CAT 119: Access Basics

A short introduction to Microsoft Access (database) basics. Keyboarding skills are recommended. This class may include students from multiple sections.

  1. Describe basic database concepts and terms.
  2. Create a blank database.
  3. Create and modify database Tables by adjusting layout, renaming fields, adding and deleting fields, and defining field properties.
  4. Add records to a Table using direct entry, copy/paste, and importing.
  5. Create and modify simple Queries, Forms, and Reports.
  6. Import database tables from another database.
  7. Create a relationship between Tables.
  8. Prepare a Report for printing.
  9. Describe how to compact & repair, back up, and restore a database.