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ABTC 133 – Word Processing I
Students will develop competency in using basic functions of a word processing program on a personal computer. They will also learn basic formatting rules for business letters, tables, memorandums, and reports.

Credits: 4

Hours: 60 (Lecture Hours 32; Laboratory Hours 28)

Pre-Requisites: Keyboarding Skills

Course Content:

Basic letters; Parts of a letter; Business letter styles; Personal letter styles; Tables; Memoranda; Envelopes; Basic Reports
Formatting basic documents; Saving and retrieving documents; Using spell checker and thesaurus; Using cut and past features; Applying character formatting; Printing; Paragraph formatting; Tabs; Centering; Bullets and numbering; Enumerations; Page numbering; Headers and footers; Tables; Creating/entering text; Merging cells; Sorting data; Calculations

Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this course students will have:
Developed proficiency using the basic commands of a word processing program
Students will be able to correctly format business letters, memorandums, reports, and tables.

Passing Grade:
70%

Textbooks: Textbooks are subject to change. Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.
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