Bunker Hill Community College

Bunker Hill Community College

Excel Applications Support Specialist Certificate Program

Certificate Professional Studies - Computer Information Technology

The information below applies to students entering the program in fall 2019. Current students - log in to BHCC Self-Service to review the most accurate program requirements for your catalog year, or contact LifeMap/Advising for more information. Prospective students - go to bhcc.edu/admissions and contact an admissions counselor.
Semester 1 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
CIT-110 Applications/Concepts
CIT-112 Information Technology Fundamentals
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisites for CIT-110: ESL-098 or RDG-095 or placement

CIT-133 Introduction to Microsoft Office
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

CIT-162 Cisco Networking I
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisite: RDG-095 or ESL-098 or placement

CIT-182 PC Hardware and Software
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisite: ESL-098 or RDG-095 or placement

OIM-100 PC Keyboarding Techniques
1

See semester note

Total Credits:
Semester 2 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
CIT-118 Principles of Internet & Information Security
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisites: CIT-110 or CIT-113 or CIT-120 or Chair approval

CIT-230 Help Desk Techniques
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisites: CIT-110 or Chair approval

CIT-234 Decision Support Using Microsoft Excel
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisites: CIT-110 or CIT-113 or CIT-120 or Chair approval

CIT-250 Collaboration, Communication and Integration in MS Office Applications
3

Prerequisites: CIT-110 or CIT-113 or CIT-120 or Chair approval

ACC-101 Principles of Accounting I
3

Prerequisites: ESL-098 or RDG-095 or placement

Total Credits:
Last Modified Date: April 22, 2019

Upon Completion of this Concentration Graduates will be able to:

  • Use spreadsheet models, analyze and evaluate revenues, expenses and cash flows.
  • Understand and utilize collaboration techniques of the Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Understand the requirements of securing data and computer systems.

Career Outlook

Most organizations, across all industry segments have increased utilization of Excel software. As a result, the employment prospects for students completing this certificate program are extremely high. Over 1,500 requests for Excel skills can be found through Boston-area searches of job placement websites.