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Academic Program Model

Academic Program Model

Office Receptionist (CRT.OFREC)

Students will be trained for an entry level office position. They will complete coursework in Microsoft Office software, keyboarding, document formatting, and accounting. Students will also develop interpersonal and communication skills. All courses apply toward one of the Office Assistant degrees.

Program requirements may change over time. Specific degree/graduation requirements are determined by a degree audit.
FIRST YEAR
First Semester
Hours
BUS-114
Advanced Formatting

BUS-114
Advanced Formatting

Development of skill in formatting business correspondence, reports, forms, and tables to meet mailability and production standards. Instruction on word processing software is integrated throughout the course.


Course Outline

*
3.0
BUS-094
Business Math

BUS-094
Business Math

Covers basic applications of mathematics in the business world percentages, elementary algebra, purchasing, selling, interest, future value, present value, etc. It is designed to reinforce and expand business concepts held by the student through the use of mathematics.

Course Outline

3.0
CIS-160
Practical Software Application

CIS-160
Practical Software Application

Provides an opportunity for students to learn computer concepts and to use word processing, spreadsheet, database management, and presentation software. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

3.0
CIS-058
Specialized Software Applications

CIS-058
Specialized Software Applications

Students handle office activities and use career-related software such as a computerized accounting system, desktop publishing, powerpoint, form management, calculator, medical scheduling and invoicing, and legal document preparation. (Repeatable 3 Times)

Course Outline

3.0
BUS-141
Business Communications

BUS-141
Business Communications

Provides students practical strategies for improving written and oral communication, including employment communication, in business settings.

Course Outline

3.0

Semester Totals

15.0
Second Semester
BUS-115
Processing Information

BUS-115
Processing Information

Development of skill in processing information using word processing software and applying critical thinking from a variety of office simulations. Advanced formatting skills are further developed through application to specialized office situations.


Course Outline

* +++
3.0
BUS-060
Automated Office Procedures

BUS-060
Automated Office Procedures

Students manage office activities using computer software and equipment in a simulated office environment. Students use word processing, electronic mail and calendaring, and other specialized software.


Course Outline

*
3.0
BUS-079
Professional Development

BUS-079
Professional Development

Covers topics related to seeking employment and interviewing, understanding the workplace environment, and improving career success and communication.

Course Outline

+++
3.0
BUS-061
Office Transcription

BUS-061
Office Transcription

Designed to develop skills in transcribing recorded dictation for a variety of business sectors in an efficient manner using proper formats, spelling, and grammar.


Course Outline

* +++
3.0
CIS-094
Excel

CIS-094
Excel

The basics of the Excel software package will be covered. This includes spreadsheet basics, formulas, functions, charting, data management, and collaborative tools. (Repeatable 3 Times)



Course Outline

2.0
BUS-095
Fundamentals of Accounting

BUS-095
Fundamentals of Accounting

An introduction to basic accounting principles and techniques designed to give the student a general knowledge of accounting practices and terminology. Students will work through the accounting cycle for both a service and retail business.

Course Outline

OR
BUS-151
Financial Accounting

BUS-151
Financial Accounting

A study of the financial statements, the accounting process and the principles and procedures underlying items on the financial statements.


Course Outline

*
3.0

Semester Totals

17.0

Total Program Hours

32.0
 

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