CURRICULAR GUIDE

Microcomputer Systems
Certificate of Achievement

Curriculum Code: 0107  (Effective Fall 1999 - Summer 2004)

Certificate holders may qualify for entry level/hands-on positions in this or
a related area.  Additional training will enhance an individual's employment
and advancement opportunities.

Students should see the "Course Descriptions" section of this catalog or the
Course Schedule for course prerequisite information.  Basic skills assessment
and advising information may be found on page 8 of this catalog.

Contact the Business Careers Department, Old Central Building, Room 210,
telephone number (517) 483-1522.

REQUIREMENTS                                                 TOTAL: 11 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
CABS 110    Microsoft Office                                                 3
CABS 195    Microsoft Windows                                                2
CISB 100    Intro Computer Info Systems                                      3
CISB 130    Data Communications                                              3

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS                               TOTAL: 19-21 CREDITS
Complete the indicated number of credits from each CHOICE listed below.

CHOICE 1:   Programming Introduction                               3-4 Credits
CISB 114    Programming Logic                                                3
CISB 119    Intro Window Prog Visual BASIC                                   4
CHOICE 2:   Computer Related (See Note 2)                           10 Credits
CABS 133    Microsoft Access Database                                        2
CISB 102    Intro Internet in Business                                       2
CISB 133    Operating Systems                                                3
CISB 202    Adv Internet Business/Educ                                       2
CISB 230    Intro to Local Area Networks                                     3
CISB 231    Advanced Local Area Networks                                     3
CISB 235    Microcomputer Hardware Support                                   3
CISB 236    Microcomputer Software Support                                   3
CISB 253    WWW Interactive Programming                                      4
CISB 258    Dev Multimedia Home Pages WWW                                    2
CHOICE 3:   Writing                                                3-4 Credits
WRIT 121    Composition I                                                    4
WRIT 124    Technical Writing                                                3
WRIT 127    Business Communciations                                          3
CHOICE 4:   Speech Communication                                     3 Credits
SPCH 110    Oral Communic in the Workplace                                   3
SPCH 120    Dynamics of Communication                                        3
            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   30

1.    For graduation, a student must have earned a minimum 2.0 grade point
      average in courses with a CISB prefix.
2.    Other CABS or CISB-prefix courses may be approved for Choice 2 by a
      Computer Information Systems Academic Program advisor.

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to
offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course
sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have
transferred in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill)
should contact an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.
I                 II
CABS 195          CABS 110
CISB 100          CISB 130
Lim.Ch.1          Lim.Ch.2
Lim.Ch.2          Lim.Ch.2
Lim.Ch.3          Lim.Ch.4