SRJC Course Outlines

5/22/2024 9:04:33 PMBGN 204 Course Outline as of Spring 2011

Changed Course

Discipline and Nbr:  BGN 204Title:  ELECTRONIC CALCULATOR  
Full Title:  Electronic Calculator
Last Reviewed:3/28/2016

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum.50Lecture Scheduled017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum.50Lab Scheduled1.504 min.Lab Scheduled26.25
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total1.50 Contact Total26.25
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 26.25 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  BGN 85

Catalog Description:
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Training in the use of the electronic printing calculator.


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Training in the use of the electronic printing calculator.
(Grade or P/NP)

Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Upon completion of this course, the students will be able to:
1. Locate and identify the operating controls of the electronic printing calculator
2. Accurately operate the 0-9 and function keys by touch
3. Perform business calculations on a calculator

Topics and Scope
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1.  Equipment Operation:
     A. Operating controls
     B. 0 to 9 keys
     C. Function keys
2.  Techniques:
     A. Touch method for stroking keys
     B. Proper posture
     C. Work area arrangement
3.  Computing and Recording Correct Answers:
     A. Determine and set decimal key
     B. Correctly label answers
          1. Dollar sign ($)
          2. Credit ( - or CR)
          3. Commas (,)
4.  Calculations and Formulas:
     A. Touch addition
     B. Subtraction
     C. Multiplication with whole numbers and decimals, and whole numbers and fractions; multifactor multiplication, accumulative multiplication
     D. Division with whole numbers and decimals and with whole numbers and fractions, accumulative division
     E. Complements and chain discount equivalent
     F. Markup and markdown based on cost price or selling price
     G. Simple interest
5.  Keystroking Development:
     A. Accuracy
     B. Speed

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Completion of:
1.  15 textbook lessons
2.  4 problem-solving tests
3.  4 keystroking measurement tests - correct key strokes per minute
4.  2-4 objective quizzes

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 60%
Problem-solving tests
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 40%
Keystrokes per minute test
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 40%
True False, multiple choice, completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Solving Business Problems On The Electronic Calculator, 6th ed., by Mildred K. Polisky Glencoe/McGraw-Hill  2003

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