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Keyboarding 2

This individualized instruction course is designed to teach mastery of the keyboard, mechanics of the computer, accuracy and speed in typing, practice of basic office keyboarding skills, and production of office materials. Students will be introduced to basic document processing using Microsoft Word. Students will learn to create memorandums, modified block and block letters with envelopes, unbound and left-bound reports, and tables. Minimum speed attainment of 33 words per minute on a three-minute timing with five or less errors is necessary for the grade of “C.” Students enrolling in this course must know how to type using the touch method and be able to key for two minutes at 20 words per minutes with five or less errors. [0-32-32] Lab Fee

Keyboarding 3

This individualized instruction course is designed to teach continued emphasis on keyboarding techniques and development of speed and accuracy. Students will review and build mastery in the creation of memorandums, letters, reports, and tables. Students will be introduced to creating documents with graphics, as well as advanced Microsoft Word techniques used to enhance keyboarding. Minimum speed attainment of 48 words per minutes on a three-minute timing with five or less errors is necessary for a “C.” [0-32-32] Lab Fee

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

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

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