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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.

2759   Arrange-7 Hours    ONLINE-E   Leiva C Y

Above section 2759 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 04 to May 31, 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.

2760   9:30a-10:20a TTh   BUS 253   Gross D M

2761   12:45p-2:50p TTh   BUS 253   Gross D M

Above section 2761 meets for 8 weeks, Feb 12 to Apr 04.

2762   12:45p-2:50p TTh   BUS 253   Gross D M

Above section 2762 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 16 to Jun 06.

4374   6:45p-8:50p MW   BUS 253   Leiva C Y

Above section 4374 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 15 to Jun 05.

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.

2763   9:30a-10:20a TTh   BUS 253   Gross D M

2764   12:45p-2:50p TTh   BUS 253   Gross D M

Above section 2764 meets for 8 weeks, Feb 12 to Apr 04.

2765   12:45p-2:50p TTh   BUS 253   Gross D M

Above section 2765 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 16 to Jun 06.

4375   6:45p-8:50p MW   BUS 253   Leiva C Y

Above section 4375 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 15 to Jun 05.

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.

2766   9:30a-10:20a TTh   BUS 253   Gross D M

2768   12:45p-2:50p TTh   BUS 253   Gross D M

Above section 2768 meets for 8 weeks, Feb 12 to Apr 04.

2769   12:45p-2:50p TTh   BUS 253   Gross D M

Above section 2769 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 16 to Jun 06.

4376   6:45p-8:50p MW   BUS 253   Leiva C Y

Above section 4376 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 15 to Jun 05.

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.

2770   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Mantabe P

Above section 2770 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 15 to Jun 07, 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.

2771   9:30a-10:20a TTh   BUS 253   Gross D M

2772   12:45p-2:50p TTh   BUS 253   Gross D M

Above section 2772 meets for 8 weeks, Feb 12 to Apr 04.

2773   12:45p-2:50p TTh   BUS 253   Gross D M

Above section 2773 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 16 to Jun 06.

4377   6:45p-8:50p MW   BUS 253   Leiva C Y

Above section 4377 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 15 to Jun 05.

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.

3068   Arrange-7.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Leiva C Y

Above section 3068 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 04 to May 31, 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.

2774   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Mantabe P

Above section 2774 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 04 to May 31, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

OFTECH 25, Medical Coding/Billing 2    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: Office Technology 24.

This course is a continuation of Medical Coding/Billing 1. Students develop skills in applying ICD-CM, CPT, HCPCS LEVEL II codes to the following specialty areas: Cardiovascular System, Female Genital System and Maternity Care and Delivery, and General Surgery.

This course covers ICD-10.

2775   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Williamson Te D

Above section 2775 meets for 8 weeks, Feb 11 to Apr 05, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

OFTECH 26, Medical Coding/Billing 3    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: Office Technology 25.

This course develops further skills in medical coding/billing. Students develop skills in applying CPT, HCPCS LEVEL II and ICD-9-CM codes to the following specialty areas: General Surgery II, Radiology Section, Pathology/Laboratory Section, The Medicine Section and Level II National Codes, HCPCS, and ICD9-CM Coding. Emphasis is on using reference materials for medicine and inpatient hospital-based coding; filing health insurance claim forms; and billing, collection, and payment procedures.

2776   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Williamson Te D

Above section 2776 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 15 to Jun 07, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

OFTECH 27, Medical Office Procedures    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This course emphasizes essential administrative and clerical skills required to function in a health care environment. Topics of study include records management; insurance, coding, and finance terminology; billing, reimbursement, and collections; telephone and scheduling procedures; medical ethics, law, and compliance; computer usage in the medical office; written communications; and intercultural communications. Students are introduced to electronic billing and scheduling using Medisoft. Health care careers are also discussed.

4379   6:45p-9:50p Th   BUS 253   Rodríguez B S

OFTECH 28, Electronic Health Records    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: Office Technology 20.

This course discusses terminology, concepts, and procedures related to electronic health records and provides hands-on applications. Topics of study include advantages, core functions, data sources, workflow, coding standards, and privacy and security regulations of an Electronic Health Record (EHR) system. Students use EHR software to input patient data, create patient records, document office visits, order prescriptions and lab tests, and perform other tasks involved in patient care and management.

2777   9:00a-12:05p Sat   BUS 253   Williamson Te D

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