CAS 216: Beginning Word

Credits 3
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Introduces the basics of Microsoft Word to create, edit, and print documents such as letters, memos, and manuscripts; produce multi-page documents; use headers and footers; become familiar with the program's writing tools and basics of enhancing documents; and produce merged copy.

This course is presented in a hands-on lecture/lab format. Other methods such as instructional work sheets, videotapes, demonstrations, or one-on-one instruction may be used. Out-of-class preparation will be required.

Course Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, student will be able to:

  • Use Microsoft Word to create personal and/or business documents following current professional and/or industry standards.
  • Use critical thinking skills to independently design and create word processed documents.
  • Communicate in a business setting using word processing vocabulary
  • Be prepared for intermediate level Word course.
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