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Office Administration - Front Office

Curriculum Description

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.

The following represents one way in which the program of study can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow this plan should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Certificate

C25370FR
Day and Evening
POS Approved: Fall 2011

Fall Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers NEW PREREQ Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 2 2 0 3
OST 137 Office Software Applicat 2 2 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 4
Lab/Shop Hours: 4
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 6

Spring Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
OST 136 Word Processing 2 2 0 3
OST 130 Comprehensive Keyboarding 2 2 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 4
Lab/Shop Hours: 4
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 6

Summer Term

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
OST 184 Records Management 2 2 0 3
OST 286 Professional Development 3 0 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 5
Lab/Shop Hours: 2
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 6

Total Credit Hours: 18

Legend

  • : Comprehensive Articulation Agreement - This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.
  • : Local Requirement
  • : Instructional Service Agreement
  • : Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)
  • : Global Distinction
  • : Requisite(s)

Additional Information

All courses in this certificate apply toward the Office Administration A.A.S. degree.

C25370FR