OADM143 Basic Applications of Microsoft Access

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

I. Course Number and Title
OADM143 Basic Applications of Microsoft Access
II. Number of Credits
1 credit
III. Number of Instructional Minutes
IV. Prerequisites
V. Other Pertinent Information

Keyboarding skills and Windows familiarity recommended.

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. Course Learning Goals

    Students will:

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

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