Sep 22, 2020  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CSA* E135 - Spreadsheet Applications (3 credits)

Code(s): BUS, COMP
Prerequisite(s): Satisfactory score on placement exam or a grade of “C” or higher in ENG* E092  or permission of the instructor.
This course offers students the opportunity to master the advanced functionality of Microsoft Excel, to enhance problem solving skills and to apply those skills to genuine business applications, and to prepare for business courses and job interviews.  Students will be introduced to the features and functionality of the Excel spreadsheet application on every level; from worksheets and workbooks, to quantitative relations, formulas, visual tables and graphs and powerful collaborative tools. Although the basic functions of Excel will be covered, areas of focus include graphs and charts, the use of advanced functions and analytical tools, reporting templates, linking of worksheets and workbooks, importing and manipulating data, macros (automation of tasks), auditing tools, and other features especially useful to the financial or accounting professional. This course prepares students for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification core-level Microsoft Excel exam.

The course requires substantial hands-on use of computers in a computerized classroom environment.