ERIC Number: ED305455
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
PSI Office Opportunities Model Curriculum for Secondary Business Education.
Professional Secretaries International, Kansas City, MO.
This guide proposes a model for a comprehensive curriculum for secondary business education with a number of program options. A list of the complete course offerings indicates the courses required or recommended for all students choosing business as an area of study. A listing of prerequisite courses follows. The purpose and student populations for which Levels I, II, and III of the Office Administration Sequence were designed are described. A suggestion is made for the sequence of courses for students aspiring to particular careers: secretarial/clerical, accounting, business management, and college-bound. Course descriptions are provided for the following courses: abbreviated writing; accounting I and II; advanced computer applications; business--introduction and analysis; business communication; business law; business math; business management; computer concepts/applications; computer mathematics/programming; cooperative work experience; document processing; electronic office; introduction to business and business occupations; keyboarding; macroeconomics; microeconomics; office procedures; and word/information processing. Each description lists prerequisite; recommended placement; recommended course length; course objectives; course description; and content outline. Course descriptions for desktop publishing, integrated office systems, and machine transcription are appended. (YLB)
Descriptors: Accounting, Behavioral Objectives, Business Administration, Business Communication, Business Education, Clerical Workers, Computer Oriented Programs, Cooperative Education, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Guides, Data Processing, Economics, Keyboarding (Data Entry), Models, Office Automation, Office Machines, Office Occupations, Office Occupations Education, Office Practice, Programing, Secondary Education, Secretaries, Word Processing, Work Experience Programs
South-Western Publishing Co., School Division, 5101 Madison Road, Cincinnati, OH 45227.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Professional Secretaries International, Kansas City, MO.