Business Education

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Business Education - BUED

1001 Keyboarding (1) 2 hrs. lab. For those with no previous instruction in typewriting. Development of touch system of typing.

1003 Keyboarding Applications (2) Prereq.: BUED 1001 or equivalent. 1 hr. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Improving speed and accuracy in the basic formatting of business documents, letters, tables, and reports.

2001 Document Production (3) Prereq.: BUED 1003 or equivalent. 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Introduction to word processing concepts and applications; formatting advanced and complex business documents.

2071 Business Communication (3) Prereq.: ENGL 1002. Communication theory and its application to business; basic forms of business communication.

2100 Beginning Shorthand (3) 2 hrs. lecture; 3 hrs. lab. Basic principles of reading and writing shorthand; dictation of practiced material.

2101 Intermediate Shorthand (3) 2 hrs. lecture; 3 hrs. lab. Building dictation speed; shorthand principles.

2620 Practicum in Business and Office Education (2) One-hour weekly seminar with instructor to discuss topics relative to student's job. Actual office experience of at least 10 hrs. per week providing on-the-job training in a clerical, secretarial, or bookkeeping position.

2621 Practicum in Distributive Education (2) One-hour weekly seminar with instructor to discuss topics relative to student's job. Students work at least 10 hrs. per week in a selling position in an approved retail establishment.

3000 Word Processing (3) Prereq.: BUED 2001 or equivalent. 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Word processing concepts and skills, systems, procedures, equipment, and careers.

3100 Advanced Shorthand (3) 2 hrs. lecture; 3 hrs. lab. Continuation of BUED 2101. Emphasis on development of speed in dictation and transcription.

3200 Records Management (3) Principles of records creation, retention, transfer, and disposal; organization and management of stored records; coding, microfilming, and retrieval of information; manual, mechanical, and computer means of storing and retrieving information.

3400 Office Management (3) Facilitating office work through management of environment, organization, communication, personnel, systems, productivity, and cost factors.

3500 Administrative Assistant Procedures (3) Prereq.: BUED 2001 or equivalent. Responsibilities of administrative support personnel; skills needed for supervision, decision making, and human relations; planning, organizing, and disseminating information.

4150 Teaching Cooperative Education (3) V Organization and administration of cooperative education programs in public secondary education; historical foundations; relevant federal legislation.

4252 Teaching Information Processing (3) V Prereq.: BUED 2000 and 2001; EXST 2000. 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Teaching basic concepts of information processing; use of microcomputers to process information and produce documents.

4859 Special Topics in Business Education (1-3) V May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit. Current practices and technological advances in business education; individual or group study under the direction of a faculty member.

7056 Foundations of Business Education (3) V Historical foundations; relevant state and federal legislation; organization and administration of business education in public secondary education.

7255 Improvement of Instruction in Keyboarding, Word Processing, Shorthand, and Clerical Practices (3) V Techniques and strategies related to the teaching of clerical skills.

7256 Improvement of Instruction in General Business, Accounting, and Bookkeeping (3) V Techniques and strategies related to the teaching of accounting and general business.

 

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