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

One-year Technical Certificate - 36 Credit Hours

Division: Business and Public Services
Department: Business Information Systems
Effective as of Fall 2017

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

  • Explain the flow of information, media and documents throughout the life cycle; input, processing, output, distribution, use, storage, retrieval and disposition.
  • Assess business problems using analytical and critical thought processes to identify the best technology solution.
  • Apply quantitative skills appropriate to business information occupations.
  • Use specialized terminology effectively.
  • 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.


Course Title Credits
ACC 1210 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3
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 1350 Web Site Development with HTML & CSS 3
ENG 1101 English Composition I 3
(COM 2206 OR COM 2225) 3
(MAN 2150 OR MAN 1107) 3
(BIS 1500 OR CIS 1130) 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.