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2017-2018 College Catalog

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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.

Suggested Semester 1

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENGL 121College Composition

3

CMSY 102Beginning Word Processing

1

CMSY 116PowerPoint

1

CMSY 126Introduction to the Internet

1

CMSY 132Introduction to Windows

1

OFFI 177Grammar for Your Job

2

Gen Ed Core Science Core Course (must include lab)

4

Elective Elective*

3

Suggested Semester 2

Course NumberTitleCredits
CMSY 101Beginning Spreadsheets

1

CMSY 104Advanced Word Processing

1

CMSY 123Microsoft® Office Publisher

1

SPCH 110Interpersonal Communication

3

Gen Ed Core Mathematics Core Course

3

Elective Electives*

6

Suggested Semester 3

Course NumberTitleCredits
ACCT 111Principles of Accounting I

3

BMGT 100Introduction to Business and Organization

3

CMSY 103Beginning Databases

1

CMSY 117Advanced Spreadsheets

1

CMSY 127Microsoft® Outlook

1

SOCI 101Introduction to Sociology

3

Gen Ed Core Arts & Humanities Core Group A

3

Suggested Semester 4

Course NumberTitleCredits
BMGT 175Business Communications

3

CMSY 118Advanced Databases

1

CMSY 136Integrated Software Applications

1

OFFI 275Office Simulation

3

Elective Electives*

6

*Electives - Select from the courses below:

Courses are grouped into three areas, but students are free to select courses from any area.

Office Management/Supervision

Course NumberTitleCredits
BMGT 134Coaching As a Tool for Effective Leadership

3

BMGT 141Supervisory Development

3

BMGT 145Principles of Management

3

BMGT 240Human Resource Management

3

Elective Business Electives

3

Office Assistant

Course NumberTitleCredits
CRES 155Introduction to Conflict Resolution: Science and Art

3

OFFI 102Editing Skills

3

OFFI 201Office Technology Work Experience

4

OFFI 279Keyboarding

1

Elective Business Electives

4

Legal Administrative Professional

Course NumberTitleCredits
BMGT 151Business Law I

3

CRES 155Introduction to Conflict Resolution: Science and Art

3

OFFI 102Editing Skills

3

OFFI 279Keyboarding

1

OFFI 287Legal Terminology

2

OFFI 288Legal Procedures for the Legal Administrative Professional

3

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.