SRJC Course Outlines

12/9/2018 4:23:48 PMCS 61.11 Course Outline as of Summer 2017

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  CS 61.11Title:  MS EXCEL  
Full Title:  Microsoft Excel
Last Reviewed:3/23/2015

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled04 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  CIS 61.31

Catalog Description:
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An introduction to the use of Microsoft Excel software. Topics covered include the Excel user interface, creation of simple and advanced formulas and functions, chart creation, linked and 3D formulas, Excel's database commands, what if analysis, pivot table and pivot charts and an introduction to macros and visual basic for applications (VBA).

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
An introduction to the use of Microsoft Excel software. Topics covered include the Excel user interface, creation of simple and advanced formulas and functions, chart creation, linked and 3D formulas, Excel's database commands, what if analysis, pivot table and pivot charts and an introduction to macros and visual basic for applications (VBA).
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Spring 1992Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
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Students will be able to:
1. Translate business rules into spreadsheet formulas.
2. Format data to enhance its understandability.
3. Manipulate worksheet data using Excel data commands.
4. Perform what-if analysis on worksheet data.
5. Create charts that accurately display numeric results in graphic form.

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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1.  Make effective use of basic Excel commands.
2.  Apply at least six basic functions and four advanced functions.
3.  Apply and use relative and absolute cell references in formulas.
4.  Apply a minimum of six cell formats.
5.  Apply proper design techniques to simple and multi-sheet workbooks.
6.  Design, prepare, and utilize a database in Excel.
7.  Create at least four kinds of charts.

Topics and Scope
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1. Introduction to Excel
   a. Worksheet components
   b. Rows, columns, cells, cell addressing
   c. Insertion and deletion of rows and columns
   d. Setting column width and row height
   e. Types of data
       1) Numbers
       2) Labels
       3) Formulas
       4) Functions
   f. Moving about the worksheet
   g. Editing the contents of a cell
   h. Windows and freezing panes
2. Formulas
   a. Using Excel's mathematical operators
   b. Creating formulas
       1) Formulas with cell addresses
       2) Relative and absolute references
   c. Applying the rules of order of precedence
   d. Range names
   e. 3-D formulas
   f. Formulas linked to cells in other workbooks
3. Formatting
   a. Applying formats
       1) Number formats
       2) Text formats
   b. Conditional formats
4. Printing
   a. The print dialog box
   b. The page setup dialog box
       1) Headers and footers
       2) Fit to page
       3) Print range
5. Built in Functions
   a. Statistical - SUM, AVERAGE, MIN, MAX, COUNT
   b. Logical
        1) IF
       2) Nested IFs
   c. Data reference - VLOOKUP,HLOOKUP
   d. Date and Time - NOW, DATE, TODAY
   e. Math - ROUND
   f. Financial - PMT
6. What if analysis
   a. Goal seek
   b. Scenario manager
   c. Data tables
7. Database
   a. Sorting a table
   b. Filtering a table
   c. Subtotals
   d. Pivot tables
   e. Pivot charts
8. Charts
   a. Chart types
       1) Column
       2) Pie
       3) Bar
       4) Line
       5) Scatter
   b. Formatting charts
   c. Printing charts
   d. Chart locations
       1) Embedded charts
       2) Chart sheets
9. Pivot Tables, Charts
10. Macros
   a. Using the Macro recorder
       1) Relative
        2) Absolute recording
   b. VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) and editing macro code

Assignments:
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1. Performance exams on computer
2. Read 20-30 pages per week
3. Answer end-of-chapter questions
4. Computer tutorial labs
5. Case studies completed on the computer
6. Two or three tests

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments and skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
70 - 75%
Homework problems (end-of-chapter questions), case studies, lab assignments
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
25 - 30%
Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks:
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New Perspectives: Microsoft Excel 2013 Comprehensive, by Parsons and Oja. Course Technology, 2013.

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