Software Applications for the Professional SA.S.STC

Short-term Technical Certificate - 15 Credit Hours

Division: Business and Public Services
Department: Business Information Systems
Effective as of Fall 2012

What is the program about?

This certificate provides office workers, managers, professionals and those interested in acquiring knowledge for personal use the opportunity to develop and refine their skills in a variety of current software common in today's work environments.

Program Outcomes

  • Assess business problems using analytical and critical thought processes to identify the best technology solution.
  • Use specialized terminology effectively.
  • Apply quantitative skills appropriate to business information occupations.

Career Opportunities

Employment opportunities are available in many types of businesses, including banks, insurance offices, advertising agencies, manufacturing companies, small to large businesses and educational facilities, to name a few.


Course Title Credits
BIS 1120 Introduction to Software Applications 3
BIS 1220 Word Processing Software 3
BIS 1230 Spreadsheet Software 3
BIS 1240 Presentation Software 2
BIS 1250 Desktop Publishing Software 1
BIS 1260 Database Software 3
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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances. View current catalog.