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Business Information Management


BIM 1A Beginning Keyboarding Units 1.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction to touch keyboarding and touch typewriting skills for alphabetic, numeric, symbol keys, and the ten-key pad. The student learns required theory and skills for formatting, centering text vertically and horizontally, proofreading and correcting errors, and setting margins, using word processing software on a personal computer. (CSU)

BIM 1B Exploring Word Processing Units 1.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the keyboard proficient student to the use of word processing software on a personal computer to complete term papers, letters, tables, and outlines. The course includes further development of the student's previously learned keyboarding skills using the touch method. (CSU)

BIM 2 Intermediate Keyboarding Units 3.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide instruction in production of business documents in a variety of formats using word processing software to the keyboard proficient student. The student learns to compose, store, revise, and print business letters, memoranda, envelopes, reports, tables, job applications, forms, and numerous other administrative documents. (CSU)

BIM 7A Beginning Word Processing: Concepts and Applications Units 3
Prerequisites: Reading level II or concurrent enrollment in reading.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce basic concepts and operation of word processing software for producing documents found in typical business offices. The following specialized instruction on the basic concepts of word processing is emphasized: Theory and skills necessary to create, save, retrieve, edit, and print documents; how to use electronic writing tools such as the spelling and grammar checker and the thesaurus; how to change defaults for characters, lines, and paragraphs; and how to create headers, footers, footnotes, endnotes, envelopes, labels, and automatic page numbers. (CSU)

BIM 7B Advanced Word Processing: Concepts and Applications Units 3
Prerequisites: BIM 1B or BIM 2 or CS 20 or BIM 7A with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce advanced concepts in word processing software. The following topics are emphasized: animating text, adding borders, inserting clip art, drawing shapes and objects, using WordArt, creating tables, using style sheets, designing charts, creating forms, and working with outlines. (CSU)

BIM 8 Desktop Publishing with Word Processing Software Units 3
Prerequisite: BIM 1B or BIM 2 or CS 20 or BIM 7A or BIM 7B with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce desktop publishing concepts using word processing software. The student creates specialized documents similar to the following: letterheads, business cards, logos, resumes, address labels, calendars, flyers, brochures, newsletters, reports, manuals, and web pages. (CSU)

BIM 23M Beginning Desktop Publishing, Using PageMaker Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide the student with information on the concepts, structures, and processes as well as training in using state-of-the art microcomputers, laser printers, color printers, scanners, and PageMaker software on Macintosh computers. The student learns to design, produce, and integrate text and graphics into camera-ready, near-typeset quality reports, newsletters, business forms, proposals, and presentations. An equivalent personal computer (PC) course is offered. No more than two units may be earned by taking either course. (CSU)

BIM 23P Beginning Desktop Publishing, Using PageMaker Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide the student with information on the concepts, structures, and processes as well as training in using state-of-the art microcomputers, laser printers, color printers, scanners, and PageMaker software on personal computers (PC). The student learns to design, produce, and integrate text and graphics into camera-ready, near-typeset quality reports, newsletters, business forms, proposals, and presentations. An equivalent Macintosh computer course is offered. No more than two units may be earned by taking either course. (CSU)

BIM 31 Electronic Calculation Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to teach the student to solve clerical and accounting problems using electronic display calculator features such as the constant multiplication/division feature, single/double memory, accumulative memory, and special function keys. Emphasis is given to speed and accuracy of data entry skills. The student receives training, practice, and achieves proficiency by operating various brands of calculators. BIM 31 cannot be taken after successful completion of BIM 32A, B, or C. (CSU)

BIM 32A Beginning Office Calculation Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to emphasize basic operation of electronic calculators using business mathematical concepts common in business. The student receives individualized training and practice in ten-key touch operation and skill development, multiplication, division, constants, multiple, sequential, and business calculations. This is an open-entry, open-exit course. BIM 32A cannot be taken after successful completion of BIM 31 (Electronic Calculation) because it is a part of the BIM 31 curriculum. (CSU)

BIM 32B Intermediate Office Calculation Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a refinement in introductory electronic display calculator skills. The course includes topics such as fractions, percentages, interest, discounts, annuities, merchandising, and invoicing, use of constant key, memory, and special function keys. BIM 32B cannot be taken after successful completion of BIM 31 (Electronic Calculation) because it is a part of the BIM 31 curriculum. This is an open-entry, open-exit course. (CSU)

BIM 32C Advanced Office Calculation Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a further refinement of electronic display/printing calculator skills using constant key, single/double memory, accumulative memory, special function keys required for payroll records and proration, real estate, depreciation and insurance, basic business and financial statistics, accounting analysis, and metric conversion. This course includes topics such as payroll records, proration of expenses, real estate taxes, depreciation, insurance premiums, business analysis, and the metric system. BIM 32C cannot be taken after succesfful completion of BIM 31 (Electronic Calculation). This is an open-entry, open-exit class. (CSU)

BIM 38 Office Technologies Units 3
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to prepare the student to work in the electronic modern office. Time management, communication, and office ethics are included to support the study of office technology. Emphasis is placed on the basic areas of office support including reprographics, telecommunications, incoming and outgoing mail, customer service, meetings and conferences, and travel arrangements. (CSU)

BIM 39 Office Management Units 3
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce basic principles of management, problem-solving, system analysis, productivity evaluation, human resources, and support service management in an office environment. (CSU)

BIM 42 Records Management and Filing Units 3
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to build an understanding of the basic principles and procedures for manual and electronic records storage and control. Specific rules for alphabetic indexing are studied and then applied to alphabetic, geographic, subject, and numeric methods of records storage. Management aspects of records control and evaluating records storage practices are included. A database filing program on personal computers to enhance the manual records control tasks is studied. This automated procedure provides the ability to create, store, manipulate, and create reports from electronic data files. (CSU)

BIM 43 Records Management in Public Agencies Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction to the management of public and other records in public agencies. Topics include: records management systems, records inventory, records classification, imaging technology, retention, storage, retrieval and transfer, archival methods, electronic records systems and computer based records management systems in the public sector. (CSU)

BIM 69V Internship: Business Information Management Units 1-8
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: Students are required to enroll in a minimum of 7 units during the semester including internship units; the combined total number of units a student may take in internship, work experience, and occupational practice may not exceed a maximum of 16 units; participation requires submission and approval of internship program objectives and employer internship agreement.
Advisories: GUID 30, 31, 32, 33.

This course is designed for the student participating in a Business Information Management vocational internship program. Application of discipline-related skills and knowledge in conjunction with Secretar's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS) competencies is emphasized. Each student is engaged in a specific research project or on-the-job learning activities under the supervision of a worksite supervisor and a college work experience instructor. (CSU)

BIM 70 Keyboarding for Speed and Accuracy Units 1.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to strengthen keyboarding skills previously developed in a basic keyboarding class. The course enables the student to increase speed and decrease errors to meet course prerequisites, job requirements, or personal goals. Units in this course do not apply toward the associate degree.

BIM 76 Selected Topics: Business Information Management Units 0.5-3
Prerequisites: None; exempt from assessment testing.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to offer instruction in one or more of the specialized areas of business information management not already covered by the existing curriculum. Units in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

BIM 77 Selected Topics: Business Information Management Units 0.5-2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to offer laboratory instruction in one of the specialized areas of business information management not already covered by existing curriculum. The student must be enrolled concurrently in BIM 76.

BIM 80A Microsoft® Office Certification: Word (Core) Units 0.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to prepare the student for the Word Microsoft(r) Office User Specialist (MOUS) certification examination at the core level. The student has access to interactive training and simulated testing software in preparation for the certification examination. This is an open-entry, open-exit course.

BIM 80B Microsoft® Office Certification: Word (Expert) Units 0.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to prepare the student for the Word Microsoft(r) Office User Specialist (MOUS) certification examination at the expert level. The student has access to interactive training and simulated testing software in preparation for the certification examination. This is an open-entry, open-exit course.

BIM 80C Microsoft® Office Certification: Excel (Core) Units 0.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to prepare the student for the Excel Microsoft(r) Office User Specialist (MOUS) certfication examination at the core level. The student has access to interactive training and simulated testing software in preparation for the certification examination. This is an open-entry, open-exit course.

BIM 80D Microsoft® Office Certification: Excel (Expert) Units 0.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to prepare the student for the Excel Microsoft(r) Office User Specialist (MOUS) certification examination at the expert level. The student has access to interactive training and simulated testing software in preparation for the certification examination. This is an open-entry, open-exit course.

BIM 80E Microsoft® Office Certification: Access Units 0.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to perpare the student for the Access Microsoft(r) Office User Specialist (MOUS) certification examination. The student has access to interactive training and simulated testing software in preparation for the certification examination. This is an open-entry, open-exit course.

BIM 80F Microsoft®) Office Certification: PowerPoint Units 0.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to prepare the student for the PowerPoint Microsoft(r) Office User Specialist (MOUS) certfication examination. The student has access to interactive training and simulated testing software in preparation for the certification examination. This is an open-entry, open-exit course.

BIM 81 Records Management and Filing Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to build an understanding of the basic principles and procedures for manual and electronic records storage and control. Specific rules compatible with the Association of Records Managers and Administrators (ARMA) guidelines for alphabetic indexing are studied, then applied to alphabetic, geographic, subject, and numeric methods of records storage. Management aspects of records control; evaluation of records storage practices; requisition/charge-out and transfer procedures; and legal and ethical issues in the records management field are studied.

BIM 82 WordPerfect for Windows Units 2.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None:
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce word processing and desktop publishing concepts using Corel WordPerfect software. The student learns to create, edit, format, save, and print documents that include headers, footers, footnotes, endnotes, watermarks, and text and graphics boxes. In addition, the student uses electronic writing tools, TextArt, mail merge, macro features, styles, templates, drawing tools, clip art, and scanned images.

BIM 95A Office Filing Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide information on how to manage records during the maintenance stage of their life cycle. The student learns to use alphabetic indexing rules compatible with the Association of Records Managers and Administrators (ARMA) guidelines.

BIM 95B Electronic Filing Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide information on the methods of defining databases and creating tables. The student learn to add, modify, sort, query, and print records using a commercial database software program.

BIM 95D Proofreading Techniques Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to enable the student to proofread and edit a variety of business documents. The student learns to identify and correct errors in mechanics, keyboarding, and formatting generally found in written business communication.

BIM 95E Telephone Techniques Units 0.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to enable the student to communicate effectively on the telephone, handle incoming calls, make outgoing calls, handle special calls, and use telephone messaging systems professionally.

BIM 95F Office Fundamentals Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to prepare the student to work in the electronic office of today. Emphasis is placed on the basic areas of office support to include reprographics, telecommunications, mail procedures, and calendaring.

BIM 95G Transcription Techniques Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce basic concepts and operation of transcription equipment and word processing software to produce mailable business correspondence used in business offices today. The student completes transcription practice to develop good listening techniques, proofreading, word usage, and communication skills needed in successful transcription of business documents.

Cambodian

CAM 1 Elementary Cambodian Units 5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction to the Cambodian language and Cambodian cultures. Emphasis is placed on the following skills in the order given: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. (UC, CSU)

CAM 2 Elementary Cambodian Units 5
Prerequisites: Successful completion of CAM 1 or 52.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction to the Cambodian language and Cambodian cultures. Emphasis is placed on the following skills in the order given: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. (UC, CSU)

CAM 3 Intermediate Cambodian Units 5
Prerequisites: Successful completion of CAM 2 or 54.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to offer continued study of the Cambodian language and Cambodian cultures. Efforts to improve reading and composition skills are based on both contemporary and traditional selections. (UC, CSU)

CAM 4 Intermediate Cambodian Units 5
Prerequisites: Successful completion of CAM 3.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to offer continued study of the Cambodian language and Cambodian cultures. Efforts to improve reading and composition skills are based on both contemporary and traditional selection. (UC, CSU)

CAM 36A Introductory Cambodian Conversation Units 2
Prerequisites: Successful completion of CAM 1 or 51.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to strengthen fundamental communication patterns based on typical daily situations. (CSU)

CAM 36B Beginning Cambodian Conversation Units 2
Prerequisites: Successful completion of CAM 2 or 53.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to achieve conversational ability based on typical daily situations. (CSU)

CAM 38A Special Assignment: Listening Units 2
Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in or completion of CAM 1 or 51.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This is a skill-building course with an emphasis on listening. The course is designed to meet the special needs of the student. The course is offered for individual or group study. (CSU)

CAM 38B Special Assignment: Pronunciation Units 2
Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in or completion of CAM 1 or 51.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a skill-building course with an emphasis on pronunciation. The course is designed to meet the special needs of the student. The course is offered for individual or group study. (CSU)

CAM 38C Special Assignment: Reading Units 2
Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in or completion of CAM 1 or CAM 51.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a skill-building course with an emphasis on reading. The course is designed to meet the special needs of the student. The course is offered for individual or group study. (CSU)

CAM 38D Special Assignment: Writing Units 2
Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in or completion of CAM 1 or 51.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a skill-building course with an emphasis on writing. The course is designed to meet the special needs of the student. The course is offered for individual or group study. (CSU)

CAM 51 Elementary Cambodian Units 2.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction to the Cambodian language and Cambodian culture. Emphasis is placed on the following skills in the order given: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. The combined five units of CAM 51 and CAM 52 are equivalent to CAM 1. (UC, CSU)

CAM 52 Elementary Cambodian Units 2.5
Prerequisites: Successful completion of CAM 51 with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction to the Cambodian language and Cambodian culture. Emphasis is placed on the following skills in the order given: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. The combined five units of CAM 51 and 52 are equivalent to CAM 1. (UC, CSU)

CAM 53 Elementary Cambodian Units 2.5
Prerequisites: Successful completion of CAM 1 or 52 with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction to the Cambodian language and Cambodian culture. Emphasis is placed on the following skills in the order given: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. The combined five units of CAM 53 and 54 are equivalent to CAM 2. (UC, CSU)

CAM 54 Elementary Cambodian Units 2.5
Prerequisites: Successful completion of CAM 53 with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction to the Cambodian language and Cambodian culture. Emphasis is placed on the following skills in the order given: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. The combined five units of CAM 53 and 54 are equivalent to CAM 2. (UC, CSU)

CAM 75 Selected Topics: Cambodian Units 0.5-3
Prerequisites: None; exempt from assessment testing.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to offer instruction in one or more of the specialized areas of Cambodian not covered by the existing curriculum. Units in this course do not count toward an associate degree.




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