Basic Computer Skills - Certificate

The Basic Computer Skills certificate prepares a student for computer use in a variety of settings. It makes a valuable addition to other degrees and/or certificates including, but not limited to, Associate Degree in Education, Criminal Justice, Nursing, Paralegal Studies, and Social Services.

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A grade of C- or better is required in all courses.

Total Credits Required for Certificate: 16

C S 110Computer Literacy3
or OECS 105 Introduction to Information Technology
COLL 101College/Life Success1
OECS 209Computer Graphic Arts3
or BOT 214 Word Processing II
OECS 211Word Processing Applications3
or BOT 213 Word Processing I
OECS 215Spreadsheet Applications3
Select 3 credits from the following:3
Operating Systems3
PC Maintenance and Repair I1
Internet Applications1
Creating a Web Page1
Database Application and Design3
Total Credits16