Data Institute Programs

Data Institute Programs

Computer Electronic Specialist Program

Credits Available November 1992 through January 1999

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

Computer Electronic Technician Program

Credits Available November 1992 through January 1999

  • Fundamentals of Electricity (3 credits, lower division level)
  • Introduction to Information (3 credits, lower level)
  • Electrical Circuits and Devices (4 credits, upper level)
  • Computer Servicing (4 credits, lower level)
  • Electronics Projects (3 credits, lower 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)
  • Introduction to Word Processing (2 credits, lower division level)
  • Computer Applications (1 credit, lower division level)

Medical/Dental Office Assistant Program

Credits Available July 1992 through January 1999

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

Medical/Dental Office Specialist

Credits Available July 1992 through January 1999

  • Medical Office Principles (2 credits, lower division level)
  • Basic Word Processing (1 credit, 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)
  • Travel Geography (3 credits, lower division level)
  • Introduction to Travel Procedure (1 credit, lower division level)
  • Marketing and Salesmanship (1 credit, lower division level)

Word Processing Specialist

Credits Available July 1990 through January 1999

  • Basic Keyboarding (1 credit, lower division level)
  • Introduction to Word Processing (2 credits, lower division level)
  • Computer Applications (1 credit, 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 (13 credits, lower division level, and 4 credits, upper division level) November 1992 through January 1999
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 (13 credits, lower division level, and 4 credits, upper division level) November 1992 through January 1999
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 (5 credits, lower division level) July 1990 through January 1999
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 (5 credits, lower division level) July 1990 through January 1999
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 (4 credits, lower division level) July 1990 through January 1999
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 (5 credits, lower level); July 1992 through January 1999
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 (5 credits, lower division level) July 1992 through January 1999
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 (3 credits, lower division level) July 1993 through January 1999
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) July 1993 through January 1999
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 (8 credits, lower division level) July 1990 through January 1999
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 (4 credits, lower division level) July 1990 through January 1999
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.