At a Glance:

Advisors:
Floyd: Janice Carney
Janice Carney, Program Director & Instructor of Computer Information Systems
Office: J104
Phone: 706-295-6978
Email:
Campus: Floyd County Campus, Gordon County Campus
Department: Computer Information Systems, Business Administrative Technologies

Credentials

M.S.C.I.T., Regis University; B.S., Georgia State University; A.S., Floyd College


Gordon: Jan Hall
Jan Hall, Program Director & Instructor of Computer Support and Computer Information Systems
Office: J101
Phone: 706-295-6977
Email:
Campus: Floyd County Campus
Department: Computer Information Systems, Business Administrative Technologies

Credentials

M.S.C.I.T., Regis University; B.S., Covenant College; A.A., Floyd College; Diploma, Data Processing Technology, Coosa Valley Technical College


Polk: Janice Carney
Janice Carney, Program Director & Instructor of Computer Information Systems
Office: J104
Phone: 706-295-6978
Email:
Campus: Floyd County Campus, Gordon County Campus
Department: Computer Information Systems, Business Administrative Technologies

Credentials

M.S.C.I.T., Regis University; B.S., Georgia State University; A.S., Floyd College


Walker: Dwight Watt
Dwight Watt, Program Director & Instructor of CISCO & Computer Information Systems
Office: 5100
Phone: 706-764-3837
Email:
Campus: Walker County Campus
Department: Computer Information Systems, Business Administrative Technologies

Credentials

Ed.D., University of Georgia; M.B.A., Winthrop University; B.A., Winthrop University

Certification

CCP, MCSE, MCSA, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Server+, CompTIA I-Net+, MOS, IC3, MCP+I, COI, MCDST, CCAI, MCT

Microsoft Word Application Specialist (MW11)

Offered at the Following Campuses

  • Walker County Campus
  • Polk County Campus
  • Gordon County Campus
  • Floyd County Campus

Program Overview

The certificate program provides students with the knowledge and skills to perform word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation applications in an office environment.  It is designed to provide hands-on instruction for developing foundation skills for office assistant careers. 

Entrance Requirements

Education:  High School diploma or GED is not required.

Course Overview

Credit Hours
Required Courses (9 hours)
Introduces the fundamental concepts, terminology, and operations necessary to use computers. Emphasis is placed on basic functions and familiarity with computer use. Topics include an introduction to computer terminology, the Windows environment, Internet and email, word processing software, spreadsheet software, database software, and presentation software.
3
This course provides students with knowledge in word processing software. Word processing topics include creating, customizing, and organizing documents by using formatting and visual content that is appropriate for the information presented.
CIST
1102
3
CIST1102 introduces the touch system of keyboarding placing emphasis on correct techniques. Topics include learning the alphabetic keyboard, the numeric keyboard and keypad, building speed and accuracy, and proofreading. Students attain a minimum of 20 GWAM (gross words a minute).