College of Business & Technology
Department of Business Administration (BADM)
- 1. Course Information:
|| Information Systems (IS)
|| (Course Reference Numbers) 21247 and 21248
||3 hours undergraduate credit
|| Spreadsheet Analysis
- 2. Instructor Name:
- 3. Course Delivery Method:
- 4. Workload / Credit Hour Statement:
- You should plan on a minimum average of 9 hours per week of “time on task.”
Time on task includes any time that you spend interacting with course materials
and participating in learning activities, including but not limited to readings,
projects, assignments, videos, student-student or student-professor interaction, and exams.
- 5. Class Days / Meeting Times:
- Asynchronous learning - you can complete the work on your own schedule.
- 6. Course Prerequisites and/or Co-requisites:
- Computer proficiency.
- 7. Catalog Description:
A study of spreadsheet features, concepts, procedures, and integration
capabilities with other application programs. Skill development of basic
and advanced functions of spreadsheet software will be achieved through
hands-on exercises and case studies. Problem solving techniques and
decision support will be explored and utilized.
- 8. Course Purpose / Goals:
Spreadsheet Analysis is a business elective designed to equip you with the software skills
necessary in today’s dynamic workplace. The abilities to analyze and manipulate data for
effective decision making is crucial to success in the
demanding business environment. Enhanced spreadsheet skills lay the groundwork for success.
- 9. Student Learning Outcomes:
- Demonstrate competence in the development and use of spreadsheets
through case-oriented, problem-solving activities.
- Demonstrate the ability to use spreadsheets to gather, summarize, and
present data visually.
- Identify the various types of spreadsheet applications and how to integrate
them into an organization's decision-making strategies.
- Design and create formulas, functions, macros, and VBA modules which empower an
organization to generalize from given facts, relate data from several sources,
and improve the organization's ability to draw conclusions, and predict future events.
- Strengthen your ability to comprehend and synthesize
information; and improve their writing, oral, and critical thinking skills.
- 10. Instructional Methods / Strategies:
The expected course outcomes will be realized through a variety
of instructional strategies including: training videos,
lecture notes, and other related readings and activities.
Additional course materials will be
provided as handouts, assigned URLs, or placed
on the Web.
- 11. Learning Outcome Assessment Methods:
*Obtain space, complete syllabus agreement
**14 Assignments (30 points each)
The point assignments shown above are
approximate and the actual point assignments at the end
of the semester may vary from the
breakdown shown above.
Grades are awarded on a total earned basis as a percentage
of possible points for the semester.
- 12. Instructional Materials:
Students might consider purchasing a USB flash drive (e.g., Jump Drive).
These portable storage devices can be very helpful in storing,
carrying, and transferring information between home and school.
All students are expected to have their accounts
on the NSU networks by the end of the first week
of the semester.
- 13. Grading Policy / Scale:
Letter grades are
assigned at the end of the semester based on the following
scale where X denotes your average.
|| >= 90%
|| >= 80%
|| >= 70%
|| >= 60%
|| 60% >
- 14. Class and Instructor Policies:
- All work is to be prepared and submitted according to the directions
given. Extended illness, injury, or emergency situations will be handled
on a case-by-case basis at the professor's discretion.
- 15. Academic Policies / Required Information:
Please go to the following weblink:
Affairs Syllabus Information link
for required information pertaining to:
- Academic Misconduct
- Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance
- Behavior Intervention Team
- Inclement Weather/Disaster Policy
- Release of Confidential Information
- Student Handbook
- Teach Act
- Textbook Information
- Title IX
The College of Business and Technology (CBT) Standards of Professional
Behavior are designed and established to foster a safe, secure, and
respectful learning environment conducive to the preparation of
students for success in an increasingly challenging, diverse, and
global society. Students enrolled in classes offered by the CBT
are expected to behave according to the
CBT Standards of Professional Behavior.
- 16. Student Support:
Students enrolled in postsecondary education are required to self-identify if they would
like to request services on the basis of disability.
Student Disability Services provides or arranges reasonable accommodations and services
to qualifying students. You can learn more here:
Students who may need assistance accessing sufficient food to eat every day,
lack a safe and stable place to live, or who may be experiencing mental health
challenges impacting their performance in the course are urged to contact
Counseling Services for support. Additional
resources are available through the
Pantry (NSU-BA) and
Resource Room (NSU-Tahlequah). An online report may also be submitted through the
Report Concern link.
- 17. Course Concerns or Complaints
- Students who wish to express a concern about a course or academic issue are encouraged to
follow this process. Students who want to file a course grade appeal should consult the next section.
It is important that the student initiate action (not parents, partners, or other relatives)
and begin at the faculty or department chair level as most issues can be resolved there.
- First, conference with the faculty member. Most concerns can be handled through
dialogue with the course instructor.
- Second, if the instructor is unable to resolve the issue, the student may
talk with the department chair. If the student does not know who the department
chair is, s/he can contact the registrar with the course prefix and number,
and that office can provide the information.
- Third, if the department chair is unable to resolve the issue, then the
student is welcome to contact the assistant or associate dean. If the student
does not know who the assistant / associate dean is, they can ask the department
chair or contact the registrar.
- Fourth, if the assistant / associate dean is unable to resolve the issue,
the student may contact the college dean.
- 18. Grade Appeal
A student may petition a course grade change by using the
Appeals Timeline and Policy if satisfactory resolution
cannot be achieved after informal grade review conferences
with the instructor, department chair, and/or Dean’s office.
The Grade Appeals Process must be formally initiated with a
written appeal to the Dean within four months following
awarding of the original course grade. Please contact the
dean of the college in which the grade was given for a copy
of the grade appeals process and the conditions which allow
for the appeal of a course grade.
- 19. Class Calendar with Assignment Due Dates:
to completing this course" for assignment due dates.