Business Microcomputer Applications
Personal Computers have become the gateway to the world and have permeated all facets of business and industry. In today’s ever-changing workplace, the importance of specialized microcomputer and communications skills in managing and sharing information has moved to the forefront in most organizations. Software is constantly being upgraded and organizations need skilled personnel who can easily adapt to these changes. The Microcomputer Applications program provides students with the higher degree of computer expertise that is necessary to meet the increasing demands and technical challenges of all businesses, large and small. Students will receive instruction in word processing, spreadsheet, database, desktop publishing, Internet, and Web page design programs as well as the most up-to-date business practices and principles.
Students can sit for the Microsoft Office User Specialist computer certification exam in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint during their sophomore year. Students graduating with a Microcomputer Applications degree are prepared to be successful as help desk specialists, desktop publishing specialists, database administrators, assistant managers, financial managers, and computer applications specialists.