OADM Course Descriptions

OADM 1101. Office Accounting Procedures           3-0-3

The introduction of the accounting cycle with emphasis on accounting procedures typical in the service business. Students will prepare financial statements, work with journals and ledgers, prepare banking statements, accounting receivables and payables, and develop skill in the use of spreadsheet software. (Offered as needed)
 

OADM 1102. Intermediate Office Accounting Procedures           3-0-3
Prerequisite: OADM 1101 or permission of instructor.

Continues the principles studied in OADM 1101. Students will study the procedures for promissory notes, bad debts, depreciation, accruals and deferrals, partnerships, and corporations. (Offered as needed)
 

OADM 1104. Small Business Accounting Systems           3-0-3
Prerequisite: OADM 1101 or ACCT 2101.

A study of accounting procedures using computer simulation packages. Students will create and manipulate data in the general ledger, accounts payable, and accounts receivable, as well other procedures needed for small businesses. (Offered as needed) (F,S,M)
 

OADM 1120. Workplace Communication Skills           3-0-3

A basic course in the effective use of oral and written communication skills related to the workplace. Emphasis is on effective preparation and presentation of workplace information. (Offered as needed)
 

OADM 1140. Basic Keyboarding           0-2-1

This course is for non-office majors who need keyboarding skills for program requirements or for any student who elects the course with permission from his/her advisor. Students will develop the “type by touch” methods of keying information on the computer. Basic Word functions, such as Save, Retrieve, and Print are taught. This course satisfies the computer literacy requirement. (Career Course) (F,S,M)
 

OADM 1150. Elementary Document Processing           2-2-3

Develops the “type by touch” method of keying information and begins the process of developing computer skills. After the keyboard lessons are completed, the student will develop formatting skills for business letters, memos, tables, and reports. Word functions may include Margin changes, Block, Move, Insert, Spell Check, Date, Bold, Underline, and others. Speed building and accuracy are stressed. This course satisfies the computer literacy requirement. (Career Course) (F,S,M)
 

OADM 1151. Intermediate Document Processing           2-2-3
Prerequisite: OADM 1150 or equivalent.

Continues the principles begun in OADM 1150 Elementary Document Processing. More advanced formats are mastered, and Word functions such as Merge, Multiple Windows, Footnotes, and Macros are used. Speed building and accuracy are stressed. This course satisfies the computer literacy requirement. (Career Course) (F,S,M)
 

OADM 1152. Advanced Document Processing           2-2-3
Prerequisite: OADM 1151 or equivalent.

The student completes simulations in a wide variety of office-style activities which use the skills developed in Elementary and Intermediate Document Processing. It is highly recommended that the student also complete OADM-1240 and OADM-1242 before taking this course. The student may choose a WEB-based on-line format or the traditional classroom format. (Career Course) (F,S,M)
 

OADM 1159. Medical Office Procedures           2-2-3
Prerequisite: OADM 1150 or equivalent, ALHT 1110.

Emphasis on the production of medical correspondence and various types of medical forms used in the clinical setting. Students will be responsible for transcribing in-depth history and physical reports, case studies, operative reports and follow-up visits. A wide variety of insurance forms will be used extensively. A research paper is required. Sources must include the Internet as well as the usual literary materials. (Career Course) (F,M)
 

OADM 1208. Mathematics for Office Careers           3-0-3
Prerequisite: Satisfactory score on mathematics placement examination or exit LSRM 0090.

Mathematics for business including the fundamental processes of fractions, percentages, averages, interest, and the application of these skills to business situations. (Career Course)
 

OADM 1214. Medical Machine Transcription I           2-2-3
Prerequisite: OADM 1150 or equivalent.

Designed to orient the student to the various medical reports and terminology used daily in the medical office. The student will learn to use dictation equipment by using cassettes to transcribe medical reports. This course satisfies the computer literacy requirement. (Career Course) (F,S,M)
 

OADM 1215. Medical Machine Transcription II           2-2-3
Prerequisite: OADM 1214 with a grade of “C” or better.

Continuation of Medical Machine Transcription I. This course satisfies the computer literacy requirement. (Career Course) (F,S,M)
 

OADM 1216. Medical Machine Transcription III           2-2-3
Prerequisite: OADM 1215 with a grade of “C” or better.

Continuation of Medical Machine Transcription II. Includes a practicum in a health care facility. This course satisfies the computer literacy requirement. (Career Course) (F,S,M)
 

OADM 1220. Office Procedures           2-2-3

A course designed to utilize the skills acquired in English and computer courses to prepare the student for the modern office. Office etiquette, telephone and receptionist techniques, filing, travel arrangements, etc., will be discussed and reinforced with case studies and activities. A research paper is required. Sources must include the Internet as well as the usual literary materials. This course satisfies the computer literacy requirement. (Career Course) (Offered as needed)
 

OADM 1230. Business English           3-0-3

Designed to develop and improve basic language art skills. A thorough review of basic grammar, punctuation, and agreement principles. (Career Course) (F,S,M)
 

OADM 1232. Business Communications           3-0-3
Prerequisites: OADM 1230 or ENGL 1100 or ENGL 1101.

Training in writing business letters, reports, articles, and memoranda. This course reinforces the basic grammar skills taught in OADM 1230. (Career Course) (F,S)
 

OADM 1240. Desktop Publishing I           2-2-3
Prerequisite: OADM 1150 or permission of instructor.

Builds on the word processing skills developed in Elementary and Intermediate Document Processing. It is a study of word processing skills using desktop publishing concepts to improve the appearance of business documents. Emphasis includes, but is not limited to, the following: creation of graphic elements, Word Art images, advanced line formatting, merge, and style features. Microsoft Word software will be used. This course satisfies the computer literacy requirement. (Career Course) (F,S,M)
 

OADM 1242. Integrated Computer Applications           2-2-3

A course designed to provide in-depth study of windows-based database, spreadsheet, word processing, and presentation software. Emphasis will be placed on office style activities and critical thinking skills. This course satisfies the computer literacy requirement. (F,S)
 

OADM 1250. Professional Development           3-0-3

Emphasis is placed on developing job search skills and human relations skills. Each student will prepare an employment package which includes a resume, application letter, and job application form. Time is also spent on in-depth communication skills, interviewing skills, goal setting and a variety of employment issues. (Career Course) (F,S,M)
 

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