The emphasis throughout the curriculum is on the administrative assistant as a vital member of an office team. The program will offer students the opportunity to develop skills necessary to organize data using spreadsheet and database management software, interact with clients, vendors, and the general public, plan meetings, supervise the office, handle purchasing, and train other workers.
Office Technology will train students to become proficient computer users in various software applications. Students enrolled in the program, which provides flexible scheduling through an open-entry/open-exit classroom environment, will participate in hands-on, real life work situations in order to become a skilled office professional.
Studies will range from office procedures to developing expertise in Internet, e-mail, and software applications.
Additional coursework integrates the software applications into projects. The students will be given the opportunity to gain work experience through an optional internship.
The coursework provides course content that will prepare the student to take the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification exams (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook), the globally recognized standard for desktop skills.
Graduates of the program are prepared for the following positions: medical administrative assistant, medical office assistant, medical receptionist, medical records assistant, medical secretary, medical office manager, administrative support supervisor, and administrative services supervisor.
Graduates will be able to
|BUSC 105||Professional Relations||3.00|
|OFFT 101||Keyboarding Introduction||1.00|
|OFFT 110||Internet For Office||3.00|
|OFFT 120||Microsoft Word-MOS Expert Cert.||3.00|
|OFFT 140||Medical Terminology||3.00|
|WRIT 101||English Composition||3.00|
|OFFT 141||Medical Terminology Applications||3.00|
|OFFT 170||Microsoft Outlook-MOS Certificatio||3.00|
|OFFT 180||Medical Coding||3.00|
|OFFT 185||Medical Insurance/Patient Billing||3.00|
|LITR 210||Concepts of Literature||3.00|
|WRIT 103||Writing For Business/Tech||3.00|
|OFFT 125||Microsoft Excel-MOS Expert Cert||3.00|
|OFFT 130||Microsoft Access-MOS Expert Cert||3.00|
|PSYC 101||General Psychology||3.00|
|MATH 110||Mathematics of Business||3.00|
|TAOC Category Three|
|BIOL 110||Human Ecology & Heredity||3.00|
|CHEM 105||Principles of Biological Chemistry||3.00|
|PHYS 110||Introduction to Astronomy||3.00|
|TAOC Category Four|
|OFFT 155||Office Procedures||3.00|
|OFFT 175||Microsoft Powerpoint-MOS Certifica||3.00|
|OFFT 190||Microsoft Publisher/OneNote Cert||3.00|
|OFFT 205||Microsoft Office Applications Advan||3.00|
|OFFT 250||Office Technology Internship||3.00|
|BUSC 110||Interpersonal Communications||3.00|