Office Administration/Virtual Office Assistance: Associate in Applied Science Degree
Virtual Office Assistance is a concentration under the curriculum title of Office Administration. The curriculum is designed to prepare individuals to become independent contractors who possess the ability to offer administrative support services via e-mail, courier, fax, and telephone.
Students will acquire office skills required in today’s business environment including utilization of word processing, spreadsheets, desktop publishing, and presentation graphics software. Coursework includes an introduction to the implementation of electronic commerce via the Internet and an introduction to telecommunications.
Graduates are prepared to pass examinations for Microsoft Office Specialist Certification and are able to become self-employed contractors or work for an established virtual office service. Some graduates will prefer to gain experience working in a traditional office environment.
This curriculum complies with the standard approved by the State Board of Community Colleges.
Students may be required to take one or more developmental courses as a result of pre-enrollment placement tests; therefore, the student may need more than the minimum number of semester hours listed for graduation. Developmental courses for this program may include Learning Center Reading, English, and/or Math and other courses in developmental Reading, English, Math, Biology and Chemistry.
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Total Semester Credit Hours in Program: 69
Pick one Major Course Elective from the list below.