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    Apr 12, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog: September 2023 Edition 
2023-2024 Catalog: September 2023 Edition [ARCHIVED]

Computer Applications, COA

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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:

  • Students will engage in critical thinking to manipulate the features and functions of common business applications to produce a variety of business documents.

Complete one course from the following list:

Total Units Required: 18.5-21

To earn the certificate of achievement:

See Earning a Certificate  for certificate information and requirements.


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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