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Office Administration (OFAD)

OFAD 1081 - Medical Office Procedures

Designed to give the student a basic understanding of the day-to-day tasks performed in a medical office setting. Using custom-designed software, the student will complete various business tasks similar to those performed in a medical office. Prerequisite: OFAD 1103 Keyboarding I with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent. Fall, Spring. Lab Fee.
Units: 1
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters
Area: Business Administration

OFAD 1083 - Word Processing I

The student will learn to create, edit, format, save, and print documents; learn to manage documents and enhance documents with customized features such as fonts, tabs, and writing tools such as spelling checker, grammar checker, and a thesaurus; learn to create multiple-page documents with elements such as headers, footers, footnotes, and endnotes; move text within and between documents; and prepare form documents with personalized information. Prerequisite: OFAD 1103-Keyboarding with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent. Fall, Spring. Lab fee.
Units: 3
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters
Area: Business Administration

OFAD 1093 - Machine Transcription

Develops productive machine transcription skills through combined use of word processing and transcription equipment. Study includes realistic transcribing experiences in language skills, document formatting, editing, proofreading, and decision making. Prerequisite: OFAD 1133-Business English with a grade of “C” or better and OFAD 1083-Word Processing I with a grade of “C” or better. Spring. Lab Fee.
Units: 3
Offered: Spring Semesters
Area: Business Administration

OFAD 1103 - Keyboarding I

Designed to develop basic keyboarding skills essential to the touch system. Includes development of proper keyboarding techniques, drills to develop speed and accuracy, and solving simple keying problems. Not open to students who have had one or more semesters of keyboarding except with the consent of the instructor. Outside practice required. Fall, Spring. Lab Fee. ACTS Equivalent Course Number = BUS 1103
Units: 3
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters
Area: Business Administration

OFAD 1133 - Business English

Provides a review of the essential principles of English grammar, style, and usage, as well as an overview of current practices in business communications. Fall, Spring.
Units: 3
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters
Area: Business Administration

OFAD 1173 - Legal Office Transcription & Proced

Designed to teach basic legal terminology and formatting skills of legal correspondence and documents directly from tape into mailable form. This course also includes a special study of the types of activities most often performed by the legal secretary in a general law office. Prerequisite: OFAD 1093-Machine Transcription with a grade of “C” or better and OFAD 1083-Word Processing I with a grade of “C” or better or skill equivalent, and OFAD 1133-Business English with a grade of “C” or better. Available upon sufficient student demand. Lab Fee.
Units: 3
Offered: Upon Sufficient Student Demand
Area: Business Administration

OFAD 1203 - Business Practices And Procedures

This course is designed to give students an understanding of basic procedures for business offices including telephone techniques, scheduling/contact management, and records management. Students receive hands-on practice using photocopiers, fax machines, scanners, telephones, digital cameras and pocket pc’s. In addition, professional ethics and business conduct are introduced and reinforced throughout the course. Prerequisite: OFAD 1103 Keyboarding with a grade of "C" or better. Fall, Spring. Lab Fee.
Units: 3
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters
Area: Business Administration

OFAD 2053 - Word Processing II

The student will learn to add special features to documents and enhance the visual display of documents with macros, templates, graphic features, Draw, format text into columns, tables, charts; organize text with the outline, sort and select features; automate the formatting of text using styles; and create tables of contents, indexes and tables of authorities. Prerequisite: OFAD 1083-Word Processing I with a grade of “C” or better. Recommended: OFAD 1133-Business English with a grade of “C” or better. Spring, or upon sufficient student demand. Lab fee.
Units: 3
Offered: Upon Sufficient Student Demand
Area: Business Administration

OFAD 2073 - Administrative Office Management

Study of the process of planning, organizing, and controlling of all the information-related activities and of leading or directing people to attain the objectives of the organization, keeping in mind the benefits of progressively more powerful technologies, equipment and concepts. Fall, Spring.
Units: 3
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters
Area: Business Administration

OFAD 2290 - Special Studies

Variable credit special courses or independent studies in office administration are offered on demand. Students may plan individual projects and research in consultation with the instructor. Permission of the instructor and the Division Chair. May be repeated for credit when topics vary.
Units: 1-3
Offered:
Area: Business Administration

OFAD 2393 - Office Support Internship

Office Support Internship is an opportunity to enhance and reinforce classroom instruction with on-the-job work experience. Appropriate training stations will be developed, and supervision will be provided by instructors and site personnel. Students are required to complete 135 clock hours of supervised experience during the term. Prerequisites: All classes for the Office Support Technical Certificate must be completed before a student is eligible to enroll in the Office Support Internship. Students must have maintained a “C” average in these classes.
Units: 3
Offered:
Area: Business Administration