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Course Description

Computer Information Systems - CIS 215

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

Course Description

This course is designed for students who have a working knowledge of the computer and word processing, spreadsheet and database packages. Advanced features of the software are developed building on a foundation of a beginning software applications course.


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

Course Competencies

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

  • Construct various Word documents using a template.
  • Create a form letter and merge information from a data source in Word.
  • Customize data in an Excel template.
  • Analyze data with Excel's database tools.
  • Apply Business Decisions with logical operators in Excel.
  • Create forms and reports with related tables in Access.
  • Enhance a PowerPoint presentation with advanced tables, charts and animation techniques.
  • Create custom shows in PowerPoint.
  • Deliver custom shows in PowerPoint.
  • Construct templates, photo albums and web pages in PowerPoint.

Course Schedule

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

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

 215047738Adv Soft App MicrosOE/OE3Towner M$12.0023/31/0Open 

Winter; 2019; COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/14/2019

 215017758Adv Software AppOE/OE3Towner M$12.008/31/0Open