Metropolitan State University

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Course Equivalents for MIS 100 at Metropolitan State University in



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Alexandria Technical and Community College

ITEC 1430 - Introduction to Computers - 3 credits
This course introduces the components of a personal computer, computer terminology, the internet, email, calendaring, and the creation of documents, presentations, worksheets, and databases through hands-on experience with the Microsoft Windows operating system and the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, and Outlook). This course is designed as a general education course for all learners, regardless of their career choice. This course enhances the learner¿s knowledge and understanding of computers and their awareness of how computers impact their lives. Required software: Windows 7 or higher and Microsoft Office Professional 2019 or Office 365. Prerequisite: Keyboard proficiency is recommended.
Course equivalency may only be valid for a certain number of years. Please check with transfer institution directly.

Anoka-Ramsey Community College

BUS 1112 - Computer Concepts and Applications - 3 credits

Recommended Skills, Abilities, or Coursework: Business 1153 or keyboarding experience This computer literacy course focuses on computer technology concepts and software applications useful for work, school, and home offices. Concepts include computer hardware and software, effective web searching, security, ethics, privacy, trends, and other issues in computing. Students will complete work in Microsoft Windows OS and the Microsoft Office (Windows) applications including Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
Course equivalency may only be valid for a certain number of years. Please check with transfer institution directly.

Century College

CSCI 1020 - Introduction to Personal Computers and Information Systems (Online) - 3 credits
This course is intended to give the layperson an understanding of personal computers and information systems. Computer concepts and applications are covered. The concepts will include basic information about how personal computers, networks, and software work. Enterprise information systems and technologies will be discussed. Additional topics include security, privacy, ethics, information literacy, and technological trends. Students will gain hands-on experience using current business applications (such as word processing, database, spreadsheet, and presentation software). Recommendation(s): Basic computer competency (use of keyboard, mouse, Windows).
Course equivalency may only be valid for a certain number of years. Please check with transfer institution directly.

Inver Hills Community College

BUS 1100 - Introduction to Business Applications and Computing - 4 credits
Introduces software applications designed to increase personal and organizational productivity. Applications include Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Other topics include a survey of open-source content management systems, relational databases, web analytic tools, computer security, safety, ethics, and privacy concerns.
Course equivalency may only be valid for a certain number of years. Please check with transfer institution directly.
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BUS 1100 - Introduction to Business Applications and Computing - 4 credits
Introduces software applications designed to increase personal and organizational productivity. Applications include Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Other topics include a survey of open-source content management systems, relational databases, web analytic tools, computer security, safety, ethics, and privacy concerns.
Course equivalency may only be valid for a certain number of years. Please check with transfer institution directly.
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BUS 1174 - Prior Learning Assessment: Introduction to Microsoft Access - 1 credits
Introduces how to create and maintain a database using Access. Topics include relational database concepts, building and customizing tables, creating queries, and constructing basic forms and reports.
Course equivalency may only be valid for a certain number of years. Please check with transfer institution directly.

Minneapolis Community and Technical College

BUSN 1150 - Business Computers - 3 credits
This course will introduce students to the role of computers in business. You will explore various hardware platforms and devices currently used by all types of companies. You will review the Windows operating system. You will gain experience using Microsoft Office to create various documents, spreadsheets, databases, and presentations. You will explore the foundations of the Internet and its use for researching relevant information.
Course equivalency may only be valid for a certain number of years. Please check with transfer institution directly.

Minnesota State Community and Technical College

CPTR 1104 - Introduction to Computer Technology - 3 credits
This course covers the operation of the personal computer hardware and software. The course is an overview of a personal computer operating system, word processing, spreadsheets, presentation, e-mail, scheduling, Internet, and database management software.
Course equivalency may only be valid for a certain number of years. Please check with transfer institution directly.

Minnesota State University, Mankato

IT 101 - Introduction to Information Systems - 3 credits

Course equivalency may only be valid for a certain number of years. Please check with transfer institution directly.
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IT 100 - Introduction to Computing and Applications - 4 credits

Course equivalency may only be valid for a certain number of years. Please check with transfer institution directly.

Minnesota West Community and Technical College

CSCI 1102 - Introduction to Microcomputers - 3 credits

Provides an overview of computer information processing with the primary emphasis on the microcomputer. Students learn and apply the basic elements of word processing, spreadsheets, and document integration. Also introduces the basic concepts of graphics, telecommunications, the Internet and computer programming. Prerequisite: CSCI 1100 or prior keyboarding experience or placement by multiple measures.
Course equivalency may only be valid for a certain number of years. Please check with transfer institution directly.

Normandale Community College

CIM 1201 - Information Technology Concepts and Business Software 1 - 3 credits

This class is designed to give students the tools to exceed the minimum expectations of employers. The course includes computer concepts and computer application software. The students will learn computer concepts of how computers operate, how they are used in industry, and how they improve communications. They will learn computer hardware, software and development, personal productivity software, data communications, the World Wide Web and e-mail, the social challenge, and career options. The students will learn computer application software using document production in word processing, spreadsheets, and database management. Students will create text-based documents to include letters, research reports in MLA and APA formatting with citations, one-page brochure with clip art, page and section breaks, reviewing/tracking features, and creating a resume as a web page; use the formula features, charting, functions, pivot tables and goal seeking for spreadsheets; and use the database features to create tables and reports, import data from Excel, set validation rules, and establish referential integrity of data including sorting and querying to gain skills to use in other courses or in the workplace. Prerequisites: Placement in Read 0960 and ENGC 0900 or higher. Recommended: Prior skills of keyboarding and proofreading.
Course equivalency may only be valid for a certain number of years. Please check with transfer institution directly.
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CSCI 1100 - Fundamentals of Computers - 4 credits

Overview of the computer system; the CPU and chip technology; input and output; storage devices; communications and networks; the Internet and World Wide Web; programming and languages; operating systems; applications software; security, privacy, and ethics; artificial intelligence, expert systems, and robotics; virtual reality; ergonomics; Windows; word processing; spreadsheets; database management systems and presentation graphics. FALL, SPRING
Course equivalency may only be valid for a certain number of years. Please check with transfer institution directly.
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BUSN 1201 - Information Technology Concepts and Business Software 1 - 3 credits

This class is designed to give students the tools to exceed the minimum expectations of employers. The course includes computer concepts and computer application software. The students will learn computer concepts of how computers operate, how they are used in industry, and how they improve communications. They will learn computer hardware, software and development, personal productivity software, data communications, the World Wide Web and e-mail, the social challenge, and career options. The students will learn computer application software using document production in word processing, spreadsheets, and database management. Students will create text-based documents to include letters, research reports in MLA and APA formatting with citations, one-page brochure with clip art, page and section breaks, reviewing/tracking features, and creating a resume as a web page; use the formula features, charting, functions, pivot tables and goal seeking for spreadsheets; and use the database features to create tables and reports, import data from Excel, set validation rules, and establish referential integrity of data including sorting and querying to gain skills to use in other courses or in the workplace. Prerequisites: Placement in Read 0960 and ENGC 0900 or higher. Recommended: Prior skills of keyboarding and proofreading.
Course equivalency may only be valid for a certain number of years. Please check with transfer institution directly.

North Hennepin Community College

CIS 1101 - Business Computer Systems I - 3 credits

This course develops computer and digital literacy and emphasizes its importance in today's businesses and society. Through hands-on experience students will gain an understanding of computer concepts, capabilities and applications and be able to implement this knowledge in their professional and personal lives. Computer applications covered include word processing, spreadsheets, presentation graphics, databases, windows/operating system, e-mail use and management, folder and file organization and use of the Internet. Computer concepts covered include understanding computers and mobile devices, how a computer works, managing files, computer and mobile device hardware components, digital safety and security, application programs, input and output devices, digital storage options, ethical practices and Internet basics. Hands-on experience will be provided on computers in the Windows environment using the Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. Knowledge of the keyboard is recommended for this course. Check with your instructor for the software edition that will be used.
Course equivalency may only be valid for a certain number of years. Please check with transfer institution directly.

Saint Paul College

BTEC 1421 - Business Information Applications 1 - 3 credits

This is the first course in a series that teaches students how to use Microsoft Office software applications. Software covered includes Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. By the end of this course, students will be skilled in the basic features of Microsoft Office. Students will create common business documents including letters, reports, tables, newsletters, Excel worksheets, Access databases, and PowerPoint graphic presentations. This course, BTEC 1423 Business Information Applications 2 and BTEC 2506 Business Information Applications 3, prepare the student for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification exams. (Prerequisite(s): Knowledge of computers) 3C/0/3/0
Course equivalency may only be valid for a certain number of years. Please check with transfer institution directly.

Southwest Minnesota State University

MGMT 221 - Computer Concepts and Applications - 3 credits
MGMT 221 provides students with an introduction to computer software used in today's business world. Students will learn how to use word processing, database, spreadsheet, and graphics software tools as means of communication and problem-solving. The course includes significant computer lab time in which the students' skills and proficiency in the use of these computer software programs will be developed and refined. Students will also be introduced to enterprise resource planning concepts and software and how these programs are integrated into day-to-day business operations.
Course equivalency may only be valid for a certain number of years. Please check with transfer institution directly.

St. Cloud State University

CNA 169 - Computers in Society - 3 credits
Same as CSCI 169. History, moral and social implications of computer technology, problem solving, extensive hands-on microcomputer experience involving software packages (including word processing, database management, spreadsheets). 3 Cr. F, S, SUM.
Course equivalency may only be valid for a certain number of years. Please check with transfer institution directly.
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CNA 169 - Computers in Society - 3 credits
Same as CSCI 169. History, moral and social implications of computer technology, problem solving, extensive hands-on microcomputer experience involving software packages (including word processing, database management, spreadsheets). 3 Cr. F, S, SUM.
Course equivalency may only be valid for a certain number of years. Please check with transfer institution directly.

St. Cloud Technical and Community College

CPTR 1210 - Introduction to Computers - 3 credits
Students in this course will learn and demonstrate a strong proficiency in all components of the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint) by creating documents, worksheets, databases, and presentations. Students will also gain hands on experience with the most recent Microsoft Windows operating system. In addition, students will gain an understanding of the components of a computer, computer terminology, the internet, networks, security, and privacy. Keyboarding proficiency is recommended for any student entering this course. Student Learning Outcomes: * Demonstrate an understanding of computer hardware, software and terminology. * Employ proper file management skills for local, networked and removable storage devices * Use skills needed to work in the Windows environment. * Explore the internet, World Wide Web and the potential security and privacy issues associated with their usage. * Acquire an appreciation of the moral and social implications of computer technology. * Create professional documents using word processing to include use of appropriate referencing, citations, tables, building blocks, special formatting. * Create professional and informational slide shows using presentation software. * Use worksheets to process, manipulate, and display numeric data in a meaningful manner through the use of special functions, charts, and graphs. * Demonstrate the ability to plan and create basic databases with an emphasis on efficient data access and retrieval using database software. * Mobilize information by integrating content between word processing, spreadsheet, databases and presentation software.
Course equivalency may only be valid for a certain number of years. Please check with transfer institution directly.