Degree Plans - Computer Information Technology (PC Support Awards) - Personal Computer User Certificate
(Level I Certificate)
Offered at all colleges
- Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
- Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.
Degree Plan Code: C1.CIT.PC.USER.16
This certificate option is designed to provide training for those wishing to have a basic understanding of word processing, spreadsheets, database, presentation graphics, and PC operating systems. The graduate will be qualified to use software applications at a level required for appropriate certification.
|ITSC 1401||Introduction to Computers OR||4|
|BCIS 1405||Business Computer Applications OR||(4)|
|COSC 1301||Introduction to Computing AND||(3)|
|ITSW 1401||Introduction to Word Processing||4|
|ITSW 1404||Introduction to Spreadsheets||4|
|ITSW 1407||Introduction to Database||4|
|ITSW 1410||Introduction to Presentation Graphics Software OR||4|
|ITSC 1409||Integrated Software Applications I||(4)|
|Minimum Hours Required||20|
+Technical Elective - must be selected from the following:
|ITCC 1191||Special Topics in System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager||1|
|ITSC 1191||Special Topics in Computer and Information Sciences, General||1|
|ITSE 1191||Special Topics in Computer Programming||1|
|ITNW 1192||Special Topics in Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications||1|
|ITSY 1191||Special Topics in Information Technology/Security||1|
|ITSC 1171||Introduction to Computers||1|
|IMED 1191||Special Topics in Educational/Instructional Media Design||1|
The Personal Computer User Certificate will help to prepare students for individual Microsoft Office certifications exams.
NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.