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Administrative Office Professional

Associate Degree Course Sequence

SSC101  Student Success Seminar
ENG124  College Composition
AOT130  Editing, Proofreading & Language Skills
AOT121  Keyboarding/Formatting
ITD122  Computer Applications for Professionals
IMT122  Graphic Arts Design
AOT134  Form Design Essentials
BUS121  Business Administration
AOT127  Word Processing Microsoft Word
AOT129  Keyboarding Skill Building
AOT128  Desktop Publishing Microsoft Publisher
AOT132  Records Management
MTH108  Explorations in Modern Mathematics
AOT226  Spreadsheets Microsoft Excel
AOT227  Administrative Procedures & Systems
ACC130  Business Law and Ethics
SOC225  Cultural Diversity
PSY121  General Psychology or SOC121 Sociology
ACC121  Principles of Accounting
COM121 vEffective Speaking
AOT232  AOT Practicum
AOT236  Database Applications Microsoft Access
ITD108  Microsoft Outlook

TOTAL CREDITS 62

The goal is that graduates will be able to organize work areas, use resources, make decisions and exhibit proficiency in the use of office procedures and information systems used in automated office environments; apply practical knowledge and utilize technical skills such as keyboarding, transcription, speech recognition, proofreading, document production, integrated computer applications, records management, and the use of the Internet; demonstrate employable skills and professionalism through sound work habits, ethics and responsibility, and work in individual, team and group settings; communicate ideas and information verbally and in written form; have computational skills for solving business problems and for making analytical judgments; acquire, organize and evaluate information for making decisions and solving problems in business environments.

Students who are enrolled at the College for at least one semester and who have passed the Certified Professional Secretary (CPS) examination are eligible to receive credit toward an associate of applied business degree in administrative office technology, subject to the review and approval of the appropriate department chair.

 
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With skills in information management software and office technology, you’ll find tremendous opportunities and career choices in just about any workplace. You’ll get a strong background in technical and interpersonal skills and functioning as an integral part of work groups and management teams. And they’ll be abilities that create paths to other careers in computers, desktop publishing, administration, human resources and management. Many courses in this program are Web-enhanced or Web-delivered. Day, evening, Saturday and once-a-week sessions are offered.

Upon completion of this program, you’ll be eligible to take industry-recognized certification exams such as Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS), Certified Administrative Professional (CAP), Organizational Management (OM), and Technology Applications (TA).

DEGREE EARNED
Associate of applied business in administrative office professional

CERTIFICATE OPTIONS
Administrative Office Professional One-Year Certificate is stackable toward the administrative office professional degree.
• The Desktop Publishing Career Enhancement Certificate is stackable toward the administrative office professional degree and the administrative office professional – management degree.
Formatting and Office Skills Career Enhancement Certificate is stackable toward the administrative office professional degree.
Microsoft Applications Professional Career Enhancement Certificate is stackable toward the administrative office professional degree and the administrative office professional – virtual office professional degree.

TRANSFER AGREEMENTS WITH
Franklin University

WORK IN MANY AREAS, INCLUDING
• schools
• hospitals
• government offices
• legal and medical offices

PREPARE FOR A CAREER AS A(N) 
• administrative assistant
• executive assistant
• office manager
• virtual assistant

PROGRAM-RELATED SCHOLARSHIPS 
Betty Jean Morford Scholarship
International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) scholarships

JOIN STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS 
International Association of Administrative Professionals – Canton Chapter

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT 
Rene Eneix
Department Chair, Administrative Services and Office Applications
330-494-6170, Ext. 4876
reneix@starkstate.edu