Apr 10, 2020  
Catawba Valley Community College 2019-2020 General Catalog 
    
Catawba Valley Community College 2019-2020 General 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 125 .

Total Credit Hours Required: 64


Developmental Course Requirements


Developmental coursework (both prerequisite and corequisite) will be required of students whose placement test measures indicate a need for greater proficiency in the areas of English and/or mathematics. Please refer to the Course Description section for prerequisite and corequisite course information.

Students who elect to take MAT 110 from above:


Students who elect to take MAT 143 from above:


Suggested Program Sequence:


Fall – 1st year:


Total Hours: Class 12/13 | Lab 6/9 | Clin/WkExp 0 | Credit 15/18


Spring – 1st year:


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


Summer – 1st year:


Total Hours: Class 3 | Lab 3 | Clin/WkExp 0 | Credit 3


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


Spring – 2nd year:


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


Grand Total Hours: Class 51/54 | Lab 31/34 | Clin/WkExp 0/30 | Credit 64/67


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