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Applied Computer Applications

Certificate

Program Overview

With just one year of study in FLCC's certificate in applied computer applications program, your marketing skills will be developed in preparation for entrance into the job market. You'll be among graduates that are qualified for employment opportunities in computer operations, computer support or computer applications. You may also choose to progress into FLCC's information technology program.

Online Learning

The applied computer applications certificate program at FLCC is offered at least 50 percent online. For more information on FLCC's online learning programs, contact the Office of Online Learning at (585)-785-1303 or you can visit the colleges' online degree programs page.

Curriculum Requirements

As a student in this program, you are required to complete a minimum of 31 credit hours with a grade point average of no less than a C (2.0). For this certificate, you must successfully complete:

Mathematics

  • 3 credit hours of Mathematics Electives

Business

  • ACC 101 Principles of Financial Accounting
  • BUS 111 Computer Keyboarding
  • BUS 123 Business Communications

Computer Science

  • CSC 102 Tools for Internet Users
  • CSC 103 Computer Science Portal
  • CSC 115 Introduction to Computing
  • 3 of the following courses:
    • CSC 134 Core Word
    • CSC 135 Core Excel
    • CSC 136 Core PowerPoint
    • CSC 139 MS Access
  • 3 credit hours of Computer Science Electives OR PLG 110 Computer Law and Policy
  • CSC 251 Applied Database Concepts

General Electives

  • 3 credit hours of General Electives

Sample Schedule

The following schedule shows how the requirements for the Applied Computer Applications Certificate may be met. This schedule is an example of one of many possible different schedules. It is included here only as an illustration of the type of schedule that might be followed by a full-time student. All students should consult their advisors when they plan their schedules.

First Semester (17 credit hours)

  • ACC 101 Principles of Financial Accounting (4)
  • BUS 123 Business Communications (3)
  • CSC 102 Tools for Internet Users (3)
Choose 3 of the following:
  • CSC 134 Core Word, CSC 135 Core Excel, CSC 136 PowerPoint, and/or CSC 139 MS Access (3)
  • Math Elective (3)
  • BUS 111 Computer Keyboarding (3)

Second Semester (14 credit hours)

  • CSC 103 Computer Science Portal (2)
  • CSC 115 Introduction to Programming and Computing (3)
  • CSC 251 Applied Database Concepts (3)
  • CSC Elective OR PLG 110 Computer Law and Policy (3)
  • General Elective (3)

Gainful Employment Information

This program falls under gainful employment disclosure regulations, a rule by the U.S. Department of Education. View gainful employment information about this program, including estimated cost and employment opportunities.