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Administrative Professional Curriculum

Administrative Professional Courses

10-101-101-00 Office Accounting
Students learn to apply debit/credit theory in preparing basic journal entries. Also includes financial statement ratios, bank reconciliations, payroll, and various month end procedures. Both manual and computerized applications are emphasized. Lecture/Lab. 2 credits.

10-102-106-00 Business Orientation
Introduces students to the topics of business and allows them to experience the expectations and rigor of the program. Students also participate in self-assessments to provide feedback and self-awareness of the relationship between interest and aptitude for the program. Lecture. Credits: 1.

10-103-119-00 Desktop Publishing
Covers design and production of professional quality documents that combine text, graphics, and illustrations. Lecture/Lab. 2 credits.

10-103-165-00 Web Page Development
Introduces and enhance skills in web page development using Dreamweaver. Topics include the basic of creating, modifying, and managing multimedia-rich web pages. Prerequisites: 10-103-101 or instructor consent. Lecture/Lab. 2 credits.

10-106-116-00 Document Processing
Enhances keyboarding skills and develops basic document formatting techniques. Lecture/Lab. 3 credits.

10-106-125-00 Workplace Communications
Develops basic business skills of telephone, voice mail, e-mail, calendaring, and filing. Lecture/Lab. 2 credits.

10-106-126-00 Editing Business Applications
Covers proofreading and editing of business documents. Transcription and composition will be used to process business documents. Lecture/Lab. 3 credits.

10-106-130-00 Integrated Computer Applications Beg
Uses word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software to create and integrate basic application documents for professional and personal use. Lecture/Lab. 4 credits.

10-106-131-00 Integrated Computer Applications Int
Integrates software applications (word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentations) to enhance and customize documents. The course includes creation of basic interactive components. Prerequisite: 10-106-130. Lecture/Lab. 4 credits.

10-106-132-00 Integrated Computer Applications Adv
Covers the creation and administration of interactive, fully-integrated software application processes (word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentations) for individual and group use. Prerequisite: 10-106-131. Lecture/Lab. 4 credits.

10-106-170-00 Administrative Procedures
Develops professional skills and attitudes for today's global business environment. Develops office skills in telecommunications, mail processing, travel arrangements and conferences, public relations, and ergonomics. Prerequisites: 10-106-116 and 10-106-130. Lecture/Lab. 3 credits.

10-106-175-00 Project Management
Students will learn the tools and techniques of project management. The student will become familiar with the five process groups of project management and will gain experience in applying the nine knowledge areas of project management. Lecture. 3 credits.

10-106-190-00 Administrative Assistant Internship
Applies previously learned administrative assistant skills in a real work setting. This is a culminating course for the Administrative Assistant program. Prerequisite: 10-106-170. Occupational. 3 credits.

10-107-162-00 Microcomputer Support
Provides the technical skills necessary to install and configure computer hardware components. The students will also learn to troubleshoot basic computer hardware problems and correct them. The students learn to use manuals and software for troubleshooting and upgrading hardware, and the internet for software driver upgrades and technical support. Students learn to install and upgrade operating systems and various application software. Lecture/Lab. 2 credits.

10-801-195-00 Written Communication
Develops writing skills which include prewriting, drafting, revising, and editing. A variety of writing assignments is designed to help the learner analyze audience and purpose, research and organize ideas, and format and design documents based on subject matter and content. Also develops critical reading and thinking skills through the analysis of a variety of written documents. Lecture. 3 credits.

10-801-196-00 Oral Interpersonal Communication
Focuses upon developing speaking, verbal and nonverbal communications, and listening skills through individual presentations, groups activities, and other projects. Lecture. 3 credits.

10-801-197-00 Technical Reporting
Teaches preparation and presentation of written, oral, and multi-media technical reports. Prerequisites: 10-801-195 or 20-801-219. Lecture. 3 credits.

10-804-123-00 Math W Business Apps
Covers real numbers, basic operations, linear equations, proportions with one variable, percent, simple interest, compound interest, annuity, applying math concepts to the purchasing/buying/selling processes, and basic statistics with business and consumer applications. Lecture. 3 credits.

10-809-195-00 Economics
This course is designed to give an overview of how a market-oriented economic system operates, and it surveys the factors which influence national economic policy. Basic concepts and analyses are illustrated by reference to a variety of contemporary problems and public policy issues. Concepts include scarcity, resources, alternative economic system, growth, supply and demand, monetary and fiscal policy, inflation, unemployment and global economic issues. Lecture. 3 credits.

10-809-197-00 Contemporary American Society
Explores the American social and political institutions affecting the individual as a citizen, worker, and participant in various social groups. Topics studied will be flexible and responsive to contemporary issues. Lecture. 3 credits.

10-809-199-00 Psychology of Human Relations
Focuses on improving personal and job-related relationships through understanding and applying sound psychological principles. Topics include self-concept, motivation, emotions, stress management, conflict resolution, and human relation processes. Lecture. 3 credits.

10-890-103-00 Getting Hired
Students develop an individualized, results-oriented job search strategy and research less well-known employment sources to access the "hidden job market." Emphasis is on creating personalized career search documents that get noticed, interviewing effectively in a variety of situations, and projecting a professional image-during both the job search and the first days and weeks on the new job. Lecture. Credits: 1.