ACIS 2504 syllabus

ACIS 2504 syllabus - Personal Computers in Business ACIS...

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Personal Computers in Business ACIS 2504, Fall Semester 2009 Instructor: Marilyn Griffin Class Meeting Times & Places: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2:00-3:15, 5:00-6:15 in Torgersen 2150 Course Web Site: Blackboard at http://learn.vt.edu Instructor E-mail: E-mail is the best way to reach me, marilyngriffin@vt.edu Instructor’s Office: Pamplin 3070 Office Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:15-4:45on Torgersen Bridge (and other times by appointment.) Required Textbook and Software: Griffin, Marilyn T., Business Application Development with Excel 2007 , Kendall/Hunt, 2007 Microsoft Office Excel 2007 (software). This version of Excel is required for this course. Microsoft Windows operating system (MAC users will also need a Windows operating environment for this course) Prerequisites: Successful completion of ACIS 1504, or equivalent understanding of computer concepts ACIS, Management, or Finance majors only (or by special permission of ACIS department head) Course Objectives: 1. To develop advanced spreadsheet skills transferable to solving real-world business problems. 2. To gain experience in presenting spreadsheet content effectively in worksheets and charts. 3. To introduce the student to the Microsoft spreadsheet and VBA programming environment that is used to support the individual user. 4. To build basic programming skills in Visual Basic for Applications. 5. To locate resources to support the continued advancement in Excel skills and application development. Computer Resources: Students are expected to bring a laptop computer to most classes for practical applications of course concepts. The laptop must meet the minimum configuration for the Pamplin College of Business. For specific student computer requirements, see the Pamplin College of Business Student Computer Purchase Policy Statement at http://www.cob.vt.edu/compute/ . Microsoft Office Excel 2007 is required software for this course. If you do not have that version of Office/Excel, go to the Software Distribution office on Torgersen Bridge or go online to www.computing.vt.edu and/or http://network.software.vt.edu to see what software or upgrades are available to you. Honor Code:
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