Program provides the fundamental information technology skills required to provide software services and implement current industry standards and techniques in a business setting.
Graduates of this program will be able to:
- Demonstrate proficiency in the fundamental information technology skills required to provide user support in business.
- Apply current industry standards, protocols and techniques; and keep up with evolving technology to maintain professional proficiency.
|Course Sequence||Lecture Hrs||Lab Hrs||Hrs in Class||Credits|
|AST 253||Advanced Desktop Publishing I||2||0||2||2|
|AST 238/239||Word Processing for Windows||2||2||4||3|
|AST 255||Desktop Publishing Lab||0||1||1||1|
|ITD 115||Webpage Design Site Mgmt.||3||0||3||3|
|ITE 115||Intro to Computer Applications Concepts or|
|BUS 147||Intro to Business Info. Systems||3||0||3||3|
|ITE 140||Spreadsheet Software||3||0||3||3|
|ITE 150||Desktop Database Software||4||0||4||4|
Minimum credits: 19
Length: 2 semesters (1 year), if suggested full-time course sequence is followed.
Career opportunities: Desktop Publisher: $41,090
*Median salaries job growth nationwide as of 2015. Source: BLS.gov
Industry Certifications: Students may sit for the CIW certification in web design; MOS certification in Word, Excel and Powerpoint; and Adobe InDesign certification.
Division: Business, Engineering, Industrial Technologies
Contact: 434.797.8440 or 434.797.8474
For course descriptions view the college catalog.