District Syllabus
Records Management

Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours: 3
Laboratory Fee: None.
Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this course.
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.
Catalog Description:
This is a study of record systems, fundamentals of indexing and 
filing rules, procedures, the five methods (alphabetic, numeric, 
geographic, subject and chronological), microrecords, and the 
selection of filing equipment and supplies.
Required Materials: Books:
  • Read and Ginn. Records Management, 9th ed., Cengage, 2010. ISBN: 9780538731416
  • Read and Ginn. Records Management (Simulation Package with CD), 9 ed., Cengage, 2010. ISBN: 9780538731423
Supplemental Materials: Additional materials may be assigned by the instructor to supplement the required materials. -->
Special Requirements: None
Program Learning Outcomes:
Upon course completion, the student will be able to:
  1. Process, sort, and locate filed information for quick and accurate business decisions.
  2. File, using the principles and techniques common to all systems of filing.
  3. Use the basic rules on practice problems and jobs.
  4. Explore information on electronic mechanical equipment and specialized supplies.
  5. Introduction to computer data input and word processing input, storage, and retrieval of information.
  6. Demonstrate an understanding of the use of reprographics and micrographics.
Course Learning Outcomes:
See expanded syllabus developed by the instructor for each section
being taught.
Methods of Evaluation:
Evaluation of student progress towards achieving the stated learning 
outcomes and performance objectives is the responsibility of the 
instructor, within the polices of the college and the department. 
Detailed explanation is included in the expanded syllabus developed 
by the instructor for each section being taught.
Flexibility: It is the intention of the instructor to accomplish the objectives specified in the course syllabus. However, circumstances may arise which prohibit the fulfilling of this endeavor. Therefore, this syllabus is subject to change. When possible, students will be notified of any change in advance of its occurrence.
Student Email Accounts Pensacola State College provides an institutional email account to all credit students. Pirate Mail is the official method of communication, and students must use Pirate Mail when communicating with the College. In cases where companion software is used for a particular class, emails may be exchanged between instructor and student using the companion software.
Note: For students with a disability that falls under the Americans with Disability Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, it is the responsibility of the student to notify Student Resource Center for ADA Services to discuss any special needs or equipment necessary to accomplish the requirements for this course. Upon completion of registration with the Student Resource Center for ADA Services office, specific arrangements can be discussed with the instructor.