Course Descriptions

POFT 1127
Introduction to Keyboarding: Skill development in keyboarding with emphasis on alphabet, number, and symbol keys by touch. Skills can be applied to computers, typewriters, and other equipment with keyboards.

POFT 1329
Beginning Keyboarding: Skill development in the operation of the keyboard by touch applying proper keyboarding techniques. Emphasis on development of acceptable speed and accuracy levels and formatting basic documents.

POFT 1309
Administrative Office Procedures I: Study of current office procedures including telephone skills, time management, travel and meeting arrangements, mail processing, and other duties and responsibilities in an office environment.

POFT 1313
Professional Workforce Preparation: Preparation for the work force including business ethics, teamwork, professional attire, and promotability.

POFT 1319
Records and Information Management I: Introduction to basic records and information management. Includes the life cycle of a record, manual and electronic records management.

POFT 1291
Special Topics in Business Communications: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course was designed to be repeated multiple times to improve student proficiency.

POFT 2203
Speed and Accuracy Building: Review, correct, improve, and/or perfect touch keyboarding techniques for the purpose of increasing speed and improving accuracy.

POFT 2401
Intermediate Keyboarding: A continuation of keyboarding skills in document formatting, emphasizing speed and accuracy. Emphasis on proofreading, editing, following instructions, and keying documents from various copy.

ACNT 1303
Introduction to Accounting I: A study of analyzing, classifying, and recording business transactions in a computerized environment. Emphasis on understanding the complete accounting cycle; prepare financial statements; and apply accounting concepts related to cash and payroll.

POFT 1231
Numeric Keypad Applications: Skill development in the operation a numeric keypad.

TECM 1191
Special Topics in Applied Mathematics:  Math skills applicable to busi­ness and industry for successful on-the-job performance.

POFT 2333
Advanced Keyboarding: Study of advanced concepts in a variety of office-simulated correspondence activities with emphasis on organization, prioritizing, decision making, composition, placement, accuracy, and speed development.

ACNT 1304
Introduction to Accounting II: A study of accounting for merchandising, notes payable, notes receivable, valuation of receivables and equipment, and valuation of inventories in a computerized environment.

POFT 2287 and POFT 2387 Internship:
An experience external to the College for an advanced student in a specialized field involving a written agreement between the educational institution and a business or industry. Mentored and supervised by a workplace employee, the student achieves objectives that are developed and documented by the College and that are directly related to special occupational outcomes. This may be a paid or unpaid experience. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary.

POFT 1492 Special Topics:
Topics address skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors relevant to the professional development of the student in his/her specialized areas of interest. The student completes a minimum of three of the ten special topics mini courses offered including Medical Terminology, Medical Office Procedures, Medical Machine Transcription, Legal Studies I and II, Legal Office Projects, Microsoft Excel Spreadsheets, Computerized Accounting, Internet Office Projects, and Microsoft PowerPoint Presentations.