Course Prefix & Number:    AOT 265

Course Title:                          Office Desktop Publishing


Class  Hours

Per week:  3

Lab Hours

Per Week:  0


Awarded:  3


Catalog  Description:


This course emphasizes the integration of text and graphics using computer software to design, edit, and produce a variety of documents.


Entry Level Skills:  None


Pre-requisites:  AOT 105-Keyboarding



Co-requisites:  None



Text(s)/Required Materials:


Microsoft Office Publisher 2007 Complete Concepts and Techniques



Storage media: USB flash drive


Course Competencies and Objectives:


Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:


1.      Perform advanced information processing procedures to create documents with typeset-quality text and graphics.

2.      Prepare documents for publication using a personal computer and Publisher 2007.


Major Course Topics:


1.      Creating and Editing a Publication

2.      Designing Newsletters

3.      Creating Brochures

4.      Merging Publications and Data


Grade Calculation Method:



Project Tests



=          40 percent

=          60 percent

          100 percent


Prepared by: Administrative Office Faculty              Date written or revised: June 2008



Tri-County Technical College

Course Syllabus Approval Form


Course Prefix and Number: AOT 265


Course Title: Office Desktop Publishing


Syllabus prepared by: Administrative Office Technology Faculty


Date written or revised: June 2008


Approved: _______________________________               _____________

                   (Department Head)                                              (Date)


Approved: _______________________________               _____________

                   (Dean, Business and Public Services)                  (Date)