Sign up for a variety of non-credit courses this month

Take a look at NSU’s non-credit course offerings below for June.

Basic Cake and Cupcake Decorating

Minimum Age Requirement 12 years old

Come join the fun! Learn the fundamentals of Basic Cake and Cupcake Decorating. This course is designed for students with an interest in baking, decorating, or learning a new craft. Students will also be encouraged to express themselves creatively.

Date: June 10-July 1, Mondays

Time: 5:30 pm-8:00 pm

Fee: $75

Location: Culinary Arts Building (behind the Student Union)

Instructor: Mary Paige

Pick Up Your Brush – Painting Classes

In these classes, you will learn the art of painting using step-by-step instructions to create a masterpiece of your own. No special or prior skill required. Just relax and enjoy each class. Students will take home a completed painting at the end of every class. Children ages 7 – 12 years old may enroll, but a parent MUST accompany the child the entire class. Parent does not have to enroll unless they participate. Each date is a separate session. All supplies included.

Dates: June 13, Thursday Watermelon Stripes

June 18, Tuesday Lemon Branch

Times: 5:30 pm-8:30 pm

Fee: $45 per session

Location: 2nd Floor South Hall

Instructor: Shanna Dees Gaspard

Playing in the Mud: Beginning Ceramics

This course is an introduction to working with clay. The student will learn hand-building and sculptural techniques, as well as work on the potter’s wheel. There will also be room for intermediate and advanced students to take the class who want to use the facilities during the class time.

Date: June 13-August 8, Thursdays

Time: 6:00-8:00 pm

Fee: $125 plus $20 material fee (mat. fee paid directly to instructor first night of class)

Location: 113 Creative & Performing Arts Building (CAPA)/New Wing

Instructor: Matt DeFord

Introduction to Keyboarding

(Seating is limited)

An introductory class to keyboarding. This course is designed for students enrolled in the 6th, 7th, or 8th grades and will introduce all the keys on the keyboard with a focus on correct technique, speed, and accuracy.

Date: June 17-27, Monday – Thursday

Time: 10:00 am-11:30 am

Fee: $150

Location: 106 South Hall

Instructor: Kristine Walker

Phlebotomy Technician

This seven (7) week course is broken down into two parts: five (5) weeks of classroom and two (2) weeks of clinical. It is designed to teach entry-level phlebotomy skills to students interested in pursuing a career in Phlebotomy. Students are required to complete 100 clinical hours and 100 venipunctures before they will be allowed to take the board exam. Upon satisfactory completion of this course, students will be eligible to take the National Board Certification Exam on site through the American Certification Agency for Healthcare Professionals. This course also includes Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification through the American Heart Association. NOTE: Possibility of random drug screening at the student’s expense at clinical sites. Requirements:

Must provide proof of high school diploma, GED, or official transcript
Must pay $150 National Board Certification & material fee to instructor the first night of class
Set of solid scrubs for clinical days (any color)
Student must purchase required textbook prior to the first night of class: Phlebotomy Essentials, 6th edition (Wolters Kluwer). This book is not available through our bookstore but may be purchased through a variety of locations. The book may also be checked out from the instructor at no cost. However, it must be understood that if it is returned damaged or not returned at all, there will be a $60 fee that must be paid before being allowed to sit for the National Board Examination.

Date: June 17-July 19, Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Time: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (classroom)

July 22-August 2, Monday-Friday (Clinical Lab/Students have up to two weeks to complete clinical labs/Hours vary)

Fee: $850 + $150 (Paid directly to the instructor first night of class – National Board Certification & material fee).

A minimum payment of $425 must be included with registration and does not include material fee or board fee. Remaining balance must be paid through checkout. prior to Monday, July 15.

Location: 2nd Floor South Hall

Natchitoches, Louisiana

Instructor: Sherry Hinton, CPI
Stick It Phlebotomy, LLC

TEAS Test Boot Camp

3 hours of intense MUST KNOW information! Receive study tips for test success!

Review material on each TEAS section:

· Reading

· Math

· Science

· English

Date: June 29, Saturday

Time: 10:00 am-1:00 pm

Fee: $35 (pre-register)

$45 (day of offering)

Location: 2nd Floor South Hall

Instructor: Amy M. Garcie, DNP, RN, CNML

***DISCLAIMER: Persons participating in one of the review courses listed above to help prepare for the ATI TEAS test must realize that there is no guarantee stated or implied that participation will assure a passing score on the test.

Security+ Intensive Boot Camp

Security+ Intensive Boot Camp- This intensive boot camp is designed with one thing in mind: Certification. In this course you will study, at your own pace, for the CompTIA Security+ (SYO-501) exam. You will be provided resources, lecture notes, and access to a live professor that will prepare you to take the certification exam.

This comprehensive package includes the software, recorded lectures, a test voucher (good for 1 year) and a free retake, and a weekly live session should you need it. These tools will help you succeed and become Security+ certified.

This course is self-paced so that you may begin any time and will have 9 months of live access.

Date: Online/Open Enrollment

Fee: $1,899

Location: Online

Instructor: Eddie Horton

For more information on our Non-Credit programs call (800)376-2422 or (318)357-6355.