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CIP Code: 520401
Program Type: Associate of Applied Science
Program Length: 60 Semester Credit Hours

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Program Description:

The mission of this program is to provide specialized classroom instruction and practical experience to prepare students for employment or to provide supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in the business field.

This program prepares individuals to perform the duties of special assistants for business executives and top management. It includes instruction in business communications, public relations, scheduling and travel management, conference and meeting recording, report preparation, office equipment and procedures, office supervisory skills, professional standards, and legal requirements.

The program emphasizes safe and efficient work practices, basic occupational skills, and employability skills. The content is organized into competency-based courses that specify occupational competencies that the student must successfully complete.

Contact Information:

Debbie Lejeune
(337) 421-6994
debbie.lejeune@sowela.edu

 

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Program Certificates

Office Systems Technology

Associate of Applied Science

Course No.

Course Title

Lecture

Lab

Total Credit Hrs

Semester 1

ACCT 1110

Fundamentals of Accounting

3

0

3

OADM 1100

Keyboarding I

3

0

3

OADM 1150

Introduction to Software Applications

3

0

3

Business Elective

3

0

3

General Education Course

3

0

3

15

Semester 2

BUSI 1080

Human Resource Management

3

0

3

OADM 1200

Keyboarding II

3

0

3

OADM 1330

Introduction to Spreadsheets

3

0

3

OADM 1450

Basic Word Processing

3

0

3

General Education Course

3

0

3

15

Semester 3

BUSI 2300

Business Communications

3

0

3

ITEC 1320

Introduction to Database Management

3

0

3

OADM 1550

Advanced Word Processing

3

0

3

General Education Course

3

0

3

General Education Course

3

0

3

15

Semester 4

OADM 1650

Desktop Publishing

3

0

3

OADM 2530

Office Procedures

3

0

3

Accounting Elective*

3

0

3

Elective

3

0

3

General Education Course

3

0

3

AAS – Office Systems Technology (60)

15

CIP Code: 520401

Total Clock Hrs: 900

*Approved Accounting Electives:

ACCT 1150

Federal Income Tax

ACCT 1250

Payroll Accounting I

ACCT 1210

Computerized Accounting I

ACCT 1510

Computerized Accounting II

*Approved Business Electives:

BUSI 1010

Banking Principles

BUSI 1080

Human Resource Management

BUSI 1012

Banking Customer Service

BUSI 1210

Business Math

BUSI 1030

Introduction to Business

BUSI 2010

Legal Environment of Business

BUSI 1040

Business Planning

*Approved Electives:

MEDL 1300

Medical Terminology

OADM 1000

Customer Service

MEDL 1340

General Body Structure

OADM 1180

Records Management

MEDL 1360

Medical Coding Part 1

OADM 1610

Presentation Software

MEDL 1370

Medical Coding Part 2

MEDL 1400

Medical Billing

OADM 2996

Special Projects

Office Systems Technology

Diploma/Certificate Options

Course No.

Course Title

Lecture

Lab

Total Credit Hrs

OADM 1150

Introduction to Software Applications

3

0

3

Business Elective

3

0

3

TCA – General Clerk (6)

6

ACCT 1110

Fundamentals of Accounting

3

0

3

OADM 1100

Keyboarding I

3

0

3

OADM 1200

Keyboarding II

3

0

3

OADM 1330

Introduction to Spreadsheets

3

0

3

OADM 1450

Basic Word Processing

3

0

3

CTS – Word Processor Operator (21)

15

BUSI 1080

Human Resource Management

3

0

3

BUSI 2300

Business Communications

3

0

3

ITEC 1320

Introduction to Database Management

3

0

3

OADM 1550

Advanced Word Processing

3

0

3

CTS – Office Assistant (33)

12

OADM 1650

Desktop Publishing

3

0

3

OADM 2530

Office Procedures

3

0

3

Accounting Elective

3

0

3

Elective

3

0

3

TD – Office Systems Technology (45)

12

MEDL 1300

Medical Terminology

3

0

3

MEDL 1340

General Body Structure

3

0

3

MEDL 1360

Medical Coding Part 1

3

0

3

MEDL 1370

Medical Coding Part 2

3

0

3

TCA – Medical Coding (12)

12

MEDL 1400

Medical Billing

3

0

3

CTS – Medical Billing (15)

3

OADM 1150

Introduction to Software Applications

3

0

3

OADM 1100

Keyboarding I

3

0

3

OADM 1180

Records Management

3

0

3

OADM 1450

Basic Word Processing

3

0

3

CTS - Medical Office Assistant (27)

12

CIP Code: 520401

 

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