AOT - Administrative Office Technology

AOT 104  Keyboarding and Input Technologies  (3-0-3)  

Offered Fall, Spring and Summer Semesters

Prerequisites: Placement into RWR 100 and placement into MAT 100 or higher

This course focuses on the mastery of touch keyboarding and introduces new input technologies, such as voice, pen and scanner.

AOT 110  Document Formatting  (3-0-3)  

Offered Fall, Spring and Summer Semesters

Prerequisites: AOT 104, Placement into ENG 101 and MAT 105

This course emphasizes speed, accuracy and developing document formatting skills using keyboarding competencies.

AOT 133  Professional Development  (3-0-3)  

Offered Fall and Spring Semesters

Prerequisites: AOT 251, SPC 205 or SPC 209

This course emphasizes development of personal and professional skills required of an office worker in areas such as projecting a professional image, job-seeking skills, office etiquette, ethics and time and stress management. Course is taught Online only.

AOT 161  Records Management  (3-0-3)  

Offered Fall and Summer Semesters

Prerequisite: CPT 270

This course emphasizes records management functions and various types of storage methods, technology and procedures. Both manual and electronic records information management systems are included.

AOT 162  Basic Information Processing  (3-0-3)  

Offered Fall and Spring Semesters

Prerequisite: Placement into ENG 101

This is an entry-level course to introduce the user to basic computer information processing software applications. Note: Microsoft Windows and Outlook are covered. Course is taught online only.

AOT 196  Office Confidentiality and Security  (3-0-3)  

Offered Spring and Summer Semesters

Prerequisites: AOT 212, AOT 251

This course is the study of legal issues encountered in the office environment to include accessibility, interviewing, HIPAA and other rules as they apply to specific types of offices. Office security issues and basic response to crisis are also reviewed.

AOT 212  Medical Document Production  (3-0-3)  

Offered Fall and Spring Semesters

Prerequisites: AHS 102, plus BIO 110 or BIO 112

This course covers the production of documents found in medical offices. The major focus is on productivity and excellence in medical document production.

AOT 234  Administrative Office Communications  (3-0-3)  

Offered Fall and Spring Semesters

This course emphasizes communication skills necessary in the business environment. It includes composing business correspondence, developing and giving oral presentations, practicing recording and translating information using the latest technology and developing effective communication skills. This course integrates composition skills and grammar skills necessary in the preparation of a variety of business messages in the workplace.

AOT 250  Advanced Information Processing  (3-0-3)  

Offered Spring and Summer Semesters

Prerequisites: AOT 162, CPT 170 and ACC 245 or CPT 264 or IST 110 or LOG 215

This course emphasizes complex applications of information processing software using advanced features and concepts.

AOT 251  Administrative Systems and Procedures  (3-0-3)  

Offered Fall, Spring and Summer Semesters

Prerequisites: AOT 110, CPT 170

This course covers processing information in the office. Emphasis is on increasing proficiency in performing a variety of office tasks.

AOT 252  Medical Systems & Procedures  (3-0-3)  

Offered Spring and Summer Semesters

Prerequisites: AOT 212, BIO 110 or BIO 112

Pre- or Co-requisite: HIM 103 (required)

This course emphasizes development of proficiency in integrating skills commonly performed in medical offices. Specialized application software for medical offices is used.

AOT 255  Senior Practicum  (3-0-3)  

Offered Fall, Spring and Summer Semesters

Prerequisites: Instructor consent, plus AOT 133, AOT 256 and ACC 245 or CPT 264 or LOG 215 or AOT 212

This course includes practical experience in an approved office setting, as well as class meetings. Emphasis is placed on such topics as career planning, ethics, attitude and other subjects which enhance employability skills.

AOT 256  Office Management  (3-0-3)  

Offered Fall, Spring and Summer Semesters

Prerequisites: AOT 251, MKT 130

This course emphasizes skills relative to managing office functions with emphasis on conflict resolution, confidentiality and security of records and supervisory/leadership skills.