2001-2002 UAF Catalog


Degrees and Programs


Office Management and Technology

College of Rural Alaska

Business Technologies Division

Bristol Bay Campus (907) 842-5109

Interior-Aleutians Campus (907) 474-5439

Kuskokwim Campus (907) 543-4500

Northwest Campus (907) 443-2201

Tanana Valley Campus (907) 474-7400

Certificate; Degree: A.A.S.

Minimum Requirements for Certificate: 31-35 credits; for Degree: 60-64 credits

The office management and technology program provides students with the specific skills needed to obtain entry level employment or achieve career advancement. Review courses aimed at preparing candidates for the certified professional secretary examination are offered annually.

Courses are offered covering basic knowledge and skills, emerging technology, advanced procedures and interpersonal skills. Potential careers for graduates include office secretary, stenographer, file clerk, receptionist, word information processors and office supervisors. This program offers both an A.A.S. degree and a certificate. This A.A.S. degree is an approved minor for the B.A. degree.

Undergraduate Program

Major

Office Management and Technology -- Certificate

Concentrations: General Office Management, Legal Office Management, Medical Office Management

1. Complete the certificate requirements.
2. Complete the the following:
a. Complete the following communications course:

CIOS 260 -- Business Communications (3 credits)
b. Complete one of the following computation courses:
Any MATH at the 100 level or above (3)
or ABUS 155 -- Business Math (3)
or CIOS 116 -- Business Business Math Using Calculators (3)
or HLTH 116 -- Mathematics in Health Care (3) (3 credits)
c. Complete the following human relations course:
BA 154 -- Human Relations (3 credits)
3. Complete the following program (major) requirements:
ACCT 101 -- Elementary Accounting I (3 credits)
CIOS 130 -- Microcomputer Word Processing (3)
or CIOS 131 -- WordPerfect (3)
or CIOS 132 -- Microsoft Word (3) (3 credits)
CIOS 160 -- Business English (3 credits)
4. Complete 1 of the following concentrations:

General Office Management

a. Complete the following:
ABUS 220 -- Microcomputer Accounting: Quickbooks (3)
or ABUS/CIOS 221 -- Microcomputer Accounting (3) (3 credits)
ACCT 102 -- Elementary Accounting II (3)
or ABUS 235 -- Fund Accounting for Non-Profits (3) (3 credits)
BA 151 -- Introduction to Business (3 credits)
CIOS 135 -- Microcomputer Spreadsheets (3 credits)
CIOS 164 -- Alphabetic Filing (1 credit)
CIOS 165 -- Office Procedures (3)
or CIOS 265 -- Office Management (3) (3 credits)
b. Complete 1 of the following:
Pass keyboarding proficiency exam at 50 wpm
or CIOS 108 -- Keyboarding II/Intermediate Typewriting* (3 credits)
c. Pass 10-key calculator proficiency exam.
d. Minimum credits required (31-34 credits)

Legal Office Management

a. Complete the following:
CIOS 164 -- Alphabetic Filing (1 credit)
CIOS 165 -- Office Procedures (3)
or CIOS 265 -- Office Management (3) (3 credits)
CIOS 206 -- Legal Keyboarding (3 credits)
CIOS 207 -- Machine Transcription (2 credits)
CIOS 209 -- Legal Machine Transcription (2 credits)
PLS 101 -- Introduction to Paralegal Studies (3)
or ABUS 241 -- Applied Business Law I (3) (3 credits)
b. Complete 1 of the following:
Pass keyboarding proficiency exam at 50 wpm
or CIOS 108 -- Keyboarding II/Intermediate Typewriting* (3 credits)
c. Pass 10-key calculator proficiency exam.
d. Minimum credits required (32-35 credits)

Medical Office Management

a. Complete the following:
HLTH 122 -- Medical/Dental Office First Aid (1 credit)
HLTH 132 -- Medical/Dental Administrative Procedures I (2 credits)
HLTH 234 -- Medical/Dental Administrative Procedures II (4 credits)
CIOS 200 -- Medical Terminology (3)
or HLTH 204 -- Medical Terminology (3) (3 credits)
CIOS 205 -- Medical Keyboarding (2 credits)
CIOS 208 -- Medical Machine Transcription (2 credits)
b. Complete 1 of the following:
Pass keyboarding proficiency exam at 50 wpm
or CIOS 108 -- Keyboarding II/Intermediate Typewriting* (3 credits)
c. Pass 10-key calculator proficiency exam.
d. Minimum credits required (32-35 credits)
* Student must earn a B grade or better.

Office Management and Technology -- A.A.S. Degree

Concentrations: General Office Management, Legal Office Management, Medical Office Management

1. Complete the general university requirements.
2. Complete the A.A.S. degree requirements.
3. Complete the following program (major) requirements:*

ABUS 154 -- Human Relations (3 credits)
ABUS 179 -- Fundamentals of Supervision (3 credits)
ACCT 101 -- Elementary Accounting I (3 credits)
CIOS 110 -- Microcomputer Operating Systems (3 credits)
CIOS 116 -- Business Math Using Calculators (3 credits)
CIOS 130 -- Microcomputer Word Processing (3)
or CIOS 131 -- WordPerfect (3)
or CIOS 132 -- Microsoft Word (3) (3 credits)
CIOS 160 -- Business English (3 credits)
CIOS 260 -- Business Communications (3 credits)
4. Complete 1 of the following concentrations:*

General Office Management

a. Complete the following:
BA 151 -- Introduction to Business (3 credits)
CIOS 135 -- Microcomputer Spreadsheets (3 credits)
CIOS 164 -- Alphabetic Filing (1 credit)
CIOS 165 -- Office Procedures (3)
or CIOS 265 -- Office Management (3) (3 credits)
CIOS 264 -- Filing/Records Management (3 credits)
CIOS 207 -- Machine Transcription (2 credits)
CIOS 282 -- Cooperative Work Experience (3 credits)
ABUS 220 -- Microcomputer Accounting: Quickbooks (3)
or ABUS/CIOS 221 -- Microcomputer Accounting (3) (3 credits)
b. Complete 1 of the following:
Pass keyboarding proficiency exam at 50 wpm
or CIOS 108 -- Keyboarding II/Intermediate Typewriting** (3 credits)
c. Pass 10-key calculator proficiency exam.
d. Minimum credits required (60-63 credits)

Legal Office Management

a. Complete the following:
ABUS 241 -- Applied Business Law I (3 credits)
CIOS 165 -- Office Procedures (3)
or CIOS 265 -- Office Management (3) (3 credits)
CIOS 206 -- Legal Keyboarding (3 credits)
CIOS 207 -- Machine Transcription (2 credits)
CIOS 209 -- Legal Machine Transcription (2 credits)
CIOS 264 -- Filing/Records Management (3 credits)
CIOS 282 -- Cooperative Work Experience (3 credits)
PLS 101 -- Introduction to Paralegal Studies (3 credits)
b. Complete 1 of the following:
Pass keyboarding proficiency exam at 50 wpm
or CIOS 108 -- Keyboarding II/Intermediate Typewriting** (3 credits)
c. Pass 10-key calculator proficiency exam.
d. Minimum credits required (61-64 credits)

Medical Office Management

a. Complete the following:
CIOS 200 -- Medical Terminology (3)
or HLTH 204 -- Medical Terminology (3) (3 credits)
CIOS 205 -- Medical Keyboarding (2 credits)
CIOS 207 -- Machine Transcription (2 credits)
CIOS 208 -- Medical Machine Transcription (2 credits)
CIOS 282 -- Cooperative Work Experience (3 credits)
HLTH 118 -- Medical Law and Ethics (2 credits)
HLTH 132 -- Medical/Dental Administrative Procedures I (2 credits)
HLTH 234 -- Medical/Dental Administrative Procedures II (4 credits)
b. Complete 1 of the following:
Pass keyboarding proficiency exam at 50 wpm
or CIOS 108 -- Keyboarding II/Intermediate Typewriting** (3 credits)
c. Pass 10-key calculator proficiency exam.
d. Minimum credits required (60-62 credits)
* Student must earn a C grade or better.

** Student must earn a B grade or better.


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