Computer Applications (NonCr) Courses
COREQ.: Concurrent enrollment in a Business course
Academic support for currently enrolled Business Department students in an instructor-supervised computer lab. Students work on assignments given in other Business Department credit and noncredit classes. Instructors assist students with computer skills and assignment content to achieve academic course learning outcomes.
ADVISE: ESLN 3560 or TRST 1322
Essential computer concepts and techniques for the beginning computer user, including how to use a Windows or Mac-based operating system. Introduction to the internet and email basics with an overview of business office productivity tools.
ADVISE: ESLN 3700 and COMP 9245 or COMP 9905 or COMP 9967
Electronic publishing for the business office using such programs as Microsoft Publisher or Adobe InDesign. Students will create and manage business documents for print or electronic distribution including business newsletters, postcards, interactive forms, flyers, and web publications. Students develop page layouts, edit text, optimize bitmaps, correct simple spelling, punctuation, and grammar errors in the development of business documents.
ADVISE: ESLN 3600
A beginning course to analyze and solve business-related problems using Microsoft Excel. Topics include set up and customize a spreadsheet; create and manage charts; create simple formulas, and use functions. This course helps students prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist Excel certification exam.
ADVISE: ESLN 3600
Learn database design guidelines to create the structure of the business Access database, which allows users to create tables, queries, forms, and reports for business data. Build table relationships, establish query criteria, and create and customize forms and reports.
ADVISE: ESLN 3700 or TRST 2322; COMP 9245 or COMP 9905
An overview course that introduces students to current business software, including, but
not limited to Windows/Mac operating systems, MS Office (word processing,
spreadsheets, databases, presentations), internet and email, cloud based business
productivity tools, computerized accounting, business graphics or desktop publishing
software, Web authoring and animation software, and business multimedia software.
ADVISE: ESLN 3600; COMP 9900
This is an intermediate course to analyze and solve business-related problems using Microsoft Excel.Topics include creating and managing tables, using conditional and text functions, organizing large worksheets, inserting macros, and using pivot tables.This course helps students prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist Excel Core and Excel Expert certification exam.
ADVISE: ESLN 3700
An introduction for beginning computer students to computer concepts and techniques used in business. Topics include navigating an operating system and organizing and managing files as well as Internet, email, and a brief introduction of the MS Office applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.
ADVISE: ESLN 3700; COMP 9933; COMP 9245 or COMP 9905
This course further develops electronic publishing by enhancing business office publications and making them interactive using such programs as Microsoft Publisher, Adobe InDesign, and Adobe Acrobat Professional. Students deconstruct business documents and templates, create a business office newsletter, business posters, interactive business registration forms, upload files and folders in a cloud-based drive, and import/export documents in various file formats.
ADVISE: ESLN 3700; COMP 9904
Students learn advanced spreadsheets formulas and formatting techniques and will concentrate on various Excel applications including formula auditing, PivotTables, PivotCharts, and troubleshooting formulas.
ADVISE: COMP 9901
Create business reports, import and export business data. Data searches with multiple criteria using action queries and outer join. Create easy access database by applying business macros. Improve database performance by setting passwords and changing startup options.
ADVISE: COMP 9245; ESLN 3600
An overview course that introduces students to the basic concepts of computer components, installing and uninstalling Microsoft Office application software, installing device drivers, installation and use of antivirus and spyware, and install memory cards.
ADVISE: ESLN 3700; COMP 9905
Fundamentals of website content management and blogging tools for creation of an individual or business website. Students will create an individual or business website or blog. Students will develop, organize, format, manage, and publish content to the web using WordPress.
ADVISE: ESLN 3700; COMP 9905
An introductory hands-on project based website development course for the business
office. Students will plan, format, develop, and test a basic business website using
Adobe website development tools and online website builders without coding. Students will add text, images, media, widgets, navigation elements, and links to a website. Topics include adding basic e-business and e-commerce functions to a website.
ADVISE: ESLN 3600 and COMP 9905 or COMP 9245
Developing and maintaining a personal or business website using HTML and CSS built-in functions of Adobe Dreamweaver. Topics include new website definition, creating and editing the site, adding pages, links, images, text, and media. Beginning through intermediate skills are taught.
ADVISE: ESLN 3700 or TRST 2322
Introductory course on internet and email. Topics include business email, browser features, navigating the web, cloud computing services, and web research skills.
ADVISE: COMP 9905; ESLN 3700
Introduces business students to the basic concepts of creating interactive business website presentations using Adobe Creative Cloud software. Students learn introductory techniques for creating interactive content for advertising and marketing promotions. Students view their work in the browser or in web pages.
ADVISE: ESLN 3700 or TRST 2322; COMP 9245
The course is designed for the office business professional or other computer user. Topics include creating a PowerPoint slide show, adding visuals to enhances a slide show, customizing a presentation, and delivering a presentation.
ADVISE: ESLN 3600
Instruction in the utilization of Microsoft Excel as it relates to accounting principles. Practice in formatting, formulas, and functions, PivotTables and PivotCharts, worksheet manipulation, table, and macro commands.
ADVISE: ESLN 3600 and (COMP 9905 or COMP 9245)
Project-oriented approach to developing a business website using various Adobe web development software applications. Topics include types and functions of software applications; creating and formatting web pages with text, graphics, and media; adding forms and interactivity, and integration of output from several software applications into a single website project.
PREREQ.: COMP 9933 or COMP 9919 or COMP 9918 ADVISE: ESLN 3600 and COMP 9905
Project-oriented approach using Adobe web development software for the development of e-business and mobile websites. Topics include: further development of business websites by adding business functions to a website such as website analytics, search engine optimization, and e-business and shopping cart widgets; optimizing web pages for mobile devices; creating a mobile website; and creating a responsive website.
ADVISE: ESLN 3600 and COMP 9245; and knowledge of Windows OS basics or COMP 9905
Create business web graphics and business web media using Adobe web graphics and web authoring tools. Create, edit, manage, and optimize vector and bitmap images for web pages. Topics include creation of a custom webpage layout, creation of web page banners, web page backgrounds, and adding digital media to a web page. Creation of a web page layer comp with navigational elements.
ADVISE: ESLN 3600 or TRST 2322; WOPR 9996 or COMP 9904 or COMP 9910 or COMP 9928; COMP 9936; ACBO 9209
A self-paced computer software course that supports the attainment of an industry standard certificate as a Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) or Intuit QuickBooks Certified User (QBCU). Students will complete real-world simulated projects using Gmetrix and Certiport software in one selected core area: MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Access, MS Outlook, or Intuit QuickBooks.
Students train, test, and attain an industry recognized certification in one of the following products using Gmetrix software: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, or QuickBooks. Gmetrix and Certiport or certification tools used for training and testing purposes. 800 score recommended for advancement to proctored Certiport exam.
ADVISE: ESLN 3560
Fundamentals of efficient management of electronic files/folders in a business office
using a Windows or Mac based operating system. Students create file and folder naming
conventions, learn to view and navigate through levels of folders, setup a cloud storage
system, and organize folders in removable storage devices.
ADVISE: COMP 9942 or COMP 9905 or COMP 9947; ESLN 3600
Introductory course to provide familiarity of the Internet and email. Topics covered includes an introduction to the Internet and email, browser features, navigating the web, cloud computing services, and evaluating websites for clarity, content, and credibility.
ADVISE: TRST 2322 or ESLN 3700 or placement in ESLN 3800; COMP 9245 or COMP 9905
Fundamental digital image software course. Students learn to organize and digitally edit business office images for web page development, and electronic publishing. Students repair exposure problems, create selections, auto correct, reframe, retouch, recompose, and share and export image files in various file formats.
This course is not intended for students interested in graphic design and web design. Please see programs/courses in Visual Media Design Department".
ADVISE: ESLN 3700; COMP 9905 or COMP 9245; COMP 9921
Google Apps for Business I is a hands-on course that introduces students to cloud-based file storage, email, security, file management, Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Calendar, Blogger, and group collaboration. Students learn to share docs, collaborate in groups, develop error free blog posts, memo, cover letter, and a personal budget, and migrate and convert Microsoft Office documents into to Google Docs, Sheets, and Presentations, and archive them in the Google Drive.
ADVISE: ESLN 3700 and COMP 9245 or COMP 9905
Google Apps for Business II is a hands-on course that introduces to data collection strategies using Google Forms and builds on existing understanding of cloud productivity tools. Students create and embed surveys into blogs, support content management, gather employee and client feedback, manage spreadsheets, back up assignments in the cloud, create archives, learn to connect and collaborate, encrypt, and share documents in the most common file formats.
ADVISE: ESLN 3600 and COMP 9905 and COMP 9947 and COMP 9952 or equivalent skills
An introduction to Microsoft Office applications in Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. Topics include Microsoft Office basics, formatting business letters, creating and editing worksheets and databases, PowerPoint presentations, and additional hands-on simulated projects.
ADVISE: ESLN 3600 and COMP 9975 or or equivalent skills
An intermediate level course of Microsoft Office applications in Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. Topics include creating a flyer and table in Word, analyzing data in Excel, creating forms and reports in Access, and building a PowerPoint presentation with animation, tables, and charts. The integration of Microsoft Office applications is introduced.