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

  • Students are introduced to the entire Web site creation process by developing and enhancing their HTML, CSS, and visual design skills utilizing the latest Web design technologies and trends. Beginning with the Web design environment and the principles of sound Web design, students will plan site layout and navigation, progress to Web typography, colors and images, and working with CSS.  Students will gain a solid foundation of designing successful, standards-based Web sites that are portable across different operating systems, browsers, and Web devices.  Web design exercises are completed using the latest Microsoft applications.

    Spring

  • Students are provided a comprehensive coverage in all areas of Adobe® Illustrator including fundamental concepts and progressing to in-depth exploration of the software’s full set of features.  Students work through real-world projects step-by-step, with guidance through the entire process. Students acquire the skills to pursue the Adobe Certified Associate Certification.

    Fall

  • Students are presented an in-depth, design-driven introduction to Adobe’s animation and multimedia software program.  Students learn primary applications of the program; graphics, animation, interactive authoring, and audio and video integration; working with drawing and painting tools; objects, types, symbols, layers, buttons and sounds.  Students create animation and interactive movies; importing sounds, images, videos and artwork. Students acquire the skills to pursue the Adobe Certified Associate Certification. 

    Fall

  • Students are provided the essentials of website planning and design; creating a website; text manipulation; hyperlinks and appearance; working with pictures; creating a table; creating web pages with frames; creating a form; inserting sound and video; working with layers; managing website assets; working with user-defined styles; using behaviors to build interactive pages; publishing and finalizing a website.  Students acquire the skills to pursue the Adobe Certified Associate Certification.

    Fall