Administrative Office Systems
Area of Study: Information Technology
Degree/Certificate: Associate of Applied Business degree in Administrative Office Systems
Students will be prepared for careers in a variety of office settings utilizing the professional applications of:
- Word processing
- Electronic presentations and
- Desktop publishing
Students will gain the necessary skills to produce documents, reports, and correspondence while maintaining files electronically by integrating various software applications/functions. Skills acquired will assist students in preparing to take industry certification exams. This course is designed for individuals working in the field.
The rapid growth of technology has special implications for the Department of Administrative Office Systems (AOS). The needs of both students and employers are changing as the office environment becomes more automated. To meet this challenge, office personnel should develop traditional office skills while using the newest office technology. Employers in today's business climate need employees who posesses excellent technical skills and a solid background in communications. These skills are required to successfully interact with clients/customers and co-workers.
The department addresses this challenge for students and employers by providing the necessary knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed by office professional to integrate office resources of people and technology.