Administrative Office Systems

Degrees and Certificates

Classes

AOS 101 : Digital Literacy

Course content focuses on what skills are needed to be successful digital citizens in college and beyond. Students use information and communication technologies to find, evaluate, create and communicate information. Interactive training and skill-based assessments are completed in a virtual environment; projects are based on real-world business situations. Touch keyboarding skills is recommended. 

Credits

5

AOS 105 : Word Processing Applications I

Develop beginning through intermediate word processing skills in Microsoft Word and associated technologies. Create, edit, format documents and tables; use themes and building blocks, illustrate documents with graphics, merge data sources and documents. Interactive training and skill-based assessments are completed in a virtual environment; projects are based on real-world business situations. Integration with cloud computing.

Credits

5

AOS 106 : Spreadsheet Applications I

Develop beginning through intermediate spreadsheet skills in Microsoft Excel and associated technologies. Create, edit, and format spreadsheets; analyze data using formulas, manage workbook data, create and analyze table data. Interactive training and skill-based assessments are completed in a virtual environment; projects are based on real-world business situations. Integration with cloud computing.

Credits

5

AOS 107 : Database Applications I

Develop beginning through intermediate relational database management skills in Microsoft Access and associated technologies. Create tables, relationships, forms, and reports. Interactive training and skill-based assessments are completed in a virtual environment; projects are based on real-world business situations. Integration with cloud computing.

Credits

5

AOS 110 : Medical Terminology I

Systems approach to the study of selected roots, prefixes, and suffixes; principles of word building; study of diagnostic, operative, and symptomatic terms of body systems. Emphasis on accurate spelling and pronunciation of all medical terms. Strong component of the course is related to common medical abbreviations, selected eponyms, clinical laboratory procedures, and radiology procedures with associated terminology for each body system.

Credits

5

AOS 111 : Medical Terminology II

Continued medical terminology on body systems emphasizing clinical applications. Investigation of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, advanced abbreviations and symbology, and systemic diseases and treatment modalities. Ability to read, understand, and interpret various types of medical reports and physician-generated documentation will be stressed and required.

Credits

3

AOS 112 : E-Communications

Create mixed media presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint and associated technologies. Create and share interactive presentations online with voice, video, inking and screen recording. Interactive training and skill-based assessments are completed in a virtual environment; projects are based on real-world business situations. Integration with cloud computing. This class will include students from multiple sections.

Credits

5

AOS 135 : Writing Essentials

Develop writing skills with a step-by-step approach to identify and use parts of speech, punctuation, capitalization, and numbers correctly; write effective sentences and paragraphs. Results of digital self-diagnostic exercises create individualized study plans and learning paths.

Credits

5

AOS 170 : Business Communications

Apply writing skills to a variety of technical and business applications. Exercises and activities introduce the latest business communication practices. Digital coverage of social media and communication; self-recorded videos demonstrate student verbal communication skills.

Credits

5

AOS 205 : Word Processing Applications II

Develop advanced word processing skills in Microsoft Word and associated technologies. Create multipage and research papers; apply automated functions; collaborate and share documents, build electronic forms, apply advanced graphical tools. Interactive training and skill-based assessments are completed in a virtual environment; projects are based on real-world business situations. Integration with cloud computing.

Credits

5

AOS 206 : Spreadsheet Applications II

Develop advanced spreadsheet skills in Microsoft Excel and associated technologies. Use advanced functions and formulas; enhance charts, use “what-if ” analysis, analyze data with PivotTables, exchange data with other programs, share files and incorporate web content, and program with XML. Interactive training and skill-based assessments are completed in a virtual environment; projects are based on real-world business situations. Integration with cloud computing.

Credits

5

AOS 212 : Integrated Business Projects

Advanced applications of word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, and databases. Project-based application of advanced skills in an integrated, comprehensive business practice set of problems. Apply concepts and skills to create solutions to problems using Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Access. Interactive training and skill-based assessments are completed in a virtual environment; projects are based on real-world business situations. Integration with cloud computing.

Credits

5

AOS 214 : Office Procedures and Technology

(Formerly AOS 210) Use current technologies to complete administrative tasks in a professional office environment. Plan and write effective business correspondence. Plan and present oral office communications. Create and process reports; apply records management procedures; plan onsite and online business meetings; make business travel arrangement. Research career options, market trends, job duties and earnings. Write targeted and focused employment documents.

Credits

5

AOS 260 : Internship

This class will provide opportunities for Administrative Office students to participate in internships with local businesses.

Credits

1 - 5

AOS 285 : Healthcare Documentation I

Beginning healthcare documentation course designed to develop skills in transcribing and/ or editing of authentic healthcare documents, incorporating basic-level skills in English language, technology, medical knowledge, proofreading, editing, and research. Taught in online format; ability to download and play digitized reports required. This class will include students from multiple sections.

Credits

5

AOS 286 : Healthcare Documentation II

A second healthcare documentation course designed to refine dictation and/or editing skills in proofreading, medical terminology, and speech recognition while progressively increasing accuracy and productivity standards. Taught in an online format; ability to download and play digitized reports required. This class will include students from multiple sections.

Credits

5

AOS 299 : Integrated Study-Honors

In this capstone honors course, students will complete a project relevant to their career pathway and program. The project will integrate at least two Business and IT programs (Business Administration, Administrative Office Systems, Computer Applications Technology, Multimedia Communications, Cybersecurity & Computer Forensics, or Information Technology) to provide breadth and relevance to the project.

Credits

2