|Course Title||Course Number||Semester Taken||Credits||Prerequisites|
|Applications/Concepts or InfoTechnology Fundamentals||CIT110 or CIT112||3||ESLO98 or RDG095 or placement|
|Principles of Information Security||CIT118||3||CIT110 or CIT113 or CIT120 or Chair approval|
|Introduction to MS Office||CIT133||3|
|Cisco Networking I||CIT162||3||RDG095 or ESL098 or placement|
|PC Hardware and Software||CIT182||3||RDG095 or ESL098 or placement|
|Help Desk Techniques||CIT230||3||CIT110 or Chair approval|
|Principles of Accounting I||ACC101||3||ESL098 or RDG095 or placement|
|Decision Support Using MS Excel||CIT234||3||CIT110 or CIT113 or CIT120 or Chair approval|
|Collaboration, Communication and Integration in MS Office Applications||CIT250||3||CIT110 or CIT113 or Chair approval|
This certificate is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in Excel support. All courses are offered web-based to provide maximum scheduling flexibility for students, and most are offered in the traditional classroom setting each term. This certificate program is open to all CIT, BUS, OIM and other students.
Most organizations, across all industry segments have increased utilization of Excel software. As a result, the employment prospects for students completing this certificate program are extremely high. Over 1,500 requests for Excel skills can be found through Boston-area searches of job placement websites.
Upon Completion of this Concentration Graduates will be able to:
- Use spreadsheet models, analyze and evaluate revenues, expenses and cash flows.
- Understand and utilize collaboration techniques of the Microsoft Office Suite.
- Understand the requirements of securing data and computer systems.