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2014 -2015 Chesapeake College Catalog 
2014 -2015 Chesapeake College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Microcomputer Applications Specialist Basic Certificate (497)

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Award: Certificate

Program Mission: The Chesapeake College Microcomputer Applications Specialist Basic Certificate provides students with basic concepts and skills in the installation and use of software for microcomputers in a business or technical environment. The basic certificate is designed so that students may progress to the Microcomputer Applications Specialist Advanced Certificate or Degree option.

Program Description: The Microcomputer Applications Basic Certificate is designed to provide knowledge of basic skills for entry-level employment. Students should consult with the College’s Admissions Office or an academic advisor in planning an appropriate program.

Program Goals: The Microcomputer Applications Specialist Basic Certificate program will:

  • Emphasize technical competency, professional knowledge and ethical responsibility.
  • Integrate knowledge and skills acquired in the classroom to a PC applications support/training environment.
  • Provide basic knowledge of applications packages and troubleshooting skills.
  • Prepare students for entry-level employment or for further study in the field.

Student Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Implement microcomputer applications and systems software.
  •  Efficiently and effectively communicate technical ideas.

Contact Person: Ms. Diana Hill

Program Requirements

[Courses Appear in Recommended Sequence.]

Fall Semester I

Minimum Required Credits: 16


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