University's Continuing Ed. Offers Computer Courses in April

Texas A&M International University's Office of Continuing Education will offer a variety of low-cost computer courses in April.

Accounting with QuickBooks will be offered on Saturday, April 25 from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. in Pellegrino Hall room 221, with the course offered again on June 20. Tuition is $75. The course teaches participants how to manage their business with QuickBooks.

Discovering the Internet will be offered on Saturday, April 11, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. in Building C room 113, with the course repeated on June 6. Tuition is $75. The hands-on course introduces participants who have basic computer skills to the wide range of resources available on the Internet. Electronic mail, multiple indexes, bulletin boards, news groups, national information services, discussion groups, and on-line services are among the topics to be covered.

Introduction to the Macintosh Operating System will be offered on Saturday, April 4 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. in Building C room 116. Tuition is $35. The comprehensive introductory course provides hands-on instruction on word processing, spreadsheets, databases, drawing programs, and trouble shooting techniques. Components, assembly, and hardware and software operations are also discussed.

Introduction to WordPerfect will be offered on Saturday, April 4, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. in Building C room 113. Tuition is $75. Designed to benefit persons who utilize a variety of styles to create and format documents and publications, the course offers instruction on using TextArt, Tables, and Graphics to enhance letters and publications.

To register or for more information on continuing education courses offered at A&M International, call the Office of Continuing Education at 326-2700, or visit offices in Killam Library Administration Building Room 332 West. Office hours are 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday.

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