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.
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.
Covers Excel worksheet and workbook concepts and functions. Advanced topics such as database functions and macros will be introduced. Prerequisite: OFTEC 100 or OFTEC 108 or OFTEC 125 and MATH 092 or ABE 065.
Covers basic formatting of business letters, memorandums, tables, and reports using word processing software, including keyboarding skill development and language arts concepts. The ability to type 30 words per minute (wpm) by touch is recommended. Prerequisite: OFTEC 108 or OFTEC 136.
Examines language arts skills applied to proper business writing. Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL 098 or ENGL& 101.
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.
Develops skills in advanced word processing features with an emphasis on critical thinking and problem solving as they apply to complex word processing projects. Students develop mastery-level competencies in Microsoft Word. Prerequisite: OFTEC 136.
Covers advanced formatting techniques, language arts application, and keyboarding skill development using a personal computer. Emphasizes formatting letters, tables, forms, minutes, agendas, press releases, memorandums, formal reports, and documents with special features. Prerequisite: OFTEC 113, OFTEC 136 and OFTEC 150.
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.
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