2017-2018 Catalog

BOTK - BUSINESS OFFICE TECH

BOTK 1515 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGEMENT

This course introduces students to social media management and how it is becoming part of the business landscape.  Maintaining social media sites will be the focus of the course along with exploring different areas of social media and what sites are used by different types of businesses and industries.  Students will plan a social media campaign as a final project.

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BOTK 1520 BUSINESS MATHEMATICS

This course develops math skills applicable to business including percentages, interest, payroll, inventory, depreciation and taxes.

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BOTK 1555 BASIC OFFICE SKILLS

Basic Office Skills is a beginning course designed to introduce students to the office environment. Modules of instruction include standard spelling, punctuation, and grammar rules; standard business correspondence formats and procedures; and operation of a ten-key calculator.

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BOTK 1640 KEYBOARDING APPLICATIONS I

The beginning keyboarding course is for students who have no background in typing/keyboarding. It consists of two parts. In the first part, students gain the basic theory and develop keyboarding skills through hands-on experience. The second part develops speed and accuracy on the keyboard and introduces basic document formats.

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BOTK 1650 KEYBOARDING APPLICATIONS II

This course is designed to improve a student's keyboarding speed, accuracy, and formatting skills. Upon completion of this course, students should be able to: key 45 to 60+ wpm for five minutes; key various styles of letters and reports, memorandums, tables, business forms, and basic desktop publishing documents using word processing software. Marketable skills are expected.

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Prerequisites

BOTK 1640 or Instructor Permission

BOTK 2750 RECORDS & INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

The purpose of this course is to provide the student with basic knowledge of the principles of records management. Emphasis will be placed on the cycle within which information functions are developed in the office. The rules of four storage and retrieval methods along with the equiment and materials necessary to maintain these systems will be covered in detail. The manual records systems will be emphasized so that conversions to automated systems will be simplified once the basic rules have been implanted into a system.

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BOTK 2810 ACCOUNTING PROCEDURES I

This is a basic course in accounting with a focus on the accounting cycle and financial statements.  Students will learn to use double entry accounting procedures in a scenario of a service business as a sole proprietorship.  Specific areas covered include:  analyzing transactions, financial statements, using the general journal and general ledger, adjustments, worksheets, closing entries, special journals and payroll.  (This course is designed for students seeking an A.A.S. degree or certificate in the Office Information Systems program or the Medical Office Assistant program.)

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BOTK 2820 ACCOUNTING PROCEDURES II

This course is a continuation of BOTK 2810.  Students will practice accounting procedures for sole proprietorships, partnerships and corporations.  Topics may include:  payroll procedures and taxes, accounts receivable/uncollectible, merchandising inventory, notes payable/receivable, and long term assets.  Students will review the accounting cycle and practice interpreting financial statements.  A practice set will be completed for a merchandising business.

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Prerequisites

BOTK 2810

BOTK 2900 OFFICE SYSTEMS & PROCEDURES

This course offers the OIS student in-depth discussion and application of the procedures they will be expected to perform upon entering the world of work in the electronic office. This course is designed to tie together previously learned skills and knowledge as well as present new subject matter. Modules such as the following will be included: technology in the office, time management, communications, administrative support functions and preparing for employment.

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Prerequisites

BOTK 1555 and COSC 1200 or Instructor Permission

BOTK 2970 OIS INTERNSHIP

This course enhances an academic program of study by providing students with an opportunity to increase their general understanding of business office procedures. Students will be expected to apply concepts from the prerequisite courses to problems and situations in a real-world office environment.

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