Computer Applications Technology
The Associate of Applied Science-Transfer (AAS-T) degree program provides an avenue for developing a person’s skills in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite of business software applications—Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook and, in addition, also includes 45 credits of transfer classes so that a student can transfer into a baccalaureate institution. Upon completion of this two-year program, an AAS-T degree is awarded.
Degree & Certificate Options:
- Computer Applications AAS-T degree
- Computer Applications one-year certificate
Short-Term Proficiency Certificates:
- Computer Applications Certificate
- Computer Applications Fundamentals Certificate
- Excel Proficiency Certificate
- Help Desk Support Specialist Certificate
Professional Technical Program Info at a Glance
Program: Computer Applications Technology
Type: Professional Technical Program
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Communicate effectively through written, verbal, and visual methods.
- Work collaboratively and independently to achieve a defined goal.
- Demonstrate use of Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and the Windows Operating System.
- Distinguish between hardware and software; determine the type of software necessary to complete an objective; under- stand the functions of an operating system.
- Access information from a hard or removable drive; locate information in subdirectories.
- Access a variety of Windows ribbons and icons.
- Use spreadsheet software to solve mathematical/quantitative problems.
- Format and edit documents using word processing software.
- Manage, organize, and store related sets of information using database software.
- Create and modify slide show presentations
- Perform file management and use the web.
- Solve problems using the appropriate software; apply systematic approaches and logic to solving problems; troubleshoot problems; collect and apply data to solve problems.
- Communicate findings in the form of printed documents, create and interpret graphs and charts using appropriate software, and synthesize and apply information to meet an identified need.
- Ask questions and give answers using discipline-specific vocabulary.
- Translate math symbols into words and words into math symbols.
- Utilize electronic technology, including accessing information from various sources.