2012-2013 CCBC College Catalog

Office Administration

OFAD 102 – 2 Credits
Basic Keyboarding Applications

Uses a self-paced course structure to develop alphabetic and numeric keyboarding skills with drill work on speed and accuracy; introduces formatting procedures for letters, memos, and short reports. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

OFAD 104 – 3 Credits
Keyboarding II Applications

Focuses on basic techniques in centering, letter placement, simple tabulations, and reports and manuscripts; how to use proper correction techniques to produce mailable documents; develops typing speed and accuracy through the use of a well-defined goal structure. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: OFAD 102 Corequisite: RDNG 052 or ESOL 054

OFAD 105 – 1 Credit
Microsoft Word for Personal Use

Teaches students to create, edit, and print documents using Microsoft Word software. Keyboarding skill is not required to enroll in this course. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

OFAD 107 – 3 Credits
Introduction to PowerPoint

Introduces the basics of planning, creating, designing, editing, and printing an electronic presentation. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to take the MOS Certification exam for PowerPoint. Note: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: OFAD 160 or CSIT 101 or permission of program coordinator

OFAD 110 – 3 Credits
Administrative Office Procedures

Is an introduction to the field of the administrative professional. Students learn office procedures such as filing, handling mail, and preparing budgets. Students also learn stress management strategies and the importance of workplace ethics and effective communication in diverse environments. This course explores changes and challenges in the 21st century workplace and the role of the administrative professional within that setting. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Corequisites: ENGL 052 or ESOL 052 and RDNG 052 or ESOL 054

OFAD 121 – 3 Credits
Legal Document Processing

Uses a self-paced structure to teach how to process legal documents using a computer; covers proper preparation of legal documents relevant to various areas of the law; explains legal terms and required legal language, formatting techniques, and clauses for each document.

Prerequisite: OFAD 104

OFAD 141 – 3 Credits
Medical Terminology: A Contextual Approach

Teaches students how to build medical terms using interchangeable word parts, combining forms, prefixes, and suffixes and to translate terms into their common meanings. Students develop skill using listening, reading, speaking techniques. Terminology is introduced by body system and covers diagnostic procedures and pharmacology. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: RDNG 052 or ESOL 054 and ENGL 052 or ESOL 052; or ACLT 052

OFAD 146 – 3 Credits
Fundamentals for the Medical Office

Introduces the theory and principles of the health care delivery system, the health insurance industry, and the medical practice; reviews areas of specialization and trends in the health care delivery system, emphasizing their impact on the medical office assistant. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisite: RDNG 052 or ESOL 054; or ACLT 052

OFAD 160 – 3 Credits
Computers in the Business World-GL

Explains how office technologies can be combined to improve office work flow; introduces operating systems and how to apply word processing, data base management, presentation, and spreadsheet software to office situations; incorporates use of the Internet and World Wide Web. This course is a globally intensive course that promotes intercultural competency and global awareness. Successful completion of this course contributes toward the 15 credits of globally intensive curriculum needed to earn the certificate of Global Distinction. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions. Corequisites: RDNG 052 or ESOL 054; or ACLT 052

Prerequisites: ENGL 051 or ESOL 042; or ACLT 052; and MATH 081

OFAD 161 – 1 Credit
Introduction to Windows

Introduces the Windows operating system; covers mouse operation, file management, manipulation of windows and icons, and Windows accessories. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

OFAD 181 – 1 Credit
Cooperative Education I: Office Administration

Provides academic credit for knowledge and skill outcomes derived from a planned work experience in the student's chosen career field. Co-op objectives are jointly developed, selected, and evaluated by the faculty coordinator, workplace supervisor, and student. To register, a student must have a signed Cooperative Education Application.

Prerequisites: OFAD 104, OFAD 110 or OFAD 146 and OFAD 160, and consent of program coordinator; 2.5 overall GPA in major

OFAD 182 – 2 Credits
Cooperative Education I: Office Administration

Provides academic credit for knowledge and skill outcomes derived from a planned work experience in the student's chosen career field. Co-op objectives are jointly developed, selected, and evaluated by the faculty coordinator, workplace supervisor, and student. To register, a student must have a signed Cooperative Education Application.

Prerequisites: OFAD 104, OFAD 160, and written permission from program director required; 2.5 overall QPA in major

OFAD 183 – 3 Credits
Cooperative Education I: Office Administration

Provides academic credit for knowledge and skill outcomes derived from a planned work experience in the student's chosen career field. Co-op objectives are jointly developed, selected, and evaluated by the faculty coordinator, workplace supervisor, and student. To register, a student must have a signed Cooperative Education Application.

Prerequisites: OFAD 104, OFAD 160, and written permission from program director required; 2.5 QPA in major

OFAD 184 – 4 Credits
Cooperative Education I: Office Administration

Provides academic credit for knowledge and skill outcomes derived from a planned work experience in the student's chosen career field. Co-op objectives are jointly developed, selected, and evaluated by the faculty coordinator, workplace supervisor, and student. To register, a student must have a signed Cooperative Education Application.

Prerequisites: OFAD 104, OFAD 160, and written permission from program director required; 2.5 overall QPA in major

OFAD 185 – 5 Credits
Cooperatove Education I

OFAD 206 – 3 Credits
Keyboarding III Advanced Applications

Develops skill in use of word processing features to produce mailable business documents under pressure of time; provides practice in integrating letters, reports, tables, and manuscripts from rough draft and imperfect copy; emphasizes typing speed and accuracy goals consistent with those required of an executive secretary in business and industry. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisite: OFAD 104

OFAD 215 – 2 Credits
Records Management Procedures

Teaches the basic principles and procedures of managing business files; covers the use of data management software to retrieve and sort data and to generate reports. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Corequisites: RDNG 052 or ESOL 054

OFAD 223 – 3 Credits
Legal Typing and Transcription

Gives an understanding of common legal terms; develops expertise in legal typewriting and legal office procedures; covers document transcription and legal terms from a variety of legal specialties; gives practice in using audiocassettes and transcription equipment.

Prerequisites: OFAD 250

OFAD 228 – 3 Credits
Introduction to Microsoft Word

Teaches the fundamentals of Microsoft Word; covers basic features needed to create and edit business documents such as memos, letters, reports, and tables; prepares students to take the Proficient level MOS certification exam in Microsoft Word. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisite: OFAD 160 or CSIT 101 or permission of program coordinator

OFAD 229 – 3 Credits
Advanced Microsoft Word

Teaches the advanced features of Microsoft Word including columns, advanced tables, styles, graphics, macros, typesetting features, outlines, sorting, and advanced merging techniques; prepares students to take the Expert level MOS certification exam in Microsoft Word. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisite: OFAD 228

OFAD 231 – 3 Credits
Desktop Publishing

Enables students to produce high-quality documents such as newsletters, brochures, and flyers using page layout software. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisite: OFAD 160 or CSIT 101 or permission of program coordinator

OFAD 243 – 3 Credits
Database Management

Covers the fundamentals of electronic database management; provides practice in common database operations such as creating, editing, and querying a database; prepares students to take the Expert level MOS certification exam in Microsoft Access. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisite: OFAD 160 or CSIT 101 or permission of program coordinator

OFAD 246 – 3 Credits
Spreadsheet Applications

Presents the fundamentals of electronic spreadsheets. Students learn to format spreadsheets and to perform basic financial operations. Prepares students to take the Proficient and Expert level MOS certification exams in Microsoft Excel. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: MATH 082 and OFAD 160 or CSIT 101 or permission of program coordinator

OFAD 250 – 3 Credits
Machine Transcription

Presents the fundamentals of transcribing business documents from tape; prepares students to produce first-time mailable copy; integrates punctuation rules, vocabulary, spelling, and document format with listening techniques. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: OFAD 228 and ENGL 106

OFAD 251 – 3 Credits
Medical Billing and Patient Accounting

Introduces the billing and accounting processes of the medical office. Students learn to input patient information, schedule appointments, and handle billing. They produce various lists and reports and learn to handle insurance claims, both on paper forms and electronically. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisite: OFAD 146; OFAD 160 or CSIT 101

OFAD 252 – 3 Credits
Medical Transcription

Teaches students how to format medical reports from dictated material; reinforces medical terminology; provides practice in the use of audio tapes and transcription equipment to transcribe many types of dictated medical documents. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: OFAD 141 and OFAD 250

OFAD 253 – 4 Credits
Clinical Medical Assisting I: Fundamentals of Clinical Practice

Develops clinical competence by introducing the basic guidelines for protecting both patient and caregiver from infection. Students learn how to assist with routine office examinations, administer medications, check and record vital signs, and follow emergency procedures. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: OFAD 141 and OFAD 146 and BIOL 107

OFAD 254 – 3 Credits
Medical Office Assistant Practicum

Gives field experience through a supervised work experience in an appropriate medical office setting that relates directly to the student's medical assistant course work. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisite: OFAD 257 with a grade of C or higher and OFAD 261 with a grade of C or higher

OFAD 256 – 3 Credits
Advanced Spreadsheet Applications

Expands on basic spreadsheet skills and teaches students how to create meaningful spreadsheets built on sound mathematical constructs to enable them to organize data, calculate data, audit worksheets, and transform data into information for presentation and decision-making. Students learn advanced analysis and reference functions and advanced features such as macros, data linking, and pivot tables. This course prepares students to take the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Expert level certification exam. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisite: OFAD 246

OFAD 257 – 4 Credits
Clinical Medical Assisting II:Venipuncture and Specimen Collection Techniques and Analyses

Introduces medical laboratory regulations; proper use, maintenance, and storage of equipment; specimen collection techniques; and diagnostic testing procedures. Basic microbiology is addressed including nomenclature, classification, and microscopic visualization of certain microorganisms. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisites: OFAD 253 or consent of program coordinator.

OFAD 261 – 3 Credits
Clinical Medical Assisting III: Medication Dosing and Administration

Introduces students to drug sources, uses, classifications, errors, side effects, regulations, administration, and legal and ethical considerations. Applications include dosage calculation; administration techniques, documentation, and biohazard disposal. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisite: OFAD 253 or consent of program coordinator

OFAD 262 – 3 Credits
Administrative Project Management

Provides a capstone experience in the Office Administration program. This course offers both a theoretical and a practical hands-on approach to managing complex business projects. Students learn the life cycle of a project and develop essential skills to define the critical path of a project. Students integrate spreadsheet, text-editing, presentation, transcription, and project management skills to develop and track a comprehensive team-based project. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisites: ENGL 101, OFAD 110 or OFAD 146, OFAD 228, and OFAD 246 Co-requisite: OFAD 250

OFAD 281 – 1 Credit
Cooperative Education II: Office Administration

Provides academic credit for knowledge and skill outcomes derived from a planned work experience in the student's chosen career field. Co-op objectives are jointly developed, selected and evaluated by the faculty coordinator, workplace supervisor, and the student. Cooperative Education II is directly related to the student's program and provides learning experiences not available in the classroom setting. It continues to reinforce skills and knowledge beyond those acquired in Cooperative Education I. To register, a student must have a signed Cooperative Education Application.

Prerequisites: OFAD 181-184, OFAD 206, OFAD 228, OFAD 250, and written permission from program director required; 2.5 overall QPA in major

OFAD 282 – 2 Credits
Cooperative Education II: Office Administration

Provides academic credit for knowledge and skill outcomes derived from a planned work experience in the student's chosen career field. Co-op objectives are jointly developed, selected and evaluated by the faculty coordinator, workplace supervisor, and the student. Cooperative Education II is directly related to the student's program and provides learning experiences not available in the classroom setting. It continues to reinforce skills and knowledge beyond those acquired in Cooperative Education I. To register, a student must have a signed Cooperative Education Application.

Prerequisites: OFAD 181-184, OFAD 206, OFAD 228, OFAD 250, and written permission from program director required; 2.5 overall QPA in major

OFAD 283 – 3 Credits
Cooperative Education II: Office Administration

Provides academic credit for knowledge and skill outcomes derived from a planned work experience in the student's chosen career field. Co-op objectives are jointly developed, selected and evaluated by the faculty coordinator, workplace supervisor, and the student. Cooperative Education II is directly related to the student's program and provides learning experiences not available in the classroom setting. It continues to reinforce skills and knowledge beyond those acquired in Cooperative Education I. To register, a student must have a signed Cooperative Education Application.

Prerequisites: OFAD 181-184, OFAD 206, OFAD 228, OFAD 250, and written permission from program director required; 2.5 overall QPA in major

OFAD 284 – 4 Credits
Cooperative Education II: Office Administration

Provides academic credit for knowledge and skill outcomes derived from a planned work experience in the student's chosen career field. Co-op objectives are jointly developed, selected and evaluated by the faculty coordinator, workplace supervisor, and the student. Cooperative Education II is directly related to the student's program and provides learning experiences not available in the classroom setting. It continues to reinforce skills and knowledge beyond those acquired in Cooperative Education I. To register, a student must have a signed Cooperative Education Application.

Prerequisites: OFAD 181-184, OFAD 206, OFAD 228, OFAD 250, and written permission from program director required; 2.5 overall QPA in major