2nd & 3rd Period
The course emphasizes skills that are essential for all students for both personal and business applications used in word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software using Microsoft Office. Students will be taking the MOS Certification tests in the following areas in this class- Word, Excel, PowerPoint. The student applies techniques for proofreading, editing, word division, capitalization, and punctuation for producing mailable copy of letters, memos, reports, tables, flyers with graphics, etc. Language art skills are emphasized. Students will be required to complete a simulation covering various office/personal application skills. All students will be introduced to the basics of computer literacy such as file maintenance, operating systems, etc. Internet projects are incorporated into the curriculum. Computer-related careers and computer terminology are also studied.