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I. General Information

1. Course Title:
Introduction to Computer Applications

2. Course Prefix & Number:
COMP 1120

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 3

Lecture Hours: 3

Lab Hours: 0

4. Course Description:

This course covers the current computer application software most used in the business and education worlds, the Microsoft Office suite of Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook. Some of the topics to be covered include: formatting Word documents; creating research papers and resumes using wizards and templates; creating Web pages with Word; using Excel to create worksheets and embedded charts; using Excel formulas and functions; creating what-if analysis; creating static and dynamic web pages using Excel; creating and querying an Access database; creating a PowerPoint presentation with a unified design; pictures and sound elements; and using Outlook to send and view mail, manage appointments and contacts. Career Preparation: Any business career that uses the Microsoft Office suite applications, including, but not limited to: Computer Support Specialist, Network Administrator, Network Engineer, Systems Analyst, Systems Engineer, and Business Analyst. Certification Preparation: Optional. Certiport: IC3 - Key Applications.

5. Placement Tests Required:

6. Prerequisite Courses:

COMP 1120 - Introduction to Computer Applications

There are no prerequisites for this course.

9. Co-requisite Courses:

COMP 1120 - Introduction to Computer Applications

There are no corequisites for this course.