Computer Applications

The Computer Applications program is designed to provide the skills needed in the use of application software on a computer. Applications covered include word processing, spreadsheets, databases, desktop publishing, the Internet, and the Windows operating systems. Courses will provide the student skills to work in various office settings.


Knowledge and Skills

Skills and knowledge gained in the program include the ability to:

  • Produce business documents such as letters memos, tables, and reports utilizing keyboarding, proofreading and editing techniques.
  • Use word processing software to produce documents applying business formatting including features and functions.
  • Create, edit and print spreadsheet documents.
  • Create, edit, and print database files.
  • Use and apply software to produce professional business presentations.

Transfer Options

Maricopa Degree Options

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Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Bachelor of Applied Science

Career and Employment Outlook

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