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Computer Studies: Microsoft Office Specialist Certificate Computer Studies Total Units: 13
Term Effective: Fall 2015

Description:

The Computer Studies: Microsoft Office Specialist Skills Certificate provides students with basic computer skills and in-depth experience with the Microsoft Office Suite programs.

The mastery of material presented in these courses prepares the student to be an efficient office employee adeptly using Microsoft's Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, and PowerPoint. Knowledge of Microsoft Office skills are applicable to a wide variety of jobs or upgrade of skills which may lead to promotion. The courses provide a solid understanding of and practice with the Microsoft Office programs.

Program Student Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  1. Produce, edit, and maintain effective documents and worksheets;
  2. maintain a data base, conduct queries, and create reports;
  3. create effective presentations based on industry standards;
  4. integrate the various applications within the Microsoft Office Suite; and
  5. organize a calendar and send/receive email.

Program Requirements:

The requirements for the Computer Studies: Microsoft Office Specialist Certificate program are:

  • Complete 13 units from
    • Microsoft Office Specialist Core Requirements

Microsoft Office Specialist Core Requirements - complete 13.00 units
CourseDescriptionUnits
CS 60.11A Microsoft Word, Part 11.50
CS 60.11B Microsoft Word, Part 21.50
CS 62.11A Microsoft PowerPoint, Part 11.50
CS 62.11B Microsoft PowerPoint, Part 21.50
CS 167.11 Microsoft Outlook0.50
Complete any combination totaling at least 3.00 units from the following:
CS 61.11 Microsoft Excel3.00
CS 61.11A Microsoft Excel, Part 11.50
CS 61.11B Microsoft Excel, Part 21.50
Complete any combination totaling at least 3.00 units from the following:
CS 63.11 Microsoft Access3.00
CS 63.11A Microsoft Access, Part 11.50
CS 63.11B Microsoft Access, Part 21.50
Complete any combination totaling at least 0.50 units from the following:
CS 65.11 Microsoft Office3.00
CS 165.31 Microsoft Office Integration0.50

Term Effective: Fall 2015

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.

Previous Versions:

Computer Studies: Microsoft Office Specialist - effective Fall 2014
Computer Studies: Microsoft Office Specialist - effective Spring 2012
Microsoft Office Specialist - effective Fall 2010
Microsoft Office Specialist - effective Summer 2006
Microsoft Office Specialist - effective Fall 1981

Course Prerequisites and Advisories:

Courses in a program of study may have prerequisites or advisories; that is, courses that must or should be completed before taking that course. Please check for prerequisites or advisories by clicking on the course numbers in the Program Requirements section.

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