The Office Administration curriculum prepares individuals for positions in administrative support careers. It equips office professionals to respond to the demands of a dynamic computerized workplace.
Students will complete courses designed to develop proficiency in the use of integrated software, oral and written communication, analysis and coordination of office duties and systems, and other support topics. Emphasis is placed on nontechnical as well as technical skills.
Graduates should qualify for employment in a variety of positions in business, government and industry. Job classifications range from entry-level to supervisor to middle management.
Students will demonstrate the ability to use a variety of office technology.
Students will demonstrate the ability to identify and utilize the required skills and technical information necessary in assisting office administrators.
Students will demonstrate the ability to produce a variety of business documents using correct grammar, punctuation, and spelling in an acceptable business format.
Students will demonstrate the ability to utilize various records management methods in storing and retrieving information.
Students will demonstrate knowledge of accepted ethical behavior and interpersonal skills that reflect an understanding of diversity and the need for teamwork.
Students will demonstrate communication skills that include the ability to read, comprehend and analyze information; and to express ideas effectively through written and oral communications.
Students will utilize critical thinking skills to solve problems and facilitate task and project completion.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of basic bookkeeping principles and computation skills for analyzing, recording and reporting financial data.