Nov 19, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Catalog

Microcomputer Software Fundamentals Certificate


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(18-21 semester hours)

The Microcomputer Software Fundamentals certificate is designed for students seeking entry-level jobs requiring familiarity with personal computers and a variety of software applications. Students will be prepared for jobs which require skills in data entry, use of common software such as spreadsheets and word processors, beginning use of operating systems, and/or retail microcomputer sales. Students must choose all of their electives from one of the elective sequences.

Learners who complete the Microcomputer Software Fundamentals certificate will:

  • Communicate effectively
  • Demonstrate introductory knowledge of a programming language and of operating systems OR demonstrate appropriate skills in word processing, electronic spreadsheets, database management, and computer graphics applications
  • Demonstrate keyboarding speed and accuracy

For more information, contact Program Coordinator Chris Parden.

Program Requirements


Electives (Choose one of the following sequences)


(a) Computer Concepts


(b) Basic Applications (Choose any 3 of the following)


(c) Office Computers


Total Program Credits: 18/21


1 Requires ACC* 113  as a prerequisite.

 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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