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.

Resources

Freshman Year

First Semester Hours
POFT 1127
Introduction to Keyboarding
1
POFT 1329
Beginning Keyboarding
3
POFT 1313
Professional Workforce Preparation
3
POFM 1317
Medical Administrative Support
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
MDCA 1213
Medical Terminology
2
ACNT 1303
Introduction to Accounting I
3
TECM 1191
Special Topics in Applied Mathematics, General
1
HPRS 1201
Introduction to Health Professions
2
Total 14

Sophomore Year

Third Semester Hours
MRMT 1307
Medical Transcription I
3
POFM 1327
Medical Insurance
3
HPRS 2221
Medical Law and Ethics for Health Professionals
2
POFM 2286
Internship – Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
2
POFT 2387
Internship – Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
3
   
Total 13
Fourth Semester Hours
ENGL 1301 (core)
Composition I
3
BCIS 1305 or PSYC 1300 (core)
Business Computer Applications or Learning Frameworks
3
ARTS 1301, MUSI 1306, DRAM 1310/2366 (core)
Art Appreciation, Music Appreciation, Introduction to Theatre, Voice for Theater
3
College-level Math or Natural Science (any core course) 3
SPCH 1315 (core)
Public Speaking
3
Social Science (any core course) 3
Total
Medical Office Careers AAS Total
18
60