2020-2021 Spring Edition 
    
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2020-2021 Spring Edition [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Software Specialist Certificate of Achievement


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The Software Specialist Certificate program prepares the student for an entry-level position as a knowledge worker in the technical work environment using industry-standard software packages.

Program Student Learning Outcomes


Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate key skills for employment using industry-standard software.
  • Apply skills in a broad range of media appropriate for a diverse population of technical students.
  • Use job skills in technical professional business environments.

REQUIRED COURSES

Course ID Title Units
CIM 1   or    Computer Information Systems 4
CIM 112   Microsoft Office 3
CIMA 102  + Word Processing - Word 3
CIMA 104  + Spreadsheets - Excel 3
CIMA 106   Database - Access 3
CIMA 108   Business Presentations - Powerpoint 3
  Select from Restricted Electives 3

TOTAL UNITS FOR THE CERTIFICATE


18-19

RESTRICTED ELECTIVES
CIM 10   Introduction to Information Systems 3
CIM 121A   Keyboarding for Computers - Beginning 1.5
CIM 121B  * Keyboarding for Computers - Intermediate 1.5
CIM 121C  * Keyboarding for Computers - Advanced 1.5
CIMW 134   Web Digital Media- Photoshop and Intro to Video Editing 3
CIMA 202   Advanced Word Processing - Word 3
CIMA 204   Advanced Spreadsheets - Excel 3
CIMA 206   Advanced Database - Access 3
CIMA 212   Managing Projects with Microsoft Project 3
CIMA 223A  * Computerized Accounting - Quickbooks-Beginning 1.5
CIMA 223B  * Computerized Accounting - Quickbooks-Advanced 1.5
CIMN 100  + Computer Operating Systems- Windows 3
CIMN 130   Computer Operating Systems - Unix and Linux 3
CIMW 207   Social Media & Web Fundamentals 1.5
*Course has a prerequisite, corequisite, limitation, or recommended preparation; see course description.
+Completion of the A and B versions of this course can also be used to fulfill this requirement.

 

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