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CIS 135 MICROCOMPUTER SPREADSHEETS

CIS 135 Micro Computer Spreadsheets

Course Outline 

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:

  1. describe the spreadsheet software, Microsoft (MS) Excel;
  2. plan, build, and test MS Excel worksheets;
  3. create and edit a variety of charts and functions in MS Excel;  and
  4. solve problems, analyze large worksheets, build problem-solving tools, sort, and query internal databases in MS Excel.