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Welcome to the registration site for UCNJ Union College of Union County, NJ Continuing Education and Workforce Development Courses. 

Please review course descriptions, dates, times and fees and click the REGISTER button once you have selected your courses.

 

The Senior Scholar program is funded by the Union County Board of County Commissioners. These complimentary courses are available to Union County residents who are 60+ years old. Early enrollment is encouraged due to limited class availability. Please note: classes with a fee are NOT part of the Senior Scholar program.  

 

 

 

Courses

"Smart" Gardening with Tech for Seniors 60+ (AECS-115)

Whether you’re a seasoned or newbie green thumb, this 3-hour workshop will introduce you to the technology that can help us plan an indoor or outdoor garden, improve plant growth, identify pests, and more.
 

AECS 115 Sec 011E – Remote Live
T, 7/16
10 am – 1 pm

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07/16/2024

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07/16/2024


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Artist Within: The Elements of Drawing for Seniors 60+ (AEAS-065)

Through a variety of assignments, you will develop your drawing and observation skills as you learn different techniques, using the pencil, pen, and color pencil.
 

AEAS 065 Sec 001E – Scotch Plains
W, 6/19 – 7/31
10 am – 12 pm
(No class 7/3)

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Start date

06/19/2024

End date

07/31/2024


Location

Scotch Plains Campus

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Beginner Acrylic Painting 60+ (AEAS-156)

Beginning Acrylic Painting (12 hrs)

Calling all Painters!

Are you ready to “dust” off your brushes if time has gone by? Now you can be inspired and let the paint fly! Learn the foundation of painting, explore various techniques, develop your own style, be bold and have fun in a creative environment. Supply list will be emailed to all registered students. Please bring all supplies to first class.

AEAS 156 Sec 031E - Scotch Plains

Th, 6/27 - 8/8, 10:00am - 12:00 pm

(No class on 7/4)

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06/27/2024

End date

08/08/2024


Location

Scotch Plains Campus

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Chair/Barre for Seniors 60+ (AEES-536)

Chair/Barre For Seniors 60+

This class is based on principles of Stretch and Pilates, seated with a chair or on the floor as well as standing with the barre or chair. Students will learn different stretches and movements using therabands, beginning with the shoulders down to the feet. Students will move to the floor to strengthen their core, back and feet. Students will also work on balance and stability. There will be constant feedback during class and a five-minute question and answer period at the end of each session.

AEES 536 Sec 021E - Remote Live

T, Th, 6/18 - 8/1, 8:00am - 9:00 am

No Class on 7/2, 7/4

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Start date

06/18/2024

End date

08/01/2024


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Drawing Wildlife and People with pencil and color pencils for Seniors 60+ (AEAS-060)

Through a variety of assignments, we will focus on wildlife and people. You will develop your drawing skills using pencil and color pencils.
 

AEAS 060 Sec 001E – Scotch Plains
M, 6/17 – 7/29
10 am – 12 pm
(No class 7/1)

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Start date

06/17/2024

End date

07/29/2024


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Scotch Plains Campus

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How to organize your Gmail for Seniors 60+ (AECS-055)

New! How to Organize Your Gmail for Seniors 60+ (3 hrs)  
This workshop will let you get the most out of this powerful communication tool. We will discuss Gmail account settings, synching, organizing, and bulk delete and archiving. 

AECS 055 Sec 011E - Remote Live

T, 7/23, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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07/23/2024

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07/23/2024


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Intro to Teaching 50 hr. Pre-Service Program (AEDU-144)

This course is the first segment of the two-year training process in the Alternate Route to Teaching Program introducing aspiring teachers to a teaching career. Topics include lesson planning, resume and interview process, professional disposition and expectations, school law and ethics, instructional models, technology in education and overview of child development process.  The course is a combination of 9 hours of in-person sessions, 21 hours of weekly asynchronous coursework, 8 observation hours and 12 clinical experience hours. 

AEDU 144 Sec 003E

T, Th, 7/10 - 9/11/2024 

6:00 - 9:00 pm, $295 

In-person sessions 7/10, 8/14 and 9/11/2024 - Scotch Plains Campus 

 

 

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07/10/2024

End date

09/11/2024


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Scotch Plains Campus

$ 295.00

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Introduction to AI and ChatGPT: Unleash the Power (AECO-120)

In today's dynamic landscape, ChatGPT has become a game-changer, leaving an indelible mark on industries worldwide. Elevate your career prospects, amplify your productivity, and gain a distinct competitive advantage in the job market by acquiring essential AI skills. This introductory course serves as your gateway to mastering the foundations of this transformative technology. Learn how to create accounts, compare/contrast AI tools, review and revise prompt structures and create and edit scenarios. Understand work-based applications of prompt engineering, conduct research, brainstorm and innovate and tailor your tools to work for you! 

AECO 120 Sec 002E

T, 7/9 - 8/6, 7:00 - 8:30 pm 

In-person sessions 7/9 and 8/6 

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Start date

07/09/2024

End date

08/06/2024


Location

Scotch Plains Campus

$ 169.00

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Lets Knit for Seniors 60+ (AEAS-031)

Calling all knitters and those who would like to learn...join us for Let’s Knit. During this course, students will learn about knitting, types and weights of fibers, various stiches, how to read and understand patterns, how to fix mistakes and sew pieces together and how to take accurate measurements when making garments. Student materials required include: one pair size U.S. 8, 14” long knitting needles (preferably bamboo, metal needles can be slippery) and two skeins of category 4 medium knitting worsted in two bright colors.

AEAS 031 Sec 002E
T, 6/25 - 8/6, 9am - 10:30am 

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Start date

06/25/2024

End date

08/06/2024


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Scotch Plains Campus

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Medical Coding Specialist (AEHL-136)

Medical Coding Specialists organize and manage health information data by ensuring its quality, accuracy, accessibility and security in both paper and electronic systems. They utilize coding languages to categorize various diseases and treatments and may also review billing and insurance claim files and recommend them for approval or further investigation, subsequently providing information to ensure accurate insurance reimbursement.  The student will learn principles of medical coding related to the three main code books: CPT®, ICD-10-CM Code Set and HCPCS Level II. This course is recommended for anyone who is preparing for a career in medical coding for a physician’s office and strongly recommended for anyone who is preparing for AAPC’s CPC certification examination.

AEHL 136 Sec 101E

M, W, 9/16/2024 - 3/19/2025, 6 - 9pm 

No class on 11/27, 12/23, 12/25, 12/30, 1/1, 1/20, 2/17, 3/10, 3/12

 

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Start date

09/16/2024

End date

03/19/2025


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$ 2,800.00

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Password Management for Seniors 60+ (AECS-075)

New! Password Management for Seniors 60+ (3 hrs)

Let’s discuss some strategies for organizing and keeping track of account passwords, and best practices 

for keeping them and your information safe.

AECS-075 011E

T, 6/25, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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06/25/2024

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06/25/2024


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Pharmacy Technician (AEHL-955)

The Pharmacy Technician plays a key role in the allied health field. Working under the supervision of a Licensed Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technicians assist in dispensing prescriptions in retail and private pharmacies. Employment opportunities exist in retail and mail-order pharmacies, hospitals and assisted living facilities.  This course will prepare you to enter the field and take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board exam. Course content includes medications (classification, storage, side effects of, and more); federal and state requirements; patient safety and quality assurance; order entry and processing.

 

AEHL 955 Sec 113E
T, Th, 9/24 - 2/11, 5:30 - 9:30 pm 

No class on 11/28, 12/24, 12/26, 12/31, 1/2

 

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Start date

09/24/2024

End date

02/11/2025


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$ 2,200.00

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Photo Archiving for Seniors 60+ (AECS-091)

Photo Archiving and Digitizing for Seniors 60+ (3 hrs)
Are your precious family photos sitting in a box, fading, and collecting dust? Do you have a flatbed scanner or a smart phone? Learn how to create electronic versions of your photos, where to store and how to share them.
AECS 091 Sec 101E 

T, 7/30, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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07/30/2024

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07/30/2024


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Self Defense - Practical and Effective (AEES-100)

Self-Defense – Practical and Effective (9hrs)

Learn how to utilize practical, simple, and effective self-defense techniques in which to protect yourself.
Develop better balance, strength, flexibility, and confidence, while also understanding the philosophy behind applying these self-defense techniques. This will not be a strenuous class. 

AEES 100 Sec 041E - Scotch Plains
W, 6/19 - 7/31, 12:00 – 1:30 pm
(No class on 7/3)

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06/19/2024

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The Writer Within: Creative or Memoir (AEVS-068)

NEW! Learn how to craft a better story, either creative or memoir. Learn how to outline your work, regardless, if it is fiction or memoir, as well as how to get published. Assignments will focus on developing characters, plots, conflicts, dialogue, that will add depth to your work. 

 

AEVS 068 Sec 021E  
M, 6/17 - 7/29
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
(no class 7/1)

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06/17/2024

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07/29/2024


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