KEYBOARDING FOR COMPUTING (2)
Operation of the standard alphabetic keyboard and the 10-key pad. Upon completion of this class, students should be able to keyboard at 20wpm and operate by touch a 10-key pad at 80 digits per minute.
KEYBOARDING FOR BUSINESS (3)
For beginning students. Learn to keyboard to 25 wpm by touch. Develop speed, accuracy and apply basic word processing techniques to letters, reports and tables.
KEYBOARD SKILLBUILDING I (3)
Individualized skill building program for increasing keyboarding speed and improving accuracy. Upon completion of this course, students should be able to type at a minimum of 35wpm with no more than one error per minute. Prerequisites: BTEC 101 and 35wpm or instructor permission.
ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORDS (3)
Provides an overview of medical records as legal documents. Topics include the make-up of an electronic medical record, charting methods, and retention and storage of records. Course includes computerized medical record work. Prerequisite: keyboarding skill, medical terminology.
BUSINESS ENGLISH (5)
Editing skills including grammar, punctuation, proofreading, and spelling for office correspondence. A basis for machine transcription, business communications, and office procedures.
MACHINE TRANSCRIPTION I (4)
Introduction to machine transcription: operation of transcribing machines and integration of language and keyboarding skills in the preparation of mailable transcripts. Prerequisite: 2.0 or above in BTEC 110, 103 and typing speed of 40wpm
APPLIED BUSINESS MATH (3)
Brief review of arithmetic fundamentals including decimals, fractions, percents and their applications to a wide range of business problems. Prerequisite: MATH 096 or equivalent test score.
RECORDS CONFIDENTIALITY - HIPAA (1)
Overview of general confidentiality, considerations, and specific rules of the 1966 HIPAA law for healthcare/mental health professions. Explains and illustrates the law, with extensive review of security/privacy of patient information and records.
COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE (1-12)
See description under COOP 190 for additional information.
WORK EXPERIENCE SEMINAR I (1)
Topics include: job search techniques, resumes, interview preparation, professional image, business etiquette, sexual harassment and diversity in the workplace.
KEYBOARD SKILLBUILDING II (3)
Using a computer for individualized, advanced skill building for students who have already had BTEC 102 or equivalent and who need or want to increase keyboarding speed and improve accuracy. Prerequisites: BTEC 102 or equivalent. Typing speed of 50 wpm.
MICROSOFT OUTLOOK (1)
Course uses Microsoft Outlook for email, scheduling meetings, maintaining appointment calendars, managing contacts, and tasks. Prerequisite: windows experience and keyboarding skills.
WORD I (5)
Class covers Word in depth: document preparation, formatting, graphics, WordArt, columns, sorts, charts, mail merge, and styles. Students will format business documents to business standards. Prerequisite: keyboard skill of 35wpm or instructor permission.
ACCESS I (3)
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 30 wpm, Word 1 and Excel or instructor permission.
EXCEL I (5)
A hands-on approach for beginning through intermediate level applications of Excel spreadsheet using a variety of business applications. Prerequisite: word processing, windows, keyboard skills.
EXCEL MODULE (1)
Introduction to spreadsheet. Upon completion of this course, students should have basic knowledge of a spreadsheet program. Prerequisite: keyboarding speed of 30wpm and Windows class or instructor permission.
DESKTOP PUBLISHING (4)
Course covers desktop publishing terminology and concepts to plan, create, and design professional-looking businesses and personal documents. Prerequisite: Word1, keyboard speed of 35 wpm.
WORD II (4)
Course covers advanced word processing topics. Upon completion, students should be able to create newsletters, formal reports and prepare fill-in forms to business standards. Prerequisite: Word I, keyboard speed of 35 wpm.
TEN-KEY CALCULATOR (1)
Touch control of 10-key pad with emphasis on speed and accuracy. Addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division techniques used in solving business problems. Basic or Business Math recommended first.
BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS (5)
Applying principles of effective communication in written and oral business communication: letters, memos, reports, and presentations. Upon completion students should be able to produce effective positive, negative, and routine letters, memos, reports and graphs. Prerequisite: BTEC 110 or COMM 101 or ENGL& 101, or instructor permission.
MICROSOFT OFFICE-POWERPOINT MODULE (1)
An introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint. Upon completion of this course students should have beginning knowledge of a presentation program. Prerequisite: keyboard speed of 35 wpm, Windows Workstations OS or instructor permission.
OFFICE PROCEDURES (5)
Topics include: professional image and dress, employer expectations, human relations, receptionist techniques, telephone procedures, processing mail, business ethics, job safety, office supplies and equipment, travel and meeting arrangements, reprographics, financial activities, PC cleaning/care, internet and e-mail. Prerequisites: a grade of 2.0 in BTEC 110 and BTEC 103 or permission of instructor.
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.
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.
LEGAL TERMINOLOGY (3)
Development of a legal vocabulary with emphasis on definitions and spelling. Upon completion of this course students should be able to recognize and use basic terminology used in the legal field.
LEGAL OFFICE PROCEDURES (5)
Topics include calendars, billing, document production, court structure, research, family law, wills and probate, criminal law, professional image, and receptionist techniques. Upon completion students should be prepared for work in an entry level position. Prerequisite: BTEC 110, BTEC 240, BTEC 101.
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.
MEDICAL OFFICE PROCEDURES (5)
Topics include professional image, medical ethics and law, safety, patient records, appointments, billing and collections, mail processing, meetings and travel arrangements, office finance, patient education, telephone procedures, cultural differences, and health insurance. Prerequisite: 2.0 or above in BTEC 110, 260 and 101.
MEDICAL TRANSCRIPTION (4)
A review of medical terminology and the preparation of medical transcripts. Prerequisite: 2.0 or above in BTEC 110, 260, and 101 and typing speed of 40wpm.
MEDICAL BILLING (5)
This course provides a basic understanding of the reimbursement process for those who wish to work as a medical insurance billing specialist in an outpatient setting or independent billing service. Prerequisites: BIOL& 170, BTEC 260. Corequisite: ZOOL 221.
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.