Academic Catalogs

Computer Business Applications (CBA)

CBA G101N54 Hours (54 lab hours)  
Keyboarding  

Grading Mode: P/NP/SP Non-Credit

Not Transferable.

This non-credit course introduces the basic computer keyboard layout and teaches keyboarding concepts using touch techniques and symbol-key reaches. The course assumes that the student has never had formal keyboarding instruction. The student will also learn some basic word processing concepts to make keyboarding quick and easy. Noncredit. Pass/No Pass. NOT DEGREE APPLICABLE.

CBA G145N54 Hours (27 lecture hours; 27 lab hours)  
Introduction to Computers  

Grading Mode: P/NP/SP Non-Credit

Not Transferable.

This non-credit course provides a hands-on introduction to computer concepts. Students will learn the fundamentals of computer hardware and software, file management, and web navigation. Students will also get an introduction to the Windows Operating system as well as Microsoft Office. Overall, students will attain computer literacy and comprehend the importance of technology in today's world to be able to purchase or update computers in an appropriate setting. This course is designed for students who have no prior experience with computers. Noncredit. Pass/No Pass. NOT DEGREE APPLICABLE.

CBA G149N54 Hours (27 lecture hours; 27 lab hours)  
Microsoft Outlook  
Advisory: Proper keyboarding and basic computer skills are suggested.

Grading Mode: P/NP/SP Non-Credit

Not Transferable.

Formerly: Outlook. This non-credit course teaches students to use the Microsoft Outlook application. Students will learn to use Outlook to communicate through email, create and store contacts, and schedule appointments and tasks. Topics include setting the Outlook environment, organizing the Inbox and folders, creating and formatting item content, as well as work with the Tasks and Notes modules. This course prepares students for the Outlook Core Microsoft Office Specialist Exam (MOS). Noncredit. Pass/No Pass. NOT DEGREE APPLICABLE.

CBA G152N90 Hours (36 lecture hours; 54 lab hours)  
Microsoft WIndows  
Advisory: CBA G145N or equivalent experience.

Grading Mode: P/NP/SP Non-Credit

Not Transferable.

Formerly: MS Windows. This non-credit course provides a hands-on comprehensive introduction to the Microsoft Windows operating system environment. Students will learn how to organize and manage files in file explorer, personalize the Windows environment, work with multi-media files, and establish mobile computing networks. Other computing aspects such as web navigation within Windows, the Windows email platform, Windows security features, and utilizing system information to improve the computer’s operational performance will also be explored. Noncredit. Pass/No Pass. NOT DEGREE APPLICABLE.

CBA G155N54 Hours (27 lecture hours; 27 lab hours)  
Microsoft WORD, Introduction  
Advisory: Keyboarding experience would be helpful.

Grading Mode: P/NP/SP Non-Credit

Not Transferable.

This non-credit course will prepare students to use Microsoft Word to create professional documents. Topics include creating and formatting content, sharing and maintaining documents, applying page layout, and reusing content. In addition, students will also learn how to insert objects in a document, apply references and hyperlinks, and perform mail merge operations. This course, together with CBA G156, cover the skills needed to prepare for the Word Core Microsoft Office Specialist Exam (MOS). Noncredit. Pass/No Pass. NOT DEGREE APPLICABLE.

CBA G160N54 Hours (27 lecture hours; 27 lab hours)  
Microsoft EXCEL, Introduction  

Grading Mode: P/NP/SP Non-Credit

This non-credit course will prepare students to use Microsoft Excel to create and edit professional spreadsheets. Topics include creating cell data, formatting cells and worksheets, and applying formulas and functions. In addition, students will also learn how to analyze and organize data, present data visually by creating charts, manage the worksheet and workbook environment and share workbooks. This course, together with CBA G161, cover the skills needed to prepare for the Excel Core Microsoft Office Specialist Exam (MOS). Keyboarding and basic computing skills are suggested. Pass/no pass. Non-transferable.