South Campus Classes

We hope that through the many courses we offer you can expand your skills and explore your interests. If there is a short course that you would like to see offered at Meridian, please let us know. We are adding new courses to our offerings at the South Campus frequently. We can’t wait to see you!

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INTERVIEW SKILLS
Interview anxiety? No worries! This course will teach you how to successfully prepare for any job interview.
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8/25

9/21

11/15
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6-9 p.m.

6-9 p.m.

1-4 p.m.

6-9 p.m.
$25

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COMBATTING INFLATION
In this course, we will examine the different types of inflation and practical ideas on how to lessen inflation’s detrimental effects on your financial health will be provided. This class will benefit those are who are early in their financial journey as well as those near or in retirement.
8/30T6-7 p.m.$30Enroll Now
READY SET RETIRE
Thinking of retiring? Get answers to your retirement questions and concerns. Learn the basics of IRA rollovers, explore portfolio management strategies and ways to lower risk and protect against inflation. Know the pros and cons of annuities before you buy one, not after. Develop an understanding of health care in retirement, discover how your life insurance needs will change and how estate planning could allow you to control your money even after you can't. We will also discuss wise charitable giving. If you're thinking about retirement this class will provide you with the knowledge you need to manage your financial resources in retirement.
9/6 - 9/8T, Th6-8 p.m.$30Enroll Now
FINANCIAL LITERACY BASICS
Learn the fundamentals of personal finance, including topics such as taxes, insurance, investing, mortgages and credit. This course helps build a solid financial foundation that will allow course attendees to develop their financial ability to tackle their life goals.
9/13T6-8 p.m.$30Enroll Now
BEGINNING SPANISH PART 1
This beginning course introduces basic Spanish through reading, writing and grammar. It is designed to give the basic knowledge as a foundation and an opportunity to learn about Latin culture and Spanish-speaking countries.
9/13 - 10/6T, Th6-7 p.m.$50Enroll Now
INTRODUCTION TO INVESTING
Most of us invest in our 401(K), IRA or other investment account but have never had a course on investing. This course will give you the confidence to begin investing on your own or teach you the right questions to ask your financial advisor. We will cover investment strategies including buy and hold, index investing, individual stock picking, passive investing, active investing and more. This course will teach you how to increase the odds of successfully reaching your financial goals.
9/27T6-8 p.m.$30Enroll Now
PAYING FOR COLLEGE
Learn about the various options for paying for college, including grants, scholarships, loans and more. This course will teach strategies to parents and students for lowering their out-of-pocket costs for college.
10/11T6-8 p.m.$30Enroll Now
BEGINNING SPANISH PART 2
This course is a continuation of Beginning Spanish. It focuses on the fundamental elements of the Spanish Language.
10/18 - 11/10T, Th6-7 p.m.$50Enroll Now
INTRO TO WASTEWATER SYSTEMS FOR REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONALS
Learn what to look for and ask for when selling or showing a home with a septic system. Become more knowledgeable about onsite wastewater systems, know what the homeowners’ rights and responsibilities are and be able to identify possible barriers buyers may face with future plans. This course is approved by the OREC for 2 hrs CEU credit.
11/9W2-4 p.m.$45Enroll Now
CREATING A BUDGET
Learn to budget well so you can properly plan financially. Identify your expenses, know what you can spend and when, how to save and how to adjust for different types of pay periods.
12/1Th6-9 p.m.$25Enroll Now
HOME BUYING AND SELLING 101
What you should know, need to know, want to know before buying or selling property.
12/6T6-9 p.m.$30Enroll Now

BASIC COMPUTER SKILLS
Are you ready to learn "just the basics" of using the computer? Then this is the class for you! It will introduce you to Microsoft Windows (operating system), Word (word processing), Excel (spreadsheet), and Outlook (Email) so you can learn the basics of using the computer. 
7/19 - 7/21T, Th6-9 p.m.$59Enroll Now
EXCEL 2019 PIVOT TABLES AND CHARTS
Discover how Pivot Tables & Charts can provide an easy way to slice and dice your data for quick answers. You will build pivot tables and charts from existing data, add slicers and calculations, and add custom formatting.
7/20W1-4 p.m.$30Enroll Now
CUTTING THE CORD
Fed up with high prices, endless fees, and programming packages with 40 channels you don’t watch? Cutting the cord and sourcing your TV programming elsewhere is easier than you may think. Join us as we help you discover cable and satellite alternatives to start saving money now.
8/11Th6-8 p.m.$25Enroll Now
FIRST STEPS IN USING YOUR IPHONE
Take the guesswork out of using your iPhone by exploring easy steps for navigating, customizing, and using the basic features. Bring your iPhone and charging cord to this hands-on class and begin your journey into maximizing your time with your device. For the best experience, please setup an Apple ID prior to class.
8/18Th6-8 p.m.$25Enroll Now
GETTING STARTED WITH GOOGLE DRIVE
Google Drive provides a free alternative for cloud storage and sharing. With 15 GB of free storage space, you can store files and easily share and collaborate with others. This class will focus on how to setup, manage, and use your Google Drive plus some best practices for keeping your information organized. Participants will need a Google account.
8/23T6-8 p.m.$25Enroll Now
MICROSOFT EXCEL 2019 BASICS
You will explore how to create, save, share and print worksheets that contain various kinds of calculations and formatting. The three levels of our Excel 2019 courses map to the objectives of the Microsoft Office Specialist and Expert exams for Excel 2019.
9/6 - 9/13T, Th6-9 p.m.$149Enroll Now
QUICKBOOKS ONLINE EDITION
Discover how easy it is to accept payments, pay your bills, generate payroll, share information with your accountant and much more using QuickBooks Online edition.
9/12 - 9/13M, T9 a.m. - 1 p.m.$219Enroll Now
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS
You will be introduced to basic computer skills to help you get the most out of your computer. Learn to create a free email address, access and search the internet and much more.
9/13T6-9 p.m.$25Enroll Now
ENTERING THE DIGITAL WORLD
Take the first step into the digital age and learn the basics of email. Create a free Gmail account, send and receive email, learn to attach files, download received attachments and utilize an address book. We will also cover email etiquette, Facebook, safety and security.
9/15Th6-9 p.m.$25Enroll Now
ADOBE PHOTOSHOP CC BASICS
Discover the world of Adobe Photoshop CC to make professional looking photos. Navigate the environment and use Photoshop tools to work with photographic images. Work with selections, layers and modify and repair images. Refine images using a variety of tools.
Participants must be comfortable using a Mac.
9/20 - 9/27T, Th6-9 p.m.$229Enroll Now
OFFICE 365 FUNDAMENTALS
Using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook is different in the cloud of Office 365 than the familiar desktop version. Discover how to use both platforms effectively to collaborate, store online for access anywhere you have an internet connection and tips for easy access.
9/27 - 9/29T, Th1-5 p.m.$59Enroll Now
TIPS AND TRICKS IN MICROSOFT WORD
When it comes to word processing, Microsoft Word is the standard. Even though so many consumers use Word, not everyone knows how to maximize the capabilities packed into this powerful program. Join us as we unpack many tips and tricks to make your work become easier and you more productive.
10/6T6-9 p.m.$25Enroll Now
ADOBE INDESIGN CC BASICS
Develop your skills in InDesign CC to begin producing the professional documents you need. Give your documents a well-designed, professional look with paragraph and character styles that allow you to format pages of text uniformly and layout features that help you to build alternate size configurations. Discover various panels that enable you to easily customize both text and graphics. Participants must be comfortable using a Mac.
10/18 - 10/25T, Th6-9 p.m.$229Enroll Now
MICROSOFT EXCEL 2019 INTERMEDIATE
Learn advanced tools for analysis and presentation of complex, realistic data in Microsoft Excel 2019. Learn to manage complex workbooks, build more complex functions, use data analysis tools, make an impact with powerful chart and presentation features and collaborate with other users. The three levels of our Excel 2019 courses map to the objectives of the Microsoft Office Specialist and Expert exams for Excel 2019.
10/25 - 11/1T, Th6-9 p.m.$149Enroll Now
ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR CC BASICS
Create amazing graphic objects and gain skills to give you the edge in the graphic design and marketing industry. Navigate the application workspace and tools. Begin a new artboard and work with vector-based shapes and graphic objects that scale across media for use in print or web-based media. Participants must be comfortable using a Mac.
11/29 - 12/6T, Th6-9 p.m.$229Enroll Now
MICROSOFT EXCEL 2019 ADVANCED
This class builds on the concepts and skills of our Basic and Intermediate classes to provide advanced tools for solving real-world problems in Microsoft Excel 2019. You will discover how to utilize the lookup and decision-making functions, auditing and error-handling, array functions, date and text functions, importing and exporting, what-if-analysis and macros. The three levels of our Excel 2019 courses map to the objectives of the Microsoft Office Specialist and Expert
exams for Excel 2019.
12/6 - 12/13T, Th6-9 p.m.$149Enroll Now

SEPTIC SYSTEM BASICS FOR HOMEOWNERS
The class will primarily focus on aerobic systems but there will be something for you no matter what you have at home. Learn the dos and don'ts for living with a septic system, basic maintenance, how to identify problems early and more. There will also be Q&A for your questions. Taught by the DEQ certified installer and soil profiler.
8/18Th6:00 pm - 7:00 pm$30Enroll Now
HOME INSPECTION
This course will provide an overview of the home inspection industry including Oklahoma statutes, rules and regulations. Instruction will also cover the process of examining a home and its systems and components. Course has been approved by the Home Inspector Examiners Committee to meet the 90-hour training requirement for Oklahoma Home Inspector Licensing. Tuesday and Thursday will be in-person. Wednesday will be virtual.
10/4 - 11/10T, W, Th5:00 pm - 10:00 pm$275Enroll Now
OSHA 10: GENERAL INDUSTRY
This course meets the requirements by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s 10-hour certification for general industry. Topics include Introduction to OSHA, walking and working surfaces, exit routes, emergency action plans, fire prevention plans, fire protection, PPE, hazard communications and various other occupational hazards possible in the workplace. Upon successful completion, participants will receive an OSHA 10 General Industry Card.
10/11 - 10/18T, Th6:00 pm - 10:00 pm$120Enroll Now
FORKLIFT CERTIFICATION
This course is for the individual seeking compliance with OSHA 1910.178 industrial truck safe operation regulations. Course consists of classroom activities and hands-on demonstration of forklift operation skills. Topics include types of forklifts, pre/post operation inspections, safe operation procedures and more. A certificate of training issued upon successful completion.
7/12

11/17
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Th
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$59

$59
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SOUL FOOD COOKING
Students will learn to make traditional Soul Food dishes and learn the history behind the dishes. They will also discover the methods of preparing the dishes and how they have evolved over the years.
7/12

9/20
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T
6-9 p.m.

6-9 p.m.
$30

$35
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CAKE POPS
In this course you will learn how to make cake pops - the latest cake sensation. You will learn how to shape cake pops, adhere them to a stick, dip them in melted chocolate and roll them in sprinkles, nuts, coconut and other delightful toppings. Tuition covers one adult and one child between the ages of 8-15.
7/26

11/10
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Th
6-9 p.m.

6-9 p.m.
$30

$35
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SPANISH COOKING: PAELLA
Take a seat afterward and enjoy your creation. Tuition includes two adults.
Participants will be exploring a dish originating from Valencia, a community on the East Coast of Spain. Although some Spaniards disagree, to most of the world paella is the national dish of Spain. With its deep cultural roots and rich flavors paella is sure to be a hit at your next dinner party or event.
7/28

10/25
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T
6-9 p.m.

6-9 p.m.
$45

$35
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SUSHI FOR BEGINNERS
Simple sushi can be made at home. This course teaches how to prepare rice and ingredients. Learn how to make Oklahoma rolls, California rolls and a third special roll.
8/9

10/6

11/15
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T
6-9 p.m.

6-9 p.m.

6-9 p.m.
$35

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KNIFE SKILLS
Do it like the chefs! Use your knife effectively for food preparation. You will learn knife types as well as their proper use. You will also be introduced to the use of a mandolin.
8/16

10/11
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T
6-9 p.m.

6-9 p.m.
$35

$35
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GLUTEN-FREE BREAD
Learn the secrets of making delicious gluten-free bread from the experts.
8/23T6-9 p.m.$35Enroll Now

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BREAD MAKING
Learn from the experts how to make bread and rolls from scratch. Each class will learn at least one roll recipe to take home and impress your next dinner party.
9/1

12/6
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T
6-9 p.m.

6-9 p.m.
$35

$35
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CRAZY CUPCAKES: FLAVORS
Want to make cupcakes like the pros? This course teaches individuals how to create fun flavored cupcakes and delicious homemade frosting. Use your new skills to impress family and friends at home. Tuition covers one adult and one child between the ages of 8-15.
9/6T6-9 p.m.$35Enroll Now
HOMEMADE PIZZA
Explore the joy of making and baking delicious homemade pizza that you and the whole family will enjoy.
9/8Th6-9 p.m.$35Enroll Now
BACKYARD BBQ AND GRILLING
Learn the secrets to grilling and fantastic BBQ. We’ll cover tips and tricks, marinades and delicious sides.
9/13T6-9 p.m.$35Enroll Now
LEMON DESSERTS
Prepare refreshing lemon desserts that are perfect for a warm summer day. Lemon meringue tartlets, lemon raspberry cake, and homemade lemonade are just some of the tangy lemon treats you will make in this hands-on class.
9/15Th6-9 p.m.$35Enroll Now
BROWNIE AND COOKIE FUN
Tired of those store-bought goodies? Learn to make them homemade and semi-homemade. Transform brownie mixes into unbelievable treats. Make oatmeal and chocolate chip cookies from scratch.
9/22Th6-9 p.m.$35Enroll Now
DEATH BY CHOCOLATE
Calling all chocolate lovers! Truffles, bonbons, molten lava cake, triple chocolate cheesecake, chocolate mousse cups, the list goes on! Indulge in some death by chocolate goodies while learning the basics about chocolate.
9/27

12/8
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Th
6-9 p.m.

6-9 p.m.
$35

$35
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STRAWBERRY DESSERTS
Prepare strawberry desserts that are perfect. Homemade strawberry shortcake, strawberry cheesecake and chocolate-covered strawberries are just a few of the sweet strawberry treat you might make in this hands-on class.
9/29Th6-9 p.m.$35Enroll Now
BLUEGRASS FLAVOR
Experience traditional dishes from the Bluegrass State. Take home recipes to wow your guest.
10/4T6-9 p.m.$35Enroll Now
ELECTRIC PRESSURE COOKING 101
Gain the knowledge and confidence you need to safely use your electric pressure cooker (Instant Pot) as well as care for it. You'll learn tips and tricks for the various settings along with different cooking methods to create delicious time saving meals.
10/13Th6-9 p.m.$35Enroll Now
TACO TUESDAY
Tacos, tacos, tacos. Discover all things tacos. Taco soup, Indian tacos and other delicious taco variations.
10/18T6-9 p.m.$35Enroll Now
CHEESECAKE AND REFRIGERATED DESSERTS
Learn to make delicious cheesecake as well as graham cracker and Oreo crust refrigerated desserts with various fillings.
10/20Th6-9 p.m.$35Enroll Now
CRAZY CUPCAKES: DECORATING FUN
Learn how to create fun decorated cupcakes for different occasions. The course begins with the very basics of decorating. After completion you will be able to decorate fun cupcakes that will impress your family and friends. Tuition covers one adult and one child between the ages of 8-15.
10/27

12/15
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Th
6-9 p.m.

6-9 p.m.
$35

$35
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AIR FRYER
Air Fryers can do so much more that just make fries. This course will help you unlock the full potential of your multi-purpose dinner efficiency appliance.
11/1T6-9 p.m.$35Enroll Now
MEXICAN COOKING
Explore the secrets of cooking delicious, authentic Mexican dishes as you actively participate in their preparation. Imagine how you can impress your friends with your culinary skills. Featured items may include chile verde, cheese enchiladas, chicken enchiladas, chile rellenos, carnitas, arroz con pollo, tacos, salsa and Spanish rice.
11/3Th6-9 p.m.$35Enroll Now
CAJUN CUISINE
Cajun cooking at its best utilizes all of the Louisiana landscape and its resources. Explore the delicious flavors and wow your guests.
11/8T6-9 p.m.$35Enroll Now
PIES FROM SCRATCH
Discover the art of pie making. Make crust from scratch. Enjoy fruit pies as well as cream pies.
11/17Th6-9 p.m.$35Enroll Now
COMFORT FOOD
Enjoy delicious made-from-scratch comfort food. Leave with mouthwatering recipes to share with your family and guests.
11/29T6-9 p.m.$35Enroll Now
HOW BAKING WORKS
Have you ever wondered why your baked goods didn't come out right? Were they too chewy, not soft enough, maybe cracked while baking? Come learn about the importance and function of the main ingredients in baking. Why use baking soda instead of baking powder? What ingredients can I use to substitute for other ingredients and how will it affect my end result? Why bake with room-temperature ingredients? These are a few of the many topics that will be covered in How Baking Works.
12/1Th6-9 p.m.$35Enroll Now
COOKIE DECORATING BASICS
In cookie decorating basics, we will learn how to make soft butter sugar cookies, royal/glaze icing, and then have fun flooding and piping great designs on our cookies! This is the perfect class for anyone who wants to start learning or friends who want to have a fun evening baking and decorating! You will leave with 10 decorated cookies to enjoy at home or in class!!
12/13T6-9 p.m.$35Enroll Now

ADVANCED CARDIAC LIFE SUPPORT RECERTIFICATION
Meets requirements for AHA ACLS Recertification. Must pass written and skills tests for certification. Must show current BLS Healthcare Provider CPR and ACLS Provider CPR certification cards to enroll.
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8:30 am - 4:30 pm

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

8:30 am - 4:30 pm
$120

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BLS PROVIDER
For health care providers and other professional rescuers. Learn skills of one- and two-rescuer CPR for adult, child and infant utilizing mouth-to-mask and bag-mask techniques and AED. Must pass written and skills tests for certification.
8/4

9/8

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11/3

12/1
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Th
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$65

$65

$65

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BLS PROVIDER RECERTIFICATION
Meets requirements for AHA BLS Provider Recertification. Must pass written and skills tests for certification. Must show current BLS provider CPR certification card to enroll.
8/9

9/13

10/11

11/8

12/6
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T
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$30

$30

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HEARTSAVER CPR/AED
For lay rescuers assigned as first responders to emergencies in the workplace or community. Provides training in adult, child and infant CPR and use of an AED. Must pass skills test for certification.
8/11

9/15

10/13

11/10

12/8
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Th
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$30

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HEARTSAVER FIRST AID
First aid is the immediate care that is given to someone with an illness or injury before someone with more advanced training arrives and takes over.
8/25

9/29

10/27

12/01
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Th
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$30

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INFANT/CHILD CPR FOR FAMILY AND FRIENDS
Designed for the general public, parents, grandparents and babysitters. An entry-level modular course offering instruction in one-rescuer child and infant CPR. Will learn basic child and infant CPR skills and recognizing and relieving choking in children and infants. Does not lead to certification.
8/18

9/22

10/20

11/17

12/15
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6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$20

$20

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PEDIATRIC ADVANCED LIFE SUPPORT RECERTIFICATION
Meets requirements for AHA PALS Recertification. Must pass written and skills tests for certification. Must show current BLS Healthcare Provider CPR and PALS Provider CPR certification cards to enroll.
8/22

9/15

10/27

11/22

12/20
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8:30 a.m-4:30 p.m.

8:30 a.m-4:30 p.m.

8:30 a.m-4:30 p.m.

8:30 a.m-4:30 p.m.

8:30 a.m-4:30 p.m.
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FLEX LAB: BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS
For people who have a reasonable chance of coming into contact with blood or blood-containing materials as part of their job responsibilities.
CALL TO ENROLLT, Th9 a.m.- 9 p.m.$20Enroll Now
FLEX LAB: CLINICAL MEDICAL ASSISTANT
Focuses on the routine administrative and clinical tasks that help keep medical offices, clinics and urgent care centers running smoothly. Learn how to take medical histories, assist with various treatment procedures, and prepare and administer medications. Prepares for CCMA certification.
CALL TO ENROLLT, Th9 a.m.- 9 p.m.$545Enroll Now
FLEX LAB: MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION TECHNICIAN
Emphasizes basic knowledge of legal and ethical issues. Students will learn vital signs and how to properly administer certain medications in an environment where acute nursing care is not required.
CALL TO ENROLLT, Th9 a.m.- 9 p.m.$70Enroll Now
FLEX LAB: MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION TECHNICIAN UPDATE
As required by law, this class meets the minimum eight-hour annual update training in Medication Administration. Must be a current MAT to enroll.
CALL TO ENROLLT, Th9 a.m.- 9 p.m.$45Enroll Now
FLEX LAB: VITAL SIGNS
Vital signs are a standard component of any patient assessment. Learn how to obtain and understand those routinely monitored by medical professionals and health care providers.
CALL TO ENROLLT, Th9 a.m.- 9 p.m.$30Enroll Now
ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY
Become familiar with body structure and function of the body systems. Meets prerequisite requirements for Radiologic Technology and Practical Nursing.
CALL TO ENROLLOPEN ENTRYOPEN EXIT$275Enroll Now
MEDICAL MATH BASICS
Modules will cover basic math including fractions, decimals, percents, ratios and proportions, conversions, metric system and dosage calculations. Satisfies pre-requisite for Practical Nursing.
CALL TO ENROLLOPEN ENTRYOPEN EXIT$230Enroll Now
MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY
Understanding new words becomes easy with the discovery that many terms are made up of interchangeable word parts that are utilized in different combinations. Meets pre-requisite requirements for Radiologic Technology and Practical Nursing.
CALL TO ENROLLOPEN ENTRYOPEN EXIT$210Enroll Now

BRAIDING TECHNIQUES
Learn fun and creative hair braiding techniques from the pros. Bring a child and have a blast. Tuition covers one adult and one child between the ages of 8-15.
8/11

10/11
Th

T
6-8 p.m.

6-9 p.m.
$30

$30
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BACKYARD CHICKENS
Discover the fascinating world of backyard chickens and learn how to get started with your own flock. Explore breeds, coop designs, care and feeding, egg production, predators as well as various other topics.
9/13 - 9/15T, Th6-9 p.m.$59Enroll Now
BASIC BALLOON ART
Pop into this class for a night of fun. This course will teach you a few simple balloon twists that will have you making animals, bracelets and hats in no time. If you have ever wanted to learn how to make things with balloons, here’s your chance!
9/13T6-9 p.m.$35Enroll Now
CURATING AN INVITING SPACE ON A BUDGET
Whether large or small, we all want our spaces to feel good for ourselves and for guests. Come learn the difference between designing and curating a space, some tips to save you money and how to spot potential and quality in a market flooded with fast and fake.
9/20T6-8 p.m.$25Enroll Now
BICYCLE MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR
Learn the basics to keep your bike on the trail. Learn to properly maintain and perform common repairs.
10/13Th6-9 p.m.$30Enroll Now
PART 107 COMMERCIAL PILOT CERTIFICATION
This course prepares operators for the Part 107 exam of the SUAS Rule, which allows commercial drone use without a section 333 exemption or a manned aircraft pilot’s license. The twelve-hour course features a classroom lecture over materials and a practice exam to prepare for the FAA certification test.
11/8 - 11/17T, Th6-9 p.m.$175Enroll Now

SOCIAL SECURITY 101
As you near retirement, one of the biggest financial decisions you'll need to make is when to begin receiving your Social Security retirement benefits. This class is designed for people who want to understand how to properly file, maximize eligibility, avoid common mistakes, etc.
8/17

10/12
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W
9:00 am - 11:00 am

9:00 am - 11:00 am
$25

$25
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MEDICARE 101
With multiple plan types and hundreds of coverage options available through Medicare, selecting the right plan can be confusing and overwhelming. Many people enroll in plans that don't cover their needs or simply end up paying too much. The decisions you make when first enrolling can have lasting effects on your health coverage and the amount you pay for it. We'll walk you through everything you need to know.
9/14

11/16
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W
9:00 am - 11:00 am

9:00 am - 11:00 am
$25

$25
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FORKLIFT CERTIFICATION
This course is for the individual seeking compliance with OSHA 1910.178 industrial truck safe operation regulations. Course consists of classroom activities and hands-on demonstration of forklift operation skills. Topics include types of forklifts, pre/post operation inspections, safe operation procedures and more. Certificate of training issued upon successful completion of the course.
7/21

11/17
Th

Th
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$59

$59
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CDL PREP COURSE
Are you wanting to get your CDL, either Class A or Class B? This course is the first step to attaining that goal. Students will be led through the CDL manual to prepare for the written test to earn their permit.
11/29 - 12/6T, Th6:00 pm - 9:00 pm$85Enroll Now



ADULT BASIC EDUCATION/GED & HiSET PREP

Passing the high school equivalency exam is equivalent to earning a high school diploma and can open the door for students applying for a job or seeking further education. Students complete a pre-test to determine their academic levels in reading, math and language. Based on their results, students will receive group or one-on-one instruction. They can also study independently or take advantage of specific software programs to enhance learning in preparation for the GED or HiSET exam. Classes are offered at no cost. There is a fee to take the exams. For a list of FAQs visit meridiantech.edu/ged.

Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
For more information please contact Mona Autry at 405.377.3333.

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FIRST CAPITAL FILM CREW INSTITUTE

The First Capital Film Crew Institute sets the stage for Oklahoma’s film industry to flourish. In addition to filming in site-specific locations, production companies look for communities that are workforce-specific. The First Capital Film Crew Institute was developed to meet this need and provides individuals with the training and resources needed to begin or advance their careers in Oklahoma’s growing film industry. Most courses can be completed in less than a month.

INTRODUCTION TO THE FILM INDUSTRY
This course is the foundation of the First Capital Film Crew Institute training. It provides an overview of the film industry for those just beginning a film crew career or those exploring opportunities in this exciting industry. Students will become familiar with the film and television vocabulary, set equipment, film crew roles, employable soft skills, networking and other essential knowledge for a career in the film industry. Time will also be spent discussing working conditions associated with a career in the television and film industry. No previous film experience is required for this course. Students will be ready to serve as a Production Assistant upon completion of the course.
8/8 - 8/18

9/12 - 9/22
M, T, W, Th

M, T, W, Th
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$250

$250
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FIRST AND SECOND ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
“Quiet on set!” Did you know this popular saying doesn’t come from the Director, but actually comes from the First Assistant Director? First and Second Assistant Directors manage the logistics of a film production which includes the scheduling, operations, safety, and paperwork. Students will learn how to break down a script, create schedules, create call sheets, create sides, fill out Exhibit Gs, and create reports. No previous film experience is required for this course. Students must complete the Introduction to the Film Industry course or similar programming before registering.
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GRIP AND ELECTRIC
It takes the right equipment and the proper lighting to set a perfect scene. The Grip and Electric short course prepares individuals to create environments that frame the storyline. In addition to understanding industry protocols and the role that grips play in ensuring the set is configured correctly, this course will focus on camera support, knots and safety, essential rigging, mounting and shaping in addition to electrical basics and elements of lighting. No previous experience in electrical work or film is required. Students must have completed the Introduction to the Film Industry course or similar programming before registering.
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HAIRSTYLIST
Hairstylists are a critical part of the television and film industry. Their work helps viewers see actors as the characters they portray rather than themselves. To do this, stylists need to understand the director's vision and the intention of the screenwriter. The Hairstylist course covers creating period hairstyles, techniques in wig making, cutting and extensions, and special effects. Students will also learn how to create character designs based on the script, design and apply wigs, beards and other hair accessories and work with the film crew to ensure the character seamlessly moves from one scene to the next. Participants must hold an Oklahoma Board of Cosmetology License, or must be a student in a Cosmetology course in order to enroll in this class.
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MAKEUP ARTIST SPONSORED BY MARLOHAUS
Makeup artists play a vital role in helping directors and writers tell a story. Using traditional makeup, facial hair, and even prosthetics, makeup artists are responsible for developing and maintaining the continuity of a character’s look throughout a production. This course will teach students how to research the right materials and apply as indicated by lighting and requirements given to them by the production. They must coordinate with other departments to create cohesive looks for the actors and assist the actors in removing the makeup at the end of the day. Due to class size limitations, participants may be asked to submit photos of their work when applying for this course. Participants must hold an Oklahoma Board of Cosmetology License, or must be a student in a Cosmetology or Esthetician course in order to enroll in this class.
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SET CARPENTRY AND CONSTRUCTION
A film's set builds the world around the actors. It provides a backdrop for the plot and gives viewers a sense of emersion in the storyline. With that, set construction is critical to creating each scene. In this course, students will learn the fundamentals of what it takes to build a television or film set. This includes learning set construction terminology, set etiquette, safety as it pertains to the film industry and working with specific set construction equipment. The advanced portion of this course focuses on interpreting draft plans or conceptual art to create a stage ready for filming. No previous carpentry or film experience is required for this course. Students must complete the Introduction to the Film Industry course or similar programming before registering.
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SO, YOU WANT TO BE AN EXTRA?
Learn how to stand out as a movie extra by learning to blend in. This three-hour course provides an overview of what to expect as an extra in television or film. From learning set etiquette to how extras contribute to film production and where to find jobs across Oklahoma, this class is ideal for anyone interested in breaking into the industry. No film experience is necessary for this course.
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