Jun 03, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog

Microcomputer Software Applications Certificate

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(30 semester hours)

The Microcomputer Software Applications Certificate is designed for students seeking entry-level jobs requiring familiarity and understanding of computer fundamentals and exposure to a variety of microcomputer applications. Graduates will be able to perform jobs that use software applications and that support and provide service to other users of software. The certificate is designed so that students could complete the requirements in one academic year. Through program electives, students can focus on particular applications or continue an exploration of broad-based computer knowledge.

Learners who complete the Microcomputer Software Applications certificate will:

  • Communicate effectively
  • Demonstrate introductory knowledge of a programming language and of operating systems
  • Demonstrate appropriate skills in electronic spreadsheets and database management
  • Demonstrate keyboarding speed and accuracy

For more information, contact Program Coordinator Chris Parden.

Program Requirements

Electives: 6 Credits

  • Any computer Science Electives

Total Program Credits: 30

The candidate for this certificate must have placed at the College level on the Basic Skills Assessment in English and mathematics, or completed the recommended developmental coursework.

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