Office Administration/Government Office - Associate in Applied Science

Curriculum Code: 625

Program Information
This program prepares students to become integral parts of the administrative support team found in today’s complex government office environments. This program provides students with a strong background in general and business education, computer hardware and software operations, and integrating technology with the multiple tasks of an office environment. Courses in this program concentrate on interpersonal skills, working as a member of a team, communications skills, decision- making, effectively managing priorities and managing administrative tasks.

When You Graduate
When You Graduate AAS programs are designed for students who want to enter a career directly after graduating but those who change their plans find that most of their CCC credits transfer to four-year colleges. Students are encouraged to visit the NJ transfer website: www.njtransfer.org for transfer course equivalencies. The latest technology and learning tools support your education for a wide range of employment opportunities.

Upon completion of this program, student should be able to:
•Develop proficiency with technology and software. •Develop an ability to work with others in a high-tech office environment using adaptability measures and modern equipment. •Locate, retrieve and critically evaluate information and information sources. •Seek employment in the field of study.


Employment Opportunities:
Entry level administrative assistant or secretary in a local, state or federal government setting

Program Requirements (41)
Credits
AC
103
Accounting Principles I
4
AC
104
Accounting Principles II
4
BU
106
Introduction to Management
3
BU
109
Business Law I
3
BU
212
Human Resource Management
3
CG
105
Desktop Publishing
3
CS
102
Applications on the Microcomputer
3
OA
101
Keyboarding Skills
3
OA
102
Word Processing Skills
3
OA
219
Administrative Office Management
3
OA
299
Office Administration Seminar
3
PA
101
Public Administration
3
PS
201
American Federal Government or
PS
203
State & Local Government
3

General Education Requirements (21-22)
Credits
Social Science Elective
3
Mathematics Elective (MA 109 or higher*)
3-4
Humanities Elective
3
Diversity Elective
3
CS
101
Introduction to Microcomputers
3
EN
101
English Composition I
3
SP
203
Effective Speech
3

Total Credits: (62-63)