In light of the latest COVID-19 developments, Module 3: Manual Mill and Lathe Operation will be rescheduled. Please check the return to campus website, One VCU: Responsible Together, for the latest news and updates.
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Spring semester advance registration begins October 27, 2020 for the Baccalaureate Certificate in the Fundamentals of Computing.
In partnership with the VCU College of Engineering, noncredit and credit-based professional development opportunities are offered to adult learners including but not limited to entry-level scientists, engineers, technicians, supervisory personnel, and business managers of all types. Courses may be appropriate as on-boarding for new employees.
Registration for Maker Garage Training Courses (open to VCU College of Engineering students only), is also available through the VCU Office of Continuing and Professional Education.
- Automation and Controls (Optional 4.00 CEUs) - This introductory noncredit course in Industrial Automation specifically focuses on the use of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) for manufacturing and process control.
- Introduction to Little Data: Statistical Design and Analysis of Experiments (Optional 1.20 CEUs) - This short course serves as an introduction to a statistical approach to the design and analysis of experiments in science, engineering, and data-driven decision making.
- Maker Garage Training Courses - Students who seek to use the Maker Garage space must first complete a Basic Shop Safety Training Course (3 contact hours), and demonstrate the ability to operate basic equipment before access is granted. For more advanced equipment and tools, higher level training courses are available and required.
- Fundamentals of Computing - This Baccalaureate Certificate is open to non-computer science majors/minors, VCU and VCU Health employees, and nondegree-seeking students and includes online courses in Computers and Programming; Software Engineering and Web Development; Data Science Skills; and Cybersecurity Skills.