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|Computer Studies: Microsoft Office Specialist Certificate
Total Units: 13
The Computer Studies: Microsoft Office Specialist Skills Certificate provides students with basic computer skills and in-depth experience with the
Microsoft Office Suite programs.
Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:
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.
- Produce, edit, and maintain effective documents and worksheets;
- Maintain a data base, conduct queries, and create reports;
- Create effective presentations based on industry standards;
- Integrate the various applications within the Microsoft Office Suite; and
- Organize a calendar and send/receive email.
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|
|CS 60.11A||Microsoft Word, Part 1||1.50|
|CS 60.11B||Microsoft Word, Part 2||1.50|
|CS 61.11A||Microsoft Excel, Part 1||1.50|
|CS 61.11B||Microsoft Excel, Part 2||1.50|
|CS 62.11A||Microsoft PowerPoint, Part 1||1.50|
|CS 62.11B||Microsoft PowerPoint, Part 2||1.50|
|CS 63.11A||Microsoft Access, Part 1||1.50|
|CS 63.11B||Microsoft Access, Part 2||1.50|
|CS 167.11||Microsoft Outlook||0.50|
|Complete any combination totaling at least 0.50 units from the following:|
|CS 65.11||Microsoft Office||3.00|
|CS 165.31||Microsoft Office Integration||0.50|
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.
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