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Office Careers

ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE
Texarkana College recognizes the growing and diverse objectives of the individual student and has designed the Office Careers program to meet those needs. In this program, students have the opportunity to develop office skills to successfully function in the business world of the 21st Century.

The Office Careers program consists of the following options:  One-Semester Certificate (15 SCH) with one completed semester of study; Two-Semester Certificate (27 SCH) with two completed semesters of study; One-Year Certificate (42 SCH) with three completed semesters of study; and the Associate of Applied Science degree (60 SCH) with four completed semesters of study as listed below. Day and evening classes are available. Day classes are full time; evening classes are half time.

Associate of Applied Science – Day Program

First Semester                                                                                                                         Hours
POFT 1127 Introduction to Keyboarding  1
POFT 1329 Beginning Keyboarding  3
POFT 1313 Professional Workforce Preparation  3
POFT 1309 Administrative Office Procedures I  3
POFT 1319 Records and Information Management I  3
POFT 1291 Special Topics in Business Communications  2

Total    

15
Second Semester                                                                                                                     Hours
POFT 2203 Speed and Accuracy Building  2
POFT 2401 Intermediate Keyboarding  4
POFT 1231 Numeric Keypad Applications  2
ACNT 1303 Introduction to Accounting I  3
TECM 1191 Special Topics in Applied Mathematics  1

Total   

12
Third Semester                                                                                                                        Hours
POFT 2333 Advanced Keyboarding   3
ACNT 1304 Introduction to Accounting II   3
POFT 1492 Special Topics in Admin. Asst./Sec. Sci.   4
POFT 2287 Internship   2
POFT 2387 Internship   3

Total   

 15
Fourth Semester                                                                                                                    Hours
ENGL 1301  Composition I  3
BCIS 1305  Business Computer Applications  3
College level Math
or Natural Science*
 3
Visual/Performing
Arts or Music**
 3
SPCH 1315  Public Speaking  3
Social Science Elective*  3

 Total   

18

Total Hours     

60
 * Refer to Core Curriculum
** Choose from ARTS 1301 or 2366, DRAM 1310, HUMA 1315, or MUSI 1301 or 1306
Associate of Applied Science – Night Program
First Year
First Semester                                                                                                                       Hours
POFT 1127  Introduction to Keyboarding  1
POFT 1313  Professional Workforce Preparation  3
POFT 1319  Records and Information Management I  3

 Total    

 7
Second Semester                                                                                                                    Hours
POFT 1329  Beginning Keyboarding  3
POFT 1309  Administrative Office Procedures I  3
POFT 1291  Special Topics in Business Communications  2

 Total    

 8
Third Semester                                                                                                                             Hours
POFT 2203 Speed and Accuracy Building  2
ACNT 1303 Introduction to Accounting I  3
TECM 1191 Special Topics in Applied Mathematics  2

 Total    

 7
Second Year
First Semester                                                                                                                       Hours
POFT 2401 Intermediate Keyboarding  4
POFT 1231 Numeric Keypad Applications  2

 Total    

 6
Second Semester                                                                                                                  Hours
POFT 2333 Advanced Keyboarding  3
ACNT 1304 Introduction to Accounting II  3
POFT 2287 Internship  2

 Total    

 8
Third Semester                                                                                                                     Hours
POFT 1492 Special Topics in Admin. Asst./Sec.Sci.  4
POFT 2387 Internship  3

 Total    

 7
Third Year
First Semester                                                                                                                      Hours
ENGL 1301 Composition I  3
BCIS 1305 Business Computer Applications  3
College Level Math or
Natural Science*
 3

 Total    

 9
Second Semester                                                                                                                   Hours
Visual/Performing Arts
or Music**
 3
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking  3
Social Science Elective*  3

 Total    

 9

Associate of Applied Science Degree Total Hours    

 60
* Refer to Core Curriculum
**Choose from ARTS 1301, 2366, DRAM 1310, HUMA 1315, MUSI 1301, 1306