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Business Software Essentials Pathway Certificate

Program Code: 611062

Learn to use office software and receive training for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exam.

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Certificate Completers will be able to

• Keyboard at 20 wpm using proper technique.
• Use the Windows operating system.
• Create and revise database.
• Create and revise word processing documents.
• Create and revise electronic presentations.
• Create and revise spreadsheets.

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Curriculum
Students following the study plan below will complete the Business Software Essentials Pathway Certificate in the number of semesters shown.
FIRST SEMESTER
10-103-121 MICRO: WORD-INTRODUCTION ...word processing basics including creating, revising, formatting, printing; sections, tabs, multiple-page numbering; manipulating text; creating headers/footers; creating/formatting tables, graphics; and merging documents.
10-103-131 MICRO: EXCEL-INTRODUCTION ...creating a worksheet, enhancing worksheet appearance, moving and copying data, using formulas and functions, creating charts and using clip art. Windows experience improves success; consider 10-103-111, Windows/Computer Basics.
10-103-161 OUTLOOK ...create and organize E-mail, schedule meetings, create tasks, and manage contacts.
10-103-151 MICRO: POWERPOINT-INTRODUCTION ...presentation skills using: graphics, diagrams, design themes, sounds, animations, slide transitions, and integration with other software. Windows experience improves success; consider 10-103-111, Windows/Computer Basics. (Corequisite: 10-103-121, Micro: Word-Intro)
10-103-141 MICRO: ACCESS-INTRODUCTION ...creating/modifying database tables, compacting a database, managing records, defining table relationships, creating queries, calculations, and aggregate functions, sorting, and using form/report wizards. Windows experience improves success; consider 10-103-111, Windows/Computer Basics.
SEMESTER TOTAL
5
TOTAL CREDITS
5
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