Associate in Applied Science (Career Program) - 60 Credit Hours
The mission of the Associate in Applied Science Office Professional degree is to prepare students for employment in clerical or word processing positions such as receptionists, secretaries, administrative assistants, clerks, word processors, and transcriptionists, through a series of skill-building courses in keyboarding, electronic equipment operation, information processing, software applications and integration, office procedures, bookkeeping, and records management.
Admission to the Program:
Students are expected to be computer literate and to know the Windows operating system. Students are expected to be able to touch type. If this is not the case, TYPE 120 and 121 are prerequisites for entering this program.
|Recommended Course Sequence:|
Fall Semester 1:
Spring Semester 1:
Fall Semester 2:
Spring Semester 2:
|Required General Education Courses|
|ENGL 110||COMPOSITION I||3|
|COMM 110||COMMUNICATION: PROCESS AND PRACTICE||3|
|SOCIAL SCIENCE *||3|
|BUS 120||BUSINESS MATHEMATICS||3|
|LABORATORY SCIENCE/MATHEMATICS *||4|
|Required Program Courses|
|ACCTG 105||BOOKKEEPING/ACCOUNTING I||3|
|OFACS 132||ELECTRONIC SPREADSHEETS||3|
|OFACS 133||DATABASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS||3|
|OFACS 211||INTEGRATED OFFICE PROJECTS||3|
|OFOCC 111||TELEPHONE SKILLS FOR THE OFFICE||1|
|OFOCC 114||FUNDAMENTALS OF TRANSCRIPTION||3|
|OFOCC 151||PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR OFFICE EMPLOYEES||3|
|OFOCC 200||MACHINE TRANSCRIPTION AND SPECIALIZED TERMINOLOGY||2|
|OFOCC 205||FUNDAMENTALS OF RECORDS CONTROL||3|
|OFOCC 210||ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE PROCEDURES||3|
|TYPE 142||TYPING SPEED DEVELOPMENT TO 60 NWPM **||1|
|WP 122||KEYBOARD/WORD PROCESSING III||4|
|WP 161||DATA ENTRY||1|
|APPROVED ELECTIVES ***||6|
* See specific requirements for Associate in Applied Science Degree.
** Enroll in TYPE 130 to earn credit in one of the following courses: TYPE 140, 141, 142, 143, 144, or 145.
*** Approved Electives: ACCTG 120; BUS 121, 215; OFOCC 250; MGMT 113, 214, 215; TYPE 143, 144, 145; WP 186.
Students should submit a "Petition for Graduation" after completing 45 of the above hours. The form is available in the Student Service Center, L211. The graduation fee should be paid in the Student Service Center, L210.Contact the Business, Hospitality, and Information Systems Department for information regarding the TYPE 120 placement exam and the TYPE 121 proficiency exam.
For Program Information Contact:
Business, Hospitality, and Information Systems Department