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COT 60 Computer Basics (0.5 credits)
Designed for those who have very little (or no) computer experience. A gentle introduction to computers, the instructor will inspire confidence, and encourage further computer use. Learn how to work with several different programs within the Windows environment. [S/U]

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COT 61 Introduction to Windows (0.5-1 credits)
A course for those with no previous computer knowledge, focusing on basic Windows skills. [S/U]

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COT 62 Introduction to Word (0.5-1 credits)
A beginning course for those with no previous word processing knowledge and an introduction to Microsoft Word. [S/U]

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COT 63 Introduction to Excel (0.5-1 credits)
A beginning course for those with no previous spreadsheet knowledge and an introduction to Microsoft Excel. [S/U]

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COT 64 Introduction to Powerpoint (0.5-1 credits)
A beginning course for those with no previous presentation knowledge using Microsoft PowerPoint 2002. [S/U]

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COT 101 Computer Keyboarding I (3 credits)
Learn the keyboard by touch using computers. Course covers alphabet keys, number keys, and symbol keys. Emphasis on keyboarding techniques, speed, and accuracy.

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COT 151 Introduction to Microsoft Word (3 credits)
An introduction to Microsoft Word, a word processing software, ruler, toolbars, dialog boxes, cut, copy, and paste, autocorrect, spell check, template documents, columns, outlines, merge, clip art, graphics, text art, and tables. Recommended: COT 101 or 30 words per minute keyboarding skill.

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COT 198 Special Topics in Computer Office Technology (1-6 credits)
Various short courses and workshops covering a variety of subjects. The class will be variable credit of one to six depending on the class content and number of hours required. No prerequisite, but various skills recommended, depending on class content.

Class Attribute: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree.

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COT 204 Using Windows (3 credits)
The fundamentals necessary to operate the Windows system, how to customize the Windows environment, and how to use the various accessories. (Formerly, COT 204, Introduction to Windows)

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COT 240 Executive Office Procedures (3 credits)
Introduces skills and knowledge to meet the challenges of the electronic office. Topics include public relations, written and oral communications, telephone techniques, travel and conference arrangements, records management, meeting planning, and job-seeking/selection.

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COT 241 Medical Office Procedures (3 credits)
Introduces medical office administrative procedures. Topics include appointment processing, written and oral communications, ethics, confidentiality, HIPAA, medical records, patient orientation and safety. Upon completion, students should be able to perform basic administrative skills within the medical environment. Emphasis on developing human relations and customer service skills.

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COT 290 Internship in Computer Technology (1-6 credits)
A course designed wherein students will apply knowledge and skills to real on-the-job situations in a program designed by a company official and a faculty advisor to maximize learning experiences. Available to students who have completed most Core and Major requirements and have A 2.5 G.P.A. Contact the instructor for the application, screening, and required skills evaluation. Up to six semester hour credits may be earned on the basis of 75 hours of internship for one credit. This course may be repeated for up to six credits

Class Attribute: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree.

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COT 301 Database Management Essentials (1 credits)
A working overview of Access database. The main emphasis will be on analyzing previously established data, using table searches, queries, and reports. Excel will be used for further data analysis. A discussion of table design will be included. Students will start work on individual portfolios of their achievements during this degree program. [S/U]

Prerequisite: Must have completed an AAS degree.

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COT 490 Digital Communications (3 credits)
A capstone seminar covering the common theme of data communications among the BAS in Digital Information Technology courses. Relationships between data organization, digital multimedia, data presentation, data security, and data communications will be covered. Students will finalize the digital portfolio of their accomplishments while completing this degree program.

Prerequisite: Must have senior standing.

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