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Course Equivalents

Course Equivalents for MIS 100 at Metropolitan State University in Fall 2017 (Aug - Dec)

While all courses listed as equivalents below are transferable, they are not necessarily equivalent in both directions. The courses below transfer TO the college or university shown above. To see how courses from your home college or university transfer to other participating colleges or universities, you can search Transferology.

If you are enrolling in the equivalent course in order to fulfill a program/major requirement, it is best to check with your academic advisor to ensure that the equivalent course will meet the requirements of your particular major.

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Anoka-Ramsey Community College
BUS 1112 - Computer Concepts and Applications - 3 credits

Recommended Skills, Abilities, or Coursework: Business 1153 or keyboarding experience This computer literacy course focuses on computer technology concepts and software applications useful for work, school, and home offices. Concepts include computer hardware and software, effective web searching, security, ethics, privacy, trends, and other issues in computing. Students will complete work in Microsoft Windows and the Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. Approximately half of the course emphasis is on computer concepts and half of the course emphasis is on the use of computer applications.
We cannot determine if this course equivalent is in effect at this time.
Bemidji State University
BUAD 2280 - Computer Business Applications - 3 credits

Students develop applications employing decision support systems (DSS) technology to enable decision-making, planning, and auditing, utilizing client (MS-Office) software with emphasis on spreadsheets, graphic presentation software, and word processing, and database management systems. Students will test in attempt to attain Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification for Excel in the current version of study.
We cannot determine if this course equivalent is in effect at this time.
COMBINED WITH
CS 1107 - Introduction to Computers - 3 credits

An examination of the development of computing devices, modern computing practices, components of a computing system, common application software, and uses of computers in society. No previous experience with computers is assumed. Note: This course is not intended for Computer Science majors or minors. Liberal Education Goal Area 9.
We cannot determine if this course equivalent is in effect at this time.
Century College
CSCI 1020 - Introduction to Personal Computers and Information Systems - 3 credits

This course is intended to give the layperson an understanding of personal computers and information systems. Computer concepts and applications are covered. The concepts will include basic information about how personal computers, networks, and software work. Enterprise information systems and technologies will be discussed. Additional topics include security, privacy, ethics, information literacy, and technological trends. Students will gain hands-on experience using current business applications (such as word processing, database, spreadsheet, and presentation software). Recommendation(s): Basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows
We cannot determine if this course equivalent is in effect at this time.
Hennepin Technical College
CCIS 1000 - Information Systems - 3 credits

This is a beginning course and will introduce the student to an overview of the IS principles which every business and computer student should understand. This course will present the changing role of the IS professional as well as introduce concepts that will be covered more fully in advanced classes. (Prereq: Qualifying score on Computer Literacy assessment test OR CPLT1100 or CPLT1200) (BP/EP) 3 cr
We cannot determine if this course equivalent is in effect at this time.
Inver Hills Community College
BUS 1174 - Introduction to Microsoft Access - 1 credits
Introduces how to create and maintain a database using Access. Topics include relational database concepts, building and customizing tables, creating queries, and constructing basic forms and reports.
We cannot determine if this course equivalent is in effect at this time.
COMBINED WITH
BUS 1100 - Introduction to Business Applications and Computing - 4 credits

Introduces software applications designed to increase personal and organizational productivity. Applications include Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Other topics include a survey of open-source content management systems, relational databases, web analytic tools, computer security, safety, ethics, and privacy concerns.
We cannot determine if this course equivalent is in effect at this time.
Mesabi Range College
CSCI 1455 - Introduction to Computers - 3 credits
This is an introductory course designed to give students a general knowledge of personal computers. It includes fundamental concepts on the design and uses of computers and opportunities for hands-on experience. No previous computer experience is necessary or assumed.
We cannot determine if this course equivalent is in effect at this time.
Minneapolis Community and Technical College
CSCI 1200 - Computer Applications in Home and Business - 3 credits
This intermediate-level course builds on fundamental computing skills and concepts. You will use the productivity tools and features of MS Office software to solve problems and to create documents, databases, spreadsheets and presentations needed for other college courses or personal and professional use. You should have previous computer experience and keyboarding skills.
We cannot determine if this course equivalent is in effect at this time.
COMBINED WITH
CSCI 1100 - Introduction to Computers - 3 credits
This course is designed to provide a basic understanding of computer concepts and applications to show how computers are used in the home, business and organizations. Computer topics covered include essential concepts of computers, the Internet, software basics, multimedia, computer files and storage, computer architecture, ethics, and current trends. You will use email and the Internet and gain hands-on experience using computer applications for word processing, spreadsheets, file organization, databases, and presentation graphics in the Microsoft Windows environment using Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.
We cannot determine if this course equivalent is in effect at this time.
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CSCI 1100 - Introduction to Computers - 3 credits
This course is designed to provide a basic understanding of computer concepts and applications to show how computers are used in the home, business and organizations. Computer topics covered include essential concepts of computers, the Internet, software basics, multimedia, computer files and storage, computer architecture, ethics, and current trends. You will use email and the Internet and gain hands-on experience using computer applications for word processing, spreadsheets, file organization, databases, and presentation graphics in the Microsoft Windows environment using Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.
We cannot determine if this course equivalent is in effect at this time.
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BUSN 1150 - Business Computers - 3 credits

This course will introduce students to the role of computers in business. You will explore various hardware platforms and devices currently used by all types of companies. You will review the Windows operating system. You will gain experience using Microsoft Office to create various documents, spreadsheets, databases, and presentations. You will explore the foundations of the Internet and its use for researching relevant information.
We cannot determine if this course equivalent is in effect at this time.
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CSCI 1200 - Computer Applications in Home and Business - 3 credits
This intermediate-level course builds on fundamental computing skills and concepts. You will use the productivity tools and features of MS Office software to solve problems and to create documents, databases, spreadsheets and presentations needed for other college courses or personal and professional use. You should have previous computer experience and keyboarding skills.
We cannot determine if this course equivalent is in effect at this time.
Minnesota State Community and Technical College
CPTR 1104 - Introduction to Computer Technology - 3 credits

This course covers the operation of the personal computer hardware and software. The course is an overview of a personal computer operating system, word processing, spreadsheets, presentation, e-mail, scheduling, Internet, and database management software.
We cannot determine if this course equivalent is in effect at this time.
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MIS 1100 - Business Computers - 3 credits

Students will utilize business computer software applications including word processing, spreadsheets, databases and presentation software to solve business problems, emphasizing professional design and organization. Additional topics include basic computer hardware, computer security and ethics, privacy concerns and professional communication standards.
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Minnesota State University Moorhead
CSIS 103 - Computer Concepts and Applications - 3 credits
Introduction to basic computer concepts including hardware and software. Introduction to and hands-on experience with Windows, spreadsheets, word processors, database management systems, and presentation software as used in a business setting.
We cannot determine if this course equivalent is in effect at this time.
Minnesota State University, Mankato
IT 100 - Introduction to Computing and Applications - 4 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Basic foundations in computer concepts. Topics include: hardware, software, uses of technology in industry, and ethical, and social issues. Lab work covers various systems and applications software including word processing, e-mail, the Internet, spreadsheets, databases, and presentation software. Cannot be counted toward any major or minor offered by IT.
We cannot determine if this course equivalent is in effect at this time.
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IT 101 - Introduction to Information Systems - 3 credits

Introduction to the personal computer as a productivity tool for business majors. Using Microsoft Office suite, students learn to be productive with document processing, spreadsheets, electronic presentations, and databases. Cannot be used toward any major or minor in Information Systems & Information Technology. Fall, Spring
We cannot determine if this course equivalent is in effect at this time.
Minnesota West Community and Technical College
CSCI 1102 - Introduction to Microcomputers - 3 credits

Computer Science 1102 provides an overview of computer information processing with the primary emphasis on the microcomputer. Students learn and apply the basic elements of word processing, spreadsheets, databases and document integration. Also introduces the basic concepts of graphics, telecommunications, the Internet and computer programming. Prerequisite: CSCI 1100 or prior keyboarding experience and evidence of college level reading ability through assessment test or prior college coursework.
We cannot determine if this course equivalent is in effect at this time.
Normandale Community College
CIM 1201 - Information Technology Concepts and Business Software 1 - 3 credits

This class is designed to give students the tools to exceed the minimum expectations of employers. The course includes computer concepts and computer application software. The students will learn computer concepts of how computers operate, how they are used in industry, and how they improve communications. They will learn computer hardware, software and development, personal productivity software, data communications, the World Wide Web and e-mail, the social challenge, and career options. The students will learn computer application software using document production in word processing, spreadsheets, and database management. Students will create text-based documents to include letters, research reports in MLA and APA formatting with citations, one-page brochure with clip art, page and section breaks, reviewing/tracking features, and creating a resume as a web page; use the formula features, charting, functions, pivot tables and goal seeking for spreadsheets; and use the database features to create tables and reports, import data from Excel, set validation rules, and establish referential integrity of data including sorting and querying to gain skills to use in other courses or in the workplace. Prerequisites: Placement in Read 0960 and ENGC 0900 or higher. Recommended: Prior skills of keyboarding and proofreading.
We cannot determine if this course equivalent is in effect at this time.
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BUSN 1201 - Information Technology Concepts and Business Software 1 - 3 credits

This class is designed to give students the tools to exceed the minimum expectations of employers. The course includes computer concepts and computer application software. The students will learn computer concepts of how computers operate, how they are used in industry, and how they improve communications. They will learn computer hardware, software and development, personal productivity software, data communications, the World Wide Web and e-mail, the social challenge, and career options. The students will learn computer application software using document production in word processing, spreadsheets, and database management. Students will create text-based documents to include letters, research reports in MLA and APA formatting with citations, one-page brochure with clip art, page and section breaks, reviewing/tracking features, and creating a resume as a web page; use the formula features, charting, functions, pivot tables and goal seeking for spreadsheets; and use the database features to create tables and reports, import data from Excel, set validation rules, and establish referential integrity of data including sorting and querying to gain skills to use in other courses or in the workplace. Prerequisites: Placement in Read 0960 and ENGC 0900 or higher. Recommended: Prior skills of keyboarding and proofreading.
We cannot determine if this course equivalent is in effect at this time.
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CSCI 1100 - Fundamentals of Computers - 4 credits

Overview of the computer system; the CPU and chip technology; input and output; storage devices; communications and networks; the Internet and World Wide Web; programming and languages; operating systems; applications software; security, privacy, and ethics; artificial intelligence, expert systems, and robotics; virtual reality; ergonomics; Windows; word processing; spreadsheets; database management systems and presentation graphics. FALL, SPRING
We cannot determine if this course equivalent is in effect at this time.
North Hennepin Community College
CIS 1101 - Business Computer Systems I - 3 credits

This course develops computer and digital literacy and emphasizes its importance in today's businesses and society. Through hands-on experience students will gain an understanding of computer concepts, capabilities and applications and be able to implement this knowledge in their professional and personal lives. Computer applications covered include word processing, spreadsheets, presentation graphics, databases, windows/operating system, e-mail use and management, folder and file organization and use of the Internet. Computer concepts covered include understanding computers and mobile devices, how a computer works, managing files, computer and mobile device hardware components, digital safety and security, application programs, input and output devices, digital storage options, ethical practices and Internet basics. Hands-on experience will be provided on computers in the Windows environment using the Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. Knowledge of the keyboard is recommended for this course. Check with your instructor for the software edition that will be used.
We cannot determine if this course equivalent is in effect at this time.
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CIS 1102 - Business Computer Systems II - 3 credits
Emphasis is on an in-depth understanding of the Microsoft Office Suite beyond the fundamentals of CIS 1101. Students will develop their skills with exercise-oriented learning by completing advanced training working with spreadsheets, word processing, presentation graphics, and relational databases. Students will complete an integrated application project incorporating several software applications into one final document. Computer concepts covered include communication networks, operating systems, the internet, database management, data security, computer careers, and background to become a productive, knowledgeable computer consumer and professional. Hands-on experience suitable for professional purposes or personal use will be provided on computers in the Windows environment using the advanced features of the Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. If you believe you have computer experience that is equivalent to the prerequisites of this course, CIS 1101, please contact the instructor for permission to register for this class. Check with your instructor for the software edition that will be used.
We cannot determine if this course equivalent is in effect at this time.
Northwest Technical College
CPTR 1104 - Computerized Business Applications - 3 credits

This course consists of 2 parts. Part 1 is a Literacy component covering D2L/E-mail, Smartthinking/Research, and computer security. Part 2 of the course covers Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. Prerequisite(s): None
We cannot determine if this course equivalent is in effect at this time.
Riverland Community College
BUSA 1060 - Computer Concepts and Applications - 3 credits

This course provides a basic understanding of computer history, concepts, and microcomputer applications using Windows-based computers. Topics covered will include computer hardware and software, operating systems and utilities, the system unit, input and output devices, secondary storage, communications and connectivity, the Internet and the Web, security and privacy, ethics, and computer use in organizations. Through hands-on experience, students will acquire an understanding of Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint that are used in business. No prior knowledge of software packages or microcomputers is necessary. Keyboarding skill promotes success in this course. This course is part of the Associate in Arts Business Concentration and Associate in Science Business degrees which are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). (3 Cr - 3 lect, 0 lab)
We cannot determine if this course equivalent is in effect at this time.
St. Cloud State University
CNA 169 - Computers in Society - 3 credits

Same as CSCI 169. History, moral and social implications of computer technology, problem solving, extensive hands-on microcomputer experience involving software packages (including word processing, database management, spreadsheets). 3 Cr. F, S, SUM.
We cannot determine if this course equivalent is in effect at this time.
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CSCI 169 - Computers in Society - 3 credits

Same as CNA 169. History, moral and social implications of computer technology, problem solving, extensive hands-on microcomputer experience involving software packages (including word processing, database management, spreadsheets). 3 Cr. F, S, SUM.
We cannot determine if this course equivalent is in effect at this time.
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CSCI 169 - Computers in Society - 3 credits

Same as CNA 169. History, moral and social implications of computer technology, problem solving, extensive hands-on microcomputer experience involving software packages (including word processing, database management, spreadsheets). 3 Cr. F, S, SUM.
We cannot determine if this course equivalent is in effect at this time.
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CNA 169 - Computers in Society - 3 credits

Same as CSCI 169. History, moral and social implications of computer technology, problem solving, extensive hands-on microcomputer experience involving software packages (including word processing, database management, spreadsheets). 3 Cr. F, S, SUM.
We cannot determine if this course equivalent is in effect at this time.
St. Cloud Technical and Community College
CPTR 1210 - Introduction to Computers - 3 credits

Students in this course will learn and demonstrate a strong proficiency in all components of the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint) by creating documents, worksheets, databases, and presentations. Students will also gain hands on experience with the most recent Microsoft Windows operating system. In addition, students will gain an understanding of the components of a computer, computer terminology, the internet, networks, security, and privacy. Keyboarding proficiency is recommended for any student entering this course. Student Learning Outcomes: * Demonstrate an understanding of computer hardware, software and terminology. * Employ proper file management skills for local, networked and removable storage devices * Use skills needed to work in the Windows environment. * Explore the internet, World Wide Web and the potential security and privacy issues associated with their usage. * Acquire an appreciation of the moral and social implications of computer technology. * Create professional documents using word processing to include use of appropriate referencing, citations, tables, building blocks, special formatting. * Create professional and informational slide shows using presentation software. * Use worksheets to process, manipulate, and display numeric data in a meaningful manner through the use of special functions, charts, and graphs. * Demonstrate the ability to plan and create basic databases with an emphasis on efficient data access and retrieval using database software. * Mobilize information by integrating content between word processing, spreadsheet, databases and presentation software.
We cannot determine if this course equivalent is in effect at this time.