El Centro College - Degree Plans - Office Technology - Software Application Specialist Certificate
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Degree Plans - Office Technology - Software Application Specialist Certificate

(Level I Certificate)

Also referred to as: Business Office Systems and Support -- Software Application Specialist

Brookhaven, Eastfield, El Centro, North Lake and Richland only

  • 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.BOSS.SFTWRE.08

The Software Application Specialist Certificate provides a benchmark for students to measure their computer skills using Microsoft Office software. Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certifications which provide students valuable credentials and a competitive edge is available for those who master required competencies.

Students who previously passed specific Microsoft Office Specialist exams will be eligible to receive credit for equivalent POFI courses. Consult the Business Office Systems and Support advisor for details.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

POFI 2301 Word Processing 3
POFI 1349 Spreadsheets 3
POFI 2450 Databases OR 4
ITSW 1407 Introduction to Database (4)
POFT 1328 Business Presentations 3
POFI 2331 Desktop Publishing OR 3
POFI 2340 Advanced Word Processing OR (3)
ITSC 1315 Project Management Software (3)
16
Minimum Hours Required 16

The Software Application Specialist Certificate provides a benchmark for students to measure their computer skills using Microsoft Office software. Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certifications which provide students valuable credentials and a competitive edge is available for those who master required competencies.

Students who previously passed specific Microsoft Office Specialist exams will be eligible to receive credit for equivalent POFI courses. Consult the Business Office Systems and Support advisor for details.