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CIS 137 MICROCOMPUTER DATABASES

CIS 137 Exploring Microsoft Office Access

Course Outline 

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:

  1. explain and demonstrate common database skills;
  2. create and design Access databases using related data;
  3. create and use queries;  and
  4. create and interpret useful and professional reports.