Maricopa Community Colleges  BPC110AB   19946-20032 
Official Course Description: MCCCD Approval: 04/26/94
BPC110AB 19946-20032 L+L 2 Credit(s) 3 Period(s)
Computer Applications
Introductory applications of the computer in the home, school, and work environments. Prerequisites: BPC110AA or permission of instructor.
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MCCCD Official Course Competencies:
BPC110AB   19946-20032 Computer Applications
1. Describe the characteristics of a word processing program. (I)
2. Enter, edit, and print material using a word processing program. (I)
3. Describe the characteristics of an electronic spreadsheet porgram. (II)
4. Use an electronic spreadsheet to enter data, create formulas, manipulate data, and print reports. (II)
5. Describe the characteristics of an electronic database program. (III)
6. Use an electronic database program to create files, enter data, edit data, manipulate data, and create reports. (III)
7. Discuss the reasons for using graphics in business documents. (IV)
8. Use an application program to create business charts and graphs. (IV)
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MCCCD Official Course Outline:
BPC110AB   19946-20032 Computer Applications
    I. Word processing programs
        A. Text input
        B. Text editing
        C. Text manipulation
        D. Spelling checking
        E. Formatting
        F. Printing
      II. Electronic spreadhseet programs
          A. Data input
          B. Data editing
          C. Data manipulation
          D. Creating formulas
          E. Functions
          F. Printing
          G. Charts and graphs
        III. Electronic database programs
            A. Record structure
            B. File structure
            C. Data input
            D. Data editing
            E. Data manipulation
            F. Report generation
            G. Printing
          IV. Other topics
              A. Graphics
              B. Resources
              C. Future of computers
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