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 Course Title:   MS Office Integrated Projects

 Title Abbreviation:   MS OFFICE INTEGRATED PR

 Department:    OFTEC

 Course #:    232

 Credits:    3

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    3

 CIP:    520204

 EPC:    547

 REV:    2014

 Course Description  

Use the features of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint to complete business projects that require the integration of data among the programs. Linking, embedding, importing, and exporting techniques will be introduced.


Prerequisite: OFTEC 122, 132, and 134.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 33

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. Use the features of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access to complete business projects.
  2. Work independently to prepare documents, worksheets, presentations, and databases to solve specific business tasks with minimal instruction.
  3. Link, embed, import, and export data among the MS Office programs.
  4. Determine and use the best methods for sharing data among the MS Office programs to accomplish integrated tasks in an efficient manner.
  5. Gather and use Web-based information needed to accomplish integrated business tasks.
  6. Verify the accuracy of all projects to ensure that work meets business standards for accuracy and format.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

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

2. Critical Thinking

Definition: The ability to think critically about the nature of knowledge within a discipline and about the ways in which that knowledge is constructed and validated and to be sensitive to the ways these processes often vary among disciplines.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
2.1 Identify and express concepts, terms, and facts related to a specific discipline.
2.3 Identify, interpret, and evaluate pertinent data and previous experience to reach conclusions.

6. Individual Awareness & Responsibility

Definition: Understanding, managing, and taking responsibility for one’s learning and behavior in varied and changing environments.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
6.3 Apply successful organizational strategies of planning, goal setting, prioritizing, resolving conflict, and managing time to specific goals and/or projects.

8. Mathematical Reasoning

Definition: Understanding and applying concepts of mathematics and logical reasoning in a variety of contexts, both academic and non-academic.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
8.2 Correctly apply logical reasoning and mathematical principles to solve problems.

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. Guided projects that reinforce prior learning of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access.
  2. Techniques for linking, embedding, importing, and exporting data among the MS Office programs.
  3. Guided projects to practice data integration techniques among the MS Office programs.
  4. Case study projects that require decision making, problem solving, and independent work to accomplish integrated software tasks.
  5. Web resources for locating task-specific information.