PURPOSE: This program is designed to provide computer education and training required by business and industry. Specifically, this includes skills necessary to function in today’s highly technical and computerized environment. Students will use computer application software to develop business applications. The career studies certificate will help prepare students for the MOS certification exams for Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
OCCUPATIONAL OBJECTIVES: Computer Support Specialist; Computer Technician; Help Desk Analyst; Information Technology Specialist
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: General college curricular admission
PROGRAM NOTES: The Computer Applications Career Studies Certificate will fulfill the IT concentration electives in the Information Systems Technology Associate of Applied Science degree.
Students should check their advisement report in SIS and meet with their faculty advisor.
Students must attain the grade of “C” or higher in IT courses taken for this certificate.
IT courses used for this program may not be more than 10 years old.
Credit for Prior Learning: Students in this program may be eligible for credit for prior learning. See an Information Systems Technology (IST) academic advisor for further information.