OLS 142 Computer Applications in the Workplace • V1-3 Cr.


Expands on Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook material covered in OLS 141. Introduces Photoshop and basic publishing applications. Prerequisite: OLS 140 and 141 and Acceptance into the program.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Demonstrate use of Microsoft Outlook to manage a calendar, schedule meetings, create tasks, and create and use distribution lists.
  • Create a Microsoft Excel worksheet that incorporates simple formulas, tables, charts, and sorting.
  • Demonstrate use of Microsoft Word features and commands in document production.
  • Create and manipulate tables and charts in a Microsoft Word document.
  • Create, edit, save, and show Microsoft PowerPoint files using text, graphics, and design tools to create a professional presentation.
  • Search for and access information in electronic Help files.
  • Create, edit, and store documents using Internet-based computing applications and workspaces.
  • Demonstrate effective use of browser functions to navigate and search the Internet.
  • Access Internet forums, discussion groups, and networking groups.
  • Capture, edit, save and insert screenshots into documents.
  • Describe and document system problems for the purposes of requesting technical assistance