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Office Management and Technology

College of Rural Alaska
Business Technologies Division
Bristol Bay Campus (907) 842-5109
Interior-Aleutians Campus (907) 474-5439
Kuskokwim Campus (907) 543-4500
Northwest Campus (907) 443-2201
Tanana Valley Campus (907) 474-7400

Certificate; Degree: A.A.S.

Minimum Requirements for Certificate: 31 credits; for Degree: 60 credits

The office management and technology program provides students with the specific skills needed to obtain entry level employment or achieve career advancement. Review courses aimed at preparing candidates for the certified professional secretary examination are offered annually.

Courses are offered covering basic knowledge and skills, emerging technology, advanced procedures and interpersonal skills. Potential careers for graduates include office secretary, stenographer, file clerk, receptionist, word information processors and office supervisors. This program offers both an A.A.S. degree and a certificate. This A.A.S. degree is an approved minor for the B.A. degree.

Undergraduate Program

Major

Office Management and Technology -- Certificate

Concentrations: Comprehensive, Legal, Medical

  1. Complete the general university requirements.
  2. Complete the certificate requirements.
  3. Complete the following program (major) requirements:*
    1. Complete the following:
      ABUS 142 -- Office Accounting I (2 credits)
      CIOS 116 -- Business Math Using Calculators (3 credits)
      CIOS 131 -- WordPerfect (3)
           or CIOS 132 -- Microsoft Word (3) (3 credits)
      CIOS 160 -- Business English (3 credits)
      CIOS 164 -- Alphabetic Filing (1 credit)
    2. Complete 6 credits from the following:
      CIOS 106 -- Keyboarding I/Beginning Typewriting (3 credits)
      CIOS 107 -- Typing Skill Building (1-3 credits)
      CIOS 108 -- Keyboarding II/Intermediate Typewriting (3 credits)
  4. Complete 1 of the following concentrations:*

    Comprehensive (strong emphasis in computing)

    1. Complete 1 of the following:
      CIOS 165 -- Office Procedures (3)
           or CIOS 265 -- Office Management (3) (3 credits)
    2. Complete 10 credits from the following:
      ABUS 154 -- Human Relations (3 credits)
      ACCT 161 -- Accounting Concepts and Uses I (3 credits)
      CIOS 105 -- Computer Software Application** (1 credit)
      CIOS 135 -- Microcomputer Spreadsheets (3 credits)
      CIOS 207 -- Machine Transcription (2 credits)
      CIOS 221 -- Microcomputer Accounting (3 credits)
      CIOS 260 -- Business Communications (3 credits)
    3. Minimum credits required (31 credits)

    Legal

    1. Complete the following:
      CIOS 165 -- Office Procedures (3)
           or CIOS 265 -- Office Management (3) (3 credits)
      CIOS 206 -- Legal Keyboarding (3 credits)
      CIOS 207 -- Machine Transcription (2 credits)
      CIOS 209 -- Legal Machine Transcription (2 credits)
      PLS 101 -- Introduction to Paralegal Studies (3 credits)
    2. Minimum credits required (31 credits)

    Medical

    1. Complete the following:
      HLTH 234 -- Medical/Dental Administrative Procedures II (4 credits)
      CIOS 200 -- Medical Terminology (3 credits)
      CIOS 205 -- Medical Keyboarding (2 credits)
      CIOS 207 -- Machine Transcription (2 credits)
      CIOS 208 -- Medical Machine Transcription (2 credits)
    2. Minimum credits required (31 credits)

* Student must earn a "C" grade or better in each course.

** Must be approved. No duplicates of 3 credit courses (Intro. to Internet, Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint, Windows 95, etc.)

Office Management and Technology -- A.A.S. Degree

Concentrations: Comprehensive, Legal, Medical

  1. Complete the general university requirements.
  2. Complete the A.A.S. degree requirements.
  3. Complete the following program (major) requirements:*
    1. Complete the following:
      ABUS 142 -- Office Accounting I (2 credits)
      CIOS 116 -- Business Math Using Calculators (3 credits)
      CIOS 131 -- WordPerfect (3)
           or CIOS 132 -- Microsoft Word (3) (3 credits)
      CIOS 135 -- Microcomputer Spreadsheets (3 credits)
      CIOS 151 -- Integrated Software (3 credits)
      CIOS 160 -- Business English (3 credits)
      CIOS 164 -- Alphabetic Filing (1 credit)
      CIOS 260 -- Business Communications (3 credits)
      CIOS 264 -- Filing/Records Management (3 credits)
    2. Complete 6 credits from the following:
      CIOS 106 -- Keyboarding I/Beginning Typewriting (3 credits)
      CIOS 107 -- Typing Skill Building (1-3 credits)
      CIOS 108 -- Keyboarding II/Intermediate Typewriting (3 credits)
  4. Complete 1 of the following concentrations:*

    Comprehensive (strong emphasis in computing)

    1. Complete 1 of the following:
      CIOS 165 -- Office Procedures (3)
           or CIOS 265 -- Office Management (3) (3 credits)
    2. Complete 12 credits from the following:
      ABUS 154 -- Human Relations (3 credits)
      ABUS 179 -- Fundamentals of Supervision (3 credits)
      ACCT 161 -- Accounting Concepts and Uses I (3 credits)
      ACCT 262 -- Accounting Concepts and Uses II (3 credits)
      CIOS 207 -- Machine Transcription (2 credits)
      CIOS 221 -- Microcomputer Accounting (3 credits)
      Approved CIOS elective (3 credits)
    3. Minimum credits required (60 credits)

    Legal

    1. Complete the following:
      CIOS 165 -- Office Procedures (3)
           or CIOS 265 -- Office Management (3) (3 credits)
      CIOS 206 -- Legal Keyboarding (3 credits)
      CIOS 207 -- Machine Transcription (2 credits)
      CIOS 209 -- Legal Machine Transcription (2 credits)
      PLS 101 -- Introduction to Paralegal Studies (3 credits)
      Approved CIOS, PLS or ABUS elective (2 credits)
    2. Minimum credits required (60 credits)

    Medical

    1. Complete the following:
      HLTH 234 -- Medical/Dental Administrative Procedures II (4 credits)
      CIOS 200 -- Medical Terminology (3 credits)
      CIOS 205 -- Medical Keyboarding (2 credits)
      CIOS 207 -- Machine Transcription (2 credits)
      CIOS 208 -- Medical Machine Transcription (2 credits)
      Advisor approved CIOS or HLTH course (2 credits)
    2. Minimum credits required (60 credits)

* Student must earn a "C" grade or better in each course.


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