Administrative Office Technology - Associate in Applied Science Degree
The Administrative Office Technology degree prepares students to work in the modern office environment as administrative office professionals and office managers. Graduates of this program will have the customer-service, communication, Internet, software, and office-management skills to be efficient and effective office associates, able to prepare documents and spreadsheets, manage meetings and events, and communicate with colleagues and clients.
While some of the courses in the Administrative Office Technology degree program transfer to a senior institution, this degree is not designed as a "transfer" degree, but, rather, is a career degree that prepares you for employment.
Horry Georgetown Technical College is nationally accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), 7007 College Blvd., Suite 420, Overland Park, Kansas 66211, (913) 339-9356, www.acbsp.org, for the offering of the Associate Degrees in Accounting, Business Administration and Administrative Office Technology. Students interested in reviewing the accreditation documents may view them in the Academic Deans' Office.
For more information on HGTC's accreditations, click here.
Administrative Office Technology graduates find that they are highly-sought employees. Employment opportunities can be found in the following fields:
- Public Relations
- Education, legal and medical offices
- Construction companies
- Investment firms
- Real Estate companies
- Government agencies
For more information about careers, visit O*Net Online for an overview of South Carolina and National earnings statistics, and Horry Georgetown Technical College's Career Resource Center for more employment, career, and professional development resources.
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Course Sequence and Progression Requirements
Students may select Administrative Office Technology (60 credits) or Accounting, Legal or Medical Emphasis (66 credits) with advisor approval.
|First Semester - Fall|
|AOT 134||Office Communications||3|
|AOT 165||Information Processing Software||3|
|AOT 239||Computerized Office Accounting||3|
|ACC 101||Principles of Accounting|
|Second Semester - Spring|
|AOT 110||Document Formatting||3|
|AOT 234||Admin. Office Communications||3|
|ENG 155||Communications I||3|
|MAT 155||Contemporary Mathematics||3|
|Third Semester - Summer|
|AOT 180||Customer Service||3|
|AOT 210||Document Production||3|
|AOT 261||Office Spreadsheet Applications||3|
|ENG 160||Technical Communications||3|
|Fourth Semester - Fall|
|AOT 161||Records Management||3|
|AOT 263||Office Database Applications||3|
|AOT 265||Office Desktop Publishing||3|
|PHI 103||Workplace Ethics||3|
|Fifth Semester - Spring|
|AOT 133||Professional Development||3|
|AOT 252||Systems and Processors Medical||3|
|AOT 254||Office Simulation|
|AOT 269||Internet Skills for the Workplace||3|
|PSY 103||Human Relations||3|
Total Credit Hours
* Emphasis Elective: Choose BAF 101, HIM 103, or LEG 135