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Five-Year Technology Rule

Technology changes at a rapid pace; therefore, the following rules apply to computer-related courses:

  1. All students who wish to take CIS 110 must have accomplished one of the following:
    1. Scored 80% or better on the Computer Placement Test within the past five years.
    2. Taken and passed CTS 060 with a C or better within the past five years.
    3. Achieved a B or better in Computer Apps I or Digital Communication or MS Word, Powerpoint & Publisher in high school within the past five years.
  2. Students applying for graduation from any program at Cleveland Community College that requires computer courses (CIS, CTS, DBA, NET, NOS, SEC, WEB, or another computer related course prefix) may, at the discretion of the department, be required to retake computer courses that are more than five years old. The following programs adhere to the Five-Year Technology Rule:

Degree Programs

  • Biotechnology
  • Business Administration
  • Business Administration - Banking and Finance
  • Business Administration - Marketing and Retailing
  • Computer Technology Integration
  • Criminal Justice Technology
  • Information Systems Security
  • Medical Office Administration
  • Networking Technology
  • Office Administration
  • Office Administration - Legal
  • Radiography

Diploma Programs

  • Business Administration - Marketing and Retailing
  • Computer Technology Integration
  • Medical Transcription
  • Office Administration
  • Office Administration - Legal

Certificate Programs

  • Business Administration - Foundations of Business I
  • Cisco Networking
  • Computer Technology Integration
  • Computer Training and Support
  • Data Management
  • Information Systems Security
  • Medical Office Administration - Basic Certificate
  • Medical Office Administration - Intermediate Certificate
  • Microsoft Networking
  • Office Administration
  • Project Management
  • Unix/Linux Networking
  • Web Multimedia and Design
  • Wireless Networking

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