Mar 23, 2019  

Computer Information Systems: Business Software Specialist I

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(B32) Certificate

The Business Software Specialist I certificate consists of a core of courses which provide job entry skills in the operation of computers. This certificate can also be the means for advancement to higher level positions in an expanding field. Instruction includes hands-on experience with computers and business software packages.

Work and Employment

The rapid spread of computers and computer-based technologies in recent years has generated a need for skilled, highly trained workers. Computers have become essential to the operation of stores, banks, colleges and universities, government agencies, hospitals, factories, and many other profit and non-profit entities in our society. Employment is expected to grow as organizations seek new applications for computers and improvements to the software already in use. Click here for further career information:

Program Contacts at Sauk Valley Community College
Academic Advising, 815/835-6354;
Dr. Mary Lou Kidder, Professor of Business and Computer Information Systems, 815/835-6358;
Kevin Megill, Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems, 815/835-6251;

Total Hours Required for Certificate: 16

Suggested Program

Second Semester - Sem/Hrs: 8

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