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2013-14 College Catalog

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Office Technology - A.A.S. Degree (Career)

For curriculum information, contact the Business and Computer Systems Division—Room DH-239—443-518-1520.

There is a constant demand for welltrained office personnel. This curriculum offers a variety of specializations—office management/supervision, office assistant, legal office assistant, and international office assistant. The office management/supervision track provides the educational background necessary for a person to advance to a supervisory position. The office assistant track provides comprehensive preparation for positions in corporate and government offices. The legal office assistant track includes courses in legal document preparation, legal terminology, communications, and word processing. The international office assistant track includes courses that provide an understanding of global economics and geography.

General Education Core

Composition

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENGL-121College Composition

3 credits

Humanities, Arts and Literature

Course NumberTitleCredits
SPCH-105Fundamentals of Public Speaking

3 credits

SPCH-110Interpersonal Communication

3 credits

Social Sciences

Course NumberTitleCredits
SOCI-101Introduction to Sociology

3 credits

Science

Course NumberTitleCredits
-Science Core Courses

4

must include one course with lab

Mathematics

Course NumberTitleCredits
MATH-122Ideas in Mathematics

3 credits

-or

MATH-138Statistics

4 credits

-or

MATH-141College Algebra

3 credits

Interdisciplinary

Course NumberTitleCredits
CMSY-129Principles of the Internet

3 credits

Required Courses Related to Major

Required Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits
ACCT-111Principles of Accounting I

3 credits

BMGT-100Introduction to Business & Organization

3 credits

BMGT-178Business Writing

1 credit

CMSY-101Beginning Spreadsheets

1 credit

CMSY-102Beginning Word Processing

1 credit

CMSY-103Beginning Databases

1 credit

CMSY-104Advanced Word Processing

1 credit

CMSY-116PowerPoint

1 credit

CMSY-117Advanced Spreadsheets

1 credit

CMSY-118Advanced Databases

1 credit

CMSY-127Microsoft® Outlook

1 credit

CMSY-132Introduction to Windows

1 credit

CMSY-136Integrated Software Applications

1 credit

OFFI-177Grammar for Your Job

2 credits

OFFI-275Office Simulation

3 credits

Select on of the following four tracks:

Office Management/Supervision, Office Assistant, Legal Office Assistant, International Office Assistant

Office Management/Supervision Track

 

Application Code 191a

 

Course NumberTitleCredits
BMGT-134Coaching As a Tool for an Effective Leader

3 credits

BMGT-141Supervisory Development

3 credits

BMGT-145Principles of Management

3 credits

BMGT-240Human Resource Management

3 credits

Business Electives -Business Electives

4

Total Credit Hours: 60-61

Office Assistant Track

 

Application Code 191b

 

Course NumberTitleCredits
HMDV-100Introduction to Human Relations

3 credits

OFFI-102Editing Skills

3 credits

OFFI-279Keyboarding

1 credit

Business Electives -Business Electives

9

Total Credit Hours: 60-61

Legal Office Assistant Track

 

Application Code 191c

 

Course NumberTitleCredits
BMGT-151Business Law I

3 credits

HMDV-100Introduction to Human Relations

3 credits

OFFI-102Editing Skills

3 credits

OFFI-279Keyboarding

1 credit

OFFI-281Legal Document Preparation

2 credits

OFFI-283Legal Transcription and Terminology

3 credits

Business Elective -Business Elective

1

Total Credit Hours: 60-61

International Office Assistant Track

 

Application Code 191d

 

Course NumberTitleCredits
BMGT-150International Business Issues Seminar

1 credit

ECON-101Principles of Economics (Macro)

3 credits

ECON-205Fundamentals of International Economics

3 credits

GEOG-101Introduction to World Geography

3 credits

OFFI-279Keyboarding

1 credit

POLI-201Comparative Government

3 credits

Business Electives -Business Elective(s)

2

Total Credit Hours: 60-61