November 27, 2017 James Revillini

Computer Business Applications

Certificate

Computer Business Applications
This certificate program is focused on preparing the student to apply computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, database, internet, e-mail, and presentation software to the solution of problems and have competency in office procedures. This program also prepares students for work responsibilities including researching and organizing information, preparing electronic communication and business correspondence, preparing electronic presentations and information and document processing.

Faculty
Michael Gow, mgow@nwcc.edu, 860.738.6385

Outcomes
Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates should be able to:
1. Demonstrate an understanding of general business uses of computers, the software used by the business community, and application development for general business computing functions.
2. Demonstrate expertise in skills to be able to use the Microsoft Office Suite software applications.
3. Demonstrate an understanding of the role and function of computers and effectively use the computer to solve problems.
4. Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamentals and concepts, commands, and syntax of word processing and presentation application software and preparation of documents for communication and data analysis.

Coursework
SEMESTER 1
CSA* 105 Introduction to Software Applications – 3 credits
CSA* 135 Spreadsheet Applications – 3 credits
CST* 201 Intro to Management Info. Systems – 3 credits
SEMESTER 2
CSA* 205 Advanced Applications – 3 credits
CSC* 290 Computer Applications Capstone – 3 credits
ELECTIVE Directed Elective – 3/4 credits ♦ See the Elective section of this catalog for a list of specific courses that fulfill Directed Elective requirements.
TOTAL CREDITS 18

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