MCW334 - Macro Programming Level II

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Last revision date 2017-10-30 12:48:32.525
Last review date 2017-10-30 12:48:32.527

Subject Title
Macro Programming Level II

Subject Description
Building on Macro Programming I (MCW333), students create custom functions, manipulate workbooks (amalgamate multiple worksheets into one and remove unwanted rows or columns) and create more advanced forms.

Credit Status
Participating students who attend at least 70% of the scheduled class(es) receive a document confirming he/she attended this workshop.

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

  1. Create custom functions.
  2. Customize workbook.
  3. Create forms.

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.

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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.

MCT333 or MCW333 or equivalent experience.

Topic Outline

  • Save coding time by using Excel functions in VBA
  • Create custom functions to augment Excel's capabilities
  • Create functions that integrate smoothly with the paste function wizard
  • Manipulate workbooks and worksheets
    • amalgamating data from various sources into one worksheet
    • removing unwanted rows and columns
    • converting column-oriented data into rows
  • Create forms that drive processes
  • Simplifying your macros for users

Mode of Instruction

Hands-on classroom instruction, discussion, & problem solving are the major modes of learning for this subject. 

Prescribed Texts
Students use book from MCT333 or MCW333

 VBA and Macros for Microsoft Excel 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 the class(es) to receive a document confirming he/she attended this workshop.

Approved by: Denis Gravelle