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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Coopersmith Career Consulting | Evaluated Learning Experience

Microsoft PowerPoint (TCH-162)


Varies (self-study; self-paced).

Various; distance learning format.
July 2013 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
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, clip art, etc.; 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 2010 for students of any skill level, beginning with an Introduction to PowerPoint's components. 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 Computer Applications, Information Management, Information Systems, or as a General Elective (8/13) (8/18 revalidation) (5/23 revalidation).