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                          Proposed Fall 2001 Standards Revisions

                  Secretarial Science and Business and Office Technology

                                    Diploma and Degree


Proposed Revisions

The Secretarial Science and Business and Office Technology Working Committee, in
collaboration with the State Technical Committee, recommends the revisions to standards stated
in the attached Secretarial Science and Business and Office Technology Probe Report.

Recommended Action – DTAE Staff:
Recommend proposed revisions

Recommended Action – Joint VPIS/Presidents Ad Hoc Standards Committee:
Recommend the proposed revisions to the standards with the following exceptions.
 1. BUS 105 Database Fundamentals be retained as a requirement of the diploma’s Business
     Office specialization and of the degree. BUS 260 Advanced Electronic Spreadsheets be
     an available elective.
 2. BUS 107 Machine Transcription be retained as a requirement of the diploma’s Business
     Office specialization and of the degree
 3. MKT 101 Principles of Management be listed as an option to BUS 203 Office
     Management
 4. Delete PSY 191 as a listed prerequisite for BUS 203.
 5. Change the name of BUS 217 Legal Procedures I to Legal Office Procedures I and delete
     BUS 227 as a prerequisite.
 6. Change the name of BUS 218 Legal Procedures II to Legal Office Procedures II.
 7. Make ECO 193 Macroeconomics and ECO 192 Microeconomics options for ECO 191
     Principles of Economics in the degree.
 8. Fix certain errors in the suggested sequence of the courses and make the suggested
     sequences for all diploma programs be five quarters in length.

Board Approved Action:
Approved proposed revisions as recommended by the Presidents Council.

Summary of Changes: Business and Office Technology, Diploma

Name Change: Change name to Business Office Technology.
Credit Changes:

 Hours            Current                Proposed                       Difference
 Total Credit     81                     71                             -10
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                                      Recommended               Difference
                 DTAE                 71                        -10
                 VPIS/Pres AHSC       TBD
                                      Approved                  Difference
                                      TBD

Summary of Changes: Secretarial Science, Degree

Name Change: Change name to Administrative Office Technology.
Credit Changes: None.
 Hours           Current            Proposed                    Difference
 Total Credit    100                100                         0

                                      Recommended               Difference
                 DTAE                 100                       0
                 VPIS/Pres AHSC       TBD
                                      Approved                  Difference
                                      TBD
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                               2001

                Standards Revision Project

An Industry-Driven Report of Standardized Programs in Georgia
                     Technical Colleges




            Secretarial Science and
        Business and Office Technology
                       Probe Report


                       February 2001




    Georgia Department of Technical and Adult Education

                 Facilitator: Ely E. Elefante
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Quality Improvement Initiative

The program standards and guides materials, which form the basis for instruction in Georgia’s
technical colleges, are developed to support industry driven needs. Faculty and local program
advisory committees review programs each year to ensure the latest technology and employment
needs are addressed for the program.

Through the Instructional Faculty Consortium Committee (IFCC) process, programs are
reviewed and, if needed, recommendations are made to update competencies found in the
program. Given the accelerating changes in technology and the workplace, a major systematic
updating of all standardized programs in the technical colleges, with business and industry
involvement, is needed.

A joint IFCC Executive Board and State Technical Committee (STC) meeting was held in
November 2000 to examine the Office Technology diploma and degree. A working committee
composed of instructors met in January to discuss and respond to recommendations made by the
IFCC Executive Board and STC members.

Currently, the Probe process is being initiated for program revisions recommended by both the
STC and the Working Committee. The following sections are included in this Probe document:

              a listing of the IFCC Executive Board
              a listing of the State Technical Committee members
              a list of the Working Committee members and
              recommendations made by the IFCC Executive Board and STC

The recommended changes/revisions made in this document apply to both the Secretarial
Science degree and Business and Office Technology diploma programs. They address the
occupational courses only. Deleted items are reflected with strikethrough while new material is
boldfaced. Course number and course title changes are recommended to more accurately
describe the course level and content of the affected courses and enhance transferability.

Appropriate sections from the program standards are included, showing recommended revisions,
and a revised curriculum sequence illustrates the impact of revisions on scheduling.
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Committee Members for the Business and Office Technology
Program

IFCC Executive Board
Elsie Swogger                          Sheryl Chastain
Gwinnett Technical College             North Georgia Technical College

Edie Cox                               Ruth Hatchett
Chattahoochee Technical College        Flint River Technical College

Cathy Martin                           Gail Hilliard
Altamaha Technical College             Albany Technical College

Elizabeth Julian
Augusta Technical College

State Technical Committee
Phyllis Lowe                           Brenda Wright
Lawrenceville                          Lawrenceville

Billie Jo Arthur                       Lisa Lawson
Americus                               Carrollton

Ann Reed                               Belinda Bell
Augusta                                Dudley

Working Committee
Elsie Swogger                          Sheryl Chastain
Gwinnett Technical College             North Georgia Technical College

Edie Cox                               Ruth Hatchett
Chattahoochee Technical College        Flint River Technical College

Cathy Martin                           Gail Hilliard
Altamaha Technical College             Albany Technical College

Elizabeth Julian                       Shirley Bennings
Augusta Technical College              Augusta Technical College

Phyllis Lowe                           Brenda Wright
Lawrenceville                          Lawrenceville

Billie Jo Arthur                       Ely Elefante
Americus                               Georgia Dept. of Technical and Adult Education
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                  State Technical Committee/Working Committee
                         Discussion and Recommendations

                          Current and Proposed Changes for

                    Business and Office Technology Diploma
                                      and
          Secretarial Science Administrative Office Technology Degree


a)     Business and Office Technology Diploma Program Description

        The Business and Office Technology program is designed to prepare students for
employment in a variety of positions in today’s automated offices administrative and business
fields. The program provides learning opportunities which introduce, develop, and reinforce
academic and occupational knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for job acquisition,
retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes use of the keyboard and applications
software. Additionally, the program provides opportunities to upgrade present knowledge and
skills or to retrain in the area of business and office technology. Graduates of the program
receive a Business and Office Technology diploma with a specialization in one of the following:
business office specialist; legal office specialist; or medical office specialist.

b)     Secretarial Science Administrative Office Technology Degree Program Description

        The Secretarial Science Administrative Office Technology program is designed to
prepare students for employment in a variety of positions in today’s secretarial administrative
and business fields. The Secretarial Science Administrative Office Technology program
provides learning opportunities which introduce, develop, and reinforce academic and
occupational knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention and
advancement. The program emphasizes the use of the keyboard typewriter and microcomputer
and applications software. Students are also introduced to accounting database and spreadsheet
fundamentals. Additionally, the program provides opportunities to upgrade present knowledge
and skills or to retrain in the area of secretarial science administrative office technology.
Graduates of the program receive an Secretarial Science Administrative Office Technology
Associate of Applied Technology degree.
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                  BUSINESS OFFICE TECHNOLOGY DIPLOMA

b)   Essential Courses                                                 Credits

     1)     General Core Courses                                       18

            ENG 111       Business English                            5
                                   ENG 112                          Business Communication
     5
            MAT 111       Business Mathematics                         5
            EMP 100       Employability Skills                         3

     2)     Occupational Courses                               27 30
            (Business Office and Legal Office Specializations)

                                    BUS 101                   Beginning Document Processing
     5
            BUS 102       Intermediate Document Processing 5
                                    BUS 103        Advanced Document Processing
     5
            BUS 106       Office Procedures                            45
            BUS 108       Word Processing                              57
            SCT 100       Introduction to Microcomputers               3

            (Medical Office Specialization)

            BUS 101      Beginning Document Processing                        5
            BUS 102       Intermediate Document Processing 5
                                    BUS 103        Advanced Document Processing
     5
            BUS 106       Office Procedures                            4
            BUS 216       Medical Office Procedures                    35
            BUS 108       Word Processing                              57
            SCT 100       Introduction to Microcomputers               3

     3)     Occupational Courses

            (Business Office Specialization)                           1914
            BUS 105 Database Fundamentals                              3
            BUS 260 Advanced Electronic Spreadsheet                    3
            Fundamentals
            BUS 107 Machine Transcription                              3
            BUS 109 Applied Office Procedures                          3
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                  BUS 201 Advanced Word Processing
3
                  BUS 202 Spreadsheet Fundamentals
3
       BUS 208 Office Accounting                          45
                    (Legal Office Specialization)
                                 20
                  BUS 107 Machine Transcription
3
                  BUS 201 Advanced Word Processing
3
                     BUS 158 Legal Terminology
3
                     BUS 217 Legal Procedures I
                                7
                     BUS 218 Legal Procedures II
                                7
       BUS 227 Legal Document Processing/
                                3
       Transcription

                     (Medical Office Specialization)
2023
                   AHS 101 Anatomy and Physiology
5
                                or
                  BUS 212 Anatomy and Terminology
(5)
            AHS 109 Medical Terminology for Allied Health      3
                              Science
                                 or
                   BUS 211 Medical Terminology
(4)
             BUS 226 Medical Office Coding, Billing and        5
                            Insurance
                    BUS 208 Office Accounting
                               45
               BUS 213 Medical Document Processing/
5
                           Transcription
                  BUS 216 Medical Office Procedures
3

4)     Essential Electives
                     (Business Office Specialization)
17 9
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                          (Legal Office Specialization)
                                      16 3
                         (Medical Office Specialization)
     16 0

c)   Program Final Exit Point

     Business Office Technology diploma recipient

d)   Credits Required for Graduation
     80 71 minimum quarter-hour credits required for graduation
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                   ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE TECHNOLOGY
                                DEGREE

e)   Essential Courses                                                  Credits

     1)     General Core Courses                                        30

            ENG 191         Composition and Rhetoric I                  5
            ENG 193         Composition and Rhetoric II                 5
            Or
            HUM 191         Introduction to Humanities                  (5)
            SPC 191         Fundamentals of Speech                      5
            ECO 193         Macroeconomics                              5
            PSY 191         Introductory Psychology                     5
            MAT 191         College Algebra                             5
            Or
            MAT 196         Contemporary Mathematics                    (5)

     2)     Occupational Courses                                        27 30

                                     BUS 101                   Beginning Document Processing
     5
            BUS 102         Intermediate Document Processing 5
                                      BUS 103        Advanced Document Processing
     5
            BUS 106         Office Procedures                           45
            BUS 108         Word Processing                             57
            SCT 100         Introduction to Microcomputers              3

     3)     Essential Specific Occupational Courses                     27 31

            ACC 101 Principles of Accounting I                          6
                     ACC 102 Principles of Accounting II
     6
                          BUS 107 Machine Transcription
     3
            BUS 105 Database Fundamentals                               3
            BUS 260 Advanced Electronic Spreadsheets                    3
                               Fundamentals
                     BUS 201 Advanced Word Processing
     3
                         BUS 202 Spreadsheet Fundamentals
     3
                         MKT 101 Principles of Management
     5
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                            BUS 203 Office Management
       5
                                  MKT 103 Business law
                                          5

       4)     Electives                                           9

f)     Program Final Exit Point

       Administrative Office Technology degree recipient

g)     Credits Required for Graduation

       100 minimum quarter-hour credits required for graduation

Modified and new courses in the Business Office Technology diploma and Administrative Office
Technology degree programs include:

BUS 101 - Beginning Document Processing

Course Description
Introduces the touch system of keyboarding placing emphasis on correct techniques, mastery of
the keyboard, and simple business correspondence basic business documents. Students attain a
minimum typing speed of 25 words per minute with a maximum of three 3 errors on a three 3-
minute timed keyboarding test. Topics include: equipment care, symbols, keyboarding skills,
formatting correspondence, learning the keyboard, building speed and accuracy, formatting
basic business documents, language arts, and proofreading. Laboratory practice parallels class
instruction.

Competency Areas                                                      Hours
Equipment Care Learning the Keyboard                                  Class              1
Symbols Building Building Speed and Accuracy                          D. Lab             9
Keyboarding Skills Formatting Basic Business Documents                P. Lab/OBI.        0
Formatting Correspondence Language Arts                               Credit Hours       5
Proofreading

Prerequisite: Provisional Admission

BUS 102 - Intermediate Document Processing

Course Description
Continues the development of keyboarding speed and accuracy with further mastery of correct
keyboarding techniques. Students attain a minimum typing speed of forty 40 words per minute
with a maximum of five 5 errors on a five 5-minute timed keyboarding test. Topics include:
equipment care, keyboarding skills, building speed and accuracy, formats and styles,
formatting and producing business documents, communications language arts, decision
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making, mailability, and proofreading, and production keyboarding. Laboratory practice
parallels class instruction.

Competency Areas                                                    Hours
Equipment Care                                                      Class                1
Keyboarding Skills Building Speed and Accuracy                      D. Lab               9
Formats and Styles Formatting and Producing Business                P. Lab/OBI           0
Documents
Communications Skills Language Arts                                 Credit Hours         5
Decision Making
Mailability
Proofreading
Production Keyboarding

Prerequisite: BUS 101
BUS 103 - Advanced Document Processing

Course Description
Continues the development of increased keyboarding speed and accuracy with mastery of
complex document production. Students attain a minimum typing speed of fifty 50 words per
minute with a maximum of five 5 errors on a five 5-minute timed keyboarding test. Topics
include: equipment care, advanced keyboarding skills, building speed and accuracy,
integrated projects/applications, decision making, communications skills, language arts, and
complex formats and styles, proofreading, mailability, and production keyboarding. Laboratory
practice parallels class instruction.

Competency Areas                                                  Hours
Equipment Care                                                    Class                  1
Advanced Keyboarding Skills Building Speed and Accuracy           D. Lab                 9
Integrated Projects/Applications                                  P. Lab/OBI             0
Decision Making                                                   Credit Hours           5
Communications Skills Language Arts
Complex Formats and Styles
Proofreading
Mailability
Production Keyboarding

Prerequisite: BUS 102, ENG 111

BUS 106 - Office Procedures

Course Description
Emphasizes essential skills required for the typical business office. Topics include: office
protocol, time management, telecommunications and telephone techniques, office equipment,
office mail services, references, records managements, and travel and meeting arrangements.

Competency Areas                                                  Hours
Office Protocol                                                   Class                  35
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Time Management                                                    D. Lab                 20
Telecommunications and Telephone Techniques                        P. Lab/OBI             0
Office Equipment                                                   Credit Hours           45
Office Mail Services
References
Records Management
Travel and Meeting Arrangements

Prerequisite: Program Admission

BUS 108 - Word Processing

Course Description
Emphasizes an intensive use of word processing software to create and revise mailable business
documents or reports from rough copy and straight copy. Topics include: equipment and
supplies maintenance and usage, work area management, word processing software,productivity,
and mailability and proofreading.

Competency Areas                                                     Hours
Equipment and Supplies Maintenance and Usage                         Class               14
Work Area Management                                                 D. Lab              96
Word Processing Software                                             P. Lab/OBI           0
Proofreading                                                         Credit              57
Productivity
Mailability

Prerequisite: SCT 100 and/or BUS 101

BUS 158 – Legal Terminology

Course Description
Introduces the elements of legal terminology. Emphasis is placed on building familiarity
with legal words that apply to the court system, contracts, family law, real estate, litigation,
wills/probate, bankruptcy, and general legal terms.

Competency Areas                                                     Hours
Word Origins                                                         Class                3
Word Building                                                        D. Lab               0
Abbreviations and Symbols                                            P. Lab/OBI           0
Correct spelling, pronunciation, and meanings of terminology         Credit Hours         3
related to court system, contracts, family law, real estate,
litigation, wills/probate, and  bankruptcy

Prerequisite: Provisional Admission
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BUS 201 - Advanced Word Processing

Course Description
Provides instruction in advanced word processing. Topics include: equipment and supplies
maintenance and usage, work area management advanced word processing concepts and
applications, productivity and mailability and proofreading.

Competency Areas                                                Hours
Advanced Word Processing Concepts and Applications              Class                1
Proofreading                                                    D. Lab               4
Equipment and Supplies Maintenance and Usage                    P. Lab/OBI           0
Work area management                                            Credit Hours         3
Productivity

Prerequisite: BUS 108, ENG 111

BUS 202 - Spreadsheet Fundamentals

Course Description
Provides instruction in the use of electronic spreadsheet software in business applications.
Students become proficient in creating and modifying spreadsheets in a business environment
and in printing files that meet business standards. Topics include: spreadsheet fundamentals
creation, data entry/, entry modification, computation using functions/formulas, charts and
graphs, and printing.

Competency Areas                                                Hours
Spreadsheet Creation Fundamentals                               Class                1
Data Entry/Modification                                         D. Lab               4
Entry Modification                                              P. Lab/OBI           0
Computation Using Functions/Formulas                            Credit Hours         3
Charts and Graphs
Printing

Prerequisite: MAT 111, SCT 100

BUS 203 – Office Management

Course Description
Provides students with an overview of management concepts, styles, and skills. Topics
include: management styles, leadership traits, ergonomics/workflow, communication
channels, business ethics, supervisory techniques, and job performance evaluation
techniques.

Competency Areas                                                  Hours
Management Styles                                                 Class              5
Leadership Traits                                                 D. Lab             0
Ergonomics/Workflow                                               P. Lab/OBI         0
Communication Channels                                            Credit Hours       5
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Business Ethics
Supervisory Techniques
Evaluation Techniques

Prerequisite: PSY 191, BUS 106

BUS 208 - Office Accounting

Course Description
Introduces fundamental concepts of accounting. Topics include: accounting equation, debits,
credits, journalizing, posting and proving ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and
payroll. Both manual and computerized concepts are taught.
                                                                        Hours
Competency Areas
Accounting Equation                                                     Class               35
Debits                                                                  D. Lab              20
Credits                                                                 P. Lab/OBI          0
Journalizing                                                            Credit              45
Posting and Proving Ledger
Accounts Receivable
Accounts Payable
Payroll

Prerequisite: MAT 111

BUS 213 - Medical Document Processing/Transcription

Course Description
Provides experience in medical machine transcription working with the most frequently used
medical reports. Topics include: equipment and supplies maintenance and usage, work area
management, spelling, definitions, punctuation, processing/transcription speed and accuracy,
resource utilization, and pronunciation.

Competency Areas                                                  Hours
Equipment and Supplies Maintenance and Usage                      Class                   21
Work Area Management                                              D. Lab                   6
Spelling                                                          P. Lab/OBI              03
Definitions                                                       Credit                   5
Punctuation
Processing/Transcription Speed and Accuracy
Resource Utilization
Pronunciation

Prerequisite: BUS 102, BUS 211, ENG 111
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BUS 217 – Legal Procedures I

Course Description
Introduces office procedures practiced by the legal secretary. Topics include: legal terminology,
transcription, preparation of legal documents and correspondence, ethics, and legal office
procedures. Specific topics covered include legal office duties, the courts and court documents,
litigation, criminals, wills, probate, real estate, corporations, family law, and noncourt
documents.

Competency Areas                                                   Hours
Legal Terminology                                                  Class                    4
Transcription                                                      D. Lab                   6
Preparation of Legal Documents and Correspondence                  P. Lab/OBI               0
Ethics                                                             Credit                   7
General Office Procedures

Prerequisite: BUS 102, ENG 111, BUS 158, BUSXXX (Legal Document Processing/
Transcription)

BUS 218 – Legal Procedures II

Course Description
Continues office procedures practiced by the legal secretary. Topics include: legal terminology,
transcription, preparation of legal documents and correspondence, ethics, and legal office
procedures. Specific topics covered include legal office duties, the courts and court documents,
litigation, criminals, wills, probate, real estate, corporations, family law, and noncourt
documents.

Competency Areas                                                      Hours
Legal Terminology                                                     Class                 4
Transcription                                                         D. Lab                6
Preparation of Legal Documents and Correspondence                     P. Lab/OBI            0
Ethics                                                                Credit                7
General Office Procedures

Prerequisite: BUS 217, ENG 112

BUS 226 - Medical Office Billing/Coding/Insurance

Course Description
Provides an introduction to medical coding skills and application of international coding
standards for billing of health care services. Provides the knowledge and skills to apply
coding of procedures for billing purposes. Provides an introduction to medical coding as it
relates to health insurance. Topics include: International classification of diseases, code
book formats; guidelines and conventions; coding techniques; formats of the the ICD-9 and
CPT manuals; health insurance; billing and collections.
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Competency Areas                                                Hours
International Classification of Diseases                        Class                5
Code Book Formats                                               D. Lab               0
Guidelines and Conventions                                      P. Lab/OBI           0
Health Insurance Coding                                         Credit               5

Prerequisite: BUS212, BUS211, BUS101, ENG111

BUS 227 – Legal Document Processing/Transcription

Course Description
Provides experience in legal transcription working with the most frequently used legal
reports. Topics include: equipment and supplies maintenance and usage, work station
management, spelling, definitions, punctuation, processing/transcription speed and
accuracy, resource utilization, and pronunciation.

Competency Areas                                                   Hours
Equipment and Supplies Maintenance and Usage                       Class             1
Work Station Management                                            D. Lab            4
Spelling                                                           P. Lab/OBI        0
Definitions                                                        Credit            3
Punctuation
Processing/Transcription Speed and Accuracy
Resource Utilization
Pronunciation

Prerequisite: BUS 102, ENG 112, BUS 108, BUS 217

BUS 260 - Advanced Spreadsheets Fundamentals

Course Description
Provides a study of the advanced features of creating and modifying spreadsheets. Topics
include integration with other applications, using templates, printing workbooks, working
with named ranges, working with toolbars, using macros, auditing a worksheet, formatting
data, using analysis tools, and collaborating with workgroups.

Competency Areas                                                   Hours
Integration with other applications                                Class/Week       1
Using templates                                                    D. Lab/Week      4
Printing workbooks                                                 P. Lab/Week      0
Working with named ranges                                          Credit Hours     3
Working with toolbars
Using Macros
Auditing a worksheet
Formatting Data
Using analysis tools
Collaborating with workgroups
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Prerequisite: ACC 106 or BUS 202

BUS 261—Presentation Fundamentals (Elective)

Course Description
Provides a study of the fundamentals of creating and modifying a presentation. Topics
include creating a presentation, modifying a presentation, working with text, working with
visual elements, customizing a presentation, creating output, delivering a presentation, and
managing files.

Competency Areas                                                Hours
Creating a Presentation                                         Class                  1
Modifying a Presentation                                        D. Lab                 4
Working with Text                                               P. Lab/OBI             0
Working with Visual Elements                                    Credit                 3
Customizing a Presentation
Creating Output
Delivering a Presentation
Managing Files

Prerequisite: SCT 100

BUS 262—Web Page Design (Elective)

Course Description
Provides instruction in web page authoring and site management. Emphasizes the concepts
necessary for individuals to create and manage professional quality web sites. Topics
include: web site creation, web page development and design, hyperlink creation, test, and
repair, integration, web site navigation, and web site management.

Competency Areas                                                Hours
Web Site Creation                                               Class                  1
Web Page Development and Design                                 D. Lab                 4
Hyperlink Creation, Test, and Repair                            P. Lab/OBI             0
Integration                                                     Credit                 3
Web Site Navigation
Web Site Management

Prerequisite: Program Admission
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BUS 263—Electronic Mail Fundamentals (Elective)

Course Description
Provides instruction in the fundamentals of communicating with others inside and outside
the organization. Emphasizes the concepts necessary for individuals and workgroups to
organize, find, view, and share information via electronic communication channels. Topics
include: internal and external communication, message management, calendar
management, navigation, contact usage, tasks usage, notes usage, and integration with
other applications.

Competency Areas                                               Hours
Internal and External Communication                            Class                1
Message Management                                             D. Lab               4
Calendar Management                                            P. Lab/OBI           0
Navigation                                                     Credit               3
Contact Usage
Tasks Usage
Notes Usage
Integration

Prerequisite: Program Admission
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                                      Curriculum Model

                                     Standard Curriculum

The standard curriculum for the Business Office Technology diploma and Administrative Office
Technology degree programs are set up on the quarter system. A suggested sequence for the
diploma and degree programs is given below. The boldfaced entries represent new courses.
Technical colleges may implement the programs by using the sequences listed below or by using
a locally developed sequence to reflect course prerequisites and/or corequisites.

                                      Diploma Program
                                 Business Office Specialization
                                         First Quarter
   Code            Course             Class       Lab Hours/          Weekly       Credit
                                     Hours            Week            Contact      Hours
                                                                      Hours
SCT 100        Introduction to          1                        4      5             3
               Microcomputers
BUS 101        Beginning                1                        9      10            5
               Document
               Processing
BUS 106        Office                   5                        0       5            5
               Procedures
ENG 111        Business                 5                        0       5            5
               English
    Total                              12                        13     25           18

                                       Second Quarter
    Code           Course            Class      Lab Hours/            Weekly       Credit
                                     Hours         Week               Contact      Hours
                                                                      Hours
BUS 102        Intermediate             1                        9      10            5
               Document
               Processing
BUS 108        Word                     4                        6      10            7
               Processing
ENG 112        Business                 5                        0       5            5
               Communication
    Total                              10                        15     25           17
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                                Third Quarter
    Code       Course       Class       Lab Hours/             Weekly    Credit Hours
                            Hours          Week                Contact
                                                               Hours
BUS 103     Advanced          1                        9         10           5
            Document
            Processing
BUS 201     Advanced          1                        4         5            3
            Word
            Processing
BUS 202     Spreadsheet       1                        4         5            3
            Fundamentals
MAT 111     Business          5                        0         5            5
            Math
    Total                     8                       17         25          16

                              Fourth Quarter
   Code        Course       Class      Lab Hours/              Weekly       Credit
                            Hours         Week                 Contact      Hours
                                                               Hours
BUS 208     Office            5                            0     5            5
            Accounting
BUS 260     Advanced          1                            4      5           3
            Electronic
            Spreadsheets
EMP 100     Employability     3                            0      3           3
            Skills
Elective                       1                           4      5            3
    Total                     10                           8     18           14

                               Fifth Quarter
   Code        Course       Class       Lab Hours/             Weekly       Credit
                            Hours          Week                Contact      Hours
                                                               Hours
Electives                                                                     6
    Total                                                                     6
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                                Diploma Program
                             Legal Office Specialization
                                    First Quarter
   Code        Course           Class        Lab Hours/         Weekly    Credit
                                Hours            Week           Contact   Hours
                                                                Hours
SCT 100    Introduction to        1                        4      5         3
           Microcomputers
BUS 101    Beginning              1                        9      10        5
           Document
           Processing
BUS 106    Office                 5                        0       5        5
           Procedures
ENG 111    Business               5                        0       5        5
           English
   Total                          12                       13     25       18

                                 Second Quarter
   Code       Course           Class      Lab Hours/            Weekly    Credit
                               Hours         Week               Contact   Hours
                                                                Hours
BUS 102    Intermediate           1                        9      10        5
           Document
           Processing
BUS 108    Word                   4                        6      10        7
           Processing
ENG 112    Business               5                        0       5        5
           Communication
   Total                         10                        15     25       17
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                                        Third Quarter
  Code              Course                  Class                    Lab       Weekly     Credit
                                           Hours                    Hours/     Contact    Hours
                                                                    Week       Hours
BUS 103     Advanced Document                   1                     9          10         5
            Processing
BUS 158     Legal Terminology                   3                     0             3       3
BUS 227     Legal Document                      1                     4             5       3
            Processing/Transcription
MAT 111     Business Math                        5                    0              5      5
 Total                                          10                   13             23     16

                                   Fourth Quarter
   Code          Course          Class      Lab Hours/                       Weekly      Credit
                                 Hours         Week                          Contact     Hours
                                                                             Hours
BUS 217       Legal                4                            6              10          7
              Procedures I
BUS 218       Legal                4                            6              10          7
              Procedures II
    Total                          8                        12                 20         14

                                    Fifth Quarter
   Code          Course          Class       Lab Hours/                      Weekly      Credit
                                 Hours          Week                         Contact     Hours
                                                                             Hours
Electives                                                                                  6
    Total                                                                                  6
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                             Medical Office Specialization
                                     First Quarter
   Code        Course            Class        Lab Hours/         Weekly    Credit
                                Hours             Week           Contact   Hours
                                                                 Hours
SCT 100    Introduction to          1                       4      5         3
           Microcomputers
BUS 101    Beginning                1                       9      10        5
           Document
           Processing
AHS 109    Medical                  3                       0       3        3
           Terminology
ENG 111    Business                 5                       0       5        5
           English
   Total                           10                       13     23       16

                                   Second Quarter
   Code       Course             Class      Lab Hours/           Weekly    Credit
                                 Hours         Week              Contact   Hours
                                                                 Hours
BUS 102    Intermediate            1                        9      10        5
           Document
           Processing
BUS 108    Word                    4                        6      10        7
           Processing
ENG 112    Business                5                        0       5        5
           Communication
   Total                           10                       15     25       17
                                      `Last Updated: 5/24/01



                                       Third Quarter
  Code            Course                   Class                    Lab       Weekly    Credit
                                          Hours                    Hours/     Contact   Hours
                                                                   Week       Hours
BUS 103   Advanced Document                    1                     9          10         5
          Processing
AHS 101   Anatomy and Physiology                5                    0              5      5
EMP 100   Employability Skills                  3                    0              3      3
MAT 111   Business Math                         5                    0              5      5
  Total                                        14                    9             23     18

                                      Fourth Quarter
  Code            Course                  Class                     Lab       Weekly    Credit
                                         Hours                     Hours/     Contact   Hours
                                                                   Week       Hours
BUS 208   Office Accounting                    5                     0           5         5
BUS 213   Medical Document                     1                     9          10         5
          Processing/Transcription
BUS 216   Medical Office Procedures            5                     0             5       5
BUS 226   Medical Office                       5                     0             5       5
          Billing/Coding/Insurance
  Total                                        16                    9             25     20

                                   Degree Program

                                    First Quarter
   Code         Course           Class       Lab Hours/                     Weekly      Credit
                                 Hours           Week                       Contact     Hours
                                                                            Hours
SCT 100     Introduction to           1                        4              5           3
            Microcomputers
BUS 101     Beginning                 1                        9              10          5
            Document
            Processing
ENG 191     Composition               5                        0              5           5
            and Rhetoric I
MAT 191     College Algebra            5                        0              5          5
  Total                               12                       13             25         18
                                   `Last Updated: 5/24/01



                               Second Quarter
   Code        Course        Class      Lab Hours/               Weekly       Credit
                             Hours         Week                  Contact      Hours
                                                                 Hours
BUS 102    Intermediate         1                           9      10           5
           Document
           Processing
BUS 108    Word                 4                           6      10           7
           Processing
ENG 193    Composition          5                           0       5           5
           and Rhetoric II
   Total                       10                           15     25           17

                                 Third Quarter
   Code       Course         Class       Lab Hours/              Weekly    Credit Hours
                             Hours          Week                 Contact
                                                                 Hours
BUS 103    Advanced            1                        9          10           5
           Document
           Processing
BUS 201    Advanced            1                        4          5            3
           Word
           Processing
BUS 202    Spreadsheet         1                        4          5            3
           Fundamentals
BUS 106    Office              5                        0          5            5
           Procedures
   Total                       8                       17          25          16
                                     `Last Updated: 5/24/01



                                  Fourth Quarter
    Code         Course        Class      Lab Hours/              Weekly    Credit
                               Hours          Week                Contact   Hours
                                                                  Hours
BUS 203       Office             5                        0         5         5
              Management
BUS 260       Advanced           1                        4         5         3
              Electronic
              Spreadsheets
SPC 191       Fundamentals       5                        0         5         5
              of Speech
Elective                         1                        4          5        3
    Total                       12                        8         20       16

                                   Fifth Quarter
    Code         Course        Class       Lab Hours/             Weekly    Credit
                               Hours           Week               Contact   Hours
                                                                  Hours
ACC 101       Principles of      4                        4         8         6
              Accounting I
PSY 191       Introductory       5                        0         5         5
              Psychology
  Electives                      2                        8         10        6
    Total                       11                       12         23       17

                                  Sixth Quarter
   Code           Course        Class      Lab Hours/             Weekly    Credit
                                Hours          Week               Contact   Hours
                                                                  Hours
ACC 102       Principles of          4                        4     8         6
              Accounting II
MKT 103       Business Law         5                          0       5        5
ECO 193       Macroeconomics       5                          0       5        5
   Total                          14                          4      18       16