Computer Software Applications

Program Information

Program Code: 
Degree Type: 
Certificate of Achievement
Year Established: 
Business and Computer Technology - (313) 845-9645 -

In today''s modern business environment, many occupations require substantial skills in the use of various computer software applications. The attainment of Henry Ford Community College''s Certificate in Computer Software Applications offers evidence to employers that the individuals have reached a certain level of proficiency in the application of computer software. The certificate provides students with the opportunity to improve their software applications literacy and job skills. Students enrolled in the program will receive training in Windows operating system software; the Internet; and word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation, and web pages applications software.

The certificate is often combined with an associate degree to improve a student''s employability. The certificate can be used as a building block toward a Certificate in Office Administration and/or an Associate in Business Degree in the Administration and Information Management program. Individuals who are already employed may find that the certificate increases the opportunity for promotion.

Registry / Certification / Licensure Exam Information: 

Successful completion of BCA 143-Word Processing, BCA 145-Spreadsheet Applications, BCA 147- Database Applications, and BCA 152-Presentaion Graphics will provide students with sufficient knowledge and skills to take the Microsoft Certified Application Specialist (MCAS) exams for Word 2007, Excel 2007, PowerPoint 2007, and Access 2007.

Program Requirements

Minimum Number Of Credits To Graduate: 
17 (Including Options/Electives)

Requirements are Subject to Change

The information represented here is for the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the Program Evaluation section of WebAdvisor.