CIS 135 MICROCOMPUTER SPREADSHEETS
CIS 135 – Micro Computer Spreadsheets
Course Number & Name: CIS 135 Micro Computer Spreadsheets
Credit Hours: 3.0 Contact Hours: 3.0 Lecture: 3.0 Lab: N/A Other: N/A
Prerequisites: Grade of “C” or better in CIS 107
Co-requisites: None Concurrent Courses: None
Course Description: An introduction to Microsoft Excel, this course is specifically designed for students who have had experience with MS Word. This course will provide hands-on instruction in the use of one of the powerful spreadsheet analysis applications, Microsoft Excel. Basic spreadsheet design and creation, formulas, charts and data management are included. Step-by-step instruction using realistic case studies emphasizes the important features of the software. (Advanced features, case studies and macro creation using Visual Basic are included in CIS 235).
Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:
- describe the spreadsheet software, Microsoft (MS) Excel;
- plan, build, and test MS Excel worksheets;
- create and edit a variety of charts and functions in MS Excel; and
- solve problems, analyze large worksheets, build problem-solving tools, sort, and query internal databases in MS Excel.