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Office Administration Major

The B.S. program in Office Administration provides the opportunity for students to prepare for careers in office administration. The following are the objectives for the program.

The student will be able to:

  • Recognize the role of professional ethics & conduct;
  • Apply the principles of and the multifaceted challenges of administrative office management to real world experiences;
  • Effectively manage administration office information systems; Identify different operating systems and the software and hardware required to carry out business tasks;
  • Utilize the computer as a resource and communication tool and use of computers to complete tasks;
  • Demonstrate awareness of the current management principles, concepts, and organizational trends;
  • Identify the responsibility of the office employee toward employer, coworkers, and profession;
  • Understand the functions of an office;
  • Learn to work in a team-oriented environment;
  • and Develop communication, learning, and decision-making skills. Demonstrate a mastery of office skills; and Prepare and use financial statements.

The program is designed to help students develop themselves as competent office managers and meet the islands need for office and administrative managers.

Office Administration MajorSubject AreaCredits
Area I: General Education Requirements
AP 140Fundamentals of Speech(5)
BI 104Biological Sciences(5)
EN 101Use of the English Language I(5)
EN 102Use of the English Language II(5)
EN 301World Literature(5)
HU 104World Civilization(5)
MA 101Introductory College Mathematics(5)
PY 201General Psychology(5)
SO 201Introduction to Sociology(5)
SP 101Elementary Spanish I(5)
SP 102Elementary Spanish II(5)
Total General Education Requirements (55)
Area II: Basic Technology Requirements
AP 114Keyboarding(5)
AP 135Advanced Keyboarding(5)
AP 136Word Processing(5)
AP 147Spreadsheet Applications(5)
AP 148Database Applications(5)
AP 400Applied Sciences Placement(5)
Total Basic Technology Requirements(30)
Area III: Professional Management Requirements
AP 111Office Practice and Procedures(5)
AP 300Administrative Management(5)
BE 101Introduction to Business(5)
BE 104Introduction to Accounting(5)
BE 300Communication in Business and Report Writing(5)
BE 306Management(5)
BE 308Business Law(5)
Total Professional Management Requirements (35)
Area IV: Approved Office Administration Electives(15)
Area V: Approved General Electives(45)
Total Credits Required for Graduation(180)