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BOT 112 Business Computations with Machines

Units: .5     Hours: 1.5 Laboratory

Advisory: Eligible for Mathematics 402.

Transferable: CSU

Self-paced course in the operation of the electronic printing calculator. This course provides theory and practice in business applications with emphasis on mathematical problem solving. This course has the option of a letter grade or credit/no credit.


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BOT 160 Records Management

Units: 3     Hours: 3 Lecture

Advisory: Eligible for English 250 and English 260.

Transferable: CSU

Principles covering records management in business including alphabetic, numeric, geographic, and subject systems; an understanding of how records are created, classified, stored, retrieved, transferred, and disposed of; organizing and managing both manual and automated records systems are explained. This course has the option of a letter grade or credit/no credit.


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BOT 168 General Office Procedures

Units: 3     Hours: 3 Lecture

Advisory: CSIS 122

Transferable: CSU

A study of office procedures, including the selection of office equipment and supplies; processing of electronic mail; use of communication services; handling travel arrangements; preparation of business forms, records, and correspondence; banking procedures; job application techniques; and career advancement opportunities. This course has the option of a letter grade or credit/no credit.


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BOT 169 Office Administration

Units: 3     Hours: 3 Lecture

Advisory: Eligible for English 250, 260, CSIS 101.

Transferable: CSU

This course is designed to prepare students for office administrative positions. Topics studied include the office environment, administrative assistant functions, office salary administration, work measurement, office communications, and an overview of information processing.


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BOT 180 Medical Terminology for the Office

Units: 3     Hours: 3 Lecture

Advisory: Eligible for English 250 and English 260.

Transferable: CSU

This course introduces fundamentals of medical word building used in the health profession (prefixes, word roots, suffixes and abbreviations) as well as review of body systems, with emphasis on analysis, definition, spelling and pronunciation. This course had the option of a letter grade or credit/no credit.


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BOT 181 Medical Billing - MediSoft

Units: 2     Hours: 1 Lecture, 3 Laboratory

Advisory: Eligible for English 250. Some computer experience.

Transferable: CSU

This course in computerized billing procedures for a medical office uses MediSoft software. Students will learn the patient billing features of this software and complete a capstone simulation giving them hands-on realistic medical front office practice. This course has the option of a letter grade or credit/no credit. May be repeated three times for credit.


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BOT 182 Medical Office Procedures

Units: 3     Hours: 2 Lecture, 3 Laboratory

Prerequisite: BOT 180 and CSIS 126 with credit or a grade of C or better or experience using Microsoft Word.

Advisory: Eligible for English 250 and Mathematics 402.

Transferable: CSU

This specialized course includes medical office procedures, patient record management, coding/billing for private/government health insurance programs, and professional ethics. May be repeated three times for credit. This course has the option of a letter grade or credit/no credit.


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BOT 183 Medical Coding

Units: 2     Hours: 1 Lecture, 3 Laboratory

Advisory: BOT 180.

Transferable: CSU

This course will introduce the student to the theory and procedure of coding for medical diagnoses, an increasingly essential and specialized healthcare communication system. The course is not a certification course. CPT coding is covered, with an overview of ICD-9 coding. This course has the option of a letter grade or credit/no credit.


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BOT 190 Occupational Work Experience/Business Office Technology

Units: 1-4     Hours: 20 Laboratory

Required: Declared vocational major. Concurrent enrollment in seven or more units (including CWE units, except for summer school. For summer school enrollment in one other class is required). Minimum 2.00 G.P.A.

Transferable: CSU

College credit for learning experience obtained on the job in accordance with a training plan developed cooperatively between the employer, college and student. 75 hours per semester per unit or 60 hours per semester for unpaid experience. This is a credit/no credit course. May be taken for a maximum of 16 work experience units.


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BOT 191A Work Place Skills

Units: 1     Hours: 1 Lecture

Transferable: CSU

Workplace Skills teaches skills vital to workplace success. The topic for 191A is Interpersonal Communication. Need not be taken in sequence. This is a credit/no credit course.


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BOT 191B Workplace Skills

Units: 1     Hours: 1 Lecture

Transferable: CSU

Workplace Skills teaches skills vital to workplace success. The topic for 191B is Team Building. Need not be taken in sequence. This is a credit/no credit course.


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BOT 191C Workplace Skills

Units: 1     Hours: 1 Lecture

Transferable: CSU

Workplace Skills teaches skills vital to workplace success. The topic for 191C is Problem-Solving. Need not be taken in sequence. This is a credit/no credit course.


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BOT 200 Data Entry

Units: .5     Hours: 1.5 Laboratory

Advisory: CSIS 122.

Transferable: No

This "hands-on" computer course will provide students with experience in keyboarding alphabetic and numeric data. Exercises are patterned after actual personal, business, and government data-entry applications. This is a credit/no credit course.