Computer Info & Office Systems (CIOS)

CIOS S101 Computer Keyboarding and Formatting

3 credits (3+0)
Presents touch keyboarding techniques and document formatting. Covers keyboarding with emphasis on development of speed and accuracy using the touch method. Introduces horizontal and vertical centering, tables, business letters, memorandums, short reports, multi-page reports, and administrative forms. Formatting functions common to word processing programs will be introduced.

CIOS S132 Word Processing Concepts and Applications

3 credits (3+0)
May be offered in two modules (CIOS 132A and CIOS S132B). Part A (1 credit) is fundamental word processing concepts and hands-on practice with a current version. Students use basic word processing tools to create a variety of professional documents. Part B (2 credits) covers intermediate features such as styles, outlines, tables, merging, linking, embedding, and table of contents; and advanced features such as templates, on-screen forms and fields, document management, and macros. Course prepares students to take the MOS (Microsoft Office Specialist certification) expert exam for MS Word.
Prerequisite: CIS S105 or placement test.

CIOS S132A Word Processing Concepts and Applications Part A

1 credit (1+0)
Part A covers fundamental word processing concepts and hands-on practice with a current word processing application. Students use basic word processing tools to create a variety of professional documents.
Prerequisite: CIS S105 or placement test.

CIOS S132B Word Processing Concepts and Applications Part B

2 credits (2+0)
Part B covers intermediate word processing features such as styles, outlines, tables, merging, linking, embedding, and table of contents; and advanced features such as templates, on-screen forms and fields, document management, and macros.
Prerequisite: CIOS S132A or placement test.

CIOS S135 Using Spreadsheets in the Workplace

1 credit (1+0)
Introduces the use of electronic spreadsheet software for reporting and analyzing information. Covers creating, designing, and modifying spreadsheets, simple formulas and charts.
Prerequisite: CIS S105 or placement test.

CIOS S140 Using Databases in the Workplace

1 credit (1+0)
Learn to use a database from the perspective of the data entry operator. Course covers table creation and the basic data types, form creation using wizards, elementary querying, filtering, and basic report generation.
Prerequisite: CIS S105 or CIS placement test.

CIOS S151 Presentation Graphics Concepts and Applications

1 credit (1+0)
Utilizes a computer presentation graphics program to organize and create professional presentations. Emphasis is placed on effective design strategies.
Prerequisite: CIS S105 or CIS placement test.