BUS 220 - Applied Business Applications
A case study approach to the use of office productivity software to solve business problems and manage business processes. Emphasis will be on the use of spreadsheet and database applications to analyze data. Word processing and presentation software will be used to document and present solutions. Several major projects will be assigned to be completed outside of class. Each student will create a semester-long portfolio of related work. Basic knowledge of the PC, keyboard, and mouse are required. This course requires the use of the Microsoft Windows version of Office, including Microsoft Access, which is not available for the Macintosh version of Office. Two class hours, two lab hours. 3 Credits.
Prerequisite: BUS 104 with a grade of C or higher
Course Learning Outcomes
1.Manage data (add, delete, update records) in an existing relational database using the tables, queries, forms, and reports objects provided in a database management system.
2.Apply business functions using a spreadsheet application for the purpose of business performance analysis.
3.Apply word processing, spreadsheet, and database software to develop a business proposal based on a business case study.
4.Create a presentation of the business proposal developed by the student.
5.Describe the major hardware and software components of a computer system.
6.Describe how data is represented and stored in a computer system.
7.Describe the major hardware and software components of a computer network, including internet technologies.
8.Utilize effective file organization and management skills.
Course Offered Fall and Spring