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Computer Electronic Specialist Program

Credits Available November 1992 through January 1999

  • Computer Servicing: 4 credits, lower division level
  • Electrical Circuits and Devices: 4 credits, upper division level
  • Electronics Projects: 3 credits, lower division level
  • Fundamentals of Electricity: 3 credits, lower division level
  • Introduction to Information Processing: 3 credits, lower division level

Computer Electronic Technician Program

Credits Available November 1992 through January 1999

  • Computer Servicing: 4 credits, lower division level
  • Electrical Circuits and Devices: 4 credits, upper division level
  • Electronics Projects: 3 credits, lower division level
  • Fundamentals of Electricity: 3 credits, lower division level
  • Introduction to Information: 3 credits, lower division level

Computerized Accounting Specialist Program

Credits Available July 1990 through January 1999

  • Basic Accounting Concepts: 3 credits, lower division level
  • Computer Applications: 2 credits, lower division level

Computerized Accounting Technician Program

Credits Available July 1990 through January 1999

  • Basic Accounting Concepts: 3 credits, lower division level
  • Computer Applications: 2 credits, lower division level

Information Processing Specialist

Credits Available July 1990 through January 1999

  • Basic Keyboarding: 1 credit, lower division level
  • Computer Applications: 1 credit, lower division level
  • Introduction to Word Processing: 2 credits, lower division level

Medical/Dental Office Assistant Program

Credits Available July 1992 through January 1999

  • Basic Word Processing: 1 credit, lower division level
  • Medical Office Principles: 2 credits, lower division level
  • Medical Terminology: 2 credits, lower division level

Medical/Dental Office Specialist

Credits Available July 1992 through January 1999

  • Basic Word Processing: 1 credit, lower division level
  • Medical Office Principles: 2 credits, lower division level
  • Medical Terminology: 2 credits, lower division level

Microcomputer Assistant Program

Credits Available July 1993 through January 1999

  • Basic Keyboarding: 1 credit, lower division level
  • Computer Applications: 2 credits, lower division level

Microcomputer Skills Program

Credits Available July 1993 through January 1999

  • Basic Keyboarding: 1 credit, lower division level
  • Computer Applications: 2 credits, lower division level

Travel and Hospitality Specialist

Credits Available July 1990 through January 1999

  • Introduction to Hospitality: 3 credits, lower division level
  • Introduction to Travel Procedure: 1 credit, lower division level
  • Marketing and Salesmanship: 1 credit, lower division level
  • Travel Geography: 3 credits, lower division level

Word Processing Specialist

Credits Available July 1990 through January 1999

  • Basic Keyboarding: 1 credit, lower division level
  • Computer Applications: 1 credit, lower division level
  • Introduction to Word Processing: 2 credits, lower division level

Source of Records

Data Institute Business School; 745-63 Burnside Avenue; East Hartford, CT 06108

About the Program

Data Institute, a private corporation in Hartford, was founded in 1963 to prepare students through coursework and laboratories for successful careers in data processing and business practice fields such as computerized accounting, computer electronics, and travel and hospitality.

Course Descriptions

Computer Electronics Specialist Program, November 1992 through January 1999: 13 credits, lower division level, and 4 credits, upper division level
The course of study is designed to provide students with a solid background in computer electronics, which includes mathematics, electricity, circuitry, electronics, and repair and maintenance of electronic equipment. The course is a mixture of practice and theory geared toward skill acquisition and employment, and includes hands-on training, laboratory work and lectures.

Computer Electronic Technician Program, November 1992 through January 1999: 13 credits, lower division level, and 4 credits, upper division level
The course of study is designed to provide students with a solid background in computer electronics, which includes mathematics, electricity, circuitry, electronics, and repair and maintenance of electronic equipment. The course is a mixture of practice and theory geared toward skill acquisition and job opportunity, and includes hands-on training, laboratory work and lectures.

Computerized Accounting Specialist Program, July 1990 through January 1999: 5 credits, lower division level
The course is designed to provide the student with a combination of accounting and computer skills and knowledge of general business procedures to run accounts payable and receivable and general ledger and to create, maintain and back up master files. The course is a mixture of practice and theory geared toward skill acquisition and employment, and includes hands-on training and lectures.

Computerized Accounting Technician Program, July 1990 through January 1999: 5 credits, lower division level
The course provides students with a combination of accounting and computer skills and knowledge of general business procedures to run accounts payable and receivable and general ledger and to create, maintain and back up master files. The course is a mixture of practice and theory geared toward skill acquisition and employment, and includes hands-on training and lectures.

Information Processing Specialist , July 1990 through January 1999: 4 credits, lower division level
The course of study provides students with skills in typing, editing and permanently storing text material using a variety of office machines including electronic typewriters and transcription machines and related information processing software and databases. The course is a mixture of practice and theory geared toward skill acquisition and job opportunity, and includes hands-on training and lectures.

Medical/Dental Office Assistant Program, July 1992 through January 1999: 5 credits, lower division level
The course of study provides students with a foundation in office and computer skills, medical/dental terminology and in medical/dental billing and insurance claims. The course is a mixture of practice and theory geared toward skill acquisition and job opportunity, and includes hands-on training and lectures.

Medical/Dental Office Specialist,July 1992 through January 1999: 5 credits, lower division level
The course of study provides students with a foundation in office and computer skills, medical/dental terminology and in medical/dental billing and insurance claims. The course is a mixture of practice and theory geared toward skill acquisition and job opportunity, and includes hands-on training and lectures.

Microcomputer Assistant Program, July 1993 through January 1999: 3 credits, lower division level
This course of study is designed to provide the student with basic office skills including keyboarding and information processing. The course is a mixture of practice and theory geared toward skill acquisition, and includes hands-on training and lectures.

Microcomputer Skills Program, 3 credits, lower division level
This course is a mixture of practice and theory geared toward skill acquisition and job opportunity, and includes hands-on training and lectures.

Travel and Hospitality Specialist, July 1990 through January 1999: 8 credits, lower division level
This course of study provides students with a basic background in business and hospitality skills and travel agency procedures. The course is a mixture of practice and theory geared toward skill acquisition and employment, and includes hands-on training and lectures.

Work Processing Specialist, July 1990 through January 1999: 4 credits, lower division level
The course of study is designed to provide the student with skills in typing, editing and permanently storing text materials using a variety of office machines including electronic typewriters and transcription machines and related information processing software and databases. The course is a mixture of practice and theory geared toward skill acquisition and job opportunity, and includes hands-on training and lectures.