Computer Applications Technology

Degrees and Certificates

Classes

CAT 100 : Introduction to Microcomputer Applications

Introduction to mouse techniques, Windows operating system, file management, word processing, electronic spreadsheets, and databases. Hands-on class using business-oriented exercises and projects. Credit for both CAT 100 and any of the CAT 116-119 series will not be used for graduation requirements or financial aid.

Credits

4

CAT 111 : Introduction to Microsoft Windows

Manipulate windows: multitask: customize: manage disks, drives, files, folders: help and support: multimedia: graphics: conferencing: instant messaging: blogging: scanning: sharing: and maintenance.

Credits

5

CAT 114 : Introduction to Microsoft Powerpoint

Basics of Microsoft PowerPoint, including creating and delivering a presentation, design templates, text layout styles, master slides, using clip art, drawing objects, animation to enhance presentations, working with delivery options, toolbar options, and editing tools.

Credits

2

CAT 116 : Windows Computing Overview

Introduces the basic elements and functions of computer hardware and operating systems, including information on managing files, updating your PC, online personal safety and security, and an introduction to common office application features. This class will include students from multiple sections.

Credits

1

CAT 117 : Word Basics

A short introduction to Microsoft Word (word processing) basics. This class will include students from multiple sections.

Credits

1

CAT 118 : Excel Basics

A short introduction to Microsoft Excel (spreadsheet) basics. This class will include students from multiple sections.

Credits

1

CAT 119 : Access Basics

A short introduction to Microsoft Access (database) basics. This class will include students from multiple sections.

Credits

1

CAT 130 : Introduction to Microsoft Word

Introduction to word processing covering basic concepts and terminology. Hands-on application including working with text, working with paragraphs, working with documents, managing files, and formatting.

Credits

5

CAT 140 : Introduction to Microsoft Excel

Introduction to spreadsheets. Create, format, edit, and print worksheets; formula and function capabilities; analyze, link, and summarize data; create charts and tables; images and diagrams; work with multiple worksheets; use templates and galleries.

Credits

5

CAT 145 : Introduction to Microsoft Access

Introduction to electronic databases; specify keys, joins, relationships, queries; create database tables, forms, and reports manually and with Wizards; link and embed filters, sorts, validation rules, input masks; build indexes; design advanced queries.

Credits

5

CAT 212 : Help Desk and Support Specialist

This course introduces the student to a broad range of topics about what an entry-level user support specialist is expected to know, including knowledge, skills and abilities they need to find employment in the support industry.

Credits

5

CAT 270 : CAT Internship

Internship in a workplace setting of the student's choice, based on needs and interests.

Credits

1 - 5