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OAD-102 Keyboarding II

Online Lecture, 1 credit


Keyboarding II is an advanced course designed to help students improve their keyboarding skills to employable levels of 50+ wpm. Software used for this course analyzes students' keyboarding techniques and prescribes practice to help them key faster and with more accuracy. Alphabetic keys, numbers, punctuation and sumbols are covered. Students complete various timed writings increasing in length until their final testing time of 5 minutes.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Completion of ABT 020 or OAD 020 and completion of ABT 100 or OAD 100.
  • C in one of English Studies 12, Provincial English 12, English First Peoples 12, ENG 060, ENG 096, ENG 098; or C+ in ESL 092 and ESL 095; or English assessment.
  • C in one of Workplace Math 10, Apprenticeship and Workplace Mathematics 10, Essentials Math 10, Foundations of Math 10, or MAT-033; or Math assessment.

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For information about transferability: BCTransferGuide.ca 

OAD-120 Job Search

Online Lecture, 1 credit


Job search is designed to develop successful job search strategies for today's competitive and changing job market. Topics incluse self-assessment, employability skills testing, job search strategies and research, networking, resumes, cover letters, application forms, interviews, portfolios, employment-related communications and using the Internet for job seaarch and career planning.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Completion of ABT 020 or OAD 020.
  • B- in ABT 116 or OAD 116.
  • B- in ABT 148 or OAD 148.
  • C in one of Workplace Math 10, Apprenticeship and Workplace Mathematics 10, Essentials Math 10, Foundations of Math 10, or MAT-033; or Math assessment.
  • C in one of English Studies 12, Provincial English 12, English First Peoples 12, ENG 060, ENG 096, ENG 098; or C+ in ESL 092 and ESL 095; or English assessment.

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For information about transferability: BCTransferGuide.ca 

OAD-182 Medical Terminology I

Online, 1 credit


CD-Video instruction and a programmed text are used in this course to introduce students to medical terminology. The course enables the student to develop skills in the correct use, spelling and pronunciation of medical terms and abbreviations. It focuses on the construction of medical terms from their Greek and Latin prefixes, suffixes, word roots, and combining forms.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Successful completion of ABT 020 or OAD 020; and English prerequisite for Office Administration Programs.

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OAD-183 Medical Terminology II

Online, 3 credits


This course takes a systems approach to understanding and using medical terminology. CD-Video instruction and supporting printed materials provide the student with the opportunity to develop skills in the correct spelling and use of medical terms applicable to administrative and office environments.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Successful completion of ABT 020 or OAD 020; and ABT 182 or OAD 182; and English prerequisite for Office Administration Programs.

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OAD-186 Medical Terminology III - Pharmacology and Specialties

Online, 1 credit


Medical Terminology III is a complete study of the construction of medical terms including root words, suffixes and prefixes relating to pharmacology and the specialties of oncology, radiology and nuclear medicine and psychiatry.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Successful completion of ABT 020 or OAD 020; and ABT 182 or OAD 182; and ABT 183 or OAD 183.

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