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Admin Support

Administrative Support - Diploma

If you enjoy working in an office environment and would like to get to work quickly, the Administrative Support diploma program is for you. This curriculum prepares you for entry-level office occupations and is ideal for students who are looking for a one-year program that provides the skills needed for many office positions. 

For more information, contact:

Lydia Tisdale (843) 349-5275

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Career Outlook

Graduates of the Administrative Support program find that they are highly-sought employees, with skills that qualify them for a number of general office duties, from data entry and transcription to document formatting and light accounting. Employment opportunities can be found in the following fields:
  • Banks
  • Education, legal, and medical offices
  • Construction companies
  • Retailers
  • 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.

For more information about gainful employment, visit: http://www.hgtc.edu/righttoknow

Curriculum Sequence

First Semester - Fall    
AOT 105 Keyboarding 3
AOT 134 Office Communications 3
AOT 165 Information Processing Software 3
AOT 239 Computerized Office Accounting 3
   or    
ACC 101 Accounting Principles I  
  * Emphasis Elective 3
Second Semester - Spring    
AOT 110 Document Formatting 3
AOT 234 Admin. Office Communications 3
ENG 155 Technical Communications I 3
MAT 155 Contemporary Mathematics 3
  ** Emphasis Elective 3
Third Semester - Summer    
AOT 180 Customer Service 3
AOT 261 Office Spreadsheet Applications 3
ENG 160 Technical Communications II 3
PSY 103 Human Relations 3
 

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

42

* Emphasis Elective: Choose BAF 101, HIM 103, or LEG 135
** Emphasis Elective:  Choose ACC 150, BUS 121, or HIM 105