This individualized instruction course introduces students to the advanced features of Excel and prepares students to take the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Expert Certification exam. Major topics will include: creation and manipulation of business-formatted worksheets and charts using appropriate functions and formulas in Excel; creation of worksheets utilizing data tables, hyperlinks, databases, templates, and consolidated capabilities; integration of graphics, Word, Access, and Excel data into appropriate business reports, etc.; using Visual Basic for Applications code to create procedures for specific worksheets; using advanced techniques to audit and validate data, solve problems using Excel’s Solver, Scenario Manager, and Pivot Table, Pivot Chart, and data Map utilities; importing and exporting data and collaborating on worksheets tracking data changes; and Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Expert Certificate exam objectives. [0-32-32] Lab Fee
This individualized instruction course introduces students to the basic levels of Microsoft PowerPoint. Students will be introduced to selecting a template, starting and customizing a new slide show from an outline, saving and reviewing a presentation, viewing a web page using a browser, and publishing a presentation as a web page. Introductory information about Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) will be presented. [0-32-32] Lab Fee
This individualized instruction course introduces students to the intermediate levels of Microsoft PowerPoint. Students will be introduced to adding sound effects and hyperlinks to slides, printing speaker notes, and using the macro recorder to create a macro. Upon completion of this course, students will be ready to take the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification exam. [0-32-32] Lab Fee
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
This course will develop an understanding of the musical development of young children. The development of actual teaching skills in addition to theoretical knowledge will be an integral part of this course. These teaching skills will be developed through required lab and field experience. [32-16-48]
Music from antiquity through the Baroque. Literature and theory of vocal and instrumental music leading up to the classical time period.
Music after Baroque. An examination of the major movements, forms, and composers of the classical, romantic, and contemporary periods.
The course develops the fundamental skills necessary for conducting, including beat patterns; use of left hand; gestures for attack, release, etc.; and score preparation and reading. Students will conduct both in the classroom and in sessions with the College ensembles.
This course is designed to acquaint the student with a brief history of sacred music, as well as the sacred music of today. Emphasis will be placed on literature usable by choirs with a non-traditional balance of parts. This course will also address methods of adapting published arrangements for specific choirs.
This course is designed to allow the students to explore focus areas in music such as conducting, multicultural, choral repertoire, and show choir techniques. Since topics change this course may be repeated for credit toward graduation up to six credits.