Program of Study for B.S. in OAT

Program of Study Effective Fall 2017

Program Map of Recommended Course Sequencing Effective Fall 2017

The Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Office Administration and Technology is designed to prepare students for administrative, supportive, and supervisory positions in business or industrial settings, professional offices, public institutions, and government agencies.

Through the program, students develop proficiency in the use of state-of-the-art office technology and equipment, office procedures and management, document processing and design, communication skills, and decision making.

In addition, students may complete general business courses which may help to qualify them for promotions to managerial positions.

This degree prepares students for a variety of occupations in nearly every sector of the workplace. Some examples from the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook include (but are certainly not limited to):

Administrative Services Managers   Computer Support Specialists
Training and Development Specialists    Human Resources Specialists
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants   Office and Administrative Support Occupations

The academic course requirements for the B.S. in Office Administration and Technology call for the completion of 60 semester hours of core courses in Areas A-F, plus 60 semester hours of major and guided elective courses.