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Short-Term Credit Course Opportunities

  • As an employer vying for talent - having access to education that can give your current or prospective employees the skills they need to fill in-demand positions is crucial to your organization's success.

    SCC is offering credit courses geared toward upskilling your team members without having to pursue a degree.

  • Ag Chem Pesticide Certification

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    Study of the current laws and regulations as they affect the commercial application of pesticides. Serves as preparation for the Nebraska Commercial Pesticide Applicators Examination.

    Required Book(s)


    Agriculture Commodity Marketing

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    Study and application of commodity marketing strategies in a market plan in conjunction with other market alternatives. Use of indicators through fundamental and technical analysis for pricing and timing to market Ag commodities.


    Agribusiness Management

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    Introduction to management principles in agribusiness. Management simulation and computer systems illustrate the decision-making process.

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    Agriculture Leadership

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    This course provides a solid foundation for students based around Agriculture Leadership. Students will advance both their personal and organizational leadership skills. Topics covered in the course include personal leadership, soft skills, team leadership, community involvement, as well as professional leadership.

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    Crop & Food Science

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    Principles and practices of production of the major agronomic crops of the high plains.

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    Enterprise Analysis

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    Study of record keeping techniques and processes for horticulture, crop, and livestock production units. Manual and computerized record keeping techniques for production operations used to determine alternatives, effective and efficient cash flow operations and cost accounting with the least amount of additional training.

    Required Book(s)


    Introduction to Ag Education & Early Field Experience

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    Introductory course for prospective teachers emphasizing within agriculture education and observation/participation in school, community organizations and programs.

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    Motorized Agriculture Equipment

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    The study of motorized agriculture equipment, pertaining to tractors, forklifts, and skid steer. Basic training, operations and safety.


    Email questions to Amanda Fairly.

    By taking Basic Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair (AUTT-1102) and Automotive Electrical I (AUTT-1126), you will earn an Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair certificate. You will have the necessary skills to jump into car maintenance services such as oil changes, tire repairs, fluid exchange, belts and hoses, lighting, and vehicle safety inspections.

    Basic Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair

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    This course covers the introduction to the automotive shop. Many of the basic elements of repair and the proper use of hand and power tools. It covers shop safety, OSHA hazard communication standards/right-to-know laws. Also covered are thread repair, tube flaring, fasteners, micrometers and other equipment used by the professional automotive technicians.

    Required Book(s)


    Automotive Electrical I

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    This course covers basic electrical and electronic principles and calculations. The use of DVOM meters, the design of storage batteries, starting and charging systems used in automotive systems are covered. Emphasis is placed on practical testing, diagnosing and repairing automotive electrical systems.

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    The following courses will take existing skills to the next level, allowing you to thrive in the most significant areas of repair that automotive shops perform everyday.

    Small Engines

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    This course covers all aspects of the small gas engine including; safety, hand tools, electrical, fuel system, engines. The class also covers small engine overhaul and preventive maintenance.


    Steering, Suspension & Brakes

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    Theory, diagnosis and practical experience of automotive steering and suspension systems. This class includes suspension components, wheel and tire service and wheel alignments. Theory, diagnosis and practical experience of automotive brake system applications. This class includes diagnosis and repair of brake systems, R & R of brake pads and shoes and the proper method of bleeding of standard and anti-lock brake systems.


    Automotive Electrical II & HVAC

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    Advanced interpretation and use of wiring diagrams, electronic component, body control testing and repair. The use of advanced test equipment is covered. Theory, operation and testing of heating ventilation and cooling systems.


    Email questions to Barry Smith.

    Employment of biological technicians is projected to grow 5 percent from 2019 to 2029, faster than the average for all occupations. Continued growth in biotechnology and medical research is expected to increase demand for these workers.

    Introduction to Biotechnology I with Lab

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    This course introduces students to the fundamental scientific principles of biotechnology, bioethics, the variety of careers in biosciences, as well as the commercial and regulatory characteristics of the biosciences. This course emphasizes how key concepts from biology and chemistry apply to modern applications within the biological sciences. The knowledge and skills gained in this course provide students with a broad understanding of biotechnology and the impact it makes on society. The laboratory section deals with practices, equipment and techniques encountered in a general lab setting. Includes general lab practices, knowledge and practice in handling hazardous materials, data analysis.

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    Quality Assurances for Biosciences

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    This course provides and introduction to Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and Good Clinical Practice (GCP) as well as a comprehensive coverage of all steps involved with the regulatory approval process for biotechnology-derived products. Preparation for clinical studies, facilities inspection and scientific and regulatory principles will be covered as well as a discussion of when, where, and how the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) plays a role in these processes. Additionally, students will learn the rationale for writing standard operating procedures (SOP) in a biotechnology environment. The course will cover the procedures, formats, and writing styles used in writing, implementing, and evaluating SOPs.


    Email questions to Tracy Niday.

    Concrete and Masonry Tools and Materials

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    Theory designed to acquaint the student with materials and techniques for planning, estimating, and constructing masonry and concrete structures including foundations. Demonstrations, videos, and clinics emphasizing the best practices in concrete and form work.

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    Construction Tools and Materials

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    Introduction to care, use and maintenance of hand tools, portable power, and stationary lab equipment. New construction methods, materials, and concepts. Origin, manufacturing processes, characteristics, and application of materials used in residential and light commercial construction today.


    Email questions to Jason Adams or Loran Stara.

    Basic Computer Aided Drafting

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    Fundamentals of 2-D computer aided drafting using the most current version of AutoCAD. Instruction on software settings, layer creation, display controls and drawing set up. Introduction to the Cartesian coordinate system. Instruction on annotations, dimensions and plotting procedures, and file management.

    Required Book(s)


    Industrial Print Reading

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    A study of the application of communication and documentation of basic design skills using industry accepted standards and practices.

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    Inventor

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    Use of solid primitives, surfaces, objects. Application of attributes and data base information within drawings. 3-D drafting as used in Architectural, Electrical/Electronic, Mechanical, Structural, Product Design.

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    Solidworks

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    Using Solidworks software students create solid models to produce parts, assemblies, and drawings of 3D products and 2D documentation.

    Required Book(s)


    Email questions to Charles Hildebrand or David Zachek.

    Fundamentals of Electronics Circuits

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    Fundamentals of Electronic Circuits covers electronic component identification, schematics and the introduction to simulation software, basic electrical concepts, Ohm’s Law, Kirchhoff’s laws; series, parallel, and combination circuits. Familiarization with VOM, oscilloscope, power supply and other basic lab equipment. Additionally, standard soldering and ESD training will be taught.

    Required Book(s)


    Email questions to Mike Aalberg.

    Energy Industry Fundamentals

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    The course content focuses on understanding various types of energy and their conversion to useable energy such as electrical power. How generated electrical power is transmitted and distributed to the point of use. Natural gas transmission and distribution systems are described. Compliance with safety procedures is introduced. Careers in energy industry and entry points are covered. Energy system reliability and governance are explained.

    Required Book(s)


    Operator Safety with Lab

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    Operator-based safety topics including: OSHA 10-hour general industry certification, human performance tools, personal protective equipment, ladders, body harnesses, confined space, lock-out/tag-out, GHS, and fire extinguishers. Students will perform a supervised climb with fall-arrest-protection to above 20 feet. This course also provides aerial life and forklift training, arc flash awareness, and industrial accident case studies. Lab must be taken concurrently.

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    Introduction to Wastewater

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    This course examines the mathematical, chemical, physical, and biological treatment of wastewater. It emphasizes unit operations and analysis of wastewater treatment systems, and the field evaluation of their operation.

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    Introduction to Drinking Water Treatment

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    This course is the preparation for the student to pass the state certification examination for Water Treatment Plant Operator C. Drinking water processes and laws are covered as well as a review of necessary topics associated with drinking water treatment in order to prepare the student for obtaining a job in the industrial or municipal water treatment industry. Case studies, process flows and problem solving, workshops, types of water treatment facilities are presented during the course.

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    Green Energy Technologies

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    This course is an introduction to various green energy technologies including wind, solar, hydro and other types of renewable energy. Topics covered include physics, fluid dynamics, aerodynamics and various solar generation principles. A basic description of wind turbine systems and current and future solar generating systems is included as well as a description of hydroelectric facilities.

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    Nuclear Energy

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    Nuclear energy is a source of power, which is created by a nuclear reaction. This course will give the student a basic understanding of the theory and philosophy behind nuclear energy. This course discusses the basis of all matter. Students will be introduced to the fundamentals required to understand the atom and its components: the electron, neutron and proton. We will discuss how atoms are held together in both a stable and unstable condition resulting in various isotopes of the elements. It will explain the rigors of nuclear culture. The atom and its binding forces will be introduced. Characteristics and properties of the various radiation types will be covered in detail. Nuclear technology career pathways will be discussed.

    Email questions to Doug Burks or David Madcharo.

    Introduction to Geospatial Technology

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    Introduction to the fundamentals of Geospatial Technology, including Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Global Positioning Systems (GPS), cartography, and remote sensing, through a series of hands-on computer-based exercises. Students will learn how to utilize geospatial technology to address social and environmental issues.

    Required Book(s)


    Email questions to Katrina Patton.

    Introduction to Horticulture

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    Introductory course designed to feature basic aspects and techniques of the horticulture industry. Emphasis will be placed on making the student aware of the different fields with the industry and the proper growing environment for indoor and outdoor horticulture crops.

    Required Book(s)


    Email questions to Kevin Christiansen.

    Introduction to Equine Management

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    An introduction to the fundamental aspects of horse management.


    Introduction to Livestock Production

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    A comprehensive introduction to livestock production utilizing current literacy and terminology.

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    Introduction to Meats

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    Identification and grading of retail and wholesale cuts of meat of swine, beef and sheep, with emphasis on economic and nutritional value. Carcass grading and processing is covered.


    Livestock Nutrition

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    Introduction to animal nutrition and foodstuffs. Feed formulation, feed processing, handling, sales and service.

    Required Book(s)


    Email questions to Alex Goeckel.

    ATV & UTV Systems

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    ATV and UTV update and review covering all systems and diagnosis related to ATV and UTV vehicles.

    Required Book(s)


    Introduction to Powersports

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    An introduction to the power sports, machines, the industry, employment opportunities, facilities and equipment needed for servicing motorcycles, ATV and UTV vehicles.

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    Chassis I

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    Basic chassis maintenance including fork seals, chain and sprockets, and servicing of various types of steering heads, and forks, on powersports vehicles are covered along with the theory, operation and proper service procedures of disc and drum brake systems, tires and wheel repair. Pre-delivery, new model setup, and periodic maintenance and safety inspections are covered.

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    Engine Performance I

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    Introduction to specific model ignition systems. Introduction to carburetion and fuel injection systems along with tuning, maintenance and servicing procedures for motorcycles, ATV’s, and personal watercraft.

    Required Book(s)


    Email questions to Terry Kuebler.

    Professional Truck Driver Training Classroom with Lab

    TRUK-1111-HBCE1 (Hybrid)
    Jan. 10-March 4, 2022
    Thurs. & Fri.
    8 a.m.-Noon & 12:30-3:30 p.m.
    SCC Milford Campus, JD Industry Training Center, Room 108
    4.5 semester credits
    Resident $513 / Non-resident $607.50
    Instructors: Collins/Stokes
    Must register for TRUK-1121-HBCE1

    TRUK-1121-HBCE1 (Hybrid)
    Jan. 10-March 2, 2022
    Mon., Tues. & Wed.
    8 a.m.-Noon & 12:30-3:30 p.m.
    SCC Milford Campus, JD Industry Training Center, Room 108
    4.5 semester credits
    Resident $513 / Non-resident $607.50
    Instructors: Collins/Stokes
    Must register for TRUK-1111-HBCE1

    TRUK-1111-MLCE1
    Jan. 10-March 4, 2022
    Thurs. & Fri.
    8 a.m.-Noon & 12:30-3:30 p.m.
    SCC Milford Campus, JD Industry Training Center, Room 108
    4.5 semester credits
    Resident $513 / Non-resident $607.50
    Instructors: Collins/Stokes
    Must register for TRUK-1121-MLCE1

    TRUK-1121-MLCE1
    Jan. 10-March 2, 2022
    Mon., Tues. & Wed.
    8 a.m.-Noon & 12:30-3:30 p.m.
    SCC Milford Campus, JD Industry Training Center, Room 108
    4.5 semester credits
    Resident $513 / Non-resident $607.50
    Instructors: Collins/Stokes
    Must register for TRUK-1111-MLCE1

    TRUK-1111-HBCE2 (Hybrid)
    March 17-May 5, 2022
    Thurs. & Fri.
    8 a.m.-Noon & 12:30-3:30 p.m.
    SCC Milford Campus, JD Industry Training Center, Room 108
    4.5 semester credits
    Resident $513 / Non-resident $607.50
    Instructors: Collins/Stokes
    Must register for TRUK-1121-HBCE2

    TRUK-1121-HBCE2 (Hybrid)
    March 14-May 4, 2022
    Mon., Tues. & Wed.
    8 a.m.-Noon & 12:30-3:30 p.m.
    SCC Milford Campus, JD Industry Training Center, Room 108
    4.5 semester credits
    Resident $513 / Non-resident $607.50
    Instructors: Collins/Stokes
    Must register for TRUK-1111-HBCE2

    TTRUK-1111-MLCE2
    March 17-May 5, 2022
    Thurs. & Fri.
    8 a.m.-Noon & 12:30-3:30 p.m.
    SCC Milford Campus, JD Industry Training Center, Room 108
    4.5 semester credits
    Resident $513 / Non-resident $607.50
    Instructors: Collins/Stokes
    Must register for TRUK-1121-MLCE2

    TRUK-1121-MLCE2
    March 14-May 4, 2022
    Mon., Tues. & Wed.
    8 a.m.-Noon & 12:30-3:30 p.m.
    SCC Milford Campus, JD Industry Training Center, Room 108
    4.5 semester credits
    Resident $513 / Non-resident $607.50
    Instructors: Collins/Stokes
    Must register for TRUK-1111-MLCE2

    This is an intensive training course for tractor/trailer drivers. This course includes accident procedures, hours of service, trip planning, hazard perception, speed management, and extreme driving conditions. Intensive training course for tractor/trailer drivers. This course includes vehicle inspections, preventative maintenance and hands on defensive driving and skill development in coupling and uncoupling, backing shifting, and city and highway driving.

    Required Book(s)


    Email questions to Nichole Collins or Robert Stokes.

    There are two ways to register. Please choose one of the options below.

    1. Register Online

    1. Complete the online Visiting Student Application.
      • Under the Goals section:
        • Program Application Type: Select earn college credit as a VISITING STUDENT and do not plan to earn a degree from SCC.
        • Academic Program*: Select Visiting Student (Non-Degree Seeking)
        • Location: Select the location the class is being held.
        • Anticipated Entry Term: Select Fall 2021 (August 23)

    Once the application has been submitted, you will be able to complete the registration process online within 2-3 hours. You will receive an email with your unique SCC username and instructions to create your password. Once you have set your password, you are ready to register.

    1. Log into The Hub.
      1. Enter your Username and Password.
      2. In the WebAdvisor menu, select WEBADVISOR FOR STUDENTS.
      3. Select Student Registration.
      4. Select Register for Sections.>
      5. Select Search and register for sections.
      6. Enter the following fields:
        • Term: Fall 2021 Sem (August 23)
        • Subject: Select the code that matches the first four characters of the course number.
        • Course Number: Enter the four numbers in between the dashes of the course number.
        • Click SUBMIT.
    2. Find the matching section and click the box next it to select it. Click SUBMIT.
    3. If you want to register for additional sections, click the Go back button twice to search for the other class(es) you want to take.
    4. If you have all of the classes you want on your list, select RG Register for "Action for ALL Pref. Sections (or choose below)" or you can choose the action for each section individually. Click SUBMIT.

    2. Register by fax, email or in-person

    1. Complete a Registration Form for Credit Classes and fax, email or bring it in person to the Registration and Records office at one of our campus locations.
      • Beatrice: 4771 W. Scott Road
      • Lincoln: 8800 O St.
      • Milford: 600 State St.
    2. Either print the form and fill it out or fill it out, sign it, save it to your device, then email the saved form to registration@southeast.edu.