BYU Independent Study - Online Courses

Computer Technology



$ 156.00

Instructor: Moani Sorensen Revoir MEd
Credits: 0.50

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This course provides an introduction to computer application software. Students will learn to create documents, spreadsheets, and presentations using Microsoft Office 2013. The basics of operating systems and the use of email are also covered.

Course Content:

Unit 1: Computer Basics
Unit 2: Operating Systems
Unit 3: Application Software
Unit 4: Network
Unit 5: Common Application Functions
Unit 6: Word Processing
Unit 7: Spreadsheets
Unit 8: Presentations
Unit 9: Databases
Unit 10: The Internet
Unit 11: Safe Practices
Unit 12: Searches
Unit 13: Electronic Communications
Unit 14: Ethics

Online Courses:

Course materials are accessed online, and all assignments must be submitted online. Optional course readings may be available but do not include the self-check assignments or graded assignments.


A computer with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access (Microsoft Office Suite). This course uses Microsoft Office 2013 for Windows. Make sure you save all documents in a Microsoft Word (.doc, .docx), Excel (xls, .xlsx), PowerPoint (.ppt, .pptx) or Access (.accdb) format.