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Administrative Office Technology – Associate Degree

Associate Degree in Applied Science
66 Hours

Fall I

BUS 101
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is a study of the nature of business activity in relation to the economic society, including how a business is owned, organized, managed, and controlled.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

RDG 032 or RWR 032 and MAT 032


Course Description

This course is designed for students who need an introduction to computer literacy and word processing skills in order to develop or improve basic keyboarding and to use the computer for self-paced computer-based and web-based instruction and communication.

Classroom Hours:


CPT 170
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course introduces microcomputer applications software, including word processing, data bases, spreadsheets, graphs, and their integration.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

RDG 032 or RWR 032 with a grade of “C” or better


ENG 101
Credits: 3

Course Description

This is a university transfer course in which the following topics are presented: a study of composition in conjunction with appropriate literary selections, with frequent theme assignments to reinforce effective writing. A review of standard usage and the basic
techniques of research are also presented.

Classroom Hours: 3


MGT 101
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is a study of management theories, emphasizing the management functions of planning, decision making, organizing, leading, and controlling.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

ENG 032 and RDG 032 or RWR 032 with grade of “C” or better


Spring I

Course Description

This course introduces basic accounting procedures for analyzing, recording, and summarizing financial transactions, adjusting and closing financial records at the end of the accounting cycle, and preparing financial statements.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

RDG 032 or RWR 032 and MAT 032 with a grade of “C” or better


Course Description

This course is a study of fundamental computing and online learning tools. Emphasis is placed on PC operation, use of peripherals, file management, and proper computer terminology. Topics will also include an introduction to basic office management software and Internet resources.

Classroom Hours:

Course Prerequisites

COL 107 or keyboarding experience


MAT 155
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course includes techniques and applications of the following topics: elementary number theory; algebra; geometry; measurements; graph sketching and interpretations; and descriptive statistics.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

MAT 032 with a grade of “C” or better or equivalent


MGT 206
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course emphasizes the use of spreadsheet software to support managerial
decision-making through the analysis of data.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

CPT 170


MKT 135
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is a study of the techniques and skills required for providing customer service excellence, including illustrations to turn customer relations into high standards of customer service, satisfaction, and repeat sales.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

ENG 032 and RDG 032 or RWR 032 with grade of “C” or better


Summer I

CPT 172
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course introduces microcomputer database concepts, including generating reports from a data base, creating, maintaining, and modifying data bases.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

CPT 170 with a grade of “C” or better


ENG 165
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course develops practical, written, and oral professional communication skills.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

ENG 155 or ENG 101 with a grade of “C” or better


MGT 110
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is a study of various approaches to office organization and management, personnel selection and training, and ergonomics in the modern office.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

ENG 032 and RDG 032 or RWR 032 with grade of “C” or better


XE1
Credits: 3

Course Description

Elective

Classroom Hours: 3


Fall II

Course Description

This course introduces microcomputer word processing. Topics include creating, editing, formatting, and printing documents

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

CPT 170 with a grade of “C” or better


LOG 110
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is a basic overview of logistics management. Logistics involves the flow of goods and services involving such aspects as warehousing, materials handling, inventory control, and transportation from the raw material to the end user.

Classroom Hours: 3


MGT 220
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course introduces students to the concepts and practices that comprise
operations management, including supply chain management. This course provides an overview of operating decisions and practices in multiple industry environments including manufacturing and service oriented businesses. Microsoft Excel and ERP systems will be used.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

BUS 101, MGT 101, MGT 206 or CPT 174


XE1
Credits: 3

Course Description

Elective

Classroom Hours: 3


Spring II

Course Description

This course is a study of application software used to design, edit, and produce a variety of documents for marketing purposes

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

CPT 170 with a grade of “C” or better


ECO 201
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is a study of micro- and macro-economic concepts and selected economic problems.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

RDG 032 or RWR 032, and MAT 031 or MAT 032 with grade of “C” or better


MGT 245
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course emphasizes the use of software applications and systems to support business and organizational decision-making activities. Microsoft Excel and ERP systems will be used.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

BUS 101, MGT 101, MGT 206 or CPT 174


MGT 290
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is an application of management skills at an approved business site.

Classroom Hours: 1

Lab Hours: 6

Course Prerequisites

ENG 165 or SPC 205, MGT 110 or MGT 120, MGT 206, MGT 220, ACC 201, CPT 295