CIS 137 MICROCOMPUTER DATABASES
CIS 137 – Exploring Microsoft Office Access
Course Number & Name: CIS 137 Exploring Microsoft Office Access
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: This course introduces students to the windows concepts, entering and updating records in a database, performing reporting and query functions with multiple databases, and the differences between Excel and Access. Students will be exposed to step-by- step instruction using MS Access to create and maintain databases. Students will be able to plan, create and manipulate databases for typical business needs.
Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:
- explain and demonstrate common database skills;
- create and design Access databases using related data;
- create and use queries; and
- create and interpret useful and professional reports.