BCA-101: Computer Keyboarding

This course is INACTIVE
Business, Entrepreneurship, and Professional Development
Business & Economics
Business Software Applications
Academic Level
Course Subject
Business Computer Applications
Course Number
Course Title
Computer Keyboarding
Credit Hours
Instructor Contact Hours Per Semester
47.00 (for 15-week classes)
Student Contact Hours Per Semester
47.00 (for 15-week classes)
Grading Method
Catalog Course Description

Teaches touch keyboarding skills. Covers the alpha, number, and symbol keys; terminology; and basic formatting. Emphasizes accuracy and speed as the semester progresses.

Goals, Topics, and Objectives

Core Course Topics
  1. Introduction to "Touch" Keyboarding.
    1. Operate the computer keyboard.
  2. Proper Typing Techniques.
    1. Employ proper typing techniques.
  3. Spacing and Punctuation.
    1. Apply standard formatting rules with proper punctuation.
  4. Basic Proofreaders' Marks.
    1. Identify basic proofreaders' marks.
  5. Formatting of Business Documents.
    1. Prepare one-page business documents (reports, letters, and memorandums).*
  6. Speed and Accuracy.
    1. Type 25 words per minute for three minutes with four or fewer errors.
  7. E-mail.
    1. Format and type an e-mail.

Assessment and Requirements

Assessment of Academic Achievement

Students will be assessed through tests, quizzes, assignments, and/or class participation.

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Other Details

Assessment/evaluation will be conducted with written and performance tests.

Approval Dates

Effective Term
Fall 2019
Deactivation Date
ILT Approval Date
AALC Approval Date
Curriculum Committee Approval Date