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Course Description

Computer Information Systems - CIS 120

Software Applications (3-0) 3 Cr. Hrs.

Course Description

This course is designed to provide hands-on experience with a current office software package for the computer. Emphasis is in the area of word processing, spreadsheets, database management and a presentation software program.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.


  • Computer and keyboarding experience.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Create a variety of business documents in Word.
  • Manipulate a number of commands and procedures that affect how the document appears when printed.
  • Format documents using features to rearrange text in a document, add special elements and change the appearance of text.
  • Create various workbooks in Excel.
  • Apply formatting attributes and color to enhance the appearance of the worksheet.
  • Manipulate Excel's functions to create formulas.
  • Construct tables in Access.
  • Create queries, forms, and reports in Access.
  • Develop various PowerPoint presentations.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

Winter; 2018; COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 3/12/2018

 120112336Software ApplOnline3Ellis T$12.0021/31/0Open 

Winter; 2018; COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 1/29/2018

 120112325Software ApplOnline3Ellis T$12.008/31/0Open 
 120112822Software Appl 3Lee C$52.002/24/0OpenT R  01:00 PM-02:40 PM AS610

Winter; 2018; COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 1/8/2018

 120017713Software ApplOE/OE3Boron J$12.0013/31/0Open 
 120112344Software ApplOnline3Ellis T$12.0020/31/0Open 
 120112404Software ApplOnline3Ellis T$12.005/31/0Open 
 120112810Software Appl 3Lee C$52.001/24/0OpenT R  10:30 AM-11:50 AM AS930
 120112812Software Appl 3Lee C$52.006/24/0OpenM W  09:00 AM-10:20 AM AS600
 120112815Software Appl 3Enteshary A$52.0018/24/0OpenM W  03:00 PM-04:20 PM AS930
 120112827Software Appl 3Koelzer L$52.008/24/0OpenW  12:00 PM-02:52 PM AS930
 120112847Software Appl 3Pearlman A$52.0014/24/0OpenT  01:00 PM-03:52 PM AS940
 120112862Software Appl 3Redmond C$52.0014/24/0OpenW  06:00 PM-08:52 PM AS930
 120216151Software Appl 3Armes-Thomas D$52.0017/24/0OpenR  06:30 PM-09:22 PM RC150