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
POFT 1329
Beginning Keyboarding
3 POFT 2401
Intermediate Keyboarding
POFT 1313
Professional Workforce Preparation
3 POFT 1231
Numeric Keypad Applications
POFT 1309
Administrative Office Procedures I
3 TECM 1191
Special Topics in Applied Mathematics, General
POFT 1319
Records and Information Management I
3 ACNT 1303
Introduction to Accounting I
POFT 1291
Special Topics in Business Communications
Total15 Total12

Sophomore Year

Third SemesterHours Fourth SemesterHours
POFT 2333
Advanced Keyboarding
3 ENGL 1301 (core)
Composition I
ACNT 1304
Introduction to Accounting II
3 BCIS 1305 or EDUC 1300 (core)
Learning Frameworks
POFT 1492
Special Topics in Administrative Assistant
Secretarial Science, General
4 ARTS 1301, MUSI 1306, DRAM 1310/2366 (core)
Art Appreciation, Music Appreciation, Introduction to Theatre, Voice for Theater
POFT 2287
Internship – Administrative Assistant Secretarial Science, General
2 College-level Math or Natural Science (any core course)3
POFT 2387
Internship – Administrative Assistant Secretarial Science, General
3 SPCH 1315 (core)3
   Social Science (any core course)3
Total15 Total
Office Careers AAS Total