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Business Information Systems/Personal Computers in Business PCB.S.CRT

One-year Technical Certificate - 30 Credit Hours

Division: Business and Public Services
Department: Business Information Systems
Effective as of Fall 2020

What is the program about?

This one-year certificate is intended for those who want to update their knowledge of software applications and personal computer technology. Students will learn how to use personal computers for business administration, decision support and financial applications.

Program Outcomes

  • Assess business problems using analytical and critical thought processes to identify the best technology solution.
  • Apply quantitative skills appropriate to business information occupations.
  • Identify good human relations skills in various settings such as one-to-one, team and groups.

Career Opportunities

Employment opportunities include paraprofessional positions in information technology, customer service and personal computer software application troubleshooting.


Potential articulation with current partner colleges and universities.


Course Title Credits
BIS 1120 Introduction to Software Applications 3
BIS 1201 Keyboarding & Document Formatting 3
BIS 1220 Word Processing Software 3
BIS 1230 Spreadsheet Software 3
BIS 1260 Database Software 3
CIS 1107 Introduction to Operating Systems 3
CIS 1130 Network Fundamentals 3
ENG 1131 Business Writing 3
(COM 2206 OR COM 2225 OR COM 2211) 3
(MAN 2150 OR MAN 1107) 3
- View the Master Syllabus - View the Course Schedule

Program Accreditation Information

This program will meet the eligibility criteria for accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) and will be submitted for approval once approved through CMT process.

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.