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OFFICE ADMINISTRATION

 

The Office Administration Program is designed to teach students strong administrative, computer and interpersonal skills promoting greater efficiency in the office. Emphasis is placed on developing strong computer and communication abilities, which are vital tools in the workplace.  The latest office administration skills will be learned that are required in the workplace—each student is highly organized and well trained in the leading edge office automation technology.  The aim is to provide each student with a combination of office administration skills and technology that will prepare you to be highly competitive in the job market. Co-op is required of each student in the degree program.  Co-op contributes to the overall skill development which builds self-confidence, maturity, and the ability to work independently. 

 

 

ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE

Office Administration

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General Studies Courses                                     

Semester Hours

ENG 101 - English Composition I                       

3

ART 100 - Art Appreciation /OR                    

 
MUS 101 - Music Appreciation / OR                   
REL 152 - Survey of New Testament / OR  
SPA 101 - Introduction to Spanish I                  3

SPH 107 - Fund. Public Speaking                    

3

BIO 101 - Intro to Biology I W/Lab               

4

CIS 146 - Microcomputer Applications           

3

MTH 110 - Finite Mathematics / OR               

3
MTH 112 - Pre-Calculus                                3
(or higher level math from STARS)  

PSY 200 - General Psychology / OR              

3
SOC 200 - Intro to Sociology                               3

·     Two 1-hour PED activity courses                    

2

·     RDG 114 - Critical Reading for College

 

(depending on  placement test scores)                    

2

·     WKO 101 -  WorkKeys                                    

1

Total General Studies Courses                                 

27

 

 

Field of Concentration Courses                               

49

BSS 220 - Professional Transition           

1

BUS 150 - Business Mathematics          

3

BUS 215 - Business Communications     

3

BUS 241 - Principles of Accounting I    

3

BUS 246 - Acct. on the Microcomputer      

3

BUS 263 - Legal/Social Environment of Business   

3

BUS 275 - Principles of Management     

3

OAD 101 - Beginning Keyboarding      

3

OAD 103 - Intermediate Keyboarding     

3

OAD 125 - Word Processing                    

3

OAD 138 - Records/Information Management    

3

OAD 200 - Machine Transcription     

3

OAD 203 - Office Procedures              

3

OAD 242 - Office Internship                  

3

OAD 243 - Spreadsheet Applications

3

Electives (BUS, CIS, OAD)               

6*

Total Required Hours For Degree        

76

 

The following applies for the Business Education Program

  •  *Elective(s) and/or substitutions must be approved by the area advisor

  • PSY 100 is a prerequisite for this program

  • BUS 210 (Introduction to Accounting) is recommended as a prerequisite for BUS 241

 

 

CERTIFICATE

Office Administration

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General Studies Courses                                   

Semester Hours

ENG 101 - English Composition I             

3

SPH 107 - Fundamental of Public Speaking   

3

CIS 146 - Microcomputer Applications       

3

CIS 147 - Adv. Microcomputer Apps.            

3

Total General Studies Credits                               

12

 

 

Field of Concentration Courses                                 

46

BUS 150 - Business Mathematics               

3

BUS 215 - Business Communications         

3

BUS 241 - Principles of Accounting I         

3

BUS 246 - Acct. on the Microcomputer     

3

BUS 263 - Legal/Social Env. of Business      

3

OAD 101 - Beginning Keyboarding                

3

OAD 103 - Intermediate Keyboarding          

3

OAD 125 - Word Processing                         

3

OAD 138 - Records/Information Management    

3

OAD 200 - Machine Transcription             

3

OAD 218 - Office Procedures                    

3

OAD 243 - Spreadsheet Applications       

3

·     WKO 101 - WorkKeys                         

1

Electives (BUS, CIS, OAD)             

9*

Total Required Hours For Certificate   

58

 

The following applies for the Business Education Program

  •  *Elective(s) and/or substitutions must be approved by the area advisor

  • PSY 100 is a prerequisite for this program

  • BUS 210 (Introduction to Accounting) is recommended as a prerequisite for BUS 241

 

 

SHORT CERTIFICATE

Office Administration

 

Note: *OAD 101 (Beginning Keyboarding) or at least 45 GWPM is recommended as a prerequisite for OAD 125

 

General Studies Courses                                           

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Semester Hours

BUS 150 - Business Mathematics          

3

BUS 215 - Business Communication       

3

BUS 241 - Principles of Accounting I            

3

CIS 146  - Microcomputer Applications          

3

Total General Studies Credits                  

12

 

 

Field of Concentration Courses                

17

OAD101 - Beginning Keyboarding            

3

OAD 125 - Word Processing                     

3

OAD 138 - Records/Information Management   

3

OAD 218 - Office Procedures                       

3

PSY100 - Orientation                                 

1

·     WKO 101 - WorkKeys                                     

1

Electives (ACC, ACT, BUS, CIS)               

3*

Total Required Hours For Certificate          

29

 

The following applies for the Business Education Program

  •  *Elective(s) and/or substitutions must be approved by the area advisor

  • PSY 100 is a prerequisite for this program

  • BUS 210 (Introduction to Accounting) is recommended as a prerequisite for BUS 241

 

 

OFFICE ADMINISTRATION - LEGAL

 

The Office Administration/Legal Program is designed to teach students strong administrative, computer and interpersonal skills promoting greater efficiency in the legal office. Emphasis is placed on developing strong computer and communication abilities, basic accounting principles, legal concepts, business law, transcription, etc.—which are vital tools in the workplace.  The latest office administration skills will be learned that are required in the workplace—each student is highly organized and well trained in the leading edge office automation technology.  The aim is to provide each student with a combination of office administration legal skills and technology that will prepare you to be highly competitive in the job market. Co-op is required of each student in the degree program.  Co-op contributes to the overall skill development which builds self-confidence, maturity, and the ability to work independently. 

 

ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE

Office Administration – Legal Technology

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General Studies Courses                                     

Semester Hours

ENG 101 - English Composition I                       

3

ART 100 - Art Appreciation /OR                    

 
MUS 101 - Music Appreciation / OR                   
REL 152 - Survey of New Testament / OR  
SPA 101 - Introduction to Spanish I                  3

SPH 107 - Fund. Public Speaking                    

3

BIO 101 - Intro to Biology I W/Lab               

4

CIS 146 - Microcomputer Applications           

3

MTH 110 - Finite Mathematics / OR               

3
MTH 112 - Pre-Calculus                                3
(or higher level math from STARS)  

PSY 200 - General Psychology / OR              

3
SOC 200 - Intro to Sociology                               3

·     Two 1-hour PED activity courses                    

2

·     RDG 114 - Critical Reading for College

 

(depending on  placement test scores)                    

2

·     WKO 101 -  WorkKeys                                    

1
   

Field of Concentration Courses                                 

49

BSS 220 - Professional Transition                     

1

BUS 150 - Business Mathematics          

3

BUS 215 - Business Communications         

3

BUS 241 - Principles of Accounting I            

3

BUS 246 - Acct. on the Microcomputer           

3

BUS 263 - Legal/Social Environment of Business       

3

OAD 101 - Beginning Keyboarding             

3

OAD 103 - Intermediate Keyboarding         

3

OAD 125 - Word Processing                   

3

OAD 138 - Records/Information Management    

3

OAD 201 - Legal Terminology             

3

OAD 202 - Legal Transcription           

3

OAD 203 - Legal Office Procedures    

3

OAD 242 - Office Internship            

3

OAD 243 - Spreadsheet Applications    

3

Electives (BUS, CIS, OAD)               

6*

Total Required Hours For Degree                  

76

 

The following applies for the Business Education Program

  •  *Elective(s) and/or substitutions must be approved by the area advisor

  • PSY 100 is a prerequisite for this program

  • BUS 210 (Introduction to Accounting) is recommended as a prerequisite for BUS 241

 

CERTIFICATE

Office Administration – Legal Technology

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General Studies Courses                                    

Semester Hours

ENG 101 - English Composition I                       

3

SPH 107 - Fundamental of Public Speaking          

3

CIS 146 - Microcomputer Applications           

3

CIS 147 - Advanced Microcomputer Applications

3

Total General Studies Credits                               

12

 

 

Field of Concentration Courses                                   

46

BUS 150 - Business Mathematics         

3

BUS 215 - Business Communications       

3

BUS 241 - Principles of Accounting I    

3

BUS 246 - Acct. on the Microcomputer      

3

BUS 263 - Legal/Social Environment of Business      

3

OAD 101 - Beginning Keyboarding           

3

OAD 103 - Intermediate Keyboarding           

3

OAD 125 - Word Processing                  

3

OAD 138 - Records/Information Management    

3

OAD 201 - Legal Terminology                  

3

OAD 202 - Legal Transcription           

3

OAD 203 - Legal Office Procedures        

3

·     WKO 101 - WorkKeys                       

1

Electives (BUS, CIS, OAD)                 

9*

Total Required Hours For Certificate              

58

 

The following applies for the Business Education Program

  •  *Elective(s) and/or substitutions must be approved by the area advisor

  • PSY 100 is a prerequisite for this program

  • BUS 210 (Introduction to Accounting) is recommended as a prerequisite for BUS 241

 

SHORT CERTIFICATE

Office Administration – Legal Technology

 

Note: *OAD 101 (Beginning Keyboarding) or at least 45 GWPM is recommended as a prerequisite for OAD 125

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General Studies Courses                                             

Semester Hours

BUS 215 - Business Communication            

3

BUS 241 - Principles of Accounting I            

3

BUS 263 - Legal/Social Environment of Business          

3

CIS 146 - Microcomputer Applications       

3

Total General Studies Credits                                

12

 

 

Field of Concentration Courses                             

17

OAD101 - Beginning Keyboarding          

3

OAD 125 - Word Processing                  

3

OAD 138 - Records/Information Management  

3

OAD 201 - Legal Terminology           

3

OAD 218 - Legal Office Procedures      

3

PSY100 - Orientation                        

1

·     WKO 101 - WorkKeys                                 

1

Total Required Hours For Certificate             

29

 

The following applies for the Business Education Program

  •  *Elective(s) and/or substitutions must be approved by the area advisor

  • PSY 100 is a prerequisite for this program

  • BUS 210 (Introduction to Accounting) is recommended as a prerequisite for BUS 241

 

OFFICE ADMINISTRATION - MEDICAL

 

The Office Administration/Medical Program is designed to teach students strong administrative, computer and interpersonal skills promoting greater efficiency in the medical office. Emphasis is placed on developing strong computer and communication abilities, medical terminology, medical office procedures, transcription, etc.—which are vital tools in the workplace.  The latest office administration skills will be learned that are required in the workplace—each student is highly organized and well trained in the leading edge office automation technology.  The aim is to provide each student with a combination of office administration medical skills and technology that will prepare you to be highly competitive in the job market. Co-op is required of each student in the degree program.  Co-op contributes to the overall skill development which builds self-confidence, maturity, and the ability to work independently. 


 

ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE

Office Administration – Medical Technology

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General Studies Courses                                   

Semester Hours

ENG 101 - English Composition I                       

3

ART 100 - Art Appreciation /OR                    

 
MUS 101 - Music Appreciation / OR                   
REL 152 - Survey of New Testament / OR  
SPA 101 - Introduction to Spanish I                  3

SPH 107 - Fund. Public Speaking                    

3

BIO 101 - Intro to Biology I W/Lab               

4

CIS 146 - Microcomputer Applications           

3

MTH 110 - Finite Mathematics / OR               

3
MTH 112 - Pre-Calculus                                3
(or higher level math from STARS)  

PSY 200 - General Psychology / OR              

3
SOC 200 - Intro to Sociology                               3

·     Two 1-hour PED activity courses                    

2

·     RDG 114 - Critical Reading for College

 

(depending on  placement test scores)                    

2

·     WKO 101 -  WorkKeys                                    

1

Total General Studies Courses                       

27

 

 

Field of Concentration Courses                          

49

BSS 220  - Professional Transition               

1

BIO 120 or OAD 211   Medical Terminology   

3

BUS 150 - Business Mathematics            

3

BUS 215 - Business Communications      

3

BUS 241 - Principles of Accounting I     

3

BUS 246 - Acct. on the Microcomputer  

3

BUS 263 - Legal/Social Env. of Business     

3

OAD 101 - Beginning Keyboarding          

3

OAD 103 - Intermediate Keyboarding        

3

OAD 125 - Word Processing            

3

OAD 212 - Medical Transcription        

3

OAD 214 - Medical Office Procedures             

3

OAD 215 - Health Information Management      

3

OAD 242 - Office Internship                          

3

OAD 243 - Spreadsheet Applications                

3

Electives (BUS, CIS, OAD)                                   

6*

Total Required Hours For Degree                         

76

 

The following applies for the Business Education Program

  •  *Elective(s) and/or substitutions must be approved by the area advisor

  • PSY 100 is a prerequisite for this program

  • BUS 210 (Introduction to Accounting) is recommended as a prerequisite for BUS 241

 

CERTIFICATE

Office Administration – Medical Technology

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General Studies Courses                                     

Semester Hours

ENG 101- English Composition I                      

3

SPH 107 - Fundamental of Public Speaking  

3

CIS 146 - Microcomputer Applications     

3

CIS 147 - Adv. Microcomputer Apps.        

3

Total General Studies Credits                    

12

 

 

Field of Concentration Courses                           

46

BIO 120 or OAD 211   Medical Terminology        

3

BUS 150 - Business Mathematics                   

3

BUS 215 - Business Communications             

3

BUS 241 - Principles of Accounting I               

3

BUS 246 - Acct. on the Microcomputer          

3

BUS 263 - Legal/Social Env. of Business          

3

OAD 101 - Beginning Keyboarding                 

3

OAD 103 - Intermediate Keyboarding              

3

OAD 125 - Word Processing                        

3

OAD 138 - Records/Information Management   

3

OAD 212 - Medical Transcription                

3

OAD 214 - Medical Office Procedures           

3

OAD 215 - Health Information Management    

3

·     WKO 101 - WorkKeys                                        

1

Electives (BUS, CIS, OAD)                              

6*

Total Hours Required For Certificate                  

58

 

The following applies for the Business Education Program

  •  *Elective(s) and/or substitutions must be approved by the area advisor

  • PSY 100 is a prerequisite for this program

  • BUS 210 (Introduction to Accounting) is recommended as a prerequisite for BUS 241

 

SHORT CERTIFICATE

Office Administration – Medical Technology

 

Note: *OAD 101 (Beginning Keyboarding) or at least 45 GWPM is recommended as a prerequisite for OAD 125

TOP OF PAGE 

General Studies Courses                             

Semester Hours

BUS 150 - Business Mathematics                     

3

BUS 215 - Business Communication              

3

BUS 241 - Principles of Accounting I              

3

CIS 146 - Microcomputer Applications            

3

Total General Studies Credits                               

12

 

 

Field of Concentration Courses                     

16

BIO 120 or OAD 211  Medical Terminology    

3

OAD 101 - Beginning Keyboarding       

3

OAD 125 - Word Processing                      

3

OAD 214 - Medical Office Procedures           

3

PSY100 - Orientation                     

1

·     WKO 101 - WorkKeys                       

1

Electives (ACC, ACT, BUS, CIS)                    

3*

Total Required Hours For Certificate            

29

 

 

The following applies for the Business Education Program

  •  *Elective(s) and/or substitutions must be approved by the area advisor

  • PSY 100 is a prerequisite for this program

  • BUS 210 (Introduction to Accounting) is recommended as a prerequisite for BUS 241

 

OFFICE ADMINISTRATION (OAD)

Course Descriptions

 

OAD 100 - Basic Keyboarding - 1-3 Hours

Prerequisite(s):       As required by program

This course is designed to enable the student to develop touch-keyboarding skills for efficient use of the typewriter or microcomputer through classroom instruction and outside lab. Emphasis is on speed and accuracy in keying alphabetic, symbol, and numeric information. Upon completion, the student should be able to demonstrate proper technique while keying on a typewriter or microcomputer keyboard.

 

OAD 101 - Beginning Keyboarding - 3 Hours

Prerequisite(s):       As required by program

This course is designed to enable the student to use the touch method of keyboarding through classroom instruction and outside lab. Emphasis is on speed and accuracy in keying alphabetic, symbol, and numeric information using the typewriter or microcomputer keyboard. Upon completion, the student should be able to demonstrate proper technique and an acceptable rate of speed and accuracy, as defined by the course syllabus, in the production of basic business documents such as, letters, reports, and tables, etc.

 

OAD 102 - Keyboarding Skill BUilding - 1-3 Hours

Prerequisite(s):       OAD 101 and/or as required by program

This course is designed to develop speed and accuracy in the use of the keyboard through classroom instruction and outside lab. Emphasis is on identification of deficiencies and incorrect technique through the use of individualized prescriptive practice. Upon completion the student should be able to demonstrate improved speed and accuracy.

 

OAD103 - Intermediate Keyboarding - 3 Hours

Prerequisite(s):       OAD 101 and/or as required by program

This course is designed to assist the student in increasing speed and accuracy using  the  touch  method of keyboarding through classroom instruction  and outside  lab. Emphasis  is on  the  production  of  business  documents  such  as  memoranda, letters, reports, tables, and outlines. Upon completion, the student should be able to demonstrate proficiency and an acceptable rate of speed and accuracy, as defined by the course syllabus, in the production of business documents.

 

OAD104 - Advanced Keyboarding - 3 Hours
Prerequisite(s):       OAD 103 and/or as required by program

This course is designed to assist the student in continuing to develop speed and accuracy using the touch method of keyboarding through classroom instruction and outside lab. Emphasis is on the production of business documents using decision-making skills. Upon completion, the student should be able to demonstrate proficiency and an acceptable rate of speed and accuracy, as defined by the course syllabus, in the production of high-quality business documents.

 

OAD 110 - Navigating Windows - 3 Hours

Prerequisite(s):       As required by program

This course is designed to introduce the student to the Windows environment through classroom instruction and outside lab. Emphasis is on Windows as a graphical user interface and includes operations and applications that use the Windows environment. Upon completion, the student should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the operation and management of hardware and software as defined by the course syllabus.

 

OAD 125 - Word Processing - 3 Hours
Prerequisite(s):       OAD 101 and/or as required by program

This course is designed to provide the student with basic word processing skills through classroom instruction and outside lab. Emphasis is on the utilization of software features to create, edit and print common office documents. Upon completion, the student should be able to demonstrate the ability to use industry-standard software to generate appropriately formatted, accurate, and attractive business documents such as memo, letters and reports.

 

OAD 126 - Advanced Word Processing - 3 Hours

Prerequisite(s):       OAD 125 and/or as required by program

This course is designed to increase student proficiency in using the advanced word processing functions through classroom instruction and outside lab. Emphasis is on the use of industry-standard software to maximize productivity. Upon completion, the student should be able to demonstrate the ability to generate complex documents such as forms, newsletters, and multi-page documents.

 

OAD130 - Electronic calculations - 3 Hours

Prerequisite(s):       As required by program

This course is designed to teach the touch system and problem-solving. Emphasis is on basic mathematical functions. Upon completion, the student should be able to demonstrate an acceptable rate of speed and accuracy, as defined by the course syllabus, to solve problems based on typical business applications.

 

OAD  200 - Machine Transcription - 3 Hours

Prerequisite(s):       OAD 103 and/or as required by program

This course is designed to develop marketable skills in transcribing various forms of dictated material through classroom instruction and outside lab. Emphasis is on the use of microcomputers and a commercial word processing package. Upon completion, the student should be able to accurately transcribe documents from dictated recordings.


OAD  201 - Legal Terminology - 3 Hours

Prerequisite(s):       As required by program

This course is designed to familiarize the student with commonly used legal terms. Emphasis is on the word root building system combining Greek and Latin prefixes, suffixes, word roots, and forms that make medical terms easy to use. Upon completion, the student should be able to understand and use medical legal terminology.


OAD 202 - Legal Transcription - 3 Hours

Prerequisite(s):       OAD 125 and/or as required by program

This course is designed to familiarize students with legal terms and provide transcription skill development in the production of legal correspondence, forms, and court documents through classroom instruction and outside lab. Emphasis is on transcribing legal documents from dictated recordings. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the ability to transcribe accurately appropriately formatted legal documents.

 

OAD 203 - Legal Office procedures - 3 Hours            

Prerequisite(s):       OAD 125 and/or as required by program

This course is designed to provide an awareness of the responsibilities and opportunities of professional support personnel in a legal environment through classroom instruction and outside lab. Emphasis is on legal terminology, the production of appropriate forms and reports, and the importance of office procedures and practices. Upon completion, the student should be able to perform office support tasks required for employment in a legal environment.

 

OAD 211 - Medical Terminology - 3 Hours

Prerequisite(s):       As required by program

This course is designed to familiarize the student with medical terminology. Emphasis is on the spelling, definition, pronunciation, and usage of legal terms. Upon completion, the student should be able to communicate effectively using medical terminology.


OAD 212 - Medical Transcription - 3 Hours

Prerequisite(s):       OAD 103 and/or as required by program

This course is designed to orient students to standard medical reports, correspondence, and related documents transcribed in a medical environment through classroom instruction and outside lab. Emphasis is on transcribing medical records and operating a transcribing machine efficiently. Upon completion, the student should be able to accurately transcribe medical documents from dictated recordings.

 

OAD 213 - Advanced Medical transcription 3 Hours    

Prerequisite(s):       OAD 212 and/or as required by program

This course is designed to develop skill in the transcription of documents generated in the medical office through classroom instruction and outside lab. Emphasis is on diagnostic studies, and laboratory, radiology, and pathology reports. Upon completion, the student should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the preparation of a variety of reports and forms used in the medical environment.

 

OAD 214 - Medical Office procedures - 3 Hours

Prerequisite(s):       OAD 101 and/or as required by program

This course is designed to provide an awareness of the responsibilities and opportunities of professional support personnel in a medical environment through classroom instruction and outside lab. Emphasis is on medical terms, the production of appropriate forms and reports, and the importance of office procedures and practices. Upon completion, the student should be able to perform office support tasks required for employment in a medical environment.


OAD 215 - health information management - 3 Hours
     

Prerequisite(s):       As required by program

This course is designed to promote an understanding of the structure, analysis and management of medical records through classroom instruction and outside lab. Emphasis is on filing and managing medical records; coding of diseases, operations and procedures; and the legal aspects of medical records. Upon completion, the student should be able to maintain medical records efficiently.

 

 

OAD 217 - Office Management - 3 Hours

Prerequisite(s):       As required by program

This course is designed to develop skills necessary for supervision of office functions. Emphasis is on issues relating to the combination of people and technology in achieving the goals of business in a culturally diverse workplace, including the importance of office organization, teamwork, workplace ethics, office politics, and conflict-resolution skills. Upon completion, the student should be able to demonstrate use of the tools necessary for effective supervision of people and technology in the modern office.

 

OAD 218 - Office Procedures - 3 Hours

Prerequisite(s):       OAD 101 and/or as required by program

This course is designed to develop an awareness of the responsibilities and opportunities of the office professional through classroom instruction and outside lab. Emphasis is on current operating functions, practices and procedures, work habits, attitudes, oral and written communications, and professionalism. Upon completion, the student should be able to demonstrate the ability to effectively function in an office support role.

 

OAD 227 - Information Processing concepts - 3 Hours

Prerequisite(s):       OAD 101 and/or as required by program

This course is designed to introduce the basic concepts and applications of office information systems. Emphasis is on components and capabilities of systems used to produce, communicate and manage information and career paths for office professionals. Upon completion, the student should be able to demonstrate knowledge of office information systems.

 

OAD 230 - Electronic Publishing - 3 Hours

Prerequisite(s):       As required by program

This course is designed to introduce the student to the elements and techniques of page design, layout and typography through classroom instruction and outside lab. Emphasis is on the use of current commercial desktop publishing software, graphic tools, and electronic input/output devices to design and print high-quality publications such as newsletters, brochures, catalogs, forms, and flyers. Upon completion, the student should be able to utilize proper layout and design concepts in the production of attractive desktop published documents.

 

OAD 231 - Office Applications - 1-3 Hours

Prerequisite(s):       As required by program

This course is designed to provide the student with a foundation in the use of computerized equipment and application software as tools in the performance of a variety of office tasks through classroom instruction and outside lab. Emphasis is on the role of the office professional in the selection and application of appropriate technology to the specific task or combination of tasks. Upon completion, the student should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the selection of appropriate computerized tools to complete designated tasks.

 

OAD 232 - The Electronic Office - 3 Hours

Prerequisite(s):       As required by program

This course is designed to enable the student to develop skill in the use of integrated software through classroom instruction and outside lab. Emphasis is on the use of computerized equipment, software, networking, and communications technology. Upon completion, the student should be able to satisfactorily perform a variety of office tasks using current technology.

 

OAD 233 - Trends In Office technology - 3 Hours

                                Technology 

Prerequisite(s):       As required by program

This course is designed to address current trends in office technology through classroom instruction and outside lab. Emphasis is on technology relevant to the office environment such as electronic mail, multimedia interaction, presentation hardware and software, and Internet use. Upon completion, the student should be able to demonstrate an awareness of current technological applications for the modern office.

 

OAD 240 - Cps Review - 1-3 Hours

Prerequisite(s):       As required by program

This course, Certified Professional Secretary Review, is designed to provide skills and knowledge in behavioral science, office administration and technology, accounting and business, business law, economics, management, and communication. Emphasis is on the knowledge and skills required of those who qualify as professional administrative support. Upon completion, the student should be able to demonstrate knowledge and successful performance of skills in a variety of business-related areas.

 

OAD 241 - Office Co-op - 1-3 Hours

Prerequisite(s):       As required by program

This course is designed to provide the student with an opportunity to work in an office environment. Emphasis is on the integration of classroom learning with on-the-job experiences that relate meaningfully to office careers. Upon completion, the student should be able to demonstrate the ability to apply knowledge and skills gained in the classroom to an actual work situation.

 

OAD 242 - Office Internship - 1-3 Hours

Prerequisite(s):       As required by program

This course is designed to provide the students with an opportunity to work in an office environment. Emphasis is on the efficient and accurate performance of job tasks Upon completion, the student should be able to demonstrate successful performance of skills required in an office support position.

 

OAD 243 - Spreadsheet applications - 3 Hours

Prerequisite(s):       As required by program

This course is designed to provide the student with a firm foundation in the use of computerized equipment and appropriate software in performing spreadsheet tasks through classroom instruction and outside lab. Emphasis is on spreadsheet terminology and design, common formulas, proper file and disk management procedures. Upon completion, the student should be able to use spreadsheet features to design, format, and graph effective spreadsheets.

 

OAD 244 -  Database Concepts - 3 Hours

Prerequisite(s):       OAD 101 and/or as required by program

This course is designed to provide the student with an understanding of the concepts of database management through classroom instruction and outside lab. Emphasis is on the use of database software for business applications. Upon completion, the student should be able to create and manipulate data files and format output as documents and reports.

 

OAD 245 - Data Entry -  3 Hours

Prerequisite(s):       OAD 101 and/or as required by program

This course is designed to provide the student with a firm foundation in the use of computerized equipment and appropriate software in performing data-entry tasks through classroom instruction and outside lab. Emphasis is on the basic features of data-entry software, terminology, and proper file and disk management procedures. Upon completion, the student should be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of data-entry applications.

 

OAD 246 - Office Graphics and presentations - 3 Hours

Prerequisite(s):       OAD 125 and/or as required by program

This course is designed to provide the student with a foundation in the use of the computer and appropriate application software in the production of business slides and presentations through classroom instruction and outside lab. Emphasis is on available software tools, presentation options and design as well as such presentation considerations as the make-up of the target audience. Upon completion, the student should be able to demonstrate the ability to design and produce a business presentation.

 

OAD 247 - Special Projects - 1-3 Hours
Prerequisite(s):       OAD 125 and/or as required by program

This course is designed to provide the student with an opportunity for the expansion of knowledge in an area of special interest under the direct supervision of instructor. Emphasis is on the student's use of modern technology to study, research and /or accumulate additional knowledge or improve skills in a specialized office support area. Upon completion, the student should be able to demonstrate enhanced knowledge and/or skill gained through an individualized project.

 

 

 

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