OADM Courses

Opposite each course title are three numbers such as 3-2-4. The first number indicates the number of regular classroom hours for the course each week; the second number indicates the number of laboratory hours per week; and the third number indicates the hours of credit awarded for the successful completion of the course. Listed in parentheses at the end of each course description is the term(s) that the course is normally offered. F=Fall, S=Spring, and M=Summer.

The college reserves the right to cancel or delete any course with insufficient enrollment.


OADM 1101. Office Accounting Procedures. 3-0-3 Units.

Students are introduced to the accounting cycle with emphasis on accounting procedures typical in the service business. Students prepare financial statements, work with journals and ledgers, prepare banking statements, and develop skill in the use of spreadsheet software. Peachtree Accounting software is also used in this course, which includes setting up a new business, creating the chart of accounts, recording transactions into the general Journal and posting to the general ledger, creating reports for financial statements (income statement and balance sheet) and discussing how these are used to make business decisions.

OADM 1102. Interm Office Acct Procedures. 3-0-3 Units.

Students continue with the principles learned in OADM 1101, and will learn the procedures for accounting receivables and payables, promissory notes, bad debts, depreciation, accruals and deferrals, partnerships, and corporations. Students use EXCEL and Peachtree to work toward enhancing the skills in the computer environment. Students learn how to add customer and vendor accounts in the Peachtree environment.
Prerequisites: OADM 1101.

OADM 1150. Document Processing I. 3-0-3 Units.

Students are taught the type-by-touch method of keyboarding, file management, and features of Microsoft Office and Word 2007. As the course progresses, students develop skills in formatting business letters, memos, tables, reports applying features of Microsoft Word in preparing these documents. Emphasis is placed on accuracy, proofreading, prioritizing, and decision-making skills. Grammar and spelling rules are also reinforced in this course. This course meets the computer literacy requirement.

OADM 1230. Business English. 3-0-3 Units.

Emphasizes grammar, punctuation, and proofreading principles as they apply to communication in business. Students develop skills in writing effective business emails and/or letters of request, response, claim and adjustment, credit and collection, and regret.

OADM 1250. Professional Development. 3-0-3 Units.

Emphasis is placed on developing job search skills and human relation skills. Each student will prepare an employment package which includes a resume, application letter, and job application form. Time is also spent on in-depth communication skills, interviewing skills, goal setting and a variety of employment issues. (Career Course)(F, S, M)