Computer Technology Classes

  • CAPP 156 MICROSOFT EXCEL 3 CREDITS Students follow step by step lessons, which enable them to quickly and efficiently learn the many features of Microsoft Excel and how to use them in the workplace. Students will demonstrate proficiency in the use of computerized spreadsheets including functions, formulas, filtering, data analysis, and creating charts. Students will discover the underlying functionality of Excel so they can become more productive. Spring, Course Fee $20.00

  • CAPP 131 BASIC MS OFFICE 3 CREDITS Students must be able to demonstrate basic user computer skills to enroll in this course. Students learn workplace 63 competencies and basic skills through hands-on application of an integrated software suite. The suite includes word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation graphics. Students will create, edit, manipulate and format basic documents and learn desktop publishing methods in the word processing program. Students will also demonstrate proficiency in the use of computerized spreadsheets including functions, formulas, filtering, data analysis, and creating charts. In addition, database software will be used to create, store, retrieve, query, filter, and analyze data while the presentation application will allow the student to express ideas using text, graphics, sound and video clips and create slides, outlines, speaker’s notes, and audience handouts. Lesson projects, critical thinking activities, and realistic, comprehensive simulations are used to assess student learning. Fall, Spring, Course Fee $20.00

  • This is an introductory technology course. Students will acquire an understanding of computer concepts; work with a variety of elements that include steps to teach you how to perform real-world tasks, current issues related to technology, and a variety of information to keep you secure while interacting with computers and mobile devices.

    Fall, Spring, Summer

  • Students must be able to demonstrate basic user computer skills to enroll in this course. Students with no computer skills should enroll in CP 095. For any student wishing to learn workplace competencies and basic skills through hands-on application of an integrated software suite, this course will be useful in their academic and professional lives. The suite includes word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation graphics. Students will create, edit, manipulate and format basic documents and learn desktop publishing methods in the word processing program. Students will also demonstrate proficiency in the use of computerized spreadsheets including function formulas, filtering, and data analysis, and making charts. In addition, database software will be used to create, store, retrieve, query, filter, and analyze data while the presentation application will allow the student to express ideas using text, graphics, sound and video clips and create slides, outlines, speaker’s notes, and audience handouts. Lesson projects, critical thinking activities, and realistic, comprehensive simulations are used to assess student learning.

    Fall, Spring
  • In this course, you will learn about computers and the various elements that make up the computing world. You will first explore what a computer is and how computers began. You will then become familiar with a computer’s hardware and software. In addition, you will be exposed to the various ways to use a computer efficiently such as with file management and digital devices. You will also learn about the other elements that make up the computing world such as the Internet, networking, social networking and security. In addition, the process of developing an information system and reviewing the tools used to create the system are discussed. Fall, Spring

  • The class introduces students to the basics of operating a video camera, simple lighting techniques, and framing shots. Students will have hands-on opportunities to practice all aspects of shooting video.

  • Students are introduced to graphics concepts and principles with an overview of Photoshop image manipulation features. Students work with digital image types and file formats; manipulating images and workspace; extracting objects; working with layers and masks; adding text to images; using painting tools; retouching images; color management; applying filters and styles; and creating images for the Web. Students acquire the skills to pursue the Adobe Certified Associate Certification.  

    Spring

  • Students completing this course will acquire the basic knowledge of Premier Pro. Students are introduced to the five editing basics; import footage, create a sequence, add a title, adjust audio levels, and export video in nonlinear editing software. Students will learn to acquire media files such as, video, audio, and graphics, and go on to creating a rough cut sequence, add effects, adjust audio, and export the project. Students acquire the skills to pursue the Adobe Certified Associate Certification.