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  Nov 23, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog: August 2017 Edition

Computer Information Management


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Dean: Anna “Cathleen” Greiner, PhD
Academic Chair: Roopa Mathur, PhD
Faculty: Carolina Kussoy; Dixie Massaro; Roopa Mathur, PhD; Michael Salviani; Bob Urell

Courses

The Computer Information Management (CIM) Department in the School of Business Sciences conducts a program designed to offer training in hardware and software applications used in a variety of environments and enterprises. The program encompasses a broad area of study, including computer operating systems, software applications, and networking and internetworking technologies. Courses are designed to prepare students at various levels of competence-from the novice to the expert-for immediate employment, professional careers, and/or transfer. The program combines classroom lecture/demonstration and individual hands-on training in a laboratory setting. Faculty members work closely with local businesses and industries to ensure relevant and state-of-the-art training.

Major

Students may pursue associate degree majors in desktop publishing, digital media technologies, local area networks (Cisco), computer applications, and web authoring; they may also complete certificates of proficiency in 2D animation, digital graphic applications, digital publishing, multimedia design, spreadsheets, and web page authoring.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Administrative Assistant

Upon completion of the administrative assistant program, students will be able to

  • Apply computing techniques to solve common business problems, to manipulate and interpret data, and to disseminate the data, methodology, analysis, and results.
  • Engage in critical thinking to manipulate the features and functions of common business applications to produce a variety of business documents.
  • Compose, criticize, evaluate, and revise the content and structure of written business communications.

Computer Applications

Upon completion of the computer applications program, students will be able to

  • Apply computing techniques to solve common business problems, to manipulate and interpret data, and to disseminate the data, methodology, analysis, and results.
  • Engage in critical thinking to manipulate the features and functions of common business applications to produce a variety of business documents.
  • Compose, criticize, evaluate, and revise the content and structure of written business communications.

Local Area Networks: Cisco

Upon completion of the local area networks: Cisco program, students will be able to

  • Apply computing techniques to solve common business problems, to manipulate and interpret data, and to disseminate the data, methodology, analysis, and results.
  • Engage in critical thinking to manipulate the features and functions of common business applications to produce a variety of business documents.
  • Compose, criticize, evaluate, and revise the content and structure of written business communications.

Web Authoring

Upon completion of the web authoring program, students will be able to

  • Apply computing techniques to solve common business problems, to manipulate and interpret data, and to disseminate the data, methodology, analysis, and results.
  • Engage in critical thinking to manipulate the features and functions of common business applications to produce a variety of business documents.
  • Compose, criticize, evaluate, and revise the content and structure of written business communications.

Potential Careers

Examples of careers in the various computer information management areas include the following:

  • Advertising
  • Animation
  • Business Office Specialist
  • Digital Prepress and Publishing
  • Print Publications
  • Web Authoring and Production

Programs

    Associate in ScienceCertificate of AchievementCertificate of Proficiency

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