The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Office Systems is designed to provide essential training for students desiring to fill available office jobs. This program incorporates intensive training in business skills courses and provides a fundamental general education curriculum as stated by the Arkansas Department of Higher Education. Graduates just entering the job market may be eligible for higher compensation due to skills acquired in the program. This degree is designed for occupational placement and is nontransferable. Some courses, however, may apply toward a baccalaureate degree.
After participating in the learning environment offered by this program, the student may secure employment in one of the following areas as evidenced by employment data.
At the completion of a degree, the student should understand the following and be able to:
Some of the courses in this program may transfer to senior institutions for credit leading to a baccalaureate degree. The student should check with the transfer institution before beginning course work intended for transfer.
The College Catalog/Student Handbook has more details about this degree.