Office Information Systems

OIS 165

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Credit Hours

(3-0) 3 Cr. Hrs.

Section Start Dates

Section NoStart Date
112904January 12, 2015

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Microsoft Word for Windows

Course Description

This course is designed to provide practical hands-on experience using Microsoft Word for Windows. Students will create, format, and edit business documents. In addition, students will work with tables, charts, graphs, diagrams, templates and wizards, AutoText, Web pages and hyperlinks. While manipulating text, students will learn to add visual appeal to documents as well as how to use writing tools and special features.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Manipulate text within and between documents.
  • Create various documents.
  • Format documents using special features, styles, and outlining.
  • Examine the writing tools in Microsoft Word.
  • Manipulate tabs, headers, footers, and page numbers in a document.
  • Create newspaper columns, tables, charts, diagrams, Web pages, and hyperlinks.
  • Prepare a document using borders, images, and shapes.
  • Manipulate documents using Excel.
  • Demonstrate essential business communication skills.
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