Computer Applications for Business Noncredit Certificate - Active
Department: Business
Approval: October 2012

Enrollment in Computer Applications for Business courses is for students interested in all levels of administrative positions including administrative office practices (keyboarding, computer literacy/applications, clerical and general office work, internet research, eBusiness and eOffice web technologies, scheduling and appointment systems, creating and organizing documents, and employee/customer relations). Studies will exit the program with Business English and Business Math skills.

Entrance Advisories. Eligibility for noncredit ESL Level 6+; typing 25 wpm.

Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

Exit Requirements. Successful completion of all courses with a passing grade; typing 40 wpm in a timed test with 90% accuracy; hold a minimum attendance of 80% in all classes required; completion of certificate coursework within two years.

Financial Assistance. The Computer Applications for Business certificate is eligible for financial assistance. Please consult with a counselor for further information.

The minimum time for completion of this certificate is 2 semesters. Completion time will vary based on student preparation and number of classes completed per semester.

Courses Required for the Noncredit Certificate in Computer Applications for Business
Course Hours
Required courses:
BOSS 5501 - Keyboarding: Skill Development 90.00
BOSS 5509 - Office Procedures for the 21 st Century 45.00
BOSS 4510 - Business Communications 45.00
COMP 9245 - Computer Literacy - Basic Level 30.00
COMP 9964 - Microsoft Outlook Essentials 15.00
BOSS 4500 - Business English I 45.00
BOSS 4501 - Business English II 45.00
Total: 315.00
Choose one of the following job preparation courses
BOSS 3500 - Job Preparation 45.00
CRER 1062 - Job Search Skills 15.00
Total: 15.00 - 45.00
Choose five courses from one of the following clusters:
Cluster A: Business Productivity (Office Applications)
COMP 9967 - Google Apps for Business I 45.00
COMP 9968 - Google Apps for Business II 45.00
WOPR 9995 - Microsoft Word for Business I 45.00
COMP 9900 - Microsoft Excel for Business I 45.00
COMP 9904 - Microsoft Excel for Business II 45.00
COMP 9901 - Microsoft Access for Business I 45.00
COMP 9910 - Microsoft Access for Business II 45.00
COMP 9938 - Publisher for Business Desktop Publishing 45.00
Cluster B: Business Productivity (Dynamic Media)
COMP 9928 - PowerPoint for Business 45.00
COMP 9944 - Acrobat for Bus/Office 45.00
COMP 9959 - Photoshop Elements 45.00
COMP 9922 - Flash for Bus/Office Presentations 45.00
COMP 9899 - Electronic Publishing for Business I 45.00
COMP 9936 - Outlook for Office Support 45.00
Cluster C: Business Productivity (Web Page Development)
COMP 9933 - Building Business Web Pages with Adobe Web Standard-Level I 45.00
COMP 9934 - Building Business Web Pages with Adobe Web Standard-Level II 45.00
COMP 9935 - Business Web Graphics 45.00
COMP 9919 - Using Dreamweaver for Basic Business Web Pages 45.00
COMP 9920 - Using SharePoint Designer (Expression Web) for Basic Web Pages 45.00
COMP 9922 - Flash for Bus/Office Presentations 45.00
COMP 9944 - Acrobat for Bus/Office 45.00
COMP 9959 - Photoshop Elements 45.00
COMP 9936 - Outlook for Office Support 45.00
COMP 9907 - Electronic Publishing for Business II 45.00
Total: 225.00
Total: 555.00 - 585.00