Records Information Management

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Course Description: 
This course is a study of the principles of filing classification, storage, retrieval, and management of paper and electronic business records. Introduction to database software with hands-on practice in the maintenance and management of computerized databases. 5 lecture hours. Vocational program course. May be used as a general elective in the AA degree.
Course Prerequisites: 
Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or higher in both MATH 070 and CIS 102, or instructor permission.
Course Outcomes: 
  • Explain terminology used in records management
  • Correctly describe the functions of the life cycle of records
  • Explain systems/procedures used to maintain, process, and communicate information
  • Apply classification systems and alphabetic indexing rules
  • Describe various types of filing equipment and supplies
  • Define forms management
  • Effectively use micrographics and automated electronic records systems to obtain information
  • Identify records storage, retention, disposition, and archiving functions