Office Administration A.A.S.

A25370

The Office Administration curriculum prepares individuals for positions in administrative support careers. It equips office professionals to respond to the demands of a dynamic computerized workplace.

Students will complete courses designed to develop proficiency in the use of integrated software, oral and written communication, analysis and coordination of office duties and systems, and other support topics. Emphasis is placed on non-technical as well as technical skills.

Graduates should qualify for employment in a variety of positions in business, government, and industry. Job classifications range from entry-level to supervisor to middle management. Students should consult their advisor for information about course scheduling.

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

  • Demonstrate competency in software applications, such as word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and business presentations
  • Demonstrate attitudes and skills that promote success in the workplace (GE V.5)
  • Key with efficiency and be able to format a variety of workplace documents ranging from basic to advanced
  • Demonstrate knowledge of record keeping principles in both manual and electronic record keeping systems
  • Identify and utilize the required skills, knowledge, and technical information necessary to effectively function as an office assistant
  • Use written and oral discussion to discover and to articulate ideas (GE I.1)

General Education

Required Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ENG 111Writing and Inquiry

3

FA, SP, SU
ENG 114Prof Research & Reporting

3

FA, SP, SU
PSY 150General Psychology

3

FA, SP, SU

Humanities/Fine Arts

Select 3 SHC from the following

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ART 111Art Appreciation

3

FA, SP, SU
ART 113Art Methods and Materials

3

ART 114Art History Survey I

3

FA, SP
ART 115Art History Survey II

3

SP
ART 116Survey of American Art

3

FA, SP, SU
ART 117Non-Western Art History

3

ART 121Two-Dimensional Design

3

FA, SP
ART 131Drawing I

3

FA, SP, SU
ART 132Drawing II

3

FA, SP, SU
ART 171Computer Art I

3

FA, SP, SU
ART 240Painting I

3

FA, SP
ART 241Painting II

3

SP
ART 244Watercolor

3

SU
ART 260Photography Appreciation

3

ART 261Photography I

3

FA, SP
ART 271Computer Art II

3

FA, SP, SU
ART 281Sculpture I

3

SP
ART 283Ceramics I

3

FA, SP, SU
ART 288Studio

3

FA, SP, SU
ART 289Museum Study

3

SP
COM 140Introduction to Intercultural Communication

3

DRA 111Theatre Application

3

FA, SP, SU
DRA 112Literature of the Theatre

3

FA
DRA 120Voice for Performance

3

SP
DRA 122Oral Interpretation

3

FA, SP
DRA 124Readers Theatre

3

DRA 126Storytelling

3

FA, SP, SU
DRA 128Children's Theatre

3

FA, SP
DRA 130Acting I

3

FA
ENG 125Creative Writing I

3

ENG 231American Literature I

3

FA, SP
ENG 232American Literature II

3

FA, SP
ENG 241British Literature I

3

FA, SU
ENG 242British Literature II

3

FA, SP
ENG 251Western World Literature I

3

FA
ENG 252Western World Literature II

3

SP
ENG 271Contemporary Literature

3

ENG 272Southern Literature

3

ENG 273African-American Literature

3

FA
ENG 274Literature By Women

3

HUM 110Technology and Society

3

HUM 120Cultural Studies

3

HUM 130Myth in Human Culture

3

HUM 160Introduction to Film

3

FA, SP
HUM 230Leadership Development

3

SP
MUS 110Music Appreciation

3

FA, SP
MUS 112Introduction to Jazz

3

MUS 113American Music

3

MUS 210History of Rock Music

3

SP
MUS 211History of Country Music

3

SP
PHI 210History of Philosophy

3

FA, SP
PHI 240Introduction to Ethics

3

FA, SP, SU
REL 110World Religions

3

FA, SP
REL 211Introduction to Old Testament

3

FA, SP
REL 212Introduction to New Testament

3

FA, SP

Mathematics

(Select 3 SHC from the following courses)

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
MAT 143Quantitative Literacy

3

FA, SP, SU
MAT 171Precalculus Algebra

4

Core Required Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
CIS 110Introduction to Computers

3

FA, SP, SU
OST 136Word Processing

3

FA, SP, SU
OST 164Text Editing Applications

3

FA, SP
OST 184Records Management

3

SP
OST 289Administrative Office Management

3

SP

Other Major Required Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ACC 120Principles of Financial Accounting

4

FA, SP, SU
ACC 150Accounting Software Applications

2

FA, SP
BUS 121Business Math

3

FA, SP, SU
BUS 135Principles of Supervision

3

SP
CTS 130Spreadsheet

3

FA, SP, SU
DBA 110Database Concepts

3

SP
OST 130Comprehensive Keyboarding

3

FA, SP, SU
OST 134Text Entry & Formatting

3

FA, SP, SU
OST 236Advanced Word or Information Processsing

3

FA, SP
OST 286Professional Development

3

FA

General Elective

(Select 6 SHC from the following courses)

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ACC 140Payroll Accounting

2

SP
BUS 110Introduction to Business

3

FA, SP, SU
BUS 125Personal Finance

3

FA, SP
BUS 153Human Resource Management

3

FA, SP
BUS 260Business Communication

3

SP
CTS 120Hardware/Software Support

3

FA
CTS 125Presentation Graphics

3

SP
MKT 223Customer Service

3

FA, SP
OST 132Keyboard Skill Building

2

FA
OST 233Office Publications Design

3

SP
WEB 110Internet/Web Fundamentals

3

FA
WBL XXXWork-based Learning (up to 3 SHC)

Total Credit Hours: 66