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Office Assistant - Diploma

Administrative Office Technology

Developmental Courses as Needed

Courses Credit Notes
RDG 20/100 3-6  
ENC 90/100 2-5  
MAT 55/61 3-4  

First Semester

Courses Credit Notes
OST 105 Introduction to Information Systems 3 Prereq: RDG 20
ENG 101 Writing I 3  
OST 110 Word Processing Applications 3 Requires consent of Instructor (OST 101 equivalent skills)
OST 213 Business Calculations for the Office Professional OR
MAT 105 Business Mathematics
3 Or higher-level Quantitative Reasoning course
TOTAL SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS 12  

Second Semester

Courses Credit Notes
OST 160 Records and Database Management 3  
OST 210 Advanced Word Processing Applications 3 Prereq: OST 110
OST 215 Office Procedures 3 Prereq/Coreq: OST 110
OST 235 Business Communications Technology 3 Prereq: (ENG 101 or OST 108) & OST 110
TOTAL SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS 12  

Third Semester

Courses Credit Notes
OST 240 Advanced Microsoft Applications 3 Prereq: OST 105
OST 295 Administrative Office Technology Internship OR
COE 199 Cooperative Education
3  
Course Approved by Program Coordinator 3  
Course Approved by Program Coordinator 3  
TOTAL SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS 12  
DIPLOMA TOTAL 36  

Program-Approved Courses

Choose 6 hours from the following program-approved courses:

Courses Credit Notes
BAS 120 Personal Finance 3 Prereq: MAT 55
BAS 160 Introduction to Business 3  
ENG 102 Writing II 3 Prereq: ENG 101
OST 150 Transcription and Office Technology 3  
OST 225 Introduction to Desktop Publishing 3  

This Student Planning Sheet is the suggested sequence of courses; however, due to availability of courses, students may take courses out of sequence as long as prerequisites are met. Students are encouraged to see their assigned advisor for specific requirements.

The AOT department does not accept non-general education courses older than five years from returning or transfer students without consent of the program coordinator.

Progression in the program is contingent upon achievement of a grade of "C" or better in all OST courses.

Requirements taken from the 2021-2022 KCTCS Catalog

Updated March 2022