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Certificate of Specialization (CS)
Certificate of Specialization in Computer Applications is an 18-credit-hour program designed for individuals who are interested in learning a range of end-user applications for personal computers, including operating systems, word processing, spreadsheets and databases. It prepares the graduate to employ the function of personal computers that are generally in use in offices today.
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Computer Applications (CS) 18 Credits
|Program total||18 credits|
|I. Core Courses||8 credits|
|IS:103||Information Systems for Business (or)|
|IS:123||Introduction to Windows||1|
|IS:124||Windows – Advanced Topics||1|
|IS:132||Windows – Intermediate Topics||1|
|Applications Electives:||4 Credits|
|Choose one of these four-hour options:|
|IS:118||Computer Applications-Databases (and)||1|
|IS:119||Computer Applications-Word Processing (and)||1|
|IS:125||Excel for Windows||2|
|IS:151||Microcomputer Applications in Business||4|
|Program Conclusion||3 Credits|
|II. Electives||3 credits|
|IS:126||E-Mail and Information Management||1|
|IS:156||Computer Applications – Intermediate Database||1|
|IS:157||Computer Applications – Intermediate Word Processing||1|
|IS:161||Computer Applications – Advanced Word Processing||1|
|IS:214||Spreadsheet Macros and Advanced Topics||1|
The Computer Applications program is offered at our Florissant Valley campus. Students may take general education classes toward this degree at any of our four campuses, our five education centers, and online.