Office Technology: Information Processing, A.A.S, Major #0547

This program has been deactivated and students will no longer be admitted to the major.  Currently enrolled students will complete the degree in accordance with the approved teach-out plan.

Office Technology - Information Processing is a ThinkPad University curricu- lum using laptop computers integrated into courses.

The Information Processing program combines the Office Technology-Admin- istrative Option curriculum courses with the Computer Information Systems curriculum to provide career training within an area of increasing employment opportunities in information processing. This program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Career opportunities include office positions in industry, small businesses, banking and finance, medical, legal, civil service, airlines, communications, and insurance. Employment duties emphasize word processing, database manage- ment, spreadsheet, graphics and electronic communication.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon Successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • evaluate, create and communicate professional and effective oral and written means of communication (memorandums, letters, fax cover sheets, reports, PowerPoint, spreadsheets, agendas/itineraries)

  • design, implement and evaluate strategies for solving various situations that arise in today’s office workforce (including ethical practices and professional telephone/customer service etiquette, chain of command etiquette and effective time management strategies)

  • receive and input/transfer data in appropriate and most effective application software

  • prepare students to work in a fast paced, multi-tasked position within a busy office environment

Curriculum Requirements - 60 Credits

A minimum average of C in all Office Administration Courses.

Course

Credits

ACCT - Accounting as Advised

3

BSAD 102 - Business Mathematics

3

BSAD 116 - Business Organization & Management

3

BSAD 140 - Business Communications

3

CITA 101 - Principles of Computer Applications

3

CITA 120 - Computer Concepts & Operating Systems

3

OFFT 111 - Keyboarding 1A

1

OFFT 112 - Keyboarding 1B

1

OFFT 113 - Keyboarding 2A

1

OFFT 114 - Keyboarding 2B

1

OFFT 117 - Office Administration Orientation

1

OFFT 120 - Document Design for Effective Communication

3

OFFT 130 - Data Entry

1

OFFT 135 - Machine Transcription

2

OFFT 210 - Administrative Support Staff Procedures

3

OFFT 216 - Professional Office Practice

3

OFFT 220 - Document Design for Business Analysis

3

OFFT 291 - Office Tech Internship I

1

OFFT 292 - Office Tech Internship II

1

COMP 101 - Composition & Research

3

COMP 102 - Writing About Literature

3

MATH - as Advised

3

Additional Liberal Arts & Science as Advised

11