IRM 1023 FORMS MANAGEMENT (3-3-0). The basic study and application of the techniques of forms control, analysis, and design. Areas covered include: (1) reducing the number of unnecessary forms; (2) assuring compatibility with forms processing methods and equipment; (3) facilitating the entry and use of information, and (4) minimizing forms printing costs.
IRM 1033 IMAGING TECHNOLOGY (3-3-0). The study of microform and imaging technologies. Microforms under study will include microfilm roll systems, microfiche, aperture cards, computer output microfilm (COM), computer assisted retrieval (CAR). Imaging topics include magnetic or optical storage of digitized information. Complete information systems will be discussed including cost/feasibility studies, equipment selection, application of standards, through system implementation and production.
IRM 2013 INFORMATION AND RECORDS MANAGEMENT PRACTICUM I (3-1-15). Actual experience in the management department of a local business. Student assignments will be off-campus. Fifteen hours per week of on-the-job training, plus a one-hour weekly meeting with an assigned college instructor. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing and a B average in at least three Records Management courses or Instructor approval. Completion of 30 credits in degree plan including IRM 1013, IRM 1023, and IRM 1033.
IRM 2023 INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS (3-3-0). This course emphasizes a user-oriented approach to the design and implementation of records management systems. Areas of study include problem definition, information collection and analysis, needs assessment, and feasibility studies. Major emphasis is given to converting a manual records systems to an automated system from the user's perspective. Prerequisites: CIS 1003.
IRM 2033 RECORDS CONTROL (3-3-0). A study of quantitative and qualitative control of records. Areas include correspondence; directives and reports; vital records and archives; retention schedules and federal regulations; tracking records for litigation; and active and inactive records.
IRM 2043 INFORMATION AND RECORDS MANAGEMENT ADMINISTRATION (3-3-0). A study of the basic concepts and skills necessary in the organization and administration of information and records management departments. Areas of study include administrative planning; office layout and workflow; department relocation; equipment selection; cost and justification; staffing; training; supervision and appraisal; policy and procedure manuals; and budget and management reporting.
IRM 2053 INFORMATION AND RECORDS MANAGEMENT PRACTICUM II (3-1-15). Student will continue to work on Practicum I objectives or establish new career objectives with the assistance of the instructor and the work supervisor. Prerequisites: Enrollment in Records Management Degree Program. Completion of 45 credits in degree plan. IRM 2013.
IRM 2063 INTERFACING OFFICE TECHNOLOGY (3-3-0). A study of the integration of modern office technology. Specific areas covered include information and records management; data processing; word processing; and administration support; electronic mail; reprographics; telecommunications; telephone systems; optical character recognition; and electronic filing and retrieval.