Office Administration: Management, A.A.S., Major #1905

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 Administration: Management is a ThinkPad University curriculum us ing laptop computers integrated into courses. This program is also offered at the Norwich Campus.

The leadership and organizational skills required to succeed as an office manager in today’s electronic office are taught in this program. Electronic mail, voice mail, teleconferencing, networking, and on-line computer services, are emphasized. Students in this program also take Business Administration courses and may transfer to a four-year program in areas such as management and/or human resource management, among other degree areas.

Accreditation: The Office Administration: Management program is accredit- ed by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Career Opportunities: Positions in office as supervisor or manager of employees.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

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

  • Students will compose a well-written, grammatically correct, 3-5 page research thesis, using a minimum of three courses, regarding current trends in the office environment, such as “The Virtual Office” or “The Changing Role of the Secretary due to technological advancement” and others

  • Students will create a business letter, mailing labels, and envelopes using a mail merge software application utilizing a self-created database including a minimum of ten contacts.

Curriculum Requirements - 60 Credits

*An average of C or above in all OFFT courses is required for graduation. OFFT 216 is the highly recommended business elective for this major.

Course

Credits

ACCT - Accounting as Advised

3

BSAD 102 - Business Mathematics

3

BSAD 108 - Business Law I

3

BSAD 116 - Business Organization & Management

3

BSAD 140 - Business Communications

3

BSAD 215 - Human Resource Management

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 220 - Document Design for Business Analysis

3

OFFT 251- Office Management

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