Course Number and Title: OAT 240 Integrated Business Applications
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.
- Demonstrate self-management professionalism. (CCC 2, 3, 4, 5; PGC 1, 3)
- Use word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation software, e-mail, scheduling, and contact management application software. (CCC 2, 5, 6; PGC 1, 2, 3, 4)
- Apply technology to business applications. (CCC 2, 3, 5, 6; PGC 3, 4)
- Apply critical thinking and problem solving skills to business applications. (CCC 2; PGC 1, 2, 3, 4)
- 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.
Upon completion of this course, the student will:
- Demonstrate self-management professionalism.
- Prepare workspace.
- Practice prioritizing and scheduling responsibilities.
- Choose resources.
- Apply decision-making skills to problem solving.
- Use word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation software, e-mail, scheduling, and contact management application software.
- Use linking and embedding.
- Use hyperlinks.
- Use the Microsoft Office Clipboard.
- Choose and import data from Microsoft Office applications.
- Choose and export data from Microsoft Office applications.
- Extend data across applications.
- Apply technology to business applications.
- Choose and integrate appropriate software application for tasks.
- Apply advanced word processing skills to design workplace documents.
- Set up and use databases for workplace applications.
- Create and use spreadsheets for workplace applications.
- Produce multimedia presentations for the workplace.
- Use shared files.
- Apply critical thinking and problem solving skills to business applications.
- Relate equipment and software needs with specific applications to real-world business applications.
- Use technical manuals.
- Identify sources of business software information such as newspapers, magazines, journals, user’s groups, and the Internet.
- Demonstrate professional standards and ethical conduct.
- Conform to policies and procedures of the workplace environment.
- Use appropriate language.
- Demonstrate a positive attitude and reliability.
- Demonstrate initiative.
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:
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.
Calculated using the following weighted average
Percentage of final grade
Projects: (4) Application based projects capstone projects (35%)
Final Exam (20%)
Formative: (10-15) Assignments/Blogs/Discussion Board/Quizzes (Equally weighted)
- Apply clear and effective communication skills.
- Use critical thinking to solve problems.
- Collaborate to achieve a common goal.
- Demonstrate professional and ethical conduct.
- Use information literacy for effective vocational and/or academic research.
- Apply quantitative reasoning and/or scientific inquiry to solve practical problems.
- Produce the documents necessary for a functioning business office.
- Demonstrate accurate and efficient keyboarding skills.
- Integrate office-related skills to function in a professional manner within the workplace.
- Use diverse research methods and information sources to complete a variety of business documents.
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.