Office Administration Associate Degree

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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.

TYPICAL COURSE SEQUENCE COURSE AND HOUR REQUIREMENT

  • CIS 110 Introduction to Computers may be taken in lieu of CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy
  • MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy may be taken in lieu of  MAT 110 Math Measurement & Lit.

 

Hours Per Week Hours
FIRST SEMESTER Course Title Class Lab Credit
ACA 115 Success & Study Skills 0 2 1
BUS 121 Business Math 2 2 3
BUS 151 People Skills 3 0 3
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy 1 2 2
OST 131 Keyboarding 1 2 2
OST 184 Records Management 2 2 3
9 10 14
Hours Per Week Hours
SECOND SEMESTER Course Title Class Lab Credit
BUS 153 Human Resource Management 3 0 3
DBA 110 Database Concepts 2 3 3
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 3
MAT 110 Math Measurement & Literacy 2 2 3
OST 136 Word Processing 2 2 3
OST 145 Social Media for Office Prof 2 2 3
14 9 18
Hours Per Week Hours
THIRD SEMESTER Course Title Class Lab Credit
ACC 120 Principles of Accounting 3 2 4
BUS 115 Business Law I 3 0 3
BUS 260 Business Communication 3 0 3
COM 231 Public Speaking 3 0 3
CTS 130 Spreadsheet 2 2 3
OST 164 Office Editing 3 0 3
17 4 19
Hours Per Week Hours
FOURTH SEMESTER Course Title Class Lab Credit
ACC 150 Acct Software Appl 1 2 2
OST 138 Office Applications II 2 2 3
OST 159 Office Ethics 3 0 3
OST 289 Administrative Office Capstone 2 2 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective* 3 0 3
*Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3 0 3
14 6 17
*The Humanities/Fine Arts elective must be chosen from the following:
ART 111 Art Appreciation 3 0 3
ART 114 Art History Survey I 3 0 3
ART 115 Art History Survey II 3 0 3
HUM 110 Technology and Society 3 0 3
HUM 115 Critical Thinking 3 0 3
HUM 122 Southern Culture 3 0 3
MUS 110 Music Appreciation 3 0 3
MUS 112 Introduction to Jazz 3 0 3
PHI 230 Introduction to Logic 3 0 3
REL 110 World Religions 3 0 3
REL 211 Intro to Old Testament 3 0 3
REL 212 Intro to New Testament 3 0 3
**The Social/Behavioral Science elective must be chosen from the following:
ECO 251 Prin of Microeconomics 3 0 3
ECO 252 Prin of Macroeconomics 3 0 3
HIS 121 Western Civilization I 3 0 3
HIS 122 Western Civilization II 3 0 3
HIS 131 American History I 3 0 3
HIS 132 American History II 3 0 3
PSY 150 General Psychology 3 0 3
SOC 210 Introduction to Sociology 3 0 3

MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy may be taken in lieu of MAT 110 Math Measurement & Lit. 

Total Semester hours credit: 68

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