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Business Computer Technology


(Debbie Foffel, Instructor)

Secondary Students Only





This course is designed to equip the student with a background of micro- computer operation concepts and skills for entry-level positions in the business field.  It includes the use of word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation and desktop publishing programs such as MICROSOFT OFFICE 2010 (WORD, EXCEL, ACCESS, POWERPOINT AND PUBLISHER).   The content of this class is vital for students planning to enter the workforce or post-secondary education.  

Prerequisite: Must know the alphabetic keyboard by touch.

Articulated: May articulate with SFCC, but must major in business at SFCC in order to receive credit.

Class limit: 19


This course will introduce students to graphic arts.  Students will design publications (including magazines, menus, advertisements, brochures, booklets, newsletters, posters, business letterhead and cards) using Adobe CS5, the premier software program for professional graphic design and desktop publishing. You will use InDesign (for page layout and design), use Adobe Photoshop techniques, and create vector art using Adobe Illustrator. 

Students are encouraged to join SkillsUSA (a career and technical organization).  Our goal will be to design a t-shirt and pin for SkillsUSA.

Prerequisite:  Must know the alphabetic keyboard by touch.

Class limit: 15


This weighted course incorporates the equation and systems approach from Accounting I and focuses on the important internal and external uses of accounting data.  Managerial accounting will be emphasized; which is the internal use of accounting data by managers in controlling revenue, costs and expenses.  Students will learn the ten-key calculator by touch.  An introduction to Excel (spreadsheet program) will also be included. 

Prerequisite:  Accounting I. 

Class limit: 19