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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

Fall; 2018; COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 10/23/2018

 120142787Software ApplOnline3Ellis T$12.0029/31/0Open 

Fall; 2018; COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 09/18/2018

 120142417Software ApplOnline3Ellis T$12.0024/31/0Open 
 120142812Software Appl 3Lee C$52.0020/24/0OpenT R  11:00 AM-12:40 PM AS930
 120142868Software Appl 3Armes-Thomas D$52.0020/24/0OpenT  06:00 PM-09:38 PM AS930

Fall; 2018; COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/27/2018

 120047725Software ApplOE/OE3Ellis T$12.0028/31/0Open 
 120142320Software ApplOnline3Ellis T$12.0012/31/0Open 
 120142405Software ApplOnline3Ellis T$12.0013/31/0Open 
 120142808Software Appl 3Enteshary A$52.0021/24/0OpenM W  08:00 AM-09:20 AM AS930
 120142810Software Appl 3Koelzer L$52.0021/24/0OpenW  09:00 AM-11:52 AM AS600
 120142811Software Appl 3Ellis T$52.0012/24/0OpenT R  09:30 AM-10:50 AM AS930
 120142858Software Appl 3Redmond C$52.0021/24/0OpenM  06:00 PM-08:52 PM AS930
 120246213Software Appl 3Armes-Thomas D$52.0017/24/0OpenM  09:00 AM-11:52 AM RC150

Spring; 2018; COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 05/07/2018

 120122323Software ApplOnline3Ellis T$12.008/31/0Open 
 120122344Software ApplOnline3Ellis T$12.0018/31/0Open 
 120122804Software Appl 3Koelzer L$52.004/24/0OpenT R  09:00 AM-12:10 PM AS930
 120122852Software Appl 3Redmond C$52.009/24/0OpenM W  06:00 PM-09:10 PM AS930

Summer; 2018; COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 07/02/2018

 120132344Software ApplOnline3Ellis T$12.008/31/0Open 
 120132364Software ApplOnline3Ellis T$12.0022/31/0Open 
 120132801Software Appl 3Koelzer L$52.0010/24/0OpenM W  08:30 AM-11:40 AM AS940
 120132860Software Appl 3Redmond C$52.0011/24/0OpenT R  06:00 PM-09:10 PM AS940