Certificate of Achievement in Computer Applications

Division: Business

This certificate prepares students for entry-level employment in the field of Computer Applications. Students completing this certificate will acquire skills in keyboarding, word processing, spreadsheets, databases, web development, and general business.

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate competency in word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and/or web development.

Career Opportunities

Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be prepared for employment in the following fields: desktop publishing, web design, office assistant, accounting firm assistant, administrative assistant, and entry-level positions requiring computer application skills.

Required Certificate Courses (29 Units)29
Public Speaking for Business
Business Communications
Electronic Calculating
College Keyboarding Level 2
Business English
Desktop Publishing for Bus
Web Page Design & Development
Database Processing
Spreadsheet for Business
Restricted Electives (6 Units)6
Select six units from the following. A maximum of three units of Work Experience may count toward the total elective units:
Computer Accounting
College Keyboarding Level 1
Elementary Keyboarding
Computer Operating Systems
Essential Computer Concepts
Bus & Ind Wrk Exp-1st Sem
Bus & Ind Wrk Exp-2nd Sem
Bus & Ind Wrk Exp-3rd Sem
Bus & Ind Wrk Exp-4th Sem
Total35

The Certificate of Achievement requirements include completion of the certificate courses with a “C” or better grade in each course. Required and support courses may be substituted with the approval of the Business Division Chair.