2011-2013 Undergraduate Catalog

Course Descriptions

Computer Applications
City College

CAPP 110 Short Courses:  MS Outlook
[formerly CMP 121 Introduction to Microsoft Outlook]
1 cr.  (1 lec/wk)  Prerequisite:  CAPP 120.
Instructs students in the full functional usage of Microsoft Outlook as a tool.  Students will learn the special features for the application such as:  Scheduling, Managing Contacts and Emails, and Integrating Outlook with other applications.

CAPP 120 Introduction to Computers
[formerly CMP 105 Introduction to Computers and Applications]
3 cr.  (3 lec/wk)
Instructs students in fundamental computing skills.  Concepts include the creation and manipulation of files, use of a common Operating System, a basic understanding of computer hardware, and a functional knowledge of common business applications such as:  word processing, spreadsheets, Internet and email, and presentation software.  The course is performed in a lab setting with access to computers and necessary software.

CAPP 131 Basic MS Office
[formerly MIS 225 Introduction to Productivity Application Software]
3 cr. (3 lec/wk) (F, Sp)
Provides introductory concepts of computers, Windows operating system, Internet, spreadsheets, and word processing.

CAPP 153 MS PowerPoint
[formerly CMP 122 Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint]
2 cr.  (1 lec/2 lab/wk)  Prerequisite:  CAPP 120.
Instructs students in the features of PowerPoint and its usage as a tool for presentations.  Students will learn the full host of features available in PowerPoint to create, modify, and enhance presentations and slide-shows.  Further, students will be instructed in design techniques and how to give presentations.

CAPP 154 MS Word
[formerly CMP 118 Word]
3 cr.  (3 lec/wk)  Prerequisite:  CTBU 112 and CAPP 120.
Provides hands-on experience in word processing on the microcomputer using Word for Windows software.  The process of creating and formatting business documents includes editing, search and replace, pagination, document assembly, merging, macros, printing, headers and footers, columns and file management.

CAPP 156 MS Excel
[formerly CMP 119 Excel]
3 cr.  (3 lec/wk)  Prerequisite:  CAPP 120.
Introduces students to business applications using spreadsheets.  Emphasis is placed on the essential functions of spreadsheet operation, as well as introduction to some advanced functions such as lookup functions and database management.  Content emphasizes mastery of spreadsheet concepts and applications and development of analytical thinking skills.

CAPP 158 MS Access
[formerly CMP 262 Microsoft Access]
3 cr.  (3 lec/wk)  Prerequisite:  CAPP 120.
Examines the process of database design using a relational model.  Use of applications software focuses on data query, report generation, multiple file relationships and interface techniques.

CAPP 172 Advanced Software Applications
[formerly DSGN 204 Advanced Software Applications]
3 cr.  (2 lec/2 lab/wk)  Prerequisite:  CAPP 120. (F, Sp)
Expands the student’s base of technical expertise with discussions and lab exercises utilizing current software applications.  Licensing policies, LAN and Internet communication commands and issues, and a broad variety of current software are used to further reinforce and broaden the background of the computer user.

CAPP 291 Special Topics
[formerly CMP 292 Seminar]
V1-3 cr.  Prerequisite:  CAPP 120.
Investigates intensively topics pertaining to an area of data processing.

Business Administration: Computer Applications

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