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    May 24, 2018  
2017-18 Gaston College Catalog 
2017-18 Gaston College Catalog

Office Administration - Office Finance, A.A.S. (A25370FI)

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The Office Administration-Office Finance curriculum prepares individuals for employment as administrative office personnel responsible for providing financial, administrative, and clerical services in order to ensure effective, efficient, and accurate financial and administrative operations.

Course work includes computer applications, oral and written communication, analysis and coordination of office tasks and procedures, records management, office computations and finance, principles of financial management, and payroll accounting.

Graduates should qualify for employment opportunities in a variety of office positions in business, government, and industry. Upon graduation, students may be eligible to sit for industry-recognized certification exams.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates will:

  1. Demonstrate effective written communication techniques related to office administration.
  2. Demonstrate, identify and assess appropriate procedures and tasks performed in an office environment.
  3. Demonstrate, identify and assess appropriate procedures for entering payroll information such as tax and withholding information and processing and creating payroll checks in an office environment.

The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) recognizes the Office Administration-Office Finance Associate in Applied Science Degree for accreditation.


Total Credit Hours: 15

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Total Credit Hours: 18

Total Credit Hours: 17

Total Program Hours: 73


Major course credits earned over five (5) years ago will not apply toward an associate degree in Office Administration.

Students may complete up to three (3) hours credit from WBL courses.  Please contact the work-based learning office for more information.

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