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Office Technology

The classes listed under “Office Technology” were formerly listed under “Office Information Systems.”

OFTECH 1, Keyboarding I    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This course is designed to teach keyboard mastery by touch, improve speed and accuracy, and use Microsoft Word to create and revise business documents. Proofreading skill development is also included.

This course uses Microsoft Word 2010 in the PC (windows) environment.

2920   Arrange-7 Hours    ONLINE-E   Leiva C Y

Above section 2920 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 17 to Dec 07, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

OFTECH 1A, Keyboarding 1A    1 unit

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This course is intended for students without previous keyboarding instruction. Emphasis is on keyboard mastery, correct keyboarding techniques, and proofreading skills.

2921   9:30a-10:20a MW   BUS 253   Gross D M

2922   11:15a-12:05p MW   BUS 253   Gross D M

2923   12:45p-2:50p MW   BUS 253   Gross D M

Above section 2923 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 27 to Oct 17.

2924   12:45p-2:50p MW   BUS 253   Gross D M

Above section 2924 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 22 to Dec 12.

OFTECH 1B, Keyboarding 1B    1 unit

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: Office Technology 1A.

Students develop speed and accuracy. Emphasis is on using Microsoft Word to produce letters, memos, tables, and reports.

2925   9:30a-10:20a MW   BUS 253   Gross D M

2926   11:15a-12:05p MW   BUS 253   Gross D M

2927   12:45p-2:50p MW   BUS 253   Gross D M

Above section 2927 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 27 to Oct 17.

2928   12:45p-2:50p MW   BUS 253   Gross D M

Above section 2928 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 22 to Dec 12.

OFTECH 1C, Keyboarding 1C    1 unit

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: Office Technology 1B.

Course content includes keyboard mastery by touch, correct keyboarding techniques, and proper formatting of letters, memos, reports, tables, and other kinds of personal and business communications.

2929   9:30a-10:20a MW   BUS 253   Gross D M

2930   11:15a-12:05p MW   BUS 253   Gross D M

2931   12:45p-2:50p MW   BUS 253   Gross D M

Above section 2931 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 27 to Oct 17.

2932   12:45p-2:50p MW   BUS 253   Gross D M

Above section 2932 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 22 to Dec 12.

OFTECH 5, English Skills for the Office    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This course is designed to review principles of grammar, punctuation, capitalization, and number format; improve vocabulary and spelling; and develop proofreading and editing skills. Word Processing software is used to create and revise business documents.

2933   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Mantabe P

Above section 2933 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 22 to Dec 14, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

OFTECH 9, Keyboarding Improvement (1,1,1)    1 unit

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This course emphasizes speed and accuracy development, keyboarding technique, and proofreading skills.

2934   9:30a-10:20a MW   BUS 253   Gross D M

2935   11:15a-12:05p MW   BUS 253   Gross D M

2936   12:45p-2:50p MW   BUS 253   Gross D M

Above section 2936 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 27 to Oct 17.

2937   12:45p-2:50p MW   BUS 253   Gross D M

Above section 2937 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 22 to Dec 12.

OFTECH 20, Medical Vocabulary    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This course is designed to develop medical vocabulary skills. Topics include word parts (roots, combining forms, prefixes, and suffixes), body structure, major body systems, and pharmacology. HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) guidelines and Internet research tools are also discussed.

2938   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Mantabe P

Above section 2938 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 17 to Dec 07, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

OFTECH 22, Medical Terms and Transcription 2    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: Office Technology 21.

This is an advanced course in medical terms and transcription. Organized by medical specialty, reports and records transcribed include history and physical examination, operative, pathology, radiology, discharge summary, consultation, and progress notes. Emphasis is on refining transcription skills and developing a more extensive medical vocabulary. The use of medical references is also discussed.

4394   6:45p-9:50p W   BUS 253   Leiva C Y

OFTECH 23, Medical Billing (Medisoft)    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

The course introduces the basics of medical insurance billing and current payment methodologies in hospital and physician office settings. Students use MediSoft, a popular medical billing accounting software program, to enter patient and case information, schedule appointments, process transactions, and produce reports and patient statements.

2939   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Williamson Te D

Above section 2939 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 17 to Dec 07, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

OFTECH 24, Medical Coding/Billing 1    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

Coding is defined as the translation of diagnoses, procedures, services, and supplies into numeric and/or alphanumeric components for statistical reporting and reimbursement purposes. This course introduces students to ICD--CM, CPT, and HCPCS coding procedures.

This course will cover ICD-10.

2940   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Williamson Te D

Above section 2940 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 17 to Dec 07, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

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