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The Office Technology Information program prepares students by developing and enhancing their skills using current technologies in today’s office. Courses required are designed for student with some related office experience or for students preparing to return to the workforce. The degree prepares students to assist executives through general office procedures and overall organization in an office environment. The Executive Assistant degree requires 64 credits in program requirements and general education in the courses listed below.

For more information about Office Technology Information, please visit the program page.

Degree Requirements

Field of Study Code: OFTI.AAS.EXEC

Program Requirements
OFTI 1130Business Correspondence3
OFTI 1200MS Office for Professional Staff3
OFTI 1203E-Mail and Electronic Communication3
OFTI 1210Word Processing I3
OFTI 1215Advanced Word Processing/ Desktop Publishing3
OFTI 1250Electronic Presentations for Business Professionals3
OFTI 2500Professional Office Capstone3
OFTI 2600Professional Development3
ACCOU 2140Financial Accounting4
BUSIN 2200Business Budgeting3
BUSIN 1100Introduction to Business3
BUSLW 2211Business Law I3
CIS 1221Data Analysis with Spreadsheets3
MANAG 2210Principles of Management3
MANAG 2220Organizational Behavior3
General Education
Select 18 credits 118
Total Credits64

General Education Requirements

For general education requirements for the A.A.S. degree, please visit the A.A.S. degree catalog page.

Suggested Semester Sequence

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredits
BUSIN 1100 Introduction to Business 3
OFTI 1130 Business Correspondence 3
OFTI 1200 MS Office for Professional Staff 3
OFTI 1210 Word Processing I 3
ENGLI 1101
English Composition I
or Workplace Writing
3
 Credits15
Second Semester
CIS 1221 Data Analysis with Spreadsheets 3
OFTI 1203 E-Mail and Electronic Communication 3
OFTI 1215 Advanced Word Processing/ Desktop Publishing 3
ACCOU 2140 Financial Accounting 4
MATH 1100 Business Mathematics 3
 Credits16
Third Semester
OFTI 1250 Electronic Presentations for Business Professionals 3
BUSIN 2200 Business Budgeting 3
MANAG 2210 Principles of Management 3
BIOLO 1100
Survey of Biology
or Physical Geology of Earth's Interior
4
Select one of the following: 3
Fundamentals of Speech Communication
Small-Group Communication
Introduction to Business Communication
 Credits16
Fourth Semester
OFTI 2500 Professional Office Capstone 3
OFTI 2600 Professional Development 3
MANAG 2220 Organizational Behavior 3
BUSLW 2211 Business Law I 3
Gen EdHumanities and Fine Arts 3
Gen EdSocial and Behavioral Sciences 3
 Credits18
 Total Credits65

Program Milestones

First Semester

  • Consider joining or visiting with a professional, cultural or interest-based Student Club.

Second Semester

  • If you have not done so yet this semester, it is important to make an appointment with a Faculty or Program Advisor to discuss your future academic progress.