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  • Overview

    Program Description

    The Microsoft Office Professional program prepares students with the skills for a challenging career in today's rapidly changing business world. These practical computer software courses cover word processing, spreadsheet, database management and presentation software. The program features Microsoft Office Word, PowerPoint, Access and Excel courses. The information covered in the program prepares students to pursue a Microsoft Office Specialist designation.

  • Courses

    Program Requirements

    Level 1
    Take all of the following Mandatory Courses:
    Group 1
    Take COMP-1522 or COMP-1075
      Expected Availability
      Credits Fall Winter Summer
    MOS Outlook 2016COMP-1522 2 No No No
    In this course students will manage the Outlook environment for productivity, manage messages, manage schedules, manage contacts and groups. This course is designed to prepare students to write the Microsoft Office Specialist certification exam for Outlook 2016 (77-731).
    Outlook-Level 1COMP-1075 0.5 Yes Yes
    Students will learn how to communicate with each other, manage their time and work more efficiently using Microsoft Office Outlook 2016. Proper email etiquette for sending and receiving electronic mail, organizational methods for storing mail, mailboxes, address books, contact lists, tasks and journals are among the topics covered.
     
    Group 2
    Take COMP-1521 or COMP-1510
      Expected Availability
      Credits Fall Winter Summer
    MOS Access 2016COMP-1521 3 No No No
    In this course students will create and manage a database, build tables, create queries, create forms and create reports. This course is designed to prepare students to write the Microsoft Office Specialist certification exam for Access 2016 (77-730).
    Access 2016 CoreCOMP-1510 3 Yes Yes
    Microsoft Access is a computerized database that allows you to manipulate, link, chart, query and report your data to customize the information you need. You will learn to use Microsoft Access 2016 to create databases, view, format, manage and modify data tables and fields. You will learn to create forms, queries, reports and explore data relationships using it's pull-down menus, toolbars and dialog boxes. Microsoft certified courseware publication is used to present the software features in a well-illustrated graphic format.
     
    Group 3
    Take COMP-1520 or COMP-1024
      Expected Availability
      Credits Fall Winter Summer
    MOS PowerPoint 2016COMP-1520 3 No No No
    In this course students will create and manage presentations, insert and format texts, shapes and images, insert tables, charts, SmartArt and media, apply transitions and animations and manage multiple presentations This course is designed to prepare students to write the Microsoft Office Specialist certification exam for PowerPoint 2016 (77-729).
    MS PowerpointCOMP-1024 2 Yes Yes
    Learn to use MS PowerPoint for Windows using its pull-down menus, toolbars and dialogue boxes. PowerPoint as a presentation program allows you to create colourful graphics and text slides along with reports for your projects.
     
    Group 4
    Take COMP-1519 or COMP-1509
      Expected Availability
      Credits Fall Winter Summer
    MOS Word 2016COMP-1519 3 No No No
    In this course students will create and manage documents, format text, paragraphs and sections, create tables and lists, create and manage references and insert and format graphic elements This course is designed to prepare students to write the Microsoft Office Specialist certification exam for Word 2016 (77-725).
    Word 2016 CoreCOMP-1509 3 Yes Yes
    Learn to use MS Word 2016 for Windows, a word processing package that has the convenience and efficiencies of pull-down menus. Learn to create, edit, format and print documents. Use paragraph, page, and character formatting commands. Create multiple page documents with table, and desktop publishing with MS Word 2016.
     
    Group 5
    Take COMP-1518 or COMP-1492
      Expected Availability
      Credits Fall Winter Summer
    MOS Excel 2016COMP-1518 3 No No No
    In this course students will create and manage worksheets and workbooks, manage data cells and ranges, create tables, perform operations with formulas and functions and create charts and objects. This course is designed to prepare students to write the Microsoft Office Specialist certification exam for Excel 2016 (77-727).
    ExcelCOMP-1492 3 Yes Yes
    Learn to use MS Excel for Windows to create and format spreadsheets in order to analyze data and make more informed business decisions. You will discover how to: create, edit, format and print workbooks; use mathematical formulas and functions; create and format charts and shapes; insert images; cut, copy and paste data. The course is also designed to prepare students to write the MOS Certification exam for Excel-Specialist 2010 or 2013.
     
    Program Residency
    Students Must Complete a Minimum of 3 credits in this
    program at Fanshawe College to meet the Program Residency
    requirement and graduate from this program