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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5146
First Term: 2014 Spring   
Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 16-22
CIP Code: 52.0401
Occupational Area: Business, Management, and Administration

Instructional Council: Computer Information Systems (12)

GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: 43-6014

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Computer Applications: Microsoft Office Specialist/Basic program provides basic skills in computer software applications in a wide variety of occupations. Coursework includes basic software applications in word processing, electronic spreadsheets, database management, electronic messaging/personal information management, presentation graphics, and project management. This certificate program is designed to assist students in preparing for core examinations for certification as a Microsoft Office Specialist.

Suggested Course Plan Sequenced by Semester

Required Courses
GBS104 Quality Telephone Techniques 1
OAS101 Computer Typing I: Keyboarding and Formatting 3
OAS108 Business English 3

Student must select one (1) of the following two (2) tracks:

Track I: Credits: 6
BPC110 Computer Usage and Applications 3
+BPC210 Advanced Computer Usage and Applications 3

Track II: Credits: 10-12
BPC100CD Living Online (1) OR
BPC106AH MS Outlook: Level I (.5) AND
+BPC106BH Microsoft Outlook: Level II (.5) 1

CIS114AE Excel: Level I (1) AND
+CIS114BE Excel: Level II (1) OR
CIS114DE Excel Spreadsheet (3) 2-3

CIS117AM Database Management: Microsoft Access-Level I (1) AND
+CIS117BM Database Management: Microsoft Access-Level II (1) OR
CIS117DM Microsoft Access: Database Management (3) 2-3

CIS118AB Powerpoint: Level I 1
+CIS118BB Powerpoint: Level II 1
CIS113DE Microsoft Word: Word Processing 3
Credits: 13-19

Program Competencies
1. Create, modify, and store mail messages using the special features and concepts of a desktop information management system. (BPC100CD, BPC106AH, BPC106BH)
2. Perform microcomputer applications in word processing, spreadsheet, and database; explore basic business-personal computer concepts. (BPC110, BPC210)
3. Create spreadsheets for use in business decisions. (BPC110, BPC210, CIS114AE, CIS114BE, CIS114DE)
4. Operate a computerized database program for management of business information. (BPC110, BPC210, CIS117AM, CIS117BM, CIS117DM)
5. Create, modify, and store presentation documents with visual images and charts for business purposes, using a computer graphics program. (BPC110, BPC210, CIS118AB, CIS118BB, CIS113DE)
6. Produce professionally formatted documents using word processing. (BPC110, BPC210)
7. Perform advanced applications in word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation, integration and Internet; explore appropriate computer ethics. (BPC210)
8. Keyboard mastery and proper basic formatting of documents. (OAS101)
9. Use correct English grammar in written communication. (OAS108)
10. Demonstrate a professional/positive image over the phone. (GBS104)
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: December 10, 2013

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.