Career & Technical Education > Computer & Office Technology

General Information


I. Catalog Course Description

Prerequisites: IS101 or consent of instructor

Studies the concepts and capabilities of computer spreadsheet systems. Teaches command and macro generation. Students gain experience generating spreadsheet templates, graphs and macros as business problem-solving tools. When offered for variable credit, content will be divided as follows: A) Concepts and capabilities of the computer spreadsheet with spreadsheet generation; B) Experience with the user-level menu access of the software, including graphing; C) More advanced capabilities of database and macro generation.


II: Course Objectives

COT 262 Offers advanced topics in spreadsheets, computer database management systems and microprogrammings. Reviews traditional methods and modern software tools to generate applications that do not require detailed and highly technical program writing efforts. Includes hands-on computer time.

  • Define Spreadsheets.
  • List Typical Applications
  • Name Hardware Requirements
  • Name Software Requirements.
  • Load the Software Package
  • Identify the Worksheet Screen Segments
  • Demonstrate Moving around the Spreadsheet.
  • Demonstrate Use of the Menu structure.

Scheduled COT-262 classes:

Fall 2019

There are currently no COT-262 classes scheduled for this term.