Business Computer Fundamentals - Certificate


Faculty Adviser

Dr. Wayne Machuca: 503-491-7631 | Room AC2776 |

The MHCC Cybersecurity Program is proposing adding three new Cybersecurity Certificate of Completion (this being the first). The purpose of this credential is to present fundamental business cyber security skills and structures common to most small and medium-sized businesses. This program is intended for individuals with basic computer awareness. In this program, students will be exposed to general cyber security topics in an up-to-date and investigatory environment, learn the language of computer hackers, learn general network design techniques, and create a business plan for the inevitable hack event.

Program Outcomes

  • Identify the major components of a computer system
  • Describe how different computer components work together to make a system 
  • Describe the basic hardware and software (applications and operating systems) necessary to provide basic computer functionality 
  • Demonstrate proficiency using a common word processing software 
  • Demonstrate proficiency using a common spread sheets software 
  • Design and create a simple web site
Plan of Study Grid
First QuarterCredits
BT125 Microsoft Word Training (Course offered online) 1 3
CIS120 Computer Concepts I (Course offered online) 3
CIS125SS Spreadsheets (Course offered online) 3
CIS197HTM Web Authoring: HTML5 and CSS3 (Course offered online) 3
 Total Credits12

The Business Computer Fundamentals program is not financial aid eligible. However, the related degree program, Cybersecurity and Networking is aid eligible.

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