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Computer Applications Courses

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CAP - Computer Applications

CAP-010A: Learning the Keyboard (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

Advisory: Eligibility for ENG 001A and REA 054. This course is designed for anyone who wants to learn the "touch" system of keyboarding on the computer. Proper techniques of keyboarding are emphasized to develop speed and accuracy. This course may be repeated one time. Pass/No Pass Only.

CAP-010C: Computer Keyboarding Speed and Accuracy (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

Advisory: CAP 010A This course provides students with practice on corrective drills to correct keyboarding technique and improve basic speed and accuracy.

CAP-013: Ten-Key Numeric Keypad (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course develops entry-level vocational proficiency in the use of 10-key numeric keypad.

CAP-023: Distance Learning - How to Succeed (Min Credits: 0.5)

Advisory: CA 010A and CA 070. Be a successful distance learner! In this course students will learn how to register and take a class online. Topics will include: using a browser, email, plug-ins, using a course management system, communicating online, taking a test, and sending work. Pass/No Pass Only.

CAP-033A: Word Processing - Course 1 (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Advisory: CAP 010A This course teaches word processing applications using Microsoft Word. The course includes text-editing, formatting, storage, retrieval, printing, tables, charts, document filing and management, columns, style sheets, spell check and thesaurus, and other basic word processing skills.

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CAP-033B: Word Processing - Course 2 (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Advisory CAP 033A and Advisory CAP 010A This course covers advanced word processing features using MS Word.

CSU - California State University

CAP-036: Machine Transcription With Word Processing (Min Credits: 3.0)

Advisory CA 033A, CA 033B, Eligibility for ENGL 108A and READ 053. This course teaches keyboarding mailable copy from transcription machines using word processing. Pass/No Pass Option.

CAP-045A: Introductory Microsoft Project (1.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 1.0)

Students learn the basic features of Microsoft Project in order to plan and manage the tasks, resources, scope, and time for a project. Eligibility for ENG 001A and REA 054 Advisory CAP 070

CSU - California State University

CAP-045B: Intermediate Microsoft Project (2.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 2.0)

Students expand their knowledge of Microsoft Project to plan, manage, monitor and analyze the progress of a project.

CSU - California State University

CAP-046D: Introduction to Microsoft Powerpoint (1.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 1.0)

Advisory: CAP 010A. Students learn the basic features of PowerPoint. Students learn how to create presentations and how to format them.

CSU - California State University

CAP-046E: Intermediate Microsoft Powerpoint (1.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 1.0)

Advisory: CAP 010A and CAP 046D This course covers advanced features of PowerPoint. Students integrate PowerPoint with MS Word, Excel, and web pages. They learn to customize a slide show and other advanced features.

CSU - California State University

CAP-047: Visio for Visionaries (2.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 2.0)

Visualize your world more with Microsoft Visio. Students learn how to use MS Visio to create organization charts, flow charts, floor and landscaping plans, and network and data diagrams. Students also learn to enhance shapes, design graphics and create visual reports.

CSU - California State University

CAP-062B: An Introduction to Microsoft Excel (1.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 1.0)

Advisory: CAP 070. This course is an introduction to Microsoft Excel. Topics covered include entering and editing worksheet information, formatting and printing worksheets, creating charts, and using functions. This course is designed for students who are computer literate.

CSU - California State University

CAP-063B: Intermediate Microsoft Excel (2.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 2.0)

Advisory: CAP 062B. This course is the second in a series of Excel courses designed to help students learn Excel features that are used in business decisions. They apply What-IF Analysis such as scenario tables, goal seek, and solver. Students also use advanced functions such as VLOOKUP, NestedIF's, Pivot tables and Pivot charts, macros and more. This course is designed for students who are computer literate and have a previous working knowledge of Excel formulas, functions, and charts.

CSU - California State University

CAP-070: Using MS Windows (1.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course introduces students to the current version of the Windows operating system and helps students acquire fundamental computer skills including file management, Internet connectivity &security, network file sharing, hardware management, troubleshooting and customizing/ personalizing Windows settings. Eligibility for ENG 001A and REA 054

CSU - California State University

CAP-071E: Microsoft Outlook (1.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 1.0)

Advisory: CAP 070. Students learn how to manage email with rules and folders, enter appointments and events, create and manage a schedule, track tasks, and manage contacts and contact groups. Pass/No Pass Option.

CAP-081B: Introduction to Microsoft Access (1.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 1.0)

Advisory: CAP 010A and CAP 070. Learn to create database tables and enter data, organize, and retrieve data from the tables. Create simple forms to enter data into a database and format reports from the data in the database. This course is for students who are computer literate and who would like to start working with a database.

CSU - California State University

CAP-084: Oracle: Check It Out! (Min Credits: 1.0)

Advisory: CA 010A, CA 070, CA 120, Eligibility for ENGL 108A and READ 053. Students receive an introduction to Oracle, a powerful relational database. They learn how to use Oracle to create a table, enter and modify data, retrieve and present information from a database file. May be repeated 2 times. Pass/No Pass Option.

CAP-088B: Intermediate Javascript for the Web (2.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 2.0)

Students learn to create interactive web pages using Javascript. This course builds upon the introductory course to cover Web forms, events, dynamic content, cookies and AJAX. This course is cross-listed with GDES*088B.

CSU - California State University

CAP-092A: Fundamentals of Web 2.0 & Cloud Technologies (2.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 2.0)

Want to learn more about Web 2.0 and cloud technologies? This course provides an introduction to Web 2.0 applications, such as social networking sites (SNS), video-sharing sites, wikis, blogs and mashups.

CSU - California State University

CAP-092B: Google Apps for Personal Productivity (2.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 2.0)

This course introduces students to Google Drive and Google applications. Students learn to use GMail, Google Calendar, Document, Spreadsheet, Chrome and Presenter to achieve personal and professional productivity goals. Students also identify opportunities to utilize Google apps to communicate and collaborate within a virtual-social network.

CSU - California State University

CAP-097A: Creating Web Pages - Course 1 (1.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 1.0)

Advisory: CAP 010A. Take the first step in creating a web page for personal and business use. Students acquire basic HTML formatting commands and learn to add color, graphics, lists, and tables to their website. The final project is the creation and publication of a personal or business web page using HTML and/or content management systems.

CSU - California State University

CAP-098B: Web Pages Using XML - Course 2 (Min Credits: 1.0)

Advisory: CA 010A, CA 070, CA 098A, CA 120, Eligibility for ENGL 108A and READ 053. Expand knowledge of using XML in Web pages! XML is used with the most popular applications 150 Microsoft Office and Oracle. In this course, create Web pages and learn more advanced XML features in a hands-on lab. Topics include: working with cascading and computational style sheets, element groups and the document object model. Pass/No Pass Option.

CAP-100: Learning the Keyboard Noncredit (NONCREDIT) (Min Credits: 0.0)

This non credit course is designed for anyone who wants to learn the "touch" system of keyboarding on the computer. Proper techniques of keyboarding are emphasized to develop speed and accuracy.

CAP-101: Computers Simplified for Beginning Learners Noncredit (NONCREDIT) (Min Credits: 0.0)

This noncredit course takes students through the basics of using a computer to perform essential tasks for workforce and academic survival. Highlights of the course include: operating system basics, applications software, e-mail basics, computer peripherals, and Internet basics.