Computer Applications Certificate

Curriculum CIS.APP.CERT (C407P)

The Computer Applications Certificate is intended for persons preparing for positions using Microsoft Office programs. Graduates will be able to:

  • create, edit, format and print Microsoft Word documents;
  • create, edit, format and print Microsoft Excel worksheets;
  • create and edit Microsoft Access databases, create queries, and create, edit and print reports;
  • create, edit and use Microsoft PowerPoint presentations;
  • integrate elements of each Office application into other Office and Windows-based applications;
  • work effectively in teams;
  • communicate effectively with clients, verbally and in writing; and
  • apply the skills that are the focus of this program to business scenarios.

Last Update Effective: 8/22/10

Semester One

Credit Hours


CIS 140

Microsoft Word I



CIS 144

Microsoft PowerPoint



CIS 155

Microsoft Excel I



CIS 157

Microsoft Access I






Semester Two


CIS 142

Microsoft Word II



CIS 161

Microsoft Excel II



CIS 167

Microsoft Access II








Total credits required


See CIS course descriptions.

Coordinator: Mike McGuire, Ext. 3349

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