OADM143 Basic Applications of Microsoft Access

Department of Business Studies: Office Administration

I. Course Number and Title
OADM143 Basic Applications of Microsoft Access
II. Number of Credits
1 credit
III. Minimum Number of Instructional Minutes Per Semester
1000
IV. Prerequisites
None
Corequisites
None
V. Other Pertinent Information
Keyboarding skills and Windows familiarity recommended.
This course will be offered only in the TOTAL Lab.
VI. Catalog Course Description
This course is designed for students wishing to master the fundamentals of Microsoft Access. Students create and modify new databases; create and modify tables and reports; and improve queries forms and reports.
VII. Required Course Content and Direction
  1. Learning Goals:

    1. Course
    2. Students will
      1. create, modify and query a database;
      2. create and modify tables and reports; and
      3. enhance the capabilities of a form.

    3. Core (if applicable)
    4. This course is not included in the Core.
  2. Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities:

    1. exploring Microsoft Access
    2. designing a database
    3. building a database
    4. managing data in a table
    5. querying a database
    6. designing forms
  3. Assessment Methods for Core Learning Goals:

    1. Course
    2. The assessment of course learning goals is based on creating Access databases, queries, forms, and reports.

    3. Core (if applicable)
    4. This course is not included in the Core.
  4. Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Students:

    See course format.
VIII. Teaching Methods Employed
Section VIII is not being used in new and revised syllabi as of 12/10/08.

Review/Approval Date - 5/04; Revised 1/2010; Revised 4/2013