Associate Degree Course Sequence
SSC101 Student Success Seminar
ENG124 College Composition
AOT130 Editing, Proofreading & Language Skills
ITD122 Computer Applications for Professionals
IMT122 Graphic Arts Design
AOT134 Form Design Essentials
BUS121 Business Administration
AOT127 Word Processing Microsoft Word
AOT129 Keyboarding Skill Building
AOT128 Desktop Publishing Microsoft Publisher
AOT132 Records Management
MTH108 Explorations in Modern Mathematics
AOT226 Spreadsheets Microsoft Excel
AOT227 Administrative Procedures & Systems
ACC130 Business Law and Ethics
SOC225 Cultural Diversity
PSY121 General Psychology or SOC121 Sociology
ACC121 Principles of Accounting
COM121 Effective Speaking
AOT232 AOT Practicum
AOT236 Database Applications Microsoft Access
ITD108 Microsoft Outlook
TOTAL CREDITS 62
The goal is that graduates will be able to organize work areas, use resources, make decisions and exhibit proficiency in the use of office procedures and information systems used in automated office environments; apply practical knowledge and utilize technical skills such as keyboarding, transcription, speech recognition, proofreading, document production, integrated computer applications, records management, and the use of the Internet; demonstrate employable skills and professionalism through sound work habits, ethics and responsibility, and work in individual, team and group settings; communicate ideas and information verbally and in written form; have computational skills for solving business problems and for making analytical judgments; acquire, organize and evaluate information for making decisions and solving problems in business environments.
Students who are enrolled at the College for at least one semester and who have passed the Certified Professional Secretary (CPS) examination are eligible to receive credit toward an associate of applied business degree in administrative office technology, subject to the review and approval of the appropriate department chair.
With skills in information management software and office technology, you will find tremendous opportunities and career choices in just about any workplace. You will acquire a strong background in technical and interpersonal skills and how to function as an integral part of work groups and management teams. Graduates will obtain abilities and skills that allow other career paths including computers, desktop publishing, administration, human resources and management. Many courses in this program are web-enhanced or web-delivered as well as a variety of day, evening, and Saturday class sessions are offered.
Upon completion of this program, you will be eligible to take industry-recognized certification exams such as Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS), Certified Administrative Professional (CAP), Organizational Management (OM), and Technology Applications (TA).
Associate of applied business in administrative office professional
• Administrative Office Professional One-Year Certificate is stackable toward the administrative office professional degree.
• The Desktop Publishing Career Enhancement Certificate is stackable toward the administrative office professional degree and the administrative office professional – management degree.
• Formatting and Office Skills Career Enhancement Certificate is stackable toward the administrative office professional degree.
• Microsoft Applications Professional Career Enhancement Certificate is stackable toward the administrative office professional degree and the administrative office professional – virtual office professional degree.
TRANSFER AGREEMENTS WITH
WORK IN MANY AREAS, INCLUDING
• government offices
• legal and medical offices
PREPARE FOR A CAREER AS A(N)
• administrative assistant
• executive assistant
• office manager
• virtual assistant
Betty Jean Morford Scholarship
International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) scholarships
JOIN STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS
International Association of Administrative Professionals – Canton Chapter
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT
Department Chair, Administrative Services and Office Applications
330-494-6170, Ext. 4876