Business Technology

Updated 7/3/18

BTEC 101
Keyboarding for Business (3)
For students without keyboarding skills. Develop speed to 25wpm by touch. Develop speed, accuracy, and basic word processing techniques for letters, reports, and tables.

BTEC 102
Keyboard Skillbuilding I (3)
Individualized program for improving keyboarding techniques and increasing speed and accuracy. Upon course completion, students should be able to type at a minimum of 35wpm with one error per minute. Prerequisite: BTEC 101 and typing speed of 25wpm or instructor permission.

BTEC 107
Electronic Medical Records (4)
Provides an overview of medical records as legal documents. Topics include the make-up of an electronic medical record, charting methods, patient scheduling, privacy, and administrative management.

BTEC 110
Business English (5)
This course is intended to provide a basis for producing office documents. Topics include editing skills including grammar, punctuation, proofreading, and spelling. Business English is a basis for medical documentation, business communications, and office procedures. Prerequisite: ENGL 098 with 2.0 or higher; placement of ENGL 099 or higher.

BTEC 120
Applied Business Math (5)
Fundamental arithmetic skills applied to a wide range of business activities. Topics include; banking, discounts, payroll, simple interest, markups and markdowns and promissory notes.

BTEC 160
Records Confidentiality-HIPAA (1)
Overview of general confidentiality considerations and specific rules of the 1996 HIPAA law for health care/mental health professions. Explains and illustrates the law, with extensive review of security/privacy of patient information and records. Corequisite: keyboarding skill, medical terminology.

BTEC 190
Cooperative Work Experience (1-12)
See description under COOP 190 for additional information.

BTEC 191
Work Experience Seminar (1)
Discussion topics include professional image, business etiquette, sexual harassment, resolving conflict, and diversity in the workplace. Must be taken prior to or concurrently with Cooperative Work Experience.

BTEC 203
Keyboard Skillbuilding II (3)
Individualized advanced skillbuilding program for students who have taken BTEC 102. Upon completion of this course, students should be able to type at a minimum of 50wpm with one error per minute. Prerequisite: BTEC 102.

BTEC 205
Outlook (1)
This course covers assorted tasks in Microsoft Outlook. Students will use their college email address to create and send email messages, schedule meetings, maintain calendars, and manage tasks. Prerequisite: IT 117, typing speed of 35wpm or instructor permission.

BTEC 210
Word 1 (5)
Course covers Microsoft Word in depth: document preparation, formatting, graphics, WordArt, SmartArt, tabs, columns, sorting, mail merge, styles, Quick Parts, headers/footers, references. Students will format documents to business standards. Prerequisite: IT 117, typing speed of 35 wpm, instructor's permission.

BTEC 212
Access (5)
An introduction to Microsoft Access. Students will learn basic concepts of database software and be able to integrate Access with Word and Excel. Prerequisite: keyboard speed of 30wpm, BTEC 210, BTEC 214, or instructor permission.

BTEC 214
Excel 1 (5)
This course is a hands-on approach for beginning through intermediate level applications of Excel spreadsheet using a variety of business applications. Students will learn formulas, charts, formatting, and management of Excel files. Prerequisite: IT 117, typing speed of 35 wpm, instructor's permission.

BTEC 216
Access II (4)
An intermediate to advanced course in Microsoft Access. Upon completion students should be able to create a relational database which includes data in tables and forms, and information from queries, and reports. Prerequisite: keyboard speed of 35wpm, Word, Excel, Access I, or instructor permission.

BTEC 218
Desktop Publishing (4)
This course covers terminology, concepts, and tasks related to desktop publishing. Students will plan, create, and design publications for business and personal use. Prerequisite: IT 117, BTEC 210, typing speed of 35wpm or instructor permission.

BTEC 219
Word 2 (5)
This course covers advanced Microsoft Word features such as: linked textbooks, outlines, multilevel lists, sections, translator, AutoCorrect, Building Blocks, Quick Parts, macros, bibliographies, citations, footnotes, endnotes, formal reports, table of contents, indexes, and fill-in forms. Prerequisite: BTEC 210 Word I.

BTEC 220
Ten-Key Calculator (1)
Touch control of the 10-key calculator with emphasis on speed and accuracy. Complete business calculations using the function keys. Business Math recommend first. Prerequisite: Business Math suggested.

BTEC 221
Business Communications (5)
Applying principles of effective written and oral business communications. Upon completion, students should be able to produce effective digital media pieces, positive, negative, and persuasive messages, informal reports, and a resume and cover letter. Prerequisite: BTEC 110 or ENGL& 101 or WRT 105.

BTEC 222
Microsoft Office-PowerPoint Module (1)
Class covers PowerPoint in depth: presentations, formatting, graphics, charts, design, and appropriate visual elements for professional presentations. Prerequisite: IT 117, typing speed of 35wpm or instructor permission.

BTEC 224
General Office Procedures (5)
Topics include professional image, employer expectations, human relations, receptionist techniques, telephone procedures, mail processing, business ethics, job safety, office equipment and supplies, travel and meeting arrangements, financial activities, and composing and preparing professional documents. Prerequisite: BTEC 110, BTEC 210, BTEC 233, BTEC 214.

BTEC 225
Excel II (3)
Hands on approach to intermediate through advanced level of Microsoft Excel spreadsheet. A variety of business applications are used during the course. Prerequisite: Excel I or instructor permission.

BTEC 233
Filing (3)
Basic principles and procedures of records storage and management. Practice indexing, coding, and filing for alphabetic, numeric, subject, geographic filing systems, and introduction to forms design.

BTEC 255
Insurance and Billing (5)
Introduction to major insurance program information and federal healthcare legislation. Exploration of health insurance guidelines and the knowledge and skills required for billing. Prerequisite: BTEC 260.

BTEC 260
Medical Terminology (4)
Development of a medical vocabulary with emphasis on definition and spelling. Upon completion of this course students should be able to recognize spoken medical terms, analyze word parts for meaning, and understand basic medical terminology.

BTEC 261
Medical Office Procedures (5)
Culminating course for Medical Office students. Topics cover the expected skills for successful employment in a medical setting, such as professional image, medical ethics and law, appointment scheduling, office finances, and telephone procedures. Prerequisite: BTEC 107, BTEC 110, BTEC 233, BTEC 260.

BTEC 263
Medical Documentation (4)
Medical documentation prepared through the transcription of chart notes, procedure notes, letters, and other medical documents using transcription or speech recognition files. Prerequisite: BTEC 260, BTEC 210, BTEC 110.

BTEC 266
Medical Law and Ethics (3)
Overview of medical law/ethics for healthcare professionals in various settings: billing/coding, transcription, phlebotomy, etc. Designed to explain ethical/legal obligations to the patient, employer, and health worker and clarify confidentiality requirements regarding patient records and history.