Business Applications Specialist - Certificate

The Business Applications Specialist certificate prepares a student for entry-level positions requiring the use of popular business software applications; for example, entry-level positions in the fields of software support, software consulting, and software training.

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

Total Credits Required for Certificate: 30

ACCT 200A Survey of Accounting3
or ACCT 221 Financial Accounting
ART 161Digital Imaging I3
or CMT 145 Image Processing I
BMGT 216Business Math3
or BOT 106 Business Mathematics
BOT 205Microcomputer Accounting I3
C S 110Computer Literacy3
or OECS 105 Introduction to Information Technology
OECS 125Operating Systems3
OECS 211Word Processing Applications3
or BOT 213 Word Processing I
OECS 215Spreadsheet Applications3
OECS 220Database Application and Design3
OECS 252Project Management3
Total Credits30