The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.
The Computer Studies: Microsoft Excel Entry-Level Skills Certificate provides an entry-level course of study in Microsoft Excel. This
course of study helps prepare the student to take the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) industry-standard exam in Microsoft Excel. A person who passes the Excel MOS exam has earned a certification that validates entry-level skills in creating and editing a workbook with multiple sheets for a variety of purposes and situations. Examples include professional-looking budgets, team performance charts, sales invoices, and exercise logs. Candidate roles might include students, clerical workers, bookkeepers, instructors, and others. This certificate stacks with the Computer Studies: Microsoft Office Specialist Certificate, which builds on this certificate to add more advanced Office skills.
Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:
More information about Computer Studies programs can be found at the Computer Studies Department website.
- Create, edit, and format Excel worksheets
- Organize multiple worksheets and workbooks
- Use advanced Excel tools such as macros and VBA, Solver, Scenarios, PivotTables and Pivot Charts