2015-2016 Catalog

CMAP COMPUTER APPLICATIONS OIS

CMAP 1500 COMPUTER KEYBOARDING

Computer Keyboarding is designed for students who wish to learn the computer keyboard by touch. It covers the alphabet, number, and symbol keys. Upon completion of Computer Keyboarding, the student will type from 25 to 35 words per minute accurately, proofread keyboarded copy, and demonstrate knowledge of basic keyboarding techniques and conventions. Some students use this course to improve keyboarding speed and accuracy.

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CMAP 1610 WINDOWS I

Upon completion of this course you will know the terms, concepts and components associated with the Windows operating system. Topics include: file management, using help, and customizing windows. The focus will be on hands-on instruction that meets employee needs in the workplace.

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CMAP 1705 WORD PROCESSING APPLICATIONS:

This course offers the student individualized instruction on word processing software such as Microsoft Word or WordPerfect. Emphasis will be on documents applicable to business, government and industry. Some of the topics include: creating, editing, and formatting documents; desktop publishing; styles; tables; merges (form letters); integrating with other applications; macros; templates; and on-screen forms. Students successfully completing this course in Microsoft Word should be prepared to take the Word Expert Level Microsoft Office Specialist exam.

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Prerequisites

Keyboarding Competency

CMAP 1716 WORD PROCESSING BASICS:

The purpose of this class is to provide the student with the instruction and hands-on practical experiences to introduce the basic features of a software package. This course is recommended for students who want to learn the basics; however it is not recommended for those students interested in the secretarial field.

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Prerequisites

Keyboarding Competency

CMAP 1750 SPREADSHEET APPLICATIONS:

This course offers the student individualized instruction on spreadsheet software such as Excel. Emphasis will be on spreadsheets applicable to business, government, and industry. Some of the topics include: creating and editing spreadsheets, formulas, functions, charts, data tables, databases, templates, integrating with word processing documents, macros, and visual basic. Students successfully completing this course in Excel should be prepared to take the Excel Expert Microsoft Office Specialist exam.

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Prerequisites

Keyboarding Competency

CMAP 1800 DATABASE APPLICATIONS:

This course offers the student individualized instruction on database software such as Microsoft Access. Emphasis will be on databases applicable to business, government and industry. Some of the topics include: planning, creating, and maintaining databases; creating queries to locate information; creating professional-looking reports and forms; integrating with other applications; creating macros; and using Visual Basic. Students successfully completing this course in Microsoft Access should be prepared to take the Access Expert Level Microsoft Office Specialist exam.

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Prerequisites

COSC 1200

CMAP 1850 DESKTOP PUBLISHING I:

Desktop publishing has become an important tool for communicating in today's office. Upon completion of this course, the student will accurately use page layout software, such as Publisher, to apply desktop publishing concepts in various personal and business applications. Students will produce professional-looking publications such as newsletters, brochures, and flyers.

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Prerequisites

Keyboarding Competency

CMAP 1860 INTRO TO DIGITAL DESIGN TECHNOLOGIES

This introductory course will cover topics related to living and working in the digital world. Students will learn basic skills to develop various layouts as related to digital media and digital visual communication using today's technology. Topics to be covered include ethical issues awareness and responsibilities related to digital document design, literacy in generalized digital design software tools and uses, and the development of basic skills to develop various layouts as related to digital media and visual communication. Hands-on activities and case studies will prepare students for advanced courses. A computer literacy course, such as COSC 1200, is recommended, but not required.

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CMAP 1865 DIGITAL PAGE LAYOUT DESIGN:

In this course, students will learn basic terminology, tools, and uses related to digital page layout design using the industry-standard professional page layout software. As they become educated designers in the field of digital page layout, students will develop publications, Web pages, brochures, and other digital documents and identify appropriate file formats for different means of presentation and media for such digital layouts. Hands-on case problem-solving for real-world scenarios and clients will give students the opportunity to demonstrate the interface between digital page layout software, digital illustration software, and image editing software. A computer literacy course, such as COSC 1200 is recommended, but not required.

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CMAP 1870 DIGITAL ILLUSTRATION DESIGN:

Throughout this course, students will learn basic terminology related to digital illustration and gain practical experience with the industry-standard professional digital illustration program. Through hands-on learning, students will experience the various general tools and uses of digital illustration creation and become educated designers in the field of digital illustration. An awareness of the ethical responsibilities while creating digital illustrations will be developed as real-world scenarios for clients will be investigated and solved. Students will learn and identify various file formats for various purposes as well as the presentation of completed digital illustration projects in various media. A computer literacy course, such as COSC 1200 is recommended, but not required.

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CMAP 1875 DIGITAL MULTIMEDIA DESIGN: FLASH & FIREWORKS

Students in this course will learn the basic terminology related to digital multimedia development using industry-standard digital multimedia creation software programs. Static designs, animations, and different web technologies will be developed by students and then presented in appropriate formats and media such as web pages and videos. Through hands-on case problems and real world scenarios, students will become educated designers in the field of digital multimedia. A computer literacy course, such as COSC 1200 is recommended, but not required.

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CMAP 1880 INTERNET

This course will provide instruction and hands on practical experiences to accomplish a review of the terminology, history and services of the Internet. Students will gain a knowledge of search, chats, e-mail and home pages.

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Prerequisites

Basic Typing Skills

CMAP 1885 DIGITAL DESIGN PUBLISHING:

This course provides an in-depth overview of the industry standard software for publishing digital documents for digital display and print. Students will be introduced to the program?s tools and uses and will learn basic terminology related to digital document publishing. Through hands-on case studies and real world activities, students will develop and demonstrate different digital publications and present them for viewing and use. A computer literacy course, such as COSC 1200 is recommended, but not required.

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CMAP 1890 WWW AUTHORING: DREAMWEAVER

This course is an introduction to web page authoring. Students develop basic skills in: designing, formatting, managing collections of related Web pages, finding online resources, and publishing to a server. Basic computer experience is recommended.

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Prerequisites

Keyboarding Competency

CMAP 1905 INTEGRATED APPLICATIONS:

This course offers individualized instruction on integrated software common in the business world. Lessons start at a beginning level and build to an intermediate level using an integrated software suite, such as Microsoft Office. Applications will include: word processing, spreadsheets, database, presentations, and several lessons that integrate two or more applications.

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Prerequisites

Keyboarding Competency

CMAP 2600 COMPUTER GRAPHICS: PHOTOSHOP

This course offers the beginning student instruction on current popular computer graphics software programs such as: presentation software, web authoring software, and photo editing software. The focus will be on applications that meet employee needs in the workplace.

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CMAP 2630 PRESENTATION GRAPHICS:

Students will create presentations designed to share with an audience. Presentation concepts and planning effective presentations will be a focus throughout the course. Students will learn to create, edit, and delete slides; manipulate objects, copy, move and format text; create transitions and animations; and integrate with other software programs. Assignments, projects, and tests will be representative of work that meets employee needs in the workplace.

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CMAP 2895 DIGITAL DESIGN TECHNOLOGIES CAPSTONE

This course will allow students to demonstrate knowledge of industry-standard digital design software programs by completing a final project of their choice. The opportunity to prepare an electronic portfolio is presented as students are required to reflect on past projects and choose those to showcase in a digital portfolio. This course does not fulfill the WWCC Assessment Requirement for graduation.

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Prerequisites

CMAP 1885 and CMAP 1890 or COSC 2350 and 1885