This program follows a structured schedule, Monday – Friday from 9 AM to 3 PM.

Texarkana College recognizes the growing and diverse objectives of the individual student and has designed the Business Office Technology 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 Business Office Technology program consists of the following options: One-year Certificate (42 SCH) with three completed semesters of study and the Associate of Applied Science Degree (60 SCH) with fours completed semesters of study as listed below.

Day and evening classes are available. Day classes are full time; evening classes are half time.

Resources

Freshman Year

First Semester Hours
POFT 1127
Introduction to Keyboarding
1
POFT 1329
Beginning Keyboarding
3
HRPO 1280
Cooperative Education – Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
2
POFT 1309
Administrative Office Procedures I
3
POFT 1319
Records and Information Management I
3
POFT 1291
Special Topics in Business Communications
2
Total 14
Second Semester Hours
POFT 2203
Speed and Accuracy Building
2
POFT 2401
Intermediate Keyboarding
4
POFT 1231
Numeric Keypad Applications
2
TECM 1191
Special Topics in Applied Mathematics, General
1
ACNT 1303
Introduction to Accounting I
3
LEAD 1100
Workforce Development with Critical Thinking
1
Total 13

Third Semester Hours
POFT 2333
Advanced Keyboarding
3
ACNT 1304
Introduction to Accounting II
3
POFT 1492
Special Topics in Administrative Assistant
Secretarial Science, General
4
HRPO 2288
Internship – Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
2
POFT 2387
Internship – Administrative Assistant Secretarial Science, General
3
Total 15


Sophomore Year

First Semester Hours
ENGL 1301 (core)
Composition I
3
BCIS 1305 or EDUC 1300 (core)
Business Computer Applications or Learning Framework
3
College-level Math or Natural Science (any core course) 3
Total 9
Second Semester Hours
Visual Performance Arts or Music 3
SPCH 1315 (core)
Public Speaking
3
Social Science Elective (any core course) 3
Total
Business Office Technology AAS Total
9
60