COMMUNICATION COURSES

COM 101        Administrative Office Procedures                                                        3 credits

This course is designed to enhance basic office skills essential for the workplace. Emphasis is placed on technical reading, job related vocabulary, written communication and human relations.                    

COMPUTER COURSES

CI  101            MS Word 1                                                                                                    3 credits

This course uses MS Word to introduce students to basic word processing.

CI  103            MS Excel 1                                                                                                    3 credits

This course uses MS Excel to introduce students to basic spreadsheet functions.

CI  105            MS PowerPoint 1                                                                                       3 credits

This course uses MS PowerPoint to introduce students to basic electronic presentations.

CI  107            MS Access 1                                                                                                 3 credits

This course uses MS Access to introduce students to basic database setup.

CI  109            MS Outlook                                                                                                 3 credits

This course uses MS Outlook to introduce students to the management of electronic communication.

CI  201            MS Word 2                                                                                                    3 credits

This course guides students in using word processing features to enhance and increase personal productivity.

CI  203            MS Excel 2                                                                                                    3 credits

This course guides students in using spreadsheet features to enhance and increase personal productivity, as well as using spreadsheet features to set up a simple database.

CI  205            MS PowerPoint 2                                                                                       3 credits

This course guides students in using electronic presentation slide shows to enhance personal and business productivity.

CI  207            MS Access 2                                                                                                 3 credits

This course guides students in using advanced database features to enhance personal and business productivity.

 

BUSINESS COURSES

BUS 101         Properly Structuring Your Business                                                           3 credits

This course examines the proper steps to laying a solid foundation to setup a business. It also covers the various business structures including sole proprietorship, partnerships and corporations. The course will be a combination of classroom instruction, guest speakers, group assignments, online discussions boards and surveys.

BUS 110         Accounting Solutions for the Savvy,

Christian Business Owner                                                                        3 credits

This course introduces business decision-making using accounting information systems. Emphasis is placed on analyzing, summarizing, reporting, and interpreting financial information.

BUS 111         Fine-Tuning Your Brand Part I: 

Marketing Your Company in the 21st Century                                          3 credits

This course examines the importance of a small business having a well-developed marketing strategy in the 21st century. It also covers the basics of utilizing research to target potential customers and will survey successful marketing plans and brand identity packages.

BUS 112         Fine-Tuning Your Brand Part II:

                        Promoting Your Company in the 21st Century                                        3 credits

This course provides students an opportunity to gain an understanding of promotions and practices. The class itself places emphasis on developing students’ abilities to express their analysis and recommendations in class discussion. The importance of a small business having a well-developed marketing strategy, while utilizing creative and economic advertising opportunities is also examined carefully. The course will combine class instruction, business surveys and group work.

BUS 114         Putting Your Business’ Best Face Forward:

                        Organizational & Presentational Skills                                                    3 credits

This course examines the importance of a business promoting a positive image to the public. It will cover the importance of exemplary customer service and business etiquette in the 21st century as well as the power of a well-developed presentation. Students are prepared with the basic knowledge of preparing professional presentations in both print and digital formats, negotiating business contracts and facilitating effective board meetings. This course will be a combination of classroom instruction, guest speakers, group assignments and surveys. 

BUS 120         Business Finance                                                                                     3 credits

This course covers fundamental mathematical operations and their application to business problems. Topics include payroll, pricing, interest and discount, commission, taxes and other pertinent uses of mathematics in the field of business.

BUS 200         Goal Setting                                                                                                           3 credits

This class will teach you to develop the skills needed to effectively set strategic and organizational goals motivating you to achieve success.  Using various training tools which will provide you with opportunities to develop your communication skills, empower yourself and set specific and challenging goals for different situations.

 

COMMUNICATION COURSES

COM 101        Administrative Office Procedures                                                        3 credits

This course is designed to enhance basic office skills essential for the workplace. Emphasis is placed on technical reading, job related vocabulary, written communication and human relations.                    

COMPUTER COURSES

CI  101            MS Word 1                                                                                                    3 credits

This course uses MS Word to introduce students to basic word processing.

CI  103            MS Excel 1                                                                                                    3 credits

This course uses MS Excel to introduce students to basic spreadsheet functions.

CI  105            MS PowerPoint 1                                                                                       3 credits

This course uses MS PowerPoint to introduce students to basic electronic presentations.

CI  107            MS Access 1                                                                                                 3 credits

This course uses MS Access to introduce students to basic database setup.

CI  109            MS Outlook                                                                                                 3 credits

This course uses MS Outlook to introduce students to the management of electronic communication.

CI  201            MS Word 2                                                                                                    3 credits

This course guides students in using word processing features to enhance and increase personal productivity.

CI  203            MS Excel 2                                                                                                    3 credits

This course guides students in using spreadsheet features to enhance and increase personal productivity, as well as using spreadsheet features to set up a simple database.

CI  205            MS PowerPoint 2                                                                                       3 credits

This course guides students in using electronic presentation slide shows to enhance personal and business productivity.

CI  207            MS Access 2                                                                                                 3 credits

This course guides students in using advanced database features to enhance personal and business productivity.

MINISTRY COURSES

MIN 221         Developing Christian Leaders                                                3 credits

This course will explore the qualities of a leader, the makings of a leader, and the skills that are required to be a true leader with the sole intention of making the student more useful for God.

 

MATHEMATICS

MAT 101        Personal Stewardship                                                                             3 credits

This course is designed to educate the student about prosperity according to the Bible.  The student will learn God's purpose for prosperity, what his/her authority or rights are as a child of God, and how he/she can utilize God's word to be victorious in their financial affairs

MEDICAL COURSES

MED 116        Anatomy a

nd Physiology                                                                                   3 credits

This course introduces basic anatomy and physiology.  Emphasis is placed on the relationship between body structure and function and the procedures common to health care.

MED 121        Medical Terminology                                                                               3 credits

This course introduces prefixes and word roots used in the language of medicine. Topics include medical vocabulary and the terms that relate to the anatomy, physiology, pathological conditions, and treatment of selected systems.

MED 222        Medical Law & Ethics                                                                              3 credits

This course covers legal relationships of physicians and patients, contractual agreements, professional liability, malpractice, medical practice acts, informed consent, and bioethical issues. Emphasis is placed on legal terms, professional attitudes, and the principles and basic concepts of ethics and laws involved in providing medical services.

MEDICAL CODING COURSES

MCT 110        ICD-9 Coding                                                                                              3 credits

This course prepares students to assign ICD-9-CM codes supported by medical documentation with entry-level proficiency. Students apply ICD-9-CM instructional notations, conventions, rules and official coding guidelines when assigning ICD-9-CM codes to case studies and actual medical record documentation.

MCT 118        Health Care Reimbursement                                                                 3 credits

This course prepares the students to compare and contrast health care payers, illustrate the reimbursement cycle and to comply with regulations related to fraud and abuse. Students assign Diagnosis Related Groups (DRGs), Ambulatory payment Classifications (APCs), and Resource Utilization Groups (RUGs) with entry-level proficiency using computer encoding and grouping software.

MCT 120        CPT Coding                                                                                                 3 credits

This course prepares students to assign CPT codes, supported by medical documentation with entry-level proficiency. Students apply CPT instructional notations, conventions, rules and official coding guidelines when assigning CPT codes to case studies and actual medical record documentation.


 

 

LIFE SKILLS COURSES

OTCE10

1       Business Etiquette from a Christian Perspective                           3 credits

This class will give students an interactive approach on how to conduct themselves in various professional & social environments. The experiences, observation, and critical reading will help develop confidence, style and class for participants to “Outclass the Competition”. Students will learn how to maintain proper eye contact, the art of handshaking, how to introduce themselves and others with confidence, appropriate business attire, business card etiquette, telephone etiquette in a business environment, cell phone, e-mail etiquette, the art and importance of “thank you”. Students will learn how to “Dine like a Diplomat”, which includes: dining do’s & don’ts, silverware savvy, styles of eating (American & Continental), napkin etiquette.

 

SPEECH COMMUNICATIONS

 

SPH 110         Speech Communications                                                                             3 credits

This course provides instruction and experience in preparation and delivery of speeches with public setting and group discussion.   Emphasis is placed on research, preparation, delivery, and evaluation of informative, persuasive, and special occasion public speaking.  Upon completion, students should be able to prepare and deliver well-organized speeches and participate in group discussion with appropriate audio visual support.