Office Application Essentials Program

Program #24346

This certificate program will prepare students to work in an entry level office environment performing tasks such as basic word processing, spreadsheet, database and other essential business software applications. Students completing this program would have the basic computer administrative support position.

Core Courses
CCTR 100 Business/Computer Skills Lab36
MS 160 MS Office - Overview36
MS 144 Introduction to Word36
MS 105 Introduction to Excel36
MS 119 Introduction to PowerPoint36
MS 143 Introduction to Publisher36
MS 106 Introduction to Access36
Total Hours252
First Year
Semester 1HoursSemester 2HoursSemester 3Hours
MS 16036MS 10536MS 14336
MS 14436MS 11936MS 10636
CCTR 10012CCTR 10012CCTR 10012
 84 84 84
Total Hours 252

CCTR 100 1-200 Hours Business/Computer Skills Lab

Enjoy free, flexible scheduling for a variety of courses: Office Keyboarding, Data Entry, 10-Key, Typing/Keyboarding for Speed and Accuracy, Windows XP, MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint), Intro to Internet and World Wide Web, internet access and free email! (Apportionment)

MS 105 36 Hours Introduction to Excel

Advisory: Knowledge of Windows.

Provides a basic working knowledge of this popular spreadsheet program. Covers topics such as formulas, functions, and charting. (Apportionment)

MS 106 36 Hours Introduction to Access

Advisory: COMP 100 Introduction to Computers, MS 104 Introduction to Windows or equivalent.

Design databases using this popular software package. Includes creating tables, forms, reports and labels. Textbook Required. (Apportionment)

MS 119 36 Hours Introduction to PowerPoint

Learn how to create on-screen presentations using text, graphics, sound effects and movies. (Apportionment)

MS 143 36 Hours Introduction to Publisher

Advisory: Recommended proficiency in COMP 100 Introduction to Computers and MS 104 Introduction to Windows.

Provides a basic working knowledge of this popular desktop publishing program. Covers topics such as flyers, newsletters, and business cards. (Apportionment)

MS 144 36 Hours Introduction to Word

Introduction to Windows or equivalent. Provides a basic working knowledge of Word. Covers topics such as formatting with fonts, paragraph alignment, indents, margins, inserting clip art bullets and numbering, columns and tables. (Apportionment)

MS 160 36 Hours MS Office - Overview

Learn the basics of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access in one class. Topics include document formatting, working with graphics, basic formulas, queries and reports. This class serves as a foundation for other MS Office Courses. (Apportionment)