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Catawba Valley Community College 2017-2018 General Catalog 
Catawba Valley Community College 2017-2018 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Office Administration, A.A.S. (A25370)

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Courses required to meet graduation requirements in this curriculum are offered during daytime hours and via the Internet. The Associate in Applied Science degree is awarded graduates of this curriculum. 

The Office Administration curriculum prepares individuals for employment as administrative office personnel who use skills in the areas of office management, office finance, legal office, virtual office, customer service, and office software.

Course work includes computer applications, oral and written communication, analysis and coordination of office tasks and procedures, records management, and other topics depending on the subject area selected within this curriculum.

Graduates should qualify for employment opportunities in a variety of office positions in business, government, and industry. Upon graduation, students may be eligible to sit for industry recognized certification exams.

General Education Courses:

Natural Sciences/Mathematics:

Humanities/Fine Arts:

Social/Behavioral Sciences:

Work-Based Learning Option:

Qualified students may elect to take 3 credit hours of Work-Based Learning Courses   in place of BUS 240 .

Total Credit Hours Required: 64

Developmental Course Requirements:

Developmental coursework (including all prerequisites) will be required of students whose placement test scores indicate a need for greater proficiency in the areas of reading, English, mathematics, and computers. Please refer to the Course Descriptions section for prerequisite course information.

Students who elect to take (MAT 110) from below:

Students who elect to take (MAT 143) from below:

Suggested Program Sequence:

Fall – 1st year:

Total Hours: Class 11 | Lab 6 | Clin/WkExp 0 | Credit 14

Total Hours: Class 11 | Lab 12 | Clin/WkExp 0 | Credit 17

Total Hours: Class 14 | Lab 4 | Clin/WkExp 0 | Credit 16

Total Hours: Class 11/13 | Lab 6 | Clin/WkExp 0/30 | Credit 17

Grand Total Hours: Class 47/50 | Lab 28 | Clin/WkExp 0/30 | Credit 64

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