SRJC Course Outlines

4/14/2024 1:09:00 PMCS 63.1A Course Outline as of Fall 2025

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  CS 63.1ATitle:  MS ACCESS, PART 1  
Full Title:  Microsoft Access, Part 1
Last Reviewed:2/12/2024

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.50Lecture Scheduled1.5017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled26.25
Minimum1.50Lab Scheduled04 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total1.50 Contact Total26.25
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  52.50Total Student Learning Hours: 78.75 

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:  CS 63.11A

Catalog Description:
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In this course, students will learn to create Microsoft Access database objects. Features include database creation, introduction to database administrative tasks, data input, storage, retrieval, editing, and reporting.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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In this course, students will learn to create Microsoft Access database objects. Features include database creation, introduction to database administrative tasks, data input, storage, retrieval, editing, and reporting.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
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:Fall 2000Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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1. Utilize Access to create and process data in a database.
2. Analyze and query data to generate meaningful reports.
 

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At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
1. Identify database concepts and terminology.
2. Construct the purpose and appearance of data objects.
3. Create database objects and add, edit, modify, and delete records.
4. Modify table structure and enhance views.
5. Create queries and reports to display specific results.

Topics and Scope
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I. Using a Database
    A. Create a database file
    B. Create a table and add records
    C. Develop customized reports
    D. Create and utilize forms
    E. Access Microsoft Help as a resource
    F. Identify database objects
II. Querying a Database
    A. Create queries using the simple query language and design view
    B. Add text and numeric data to criteria
    C. Save and use a query
     D. Sort data and join tables in queries
    E. Create a report based on a query
    F. Calculate statistics in queries
    G. Add compound criteria to queries
III. Maintaining a Database
    A. Establish table relationships
    B. Add, change, and delete records
    C. Search and filter records
    D. Update a table design
    E. Format a datasheet
    F. Create action queries to update records
    G. Sort database records

Assignments:
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1. Reading approximately 40-70 pages per week in textbook
2. Completion of weekly assignments, textbook exercises, and/or homework
3. Final project to demonstrate skills presented in class
4. Quizzes or tests (2-8)
5. Additional assignments as determined by instructor

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
20 - 70%
Weekly assignments, textbook exercises, and/or homework
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
10 - 50%
Final project; Weekly assignments, textbook exercises, and/or homework
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
5 - 30%
Quizzes or tests
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 10%
Attendance and participation; additional assignments if assigned


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Shelly Cashman Series Microsoft Office 365 & Access 2019: Comprehensive. Cable, Sandra and Monk, Ellen. Cengage. 2020

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