This course provides the student with an intermediate-level hands-on experience using the Microsoft Excel spreadsheet application software. Students will focus on building basic competency in the use of Microsoft Excel. Students will also create and enhance a variety of spreadsheets and workbooks of increasing complexity to manipulate data for a variety of uses. Emphasis is on practice to achieve mastery level in each competency taught within the course. In-class Simulation Labs are a major component of the course syllabus.