Office Administration/Executive Administrative Assistant Career
Program Goals Statement
This program prepares students for careers as office professionals in a variety of businesses such as government offices, manufacturing firms, insurance companies, retail, real estate, corporate offices, banks, and educational institutions. The executive administrative assistant combines organizational and people skills with an expertise in information processing and office technology.
- Administrative Assistant Certificate, Office Support Certificate, Office Technology Management Certificate
- Transfer credit for any course in the Office Administration Department must be approved by the Office Administration Department Chairperson.
- Students wishing to receive PEL credit for an OFC course must follow the PEL procedures provided in the Academic Information section of this catalog. The student must initiate the process with the Office Administration department chair.
- OFC 102 or a demonstrated keyboarding speed of 20 wpm based on a three-minute timing administered by the Office Administration department chair is a prerequisite for OFC 113 and OFC 117.
- In addition to the requirements of this program, it is recommended that students enroll in CED 210 - Cooperative Work Experience after completion of the OFC courses listed in the program. Students may gain valuable work experience by enrolling in CED 210 which places students in office positions related to their academic program.
- Take any developmental courses needed prior to enrolling in ENG 101.
- Students have gone on to become administrative assistants and office managers in all types of offices and corporations.
- Graduates have gone on to become teachers in the field.
- This program is designed for students who plan to enter the workforce immediately.
Infused General Education Competencies