Computer Software Applications

Program Info

Year Established
2003
Degree Type
Certificate of Achievement
Office Contact
Business and Computer Technology Division: 313-845-9645, business@hfcc.edu, Technology Bldg, Room: E-211
Faculty Contact
Diane Smith: 313-845-9702, dlsmith1@hfcc.edu, Liberal Arts Building, Room: K-319D

Program Description

Description

Provides students with the opportunity to improve their computer software applications literacy and job skills required, in today's modern business environment, by many occupations. Students in the program will receive training in word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation, and web pages applications software. The certificate in Computer Software Applications offers evidence to employers of a certain level of proficiency in the application of computer software.

The certificate is often combined with an associate's degree to improve a employability. The certificate can be used as a building block toward a Certificate in Office Administration and/or a degree in Administrative and Information Management.

Program Learning Outcomes
  • Operate word-processing software using Microsoft office.
  • Operate spreadsheet software using Microsoft office.
  • Operate database software using Microsoft using office.
  • Operate presentation software using Microsoft office.
Registry / Certification / Licensure Exam Information

Successful completion of BCA-143: Word Processing, BCA-145: Spreadsheet Applications, BCA-147: Database Applications, and BCA-152: Presentation Graphics will provide students with sufficient knowledge and skills to take the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exams for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access.

Degree-Specific Requirements

Program Requirements

Minimum Total Credit Hours
17.00