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Computer Applications (CAPP)


CAPP 094 PCE Non-Credit CAPP Course

CEUs: 0-6

Term: (Based on sufficient demand)

Non-credit professional and continuing education (PCE) courses offered to provide condensed coursework to meet the needs of working students and professionals. These courses are eligible for Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and OPI Renewal Units and are transcribed on the student’s continuing education transcript.

CAPP 101 Short Courses: The Internet

Credits: 2

Term: (F, S, Su)

This course will teach skills in using the Internet as an information and educational resource as well as its impact on global society. Internet components explored will include the World Wide Web, FTP, Email, and basics of creating a web page. Social implications of the Internet and its impact on issues such as copyright and fair use will be explored. Thoughtful examination and research on the future of the Internet will conclude the class.

CAPP 105 Short Courses: Computer Calc

Credits: 1 (8 weeks in length)

Term: (S)

Prerequisite: M 065 or a higher qualifying placement score within the past 3 years.

Students master the touch method of entering data on the ten-key numeric keyboard. Speed and accuracy are emphasized on computer ten-keys using the desktop calculator. Ten-key functions will be used to solve common mathematical problems.

CAPP 106 Short Courses: Computer Applications

Credits: 1

Term: (F, S based on sufficient demand)

This is an introductory course in the use and care of microcomputers. It is designed to give the student a familiarity with basic computer concepts and terminology. Students will gain hands-on experience using Windows 8 and the integrated software package Microsoft Office 2010. The course will be taught through a course-sharing arrangement with FVCC.

CAPP 112 Short Courses: MS Powerpoint

Credits: 1

Term: (Based on sufficient demand)

Prerequisite: CAPP 131

This course is an introduction to the use of presentation software to create and design group presentations and slide shows. Students will be required to create group presentations to be delivered to an audience.

CAPP 114 Short Courses: MS Word

Credits: 1

Term: (F, S based on sufficient demand)

This course covers the basics of Microsoft Word 2010 including creating, saving, retrieving, and editing documents, line, character, and page formatting, and using the speller/thesaurus. This course will be taught through a course-sharing arrangement with FVCC.

CAPP 116 Short Courses: MS Excel

Credits: 1

Term: (F, S based on sufficient demand)

This course is intended to help develop the skills necessary to work with spreadsheets. Topics include entering and manipulating different types of data, formatting basics, using functions to analyze information, making decisions with IF functions and formulas, sorting and filtering information and creating charts. Microsoft's Excel for Windows will be used at the teaching tool. This course will be taught through a course-sharing arrangement FVCC.

CAPP 131 Basic MS Office

Credits: 3

Term: (F, S, Su)

This course provides students with basic computer literacy, terminology, and social issues related to computers, as well as network and information technology. Topics include issues with computer use, ethics, crime, and copyright laws. Students will explore a computer operating system and learn the beginning to intermediate elements of word processing, spreadsheet and presentation applications and the internet to find solutions for real world problems. Through hands-on activities, participants will learn effective uses of a Windows-based computer as a tool to increase productivity.

CAPP 154 MS Word

Credits: 3

Term: (F, S, Su)

Prerequisite: CAPP 131 or CSCI 105

Word processing software is used to create documents used in academic, professional, and business environments. These functions include editing, selecting, find and replace, document assembly, graphics, printing, headers and footers, columns, file management styles, math features, fonts and other print features, tables, sort and select, merges, macros, and reference tools.

CAPP 156 MS Excel

Credits: 3

Term: (F, S, Su)

Prerequisite: CAPP 131 or CSCI 105

This course introduces students to business applications using spreadsheets. Emphasis will be placed on the essential functions of spreadsheet operation, as well as an introduction to some advanced spreadsheet features such as lookup functions and list management. This course covers expert level skills for the Microsoft Certified Application Specialist (MCAS) certification in Microsoft Excel.

CAPP 158 MS Access

Credits: 3

Term: (F, S, Su)

Prerequisite: CAPP 131 or CSCI 105

This course covers expert level skills for the Microsoft Certified Application Specialist (MCAS) certification in Microsoft Access. Use of application software focuses on data queries (both Query-By-Example and Structured Query Language), report and form generation, multiple table relationships, and interface techniques. Database administration and customization techniques will also be covered.

CAPP 194 PCE Credit-Bearing CAPP Course

Credits: 1-6

Term: (Based on sufficient demand)

Credit-bearing professional and continuing education (PCE) courses offered to provide students and professionals condensed courses for skills upgrades, Professional Certification requirements, and as electives for the Associate of Arts (AA) or Associate of Science (AS) degrees. These courses may be eligible for financial aid for students pursuing the AA or AS degrees and are transcribed on the student’s undergraduate transcript.

CAPP 266 Advanced MS Excel Applications

Credits: 3

Term: (F, S)

Prerequisite: CAPP 156

This course builds on the skills obtained in CAPP 156. The basic and advanced features of MS Excel will be used in a variety of accounting and business applications with an emphasis on problem-solving and decision-making. Topics include developing and troubleshooting spreadsheets as well as using spreadsheets for financial analysis, statistical analysis, and goal-seeking.