CCIS1080 Microsoft Productivity Apps 1

This course provides students with training in Microsoft 365 and respective desktop productivity apps.  Students will receive instruction in Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.  It will be necessary to have access to a computer outside of class.  A student computer lab is available on each campus.




Qualifying score on reading assessment test OR ENGL0901 and Qualifying score on computer literacy assessment test OR CPLT1100 or CPLT1200 or instructor approval

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Create documents in Word
Apply formatting to Word documents
Create Excel worksheets and charts
Format worksheets and charts
Create tables, forms, queries, reports using Access
Create PowerPoint presentations
Format presentations
Enhance files with graphic images
Proofread documents
Edit files
Print files

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
Brooklyn Park Campus - 763-488-2477
Eden Prairie Campus – 952-995-1544


Brooklyn Park Campus and Eden Prairie Campus:  952-995-1300

Credit Details