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CAPL 1010 - Introduction to Software Applications

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture 3 Lab None
Course Description: This introductory course is an overview of the following Microsoft Office programs: Microsoft Word-a word processing program; Microsoft Excel-an electronic spreadsheet; Microsoft Access-a database program; and Microsoft PowerPoint-a presentation graphics program. Students reinforce their skills by completing assignments that integrate the applications. This course emphasizes hands-on computer applications. This course requires basic computer competency (use of keyboard, mouse, and Windows).
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): None
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: OFFT 1001

Major Content
  1. Word
  2. Integration of Word and Excel
  3. Integration of Word, Excel, and Access
  4. Integration of Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint
  5. PowerPoint
  6. Access
  7. Excel
  8. Access
  9. PowerPoint
  10. Integration of Word and Excel
  11. Integration of Word, Excel, and Access
  12. Integration of Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. create/save/retrieve/edit/print documents.
  2. use spelling/thesaurus/grammar features.
  3. apply font features.
  4. utilize existing templates.
  5. create lists with bullets and numbers
  6. apply borders and shading
  7. create tables
  8. set and modify document margins and layout.
  9. insert page breaks/page numbers/headers/footers
  10. copy/move/find/replace text.
  11. insert and modify Clip Art and WordArt
  12. open/save/preview/print worksheet with Excel
  13. create and edit worksheets
  14. format a worksheet
  15. use functions and formulas
  16. work with charts¿plan, create, edit, enhance & print
  17. integrate Word & Excel
  18. create a database
  19. create & modify forms.
  20. create & modify reports
  21. integrate Word, Excel, and Access.
  22. create & modify a presentation
  23. enhance an existing presentation
  24. integrate Word, Excel, Access & PowerPoint
  25. enter & edit data in tables.
  26. modify, sort, filter & query tables.
  27. integrate Word, Excel, and Access.
  28. create & modify a presentation.
  29. enhance an existing presentation.

Competency 1 (1-6)
Competency 2 (7-10)

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