Advanced Word Processing
OFADM 232

OFADM 232 CoverRecommended for Success: Before enrolling in this course, students are strongly advised to satisfactorily complete CSCI 224 or satisfactorily complete OFADM 231 or have strong prior knowledge of word processing software.

Application of advanced word processing techniques and procedures including those features relating to desktop publishing. For students who are already knowledgeable in word processing software. Transfer: (CSU)

What to Expect

This is an online course that requires students to have prior knowledge in word processing in order to design and prepare a variety of business documents and fliers. Prior experience with Microsoft Word is recommended. Microsoft Word 2016 is required. Some use of Excel 2016 is included. Publisher 2016 will also be introduced.


Introduction to Spreadsheets
OFADM 259 (online)

OFADM 259 CoverFormerly listed as: OFADM 359 - Introduction to Spreadsheet Software

Recommended for Success: Before enrolling in this course, students are strongly advised to satisfactorily complete OFADM 353.

Beginning course in the use of spreadsheet software. Features of software will be explained and demonstrated in a hands-on learning environment. Field trips are not required. Not repeatable. (A-F Only) Lec/Lab. Transfer: (CSU)

 

What to Expect

This class is taught entirely online in Canvas. (The same course--not online--is offered within the Office Administration Center.) The online course is a 5-week course--dates are indicated in the class schedule. Basic spreadsheet formulas, formatting, and charting is covered. Student must have access to Excel 2016 to complete the course.

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Introduction to Business Presentation Software
OFADM 262 (online)

OFADM 262 CoverFormerly listed as: OFADM 362 - Introduction to Business Presentation Software

Recommended for Success: Before enrolling in this course, students are strongly advised demonstrate basic knowledge of computer use and have the ability to keyboard by touch.

A beginning course using computer software to design slides, outlines, note pages, and audience handouts for business presentations. Field trips are not required. Not repeatable. (A-F Only) Lec/Lab. Transfer: (CSU)

  •  OFADM 262 Syllabus (pdf)

 What to Expect

This class is taught entirely online in Canvas. (The same course--not online--is offered within the Office Administration Center.) The online course is a 5-week course--dates are indicated in the class schedule. Basic use of tools and presentation design is covered. Student must have access to PowerPoint 2016 to complete the course.

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Records Management
OFADM 305

OFADM 305 CoverRecommended for Success: Before enrolling in this course, students are strongly advised to satisfactorily complete OFADM 353 and have ENGL 50 eligibility.

Filing rules and their application to alphabetic, numeric, geographic, and subject systems; establishing manual and computer filing systems; records control, retention, transfer, equipment, and supplies; micrographics; using the computer to store, organize, maintain, and retrieve information. Field trips may be required. (A-F or P/NP) Lecture/Lab.

What to Expect

This class is typically taught as an online and/or hybrid course. Keyboarding and word processing experience is suggested as you will be keying your homework assignments for submission.

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 Skills for the Workplace
OFADM 313
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A study of various employee characteristics required in the workplace. Emphasis on entry-level skills and experiences necessary for employees, including education and career planning, telephone, time and stress management, and job search. Recommended as a first semester course for students pursuing an Office Administration or Clerical certificate or degree. Field trips may be required. (A-F or P/NP) Lecture.

What to Expect

This class goes over the entry level skills and qualities necessary for employment.

 

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Office Procedures and Technologies
OFADM 314

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Recommended for Success: Before enrolling in this course, students are strongly advised to satisfactorily complete OFADM 202 and satisfactorily complete OFADM 362 and satisfactorily complete OFADM 231 or have prior knowledge of word processing software.

Study of attributes and skills needed to work in an office. Explores duties of administrative assistants. Topics include workplace environment, workforce behaviors, telecommunications, reprographics, oral and written communications, mailing and shipping, and record keeping. (Course offered only during fall semester.) Field trips may be required. (A-F or P/NP) Lecture. Transfer: (CC OFTEC 131)

What to Expect

This class is typically taught as a hybrid course. Keyboarding, office-related software, and Web 2.0 tools are strongly incorporated into the course.

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Today's Office
OFADM 315

Prerequisite: Satisfactory completion of OFADM 202 and OFADM 314.

Provides a simulated office environment to give students the experience that is often necessary in obtaining and keeping an office position. Students will be “hired” as an employee within the simulated office with the availability of transferring to other positions later in the course. Emphasis on application of skills and knowledge necessary to be an effective employee. Upon mastery of necessary skills, students may be placed as interns in offices to gain additional experience. The course should be taken in the student’s last semester before graduation or certificate completion. (A-F Only) Lab.

What to Expect

This class is run as a simulated office where students perform tasks for their assigned office position. Midway through the semester, students may be placed on actual job sites in the community as interns. Professional career attire is required.

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Introduction to Microsoft Outlook
OFADM 316

OFADM 311 CoverRecommended for Success: Before enrolling in this course, students are strongly advised to be familiar with the use of computer technology.

Use of Microsoft Outlook functions to manage e-mail, contacts, calendar, and tasks. Both personal and business use of the software will be covered. Field trips are not required. Not repeatable. (A-F or P/NP) 

Syllabus & Documents

  • OFADM 316 Syllabus (pdf)

What to Expect

This class is typically taught as an online course. Familiarity with e-mail is not required.

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Telephone Techniques
OFADM 320

Development of effective use of the telephone. Scenarios include appropriate greetings, placing callers on hold, dealing with difficult callers, and communication on the telephone. Telephone equipment and services are also covered. . (A-F or P/NP) Lecture.

What to Expect

This class does not require a textbook. All information is given through class lectures and videos. Hands-on telephone use and practice takes place during class.

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Beginning Word Processing
OFADM 330

330 CoverRecommended for Success: Before enrolling in this course, students are strongly advised to satisfactorily complete OFADM 301.

Introduction to the use and capabilities of word processing software with hands-on experience in creating, revising, and printing documents. Course designed for initial exposure to word processing. Students who have completed OFADM 256 should enroll in OFADM 231.

 

What to Expect

This class is typically taught as an online course. Some computer experience is recommended for using Blackboard to utilize classroom materials. Microsoft Word 2016 is required for this course.

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10-Key on the Computer
OFADM 375 (online)

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Recommended for Success: Before enrolling in this course, students are strongly advised to satisfactorily complete OFADM 301 or have the ability to keyboard by touch.

Touch system of numeric keys on the 10-key pad. (A-F Only). Lecture/Lab. Not repeatable.

 What to Expect

This class is taught entirely online in Canvas. (The same course--not online--is offered within the Office Administration Center.) The online course is a 5-week course--dates are indicated in the class schedule. 

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Bookkeeping I
BUSAD 310

Recommended for Success: Before enrolling in this course, students are stronglyBook cover advised to satisfactorily complete BUSAD 300 or satisfactorily complete BUSAD 50.

Essential bookkeeping fundamentals for job entry in business. Basics of double entry bookkeeping: general and special journals, general and subsidiary ledgers, business forms, payroll records and governmental payroll forms. Recommended as a preparatory course for BUSAD 201, Accounting. Field trips are not required. (A-F or P/NP)

 

 

What to Expect

Completion of homework in this class allows the student to understand the basics of bookkeeping and will prepare the student for future accounting courses. A homework simulation completed throughout the course helps to better understand the material.

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