Students enrolled in this course will develop proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office while meeting the graduation requirement for computer usage. The topics in this course are presented at a level appropriate for students who have had previous experience with computers. Keyboarding, word processing, database management, spreadsheet, basic web page, and development of electronic presentations are among the skills that are taught using instructional, self-paced software and the Microsoft Office suite of programs. Photo editing skills and Internet skills are also introduced, and uses of various search engines are explored. This course is a prerequisite for Advanced Computer Technology, Web Design 1, Computer Science and AP Computer Science.