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2014-2015
Office Systems and Applications
Associate in Applied Science Degree
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.

Program prerequisite:  Keyboarding skill of 26 net words per minute.  Students who need to reach this skill level may enroll in OSA-100, Keyboarding I.

For information about prerequisites and corequisites, please refer to the catalog.

Suggested Full-Time Schedule
First Semester

15 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

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

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

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

3

General Education Mathematics

Business Mathematics

  
IMS-115 3 Microsoft Office I   
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 Operating Systems  
OSA-122 3 Microsoft Excel  
OSA-145 3 Microsoft Word  
___-___

___-___

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 QuickBooks for Office Professionals  
MIS-111 3 Internet Technologies  
___-___ 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 Microsoft PowerPoint and Presentations  
OSA-257 3 Microsoft Access  
OSA-258 3 Internship  

___-___

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

___-___

3 Required Career Course or Program elective.  
Total: 15

Concentrations
Students may select from Administrative Assistant, Office Manager, Legal Office Assistant, Graphics & Desktop Publisher, Web Design Assistant, Help Desk Specialist, or Medical Secretary.

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 May need to be repeated. Minimum skill level recommended for employment:  50 wpm 
OSA-243 2 Business Writing  
OSA-246 3 Microsoft Office 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
BUS-100 3 Introduction to Business  
LSC-110 3 Fundamentals of Meeting Planning  
MIS-141 3 Web Page Authoring and Publishing  
OSA-116 1 Outlook  
OSA-232 3 Introduction to Adobe Creative Suite  

OR

Office Manager
18 credit hours

Required Special Career Courses
15 credit hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
BUS-100 3 Introduction to Business  
BUS-231 3 Principles of Management  
LSC-110 3 Fundamentals of Meeting Planning  
MIS-210 3 Project Management  
OSA-255 3 Administrative Office Procedures  

Electives
3 credit hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
MIS-141 3 Web Page Authoring and Publishing  
OSA-116 1 Microsoft Outlook  
OSA-232 3 Introduction to Adobe Creative Suite  
OSA-243 2 Business Writing  
OSA-246 3 Microsoft Office Integration  

OR

Legal Office Assistant
18 credit hours

Required Special Career Courses
15 credit hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
BUS-136 3 Business Law  
OSA-102 3 Document Formatting  
OSA-104 1 Keyboarding Speed and Accuracy May need to be repeated. Minimum skill level recommended for employment:  50 wpm
OSA-246 3 Microsoft Office Integration  
OSA-252 3 Legal Terminology and Procedures  
OSA-255 3 Administrative Office Procedures  

Electives
3 credit hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
OSA-116 1 Microsoft Outlook  
OSA-225 3 Microsoft Publishing  
OSA-232 3 Introduction to Adobe Creative Suite  
OSA-243 2 Business Writing  
OSA-250 2 Records Management  
OSA-260 1 Seminar  

OR

Graphics & Desktop Publisher
18 credit hours

Required Special Career Courses
18 credit hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
MIS-141 3 Web Page Authoring and Publishing  
OSA-125 3 Introduction to Website Design  
OSA-232 3 Introduction to Adobe Creative Suite  
OSA-234 3 Adobe Illustrator  
OSA-235 3 Adobe InDesign  
OSA-236 3 Adobe Photoshop  

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 Adobe Illustrator  
OSA-236 3 Adobe Photoshop  

Electives
3 credit hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
MIS-105 3 Programming Principles  
MIS-241 3 Advanced Web Page Authoring  
OSA-232 3 Introduction to Adobe Creative Suite  
OSA-246 3 Microsoft Office Integration  

OR

Help Desk Specialist
18 credit hours

Required Special Career Courses
15 credit hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
COM-203 3 Interpersonal Communication  
LAN-103 1 Security Awareness  
LAN-111 3 IT Essentials—A+  
LAN-121 3 Network Essentials-Network+  
LAN-122 4 Network Services  
OSA-116 1 Microsoft Outlook  

Electives
3 credit hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
OSA-232 3 Introduction to Adobe Creative Suite  
LAN-112 3 Managing IT � A+  

OR

Medical Secretary
18 credit hours

Required Special Career Courses
18 credit hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
MRT-105 3 Beginning Medical Transcription  
MRT-110 3 Medical Terminology  
MRT-111 4 Health Information Management  
OSA-102 3 Document Formatting  
OSA-104 1 Keyboarding Speed and Accuracy May need to be repeated. Minimum skill level recommended for employment:  50 wpm
OSA-116 1 Microsoft Outlook  
OSA-255 3 Administrative Office Procedures  

Graduation Requirements
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; a "C" grade or better in COM-101 and a "C" grade or better in COM-102 if COM-102 is required for this program; successful completion of minimum level of competency in Mathematics; 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 Chair
Michele August

Office: T917
(708) 974-5622 august@morainevalley.edu

Program Coordinator
Carol Straka

Office: T502
(708) 974-5712 straka@morainevalley.edu

Internship Coordinator
Jane Corradetti

Office Systems and Applications
Office T502
coradetti@morainevalley.edu

Information and requirements may change without notice.

 
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