Business Education Technologies (BET)

BET 68  Proofreading  (3.0 Units)  

Develop proofreading skills necessary to meet high levels of accuracy. Reviews basic business English skills. Punctuation, word usage, sentence and paragraph structure practice-exercises are done on the microcomputer. Progress at your pace.

Recommended Preparation: BET 104

Lecture Hours: 48.00; Lab Hours: 162.00

Transfer: Not transferable

BET 74  Office Machine Calculations  (3.0 Units)  

Develop workplace competence using the ten-key numeric touch method in business applications

Lecture Hours: 36.00; Lab Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Not transferable

BET 77  Speed and Accuracy Development  (3.0 Units)  

This course is designed to fit the needs of each student and develops keyboarding/typing speed for continuing to higher level courses or developing job skills by intensive training and practice.

Lecture Hours: 36.00; Lab Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Not transferable

BET 100  Introduction to Computers  (3.0 Units)  

Introduction to Microsoft Office software. This course is directed to those with little or no computer experience. It will introduce basic essential elements of computers such as: power up, hardware components, evolution of computers, types of personal computers, the input-process-output cycle, desktop components, email, and the World Wide Web.

Lecture Hours: 36.00; Lab Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to CSU only

BET 101  Beginning Keyboarding/Typing  (1.0 Units)  

This course is individualized to fit the needs of each student and develop basic alpha/numeric keyboarding skills on the computer. Emphasis is on achieving a straight-copy speed of 20 gross words a minute with a predetermined error limit.

Lecture Hours: 9.00; Lab Hours: 27.00

Transfer: Transfers to CSU only

BET 104  Beginning Word Processing/Typing for Windows ABC  (3.0 Units)  

Grade Option. This course introduces students to Word for Windows. Students will develop a working knowledge of this current software package to prepare documents.

Lecture Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to CSU only

BET 107  Internet A/B/C  (3.0 Units)  

This course is designed to teach students concepts and business skills of the internet including creating an e-mail account; creating, editing, and printing effective web pages; and understanding internet technologies and security. Grade Option.

Lecture Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to CSU only

BET 112  Spreadsheet: Excel for Windows A/B/C  (3.0 Units)  

This course offers spreadsheet operations for creating, editing, formatting, and enhancing charts in worksheets. Students learn to manage workbooks and prepare them for the web. Students plan, create, and then filter lists using Excel's database.

Lecture Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to CSU only

BET 118  Microsoft Access  (3.0 Units)  

Familiarity with computers is recommended. Introduces database concepts through advanced skill levels including advanced queries, briefcase replication, macros and use of Visual Basic for applications code.

Lecture Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to CSU only

BET 122  Intermediate Keyboard/Typing  (3.0 Units)  

This course is designed to build speed and skills learned in Beginning Typing/Keyboarding, using the current version of Microsoft Word and Keyboarding Pro with an emphasis of attaining straight copy rate of 45-60 gross wpm with a predetermined error limit. Additionally, students will develop skills needed to effectively format a variety of business documents.

Lecture Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to CSU only

BET 123L  Machine Transcription-Legal  (3.0 Units)  

Develop machine transcription skills used in a typical law firm. Learn to prepare legal documents and correspondence.

Recommended Preparation: BET 104

Lecture Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to CSU only

BET 123M  Machine Transcription-Medical  (3.0 Units)  

Develop machine transcription skills for a medical transcriber. Learn use and meaning of medical terminology used in Allied Health field.

Recommended Preparation: BET 104

Lecture Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to CSU only

BET 123T  Machine Transcription  (3.0 Units)  

Introduces students to word processing transcription of business letters and memos.

Recommended Preparation: BET 104

Lecture Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to CSU only

BET 124  Records Management  (3.0 Units)  

Principles and procedures of establishing and maintaining records systems in the use of alphabetic, geographic, numeric, and subject filing systems.

Lecture Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to CSU only

BET 131  Presentation Software: Powerpoint A/B/C  (3.0 Units)  

This course is designed to teach students concepts and business skills of PowerPoint including creating, editing, and printing effective presentations. Students learn advanced PowerPoint features such as creating graphs and tables, and customizing, and inserting artwork, WordArt, and slide show effects. Students learn embedded concepts and business skills of PowerPoint. The concepts and skills include working with embedded and linked objects, hyperlinks, and delivering and publishing presentations.

Lecture Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to CSU only

BET 133  Microsoft Office  (3.0 Units)  

This class is designed to introduce students to the basic functions of Microsoft Office WORD, EXCEL, POWERPOINT, and ACCESS, as well as a brief overview of operating systems and the Internet.

Lecture Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to CSU only

BET 136  Career Applications for Word Processing  (3.0 Units)  

This course is designed for the student who is familiar with word processing functions and formatting principles. topics will include terminology and methodology used in a variety of business careers by applying formatting and keyboarding skills to complex professional document including letters, memos, forms, tables and reports. Grade Option.

Recommended Preparation: BET 104 and the Ability to use word processing functions to create, format and edit advanced business documents.

Lecture Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to CSU only

BET 137  Desktop Publishing: Ms Publisher  (3.0 Units)  

This course is designed to teach students practical, professional quality publications using the current version of Microsoft Publisher.

Lecture Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to CSU only

BET 138  Cooperative Education Business Education Technology  (1-8 Units)  

Cooperative Education: This course is designed for students who are cross-training at their current worksite for upward mobility or possible career changes, as well as those looking for entry-level occupational training through work-based learning experiences. Students must have a co-op approved worksite to enroll in this class and establish new learning objectives. Please refer to the Cooperative Education section in the catalog for more information

Transfer: Transfers to CSU only

BET 141  Os: Windows A/B/C  (3.0 Units)  

Introduction to Windows operating system and features through extensive hands-on exercises.

Lecture Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to CSU only

BET 142  Office Technologies & Procedures  (3.0 Units)  

Students will learn practical application of current automated office procedures, duties, and human relations. Specific topics include telephone, electronic mail, internet activities, data entry, reference resources, job seeking, mail and shipping services and procedures, office relations, office etiquette and dress, time management, travel arrangements, meetings, minutes, and office equipment. Development of critical thiking skills and decision-making skills throughout the course.

Lecture Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to CSU only

BET 143  Business English  (3.0 Units)  

This is a technical course to develop a proficiency in written business communication. A comprehensive review of proofreading, grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, and letter and memo formats emphasizes the function of business English in various types of business communication. Grade Option.

Lecture Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to CSU only

BET 145  Communications for Business  (3.0 Units)  

A course designed for Business Office Technologies to create proficiency in the mechanics of writing, reading, and critically analyzing various types of business correspondence. This course includes a review of grammar, reading, proofreading, and editing; an analysis of writing styles in business correspondence and report format. Principles of communication psychology as it applies to human relations will be reviewed in solving business communications problems.

Lecture Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to CSU only

BET 149  Independent Study  (1.0 Units)  

Independent Study/Office Ssytems - Practical experience, activities, or individual project(s) based on skills learned in previously completed Business Office Technology courses.

Transfer: Transfers to CSU only