|Course Title||Course Number||Semester Taken||Credits||Prerequisites|
|OIM Career Exploration||OIM104||1|
|Introduction to Accounting Software||ACC104||1||ENG095 and ESL098 or RDG095 or placement|
|MS Word I||OIM103||3|
|Administrative Business Communication I||OIM132||3||ENG095 or placement|
|Introduction to Microsoft Office||CIT133||3|
|Records and Information Management||OIM106||3||Pre/co-req CIT110 or CIT133|
|Advanced MS Office||CIT233||3||CIT133|
|Collaboration, Communication and Integration in MS Office Applications||CIT250||3||CIT133 or Chair approval|
|OIM Practicum||OIM121*||1||Chair approval**|
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*Note: Students will complete a minimum of 45 hours for the practicum. Students with prior related office work experience that has been approved by the department chairperson will create a Prior Learning Assessment Portfolio.
**Note: A grade point average of 2.75 and approval by the practicum coordinator is required before students are placed in the practicum.
Using the most current computer applications, this program prepares students to acquire the competencies needed to work in an office environment.
Graduates of this program may qualify for entry-level positions such as receptionists, data-entry clerks, word processing specialists, office assistants, or customer service representatives in a wide range of small and large organizations. More experienced graduates may obtain positions as executive assistants or office managers. Students qualify to take the MS Office certification exam at the end of the program.
Exemption exams are available for OIM103 and OIM132.
MS Office certification is available after CIT233.