Basic Computer Applications

This program prepares students to work in entry level office positions. The program covers the Windows operating system and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Publisher).


Enrollment Point: Open


Certificate of Completion: 
N/A
13 Credits
Associate of Applied Science: 
N/A
N/A
AAS - Transfer: 
N/A
N/A
Bachelor of Applied Science: 
N/A
N/A

All program lengths are estimates and are not guarantees. For the most current program information, check with an adviser by calling (425) 235-5840.

Median Salary: 
$28,700
Projected Growth: 
6%
Annual Job Openings: 
81,090

These amounts are based on median entry level wages, they are estimates and are not guarantees. For more information, visit careerinfo.net

Tuition

At Renton Technical College, tuition is affordable and competitive.

Financial Aid

Federal aid is available for most students to help pay for school. Fill out your FAFSA now to get started.

Scholarships

The RTC Foundation offers scholarships to help pay the costs of attending school.


All costs are estimates and are not guarantees. For the most current program information, check with an adviser by calling (425) 235-5840.

Monday - Friday

Varies


Hours may vary based on specific program requirements. For the most current program information, check with an adviser by calling (425) 235-5840.

Denise Jordan


Entry Requirements

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum age: 18 years.
  • Must take the Accuplacer or ASSET test before entering program or being placed on pre-registration list.

ADMISSION RECOMMENDATIONS

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Counselor and instructor interview.
  • Keyboarding skills. Keyboarding courses will be waived upon demonstrated ability to type 35 wpm.

Course Information

Course # Course Title Crs
APP 101 Introduction to Windows I   1
APP 102 Introduction to Windows II 1
APP 105 Introduction to Keyboarding 1
APP 106 Keyboarding Skillbuilding I 1
APP 110 Outlook I 1
APP 115 Word I 1
APP 116 Word  II  1
APP 120 Excel I 1
APP 121 Excel II 1
APP 125 Access I 1
APP 140 Using the Internet I 1
APP 145 PowerPoint I 1
APP 150 Publisher I 1
  Total

Program Outcomes

Learning Outcomes of Computer Applications programs:

  • Use technology to manage communications in a business setting;
  • Process financial data utilizing tools such as spreadsheets and databases;
  • Coordinate business interactions electronically;
  • Create, report and maintain workplace information sources.

Accreditation

External accreditation is not applicable to this program.

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