Administrative Professional Curriculum

Administrative Professional Curriculum


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Administrative Professional Pathway

2018-19

Administrative Professional Pathway

2017-18

Administrative Professional/Office Support Specialist

Suggested Course List

Administrative Professional/Office Support Specialist

Suggested Course List

Administrative Professional/Office Support Specialist

Suggested Course List

Administrative Professional/Office Support Specialist

Suggested Course List

Administrative Professional/Office Support Specialist

Suggested Course List

Summer 2018 Class Offerings

Suggested Course List

Summer 2018 Class Offerings

Suggested Course List

Summer 2018 Class Offerings

Suggested Course List

Summer 2018 Class Offerings

Suggested Course List

Summer 2018 Class Offerings

Suggested Course List


Required Program Courses

10101174
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UGRD
| 2 CR
Students will learn the QuickBooks accounting software by performing tasks that involve the general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, inventory, payroll, and financial statements. Students will be responsible for finding and correcting errors in the QuickBooks program. PREREQUISITE: 10101101 Financial Accounting 1 or 10101176 Financial Accounting 1A.
10101176
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UGRD
| 2 CR
This is a basic accounting course for non-accounting program students. The scope of study focuses on an introduction to business and accounting, analyzing and recording accounting transactions, performing the adjusting process, and completing the accounting cycle. Understanding is based both on theory and application.
10103106
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UGRD
| 1 CR
A complete presentation graphics course that allows you to produce professional-looking presentations. It gives you the flexibility to make informal presentations using overhead transparencies, electronic presentations, formal presentations using 35mm slides, or virtual presentations. Additionally, you can create paper printouts, outlines, speaker notes, and audience handouts.
10103125
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UGRD
| 1 CR
This course introduces the basics of Microsoft Outlook. Participants will use e-mail, calendar, files, and other features to effectively manage business and personal information.
10103146
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UGRD
| 1 CR
Students will learn word processing using MS Word. Credit A activities will include creating, editing, saving, formatting, printing, and other basic MS Word features.
10103147
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UGRD
| 1 CR
Students will learn word processing using MS Word. Credit B activities include tables, mail merge, sort, graphics, and special features of MS Word. COREQUISITE: 10103146 MS Word A.
10103148
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UGRD
| 1 CR
Students will learn word processing using MS Word. Credit C activities will include workgroup collaboration, macros, styles, and advanced formatting features of MS Word. COREQUISITE: 10103147 MS Word B.
10103151
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UGRD
| 1 CR
Students will learn to use MS Excel. Credit A activities will include creating, editing, saving, formatting, printing, performing calculations, and enhancing worksheets through charts.
10103152
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UGRD
| 1 CR
Students will learn to use MS Excel. Credit B activities will include using advanced features of formulas, object linking and embedding, multiple worksheets, 3-D references, macro basics and database basics. COREQUISITE: 10103151 MS Excel A.
10103156
|
UGRD
| 2 CR
Students will become skilled in using the Adobe Photoshop image-editing software package. Students will create and modify graphic images using various tools and techniques. They will learn to create original artwork, manipulate images, and create images for the Web and retouch photographs.
10103162
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UGRD
| 1 CR
Learners create, edit, sort, and query a database. They also learn how to create and print basic forms and reports.
10106110
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UGRD
| 2 CR
This hands-on course covers formatting styles of business letters, business and academic reports, memos, tables, and business documents. The course also includes drill work for improving keying speed and accuracy. Students should be able to key 40 words per minute.
10106127
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UGRD
| 2 CR
Preparation of professional-looking documents using desktop publishing software or word processing software with desktop publishing capabilities.
10106128
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UGRD
| 1 CR
This course is designed to integrate computer applications. Participants will prepare and enhance documents using word processing, spreadsheets, database, and presentation graphics software. PREREQUISITES: 10103106 MS PowerPoint, 10103146 MS Word A, 10103147 MS Word B, 10103148 MS Word C, 10103151 MS Excel A, 10103152 MS Excel B, 10103162 MS Access A.
10106129
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UGRD
| 3 CR
This course presents the foundational skills necessary to function in a Web 2.0 environment. Students will create a web site using effective web page design concepts including text, graphics, hypertext links, tables, forms, layers, templates, and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) and behaviors. This course will also introduce students to a broad spectrum of concepts and issues associated with E-Business, cloud based documents and Social Media from marketing to network security to customer service. A general knowledge of working in a Windows environment and keyboarding skills are recommended.
10106139
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UGRD
| 3 CR
This course is designed to develop professional skills and attitudes needed in today’s global business environment. Topics include making ethical decisions, working independently and as a team member, and managing time. Telecommunications, mail processing, travel arrangements and conferences, public relations, and ergonomics will be included. Previous word processing and proofreading experience is recommended. PREREQUISITE: 10106110 Document Formatting and 10106146 Proofreading for the Office.
10106146
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UGRD
| 3 CR
This course provides the learner with techniques used in proofreading office documents from both hard and soft copy (computer screen). Learners will incorporate the use of office reference manuals. This project-based course uses individual and group activities as well as in-class and out-of-class work.
10106164
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
This course provides the student with the opportunity to develop professional office communication skills using voice recognition, transcribers, and hard copy material. Students will learn to speak, write, and listen in a clear, courteous, concise, and correct manner. Students will apply these skills to create and share documents electronically while applying the proper document formats. PREREQUISITE: 10106110 Document Formatting and 10106146 Proofreading for the Office.
10106165
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UGRD
| 2 CR
This course will include coverage of the different indexing systems (alphabetic, numeric, subject, geographic, and chronological) as well as an overview of the entire records management function -- planning, designing, classifying, controlling, and evaluation. Electronic filing methods are utilized at locations where equipment is available.
10106166
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UGRD
| 3 CR
This course is designed to provide students with an experience to simulate tasks and duties performed in their field. It provides a foundation and exposure to Web conferencing techniques and available virtual platforms; experience providing computer support in an office setting while tracking the requests; and exposure and use of emerging Internet-based softwares to assist them in their professional duties. Setting priorities, meeting deadlines, and doing mailable-quality work are stressed. This is a final semester capstone course and requires a high level of ability and mastery of communication, keying, proper document formatting, records management, word processing, spreadsheets, presentation graphics, database, and related field requirements. PREREQUISITES: 10106110 Document Formatting and 10106139 Administrative Office Procedures and COREQUISITE: 10106128 Software Integration.
10106167
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UGRD
| 1 CR
Learners will gain knowledge on computer hardware, basic computer operations, and the operating system. An emphasis will be placed on file/document management in a network environment and on a standalone personal computer. Learners will become familiar with the World Wide Web by accessing the Internet through browser software. Learners will use e-mail and learn how to communicate properly through e-mail and optional online vehicles. Learners will use search engines/databases for research purposes and proper validation techniques.
10890116
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UGRD
| 1 CR
Develop documents and skills to seek, obtain, and retain employment. Strengthen your professional image by developing self-awareness of elements affecting interpersonal and work relationships. Guidelines for determining appropriate grooming, dress, and poise will be covered. Personal life management along with career/life goal setting will be reinforced. This class should be taken in the last semester of the program.
10105123
|
UGRD
| 1 CR
Upon completion of this course learners will be able to use technology-driven modes of communication, apply organizational techniques, and manage electronic files, explain how they are personally responsible for their own successes, and apply keyboarding and calculating knowledge in a variety of business-related scenarios.

Required General Studies Courses

10801136
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UGRD
| 3 CR
This course is designed for learners to develop knowledge and skills in all aspects of the writing process. Planning, organizing, writing, editing and revising are applied through a variety of activities. Students will analyze audience and purpose, use elements of research, and format documents using standard guidelines. Individuals will develop critical reading skills through analysis of various written documents.PREREQUISITE: Established scores on placement assessments or COREQUISITE: 10831103 Intro to College Writing
10804123
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
This course integrates algebraic concepts, proportions, percents, simple interest, compound interest, annuities, and basic statistics with business/consumer scenarios. It also applies math concepts to the purchasing/buying and selling processes. PREREQUISITE: Established score on placement assessment or 10834109 Pre-Algebra.
10801197
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
The student will prepare and present oral and written technical reports. Types of reports may include lab and field reports, proposals, technical letters and memos, technical research reports, and case studies. Designed as an advanced communication course for students who have completed at least the prerequisite introductory writing course.

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10801198
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
Explores the fundamentals of effective oral presentation to small and large groups. Topic selection, audience analysis, methods of organization, research, structuring evidence and support, delivery techniques, and other essential elements of speaking successfully, including the listening process, form the basis of the course.
10801196
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
Focuses upon developing speaking, verbal and nonverbal communication, and listening skills through individual presentations, group activities, and other projects.

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10809198
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
This introductory course in psychology is a survey of the multiple aspects of human behavior. It involves a survey of the theoretical foundations of human functioning in such areas as learning, motivation, emotions, personality, deviance and pathology, physiological factors, and social influences. It directs the student to an insightful understanding of the complexities of human relationships in personal, social, and vocational settings.
10809188
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
Developmental Psychology is the study of human development throughout the lifespan. This course explores developmental theory and research with an emphasis on the interactive nature of the biological, cognitive, and psychosocial changes that affect the individual from conception to death. Application activities and critical thinking skills will enable students to gain an increased knowledge and understanding of themselves and others.

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10809196
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
Introduces students to the basic concepts of sociology: culture, socialization, social stratification, multi-culturalism, and the five institutions, including family, government, economics, religion, and education. Other topics include demography, deviance, technology, environment, social issues, social change, social organization, and workplace issues.
10809172
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
Introduces learners to the study of diversity from a local to a global environment using a holistic, interdisciplinary approach. Encourages self-exploration and prepares the learner to work in a diverse environment. In addition to an analysis of majority/minority relations in a multicultural context, the primary topics of race, ethnicity, age, gender, class, sexual orientation, disability, religion are explored.
10809122
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
Introduces American political processes and Institutions. Focuses on rights and responsibilities of citizens and the process of participatory democracy. Learners examine the complexity of the separation of powers and checks and balances. Explores the role of the media, interest groups, political parties, and public opinion in the political process. Also explores the role of state and national government in our federal system.
10809195
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
This course is designed to give an overview of how a market-oriented economic system operates, and it surveys the factors which influence national economic policy. Basic concepts and analyses are illustrated by reference to a variety of contemporary problems and public policy issues. Concepts include scarcity, resources, alternative economic systems, growth, supply and demand, monetary and fiscal policy, inflation, unemployment and global economic issues.

Required Elective

A three-credit elective is required for this program. 

Total: 60 Credits


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