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CONTACT:
Amanda Blevins @ 336-838-6203
amanda.blevins@wilkescc.edu or
Jeff Shore @  336-838-6206
jeff.shore@wilkescc.edu for On-Campus Classes.

 

 


WIND  8026  MICROSOFT WINDOWS I 

This course is designed to provide an introduction to the windows operating system and basic skills. 

Topics include: 

  • navigating the desktop 
  • using toolbars 
  • menus 
  • dialog boxes 
  • Windows Help 
  • folder and file management 
  • customizing the desktop and create shortcuts to favorites 

WIND  8027  MICROSOFT WINDOWS II 

This course is designed to teach advanced window applications and accessories. 

Topics include: 

  • selecting 
  • copying and moving files and folders 
  • formatting 
  • naming and copying disks 
  • CD?s or pen drives 

The student will also learn to use and customize the new interface; work with texts, pictures, photos, sound, music and DVD, Interactive TV and video. 


 

DESKTOP PUBLISHING 



PUBL  8041  MICROSOFT PUBLISHER I 

Learn how Microsoft's comprehensive, yet easy-to-use, desktop publishing package can help you create and publish a wide variety of stunning documents.  


  

PUBL  8042  MICROSOFT PUBLISHER II 

Receive guidance and expertise in selecting and using images, color and layout design.  


 

PUBL  8043  MICROSOFT PUBLISHER III 

Use valuable experience to design, develop and publish newsletters, Web sites and brochures.  


 

PHTO  8041  PHOTOSHOP I 

This course will teach you how to use Photoshop with simple, detailed, step-by-step instruction, to use for graphic design work.  


 

PHTO  8042  PHOTOSHOP II 

An in-depth look at the most practical features of Photoshop: how to edit photos, create paintings and prepare images for printing.  


 

PHTO  8043  PHOTOSHOP III 

After you've learned the basics of the Photoshop toolset, this course will help you explore new and better techniques you can use to create images, edit photos and combine images in amazing ways.  


 


SPREADSHEETS 

 

EXCL  8051  MICROSOFT EXCEL I 

This course is designed to learn the basics of spreadsheets. Course topics include: 

  • setting up fully formatted worksheets efficiently 
  • simple calculations 
  • creating 3-dimensional workbooks 
  • creating custom charts and graphs and using the function wizard 

Upon completion, students should be able to design and print basic spreadsheet and charts.  


 

EXCL  8052  MICROSOFT EXCEL II 

This course is designed to provide additional training in spreadsheets.  The student will learn how to work faster and more productively.  They will discover how the Pivot Table and AutoFilter can help create reports and analysis. Learn advanced graphing techniques and how to use functions to get Excel 2003 to perform complex math, make decisions, and look up values in a table.  


 

EXCL  8053  MICROSOFT EXCEL III 

This course, the student learns how to maximize Excel's analytical and functional capabilities by using scenarios and data tables.

Topics include:
 

  • how to use the additional analytical tools provided by Excel add-ins 
  • nesting functions within other functions 
  • advanced pivot table techniques 
  • like creating calculated fields and calculated items 
  • consolidating and importing data 

Students will also learn how to use validation to protect the integrity of worksheets.  


 

COMPUTER GRAPHICS 

DIGI  8061  SCANNING & DIGITAL GRAPHICS I 

This course is designed to help you buy a new digital camera and learn how to use the basic features such as zooming, viewing, erasing and printing. Participants will also learn how to install a scanner and scan basic photographs and text.  


 

DIGI  8062 

SCANNING & DIGITAL GRAPHICS II 

This course is designed to build upon the skills already learned.  Students will learn additional camera settings, how to do special effects on selected photos and minor photo flaws.  Students will learn the basic functions using Photoshop software to repair flaws.  


 

DIGI  8063  SCANNING & DIGITAL GRAPHICS III 

This course is designed for the advanced student in the use of scanners and digital graphics.  Students will learn advanced camera settings.  This is a hands-on class where the student will receive additional practice using Photoshop and more advanced functions to repair photo flaws.  


 

STATISTICAL SYSTEM / DATABASE 

 

ACCE  8071  MICROSOFT ACCESS I 

This course is designed to learn the basics of how to use a database to store, locate, automate access, and print any type of important information.  Topics include: 

  • how to create tables 
  • relationships 
  • custom data entry forms. 

 

ACCE  8072  MICROSOFT ACCESS II 

This course is designed to learn additional skills in using database applications by creating professional-looking forms that make data entry quick and easy. Topics include: 

  • how to do queries 
  • reports 
  • mailing labels 
  • macros 

Students will also learn how to merge the data in your Access tables with Microsoft Word form letters.  


 

ACCE  8073  MICROSOFT ACCESS III 

This course is designed for the advanced use of databases. Topics include: 

  • designing advanced tables that most businesses need to manage customers 
  • products 
  • orders 
  • receipts 
  • invoices 
  • mailing labels 

Students will also learn how to create forms that automatically do much of the work for you, such as calculating totals and applying sales tax, and create reports to print mailing labels, invoices, and receipts for orders.  

 


ACCOUNTING SYSTEMS 

 

QBKS  8081  QUICKBOOKS I 

Learn how easy it is to set up a chart of accounts, reconcile your checking account, create and print invoices, receipts, statements, track payables, inventory and receivables.  


 

QBKS  8082  QUICKBOOKS II 

This course details how to process payroll quickly and easily through proper set-up steps and troubleshooting tips with solutions for common mistakes and problems.  


 

QBKS  8083  QUICKBOOKS III 

Using Quickbooks in a more powerful way, specific to many industries.  Utilize this program to create estimates, job cost reports and secrets to help design dynamic management reports.  


 

INTEGRATED SOFTWARE: COMPUTER APPLICATIONS 

 

OFFI  8023  MICROSOFT OFFICE I 

This course is designed to provide a fundamental understanding of multiple software applications. Topics include: 

  • basic functions 
  • creating 
  • editing 
  • printing while using applications such as spreadsheets 
  • databases 
  • word processors 
  • presentations 
  • outlook and desktop publishing 

 

OFFI  8024  MICROSOFT OFFICE II 

This course is designed for the user having the basic knowledge of multiple software applications and taking it to the next level. Topics include: 

  • using wizards 
  • mail merge 
  • charts 
  • graphs 
  • formatting while using applications such as spreadsheets 
  • databases 
  • word processors 
  • presentations 
  • Outlook and desktop publishing. 

 

OFFI  8025 

MICROSOFT OFFICE III 

This course is designed to provide an advanced understanding of multiple software applications. Topics include: 

  • formulas 
  • tables 
  • advanced slide shows 
  • queries and reports 
  • Importing and exporting data while using applications such as: 
  • spreadsheets 
  • databases 
  • word processors 
  • presentations 
  • outlook and desktop publishing 

 

EBAY   8121  Buying and Selling on Ebay 

You'll learn how to create titles that get noticed, how to craft advertising copy that sells items quickly and for top dollar, and how to create and upload photos of the items you are selling. 

You'll also learn how to safely conduct financial transactions, how to accept credit card payments, and how to pack and ship any item hassle-free. 

If you're a buyer, you'll learn how to value almost any item up for auction, how to get the best possible price, how to protect yourself against fraud, and how to compete effectively against other bidders.  


 

COMP  8121  Computer Basics I 

Learn the fundamental terminology and computer skills you need to succeed in today's society. You'll learn basic mouse skills and become familiar with the keyboard. You'll discover what hardware and software, RAM, ROM, memory and other components of a computer means.  


 

COMP  8122  Computer Basics II 

You'll begin to learn how to create folders, creating and saving files, copying, moving, deleting, and renaming files and folders. Students will begin to understand basic windows maintenance and learn the different media types( CD, DVD, Floppy, Etc ).  


 

COMP  8123  Computer Basics III 

You'll discover practical applications for email, word processors, spreadsheets, and databases, gaining a working foundation for the critical computer skills you need to survive in the modern job market. 

The experience gained through hands-on activities performed at the computer will enable you to advance further into the realm of computer applications. You will gain the confidence level needed to enroll in other computer courses of you r choice.  


 

OUTL  8121  Microsoft Outlook 

Harness the communication and information management power of Microsoft Office Outlook. Take advantage of its redesigned interface and new features to become more organized and productive than ever before. You'll learn the basics of creating, sending, and handling e-mail messages, then move on to discover newsgroups, custom settings, and fancy features you may not even have known existed!  


 

WORD  8121  Microsoft Word I 

Learn how to create and modify documents in Word 2003, the most popular word-processing program available. 


 

WORD  8122  Microsoft Word II 

Take advantage of Word 2003's publishing capabilities to easily create flyers, newsletters, brochures, and other heavily formatted documents.  


 

WORD  8123  Microsoft Word III 

Learn how to build time-saving macros, customize your toolbars, create shortcut keys, crank out form letters and mailing labels, perform queries, and much more.  


 

POWR  8121  POWERPOINT I 

This course is designed to learn the basics of creating multimedia presentations. The student will learn how to create and display slides filled with formatted text, video, audio, animation, special effects, charts, outlines, video clips, images, and links to the Web. Upon completion, the student will be able to create simple presentations.  


 

POWR  8122  POWERPOINT II& 

This course is designed to enhance skills in creating multimedia presentations. The student will learn to work with task panes and the clip organizer, and how to access the Design Gallery Live and Template Gallery Web sites to download clip art and templates for presentations. Students will also learn how to save presentations in HTML so they can be shared with others over the Web.  


 

POWR  8123  POWERPOINT III 

This course is designed to teach advanced skills in multimedia presentations.  Discover the key concepts needed to use graphics, animation and video to set your PowerPoint presentations apart from conventional, boring title and bullets slideshows.  Students will learn to integrate digital cameras, scanners, VCRs, camcorders and other media tools to create a polished, professional presentation.  


 



 

Related Links 

www.emmakrhodeseducationcenter.com for the online medical classes 

www.ed2go.com/wilkesccfor the Ed2Go classes. 

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