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Computer Basics 101  Register!
This class will assist students in feeling comfortable with using a computer. Students will be introduced to the basic steps of using a computer from starting, opening programs, establishing settings, and personalizing the desktop. Students will learn how to navigate programs and save documents on various drives. They will also learn to setup the WiFi in order to access and navigate the Internet.

Sat, May 19 | 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Student Union West, Rm 266
CRN: 95223 | Course: XIS0008 | Fee: $35

Fri, June 29 | 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Student Union West, Rm 266
CRN: 95226 | Course: XIS0008 | Fee: $35

Fri, July 20 | 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Student Union West, Rm 266
CRN: 95227 | Course: XIS0008 | Fee: $35

Fri, Aug 24 | 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Student Union West, Rm 266
CRN: 98162 | Course: XIS0008 | Fee: $35

MICROSOFT ACCESS 2016

Microsoft Access Basic 
Designed for students new to MS Access, this text covers beginning level skills. Topics include creating tables in Datasheet view, previewing and printing data, designing databases, creating database objects, formatting tables, lookup fields, field properties, queries and more. Highlights of the course are: Introducing Databases and Tables – Data Types, Field Properties, Sorting, Importing Data sources; Working with Forms – Layout and Design View; Querying a Database – Using Criteria, Sorting and Limiting Results, Calculated fields; and Using reporting to Display Information – How to Organize, Structure and Modify Reports. Textbook is included. Students should bring jump/thumb drive to save work. Prerequisite: Basic computer skills.

Interested in taking the Microsoft Access course? Please contact Kat Andrews below.

MICROSOFT EXCEL 2016

Microsoft EXCEL Basic   Register!
This introductory course will equip new students with an overview of Excel basics, providing a beginner level foundation of the application. Highlights of course are: Introduction to Worksheets - Formatting Sheets & Cells, Numbers, Dates, Basic Calculations; Rearranging Data – Working with Rows, Cells & Columns; Managing Multiple Worksheets, Formulas, and Cell References; Data Visualization with Charts & Images – Using Tools for Formatting & Editing; Organizing Large Amounts of Data – Sorting, Freeze Panes & Window Split. The textbook is included. Student should bring jump/thumb drive to save work. Prerequisite: Basic computer skills

Deadline to register and pay, July 31

Tues & Thur, Aug 7 & 9 | 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Student Union East, Room 246
CRN: 98079 | Course: XBI 0420| Fee: $110

Microsoft EXCEL Intermediate   Register!
This intermediate level course will expand the student's understanding of Excel 2016 with an in-depth look at advanced formatting features and the utilization of functions. Highlights of course are: Advanced Formatting – Themes, Cell Styles, Customizing Page Setup Date and Time Functions, Conditional Formatting; Advanced Functions for Text and Analysis – IF Criteria, Troubleshooting Formulas; Lookup Function and the Outline Features. The textbook is included.   Student should bring jump/thumb drive to save work. Prerequisite: Excel Basic class or equivalent experience.

Deadline to register and pay, August 7

Tues & Thur, Aug 14 & 16 | 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Student Union East, Room 246
CRN: 98083 | Course: XBI 0421| Fee: $110

Microsoft EXCEL Advanced  Register!
This advanced level course book will further students' proficiency with an in-depth at tables and pivot charts, financial functions, macros and workbook protection. Highlights of course are: Working with Tables – Calculated Columns, Structured References, Table Features; Financial Functions & What-If Analysis – PMT, PV and NPER Functions; PivotTables and PivotCharts; Workbook Protection and Inspecting Workbooks for Compatibility. The textbook is included. Student should bring jump/thumb drive to save work. Prerequisites: Excel Intermediate class or equivalent experience.

Deadline to register, August 14

Tues & Thur, Aug 21 & 23 | 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Student Union East, Room 246
CRN: 98084 | Course: XBI 0422 | Fee: $110

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016

MS PowerPoint 2016 Basic  
This introductory course will provide students with a detailed overview of creating and designing a PowerPoint Presentation. Highlights of course are: Getting Started with PowerPoint – Creating a Basic Presentation, Adding Slides, Using Themes, Delivering a Slide Show; Designing and Printing the Presentation – Copying Text and Objects, The Outline Panel, Word Integration, Formatting Text, Printing; Graphics, Slide Transitions, Animation and Sound Effects; Incorporating Multimedia – Adding Audio Files, Configuring Audio Options and Styles, Using Videos, Codecs, Editing & Applying Video Effects. Books are included and student should bring jump/thumb drive to save work. Prerequisite: Must have basic computer skills.

Interested in taking MS Powerpoint 2016? Contact Kat Andrews below

Microsoft Word 2016 

Microsoft Word Basic  
This introductory course will equip new students with an overview of Word basics, providing a beginner level foundation of the application. Students will be engaged with hands on learning as they apply learned concepts to create relevant, mock work examples such as a brochure, resume, table and more. Highlights of course are: Documents 101 – Creating Documents. Formatting & Editing Text; Introducing Tables – Formatting, Stylizing, & Data Sorting; Visual Objects – Shapes, WordArt, SmartArt, Pictures & Text Boxes; Creating Business Reports - Arranging Text in Columns, Tab Stops, Headers & Footers and more. Books are included and student should bring jump/thumb drive to save work. Prerequisite: Must have basic computer skills.

Interested in taking the Microsoft Word Basic course? Please contact Kat Andrews below.

Microsoft Word Intermediate  
This intermediate level course will build on the basics to expand students' MS Word skill-set as they learn special text effects, mail merging and the key tools essential to long documents. Students will be engaged with hands on learning as they apply learned concepts to create relevant, mock work examples such as a newsletter, table of contents and more. Highlights of course are: Mail Merge – Data Source, Problem Solving, Working with Labels and Envelopes; Creating a Newsletter – Special Effect to Text & Pictures, Column Set Up; and Long Documents – Formatting, Navigating, Creating a Table of Contents and Index, Headers and Footers. Books are included and student should bring jump/thumb drive to save work. USB Drive required for saving work and the textbook is included. Prerequisite: Word Basic or equivalent Word experience.

Interested in taking the Microsoft Word Intermediate course? Please contact Kat Andrews below.

Microsoft Word Advanced 
This advanced level course will enable students to maximize the features and uses of MS Word as they learn about sharing and securing documents, working with macros and integrating Word with Excel, PowerPoint and the Web. Students will be engaged with hands on learning as they apply learned concepts to create relevant, mock work examples. Highlights of course are: Collaborating in Word – Highlighting, Tracking & Reviewing Changes, Saving and Sending Files; Sharing & Securing Documents – Compatibility, Restricting Editing, Digital Signatures; Personalizing Word – Customizing Setup Options, Automating Tasks with Macros; Integrating Word with Excel, PowerPoint & the Web – Embedding Links to Data & Objects, Creating PDF’s and Web Pages from Word Documents. Textbook is included and student should bring jump/thumb drive to save work. Prerequisite: MS Word Intermediate or equivalent experience.

Interested in taking the Microsoft Word Intermediate course? Please contact Kat Andrews below.

TECH SAVVY

Computer Maintenance & Security Basics  Register!
This two-hour workshop is Windows 7 and 10 users. Students will learn to optimize the computer and conduct general maintenance necessary to keep a computer healthy.

Fri, Apr 20 | 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Student Union West, Rm 266
CRN: 91138 | Course: XIS0005 | Fee: $35

Computer Troubleshooting Basics   Register!
This two-hour workshop for Windows 7 and 10 users.  Students will learn how to troubleshoot and address the common problems that occur while using a computer. 

Fri, July 27 | 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Student Union West, Rm 266
CRN: 95228 | Course: XIS0006 | Fee: $35

Fri, Aug 31| 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Student Union West, Rm 266
CRN: 98161 | Course: XIS0006 | Fee: $35

Katrina Andrews, Program Developer, Corporate College, Business-Industry
T: 850.872.3813
M: 601.672.1771
kandrews2@gulfcoast.edu

Naisy Dolar | Corporate College & Business Innovation Center
(850) 769-1551 ext. 2840
ndolar@gulfcoast.edu

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