Information Technologies AAS – Office Technology Program

Code: AAS.IT.OFF.TECH

This program focuses on preparing students to meet the demands of the current office environment with specific emphasis on the resourceful use of computers in day-to-day activities. Today’s modern office requires knowledge in a wide variety of technologies including word processing, spreadsheet applications, database skills, presentation ability, use of the Internet, electronic scheduling and communications, computerized accounting, web design and publishing, and multimedia including graphics, audio, and video. This program will assist with preparation towards the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exams.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate proficiency using standard business productivity software.
  • Make informed decisions regarding the appropriate use of productivity software to solve a variety of technology‐related workplace problems.

 

Career Pathways

Recommended Semester Sequence

First Semester

  Humanities or Social Science Elective* 3
INF-101Introduction to Information Technology

3

INF-103Introduction to Programming (Python)

3

INF-160Networking Technologies and Data Communications

3

WRT-101English Composition I

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Second Semester

  Humanities Elective** 3
INF-114Microsoft Office [Office 2016]

3

INF-119Document Processing [Word 2016]

3

COM-100Speech Communication

3

WRT-201English Composition II

3

-or

WRT-202Technical Writing

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Third Semester

  Free Elective^^ 3
  Social Science Elective^ 3
INF-217Database for Applications [Oracle]

3

BUS-101Introduction to Business

3

BUS-103Business Mathematics

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Fourth Semester

  Free Elective^^ 3
INF-253Technical Communications

3

INF-267Network Security

3

INF-140/COM-140Introduction to Multimedia

3

INF-146Web Development

3

Total Credit Hours:15

General Education Requirements

Communication

WRT-101English Composition I

3

WRT-201English Composition II

3

-or

WRT-202Technical Writing

3

Total Credit Hours:6

Humanities Electives

Two general education courses selected from the following fields, with no more than one course in any one field: Arts (Art [ART], Music [MUS], Theatre Arts [THR], Cinema Studies [CIN]); History (HIS); Literature (LIT); Philosophy and Religion (PHR); World Languages and Cultures (LAN).

Total Credit Hours:6

Social Science Elective

One general education course selected from the following fields: Economics (ECO); Geography (GEO); Political Science (POL); Psychology (PSY); Sociology (SOC) and Anthropology (ANT).

Total Credit Hours:3

Mathematics, Natural Science, and Technology

One general education INF course:

INF-101Introduction to Information Technology

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Unassigned General Education Elective

COM-100Speech Communication

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Total Credit Hours: 21

Program Requirements

Free Electives**

Total Credit Hours:6

  Restricted Electives*** 6

INF-103Introduction to Programming (Python)

3

INF-160Networking Technologies and Data Communications

3

INF-114Microsoft Office [Office 2016]

3

INF-119Document Processing [Word 2016]

3

INF-140/COM-140Introduction to Multimedia

3

INF-146Web Development

3

INF-217Database for Applications [Oracle]

3

INF-253Technical Communications

3

INF-267Network Security

3

BUS-101Introduction to Business

3

BUS-103Business Mathematics

3

Total Credit Hours: 39

Total Credit Hours: 60

Specific Program Notes

 

General Education Elective(s).

^^ Recommended Free Electives: BUS-105, MAT-150, ACC-120, INF-108, any three one-credit INF courses

Students enrolled in this program ARE REQUIRED to successfully complete a course in basic algebra if indicated by the Basic Skills Placement Test.