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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.

3000   Arrange-7 Hours    ONLINE-E   Leiva C Y

Above section 3000 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 16 to Dec 06, 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.

3001   9:30a-10:20a TTh   BUS 253   Rodriguez J E

3002   12:45p-2:50p TTh   BUS 253   McKay J H

Above section 3002 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 27 to Oct 17.

3003   12:45p-2:50p TTh   BUS 253   Gross D M

Above section 3003 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.

3004   9:30a-10:20a TTh   BUS 253   Rodriguez J E

3005   12:45p-2:50p TTh   BUS 253   McKay J H

Above section 3005 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 27 to Oct 17.

3006   12:45p-2:50p TTh   BUS 253   Gross D M

Above section 3006 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.

3007   9:30a-10:20a TTh   BUS 253   Rodriguez J E

3008   12:45p-2:50p TTh   BUS 253   McKay J H

Above section 3008 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 27 to Oct 17.

3009   12:45p-2:50p TTh   BUS 253   Gross D M

Above section 3009 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.

3010   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Mantabe P

Above section 3010 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 21 to Dec 13, 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 unit

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

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

3011   9:30a-10:20a TTh   BUS 253   Rodriguez J E

3012   12:45p-2:50p TTh   BUS 253   McKay J H

Above section 3012 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 27 to Oct 17.

3013   12:45p-2:50p TTh   BUS 253   Gross D M

Above section 3013 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 22 to Dec 12.

OFTECH 10, Skill Building on the Keyboard    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: Office Technology 1, 1C or keyboarding skills of 35 words per minute.

Computers are used in all work environments. To function efficiently, computer users must be able to input data on a computer keyboard quickly and accurately. This course is designed to develop the computer keyboarding skills that are required to function in the workplace.

NEW  3401   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Sambrano R A

Above section 3401 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 16 to Dec 06, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

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.

3014   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Mantabe P

Above section 3014 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 16 to Dec 06, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

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.

4412   6:45p-9:50p Th   BUS 253   Rodriguez B S

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.

3015   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Williamson Te D

Above section 3015 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 16 to Dec 06, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

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IMPORTANT! Many SMC classes require the use of a computer with Internet access to reach class resources and/or to complete assignments and/or take exams. To locate a computer lab on campus go to www.smc.edu/acadcomp and click on the “Labs” link.