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Course Description

Introduction to the computer spreadsheet software. A hands-on approach to learning terms, commands, and applications of a spreadsheet program. This course will help prepare students for taking the Excel MOUS (Microsoft Office User Specialist) exams. This course has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass. Also listed as ACCT 121. ADVISORY: CSIS 1 or CSIS 2 or equivalent computer experience.

Learning Outcomes

  • Create a spreadsheet with column and row headings, calculations, and totals.
  • Format a spreadsheet with colors, patterns, borders, and styles.
  • Modify a spreadsheet, changing column/row widths, copying formulas with absolute and relative references.
  • Print a spreadsheet using various orientations, attributes, alignments, and page headings.
  • Create, modify, format, preview and print spreadsheets with charts and graphs.

Last modified: November 25, 2014
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