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BCS Business & Computer Science What We Offer

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Concentration Information

 

The Office Technology programs offered through Trinity Valley Community College prepares students to work in office environment performing and coordinating an office’s administrative activities and storing, retrieving, and integrating information for dissemination to staff and clients. Emphasis is placed on a hands-on approach to instruction in computer applications.  In addition, other business skills such as business communications and principles of management prepare the student for real-world environments. 

According to the most recent U. S. Department of Labor's Occupational Outlook Handbook, the overall employment of secretaries and administrative assistants is expected to grow 12 percent from 2010 to 2020. The following video provides information on Office Assistant careers. This video was produced by the Texas Genuine project whose Web site provides information on all workforce careers available in the State of Texas. 


 
 

MDCA 1313. Medical Terminology. (3-3-0)

A study and practical application of a medical vocabulary system. Includes structure, recognition, analysis, definition, spelling, pronunciation, and combination of medical terms from prefixes, suffixes, roots and combining forms.

MRMT 1307. Medical Transcription I. (3-2-4)

Fundamentals of medical transcription with hands-on experience in transcribing actual physician dictation including basic reports such as history and physicals, discharge summaries, consultations, operative reports, and other medical reports. Utilizes technology compatible with industry standards. Designed to develop speed and accuracy. Lab fee.

MRMT 2333. Medical Transcription II. (3-2-4)

Prerequisite: MRMT 1307

Transcription of medical reports with increasing speed and accuracy including history and physicals, consultations, discharge summaries, operative reports, and other medical reports. Lab fee.

POFM 1300. Basic Medical Coding. (3-3-0)

Prerequisite:  MDCA 1313 – Medical Terminology.

Presentation and application of basic coding rules, principles, guidelines and conventions utilizing various coding systems.

POFM 1327. Medical Insurance. (3-3-0)

Survey of medical insurance including the life cycle of various claim forms, terminology, litigation, patient relations and ethical issues.

POFM 1380. Coop Education Medical Admin/Exec Assistant & Medical Secretary. (3-1-20)

Prerequisite: Sophomore standing, approval of division chair. Must currently hold a job in the medical office field to earn credit, if not another medical office course may be substituted.

Career related activities encountered in the student’s area of specialization are offered through a cooperative agreement between the college, employer and student. Under supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines the classroom learning with work experience. Directly related to a technical discipline, specific learning objectives guide the student through the paid work experience. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. Lab fee.


 
 
 

BMGT 1301 Supervision (F)

BMGT 1325 Office Management (F)

BMGT 1341 Business Ethics (F/S)

BUSG 1301 Introduction to Business (F/S)

BUSI 2301Business Law (F/S)

HRPO 2301 Human Resources Management (F)

ITSW 1304 Introduction to Spreadsheets (F/S)

MRMT 2333 Medical Transcription II (S)

POFI 2331 Desktop Publishing (S)

POFT 1127 Introduction to Keyboarding (S)

POFT 1309 Administrative Office Procedures I (F)

POFT 1429 Beginning Keyboarding (F)

POFT 2312 Business Correspondence & Communication (F)

POFT 2401 Intermediate Keyboarding (F/S

BCIS 1305 Business Computer Applications (F/S)

BMGT 1341 Business Ethics (F/S)

POFI 2331 Desktop Publishing (S)

POFM 1300 Basic Medical Coding (S)

POFM 1317 Medical Administrative Support (S)

POFM 1327 Medical Insurance (S)

 

 

 

 

 

Component Area

Courses

Semester Hours

Communication (010)

Both:

ENGL 1301 AND

ENGL 1302

6

Mathematics (020)

One course from:

MATH 1314, 1324, 1325, 1332, 1342, 2312, 2413

3

Life & Physical Sciences (030)

*Two Courses from:

BIOL 1406, 1407, 1408, 1409, 1411, 1413, 2401, 2402, 2420, 2421, 2404

CHEM 1405, 1406, 1407, 1411, 1412, 2423, 2425

PHYS 1401, 1402, 1415, 1417, 2425, 2426

6

Language, Philosophy,

And Culture (040)

One course from:

ENGL 2322, 2323, 2327, 2328,  2332,  2333

HUMA 1301

PHIL 2306

SPAN 2311, 2312

3

Creative Arts (050)

One course from:

ARTS 1301, 1303, 1304

DRAM 1310, 2366

MUSI 1306, 1307, 1310

3

History (060)

Two courses from:

HIST 1301, HIST 1302, HIST 2301

6

Government (070)

Both:

GOVT 2305 AND GOVT 2306

6

Social & Behavioral Sciences (080)

One course from:

ECON 2301, 2302

PSYC 2301, 2314

SOCI 1301, 1306, 2301

3

Component Area Requirement CAO (090)

Two courses from:

BCIS 1305

BIOL 1406, 1407, 1411, 1413, 2401, 2402, 2420, 2421, 2404

CHEM 1405, 1406, 1407, 1411, 1412, 2423, 2425

EDUC/PSYC 1300

ENGL 2311

MATH 1314,1324, 1325, 1332, 1342, 1350, 1351, 2312, 2413, 2414, 2318, 2320, 2415

PHYS 1401, 1402, 1415, 1417, 2425, 2426

SPCH 1315, 1321

6

Suggested Pathway Electives

Suggested pathway electives  to complete 60 semester hours

18

(2 of the 18 hours will consist of science labs)

*The following science combinations will satisfy the life & physical science requirement

BIOL 1406 and BIOL 1407; BIOL 1408 and BIOL 1409; BIOL 1411 and BIOL 1413; BIOL 1406 with any CHEM or PHYS; BIOL 1407 with any CHEM or PHYS; BIOL 1408 with any CHEM or PHYS; BIOL 1409 with any CHEM or PHYS; BIOL 1411 with any CHEM or PHYS; BIOL 1413 with any CHEM or PHYS; CHEM 1405 and CHEM 1407; CHEM 1406 and CHEM 1407; CHEM 1405 with any BIOL or PHYS; CHEM 1406 with any BIOL or PHYS; CHEM 1407 with any BIOL or PHYS

 


 
 

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The BAAS transfer options provide opportunities for students who complete an AAS with TVCC to continue their education at a partnering university. By enrolling and completing online courses with the partnering university, TVCC’s AAS students are able to earn a bachelor of applied arts and sciences (BAAS) degree that often is necessary for advancement into managerial and executive positions.

To explore pathways from the TVCC to one of our partnering universities, please visit http://www.ntxccc.org/pathways 


 

Posted Date:
1/8/2019 10:54:35 AM

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