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Applications Specialist Certificate

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Courses are displayed to show the fastest path to your certificate and should be completed in the order listed. If you are unable to complete all courses listed in a semester, complete as many courses in this sequence as your schedule allows. If you have questions or concerns about your MAP, please see your Pathways Advisor.

Program Description

This program is designed for students wanting to complete a one-semester Certificate in Applications Specialist and enter the workforce. Students explore a wide range of industry standard business applications. This certificate program prepares students for entry-level employment positions as data entry and data processing operators using most major types of business applications including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentation graphics.

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First Semester

Course NumberTitleCredits
CIS 118Introduction to PC Applications


CIS 135Complete Word Processing


CIS 145Intro to Desktop Database


CIS 155Complete Spreadsheets


Total Credit Hours:12

Total Credit Hours: 12