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ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE TECHNOLOGY - ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT

DIPLOMA: Diploma in Applied Science with a major in Administrative Support

To provide students with entry-level keyboarding, office procedures, data entry, and word processing skills necessary to enter the job market as clerical workers.

The Administrative Support program provides students the opportunity to develop entry-level office procedures and professional interpersonal skills. Basic computer skills include keyboarding, data entry, and word processing which are necessary to enter the job market as clerical support staff.

PREREQUISITES FOR ENTRANCE

Required Courses

High School: None
College: None

NOTE:  A grade of "C" or better is required for each prerequisite course.

Other Requirements

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

  1. Any course with one of the following prefixes requires a grade of "C" or better: AOT

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

Course Requirements


Course Class Lab Credit
AOT 165 Information Processing Software 3 0 3
AOT 270 SCWE in Administrative Office Technology 0 12 3
MAT 155 Contemporary Mathematics 3 0 3
PSY 103 Human Relations 3 0 3
9 12 12

General Education Courses


Course Class Lab Credit
ENG 155 Communications I 3 0 3
3 0 3

Required Major Core Courses


Course Class Lab Credit
AOT 105 Keyboarding 3 0 3
AOT 110 Document Formatting 3 0 3
AOT 141 Office Procedures I 3 0 3
AOT 163 Word Processing 3 0 3
12 0 12

Other Hours Required for Graduation


Course Class Lab Credit
AOT 120 Introduction To Machine Transcription 3 0 3
AOT 133 Professional Development 3 0 3
AOT 134 Office Communications 3 0 3
AOT 210 Document Production 3 0 3
AOT 261 Office Spreadsheet Applications 3 0 3
15 0 15
Minimum Total Credit Hours:  42

SEMESTER CURRICULUM

SEMESTER 1 (Fall)


Course Class Lab Credit
AOT 105 Keyboarding 3 0 3
AOT 133 Professional Development 3 0 3
AOT 134 Office Communications 3 0 3
ENG 155 Communications I 3 0 3
12 0 12

SEMESTER 2 (Spring)


Course Class Lab Credit
AOT 110 Document Formatting 3 0 3
AOT 141 Office Procedures I 3 0 3
AOT 163 Word Processing 3 0 3
AOT 261 Office Spreadsheet Applications 3 0 3
12 0 12

SEMESTER 3 (Summer)


Course Class Lab Credit
AOT 120 Introduction To Machine Transcription 3 0 3
AOT 210 Document Production 3 0 3
MAT 155 Contemporary Mathematics 3 0 3
PSY 103 Human Relations 3 0 3
12 0 12

SEMESTER 4 (Spring)


Course Class Lab Credit
AOT 165 Information Processing Software 3 0 3
AOT 270 SCWE in Administrative Office Technology 0 12 3
3 12 6
Minimum Total Credit Hours:  42

PROGRAM AND EMPLOYMENT TIDBITS

Contact Person: Frankie Birch

Waiting List: No

Local Starting Salary: $20,000.00

Local Average Salary: $22,500.00

National Starting Salary: $22,000.00

National Average Salary: $24,500.00

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