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Course Description:

Description: Computer software provides powerful tools for organizing, managing, displaying and analyzing information. Numerous jobs in business, human services and other fields require the ability to use spreadsheets or databases. Students will learn to use spreadsheet and database software to address information management and data analysis problems. Students will gain experience in organizing and displaying information, in writing arithmetic and logical expressions and in analyzing data.

Competency Based Learning (CBL) delivery: A self-paced, self-regulated online approach to learning guided by an instructor and academic coach. The course is broken into several segments, topics, learning activities and quizzes. The final assessment is a project where students demonstrate what they have learned. If you want to know more about CBL and how to manually register, please click here, or go to URL http://www.esc.edu/competency-based-learning/.

Note: Microsoft EXCEL and Microsoft Access software (Office 365 versions) and a computer able to run the software.

Prerequisites: an introductory-level college mathematics study and the ability to use MS Windows and a word processor. Some experience with EXCEL would be helpful.

This online course is offered through Online Learning. You can take this as an individual course or as part of an online degree program, with term starts in March, May, September, November and January. View current term offerings and all online courses. Click here to register for online courses.

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Lower Level
Credits: 4
Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Fall 1.

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