OAT 240 Integrated Business Applications


Campus Location:
Georgetown, Wilmington
Effective Date:
2020-51
Prerequisite:
OAT 151, OAT 152, OAT 157, OAT 159
Co-Requisites:

none

Course Credits and Hours:
3.00 credits
2.00 lecture hours/week
2.00 lab hours/week
Course Description:

This capstone course is designed to give the student an opportunity to demonstrate in-depth knowledge of word processing, databases, spreadsheets and graphics, presentation software, and other methods of multimedia communication.

Required Text(s):

Obtain current textbook information by viewing the campus bookstore online or visit a campus bookstore. Check your course schedule for the course number and section.

Additional Materials:

None

Schedule Type:
Classroom Course
Online Course
Disclaimer:

None

Core Course Performance Objectives (CCPOs):
  1. Demonstrate self-management professionalism. (CCC 2, 3, 4, 5; PGC 1, 3)
  2. Use word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation software, e-mail, scheduling, and contact management application software. (CCC 2, 5, 6; PGC 1, 2, 3, 4)
  3. Apply technology to business applications. (CCC 2, 3, 5, 6; PGC 3, 4)
  4. Apply critical thinking and problem solving skills to business applications. (CCC 2; PGC 1, 2, 3, 4)
  5. Demonstrate professional standards and ethical conduct. (CCC 4; PGC 3)

See Core Curriculum Competencies and Program Graduate Competencies at the end of the syllabus. CCPOs are linked to every competency they develop.

Measurable Performance Objectives (MPOs):

Upon completion of this course, the student will:

  1. Demonstrate self-management professionalism.
    1. Prepare workspace.
    2. Practice prioritizing and scheduling responsibilities.
    3. Choose resources.
    4. Apply decision-making skills to problem solving.
  2. Use word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation software, e-mail, scheduling, and contact management application software.
    1. Use linking and embedding.
    2. Use hyperlinks.
    3. Use the Microsoft Office Clipboard.
    4. Choose and import data from Microsoft Office applications.
    5. Choose and export data from Microsoft Office applications.
    6. Extend data across applications.
  3. Apply technology to business applications.
    1. Choose and integrate appropriate software application for tasks.
    2. Apply advanced word processing skills to design workplace documents.
    3. Set up and use databases for workplace applications.
    4. Create and use spreadsheets for workplace applications.
    5. Produce multimedia presentations for the workplace.
    6. Use shared files.
  4. Apply critical thinking and problem solving skills to business applications. 
    1. Relate equipment and software needs with specific applications to real-world business applications.
    2. Use technical manuals.
    3. Identify sources of business software information such as newspapers, magazines, journals, user’s groups, and the Internet.
  5. Demonstrate professional standards and ethical conduct.
    1. Conform to policies and procedures of the workplace environment.
    2. Use appropriate language.
    3. Demonstrate a positive attitude and reliability.
    4. Demonstrate initiative.
Evaluation Criteria/Policies:

Students must demonstrate proficiency on all CCPOs at a minimal 75 percent level to successfully complete the course. The grade will be determined using the Delaware Tech grading system:

92 100 = A
83 91 = B
75 82 = C
0 74 = F

Students should refer to the Student Handbook for information on the Academic Standing Policy, the Academic Integrity Policy, Student Rights and Responsibilities, and other policies relevant to their academic progress.

Final Course Grade:

Calculated using the following weighted average

Evaluation Measure

Percentage of final grade

Summative Assessments:

Projects: (4) Application based projects capstone projects (35%)

Final Exam (20%)

55%

Formative: (10-15) Assignments/Blogs/Discussion Board/Quizzes (Equally weighted)

45%

TOTAL

100%

Core Curriculum Competencies (CCCs are the competencies every graduate will develop):
  1. Apply clear and effective communication skills.
  2. Use critical thinking to solve problems.
  3. Collaborate to achieve a common goal.
  4. Demonstrate professional and ethical conduct.
  5. Use information literacy for effective vocational and/or academic research.
  6. Apply quantitative reasoning and/or scientific inquiry to solve practical problems.
Program Graduate Competencies (PGCs are the competencies every graduate will develop specific to his or her major):

OATAASOAT

  1. Produce the documents necessary for a functioning business office.
  2. Demonstrate accurate and efficient keyboarding skills.
  3. Integrate office-related skills to function in a professional manner within the workplace.
  4. Use diverse research methods and information sources to complete a variety of business documents.
Disabilities Support Statement:

The College is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities. Students are encouraged to schedule an appointment with the campus Disabilities Support Counselor to request an accommodation needed due to a disability. A listing of campus Disabilities Support Counselors and contact information can be found at the disabilities services web page or visit the campus Advising Center.

Minimum Technology Requirements:
Minimum technology requirements for online, hybrid, video conferencing and web conferencing courses.