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Office Technology: Administrative Professional

Degree Offered: Associate in Applied Science

Credits Required: 61/62 (2016-2017 Academic Year)

This workplace program provides students with skills in the Microsoft Office Suite. Students will sit for Microsoft Office Certification exams upon completion of each course. Earning a Microsoft Office Specialist Certificate allows individuals to validate essential software application skills required in all occupations and will train students to become proficient computer users in Microsoft Office.

Students will participate in hands-on, real life work situations in order to become a skilled office professional upon graduation. Studies will range from office procedures to developing expertise in Internet, e-mail, and Microsoft Office software. Additional coursework integrates Microsoft Office applications into projects and the students will gain experience through an internship.

Students completing required courses will be eligible to take to the exam for Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification, the globally recognized standard for desktop skills with the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook).

Graduates of the program can work as: administrative assistants, executive secretaries, office managers, administrative support, project coordinators, and receptionists.

Curriculum - 1st Year

First Semester - 16 Credits

CodeTitleCredits
BUSC 105Professional Relations 3.00
OFFT 101Keyboarding Introduction 1.00
OFFT 110Internet For Office 3.00
OFFT 120Microsoft Word-MOS Expert Cert. 3.00
OFFT 125Microsoft Excel-MOS Expert Cert 3.00
WRIT 101English Composition 3.00

Second Semester - 15 Credits

CodeTitleCredits
BUSC 120Social Media 3.00
BUSC 220Team Development 3.00
OFFT 155Office Procedures 3.00
OFFT 170Microsoft Outlook-MOS Certificatio 3.00
LITR 210Concepts of Literature 3.00
 OR 
WRIT 103Writing For Business/Tech 3.00

Curriculum - 2nd Year

Third Semester - 15 Credits

CodeTitleCredits
BUSM 260Project Management 3.00
BUSC 205Leadership 3.00
PSYC 101General Psychology 3.00
OFFT 130Microsoft Access-MOS Expert Cert 3.00
MATH 110Mathematics of Business 3.00
 OR 
MATH 126Statistics 4.00
 OR 
 TAOC Category Three 
 OR 
BIOL 110Human Ecology & Heredity 3.00
 OR 
CHEM 105Principles of Biological Chemistry 3.00
 OR 
PHYS 110Introduction to Astronomy 3.00
 OR 
 TAOC Category Four 

Fourth Semester - 15 Credits

CodeTitleCredits
BUSH 230Event and Media Planning 3.00
OFFT 175Microsoft Powerpoint-MOS Certifica 3.00
OFFT 190Microsoft Publisher/OneNote Cert 3.00
OFFT 205Microsoft Office Applications Advan 3.00
OFFT 250Office Technology Internship 3.00
 OR 
BUSC 110Interpersonal Communications 3.00