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ABT 100 - Fundamentals of Keyboarding

Description: Introductory keyboarding course using Microsoft Word. Emphasis is placed on learning the keyboard reaches and developing speed and accuracy. Instruction will include the formatting and keying of letters, memorandums, and reports. The following features will be presented: enhancing text, placing and aligning text, using writing tools, managing files, and printing documents. In addition, timed writings will be given to improve speed and accuracy development. (2 lecture, 2 laboratory hours) Laboratory fee applies. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Administrative Business Tech

ABT 102 - College Keyboarding

Prerequisites: ABT 100 or permission of the Chairperson.

Description: Fundamentals of skill building using Microsoft Word. Application of basic skills in the production of letters, envelopes, memos, outlines, reports, agendas, minutes, resumes, and tables. Emphasis is placed on the following features: processing text, formatting characters, placing and aligning text, using writing tools, managing files, and printing documents. In addition, timed writings will be given to improve speed and accuracy development. (2 lecture, 2 laboratory hours) Laboratory fee applies. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Administrative Business Tech

ABT 105 - Administrative Business Technology Workshop

Prerequisites: ABT 109 or permission of the Chair.

Description: A course to consolidate and reaffirm previously acquired office skills, to prepare business documents, and to acquaint the students with a wide range of office activities and procedures. (2 lecture, 2 laboratory hours) Laboratory fee applies. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Spring (even years)

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Administrative Business Tech

ABT 107 - Machine Transcription

Description: This course is designed to develop competency in transcribing letters, memoranda, and other types of written communications using transcription equipment. Language arts skills are reinforced. (2 lecture, 2 laboratory hours) Laboratory fee applies. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall (even years), Spring (odd years)

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Administrative Business Tech

ABT 109 - Word Processing Applications I

Prerequisites: ABT 102 or permission of the Chairperson.

Description: Development of word processing and office automation skills using Microsoft Word. Emphasis is placed on the following features: paragraph formatting, page numbering, footnotes/endnotes, headers/footers, styles and templates, find and replace, outline, columns, tables, and draw. In addition, timed writings will be given to improve speed and accuracy development. (2 lecture, 2 laboratory hours) Laboratory fee applies. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Administrative Business Tech

ABT 110 - Word Processing Applications II

Prerequisites: ABT 109 or permission of the Chairperson.

Description: This course continues the development of word processing and office automation skills using Microsoft Office. Students will prepare a wide variety of business documents. Emphasis is placed on the following features of Word: borders, columns, customizing default settings, forms, graphics, macros, merge, outline, advanced replace features, shading, special characters, styles, tables, templates, and watermarks. Students will also prepare basic spreadsheets to incorporate into routine business documents. In addition, timed writings will be given to improve speed and accuracy development. (2 lecture, 2 laboratory hours)laboratory fee applies. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Administrative Business Tech

ABT 113 - Word Processing Basics

Description: This course introduces students to the basics of word processing using state-of-the-art software. Students will receive instruction in creating, editing, and formatting letters, reports, and a variety of other documents. This course is nontransferable. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Spring

Credit Hours: 1
Department: Administrative Business Tech

ABT 114 - Presentation Software Basics

Description: This course introduces students to the basics of presentation software using state-of-the-art software. Students receive instruction in inputting, editing, and formatting presentations. This course is non-transferable. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Spring

Credit Hours: 1
Department: Administrative Business Tech

ABT 115 - Spreadsheet Basics

Description: This course introduces students to the basics of spreadsheets using state-of-the-art software. Students will receive instruction in retrieving data, editing, and formatting spreadsheets to be incorporated into a variety of documents. This course is non-transferable. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Spring

Credit Hours: 1
Department: Administrative Business Tech

ABT 116 - Database Basics

Description: This course introduces students to the basics of databases using state-of-the-art software. Students will receive instruction in retrieving data, editing, and formatting databases to be incorporated into a variety of documents. This course is non-transferable. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall

Credit Hours: 1
Department: Administrative Business Tech

ABT 119 - Word Processing Applications III

Prerequisites: ABT 110 or permission of the Chairperson.

Description: Using Microsoft Office, this course integrates word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentation applications. Through office-support simulation projects, students will share information between applications by copying, linking, and embedding data from a source application into a destination application. (2 lecture, 2 laboratory hours) Laboratory fee applies. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Administrative Business Tech

ABT 120 - Office Tech Desktop Publishing

Description: This course introduces the application of desktop publishing and computer graphics. Students design, edit, and produce high quality documents using Adobe InDesign Software (2 lecture, 2 laboratory hours) Laboratory fee applies. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Administrative Business Tech

ABT 127 - Legal Office Procedures I

Description: Introduction to litigation documents: procedures for preparing summonses, complaints, answers, counterclaims, affidavits, bills of particulars, replies, verifications, and judgments. Discussion of New York State and Federal court systems. Laboratory fee applies. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Spring (even years)

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Administrative Business Tech

ABT 128 - Legal Office Procedures II

Description: Introduction to the procedure for preparing non-litigation documents, including contracts, powers of attorney, wills, and real estate papers. Discussion of probate, appeals, and motion practice. Laboratory fee applies. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall (odd years), Spring (odd years)

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Administrative Business Tech

ABT 152 - Medical Transcription

Prerequisites: ABT 244 or permission of Chairperson.

Description: Transcription from medical dictation tapes which include letters; chart notes; histories and physicals; discharge summaries; and operative, radiology, and pathology reports. Emphasis is on comprehension of medical terminology, language arts, correct formatting, and proofreading. (2 lecture, 2 laboratory hours) Laboratory fee applies. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Administrative Business Tech

ABT 153 - Medical Coding

Prerequisites: HIT 151 or permission of the Chairperson.

Corequisites: HIT 151 or permission of the Chairperson.

Description: Introduction to current medical coding and billing procedures. Students will develop an understanding of both the ICD-9-CM and CPT-4 coding systems and will be introduced to the terminology and procedures for preparing insurance claim forms. Students will apply theory through computer specific reinforcement exercises and activities. Laboratory fee applies. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Please contact Department for course offering

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Administrative Business Tech

ABT 205 - Administrative Business Technology Internship

Prerequisites: ABT 105 and ABT 110 or ABT 254 or permission of the Chairperson.

Description: Supervised work experience in financial and government institutions, advertising, travel, publishing, banking, and insurance giving students the opportunity to apply their classroom skills to office situations and alert them to the realities of the business environment. Weekly seminars reinforce work experience. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Spring (odd years)

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Administrative Business Tech

ABT 225 - Legal Workshop

Prerequisites: ABT 127 or permission of the Chairperson.

Corequisites: ABT 127 or permission of the Chairperson.

Description: Legal office procedures, case management, and the litigation process. Application assignments cover the job search, filing records, preparing the court calendar, and transcribing legal letters and documents. Practice sets are assigned to reinforce and enrich litigation procedures. (2 lecture, 2 laboratory hours) Laboratory fee applies. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Administrative Business Tech

ABT 226 - Legal Work/Study

Prerequisites: ABT 225 or permission of the Chairperson.

Corequisites: ABT 225.

Description: Supervised work experience in cooperation with the District Attorney's office and private law firms in Nassau County and New York City. Students are introduced to legal office procedures through observation, study, and work. Weekly seminars reinforce work experience. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Administrative Business Tech

ABT 230 - Web Page Formatting

Description: This course allows students to create, edit, manage, and maintain websites using Adobe Dreamweaver. Dreamweaver is one of the most popular webpage/website creation & management tools on the market. This course is open to all NCC students. No prerequisite. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Administrative Business Tech

ABT 235 - E-Commerce for Office Professionals

Description: A comprehensive introduction to electronic commerce and the Internet taken from an office worker's perspective. This course is designed to help office professionals develop the necessary skills to use the Internet effectively and to provide students with an overview of the field of electronic business and information processing. This course features hands-on exercises for students who want to know how information technologies are tied together to improve business productivity. This course is open to all NCC. No prerequisite. (Also offered online) SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Administrative Business Tech

ABT 244 - Business Writing

Prerequisites: ENG 101.

Description: An introduction to the principles of writing business correspondence. Emphasis on composing and editing business documents, including letters, memos, e-mail messages, and reports. Language arts skills are reinforced. (3 lecture, 2 laboratory hours) Laboratory fee applies. (Also offered online). SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 4
Department: Administrative Business Tech

ABT 245 - Administrative Management

Description: The study of managerial functions and theory. Special attention is given to issues facing office managers including the analysis of technology, office design implementation, personnel practices and concerns, and overall management of people, procedures, and equipment. (Also offered online). SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Administrative Business Tech

ABT 254 - Medical Workshop

Description: Front office and administrative procedures for the medical office: reports, filing, telephone techniques, human relations, and office management. Patient information, procedure and diagnostic codes, claim centers and service facilities, and billing information are presented using Medical Manager software. (2 lecture, 2 laboratory hours) Laboratory fee applies. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Administrative Business Tech

ABT 255 - Medical Work/Study

Prerequisites: ABT 254 or permission of the Chairperson.

Description: Supervised work experience in cooperation with selected hospitals, doctors, offices, and research institutions. Students are introduced to medical procedures through observation, study, and work. Weekly seminars reinforce work experience. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Administrative Business Tech