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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Consortium for International Studies | Evaluated Learning Experience

Microsoft PowerPoint CIS 104


Varies; self-study. 

Various; distance learning format.

September 2018 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: create and edit PowerPoint presentations with a variety of elements, enhance presentations with pictures, shapes, and clip art; add multimedia elements to improve the effectiveness of PowerPoint presentations; work information graphics into PowerPoint presentations; collaborate with others in preparing and delivering PowerPoint presentations; integrate PowerPoint presentations with elements linking them to other media by using hyperlinks and action buttons; and create self-running presentations containing animations.


This self-study course covers the most important functions and features of Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 for students of any skill level, beginning with an introduction to PowerPoint's components. Students learn how to create, save, and rearrange presentations. Major topics include  formatting slides, using graphics and multimedia, customizing Smart Art graphics and tables, modifying and distributing presentations, action buttons, custom slide shows and equations, and integrating Microsoft Office files. 

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in Business, Information Systems, or Information Technology (8/18) (9/23 revalidation).