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

  1. Complete an application for admission to the College and, if desired, apply for financial aid.
  2. Send an official high school transcript or GED score report to the Admissions and Records Office.
  3. Complete the placement exam, COMPASS.
  4. 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
309.341.5254

For Additional Information Contact:

The Welcome Center
Phone: 309.345.3500
welcomecenter@sandburg.edu

For Graduation Requirements:

See the graduation policies and procedures page for details.

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


(Students who do not expect to complete their degree within five years should refer to the Graduation Requirements section in this catalog.)

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

(Students who do not expect to complete their degree within five years should refer to the Graduation Requirements section in this catalog.)

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