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Business Software Applications Certificate

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(Microsoft Certified Application Specialist (MCAS) Preparation)

Semester Sequence

This is a suggested schedule for a student who has completed any developmental course work and has no transfer credits.


Total Credits Required for Certificate: 21*

*Credit students who are new to college (no successfully completed college coursework at other institutions) are required to take ACDV 101  in the first semester at CCBC. This is a 1-credit class, and it does not count towards the number of credits required for a degree or certificate. Students are required to provide an official transcript(s) to document successful completion of college coursework at another institution(s) for this requirement to be waived.


(Microsoft Office Specialist [MOS] Certification Exam Preparation)

Program Description

This certificate option emphasizes software applications skills, particularly word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and electronic presentations and will prepare students for Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification.  For more information on certification, visit the Certiport website,

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be able to:

  1. create documents and presentations using state-of-the-art software;
  2. display, manipulate, and calculate data in worksheets; and
  3. manage records and data electronically and manually.

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