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Programs of Study


Business Computer Applications

Degree Type: Certificate

Semester Credit Hours: 42

First Semester - 15 SCH

ACNT 1303 - Introduction to Accounting I
ITSC 1305 - Introduction to PC Operating Systems
ITSC 1309 - Integrated Software Applications I
ITSW 1304 - Introduction to Spreadsheets
POFT 1321 - Business Math

Second Semester - 15 SCH

ACNT 1311 - Introduction to Computerized Accounting
IMED 1316 - Web Design I
ITSC 1321 - Intermediate PC Operating Systems
ITSW 1307 - Introduction to Database
ITSW 2334 - Advanced Spreadsheets

Third Semester - 12 SCH

ITSC 1364 – Practicum - Computer and Information Sciences, General
ITSC 2321 - Integrated Software Applications II
ITSW 1310 - Introduction to Presentation Graphics Software
POFT 2312 - Business Correspondence & Communication

Marketable Skills

  • Locate and correct data entry errors, or report them to supervisors.
  • Compile, sort, and verify the accuracy of data before it is entered.
  • Compare data with source documents, or re-enter data in verification format to detect errors.
  • Store completed documents in appropriate locations.
  • Select materials needed to complete work assignments.

Program Outcomes

  • Utilize industry standard application software to produce personal, business, and academic reports and presentations.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of computer industry terminology and jargon.

Expected Salary

Texas wage data: workers on average earn $33,250; 10% of workers earn $21,840 or less; 10% of workers earn $44,760 or more.

Career Opportunities

Data processing analysts; Office manager; Desktop support technician; Office assistant; Database administrator; Administrative assistant.

High School Endorsements

Business and Industry

Additional Educational Opportunities

Students may continue their education through a BAAS degree.