Course Summary
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50 minutes
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Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 1 Computer Applications
Exam Minimum Passing Score is 700 out of 1000


The Microsoft Office Specialist: Excel Associate Certification assesses competency in the fundamentals of creating and managing worksheets and workbooks, creating cells and ranges, creating tables, applying formulas and functions and creating charts and objects. The exam covers the ability to create and edit a workbook with multiple sheets, and use a graphic element to represent data visually. Workbook examples include professional-looking budgets, financial statements, team performance charts, sales invoices, and data-entry logs.

An individual earning this certification has approximately 150 hours of instruction and hands-on experience with the product, has proven competency at an industry associate-level and is ready to enter into the job market. They can demonstrate the correct application of the principal features of Excel and can complete tasks independently.

Skills Measured:

Manage worksheets and workbooks; manage data cells and ranges; manage tables and table data; perform operations by using formulas and functions; manage charts.
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