2015-2016 College Catalog 
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Computer Applications Certificate

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Degree Code: J98

Certificate Program

Program Coordinator: Joseph Johnson - 860-215-9440

This 30-credit certificate program has been designed to prepare students for employment in various computer support positions, from designing the screen layout for data entry operation to a webpage for a small company.

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

Computer Applications Certificate Curriculum Requirements


° 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: 30

Computer Applications, Certificate Program Outcomes

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

  1. read and prepare standard types of business communications.
  2. demonstrate a high level of skill in the use of word processing software.
  3. use computer software to create an effective presentation.
  4. use spreadsheet software to create sophisticated worksheets and graphs.
  5. use database application software to create, update and query a database.
  6. integrate text and objects produced in word processing, spreadsheet, database management, and presentation software applications with Internet resources to create documents.
  7. plan, design, develop, and maintain professional Web sites using HTML and Web page development software, and create and optimize images and animation.
  8. demonstrate understanding of network technology protocols, including structure, communication, architecture and standards.
  9. demonstrate appropriate interpersonal, human relations skills.

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