Office Technology Specialist Curriculum | Southwestern Illinois College

Associate in Applied Science – Office Technology Specialist (0069)

Catalog Year: 2019-2020

First Year

Total Semester Credits: 18

Fall Semester

Course Number Course Description Credits
OAT 121 Introduction to Office Support 3
OAT 171 Document Processing/Input Technology 3
OAT 180 Word Processing (Microsoft Word) 3
BUS 101 Introduction to Business 3
ENG 101 Rhetoric & Composition I 3
PSYC 151 General Psychology 3
Total Semester Credits: 16
Spring Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
OAT 172 Advanced Information Processing 3
SPCH 151 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
  Human Well-Being Elective 2
OAT 165 Presentation Graphics (Microsoft PowerPoint) 2
OAT 175 Electronic Spreadsheet (Microsoft Excel) 3
  Human Relations Elective 3

Second Year

Total Semester Credits: 18
Fall Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
OAT 185 Database Applications (Microsoft Access) 3
OAT 261 Business Communications 3
OAT 256 Office Management 3
OAT 169 Automated Application/Transcription 3
OAT 276 Current Technology for Office Support 3
OAT 225 Advanced Word Processing (Microsoft Word) 3

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Total Semester Credits: 15
TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS: 67
Spring Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
OAT 260 Administrative Office Procedures 3
OAT 293 Office Administration and Technology Internship 3
OAT 190 Web Design with Microsoft Office 3
OAT 230 Advanced Electronic Spreadsheet (Microsoft Excel) 3
CIS 164 Internet Essentials 3

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