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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5132
Effective Term: 2021 Fall   

Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 16-22
CIP Code: 11.0601

Instructional Council: Computer Information Systems (12)
GPA: 2.0
SOC Code: Upon completion of this certificate, students may pursue a career as:
43-6014.00 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
43-9061.00 Office Clerks, General
43-9021.00 Data Entry Keyers

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Microsoft Office Professional emphasizes training on word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software for business purposes. This certificate provides students with the knowledge and skills requisite of various business settings. This certificate helps with initial preparation for the Microsoft examinations for certification as a Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS). This certificate embeds into the Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree in Information Technology and Certificate of Complete (CCL) in Microsoft Office Specialist.

Required Courses
BPC/OAS111AA Computer Keyboarding I (1) OR
Permission of Program Director (0) 0-1

CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems (3) OR
Permission of Program Director (0) 0-3

CIS113DE Microsoft Word: Word Processing 3
CIS114DE Excel Spreadsheet 3
CIS117DM Microsoft Access: Database Management 3
CIS118DB Desktop Presentation: Powerpoint 3

+ BPC270 A+ Exam Prep: Operating System Configuration and Support (3) OR
CIS121AE Windows Operating System: Level I (1) AND
CIS122AE Windows Operating System: Level II (1) OR
MST150++ Microsoft Windows (3) 2-3

CIS124AA Project Management Software: Level I (1) AND
CIS124BA Project Management Software: Level II (1) OR
CIS224 Project Management Microsoft Project for Windows (3) 2-3
Credits: 16-22

Learning Outcomes
1. Discuss the role of computer information systems in developing business solutions. (CIS105)
2. Create simple macros using Visual Basic for Applications (VBA). (CIS105, CIS114DE)
3. Prepare business documents using Microsoft Word. (CIS105, CIS113DE)
4. Develop spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel. (CIS105, CIS114DE)
5. Create relational databases using Microsoft Access. (CIS105, CIS117DM)
6. Produce presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint. (CIS105, CIS118DB)
7. Manage files using the Windows Operating System. (BPC270, CIS105, CIS121AE, CIS122AE, MST150++)
8. Utilize Microsoft Project to manage business projects. (CIS124AA, CIS124BA, CIS224)
9. Integrate Microsoft applications to meet business needs. (BPC/OAS111AA, BPC270, CIS105, CIS113DE, CIS114DE, CIS117DM, CIS118DB, CIS121AE, CIS122AE, CIS224, MST150++)
+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
++ indicates that any suffixed course may be selected.
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: December 10, 2019

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.