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Microcomputer Applications

 

Classes in Microcomputer Applications include the following:

 

MIC 145 INTRODUCTION TO INTEGRATED SOFTWARE
(6.00 Lecture/Lab Hrs./Wk.) 3 Credits
Students learn to use an integrated software package that includes word-processing, database, spreadsheet, graphics, and communications operations. Prerequisite: Touch keyboarding skill recommended.

 

MIC 178 USING THE INTERNET FOR COMMUNICATION & RESEARCH
(3.00 Lecture Hrs./Wk.) 3 Credits
Students get overview information and hands-on experience in accessing and using the resources of the INTERNET. Students learn the basics of networked communications and have the opportunity to use their knowledge of a networked environment. Prerequisite: CS 131.

 

MIC 207 PRESENTATION SOFTWARE
(2.00 Lecture Hrs./Wk.) 2 Credits
Students use software packages and creative design principles to create professional quality presentations that may include on-screen, multi-media, slide show, and hard copy applications. Prerequisite: CS 131 or MIC 145.

 

MICROCOMPUTER DIRECTED PROJECT
(.00 Lecture, 6.0 Lab Hrs./Wk.) 4 Credits
This is the capstone course for the Microcomputer Business Applications program. Students build on knowledge gained in other courses and use critical thinking and problem solving skills to address a significant problem in their area of specialization. Students complete a comprehensive project and make a professional presentation. This is the capstone course for the Microcomputer Business Applications program. Prerequisite: Completion of all but the last quarter of program course work.

 

OA 201 WORD-PROCESSING PROCEDURES I
(6.00 Lecture/Lab Hrs./Wk.) 3 Credits
Students develop word-processing knowledge and skills necessary for using microcomputers and Windows software to prepare and edit documents. Prerequisite: Touch keyboarding skills are recommended.

 

OA 202 WORD-PROCESSING PROCEDURES II
(6.00 Lecture/Lab Hrs./Wk.) 3 Credits
Students increase their proficiency in using word-processing; develop skill in using advanced-level functions, practice desktop publishing operations and detailed office-style formatting. Prerequisite: OA 201.

 

OA 205 DESKTOP PUBLISHING
(2.00 Lecture Hrs./Wk.) 2 Credits
Students develop skill in using desktop publishing software to create newsletters, brochures, business cards, etc. for course work, professional purposes, and personal use. Prerequisite: OA 201 or MIC 145.

 

OA 225 MACHINE TRANSCRIPTION
(6.00 Lecture/Lab Hrs./Wk.) 3 Credits
Students demonstrate skill in using transcribing equipment in roughdraft,
memorandum, and letter formats. They become proficient in proofreading and editing copy. Prerequisite: OA 121 and OA 201 or instructor approval.

 

OA 240 FILING AND RECORDS MANAGEMENT
(6.00 Lecture/Lab Hrs./Wk.) 3 Credits
Students develop competence in basic filing rules, proficiency in setting up manual filing systems, and an understanding of the overall records management function in both small and large businesses. Prerequisite: CSD 122 or instructor approval. 

 

OA 126 OFFICE SKILLS FOR THE MEDICAL SETTING
(4.00 Lecture Hrs./Wk.) 4 Credits
Students will become experienced in the areas of entry level office procedures such as telephone techniques including etiquette, patient scheduling, office organization, office communication, the use of office machinery such as faxes and multi-line phones while providing for patient privacy and confidentiality. In addition an introduction to computer systems, software and billing, coding and insurance procedures will be explored.

 

OA 131 10-KEY SKILL BUILDING
(2.00 Lecture/Lab Hrs./Wk.) 1 Credit
Students develop speed and accuracy using the 10-key numerical keypad. Prerequisite: English language and reading skills.

 

OA 142  MEDICAL TRANSCRIPTION
(6.00 Lecture/Lab Hrs./Wk.) 3 Credits
Students review and apply their knowledge of medical terminology through simulated transcription of medical correspondence and reports. Prerequisite: OA 121, OA 201, and OA 225 or instructor approval.

Please refer to the current college catalog via the link below, and meet with an advisor to plan a course of study that meets your needs.

College Catalog

 

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December 3, 2012, 7:53 pm
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