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Keyboarding 4

This individualized instruction course is designed for advanced keyboarding students. Students will be introduced to international keyboarding. They will learn to work with documents going to Canada, Mexico, France, Germany, and Japan. Students will also be introduced to typing both medical and legal documents. Emphasis will be placed on building keyboarding speed and accuracy. Students in this course will be simulating actual business-world activities with the creation and editing of their documents. Minimum speed attainment of 50 words per minute on a five-minutes timing with five or less errors is necessary for a “C.” [0-32-32] Lab Fee

Beginning Access

This individualized instruction course introduces students to the basics of Microsoft Access. Students will be introduced to creating a database using design and datasheet views, creating queries, forms, reports, labels, and relationships; and using conditional formatting, aggregate functions, and filters/sorts within Microsoft Access. Introductory information about the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification exam program will be presented. [0-32-32] Lab Fee

Office Procedures

A lecture/lab course designed to prepare the learner for working in the changing office of the 21st century. Office and clerical responsibilities will be studied and practiced that will emphasize technology and communication skills that are needed for working in today’s office environment due to the changing nature of work, organizational structures and need for critical thinking skills. The learner will also obtain hands-on exposure to the Internet and an electronic calendar program. The learner should plan on spending time on the computer outside of class to complete the hands-on portion of the class. [24-24-48]

Applications Software

An introductory course surveying popular microcomputer software using hands-on instruction. Topics will include windows, word processing, spreadsheets, and databases. [16-32-48] Lab Fee

Beginning Word

This individualized instruction course introduces students to the basic features of Word. Major topics will include creating and editing a document, creating a research paper, using a wizard to create a resume, creating a cover letter with a table, and creating web pages. [0-32-32] Lab Fee

Intermediate Word

This individualized instruction course introduces students to the intermediate features of Word and prepares them for the Microsoft Office Specialist Core examination. Major topics will include creating a document with a table, chart, and watermark; generating form letters, mailing labels, and envelopes; creating a professional newsletter; and integrating merged form letters to e-mail addresses using an Access table. [0-32-32] Lab Fee

Advanced Word

This individualized instruction course introduces students to the advanced features of Word and prepares them for the Microsoft Office Specialist Expert examination. Major topics will include working with a master document, an index, and a table of contents; creating an online form; using Visual Basic for applications with Word; and linking an Excel worksheet and charting its data in Word. [0-32-32] Lab Fee

Beginning Excel

This individualized instruction course introduces students to the basic features of Excel. Major topics will include: creating a worksheet and embedded chart; formulas, functions, formatting, and web queries; what-if analysis, charting, and working with large worksheets; and creating static and dynamic web pages using Excel. [0-32-32] Lab Fee

Introduction to Computer Information Systems

The principles of information technology relating to business are covered (including hardware, software, communications, networks, the Internet, and information systems). Programming concepts, web page creation, navigation of the World Wide Web, and use of application software are introduced to assist the student in developing a technology learning plan. This course presents strategies for purchasing, installing, and maintaining a computer system. Students will be exposed to career planning and industry standard certifications to help achieve personal and professional goals involving information technology. Students are expected to spend time working online with a computer beyond the assigned activities. Discussions and class activities are designed to assist students with no prior information technology experience to be successful. Lab Fee

Intermediate Excel

This individualized instruction course introduces students to the intermediate features of Excel and prepares students to take the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Core Certification exam. Major topics will include: financial functions, data tables, amortization schedules, and hyperlinks; creating, sorting, and querying a worksheet database; creating templates and working with multiple worksheets and workbooks; and linking an Excel worksheet to a Word document. [0-32-32] Lab Fee