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    Aug 17, 2018  
2014-2015 Gaston College Catalog 
    
2014-2015 Gaston College Catalog [THIS CATALOG IS OUT-OF-DATE. USE THE CURRENT CATALOG TO FIND CURRENT PROGRAMS.]

Office Administration, A.A.S. (A25370)


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The Office Administration curriculum prepares you for positions in administrative support careers. It equips office professionals to respond to the demands of a dynamic computerized workplace.

Graduates should qualify for employment in a variety of positions in business, government, and industry. Job classifications range from entry-level to supervisor to middle management.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates will:

  1. Demonstrate effective use of computer software applications to perform office functions related to office administration.
  2. Demonstrate proper use of terminology and effective communication techniques related to office administration.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to manage working relationships with internal and external customers.
  4. Identify professional, ethical and social issues related to office administration.
  5. Demonstrate the ability to define a problem, identify possible solutions, and develop and implement solutions to issues arising in a business setting.

Gaston College Business and Information Technology Associate Degree Programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

FIRST YEAR


Total Credit Hours: 14


Total Credit Hours: 16


Summer


Total Credit Hours: 9


SECOND YEAR


Total Program Hours: 71


Note(s):


Course credits (OST and CIS) earned over five years ago will not apply toward the Associate of Applied Science degree in Office Administration.

Credits toward the AAS may be given to persons who have earned the Certified Professional Secretary designation. For further information, persons holding this certification should contact the Chairperson of Office Administration.

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