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CIP Code - 520401

Mission

The mission of the Associate of Applied Science in Business Office Administration is to prepare individuals to provide technical support and special assistance to business professionals and other management personnel. The AAS was developed to meet the goal of workforce development by providing specialized classroom instruction and practical experience through five distinct concentrations; (1) General Office, (2) Accounting and (3) Medical Office.

Program Description

The Associate of Applied Science in Business Office Administration prepares individuals to acquire marketable skills for entry-level employment positions and career advancement in various areas of business, industry, and government offices. Students will receive hands-on training in office technology software skills using Word, Excel, Access, and Publisher. Coursework in business calculators, records management, business communication, math, accounting, and office procedures is also included in the curriculum. This program provides students with safe and efficient work practices, basic occupational skills, customer service, job-seeking skills, employability skills, and strong work ethics required for success in the workplace.

In this program, there are a variety exit points that you may choose to take. They are:

 Associate of Applied Science in Business Office Administration
 Technical Diploma in Business Office Technology: General Office Concentration
 Technical Diploma in Business Office Technology: Accounting Concentration
 Technical Diploma in Business Office Technology: Medical Office Concentration
 Certificate of Technical Studies (CTS) Business Office Technology: Accounting Office Specialist
 Certificate of Technical Studies (CTS) Business Office Technology: Medical Office Specialist
 Certificate of Technical Studies (CTS) Business Office Technology: Medical Records/Billing Specialist
 Certificate of Technical Studies (CTS) Business Office Technology: Office Assistant Specialist
 Technical Competency Area (TCA) Business Office Technology: General Clerk
 Technical Competency Area (TCA) Business Office Technology: Medical Records/Billing Clerk
 Technical Competency Area (TCA) Business Office Technology: Human Resource Specialist
 Technical Competency Area (TCA) Business Office Technology: Bank Teller

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this program will be able to:
• master technological functions of the office
• perform duties within the office with productivity and efficiency
• maintain and operate office equipment efficiently
• apply and use correct communication skills
• apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills
• develop and apply industry desired personality traits and appearance
• become responsible citizens and good leaders in business services and the world of human work as demonstrated through appearance, dependability, mental attitude, initiative, human relations skills, and other characteristics necessary for success on the job.
• function efficiently in the office environment directed by the student's choice of concentration

Degree Requirements


Course

Course Title

Lec Hrs

Lab Hrs

Tot Cr Hrs

Clock Hrs

 

The following courses are pre-requisite courses for all exit points.

 

 

 

 

CPTR1002/CINS 101/CINS 102

COMPUTER LITERACY & APP./INTRO TO COMPUTERS/INTERNET & COMP LITERACY

3

0

3

45

KYBD1010

INTRODUCTORY KEYBOARDING

3

0

3

45

The following are Core Courses for all Concentration Areas

ORNT1000/FRST 100

FRESHMAN SEMINAR

1

0

1

15

CSRV1000/BUSN 130

CUSTOMER SERVICE/CUST SVC FOR BUSN PROFESSIONALS

3

0

3

45

BUSE1030

BUSINESS ENGLISH

3

0

3

45

KYBD1111

INTRODUCTION TO FORMATTING

3

0

3

45

OSYS1100

RECORDS MANAGEMENT

3

0

3

45

TCA - General Clerk

13

195

The TCA - General Clerk PLUS the following courses comprise the GENERAL OFFICE CONCENTRATION

ACCT1100/ACCT 201

PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING, PART I/ INTRO TO FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING

3

0

3

45

BUSM1050

BUSINESS MATH

3

0

3

45

BUSE1045/BUSN 215

BUSINESS COMMUNICATION

3

0

3

45

CPTR1320/CINS 203

SPREADSHEETS/SPREADSHEET APPLIC

3

0

3

45

CPTR1310/CINS 205

DATABASE MANAGEMENT/DATABASE APPLICATIONS

3

0

3

45

ISYS1440/CINS 204

WORD PROCESSING/WORD PROC APPLICATIONS

3

0

3

45

ACCT1200

PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING, PART II

3

0

3

45

CTS - Office Assistant Specialist

34

510

ISYS1650

DESKTOP PUBLISHING

3

0

3

45

MATR1350

MACHINE TRANSCRIPTION

3

0

3

45

OSYS2530

OFFICE PROCEDURES

3

0

3

45

JOBS2450

JOB SEEKING SKILLS

2

0

2

30

 

 

 

 

 

 

The TCA - General Clerk PLUS the following courses comprise the ACCOUNTING CONCENTRATION

ACCT1100/ACCT 201

PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING, PART I/ INTRO TO FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING

3

0

3

45

ACCT1200

PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING, PART II

3

0

3

45

BUSM1050

BUSINESS MATH

3

0

3

45

BUSE1045/BUSN 215

BUSINESS COMMUNICATION

3

0

3

45

CPTR1320/CINS 203

SPREADSHEETS/SPREADSHEET APPLIC

3

0

3

45

ISYS1440/CINS 204

WORD PROCESSING/WORD PROC APPLICATIONS

3

0

3

45

ACCT1250

PAYROLL ACCOUNTING

3

0

3

45

CTS - Accounting Office Specialist

34

510

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACCT1300

INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING

3

0

3

45

ACCT1400

ADVANCED ACCOUNTING

3

0

3

45

ACCT1500

COMPUTERIZED ACCOUNTING

3

0

3

45

JOBS2450

JOB SEEKING SKILLS

2

0

2

30

TD - Business Office Technology (Accounting Concentration)

45

675

 

 

 

 

 

 

The TCA - General Clerk PLUS the following courses comprise the MEDICAL OFFICE CONCENTRATION

BOTH1300/HSCI 110

MEDICAL OFFICE TERMINOLOGY/MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY

3

0

3

45

BOTH1120/BIOL 110 & BIOL 111

GENERAL BODY STRUCTURE/INTRO TO A&P/INTRO TO A&P LAB

3

0

3/4

45

BOTH1210

ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES FOR MEDICAL OFFICES

3

0

3

45

ACCT1100/ACCT 201

PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING, PART I/ INTRO TO FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING

3

0

3

45

BUSM1050

BUSINESS MATH

3

0

3

45

BUSE1045/BUSN 215

BUSINESS COMMUNICATION

3

0

3

45

MATR1350

INTRO TO MACHINE TRANSCRIPTION

3

0

3

45

CTS - Medical Office Specialist

34/35

510

BOTH1230

INSURANCE BILLING

3

0

3

45

BOTH1240/MCS 102 & MCS 103

CODING/BASIC MEDICAL CODING/BASIC MEDICAL CODING LAB

3

0

3

45

BOTH1250/ACCT 1200/MCS 203 & 204

ADVANCED CODING/PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING/ADV BASIC MED CODING & LAB

3

0

3

45

JOBS2450

JOB SEEKING SKILLS

2

0

2

30

TD - Business Office Technology (Medical Office Concentration)

45 or 48

720

 

 

 

 

 

 

Additional Exit Points

BOTH1120/BIOL 110 & BIOL 111

GENERAL BODY STRUCTURE/INTRO TO A&P/INTRO TO A&P LAB

3

0

3/4

45

BOTH1300/HSCI 110

MEDICAL OFFICE TERMINOLOGY/MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY

3

0

3

45

BOTH1230

INSURANCE BILLING

3

0

3

45

BOTH1240/MCS 102 & MCS 103

CODING/BASIC MEDICAL CODING/BASIC MEDICAL CODING LAB

3

0

3/4

45

BOTH1250/ACCT 1200/MCS 203 & 204

ADVANCED CODING/PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING/ADV BASIC MED CODING & LAB

3

0

3/4

45

TCA - Medical Records/Billing Clerk

15 or 17

225

BOTH1210

ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES FOR MEDICAL OFFICES

3

0

3

45

OSYS1100

RECORDS MANAGEMENT

3

0

3

45

BOTH2110

MEDICAL OFFICE TRANSCRIPTION

3

0

3

45

CTS - Medical Records/Billing Specialist

24 or 25

360

 

 

 

 

 

 

Any TD concentration PLUS the following courses

ENGL101

ENGLISH COMPOSITION I

3

0

3

45

MATH108/110

COLLEGE ALGEBRA

3

0

3

45

SOC/BEHAV SCIE

A Social or Behavioral Science

3

0

3

45

NATURAL SCIE

A Natural Science

3

0

3

45

HUMANITIES ELECTIVE

3

0

3

45

AAS - Business Office Administration

60

900

 

 

 

 

 

 

Additional Exit Points:

Human Resource Specialist

ORNT1000/FRST 100

FRESHMAN SEMINAR

1

0

1

15

KYBD1111

INTRODUCTION TO FORMATTING

3

0

3

45

HURM1000

EMPLOYMENT LAW & REGULATIONS

3

0

3

45

HURM1100

TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT

3

0

3

45

HURM1200

RECRUITING, SELECTING & PERSONNEL PLANNING

3

0

3

45

HURM1300

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS

3

0

3

45

JOBS2450

JOB SEEKING SKILLS

2

0

2

30

TCA - Human Resource Specialist

18

270

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bank Teller

ORNT1000/FRST 100

FRESHMAN SEMINAR

1

0

1

15

BUSM1050

BUSINESS MATH

3

0

3

45

BTEL1000

BANK TELLER PROCEDURES

3

0

3

45

CSRV1000/BUSN 130

CUSTOMER SERVICE/CUST SVC FOR BUSN PROFESSIONALS

3

0

3

45

ACCT1100/ACCT 201

PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING, PART I/ INTRO TO FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING

3

0

3

45

JOBS2450

JOB SEEKING SKILLS

2

0

2

30

TCA - Bank Teller

15

225

With approval from the Division Chair, the following course may be substituted for course requirements.

SPPR2996

SPECIAL PROJECTS

3

0

3

45