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Microsoft Office Software

Microsoft Office Software at SRJCProgram Overview

The certificates offered by the Computer Studies department enable students to become proficient in a variety of skills and related Microsoft Office software applications. The mastery of material presented in these courses prepares the student to take the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) industry certification examinations in Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. Knowledge of Microsoft Office skills is applicable to a wide variety of jobs or upgrade of skills that may lead to promotion. The courses provide a solid understanding of and practice with the Microsoft Office programs.

 


 

Microsoft Excel Entry-Level Skills Certificate

The three-unit Microsoft Excel Entry-Level Skills Certificate provides an entry-level course of study in Microsoft Excel. This course of study helps prepare the student to take the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) industry-standard exam in Microsoft Excel. A person who passes the Excel MOS exam has earned a certification that validates entry-level skills in creating and editing a workbook with multiple sheets for a variety of purposes and situations. Examples include professional-looking budgets, team performance charts, sales invoices, and exercise logs. Candidate roles might include students, clerical workers, bookkeepers, instructors, and others. This certificate stacks with the Computer Studies: Microsoft Office Specialist Certificate, which builds on this certificate to add more advanced Office skills.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  1. Create, edit, and format Excel worksheets.
  2. Organize multiple worksheets and workbooks.
  3. Use advanced Excel tools such as macros and VBA, Solver, Scenarios, PivotTables and Pivot Charts.

» Learn more about the Microsoft Excel Entry-Level Skills Certificate requirements

 


 

Microsoft Word Entry-Level Skills Certificate

The three-unit Microsoft Word Entry-Level Skills Certificate provides an entry-level course of study in Microsoft Word. This course of study helps prepare the student to take the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) industry-standard exam in Microsoft Word. A person who passes the Word MOS exam has earned a certification that validates entry-level skills in creating and editing word processing documents. Examples include professional-looking business documents and letters. Candidate roles might include students, clerical workers, writers, instructors, and others. This certificate stacks with the Computer Studies: Microsoft Office Specialist Certificate, which builds on this certificate to add more advanced Office skills.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  1. Create an array of business documents using MS Word.
  2. Utilize a variety of word processing features and functions.
  3. Compose documents with a quality acceptable to professional office standards.
  4. Use advanced features of Microsoft Word to create long and complex documents.
  5. Use advanced editing and formatting techniques.

» Learn more about the Microsoft Word Entry-Level Skills Certificate requirements

 


 

Microsoft Office Specialist Skills Certificate

The thirteen-unit Microsoft Office Specialist Skills Certificate provides students with basic computer skills and in-depth experience with the Microsoft Office Suite programs.

The mastery of material presented in these courses prepares the student to be an efficient office employee adeptly using Microsoft's Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, and PowerPoint. Knowledge of Microsoft Office skills are applicable to a wide variety of jobs or upgrade of skills which may lead to promotion. The courses provide a solid understanding of and practice with the Microsoft Office programs.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  1. Produce, edit, and maintain effective documents and worksheets.
  2. Maintain a data base, conduct queries, and create reports.
  3. Create effective presentations based on industry standards.
  4. Integrate the various applications within the Microsoft Office Suite.
  5. Organize a calendar and send/receive email.

» Learn more about the Microsoft Office Specialist Skills Certificate requirements

 

 

Contact Information

Microsoft Office Program
Computer Studies Department

Dr. Scott Rosen
Microsoft Office Program Coordinator
Dr. Scott Rosen
IT Support Program Coordinator
srosen@santarosa.edu
(707) 778-3967
Call Building PC 654 / Tech Academy Wing, Petaluma

 

 

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