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OCT 251 WORD/INFORMATION PROCESSING APPLICATIONS II

OCT 251Word/Information Processing Applications II

Course Outline

Course Number & Name:  OCT 251 Word/Information Processing Applications II

Credit Hours:  3.0             Contact Hours:  3.0          Lecture:  3.0       Lab:  N/A             Other:  N/A

Prerequisites:  Grades of “C” or better in OCT 106, OCT 121, OCT 250, and ENG 101 or placement

Co-requisites:  OCT 107 and OCT 210                       Concurrent Courses:  None

Course Description: This course is a continuation of OCT 250. Students will review the basic concepts of Microsoft Word and will be introduced to advanced applications not covered in OCT 250. A variety of realistic business documents will be created, in addition to MCAS (Microsoft Certified Application Specialist) activities. Proofreading and editing skills will be emphasized.

Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:

  1. implement advanced Microsoft Word word-processing commands;
  2. use equipment capabilities in the production of final communications with the speed and accuracy expected from an advanced-level office worker; and
  3. utilize effective basic business communication skills (spelling, grammar, composition, punctuation, listening, and proofreading).