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Office Technology

Business Division

OFCT-50 BEGINNING KEYBOARDING
3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Advisories: ENGL-81, ENGL-84.
This course includes development of basic computerized keyboarding techniques by touch, fundamental knowledge of word processing software, document formatting (memorandums, letters, reports, tables), and speed and accuracy. (11/02)

OFCT-51 KEYBOARDING/WORD PROCESSING
3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Prerequisite: OFCT-50 (35 wpm, 95% accuracy).
Advisories: ENGL-81, ENGL-84.
This course provides instruction and review of computerized keyboarding using word processing software; emphasis is placed on formatting memorandums, business letters, business forms, legal and medical documents, tables, and reports, as well as keyboarding with speed and accuracy. (11/02)

OFCT-52 KEYBOARDING SPEED AND ACCURACY
2 units: 1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab.
Advisories: Know the keyboard and be able to key at least 20 wpm with 85% accuracy; ENGL-81, ENGL-84.
This course is designed to increase keyboarding speed and accuracy through the use of individualized evaluation. The course helps bridge the speed gap between each level of keyboarding instruction. It is designed for the person who has been away from keyboarding for an extended period of time and wishes to regain keyboarding speed and accuracy. This course may be repeated two times. (12/03)

OFCT-53 ADVANCED OFFICE APPLICATIONS
4 units: 3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Prerequisite: OFCT-51. Advisories: BUS-33; ENGL-81.
The student will learn about electronic office concepts, the role of word processing and the Internet in the modern office, and the transformation of ideas into readable forms of communication. This course will include advanced word processing, desktop publishing, multi-media
presentations, e-mail, and Internet practices and procedures. (12/00)

OFCT-54 MACHINE TRANSCRIPTION
2 units: 1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab.
Prerequisite: OFCT-51. Advisories: BUS-33; ENGL-81.
The student will review the principles of good grammar and use this knowledge when transcribing actual business documents. The student will learn to type mailable business documents using transcription machines. (12/00)

OFCT-55A LEGAL OFFICE TECHNOLOGY SEMINAR
1 unit: 18 hours lecture.
Prerequisites: ACTG-51; BUS-43; OFCT-53, OFCT-54, OFCT-57. One-way corequisite: OFCT-69. Two-way corequisite: Enrollment in 2 units of Cooperative Education.
Advisories: ENGL-81, ENGL-84; MATH-80.
This course examines situations, questions, and problems related to workplace activities within the Legal Office Technology field. The student will develop a portfolio that may be used as part of their preparation for employment. (2/04)

OFCT-55B MEDICAL OFFICE TECHNOLOGY SEMINAR
1 unit: 18 hours lecture.
Prerequisites: ACTG-51; ALLH-67; BUS-43; OFCT-53, OFCT-54, OFCT-57. One-way corequisite: OFCT-68.
Two-way corequisite: Enrollment in 2 units of Cooperative Education.
Advisories: ENGL-81, ENGL-84; MATH-80.
This course examines situations, questions, and problems related to workplace activities within the Medical Office Technology field. The student will develop a portfolio that may be used as part of their preparation for employment. (2/04)

OFCT-55C CLERICAL OFFICE ADMINISTRATION AND
INFORMATION/WORD PROCESSING OFFICE TECHNOLOGY
SEMINAR

1 unit: 18 hours lecture.
Prerequisites: ACTG-51; BUS-43; OFCT-53, OFCT-54, OFCT-57.
One-way corequisite: OFCT-72.
Two-way corequisite: Enrollment in 2 units of Cooperative Education. Advisories: ENGL-81, ENGL-84; MATH-80.
This course examines situations, questions, and problems related to workplace activities within the Office Technology field. The student will develop a portfolio that may be used as part of their preparation for employment. (2/04)

OFCT-57 RECORDS MANAGEMENT
2 units: 1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab.
Advisories: ENGL-81, ENGL-84; keyboarding speed of 20 wpm.
This course is planned to provide the student with information concerning manual and computer filing methods, procedures, and
equipment. Emphasis is on these basic filing systems: alphabetic, numeric, geographic, subject, and non-correspondence. (11/02)

OFCT-68 MEDICAL OFFICE PRACTICE
3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
(Formerly OFCT-68AB) Prerequisites: OFCT-51; ALLH-67.
Advisories: ANAT-50; BUS-53; ENGL-81, ENGL-84.
The student will develop the skills required of a secretary in a modern medical office. The student will become acquainted with medical documents, procedures, forms, and correspondence involved in medical offices and hospitals. The student will integrate previously and concurrently learned skills and theory in simulated medical office procedures, including hospital records, office and hospital reports, insurance forms, and correspondence. The course will help the student develop leadership ability and human relations techniques. (11/02)

OFCT-69 LEGAL OFFICE PRACTICE
(Formerly OFCT-69AB) 3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Prerequisite: OFCT-51. Advisories: BUS-53; ENGL-81, ENGL-84.
The student will develop the skills required for a secretary in a modern law office. The course introduces and illustrates client language and the form and style of legal documents, develops skills to handle communications through the use of office technology, and the importance of public relations in the law office. The course will help the student to develop leadership ability and human relations techniques. (11/02)

OFCT-72 OFFICE PRACTICE
3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
(Formerly OFCT-72AB) Prerequisite: OFCT-51.
Advisories: BUS-53; ENGL-81, ENGL-84.
The student will review office and communications skills needed to prepare for employment, handle communications, keep simple records, and utilize office technology. The student will also integrate previously and concurrently learned office skills and theory in a simulated office operation. This course will help the student to develop leadership ability and human relations techniques. (11/02)


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