At a Glance:

Contact: Britt Pitre
Britt Pitre, Chair person, Design & Media Technology
Phone: 404-225-4439
Email:
Department: Academic Affairs, Academic Affairs, Business & Public Service Technologies Division
, Program Chair
Email: bpitre@atlantatech.edu
Direct: (404) 225-4439

 

Microsoft Excel Application Professional

Program Overview

The certificate program provides students with the knowledge and skills to perform intermediate and advanced Microsoft Excel.  It provides short-term training and an opportunity for students to gain the skills necessary to obtain the expert user certification.

Minimum Program Length: 2 Semesters

Estimated Program Cost: $1,867

Entrance Requirements

Admissions Requirements
  • Must be 16 years of age.
  • Official high school or GED transcript is not required to apply, however, you must complete and provide the official high school or GED transcript as a requirement for graduation.  No credential will be awarded until the official transcript is received in the registrar\\\'s office.
  • Achievement of minimum program admission scores in Reading, English, and Math.
  • Transfer of previous post secondary credits will be determined by the registrar.
Student Performance/Graduation Requirements: Students must maintain a 2.0 grade point average and complete all required courses to graduate.

 

Course Overview

Contact Hours
Credit Hours
Curriculum (13 hours)
Occupational Courses (13 hours)
This course covers the knowledge and skills required to use spreadsheet software through course demonstrations, laboratory exercises and projects. Topics and assignments will include: spreadsheet concepts, creating and manipulating data, formatting data and content, creating and modifying formulas, presenting data visually and, collaborating and securing data.
3
75
Introduces the fundamental concepts, terminology, and operations necessary to use computers. Emphasis is placed on basic functions and familiarity with computer use. Topics include an introduction to computer terminology, the Windows environment, Internet and email, word processing software, spreadsheet software, database software, and presentation software.
Select One of the Following (3 hours)
MATH
1011
3
45
Emphasizes mathematical concepts found in business situations. Topics include basic mathematical skills, mathematical skills in business related problem solving, mathematical information for documents, graphs, and mathematical problems.
Emphasizes the application of basic mathematical skills used in the solution of occupational and technical problems. Topics include fractions, decimals, percents, ratios and proportions, measurement and conversion, formula manipulation, technical applications, and basic statistics.
Select One of the Following Electives (3 hours)
This course introduces the touch system of keyboarding placing emphasis on correct techniques. Topics include: computer hardware, computer software, file management, learning the alphabetic keyboard, the numeric keyboard and keypad, building speed and accuracy, and proofreading. Students attain a minimum of 25 GWAM (gross words a minute) on 3-minute timings with no more than 3 errors.
3
45
Introduces organization and management concepts of the business world and in the office environment. Topics include business in a global economy, starting and organizing a business, enterprise management, marketing strategies and financial management.