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 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-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.

Freshman Year

First Semester Hours Second SemesterHours
POFT 1127
Introduction to Keyboarding
1 POFT 2203
Speed and Accuracy Building
2
POFT 1329
Beginning Keyboarding
3 POFT 2401
Intermediate Keyboarding
4
POFT 1313
Professional Workforce Preparation
3 MDCA 1213
Medical Terminology
2
POFM 1317
Medical Administrative Support
3 ACNT 1303
Introduction to Accounting I
3
POFT 1319
Records and Information Management I
3 TECM 1191
Special Topics in Applied Mathematics, General
1
POFT 1291
Special Topics in Business Communications
2 HPRS 1201

Introduction to Health Professions

2
Total15 Total14

Sophomore Year

Third SemesterHours Fourth SemesterHours
MRMT 1307
Medical Transcription I
3 ENGL 1301 (core)
Composition I
3
POFM 1327
Medical Insurance
3 BCIS 1305 or PSYC 1300 (core)
Business Computer Applications or Learning Frameworks
3
HPRS 2221
Medical Law and Ethics for Health Professionals
2 ARTS 1301, MUSI 1306, DRAM 1310/2366 (core)
Art Appreciation, Music Appreciation, Introduction to Theatre, Voice for Theater
3
POFM 2286
Internship – Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
2 College-level Math or Natural Science (any core course)3
POFT 2387
Internship – Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
3 SPCH 1315 (core)3
   Social Science (any core course)3
Total13 Total
Medical Office Careers AAS Total
18
60