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Administrative Office Technology - Certificate

Administrative Office Technology

[Rebecca Elliott, Crystal White]

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The Administrative Office Technology program is an instructional program designed to provide training in administrative office procedures, integrated computer applications, and business communication. This curriculum prepares students for entry level positions as records clerks, word processing specialists, and other positions requiring computer skills in an office environment while also developing the skills necessary for future advancement. Successful completion of the first year (30 hours) leads to the Administrative Office Technology Certificate. 



Freshman Year

First Semester — 15 hrs

Course
Title
Hours
Description
CSC-1123
Computer Applications I
3

This course is designed to teach computer applications to include: word processing, electronic spreadsheet, database management, presentation design, and electronic communications. Three hours lecture.

BOT-1233
Microsoft Word I
3

This course focuses on improving keyboarding techniques using the touch method and on production of documents using Microsoft Word functions. Three hours lecture.

BOT-1763
Communications Essentials
3

This course focuses on the basic English competencies and communication skills necessary to be successful and effective in the workplace in addition to effectively contributing to a team while working with a diverse population. Three hours lecture.

BOT-1313
Applied Business Mathematics
3

This course is designed to develop competency in mathematics for business use, with emphasis on the touch method. Three hours lecture.

BOT-2233*
Human Resource Mgmt
3

This course provides a general overview of the concepts and applications of the many parts of human resources (HR). Students will learn how the interdependence of the major topics in HR are created and implemented through the use of real world HR issues, community projects, and case studies. Three hours lecture.

*Student may elect to take BOT 1493 - Social Media Management

Second Semester — 15 hrs

Course
Title
Hours
Description
BOA-2613
Business Communications
3

This course develops communication skills among multicultural audiences with emphasis on principles of writing business correspondence, generating reports and presentations, and preparing for the job interview process. Three hours lecture.

BOT-2433
Quickbooks
3

This course applies basic accounting principles using Quickbooks. Three hours lecture.

BOT-1823
Microsoft Excel I
3

This course focuses on application Microsoft Excel as an aid to management decision making. Three hours lecture.

ACC-2213
Principles of Accounting I
3

Study of the fundamentals and application of financial accounting principles that relate to business. The topics to be covered include the accounting cycle and the accounting systems for service and merchandising businesses.

BOT-2823
Communication Technology
3

(Prerequisite: Word Processing BOT 1143 or by consent of instructor) This course will present an overview of the resources available for communications using current technology. Three hours lecture.

Total Hours: 30



CIP:520401

Program of Study Code: 9401