BU-907: Word Processing

Course Information

Course, prefix, number, & title: BU-907 Word Processing

Hours (Class, recitation, Laboratory, studio): 2 class hours, 2 lab hours

Credits: 3

Course Description in college catalog:

This course develops mastery of word processing software. Emphasis is placed on the creation, design, development, and analysis of complex Microsoft Word documents for business, professional, and academic environments.

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A.A.S. Medical Assistant

Certificate Program – Office Administration Assistant

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General Education Outcomes: Below is a listing of General Education Outcome(s) that this course supports.

  1. Communicate effectively in various forms

  2. Apply information management and digital technology skills useful for academic research and lifelong learning

Course-specific student learning outcomes:

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Create documents designed by using the topics listed in Summary of main topics covered in the course to demonstrate student mastery of Microsoft Word software

  2. Create documents with the absence of spelling and grammatical errors that demonstrate proofreading proficiency

  3. Correctly format documents that can be easily edited

  4. Qualify for employment in the corporate, academic, government, professional office environments that require expertise in Microsoft Word

Program-specific outcomes

  1. Work collaboratively to accomplish learning objectives.

  2. Apply technical skills and use advanced office software to create and edit business documents.

Methods by which student learning will be assessed and evaluated; describe the types of methods to be employed; note whether certain methods are required for all sections:

  1. Tests

  2. Projects

  3. Final Exam

  4. Digital Portfolio

Academic Integrity policy (department or College):
Academic honesty is expected of all students. Any violation of academic integrity is taken extremely seriously. All assignments and projects must be the original work of the student or teammates. Plagiarism will not be tolerated. Any questions regarding academic integrity should be brought to the attention of the instructor. The following is the Queensborough Community College Policy on Academic Integrity: "It is the official policy of the College that all acts or attempted acts that are violations of Academic Integrity be reported to the Office of Student Affairs. At the faculty member's discretion and with the concurrence of the student or students involved, some cases though reported to the Office of Student Affairs may be resolved within the confines of the course and department. The instructor has the authority to adjust the offender's grade as deemed appropriate, including assigning an F to the assignment or exercise or, in more serious cases, an F to the student for the entire course." Read the University's policy on Academic Integrity opens in a new window(PDF).

Disabilities
Any student who feels that he or she may need an accommodation based upon the impact of a disability should contact the office of Services for Students with Disabilities in Science Building, Room S-132, 718-631-6257, to coordinate reasonable accommodations for students with documented disabilities. You can visit the Services for Students with Disabilities website.

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