Course Descriptions

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CAOT-102

Introduction to Computers for Seniors II

Credit(s): 1

This course covers intermediate understanding and use of the computer for word processing and spreadsheets and beginning presentations. This class will include a further understanding of text and graphics in Word, and understanding and using formulas and functions in Excel, and using PowerPoint templates and customizing slide shows. A hands-on class using real-world applications and uses, it is a valuable course for those who want to gain intermediate knowledge of technology. Recommended: CAOT-101

CAOT-110

Windows I

Credit(s): 1

CAOT 110 provides an introduction to the Windows operating system. The course includes utilizing and controlling windows, Help, file management using My Computer and Windows Explorer, sharing data between applications, printing using Print Manager, and working with the Control Panel. This course is useful for anyone who wants to learn how to use Windows software. Recommended: Basic keyboarding

CAOT-111

Windows II

Credit(s): 1

CAOT-111 is a continuation of CAOT-110. It is a valuable resource for those looking to enhance their operating system experience with tips and tricks included to add to the usefulness of their Windows knowledge. This course is intended to provide students with the ability to become comfortable using the Windows operating system for personal and business reasons. A hands-on class using real world personal and business functions, it is a valuable course for those who want to gain more extensive knowledge of the current Windows technology. Prerequisites: Complete CAOT-110 with a minimum grade of C-. Students may enroll and complete these courses during the same semester.

CAOT-112

Keyboarding I

Credit(s): 1

CAOT-112 provides introductory development of basic keyboarding skills. It proceeds from basic alphabetic keyboarding through numeric and symbolic keyboarding. Emphasis is placed on developing touch control of the keyboard using proper keyboarding techniques and building speed and accuracy. This is an important course for those who want to learn to key by touch and is especially useful for word processing. Prior completion of other courses is not required. Enrollment in this course is restricted to professional-technical students who are declared majors in a program for which it is required (see program requirements in current catalog).

CAOT-113

Keyboarding II

Credit(s): 1

CAOT-113 is a continuation of CAOT-112. Emphasis is placed on improving keystroke efficiency and on reinforcing and building keying speed and accuracy. Enrollment in this course is restricted to professional-technical students who are declared majors in a program for which it is required (see program requirements in current catalog). Prerequisite: Complete CAOT-112 with a minimum grade of C-. Students may enroll and complete these courses during the same semester.

CAOT-114

Internet I

Credit(s): 1

This course will cover use of the Internet including information about the World Wide Web, connecting to and researching on the Internet, using e-mail, exploring blogs, exploring copyright issues, and privacy and security concerns. This course is intended to provide students with the ability to become comfortable using the Internet for personal and business reasons. This is a hands-on class using real world personal and business websites and is a valuable course for those who want to gain a beginning knowledge of current Internet technology. It is a required course in some Computer Applications and Office Technology programs. Prior completion of other courses is not required.

CAOT-115

Outlook

Credit(s): 1

This course will introduce the functions used in Microsoft Outlook including e-mail messages, calendar, contacts, tasks, journals, and notes. It is a required course in some Computer Application Office Technology programs. Prior completion of other courses is not required. This course is based on hardware and software that uses the Windows operating system. Enrollment in this course is restricted to professional-technical students who are declared majors in a program for which it is required (see program requirements in current catalog).

CAOT-120

Word Processing/Word I

Credit(s): 1

CAOT-120 provides an introduction to word processing fundamentals in a hands-on environment with business-oriented examples. It includes creating, storing, retrieving, editing, printing, formatting paragraphs and documents, and tables. This is a valuable course for those who want to learn how to use word processing software. This is a required course in the Accounting Assistant and Resort Recreation Management programs. This course is based on hardware and software that uses the Windows operating system. This course fulfills the first credit of the word processing requirement for the Computer Applications and Office Technology, Medical Assistant, and Business Education programs. Enrollment in this course is restricted to professional-technical students who are declared majors in a program for which it is required (see program requirements in current catalog). Recommended: Completion of CAOT-112

CAOT-121

Word Processing/Word II

Credit(s): 1

CAOT-121 is a continuation of CAOT-120. This course provides additional word processing functions, including graphics, themes and building blocks, merging, styles, templates, and developing multi-page documents. This course is based on hardware and software that uses the Windows operating system. This course fulfills the second credit of the word processing requirement for the Medical Assistant, Business Education, and Computer Applications and Office Technology programs and counts as an elective for the Accounting Assistant program. Enrollment in this course is restricted to professional-technical students who are declared majors in a program for which it is required (see program requirements in current catalog). Prerequisite: Complete CAOT-112 and CAOT-120 with a minimum grade of C-. Students may enroll and complete these courses during the same semester

CAOT-122

Word Processing/Word III

Credit(s): 1

CAOT-122 is a continuation of CAOT-121. This course provides instruction in advanced word processing functions including working with references, integrating Word with other programs, advanced graphics, forms, collaboration, and customizing Word. This course is based on hardware and software that uses the Windows operating system. This course fulfills the third credit of the word processing requirement for the Medical Assistant, Business Education, and Computer Applications and Office Technology programs and counts as an elective for the Accounting Assistant program. Enrollment in this course is restricted to professional-technical students who are declared majors in a program for which it is required (see program requirements in current catalog). Prerequisite: Complete CAOT-112 and CAOT-121 with a minimum grade of C-. Students may enroll and complete these courses during the same semester.

CAOT-130

Spreadsheets/Excel I

Credit(s): 1

CAOT-130 is an introduction to spreadsheet fundamentals. This is a hands-on class that includes basic spreadsheet construction and formatting, formulas and functions, charts, and basic data analysis. This course fulfills the first credit of the spreadsheets requirement for the Accounting Assistant and Computer Applications and Office Technology programs and the spreadsheet requirement for the Resort Recreation Management program. Some computer knowledge and basic math skills are recommended. This course is based on hardware and software that uses the Windows operating system. Enrollment in this course is restricted to professional-technical students who are declared majors in a program for which it is required (see program requirements in current catalog).

CAOT-131

Spreadsheets/Excel II

Credit(s): 1

CAOT-131 is a continuation of CAOT-130. This course provides additional spreadsheets functions including managing workbook data, using tables, analyzing table data, automating worksheet tasks, enhancing charts, sharing files, and incorporating Web information. This course is based on hardware and software that uses the Windows operating system. This course fulfills the second credit of the spreadsheets requirement for the Accounting Assistant and Computer Applications and Office Technology programs. Enrollment in this course is restricted to professional-technical students who are declared majors in a program for which it is required (see program requirements in current catalog). Prerequisite: Complete CAOT-130 with a minimum grade of C-. Students may enroll and complete these courses during the same semester.

CAOT-132

Spreadsheets/Excel III

Credit(s): 1

CAOT-132 is a continuation of CAOT-131. This course provides additional spreadsheets functions including using what-if analyses, pivottables, importing and exporting data, advanced worksheet management, and macros. This course is based on hardware and software that uses the Windows operating system. This course fulfills the third credit of the spreadsheets requirement for the Accounting Assistant and Computer Applications and Office Technology programs. Enrollment in this course is restricted to professional-technical students who are declared majors in a program for which it is required (see program requirements in current catalog). Prerequisite: Complete CAOT-131 with a minimum grade of C-. Students may enroll and complete these courses during the same semester.

CAOT-140

Database/Access I

Credit(s): 1

CAOT-140 is an introduction to database management fundamentals. This is a hands-on course that includes basic skills for designing and manipulating a database, building and using queries, sorting and editing records, using forms and reports, and introduces database relationships. This course is based on hardware and software that uses the Windows operating system. This course fulfills the first credit of the database requirement for Computer Applications and Office Technology and Resort Recreation Management programs. Enrollment in this course is restricted to professional-technical students who are declared majors in a program for which it is required (see program requirements in current catalog). Recommended: Completion of CAOT-110

CAOT-141

Database/Access II

Credit(s): 1

CAOT-141 is a continuation of CAOT-140. This hands-on class includes intermediate skills in database management software including advanced query, forms, and reports; importing and exporting data; working with wizards and design view; and analyzing data. This course is based on hardware and software that uses the Windows operating system. This course fulfills the second credit of the database requirement for Computer Applications and Office Technology programs. Enrollment in this course is restricted to professional-technical students who are declared majors in a program for which it is required (see program requirements in current catalog). Prerequisite: Complete CAOT-140 with a minimum grade of C-. Students may enroll and complete these courses during the same semester.

CAOT-142

Database/Access III

Credit(s): 1

CAOT-142 is a continuation of CAOT-141. This hands-on class includes advanced skills in database management software including advanced reports, managing database objectives, macros, modules, and maintaining a database. This course is based on hardware and software that uses the Windows operating system. This course fulfills the third credit of the database requirement for Computer Applications and Office Technology programs. Enrollment in this course is restricted to professional-technical students who are declared majors in a program for which it is required (see program requirements in current catalog). Prerequisite: Complete CAOT-141 with a minimum grade of C-. Students may enroll and complete these courses during the same semester

CAOT-150

PowerPoint

Credit(s): 1

CAOT-150 provides an introduction to presentation software fundamentals using PowerPoint. A hands-on class that uses business-oriented examples, it includes planning, creating, storing, retrieving, editing, formatting, and viewing presentations. This is a valuable course for those that want to learn how to use presentation software. This course is based on hardware and software that uses the Windows operating system. This course can be an elective for the Computer Applications and Office Technology programs. Enrollment in this course is restricted to professional-technical students who are declared majors in a program for which it is required (see program requirements in current catalog). Recommended: Some keyboarding proficiency

CAOT-160

Desktop Publishing/Publisher I

Credit(s): 1

CAOT-160 provides an introduction to desktop publishing fundamentals using Microsoft Publisher. A hands-on class, it includes creating, storing, retrieving, editing, and printing business publications. This course is based on hardware and software that uses the Windows operating system. Enrollment in this course is restricted to professional-technical students who are declared majors in a program for which it is required (see program requirements in current catalog). Recommended: Some keyboarding proficiency

CAOT-161

Desktop Publishing/Publisher II

Credit(s): 1

CAOT-161 is a continuation of CAOT-160. This class will take an intermediate look at desktop publishing using Microsoft Publisher. This course is hands-on and will further explore desktop publishing techniques and terminology. This is a valuable course for those who create in-house publications. This course is based on hardware and software that uses the Windows operating system. Enrollment in this course is restricted to professional-technical students who are declared majors in a program for which it is required (see program requirements in current catalog). Prerequisites: Complete CAOT-160 with a minimum grade of C-. Students may enroll and complete these courses during the same semester.

CAOT-162

Introduction to Computer Applications

Credit(s): 2

CAOT-162 is a rich interactive learning experience designed to give students the basic tools and aptitudes they need to meet today's technology challenges. This course explores how computers and their peripheral devices work and the capabilities of software to meet the needs of the user. Emphasis is placed on the use of computers to manage information for personal and processional uses. Software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, and databases are used during the semester. Lab assignments using software applications are a major portion of the course requirement. No prior experience is necessary. Enrollment in this course is restricted to professional-technical students who are declared majors in a program for which it is required (see program requirements in current catalog).

CAOT-164

Computer Fundamentals for Tech Programs

Credit(s): 1

This course covers basic computer concepts including computer hardware, computer software, and using an operating system. Emphasis will be placed on current industry-recognized business applications. Students will become familiar with the basic operations and performance of personal computers. This course is based on hardware and software that uses the Windows operating system. Lecture: 1 hour per week

CAOT-165

Productivity Software for Technical Programs

Credit(s): 1

This course covers productivity software based on Microsoft Office including common program functions, word processing functions, spreadsheet functions, and presentation software functions. Emphasis will be placed on current industry-recognized business applications. This course is based on hardware and software that uses the Windows operating system.

CAOT-166

Living Online for Tech Program

Credit(s): 1

This course covers the basics of the Internet, including networks and the Internet, electronic mail, using the Internet, and the impact of computing and the Internet on society. Emphasis will be placed on current industry-recognized business applications. This course is based on hardware and software that uses the Windows operating system. Lecture: 1 hour per week

CAOT-168

Integrated Medical Office Software

Credit(s): 3

This course presents the use of an integrated medical practice management and electronic health record system (PM/EHR) in a medical office setting. Students first learn the conceptual framework both for medical billing and for the use of electronic health records i medical documentation and patient management. Then by working through exercises of increasing difficulty that simulate use of a PM/EHR, students develop transferable skills needed to manage the required software tasks across the total patient encounter. The concepts learned in this course are general enough to cover most integrated medical software packages, and students who complete this course should be able to use other brands of software with minimum training. This is a required course in the Medical Administrative Assistant, Medical Assistant, Medical Billing Specialist, Medical Receptionist, and the Business Leadership Medical/Healthcare Option programs. Lecture: 3 hours per week
Prerequisites: Complete CAOT-112 with a minimum grade of C-.

CAOT-179

Medical Terminology

Credit(s): 2

This course is a comprehensive introduction to terminology used in the medical field. Taking a body systems approach, emphasis is placed on anatomy and physiology, abnormal conditions, diagnostic and surgical procedures, as well as medical roots, prefixes, and suffixes. Skill emphasis is placed on defining medical terms and abbreviations, understanding basic human anatomy, and spelling of medical terms. Lecture/Lab: 2 hours per week

CAOT-180

Legal Issues in Health Care

Credit(s): 1

This course provides an overview of the laws and ethical issues relevant to medical careers. Topics include medical practice acts and boards, risk management, basic elements of contract law, professional liability and medical malpractice, privacy, confidentiality and privileged communications, medical records and informed consent, and workplace legalities. This is a required course in the Medical Administrative Assistant, Medical Assistant, Medical Billing Specialist, Medical Receptionist, Medical Office Transcriptionist/Pre-Health Information Technology, and Medical Transcriptionist programs.

CAOT-183

Business Editing and Proofreading

Credit(s): 3

This course deals with the principles of English grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, and usage necessary for preparation of all business communications with an emphasis on proofreading, spelling, and editing documents. This is a required course in Computer Applications and Office Technology programs. It is also useful for students who need to apply correct rules or the mechanics of our language to written communications. Lecture: 3 hours per week

CAOT-184

Records Systems Management

Credit(s): 3

This course provides instruction in the management of manual and electronic records. The life cycle of records from creation through disposal or permanent retention is covered. Emphasis is placed on the classification of records, application of the ARMA filing rules, the organization and management of manual and electronic information, types of records storage facilities, the importance of records retention programs, and the necessity of providing for the safety and security of information. The use of manual, mechanical, and automated methods of information storage and retrieval including micrographic and optical disk storage is also discussed. This is a required course in Computer Applications and Office Technology programs. Lecture: 3 hours per week Prerequisite: CAOT-140 Pre/Corequisite: CAOT-120

CAOT-186

Medical Coding

Credit(s): 3

This course is designed to help learners master the complexity of medical coding. Using the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) and the International Classification of Diseases - Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM) coding books, students will transform written descriptions of diseases, injuries, and procedures into numeric designations. Exercises will cover all medical specialties including dermatology, cardiology, primary care, and orthopedics and addresses the common coding problems encountered in the real world. Skill emphasis is placed on knowledge of coding theories and practical coding applications. This is a required course in the Medical Administrative Assistant and Medical Billing Specialist programs.
Prerequisites: Complete CAOT-179 with a minimum grade of C- or instructor permission.

CAOT-191

Medical Receptionist Internship I

Credit(s): 3

This course provides supervised training in medical receptionist skills through on-the-job experience in a medical-related office. It provides a practical application of medical receptionist skills as part of the learning process and involves approximately 9-hours per week of in-office work. This is a required course in the Medical Receptionist program and is graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. In-Office Work: 9 hours per week
Prerequisites: Complete CAOT-179 and CAOT-212 with a minimum grade of C- and instructor permission.

CAOT-205

Machine Transcription/Document Formatting

Credit(s): 2

CAOT-205 is an introduction to machine transcription and document formatting including formatting business documents such as letters, memos, reports, agendas, itineraries, and news releases. Students prepare documents by listening to recorded dictation and transcribing the dictation using word processing software. Development of good listening skills is stressed. Emphasis is placed on developing proofreading and editing skills to produce mailable documents. This is a required course in the Computer Applications and Office Technology programs. Recommended: CAOT-183
Prerequisites: Complete CAOT-113 and CAOT-120 with a minimum grade of C-.

CAOT-210

Office Procedures

Credit(s): 3

This course is designed to provide students with the information necessary to be successful in today's rapidly changing office environment. In addition to providing students with opportunities to practice and use previously learned skills and abilities topics include office technology; the global economy; increased diversity in the workplace; career planning and preparation; the importance of interpersonal; oral and written communication skills; teamwork; critical thinking skills; ethical issues in the work environment; learning and applying effective telephone techniques; handling office callers; scheduling appointments; meetings; and conferences; making travel arrangements; handling the office mail; and stress and time management. This is a required course in Computer Applications and Office Technology programs. Lecture: 3 hours per week Pre/Corequisite: CAOT-120

CAOT-211

Machine Transcription/Document Formatting 1

Credit(s): 1

CAOT-211 is an introduction to machine transcription and document formatting including formatting letters and memos. Students prepare business documents by listening to recorded dictation and transcribing the dictation using word processing software. Development of good listening skills is stressed. Emphasis is placed on developing proofreading and editing skills to produce mailable documents. Prior completion or concurrent enrollment in CAOT-183 Business Editing and Proofreading is recommended. This is a required course in the Computer Applications and Office Technology programs. Prerequisite: CAOT-113 and CAOT-120

CAOT-212

Machine Transciption/Document Formatting 2

Credit(s): 1

CAOT-212 is a continuation of CAOT-211. Students will enhance their machine transcription and document formatting skills and knowledge by formatting complex documents such as two-page letters, reports, agendas, itineraries, and news releases. Students prepare business documents by listening to recorded dictation and transcribing the dictation using word processing software. Development of good listening skills is stressed. Emphasis is placed on developing proofreading and editing skills to produce mailable documents. This is a required course in the Computer Applications and Office Technology programs. Prerequisite: Complete CAOT-211 with a minimum grade of C-. Students may enroll and complete these courses during the same semester.

CAOT-213

Legal Transcription I

Credit(s): 1

This course provides an introduction to the transcribing and formatting of the legal documents required in different substantive areas of law. Legal procedures required for these different types of law are also emphasized. CAOT-213 is the first credit of a two-credit sequence of legal transcription courses and covers documents and procedures required in basic civil litigation and correspondence. This is a required course in some Computer Applications and Office Technology programs.
Prerequisites: Complete CAOT-212 and PLEG-106 with a minimum grade of C-.

CAOT-214

Legal Transcription II

Credit(s): 1

CAOT-214 is a continuation of CAOT-213. CAOT-214 is the second credit of a three-credit sequence of legal transcription courses and covers documents and procedures required in basic probate and family law. This is a required course in some Computer Applications and Office Technology programs. Prerequisite: Complete CAOT-213 with a minimum grade of C-. Students may enroll and complete these courses during the same semester.

CAOT-216

Medical Transcription I

Credit(s): 1

This course is an introduction to transcribing recorded medical dictation and covers basic reports used in the medical field, related medical terminology, use of reference material, and specialized rules of grammar and punctuation peculiar to dictated medical reports. Emphasis is on the importance of correct usage of medical terms with an introduction to proofreading and editing of medical reports. Medical reports will be transcribed from four individual case studies covering the reproductive, musculoskeletal, cardiopulmonary, and integumentary body systems. Application testing is completed under timed conditions. This is a required course for students in the Medical Administrative Assistant, Medical Receptionist, Medical Office Transcriptionist/Pre-Health Information Technology, and Medical Transcriptionist programs.
Prerequisites: Complete CAOT-179 and CAOT-212 with a minimum grade of C-.

CAOT-217

Medical Transcription II

Credit(s): 1

This course is a continuation of CAOT-216. Medical reports will be transcribed from six individual case studies covering the urinary, nervous, digestive, endocrine, lymphatic, and respiratory body systems. This is a required course for students in the Medical Administrative Assistant, Medical Receptionist, Medical Office Transcriptionist/Pre-Health Information Management Technician, and Medical Transcriptionist programs. Prerequisite: Complete CAOT-216 with a minimum grade of C-. Students may enroll and complete these courses during the same semester.

CAOT-218

Medical Transcription III

Credit(s): 1

This course builds on the foundation laid in the Medical Transcription 1 and 2 courses and bridges the gap between the typically easy-to-understand dictation in the beginning transcription course and the difficult, often indistinct, dictation heard in the work environment of a medical transcriptionist. Emphasis is on proofreading and editing of medical reports, knowledge of abbreviations used in a variety of medical specialties, and speed and accuracy of transcription. Application testing is completed under timed conditions. Medical specialty areas covered include surgery, cardiology, diagnostic imaging/interventional radiology, pathology, obstetrics/gynecology, orthopedics, and gastroenterology. This is a required course for students in the Medical Transcriptionist and Medical Office Transcriptionist/Pre-Health Information Technology programs. Prerequisite: Complete CAOT-217 with a minimum grade of C-. Students may enroll and complete these courses during the same semester.

CAOT-219

Medical Transcription IV

Credit(s): 1

This course is a continuation of CAOT-218. Medical specialty areas covered include Respiratory/Pulmonary Medicine, Urology/Nephrology, Oncology, Hematology/Infectious Diseases, Neurology/Neurosurgery, Plastic Surgery, Pediatrics/Neonatology, Otorhinolaryngology, Ophthalmology, Psychiatry, and Dentistry/Oral Surgery. This is a required course for students in the Medical Transciptionist and Medical Office Transcriptionist/Pre-Health Information Management programs. Prerequisite: Complete CAOT-218 with a minimum grade of C-. Students may enroll and complete these courses during the same semester.

CAOT-220

Administrative Support Internship I

Credit(s): 3

This course provides supervised training in administrative skills through on-the-job experience in a business office. It provides a practical application of administrative office skills as a part of the learning process and involves approximately nine hours per week of in-office work. This is a required course in the Office Specialist/Receptionist, Administrative Assistant, and Virtual Assistant programs and is graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. Instructor permission is required. On-the-job Activities: 9 hours per week Prerequisite: Sophomore standing in the Administrative Assistant program and instructor permission

CAOT-221

Administrative Assistant Internship II

Credit(s): 3

CAOT-221 is a continuation of CAOT-220. It is a required course in the Administrative Assistant program and is graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. Instructor permission is required. On-the-job Activities: 9 hours per week
Prerequisites: Complete CAOT-220 with a satisfactory grade.

CAOT-222

Legal Administrative Assistant Internship 1

Credit(s): 3

This course provides supervised training in administrative skills through on-the-job experience in a legal-related office. It provides a practical application of legal administrative office skills as part of the learning process and involves approximately nine hours per week of in-office work. This is a required course in the Legal Administrative Assistant program for the A.A.S. degree and advanced technical certificate and is graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. Instructor permission is required. In-Office Work: 9 hours per week
Prerequisites: Complete CAOT-213 with a minimum grade of C-.

CAOT-223

Legal Administrative Assistant Internship 2

Credit(s): 3

CAOT-223 is a continuation of CAOT-222. It is a required course in the Legal Administrative Assistant program and is graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. Instructor permission is required. In-Office Work: 9 hours per week
Prerequisites: Complete CAOT-222 with a satisfactory grade.

CAOT-224

Medical Administrative Assistant Internship

Credit(s): 3

This course provides supervised training in administrative medical office skills through on-the-job experience in a medical-related office. It provides a practical application of administrative medical office skills as part of the learning process and involves approximately nine hours per week of in-office work. This course is graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. Instructor permission is required.
Prerequisites: Complete CAOT-217 with a minimum grade of C- and instructor permission.

CAOT-225

Medical Billing Specialist Internship I

Credit(s): 4

This course provides supervised training in medical accounts receivables/insurance billing through on-the-job experience in a medical facility. It provides practical application of medical accounts receivables/insurance billing as part of the learning process and involves approximately 11 hours per week of on-site work. This is a required course in the Medical Billing Specialist program and is graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. Instructor permission is required. On-site Work: 11 hours per week
Prerequisites: Complete ACCT-110 and CAOT-186 with a minimum grade of C- and instructor permission.

CAOT-226

Medical Billing Specialist Internship II

Credit(s): 4

The Medical Billing Specialist Internship II is a continuation of CAOT-225. It is a required course in the Medical Billing Specialist program and is graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. Instructor permission is required. On-Site Work: 11 hours per week
Prerequisites: Complete CAOT-225 with a satisfactory grade.

CAOT-227

Medical Transcriptionist Internship I

Credit(s): 3

The Medical Transciptionist Internship 1 provides supervised training in medical transcription skills through on-the-job experience in a medical facility. This course provides practical application of medical transcription as part of the learning process. It involves approximately nine hours per week of in-site work. This is a required course in the Medical Transcriptionist and Medical Office Transcriptionist programs and is graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. Instructor permission is required. On-Site Work: 9 hours per week
Prerequisites: Complete CAOT-217 and PHAR-151 with a minimum grade of C- and instructor permission.

CAOT-228

Medical Transcriptionist Internship II

Credit(s): 3

The Medical Transcriptionist Internship 2 is a continuation of CAOT-227. It is a required course in the Medical Transcriptionist and the Medical Office Transcriptionist/Pre-Health Information Technology programs and is graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. Instructor permission is required. On-Site Work: 9 hours per week
Prerequisites: Complete CAOT-227 with a satisfactory grade and instructor permission.

CAOT-250

Office Skills Capstone

Credit(s): 1

This course is an application-oriented capstone assessment of students' proficiency in Computer Application and Office Technology (CAOT), Paralegal (PLEG), or Accounting Assistant skills. Only CAOT, PLEG, and Accounting Assistant majors with guidance from their advisor should enroll in this class. Lecture: 1 hour per week