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Adult Ed: Basic Computer Operations Certificate Adult Education Total Hours: 60
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Term Effective: Fall 2021


The Adult Ed: Basic Computer Operations Certificate of Completion provides a sequence of courses that assist students with little or no experience with computers to practice using common hardware and software including using the keyboarding and mouse, browsing the internet, creating and using an email account for basic and complex functions, online shopping, using classified websites, online bill paying, creating and saving a MS Word document, and using the Google Calendar.

Program Student Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate basic understanding of computer hardware and software;
  2. Successfully use the internet to search for information, complete online purchases, use classified websites, and pay bills online;
  3. Use basic and complex email functions;
  4. Create and save a MS Word document;
  5. Effectively use simple and complex features of Google Calendar.

Program Requirements:

The requirements for the Adult Ed: Basic Computer Operations Certificate program are:

  • Complete requirements from
    • Adult Ed: Basic Computer Operations

Adult Ed: Basic Computer Operations - complete 60 hours
ADLTED 761.1Basic Computer Operations 1: Computer Operations18.00
ADLTED 761.2Basic Computer Operations 2: Beginning MS Word Processing18.00
ADLTED 761.3Basic Computer Operations 3: Format MS Word & Email Groups18.00
ADLTED 764Introduction to Student Information Systems6.00

Term Effective: Fall 2021

The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.

Term Inactive: Fall 2022

Previous Versions:

Adult Ed: Basic Computer Operations - effective Fall 2019
Adult Ed: Basic Computer Operations - effective Spring 2019
Adult Ed: Basic Computer Operations - effective Spring 2018

Course Prerequisites and Advisories:

Courses in a program of study may have prerequisites or advisories; that is, courses that must or should be completed before taking that course. Please check for prerequisites or advisories by clicking on the course numbers in the Program Requirements section.

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