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Spring 2010 Course Catalog 
Spring 2010 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Applications Specialist Certificate

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Division: Business, Behavioral/Social Science, Public and Human Services
Academic Dept: Computer Information Systems and Office Technologies
HEGIS: 5104
Curriculum Chair: Prof. Janet Ranucci
Tel: 914-606-6661

Employees in today’s computer-dominated workplace must possess “Information Age” skills. This certificate provides students with the opportunity to become proficient in office computer applications and to gain a solid foundation in current business practices. In addition, a strong emphasis is placed on oral and written communications and accounting skills that are essential for success in business.

Graduates will be prepared to find employment in such jobs as Computer Applications Specialist, Office Assistant, Customer Service Representative and other computer and administrative support positions.

All credits earned for this certificate may be applied to an Associate’s degree in Office Technologies.


Program Note(s)

* This course may be waived by the curriculum chairperson and a higher level OFTEC or CIS course substituted for those students who possess the equivalent skill levels.


Minimum Total Credits: 25

Advisement Guide: The Advisement Guide provides important information to students about how best to complete this degree, including a semester-by-semester breakdown of how best to complete the required classes. Click here for the Advisement Guide’s 2-Semester Plan .

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