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1998-99 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: 30 credits; for Degree: 60 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: Comprehensive, Legal, Medical

1. Complete the general university requirements.
2. Complete the certificate requirements.
3. Complete the following:

ACCT 161 -- Accounting Concepts and Uses I (3)
or ABUS 142 -- Office Accounting I (2) (2-3 credits)
CIOS 116 -- Calculating Machines (2 credits)
CIOS 131 -- WordPerfect (3)
or CIOS 132 -- Microsoft Word (3) (3 credits)
CIOS 160 -- Business English (3 credits)
CIOS 264 -- Filing/Records Management (3 credits)
4. Complete 2 of the ollowing:
CIOS 106 -- Keyboarding I/Beginning Typewriting (3 credits)
CIOS 108 -- Keyboarding II/Intermediate Typewriting (3 credits)
CIOS 109 -- Keyboarding III/Advanced Typewriting (3 credits)
5. Complete 1 of the following concentrations:

Comprehensive (strong emphasis in computing)

a. Complete the following:
CIOS 165 -- Office Procedures (3)
or CIOS 265 -- Office Management (3) (3 credits)
b. Complete 10 credits from the following:
ABUS 154 -- Human Relations (3 credits)
ACCT 262 -- Accounting Concepts and Uses II (3 credits)
CIOS 105 -- Computer Software Application* (1-3 credits)
CIOS 131 -- WordPerfect (3)
or CIOS 132 -- Microsoft Word (3) (3 credits)
CIOS 135 -- Microcomputer Spreadsheets (3 credits)
CIOS 162 -- Alphabetic Shorthand (3 credits)
CIOS 207 -- Machine Transcription (2 credits)
CIOS 221 -- Microcomputer Accounting (3 credits)
CIOS 260 -- Business Communications (3 credits)
c. Minimum credits required (30-33 credits)
* Must be approved. No duplicates of 3 credit courses (Intro. to Internet, Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint, Windows 95, Windows 3.1 or Quicken)

Legal

a. Complete the following:
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 (1 credit)
PLS 101 -- Introduction to Paralegal Studies (3 credits)
b. Minimum credits required (30-33 credits)

Medical

a. Complete the following:
CIOS 165 -- Office Procedures (3)
or HLTH 131 -- Introduction to Medical/Dental Administrative Procedures (3) (3 credits)
CIOS 200 -- Medical Terminology (3 credits)
CIOS 205 -- Medical Keyboarding (2 credits)
CIOS 207 -- Machine Transcription (2 credits)
CIOS 208 -- Medical Machine Transcription (1 credit)
b. Minimum credits required (30-33 credits)
Office Management and Technology -- A.A.S. Degree

Concentrations: Comprehensive, Legal, Medical

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

ACCT 161 -- Accounting Concepts and Uses I (3)
or ABUS 142 -- Office Accounting I (2) (2-3 credits)
CIOS 116 -- Calculating Machines (2 credits)
CIOS 131 -- WordPerfect (3)
or CIOS 132 -- Microsoft Word (3) (3 credits)
CIOS 135 -- Microcomputer Spreadsheets (3 credits)
CIOS 160 -- Business English (3 credits)
CIOS 165 -- Office Procedures (3)
or CIOS 265 -- Office Management (3) (3 credits)
CIOS 260 -- Business Communications (3 credits)
CIOS 264 -- Filing/Records Management (3 credits)
b. Complete 2 of the following:
CIOS 106 -- Keyboarding I/Beginning Typewriting (3 credits)
CIOS 108 -- Keyboarding II/Intermediate Typewriting (3 credits)
CIOS 109 -- Keyboarding III/Advanced Typewriting (3 credits)
4. Complete 1 of the following concentrations:*

Comprehensive (strong emphasis in computing)

a. Complete 19 credits from the following:
ABUS 154 -- Human Relations (3 credits)
ABUS 179 -- Fundamentals of Supervision (3 credits)
ACCT 262 -- Accounting Concepts and Uses II (3 credits)
CIOS 105 -- Computer Software Application** (1-3 credits)
CIOS 131 -- WordPerfect (3)
or CIOS 132 -- Microsoft Word (3) (3 credits)
CIOS 151 -- Integrated Software (3 credits)
CIOS 162 -- Alphabetic Shorthand (3 credits)
CIOS 207 -- Machine Transcription (2 credits)
CIOS 221 -- Microcomputer Accounting (3 credits)
Approved CIOS elective (3 credits)
b. Minimum credits required (60-63 credits)
** Must be approved. No duplicates of 3 credit courses (Intro. to Internet, Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint, Windows 95, Windows 3.1 or Quicken)

Legal

a. Complete the following:
CIOS 151 -- Integrated Office Software (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 (1 credit)
PLS 101 -- Introduction to Paralegal Studies (3 credits)
b. Minimum credits required (60-63 credits)

Medical

a. Complete the following:
CIOS 151 -- Integrated Software (3 credits)
CIOS 165 -- Office Procedures (3)
or HLTH 131 -- Medical Office Procedures (3) (3 credits)
CIOS 200 -- Medical Terminology (3 credits)
CIOS 205 -- Medical Keyboarding (2 credits)
CIOS 207 -- Machine Transcription (2 credits)
CIOS 208 -- Medical Machine Transcription (1 credit)
Advisor approved CIOS or HLTH course (3 credits)
b. Minimum credits required (60-63 credits)
* Student must earn a "C" grade or better in each course.


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