Computer Software (103)

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For complete 2017-2018 programs/academic plans, please refer to Academic Programs.

103-106 Introduction to Microsoft Office Suites

This course will introduce students to the Microsoft Office Suite software and overview many of the core competencies of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access. Students will use technology for both problem solving and decision making and will be expected to use the resources available to search for answers to problems. Knowledge of creating and saving a document to a specific drive, open and closing multiple applications, locating a website using the URL and sending or receiving an e-mail with an attachment plus touch keyboarding skills are expected. If you are not proficient in these skills then Keyboarding 106-140 and Intro to Computer Basics 103-127 are highly recommended pre/corequisites for this course. These recommended pre/corequisites may also be taken concurrently with the Introduction to Microsoft Suites course. This course is taught using MS Office 2013. All assignments and assessments must be submitted using MS Office 2013.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 3

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Summer 201713148103-10606/12/2017 - 08/08/2017NETDeGarmo, P.Internet

103-107 Intermediate Excel

This course introduces intermediate level features of Microsoft Excel that allows students to advance their skill set by learning to work with advanced formulas, lists, and illustrations and to use spreadsheets to compile, analyze and present data for problem solving and decision making within organizations.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 2
Pre-requisites: 103-128

103-108 Introduction to Microsoft Outlook

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 1

103-110 Introduction to Microsoft Windows

In this course, the learner will become familiar with the basic features of the Microsoft Windows operating system. Competencies covered include: working with the Start button and taskbar, opening, closing, moving and resizing windows; and saving and managing files.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 1

103-112 Introduction to Microsoft Excel

Using Microsoft Excel, students will learn the elements of a spreadsheet: worksheet capabilities (create, modify, enhance, save, print, and erase worksheets), and graphing capabilities (create graphs, bar charts, and pie charts).

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 1

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Fall 201750396103-11208/23/2017 - 12/18/2017NETMcLeish, R.Internet

103-114 Introduction to Internet Explorer

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 1

103-116 Introduction to Microsoft Word

Learn to use Microsoft Word as a word processor to create documents such as reports, letters and research papers. Students create, edit, format and print a variety of business and school documents and become proficient with editing tools such as spelling and grammar checkers, Thesaurus, and AutoCorrect. Successful completion of Introduction to Microsoft Office (103-106) will be accepted in lieu of this course.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 1

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Fall 201727801103-116F08/25/2017 - 12/15/201711:00am - 12:50pmRibordy-Christofferson, J.Central

103-117 Introduction to Microsoft Access

This course introduces you to Microsoft Access. Access is a collection of one or more tables that can share information. It will include database applications, managing, retrieving, sorting and analyzing information to generate reports. .

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 1

103-120 Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 1

103-126 Introduction to QuickBooks

This course is designed to provide the user with a basic level of proficiency in the popular Quickbooks software. Quickbooks is used to record business transactions and produce financial statements and various other reports for management. A working knowledge of Microsoft Windows and a basic knowledge of the accounting cycle are recommended.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 1

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Fall 201751020103-12608/23/2017 - 10/17/2017NETInternet

103-127 Introduction to Computer Basics

This class is an introductory course for those with little or no computer skills or for those who want to brush up on general computer proficiency. You will become familiar with MS Windows operating system, file management, MS Outlook and Internet Explorer. This class is highly recommended prior to taking Intro to MS Office Suites (103-106) or any other computer software courses.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 1

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Fall 201751021103-127F09/01/2017 - 09/22/20178:30am - 12:50pmCoehoorn, K.Central

103-128 Introduction to Microsoft Office Suites

This course will introduce students to the Microsoft Office Suite software and overview many of the core competencies of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access. Students will use technology for both problem- solving and decision- making and will be expected to use the resources available to search for answers to problems. Knowledge of creating and saving a document to a specific drive, opening and closing multiple applications, locating a website using the URL and sending or receiving an e-mail with an attachment, plus touch keyboarding skills are expected. If you are not proficient in these skills then Keyboarding 106-140 and Intro to Computer Basics 103-127 are highly recommended pre/corequisites for this course. These recommended pre/corequisites may also be taken concurrently with the Introduction to Microsoft Suites course. This course is taught using MS Office 2013. All assignments and assessments must be submitted using MS Office 2013.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 2

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Fall 201751112103-12808/23/2017 - 12/18/2017NETAnderson, K.Internet
Fall 201751113103-128M08/28/2017 - 12/18/20176:00pm - 8:50pmRibordy-Christofferson, J.Central
Fall 201751114103-128F08/25/2017 - 12/15/20178:00am - 10:50amRibordy-Christofferson, J.Central
Fall 201751115103-128TR08/24/2017 - 12/14/20171:00pm - 2:25pmCentral
Fall 201751116103-128W08/23/2017 - 12/14/20176:00pm - 8:50pmMcLeish, R.Monroe

103-178 Advanced Microsoft Excel

This course covers advanced features of Microsoft Excel such as what if analysis, input tables, spreadsheet consolidation, data tables and queries, object linking and imbedding, filters and pivot tables, macros, Visual Basic for Applications, and charting features.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 2
Pre-requisites: 101-105

103-195

The basics of the Blackboard Learning Management System are covered in this course. Topics include customizing both the student and instructor views, creating, loading and editing content, user management, assessment options, creating assessments, managing the online grade book, Using discussion boards, tracking student activities, archiving, copying, exporting and importing content and site management, design and security. The project is this course is to begin using some of the Blackboard features for one or more of your online or face-to-face courses.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 1

103-196

This course focuses on advanced features of the Blackboard Learning Management System. Topics include using the assignment feature, creating and using test pools, creating an effective assessment, making changes in the online grade center, using the adaptive release feature to individualize the course for students, customizing a course through use of the course settings and images, creating and deploying a survey and finding sources of learning objects and other materials to enhance a Blackboard course. The course also covers basic use of the plagiarism prevention solution adopted by the college. The project is this course is to begin using some of the advanced Blackboard features for one or more online or face-to-face course.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 1

103-197

This course prepares the learner to incorporate the use of the Blackboard Content Collection into their course materials in Blackboard. The final assessment will require the learner to modify one of their Blackboard shells to use the Content Collection for storage of files instead of storing them locally in that course.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 1