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Human Resource Management

Technical Standards

To participate in and successfully complete any program of study in the Business and Computer Information Systems Department, with or without reasonable accommodations, the student must be able to:

  1. Actively participate in all classroom courses.
  2. Have the ability to sufficiently meet and perform all course objectives that are essential in classroom or laboratory environments.
  3. Communicate effectively and professionally when interacting with peer, faculty, other college personnel, guests and potential employers.
  4. Have the ability to sufficiently maintain the safety and well-being of fellow students without posing a safety threat to themselves or others in all environments on campus, during internships, and other college-sponsored activities.
  5. Acquire information from written documents and computer information systems (including literature searches and data retrieval), identify information presented in images from paper, videos, transparencies, slides, graphic images and digital and analog representations.

Computer Information Systems

A. Thinking Skills - apply fundamentals of electronics, mathematics, and computer programming to manage computer software and hardware.

  1. Read textbooks and handouts.
  2. Use programming language and syntax.
  3. Replicate procedures and input commands in proper sequence.
  4. Explain the operation of computer components.
  5. Describe a computer operating system.
  6. Assemble and configure networks.

B. Sensory Observation Skills - assess computer software and hardware for proper functioning.

  1. Recognize command line input/output and computer codes
  2. Judge distance and space relationships of objects/distinguish basic colors.
  3. Examine computer hardware components for diagnosis and repair.
  4. Observe and replicate teacher-demonstrated procedures.

C. Motor Skills - possess sufficient mobility and dexterity to do computer installations, wiring, and repairs.

  1. Execute computer commands.
  2. Operate necessary tools and equipment.
  3. Remove and replace failed components and small parts.
  4. Possess manual dexterity to operate computer devices such as a keyboard and mouse.

D. Communication Skills – communicate effectively to gather and convey information.

  1. Obtain necessary information from oral and written sources.
  2. Express information coherently.
  3. Document work accurately.

E. Behavioral Skills – behave appropriately in both self-directed and cooperative learning environments.

  1. Work independently with minimal supervision.
  2. Work cooperatively with partners and groups.
  3. Work diligently and put in necessary time to complete tasks.
  4. Persist in difficult tasks.
  5. If applicable, maintain positive attitude and work ethic during internship.

F. Environmental tolerance - function safely in a computer repair shop environment.

  1. Work for prolonged periods amidst electrical equipment, dust and heat, and variations in lighting.

G. Internships

  1. Develop effective and appropriate relationships with clients, colleagues, coworkers and relevant others. Integrity, honesty, concern for others, good interpersonal skills, interest and motivation are representative of emotional health.