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2004-2005
Office Systems and Applications
Associate in Applied Science
Curriculum code 1257

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Required Courses
(64 credit hours)
The following suggested schedule is based on full-time enrollment. Students may also complete the program through part-time enrollment.

For information about prerequisites and corequisites, please see the course descriptions that are linked from each course.

Suggested Full-Time Schedule
First Semester

15 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
___-___ 3 Humanities and Fine Arts, Social/Behavioral Sciences

Choose from: ART, FRE, GER, HUM, JPN, LIT, MUS, PHI, SPA, THE, ANT, ECO, GEO, HIS, PSC, PSY, SOC, SSC

  
COM-101 3 Composition I   
MTH-120
or
BUS-120

3

Quantitative Literacy

Business Mathematics

  
IMS-115 3 Introduction to PC Applications   
OSA-103 3 Office Language Skills  
Total: 15

Second Semester
18 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes

COM-103

3 Speech Fundamentals   
MIS-146 3 PC Operating Systems  
OSA-122 3 Electronic Spreadsheets  
OSA-145 3 PC Word Processing  
___-___

___-___

6 Required Career Course: Select six hours from chosen concentration.  
Total: 18

Third Semester
16 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
___-___ 3 Required Career Course: Select three hours from chosen concentration.  
___-___ 4 Physical and Life Science

Choose from: BIO, CHM, EAS, GEL, NAT, PHS, PHY

 
OSA-249 3 Accounting for Office Professionals  
MIS-111 3 Introduction to Internet Technology  
___-___ 3 Required Career Course: Select three hours from chosen concentration.  
Total: 16

Fourth Semester
15 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
OSA-230 3 Business Presentations  
OSA-257 3 Database Management  
OSA-258 3 Internship  

___-___

3 Required Career Course: Select three hours from chosen concentration.  

___-___

3 Required Career Course or Program elective.  
Total: 15

Concentrations
Select one area of concentration from Administrative Assistant, Legal Office Assistant, Desktop Publishing Specialist, Web Design Assistant, PC Applications Help Desk Specialist or Office Administrator.

Administrative Assistant
18 credit hours

Required Special Career Courses
15 credit hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
OSA-102 3 Document Formatting  
OSA-104 1 Keyboarding Speed and Accuracy  
OSA-243 2 Business Writing  
OSA-246 3 PC Applications Integration  
OSA-250 2 Records Management  
OSA-255 3 Administrative Office Procedures  
OSA-260 1 Seminar  

Electives
3 credit hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
OSA-116 1 Outlook  
OSA-125 3 Introduction to Website Design  
OSA-133 3 Speedwriting  
OSA-135 3 Website Applications  
OSA-232 3 Desktop Publishing  
OSA-234 3 Introduction to PC Graphics  
OSA-275 3 PC Applications for Power Users  

OR

Legal Office Assistant
18 credit hours

Required Special Career Courses
15 credit hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
BUS-110 3 Legal Environment in Business  
OSA-102 3 Document Formatting  
OSA-104 1 Keyboarding Speed and Accuracy  
OSA-246 3 PC Applications Integration  
OSA-250 2 Records Management  
OSA-252 3 Legal Terminology and Procedures  

Electives
3 credit hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
BUS-136 3 Business Law  
OSA-116 1 Outlook  
OSA-133 3 Speedwriting  
OSA-232 3 Desktop Publishing  
OSA-243 2 Business Writing  
OSA-260 1 Seminar  

OR

Desktop Publishing Specialist
18 credit hours

Required Special Career Courses
18 credit hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
OSA-125 3 Introduction to Website Design  
OSA-135 3 Website Applications  
OSA-232 3 Desktop Publishing  
OSA-234 3 Introduction to PC Graphics  
OSA-235 3 Desktop Publishing Applications  
OSA-236 3 PC Graphics Applications  

OR

Web Design Assistant
18 credit hours

Required Special Career Courses
15 credit hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
MIS-141 3 Web Page Authoring and Publishing  
OSA-125 3 Introduction to Website Design  
OSA-135 3 Website Applications  
OSA-234 3 Introduction to PC Graphics  
OSA-236 3 PC Graphics Applications  

Electives
3 credit hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
MIS-105 3 Programming Principles  
MIS-241 3 Advanced Web Page Authoring  
OSA-232 3 Desktop Publishing  
OSA-246 3 PC Applications Integration  

OR

PC Application Help Desk Specialist
15 credit hours

Required Special Career Courses
15 credit hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
MIS-121 3 Networking for Business  
LAN-150 3 Managing Windows Desktop  
OSA-246 3 PC Applications Integration  
OSA-275 3 PC Applications for Power Users  
PSY-201 3 Human Relations in Organizations  

OR

Office Administrator
18 credit hours

Required Special Career Courses
15 credit hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
BUS-226 3 Business Ethics  
BUS-231 3 Principles of Management  
OSA-246 3 PC Applications Integration  
OSA-255 3 Administrative Office Procedures  
PSY-201 3 Human Relations in Organizations  

Electives
3 credit hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
OSA-116 1 Outlook  
OSA-125 3 Introduction to Website Design  
OSA-135 3 Website Applications  
OSA-232 3 Desktop Publishing  
OSA-234 3 Introduction to PC Graphics  
OSA-275 3 PC Applications for Power Users  

Graduation Requirements
Official high school transcript with date of graduation or a GED certificate; minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0; successful completion of all course requirements and the minimum number of credit hours for the specific degree; minimum of 15 semester hours completed at Moraine Valley; constitution requirement; COL-101 requirement; submission of graduation petition to the Records Office by published deadlines. (See college catalog for details.)

For More Information

Admissions Office
(708) 974-5355
admissions@morainevalley.edu
www.morainevalley.edu

Academic Advising Center
(708) 974-5721
advising@morainevalley.edu
www.morainevalley.edu/academicadvising

Department Chairperson
Deborah Poropat
Office: T917
(708) 974-5382
poropat@morainevalley.edu
  

Program Coordinator
Jane Corradetti

(708) 974-5382
corradetti@morainevalley.edu
  

Information and requirements may change without notice.

 
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