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Business Computer Applications

Business Computer Applications - 1 credit

This course is designed to acquaint students with the advanced principles associated with information processing. Students study advanced computer concepts, software applications, and computer systems. Emphasis is placed on skill development in using technology to perform advanced information processing. Topics of study include computer concepts, word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation software applications, which will increase in difficulty in the second semester. Computer technology will be presented that may lead to the student's ability to obtain Microsoft Office Specialist certification in Excel, PowerPoint and/or Word. The student will participate in job training for entry-level employment in computer information processing for advanced study at the post-secondary level. Communication skills, keyboarding, decision-making, technology and critical thinking skills are reinforced in this course through business application projects. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course are service learning, field trips, job shadowing, and internships. Simulations, projects, teamwork, DECA activities, meetings, conferences, and competition provide opportunities for application of instructional competencies. (Prerequisite: Introduction to Business Computer Applications)

BCA Teacher
Contact Christa Denney  Christa Denney (318) 549-6710 CTE Teacher/Athletic Coordinator
Contact Tiffany Newman  Tiffany Newman (318) 549-6709 Teacher
Contact Robin Nichols  Robin Nichols (318) 549-6719 CTE/Business Department Head; Facilitator, Credit Recovery; Media/Publications