Office Administration & Technology AAS Degrees (OAT.AAS)

The Office Administration & Technology degree includes the following areas of emphasis: Administrative Support-Corporate, Administrative Support-Medical, or Certified Professional Secretary.

Articulation agreements have been developed which will grant college credit for certain courses taken in high school. Please refer to the Dual Credit webpage to determine whether you are eligible.

Overview for College Success Credits
OCS 121 Overview for College Success 1
Overview for College Success (OCS 121) is a class that will help you plan and assist you in becoming a better student and support you in your work/life balance. OCS 121 credit is not calculated in the course minimum credit totals listed in this section.
Core Courses Credits
MIS 101 Computer Literacy and Applications 3
OAT 101 Document Formatting 3
OAT 104 Keyboard Skill Building 3
OAT 115 Outlook 1
OAT 128 Word 2013 3
OAT 132 Access 2013 3
OAT 133 Adobe Acrobat 1
OAT 143 Excel 2013 3
OAT 155 PowerPoint 2013 3
OAT 170 Business English 3
OAT 172 Business Communications 3
OAT 173 Internet Applications 3
OAT 201 Administrative Support Procedures 3
OAT 202 Document Formatting II 3
ENG 101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology 3
SPE 108 Oral Communications 3
GROUP II Humanities Elective 3
Total Credit Hours: 50
Note: In addition OAT 100, Basic Keyboarding Skills must be taken if prior instruction does not include at least one year of keyboarding instruction. Placement is determined by prior instruction.

Additional hours 22 credit hours required for the completion of the degree for the specific emphasis area are listed below.

OAT Electives Credits
OAT 106 Keyboarding Refresher 1.5
OAT 114 Continuous Voice Input-Dragon 1
OAT 171 Legal Terminology 3
OAT 232 Administrative Support Internship 3
OAT 296 Special Topics 1

Contact Ona’ Johnson, Chairperson, Business Programs & Computer Technology Department at (708) 596-2000 ext. 2357, Room 3441, Main Campus.