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Computer Software Application Specialist
Certificate
HEGIS #5101
Chairperson: James G. Looby
Brahan Hall, Room 206, (518) 629-7225

This program has been deactivated effective Spring 2012 and as such, applications are no longer being accepted.

Hudson Valley Community College’s Computer Software Application Specialist certificate is designed for the student who is currently working or seeking employment as an administrative or technical assistant yet does not possess formalized computer training. This coursework provides students with the formalized training needed for employment as a keyboard specialist, help desk specialist, software specialist or technical assistant.

All AITC and CMPT courses must have been taken within seven years in order to be applicable toward this degree program.

PROGRAM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS
Courses Notes High School Average
Math I, Algebra or 1 unit of equivalent academic math (70 or above in the course) Business and software courses recommended. 70+

The estimated cost of books for the student enrolled in the first full-time term as outlined would be approximately $605.

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS*    

Course No.

Title

Credit Hrs.

CMPT 100 Word Processing w/WordPerfect 3
CMPT 101 Personal Comp Concepts & Applications I 3
CMPT 110
Document Formatting on Microcomputers 3
CMPT 111 Information Processing 3
CMPT 112 Adv Info Processing w/Business Communication 3
CMPT 115 Excel 3
CMPT 118 Web Page Design and Management 3
CMPT 120 Database Concepts & Applications 3
CMPT 125 Electronic Publishing and Design 3
Total Credits Required 27

*or specific course equivalents as approved by Department Chairperson.

SUGGESTED COURSE SEQUENCE FOR FULL-TIME STUDY
First Term    
CMPT 100 Word Processing w/WordPerfect 3
CMPT 101 Personal Comp Concepts & Applications I 3
CMPT 110 Document Formatting on Microcomputers 3
CMPT 115 Excel 3
  Term Total 12
Second Term    
CMPT 111 Information Processing 3
CMPT 112 Adv Info Processing w/Business Communication 3
CMPT 118 Web Page Design and Management 3
CMPT 120 Database Concepts & Applications 3
CMPT 125 Electronic Publishing and Design 3
  Term Total 15