Oct 03, 2023  

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OAT 268 - Administrative Office Practices

Credits: 3
Develops advanced office skills through the integration of MS Office programs and the use of Internet, e-mail, and electronic calendaring activities. Provides opportunities for problem solving, decision-making, and teamwork.

Prerequisite(s): CST 147 , CST 151 OAT 151 , OAT 160 , OAT 172 , all with a C (2.0) grade minimum.
Corequisite(s): None
Lecture Hours: 45 Lab Hours: 0
Meets MTA Requirement: None
Pass/NoCredit: Yes

Outcomes and Objectives
  1. Demonstrate the ability to complete projects in work groups.
    1. Analyze projects into component parts.
    2. Give and receive constructive criticism.
    3. Determine priorities for activities in project.
    4. Complete and assemble a project of professional-quality material.
  2. Integrate skills developed in prerequisite classes to accomplish assigned tasks or projects.
    1. Use hardware and software typically encountered in an office setting.
    2. Use standard formatting models to create business documents.
    3. Use a variety of resources to accomplish work-related tasks.
    4. Recognize and apply the principles of standard written English to various forms of business communication.
    5. Demonstrate quantitative literacy.
    6. Demonstrate keyboarding skill that meets or exceeds current industry standards.
    7. Demonstrate, through both internal and external measures, skill attainment and flow measures that meet or exceed current industry-recognized standards for the administrative office professional.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to use other office skills.
    1. Explain basic business etiquette.
    2. Use e-mail method for some assignments.
    3. Use Internet for research.
    4. Use electronic calendaring and scheduling.
  4. Demonstrate professionalism appropriate for the workplace.
    1. Attend class promptly and consistently.
    2. Follow written and oral directions.
    3. Complete and submit assignments on time.
    4. Participate constructively in classroom activities.
    5. Display civility toward other class members and the instructor.
    6. Demonstrate academic integrity.

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