2022-2023 Pierce College Catalog 
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2022-2023 Pierce College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CIS 130 Productivity Software (5 credits)

Course Description
Learn the most popular software applications used for word processing, spreadsheet, database management, presentation, and note taking purposes using various local and cloud-based storage.

Course Content
A. Electronic file management
B. Multimedia
C. Word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation and note taking application software
D. Computer Communications
E. Computer Careers

Student Outcomes
1. Create, edit, format, and print/present documents using word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, note taking and database management applications.

2. Maintain a secure, efficient computer system.

3. Effectively communicate using terminology associated with productivity software and integrated software.

4. Evaluate the capabilities and limitations of productivity software.

5. Embed and link charts, graphs, and pictures into documents.

6. Create an on-screen slide presentation using builds and transitions.

7. Utilize ethical business practices.

8. Identify the history and trends of careers involving productivity software knowledge, skills, and abilities.

9. Collaborate interactively with internet based resources.

10. Translate technical information into user-appropriate format.

11. Manage files and the Windows environment.

Degree Outcomes
Effective Communication: Graduates will be able to exchange messages in a variety of contexts using multiple methods.

Program Outcome: Develop queries, forms and reports to meet user information requirements. Communicate effectively; orally and in writing.

Lecture Contact Hours 50
Lab Contact Hours 0
Clinical Contact Hours 0
Total Contact Hours 50

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