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Business Administrative Support Courses

BAS 100 Introduction to Keyboarding (1)
Prerequisites: None
Description: This course is intended only for students who have never had a keyboarding class or who do not keyboard by using correct touch keyboarding techniques at 20 corrected words per minutes (cwpm) or higher. Students learn to keyboard by touch using correct technique on alphabetic and alpha-numeric copy without watching their fingers or the keyboard. This is a pass/fail class. To receive a passing grade in the class, students must achieve a keyboarding rate of 20 (cwpm) or higher.

BAS 108 Skillbuilding I (1)
Prerequisites: BAP 105 (may be taken concurrently); Ability to keyboard at 20 cwpm using correct keyboarding techniques. Continued enrollment in BAS 108 will be based on a verified minimum keyboarding speed of 20 correct words per minute (cwpm) using correct keyboarding technique during class the first week of the semester. Students with less than 20 cwpm will be required to enroll in BAS 100
Description: This course is the first in a series of two that provide provides technique and speed development drills to increase keyboarding skills on alphabetic, alpha-numeric, and numeric keypad copy. Students in the Administrative Assistant, Medical Front Office Assistant, or Medical Administrative Assistant programs should take this course their first semester unless enrolled in BAS 100, Introduction to Keyboarding. In this case, BAS 108 should be taken during the second semester. This course is open for challenge; check with the BAS program director for details. To continue with BAS 109, a B grade (32 cwpm) or higher is required in BAS 108.

BAS 109 Skillbuilding II (1)
Prerequisites: BAP 105 (may be taken concurrently); BAS 108 or Program Director Approval. Continued enrollment in BAS 109 will be based on a verified minimum keyboarding speed of 32 correct words per minute (cwpm) using correct keyboarding technique during class the first week of the semester. Students with less than 32 cwpm will be required to enroll in BAS 108
Description: This is the second skillbuilding course that provides technique and speed development drills to increase keyboarding skills on alphabetic, alpha-numeric, and numeric keypad. Students in the Administrative Assistant or Medical Front Office Assistant programs must earn a B grade (47 cwpm) or higher. This course is open for challenge; check with the BAS program director for details.

BAS 115 Document Editing & Proofreading (2)
Prerequisites: BAP 105 (may be taken concurrently)
Description: Concentrates on developing effective punctuation, business grammar, vocabulary, spelling, capitalization, and proofreading skills.  BAS students must earn a B- grade or higher.

BAS 120 Event Planning Logistics I (3)
Prerequisites: BAP 105 (may be taken concurrently); BAS 121 (concurrent)
Description: Event planning is an exciting, new, and fast-growing field. This course provides the student with an interest in planning events, the parameters to plan, organize, and execute meetings, conferences and conventions, parties, family gatherings and celebrations, and events while utilizing their creative abilities. Students will gain a basic understanding of event planning as well as details of what an event planner does. Students’ schedules must be flexible enough that they can be involved in planning, executing, and attending events beyond the scheduled classroom time including events held during the day, afternoon, and evening. (Required concurrent enrollment in BAS 121, Event Planning On-Site Lab). BAS students must earn a B- grade or higher.

BAS 121 Event Planning On-Site Lab (1)
Prerequisites: BAS 120 (concurrent)
Description: This course will be an experiential, hands-on learning class. During this course, students will participate in authentic learning experiences by assisting LDSBC personnel with the planning and executing of various College events. Students will be expected to provide a minimum of 15 hours throughout the semester planning, organizing, and executing various events. Students’ schedules must be flexible enough that they can be involved in planning, executing, and attending events beyond the scheduled classroom time including events held during the day, afternoon, and evening. (Required concurrent enrollment in BAS 120). BAS students must earn a B- grade or higher.

BAS 129 Office Procedures (3)
Prerequisites: BAP 105 (may be taken concurrently); BAS 100 or BAS 108 (may be taken concurrently)
Description: Builds and applies functional office skills in time management, interpersonal communications, records management, teamwork, and customer service. Also teaches how to plan meetings, take minutes, and use critical decision-making skills to identify and solve problems. This is a service-learning course which requires volunteer work in an office setting. BAS students must earn a B- grade or higher.

BAS 131 Medical Scheduling & Billing (2)
Prerequisites: BAP 105; BAS 108 (may be taken concurrently) and HP 140 (may be taken concurrently)
Description: Teaches the fundamentals of medical office procedures, including patient reception, appointment scheduling, financial record keeping, insurance billing and work schedule coordination. Provides experience in processing records for outpatient settings using a medical office software program. Addresses ethical and legal requirements and restrictions for record retention, transfer, and disposal.

BAS 151 Visual Communications (3)
Prerequisites: BAP 105; 30 cwpm or BAS 108 with a B or higher
Description: Introduces principles of good page layout and design using Adobe® InDesign and Acrobat software. Develops and utilizes skills through print projects such as fliers, portfolio templates, and newsletters as well as an online portfolio template and an online newsletter. Combines independent software training, class discussion, team collaborative activities, and individual projects.

BAS 196 Portfolio Development (Capstone) (1)
Prerequisites: Requires Program Director Approval; to be taken the last semester before graduation; (recommend concurrent enrollment in BAS 199)
Description: Produces a professional portfolio to showcase skills developed during the Administrative Assistant or Medical Administrative Assistant course of study.

BAS 199 Certificate Internship (2)
Prerequisites: Requires Program Director Approval
Description: Provides work experience in the student’s field of study. Students spend a minimum of 120 hours working (either paid or volunteer) in a business that utilizes the skills developed in the first semester courses and those being developed in the second semester courses in student's chosen major. Actual work experience in a business setting helps students to prepare for employment. Students must have previously completed or be enrolled in ALL program courses. Internship will begin by appointment after the tenth week of the semester. To be taken the last semester before graduation.

NOTE: Students will be responsible for finding internship positions. For assistance in finding an internship opportunity, contact the Employment Center one month prior to the beginning of the semester.

BAS 296 Portfolio Development (Capstone) (1)
Prerequisites: Requires Program Director Approval; to be taken the last semester before graduation; (recommend concurrent enrollment in BAS 299)
Description: Produces a professional portfolio to showcase skills developed during the Medical Administrative Assistant course of study.

BAS 299 AAS Degree Internship (Capstone) (2)
Prerequisites: Requires program director approval
Description: Demonstrates mastery of degree competencies through on-the-job application of knowledge and skills specific to the Medical Administrative Assistant AAS degree. Requires 120 hours of on-site work experience in the student’s major. Requires class sessions and/or individual appointments as scheduled throughout the semester.

NOTE: Students will be responsible for finding an internship position (either paid or unpaid) prior to the end of the fourth week of the semester. For assistance in finding an internship opportunity, contact the Employment Center one month prior to the beginning of the semester.
 

LDS Business College (LDSBC) is located in downtown Salt Lake City, three blocks west of Temple Square.

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LDS Business College
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Hours for specific College services, and exceptions to the building hours (holidays, semester breaks, special events, etc).