PURPOSE: This program is designed to introduce students to computer application software required by business and industry. 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 clerks.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: General college curricular admission
PROGRAM NOTES: The Computer Applications Fundamentals Career Studies Certificate will satisfy 18 credit hours of the courses in the Computer Applications Career Studies Certificate which fulfills the 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.
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.