OADM195 Records Management
Department of Business Studies: Office Administration
- I. Course Number and Title
- OADM195 Records Management
- II. Number of Credits
- 3 credits
- III. Number of Instructional Minutes
- IV. Prerequisites
- OADM140 (C or better) or
- OADM140 (C or better) or OADM101 (C or better) plus OADM104 (C or better)
- V. Other Pertinent Information
- This course is offered in the Fall semester.
- VI. Catalog Course Description
- This is an introductory course in the field of records management. Alphabetic filing rules is covered, along with methods of storing and retrieving alphabetic, subject, numeric, and geographic records consistent with ARMA (Association of Records Managers and Administrators, Inc.) filing rules.
- VII. Required Course Content and Direction
Course Learning Goals
- demonstrate an understanding of how records are managed within the context of a business system;
- know how to collect, retain, store, retrieve, transport, use, dispose, and process records;
- apply the rules of alphabetic, numeric, subject, and geographic filing, according to ARMA guidelines;
- utilize automated filing software to organize electronic records according to ARMA guidelines;
- demonstrate an understanding of correspondence, business forms, cards, records, and microrecords; and
- demonstrate an understanding of the evaluation process of a records system.
Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities
- the field of records management
- alphabetic storage and retrieval
- subject, numeric, and geographic storage and retrieval
- technology and the records information program
- records retention, transfer, and disposition
Assessment Methods for Course Learning GoalsThe assessment of course learning goals is based on classroom discussions, written exams, assignments, papers, and/or performance-based tasks and projects.
Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Student:See course syllabus.
Review/Approval Date - 3/99; Revised 12/6/2010; New Core 8/2015