Computer Applications: Office Administration - AS

Associate in Science in Office Administration

The Associate in Science in Office Administration is designed to prepare students to work in an office environment using computers and software packages. The program also prepares students to work in various levels of an office support professional such as an office assistant, business information worker, and executive secretary.

Program Learning Outcomes
  • Students will gain skills needed to work in an office environment.  

To earn this degree, students must meet the following requirements: 
a. Completion of 60 degree applicable units with an overall GPA of 2.0. 
b. Completion of a minimum of 18 semester units in the major with a grade of C (or P) or better. 
c. Completion of the Associate in Science graduation requirements.

Please note not all classes are offered each semester. For sections with honors courses, select either the honors version or the non-honors version

Core Curriculum Courses (Required): 
Code Class Units
BUS 078B Business Communications (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
BUS 050 Administrative Office Procedures 4.0
CAP 010C Computer Keyboarding Speed and Accuracy (1.0 Lab) 1.0
CAP 013 Ten-Key Numeric Keypad (1.0 Lab) 1.0
CAP 033A Word Processing - Course 1 (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
CAP 033B Word Processing - Course 2 (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
CAP 037A Skills for Success: Computers, Ms Office and the Internet 3.0
CAP 046D Introduction to Microsoft Powerpoint (1.0 Lecture) 1.0
CAP 062B An Introduction to Microsoft Excel (1.0 Lecture) 1.0
CAP 081B Introduction to Microsoft Access (1.0 Lecture) 1.0

plus 11.0 to 13.0 units from the following

Code Class Units
ACC 001B Managerial Accounting (4.0 Lecture) 4.0
BUS 051 Introduction to American Business (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
BUS 079 Human Relations Applied in Business 3.0
CAP 046E Intermediate Microsoft Powerpoint (1.0 Lecture) 1.0
CAP 063B Intermediate Microsoft Excel (2.0 Lecture) 2.0
CAP 045A Introductory Microsoft Project (1.0 Lecture) 1.0
CAP 092A Fundamentals of Web 2.0 & Cloud Technologies (2.0 Lecture) 2.0
CAP 097A Creating Web Pages - Course 1 (1.0 Lecture) 1.0

Required Units for the Major

  Units
Required unts for the major 31.0-33.0
plus completion of general education requirements
and electives as needed to reach 60 units.
 
Total required units 60.0
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Career/Transfer Opportunities

Career opportunities include the following: business information worker, executive secretary, and executive administrative assistant.

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