Office Administration

Electronic Keyboarding

OADM101

This course is designed for students wishing to develop touch keyboarding skills. Keyboard mastery will be developed with emphasis on accuracy and speed. Completion speed - 25 words per minute.

1 credits
Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None

Formatting with MS Word

OADM104

This course is designed for students wishing to increase keyboarding speed and accuracy. Primary emphasis is placed on proper formatting techniques for preparation of letters, reports, tables, and memos using Microsoft Word software with a minimum speed of 30 wpm for course completion.

2 credits
Prerequisite: OADM101 (C or better)
Corequisite: None

Administrative Office Procedures I

OADM105

This is a basic course in office technology and procedures covering the high tech workplace, success behaviors, and office communication skills.

3 credits
Prerequisite: OADM140 (C or better) or OADM101 (C or better) plus OADM104 (C or better).
Corequisite: None

Business Communication

OADM110

This course emphasizes the strategies and techniques of writing letters, memos, and reports. Students develop and refine these skills through assignments that include positive letters, negative letters, and other types of business messages. Students apply these principles for writing and submit a business research report.

3 credits
Prerequisite: Writing Placement score of 6 or better or COMP107 (C or better)
Corequisite: None

Legal Terminology

OADM115

This is an introductory course in legal terminology designed to acquaint the legal secretarial student with the law office. The major focus is on legal terminology and legal documents that are relevant to a law office.

3 credits
Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None

Word Perfect

OADM126

This course is designed for students who wish to learn the practical applications of the most recent version of WordPerfect. Emphasis is placed on mastering word processing functions, including creating, saving, using tools, formatting, and retrieving documents.

3 credits
Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None

Keyboarding/Typewriting I

OADM140

Students will use computers to learn the touch method of keyboarding and the basic features of Microsoft Word to produce letters, tables, reports and memos. Eligibility for exemption determined by placement test.

3 credits
Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None

Basic Applications of Microsoft Word

OADM141

This course is designed for students wishing to master the fundamentals of Microsoft Word.

1 credits
Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None

Basic Applications of Microsoft Excel

OADM142

This course is designed for students wishing to master the fundamentals of Microsoft Excel. Students acquire a working knowledge of Excel with emphasis on creating, modifying, and formatting worksheets; performing calculations; developing and formatting workbooks; and applying formulas, charts and graphs in spreadsheets.

1 credits
Prerequisite:
Corequisite: None

Basic Applications of Microsoft Access

OADM143

This course is designed for students wishing to master the fundamentals of Microsoft Access. Students create and modify new databases; create and modify tables and reports; and improve queries forms and reports.

1 credits
Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None

Basic Applications of Microsoft Powerpoint

OADM145

This course is designed for students wishing to master the fundamentals of Microsoft PowerPoint. Students create, edit, format, use WordArt, and link embedded objects in a PowerPoint presentation.

1 credits
Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None

Microsoft Windows

OADM147

This course is designed for students wishing to master fundamentals of Microsoft Windows. Students will use the start menu, create shortcuts, work with Windows accessory programs, open data files, customize the desktop, and manage disks, folders, and files.

1 credits
Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None

Office Technology Concepts

OADM150

This course is an in-depth exploration of computer hardware and software with emphasis on business applications, information systems, technological innovations and introductory hands-on software applications.

3 credits
Prerequisite: OADM140 (C or better)
Corequisite: None

Searching the Web

OADM155

This course is designed for students wishing to master the fundamentals of the World Wide Web. Students receive hands-on practice using the Internet to perform simple searches, use web e-mail features, and post to newsgroups.

1 credits
Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None

Basic Applications of Web Page Development

OADM156

This course is designed for students wishing to master the fundamentals of creating pages on the World Wide Web.

1 credits
Prerequisite: OADM155 (C or better)
Corequisite: None

Basic Applications of Microsoft Publisher

OADM165

This course is designed for students wishing to master the fundamentals of desktop publishing using Microsoft Publisher.

1 credits
Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None

Basic Applications of Microsoft Outlook

OADM167

This course is designed for students wishing to master the fundamentals of Microsoft Outlook to compose and send emails, schedule appointments and meetings, manage contact information and tasks, and use notes.

1 credits
Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None

Professional Development (formerly OADM290)

OADM190

This course is a study of personal skills that lead to college and career success with emphasis on the workplace. Topics include the workplace today and tomorrow, interpersonal strengths and leadership, personal skills for success, and charting a career.

3 credits
Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None

Records Management

OADM195

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.

3 credits
Prerequisite: OADM140 (C or better) or OADM101 (C or better) plus OADM104 (C or better)
Corequisite: OADM140 (C or better) or OADM101 (C or better) plus OADM104 (C or better)

Administrative Office Procedures II

OADM205

This is an applications oriented course that reinforces the major office applications found in suite software--word processing, electronic presentations, spreadsheets, desktop publishing, and database. Office administrative skills are integrated through problem-solving assignments and office simulations.

3 credits
Prerequisite: OADM105 (C or better)
Corequisite: None

Legal Secretarial Procedures

OADM210

This course is a study of specialized procedures used in law offices and legal departments of businesses with emphasis on points of law and legal secretarial procedures. Students will complete computer applications projects.

3 credits
Prerequisite: OADM115 (C or better) and either OADM140 (C or better) or OADM101 (C or better) plus OADM104 (C or better)
Corequisite: None

Microsoft Word-Beginning

OADM225

Students learn to use Microsoft Word for job entry or advancement. Productivity is emphasized through the application of word processing skills and by the knowledge required to produce documents for business.

3 credits
Prerequisite: OADM140
Corequisite: None

Microsoft Word-Advanced

OADM226

A second-level course where productivity is emphasized through the application of advanced word processing functions.

3 credits
Prerequisite: OADM225
Corequisite: None

Microsoft Office

OADM230

This is a project-based hands-on approach course using integration features of Microsoft Office to copy, paste, link, and embed files from one program to another using Microsoft Word, Access, Excel and PowerPoint.

3 credits
Prerequisite: OADM225 (C or better)
Corequisite: OADM226

Excel Level II

OADM242
EXPERIMENTAL

Additional Excel spreadsheet techniques and application, including macro programming, database searching, extraction, and linking to obtain prescribed reports and graphs.

1 credits
Prerequisite: OADM142
Corequisite: None

Microsoft PowerPoint Level II

OADM245

This course is designed for students wishing to master advanced levels of Microsoft PowerPoint. Students will learn how to add movement and sound to desktop presentations to enhance audience attention.

1 credits
Prerequisite: OADM145 (C or better)
Corequisite: None

Microsoft PowerPoint Level III

OADM246

This course is designed for students wishing to master advanced levels of Microsoft PowerPoint. Students learn how to use PowerPoint software for advanced desktop presentation techniques, including advanced animation and sound sequences.

1 credits
Prerequisite: OADM245 (C or better)

Office Transcription Skills

OADM250

This course develops skills in office transcription techniques from the translation of recorded correspondence, reports, and records to properly formatted documents used in various office settings. Emphasis is placed on grammar, punctuation, spelling, sentence sense, capitalization, number expression, word usage, and proofreading skills. Students prepare typed transcripts of material dictated.

3 credits
Prerequisite: OADM140 (C or better) or OADM101 (C or better) plus OADM104 (C or better)
Corequisite: None

Advanced Keyboarding

OADM260

This course is designed to increase speed, accuracy, and production of mailable copy. Advanced keyboarding applications are introduced including various letter styles, comprehensive reports and tables, business statements and forms, itineraries, and cover pages.

3 credits
Prerequisite: OADM140 (C or better) or OADM101 (C or better) plus OADM104 (C or better)
Corequisite: None

Cooperative Education - Office Administration

OADM280

This course involves on-the-job experiences and observations in a field directly related to the student's academic preparation and career objectives. Periodic meetings between College Coordinator and student are held to review actual experience and observations in the light of theory and skills learned academically.

3 credits
Prerequisite: Completion of all courses in the Office Administration and Systems Technology program of study and permission of the Department of Business Studies
Corequisite: None

Office Systems and Technology Management

OADM285

An advanced course that deals with the management of office systems, technology, and procedures. Topics include the improvement of productivity through technology and systems; optimization of personnel resources; systems selection, configuration, design, and implementation; and procedures development.

3 credits
Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None

Office Systems Supervision

OADM288

An advanced course examines administrative concepts as applied to the office, particularly for administrative assistants and office supervisors. Topics include leadership styles, general supervisory principles in such areas as information processing and records management, and administrative duties pertaining to hiring, training, and evaluating office personnel.

3 credits
Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None