GLENDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS SPECIALIST


Program Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to perform intermediate and advanced operations in multiple MS Office applications, i.e., Word , Excel, as well as a choice of three additional MS Office courses, e.g., Access I/II, PowerPoint I/II, Outlook, or Publisher; and be able to identify the basic features of the Windows environment including skills necessary to manage the desktop, use the mouse, create and manipulate files and folders and other standard operations used in every Windows application.
 
PREREQUISITE COURSES REQUIRED COURSES FOR CERTIFICATE UNITS
  CABOT 208 Windows Basics 1
  CABOT 209 Advance Windows 1
  CABOT 230* Computer Keyboarding/Typing Speed Development 1
  CABOT 265 Microsoft Office Word I 3
CABOT 265 or equivalent CABOT 266 Microsoft Office Word II 3
  CABOT 270 Microsoft Office Excel I 3
CABOT 270 or equivalent CABOT 271 Microsoft Office Excel II 3
  Select any three courses from the following
  CABOT 275 Microsoft Office Access I 3
CABOT 275 or equivalent CABOT 276 Microsoft Office Access II 3
  CABOT 280 Microsoft PowerPoint I 3
CABOT 280 or equivalent CABOT 281 Microsoft PowerPoint II 3
  CABOT 285 Microsoft Outlook 3
  CABOT 286 Microsoft Publisher 3
   TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 24
* A minimum of 40 wpm is required for this certificate. Students who demonstrate a typing speed of 40 wpm or higher may substitute another class for CABOT 230 with the division chair approval.
NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET.  SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.
 
August 2014 GCC CATALOG 2014-2015

Important Notice: In the event of a discrepancy between the information presented above and the online and/or print versions of the GCC Catalog, please contact a counselor or the office of Admissions and Records.

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