Office Administration

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Office Administration

The Office Administration curriculum prepares individuals for employment as administrative office personnel who use skills in the areas of office management, office finance, legal office, virtual office, customer service, and office software.

Coursework includes computer applications, oral and written communication, analysis and coordination of office tasks and procedures, and records management.

Graduates should qualify for employment in a variety of office positions in business, government, and industry.

ONLINE PROGRAM INFORMATION: Surry offers this program online. Go to Online Learning for more information.

Courses

Course Course Name LEC LAB CREDIT
Total Credits Total Credits NA
Fall Semester Fall Semester
ACA 111 College Student Success 1 0 0 1
ENG 111
 
ENG 110
Writing and Inquiry
or
Freshman Composition
3 0 0 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3 0 0 3
MAT 110 Math Measurement 2 2 0 3
OST 131 Keyboarding 1 2 0 2
OST 164 Office Editing 3 0 0 3
OST 184 Records Management 2 2 0 3
Spring Semester Spring Semester
BUS 110 Introduction to Business 3 0 0 3
BUS 125 Personal Finance 3 0 0 3
ENG 114
 
ENG 115
Prof Research and Report
or
Oral Communication
3 0 0 3
OST 134 Text Entry and Formatting 2 2 0 3
OST 137 Office Software Appl 2 2 0 3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3 0 3
Fall Semester Fall Semester
ACC 120 Princ of Financial Acct 3 2 0 4
BUS 137 Princ of Management 3 0 0 3
OST 136 Word Processing 2 2 0 3
OST 181 Office Procedures 2 2 0 3
OST 286 Professional Develop 3 0 0 3
Spring Semester Spring Semester
ACC 150 Accounting Software Applications 1 3 0 2
BUS 121 Business Math 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
WBL 111 Work-Based Learning I 0 10 0 1

Also Offered

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 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.

Note: OST 131 is a prerequisite to several classes in the Office Administration program. It is critical that OST-131 be completed during the first semester of the program.

Courses

Course Course Name LEC LAB CREDIT
Total Credits Total Credits NA
Fall Fall
ENG 111
 
ENG 110
Writing and Inquiry
or
Freshman Composition
3 0 0 3
OST 131 Keyboarding 1 2 0 2
OST 164 Office Editing 3 0 0 3
OST 184 Records Management 2 2 0 3
Spring Spring
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
Fall Fall
ACC 120 Princ of Financial Acct 3 2 0 4
OST 286 Professional Develop 3 0 0 3
OST 136 Word Processing 2 2 0 3
OST 181 Office Procedures 2 2 0 3
Spring Spring
ACC 150 Accounting Software Applications 1 3 0 2
BUS 125 Personal Finance 3 0 0 3
BUS 151 People Skills 3 0 0 3
OST 289 Admin Office Mgmt 2 2 0 3

Courses

Course Course Name LEC LAB CREDIT
Total Credits Total Credits NA
Fall Fall
OST 131 Keyboarding 1 2 0 2
OST 164 Office Editing 3 0 0 3
OST 184 Records Management 2 2 0 3
Spring Spring
BUS 151 People Skills 3 0 0 3
OST 134 Text Entry and Formatting 2 2 0 3
OST 137 Office Software Appl 2 2 0 3

CEU Classes

Additional Classes

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate competency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, 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 accounting/financial transactions, records management, and office management skills.

     

Estimated Cost

Diploma In-State Out-of-State
Tuition and Fees $3,819.75 $12,843.75
Books and Supplies $3,587.50 $3,587.50
Total Cost $7,407.25 $16,431.25
Certificate In-State Out-of-State
Tuition and Fees $1,382.25 $4,646.25
Books and Supplies $1,975.25 $1,975.25
Total Cost $3,357.50 $6,621.50

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Program Contact(s)

Shelia Martin
Division Chair - Business Technologies
(336) 386-3352
martins@surry.edu

Program Facts


$15.79 average salary per hour.

$32,840 average salary per year.

Sources for salary information obtained from O*NET. Salaries may vary for reasons including but not limited to years of experience, place of employment, and specific occupations within each industry.