Jun 05, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog
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BTAC 162 - Introduction to Excel

Credits: 5
Introduces the basic skills for developing spreadsheets in Microsoft Excel. Students prepare and format worksheets, and maintain and enhance workbooks.

Enrollment Requirement: BTAC 100  with a grade of 2.0 or higher; or instructor consent.

Course Fee: $30.00

Course Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:

  1. Identify and manage components of the Excel screen.
  2. Prepare and format a worksheet.
  3. Insert formulas and functions.
  4. Move data within and between worksheets and workbooks.
  5. Create and modify tables, charts, and lists.
  6. Enhance the display and printed formats of worksheets and workbooks.
  7. Utilize file management skills.

Program Outcomes
  1. Implement calculator/computer technology to solve problems.
  2. Integrate Microsoft Office software applications to present information in a meaningful manner.

College-wide Outcomes
  • Critical Thinking - Critical thinking finds expression in all disciplines and everyday life. It is characterized by an ability to reflect upon thinking patterns, including the role of emotions on thoughts, and to rigorously assess the quality of thought through its work products. Critical thinkers routinely evaluate thinking processes and alter them, as necessary, to facilitate an improvement in their thinking and potentially foster certain dispositions or intellectual traits over time.
  • Responsibility - Responsibility encompasses those behaviors and dispositions necessary for students to be effective members of a community. This outcome is designed to help students recognize the value of a commitment to those responsibilities which will enable them to work successfully individually and with others.
  • Quantitative and Symbolic Reasoning - Quantitative Reasoning encompasses abilities necessary for a student to become literate in today’s technological world. Quantitative reasoning begins with basic skills and extends to problem solving.

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