Computer Applications (NonCr) Courses

COMP 9000, Supervised Training of Computer Applications for Business

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.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9245, Computer Literacy - Basic Level

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.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9857, MS Office Business Applications with Simulated Projects

A comprehensive introduction of Microsoft Office business applications-Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, and PowerPoint. Students will learn the fundamental features and functions of these applications and apply and/or integrate them to produce real-world business projects.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9899, Electronic Publishing for Business I

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.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9900, Microsoft Excel for Business I

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.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9901, Microsoft Access for Business I

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.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9903, Software Essentials

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.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9904, Microsoft Excel for Business II

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.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9905, Computer Basics for Business

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.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9907, Electronic Publishing for Business II

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.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9909, Microsoft Excel for Business III

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.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9910, Microsoft Access for Business II

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.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9912, PC Upgrade and Optimization

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.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9917, Building Individual Websites

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.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9918, Building Business Web Sites

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.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9919, Using Dreamweaver for Basic Business Web Pages

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.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9920, Using SharePoint Designer (Expression Web) for Basic Web Pages

ADVISE: Windows OS Basics, ESL level 6 or above

Instruction to Microsoft SharePoint Designer (Expression Web) web authoring tool to create a personal or business website. Topics include new site creation, editing, and maintaining the site, image and text insertions, publishing a site, and using tables, divs and forms.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9921, Introduction to Internet and Email for Business

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.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9922, Adobe Apps for Bus/Web Presentations

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.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9928, PowerPoint for Business

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.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9932, Excel for Accounting Principles

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.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9933, Building Business Web Pages with Adobe Web Standard-Level I

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.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9934, Building Business Web Pages with Adobe Web Standard-Level II

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.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9935, Business Web Graphics

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.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9936, Outlook for Office Support

ADVISE: Windows OS Basics, ESL level 6 or above

A hands-on lecture and lab course that introduces Outlook-Microsoft's desktop information management application. Topics include e-mail basics, creating a personal schedule, task list and a contact list using Outlook's features of Contacts, Calendar, Inbox, and Tasks.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9941, Computer Applications - Self-Paced

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.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit

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.

COMP 9942, Microcomputer Lab

COREQ.: Concurrent enrollment in any Business Department course

Instructor-supervised computer lab for currently enrolled Business Department students. Students work independently on assignments given in other Business Department credit and noncredit courses.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9947, Windows Folder & File Concepts

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.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9952, Internet & E-mail for the Business Office

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.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9959, Photoshop Essentials

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.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit

This course is not intended for students interested in graphic design and web design. Please see programs/courses in Visual Media Design Department".

COMP 9967, Google Apps for Business I

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.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9968, Google Apps for Business II

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.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9975, MS Office Applications I

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.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
COMP 9976, MS Office Applications II

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.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit