Office Management (AAT)
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This program is designed for individuals who have experience working in an office setting and wish to move up into a management role. Students will prepare for assuming a management position by taking a variety of classes in management, accounting, administrative office procedures, and software applications. The program will give students a broad educational base and prepare them to manage an office administrative support team. Students must complete all specifically listed courses and Major Area Requirements with a minimum grade of "C" or better in order to successfully complete the program and earn the degree.
|General Education Requirements|
|ENGL&101||ENGLISH COMPOSITION I||5|
|BUS 211||BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS||3|
|MATH&146||INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS||5|
|or CMST&230||SMALL GROUP COMMUNICATION|
|Major Area Requirements|
|BTEC 107||BUSINESS ENGLISH||5|
|BTEC 120||INTRODUCTION TO WORD||3|
|BTEC 155||INTRODUCTION TO OFFICE PUBLISHING TOOLS||3|
|BTEC 165||POWERPOINT PRESENTATION||3|
|BTEC 169||INTRODUCTION TO EXCEL||3|
|BTEC 170||EXCEL FOR BUSINESS||3|
|BTEC 180||ACCESS FOR BUSINESS||3|
|BTEC 195||E-COMMERCE: INTRO TO BUSINESS ON THE WEB||3|
|BTEC 211||ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES||5|
|MGMT 101||PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT||3|
|MGMT 126||PROJECT MANAGEMENT||4|
|MGMT 128||HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT||3|
|MGMT 199||COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE||1-5|
|BUS& 101||INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS||5|
|BUS 102||BUSINESS MATH APPLICATIONS||5|
|ACCT&201||PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING I||5|
|ACCT&202||PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING II||5|
|BUS 130||COMPUTERIZED ACCOUNTING||3|
|Select a minimum of five(5) credits/units from the following:||5|
|APPLIED MANAGEMENT SKILLS (3 credits/units)|
|MOTIVATION AND PERFORMANCE (3 credits/units)|
|SUPERVISORY COMMUNICATION I, WRITTEN (3 credits/units)|
|CREATIVE PROBLEM SOLVING (3 credits/units)|
|CONFLICT MANAGEMENT (2 credits/units)|
|SUPERVISOR AS A TRAINER COACH (3 credits/units)|
|LEADERSHIP PRINCIPLES (3 credits/units)|
|TEAM BUILDING AND GROUP BEHAVIOR (strongly recommended) (3 credits/units)|
|LEGAL ISSUES IN EMPLOYEE RELATIONS (strongly recommended) (3 credits/units)|
|PRODUCTION AND OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT (3 credits/units)|
|SELECTED TOPICS (1-5 credits/units)|
Program outcomes are overarching skills that are emphasized and reinforced throughout several courses in a specific program; they are measurable statements that define what students should know or be able to do by the end of a certificate or degree at Clark College. After successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Articulate well-considered ideas and written claims to an academic audience, using effective rhetorical techniques, properly credited evidence, and a command of Standard English. (GE)
- Demonstrate interpersonal/human relations skills. (GE)
- Demonstrate and clearly explain an effective strategy to solve a quantitative problem. (GE)
- Create, compose, and edit a variety of office correspondence, reports, tables, spreadsheets, charts, and database reports from rough drafts of text and data using word processing, spreadsheets, database, and desktop publishing software.
- Identify functions of business organizations and management in the global marketplace.
- Developing an understanding of the functions and skills needed by supervisors.
- Knowledge of accounting theory and practice including the entire accounting cycle using computerized methods to solve common business problems.
- Demonstrate and use application of statistics to practical business problems.