Office Technology

Program Outcomes:

The Technical Certificate is designed to provide basic education for students to fill entry-level office jobs. The program designed for occupational placement and is nontransferable. This program is for students who desire to gain needed skills for entry level positions. All the course work will apply toward the Associate of Applied Science in Office Systems degree.

Students may secure office employment in the following industries:

  • Banking
  • Manufacturing, Small Business, and Retail
  • Education
  • Government
  • Clerk Typist
  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Clerk
  • Bank Teller/Receptionist

At the completion of this degree, the student should understand the following and be able to:

  • Use oral, written, and presentation skills to communicate effectively in business. (based on assignments evaluated by rubric.)
  • Identify and interpret accounting concepts and financial data.
  • Analyze and install various computer operating systems. (as evidenced by hands on labs.)
  • Use business computer applications such as word processing, databases, spreadsheets, and PowerPoint. (to facilitate strategic planning and critical thinking, based on assignments evaluated by rubric.)
  • Apply the law of contracts and property law to make business decisions. (based on assignments evaluated by rubric.)
  • Create and manage spreadsheet and database applications. (as evidenced by the successful completion of hands on projects based on lab guidelines.)

The College Catalog/Student Handbook has more details about this degree.

Office Technology TC Degree Plan