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 Course Title:   Advanced Computer Applications

 Title Abbreviation:   ADVANCED COMPUTER APPS

 Department:    BMT

 Course #:    121

 Credits:    5

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    5

 CIP:    521401

 EPC:    245

 REV:    2014

 Course Description  

Strategic use of software applications in business. Current software topics will be covered. May include web page design, advanced office applications including advance spreadsheet modeling, social media, web 2.0, and other current topics.


Prerequisite: BMT 120 or department chair approval.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 55

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory Required for ATA degree, Required for certificate  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Describe the strategic use of computer applications in business.
  2. Describe the technical infrastructure that supports business.
  3. Design basic Web pages.
  4. Apply current software and web technologies to business issues.
  5. Apply advanced business applications including spreadsheet modeling.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

3. Communication

Definition: Understanding and producing effective written, spoken, visual, and non-verbal communication.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
3.6 Recognize, comprehend, and use visual communication appropriate to a given context.

7. Aesthetics & Creativity

Definition: Interpreting human experience through engagement with creative processes and aesthetic principles.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
7.1 Demonstrate an understanding of the creative process.

10. Technology

Definition: Understanding the role of technology in society and using technology appropriately and effectively.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
10.3 Use technology appropriate to the context and task to effectively retrieve and manage information, solve problems, and facilitate communication.

Course Contents

  1. Current business technologies, development and application.
  2. Basic web page design.
  3. Advanced business applications including advanced spreadsheet modeling.