Certificate Overview

Emphasis is placed on basic computer and internet skills.

Complete the following REQUIRED courses:

Course Course Name Units
BCOM 25

Digital and Social Media

This course teaches students how to use online social media tools and explore the design and impact of these new technologies for both personal and professional branding. Students will learn best practices by understanding social media etiquette and ethics. Students will explore the possibilities and limitations of social media and will have hands-on experience with several forms of social media technology. Those who complete this course will know how to use social media productively and have a framework for understanding and evaluating new tools and platforms. This course is also offered as GBUS 25.
Transferable to CSU Only

3
COSA 30

Introduction to Computers

This is a computer literacy course designed to familiarize the learner with a variety of computer tools and computer concepts with emphasis on utilizing Office Suite programs. This course provides an introduction to the use of computers, common software programs,peripherals, and social media. Students are instructed in the use of a word processor, spreadsheet, presentation tools, and internet applications. This course satisfies the technology component of the Information Competency graduation requirement.

3
COSA 35

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office is a beginning, hands-on course that teaches students to create, edit, format, and integrate a wide range of business documents. Students will use Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access. Computer hardware basics and the use of the internet for business and research purposes will also be covered. This course satisfies the technology component of the Information Competency graduation requirement. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be given a voucher to sit for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) industry certification exam. This course satisfies the technology portion of the information competency requirement.

4
Total units needed to complete - 9