The computer has become a part of daily life. During Computer Applications students will improve typing speed and become more proficient with the different computer operating systems and software programs. Students can apply keyboarding to all areas of study. The computer application part of the course will improve students’ skills in Microsoft Office Applications: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Students will have the opportunity to explore some of the modern computer software productivity tools used by businesses such as Access, Publisher, OneNote, and Outlook. They will become familiar with the manipulation of data through the use of software programs for word processing, databases, spreadsheets, and graphics.