OLS 141 Computer Fundamentals • 2 Cr.


Builds on material in OLS 140 with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook. Includes resumes and cover letters and professional versus personal computer use. Prerequisite: OLS 140 and acceptance into the program.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Demonstrate the use of Microsoft Office help options.
  • Create, edit, format, and print a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet.
  • Apply simple formulas in a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet application.
  • Create, format, insert and edit text and images in Microsoft Word documents.
  • Create a business-ready cover letter and resume using Microsoft Word.
  • Create a publication document using a template from Microsoft Office.
  • Demonstrate use of Microsoft Outlook to maintain a personal calendar, create contact lists and manage email communication.
  • Create business professional e-mails and apply e-mail etiquette.
  • Use Microsoft PowerPoint to create and edit an electronic presentation.
  • Insert graphics and text in Microsoft PowerPoint to enhance a presentation