/2017
06:00 PM – 09:00 PM
$40.00

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Culinary Arts

Basic Cake Decorating

The supply list will be handed out and gone over the first night of class to insure students get the right tools needed. Students can bring a cake to decorate the last night of class.

09/05/2017 – 09/26/2017
06:00 PM – 08:00 PM
$50.00

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Dance / Music

Beginner Ballroom

Learn the basics of ballroom dancing.

09/19/2017 – 10/10/2017
06:00 PM – 07:00 PM
$40.00

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Country/Western II

Couples Only.

10/30/2017 – 11/13/2017
07:00 PM – 08:00 PM
$40.00

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UKE CAN DO MORE! Beginning Ukulele 2 with Dr. Cat Howard

Please contact Dr. Catherine Howard at Catherine.Howard@texarkanacollege.edu for information on purchasing class materials.

10/31/2017 – 12/12/2017
05:00 PM – 06:00 PM
$25.00

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Country/Western Dance

Come join us for a fun country/western dance class.

09/18/2017 – 10/09/2017
07:00 PM – 08:00 PM
$40.00

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UKE CAN DO IT! Introduction to the Ukulele with Dr. Cat Howard

Please contact Dr. Catherine Howard at Catherine.Howard@texarkanacollege.edu for information on purchasing course materials.

09/12/2017 – 10/17/2017
05:00 PM – 06:00 PM
$25.00

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General Interest

Accounting Basics

Course includes book.

11/07/2017 – 12/05/2017
06:00 PM – 08:00 PM
$85.00

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Basic Sewing

Bring a portable sewing machine, scissors, thread, test fabric, paper, and pencil to the first session. The first nightyou’ll learn the basics of your machine, choose from a list of recommended patterns, and learn how to gather the supplies needed for your project before your second class.

10/03/2017 – 10/24/2017
06:00 PM – 08:00 PM
$50.00

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Get The Most Out of Your IPAD

Please bring a minimum iTune card of $5 to class.

10/16/2017 – 10/18/2017
06:00 PM – 09:00 PM
$40.00

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Getting to Know Your Iphone: Advanced Session

Many apps introduced in this session will help you manage your media and save space on your phone.

09/25/2017 – 09/27/2017
06:00 PM – 09:00 PM
$40.00

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Introduction to Sign Language

No previous classes or experience required.

09/12/2017 – 10/19/2017
05:00 PM – 06:00 PM
$70.00

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10/24/2017 – 12/07/2017
05:00 PM – 06:00 PM
$70.00

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YOUTube Editing

We will cover privacy settings and copyright laws pertaining to video rights and management.

10/02/2017 – 10/04/2017
06:00 PM – 09:00 PM
$40.00

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Basic Photography

Students are required to bring their cameras to class.

09/12/2017 – 10/03/2017
05:30 PM – 07:30 PM
$75.00

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Conversation Spanish

Spanish in conversations

09/14/2017 – 10/19/2017
06:00 PM – 08:00 PM
$70.00

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Getting to Know Your Android Phone

Please bring your Android phone and your Google Account information, password, and login to class.

09/18/2017 – 09/20/2017
06:00 PM – 09:00 PM
$40.00

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Introduction to Graphic Design

Students will be required to purchase art supplies and materials

09/12/2017 – 10/17/2017
05:30 PM – 07:00 PM
$100.00

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Transferring 35MM Pictures, Polaroid Pictures, and Old Family Picturs to Digital Images or DVDs

Bring your old family pictures and learn how to turn them into digital images.

11/13/2017 – 11/15/2017
06:00 PM – 09:00 PM
$48.00

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Sage

NEW INTELLECTUALLY STIMULATING LEARNING AND TRAVEL OPPORTUNITIES DESIGNED FOR AGES 46+

Intellectual stimulation is essential to mind, body, and spirit. More than 10,000 people ages 46+ live and work in the Texarkana Metropolitan area, and Texarkana College’s Sage is designed to meet their unique desires for exploring new ideas, meeting new people, and traveling the world.

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Sports / Fitness

Adult Beginning Swim: Overcome Your Fear of the Water

The goal of this class is to give participants success with fundamental skills.

10/09/2017 – 10/25/2017
05:30 PM – 06:30 PM
$75.00

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Fencing for Ages 10 & Up

Equipment provided.

09/12/2017 – 10/17/2017
05:30 PM – 06:30 PM
$80.00

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Gymnastics – Tiny Tumblers ( Ages 3-5)

Leotards should be worn by girls with shorts over. Leotards made with shorts attached (biketard /unitard) may also be worn. For boys, a T-shirt is to be worn tucked into their shorts. Hair should be secured away from face (ponytail).

10/10/2017 – 11/14/2017
06:30 PM – 07:30 PM
$60.00

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Ladies Aquatic Move And Groove

Remember to bring a towel.

09/12/2017 – 10/19/2017
05:30 PM – 06:30 PM
$40.00

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10/31/2017 – 12/14/2017
05:30 PM – 06:30 PM
$40.00

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Meditation: A Path With Heart

Book available for purchase at first meeting.

09/11/2017 – 10/30/2017
04:30 PM – 05:30 PM
$80.00

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Yoga With Donna

Taught by Donna Blair, 500- hour professional training from the Kripalu Center.

11/06/2017 – 12/18/2017
06:00 PM – 07:30 PM
$100.00

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Yoga With Lynnel – Evenings

Taught by Lynnel Westerman, Certified Yoga Teacher and member of Kripalu Yoga Teachers Association.

09/06/2017 – 10/02/2017
06:00 PM – 07:30 PM
$90.00

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10/04/2017 – 11/01/2017
06:00 PM – 07:30 PM
$90.00

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Beginning Tennis (Ages 12 & Up)

Under the direction of three tennis pros, Rusty Tarwater, Tony Flaherty and Jim Turley have over 60 years combined experience.

09/06/2017 – 09/27/2017
06:00 PM – 07:00 PM
$80.00

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10/02/2017 – 10/25/2017
06:00 PM – 07:00 PM
$80.00

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11/06/2017 – 11/29/2017
06:00 PM – 07:00 PM
$80.00

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Gymnastics – Acro (Ages 6 and up)

Leotards should be worn by girls with shorts over. Leotards made with shorts attached (biketard/unitard) mayalso be worn. For boys, a T-shirt is to be worn tucked into their shorts. Hair should be secured away from face (ponytail).

10/12/2017 – 11/16/2017
06:30 PM – 07:30 PM
$60.00

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Lifeguard Training Course

All students may DOWNLOAD their own copy of the lifeguard text at http://www.redcross.org/participantmaterials. (Students can bring a computer, tablet or other electronic device to view the course text book.)
OR if they wish to BUY a text book, they can go on-line to the Red Cross Store at : https://www.redcrossstore.org/

STUDENTS MUST HAVE A TEXT BOOK for class!

Students can registers in person at the Community & Business Education Office, Monday-Thursday, 8-5 pm and Friday, 8-4 pm.

09/23/2017 – 10/01/2017
09:00 AM – 08:00 PM
$300.00

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Water Workout for Ladies and Gentleman: Total Body

Note: Students must be at least 16 years old. Don’t forget your towel.

09/05/2017 – 09/28/2017
01:30 PM – 02:30 PM
$35.00

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10/03/2017 – 10/26/2017
01:30 PM – 02:30 PM
$35.00

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10/31/2017 – 11/23/2017
01:30 PM – 02:30 PM
$35.00

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11/28/2017 – 12/21/2017
01:30 PM – 02:30 PM
$35.00

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Yoga with Lynnel – Mornings

Taught by Lynnel Westerman, Certified Kripalu Yoga Instructor.

09/05/2017 – 10/03/2017
08:00 AM – 09:30 PM
$90.00

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10/05/2017 – 11/02/2017
08:00 AM – 09:30 PM
$90.00

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11/07/2017 – 12/14/2017
08:00 AM – 09:30 AM
$90.00

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Swimming

Texarkana College offers swimming options for all ages.  Offerings include the year-round swim school for youths, swimming / water-fitness classes for adults, and the very popular youth summer swim program.

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Business Skills

Texarkana College Community and Business Education’s Industrial Training is dedicated to providing training programs that support and enhance the skills training needs of our local industry in the Texarkana and surrounding area. The following courses are available when requested and can be customized to employer needs that best suits the availability of their employees. Training can be conducted either in the evening or during the day. Please call Joanne Rose for more information at 903-823-3384.

LEADERSHIP ACADEMY – ALL COURSES SCHEDULED UPON REQUEST

The Perot Leadership Center is collaborating with the FranklinCovey organization to offer one of the most widely taught curriculums on the planet.  Start your career in leadership management or begin enhancing your existing skills to align yourself for promotions and/or a more effective leadership style.  The following courses can be scheduled in a series of two or three courses if necessary.  For more information please call Joanne Rose, at 903-823-3384.

STRENGTHS BASED LEADERSHIP

Historically the management and leadership of employees have been governed by the 80/20 rule with 80% of the leader/manager’s time being spent with those few employees that are the least productive and the most disruptive to the effective flow of work.

GREAT LEADERS, GREAT TEAMS, GREAT RESULTS

This course is the 30,000-foot overview of what it takes to be successful as a leader in any organizational setting.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT ESSENTIALS

This course is designed to provide the unofficial project manager with the skills necessary to successfully manage routine projects assigned to them.
The following proposed schedule includes training dates, times and cost for the courses listed below are negotiable.

$660
TWTh, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. or 8 a.m. to 5 pm

2 wks. (24 hrs.), minimum 6 students
Price includes course materials and online “All Access Pass”

SEVEN HABITS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE PEOPLE

We share a joint belief with FranklinCovey that greatness and effectiveness emanate from within each person. Leadership is a skill set that begins within each person and the mastery of self. This course is the foundation course for the following series and is a prerequisite for all other courses. Participants will receive a 360-degree assessment.

CRITICAL CONVERSATIONS FOR LEADERS

This course is the foundational course for personnel management-not procedural personnel management but rather the daily interaction of a leader with both those they supervise, their peers and their boss.

STRENGTHS BASED LEADERSHIP APPLICATION TO PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

This course would be developed as the natural evolution of Strengths Based Leadership experience, but with specific application to the leader themselves – the course would consist of a combination of classroom experience and individual one-on-one personal growth plan development.

Industrial Training

Texarkana College Community and Business Education’s Industrial Training is dedicated to providing training programs that support and enhance the skills training needs of our local industry in the Texarkana and surrounding area. The following courses are available when requested and can be customized to employer needs that best suits the availability of their employees. Training can be conducted either in the evening or during the day. Please call Joanne Rose for more information at 903-823-3384.

AutoCAD TRAINING
(as requested)

Three levels of training are available based on the skill level participants want to accomplish.  A minimum of 5 students are required to schedule a class.

Introduction: Participants will be introduced to equipment selection and interface; software selection and installation; creating, editing and plotting of line drawing for architectural, electrical, circuit, mechanical or interior design.

Intermediate: This course is designed for the individual who has minimal to no experience with AutoCAD.  This class will provide an overview and hands-on practice for the student to begin mastering the powerful 2D tools incorporated into AutoCAD 2015.

Advanced: This advanced course provides two and three-dimensional display options and specifically user-defined.

$425
2 wks, 40 hrs
Minimum 5 students.

OSHA SAFETY TRAINING

The safety training will educate workers on how to reduce the risks and hazards associated with the workplace by providing interactive online training. The online format will provide flexibility so student to work at their own pace in order to truly conceptualize each module and its information. The course will teach students to recognize potential safety and health hazards pertaining to all 16 National Career Clusters that can prepare students for a college or career pathways. Students who complete the course will receive an industry recognized credential card from OSHA.

$175
1 wk, 10 hrs
Minimum of 6 participants

FORKLIFT OPERATOR CERTIFICATION

This course is designed to meet OSHA training requirement (29 CFR 1910.178(l) (1) for the experienced forklift operator. Forklift instruction and hands-on training includes: maneuvering, stability, truck design, instrumentation, controls, accessories, pre-use inspection, warehouse safety, written exam, and driving proficiency exam. Students are required to have a minimum of 6 months experience or have completed Introduction to Forklift Operations prior to enrolling in this course. A Forklift Operator License that is valid for 3 years will be issued upon successful completion.

$175
1 day, 8 hrs
Minimum of 5 participants

PROGRAMMABLE LOGISTIC CONTROLLERS I

Fundamental concepts of programmable logic controllers, principles of operation, and numbering systems as applied to electrical controls. It teaches how to program, operate, and interface programmable controller in a variety of industrial applications.

$1,200
8 wks, 40 hrs
Minimum of 6 participants.

PROGRAMMABLE LOGISTIC CONTROLLERS II

This course emphasizes industry-relevant skills including how to operate, interface program, and troubleshoot PLC systems. The emphasis on troubleshooting, teaching the student how to use a process to identify and correcting problems in PLC-controlled electric motor system.

$1,200
5 wks, 40 hrs
Minimum of 6 participants

INTRODUCTION TO FORKLIFT OPERATIONS

This course is designed for the beginner forklift operator. The focus is on efficient and safe lift truck operations and the OSHA training requirements for powered industrial trucks. If you have less than 6 months experience, this course is required for enrolling in the certification course.

$200
2 days, 16 hrs
Minimum of 5 participants

WELDING BASICS

Classes will be available Monday-Thursday from 3:30-5:30 p.m. at Texarkana College. Training can either be scheduled on an as needed basis by local employers or individual participants may attend regularly scheduled classes below. Employers/students may choose from a 32-hour (4-week) program or 64-hour (6-week) program based on their training needs. Students will receive a Texarkana College certificate of completion at the end of the course.
Course content for either program will include the following welding training:

  • Shield Metal Arc
  • Gas Metal Arc
  • Gas Tungsten Arc
  • Flux Core Arc

Professional Academies

EMT ACADEMY

This 12-week program is provided in a hybrid format which combines online interactive lectures, hands-on classroom sessions for skills and scenario practice.  It also includes clinical rotations in the hospital setting and on an ambulance.  When completed, candidates will be prepared to challenge the National Registry EMT exam and apply for state licensure.  Students will complete 48 hours of classroom learning, 48 hours of online learning, and 72 total hours of clinicals (36 hours in hospital and 36 hours with ALS EMS).

Upon successful completion, candidates will be eligible to apply for National Registry EMT examination and certification.  Out EMT courses are also approved by the Arkansas Department of Health, Section of EMS and the Texas Department of State Health Services.  There are several pre-course requirements: including physical exams and immunizations, urine drug screens and background checks that must be done before you are accepted.

Tuition: $1,500

Upcoming Start Dates

Jan 09

EMT Academy

January 9, 2018
May 01

EMT Academy

May 1, 2018
Aug 14

EMT Academy

August 14, 2018

For more information, please contact Gini Schulle at 903-823-3393 or visit learn.texarkanacollege.edu/emt-academy.

FIRE ACADEMY

This program is a 14-week academy designed to prepare trainees for a career as a firefighter. The academy meets all requirements of the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP). Trainees who successfully complete the academy will be eligible for the certification exam given by the TCFP. Upon completion of the academy, the successful passing of the state written exam, and completion of emergency medical training, trainees can certify as structure firefighters with the State of Texas.

Traditional Class (in-person)

  • August 28 – December 8

In-district tuition: $1,165
Out-of-district tuition: $2,165
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Hybrid Class (web enhanced with in-person weekend training)

  • August 26-April 27

In-district tuition: $1,800
Out-of-district tuition: $2,000

For more information, please contact Gini Schulle at 903-823-3393 or visit learn.texarkanacollege.edu/fireacademy.

PROFESSIONAL DRIVING ACADEMY

Ready to get on the fast track to a high-demand career? This 5 week, 200-hour course is a full comprehensive training for a Class A CDL.
The program includes specific training for combination tractor-trailer operations and safety and includes training for Doubles, Triples, Tankers and Hazmat Endorsements.

Students receive 40-hours of classroom training to prepare for their CDL permit test and additional 160-hours of road training to prepare for the CDL Road Test. Tuition includes DOT physical and drug test prior to class start, CDL permit fees and CDL license.
$4,191

Upcoming Start Dates

Jan 08
Feb 12
Apr 23

Allied Health Professions

Payment Plans are also available for some courses. Registration fees include textbooks, supplies, study guides and practice exams for successful completion of certification exams for identified courses.

Certified Nurse Aide Course

The Certified Nurse Aide course prepares entry level nursing assistants to achieve a level of knowledge, skills and abilities essential to provide basic care to patients and/or residents of hospitals, assisted living and long-term care facilities.  Students will receive 100 hours of classroom/skills instruction plus 44 hours of clinical instruction.  Pre-requisite list available on Course Information/Prerequisite Packet and required for review with Allied Health Coordinator prior to registration.  This course is approved by Southwest Arkansas Planning & Development District.

Sept. 18 – Dec. 14 (144 hrs./12 wks.)
MTTh, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
$650

Dental Assisting Course

The Dental Assisting course prepares students for entry-level positions and covers the relevant material necessary to successfully complete the Texas State Board Dental Exam for Dental Assistants. The course includes a CPR certification. More information available in the Course Information Packet.

10/31/2017 – 03/08/2018
06:00 PM – 09:00 PM
$1800.00

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Medical Administrative Assistant

This course provides students with instruction on the medical administrative assisting profession, interpersonal skills, medical ethics and law, medical terminology, basic insurance billing & coding, telephone techniques, scheduling appointments, medical records management and management of practice finances. Review the Course Information packet for more information.

10/17/2017 – 12/12/2017
06:00 PM – 09:30 PM
$1265.00

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Medication Aide Course

This 144-hour course is designed according to the specifications of the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services, Certified Medication Aide Program. The course consists of 124 hours of classroom instruction, 10 hours of clinical practice and 10 hours of skills check off by a supervising RN.

Registrants must be a Certified Nurse Aide in good standing in the State of Texas, and currently working in a Long Term Care facility at the time the course begins, or currently working as a Patient Care Assistant in a Long-Term Care Facility at least 90 days prior to the course start date and at the time the course begins. Registrants must receive prior approval from the Allied Health Coordinator in the Continuing Education Division, to be accepted into the course. Please review the Course Information/Pre-requisite packet for requirements and instructions.

Sept. 18 – Dec. 14
Mon/Wed from 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
$650

Pharmacy Tech Course

This comprehensive 80-hour program will prepare students to work as a pharmacy technician in a retail or other pharmacy setting and to take the Certified Pharmacy Technician certification exam. This course is approved by the Texas and Arkansas Workforce Commission for 100% funding if the applicant meets approval requirements. In addition to classroom lecture and labs, this program includes an 80-hour clinical externship so participants can gain on-the-job training through a local pharmacy.

Participants must meet course pre-requisites to be eligible to participate in the externship that occurs after course completion.

More information available in the Course Information/Pre-Requisite Packet.

10/16/2017 – 02/14/2018
06:00 PM – 09:30 PM
$1650.00

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CPR / BLS / First Aid

First Aid, ACLS, BLS, and CPR classes are held year-round.

 

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Clinical Medical Assistant Course

This program will train students to assist physicians by performing functions related to the clinical responsibilities of a medical office. Instruction includes among other things preparing patients for examination and treatment, routine laboratory procedures, diagnostic testing, technical aspects of phlebotomy and the cardiac life cycle (EKG testing).

This program includes 140 hours of classroom lecture, hands-on lab experience, and a clinical externship opportunity at a local healthcare provider. To be eligible for the clinical externship, students must successfully complete the 140-hour coursework and meet course prerequisites. Please review the Course Information/Prerequisite packet for this information.

10/03/2017 – 01/25/2018
06:00 PM – 09:30 PM
$2465.00

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Upon successful completion of this program, students will be eligible to take the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) examination. This course is approved by the Texas and Arkansas Workforce Commission for funding opportunities.

Dental Update

The seminar will be conducted in the Truman Arnold Student Center, Great Room. Online registration will end Sept 28th at 4 pm. Door registration will be available; cost will be $115.

10/06/2017 – 10/06/2017
08:00 AM – 05:00 PM
$90.00

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Electrocardiograph (EKG) Technician

This comprehensive 50 hour EKG Technician Certification Program prepares students to function as EKG Technicians and to take the ASPT – Electrocardiograph (EKG) Technician exam and other National Certification Exams. This course will include important practice and background information on anatomy and physiology of the heart, medical disease processes, medical terminology, medical ethics, and legal aspects of patient contact, electrocardiography and stress testing. Additionally, students will practice with EKG equipment and perform hands on labs including introduction to the function and proper use of the EKG machine, the normal anatomy of the chest wall for proper lead placement, 12-lead placement, and other clinical practices. Download a course information packet.

10/16/2017 – 12/11/2017
06:00 PM – 08:00 PM
$1065.00

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Medical Billing and Coding

This combined 80-hour billing and coding course offers the skills needed to solve insurance billing problems, how to manually file claims (using the CPT and ICD- 10 manual), complete common insurance forms, trace delinquent claims, appeal denied claims and use generic forms to streamline billing procedures. The course covers the following areas: CPT (Introduction, Guidelines, Evaluation and Management), specialty fields (such as surgery, radiology and laboratory), ICD-10 (Introduction and Guidelines) and basic claims processes for medical insurance and third party reimbursements. Students will learn how to find the service and codes using manuals, (CPT, ICD-10 and HCPCS). More information available in the Course Information/Pre-Requisite Packet.

10/16/2017 – 02/27/2018
06:00 PM – 09:30 PM
$2565.00

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NCLEX – RN REVIEW

Graduate nurses will have the opportunity to prepare for State Board exams by attending this course. Participants must register through Nursing Education Consultants instead of Texarkana College.

 

Call 800-933-7277 for information on the course fee.

NURSE REFRESHER (RN/LVN RE-ENTRY NURSING UPDATE)

This course will provide students who have completed the didactic portion of the nurse refresher course through Austin Community College website and need to complete 8 hours of skill demonstration and preceptorship of 80 hours at a local facility to re-enter nursing licensure.

There are prerequisites required for this portion of the course and may be obtained by contacting the Allied Health Coordinator at 903-823-3384.

Phlebotomy Technician Course

Skill development in the performance of a variety of blood collection methods using proper techniques and standard precautions. Emphasis on infection prevention, patient identification, specimen labeling, quality assurance, specimen handling, processing, accessioning, professionalism, ethics, and medical terminology.

Please review the Course Information/Pre-Requisite packet for more information.

09/18/2017 – 12/11/2017
06:00 PM – 09:30 PM
$1665.00

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Online Healthcare Courses

Online Healthcare Courses

Texarkana College announces the availability of our new online e-learning healthcare courses from Health Ed Today! These courses are highly interactive and provide students with an enriched learning experience.

Each course includes:

  • 24 hour a day instructor support & course mentors
  • engaging labs, student exercises and course videos
  • all textbooks, workbooks and student materials
  • a new “Secure Student Website” – including career resources & other training
  • certain programs include clinical externships!

 

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Online Practice Management Courses

Let Texarkana College, in partnership with Practice Management Institute, provide you with distance education that fits your schedule!

Practice Management Institute’s curriculum addresses coding, billing, management and compliance for administrative staff working in an outpatient medical office setting. Our highly skilled faculty team teaches beginner to advanced level courses in local markets and via online training. Since 1983, PMI has partnered with hospitals, medical societies, health care organizations, and colleges across the country to address local training needs. More than 20,000 medical office professionals have earned certification by exam in their area of specialization.

 

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