Office Technology (OTEC)

OTEC 16620     WORD PROCESSING I      3 Credit Hours

Builds expertise in creating business documents applying the basic features of popular word processing software. Emphasis on hands on experience.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

OTEC 16621     WORD PROCESSING II      3 Credit Hours

Design and create documents by using advanced features of word processing software.

Prerequisite: OTEC 16620.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

OTEC 16625     BUSINESS PRESENTATIONS      3 Credit Hours

Development and production of professional computer-projected presentation materials using popular software. Includes use of graphic design techniques, color layout design principles and transparencies.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

OTEC 16638     GOOGLE APPLICATIONS FOR ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONALS      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to Google Applications. Students will learn to create, modify and manage the various Google Applications; utilize Google Drive; and learn to apply Google Application skills in the work environment and for personal use.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

OTEC 16639     DATABASE APPLICATIONS      3 Credit Hours

Concepts, terminology and use of current database software to manage and retrieve business information. Emphasis on hands-on experiences.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

OTEC 16640     ADVANCED DATABASE APPLICATIONS      3 Credit Hours

Provides the student with the skills and knowledge on creating advanced queries, forms and reports. Students learn how to customize, automate and secure the database structure.

Prerequisite: OTEC 16639 and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

OTEC 16680     COMPUTER KEYBOARDING      1 Credit Hour

Basic keyboarding course using computers for students having no previous keyboarding instruction or a speed of less than 30 words a minute. To pass the course students must keyboard above 30 words a minute for three minutes with no more than three errors.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

OTEC 26611     SPREADSHEET APPLICATIONS      3 Credit Hours

Use of electronic spreadsheets from beginning to advanced applications that may prepare for software certification.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

OTEC 26622     DESKTOP PUBLISHING I      3 Credit Hours

Study and application of the principles of proper document design using high-end desktop publishing software for newsletters, brochures, reports, forms and other computer-based business documents.

Prerequisite: OTEC 16620.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

OTEC 26623     DESKTOP PUBLISHING II      3 Credit Hours

High-end layout design and illustration software. Includes advanced documents, Web publishing, makeovers, computer graphic concepts and formatting, image editing techniques and the use of color.

Prerequisite: OTEC 26622.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

OTEC 26635     ADMINISTRATIVE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT      3 Credit Hours

Explores how office professionals can apply resource management skills to the areas of space/workflow, forms, budgetary control, staff and materials supplies.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

OTEC 26636     PROJECT MANAGEMENT FOR ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONALS      1 Credit Hour

Provides the basic tools needed to effectively manage projects and to automate and streamline such functions as resource allocation, work scheduling and communication. Project management software is used in the course.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

OTEC 26638     BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS      3 Credit Hours

Theory and application of oral and written business communication with emphasis on business letters, reports, employment process, visual presentations and electronic communications. Basic word processing skills are suggested.

Prerequisite: ENG 11011 or HONR 10197.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

OTEC 26640     CURRENT TECHNOLOGIES      3 Credit Hours

Current trends and technology for the marketplace from an end user perspective.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

OTEC 26650     MEDICAL BILLING PROCEDURES      3 Credit Hours

Introductory course in the preparation of various medical documents and forms in the health care industry. Use of computers and various word processing software is included. This course requires a 30 clock hour internship.

Prerequisite: OTEC 26655; and OTEC 26656.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

OTEC 26655     ICD CODING      3 Credit Hours

Basic medical coding using the current version of the ICD classification system and nomenclature.

Prerequisite: OTEC 26651 or HED 14020.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

OTEC 26656     CPT CODING      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to coding rules for the CPT and Level II coding systems, incorporating and applying ICD rules to code patient services.

Prerequisite: OTEC 26655.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

OTEC 26691     SEMINAR FOR ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONALS      3 Credit Hours

Refines job search strategies, integrates coursework with realistic office settings, presents interpersonal and ethical issues, provides outreach activities, and emphases career management.

Prerequisite: Sophomore standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

OTEC 26692     INTERNSHIP FOR ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONALS (ELR)      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for a maximum of 4 credit hours)Supervised field experience of ten hours per week paid or seven hours per week unpaid in a business environment functioning as an administrative professional.

Prerequisite: Sophomore standing and 2.000 GPA or better in major and special approval.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 7 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

OTEC 26695     SPECIAL TOPICS IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FOR ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONALS      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Special topics in information technology topics for administrative professionals.

Prerequisite: Permission.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

OTEC 26696     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION:INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FOR ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONALS      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Independent, in-depth research of an office technology topic supervised and coordinated by a program faculty member.

Prerequisite: 12 credit hours of OTEC courses and special approval from a full-time office technology faculty member.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter