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POFT 1127 (1 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC.

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


POFT 1192 (1 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC.

Special Topics in Administrative Assistant/Secretarial Science, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledges, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (1 Lec.)


POFT 1193 (1 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC.

Special Topics in General Office/Clerical and Typing Services
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation which are relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lab.)


POFT 1207 (2 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, EFC, ECC.

Proofreading and Editing
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Instruction in proofreading and editing skills necessary to assure accuracy in business documents. (1 Lec., 2 Lab.)


POFT 1292 (2 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, EFC, ECC.

Special Topics in Administrative Assistant/Secretarial Science, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec.)


POFT 1293 (2 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, EFC, ECC.

Special Topics in General Office/Clerical and Typing Services
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation which are relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (1 Lec., 2 Lab.)


POFT 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, NLC, RLC.

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.)


POFT 1309 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, NLC, RLC.

Administrative Office Procedures I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic keyboarding skills.
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.)


POFT 1313 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC.

Professional Development for Office Personnel
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Preparation for the work force including business ethics, interpersonal relations, professional attire, and career advancement. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


POFT 1319 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, NLC, RLC.

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.)


POFT 1321 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, NLC, RLC.

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


POFT 1325 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC.

Business Math and Machine Applications
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Business math problem-solving skills using office technology. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


POFT 1328 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, NLC, RLC.

Business Presentations
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Keyboarding proficiency.
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.)


POFT 1329 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC.

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.)


POFT 1349 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC.

Administrative Office Procedures II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: In-depth coverage of office application with special emphasis on decision making, goal setting, management theories, and critical thinking. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


POFT 1380 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, NLC, RLC.

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.)


POFT 1381 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC, ECC, RLC.

Cooperative Education-Administrative Assistant/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.)


POFT 1382 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC, ECC, RLC.

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.)


POFT 1383 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC, ECC, RLC.

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., 20 Ext.)


POFT 1392 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC, ECC.

Special Topics in Administrative Assistant/Secretarial Science, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation which are relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


POFT 1393 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC, ECC.

Special Topics in General Office/Clerical and Typing Services
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


POFT 1493 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC, ECC.

Special Topics in General Office/Clerical and Typing Services
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current event, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


POFT 2203 (2 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, NLC.

Speed and Accuracy Building
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic keyboarding skills.
Course Description: Review, correct, and improve keyboarding techniques for the purpose of increasing speed and improving accuracy. (1 Lec., 2 Lab.)


POFT 2301 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, NLC, RLC.

Intermediate Keyboarding
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A continuation of keyboarding skills emphasizing acceptable speed, and accuracy levels and formatting documents. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


POFT 2312 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC.

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


POFT 2331 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, NLC.

Administrative Systems
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Advanced concepts of project management and office procedures utilizing integration of previously learned office skills. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


POFT 2380 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, NLC, RLC.

Cooperative Education-Administrative Assistant/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.)


POFT 2381 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC, ECC, RLC.

Cooperative Education-Administrative Assistant/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.)


POFT 2382 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC, ECC, RLC.

Cooperative Education-General Office/Clerical and Typing 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.)


POFT 2383 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC, ECC, RLC.

Cooperative Education-General Office/Clerical and Typing 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., 20 Ext.)


POFT 2388 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC.

Internship-General Office/Clerical and Typing Services
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. A learning plan is developed by the college and the employer. (1 Lec., 15 Ext.)



Academic Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for transfer among community colleges and state public four year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.

WECM 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.

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