Office Systems

Classes

OS 131 : 10-key on Calculators

Develops 10-key skills by touch.

Credits

1

Students will be able to

  • Use proper finger placement on the keypad.
  • Enter numbers by touch for speed and accuracy in adding and subtracting numbers.
  • Effectively utilize the 10-key machine as an efficient business tool.

OS 220 : Business Editing Skills

Develops skills necessary for editing, transcribing, and writing memos, letters and email. Emphasis: punctuation, capitalization, spelling, grammar, and word use.

Credits

4

Upon successful completion, students should be able to:

  • Use correct punctuation, capitalization, spelling, grammar, and word usage when editing, transcribing, or writing business documents.
  • Think critically to produce mailable documents

OS 240 : Filing and Records Management

Develops skills for indexing, coding, and cross-referencing documents to be filed. Includes requisitions and charge-outs, records transfer, various filing systems, and an overall view of the role of records management in business including electronic and image records.

Perform the duties of a filing clerk.

Credits

4

Upon successful completion, students will be able to:

  • Apply basic filing rules to manage records efficiently
  • Enter and sort data in an electronic database

OS 245 : Office Systems and Procedures

Develops the skills of an administrative professional for current business practices. Uses computer technology for tasks such as scheduling, email, and faxing. Develops communication, organization and prioritizing skills, telephone techniques, problem solving, and analytical abilities. Analyzes current trends in workplace ethics and the multi-cultural workplace. Develops workplace readiness and applies job search skills for current job market.

Credits

4

Prerequisites

  • Perform the duties of administrative assistant.
  • Use critical thinking skills to independently produce office documents.
  • Efficiently manage multiple tasks of an administrative assistant.