Fundamental Computer Skills

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 111, OFC 102

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 2

CIS 101, CIS 112
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