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hcc catalogue '11-'12

Business & Computer Systems - Programs of Study

Office Technology 
A.A.S. Degree (Career)
For curriculum information, contact the Business and Computer Systems Division—Room DH-239—443-518-1520.
There is a constant demand for well‑trained office personnel. This curriculum offers a variety of specializations—office management/supervision, office assistant, and legal office assistant. The office management/supervision track provides the educational background necessary for a person to advance to a supervisory position. The office assistant track provides comprehensive preparation for positions in corporate and government offices. The legal office assistant track includes courses in legal document preparation, legal terminology, communications, and word processing.
CompositionENGL-121 College Composition3
Humanities, Arts & 
 LiteratureSPCH-105 Fundamentals of Public Speaking3
 SPCH-110 Interpersonal Communications 3
Social Sciences SOCI-101 Introduction to Sociology3
ScienceScience Core Course (see p. 64; must include
MathematicsMATH-122 Ideas in Mathematics
 MATH-138 Statistics
 MATH-141 College Algebra3-4
InterdisciplinaryCMSY-129 Principles of the Internet3
ACCT-111Principles of Accounting I3
BMGT-100Introduction to Business and Organization3
BMGT-178Business Writing1
CMSY-101Beginning Spreadsheets1
CMSY-102Beginning Word Processing1
CMSY-103Beginning Databases1
CMSY-104Advanced Word Processing1
CMSY-117Advanced Spreadsheets1
CMSY-118Advanced Databases1
CMSY-127Microsoft® Outlook1
CMSY-132Introduction to Windows1
CMSY-136Integrated Software Applications1
OFFI-177Grammar for Your Job2
OFFI-275Office Simulation3
Choose one of the tracks and complete all courses listed for the track.
Office Management/Supervision Track 
Application Code 191a
BMGT-134Coaching as a Tool for Effective Leadership3
BMGT-141Supervisory Development3
BMGT-145Principles of Management3
BMGT-240Human Resource Management3
Business ElectivesBusiness Electives (see p. 67)4
Office Assistant Track
Application Code 191b
CRES/HEED-155Introduction to Conflict Resolution: Science and Art3
OFFI-102Editing Skills 3
Business ElectivesBusiness Electives (see p. 67)9
Legal Office Assistant Track
Application Code 191c
BMGT-151Business Law I3
CRES/HEED-155Introduction to Conflict Resolution: Science and Art3
OFFI-102Editing Skills3
OFFI-281Legal Document Preparation2
OFFI-283Legal Transcription and Terminology3
Business ElectiveBusiness Elective (see p. 65)1

hcc catalogue '11-'12

Accounting - ACCT
Aging Services - AGNG
American Sign Language - AMSL
Anthropology - ANTH
Arabic - ARAB 
Art - ARTT 
Astronomy - ASTR
Bioinformatics - BFMT 
Biology - BIOL 
Biomedical Engineering - BMET
Business - BMGT 
Cardiovascular Technology - CARD
Chemistry - CHEM 
Chinese - CHNS 
Cisco - CSCO 
Computer-Aided Design - CADD
Computer Forensics - CFOR 
Computer Systems - CMSY 
Conflict Resolution - CRES
Construction Management - CNST 
Cooperative Education - COOP
Criminal Justice - CRIM 
Culinary Management - CMGT 
Dance - DANC
Dental Hygiene - DHYG 
Diagnostic Medical
Sonography - DMSU

Economics - ECON 
Education - EDUC 
Electronics - ELEC 
Emergency Medical Technician/
Paramedic - EMSP
Engineering -ENES 
English- ENGL 
Entrepreneurship - ENTR 
Environmental Science - ENST
Exercise Science - EXSC 
Farsi - FARS
Film - FILM 
Financial Planning- FNPL 
Fine Arts - FINE 
First-Year Experience - FYEX
French - FREN 
Geography - GEOG
Geology - GEOL

German - GERM 
Greek - GREK 
Health Care - HEAL 
Health Education - HEED 
Hebrew - HBRW
Hindi - HNDI
History - HIST 
Horticulture - HORT 
Hospitality Management - HMGT
Human Development - HMDV 
Human Services - HUMS 
Humanities - HUMN
Interior Design - INDS
Italian - ITAL 
Japanese - JPNS
Korean - KORE 
Life Fitness - LFIT 
Mathematics - MATH 
Medical Laboratory
Technician - MLTS

Meteorology - METO 
Microsoft - MSFT 
Music - MUSC 
Nursing - NURS 
Nutrition - NUTR
Office Technology - OFFI 
Philosophy - PHIL 
Physical Therapist
Assistant - PTAP
Physics - PHYS 
Political Science - POLI 
Portuguese - PORT
Psychology - PSYC 
Public Health - PUBH
Radiologic Technology - RADT
Retailing - RETL 
Russian - RUSS 
Social Work - SOWK
Sociology - SOCI 
Spanish - SPAN 
Speech - SPCH 
Television and Radio - TVRD
Theatre - THET 
Turkish - TURK
Women's Studies - WMST