PLO 1 – Program graduates select and apply software to create word processing, electronic messaging, desktop publishing, and presentation graphics documents. They meet or exceed productivity standards with the software and in keyboarding speed and accuracy. They understand business document formats and are proficient in proofreading.
PLO 2 – Program graduates utilize manual and electronic information management systems. They are able to select, organize and operate systems that meet ARMA (Association of Records Managers and Administrators) standards relative to the record life cycle. Graduates are proficient with database software used to organize, store and retrieve business information using tables, forms, queries and reports.
PLO 3 – Program graduates are able to apply interpersonal and leadership skills. They can work as part of a team and participate effectively in culturally diverse groups. They demonstrate professionalism in work quality, appearance, attitude and workplace behavior.
PLO 4 – Program graduates are able to understand and use spreadsheet software to meet business information needs. They work confidently with formulas, financial functions, charts, graphs, multi-sheet, and shared workbooks. (applies to all BUSN students with special emphasis for Information Processing specialty)
PLO 5 – Program graduates are able to work as nurse aides under the supervision of a registered or practical nurse in a hospital, long-term care, home or clinic setting. They have adequate knowledge of medical terminology, abbreviations, diagnostic tests, drug categories and medications so that they are able to process physician orders effectively. (applies only to the Medical Assistant specialty)