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
MAT 143Quantitative Literacy

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
DRA 111Theatre Application

3

FA, SP, SU
DRA 126Storytelling

3

FA, SP, SU
MUS 110Music Appreciation

3

FA, SP
PHI 240Introduction to Ethics

3

FA, SP, SU
REL 110World Religions

3

FA, SP

Major Courses

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 Processing

3

FA, SP
OST 286Professional Development

3

FA

General Elective

(Select 5 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
MKT 223Customer Service

3

FA, SP
WEB 110Internet/Web Fundamentals

3

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

1-3

Total Credit Hours: 65