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Business Office Administration (APBOAD)

Associate in Applied Science Degree

Description

This program prepares students for higher-level support positions in office settings where increased responsibilities require technical skills in desktop publishing, presentation software, accounting, and database software. Students will also gain broader skills through completion of the general education courses required for an associate's degree.

Note: This program is not an AAMA Certification preparation program.

Articulation

Eastern Michigan University, BS degree (only applies to the Law Office Administration concentration).

Copies can be obtained from the Counseling Office, a program advisor, or from the Curriculum and Assessment Office Web site: www.wccnet.edu/departments/curriculum/articulation.php?levelone=colleges

Contact Information

Division
Business/Computer Technologies
Department
Business Office Systems Dept
Advisors
Joyce Jenkins

Requirements

Select a concentration for requirements and total credits required for program.

First Semester
Class Title Credits
BOS 101C Advanced Keyboarding 1
BOS 106 Electronic Planning, Sharing and Organization 3
BOS 206 Personal Management Application and Internet Resources 2
Elective(s) Writing * 4
Elective(s) Math 4
Total 14
Second Semester
Class Title Credits
ACC 100 or Accounting Practices for Business
ACC 111 Principles of Accounting I 3
BOS 157 Word Processing and Document Formatting I 3
BOS 184 Spreadsheet Software Applications I 3
Elective(s) Arts and Humanities 3
Total 12
Third Semester
Class Title Credits
BMG 155 Business on the Internet 3
BOS 207 Presentation Software Applications 2
BOS 257 Word Processing and Document Formatting II 3
BOS 284 Spreadsheet Software Applications II 3
Elective(s) Speech ** 3
Total 14
Fourth Semester
Class Title Credits
BMG 207 Business Communication 3
BOS 182 Database Software Applications 3
BOS 208 Desktop Publishing for the Office 3
Elective(s) Natural Sciences 3
Total 12
Fifth Semester
Class Title Credits
ACC 131 Accounting Information Systems 3
BOS 230 Electronic Forms Design 3
BOS 250 Office Administration 4
Elective(s) Social and Behavioral Science 3
Total 13
Total Credits Required
65
First Semester
Class Title Credits
BOS 101C Advanced Keyboarding 1
BOS 106 Electronic Planning, Sharing and Organization 3
BOS 206 Personal Management Application and Internet Resources 2
Elective(s) Math 4
Elective(s) Writing * 4
Total 14
Second Semester
Class Title Credits
ACC 111 Principles of Accounting I 3
BOS 157 Word Processing and Document Formatting I 3
BOS 184 Spreadsheet Software Applications I 3
Elective(s) Arts and Humanities 3
Total 12
Third Semester
Class Title Credits
BOS 207 Presentation Software Applications 2
BOS 211 Introduction to Paralegal Studies 3
BOS 257 Word Processing and Document Formatting II 3
BOS 284 Spreadsheet Software Applications II 3
Elective(s) Speech ** 3
Total 14
Fourth Semester
Class Title Credits
BMG 111 Business Law I 3
BMG 155 Business on the Internet 3
BOS 182 Database Software Applications 3
Elective(s) Natural Sciences 3
Total 12
Fifth Semester
Class Title Credits
BMG 207 Business Communication 3
BOS 250 Office Administration 4
CJT 154 Everyday Law I: Law and Civil Liberties 3
Elective(s) Social and Behavioral Science 3
Total 13
Total Credits Required
65
First Semester
Class Title Credits
BOS 101C Advanced Keyboarding 1
BOS 106 Electronic Planning, Sharing and Organization 3
BOS 206 Personal Management Application and Internet Resources 2
Elective(s) Math 4
Elective(s) Writing * 4
Total 14
Second Semester
Class Title Credits
BOS 157 Word Processing and Document Formatting I 3
BOS 184 Spreadsheet Software Applications I 3
HSC 124 Medical Terminology 3
Elective(s) Arts and Humanities 3
Total 12
Third Semester
Class Title Credits
BOS 185 Medical Computer Skills and Electronic Health Records 3
BOS 207 Presentation Software Applications 2
BOS 223 Medical Office Procedures 3
BOS 257 Word Processing and Document Formatting II 3
Elective(s) Speech ** 3
Total 14
Fourth Semester
Class Title Credits
BIO 102 or Human Biology
BIO 109 Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology 4
BMG 155 Business on the Internet 3
BMG 207 or Business Communication
BOS 175 Medical Office Communication 2 - 3
BOS 224 Medical Office Insurance and Billing 4
Total 13 - 14
Fifth Semester
Class Title Credits
BOS 182 Database Software Applications 3
HSC 115 Clinical Procedures for Administrative Medical Assistants 2
HSC 131 CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and First Aid 1
Elective(s) Social and Behavioral Science 3
Total 9
Total Credits Required
62 - 63
First Semester
Class Title Credits
BOS 101C Advanced Keyboarding 1
BOS 106 Electronic Planning, Sharing and Organization 3
BOS 206 Personal Management Application and Internet Resources 2
Elective(s) Math 4
Elective(s) Writing * 4
Total 14
Second Semester
Class Title Credits
ACC 100 Accounting Practices for Business 3
BOS 157 Word Processing and Document Formatting I 3
BOS 184 Spreadsheet Software Applications I 3
CIS 117 Windows Operating System 2
Elective(s) Arts and Humanities 3
Total 14
Third Semester
Class Title Credits
ACC 110 Payroll Accounting 2
BMG 155 Business on the Internet 3
BOS 207 Presentation Software Applications 2
BOS 257 Word Processing and Document Formatting II 3
Elective(s) Speech ** 3
Total 13
Fourth Semester
Class Title Credits
BMG 200 Relationship Skills in the Workplace 3
BMG 207 Business Communication 3
BOS 182 Database Software Applications 3
Elective(s) Natural Sciences 3
Total 12
Fifth Semester
Class Title Credits
BMG 240 Human Resources Management 3
BMG 279 Performance Management 3
BOS 250 Office Administration 4
Elective(s) Social and Behavioral Science 3
Total 13
Total Credits Required
66

Footnotes

*ENG 111 is recommended.
**COM 101 is recommended.

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