COMPUTER BUSINESS APPLICATIONS

Program List

certificate

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, electronic communication and business correspondence, preparing electronic communication and business correspondence, preparing electronic presentations and information and document processing. Graduates are prepared for positions as administrative assistant, executive assistant and other information support roles.

Advisor: Janet Cosgrove, jcosgrove@nwcc.commnet.edu, 860-738-6377

Program Requirements
CSA*105 Computer Systems Applications 3
CSA*135 Spreadsheet Applications 3
CSC*231 Database Design I 3
CSA*205 Advanced Applications 3
  Computer Science Elective 3
  Total 15

 

Program 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 spreadsheet application software and preparation of spreadsheets for data analysis.
  5. Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamentals and concepts, commands, and syntax of data base application software and preparation of data bases for data analysis.
  6. Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamentals and concepts, commands, and syntax word processing and presentation application software and prepa-ration of documents for communication and data analysis.