Curriculum and Requirements

The purpose of this program is to prepare a person for office support positions such as administrative assistants, office supervisors/managers and receptionists. The program prepares persons for immediate employment in a business office and provides training for both first-time job seekers and experienced employees who wish to advance in their careers.

PHSC offers several certificates that can be earned as students work toward the AS degree. The Associate in Science degree in Office Administration includes the following certificates: Office Management—Certificate, Office Specialist—Certificate and Office Support—Certificate. As certificate courses are completed, students need to contact the Admissions and Student Records office to apply for certificate(s).

Program Code: AS-OST

General Education Requirements:

  • ENC 1101 - English Composition I 3 cr.
  • CGS 1100 - Microcomputer Applications 3 cr.
  • Elective Area II listed in the Associate in Science Degree Program Requirements 3 cr.
  • Any Area III Natural Science course listed in the Associate in Science Degree Program Requirements 3 cr.
  • Any Area III Mathematics course listed in the Associate in Science Degree Program Requirements  3 cr.
  • Elective Area IV listed in the Associate in Science Degree Program Requirements 3 cr.

Hours: 18

Program Courses:

Hours: 45

Total Hours: 63

Office Administration Electives - Choose two of the following: