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OFAD 215 Legal Transcription

3 Credits

Prerequisites: OFAD 119,with an entry-level speed of 40 gross words a minute on a 5-minute timed writing with a five-error limit.Provides hands-on training in formatting legal correspondence and court doc- uments in the basic areas of law.Students will learn specialized rules of punctuation,terminology,and standards for legal documents.In a

laboratory setting,students will learn how to use a transcribing machine to produce legal documents from tape dictation.

OFAD 216 Business Communications

3 Credits

Prerequisites: ENGL 111.Emphasizes analysis of business communi- cation environments-cultural, organizational, technological, interna- tional, and interpersonal-and the use of communications standards to direct the choice of oral and written communication methods and techniques.It includes practice in writing a variety of messages used to communicate in business and industry with an emphasis on

the potential impact of the message on the receiver as a basis for planning and delivering effective business communications.

OFAD 217 Problem Solving for Computer Users 3 Credits Prerequisites:Program Advisor Approval.Introduces the organiza- tion, structure,and functions necessary for managing and maintain- ing information systems within a business organization.Presents the student with basic computer system concepts such as file and resource management,device drivers,file structures,hard disk organization,software installation,upgrading and maintenance, and fundamental data security techniques.These concepts will be

incorporated into practical applications. OFAD 218 Spreadsheets

3 Credits

Prerequisites:Demonstrated competency through appropriate assessment or earning a grade of“C”or better in MATH 044 or MATH 015.Provides an indepth understanding of worksheet design,chart- ing,what-if analysis,worksheet database creation and manipula- tion, and OLE.Knowledge and use of a spreadsheet will be applied to various business applications.Integration of spreadsheets in other applications will be addressed.

OFAD 219 Advanced Document Processing

3 Credits

Prerequisites: OFAD 119 or equivalent.Emphasis on high degree of competency in office-like environment processing documents on a

personal computer using an up-to-date word processing software package.

OFAD 220 Records and Database Management 3 Credits Prerequisites:Demonstrated competency through appropriate assessment or earning a grade of“C”or better in ENGL 025 and ENGL 032.Focuses on the management and control of documents from creation to disposition using manual,automated,and electronic

media.Examines filing procedures,records management personnel, and equipment.Uses database software to create,modify,query,and

report information from a database. OFAD 221 Organizational Leadership

3 Credits

Prerequisites: OFAD 216 and Advisor Approval.Emphasizes manage- ment of office functions.Key topics include personnel,team build- ing, ergonomics,project management,and leadership styles.Case studies and role-playing projects are included.Students will also complete the program and College outcomes assessment tools.

OFAD 222 Database Applications

3 Credits

Prerequisites:Demonstrated competency through appropriate assessment or earning a grade of“C”or better in ENGL 025 and ENGL 032.Provides“hands-on”experience and familiarizes students with

the creation and management of a database.

OFAD 226 Advanced Electronic Spreadsheets 3 Credits Prerequisites: OFAD 218 or Program Advisor Approval.Continues the study of electronic spreadsheets in business.Emphasizes the advanced application of electronic spreadsheets.

OFAD 271 Adobe Illustrator©

3 Credits

Prerequisite:Program Advisor’s Approval.Provides beginning/inter- mediate instruction in illustration techniques using computer soft- ware designed for creating illustrations,technical drawings,logos, and packaging.Emphasis on preparing effective,creative illustrations for various media applications in an efficient,productive manner.

OFAD 272 Adobe Photoshop©

3 Credits

Prerequisite:Program Advisor Approval. The course provides an introductory to intermediate look at Adobe Photoshop.The features and commands of this software will be discussed and explored in the context of preparing and manipulating graphics.

OFAD 280 Co-op/Internship/Externship

3 Credits

Prerequisites: Program Advisor Approval.Provides students with the opportunity to work for an organization specifically related to career

objectives.Provides on-the-job experience while earning credit.

OPMT 102 Techniques of Supervision

3 Credits

Prerequisites:None.Demonstrated competency through appropriate assessment or earning a grade of“C”or better in ENGL 025 and ENGL 032.Introduces basic employee development with emphasis on the responsibilities of a newly-appointed supervisor.Emphasizes organi-

zational structure,motivation,delegation of authority,interviews, orientation and induction of new employees,employee perform- ance evaluations and dealing with employee conflict.

OPMT 205 Techniques of Leadership

3 Credits

Prerequisites: OPMT 102.Identifies approaches to effective leader- ship and discovers an appropriate personal leadership style.Explores

specific qualities and skills needed for conference leadership (orga- nizing, facilitating,controlling,summarizing,speaking,and problem

defining and solving). OPMT 211 Labor Relations

3 Credits

Prerequisites: BUSN 101 and BUSN 202.This is a second-year elec- tive course in labor-management relations.Examines labor history, major labor legislation,collective bargaining,grievance procedure/ arbitration,wage issues and economic supplements e.g.“fringe ben- efits.” Students will obtain the knowledge and skills necessary for functioning effectively in an organized – particularly an industrial

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OPMT 224 Operations Management

3 Credits

Prerequisites:MATH 111 or higher.A study of the efficient production of goods and services that will satisfy the wants and needs of identi- fied customer groups.The course begins with a more detailed descrip- tion of what Operations Management is,then moves to an examina- tion of the customer and methods for determining customer demand.

ORTH 101 Introduction to Orthotics and Prosthetics

3 Credits

Prerequisites:None.Focuses on the development of knowledge nec- essary to understand the rehabilitation process as it relates to the delivery of orthotic/prosthetic care.The prosthetic and orthotics pro- fessions are presented in terms of the integration of the biological, medical,and engineering sciences as well as the clinical and techni- cal components of the disciplines.Students will develop a solid foundation of the principles and practice of orthotics and prosthetics and the materials and technology associated with the manufacture

of custom devices. PARA 101 Introduction to Paralegal Studies

3 Credits

Prerequisites:Demonstrated competency through appropriate assessment or earning a grade of“C”or better in ENGL 025 and ENGL 032.A survey of the American legal system,the substantive and pro- cedural law of Indiana,and the role of the paralegal in the legal pro- fession. Topics include professional ethics,trial and appellate courts, civil and criminal procedure,constitutional law,and basic legal analysis.This entry-level course is a prerequisite for all other parale-

gal courses in the program. PARA 102 Legal Research

3 Credits

Prerequisites: PARA 101.Introduces the student to legal research resources including cases reporters and digest indexes,statutory codes,constitutions,administrative codes and registers,legal ency- clopedias, treatises,legal periodicals,and practice manuals and form books.Instruction is also delivered on proper legal citation form, citation services,and research strategy.Projects include a series of law library research projects that teaches the student the descriptive word method of research,basic legal analysis,and the structure of a

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