Intro to Software Applications

Introduction to Software Applications

Looking to Refresh Your Skills – Join Us this Summer?

This course introduces some popular software packages currently being used in industry, business, and government such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.

A small amount of time will be devoted to the Windows operating system environment. Recent versions of the software packages will be used. Strong reading, good writing, and basic math skills are required. Prior computer usage experience (e.g. keyboard and mouse actions, file and folder management, Internet browsing) is assumed. Digital learning technologies will be used throughout the course.

Please Note:
This is an online course. Students will be using Blackboard Learn, an online learning management tool. Students will need to log in to their CommNet account prior to the first day of class to make sure they are able to access the course.

  1. Go to
  2. Enter your NetID using this format: your TRCC ID number without @ symbol
  3. Enter your password.



* click “need initial password,” follow prompts

* update emergency contact information

* set security question.

* create personalized password using security question.

Course: CRN #51123

Instructor: Meredith Metcalf


Dates: June 3, 2020 – July 28, 2020

Cost: $420 (Book not included)

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SNAP and WIOA Eligible

SNAP-eligible recipients – Please note this is not an enrichment program. The outcome of this training is employment. Please note that employment may directly impact your disability benefits.

WIOA is a voluntary work program. Participants must be able to work upon completion of the program.