2016-17 Catalog

Administrative Office Professions

Administrative Office Assistant Certificate

http://sandburg.edu/academics/administrative-office-assistant

This curriculum prepares students with the skills needed for office work, including keyboarding, records management, communications, computers and other office technology. Graduates are qualified for entry-level positions in a business where a wide variety of office skills are required.

Admission to the Program:   Open

Administrative Office Professional AAS

http://www.sandburg.edu/academics/administrative-office-professional

This curriculum prepares students with the efficient skill level needed for administrative/executive work, including keyboarding, speedwriting, office management, communications, computers and other office technology. Graduates are qualified for positions as administrative/executive assistants and office managers.

Admission to the Program:  Open

First-Time Enrollees

  • Complete an application for admission to the College and, if desired, apply for financial aid.
  • Send an official high school transcript or GED score report to the Admissions and Records Office.
  • Complete the placement exam, COMPASS.
  • Meet with an advisor/counselor to select classes and complete the registration process

Department of Career, Technical & Health Education
2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
Galesburg, IL 61401
Phone: 309.345.3500
welcomecenter@sandburg.edu

For Graduation Requirements:

For the graduate requirements see the graduation policies and procedures page for detail.

Certificate

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
Fall SemesterSemester Hours
AOP.100 Careers for Office Professional 1
AOP.101 Keyboarding & Formatting 1 3
BOC.120 Customer Service 2
BOC.100 Business Mathematics 3
BOC.101 Business Records Management 2
PSY.101
Introduction to Psychology
or Positive Psychology
or Introduction to Sociology
3
Spring Semester
AOP.102 Keyboarding & Formatting 2 3
AOP.116 Introduction to Word Processing 3
AOP.201 Business English 2
BOC.103 Office Technology 3
ICT.110 Computer Software Applications 3
ICT.115 Website Support 2
 Total Semester Hours30

Associate in Applied Science

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
Fall SemesterSemester Hours
AOP.100 Careers for Office Professional 1
AOP.101 Keyboarding & Formatting 1 3
BOC.100 Business Mathematics 3
BOC.101 Business Records Management 2
BOC.120 Customer Service 2
PSY.101
Introduction to Psychology
or Positive Psychology
or Introduction to Sociology
3
Spring Semester
AOP.102 Keyboarding & Formatting 2 3
AOP.116 Introduction to Word Processing 3
AOP.201 Business English 2
BOC.103 Office Technology 3
ICT.110 Computer Software Applications 3
ICT.115 Website Support 2
Second Year
Fall Semester
ACC.101 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
AOP.203 Office Procedures 3
BOC.102 Business Communications 3
BUS.100 Introduction to Business 3
SPE.110
Interpersonal Communication
or Introduction to Public Speaking
3
Spring Semester
AOP.216 Advanced Word Processing 3
BUS.201 Management Fundamentals 3
ENG.120 Report Writing 3
ICT.210 Advanced Microcomputer Software Applicat 3
AOP.291
Professional Internship 1
or Professional Internship 2
3
 Total Semester Hours60

Culbertson, Vickie L
assistant professor, administrative office professional/business occupations

Hawkinson, Carrie A
associate professor, administrative office professional/business occupations

Higgins, Diana D
assistant professor, administrative office professional/business occupations/graphic design
associate dean of career technical health education