Computer Applications

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Certificate Program
Program Coordinator: Allan Anderson - 860-215-9403
                              George Volkov - 860-215-9483

This 30-credit certificate program has been designed to prepare students for employment in various computer support positions, from designing the screen layout for data entry operation to a webpage for a small company.

Students may complete this certificate by completing the courses that are listed below.



Course ID Title of Course Credits
ACC* K115° Financial Accounting 4
CSA* K105 Introduction to Software Applications 3
CSA* K205° Advanced Applications 3
CST* K153° Web Development & Design I 4
CST* K232° Communications and Networking 4
ENG* K101° Composition 3
ENG* K202° Technical Writing 3
MAT* K135° Topics in Contemporary Math  
or or 3
HIGHER MATH _______________________  
__________ Open Elective 3

° Course has a prerequisite. Students should check course description.


Computer Applications, Certificate
Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  1. read and prepare standard types of business communications.

  2. demonstrate a high level of skill in the use of word processing software.

  3. use computer software to create an effective presentation.

  4. use spreadsheet software to create sophisticated worksheets and graphs.

  5. use database application software to create, update and query a database.

  6. integrate text and objects produced in word processing, spreadsheet, database management, and presentation software applications with Internet resources to create documents.

  7. plan, design, develop, and maintain professional Web sites using HTML and Web page development software, and create and optimize images and animation.

  8. demonstrate understanding of network technology protocols, including structure, communication, architecture and standards.

  9. demonstrate appropriate interpersonal, human relations skills.