The concentration in Computer Applications provides students with entry-level skills necessary to work as a help-desk technician, software trainer or other computer professional. The student will be provided with a well-rounded computer curriculum featuring courses in application and graphics software, hardware, internet, web page design, networking, and programming.
Program requirements may change over time. Specific degree/graduation requirements are determined by a degree audit.
An overview of computer hardware, software, networks, Internet, web applications, systems, security and troubleshooting. To be used as an introduction to the Network Administration program or to supplement another computer-related degree. (Repeatable 2 Times)
Covers the objectives, organization, and role of business in the free-enterprise system. The course is designed to provide an overview of the field of business and to provide a framework into which specialized fields may be studied.
Students will study the writing process by reading essays illustrating a variety of rhetorical strategies, analyzing texts, and writing, revising, and editing short essays. Course is for students who have assessed into developmental English, receiving supplemental instruction for course completion.
Covers mathematical concepts used in the computer and business field. Topics include algebra; addition, subtraction, multiplication, division of decimals and fractions; hexadecimal, binary and octal number systems. Problem solving techniques will be used to solve business-related narrative problems.
This course covers the creation and maintenance of a website using a content management system. Hands-on coursework includes applying plugins, building blogs, theme development, user account setup, and management. (Repeatable 3 times)
This course introduces the basics of Photoshop, an image-editing program. These basics include working with layers, selections, color adjustment, paint tools, filters, and type transforming. (Repeatable 3 Times)
* There are prerequisites, course requisites, or minimum placement test scores for this course. ** Electives must be approved by the Program Coordinator + Course only offered fall semester ++ Course only offered spring and summer semester +++ Course only offered spring semester ++++ Course offered in summer term only ^ SOS 050 Human Relations and PSY 271 Introduction to Psychology cannot be used as a social science elective ^^ Consult Academic Advisor for appropriate course ^^^ Course requires a 30-hour practicum experience in addition to classroom lecture hours ^^^^ ECE 120 and ECE 125 must be taken the same semester