2022 - 2023 Undergraduate Bulletin

Courses

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OIS 103 Beginning Formatting 1 cr.
  • Offered: Contact department for information.
  • Prerequisites: OIS 101 or equivalent.

Development of keyboarding skills using the computer with major emphasis on formatting basic business letters, tables and reports.

Notes: Course meets eight weeks.
OIS 161 Document Input and Processing 4 cr.
  • Offered: Fall Winter
Introduction to common business documents and basic word processing techniques. Students will create, format and edit a variety of business documents including correspondence, tables, and reports. Speed and accuracy skills are further developed; information input technologies are introduced. The Microsoft operating system, e-mail and the Internet will be included.
OIS 183 Business Administrative Procedures 4 cr.
  • Offered: Fall Winter

Course deals with administrative and general business procedures for the office. Content includes efficient procedures for managing appointments, handling mail, telephone, office supplies and equipment, records processing, reprographics and customer service.

OIS 185 Introductory Software Applications 4 cr.
  • Offered: Fall Winter
Students develop basic skills in the operation of spreadsheet, database and presentation software. Competencies will include terminology and design, creation and editing of files.
OIS 244 Applied Business Communication 4 cr.
  • Offered: Fall Winter
Development and application of skills in producing oral and written business messages, including memorandums, letters, and reports. Not open to students who have completed MGT 344. Notes: It is recommended that students enroll in this course after completing EN 111 College Composition.
OIS 250 Desktop Publishing Principles 2 cr.
  • Offered: Fall Winter
This course will introduce students to desktop publishing, including the concepts of page layout and design. Students will work with single and multiple page documents, color, and graphics. The emphasis will be on the elements of design through hands-on applications.
OIS 261 Advanced Document Processing 4 cr.
  • Offered: Winter
  • Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or better in OIS 161.
This course enables students to further develop production skill in the use of word processing software programs. Students will develop proficiency in advanced word processing techniques used to produce a variety of business documents.
OIS 263 Business Document Editing 4 cr.
  • Offered: Winter
  • Prerequisites: OIS 161.

Emphasis is on grammar, usage and the chief elements of style: punctuation, number expression, capitalization, word choice, abbreviations, plurals and possessives. Students develop skill in processing text from oral to printed form by transcribing on the computer from recorded media or through the use of voice recognition software.

OIS 266 Medical Transcription 4 cr.
  • Offered: Fall
  • Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or better in OIS 161 and OIS 171.
Students will apply and expand their knowledge of medical terminology while developing transcription abilities through the production of a variety of common medical reports. The transcription will cover a wide range of medical specialties.
OIS 270 Health Information Processing 4 cr.
  • Offered: Fall
  • Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or better in OIS 171.
This lecture/application course covers health information processing activities in hospital and other inpatient settings.
OIS 271 Medical Office Procedures and Billing 4 cr.
  • Offered: Winter
  • Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or better in OIS 171, OIS 183 and OIS 270.
A lecture/application course that emphasizes processing health information in ambulatory care settings including but not limited to physicians’ offices, outpatient surgery and medical clinics. Students will use office management and billing skills as they apply to the health care industry
OIS 273 Medical Coding 4 cr.
  • Offered: Winter
  • Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or better in OIS 171 and OIS 270.
Development of entry-level medical diagnostic and procedural coding skills using current protocol, International Classification of Diseases, Clinical Modification (ICD-CM) and Current Procedural Terminology (CPT). Emphasis is placed on accurate and ethical coding practices as they affect reimbursement for health care.
OIS 281 Legal Office Procedures 4 cr.
  • Offered: Contact department for information
  • Prerequisites: OIS 261, OIS 262 and OIS 280.
A course dealing with office duties of special interest to the legal secretary. Proper client relationships and legal ethics are emphasized. Practical experience is provided in the preparation of various legal documents.
OIS 285 Advanced Software Applications and Integration 4 cr.
  • Offered: Fall
  • Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or better in OIS 161 and OIS 185.

Students further develop skills using spreadsheet and database software and develop skills integrating all components of an office suite including word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation software.

OIS 293 Integrated Office 4 cr.
  • Offered: Fall Winter
  • Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or better in OIS 161 and OIS 185.
Students reinforce and develop office skills through employment testing experiences, an office placement experience and comprehensive exit examinations. This is a capstone course for the associate degree programs and should be taken in the last semester of enrollment.
OIS 350 Methods and Materials in Teaching Business Education 4 cr.
  • Offered: Fall
  • Prerequisites: Admission to the methods phase of teacher education.
Orientation to the field of business education with attention to objectives, procedures, instructional materials and evaluation, as well as to keyboarding/typewriting, accounting, basic business subjects, economics, marketing, management, information technologies and office procedures/office block courses. Notes: May not be applied toward a non-teaching major or any minor in the College of Business.
OIS 450 Advanced Desktop Publishing 3 cr.
  • Offered: Contact department for information
  • Prerequisites: OIS 250 and junior standing or instructor's permission.
This course builds on Beginning and Intermediate Desktop Publishing. Students produce printed materials including brochures, newsletters, flyers and other communication documents in camera-ready format for publication and distribution. Emphasis will be on understanding the printing process, planning the printed piece, design for effective communication and the use of color.
OIS 483 Studies in Business and Industry 1-4 cr.
  • Offered: Contact department for information
  • Prerequisites: Junior standing and College of Business permission.
Coordinated work experience providing up-to-date skills in the area of specialization. Work experience evaluated for vocational endorsement. Each hour of work will apply as five hours toward vocational endorsement.
OIS 498 Directed Study 1-4 cr.
  • Offered: Contact department for information
  • Prerequisites: Junior standing and College of Business permission.
Special individual project.