Office Systems/Technology (106)
106-100. Keyboarding Prof Requirement. (1 Credit)
Build keyboarding speed and accuracy to meet an employment or school requirement. Take a timed test on the first day to determine current speed and accuracy, and then follow a personalized curriculum of textbook material and practice drills. Exit the course once desired level of keyboarding proficiency is achieved.
106-105. Doc Processing and Editing. (3 Credits)
Develop listening, proofreading and language skills, including word usage, spelling and punctuation. Learn to format documents, and edit and proofread work from various business and professional areas. Produce accurate letters, memoranda, tables and reports from dictation. Gain proficiency in voice recognition software.
106-110. Intro to Software Applications. (3 Credits)
Discover basic features of Microsoft Office software applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Learn to operate each application’s functions and develop skills to use the software productively in a business and/or educational setting. Using a hands-on approach, explore essential computer concepts such as Windows operating system, file management and other current applications and tools as time permits.
106-111. MBA I - AP. (3 Credits)
This course prepares the learner with knowledge and skills to utilize the Micro-soft Office Suite applications Word, Excel, Access and Power-point.
106-116. Admin Prof Capstone. (3 Credits)
This capstone course for the Administrative Professional associate degree will require the learner to apply the technology knowledge and skills acquired through the program to simulated office problems and situations and find solutions.
106-117. Records and Information Mgmt. (3 Credits)
Explore fundamental principles and practices of effective records management following the recommendations of the Association of Records Managers and Administrators (ARMA). Complete hands-on exercises and projects using alphabetic, subject, numeric and geographic filing methods. Study all phases of a record’s life cycle including records retention. Discuss supplies and equipment, charge-out procedures and security of information. Electronic records storage and retrieval methods are introduced and practiced using Microsoft Access software to create tables, queries and reports in a database management system.
106-122. Intermediate Software Apps. (3 Credits)
Study the effective integration of Microsoft Office's five major applications: Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook. Learn and apply advanced features of these applications.
106-132. Advanced Software Applications. (3 Credits)
Learn to use Adobe Acrobat to create pdf files. Create workflow charts and layouts using Visio. Work with more advanced features in business applications.
Prerequisites: (106-122 with a minimum grade of C)
106-140. Desktop Publishing. (3 Credits)
Gain knowledge and learn to create professional newsletters, brochures, flyers, business cards and other business publications using the desktop publishing features of Microsoft Publisher. Learn how to incorporate and accent photos into business publications with color adjustments and picture corrections using photo editing features in Photoshop Elements. The principles of good design techniques will be emphasized to create eye-catching professional publications.
106-153. Proj Planning & Coordination. (3 Credits)
Create awareness of tasks, durations and dependencies in planning a project. Utilize this knowledge in creating Gantt charts, network diagrams, timelines, critical paths and resource allocations through the features learned in Microsoft Project. Advanced Microsoft Office integration projects will also be featured. Incorporate this knowledge into organizing and aligning projects to plan for professional company activities such as sales meetings, conferences and conventions.
106-154. Contemporary Software Apps. (3 Credits)
Explore the basics of webpage development using HTML, CSS, WordPress, and Adobe Dreamweaver. Research and analyze selected business technologies deemed necessary to the Administrative Professional program.
106-162. Introduction to Microsoft Word. (1 Credit)
Get acquainted with the fundamentals of word processing and the use of microcomputer hardware and software. Become a proficient user of Microsoft Word.
106-163. Intro to Microsoft Excel. (1 Credit)
Explore the fundamental concepts of spreadsheets while becoming a proficient user of Microsoft Excel.
Prerequisites: (106-162 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C or 107-007 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C)
106-164. Administrative Office Mgmt. (3 Credits)
Develop professional skills and attitudes necessary to succeed in today’s global business environment. Topics include respect for cultural diversity in the workforce, ethics, ergonomics and office safety, time and stress management, problem-solving and working as a team. Gain practical experience in correspondence composition, making travel arrangements and meeting planning. Review job search and interviewing skills. Creation of a portfolio and a service-learning project may be included.
106-167. Medical Keyboarding I. (1 Credit)
Improve keyboarding skill and accuracy. Practice introductory techniques in word processing.
106-168. Medical Keyboarding II. (1 Credit)
Continue to build keyboarding speed and accuracy. Work with advanced word processing features including tables, graphics, merging, medical reports and brochures. Basic transcription techniques are also covered.
Prerequisites: 106-167 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C
106-177. PowerPoint 2016 MOS Prep. (1 Credit)
Demonstrate your expertise with Microsoft PowerPoint with practice to prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) PowerPoint 2016 certification. Using hands-on activities to create and manage presentations, insert and format text, shapes and images, insert tables, media and charts while applying transitions and animations.
106-178. Word 2016 MOS Prep. (1 Credit)
Demonstrate your expertise with Microsoft Word with practice to prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Word 2016 certification. Using hands-on activities to master creating and managing documents, formatting text, create tables and lists, create and manage references and insert graphic elements.
106-179. Excel 2016 MOS Prep. (1 Credit)
Demonstrate your expertise with Microsoft Excel with practice to prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Excel 2016 certification. Using hands-on activities to create and manage worksheets and workbooks, manage data cells and ranges, create tables, utilize formulas and functions and create charts and objects.
106-195. Emerging Technologies for Bus. (3 Credits)
Acquire knowledge about various emerging technologies and social networking through research, discussion and hands-on use. Various applications and software will be explored and used to reinforce the importance of digital dexterity in the professional workplace.
Prerequisites: (106-110 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C)
106-364. Medical Transcription I. (3 Credits)
Learn the formats and procedures needed to prepare medical documents, and build proofreading and editing skills.
Prerequisites: (Typing test 40 WPM and 97% accuracy ) and (501-101 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C or 501-150 with a minimum grade of C and 501-151 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C) and (501-107 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C and 501-104 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C and 509-302 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C)
106-367. Medical Transcription II. (4 Credits)
Integrate previously learned skills in medical terminology, transcription, word processing and general medical knowledge into the further development of refined transcription skills. Use word processing on personal computers to focus on those documents in the healthcare setting.
Prerequisites: 106-364 with a minimum grade of C and 501-308 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C and 509-164 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C and 509-309 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C