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Archived Curriculum

Office Administration - Associate in Applied Science Degree

(62-63 semester credit hours)

An Associate in Applied Science degree program offered by the Division of Technology and Business.

Course Course Title Sem. Hours
Freshman / Semester I
ACNT 1303** Introduction to Accounting I 3
POFI 2301 Word Processing 3
POFT 1227 Introduction to Keyboarding 2
POFT 1301 Business English 3
POFT 1309 Administrative Office Procedures I 3
MRKG 1301 Customer Relationship Management 3
  17 sem. hrs
Freshman / Semester II
ACNT 1311 Intro to Computerized Accounting 3
POFT 1321 Business Math 3
POFI 2331 Desktop Publishing 3
POFI 1349 Spreadsheets: Microsoft Excel 3
POFT 1313 Professional Workforce Preparation      Capstone Course 3
  15 sem. hrs
Sophomore / Semester I
BUSI 1301 Business Principles 3
Social and Behavioral Science elective* *Elective from AAS General Education Course List 3
ENGL 1301 or SPCH 1315 Composition I
Public Speaking
3
BUSI 2301 Business Law
Prerequisite: TSI reading and writing
3
Math/Natural Science elective* *Elective from AAS General Education Course List 3-4
  15-16 sem. hrs
Sophomore / Semester II
PBAD 2339 Human Resource Management 3
Humanities or Performing/Visual Arts elective* *Elective from AAS General Education Course List 3
BUSI 2304 Business Report Writing and Correspondence
   Capstone Course
3
Social and Behavioral Science elective* *Elective from AAS General Education Course List 3
Elective* Accounting, Paralegal or Computer Science elective 3
  15 sem. hrs

*Free elective should be selected from Accounting, Paralegal Studies, or Computer Science courses for maximum job skills.

The student must pass MATH 0312 with a “C” or pass TSI math in order to obtain the AAS degree.

MARKETABLE SKILLS AWARD

The Business and Office Administration Department offers a Marketable Skills Achievement Award of 9 semester credit hours in Software Applications. In addition, a Marketable Skills Achievement Award of 9 semester credit hours in Entry-Level Accounting is offered.

Office Administration: Marketable Skills Award in Software Applications

Course Course Title Sem. Hours
Semester 1
POFI 2301 Word Processing 3
Semester 2
POFI 2331 Desktop Publishing 3
POFI 1349 Spreadsheets: Microsoft Excel 3
  9 sem. hrs

Office Administration: Marketable Skills Award in Software Applications

Course Course Title Sem. Hours
Semester 1
POFI 2301 Word Processing 3
Semester 2
POFI 2331 Desktop Publishing 3
POFI 1349 Spreadsheets: Microsoft Excel 3
  9 sem. hrs

Office Administration: Marketable Skills Award in Entry-Level Accounting

Course Course Title Sem. Hours
Semester 1
ACNT 1303 Introduction to Accounting 1 3
Semester 2
ACNT 1311 Introduction to Computerized Accounting 3
POFI 1349 Spreadsheets: Microsoft Excel 3
  9 sem. hrs

Administrative Assistant Certificate

32 semester credit hours

Course Course Title Sem. Hours
Semester I
ACNT 1303* Introduction to Accounting I 3
POFI 2301 Word Processing 3
POFT 1227 Introduction to Keyboarding 2
POFT 1301 Business English 3
POFT 1309 Administrative Office Procedures I 3
MRKG 1301 Customer Relationship Management 3
  17 sem. hrs
Semester II
ACNT 1311 Introduction to Computerized Accounting 3
POFT 1321 Business Math 3
POFI 2331 Desktop Publishing 3
POFI 1349 Spreadsheets: Microsoft Excel 3
POFT 1313 Professional Workforce    Capstone Course 3
  15 sem. hrs

*Tech Prep course

OFFICE ADMINISTRATION AAS DEGREE

This flexible program is designed so that students complete a foundation program and then choose their office specialization from accounting, legal, or computer courses. The AAS degree in Office Administration includes a combination of courses and practical experiences including in depth knowledge of software used in modern offices, communication skills, systematizing information about transactions and activities into accounts and quantitative records, paying and receiving money, and generally accepted office procedures.

A graduate of this program is prepared to work as an office assistant, legal secretary, bookkeeper, cashier, teller, and in other related occupations depending on the area of specialization.

Students must earn a grade of “C” or higher in the program capstone course (BUSI 2304) in order to graduate.

Several courses in the program may be articulated through local and/or Tech-Prep agreements with area school districts. Students can earn college credit toward this program while still in high school. For more information, contact our high school Tech-Prep coordinator or the program director.

Some upper level universities will allow you to transfer anywhere from 24-44 hours of your technical credit toward a Bachelor of Applied Arts or Science degree. Contact your transfer university for information.

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