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Office Management Technology

OFAD 2220

Spreadsheet Design

This class was formerly called INFO 2220

This course is designed to introduce spreadsheet modeling and design. Through hands-on computer work, the student will become familiar with a spreadsheet application package. The course will stress good design techniques as well as spreadsheet techniques and model building.

3
CH(s)

OFAD 1150

Computer Concepts and Applications

This course will provide students with a survey of fundamental computing concepts and applications, and will offer a useful foundation upon which students can develop skills necessary to become effective users of information systems. The primary focus of this course will be on productivity software applications, including word processing, spreadsheet, database, the Internet and presentation software.

3
CH(s)

OFAD 2995

Professional Internship and Portfolio Development

The purpose of this course is to allow students to bring business topics into focus by using all their collected business knowledge. This will be accomplished through completion of a portfolio that will demonstrate to prospective employers the student’s career preparation.

3
CH(s)

OFAD 2299

Special Topics in Office Management & Technology

This course will provide an opportunity for students to further their study of principles and concepts in the field and to apply their knowledge in a variety of application both in the traditional classroom setting and in work/job related experiences. The class will be an individualized, arranged course, with learning outcomes determined by the instructor in consultation with the student and permission of the School Dean.

0-4
CH(s)

OFAD 2289

Guided Experience II VAR

This course will be an advanced guided experience for community college students to explore topics of interest in their field through research, field experience, presentation, computer applications, lab experience, or other project agreed upon between the student and the supervising faculty and is submitted to the dean in a written contract. 

1-4
CH(s)

OFAD 2250

Desktop Publishing

A beginning course which provides a foundation in the basic principles of page layout and design, as well as typographical conventions, coupled with hands-on use of computer hardware and applications. Students will learn desktop publishing skills by completing several practical projects.

3
CH(s)

OFAD 2245

Microsoft Certification Preparation

This course provides review and preparation for Microsoft Office Application Specialist (Office 2010) exams. The exams include: Word2010, Excel 2010, Access 2010, PowerPoint 2010, Outlook 2010, and SharePoint 2010. Course content will include concept review for the exam being attempted, test-taking guidance and tips, and simulated exam preparation. Students are expected to possess skills in the Microsoft Office applications for which they are preparing; this class does not teach the principles of the software. 

1-6
CH(s)

OFAD 2241

Workplace Productivity

This course is designed to allow the student to synthesize the concepts and principles offered in the various courses of study. It will focus on the major office applications found in suite software; word processing, electronic presentations, spreadsheets and databases. Students will participate in exercises that use these applications to show the real-world significance of the software. In addition to computer applications, students will develop the critical thinking and decision-making skills which are expected of today’s office support personnel.

3
CH(s)

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