Courses

M-ST 103 Intermediate Keyboarding (3) A review of the fundamentals of keyboarding skills. Development of continuity and building speed with control is stressed in combination with application of basic skills to letters, memos, reports, and tables. Prerequisite: Basic keyboarding proficiency--one semester of keyboarding.

M-ST 104 Advanced Keyboarding (3) Skill development continued at a high level. Advanced work in business letters, business documents and other communications. Emphasis is on skill building and production keyboarding. Prerequisite: Basic keyboarding proficiency--two semesters of keyboarding.

M-ST 106 Business Communication (3) Teaches the principles and procedures of effective business communication to help students develop communication skills for office correspondence and presentation. Prerequisite: Basic keyboarding proficiency--one semester of keyboarding.

M-ST 200 Office Administration Internship (3) Practical experience in office skills with a minimum of six hours of work each week (90 hours total) is required in an approved work assignment. The student may have to work seven hours during some weeks to complete the 90 hours.

M-ST 201 Office Procedures (3) Designed to help the student develop traits, qualities, and skills necessary for an administrative assistant. It includes discussions in such areas as the role an administrative assistant, interpersonal relations, electronic office, communication in the office, administrative support responsibilities, and records management.  Prerequisite: Basic keyboarding proficiency--one semester of keyboarding.

M-ST 203 Computer Applications (3) Provides an overview of computer applications including a brief introduction to computer concepts and Microsoft Windows. Provides training in current Microsoft Office software, which includes Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and integration of these applications. Prerequisite: Basic keyboarding proficiency--one semester of keyboarding.

M-ST 204 Advanced Computer Applications (3) Provides advanced training in the use current Microsoft Office software, which includes Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and integration of these applications. Prerequisite: Basic keyboarding proficiency--one semester of keyboarding and familiarity with the fundamentals of Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.

M-ST 205 Accounting I (3) Provides an introduction to a double-entry system of accounting. Study includes double-entry process of recording business transactions, journalizing and posting, special journals and subsidiary ledgers. Practical experience in record keeping will be given through completion of an accounting packet.

M-ST 206 Accounting II (3) A continuation of the basic accounting principles applied to receivables, long-term assets, payroll, and current liabilities. Students will learn accounting terminology and procedures dealing specifically with accounting for a medium-scale wholesale-retail business. Practical experience in record keeping will be given through completion of an accounting packet.

M-ST 210 Machine Transcription (2) Teaches the skills of machine transcription as it reinforces language arts skills. It also features proofreading exercises and rough translated documents that are created by use of voice recognition dictation software. Students learn simple-to-complex dictation from a variety of voices. Prerequisite: Basic keyboarding proficiency--one semester of keyboarding.

Events

Handbell Concert

October 24

Join us for an enjoyable concert featuring the solo handbell artistry of Christine Anderson.

Fall Bible Conference

November 3-7

Faith Board members and other personnel explore the theme For Our Admonition—Lessons from the Old Testament.

Impact Youth Conference

November 8–Owatonna, Minnesota

Bring your teens to a full day of activities and spiritual challenge.