Introduces the software components of Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access. Prerequisite: None.
Introduces the alphabetic, numeric, and symbol keys by touch. Focuses on wellness and ergonomic issues while developing keyboarding skills. Students can test out of this class by demonstrating proficiency on a placement test. Prerequisite: None.
Continues development of keyboarding skills with an emphasis on ergonomically correct technique. Students can test out of this class by demonstrating proficiency on a placement test. Prerequisite: OFTEC 111.
Continues skill building based on customized drills and exercises designed to help students improve keyboarding speed and accuracy. Students can test out of this class by demonstrating proficiency on a placement test. Prerequisite: OFTEC 112.
Introduces web-based tools used for office productivity and workflow management. Includes personal information systems and file sharing. Prerequisite: None.
Prepares students to use the features of Microsoft Word software to create a variety of documents for business or personal use. The ability to type at least 25 words per minute (wpm) is recommended. Prerequisite: OFTEC 100 or OFTEC 108.
Focuses on using PowerPoint presentation software to build effective presentations that communicate key information to audiences in business, academic, and organization settings. Prerequisite: None.
An introduction to Excel for worksheet applications. Creating simple worksheets using numbers, dates, text, formulas, desktop features, formatting, charting, printing, and file handling. Techniques include copying, moving, relative, and absolutes cell references, using functions in formulas, file linking, multiple windows, and range naming. More advanced topics such as database and macros will also be introduced. Prerequisite: OFTEC 108 or OFTEC 100 and MATH 092.
Basic formatting techniques in keyboarding skill development using a personal computer with word processing software. Provides an introduction to business letters, memorandums, tables, and reports. The ability to type 30 words per minute (wpm) by touch is recommended. Prerequisite: OFTEC 108 or OFTEC 136.
Covers managing day-to-day activities to keep an office running efficiently and effectively. Discusses professional and ethical scenarios. OFTEC 108 recommended prior to enrollment or taken concurrently. Prerequisite: None.
Covers the fundamentals of accounting for the office worker who will assist in accounting procedures. Prerequisite: MATH 092 or BUS 104.
Introduces principles and procedures for records management including storage, retrieval, and control of records. Study of privacy, ethics, and security as they relate to RIM (Records and Information Management). Prerequisite: OFTEC 236 or instructor's permission.
Explores the principles of effective communication in business emphasizing the human relations factor, through correspondence, report writing, and an oral presentation. OFTEC 160 recommended. Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 with a "C" or better.
Business simulation including the application and knowledge of word processing, Outlook, spreadsheets, database, PowerPoint, and internet to integrate documents in projects using critical thinking, planning, scheduling, organization skills, and group interaction. Prerequisite: OFTEC 108, OFTEC 141, OFTEC 150 and OFTEC 236.
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