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Active as of Fall Semester 2014



I. General Information

1. Course Title:
Advanced Computer Applications

2. Course Prefix & Number:
COMP 1121

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 3

4. Course Description:

This course covers some of the advanced features and formatting options available in the Microsoft Office suite applications of Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. Topics include: creating tables, charts and watermarks in Word documents, generating form letters, mailing labels and envelopes, creating newsletters, using the financial functions available in Excel to create data tables and amortization schedules, creating templates, creating reports from an Access database, creating Access forms and subforms, creating macros and using wizards, creating a switchboard manager in Access, using and modifying visual and sound elements in PowerPoint presentations, delivering PowerPoint presentations and collaborating in workgroups. Integration between the Office suite applications will be emphasized. 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.

5. Placement Tests Required:

6. Prerequisite Courses:

COMP 1121 - Advanced Computer Applications


All Credit(s) from the following...
Course CodeCourse TitleCredits
COMP 1120Introduction to Computer Applications

8. Prerequisite (Entry) Skills:
Students must have entry level skills in the following software: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Outlook.

9. Co-requisite Courses:

COMP 1121 - Advanced Computer Applications

There are no corequisites for this course.