2015-2016 Catalog & Handbook 
    Sep 27, 2023  
2015-2016 Catalog & Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Office Administration (A25370), AAS

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

Students will complete courses designed to develop proficiency in the use of integrated software, oral and written communication, analysis and coordination of office duties and systems, and other support topics. Emphasis is placed on non-technical as well as technical skills.

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.

Admission Requirements and Special Conditions

A high school diploma (or equivalent), satisfactory scores on college placement tests (or equivalent) and a minimum GPA in English and mathematics are required. If students have deficiencies in English and/or mathematics, RCC offers pre-college courses to prepare students for the Office Administration curriculum. As an additional option for students, the Office Administration program is offered as an online degree program.

Special Certifications

Students are eligible to sit for certification exams upon completion of certain courses. Testing Fees may apply.

Program Curriculum

Class Hours 12 | Lab Hours 8 | Credit Hours 16

Second Semester (Spring)

Class Hours 14 | Lab Hours 9 | Credit Hours 17

Third Semester (Fall)

Class Hours 15 | Lab Hours 6 | Credit Hours 15

Class Hours 15 | Lab Hours 8 | Credit Hours 19

Total Credit Hours 67

Additional Curriculum Notes

  1. The Humanities/Fine Arts elective can be satisfied by completing one of the following: ART 111 , MUS 110 , MUS 112 , REL 110 , PHI 215 , PHI 240 , REL-211, REL-212 or REL-220.
  2. The following courses will not be counted towards graduation requirements if they are over (5) years old: DBA 110  and CTS 230 .
  3. Potential Certifications
    Upon Completion of Course Eligible for Certification Test
    OST 136 , CTS 130 , CTS 230  & DBA 110   Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) - Word, Excel, Excel Expert 1, Access
    ACC 152   Quickbooks Certified User

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