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    Apr 12, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Catalog [ARCHIVED]

Computer Applications, AS


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This program is designed for those wishing to develop expertise in a variety of computer applications that may be required in almost any business setting.  Students will gain real-world experience in Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Web technologies. Students will learn to troubleshoot hardware and software issues, analyze data, complete basic computing tasks and develop solutions to solve problems. Potential career opportunities include Computer Support Specialists, Technical Support Specialists, Help Desk Technicians, Computer Support Assistants, and Computer Operators.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this 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.

Complete one course from the following list:


Total Units Required: 18.5-21


To earn the associate degree:


See Earning an Associate Degree  for associate degree graduation requirements.

To transfer:


Courses required for the associate degree major at IVC may not be the same as those required for the major at a four-year school. If you plan to transfer, consult a counselor to identify the courses needed for the major at your transfer school and to develop a plan that will best meet your goals. View more information about transferring at Transfer to a Four-Year Institution .

Note:


See an IVC counselor for course substitution if a course is not available.

Third-party credentialing:


Third-party credentialing may be subject to change without notice. This information is accurate as of the publication date of this catalog. For the most current information, please consult with the area dean.

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