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 with industry standard technical software packages.
- Demonstrate comprehensive, broad range introductory computer competencies targeting a diverse and multicultural workforce.
- Complete technically current and challenging ongoing education.
- Apply skills in a broad range of media appropriate for a diverse population of technical students.
- Use job skills in technical professional business environments through meaningful internships and capstone projects.
- CIM 10 INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION SYSTEMS 3 Units
- CIM 112 MICROSOFT OFFICE 3 Units
- CIMA 102 WORD PROCESSING - WORD 3 Units +
- CIMA 104 SPREADSHEETS - EXCEL 3 Units +
- CIMA 106 DATABASE - ACCESS 3 Units
- CIMA 108 BUSINESS PRESENTATIONS - POWERPOINT 3 Units
Select from Restricted Electives 3 Units
Total Units for the Major: 18
- CIM 121A KEYBOARDING FOR COMPUTERS - BEGINNING 1.5 Units
- CIM 121B KEYBOARDING FOR COMPUTERS - INTERMEDIATE 1.5 Units *
- CIM 121C KEYBOARDING FOR COMPUTERS - ADVANCED 1.5 Units *
- CIMN 100 COMPUTER OPERATING SYSTEMS- WINDOWS 3 Units +
- CIMN 230 - COMPUTER OPERATION SYSTEMS: UNIX/LINUX 3 Units
- CIMA 212 MANAGING PROJECTS WITH MICROSOFT PROJECT 3 Units
- CIMA 223A COMPUTERIZED ACCOUNTING - QUICKBOOKS–BEGINNING 1.5 Units *
- CIMA 223B COMPUTERIZED ACCOUNTING - QUICKBOOKS–ADVANCED 1.5 Units *
- CIM 274A WEB DIGITAL IMAGERY - PHOTOSHOP–BEGINNING 1.5 Units
- CIM 274B WEB DIGITAL IMAGERY - PHOTOSHOP–ADVANCED 1.5 Units *
- CIMW 207 SOCIAL MEDIA & WEB FUNDAMENTALS 1.5 Units
- CIMW 110A/B - CREATING WEB PAGES: DREAMWEAVER - BEGINNING/ADVANCED 1.5 Units, 1.5 Units
*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