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MTC Course Credit-by-Exam
OIS 1240 Computer Applications

Course Description:

This integrated, project-based course will help students use the software applications Microsoft® Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access to solve business problems. Students will use the Internet and e-mail as they research topics and prepare documents using the appropriate software applications. Course topics include technology history, future trends in technology, and the role of technology in a professional environment.

Scheduling the Credit by Exam:

The student must complete the credit-by-exam form and pay the fee ($45) for the exam in the MTC Business Office prior to taking the exam. The student must contact Vickie Axline in Room 197, axlinev@mtc.edu, or telephone at 740-389-4636 Ext. 213 to schedule an appointment to take the credit by exam. The student must bring his or her receipt to the scheduled testing appointment.

Objectives:

The OIS 1240 CBE test your Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint skills for a PC. The following MTC IT College Graduate Competency will be assessed as well:

  1. Use basic operating system functions including file management
  2. Connect to the Internet and use a Web browser to research and obtain information
  3. Create, send, and receive e-mail and attachments
  4. Create, edit, and print a professional document using a word processing application
  5. Create, edit, and print a professional document using a spreadsheet application

Students should be very familiar with the following features:

Word:

  • Headers/footers
  • Margins
  • Font selection and manipulation
  • Line Spacing
  • Formatting Numbers and Bullets
  • Columns
  • Find and Replace
  • Printing options
  • Naming conventions
  • Paste Functions including OLE
  • Citations and Bibliography
  • Mail Merge

Excel:

  • Headers/footers
  • Margins
  • Font selection and manipulation
  • Formatting cells, columns, and rows
  • Calculations
  • Formulas
  • Labeling tabs
  • Charts
  • Naming conventions
  • Paste Functions including OLE

Access:

  • Create, modify, and navigate tables
  • Build and modify a basic query
  • Export data

PowerPoint:

  • Creating Slides
  • Templates
  • Headers/Footers
  • Speaker Notes
  • Paste Functions including OLE

File Management:

  • Creating folders and subfolders
  • Renaming items
  • Copying, moving, and deleting items

Email:

  • Sending, retrieving, and composing email through MTC student email accounts
  • Attachments

Internet:

  • Effective search techniques
  • Citing URLs correctly
  • Multitasking
 
                     

Contact Us:

1467 Mount Vernon Ave.
Marion, Ohio 43302
740.389.4636
enroll@mtc.edu


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