Office Technology - A.A.S. Degree (Career)
Application Code 191
For curriculum information, contact the Business and Computer Systems Division—Room DH-239—443-518-1520.
There is a constant demand for well‑trained office personnel. This curriculum offers a variety of specializations—office management/supervision, office assistant, and legal office assistant. The office management/supervision courses provide the educational background necessary for a person to advance to a supervisory position. The office assistant courses provide comprehensive preparation for positions in corporate and government offices. The legal office assistant courses include legal document preparation, legal terminology, communications, and word processing.
General Education Core
Arts & Humanities
Social & Behavioral Sciences
Biological & Physical Sciences
Required Courses Related to Major
*Students will choose 15 credits from the courses listed below according to their specific career plans. The courses are grouped into three specific interest areas, but students are free to select 15 credits from any area.
Legal Office Assistant
Total Credit Hours: 60
A graduate should be able to
- 1. Demonstrate competency in reading, writing, and oral communications skills which include competency editing business documents.
- 2. Demonstrate competency in the use of advanced features of word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation, and email and calendar management software, which includes integration of the software.
- 3. Demonstrate competency in using the internet for research and basic webpage design.
- 4. Perform competently in an independent work environment which includes setting goals and prioritizing tasks.
- 5. Identify, understand, evaluate, and apply ethical reasoning.