Scholarships for business classes

The Centralia College Foundation announces the availability of the Ellis Oliver/Chamber Matching Scholarships for Chamber members and their employees for winter quarter. Open registration begins Dec. 6 with classes beginning Jan. 2.

Applicants need to contact the foundation office for an application. Scholarships recipients will have half of their tuition paid from the scholarship. Students will be responsible for the other half plus and books and fees.

The following classes are offered during winter quarter:

Financial Reporting
5072 ACCT 200AP1 (5) Online
This course emphasizes the fundamentals of double-entry accounting and the preparation of financial statements for business entities. Topics include, but are not limited to, accounting for assets, liabilities, equity, revenue and expenses. Prerequisite: compass minimum score of MATH 096 or evidenced score entrance equivalent.

Intro to Business
5159 BUS& 101A3 (5) 9-9:50am MWF
Introduction to the world of business. Emphasis will include functions of business, management, types of business ownership, human resources, production, marketing, ethics, and the role of accounting.

Business Math
5154 BUS 121A3 (5) 11-11:50am MWTh
Surveys the commercial application of mathematics designed to assess and analyze business activities and their effect on cost, profitability and overall performance. Prerequisite: MATH 096 or equivalent test score.

Business Law
5160 BUS& 201AP1 (5) Online
Introduction to state and federal constitution, laws and procedures including international trade, crimes, torts, contracts, sales, property, bankruptcy, securities, consumer protection, employment, and debtor-creditor relationships. The relationship between ethics and law will be discussed.

Human Resource Mgmt
5155 BUS 203A3 (5) 11-11:50am MWF WSC 110
Introduction to fundamental concepts of human relations management. This course will focus on recruiting, employee selection and training, employee performance and compensation, and employee laws and labor. Prerequisite: BUS& 101, college level reading and writing.

Money and Banking
6103 BUS 225A3 (5) 12-12:50pm MTWTh
An introduction to the core principles of money and banking. Topics to be discussed include interest rates, financial instruments, financial markets, financial institutions, central banks, monetary policy, financial stability, and modern monetary economics. Prerequisite: ACCT& 201, 202.

Data Dashboards
6104 BUS 230A3 (5) 9-9:50am MWF WAH 212
Turn data into dashboards and reports focused on identifying business goals, trends and patterns that guide business decisions. Create interactive dashboards using Excel tools such as pivot tables, pivot charts, slicers and advanced formulas. Prerequisite: BTEC 214

Principles of Management
5158 BUS 275AP1 (5) Online
Management styles and effective management of personnel from the manager’s side of business. The course is built around the five traditional functions of management and exploring management problems and practices. Real-life case problems used.

Keyboarding for Business
5119 BTEC 101A3 (3) 9-9:50am Daily WAH 207
5120 BTEC 101B4 (3) 11-11:50am Daily WAH 207
5121 BTEC 101R (3) 12-2:30pm TTh MOR 112
For beginning students. Learn to keyboard to 25wpm by touch. Develop speed, accuracy and apply basic word processing techniques to letters, reports and tables.

Keyboard Skill Building I
5123 BTEC 102A3 (3) 9-9:50am Daily WAH 207
5124 BTEC 102B4 (3) 11-11:50am Daily WAH 207
5125 BTEC 102R (3) 12-2:30pm TTh MOR 112
Individualized skill building program for increasing keyboarding speed and improving accuracy. Upon completion of this course, students should be able to type at a minimum of 35wpm with no more than one error per minute. Prerequisite: BTEC 101 and typing at 35wpm or instructor permission.

Business English
5127 BTEC 110A4 (5) 11-11:50am Daily WAH 205
Editing skills including grammar, punctuation, proofreading, and spelling for office correspondence. A basis for machine transcription, business communication, and office procedures.

Microsoft Outlook
5132 BTEC 205A3 (1) 1-1:50pm M WAH 205
Course uses Microsoft Outlook for e-mail, scheduling meetings, maintaining appointment calendars, managing contacts, and tasks. Prerequisite: windows experience and keyboarding skills. SCHEDULE 5 10/31/17

Word I
5133 BTEC 210A3 (5) 9-9:50am Daily WAH 205
5135 BTEC 210RE5 (5) Flexible TTh MOR 112
Class covers Word in depth: document preparation, formatting, graphics, WordArt, columns, sorts, charts, mail merge, and styles. Students will format business documents to business standards. Prerequisite: keyboard skill of 35wpm or instructor permission. Students who register for the flexible section will have the option to work online, or attend class, or a combination of the two. Optional class time is available Tuesday and Thursday between 11am-4pm.

Access I
5136 BTEC 212A3 (3) 12-12:50pm MTWTh WAH 207
5137 BTEC 212R (3) 2-4pm TTh MOR 112
An introduction to Microsoft Access. Students will learn basic concepts of database software and be able to integrate Access with Word and Excel. Prerequisite: keyboard speed of 30wpm, Word I and Excel or instructor permission. Lab fee $10.69.

Excel
5139 BTEC 214A3 (5) 12-12:50pm MTWTh WAH 205
5141 BTEC 214RE5 (5) Flexible TTh MOR 112
A hands-on approach for beginning through intermediate level applications of Excel spreadsheet using a variety of business applications. Prerequisite: word processing, windows, keyboard skills. Students who register for the flexible section will have the option to work online, or attend class, or a combination of the two. Optional class time is available Tuesday and Thursday between 11am-4pm.

Desktop Publishing
5143 BTEC 218RE5 (4) Flexible TTh MOR 112
Course covers desktop publishing terminology and concepts to plan, create, and design professional-looking businesses and personal documents. Prerequisite: Word, keyboard speed of 35wpm. Students who register for this class will have the option to work online, or attend class, or a combination of the two. Optional class time is available Tuesday and Thursday between 11am-4pm.

Word II
5145 BTEC 219RE5 (4) Flexible TTh MOR 112
Course covers footnotes, endnotes, citations, bibliographies, table of contents, indexes, linked textboxes, multilevel lists, building blocks, fill-in forms, macros, outlines, Quick Parts, templates formal reports. Prerequisite: Word 1, keyboard speed of 35wpm. Students who register for this class will have the option to work online, or attend class, or a combination of the two. Optional class time is available Tuesday and Thursday between 11am-4pm.

Ten-Key Calculator
5146 BTEC 220A4 (1) 10-10:50am MW WAH 111
Touch control of 10-key pad with emphasis on speed and accuracy. Addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division techniques used in solving business problems. Basic or Business Math recommended first. Lab fee $7.15

Business Communications
5147 BTEC 221A4 (5) 10-10:50am Daily WAH 207
Applying principles of effective communication in written and oral business communication: letters, memos, reports, and presentations. Upon completion students should be able to produce effective positive, negative, and routine letters, memos, and reports and graphs. Prerequisite: BTEC 110 or ENGL& 101, or instructor permission.

Microsoft Office-PowerPoint Module
5148 BTEC 222A (1) 1-1:50pm W WAH 205
5150 BTEC 222RE5 (1) Flexible T MOR 112
An introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint. Upon completion of this course students should have beginning knowledge of a presentation program. Prerequisite: keyboard speed of 35wpm, Windows Workstations OS or instructor permission. Students who register for the flexible section will have the option to work online, or attend class, or a combination of the two. Optional class time is available Tuesday and Thursday between 11am-4pm.

Filing
5151 BTEC 233A4 (3) 12-12:50pm MWF WAH 205
6131 BTEC 233R (3) 2-4pm M MOR 108
Basic principles and procedures of records storage and management. Practice indexing, coding, and filing for alphabetic, numeric, subject, geographic filing systems, and introduction to forms design.

Insurance and Billing
5152 BTEC 255A3 (5) 1-1:50pm MTWTh WAH 207
Introduction to major insurance program information and federal healthcare legislation. Exploration of health insurance guidelines and the knowledge and skills required for billing and reimbursement. Includes hands-on practice with simulated billing software. Prerequisite: BTEC 260.

MORTON BUSINESS MGMT
Microsoft Excel-Brief
5586 SMGT 120R (2) 1:30-3pm Th MOR 112
Course incorporates an accelerated, step-by-step, project-based approach to develop an introductory level competency in Excel. Students learn to create, edit, format, calculate and add special features to spreadsheets. Prerequisite: some computer experience. Class fee $45.13.

Microsoft Word
5589 SMGT 197R (3) 11:30am-1:30pmTh MOR 112
Course incorporates a step-by-step, project-based approach to develop competency in Microsoft Word. Students learn to create, edit, format, and add graphics to documents, as well as plan, research, write and publish documents. Prerequisite: general understanding of personal computers and Windows. Class fee $63.13.

Microsoft PowerPoint
5590 SMGT 298R (3) 1-2:30pm T MOR 112
Course incorporates a step-by-step, project-based approach to develop competency in Microsoft PowerPoint. Students learn to create, edit, and format professional presentations using tables, graphics, sound, animation, SmartArt and other common features. Class fee $63.13.

For questions about this matching scholarship or for an application, please contact the Centralia College Foundation office at foundation@centralia.edu or at 360-623-8942

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