Spring 2015 - Course Catalog - PDF!

Personal Enrichment

SAT Prep Course
This 4-week SAT Prep class prepares students for SAT exams. Students will take practice exams, do drills in Mathematics, Critical Reading, Writing and Essay sections of the SAT and learn strategies and hidden tricks to help them improve their score on the exam. Review books are included in the registration fee.

“I took the SAT class back in September, and I am happy to report that my math score went up by 70 points! My overall score went up by a total of 110 points! Thank you so much for the help in those classes.”

Christine Hughes

Saturday, February 1, 8, 15, and 22
9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.
Prepares for the March 1 exam


Saturday, May 3, 10, 17, and 24
9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.
Prepares for the June 7 exam


Wedding Photography:
In a short 4 weeks learn the ins and outs of wedding photography. Begin with the first bridal consultation and booking the event to delivering the finished album. See what shots are important and how to shoot the bride during the entire wedding day. Family, Fun, posed, candid, what shots to take, what to avoid. Four weeks packed with valuable wedding photography information to make you a better wedding photographer. This session will help new wedding photographers work like a seasoned professional. Questions like how much to charge, do I charge friends and relatives, how many pictures do I take, what do I show the couple when delivering the proofs. All this and more will be answered.

January 15 - February 5
7-9 p.m.
T & F Camera,
1362 S. Delsea Drive,


Wine Tasting
This six week course will pair wines from different regions with the foods that complement them. Come join Cumberland County College as we partner with Rob Buono of the Greenview Inn.

Thursdays, February 6, 13, 20, 27, March 6, and 13
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Greenview Inn,
4049 Italia Avenue,


Golf 101
Come learn how to golf. Golf pro, Michael Zerra of Eastlyn Golf Course will teach you the fundamentals of golf and golf etiquette.

Saturdays, April 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31
1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Eastlyn Golf Course,
4049 Italia Avenue,


The Millville Rescue Squad will provide this training.

March 1, 2014 OR April 26, 2014
9:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.


Spring into a New Job!
Bring your resume and cover letter if you have them. Learn techniques for putting together the best looking resume, cover letter, and how to use social networking and computer based sites for job hunting.

Saturday, April 26, 2014
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.


Day in New York City
Date: Saturday, May 3, 2014

Shop till you drop. Bus leaves Cumberland County College at 8:00 am. Bus leaves the New York City at 5:00 p.m. with a stop at Mastoris in Bordentown for dinner. Arrival in Vineland at approximately 10:00 p.m. Cost is $45 per person for bus transportation only – explore the city on your own. Please call (856) 776-2372 to reserve your seat!!

iPhone and iPad for beginners
Have you been frustrated using your IPhone or IPad? In this class we will learn basic techniques on how to use the many options available to you on these .

Wednesday, January 22
7:00-9:00 p.m.


Basic Floral Design
This course will teach the student about the mechanics of Floral Design. The students will make three projects that can be taken home after each session. The cost of the class includes all the plants, materials, tools, etc. needed for the course. Classes will be taught at Triple Oaks Nursery and Florist.

March 1 - 15
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Instructor: Lorraine Kiefer
Week # 1: Vase Design
Week # 2: Floral Centerpiece
Week # 3: Dish Garden


Native Plants Naturally Class
This course will teach the student about the history of native plants including the historical uses, plant identification and how beneficial insects are important in growing native plants. The students will make a bayberry candle at the conclusion of this course to take home. Classes will be taught at Triple Oaks Nursery and Florist.

March 22, 29, April 5, 12, and 26
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Instructor: Lorraine Kiefer


Personal Financial Planning
Families and households always face the challenge of organizing the financial aspects of their lives no matter what economic environment. While these are challenging times, it is still possible to thrive. This course will provide an unbiased view of ideas, resources, and recommendations on how you can improve your personal financial balance sheet, set and reach goals, and enjoy life knowing that these issues have been addressed. What’s more, you will see that financial planning can be enjoyable.

If you feel overwhelmed by the issues, if you feel that you sometimes can’t make sense of what is happening to you, this course will put you in charge of your own finances so that going forward, you will have confidence that you have it under control. Confidence will yield to better decisions and knowledge will lead to more ideas.

Each week will cover the following topics:

Personal Management
This course will cover family budgeting and resources to make it easy, investments both tax shielded and cash based, mortgages, insurance, college savings, retirement planning, debt reduction, estate planning, and preparing for final expenses.

Risk Management
Risk management principles are used to give sound financial advice. Risk management courses generally cover disability, life and medical insurance and introduce students to the importance of risk management in the global financial market. Topics like investment risk and market risk are examined...

Investment Planning
Students learn basic investment concepts, types of investment vehicles, investment risks and returns, bond and stock valuation and asset allocation. Other special topics of instruction include efficient market theory, portfolio management, investment taxation, securities market, security analysis and growth stocks versus dividend stocks.

Retirement and Employee Benefit Planning
Students learn about social security plans and other types of retirement plans. Additional subjects of instruction include qualified and nonqualified retirement plans, IRAs, disability insurance, employee benefit plans, stock options and group life insurance.

Investment Brokerage Choices
Students will learn about the various investment tools, types of assets, asset allocation, and brokerage choices available to them. When a broker should be used and when and how you can manage your own assets and the cost associated with portfolios that are professionally managed.

January 29 – February 19
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.


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