Welcome | Admission | Enrollment | Fees | Payment | Book Information
Financial Assistance | Campus Services Other Programs

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.

2906   Arrange-7.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Leiva C Y

Above section 2906 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 10 to Jun 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.

2907   9:30a-10:20a TTh   BUS 253   Gross D M

2908   12:45p-2:50p TTh   BUS 253   Gross D M

Above section 2908 meets for 8 weeks, Feb 18 to Apr 10.

2909   12:45p-2:50p TTh   BUS 253   Gross D M

Above section 2909 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 22 to Jun 12.

4393   6:45p-8:50p MW   BUS 253   Leiva C Y

Above section 4393 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 21 to Jun 11.

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.

2910   9:30a-10:20a TTh   BUS 253   Gross D M

2911   12:45p-2:50p TTh   BUS 253   Gross D M

Above section 2911 meets for 8 weeks, Feb 18 to Apr 10.

2912   12:45p-2:50p TTh   BUS 253   Gross D M

Above section 2912 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 22 to Jun 12.

4394   6:45p-8:50p MW   BUS 253   Leiva C Y

Above section 4394 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 21 to Jun 11.

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.

2913   9:30a-10:20a TTh   BUS 253   Gross D M

2914   12:45p-2:50p TTh   BUS 253   Gross D M

Above section 2914 meets for 8 weeks, Feb 18 to Apr 10.

2915   12:45p-2:50p TTh   BUS 253   Gross D M

Above section 2915 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 22 to Jun 12.

4395   6:45p-8:50p MW   BUS 253   Leiva C Y

Above section 4395 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 21 to Jun 11.

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.

2916   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Mantabe P

Above section 2916 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 21 to Jun 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.

2917   9:30a-10:20a TTh   BUS 253   Gross D M

2918   12:45p-2:50p TTh   BUS 253   Gross D M

Above section 2918 meets for 8 weeks, Feb 18 to Apr 10.

2919   12:45p-2:50p TTh   BUS 253   Gross D M

Above section 2919 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 22 to Jun 12.

4396   6:45p-8:50p MW   BUS 253   Leiva C Y

Above section 4396 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 21 to Jun 11.

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.

2920   Arrange-7.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Sambrano R

Above section 2920 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 10 to Jun 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.

2921   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Mantabe P

Above section 2921 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 10 to Jun 06, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

OFTECH 21, Medical Terms and Transcription 1    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This is a beginning course in operating transcribing machines to produce medical documents. Students learn to transcribe, proofread, and edit a variety of medical documents, including chart notes, history and physical reports, consultations, office procedure notes, and X-ray reports. Emphasis is on vocabulary development related to major body systems, formatting, and language skills.

2922   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Leiva C Y

Above section 2922 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 10 to Jun 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.

2923   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Williamson Te D

Above section 2923 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 10 to Jun 06, 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.

2924   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Williamson Te D

Above section 2924 meets for 8 weeks, Feb 18 to Apr 11, 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.

4397   6:45p-9:50p Th   BUS 253   Rodríguez B S

OFTECH 31, Legal Terms and Transcription    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: OFTECH 1, Keyboarding 1, or OFTECH 1C, Keyboarding 1C, or 35 wpm.

This course is designed to develop skill in using transcription equipment to produce dictated legal documents. Students will use word processing software in the production of documents. Emphasis is on legal terminology; document formatting; proofreading skill development. Areas of study include court systems, civil court documents, litigation, family law, probate, business law, real estate law, and criminal law.

4399   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Hana B T

Above section 4399 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 21 to Jun 13, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

 Previous | Next

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.