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    Aug 21, 2019  
2013-2014 | Academic Catalog 
2013-2014 | Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Office Systems and Administration, Administrative Assistant Option, A.A.B.

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Upon completion of the Administrative Assistant option, graduates may qualify for positions as administrative assistants and will have an appropriate background for promotion to executive positions.

Program Outcomes

The student will:

  1. Demonstrate in-depth knowledge in the administrative office skills, transcription, records management, computer skills, and office procedures;
  2. Demonstrate proficiency in oral and written communication, including the use of good grammar, spelling, and punctuation, along with an awareness of available resources and the ability to access information;
  3. Operate personal computers and adapt to a variety of software applications;
  4. Organize work, set priorities, and function in an efficient, but flexible manner;
  5. Demonstrate the traits of dependability, responsibility, confidentiality and professional ethics as these traits relate to the office profession;
  6. Explain the importance of human relations in the world of work, both locally and globally;
  7. Demonstrate the ability to apply for a position, and recognize the importance of success in that position and of advancement to a higher position;
  8. Appreciate learning about one’s profession and the continuation of this learning;
  9. Demonstrate problem-solving skills required by members of a technological office environment;
  10. Possess the skills necessary to succeed as a legal or medical office assistant, or administrative assistant.

Total Credit Hours: 64–66

1To be chosen from MTH 122S , MTH 123S  or MTH 125S  (transfer); or MTH 115S , MTH 119S  (non‐transfer).
2 Refer to AAB general education requirements .
3To be chosen from ACC, BUS, CIT, HRM, MKT, NET or OSA.

Students who cannot demonstrate basic computer skills must take CIT 100S  before entering this program.
Students may not take OSA 111S  and OSA 112S  concurrently.

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