Course Abstract Details

OFFC-135, Introduction to Excel

Credits: 3

Course Description

OFFC-135, Introduction to Excel, develops students' ability to create and enhance electronic
worksheets and charts while using the Microsoft Excel software package. Students learn and apply skills to create and manage worksheets and workbooks, create cells and ranges, create and edit tables, apply formulas and functions, and create charts and objects. It is suggested that students possess basic technology skills to be successful in this course. Upon successful completion of this course students will be prepared to complete the Microsoft Excel 2013 Core Certification Exam. Prerequisite: exemption/completion of READ A-D and MAT-097. Three lecture hours each week. Three credits. Three billable hours. PREREQUISITES: READ A-D and MAT-097

Course Objectives and Grading Information

COURSE OBJECTIVES:
1. Create and manage worksheets and workbooks using Microsoft Excel software. Specific skills include: create, navigate, format, and customize worksheets and workbook options and views, and configure documents to print and save. (General Education Goal 4, Program Goal 4)
2. Create cells and ranges using Microsoft Excel software. Specific skills include: insert and format data in cells and ranges, and order and group cells and ranges. (General Education
Goal 4, Program Goal 4)
3. Create data tables using Microsoft Excel software. Specific skills include: create, modify, and sort data tables. (General Education Goal 4, Program Goal 4)
4. Apply formulas and functions using Microsoft Excel software. Specific skills include: apply cell ranges and references in formulas and functions, summarize data with functions, apply conditional logic in functions, and format and modify text with functions. (General Education Goal 2, 4, Program Goal 4)
5. Create charts and objects using Microsoft Excel software. Specific skills include: create and 94 format charts, and insert and format Excel objects. (General Education Goal 4, Program Goal 4)


Learning Goals

The abbreviations in parentheses represent Learning Goals which have been identified for this course and program of study:

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