Computer Courses

4053 Academic Microsoft Office - 1.0 cr
Grades 9-12

College-bound students will find this course especially beneficial, as they will master Word and Excel features to ease in production of professional and collegiate quality work. This course will be organized around project-oriented units. Word: Learn critical applied skills such as formatting collegiate research papers, advanced table construction, merging documents, printing labels and creating a professional newsletter. Excel: This application will aid the advanced student with mastery of worksheets, charting, sorting and filter data sets, and use of formulas, functions and grouping/linking worksheets. Included will be units integrating Word and Excel.

4057 Webpage Design - 0.5 cr
Grades 9-12

This is a semester laboratory course designed for students who wish to explore current trends in website authoring using Adobe Dreamweaver CS6. Students will learn to create professional-looking and dynamic websites. Topics include building a standards-compliant website; navigating website structure and design; creating Cascading Style Sheets to format and layout webpages; and building interactive forms and controls for e-commerce websites. Other emphasis will be placed on enhancing webpages with various forms of graphics and multimedia. An introduction to developing mobile websites with jQuery will also be explored.

4060 *College Computer Applications - 0.5 cr
Prerequisite: Students must pass the HACC Placement Test
Grades 11-12

This hands-on, project-oriented course provides a fundamental understanding of computers and familiarizes students with the interaction of computer hardware and software. Emphasis is placed on the use of microcomputers and software applications including Word, Excel and Access. This is a college computing course; CIS105: Introduction to Software for Business as listed in the HACC course catalog. Students must meet the same requirements as those college students taking the course on the HACC campus. There is a $35 HACC application fee and a $90 course fee. Students are required to purchase the textbook package for the course that currently costs $160. Upon the successful completion of the course, students will receive 3 transferable HACC credits.
* This is a high school weighted course (1.1).

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