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COURSE NUMBER: CBUS150
COURSE TITLE:Business Computer Systems
DIVISION:Business
IAI CODE(S): BUS 902
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:3
CONTACT HOURS:60
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:135
DELIVERY MODE:Online, In-Person, Hybrid

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
A study of computer concepts, including digital technologies, the Internet, hardware, system and application software, communications/networks, social media and personal digital privacy. Hands on learning of applications software, including spreadsheets, databases, word processing, presentation and graphics will be presented.

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STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Consider how the digital world affects their daily lives
  • Understand the components of a computer
  • Understand how to use resources from the WWW
  • Understand different types of application software and their uses
  • Understand different types of system software and their uses
  • Understand computer networking
  • Understand different digital devices and media
  • Understand how to protect their personal data and devices
  • Apply basic skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
Technology:
  1. Ch 1 Digital Technologies
  2. Ch 2 The Internet
  3. Ch 3 Computer Hardware and Peripherals
  4. Ch 4 System Hardware
  5. Ch 5 Application Software
  6. Ch 6 Communications and Network Technologies
  7. Ch 7 The Social Web
  8. Ch 8 Digital Defense
Microsoft Office:
  1. Word 1 Creating and Editing Documents
  2. Word 2 Formatting Characters and Paragraphs
  3. Word 3 Formatting and Enhancing a Document
  4. Word 4 Formatting with Special Features
  5. Excel 1 Analyzing Data Using Excel
  6. Excel 2 Editing and Formatting Worksheets
  7. Excel 3 Using Functions, Setting Print Options, and Adding Visual Elements
  8. Excel 4 Working with Multiple Worksheets, Tables, and Other File Formats
  9. Access 1 Maintaining Data in Access Tables
  10. Access 2 Creating Tables and Relationships
  11. Access 3 Creating Queries, Forms, and Reports
  12. Access 4 Summarizing Data and Calculating in Forms and Reports
  13. PowerPoint 1 Preparing a Presentation
  14. PowerPoint 2 Editing and Enhancing Slides
  15. PowerPoint 3 Customizing a Presentation

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
See bookstore website for current book(s) at https://www.dacc.edu/bookstore

EVALUATION:
A point system will be used to evaluate a student's progress. Points will be assigned to all work, such as lab projects, class participation, research papers, presentations, quizzes, tests, and a final exam.

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STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:
Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://www.dacc.edu/student-handbook

DISABILITY SERVICES:
Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 103. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.

REVISION:
Fall 2019

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