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Office Administration (General, Legal or Medical Specializations), A.S. Degree

Program Information

A.S. Degree - Code 222900 - Catalog 2019/2020

Linda Cupick, Assistant Chair, 386-506-3511, Linda.Cupick@daytonastate.edu

School of Business Admin., 386-506-4227

Program Mission, Description, and Outcomes

Mission:

The mission of the Office Administration A.S. degree program is to prepare students through the use of an innovative curriculum to provide administrative support to a manager or a department performing general clerical and project related tasks, and to provide day-to-day operational and administrative skills to meet local industry needs.

Description:

The program provides a solid foundation in office management, computer operations, business law, and word processing software programs. Students develop communication, computation, management, and computer software application skills. Students who successfully complete the courses in the first year of study, are eligible to receive the Office Support and the Office Management Certificate. Additionally, in the second year of study the student will have the option of focusing in Office, Legal Office or Medical Office Specializations.

Graduates of this program are eligible to be enrolled in Daytona State College, Bachelor of Applied Science in Supervision and Management program. Call (386) 506-4BAS or email BASinfo@daytonastate.edu for details.

AS Certificates That Lead To This Degree:

The following AS Certificates are embedded within this degree: Office Management - 091400; Office Support (Technical Certificate) - 092600. You may pursue the AS degree and also earn the AS certificates while completing the requirements for the degree, or pursue the AS certificates to develop or upgrade your skills. Contact your faculty or academic advisor for details and course options.

Outcomes:

Graduates of the program will be able to:

  1. Communicate in a clear and effective manner.

  2. Perform business computations, records and office management skills.

  3. Perform keyboarding and document processing activities.

  4. Demonstrate knowledge of human relations skills.

  5. Demonstrate employability skills.

  6. Perform information processing and transmittal activities.

  7. Develop leadership skills.

  8. Perform consumer purchasing activities.

  9. Perform decision-making activities.

Financial Aid

This program is eligible for federal financial aid and state Bright Futures Scholarship Program.

Financing Options: All students are encouraged to apply for federal and state student financial assistance by completing their FAFSA at http://www.fafsa.gov. For more information on grants, loads and work programs available see the Office of Financial Aid webpage at http://www.daytonastate.edu/finaid. Students are also encouraged to apply for one of the may Daytona State College Foundation scholarships offered each semester. For more information see: http://daytonastate.edu/scholarships.

General Education Courses

General Education Core - 15 Credits

Communication Core (6 credits)

ENC1101Introduction to Composition

3

SPC2608Oral Communications/Research/Presentation Skills

3

Natural Sciences or Mathematics (3 credits)

Choose One Course

BSC1005Survey of Biological Sciences (For Non-Science Majors)

3

BSC1020Human Biology

3

MAC1105College Algebra

3

MGF2106Survey in Mathematics

3

MGF2107Mathematics for Liberal Arts

3

MAC1105: Students seeking to transfer to Bachelor's program are encouraged to complete an additional math core requirement. Check with the institution to determine their requirement.

MGF2106: Survey in Mathematics is a suggested Math course for Office Administration students; students focusing in Legal or Medical may choose to take a natural science course listed.

Humanities Core (3 credits)

Choose One Course

ARH1000Art Appreciation

3

HUM2020Introduction to Humanities

3

LIT2000Literature and Culture

3

MUL1010Music Appreciation

3

PHI2010Introduction of Philosophy

3

THE1000Theatre Appreciation

3

Social Sciences Core (3 credits)

GEB2430Ethics and Social Responsibility

3

Note: Prior to enrollment in college-level English or math courses, some students may be advised to complete college preparatory/developmental course work. See an Academic Advisor to determine developmental course requirements.

Program Specific Courses

Program specific courses require a "C" or better.
ISM2000Business Information Processing

3

GEB1011Introduction to Business

3

MNA2161Customer Service Management

3

OST1100Keyboarding and Formatting I

3

OST1110Keyboarding and Formatting II

3

OST1330Business English

3

OST2336Business Communications

3

OST2401Basic Office Procedures

3

OST2501Office Management

3

OST2713Advanced Computer Software Applications

3

Additional Required Course

SLS1122Managing Your Success

3

SLS1122 is a graduation requirement for students in this A.S. degree.

Office Specialization Courses

Requirements 12 credits

APA1111Office Accounting I

3

APA1711Computerized Spreadsheet

3

BUL2241Business Law I

3

QMB1001Business Math

3

Legal Specialization Courses

Requirements 12 credits

BUL2241Business Law I

3

OST1435Legal Terminology

3

OST2431Legal Office Procedures

3

PLA2763Law Office Management

3

OST2431: Upon completion of the first year (Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters) sample program of study, students are eligible to apply for Office Support Technical certificate 092600, and the Office Management College credit certificate 091400.

Medical Specialization Courses

Requirements 12 credits

APA1711Computerized Spreadsheet

3

HSC1531Medical Terminology

4

HIM2012Legal Aspects of Health Records

2

OST2461Medical Office Procedures

3

Sample Program of Study

Year 1

1st Semester

ENC1101Introduction to Composition

3

OST1100Keyboarding and Formatting I

3

OST1330Business English

3

OST2401Basic Office Procedures

3

SLS1122Managing Your Success

3

2nd Semester

ISM2000Business Information Processing

3

MNA2161Customer Service Management

3

OST2336Business Communications

3

OST2501Office Management

3

OST2713Advanced Computer Software Applications

3

Summer Semester

OST1110Keyboarding and Formatting II

3

Year 2

1st Semester

GEB1011Introduction to Business

3

GEB2430Ethics and Social Responsibility

3

SPC2608Oral Communications/Research/Presentation Skills

3

AND

BSC1005Survey of Biological Sciences (For Non-Science Majors)

3

OR

BSC1020Human Biology

3

OR

Mathematics Core

3

2nd Semester

Office Specialization Only
Humanities Core

3

APA1111Office Accounting I

3

APA1711Computerized Spreadsheet

3

BUL2241Business Law I

3

QMB1001Business Math

3

Legal Specialization Only
Humanities Core

3

BUL2241Business Law I

3

OST1435Legal Terminology

3

OST2431Legal Office Procedures

3

PLA2763Law Office Management

3

Medical Specialization Only
Humanities Core

3

APA1711Computerized Spreadsheet

3

HIM2012Legal Aspects of Health Records

2

HSC1531Medical Terminology

4

OST2461Medical Office Procedures

3

Note: Sequence of courses may vary. Check catalog course descriptions for requisite requirements.

Total Credit Hours: 60