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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 Word (TCH-161)


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 various types of documents through Microsoft Word; insert headers, footers, footnotes, endnotes, etc. into a word document to maximize the professional look of the document; produce and use templates, form letters, mailing labels, and directories; use Word features to collaborate on documents with co-workers; create and make changes to title pages, tables of contents, lists, letterheads, and various other in-document features; and create templates for online forms and enhance those forms using macros and other relevant features.


This self-study course familiarizes students with the Microsoft Word program and provides a variety of features available in the application as well as strategies to maximize productivity. By learning the essentials of the program, students learn how to produce, edit, format, view, display, and print documents such formal letters, business presentations, and research papers.

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).