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CBOT 415 BEGINNING COMPUTER KEYBOARDING

Units (Grade Option) 1.5; Class Hours: 24-27 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: This course is an overview of correct keyboarding techniques using the alphabetic and numeric keys on the computer. Computer software is used to aid in developing a minimum keyboarding speed of 20 words per minute. Transfer: CSU.

CBOT 417 SKILL BUILDING

Units (Pass/No Pass) 1.5; Class Hours: 24-27 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): Completion of, or concurrent enrollment in CBOT 415 or equivalent.

Description: This course provides individualized skillbuilding instruction designed to develop speed, proper techniques, and accuracy in touch typing by using software with a diagnostic component to analyze each student's misstrokes and prescribe individualized remediation drills. Students apply their keyboarding skills to business related documents. Transfer: CSU.

CBOT 432 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER APPLICATIONS

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Introduction to key skills and concepts of file management, word processing, spreadsheets, database management and presentation software. Learn to navigate Windows, manage files and folders, create and format documents, create and format spreadsheets, use basic functions and formulas, design and build simple databases to organize information, and integrate files between applications. Transfer: CSU.

CBOT 435 SPREADSHEETS

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Students plan and build worksheets using formulas and functions to solve business problems. The course covers formatting, creating formulas, including nested formulas, applying mixed, relative and absolute references, building charts, using multiple worksheets, solver, data tables, using and analyzing list data, using What-If Analysis, scenario management, and managing workbooks. Transfer: CSU.

CBOT 448 USING MICROSOFT WINDOWS

Units (Grade Option) 1.5; Class Hours: 24-27 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Students learn the Windows operating system features, work with programs and file management. The course includes how to manage files and folders, maintain the computer, manage hardware, and customize Windows. Transfer: CSU.

CBOT 457 USING POWERPOINT IN BUSINESS

Units (Grade Option) 2; Class Hours: 32-36 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): CBOT 430 or equivalent.

Description: Learn to create and edit presentations; insert pictures, charts, tables, and SmartArt Graphics; create and customize themes; prepare for slide show delivery; customize images; use Slide Master; work with advanced animation, hyperlinks, and action buttons; and integrate contents from other sources. Transfer: CSU.

CBOT 470 ADVANCED SPREADSHEETS

Units (Grade Option) 1.5; Class Hours: 24-27 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Provides instruction in the application of spreadsheet functions, such as pivot tables, advanced filters, forms, macros, databases and database queries for business applications. Additional instruction in the use of specialized text and database functions. Other topics include the use of templates and managing workbook changes and comparing and merging workbooks. CBOT 435 is recommended. Transfer: CSU.

CBOT 472 BEGINNING WORD PROCESSING

Units (Grade Option) 1.5; Class Hours: 24-27 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Covers the basic Word skills of creating, editing, and formatting documents; working with reports and multi-page documents; using tables, columns, and graphics; using templates and Mail Merge; and using custom styles and Building Blocks. Transfer: CSU.

CBOT 474 INTERMEDIATE WORD PROCESSING

Units (Grade Option) 1.5; Class Hours: 24-27 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): Completion of, or concurrent enrollment in CBOT 472 or equivalent.

Description: Work with tables, pictures and shapes; edit and review documents using comments and track changes; integration of other office applications with Word; mail merge; templates and macros; using content controls to create forms; master documents, and desktop publishing and graphics features. Transfer: CSU.

CBOT 475 USING OUTLOOK

Units (Grade Option) 1.5; Class Hours: 24-27 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Students learn Outlook, a personal information management program that helps prepare a wide range of organizational tasks within an office environment. Includes sending and receiving messages and managing the Inbox, scheduling appointments and meetings using the Calendar, creating and managing tasks and journal entries using Outlook with other Office applications and using Outlook with the Internet. Transfer: CSU.

CBOT 476 ADOBE ACROBAT

Units (Grade Option) 1.5; Class Hours: 24-27 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Learn to create, convert, store, and transport documents from various software programs using Adobe Acrobat. The course covers Adobe Reader, security and password protection, consolidation of PDF files into one Adobe PDF file, application of final edits and modifications to enhance those files. Also, learn to create online documents and interactive forms. Working knowledge of using a computer and its operating system is recommended. Transfer: CSU.