Program Description
Students may select from four programs in Office Technology: Administrative Assistant, Legal Specialist, Medical Office Specialist, Medical Transcription Specialist. These programs are designed to develop a management support person with technical and communication skills. Time-management and problem-solving abilities are emphasized along with a “team member” approach for a career in today’s business environment.

Certificate of Achievement and Associate in Science Degree
A Certificate of Achievement in Administrative Assistant, Legal Specialist, Medical Office Specialist or Medical Transcription Specialist can be obtained upon completion of the courses in the selected major. The Associate in Science Degree in Business-Office Technology can be obtained upon completion of 60 units, including the required courses in the selected major, the general education requirements, and electives.

Administrative Assistant

Course ID*

Course

Units

Prerequisite

REQUIRED

 

 

 

OT 55

Intermediate Keyboarding/Word Processing

3

OT 54

OT 56

Advanced Keyboarding/Word Processing

3

 

CIS 1 or

Introduction to Computers

 

 

CIS 50

Microcomputer Applications

3

 

BUS 92

Business Communication

3

 

CIS 66

Microsoft Word

3

 

CIS 73

Microsoft Excel

3

 

OT 159

Filling and Records Management (Spring)

2

 

OT 151

Office Systems/Procedures (Spring)

3

 

OCCED 90

Occupation Work Experience

1

 

CIS 90

Introduction to PowerPoint

1.5

 

CIS 91

Microsoft Outlook

1.5

 

OT 162

Ten-key

1

 

 

Electives selected from Recommended Electives

3.5

 

 

TOTAL

31.5

 

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Recommended Electives

ACCT 180

OT 57, 131, 160

CIS 55, 61, 78, 93

MGMT 55

OCCED 91