Certificate Program

Degree offered

Certificate of Recognition in Fundamental Computer Skills

Credits required 7-8

Dean

William Berardi

Program contact

Priscilla Grocer, Department Chair and Professor of Computer Information Systems, ext. 2403

Program Goals Statement

  • Students learn word processing, spreadsheets, and databases and how to use the Internet for research and exploration.
  • This certificate is designed for people who need to learn to use computers effectively on the job or at home to make a career change.
  • Program Information
  • This program assumes no prior computer knowledge and is aimed at those nervous about acquiring those skills.
  • This program could be used to develop a level of computer literacy that would be an asset in any college program.

Recommendations

Plan to spend large blocks of time developing proficiency.

Program Courses

May be waived by previous course or passing a keyboarding test administered by the Office Administration department.

Degree Requirements

Program Courses

OFC 102 may be waived by previous course or passing a keyboarding test administered by the Office Administration department.

CIS 101Internet User

1 credit

CIS 111Introduction to Business Information Systems

3 credits

CIS 112Advanced Business Information Systems

3 credits

OFC 102Computer Keyboarding

1 credit

Total Credit Hours:8

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 1

CIS 111Introduction to Business Information Systems

3 credits

OFC 102Computer Keyboarding

1 credit

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 2

CIS 101Internet User

1 credit

CIS 112Advanced Business Information Systems

3 credits

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