Computer Information Systems 1221

Introduction to Spreadsheets
Excel 2013
3 credit hours


CIS 1221 is an introductory spreadsheet course using Excel 2013. Topics include spreadsheet basics, formatting and printing, formulas and functions, charting, and data management. No prior knowledge of spreadsheet software is required; however a working knowledge of Windows is required.

Course Prerequisite

The course prerequisite is CIS 1150, or CIS 1110, or CIS 1130 or consent of instructor. A working knowledge of Windows, Internet experience, and software know-how are essential. You will download and use WinZip in order to compress and submit spreadsheet files.

Necessary Equipment

In addition to the textbook, you will need to use a computer on which you have Internet access and Excel 2013 installed.


Tests will be given on-campus. Out of area students must contact the instructor.

Should I Take Microsoft Excel Online?

If you have never before enrolled in an online course, visit the COD website's Is Online Learning Right for You?, to determine if this method of study works for you. The Smarter Measure Self Assessment will also guide you in your decision.

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