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Applications User Specialist Certificate

James House Jr., Department Chair
Technology 226

This certificate program is designed to provide the student with a working knowledge of the latest software applications. All credits are transferable to the Computer Technology associate degree program if the student wishes to pursue further studies. Students must achieve a "C" or better in the required computer courses.

This is a career program and is designed to enable students to seek employment at the program's completion. If you plan to transfer to a four-year college/university, please check with your advisor and the Advising Center staff as soon as possible.

Successful completion of this program qualifies a student to apply for a Certificate in Applications User Specialist.

Required Computer Technology Courses

Computer Literacy
Computer Logic
Introduction to Cybersecurity
Emerging Technologies
Mobile Application Development
Web Page Development
Operating Systems or
Linux Operating System
Office Applications I
Database Design and Implementation
Computer Technology 200-Level Elective



Credit Hours
Computer Technology 101 (Computer Literacy) 3
Computer Technology 103 (Computer Logic) 4
Computer Technology 107 (Introduction to Cybersecurity) 3
Computer Technology 109 (Emerging Technologies) 3
Computer Technology 114 (Mobile Application Development) 3
Computer Technology 191 (Web Page Development) 3
Computer Technology 219 or 220 (Operating Systems or Linux OS) 3
Computer Technology 221 (Office Applications I) 3
Computer Technology 229 (Database Design and Implementation) 3
Computer Technology 200-Level Elective 1 3
Total Credit Hours: 31

Computer Technology 240 (Field Placement) can be used as a substitute for any required 200-level computer technology course in the applications user specialist certificate.

NOTE: All courses specifically identified by course number are graduation requirements for this program.