Business Office Technology (Administrative Assistant) - Associate of Business Office Technology

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 60 credits. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Prefix Title Credits
General Education
Choose one course from four of the following six content areas for a total of 12-14 credits 1, 212-14
Area I: Communications
Area II: Mathematics
Area III: Laboratory Science
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences
Area V: Humanities
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts
General Education Elective 23-4
Core Requirements
Technical Requirements
ACCT 200A Survey of Accounting3
OATS 102Keyboarding: Document Formatting3
OATS 105Business English3
OATS 106Business Mathematics3
OATS 110Records Management3
OATS 239Personal Development3
or BMGT 201 Work Readiness and Preparation
OATS 270Office Administration Technology Capstone3
OECS 211Word Processing Applications3
OECS 215Spreadsheet Applications3
Additional Business Related Courses
BLAW 2110Business Law I3
BUSA 1110Intro to Business3
Major Requirements
Concentrations Coursework
OATS 202Keyboarding Document Production3
OATS 191Taking Minutes & Proofreading3
OECS 280Desktop Publishing I3
or FDMA 1120 Desktop Publishing
OECS 220Database Application and Design3
Total Credits60-63

A Suggested Plan of Study

Additional classes may be needed based on placement test results and course prerequisites. Visit with an advisor for help with creating a customized plan.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
BUSA 1110 Intro to Business 3
OATS 102 Keyboarding: Document Formatting 3
OATS 106 Business Mathematics 3
GEN Ed Course – One course from Areas I-VI 1, 2 3
GEN Ed Course – One course from Areas I-VI 1, 2 3
ACCT 200 A Survey of Accounting 3
OATS 110 Records Management 3
GEN Ed Course – One course from Areas I-VI 1, 2 3-4
OECS 211 Word Processing Applications 3
OECS 215 Spreadsheet Applications 3
Second Year
OATS 105 Business English 3
GEN Ed Course – One course from Areas I-VI 1, 2 3-4
OATS 239
Personal Development
or Work Readiness and Preparation
General Education Elective - Any "G" course 2 3-4
OECS 280
Desktop Publishing I
or Desktop Publishing
BLAW 2110 Business Law I 3
OATS 270 Office Administration Technology Capstone 3
OATS 202 Keyboarding Document Production 3
OATS 191 Taking Minutes & Proofreading 3
OECS 220 Database Application and Design 3
 Total Credits60-63