Office Support Specialist Curriculum

Office Support Specialist Curriculum


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Administrative Professional Pathway

2017-18

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2018-19

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2019-20

Administrative Professional/Office Support Specialist

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Administrative Professional/Office Support Specialist

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Administrative Professional/Office Support Specialist

Suggested Course List

Administrative Professional/Office Support Specialist

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Administrative Professional/Office Support Specialist

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Administrative Professional/Office Support Specialist (Spring 2019)

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Administrative Professional/Office Support Specialist (Spring 2019)

Suggested Course List

Administrative Professional/Office Support Specialist (Spring 2019)

Suggested Course List

Administrative Professional/Office Support Specialist (Spring 2019)

Suggested Course List

Administrative Professional/Office Support Specialist (Spring 2019)

Suggested Course List


Required Program Courses

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.
10103162
|
UGRD
| 1 CR
Learners create, edit, sort, and query a database. They also learn how to create and print basic forms and reports.
10106110
|
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.
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
|
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.
10106165
|
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.
10106167
|
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.
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.
10890116
|
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.

Required General Studies Courses

10801136
|
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.

CHOOSE 1 OF THE 2 FOLLOWING COURSES:

10801196
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
Focuses upon developing speaking, verbal and nonverbal communication, and listening skills through individual presentations, group activities, and other projects.
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.

CHOOSE 1 OF THE 2 FOLLOWING COURSES:

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.

Total: 33 Credits


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Rice Lake Admissions Contact

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Ashland Admissions Contact

Jennifer Bednarik

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800.243.9482 ext. 3195

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New Richmond Admissions Contact

Jodi Saliny

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800.243.9482 ext. 4339

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Cindy Miller

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800.243.9482 ext. 6243

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