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2011-12 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Office Administration Technology, AAB (Owens Code: OADT)

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Career Program

Degree Offered:

Associate of Applied Business

Campus Offered:

Toledo and Findlay

Credits Required: 66

Professional Portfolio:

Students are required to complete a professional portfolio as a part of the OAD program. This portfolio should be started in the first OAD course taken and is submitted for assessment in OAD 293 .

Career Opportunities:

This degree prepares students for the following career categories: Office Assistant/Specialist; Administrative Assistant/Specialist, Customer Service Representative, Technical Office Assistant.


The Office Administration program provides the knowledge and skills necessary to accomplish the many creative and demanding tasks in today’s office and provides a professional foundation for success in a business environment. Course content incorporates the latest technology and software programs. Students acquire office and computer skills as they learn business and computer terminology. Students also become familiar with several software programs, learn to format and process documents, learn and apply word processing software commands, and develop English, reading, and critical thinking skills. Students enhance their communications skills and learn the work attitudes essential for successful employment in the area of office support services.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify and perform basic problem-solving and critical thinking skills to solve office-related problems.
  • Demonstrate effective hands-on use of computer application software.
  • Demonstrate effective research skills and tools related to the job.
  • Use effective voice and electronic communication technologies, as well as compose, proofread and edit business documents.
  • Demonstrate workplace skills related to the cooperative office experience (may include teamwork skills).
  • Demonstrate office administration skills by compiling a professional portfolio.

Required Courses

1st Semester

15 credits

16 credits

18 credits

4th Semester

17 credits

Apply for Graduation

Students registering for their final semester of course work must petition for graduation through their Ozone account.  The Petition for Graduation can be found under Student Quick Links.  Deadlines and fees apply; please visit for petition deadline dates.  For additional information, refer to Petition for Degree Completion and Graduation Requirements Policy under Academic Policies and Procedures  



1 Select from: SPE 101  or SPE 210 

2 Select from: PSY 101 , PSY 111  or SOC 101 


All students should check for prerequisites for a class before registering.

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