OCT 251 WORD/INFORMATION PROCESSING APPLICATIONS II
OCT 251 – Word/Information Processing Applications II
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:
- implement advanced Microsoft Word word-processing commands;
- use equipment capabilities in the production of final communications with the speed and accuracy expected from an advanced-level office worker; and
- utilize effective basic business communication skills (spelling, grammar, composition, punctuation, listening, and proofreading).