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    Palo Alto College
  Aug 12, 2020
Palo Alto College 2009-2010 Academic Catalog 
Palo Alto College 2009-2010 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Computer Information Systems: Personal Computer Skills Level I Certificate

The objective of the Personal Computer Skills Certificate is to increase job performance and productivity of white-collar workers. Businesses are increasingly expecting employees to be computer-literate and to provide enhanced performance and productivity through their computer skills. Graduates of the certificate program would satisfy this criterion thus retaining their competitiveness in the current market. Assuming that the majority of students attracted to the program are already employed, this would assist them in retaining employment and/or advancing in the company with “skills upgrade.”

Students will gain specific proficiency in operating spreadsheet, presentation graphics, and database management software, as well as exposure to word processing and general computer theory. The focus is on microcomputer-based software tools, sometimes called “productivity software.”

Personal Computer Skills Level I Certificate (3518)

Total Hours 15