Lorain County Community College Catalog

Course Descriptions

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AOIS 101 - BASIC KEYBOARDING 1(2)
Introduction to basic keyboarding skills and techniques of touch-typing. Laboratory required. (A special fee will be assessed.)

AOIS 110 - BASIC FORMATTING FOR KEYBOARDING 2(3)
Development of touch-typing techniques and basic formatting skills that the student may apply for personal use in the production of correspondence, class notes, tables, and reports. Laboratory required. (A special fee will be assessed.)

AOIS 111 - KEYBOARDING SKILLS DEVELOPMENT 3(4)
Student should possess a minimum keyboarding skill of 25 words per minute prior to enrolling in this course. Keyboarding techniques will be reinforced so student can develop greater speed and accuracy using individualized diagnostic and prescriptive software. Standard format for correspondence (memos, e-mail messages, and letters), reports, and tables will be emphasized. Laboratory required. (A special fee will be assessed.)

AOIS 112 - KEYBOARDING INTERMEDIATE 3(4)
Application of keyboarding techniques by introducing problem solving to more efficiently produce correspondence (memos, e-mail messages, and letters), tables, forms, and reports with emphasis on the development of production speed and accuracy. Laboratory required. (A special fee will be assessed.)

Prerequisite: AOIS 111

AOIS 131 - WORD 3(4)
Beyond the basics of Microsoft Word, learn to produce mail merge documents (letters, envelopes, mailing labels, catalog listings) tables, columnar text, templates, and fill-in forms. Use graphics and styles to efficiently produce multi-page documents complete with table of contents, index, table of authorities, and references. Customizing documents, toolbars, and working environment and troubleshooting formats will be included in this comprehensive course. Repeatable option applies. Laboratory required. (A special fee will be assessed.)

Prerequisite: Knowledge of word processing fundamentals required. Previous or concurrent enrollment in AOIS 110, 111, 121 or CISS 121 or divisional approval.

AOIS 137 - DESKTOP PUBLISHING 2(3)
Combine text and graphics to create flyers, brochures, and newsletters for a business environment. Repeatable option applies. Laboratory required. (A special fee will be assessed). Prerequisite: Working knowledge of a word processing package.

Prerequisite: Working knowledge of a word processing package.

AOIS 141 - ADMINISTRATIVE TECHNOLOGY 2(3)
This survey course provides introduction and integration of office skills and technologies. An understanding of the roles of administrative support personnel and employment skills necessary to function successfully. Will develop skill in the use of voice recognition software, multimedia equipment and other office equipment.

Prerequisite: Previous or concurrent enrollment in AOIS 111 and AOIS 131.

AOIS 217 - ACCESS 3(4)
Application course that uses database software tools to track, report and share information using templates and by creating new databases. Create and edit reports that display sorted, filtered, and grouped information used in business. Repeatable option applies. Laboratory required. (A special fee will be assessed.)

Prerequisite: CISS 121 or divisional approval

AOIS 232 - INTEGRATED OFFICE MANAGEMENT SYSTS 3(4)
Presentation of essential support management procedures and problems encountered by administrative support personnel. Case studies, integrated software and simulations of office situations will be used to increase students' critical thinking and problem- solving skills. Laboratory required. (A special fee will be assessed.) Prerequisite: Completion of 15 semester hours taken from a combination of Administrative Support Management and Computer Information Systems including AOIS 131 and AOIS 217.

Prerequisite: Completion of 15 Administrative Support management and Computer Information Systems credit hours, including AOIS 131 and 217.

AOIS 241 - CAREER MANAGEMENT 1(1)
Students will develop skills necessary for professional and personal growth. Topics include the job search process, career planning, networking, corporate values and business ethics for the global environment.

Prerequisite: AOIS 131

AOIS 287 - WORK-BASED LEARNING I - AOIS 1(1)
This course provides supervised work experience with approved employer(s) in an area related student's program. Emphasis is placed on integrating classroom learning with work experience. Students will be able to evaluate career selection, demonstrate employability skills and satisfactorily perform work-related competencies. Activities are coordinated and evaluated by college personnel. Course will be graded on S/U basis. Prerequisite: A student must be pursuing an approved program at LCCC; have completed 15 semester hours with a minimum of six semester hours in the discipline of placement; have a minimum GPA of 2.5 in the discipline and a 2.0 overall GPA: and have divisional approval.

Prerequisite: A student must be pursuing an approved program at LCCC; have completed 15 semester hours with a minimum of six semester hours in the discipline of placement; have a minimum GPA of 2.5 in the discipline and a 2.0 overall GPA; and have divisional approval.

AOIS 288 - WORK-BASED LEARNING II - AOIS 1(1)
This course provides supervised work experience building on experience in Work-Based Learning I with approved employer(s) in an area related to the student's program. Emphasis is placed on integrating classroom learning with work experience. Students will be able to evaluate career selection, demonstrate employability skills, and satisfactorily perform work related competencies. Activities are coordinated and evaluated by college personnel. Course will be graded on S/U basis.

Prerequisite: AOIS 287

AOIS 289 - WORK-BASED LEARNING III AOIS 1(1)
course provides work experience building on experience in Work-Based Learning II with approved employer(s) in an area related to the student's program. Emphasis is placed on integrating classroom learning with work experience. Students will be able to evaluate career selection, demonstrate employability skills, and satisfactorily perform work related competencies. Activities are coordinated and evaluated by college personnel. Course will be graded on S/U basis.

Prerequisite: AOIS 288

AOIS 299 - INDIVIDUALIZED STUDIES IN AOIS 1(1)
An in-depth study in areas of automated information office systems presented by discussions and/or individual research and reading. Topics will vary. Repeatable up to a total of four (4)credit hours. Prerequisite: Second-year standing and divisional approval.

Prerequisite: Second-year standing and divisional approval.