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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.

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.

Formerly OIS 1. OFTECH 1 is equivalent to the OFTECH 1A, OFTECH 1B, and OFTECH 1C sequence.

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 2016 in the PC (windows) environment.

3136 Arrange-7.5 Hours ONLINE Williamson TE D
Above section 3136 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 18 to Dec 08, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

OFTECH 1A, Keyboarding 1A 1 unit

Transfer: CSU Prerequisite: None.

Formerly OIS 1A.

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

3137 9:30a-10:20a TTh BUS 253 Reed A M

3138 12:45p-2:50p TTh BUS 253 3138
Above section 3138 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 29 to Oct 19.

3139 12:45p-2:50p TTh BUS 253 Reed A M
Above section 3139 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 24 to Dec 14.

OFTECH 1B, Keyboarding 1B 1 unit

Transfer: CSU Prerequisite: Office Technology 1A.

Formerly OIS 1B.

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

3140 9:30a-10:20a TTh BUS 253 Reed A M

3141 12:45p-2:50p TTh BUS 253 Reed A M
Above section 3141 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 29 to Oct 19.

3142 12:45p-2:50p TTh BUS 253 Reed A M
Above section 3142 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 24 to Dec 14.

OFTECH 1C, Keyboarding 1C 1 unit

Transfer: CSU Prerequisite: Office Technology 1B.

Formerly OIS 1C.

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.

3143 9:30a-10:20a TTh BUS 253 Reed A M

3144 12:45p-2:50p TTh BUS 253 Reed A M
Above section 3144 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 29 to Oct 19.

3145 12:45p-2:50p TTh BUS 253 Reed A M
Above section 3145 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 24 to Dec 14.

OFTECH 5, English Skills for the Office 3 units

Transfer: CSU Prerequisite: None.

Formerly OIS 5.

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.

3146 Arrange-6.5 Hours ONLINE Mantabe P
Above section 3146 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 23 to Dec 15, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

OFTECH 9, Keyboarding Improvement 1 unit

Transfer: CSU Prerequisite: None.

Formerly OIS 9.

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

3147 9:30a-10:20a TTh BUS 253 Reed A M

3148 12:45p-2:50p TTh BUS 253 Reed A M
Above section 3148 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 29 to Oct 19.

3149 12:45p-2:50p TTh BUS 253 Reed A M
Above section 3149 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 24 to Dec 14.

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.

3150 Arrange-7.5 Hours ONLINE Williamson TE D
Above section 3150 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 18 to Dec 08, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

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.

3151 Arrange-4.5 Hours ONLINE Mantabe P
Above section 3151 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 18 to Dec 08, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

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.

3152 Arrange-4.5 Hours ONLINE Reed A M
Above section 3152 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 18 to Dec 08, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

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.

3153 Arrange-4.5 Hours ONLINE Reed A M
Above section 3153 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 18 to Dec 08, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

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.

3154 Arrange-4.5 Hours ONLINE Reed A M
Above section 3154 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 18 to Dec 08, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

OFTECH 30, Legal Office Procedures 3 units

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

This course is designed to prepare students to perform common tasks required of law office administrative assistants. Topics of study include the law office environment; clerical and administrative duties; computers and office systems; court structure; litigation procedures; substantive law (litigation; family; wills, trusts, and probate; business organization; real estate; and criminal) and legal research. Emphasis is on terminology, procedures, and document preparation. Job-hunting skills are also discussed.

3155 Arrange-4.5 Hours ONLINE Hana B T
Above section 3155 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 18 to Dec 08, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

OFTECH 90A, Internship in Office Technology 1 unit

Transfer: CSU Prerequisite: None.

Students must arrange an approved internship prior to enrolling in this class. F-1 students must see the Immigration Coordinator at the International Education Center before enrolling.

The Internship Program is designed to provide the student with the opportunity of on-site work experience in an office setting. Students spend time weekly in a supervised office setting.

3156 Arrange-4 Hours BUS 220G Stahl H A

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