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Office Administration(OFADM)
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Program Overview:
The Office Administration degree prepares students for a career in a professional office environment. As the business office relies increasingly on technology, organizations need well-trained, capable individuals to ensure that daily tasks are handled efficiently and effectively.

This program is designed to provide graduates with skills in business principles, office procedures, software applications and communication needed for a career in office management or office administration. This includes proficiency in using office technology, creating presentations, developing databases, designing newsletters, setting up telephone and web conferences and creating spreadsheets. Students will learn the technical and interpersonal skills that will make them key players in day to day operations. Students will study the current Microsoft Office applications including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, desktop publishing, and other communications technologies, allowing them to develop skills that will move them to the top of an organization’s must-hire list. Students will also take the Microsoft certification exams in Word, Excel, and Access; as an option, students may also test in Outlook and PowerPoint.

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Semester 1
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ACC 1101
Applied Accounting
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This is a preliminary course in theory and practice of business accounting (for service and merchandise businesses). Major topics covered are accounting procedures, special journals, payroll accounting, accrued basis, and periodic summary.

BUS 1101
Introduction to Business
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A survey of the basic business principles is covered. Some of the units studied are business in the economy, making firms successful, marketing strategy, sources of financing, using information systems, personnel management, labor problems, government and business relations.

DAP 1201
Business Computer Systems
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A study of computer concepts, including the information processing cycle, file organization, data communications and operating systems and systems software. Applications software, including spreadsheets, database, word processing, presentation software, computer communications, operating systems, and Internet access and use with business-oriented computer hardware and software concepts emphasis. PREREQUISITE: Recommended one semester of typing.

ENG 1111
Composition I
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Composition I is an introductory course in composition and rhetoric emphasizing expository prose. Major focus is on organization, paragraph structure, and elimination of mechanical errors. The writing course sequence will (1) develop awareness of the writing process; (2) provide inventional, organizational, and editorial strategies; (3) stress the variety of uses for writing; and (4) emphasize critical skills in reading, thinking, and writing. Grade of C or better is required for IAI transfer credit. (Not to be used for humanities credit)

SPE 1101
Fundamentals of Effective Speaking
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Short informative and persuasive speeches are prepared and presented. This course places emphasis on selection and organization of materials, methods of securing interest and attention, and elements of delivery as well as characteristics of effective criticism and listening.

Term Total
16
Semester 2
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BMG 2103
Business Statistics
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The basic concepts of statistical analysis used in business decision making, including probability and how uncertainty is dealt with in real life. The following concepts and statistical techniques are included: measures of central tendency and variability; random variables and probability distributions; binomial, normal, and sampling distributions; estimation; tests of hypothesis; chi-square tests; linear regression and correlation; and one-way analysis of variance.

BMK 2101
Principles of Marketing
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A survey of the field of marketing as comprised of the four marketing functions:price, product, promotion, and distribution. The course emphasizes the changing field of marketing as a facilitation of the flow of goods, services and ideas from producers to consumers. Focus is placed on customer relationships by understanding skills necessary to develop a customer focused organization. Integrated throughout the course is the importance of determining and fulfilling customer needs and expectations while managing quality and maintaining a profitable organization. Throughout the course students will consider the role of marketing in business, non-business and personal applications.

BUS 2201
Principles of Management
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This course introduces students to principles of business management and develops skills needed to manage people and resources. Objectives, strategies, leadership, organization structure, motivation, quality, teaming, change and operational procedures are covered.

DAP 1236
Keyboarding Essentials
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This course is designed for those who wish to develop and improve keyboarding speed as well as learn to format basic business documents. Speed for preparation of documents will also be considered. Basic word processing skills will also be covered. PREREQUISITE: Knowledge of the keyboard or BOC 1201 Beginning Keyboarding.

DAP 1237
Presentation and Promotion
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This course will consist of the study of design principles for business presentations and documents, and the use of these principles in developing promotional materials for a business. Development of illustration skills to effectively use graphics will be covered. Limited photo editing (in PowerPoint) for restoration, enhancement, and creation of digital images will also be introduced.

ENG 1121
Composition & Analysis
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ENG 1121 provides further training and practice in the comprehension and expression of written English. It focuses on organization, logic, and correct research techniques and format, including American Psychological Association and/or Modern Language Association parenthetical noting and bibliographic citations. It also includes an introduction to one genre of literature and the writing of a critical analysis of a piece of literature. The writing course sequence will (1) develop awareness of the writing process; (2) provide inventional, organizational, and editorial strategies; (3) stress the variety of uses for writing; and (4) emphasize critical skills in reading, thinking, and writing. PREREQUISITE: ENG 1111 Composition I. Grade of C or better is required for IAI transfer credit. (Not to be used as humanities credit)

Term Total
18
Semester 3
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ACC 2101
Financial Accounting
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This course presents accounting as an information system that produces summary financial statements, primarily for users external to a business or other enterprise. Students study the forms of business organization and the common transactions entered into by businesses. The emphasis is on understanding and applying basic accounting principles and other concepts that guide the reporting of the effect of transactions and other economic events on the financial condition and operating results of a business. How to analyze and interpret historical financial statements and the limitations of using these in making forward-looking business decisions is included. The primary concept emphasis will be accounting for current assets and liabilities, long-term assets and liabilities, stockholder equity, corporations' cash flow statements, and financial statement analyses.

BOC 2216
Electronic Records Management
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The field of records and information management is extremely important in business. Students will learn the skills applicable to the management of records in all fields, including those in specialized areas; medical, legal, financial, and archived records management, as well as records center and depository management and records management consulting.

CIS 1278
Spreadsheet
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This course is designed to broaden a user's knowledge of Excel or other spreadsheet program. The course will focus on various calculation functions, customizing tables, plotting charts, filtering database records and using Access to enter the World Wide Web.

ECN 2101
Principles of Macroeconomics
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The American system of economics is introduced. Subject matter includes an introduction to the sectors of the American economy, business, households, government, the theory of supply and demand, national income accounts, the business cycle, inflation, unemployment, Keynesian theory, the Federal Reserve System and uses of money, international trade, balance of trade, balance of payments, exchange rate systems, and economics of developing countries. Attention will be given to application and illustration of theory to current problems. Global economics content, and the role of the United States in formulating, influencing and directing global trade and policy, will be infused throughout the course.

PSY 1101
General Psychology I
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A survey of the study of human and animal behavior with emphasis on the scientific nature of contemporary psychological investigation. Topics may include the biology of behavior, sensation, motivation, emotion, life-span development of behavior, personality, abnormal behavior and its therapies, social behavior, and individual differences. NO PREREQUISITE.

Term Total
16
Semester 4
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ACC 2102
Managerial Accounting
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This course presents accounting as a system of producing information for use in internally managing a business. The course emphasizes the identification, accumulation, and interpretation of information for planning, controlling, and evaluating the performance of the separate components of a business. Included is the identification and measurement of the costs of producing goods or services and how to analyze and control these costs. Decision models commonly used in making specific short- and long-term business decisions also are included. PREREQUISITE: ACC 2101 Financial Accounting or equivalent.

BOC 2217
Professional Development
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This is a survey course that covers many topics including:telephone handling techniques, team building, meeting management/planning, building a winning attitude, proving your dependability, professional dress, working with office technologies, filing, and other skills which directly relate to office work are practiced. Professional organizations will be discussed with an emphasis on students joining. PREREQUISITE: Must be taken in sequence and concurrently with BOC 2218 Office Admin Internship.

BOC 2218
Office Admin Internship
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Students will prepare a personal marketing toolkit:resume, cover letter, portfolio, and be prepared for an interview. Students will complete an actual interview on-site to be accepted on-site in the internship. During internship, students will complete discussion-based topics while attending work at their facility. PREREQUISITE: Completion of first year curriculum or approval of instructor. 150 clock hours, based on 75 clock hours per semester hour.

CIS 1207
Business Applications of Web Design
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This course is designed to teach practical use of web technologies in a business environment (Internet sites, intranet sites, and extranet site development and deployment will be covered). Emphasis will be placed on legacy application interaction and related business aspects of web sites. Web project management and architecture issues will be stressed. Web marketing will also be explored.

CIS 1286
Database
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This course introduces the use of microcomputers with Access or another packaged database program. The course will include an introduction to database usage. Course content will vary from course to course depending on the company need and will be offered for variable credit to meet the training needs of individual organizations.

Term Total
15
Program Total
65


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