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Office Administration – Diploma

Credential: Diploma
Code: D25370

The Office Administration curriculum prepares individuals for employment as administrative office personnel who use skills in the areas of office management, office finance, legal office, virtual office, customer service, and office software.

Course work includes computer applications, oral and written communication, analysis and coordination of office tasks and procedures, records management, and other topics depending on the subject area selected within this curriculum.

Graduates should qualify for employment opportunities in a variety of office positions in business, government, and industry. Upon graduation, students may be eligible to sit for industry recognized certification exams.

This program leads to a diploma. To be eligible for graduation, the student must have satisfactorily completed the course requirements as outlined below.

To qualify for admission into this program, the applicant must have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Curriculum

Course Prefix, No. Title Class Lab Clinical Credit
Fall Semester
ACA 115 Success & Study Skills 0 2 0 1
ACC 120 Prin of Financial Acct 3 2 0 4
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 2 2 0 3
OST 134 Text Entry & Formatting 2 2 0 3
ENG 111 Writing & Inquiry 3 0 0 3
OST 164 Office Editing 3 0 0 3
OST 286 Professional Development 3 0 0 3
Total Hours Per Week 16 8 0 20
Spring Semester
ACC 150 Accounting Software Appl 1 3 0 2
BUS 260 Business Communication 3 0 0 3
CSV 110 Intro to Customer Service 3 0 0 3
CTS 130 Spreadsheet 2 2 0 3
OST 136 Word Processing 2 2 0 3
_____ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3 0 0 3
(Choose one from list: HUM 110, HUM 115, PHI 240)
OST 184 Records Management 2 2 0 3
Total Hours Per Week 16 9 0 20
SEMESTER HOURS REQUIRED TO GRADUATE
GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES 6
MAJOR COURSES 33
OTHER REQUIRED COURSES 1
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 40

Specific courses within the above categories may be identified by your advisor or by the Vice President for Instruction and Student Services. Expected program competencies are maintained by the lead instructor for this program, while course competencies are maintained by the respective instructors of specific courses.

NOTE: The above curriculum outline is intended as a guide only. The sequence of course offerings is subject to change at the discretion of the administration.