NEW MEXICO JUNIOR COLLEGE

Advanced Business Computer Applications

SYLLABUS

  1. GENERAL COURSE INFORMATION
  2. A. Course Title: Advanced Business Computer Applications
    B. Course Number: CS 123G - 10302
    C. Semester: Spring 2019
    D. Days/Time: M W 11:00:00 AM - 12:15:00 PM
    E. Credit Hours: 3
    F. Instructor: Shook, Angila
    G. Office: C.M. Burke University Center (UC) 232
    H. Email Address: AShook@nmjc.edu
    I. Office Phone: (575) 492-2658
    J. Office Hours: Monday: 7:30:00 AM-9:00:00 AM (MST); 10:15:00 AM-11:00:00 AM (MST); 12:15:00 PM-12:45:00 PM (MST);
    Tuesday: 7:30:00 AM-9:30:00 AM (MST);
    Wednesday: 7:30:00 AM-9:00:00 AM (MST); 10:15:00 AM-11:00:00 AM (MST);
    Thursday: 7:30:00 AM-9:30:00 AM (MST);
    If you need a different time, please contact me to setup an appointment.
    K. Time Zone: Mountain Time
    L. Prerequisite(s): CS 123D Business Computer Applications
    M. Corequisite(s):
    N. Class Location: BUC237
  3. COURSE DESCRIPTION

    This course is a continuation of Business Computer Applications. The main focus of study is on advanced computer concepts relating to the business environment. This is a three credit hour course. Prerequisite: CS 123D Business Computer Applications

  4. COURSE RATIONALE / TRANSFERABILITY

    The target audience is anyone who desires an advanced computer course which covers the Microsoft Office Suite. This course may transfer to New Mexico schools. The student should check with the receiving institution.

  5. REQUIRED / SUGGESTED COURSE MATERIALS

    Required:

    Cengage Unlimited
    or
    Microsoft Office 2016 : - Advanced Edition
    Author(s): Vermaat, Misty E.
    ISBN: 1-305-87040-9
    ISBN-13: 978-1-305-87040-6
    Edition / Copyright: 17 - Current Edition
    Publisher: Cengage Learning
    Book Type: Paperback


    Sam 16 Assessment
    Course Technology
    ISBN-13: 978-1-337-37266-4

    You will need to have a webcam, microphone, and speakers for this course.

    Suggested:

    Flash drive or google account to save coursework.

    You can buy your books online at the NMJC Bookstore.

  6. GRADING POLICY

    Students attending New Mexico Junior College will be evaluated according to the following grading scale:

    						90 - 100%	=	A
    						80 -  89%	=	B
    						70 -  79%	=	C
    						60 -  69%	=	D
    					 	 0 -  59%	=	F
    

    Late work will not be accepted!

    Final semester grades will be awarded based on the following percentages.
    Course Professionalism 20%
    SAM Training (Hands on Training in the apply mode) 10%
    SAM Projects (Hands on Labs assigned in SAM) 20%
    Module Exams 25% (will consist of a M/C exam and SAM hands on exam)
    Final Exam (proctored) 25%

    Work submitted not following the communication standard will receive an initial grade of zero with an option to resubmit.
    Email communication must also follow the communication standards or points will be deducted from your professionalism grade.

    Communication standard for class:
    • No text language (For example do not use i, BTW, LOL, IDK…)
    • Correct spelling and proper capitalization
    • Complete sentences (Start a sentence with a capital letter and end it with a period.)
    • Logical organization
    .

  7. INSTITUTIONAL STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

    New Mexico Junior College’s institutional student learning outcomes represent the knowledge and abilities developed by students attending New Mexico Junior College. Upon completion students should achieve the following learning outcomes along with specific curriculum outcomes for respective areas of study:

  8. DEPARTMENTAL STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

    Students in the Computer Science Departments should be able to:
    • Demonstrate an understanding of industry specific ethics (self & community),
    • Prepare and interpret documents,
    • Interpret and characterize data appropriate to the course (critical thinking),
    • Demonstrate computer skills appropriate to the course, and
    • Demonstrate the value of professionalism in the workplace

  9. SPECIFIC COURSE STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

    At the completion of the course, a student should:
    • Create documents with a table, chart, watermark as well as use mail merge, and create professional newsletters using Microsoft Word.
    • Create spreadsheets which use financial functions, data tables, amortizations schedules, hyperlinks, work with list, and create templates using Microsoft Excel.
    • Create reports, forms, combo boxes, switchboards, pivot tables, pivot charts, enhance forms with OLE fields, hyperlinks, and sub forms using Microsoft Access.
    • Use visuals to enhance a slide show and be able to modify visual elements using Microsoft PowerPoint.

  10. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

    I will return messages within 24 hours Monday-Friday. Any messages received on the weekend will be returned on Monday.

    You can expect your work to be graded and posted no later than one week after the due date.

  11. GENERAL/MISCELLANEOUS

    Students will be held responsible for the information on these pages.

    Academic Honesty
    Each student is expected to maintain the highest standards of honesty and integrity in online academic and professional matters. The College reserves the right to take disciplinary action, up to and including dismissal, against any student who is found guilty of academic dishonesty or otherwise fails to meet these standards. Academic dishonesty includes, but is not limited to, dishonesty in quizzes, tests, or assignments; claiming credit for work not done or done by others; and nondisclosure or misrepresentation in filling out applications or other College records. Cheating or gaining illegal information for any type of graded work is considered dishonest and will be dealt with accordingly.

    Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Information
    Any student requiring special accommodations should contact the Special Needs Student Services Coordinator at (575) 492-2576 or by e-mail at specialneeds@nmjc.edu.

    Attendance Policy
    Attendance is required at every session of each course for which the student is enrolled. When unavoidable circumstances make attendance impossible, students must provide a satisfactory explanation of their absences to their professors. College-sponsored activities are considered excused absences and the appropriate sponsor of those students who will be absent from class will notify professors. Students having absences due to college-sponsored activities will need to make arrangements with the affected classes / professor to take care of required work; however, arrangements for make-ups should be made within a reasonable time frame, usually within one week of the absence. Regarding make-up work, absences due to late registration are considered the same as regular absences.

    Cell Phones/Pagers
    All cell phones and pagers must be turned off when the student is participating in any lecture, laboratory, or other learning activity.

    Classroom Conduct
    The professor is responsible for maintaining a class environment best suited for effective learning. By registering for this class, the student is assumed to have entered into an agreement with New Mexico Junior College and the professor to attend the class regularly and to behave in an appropriate manner at all times. Disruptive behavior may result in the student being removed from the class.

    Food and Drink Policy
    Food items and soft drinks may not be consumed in NMJC classrooms. Students are also discouraged from bringing food and drink items into the classroom even though these items remain in sealed packaging. Bottled water is permissible.

    No Children in the Classroom
    In order to adhere to instructional procedures as well as maintain the safety of children, NMJC’s policy of no children in the classrooms (lecture, lab, etc.) will be followed.

    Plagiarism
    Offering the work of another as one’s own, without proper acknowledgment, is plagiarism; therefore, any student who fails to give credit for quotations or essentially identical expression of material taken from books, encyclopedias, magazines and other reference works, or from the themes, reports, or other writings of a fellow student, is guilty of plagiarism. Plagiarism violates the academic honesty policy and is considered cheating.

    Smoking/Use of Tobacco
    New Mexico Junior College is cognizant of the health hazards associated with smoking / use of tobacco for the smoker, as well as the non-smoker. In an effort to provide a healthy environment for students, employees, and others who may frequent the campus, NMJC prohibits smoking / use of tobacco inside any campus building or facility.

    Tutoring Assistance
    Free tutoring services are available to all NMJC students through Brainfuse and the Academic Success Center located at the Pannell Library on the 1st floor.

    Withdrawal Policy
    Regular, punctual attendance is required for all classes at NMJC. Although the professor has the right to drop any student who has missed the equivalent of 2 weeks of instruction (based on a 16 week semester) whether it’s a face to face, online, or a hybrid course, it is not guaranteed that the professor will drop the student. If the student chooses to stop attending a class, he/she should withdraw from the class by accessing your student account in the T-Bird Web Portal at www.nmjc.edu, or submitting the required paperwork to the Registrar’s Office by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 18, 2019. All students are encouraged to discuss their class status with the professor prior to withdrawing from the class.

  12. CRITICAL INCIDENT AND EVACUATION PLAN
  13. ACADEMIC CALENDAR
  14. FINALS SCHEDULE
  15. COURSE OUTLINE

    Module

    Topics Covered

    Due

    Outcome
    I-Institutional
    D-Departmental
    C-Course

    Module

    Word

    ·         Using Document Collaboration, Integration and Charting Tools

    1-22-2019

     I4, D2,C1

    ·         Creating a Reference Document with a Table of Contents and an Index

    1-29-2019

     I4, D2,C1

    ·         Creating a Template for an Online Form

    2-5-2019

     I4, D2,C1

    ·         Enhancing an Online Form and Using Macros

    2-12-2019

    I4, D2,C1

    ·         Module Review and Exam

    2-13-2019

    I4, D2,C1

    Module Professionalism

    ·         Do & Don't of Professionalism

    ·         Industry specific ethics (self & community),

    ·         Professionalism in the workplace.

    2-24-2019

    I(2,6,7)

    D(1,5)

    Module

    Excel

    ·         Working with Trendlines, PivotTables, PivotCharts, and Slicers

    3-4-2019

    I4, D2,C2

    ·         Formula Auditing, Data Validation, and Complex Problem Solving

    3-11-2019

    I4, D2,C2

    ·         Data Analysis with Power Tools and Creating Macros

    3-18-2019

    I4, D2,C2

    ·         Module Review and Exam

    3-20-2019

    I4, D2,C2

    Module

    Access

    ·         Macros, Navigation Forms, and Control Layouts

    4-8-2019

     I4, D2,C3

    ·         Administering a Database System

    4-15-2019

    I4, D2,C3

    ·         Module Review and Exam

    4-15-2019

    I4, D2,C3

    Module PowerPoint

    ·         Customizing a Template and Handouts Using Masters

    4-21-2019

    I4, D2,C4

    ·         Modifying a Presentation Using Graphical Elements

    4-28-2019

    I4, D2,C4

    ·         Module Review and Exam

    5-3-2019

    I4, D2,C4

    Final Exam May 7th at 8:00 a.m.