bot

					                                  QUINEBAUG VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE

                                               COURSE RECORD

                         BOT 100 - Beginning Keyboarding
                                      BOT 100 - Beginning Keyboarding
Dept. &                                                                 No. of                 Date of
Course No.                Course Name                                   Credits                Approval
BOT 100                   Beginning Keyboarding                         3                      71-72

Prerequisite:

CHANGES IN PREREQUISITES                                                                       Date of Change:




Catalog Description

An introductory course for students with no previous training in typing. Emphasis is on accuracy and the development
of a high degree of proficiency in document preparation for office use.


CHANGES IN CATALOG DESCRIPTION                                                                 Date of Change:

Course Content Objectives – BOT 100

The student will:

      Keyboard speed of at least 25 net words a minute.
      Format business letters, memos, reports, envelopes, and statistical tables.
      Proofread accurately and demonstrate an appreciation for accuracy and correct document formats.
      Use reference materials and equipment documentation.




CHANGES IN CONTENT OBJECTIVES                                                                  Date of Change:
                                 QUINEBAUG VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE

                                              COURSE RECORD

                            BOT* 101 – Basic Keyboarding
                           BOT 101 - Keyboarding for Information Processing
Dept. &                                                                No. of                  Date of
Course No.                Course Name                                  Credits                 Approval
BOT 101                   Keyboarding for Information Processing       1                       10/20/81

Prerequisite:

CHANGES IN PREREQUISITES                                                                       Date of Change:




Catalog Description

An introductory keyboarding course intended for students who will be entering data on computers and other
information processing terminals. Students will learn to use the computer keyboard skills by touch. Development of
speed and accuracy will be emphasized.



CHANGES IN CATALOG DESCRIPTION                                                                 Date of Change:




Course Content Objectives – BOT* 101

The student will:

      Touch-type from alphabetic text on a computer keyboard at a rate of at least 20 net words a minute.
      Know the computer keyboard and its function keys.




CHANGES IN CONTENT OBJECTIVES                                                                  Date of Change:
                                  QUINEBAUG VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE

                                               COURSE RECORD

                    BOT 102 - Introduction to Word Processing
Dept. &                                                                  No. of                   Date of
Course No.                Course Name                                    Credits                  Approval
BOT 102                   Introduction to Word Processing                2                        11/87


Prerequisite: BOT 101

CHANGES IN PREREQUISITES                                                                          Date of Change:




Catalog Description

This is a course using current word processing programs designed to teach students how to prepare simple
documents. Letters, memorandums, reports, and statistical tables will be covered. Students will be required to spend
time outside of class in the computer lab




CHANGES IN CATALOG DESCRIPTION                                                                    Date of Change:



Course Content Objectives – BOT 102

The student will:

        Use current word processing software to input, edit, print, store, and retrieve simple documents (letters,
        memos, reports).
        Compose documents according to generally accepted business formats.
        Appreciate the importance of good organizational skills and computer techniques such as assigning
        appropriate filenames and preparing backup copies.




CHANGES IN CONTENT OBJECTIVES                                                                     Date of Change:
                                 QUINEBAUG VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE

                                              COURSE RECORD

                BOT* 111 – Keyboarding for Info Processing I
                             BOT 103 – Keyboarding and Word Processing
Dept. &                                                               No. of                 Date of
Course No.               Course Name                                  Credits                Approval
BOT 103                  Keyboarding and Word Processing              3                      1/03


Prerequisite:

CHANGES IN PREREQUISITES                                                                     Date of Change:




Catalog Description

This course will introduce the fundamentals of using a computer keyboard with the touch-type method and the basics
of word processing. Students will produce letters, memos, reports, tables and other documents using accepted
business and academic formats.


CHANGES IN CATALOG DESCRIPTION                                                               Date of Change:



Course Content Objectives – BOT* 103

The student will:

        Type at a rate of 20 correct words a minute using the touch-type method.
        Use word processing software to produce letters, memos, reports, and tables.
        Apply appropriate document formats.
        Proofread and edit all documents.
        Practice computer problem solving techniques.




CHANGES IN CONTENT OBJECTIVES                                                                Date of Change:
                                 QUINEBAUG VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE

                                             COURSE RECORD

                       BOT 109 - Speedwriting Shorthand I
Dept. &                                                               No. of                 Date of
Course No.               Course Name                                  Credits                Approval
BOT 109                  Speedwriting Shorthand I                     3                      4/85


Prerequisite:

CHANGES IN PREREQUISITES                                                                     Date of Change:




Catalog Description

The fundamentals of a phonetic alphabetic shorthand will be taught with emphasis on reading and writing shorthand
and transcribing letters and documents.


CHANGES IN CATALOG DESCRIPTION                                                               Date of Change:




Course Content Objectives – BOT 109

The student will:

        Understand the theory of shorthand and how words and phrases are constructed.
        Take shorthand notes at a rate of 60 words a minute.
        Transcribe from shorthand notes.




CHANGES IN CONTENT OBJECTIVES                                                                Date of Change:
                                 QUINEBAUG VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE

                                               COURSE RECORD

                       BOT 110 - Speedwriting Shorthand II
Dept. &                                                                 No. of                  Date of
Course No.                Course Name                                   Credits                 Approval
BOT 110                   Speedwriting Shorthand II                     3                       3/88


Prerequisite: BOT 102 and BOT 109.

CHANGES IN PREREQUISITES                                                                        Date of Change:




Catalog Description

An advanced course in speedwriting shorthand designed to build dictation speed and transcription skills.




CHANGES IN CATALOG DESCRIPTION                                                                  Date of Change:




Course Content Objectives – BOT 110

The student will:

        Apply theory learned in Speedwriting Shorthand I to take dictation at a rate of 80 words a minute.
        Apply the fundamentals of capitalization, punctuation, spelling, and word usage to produce usable documents
        from shorthand notes.




CHANGES IN CONTENT OBJECTIVES                                                                   Date of Change:
                                 QUINEBAUG VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE

                                              COURSE RECORD

                                     BOT 111 - Shorthand I
Dept. &                                                                No. of                  Date of
Course No.                Course Name                                  Credits                 Approval
BOT 111                   Shorthand I                                  3                       71-72


Prerequisite:

CHANGES IN PREREQUISITES                                                                       Date of Change:




Catalog Description

This is a theory course in Gregg Shorthand, Diamond Jubilee Series, with intensive practice in reading and writing and
an introduction to simple dictation.




CHANGES IN CATALOG DESCRIPTION                                                                 Date of Change:

Course Content Objectives – BOT 111

The student will:

        Understand the theory of shorthand and how words and phrases are constructed.
        Take shorthand notes at a rate of 60 words a minute.
        Transcribe from shorthand notes.




CHANGES IN CONTENT OBJECTIVES                                                                  Date of Change:
                                 QUINEBAUG VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE

                                               COURSE RECORD

                                    BOT 112 - Shorthand II
Dept. &                                                                No. of                  Date of
Course No.                Course Name                                  Credits                 Approval
BOT 112                   Shorthand II                                 3                       71-72


Prerequisite: BOT 111 or equivalent.

CHANGES IN PREREQUISITES                                                                       Date of Change:




Catalog Description

This is a continuation of BOT 111, with further development of shorthand theory, an increase in business vocabulary
through dictation, and an introduction to typed transcription.



CHANGES IN CATALOG DESCRIPTION                                                                 Date of Change:




Course Content Objectives – BOT 112

The student will:

        Enhance their understanding of Gregg Shorthand theory.
        Take dictation at a rate of 80 words a minute.
        Apply the fundamentals of capitalization, punctuation, spelling, and word usage to produce mailable
        documents from shorthand notes.




CHANGES IN CONTENT OBJECTIVES                                                                  Date of Change:
                                 QUINEBAUG VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE

                                              COURSE RECORD

                           BOT 140 - Medical Terminology
Dept. &                                                                No. of                  Date of
Course No.               Course Name                                   Credits                 Approval
BOT 140                  Medical Terminology                           3                       72-73



MEDA 115                 Medical Terminology                           3                       11/90

Prerequisite:

CHANGES IN PREREQUISITES                                                                       Date of Change:




Catalog Description

A course designed to introduce the student to medical terms through analysis of anatomy and to provide a basic
understanding of medical meanings applicable to structures and conditions of the human body, including commonly
used abbreviations and symbols.



CHANGES IN CATALOG DESCRIPTION                                                                 Date of Change:




Course Content Objectives – BOT 140

The student will:

        Understand the body systems and how terminology relates to these systems.
        Spell medical terms correctly through an understanding of word roots and combining forms.
        Recognize and understand spoken medical terms.
        Appreciate the importance of a strong medical vocabulary for performance in a medical office.



CHANGES IN CONTENT OBJECTIVES                                                                  Date of Change:
                                  QUINEBAUG VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE

                                                 COURSE RECORD

               BOT* 160 - Professionalism in the Workplace
                                BOT 185 - Professionalism in the Workplace
Dept. &                                                                  No. of                  Date of
Course No.                Course Name                                    Credits                 Approval
BOT 185                   Professionalism in the Workplace               1                       11/93


Prerequisite: None (BOT 101/02 or keyboarding skills recommended)

CHANGES IN PREREQUISITES                                                                         Date of Change:




Catalog Description

In this course, students will examine behaviors and attitudes in the workplace that lead to success on the job. They
will develop and practice good interpersonal communication techniques, setting priorities and work schedules, and
conflict resolution. They will develop strategies for career advancement, including resume writing and interviewing.


CHANGES IN CATALOG DESCRIPTION                                                                   Date of Change:



Course Content Objectives – BOT* 160

The student will:

        Students will understand appropriate business behaviors.
        Students will develop attitudes that lead to job success.
        Students will understand the need for career planning and develop strategies for job search and career
        advancement.
        Students will practice interpersonal communication techniques, including conflict resolution.
        Students will practice job interviews.
        Students will prepare a resume, cover letter, and job application.



CHANGES IN CONTENT OBJECTIVES                                                                    Date of Change:
                                  QUINEBAUG VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE

                                               COURSE RECORD

              BOT* 112 - Keyboarding for Info Processing II
                                           BOT 202 - Keyboarding II
Dept. &                                                                 No. of                  Date of
Course No.                Course Name                                   Credits                 Approval
BOT 202                   Keyboarding II                                3


Prerequisite: BOT 102.

CHANGES IN PREREQUISITES                                                                        Date of Change:
BOT 103                                                                                         1/03




Catalog Description

This course stresses the development of keyboarding skills. Students will use computers/word processors to prepare
office documents.



CHANGES IN CATALOG DESCRIPTION                                                                  Date of Change:




Course Content Objectives – BOT* 112

The student will:

        Apply keyboarding, formatting and word processing skills to produce complex business documents.
        Type at a rate of at least 40 net words a minute.
        Demonstrate their ability to follow directions, use reference materials, and equipment and software
        documentation.
        Design and use business forms.




CHANGES IN CONTENT OBJECTIVES                                                                   Date of Change:
                           QUINEBAUG VALLEY COMMUNITY-TECHNICAL COLLEGE

                                                COURSE RECORD

                          BOT* 240 - Machine Transcription
                                           BOT 204 - Machine Transcription
Dept. &                                                                   No. of                   Date of
Course No.                 Course Name                                    Credits                  Approval
BOT 204                    Machine Transcription                          3                        Fall 1975


Prerequisite: BOT 102.

CHANGES IN PREREQUISITES                                                                           Date of Change:
BOT 103                                                                                            1/03



Catalog Description

Combining basic English, listening skills, and transcription techniques, students will develop skill in producing
business and medical documents from taped dictation.


CHANGES IN CATALOG DESCRIPTION                                                                     Date of Change:



Course Content Objectives – BOT* 240

The student will:

        Use transcribing equipment and computers or typewriters to prepare usable documents in a reasonable
        amount of time.
        Apply the fundamentals of punctuation, capitalization, syllabication, word usage and number expression.
        Use reference materials to verify usability of documents.
        Explore various transcription specialties (Legal, medical, technical).




CHANGES IN CONTENT OBJECTIVES                                                                      Date of Change:
                                  QUINEBAUG VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE

                                                COURSE RECORD

                    BOT 207 - Medical Information Processing
Dept. &                                                                   No. of                   Date of
Course No.                 Course Name                                    Credits                  Approval
BOT 207                    Medical Information Processing                 3


Prerequisite:

CHANGES IN PREREQUISITES                                                                           Date of Change:




Catalog Description

An advanced information processing course. Students will practice forms specific to the medical office (insurance
forms, account cards, case histories, test results, etc.). Students will learn what information is necessary to complete
these forms and how this information should be organized.


CHANGES IN CATALOG DESCRIPTION                                                                     Date of Change:

Course Content Objectives – BOT 207

The student will:

        Demonstrate proficiency in keyboarding various medical office forms and hospital records.
        Produce accurate, usable medical documents.
        Use medical reference materials.
        Analyze document formats for ease of use and efficient handling.




CHANGES IN CONTENT OBJECTIVES                                                                      Date of Change:
                                  QUINEBAUG VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE

                                                COURSE RECORD

                      BOT* 251 - Administrative Procedures
                                             BOT 215 - Office Procedures
Dept. &                                                                  No. of                   Date of
Course No.                Course Name                                    Credits                  Approval
BOT* 251                  Administrative Procedures                      3                        76-77

Prerequisite: BOT 102.

CHANGES IN PREREQUISITES                                                                          Date of Change:
BOT 261 and (CSC 101 or CSC 160)                                                                  11/17/97

BOT* 111                                                                                           3/13/06

Catalog Description

An advanced course designed to integrate previously learned office skills and knowledge into the framework of office
procedures with which the secretary should be familiar, such as records management, research methods, and use of
computers and other office equipment.

CHANGES IN CATALOG DESCRIPTION                                                                    Date of Change:
An advanced course designed to integrate previously learned office and computer skills into       11/17/97
the framework of the current office environment. Students will use integrated office software
to produce office documents, spreadsheets, and presentations. Effective communication in
the office will be stressed, including telephone techniques, interviews, and business letters.

Course Content Objectives – BOT* 251

The student will:

        1. Appreciate socially desirable attitudes and work habits that are necessary for success in an office situation.
        2. Enhance office skills (correspondence writing, formatting, and keyboarding; machine transcription skills;
        dictation skills).
        3. Understand the impact of automation on handling office activities and explore some of the current business
        applications software.
        4. Think constructively, question and analyze practices, and give appropriate and timely suggestions for
        improvements.
        5. Evaluate the marketability of personal abilities and skills and make the necessary adjustments.
        6. Demonstrate speed and accuracy in work performed.
        7. Identify career opportunities and prepare for interviewing.
        8. Develop strategies for promotion and additional responsibility.
        9. Master the alphabetic indexing rules and other records management concepts.
        10. Be familiar with issues of gender and their implications for interpersonal, economic and power relations in
        an office setting



CHANGES IN CONTENT OBJECTIVES                                                                     Date of Change:
3. Use office software to produce documents, spreadsheets, and presentations.                     11/17/97
9. Use office software to manage records; apply records management concepts.
                                  QUINEBAUG VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE

                                               COURSE RECORD

                      BOT 233 - Medical Office Procedures
Dept. &                                                                  No. of                  Date of
Course No.                Course Name                                    Credits                 Approval
BOT 233                   Medical Office Procedures                      3                       1972


Prerequisite: BOT 202.

CHANGES IN PREREQUISITES                                                                         Date of Change:




Catalog Description

An advanced course designed to integrate previously learned office skills and to develop proficiency in medical office
procedures, such as processing medical records and forms, analysis of various filing systems, and managing the
medical office.


CHANGES IN CATALOG DESCRIPTION                                                                   Date of Change:



Course Content Objectives – BOT 233

The student will:

        Appreciate the skills and attitudes needed for success in the medical office.
        Efficiently complete appropriate medical forms.
        Explore medical specialties for career planning.
        Demonstrate proficiency in managing appointment schedules, handling medical records, and preparing
        medical reports.
        Become familiar with current insurance requirements and billing procedures.
        Explore current medical office technology.
        Practice handling emergency phone calls and appropriate telephone techniques for a medical office.



CHANGES IN CONTENT OBJECTIVES                                                                    Date of Change:
                                  QUINEBAUG VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE

                                               COURSE RECORD

                    BOT* 280 - Medical Machine Transcription
                                 BOT 245 - Medical Machine Transcription
Dept. &                                                                 No. of                   Date of
Course No.                Course Name                                   Credits                  Approval
BOT 245                   Medical Machine Transcription                 3                        4/86

Prerequisite: BOT 102 and MEDA 115

CHANGES IN PREREQUISITES                                                                         Date of Change:
BOT 103 and MEDA 115                                                                             1/03




Catalog Description

An advanced course in transcription. Students will practice transcribing medical information from taped dictation.
Medical terminology learned in MEDA 115 will be reinforced. Emphasis is on correct use of terminology, spelling,
grammar, punctuation, and formatting special medical forms.


CHANGES IN CATALOG DESCRIPTION                                                                   Date of Change:

Course Content Objectives – BOT* 280

The student will:

        Develop a systematic approach to recognizing and translating unfamiliar words by breaking them down into
        their component parts.
        Improve their medical vocabularies.
        Recognize medical prefixes, word roots, combining forms, and suffixes.
        Transcribe medical reports from a variety of special areas of medicine.
        Explore the many formats for medical records used in hospitals and medical offices.
        Appreciate the need for confidentiality of medical records.
        Prepare usable medical records and reports from taped dictation.



CHANGES IN CONTENT OBJECTIVES                                                                    Date of Change:
                                  QUINEBAUG VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE

                                                COURSE RECORD

                 BOT* 281 – Advanced Medical Transcription
                                     BOT 246 – Advanced Medical Transcription
Dept. &                                                                    No. of                Date of
Course No.                Course Name                                      Credits               Approval
BOT 246                   Advanced Medical Transcription                   3                     3/03


Prerequisite: BOT 245

CHANGES IN PREREQUISITES                                                                         Date of Change:




Catalog Description

This advanced course in transcription will enable the student to further his/her knowledge of medical transcription. An
emphasis on specialty reports will include: Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging, Oncology, Cardiology, Hematology
and Infectious Disease, Dentistry and Oral Surgery, Orthopedics, Neurology and Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry.
Problem solving through the use of real life scenarios will enable the student to make appropriate on-the-job
decisions. Appropriate disclosure, storage, and confidentiality of documents will be discussed.


CHANGES IN CATALOG DESCRIPTION                                                                   Date of Change:



Course Content Objectives – BOT* 281

Upon completion of this course the student will be able to:

                Translate unfamiliar words by conducting research, using context clues and collaboration with
                 classmates.
                Further build upon medical vocabulary using web sources, texts, and journal articles.
                Research new medications for indications, contraindications, dosage, and route of administration.
                Trouble shoot incorrect, incomplete, or legally tenuous documents and make appropriate
                 recommendations to dictating physicians.
                Adhere to rules of disclosure, confidentiality and timely submission of documents.
                Produce error-free usable reports from taped dictation.




CHANGES IN CONTENT OBJECTIVES                                                                    Date of Change:
                                 QUINEBAUG VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE

                                               COURSE RECORD

                    BOT* 137 - Word Processing Applications
                                        BOT 261 - Office Word Processing I
Dept. &                                                                 No. of                  Date of
Course No.                Course Name                                   Credits                 Approval
BOT 261                   Office Word Processing I                      3                       3/18/81


Prerequisite: BOT 102.

CHANGES IN PREREQUISITES                                                                        Date of Change:
BOT 103                                                                                         1/03




Catalog Description

The course provides students with the concepts of word processing as it relates to business, medical and other office
operations and stresses the development of skills in operating word processing equipment. Students will practice
producing documents using current word processing software.



CHANGES IN CATALOG DESCRIPTION                                                                  Date of Change:



Course Content Objectives – BOT* 137

The student will:

        Understand the development of "word processing" and the reasons for changing office systems.
        Explore trends in office automation and be aware of the latest technology used in office systems.
        Develop confidence in their ability to operate new equipment and new word-processing software.
        Strengthen their problem-solving techniques and learn to seek solutions in reference materials.
        Develop competency in operating a current word processing program.




CHANGES IN CONTENT OBJECTIVES                                                                   Date of Change:
                                  QUINEBAUG VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE

                                                 COURSE RECORD

                    BOT* 219 – Integrated Office Applications
                                   BOT 262 – Integrated Office Applications
Dept. &                                                                  No. of              Date of
Course No.                Course Name                                    Credits             Approval
BOT 262                   Office Word Processing II                      3                   11/84


CHANGES IN NAME                                                                              Date of Change

Integrated Office Applications                                                               01-30-99


Prerequisite: BOT 261.

CHANGES IN PREREQUISITES                                                                     Date of Change:
BOT 261 and (CSC 101 or CSC 160)                                                             01-30-99




Catalog Description

An advanced course in word processing giving students practical experience in operating word processing systems
and integrating word processing skills with office procedures and other office skills.



CHANGES IN CATALOG DESCRIPTION                                                               Date of Change:
An advanced course in computer applications giving students practical experience in          01-30-99
integrating word processing skills with office procedures and other software applications.


Course Content Objectives – BOT* 219

The student will:

        Appreciate the importance of efficient information processing systems and understand how to work as a part
        of these systems.
        Enhance technical word processing skills.
        Develop proofreading proficiency.
        Develop problem-solving techniques.
        Use reference materials and hardware and software documentation.
        Prepare professional documents.
        Understand production measurement techniques and how they are used in word processing centers.
        Set priorities for completion of work.
        Explore career opportunities in word/information processing.
        Analyze document formats and create forms for efficient document processing.

CHANGES IN CONTENT OBJECTIVES                                                                Date of Change:
Students will:                                                                              1-30-99


Demonstrate an appreciation of the importance of efficient information processing
systems and an understanding of how to work as a part of these systems.
Enhance their technical computer application skills.
Proofread proficiently.
Develop and apply problem-solving techniques.
Demonstrate the ability to use appropriate reference materials and hardware and software
documentation.
Prepare professional documents by integrating word processing, spreadsheet, database, and
presentations software.
Set priorities for completion of work.
Explore career opportunities in word/information processing.
Analyze document formats and create forms for efficient document processing.
                                   QUINEBAUG VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE

                                                  COURSE RECORD

                       BOT* 295 – Administrative Practicum
                                            BOT 282 - Office Practicum
Dept. &                                                                    No. of                 Date of
Course No.                 Course Name                                     Credits                Approval
BOT 282                    Secretarial Practicum                           3

Change in Name                                                                                    Date of Approval
Office Practicum                                                                                  12/9/99

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

CHANGES IN PREREQUISITES                                                                          Date of Change:




Catalog Description

Open only to matriculated students in secretarial science programs and normally to be taken as one of the last
courses in the secretarial sequence. Supervised internship in a business or professional office previously approved by
the instructor. Students receive on-the-job training in assigned offices under supervision of personnel who will
coordinate and evaluate a student's performance with the college instructor. The student and instructor hold periodic
conferences. Minimum of ten hours per week.


CHANGES IN CATALOG DESCRIPTION                                                                    Date of Change:
Open only to matriculated students in the BUSINESS OFFICE TECHNOLOGY or                           12/9/99
COMPUTER SCIENCE programs and normally to be taken as one of the last courses in the
BUSINESS OFFICE TECHNOLOGY sequence. Supervised internship in a business or
professional office previously approved by the instructor. Students receive on-the-job training
in assigned offices under supervision of personnel who will coordinate and evaluate a
student’s performance with the college instructor. The student and instructor hold periodic
conferences. Minimum of ten hours per week.


Course Content Objectives – BOT* 295

The student will:

        State their specific career objectives in the secretarial field.
        Demonstrate vocational competency.
        Prepare a procedures manual of office duties performed at the training site.
        Complete 150 hours of supervised office work at an approved training station.

CHANGES IN CONTENT OBJECTIVES                                                                     Date of Change:

				
DOCUMENT INFO
Shared By:
Categories:
Tags:
Stats:
views:19
posted:9/17/2011
language:English
pages:21