Certificate, Online, On Campus
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.
This program is offered through our Career and College Promise Dual Enrollment program. View program outlines specific to your high school for full details.
This course introduces business decision-making using accounting information systems. Emphasis is placed on analyzing, summarizing, reporting, and interpreting financial information. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare financial statements, understand the role of financial information in decision-making and address ethical considerations.
This course covers basic keyboarding skills. Emphasis is placed on the touch system, correct techniques, and development of speed and accuracy. Upon completion, students should be able to key at an acceptable speed and accuracy level using the touch system.
Total credits needed to graduate: 17 Hours
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.
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