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Course Code
BTEC 1020  Credits 4.00 Lec View Details
Title Introduction to Computer Applications 
Description This course teaches computer applications as a business productivity tool. Topics will include introduction to Windows operating system, hardware and software, data communications, data security, and the Internet and WorldWide Web. You will use MS Word to create a Word document, MS Access to create a database, MS Excel to create a worksheet with a chart, MS PowerPoint to create a presentation, and MS Outlook email for communicating and networking with Outlook. Must be taken A-F. 
Prerequisites  

Placement score into MATH 0070. Keyboarding skills of at least 25 WPM are strongly recommended.



Course Code
BTEC 1060  Credits 1.00 Lec 2.00 Lab View Details
Title Keyboarding 1 
Description In this course, you will develop touch-control of the keyboard and proper keyboarding techniques; build speed and accuracy; and practice applying basic skills to the formatting of letters, reports, memos, tables, emails and other kinds of business communication. The keyboarding goal will be to attain a minimum speed of 40 WPM with five errors or fewer on a five-minute timing. Must be taken A-F. 
Prerequisites  

Placement score into READ 1300 or completion of READ 0200 or ESOL 0052. It is strongly recommended that students can touch type 25 WPM or successful completion of a high school keyboarding course.



Course Code
BTEC 1080  Credits 3.00 Lec View Details
Title Microsoft Word 
Description This Microsoft Word course is designed to cover all of the learning objectives for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exam. Microsoft Office Specialist-approved textbooks and courseware are used for this course. You will learn to navigate Microsoft Office Word software at the feature and functionality level. You will learn the features and capabilities of Microsoft Office Word. You will learn to use Microsoft Office Word to create and edit professional-looking documents for a variety of purposes and situations. Topics covered in this class include: sharing and maintaining documents, formatting content, applying page layout and reusable content, including illustrations and graphics in a document, proofreading documents, applying references and hyperlinks, and performing mail merge operations. Must be taken A-F. 
Prerequisites  

BTEC 1020.



Course Code
BTEC 1125  Credits 3.00 Lec View Details
Title Medical Terminology and Disease Condition 1 
Description This course is designed for students wanting an understanding of how medical terms are created, pronounced, spelled and used in a medical setting. Classes will include a study of medical word roots, prefixes and suffixes common to the medical field. System terminology will focus on pathology, clinical procedures, laboratory procedures and abbreviations. Must be taken A-F. 
Prerequisites  

Placement score into READ 1300 or completion of READ 0200 or ESOL 0052.



Course Code
BTEC 1145  Credits 2.00 Lec 1.00 Lab View Details
Title Technology in the Law Office 
Description This course builds a strong foundation in technology concepts, applications and vocabulary for students to work effectively in today's law office. You will develop a hands-on understanding of industry standard legal software programs to include case and office management; trial preparation and graphics; attorney time entry; and legal documents in Word. You will review case studies, legal ethics and electronic case filing. You will learn technical legal terminology. Must be taken A-F. 
Prerequisites  

BTEC 1060.



Course Code
BTEC 1160  Credits 3.00 Lec View Details
Title Legal Office Procedures 
Description In this course, you will develop skills essential for work in a legal office. Your experience will include study of legal terminology, ethics and confidentiality, time and billing records, scheduling, court dates, depositions and appointments, maintaining client files, telephone techniques, and preparation of legal documents and legal correspondence. You will also study the three branches of government and the state and federal court systems. Must be taken A-F. 
Prerequisites  

Placement score into READ 1300 or completion of READ 0200 or ESOL 0052.



Course Code
BTEC 1165  Credits 1.00 Lec 2.00 Lab View Details
Title Legal Transcription 
Description In this course, you will use digital transcription software in transcribing dictated material for a legal office into usable documents. You will experience working with a wide variety of legal documents, develop speed and accuracy in transcribing, as well as acquire proofreading and correcting skills. Must be taken A-F. 
Prerequisites  

BTEC 1060.



Course Code
BTEC 1275  Credits 2.00 Lec 1.00 Lab View Details
Title Medical Office Procedures 
Description This course utilizes both classroom discussion and real-world simulation exercises to prepare you to perform the variety of tasks needed to work in a medical setting. Emphasis will be placed on customer service; legal and ethical responsibilities; and filing and handling correspondence. Discussions will also focus on making travel arrangements; planning meetings; discussing fees and credit; and performing banking, billing and daily accounting; as well as preparing and processing insurance claims. Computer simulations using Medisoft software will be completed during this course. Must be taken A-F. 
Prerequisites  
Pre/Co-requisites

BTEC 1060.

 


Course Code
BTEC 1700  Credits 3.00 Lec 0.00 Lab View Details
Title Medical Insurance Coding 
Description This course is designed for individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in healthcare that allows them to assist physicians in assigning procedural and diagnostic codes in an outpatient setting. You will gain a working knowledge of both procedural and diagnostic coding systems, as well as gain hands-on experience assigning codes utilizing the CPT and ICD 9-CM code books. Must be taken A-F. 
Prerequisites  

BTEC 1125.



Course Code
BTEC 1770  Credits 2.00 Lec 1.00 Lab View Details
Title Claims and Reimbursement 
Description This course introduces you to medical insurance reimbursement; medical insurance plans and payers; regulations and accreditation in medical insurance, as well as the claims processing sequence; collection of patient information; insurance verification; and encounter form preparation. You will also learn about linkage and compliance, provider payment calculations, claims preparation, and claims transmission. Coding guidelines will also be reviewed. The hospital claims and billing process will also be addressed. Computer simulations using Medisoft software will be covered during this course. Must be taken A-F. 
Prerequisites  

BTEC 1700.



Course Code
BTEC 1835  Credits 3.00 Lec View Details
Title Business English 
Description In this course, you will develop business English skills appropriate for work in a professional business office; review and practice grammar usage, punctuation, and capitalization; and develop an extensive vocabulary emphasizing business and legal terms. Skills learned in this course will enable you to become a more effective business communicator. Must be taken A-F. 
Prerequisites  

Placement score into READ 1300 or completion of READ 0200 or ESOL 0052.



Course Code
BTEC 2030  Credits 3.00 Lec View Details
Title PowerPoint Business Presentations 
Description This Microsoft Office PowerPoint course is designed to cover all of the learning objectives for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exam. MOS-approved textbooks and courseware are used for this course. You will learn to navigate Microsoft Office PowerPoint software at the feature and functionality level. You will learn to create complex slide shows, such as product plans, reports and marketing materials. You will create slide shows based on custom templates generated by others and frequently reuse slides. You will create slides that include sophisticated data presented in visual formats. You will learn how to pause and move back and forth in slide shows, jump to specific slides, drill down to supporting data, and mark up slides. Must be taken A-F. 
Prerequisites  

BTEC 1020.



Course Code
BTEC 2100  Credits 3.00 Lec View Details
Title Microsoft Excel 
Description This Microsoft Office Excel course is designed to cover all of the learning objectives for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exam. MOS-approved textbooks and courseware are used for this course. You will learn to navigate Microsoft Office Excel software at the feature and functionality level. You will learn to use Microsoft Office Excel to create and edit professional-looking spreadsheets for a variety of purposes and situations. You will learn the features and capabilities of Microsoft Office Excel. You will learn skills in: managing the worksheet environment, creating cell data, formatting cells and worksheets, managing worksheets and workbooks, applying formulas and functions, presenting data visually, sharing worksheet data with other users, and analyzing and organizing Data. Must be taken A-F. 
Prerequisites  

BTEC 1020



Course Code
BTEC 2110  Credits 3.00 Lec View Details
Title Microsoft Access 
Description This Microsoft Office Access course is designed to cover all of the learning objectives for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exam. MOS-approved textbooks and courseware are used for this course. You will learn to create, modify, and extend functionality of basic database objects, including tables, queries, forms, and reports. Skills you will learn include: managing the access environment, building tables, building forms, creating and managing queries, and designing reports. Must be taken A-F. 
Prerequisites  

BTEC 1020



Course Code
BTEC 2125  Credits 3.00 Lec View Details
Title Medical Terminology and Disease Condition 2 
Description This course is designed to follow Medical Terminology and Disease Condition 1. Classes will focus on system terminology, disease terminology and specialty terminology. Emphasis will also be placed on terminology related to clinical procedures, laboratory procedures, surgical procedures and medical abbreviations related to covered systems. Must be taken A-F. 
Prerequisites  

BTEC 1125.



Course Code
BTEC 2230  Credits 3.00  Lec 2.00 Lab View Details
Title Clinical Documentation 
Description In this course, you will learn dictation of medical transcription materials. You will key dictated medical reports while being introduced to body systems and medical procedures. You will also learn common scientific terms relevant to speech recognition technology. Topics covered include differences between front-end and back-end speech recognition technology. Productivity and quality issues. Implications of speech recognition technology in the future of the MT industry. Must be taken A-F.  
Prerequisites  

BTEC 2125



Course Code
BTEC 2375  Credits 3.00 Lec View Details
Title Business Communications 
Description In this course, you will develop the writing skills appropriate for business by composing and editing business memos, letters, and reports. You will use communication theory and critical thinking to solve business problems using effective writing, and apply this knowledge and skill in resolving your own personal business writing problems. Ongoing discussion and practice of correct grammar and punctuation usage is designed to heighten each writer's effectiveness. You will compile a portfolio of your written work, including a final research report. All assignments will be typed on the computer. Must be taken A-F. 
Prerequisites  

Placement score into READ 1300 or completion of READ 0200 or ESOL 0052. Keyboarding skills of at least 25 WPM are strongly recommended.



Course Code
BTEC 2445  Credits 3.00 Lec View Details
Title Internship Assessment and Preparation 
Description This course is completed in preparation for BTEC 2450 Internship. The student will learn, understand, and gain experience in a variety of areas in administrative support. You will learn the expectation of interns in various settings and will confirm that opportunities in your program match your career goals. Must be taken A-F. 
Prerequisites  

BTEC 2825 with a "C" (2.0) or above. Must be a BTEC A.A.S. major and completed your 3rd semester of the A.A.S. degree.



Course Code
BTEC 2450  Credits 3.00 Int./Prac. View Details
Title Administrative Assistant/Software Support Internship 
Description The BTEC internship provides occupational experience in your major field. A training plan is developed for each student in cooperation with a supervisor at the training site. You will apply skills and knowledge acquired in coursework to an actual work setting. The 3-credit BTEC Internship requires a total of 120 hours of on-site training. Must be taken Pass/Fail. 
Prerequisites  

BTEC 2445. Grade of "C" (2.0) or higher in all BTEC courses and must be a BTEC A.A.S. degree major. Must be taken in the last semester.



Course Code
BTEC 2555  Credits 3.00 Int./Prac. View Details
Title Medical Office Assistant Internship 
Description This class provides a real world learning environment in which you will be able to apply and test the knowledge and skills that have been learned in the classroom. You will further develop your interpersonal skills in working with professional colleagues and patients. You will demonstrate your responsibility, dependability, and initiative to an employer. Must be taken Pass/Fail. 
Prerequisites  

BTEC 2445. Grade of "C" (2.0) or higher in all BTEC courses and must be a BTEC A.A.S. degree major. Must be taken in the last semester.