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.
Hours: 60 (Lecture Hours 32; Laboratory Hours 28)
This course is offered online: No
Pre-Requisites: Keyboarding Skills
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
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.
Course Offered in Other Programs:
- Final Exam: 50 %
Assignments: 50 %
Textbooks are subject to change. Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.