Computer Applications Courses
The following courses may or may not be available each semester. Please search below for current offerings.
Please see our Department Page for more information about the program.
Degrees/Certificates offered within program:
- Microsoft Office (C)
- Office Administration (AS)
- Office Administration (C)
- Office Information Systems (AS)
- Office Information Systems (C)
CAP-010A: Learning the Keyboard (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)
Advisory: Eligibility for ENG 001A and REA 054. This course is designed for anyone who wants to learn the "touch" system of keyboarding on the computer. Proper techniques of keyboarding are emphasized to develop speed and accuracy. This course may be repeated one time. Pass/No Pass Only.
CAP-010C: Computer Keyboarding Speed and Accuracy (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)
Advisory: CAP 010A This course provides students with practice on corrective drills to correct keyboarding technique and improve basic speed and accuracy.
CAP-011: Beginning Keyboarding With Word Processing (Min Credits: 3.0)
This course is designed for anyone who wishes to learn the "touch" system of keyboarding on the computer and word processing.
CAP-013: Ten-Key Numeric Keypad (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)
This course develops entry-level vocational proficiency in the use of 10-key numeric keypad.
CAP-023: Distance Learning - How to Succeed (Min Credits: 0.5)
Advisory: CA 010A and CA 070. Be a successful distance learner! In this course students will learn how to register and take a class online. Topics will include: using a browser, email, plug-ins, using a course management system, communicating online, taking a test, and sending work. Pass/No Pass Only.
CAP-033A: Word Processing - Course 1 (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)
This course teaches word processing applications using Microsoft Word. Students learn basic word processing features.
CAP-033B: Word Processing - Course 2 (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)
Advisory CAP 033A and Advisory CAP 010A This course covers advanced word processing features using MS Word.
CAP-036: Machine Transcription With Word Processing (Min Credits: 3.0)
Advisory CA 033A, CA 033B, Eligibility for ENGL 108A and READ 053. This course teaches keyboarding mailable copy from transcription machines using word processing. Pass/No Pass Option.
CAP-037A: Skills for Success: Computers, Ms Office and the Internet (Min Credits: 3.0)
This course emphasizes word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications using an integrated software package. Hardware components, such as hard drives, CPU, and memory are also presented. Roles and duties of the IS department, and career opportunities in the information/ word processing field are provided.
CAP-045: Managing Projects with Microsoft Project (Min Credits: 3.0)
This is a comprehensive course on Microsoft Project covering introductory and advanced topics on Project Management and MS Project features such as assigning, modifying, and fine-tuning tasks, resources, views, and reports within the overall project plan. Students will use Microsoft Project software to successfully design, develop, manage and complete a project.
CAP-045A: Introductory Microsoft Project (1.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 1.0)
Students learn how to use Microsoft Project to manage the tasks, resources,scope, and time for a project.
CAP-045B: Intermediate Microsoft Project (2.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 2.0)
Students expand their knowledge of Microsoft Project to plan, manage, monitor and analyze the progress of a project.
CAP-046D: Introduction to Microsoft Powerpoint (1.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 1.0)
Advisory: CAP 010A. Students learn the basic features of PowerPoint. Students learn how to create presentations and how to format them.
CAP-046E: Intermediate Microsoft Powerpoint (1.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 1.0)
Students learn the advanced features of PowerPoint. They integrate MS Word and Excel with PowerPoint. Students create a presentation for use as a Web Page and customize a slide show.
CAP-047: Visio for Visionaries (2.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 2.0)
Visualize your world more with Microsoft Visio. Students learn how to use MS Visio to create organization charts, flow charts, floor and landscaping plans, and network and data diagrams. Students also learn to enhance shapes, design graphics and create visual reports.
CAP-052: Computers Simplified for Beginning Learners (0.5 Lecture) (Min Credits: 0.5)
Build confidence in using a computer and take the mystery away from how a computer works. The course covers: the operating system software and how it works with application software, how the CPU works, the difference between memory and storage, and how the computer records data on a disk.
CAP-062B: An Introduction to Microsoft Excel (1.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 1.0)
Advisory: CAP 070. This course is an introduction to Microsoft Excel. Topics covered include entering and editing worksheet information, formatting and printing worksheets, creating charts, and using functions. This course is designed for students who are computer literate.
CAP-063B: Intermediate Microsoft Excel (2.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 2.0)
Advisory: CAP 062B. This course is the second in a series of Excel courses designed to help students learn Excel features that are used in business decisions. They apply What-IF Analysis such as scenario tables, goal seek, and solver. Students also use advanced functions such as VLOOKUP, NestedIF's, Pivot tables and Pivot charts, macros and more. This course is designed for students who are computer literate and have a previous working knowledge of Excel formulas, functions, and charts.
CAP-070: Using MS Windows (1.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 1.0)
Microsoft Windows provides a "graphical environment" for access to application programs and system functions through the use of a mouse and icon-oriented commands. The student is introduced to the use of Windows, its application programs and utilities.
CAP-071E: Microsoft Outlook (1.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 1.0)
Advisory: CAP 070. Students learn how to manage email with rules and folders, enter appointments and events, create and manage a schedule, track tasks, and manage contacts and contact groups. Pass/No Pass Option.
CAP-081B: Introduction to Microsoft Access (1.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 1.0)
Advisory: CAP 010A and CAP 070. Learn to create database tables and enter data, organize, and retrieve data from the tables. Create simple forms to enter data into a database and format reports from the data in the database. This course is for students who are computer literate and who would like to start working with a database.
CAP-082B: Intermediate Microsoft Access (Min Credits: 2.0)
Go to the next professional and personal step using Access. Learn Access features to enhance database table design, customize forms and reports, create more complex queries, and manage and secure a database. Create macros to automate database tasks. Learn to use Access with other applications. This course is designed for students who are computer literate and have some knowledge of Access. This course may be repeated 2 times.
CAP-084: Oracle: Check It Out! (Min Credits: 1.0)
Advisory: CA 010A, CA 070, CA 120, Eligibility for ENGL 108A and READ 053. Students receive an introduction to Oracle, a powerful relational database. They learn how to use Oracle to create a table, enter and modify data, retrieve and present information from a database file. May be repeated 2 times. Pass/No Pass Option.
CAP-084A: Introduction to Database and SQL (Min Credits: 3.0)
Advisory:CA 010A, CA 070, CA 120, Eligibility for ENGL 108A and READ 053. Students learn how to use Oracle Developer, a graphical user interface, to build, test and maintain forms, which work with Oracle database files. Pass/No Pass Option.
CAP-086: Web Development With PHP and MySQL (Min Credits: 3.0)
Advisory: CA 097A, Eligibility for ENGL 001A and READ 053. Learn to create dynamic web applications! This course includes basic PHP programming elements, mySQL database basics and how to create a database driven web application using PHP and mySQL. This course is cross listed as CIS 086. Pass/No Pass Option.
CAP-092A: Fundamentals of Web 2.0 & Cloud Technologies (2.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 2.0)
Want to learn more about Web 2.0 and cloud technologies? This course provides an introduction to Web 2.0 applications, such as social networking sites (SNS), video-sharing sites, wikis, blogs and mashups.
CAP-092B: Google Apps for Personal Productivity (2.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 2.0)
This course introduces students to Google Drive and Google applications. Students learn to use GMail, Google Calendar, Document, Spreadsheet, Chrome and Presenter to achieve personal and professional productivity goals. Students also identify opportunities to utilize Google apps to communicate and collaborate within a virtual-social network.
CAP-096A: Internet Use: Personal and Business 1 (Min Credits: 1.0)
Ever get frustrated using the Internet? This class will make the Internet work for you. Is there a difference between the Internet and the World Wide Web? This class will cover how the Internet works, some history, and then hands-on "magic carpet rides" through a few of the billions of meaningful web pages. Learn more about e-mail, Internet fraud, transferring files, protecting your computer from hackers, and more. Leave knowing the "basics" of using the Internet, basics that the casual user does not know at all. This course may be repeated one time. Pass/No Pass Option.
CAP-096B: Internet Use: Personal and Business 2 (Min Credits: 1.0)
Advisory: CA 096A. Travel at warp speed through databases, stock markets, research sites, and government sites. View satellites in orbit as they circle earth live. Experience different web browsers live (Firefox and Opera) and then choose which one you like best. Learn to keep your personal data secure when ordering products over the net. Do in-depth research for business, real estate, or to find a lost relative. Learn to use some basic HTML. This course may be repeated one time. Pass/No Pass Option.
CAP-097A: Creating Web Pages - Course 1 (1.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 1.0)
Advisory: CAP 010A. Take the first step in creating a web page for personal and business use. Students acquire basic HTML formatting commands and learn to add color, graphics, lists, and tables to their website. The final project is the creation and publication of a personal or business web page using HTML and/or content management systems.
CAP-098A: Creating Web Pages using XML - Course 1 (Min Credits: 1.0)
CA 010A, CA 070, CA 097A, CA 120, Eligibility for ENGL 108A and READ 053. Students learn how to use XML to create Web pages whose content can be easily customized. Pass/No Pass Option.
CAP-098B: Web Pages Using XML - Course 2 (Min Credits: 1.0)
Advisory: CA 010A, CA 070, CA 098A, CA 120, Eligibility for ENGL 108A and READ 053. Expand knowledge of using XML in Web pages! XML is used with the most popular applications 150 Microsoft Office and Oracle. In this course, create Web pages and learn more advanced XML features in a hands-on lab. Topics include: working with cascading and computational style sheets, element groups and the document object model. Pass/No Pass Option.