2020-2021 Catalog (Current)

Computerized Business Applications

Degree Type: Certificate
College(s): College of Business

Program Requirements

Computerized Business Applications, Certificate Program Checksheet

Includes:

  • Certificate Programs
  • Admission and Transfer Requirements
  • Graduation Requirements

Why Choose the Computerized Business Applications Certificate?

A certificate in Computerized Business Applications significantly enhances the employability of a student. Computer software skills are among the most important skills identified by employers. This certificate provides practical, hands on preparation for students interested in setting themselves apart from their peers and is designed to complement any Ferris major program. 

This certificate includes training in several major software packages used in the industry today including word processing, spreadsheets, bookkeeping, and Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP). Students learn how to use these software tools to manage a business as well as provide information needed to make business decisions. 

More Information

Accountancy, Finance & Info Systems
119 South Street, BUS 212
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2284
Phone: 231-591-2434
Email:

Required Courses
Credit Hours

Major Courses - 12 Credits

General Biology 1
4
General Biology 2
4
Principles of Genetics
3
General Chemistry 1
5
General Chemistry 2
5
Organic Chemistry 1
5
Organic Chemistry 2
5
Biochemistry Lab 1
2
Biochemistry Lab 2
2
Biochemistry
4
Intro to Physical Chemistry
4
Advanced Biochemistry
3
Analytical Geometry-Calculus 1
4
Digital Security Awareness
3
Digital Forensics and Analysis
3
Link and Visual Analysis
3
Choose One:
Advanced Digital Forensics
3
or
Fraud Examination
3
or
Legal-Ethical Issues Infor Sec
3

NOTE: No more than 50% of the credits in this certificate may be transferred from another institution, nor will this certificate be granted if more than 50% of the certificate credits are specifically require in the students major.