All provisions within this catalog are subject to change without notice. If you have questions or comments, please contact admissions@gfcmsu.edu.

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 are transcribed on the student's continuing education transcript.

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)

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 266 Advanced MS Excel Applications

Credits: 3

Term: (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.