The Office Systems Technology program is designed to prepare students for office positions such as receptionist, general clerk, accounting clerk, word processing operator, or administrative assistant. The student will develop skills using a wide variety of microcomputer software applications including word processing, electronic spreadsheets, and database management.

Office Systems Technology AAS Degree

Major Code: OST

Advisor: K. Hollins

Business and Office is a two-year program of study which requires courses in the career technical core, designated areas of concentration, and the academic core. The Associate of Applied Science degree is earned upon successful completion of the Business and Office curriculum. The Office Systems Technology program of study provides training in administrative office procedures, integrated computer applications, business financial systems, communication, and related technologies.

 

FRESHMAN YEAR FALL

COURSE #COURSE NAMECR HRS

BOT 1213 

Personal and Professional Development

3

BOT 1713 

Mechanics of Communication

3

BOT 1113 

Document Formatting & Production *BOT Introduction to Keyboarding 1013

3

BOT 1133 

Microcomputer Applications

3

BOT 1433

Business Accounting

3

LLS 1311

Orientation

1

TOTAL

 

16


FRESHMAN YEAR SPRING

COURSE #COURSE NAMECR HRS

BOT 1313 

Applied Business Math

3

BOT 2813 

Business Communication

3

BOT 1143 

Word Processing

3

BOT 1813

Electronic Spreadsheet

3

 BOT 1413 

 Records Management 3

TOTAL

 

15


SOPHOMORE YEAR FALL

BOT 2413Computerized Accounting                 

3      

 

BOT 1513Machine Transcription

    3

 

BOT 2323Database Management

    3

 

BOT 2723

 

Administrative Office Procedures

 

    3

BOT 2833

Integrated Computer Applications

   

    3

 

Total

 

 

  15

SOPHOMORE YEAR SPRING 

 

ENG 1113ENGLISH COMPOSITION I                 

 

 3     

 

 

SPT 1113

 

 

PUBLIC SPEAKING

 

    3
 Humanities/Fine Arts

    3

 

 Social/Behavior Science

    3

 

 Math/Natural Science

    3

 

 

Total

 

    61

 

TOTAL PROGRAM 61


Prior to enrollment in Document Formatting and Production (BOT 1113), students will be required to key straight-copy material at a minimum of 35 GWPM, on a 5-minute timed writing, with a maximum of 1 error per minute. Students who do not demonstrate this level of proficiency will be required to enroll in Introduction to Keyboarding (BOT 1013).

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