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This Information Sciences and Technology: Novice Technology Certificate program is designed for persons wanting to take their first steps into the information technolgy field. The program provides the basics on which you can build. (10-11 credits)

M I S 103-Microcomputer Applications in Business (3) Introduction to current business uses of the microcomputer, including spreadsheets, database management, word processing, and decision-making models.

IST 110-Introduction to Information Technology (4, 3 +2) Introduction to information systems including social implications, and the creation, organization, analysis, storage, retrieval, and communication of information. (Prerequisite: MIS 103)

Select one of the following:
CMPSC 101-Introduction to Algorithmic Processes (3) Properties of algorithms, languages, and notations for describing algorithms, applications of a procedure-oriented language to problem solving.  A student may receive credit for only one of the following courses:  CMPSC 101, 201C, 201F, CSE 103. (Prerequisite: 2 entrance units of mathematics)

or

CMPSC 203-Principles of Programming with Business Applications
(4) Programming in a high-level language; introduction to computers; packaged software: statistical packages and spreadsheet; designed for business students.  (Prerequisite: 2 entrance units of mathematics)

For more information, contact Continuing Education at 724-334-6010.