Office Administration - Curriculum

The Office Administration curriculum prepares individuals for positions in administrative support careers. It equips office professionals to respond to the demands of a dynamic computerized workplace.

Students will complete courses designed to develop proficiency in the use of integrated software, oral and written communication, analysis and coordination of office duties and systems, and other support topics. Emphasis is placed on non-technical as well as technical skills.

Graduates should qualify for employment in a variety of positions in business, government, and industry. Job classifications range from entry-level to supervisor to middle management.

Curriculum Plans

Degree

Certificate

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Office Administration - Program Outcomes

  1. Students will demonstrate the ability to use a variety of office technology.
  2. Students will demonstrate the ability to identify and utilize the required skills and technical information necessary in assisting office administrators.
  3. Students will demonstrate the ability to produce a variety of business documents using correct grammar, punctuation, and spelling in a form acceptable in today’s business environment.
  4. Students will demonstrate the ability to utilize various records management methods in storing and retrieving information.
  5. Students will demonstrate knowledge of accepted ethical, behavior, and interpersonal skills that reflect an understanding of diversity and the need for teamwork.
  6. Students will demonstrate communication skills that include the ability to read, comprehend, and analyze information; and to express ideas effectively through written and oral communications.
  7. Students will utilize critical thinking skills to solve problems and facilitate task and project completion.
  8. Students will demonstrate an understanding of basic accounting principles and computation skills for analyzing, recording, and reporting financial data.

Office Administration - Contact

Kim Byron-Barnes

Office Administration / Medical Office Administration, Interim Program Chair

barnesk@edgecombe.edu

Office 201, Biotechnology and Medical Simulation Center, Rocky Mount Campus
(252) 823-5166, ext. 533