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Introduction to Computers I
Course: BPC101AA

First Term: 2005 Fall
Lecture   1 Credit(s)   2 Period(s)   1.7 Load  
Subject Type: Occupational
Load Formula: S

Description: Computer software applications for the personal computer, including electronic spreadsheet and word processing, keyboarding review, and a desktop environment

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Describe the characteristics of a word processing program. (I)
2. Enter, edit, and print material using a word processing program . (I)
3. Describe the characteristics of an electronic spreadsheet program. (II)
4. Use an electronic spreadsheet to enter data, create formulas, manipulate data, and print reports. (II)
5. Describe the characteristics of a desktop environment. (III)
6. Use the basic disk operating functions to facilitate software applications. (III)
7. Use a typing tutorial program to improve keyboarding skills. (IV)
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. Word Processing Programs
   A. Text input
   B. Loading documents
   C. Text editing
   D. Formatting
   E. Saving documents
   F. Printing
II. Electronic Spreadsheet Programs
   A. Data input
   B. Formatting
   C. Formulas
   D. Data manipulation
   E. Report generation
III. Desktop Environment
   A. Format (initialize)
   B. Copy files and disks
C. Erase (delete)
   D. Name files
   E. Create folders
IV. Improve Keyboarding Skills
   A. Review of numbers, letters, and symbols
   B. Skill-building drills
   A. Review of numbers, letters, and symbols
   B. Skill-building drills
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date:  6/28/2005

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