Information Systems Technology – Computer Applications CSC
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Information Systems Technology – Computer Applications

Career Studies Certificate

PURPOSE: This program is designed to provide computer education and training required by business and industry. Specifically, this includes skills necessary to function in today’s highly technical and computerized environment. Students will use computer application software to develop business applications. The career studies certificate will help prepare students for the MOS certification exams for Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.

OCCUPATIONAL OBJECTIVES: Computer Support Specialist; Computer Technician; Help Desk Analyst; Information Technology Specialist

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: General college curricular admission

PROGRAM NOTES: The Computer Applications Career Studies Certificate will fulfill the IT concentration electives in the Information Systems Technology Associate of Applied Science degree.

Students should check their advisement report in SIS and meet with their faculty advisor.

Students must attain the grade of "C" or higher in IT courses taken for this certificate.

IT courses used for this program may not be more than 10 years old.

Credit for Prior Learning: Students in this program may be eligible for credit for prior learning. See an Information Systems Technology (IST) academic advisor for further information.







ITE 115

Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts



ITN 106

Microcomputer Operating Systems



ITN 107

Personal Computer Hardware and Troubleshooting



ITP 100

Software Design



ITE 130 Introduction to Internet Services 3


ITE 140 Spreadsheet Software 3


ITE 150 Desktop Database Software 3


ITD 110 Web Page Design I 3


ITE 298 Seminar and Project: Computer Applications Capstone 4


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Name Program Email Phone
Ihab AbuZayda Computer Applications CSC 423/737-8006
Londo Andrews Computer Applications CSC 804/523-5753
Barbara Comfort Computer Applications CSC 804/523-5311
Amanda Shelton Computer Applications CSC 804/523-5310
Catherine Thomas Computer Applications CSC 804/523-5072


Common Job Titles1: Computer Network Specialist; IT Consultant (Information Technology Consultant); Network Engineer; Network Specialist; Network Support Specialist; Network Technical Analyst; Network Technician; Personal Computer Network Analyst; Senior IT Assistant (Senior Information Technology Assistant); Systems Specialist

Labor Market Statistics (Richmond, MSA)

Projected Employment (2029): 959

Current Wage Range (Entry - Experienced): $45,000 - $76,600

1 This program may prepare you for one or more of the listed jobs; however, graduates may not be qualified for all of the jobs listed in this section.

Reynolds Community College makes every attempt to provide students with the best, most accurate information possible. The data was sourced from external agencies (O*NET and JobsEQ) on January 29, 2020.