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2012-2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
2012-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BUS 1800 - Microcomputer Applications

The course is designed to provide in-depth, hands-on experience with computers, the Internet, and the Microsoft Office suite of application programs. Coursework includes the removal and re-installation of computer hardware components, project-based work with the Microsoft Office suite of application programs including: Word (word processing), PowerPoint (presentation), Excel (spreadsheet), and Access (database), as well as hands-on work with the Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) web browser, Internet resources and searching strategies, and methods used to determine credibility of Internet-based reference resources. The course also incorporates a general, theoretical orientation to computers. There is substantial exposure to Microsoft Excel equations in the course. Successful completion of the course facilitates computer proficiency with the specified applications.

Recommended: A fundamental knowledge of computers evidenced by a high school computer course or equivalent.