Administrative Office Assistant

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Downtown Campus

Sharon Netter
Instructor
253.680.7370

Bob Traufler
Career Advisor
253.680.7412

Location Downtown Campus

Hours Mon- Fri, 8:15 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Administrative Office Assistant Student

Students learn records management, grammar, business writing, professional ethics, and telephone techniques in preparation for jobs as office assistants, administrative assistants, secretaries, word processing specialists, and a variety of other office support positions. Students receive practical experience in several areas, including computer software technology, office procedures and accounting, and often gain work-based learning experience in temporary internships at local businesses or in residence at the college. The program also provides extended learning opportunities for persons previously or currently employed in related professions.

Program Length: Seven quarters (approximate)

Associate of Technology Degree: 105 Credits

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS CREDITS
100+ Level Human Relations 5
100+ Level Communications 5
100+ Level Mathematics

5

REQUIRED COURSEWORK CREDITS
AOA 101 Professional Communications 1
AOA 102 Professional Office Procedures 5
AOA 103 Telecommunications 1
AOA 104 Office Lead 1
AOA 105 Keyboarding I 5
AOA 106 MS Windows 3
AOA 108 Records Management 4
AOA 109 Business Ethics 2
AOA 110 MS Word I 5
AOA 111 MS Outlook 2
AOA 120 Keyboarding II 5
AOA 121 MS Word II 5
AOA 122 Business Grammar I 2
AOA 123 Business Documentation 5
AOA 124 Business Presentations 3
AOA 125 Accounting Software 2
AOA 201 Beginning Accounting 5
AOA 203 MS Excel I 5
AOA 204 MS PowerPoint 3
AOA 205 MS Access I 3
AOA 206 Voice Recognition Software 2
AOA 220 Keyboarding III 5
or
AOA 231 Machine Transcription 5
AOA 222 Business Grammar II 2
AOA 223 MS Excel II 5
AOA 224 Desktop Publishing 3
AOA 225 MS Access II 3
AOA 234 Employment Preparation 1
AOA 240 Independent AOA Project * 2

Certificate of Competency: 56 Credits

BASIC OFFICE SUPPORT

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS CREDITS
90+ Level Human Relations 5
90+ Level Communications 5
90+ Level Mathematics

5

REQUIRED COURSEWORK CREDITS
AOA 101 Professional Communications 1
AOA 103 Telecommunications 1
AOA 104 Office Lead 1
AOA 105 Keyboarding I 5
AOA 106 MS Windows 3
AOA 108 Records Management 4
AOA 109 Business Ethics 2
AOA 110 MS Word I 5
AOA 111 MS Outlook 2
AOA 120 Keyboarding II 5
AOA 122 Business Grammar I 2
AOA 123 Business Documentation 5
AOA 203 MS Excel I 5

 

Certificate of Training: 19 Credits

OFFICE FUNDAMENTALS

REQUIRED COURSEWORK CREDITS
AOA 101 Professional Communications 1
AOA 102 Professional Office Procedures 5
AOA 105 Keyboarding I 5
AOA 111 MS Outlook 2
AOA 110 MS Word I 5
AOA 234 Employment Preparation 1