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2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Application Specialist Certificate

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The Computer Applications Certificate combines traditional, professional and business communication with computer applications. Certifications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Windows work well with the electives in this certificate program.

Program Outcomes

  • Complete hands-on activities that help develop computer application fluency and fundamental technical skills.
  • Employ business-centered and professional applications for document processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentation design.
  • Complete project-based activities, which incorporate publication and document creation, design skills, electronic presentation skills, to prepare for the work environment.
  • Utilize business-centered and professional software to create digital and/or print publications.

To be eligible to earn a Blue Ridge Community and Technical College Certificate the student must be a current degree-seeking student or complete the application and admissions process to the College. Eligibility to earn and receive a Blue Ridge Community and Technical College Certificate does not interfere with the degree-seeking status of the student.

Curriculum for a Certificate in Computer Application Specialist

General Education Core 6
Technical Core 24
Total Credit Hours Required 30


Program Disclaimer

This curriculum includes a list of courses required for this program of study for this calendar year.  Your Academic Plan can be found on DegreeWorks once you become a degree-seeking student. 

Note: All salary projections are based on the current position and educational needs.  BRCTC cannot guarantee that the projections given will be the salaries students or graduates will ultimately receive.

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