2020 - 2021 Dallas College Catalog

2020 - 2021 Catalog
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Course Number: POFT 1127 (1 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Introduction to Keyboarding

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Skill development in keyboarding techniques. Emphasis on the development of speed and accuracy. (2 Lab.)


Course Number: POFT 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, EFC, ECC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Business English

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Introduction to a practical application of basic language usage skills with emphasis on fundamentals of writing and editing for business. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: POFT 1309 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, EFC, ECC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Administrative Office Procedures I

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: Basic keyboarding skills.
Course Description: Study of current office procedures, duties, and responsibilities applicable to an office environment. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: POFT 1319 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, EFC, ECC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Records and Information Management I

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Introduction to basic records information management filing systems including manual and electronic filing. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: POFT 1321 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Business Math

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Fundamentals of business mathematics including analytical and critical thinking skills. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: POFT 1325 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Business Math Using Technology

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: POFI 1301.
Course Description: Skill development in business math problem-solving using technology. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: POFT 1328 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, EFC, ECC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Business Presentations

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: Basic Computer Skills.
Course Description: Skill development in planning and conducting business presentations including communication and media skills. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: POFT 1329 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Beginning Keyboarding

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Skill development keyboarding techniques. Emphasis on development of acceptable speed and accuracy levels and formatting basic documents. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: POFT 1380 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, EFC, ECC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Cooperative Education-Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)


Course Number: POFT 1382 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, EFC, ECC, RLC

Course Title: Cooperative Education - General Office Occupations and Clerical Services

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. (1 Lec. 15 Ext.)


Course Number: POFT 2203 (2 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, ECC

Course Title: Speed and Accuracy Building

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: Basic keyboarding skills.
Course Description: Review, correct, and improve keyboarding techniques for the purpose of increasing speed and improving accuracy. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (1 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: POFT 2301 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, EFC, ECC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Intermediate Keyboarding

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: POFT 1329 or instructor approval.
Course Description: A continuation of keyboarding skills emphasizing acceptable speed and accuracy levels and formatting documents. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: POFT 2312 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Business Correspondence and Communication

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: Business English.
Course Description: Development of writing and presentation skills to produce effective business communications. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: POFT 2331 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, ECC

Course Title: Administrative Project Solutions

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: Computer application software proficiency and basic office procedures competency.
Course Description: Advanced concepts of project management and office procedures integrating software applications, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)



ACGM (Lower-Division Academic Course Guide Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for general academic transfer among community, state, and technical colleges in Texas; and state public four-year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.


WECM (Workforce Education Course Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.