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General Business Skills - Fall 2013 Class Schedules and Descriptions

Keyboarding

 

BOSS 5500. Keyboarding for Computers (45 hrs)

Students will acquire basic knowledge of the keyboard to interact more efficiently with desktop computers, computer terminals, or electronic communication systems. Instruction covers introduction to the keyboard and development of basic keyboarding skills.

BOSS 5501. Keyboarding: Skill Development (90 hrs)

Keyboarding skill development on computer keyboard with associated software, emphasizing proper technique. Keyboarding drills target individual student deficiencies. The student will develop touch control of the keyboard and proper typing techniques to build basic speed.

BOSS 5506. Computer Keyboarding: The Numeric Keypad (15 hrs)

Emphasis on the development and mastery orthe Illimeric keypad on the computer keyboard. Students willleam numeric key location; develop speed and accuracy by touch. This course is lIserul ror data entry, accounting, administrative and onice support positions requiring numeric input.

Times Dates* Days Subject CRS# Course Title /CRN# Rm
09:00 - 11:15AM 08/16 - 12/20/13 F BOSS 5500 Keyboarding for Computers / CRN: #81201 201
11:30 - 01:45PM 08/16 - 12/20/13 F BOSS 5500 Keyboarding for Computers / CRN: #81202 201
03:45 - 06:00PM 08/14 - 12/18/13 MW BOSS 5501 Keyboarding: Skill Development / CRN: #81199 201
01:15 - 03:30PM 08/15 - 12/19/13 TR BOSS 5501 Keyboarding: Skill Development / CRN: #81197 201
01:15 - 03:30PM 08/14 - 12/18/13 MW BOSS 5501 Keyboarding: Skill Development / CRN: #81198 201
09:00 - 11:15AM 09/06 - 10/18/13 F BOSS 5506 Keyboarding: The Numeric Keypad / CRN: #81350 201

*Students may enroll in keyboarding classes at any time during the semester.

 

Job Search/Job Preparation

BOSS 3500. Job Preparation (45 hrs)

Students improve the efficiency of their job search and learn methods for finding work in their field. They also learn to self-assess their strengths, write resumes, cover letters and thank you letters, build interviewing skills, and use the Internet to do company and industry research and locate job openings.

Times Dates Days Subject CRS# Course Title /CRN# Rm
10:45 - 01:00PM 10/21 - 12/18 MW BOSS 3500 Job Preparation / CRN: #81207 201

 

Business English

BOSS 4500. Business English I (45 hrs)

Development of written communication skills: punctuation, business vocabulary, capitalization, composition of business correspondence, spelling, proofreading, and use of office reference materials.

BOSS 4501. Business English II (45 hrs)

Continued development of written communication skills: punctuation, business vocabulary, capitalization, composition of business correspondence, spelling, proofreading, and use of office reference materials.

BOSS 4510. Business Communications (45 hrs)

A lecture-lab course to develop basic writing skills for the business world. Topics in this course include developing meaningful paragraphs, writing opening and closing sentences in letters, and writing good-news letters and bad-news letters.

Times Dates Days Subject CRS# Course Title /CRN# Rm
10:45 - 01:00PM 08/15 - 10/17/13 TR BOSS 4500 Business English I / CRN: #82055 201
10:45 - 01:00PM 10/22 - 12/19/13 TR BOSS 4501 Business English II / CRN: #81209 201
10:45 - 01:00PM 08/14 - 10/16/13 MW BOSS 4510 Business Communications / CRN: #81344 201

 

Internet / Email

COMP 9921. Intro to the Internet for Office Support (45 hrs)

Hands-on and project-oriented instruction in the use of the Internet via a browser is provided for the office/business professional or other serious personal computer user. Topics covered include services and tools available on the Internet and World Wide Web, browser features, navigating through the Web, e-mailing, and identifying useful sites for office/business professionals.

COMP 9952. Internet and E-mail for the Business Office (15 hrs)

Introductory overview course to provide familiarity of the Internet using a browser. Designed for the office professional or other serious computer user. Topics covered include an introduction to the Internet network, browser features, navigating the Web, and identifying useful sites for office professionals.

Times Dates Days Subject CRS# Course Title /CRN# Rm
11:30 - 01:45PM 08/16 - 12/20/13 F COMP 9921 Intro to the Internet for Office Support / CRN: #81307 201
01:15 - 03:30PM 11/06 - 11/14/13 MTWR COMP 9952 Internet & E-mail / CRN: #81151 234

 

Office Procedures

ACBO 9216 Record Keeping for the Business Office (45 hrs)

Basic business operations and record keeping skills for office support. Topics include record keeping procedures: cash control systems, analyzing budgets and bank reconciliations. The integration of Microsoft Excel is introduced.

BOSS 5509. Office Procedures for the 21st Century (45 hrs)

Students learn essential office procedures and competencies in areas such as human relations, developing telephone etiquette and business communications, records management, handling financial procedures, making travel arrangements, planning meetings, and developing oral presentation skills to be successful in the business office.

BOSS 5510. Document Formatting & Production (90 hrs)

Hands-on lab class. Students apply proper formatting procedures to produce error-free business documents such as correspondence, reports and tables using applicable word processing software.

COMP 9941. Simulated Projects for MS Office - Self-Paced (45 hrs)

A self-paced office projects course geared to enhance one's working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite applications. Students will complete real-world simulated projects requiring the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Access, or any integration of the products. Students will analyze real-world business problems and then apply appropriate media and strategy solutions, utilizing the Internet, multimedia and graphics to enhance document design, layout, functionality, and appearance.

Times Dates Days Subject CRS# Course Title /CRN# Rm
03:45 - 06:00PM 08/15 - 10/17/13 TR BOSS 5509 Office Procedures for the 21st Century / CRN: #82056 201
01:15 - 03:30PM 08/14 - 12/18/13 MW BOSS 5510 Document Format & Production / CRN: #81227 201
03:45 - 06:00PM 08/14 - 12/18/13 MW BOSS 5510 Document Format & Production / CRN: #81224 201
01:15 - 03:30PM 08/15 - 12/19/13 TR BOSS 5510 Document Format & Production / CRN: #81226 201
11:30 - 01:45PM 08/16 - 12/20/13 F COMP 9941 Simulated Projects for MS Office Self-paced / CRN: #80869 201
01:15 - 03:00PM 10/22 - 12/19/13 TR ACBO 81300 Recordkeeping for Business / CRN: #81300 231

 

Business Math

 

BOSS 2500. Business Math with Spreadsheets I (45 hrs)

Use of spreadsheet software to make common business calculations such as discounts, commissions, markup, credit charges, simple and compound interest, and present value.

Times Dates Days Subject CRS# Course Title /CRN# Rm
08:15 - 10:30AM 11/18 - 12/19/13 MTWR BOSS 2500 Business Math w/Spreadsheets I / CRN: #81924 234

 

Customer Service Skills

BOSS 3501. Customer Service Skills (15 hrs)

This course will teach specific skills in effectively dealing with customers and clients to gain new business and retain existing business relationships. It addresses the front-line employee who makes the initial contact with the potential customer/client.

Times Dates Days Subject CRS# Course Title /CRN# Rm
09:00 - 11:15AM 10/25 - 12/06/13 F BOSS 3501 Customer Service Skills / CRN: #81337 201

 

Microcomputer Lab

COMP 9913. Microcomputer Lab (90 hrs)

An open laboratory in which students may complete their microcomputer assignments or word processing assignments.

COMP 9942. Microcomputer Lab (45 hrs)

An instructor-supervised computer lab for currently-enrolled Business Department students. Students will work independently on assignments given in other Business Department computer classes.

 

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