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+ ADM 15 -- GREGG SHORTHAND (ELEMENTARY) (3 crs. 4 hrs.)
Understanding Gregg Shorthand theory is reinforced by practice in reading and writing contextual materials. The elements of transcription, proper English usage and correct grammatical form are introduced. For students with no prior shorthand knowledge and students with less than one year of instruction in Gregg theory.

ADM 16 -- BASIC DICTATION (1 cr. 2 hrs.)
Timed dictation at basic levels on previewed materials, automatizing brief forms, and the transcription of short business letters with correct spelling and punctuation. Shorthand theory in Gregg is reviewed through homework assignments and classroom participation.

ADM 17 -- GREGG SHORTHAND (INTERMEDIATE) (3 crs. 4 hrs.)
Continued development of Gregg Shorthand language skills and pre-transcription training. Emphasis is on taking dictation at sustained speeds and reading shorthand fluently. (With approval, students who satisfactorily completed the equivalent of this course may be exempt.)
Prerequisites: ADM 15 or equivalent
Corequisite: TEC 12

+ ADM 24 -- OFFICE SYSTEMS and PROCEDURES (3 crs. 3 hrs.)
The systems and procedures of the electronic office for administrative secretary and word processing specialist includes: planning and organizing office operations; developing good office leadership and human relations; controlling office operations, theory, concepts, and practices relating to office systems and procedures, employee performance; output and job satisfaction.
Required for all non-stenographic secretarial students.

ADM 02500-- Ebusiness Technologies (3 crs. 3 hrs.)
The technical and strategic aspects of successful eBusiness. Topics include: tools and technologies for creating a website, characteristics of successful website, security issues, legal and ethical issues, internet information services, data mining and global eBusiness. Case studies will also be discussed.

+ ADM 27 -- LEGAL ASSISTING I (3 crs. 3 hrs.)
Preparation to function as a non-lawyer assistant under the direction and supervision of a lawyer. Includes introduction to law and the legal profession; the legal system, its sources of law and the methodology of legal research; law office management; litigation and trial management.

ADM 28 -- LEGAL ASSISTING II (3 crs. 3 hrs.)
Specialized training for the legal assistant in the procedural aspects of Surrogate Court practice.
Prerequisite: ADM 27

ADM 29 -- LEGAL ASSISTING III: MATRIMONIAL and FAMILY LAW SPECIALIZATION (3 crs. 3 hrs.)
Specialized training as a non-lawyer assistant, while working under the direction and supervision of an attorney in the procedural aspects of Supreme Court and Family Court practice. Divorce, uncontested and contested; separation; child custody; alimony and support payments; annulment; separation agreements, and orders of protection.
Prerequisite: ADM 27

ADM 30 -- ADVANCED STENOGRAPHY and TRANSCRIPTION (4 crs. 6 hrs.)
Stenographic skills are intensified with the ability to take dictation at rates of 80 to 100 words per minute for sustained periods, plus transcription techniques to meet office standards in the production of mailable transcripts.
Prerequisites: ADM 17

ADM 37 -- OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS SKILLS (3 crs. 3 hrs.)
The principles of writing effective business communications, including letters, reports, memoranda, directives, organization, language arts, human relations and the application of business psychology in writing.
Open to Program Majors only.
Prerequisites: Passing score on CUNY Reading and Writing Assessment tests

ADM 44 -- INTERMEDIATE SHORTHAND: INTENSIVE (4 crs. 4 hrs.)
Develops skill attainment levels of ADM 15, and ADM 17, for students with educational and/or experiential background that includes the complete Gregg Shorthand and ability to take dictation at 60 wpm for two minutes with 95 percent accuracy. Each student is evaluated by the instructor to measure understanding the Gregg Shorthand principles, level of dictation and transcription skills. Individual prescriptions include the use of tapes for development of shorthand principles and the ability to take dictation, the completion of transcription projects in the secretarial laboratory, and tutorial instruction.
Prerequisite: Department permission

+ ADM 53-54 -- THE SCHOOL SECRETARY I and II (2 crs. 2 hrs., each semester)
This two-semester course considers educational principles relating to the school secretary's work. Emphasis is on the organization of school systems, particularly in New York City.

+ ADM 55 -- SCHOOL RECORDS MANAGEMENT (2 crs. 2 hrs.)
Introduction to the activities and responsibilities of the school secretary, including the preparation of a variety of reports usually completed in the school office; records of school personnel, accounts, textbooks and supplies.

ADM 81 -- INDEPENDENT STUDY (1-3 crs. 1-3 hrs.)
Independent study of Office Administration and Technology is developed individually between student and faculty member and must be approved by the Department.

ADM 82 (1-3 crs. 1-3 hrs.)
This course is of a topical and pilot nature and is designed to meet the immediate needs and interests of various student populations. It is offered for a maximum of two semesters.

ADM 92b -- FIELD EXPERIENCE--LEGAL (3 crs. 9 hrs.)
Eight hours per week of supervised work experience in law firms in the community, and one hour a week of classroom discussion of the on-the-job experience are course requirements.
Prerequisites: TEC 33, ADM 37
Corequisites: TEC 34, TEC 50

ADM 92d -- FIELD EXPERIENCE--MEDICAL (3 crs. 9 hrs.)
Eight hours per week of supervised work experience in medical environments in the community, and one hour a week of classroom discussion of the on-the-job experience are course requirements.
Prerequisites: ADM 37, TEC 13, 61
Corequisites: TEC 34, 62

ADM 92e -- FIELD EXPERIENCE--WORD/INFORMATION PROCESSING (3 crs. 9 hrs.)
Actual experience in using word/information processing machines to complete projects in business offices. Each student works a minimum of 100 hours as a word information processing operator in business, attends lectures and seminars at the college to develop insight into the personnel and management problems of the electronic office.
Prerequisites: ADM 24, 37, TEC 13, 23, 25
Corequisites: TEC 26, 34

+TEC 1-- NEW STUDENT TECHNOLOGY SKILLS (Also listed as BA 1 and DP 1) (1 cr. and 1 hr.)
Basic technology skills on the computer and Internet necessary for research and term paper preparation.

+ TEC 11 -- COMPUTER KEYBOARDING I (2 crs. 4 hrs.)
Basic skills in keyboarding are developed and applied to the formatting of simple business and personal letters, tabulations, and manuscripts.

TEC 12 -- COMPUTER KEYBOARDING II (2 crs. 4 hrs.)
Keyboarding speed and control. Beginning production skill in keying business forms including letters, tabulated materials, business reports, and manuscripts emphasizing business standards. (With approval, students who satisfactorily completed the equivalent of this course may be exempt.)
Prerequisite: TEC 11 or equivalent

TEC 13 -- COMPUTER KEYBOARDING III (2 crs. 4 hrs.)
Mastery of keyboarding skills and formatting techniques includes formatting business communications, directives, business reports, and statistical data.
Prerequisite: TEC 12 or equivalent or Department permission

+TEC 14 -- KEYBOARDING for BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS (2 crs. 3 hrs.)
Basic keyboarding skills for electronic keyboarding and computer input and the basics of written business communications which will be applied to the production and editing of business communications.
Open to Non-Majors

+ TEC 21 -- WORD/INFORMATION PROCESSING I (3 crs. 4 hrs.)
Modern word/information processing concepts in the organization, operation, and control of office functions. Emphasis is on the office administrator's dual role as an administrative assistant and/or as a correspondence secretary. Keyboarding of correspondence and tables using word processing software. Basic word processing terminology will be introduced.

TEC 02200 -- WORD AND INFORMATION PROCESSING II (3 crs. 4 hrs.)
The applied use of word/information processing procedures and equipment in a simulated word processing environment. The total work flow of office communications from input through output will be covered. Keyboarding of tables, reports, letters, and form letters with variable information will be stressed using specific word processing software different from the software used in TEC 21
Prereq.: TEC 21 or 02500 or BA 06000

TEC 23 -- ELECTRONIC TRANSCRIPTION (3 crs. 4 hrs.)
Taped dictation of correspondence and reports representative of a variety of business firms and organizations are transcribed from a transcribing machine to the personal computer using current word processing software.
Prerequisites: TEC 11 or department permission

TEC 25 -- OFFICE COMPUTER APPLICATIONS I (3 crs. 4 hrs.)
Knowledge, skill and understanding the uses of integrated software in the electronic office. Electronic spreadsheets, database management, word processing, graphics, and telecommunications are applied to office information processing.

TEC 26 -- OFFICE COMPUTER APPLICATIONS I I(3 crs. 4 hrs.)
This course is geared toward teaching the advanced functions of Microsoft Office Software suite so that students will be experienced in Microsoft WORD to create and edit business correspondence; in Microsoft EXCEL to format and create spreadsheets, charts, and macros in Microsoft ACCESS to create and enhance a database; and in Microsoft POWERPOINT to create slides for professional presentations.
Prerequisites: TEC 25, BA 60 or CP 11

TEC 02700--PRESENTATION GRAPHICS FOR THE OFFICE (3 crs., 4 hrs)
Use of integrated software and development of multimedia presentations. Hands-
on experience with presentation graphics to plan, organize and create slide
shows, notes, and outlines for the office
Prerequisites: TEC 02500 or BA 06000 or CP 01100 or permission of the
department

TEC 34 -- OFFICE ADMINISTRATION (3 crs. 4 hrs.)
Simulates on-the-job secretarial duties concerning correspondence responsibilities, use of transmittal service, records management, receptionist and telephone techniques, travel procedures, financial and legal duties, preparing business reports, use of machine transcribers, and word processing equipment. Fostering good human relations in an office, and developing attitudes and traits of the successful executive secretary.
Open to Program Majors only.
Corequisite: ADM 92

TEC 41 -- INTENSIVE COMPUTER KEYBOARDING II (4 crs. 4 hrs.)
Develop skill attainment levels of TEC 11 and TEC 12, for students with educational and/or experiential background of 30 wpm for five minutes with a 3 percent error limitation. Students are evaluated by the instructor, and individual prescriptions are prepared to eliminate gaps in knowledge, understanding, and/or skills inadequacies. Completion of special skills projects in secretarial laboratories, development of mailability standards, and tutorial instruction.
Prerequisite: Department permission

TEC 42 -- INTENSIVE COMPUTER KEYBOARDING III (4crs. 4 hrs.)
Develop skill attainment and production levels of TEC 12 and TEC 13, for students with education and/or experiential background of 40 wpm for five minutes with 2.5 percent error limitation. The instructor evaluates each student and provides individual prescriptions that include specialized projects, use of the computer laboratory for skill building, and use of tutorial services.
Prerequisite: Department permission

TEC 50 -- LEGAL TERMINOLOGY and LAW OFFICE TRANSCRIPTION(3crs. 3 hrs.)
Legal terms in basic areas of law. Training in transcribing and formatting legal correspondence and legal documents electronically.
Prerequisite: TEC 12


TEC 05300, WEBSITE TECHNOLOGY I (3 crs., 4 hrs.)
Basic conventions of website construction, technology and terminology. Hands-on construction of websites for publication on the World Wide Web.
Pre or Co-Req.: TEC 05700

TEC 05400, WEBSITE TECHNOLOGY II (3 crs., 4 hrs.)
Second course in Website technology will further refine skills learned in Website Technology I, explore requisite computer skills for building e-commerce websites and the non-technical concepts upon which e-commerce is based.
Prerequisites: TEC 05300, 05900 & TEC 02500 or BA 06000 or
CP 01100 or permission of the department
Corequisites: TEC 02600 & CIS 02200

TEC 05500, Website Technology III (3 crs., 4 hrs.)
Third course in website technology builds on skills learned in Website
Technology I and II. Focus on critical analysis of websites on the internet,
websites developed by course participants, and case studies.
Pre or Co-Requisites: TEC 05400 & TEC 02600

TEC 57 -- THE COMPUTER as a DESIGN TOOL (3 crs. 4 hrs.)
Illustrators, designers and desktop publishers learn basic concepts and receive hands-on experience in the use of a major computer illustration program which can be applied to commercial and fine art illustrations.
Prerequisite: College-level computer course or Department permission

TEC 58 -- BASIC DESKTOP PUBLISHING (3 crs. 4 hrs.)
Develop basic desktop publishing skills including placement of text and graphics into a desktop publishing program, designing documents such as flyers, newsletters and advertisements.
Prerequisite: College-level computer course or Department permission

TEC 59 -- PHOTODIGITAL ILLUSTRATION (3 crs. 4 hrs.)
The basic functions of a photo-digital computer program to create and manipulate images, to retouch photographs and to create special graphical effects. These images may be used for onscreen multimedia presentations, print media and publication on the World Wide Web.
Prerequisite: College-level computer course or department permission

TEC 61 -- MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY and ELECTRONIC TRANSCRIPTION (4 crs. 4 hrs.)
The basic principles of medical word building to develop comprehensive medical vocabulary in the respiratory, cardiovascular, musculoskeletal, endocrine, hematic, urogenital and female reproductive systems. Job competency skills, including editing and proofreading, are acquired through transcription of taped dictation of medical reports and correspondence on the computer.
Required for all Medical Office Administration Majors.
Prerequisites: TEC 11, TEC 14 or department permission
Equivalent courses and Department permission may be accepted in lieu of these requirements.

TEC 62 -- MEDICAL OFFICE COMPUTER APPLICATIONS (3 crs. 3 hrs.)
This course is for anyone interested in learning how to convert the management of a medical office to a computerized operation.
Required for all Medical Office Administration Majors.
Prerequisites: College-level computer course or department permission

TEC 70 -- VIRTUAL ENTERPRISE (3 crs. 3 hrs.)
Students establish and run a virtual business in a simulated business environment, and are responsible for establishing objectives, making transactions, using problem-solving strategies and applying their knowledge, skills and personalities to develop and run a successful business.
Prerequisite: Student must be computer literate.

TEC 81 -- INDEPENDENT STUDY (1-3 crs. 1-3 hrs.)
Independent study of Secretarial/Office Administration is developed individually between student and faculty member and must be approved by the Department.

TEC 82 -- PRESENTATION GRAPHICS for the OFFICE (3 crs. 4 hrs.)
The application of presentation graphics to plan, organize and create slide shows, notes and outlines in an office environment. Topics covered will include use of integrated software and multimedia presentations.
Prerequisite: TEC 25 or BA 60 or CP 11 or Department permission

TEC 08230 -- Adobe Flash/Web Dev (3 crs. 4 hrs.)
Adobe Flash is vector graphic development program that allows you to develop powerful and interactive graphics and web based content. Topics covered will include from basic animated drawings to interactive web sites.
Prerequisite: TEC 53 or Department permission

TEC 09100 -- Professional Portfolio Development 1 cr., 1 hr.
Corequisite: TEC 05500
Projects created in previous coursework will be analyzed and developed to produce a portfolio to present to potential clients and employers.


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