Course Descriptions

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsDescriptionCompetencies
BCA111Emerging Technologies3Students will explore changing trends in peripheral equipment and software, review technology within the framework of today's business environment and analyze the future of hardware and software usage in various business fields.Loading...
BCA113Computer Network Literacy3This course is an introduction to basic concepts and terminology in computer networks and data communications. Topics include data communications equipment, media network basics and the Internet. Student will develop a personal web page. Prerequisite: CSC 110 (or BCA 212 with instructor permission)Loading...
BCA122Basic Word Processing1Introduce Microsoft Word to create, format, and edit documents and use its fundamental features; students are introduced to special features including graphics, styles, merge, sort, tables, tabs, and columns.Loading...
BCA146Basic Spreadsheets1Introduce Microsoft Excel to perform numeric calculations and format data by working with basic formulas; students are introduced to special features including charts, conditional formatting, 3-D references, and linking data between workbooks, Many functions are introduced including VLOOKUP, PMT, AND, OR, SUMIF, IF, DCOUNT, DAVERAGE.Loading...
BCA152Comprehensive Spreadsheets3Focuses on using Excel to create efficient spreadsheet models of common and more complex business problems. Challenges students to use critical thinking and analysis to find effective solutions to real-life business situations. Includes applying logic in decision‑making, using statistical analysis tools, determining effective data display with charts, locating and managing data with reference functions, and organizing data for complex analysis.Loading...
BCA160Comprehensive Word I3Create, format, and edit content and design of business documents using Microsoft Word’s fundamental features. Students will use tabs, columns, tables, merging documents, custom headers/footers, and section breaks to create a variety of business documents. Producing error-free documents in a professional format with correct use of the features is emphasized. Prerequisite: Must key at least 25 NWPM for five minutes.Loading...
BCA161Comprehensive Word II3Develop a more comprehensive understanding of more advanced word processing functions while producing more complex business documents in mailable form. Apply professional formatting and design. Focus on proofreading techniques while improving keyboarding speed and accuracy. Prerequisite: BCA 160 with a C or better.Loading...
BCA164Basic Databases1Introduce Microsoft Access to understand and work with relational databases. Students will be introduced to how to design related tables, build and use queries, create and use forms and reports, create lookup fields, modify the database structure, and analyze data with reports.Loading...
BCA174Basic Presentation Software1Introduce Microsoft PowerPoint to create and modify a presentation; students will be introduced to using charts, tables, and SmartArt within PowerPoint, custom animations, inserting objects, modifying the masters, using transitions and timings, and various methods of delivering a presentation.Loading...
BCA212Intro Computer Business Appl3In a Windows environment, the focus of this course is to use hardware and software as business productivity tools. Training includes a hands-on introduction to computer applications vital in business and industry. The course covers computer terminology, operating system, email, and internet and focuses on software business applications including word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software.Loading...
BCA214Adv Computer Business Appl3Covers post-advanced applications using Microsoft Office. Working with master documents, creating index and table of contents from long reports, creating online forms, learning to use auditing and data validation tools, customizing forms and administering a database and creating complex presentations are emphasized. Prerequisite: BCA 213 with a "C" or betterLoading...
BCA242Publications and Photo Editing3In a PC environment, apply principles of publication design in development of professional marketing pieces. Use image-enhancement software to manipulate photo and graphic files. Convert files into web-ready format.Loading...