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College Catalog 2023-2024 
College Catalog 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CORE 1060 - Industrial Computer Technology

Credit Hours: 4.00

Prerequisites: None

This course is designed to provide students enrolled in technical programs an understanding of how the computer can be used as a tool to address a variety of situations utilizing multiple input sources common to industry. Word processing, spreadsheets with graphing capabilities, and illustration and drawing applications will be used by each student to develop a technical presentation.

Billable Contact Hours: 4

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Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to identify and apply the use of computers and software to technical problems.


  1. Communicate effectively using computer terminology.
  2. Work in the Desktop environment.
  3. Craft documents using the capabilities found in the word-processing software with integration from and linked to other software applications.
  4. Demonstrate a level of proficiency in spreadsheet applications including charts and graphs.
  5. Demonstrate a level of proficiency using graphic software.
  6. Present a professional multimedia presentation.

  • Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
  • Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
  • Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
  • Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
  • Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
  • Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.
CDO marked YES apply to this course:
Information Literacy: YES
Quantitative Reasoning: YES
Scientific Literacy: YES


  1. Computer Technology
    1. Introduction
    2. Types
    3. Terminology
    4. Characteristics
    5. Function
    6. Importing Data
  2. Word
    1. Document formation
    2. Page layout
    3. Macro usage
  3. Spreadsheets
    1. Expressions/Formulas
    2. Charting
    3. Analysis
    4. Multiple Input Data Devices
  4. Graphics
    1. Canvas
    2. Illustrations
    3. Layout
  5. Presentation Application
    1. Integration
    2. Creating/Outlining
    3. Visuals
    4. Producing Media
    5. Recording Audio

Primary Faculty
Seger, Jennifer
Secondary Faculty
Mielke, Michael
Associate Dean
Jewett, Mark
Hutchison, Donald

Primary Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088

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