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2021-22

Administrative Coordinator (Fall 2021 - Term 3)

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Administrative Coordinator (Fall 2021 - Term 3)

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Administrative Coordinator (Fall 2021 - Term 3)

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Administrative Coordinator (Fall 2021 - Term 3)

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Administrative Coordinator (Fall 2021 - Term 3)

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Administrative Coordinator (Fall 2021 - Term 4)

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Administrative Coordinator (Spring 2022 - Term 3)

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Administrative Coordinator (Spring 2022 - Term 4)

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Administrative Coordinator (Spring 2022 - Term 4)

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Administrative Coordinator (Spring 2022 - Term 4)

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Administrative Coordinator (Spring 2022 - Term 4)

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2022-23

Administrative Coordinator/Office Support Specialist (Fall 2021 - Term 1)

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Administrative Coordinator/Office Support Specialist (Fall 2021 - Term 1)

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Administrative Coordinator/Office Support Specialist (Fall 2021 - Term 1)

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Administrative Coordinator/Office Support Specialist (Fall 2021 - Term 1)

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Administrative Coordinator/Office Support Specialist (Spring 2022 - Term 1)

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Administrative Coordinator/Office Support Specialist (Spring 2022 - Term 2)

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Administrative Coordinator/Office Support Specialist (Spring 2022 - Term 2)

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Administrative Coordinator/Office Support Specialist (Spring 2022 - Term 2)

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Administrative Coordinator/Office Support Specialist (Spring 2022 - Term 2)

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Administrative Coordinator/Office Support Specialist (Spring 2022 - Term 2)

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Business Courses (Fall 2021)

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Business Courses (Fall 2021)

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Required Program Courses

10101174
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UGRD
| 2 CR
Students will learn the QuickBooks accounting software by performing tasks that involve the general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, inventory, payroll, and financial statements. Students will be responsible for finding and correcting errors in the QuickBooks program. PREREQUISITE: 10101101 Financial Accounting 1 or 10101176 Financial Accounting 1A.
10101176
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UGRD
| 2 CR
This is a basic accounting course for non-accounting program students. The scope of study focuses on an introduction to business and accounting, analyzing and recording accounting transactions, performing the adjusting process, and completing the accounting cycle. Understanding is based both on theory and application.
10103106
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UGRD
| 1 CR
A complete presentation graphics course that allows you to produce professional-looking presentations. It gives you the flexibility to make informal presentations using overhead transparencies, electronic presentations, formal presentations using 35mm slides, or virtual presentations. Additionally, you can create paper printouts, outlines, speaker notes, and audience handouts.
10103125
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UGRD
| 1 CR
This course introduces the basics of Microsoft Outlook. Participants will use e-mail, calendar, files, and other features to effectively manage business and personal information.
10103146
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UGRD
| 1 CR
This is the first course in a sequence that develops foundational skills in the use of Microsoft Office Word features to efficiently and effectively produce business documents. Students will apply Microsoft Word skills to solve practical problems in a project-based format. Explore best practices in document layout, collaboration, tables, reports, desktop publishing basics, themes, sort, styles, and references. Recommended computer foundations: Windows competency, including solid file management skills; ability to key 30 WPM. This course will use Microsoft Office 2019 or Office 365.
10103151
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UGRD
| 1 CR
This is the first course in a sequence that develops foundational skills in the use of Microsoft Office Excel features to efficiently and effectively produce business spreadsheets. Students will apply Microsoft Excel skills to solve practical problems in a project-based format. Activities will work on creating a spreadsheet, incorporate appropriate formulas and functions to report accurate data, and chart results. Recommended computer foundations: Windows competency, including solid file management skills; basic math fundamentals. This course will use Microsoft Office 2019 or Office 365.
10106199
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UGRD
| 1 CR
Designed to explore the impact of digital technology, communication, and media. Course learners will be able to apply organizational techniques and manage electronic files; explore computer hardware and the web using various software and apps while practicing security and safety techniques. Improve skills in critical thinking, innovation, and personal responsibility through experiential and problem-solving approaches for a workforce-ready mindset.
10103156
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UGRD
| 2 CR
Students will become skilled in using the Adobe Photoshop image-editing software package. Students will create and modify graphic images using various tools and techniques. They will learn to create original artwork, manipulate images, and create images for the Web and retouch photographs.
10103162
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UGRD
| 1 CR
Learners create, edit, sort, and query a database. They also learn how to create and print basic forms and reports.
10106110
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UGRD
| 2 CR
This hands-on course covers formatting styles of business letters, business and academic reports, memos, tables, and business documents. The course also includes drill work for improving keying speed and accuracy. Students should be able to key 40 words per minute.
10106127
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UGRD
| 2 CR
Preparation of professional-looking documents using desktop publishing software or word processing software with desktop publishing capabilities.
10106128
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UGRD
| 1 CR
This course is designed to integrate computer applications. Participants will prepare and enhance documents using word processing, spreadsheets, database, and presentation graphics software. PREREQUISITES: 10103106 MS PowerPoint, 10103146 MS Word A, 10103184 Advanced Document Applications, 10103151 MS Excel A, 10103185 Advanced Spreadsheets and Analytics, and 10103162 MS Access A.
10106129
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UGRD
| 3 CR
This course presents the foundational skills necessary to function in a web and social media platform. Students will create a web site using effective web page design concepts including text, graphics, hypertext links, tables, forms, layers, and templates. This course will also introduce students to a broad spectrum of concepts and issues associated with E-Business, cloud-based systems, and Social Media from marketing to network security to customer service. A general knowledge of working in a Windows environment and keyboarding skills are recommended.
10106139
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UGRD
| 3 CR
This course is designed to develop professional skills and attitudes needed in today’s global business environment. Topics include making ethical decisions, working independently and as a team member, and managing time. Telecommunications, mail processing, travel arrangements and conferences, public relations, and ergonomics will be included. Previous word processing and proofreading experience is recommended. PREREQUISITE: 10106110 Document Formatting and 10106146 Proofreading for the Office.
10106146
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UGRD
| 3 CR
This course provides the learner with techniques used in proofreading office documents from both hard and soft copy (computer screen). Learners will incorporate the use of office reference manuals. This project-based course uses individual and group activities as well as in-class and out-of-class work.
10106123
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UGRD
| 3 CR
In this course students will deepen their understanding of planning meetings and project management. Students learn about event planning and budgeting, negation and contracts, income projections, food and beverage coordination, technology utilization, and logistics management.
10106165
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UGRD
| 2 CR
This course will include coverage of the different indexing systems (alphabetic, numeric, subject, geographic, and chronological) as well as an overview of the entire records management function -- planning, designing, classifying, controlling, and evaluation. Electronic filing methods are utilized at locations where equipment is available.
10106166
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UGRD
| 3 CR
This course is designed to provide students with an experience to simulate tasks and duties performed in their field. It provides a foundation and exposure to Web conferencing techniques and available virtual platforms; experience providing computer support in an office setting while tracking the requests; and exposure and use of emerging Internet-based softwares to assist them in their professional duties. Setting priorities, meeting deadlines, and doing mailable-quality work are stressed. This is a final semester capstone course and requires a high level of ability and mastery of communication, keying, proper document formatting, records management, word processing, spreadsheets, presentation graphics, database, and related field requirements. PREREQUISITES: 10106110 Document Formatting and 10106139 Administrative Office Management and COREQUISITE: 10106128 Software Integration.
10103185
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UGRD
| 2 CR
This is the second course in a sequence that develops advanced skills in the use of Microsoft Office Excel software. Students will use spreadsheet software apply advanced features, manage data using PivotTables, and macros. Use software to solve and analyze various business situations. Recommended computer foundations: Windows competency, including solid file management skills; ability to key 30 WPM. This course will use Microsoft Office 2019 or Office 365 for Windows. COREQUISITE: 10103151 MS Excel A
10890116
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UGRD
| 1 CR
Develop documents and skills to seek, obtain, and retain employment. Strengthen your professional image by developing self-awareness of elements affecting interpersonal and work relationships. Guidelines for determining appropriate grooming, dress, and poise will be covered. Personal life management along with career/life goal setting will be reinforced. This class should be taken in the last semester of the program.
10103184
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UGRD
| 2 CR
This is the second course in a sequence that develops advanced skills in the use of Microsoft Office Word features to efficiently and effectively produce business documents. Students will apply Microsoft Word skills to solve practical problems in a project-based format. Explore best practices in document layout, collaboration, tables, mail merge, desktop publishing, themes, templates, forms, sort, styles, references, captions, and macros. Recommended computer foundations: Windows competency, including solid file management skills; ability to key 30 WPM. This course will use Microsoft Office 2019 or Office 365. COREQUISITE: 10103146 MS Word A

Required General Studies Courses

10801136
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UGRD
| 3 CR
This course is designed for learners to develop knowledge and skills in all aspects of the writing process. Planning, organizing, writing, editing and revising are applied through a variety of activities. Students will analyze audience and purpose, use elements of research, and format documents using standard guidelines. Individuals will develop critical reading skills through analysis of various written documents. This course focuses on writing-intensive practices and meets expectations of High Impact Practice courses. NOTE: This course is recognized for general education transfer as part of the University of Wisconsin (UW) System/Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) Universal Credit Transfer Agreement (UCTA).
10804123
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UGRD
| 3 CR
This course integrates algebraic concepts, proportions, percents, simple interest, compound interest, annuities, and basic statistics with business/consumer scenarios. It also applies math concepts to the purchasing/buying and selling processes.
10801197
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UGRD
| 3 CR
Prepare and present written, oral, and visual communication products, including instructions, proposals, informal and formal reports. Produce clear, usable communication by incorporating information design principles, arranging content to satisfy diverse audience needs, and presenting visuals for various contexts. Designed as an advanced course to develop collaborative communication practices, information literacy skills, and ethically responsible professional communication strategies.

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10801198
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UGRD
| 3 CR
Explores the fundamentals of effective oral presentation to small and large groups. Topic selection, audience analysis, methods of organization, research, structuring evidence and support, delivery techniques, and other essential elements of speaking successfully, including the listening process, form the basis of the course. This course focuses on writing-intensive practices and meets expectations of High Impact Practice courses. NOTE: This course is recognized for general education transfer as part of the University of Wisconsin (UW) System/Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) Universal Credit Transfer Agreement (UCTA).
10801196
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UGRD
| 3 CR
Focuses on developing effective listening techniques and verbal and nonverbal communication skills through oral presentation, group activity, and other projects. The study of self, conflict, and cultural contexts will be explored, as well as their impact on communication.

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10809198
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UGRD
| 3 CR
This science of psychology course is a survey of multiple aspects of behavior and mental processes. It provides an overview of topics such as research methods, theoretical perspectives, learning, cognition, memory, motivation, emotions, personality, abnormal psychology, physiological factors, social influences, and development. Students will complete a global awareness project. NOTE: This course is recognized for general education transfer as part of the University of Wisconsin (UW) System/Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) Universal Credit Transfer Agreement (UCTA).
10809188
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UGRD
| 3 CR
Developmental Psychology is the study of human development throughout the lifespan. This course explores developmental theory and research with an emphasis on the interactive nature of the biological, cognitive, and psychosocial changes that affect the individual from conception to death. Application activities and critical thinking skills will enable students to gain an increased knowledge and understanding of themselves and others.

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10809196
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UGRD
| 3 CR
Introduces students to the basic concepts of sociology: culture, socialization, social stratification, multi-culturalism, and the five institutions, including family, government, economics, religion, and education. Other topics include demography, deviance, technology, environment, social issues, social change, social organization, and workplace issues. Students will complete a global awareness project. NOTE: This course is recognized for general education transfer as part of the University of Wisconsin (UW) System/Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) Universal Credit Transfer Agreement (UCTA).
10809172
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UGRD
| 3 CR
Introduces learners to the study of diversity from a local to a global environment using a holistic, interdisciplinary approach. Encourages self-exploration and prepares the learner to work in a diverse environment. In addition to an analysis of majority/minority relations in a multicultural context, the primary topics of race, ethnicity, age, gender, class, sexual orientation, disability, religion are explored. Students will complete a global awareness project. NOTE: This course is recognized for general education transfer as part of the University of Wisconsin (UW) System/Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) Universal Credit Transfer Agreement (UCTA).
10809122
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UGRD
| 3 CR
Introduces American political processes and Institutions. Focuses on rights and responsibilities of citizens and the process of participatory democracy. Learners examine the complexity of the separation of powers and checks and balances. Explores the role of the media, interest groups, political parties and public opinion in the political process. Also explores the role of state and national government in our federal system. Students will complete a global awareness project. NOTE: This course is recognized for general education transfer as part of the University of Wisconsin (UW) System/Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) Universal Credit Transfer Agreement (UCTA).
10809195
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UGRD
| 3 CR
This course is designed to give an overview of how a market-oriented economic system operates, and it surveys the factors which influence national economic policy. Basic concepts and analyses are illustrated by reference to a variety of contemporary problems and public policy issues. Concepts include scarcity, resources, alternative economic systems, growth, supply and demand, monetary and fiscal policy, inflation, unemployment and global economic issues. Students will complete a global awareness project. NOTE: This course is recognized for general education transfer as part of the University of Wisconsin (UW) System/Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) Universal Credit Transfer Agreement (UCTA).

Required Elective

A three-credit elective is required for this program. 

Total: 60 Credits


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