The Office Systems Technology program is designed to prepare students for office positions such as receptionist, general 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 Career Certificate

Major Code: OST

Advisor: K. Hollins

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. 

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

TOTAL

 

15


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

  

TOTAL PROGRAM 30


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).