Administrative Office Assistant

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Downtown Campus

Sharon Netter
Instructor
253.680.7370

Jason Carroll
Career Advisor
253.680.7008

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 Applied Science Degree: 107 Credits

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

REQUIRED COURSEWORK CREDITS
AOA 102 Professional Office Procedures 5
AOA 103 Telecommunications 1
AOA 104 Office Lead 1
AOA 105 Keyboarding I 5
AOA 106 MS Windows 1
AOA 108 Records Management 4
AOA 109 Business Ethics 2
AOA 110 MS Word I 5
AOA 111 MS Outlook 2
AOA 112 Business Grammar I 1
AOA 120 Keyboarding II 5
AOA 121 MS Word II 5
AOA 123 Business Documentation 5
AOA 124 Business Presentations 3
AOA 125 Accounting Software 2
AOA 126 Business Grammar II 1
AOA 132 Business Grammar III 1
AOA 240 Independent AOA Project 2
AOA 201 Beginning Accounting 5
AOA 202 Business Grammar IV 1
AOA 203 MS Excel I 5
AOA 204 MS PowerPoint 3
AOA 205 MS Access I 3
AOA 206 Voice Recognition Software 2
AOA 207 Business Grammar V 1
AOA 217 Business Grammar Vi 1
AOA 220 Keyboarding III 0
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AOA 231 Machine Transcription 0
AOA 223 MS Excel II 5
AOA 224 Desktop Publishing  3
AOA 225 MS Access II 3
AOA 227 Business Grammar VII 1
AOA 234 Employment Preparation 1
AOA 291 Practical Applications* 2

*This course may be substituted with a work-based learning component.  

Certificate of Competency: 60 Credits

BASIC OFFICE SUPPORT

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

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REQUIRED COURSEWORK CREDITS
AOA 102 Professional Office Procedures 5
AOA 103 Telecommunications 1
AOA 104 Office Lead 1
AOA 105 Keyboarding I 5
AOA 106 MS Windows 1
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 126 Business Grammar I 1
AOA 123 Business Documentation 5
AOA 126 Business Grammar II 1
AOA 132 Business Grammar III 1
AOA 202 Business Grammar IV 1
AOA 203 MS Excel I 5


Certificate of Training: 19 Credits
 

OFFICE FUNDAMENTALS

REQUIRED COURSEWORK CREDITS
AOA 101 Professional Communications  1
AOA 105 Keyboarding I 5
AOA 111 MS Outlook 2
AOA 110 MS Word I 5
AOA 203 MS Excel I 5
AOA 234 Employment Preparation 1