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BSTEC 215 - Microsoft Visio

3 Credits
Teaches students the basic functions and features of Microsoft Visio. Students will learn to work with stencils, objects, flowcharts and master shapes. They will learn how to connect shapes, enter and format text and set file properties. Covers background pages, detail pages and the print preview function.

Pre-requisite(s) BSTEC 105
Course Note Recom: Computer and Internet knowledge and keyboarding
Fees CF

Designed to Serve Business Technology students, as well as students from other programs planning to work in a business setting.
Active Date 2015-04-07

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 30
Contact Hours: Lecture 33 Lab 0 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 33
Degree Distributions:
Course Outline
1. Exploring the Visio environment

2. Drawing Tools

3. Creating basic diagrams

4. Formatting Drawings

5. Working with Pages

6. Creating and setting up a new draw

7. Creating network and brainstorming diagrams

8. Creating technical layouts

9. Advanced custom shape design

10. Business diagrams

11. Network diagrams and Web site mapping

12. Software and database diagrams

13. Templates

14. Integrating Visio with other applications

Student Learning Outcomes
Students will demonstrate proficiency with many advanced features of Microsoft Visio software. They will be able to draw and format advanced diagrams and flowcharts layouts. The students will be able to create floor maps and office layouts. The students will be able to integrate Excel and Access software to produce Visio documents.

Students will demonstrate proficiency in drawing and reshaping objects to increase understanding of complicated information within the diagram.

Student will have the knowledge of the basic structure as well as design and draw a flowchart using shapes, connectors and test features.

Student will gain the knowledge of the theory behind and properly utilize various text formatting options.

Student will develop the ability to create network diagrams using layers, complex shapes, background pages, links and formulas.

Student will show how to think critically regarding when to use flow charting software to increase understanding of complex information.

Student will demonstrate critical thinking skills when integrating Visio with other applications.

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