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Spring 2016 Course Catalog 
Spring 2016 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
Telephone: 914-606-6661
Email: janet.ranucci@sunywcc.edu

A Note about Program Requirements

The requirements listed below are for students entering into this program in Spring 2016. Students who entered the program during a prior semester will find their specific requirements listed in the Catalog under which they entered. Archived Catalogs are accessible through the dropdown menu above.

Program Description

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 Notes

* 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

Educational Plan: The Educational Plan is an advisement tool that provides important information to students about how to complete this degree. Click here to Download the Educational Plan .

Gainful Employment Disclosure

For information about graduation rates, the median debt of students who have completed this program, and other important information please visit Computer Applications Specialist Certificate - GE Disclosure. For an overview of all gainful employment disclosures at Westchester Community College, visit www.sunywcc.edu/gainfulemployment

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