MCT208 - Microsoft Access II

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Last revision date 2018-09-24 01:03:38.35
Last review date 2018-11-07 14:37:41.222

Subject Title
Microsoft Access II

Subject Description
Expand your basic knowledge of Microsoft Access. Topics include advanced commands to work with forms, reports and tables, manipulating queries as well as using subforms or subreports.

Credit Status
Participating students who attend at least 70% of scheduled classes receive a document confirming he/she attended this course.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Create and use multiple tables.
2. Perform advanced queries.
3. Create and customize forms.
4. Create and customize reports.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.

MCT207 or Equivalent Experience  

Topic Outline

Retrieving the Data You Want

  • Retrieving data
  • Finding Records
  • Sorting Records
  • Filtering Records
  • Understanding Queries
  • Modifying Queries
  • Creating Multiple-Table Queries
  • Adding Query Criteria
  • Performing Calculations in Queries
  • Grouping and Summarizing Query Data
  • Creating Parameter Queries
  • Using Conditional Logic in a Query
  • Creating Action Queries
  • Creating Crosstab Queries

Working with Forms
  • Why Use Forms?
  • Form Views
  • Creating Forms Using Automated Form Tools
  • Understanding Forms with Sub forms
  • Using the Form Wizard
  • Creating Forms from Scratch
  • Modifying Forms
  • Working with Layouts
  • Working with a Form in Design View
  • Positioning Form Controls
  • Creating Forms Using Applications Parts
  • Deleting Forms
  • Adding Controls from the Ribbon
  • Making Forms User-Friendly
  • Applying Formatting and Design options
  • Navigation Forms

Designing Reports
  • What is a Report?
  • Report Views
  • Creating Reports
  • Creating Reports from Scratch
  • Working with Reports
  • Adding Controls from the Ribbon
  • Adding Calculations to Reports
  • Grouping and Sorting Data in Reports
  • Formatting and Previewing Reports
  • Printing Reports

Mode of Instruction
Classroom instruction and extensive hands-on experience will be provided with each participant having exclusive use of a computer.  

Prescribed Texts
Student should have text from MCT207
Access 2016

Required Supplies
USB Flash Drive 

Promotion Policy

Grading Policy
A+ 90%  to  100%
A 80%  to  89%
B+ 75%  to  79%
B 70%  to  74%
C+ 65%  to  69%
C 60%  to  64%
D+ 55%  to  59%
D 50%  to  54%
F 0%    to  49% (Not a Pass)
EXC Excellent
SAT Satisfactory
UNSAT Unsatisfactory

For further information, see a copy of the Academic Policy, available online ( or at Seneca's Registrar's Offices.

Modes of Evaluation
There is no formal testing or process to evaluate the students understanding. It is up to the student to evaluate his/her own progress. Students must attend 70% of classes to receive a document confirming he/she attended this course.

Approved by: Sharon Estok, Denis Gravelle