Computer Applications Technology Program
Computer Applications Technology Degrees and Certificates
Computer Applications Technology Classes
Introduction to mouse techniques, Windows operating system, file management, word processing, electronic spreadsheets, and databases. Hands-on class using business-oriented exercises and projects. Recommended: Keyboarding and file management skills. CAT 100 and CAT 116, 117, 118, 119 series are the same. Credit for both CAT 100 and any of the CAT 116-119 series will not be used for graduation requirements or financial aid.
Keyboarding skills recommended. Manipulate windows; multitask; customize; manage disks, drives, files, folders; help and support; multimedia; graphics; conferencing; instant messaging; blogging; scanning; sharing; and maintenance.
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. Recommended: Keyboarding and file management skills.
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.
A short introduction to Microsoft Word (word processing) basics. This class will include students from multiple sections. Keyboarding skills recommended.
A short introduction to Microsoft Excel (spreadsheet) basics. This class will include students from multiple sections. Keyboarding skills recommended.
A short introduction to Microsoft Access (database) basics. This class will include students from multiple sections. Keyboarding skills recommended.
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. Recommended: Keyboarding and file management skills.
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. Recommended: Keyboarding and file management skills.
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. Recommended: knowledge of file management (CAT 116) and touch typing skills (CBT104), and basic knowledge of Word and Excel. Keyboarding skills recommended.
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. It is recommended that students have familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite and good keyboarding skills. Colisted with IT 212.
This course will cover advanced Microsoft Excel concepts and practices that will be beneficial in math, science and business settings.
2.0 or higher in CAT 140 or instructor permission.
Course is designed to prepare BAS students for Excel work they will encounter during their program.
Credits: 1 - 5
Internship in a workplace setting of the student’s choice, based on needs and interests.
CAT 111, CAT 114, CAT 130, CAT 140 or instructor permission.