Adult Career Education (ACED)

ACED 1100. Introduction to Business. (3 Credits)

An overview of business principles and practices. Emphasis on developing an awareness of banking, marketing, finance, insurance and organizational design. Will include human relations issues. Restricted to BS-OAT Majors.

ACED 2000. Beginning Keyboarding. (3 Credits)

Development of basic touch keyboarding skills. This course provides an introduction to formatting letters, research papers, and miscellaneous documents. Emphasis in placed on developing straight-copy speed and accuracy. Exemption test available.

ACED 2050. Communications for the Wrkplac. (3 Credits)

Principles of effective oral and written communications. A thorough review of grammar, sentence and paragraph construction, punctuation, and writing techniques. Emphasis on the job-getting process.

ACED 2300. Intermediate Keyboarding. (3 Credits)

Continued emphasis on speed and accuracy building. Detailed coverage of business letters, memos, multiple-page reports, and miscellaneous documents. Exemption test available. Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or better in ACED 2000 or exemption. Restricted to BS-OAT majors.

ACED 2400. Computer Technology Workplace. (3 Credits)

Computer applications for development of analytical and problem-solving workplace skills. Topics include word processing, databases, spreadsheets, communications, and presentations, hardware, networks, and social and ethical concepts. Restricted to BS-OAT majors.

ACED 2700. Desktop Publishing. (3 Credits)

Development of desktop publishing concepts and their application to the modern office. Basic, intermediate, and advanced features of a variety of application programs for page design will be used to create various business-related documents.

ACED 3101. Computerized Office Accounting. (3 Credits)

Hands-on application of bookkeeping and computer concepts through the installation, set-up, and use of a typical integrated computerized accounting software system, including setup and maintenance of software, management of a chart of accounts and ledgers, analysis of transactions, generation of financial reports, file and data management, and system security.

ACED 3150. Computer Sys for the Office. (3 Credits)

An general overview of computer hardware, networks, and operating systems. Developing basic technological expertise and leadership in administering computer technology in the workplace is emphasized. This course helps prepare students to take a certification exam for a current operating system.

ACED 3400. Applied Computer Technology. (3 Credits)

Development of intermediate and advanced skills in the use of spreadsheet, database, communication, and presentation software. Emphasis is placed on creation of computer projects appropriate to the student’s major. Restricted to BS-OAT majors.

ACED 3610. Web Design and Multimedia. (3 Credits)

Development of the knowledge and skills necessary for utilizing web editing and graphics programs effectively. This course will focus on the design and production of web sites and other materials for use in educational and training environments. Restricted to BS-OAT majors.

ACED 4020. Virutal Office Technology. (3 Credits)

Development of the knowledge and skills necessary for utilizing web editing and graphics programs effectively. This course will focus on the design and production of web sites and other materials for use in educational and training environments. Prerequisites: ACED 2400 or CS 1000 or instructor consent, and overall GPA of 2.3. Overview of skills needed to perform as a virtual office assistant. Emphasis placed on the use of time and information management applications and increased knowledge of the role of online meeting, Internet telephone communication software, Internet research, social networking tools, e-commerce, and mobile devices in the modern office. This course helps prepare students to take a certification exam for a current communication software program. Restricted to BS-OAT majors.

ACED 4050. Workforce Dev and Management. (3 Credits)

Fundamentals of organizational behavior, management, and training, examined through the applied context of business education, office administration, technology, and training. Topics include functions of management, education, legislation, personnel, supervision and training. Prerequisite: Overall GPA of 2.3. Restricted to BS-OAT majors.

ACED 4070. Office Applications. (3 Credits)

Focus on three major aspects of office administration--business calculations, machine transcription and records management. Emphasis in the course is on solving business mathematics problems using the electronic calculator, keying a variety of business documents from machine transcription, and completing a records management simulation. Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or better in ACED 2050, ACED 2300, and ACED 3400; overall GPA of 2.3 or higher. Restricted to BS-OAT majors.

ACED 4160. Administrative Office Procedur. (3 Credits)

Development of increased awareness of the role and scope of the administrative assistant position. This course will focus on basic and expanded job responsibilities, professionalism, and the performance of simulated office activities. Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or better in ACED 2050, ACED 2300, and ACED 3400; overall GPA of 2.3 or higher. Restricted to BS-OAT majors.

ACED 4820. Project Mgmt/Tech Professions. (3 Credits)

Provides an introduction to the process of project management. Focus is on building the students' understanding of the tools and strategies available to facilitate the management of multiple on going projects within a technical environment. Topics include: planning systems, strategic and operational planning, mission and vision statements, performance objectives, time and course estimation, diagraming techniques, and performance monitoring through control systems. Restricted to BS-OAT majors.