Course: BE222 - Computer Applications TC

Grade: 9, 10, 11, 12

Subject Area: Business

Type: Standard, Potential College Credit

Credits: 0.5

Course Information:

This course will prepare students for the Microsoft Office Specialist certification test in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.This course provides students the opportunity to learn the Microsoft Office Suite of Programs. This is a valuable class for the college-bound students as well as the students interested in the business field. The Word unit will include the use of spellchecker, format painter, styles, columns, bulleted and numbered lists, tables, clip art, auto shapes, page formatting, templates, macros, and table of contents. The Excel unit will focus on designing and creating spreadsheets using formulas and functions to solve business problems and project future trends through charting. The PowerPoint unit will allow students to prepare quality presentations using animation, clip art, and movie clips.


  • Demonstrate proficiency of common features in several application software programs

  • Analyze, organize and interpret data to find solutions using various software programs

  • Design, create and produce original works and innovative presentations

  • Incorporate media and technology to create and communicate information

  • Discover and differentiate the integration features of a software package by importing, exporting, and merging data

Notes: Students may receive transcripted credit for this course from Gateway Technical College.