2015-2016 College Catalog 
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Business Information Systems Certificate

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Degree Code: J50

Certificate Program

Program Coordinator: Betti Gladue - 860-215-9430

This 27-29 credit hour certificate program is designed for students who seek to acquire the basic working skills to enter a business, wish to expand their opportunities and choices, and/or transfer to Eastern or another 4-year university.

Students may complete this certificate by completing the courses that are listed below.

Business Information Systems Certificate Curriculum Requirements

Restricted Electives: 10-12 CREDIT HOURS

Please select 3 from the following list of courses:


° Course has a prerequisite. Students should check course description.

* Indicates common course numbering. within Connecticut Community College system.

Students should consult with their academic advisor regarding the minimum number of credits to be taken at TRCC and limits on non-traditional credits.  25% of TRCC degree requirements must be completed with TRCC coursework.  Up to 50% of degree requirements can be fulfilled with non-traditional credit.  Non-traditional credit includes CLEP/DSST exams, Credit by Exam, APL credit, and Military credit.   

Grand Total: 27-29

Business Information Systems, Certificate Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  1. demonstrate a fundamental understanding of a computer’s operating system with regard to file management, system tools and the customization of the computing environment.
  2. design, develop and implement programs to solve various data processing problems using the current programming language and Visual Basic.
  3. demonstrate use of computer applications including word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software, database management, and Internet browser software to enhance personal productivity.

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