Course Date: 
Tuesday Oct 6, 2015
Number of Sessions: 
38

Acquire the tools to be successful in the field of law with this fast-paced, skill-based, comprehensive program. Core curriculum includes terminology, court structure, legal ethics, evidence and investigation, citations, trial preparation, litigation, motions, notices, briefs, and Nevada practices and procedures, plus a strong emphasis on research and writing. In addition, you will complete two substantive topics: Tort and Contract Law. Participants will be assigned a unique client case file and will complete documents for the client throughout the class. The program requires substantial Internet work as well as in-class time. The program tuition includes the Essential Skills textbooks and access to LexisNexis and Westlaw. The fee to re-sit the class is $1,000. Students should estimate $400 for additional required textbooks that are not included in the registration fee.

course note: 
Note to students: Students will need to purchase Tort and Personal Injury Law written by: Cathy Okrent, J.D. ISBN-13: 9781133691853 and , Introduction to the Law of Contracts, Fourth Edition written by: Martin A. Frey, ISBN: 9781401864712. Class does not meet Nov 24, Nov 26, Dec 22 & Dec 24.
course code: 
153PL6131A
Course Instructor: 
Margaret Pickard J.D. ,Zachariah Parry J.D. ,Shell Mercer Esq.
Course Date: 
Wednesday Sep 23, 2015
Number of Sessions: 
1

Attend an information session before you enroll in UNLV's Paralegal or Nurse Paralegal Certificate program. Information sessions cover topics including paralegal job responsibilities, employment potential, financial assistance, and the UNLV Paralegal website. These sessions will help you decide whether online or on-campus instruction best suits your needs. Register online or call 702-895-3394 to reserve space.

course code: 
153PL6128F
Course Instructor: 
Dan Barber ,Margaret Pickard J.D. ,Zachariah Parry J.D. ,Shell Mercer Esq.
Course Date: 
Wednesday Sep 23, 2015
Number of Sessions: 
1

Attend an information session before you enroll in UNLV's Paralegal or Nurse Paralegal Certificate program. Information sessions cover topics including paralegal job responsibilities, employment potential, financial assistance, and the UNLV Paralegal website. These sessions will help you decide whether online or on-campus instruction best suits your needs. Register online or call 702-895-3394 to reserve space.

course code: 
153PL6128E
Course Instructor: 
Dan Barber ,Margaret Pickard J.D. ,Zachariah Parry J.D. ,Shell Mercer Esq.
Course Date: 
Wednesday Sep 9, 2015
Number of Sessions: 
1

Attend an information session before you enroll in UNLV's Paralegal or Nurse Paralegal Certificate program. Information sessions cover topics including paralegal job responsibilities, employment potential, financial assistance, and the UNLV Paralegal website. These sessions will help you decide whether online or on-campus instruction best suits your needs. Register online or call 702-895-3394 to reserve space.

course code: 
153PL6128D
Course Instructor: 
Dan Barber ,Margaret Pickard J.D. ,Zachariah Parry J.D. ,Shell Mercer Esq.
Course Date: 
Wednesday Sep 9, 2015
Number of Sessions: 
1

Attend an information session before you enroll in UNLV's Paralegal or Nurse Paralegal Certificate program. Information sessions cover topics including paralegal job responsibilities, employment potential, financial assistance, and the UNLV Paralegal website. These sessions will help you decide whether online or on-campus instruction best suits your needs. Register online or call 702-895-3394 to reserve space.

course code: 
153PL6128C
Course Instructor: 
Dan Barber ,Margaret Pickard J.D. ,Zachariah Parry J.D. ,Shell Mercer Esq.
Course Date: 
Tuesday Oct 20, 2015
Number of Sessions: 
8

Participate in proven conflict resolution activities within a supportive group environment. The course provides practical approaches to help parents work cooperatively to successfully co-parent their children. Class sessions 1 & 8 are mandatory for successful completion of the course.

course note: 
Class does not meet Nov 24. Class sessions 1 and 8 are mandatory for successful completion of the course. It is recommended co-parents enroll in spearate course sessions.
course code: 
153PL6105A
Course Instructor: 
Margaret Pickard J.D.
Course Date: 
Thursday Oct 8, 2015
Number of Sessions: 
3

Street photography is a very broad category encompassing many types of photography. Un-staged images are captured as the action unfolds, generally in public spaces. This course will explore various styles falling under this umbrella term, including documentary photography and photojournalism. In-class and out-of-class assignments will allow students to focus their eyes and lens on the scene and increase their comfort level with shooting on the street to capture interesting scenes, events, and happenings. Please bring your camera to participate in the classroom shooting demonstrations.

course note: 
Students should bring a digital "point and shoot" with modes or "DSLR" cameras to class for participating in shooting demonstrations, as well as pen and paper for note taking. Class will meet 5:30-9pm on Thursdays, Oct 8 & Oct 15. Class will meet from 9am to 4pm on Oct 17.
course code: 
153PH1154
Course Instructor: 
Vernetta Thomas
Course Date: 
Tuesday Nov 10, 2015
Number of Sessions: 
2

Let your best photos tell the story of your art and business. While shooting and processing are fun, ultimately the goal is to make money with your work. Learn to present and share images in both print and digital portfolios, set up online store fronts (Wix, Wordpress, Zenfolio), and print high-quality photo books. Find out how to utilize direct mail campaigns and social media outlets (Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram) to market your photography and reach new audiences. Photographers have to sell themselves; create professional-looking business cards, freshen up your networking skills, and connect with photography organizations such as ASMP (American Society of Media Photographers) or PPA (Professional Photographers of America). Finally, discuss how to sell images on stock networks such as Getty Images and iStock.

course code: 
153PH1153
Course Instructor: 
Vernetta Thomas
Course Date: 
Wednesday Sep 23, 2015
Number of Sessions: 
2

Tell a mouthwatering story with food images. Students will study the elements of design prominent in food photography, such as shape, line, texture, and color. Tips on food styling, lighting, lens choice, and the total visual experience will help set your work apart. We will discuss the roles of the photographer, chef, and stylist, and how editorial and commercial food shoots come together. Additional topics include food blogs, promotional websites, and post-production options. Students will be exposed to the best camera settings for food photography and the importance of shooting tethered. Please bring your camera to participate in the classroom shooting demonstrations.

course note: 
Students should bring a digital "point and shoot" with modes or "DSLR" cameras to class for participating in shooting demonstrations, as well as pen and paper for note taking.
course code: 
153PH1152
Course Instructor: 
Vernetta Thomas
Course Date: 
Wednesday Oct 28, 2015
Number of Sessions: 
3

Capture stunning images of architecture and landscapes by learning to look at details, composition, and lighting. Knowing the correct lenses to use and judiciously integrating supplemental gear is paramount to successfully capturing great images. Students will learn how the elements of design and composition play a large part in the net result of capturing the images. Please bring your camera to participate in the classroom shooting demonstrations.

course note: 
Note to students: Students should bring a digital "point and shoot" with modes or "DSLR" cameras to class for participating in shooting demonstrations, as well as pen and paper for note taking. Class will meet 5:30-8:30pm on Wednesday, Oct. 28 In PAR room 401 & Nov 4 In PAR room 301. Class will meet from 9am to 4pm on Nov 7 in PAR room 511.
course code: 
153PH1150
Course Instructor: 
Vernetta Thomas

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