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Office Technology – Administrative Assistant (OTAAO)

Award: Associate in applied science degree

Program location: Fort Omaha Campus, South Omaha Campus, Online

This flexible and broadly based degree achieves maximum individual development of each person’s knowledge and skills relative to the wide range of duties encountered in either for-profit or nonprofit enterprises. Aspiring supervisors, executive assistants, and general office workers find this program useful in developing their productivity and capacity for advancement.

Graduation Requirements

General education

27.0

Major requirements

54.0

Option requirements

18.0

Total credit hours required

99.0

General education requirements

See General education requirements for Office Technology

Major requirements for Office Technology

See Major requirements for Office Technology

Option requirements for Office Technology – Administrative Assistant (18.0 credit hrs.)

Courses

BSAD 1000Introduction to BusinessONLINE

4.5

BSAD 1100Business Law IONLINE

4.5

BSAD 1600Principles of SupervisionONLINE

4.5

WORK 1400Employability Skills

4.5

For WORK 1400, register for a section that is 4.5 credit hours.

Curriculum Plan

Below is a suggested guide for students planning careers as administrative assistants after two years of full-time study.

First Year

First quarter

English level I

4.5

INFO 1001Information Systems and LiteracyONLINEHYBRID

4.5

INFO 1013Keyboard SkillbuildingONLINE

2.0

MATH 1220Business MathematicsONLINE

4.5

Total Credit Hours:15.5

Second quarter

English level II

4.5

INFO 1012Electronic Filing and CalculatingONLINE

4.5

INFO 1211Microsoft WordONLINE

4.5

Total Credit Hours:13.5

Third quarter

BSAD 1000Introduction to BusinessONLINE

4.5

INFO 1008Business Office CommunicationsONLINE

4.5

INFO 1213Database FundamentalsONLINE

4.5

Total Credit Hours:13.5

Fourth quarter

BSAD 1100Business Law IONLINE

4.5

INFO 1219Professional PracticesONLINE

4.5

INFO 1212SpreadsheetsONLINE

4.5

Total Credit Hours:13.5

Second Year

Fifth quarter

INFO 1214Business PresentationsONLINE

4.5

INFO 1215Document ProcessingONLINE

4.5

INFO 2242Business Office Collaboration TechnologyONLINE

4.5

WORK 1400Employability SkillsONLINE

variable

Total Credit Hours:13.5

Sixth quarter

INFO 2260Workplace TechnologiesONLINE

4.5

BSAD 1600Principles of SupervisionONLINE

4.5

HMRL 1010Human Relations SkillsONLINEHYBRID

4.5

Total Credit Hours:13.5

Seventh quarter

INFO 2948Office Professional CapstoneONLINE

5.0

INFO 2980Office Technology Practicum

2.0

OR

INFO 2981Internship

variable

Humanities/social sciences elective

4.5

Total Credit Hours:11

The degree option is an area of interest within a program. Although students may complete single or multiple options within this program, only the major degree is awarded.