PC Specialist

This series is designed for the working person who needs user skills in personal computers. Students should complete this series if they own a business, work in an office, want to develop Internet proficiency or simply want to update their skills. They will learn how to select hardware and software for a business, use a PC to enhance efficiency and productivity, and develop skills to supervise a small PC operation. Students will also learn the most common business software applications: word processing, spreadsheets and database.

In addition, there is coursework on PC operating system software (Windows), file management, multimedia, and the Internet and the World Wide Web.

For additional information, please contact faculty advisor, Richard Kalman, at (609) 463-3525/kalman@atlantic.edu or area coordinator, Svetlana Marzelli, at (609) 343-5017/ smarzell@atlantic.edu.

Upon completion of this program students will be able to:

  • Utilize the fundamentals of Microsoft Word, spreadsheets, and relational databases;
  • Compare optimum hardware and software for a Windows based operation;
  • Develop spreadsheets and databases for the accounting of assets;
  • Develop a network of peers for additional insight of issues that may occur.
Courses Credits
CISM125-Introduction to Computers
3
TCOM127-Web Technologies
3
CISM130-Using PC Operating Systems
4
Choose two of the following courses:
--CISM162-Microcomputer Applications Using Spreadsheets
--CISM164-Microcomputer Applications Using Relational Databases
--OSTM262-Business Presentations Using Multimedia
6
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED
16
(ZPCS)