Course Content and Outcome Guide for BA 244
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- Course Number:
- BA 244
- Course Title:
- Intro to Records Management
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Course DescriptionIntroduction to Records Management Offers a study of the life cycle of records on all types of media from creation through disposition. Considers responsibilities of the records manager as they relate to each subsystem of the total records management program and to the needs of all types of organizations. Prerequisite: WR 115, RD 115, MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores.
Addendum to Course Description
Introduction to Records Management is an introductory course that provides an overview of what records management is and why it is needed. It identifies records management systems, records elements, records facilities, and records cycles. Characteristics of sound records management are also presented.
Intended Outcomes for the course
Upon successful completion of Introduction to Records Management, the student will be able to:
Demonstrate an understanding of the overall role and importance of the records management function.
Demonstrate an introductory level understanding of the records cycle and storage methods.
Demonstrate an understanding of the records management basic concepts.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
Students will be expected to demonstrate knowledge of the concepts described in the required competencies by any combination of the following:
Demonstration(s) to the class
Case study analysis
Individual or group projects
Completion of assessment or certification-style examinations
Other assessment techniques
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)