Business

Keyboarding


o.5 Credit

1/2 Year

Prerequisite(s) ➾ None

This course includes operation of the keyboard by tough and using the computer as a tool in preparing personal applications.  Units may include personal and business letters, and memos.  Computer basics, proofreading, proper spelling, correct grammar, speed development and composition, and desktop publishing techniques are also introduced and enhanced.

Skills Taught:

Students will be able:

  • Develop touch-keyboard speed, accuracy, and manipulation techniques

  • Develop the ability to read, interpret, and follow directions

  • Proofread to detect errors

  • Create and use folders to organize documents

  • Use various editing techniques

  • Keyboard from printed, handwritten, and rough-draft copy


Computer Skills I


0.5 Credit

1/2 Year

Prerequisite(s) ➾ None

The primary gal of this course is for the student to develop proficiency in using an integrated computer software package including word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentations.  After each set of instructions, the student will be required to produce documents using the skills being taught.  The student must learn to follow directions and specifications for preparing documents on the computer.

Skills Taught:

Students will be able to:

  • Develop skills in using integrated software

  • Write, edit, and print documents in a pre-selected format

  • Improve keyboarding skills

  • Create and use the spreadsheet to manipulate numerical data and create and use charts to represent data

  • Use the database to handle, organize, and report information

  • Use the draw capabilities to create original graphics or manipulate stored graphics

  • Learn hör wo present work as a tool in formatting and word processing personal and business applications, including placement of the special parts (mailing notation, attention line, subject line, company line n closing, enclosure, notation, copy notation, and postscript)

  • Develop a better understanding of formatting and word processing reports with footnote and textural citations, title page, table of contents with leaders, and bibliography

  • Arrange tabulated material in columns

  • Prepare resumes, letters of application, application forms


Computer Skills II


o.5 Credit

1/2 Year

Prerequisite(s) ➾ Computer Skills I

This course is for the student to develop advanced skills in using integrated computer software, such as Microsoft Office and incorporating such programs as PowerPoint.

Skills Taught:

Students will be able to:

  • Develop skills in using integrated software

  • Create several late projects using many different kinds of hardware and software

  • Students may be able to challenge college level classes upon completion of this course