CURRICULUM GUIDE

Office Administration
Associate in Business Degree

Curriculum Code: 0114  (Effective Fall 2003 - Summer 2008)

The Office Administration Program prepares students to work as an
administrative secretary, administrative assistant, or executive secretary in
an office setting. The Office Administration Associate in Business degree
builds on the course work provided in the Certificate of Achievement and will
enhance a student's employment opportunities in this field. In addition to
their traditional role, today's office professional is responsible for
coordinating a variety of office functions including communication, research,
training and orientation of staff, budgeting and financial analysis, records
management, and new office technology operation and troubleshooting. Not all
courses in this program transfer to all colleges. Students planning to
transfer should see an academic advisor or counselor before enrolling in any

Students should see Course Descriptions or Course Offerings for course
prerequisite information.  See the Assessment and Placement Testing section
for skills assessment and advising information.

Contact the Office Administration Program, Office Unit B, telephone number
(517) 483-1587.

REQUIREMENTS (See Note 1)                                    TOTAL: 57 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
ACCG 100    Practical Accounting Non-Major                                   3
BUSN 118    Intro to Business                                                3
CABS 103    Internet Basics for Non-Majors                                   2
CABS 119    Microsoft Word                                                   3
CABS 126    Excel                                                            3
CABS 133    Microsoft Access Database                                        3
CABS 205    Using Project Mgmt Software                                      2
MATH 117    Math for Business                                                4
OADM 102    Editing Business Documents                                       2
OADM 105    Employability Skills                                             1
OADM 108    Input Technologies/Business                                      2
OADM 195    Human Relations in Work Place                                    3
OADM 203    Professional Office Procedures                                   3
OADM 215    Information Records Mgmt I                                       3
OADM 216    Information Records Mgmt II                                      3
OADM 220    Admin Mgmt in Organizations                                      3
OADM 240    Office Internship                                                2
OADM 275    Diversity in Business                                            3
OADM 291    Office Systems Capstone                                          3
SPCH 110    Oral Communic in the Workplace                                   3
WRIT 127    Business Writing                                                 3
LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS                                 TOTAL: 6-8 CREDITS
Complete the indicated number of credits from each CHOICE listed below.

CHOICE 1:   General Education Core Areas                           4-5 Credits
(See General Education Core Requirements for information on how to fulfill
these requirements.  Core area proficiency exams, where appropriate, are
available for each core area.)
            Communication Core Area (See Note 2)                             0
            Global Perspectives and Diversity Core Area (See Note 2)         0
            Mathematics Core Area (See Note 2)                               0
            Science Core Area                                              4-5
            Writing Core Area (See Note 2)                                   0

CHOICE 2:   Computer Related                                       2-3 Credits
CABS 129    Excel-Advanced                                                   3
CABS 182    Microsoft PowerPoint                                             3
CABS 219    Advanced Microsoft Word                                          3
CABS 232    Advanced Microsoft Access                                        2
            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   63

1.    It is recommended that students entering this curriculum have
      keyboarding and Windows experience. This experience may come from life
      or work experience, CABS 100 Seminars, CABS 101, CABS 104, CABS 106, or
      CABS 195.
2.    Students completing "REQUIREMENTS" have fulfilled the requirements for
      this CORE area.
3     This curriculum requires that students complete all courses with a grade
      of 2.0 or higher for graduation.

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to
offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course
sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have
transferred in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill)
should contact an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.

I                 II                III               IV
CABS 103          ACCG 100          BUSN 118          MATH 117
CABS 119          CABS 126          CABS 205          OADM 105
CABS 133          OADM 195          OADM 216          OADM 240
OADM 102          OADM 215          OADM 220          OADM 291
OADM 108          WRIT 127          OADM 275          SPCH 110
OADM 203          Lim.Ch.                             Lim.Ch.