Microsoft Excel Application Professional (ME51) Technical Certificate of Credit


Campus Locations: Vidalia, Swainsboro

The Microsoft Excel Application Professional Certificate prepares students to be end users of Microsoft Excel. The program emphasizes Microsoft Excel operations necessary for successful employment. It provides short-term training for students desiring to progress in their occupation.

The standard curriculum for the Microsoft Excel Application Professional Certificate program is designed for the semester system. Students may enter the program any semester. The certificate generally takes two (2) semesters to complete. To graduate, students must earn a minimum of 16 credit hours. 

Requirements

  • Submit a completed application;
  • Be at least 16 years of age;
  • Submit official high school/high school equivalent transcripts;
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;
  • Satisfy Placement Testing requirements.

Program Costs

Costs are estimates and are subject to change.

  • Tuition/Fees: $1,973
  • Books/Supplies: $750
Curriculum Outline (16 hours)
General Core (6 hours) 6
COLL 1040

(Prerequisite: None) This course is designed to provide tools to assist students to acquire skills necessary to achieve academic and professional success in their chosen occupational/technical program of study. Topics include: Computer Applications/Technology Skills, Getting off to a Good Start, Learning and Personality Styles, Time and Money Management, Study and Test Taking Skills, Stress Management and Wellness, Communication Skills, and Career Exploration.

3
Choose One (3 hours) 3
MATH 1011

(Prerequisites: MATH 0097 OR Appropriate arithmetic placement test score.) Emphasizes mathematical concepts found in business situations. Topics include basic mathematical skills, mathematical skills in business-related problem solving, mathematical information for documents, graphs, and mathematical problems.

3
MATH 1012

(Prerequisites: MATH 0097 OR Appropriate arithmetic placement test score.) Emphasizes the application of basic mathematical skills used in the solution of occupational and technical problems. Topics include fractions, decimals, percents, ratios and proportions, measurement and conversion, geometric concepts, technical applications, and basic statistics.

3
Occupational Courses (10 hours) 10
BUSN 1410

(Prerequisite: COMP 1000 or Guided Elective) This course covers the knowledge and skills required to use spreadsheet software through course demonstrations, laboratory exercises and projects. Topics and assignments will include: spreadsheet concepts, creating and manipulating data, formatting data and content, creating and modifying formulas, presenting data visually, and collaborating and securing data.

4
XXX xxxElective (3 hours) 3
Choose One (3 hours) 3
COMP 1000

This course introduces the fundamental concepts, terminology, and operations necessary to use computers. Emphasis is placed on basic functions and familiarity with computer use. Topics include introductions to computer and digital terminology and usage, operating systems, Internet and digital communication, word processing applications, spreadsheet applications, database applications, and presentation applications.

3
GUI 003Guided Elective (3 hours) 3
Approved Electives: ACCT 1105, ACCT 1120, ACCT 2140, BUSN 1100, BUSN 1190, BUSN 1240, BUSN 1250, BUSN 1320, BUSN 1330, BUSN 1400, BUSN 1420, BUSN 1430, BUSN 2240, BUSN 2250, BUSN 2340, BUSN 2370
Additional Approved Electives: CIST 1001, CIST 1130, CIST 1601, CIST 2127, CIST 2128, MGMT 1100, MGMT 1105, MGMT 1110, MGMT 1115, MGMT 1120, MGMT 1125, MGMT 2115, MGMT 2120, MGMT 2130, MKTG 1100
Faculty
Advisor

Business Technology Instructor
Swainsboro Campus - Building 2, Office 2122/2123

Advisor

Business Technology Instructor
Vidalia Campus - Gillis Building, Office 804

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