BIS 1200 Keyboarding & Document Formatting I

Students will learn word processing software and continue development of personal computer skills; format and produce reports, letters, memos, multiple-column tables and other business documents. (By the end of the course, students must perform keyboard speed and accuracy on five-minute timed writings of 35 wpm with five or fewer errors.) Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections.

Division: Business and Public Services
Department: Business Information Systems
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes

Prereqs: BIS 1100 


  • Perform five-minute timed writings at a minimum of 35 wpm with five or fewer errors.
  • Format business documents in a mailable business format.
  • Use word processing software to create mailable business documents.

Credit Hours: 2

Classroom Hours: 2