Office Administration

Program Description

As part of the Business Administration program, Office Administration prepares students to work as administrative assistants, office administrators or office managers.

Curriculum covers accounting, human resource management and in-depth training in office management software leading to five industry-based certifications (IBCs). These certifications include:

  • Microsoft Office Word Associate
  • Microsoft Office Excel Associate
  • Microsoft Office Outlook Associate
  • Communication Skills for Business (CSB)
  • QuickBooks Online

Students completing this concentration with all five IBCs will earn the Office Manager credential offered by Certiport.

SOWELA's Business Administration program offers students a well-rounded business education that prepares them for entry-level administration or supervisory positions. In addition to Office Administration courses, students receive instruction in key business areas, such as marketing, management and business ethics.

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Curriculum

Business Administration-520101-AAS
Course No. Course Title Lecture Lab Total Credit Hrs
Semester 1
ITEC 1000 or OADM 1150 Application Basics or Intro. to Software Applications 3 0 3
BUSI 1030 Introduction to Business 3 0 3
BUSI 2330 Business Ethics 3 0 3
ACCT 1110 Fundamentals of Accounting 3 0 3
General Education Course 3 0 3
15
Semester 2
ECON 2020 Microeconomics 3 0 3
BUSI 2010 Legal Environment of Business 3 0 3
BUSI 2300 Business Communications 3 0 3
Concentration Course 3 0 3
General Education Course 3 0 3
15
Semester 3
Concentration Course 3 0 3
Concentration Course 3 0 3
BUSI 2320 Principles of Marketing 3 0 3
General Education Course 3 0 3
General Education Course 3 0 3
15
Semester 4
Concentration Course 3 0 3
Concentration Course 3 0 3
Concentration Course 3 0 3
General Education Course 3 0 3
BUSI 2310 Principles of Management 3 0 3
15
AAS – Business Administration (60 credit hours)
Office Administration Concentration Courses
Course No. Course Title Lecture Lab Total Credit Hrs
ACCT 1110 Fundamentals of Accounting 3 0 3
OADM 1250 Keyboarding 3 0 3
OADM 1210 Computerized Accounting 3 0 3
OADM 1330 Introduction to Spreadsheets 3 0 3
OADM 1700 Microsoft Word 3 0 3
BUSI 2080 Intro to HR Management 3 0 3
OADM 2996 Special Projects 3 0 3
Business Administration-520101-Diploma Certificate Option
Course No. Course Title Lecture Lab Total Credit Hrs
ITEC 1000 or OADM 1150 Application Basics or Introduction to Software Applications 3 0 3
BUSI 1030 Introduction to Business 3 0 3
BUSI 2330 Business Ethics 3 0 3
CTC - General Clerk 9
BUSI 2010 Legal Environment of Business 3 0 3
ECON 2020 Microeconomics 3 0 3
BUSI 2300 Business Communications 3 0 3
BUSI 2310 Principles of Management 3 0 3
BUSI 2320 Principles of Marketing 3 0 3
CTS - Management Trainee 15
Office Administration Concentration
ACCT 1110 Fundamentals of Accounting 3 0 3
OADM 1250 Keyboarding 3 0 3
ACCT 1210 Computerized Accounting 3 0 3
OADM 1330 Introduction to Spreadsheets 3 0 3
OADM 1700 Microsoft Word 3 0 3
BUSI 2080 Intro to HR Management 3 0 3
OADM 2996 Special Projects 3 0 3
Total Clock Hours 675-765

Program Information

CIP Code: 520101

Program Type: Associate of Applied Science

Program Length: 60 Semester Credits

Program Resources

Contact Information

Debbie Lejeune

Program Coordinator

debbie.lejeune@sowela.edu

(337) 421-6994

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