OADM142 Basic Applications of Microsoft Excel

Department of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics: Office Administration

I. Course Number and Title
OADM142 Basic Applications of Microsoft Excel
II. Number of Credits
1 credit
III. Number of Instructional Minutes
IV. Prerequisites
V. Other Pertinent Information
VI. Catalog Course Description
This course is designed for students wishing to master the fundamentals of Microsoft Excel. Students acquire a working knowledge of Excel with emphasis on creating, modifying, and formatting worksheets; performing calculations; developing and formatting workbooks; and applying formulas, charts, and graphs in spreadsheets.
VII. Required Course Content and Direction
  1. Course Learning Goals

    Students will:

    1. develop, modify, format, and print a worksheet; and
    2. apply formulas, charts, and graphs in spreadsheets.
  2. Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities

    1. getting started
    2. modifying a worksheet
    3. performing calculations
    4. formatting a worksheet
    5. developing a workbook
    6. printing a workbook
    7. applying formulas, charts, and graphs in a spreadsheet
  3. Assessment Methods for Course Learning Goals

    The assessment of course learning goals is based on creating a variety of performance based tasks or projects using Excel software.
  4. Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Student:

    See course syllabus.

Review/Approval Date - 5/04; Revised 1/2010; Revised 4/2013; New Core 8/2015