Oct 22, 2019  
2015-2016 VSCC Catalog 
2015-2016 VSCC Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business - Office Management Technology Concentration - A.A.S.

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This concentration is designed to prepare students for employment in the office setting. The growth of electronic word processing, computer based file management, and the constant need to process office work in an efficient manner help form the basis for this area of study. Jobs and career positions in this field include secretary, word processing technician, office manager or office assistant.

All Business students are required to take the business exit exam to meet graduation requirements.

General Education Requirements - Credits (16)

  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts  Credits: (3)
  • Non-Sequential Science Course  Credits: (4)
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences  Credits: (3)

Major Core Course Requirements - Credits (44)

  • Electives (Advisor Approved)  Credits: (5)

Total Degree Requirements - Credits (60)

Career and Salary Information

Career Beginning Salary Experienced Salary Median
Bill and Account Collectors $20,400 $29,200
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks $20,100 $32,900
Desktop Publishers $21,400 $33,700
Information Clerks $17,900 $25,000
Postal Service Clerks $26,300 $53,800
Receptionists $17,900 $25,000
Secretaries, Administrative Assistants $18,400 $28,200

Career and salary information for the state of Tennessee taken from the Office and Administrative Support job classifications found at http://www.onetonline.org.   Check out this website for additional information about education requirements and preferred work styles and abilities for these careers.  Salaries are not guaranteed and depend upon location and position.

Recommended Schedule

This is a recommended schedule. Learning Support, pre-requisites and other academic factors may impact this schedule.  See your advisor to create a degree plan.

First Year - Fall Semester - Credits (15)

  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (See General Education Requirements in Catalog)  Credits: (3)

First Year - Spring Semester - Credits (15)

  • Elective [Advisor Approved]  Credits: (3)

Second Year - Spring Semester - Credits (15)

  • Elective (BUSN 1000 Recommended)  Credits: (2)
  • Non-Sequential Science (See General Education Requirements in Catalog)  Credits: (4)
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog)  Credits: (3)

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