SLCC General Catalog

Business & Personal Computing CP

CTE Certificate of Proficiency
18 credits minimum

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Program Description: This Certificate of Proficiency provides students foundational and necessary skills in Business and Personal Computing. Upon completion of the program, students will have learned the skills necessary to manage their own personal computing needs as well as some of the fundamental skills necessary for a small home-based business.  There is a great demand for basic computer proficiency in business.  To this end, in the future, this program may be used as a stackable credential for the Business and Personal Computing - Certificate of Completion or other CSIS AS or AAS degrees.

Career Opportunities

  • Small Business Owner
  • Business Intelligence Analyst

NOTE:  This Certificate of Proficiency is eligible for financial aid if it is a part of a financial aid eligible program such as an AS or AAS degree.  Courses within the certificate may also be eligible if taken as part of a financial aid eligible program.  Please check with the Financial Aid Office to determine if the Certificate of Proficiency and classes are eligible.

Required Courses: (15 Credits)

Course

Title

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

CIS 1020

Computer Essentials

3

F, Sp

 

CSIS 1030

Connected Computing

3

F, Sp

 

CSIS 1070

Living in A Digital World

3

F, Sp

Recommended: CIS 1020

CSIS 2010

Bus Comp Proficiency – Spreadsheets/Databases

3

F, Sp

Recommended: CIS 1020

Choose One of the Following (3 credits):

CSIS 2040

Advanced Spreadsheet Applications

3

F, Sp

CSIS 2010

CSIS 2050

Advanced Database Applications

3

F, Sp

CSIS 2010

CSIS 2060

Decision Support Systems

3

F, Sp,

CSIS 2010


Recommended Elective Courses: (3 Credits Minimum)

Course

Title

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

MGT 1100

Small Business Management

3

F,Sp

 

CSIS 1430

Internet & HTML Fundamentals (ID)

3

F, Sp

Recommended: CIS 1020

FIN 1050

Personal Finance (ID)

3

F, Sp

 

MKTG 1030

Introduction to Marketing

3

F, Sp

 

ACCT 1110

Financial Accounting I

3

F, Sp

 

 

For elective credit, a student may choose any course in the CSIS Department, or any course from any department in the School of Business or the Visual Art and Design Department.

 


Sample Schedule

Fall Semester

Credits

Spring Semester

Credits

CIS 1020

3

CSIS 2040/2050/2060

3

CSIS 1030

3

CSIS 1070

3

CSIS 2010

3

ELEC

3-6

Total

9

Total

9-12

 

 Program Student Learning Outcomes

Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes

  • Efficiently use common business software

1 - Substantive Knowledge

  • Use appropriate functions, filters and queries to perform data analyses and make informed decisions

3 - Quantitative Literacy

  • Extract relevant data from complex information, process it appropriately, and draw reasonable conclusions.

4 - Think Critically

  • Recognize the ethical considerations of utilizing technology in business.

5 - Civic Engagement and/or Working Professionally

Department Contact Info

Computer Sciences and Information Systems Division

Taylorsville Redwood Campus
Business Building (BB) 109
801-957-5150

General Information
801-957-4073

Computer Sciences and Information Systems Department

Academic Advisor
Taylorsville Redwood Campus
Business Building (BB) 130A
801-957-4286

Program Faculty

Professors
Jimmy Chen
Gordon Frisbey
Susumu Kasai
Randy Koziatek
Lorna Wells
Bruce Worthen

Associate Professors
Paul Anstall
Robert Baird
Marilyn Hibbert
Philip Nielson

Assistant Professors
Zahra Atashi
Roderick Buhler
Edward Walsh

Instructors
Dan Pope
Margarethe Posch