This certificate gives students entry-to intermediate-level skills and training in the Microsoft Office Suite. The course work helps to prepare students for entry-level positions in a variety of business office settings.
Program Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to perform intermediate-level skills in Word and Excel, as well as a choice of two additional courses, e.g., Access I, PowerPoint I, Outlook, or Publisher; be able to identify the standard elements on the Windows 7 desktop; to demonstrate basic mouse operations (pointing, clicking, double-clicking, dragging, and right-dragging); to understand basic computer terminologies; and type at a minimum of 25wpm.
This certificate does not satisfy the major requirements for the Associate in Science degree.
 
PREREQUISITE COURSES REQUIRED COURSES FOR CERTIFICATE UNITS
  CABOT 208 Windows Basics 1
  CABOT 230* Computer Keyboarding/Typing Speed Development 1
  CABOT 265 Microsoft Office Word I 3
  CABOT 270 Microsoft Office Excel I 3
  Select any two courses from the following
  CABOT 275 Microsoft Office Access I 3
  CABOT 280 Microsoft PowerPoint I 3
  CABOT 285 Microsoft Outlook 3
  CABOT 286 Microsoft Publisher 3
   TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 14
* A minimum speed of 35 wpm is required for this certificate.
NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET.  SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.  
August 2016 GCC CATALOG 2016-2017

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Last updated: 9/6/2016 1:26:41 PM