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.
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Humanities/Fine Arts: ART 111, ART 114, ART 115, ART 116, ART 118, ART 283, DRA 111, DRA 126, ENG 131, ENG 231, ENG 232, ENG 233, ENG 241, ENG 242, ENG 243, ENG 261, ENG 262, HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 120, HUM 122, HUM 130, HUM 220, MUS 110, MUS 112, MUS 210, PHI 210, PHI 215, PHI 240, REL 110, REL 211, REL 212 or REL 221.
Social/Behavioral Sciences: ANT 210, ANT 220, ANT 240, ECO 151, ECO 251, ECO 252, GEO 111, HIS 111, HIS 112, HIS 131, HIS 132, POL 110, POL 120, PSY 118, PSY 150, PSY 239, PSY 241, PSY 281, SOC 210, SOC 213, SOC 220, SOC 225 or SOC 230.
|ENG 111||Writing and Inquiry||3||0||0||3|
|OST 164||Text Editing Applications||3||0||0||3|
|OST 184||Records Management||2||2||0||3|
|BUS 110||Introduction to Business||3||0||0||3|
|MAT 110||Math Measurement||2||2||0||3|
|OST 134||Text Entry and Formatting||2||2||0||3|
|OST 137||Office Software Appl||2||2||0||3|
|OST 153||Office Finance Solutions||1||2||0||2|
|BUS 121||Business Math||2||2||0||3|
|OST 286||Professional Develop||3||0||0||3|
|OST 136||Word Processing||2||2||0||3|
|OST 181||Intro to Office Systems||2||2||0||3|
|BUS 151||People Skills||3||0||0||3|
|BUS 260||Business Communications||3||0||0||3|
|OST 289||Admin Office Mgmt||2||2||0||3|
- Demonstrate competency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, accounting, and other software programs.
- Demonstrate competency in written and oral communication skills.
- Demonstrate professional skills, behaviors, and conduct commensurate with industry expectations.
- Demonstrate speed and accuracy in creating letters, memos, tables, reports, and other documents required in an office setting.
- Demonstrate the ability to complete a variety of office tasks including records management, telephone techniques, meeting planning, and office management skills.
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Division Chair - Business
$15.79 average salary per hour.
$32,840 average salary per year.
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