Programs of Study Home | Programs of Study | Office Professional Placement/Transfer94%That's right! Ninety-four percent of SCC's 2012-2013 graduates found work or continued their education. Placement Faculty SpotlightKaren EmersonOffice Professional instructor says open-door policy one of keys to student successMore Placement/Transfer94%That's right! Ninety-four percent of SCC's 2012-2013 graduates found work or continued their education. Placement Placement/Transfer94%That's right! Ninety-four percent of SCC's 2012-2013 graduates found work or continued their education. PlacementPlacement/Transfer94%That's right! Ninety-four percent of SCC's 2012-2013 graduates found work or continued their education. PlacementFaculty SpotlightKaren EmersonOffice Professional instructor says open-door policy one of keys to student successMorePlacement/Transfer94%That's right! Ninety-four percent of SCC's 2012-2013 graduates found work or continued their education. PlacementPlacement/Transfer94%That's right! Ninety-four percent of SCC's 2012-2013 graduates found work or continued their education. Placement Office Professional Featured Video SCC Office Professional WelcomeSCC's Office Professional program prepares students to work in a variety of office positions with varying levels of responsibility.OverviewWelcome to SCC's Office Professional program. Graduates are equipped with knowledge of cutting-edge technology and software, a professional attitude and enhanced skills in an office environment. Student success is the highlight of the program. The flexibility students find with our program will help them complete their studies. Students can choose to specialize in one or more of these focus areas: Administrative, Legal, Medical, General Office Diploma, Microsoft Office and General Office Certificates. The program runs 6-18 months, depending on the focus area. MissionThe mission of the Office Professional program is to prepare competent general and specialized office professionals.Employment OutlookProgram graduates develop good work attitudes and habits, professional and ethical work behavior, and office skills. Employment opportunities include administrative/executive assistant, office manager, desktop publisher, customer service assistant, data-entry specialist, receptionist, computer operator, medical front office assistant, medical transcriptionists, and legal secretary. Recent SCC graduates report an average wage of $12.15 per hour. Starting TermsAll Quarters.Office Professional-AASCurriculumPROGRAM CLASSESTake the following:OFFT-1160 Keyboarding IIIOFFT-1170 Keyboarding IVOFFT-1710 Word Applications IOFFT-1720 Word Applications IIOFFT-2000 Employment TechniquesOFFT-2070 Workplace ApplicationsOFFT-2340 Records & Info ManagementOFFT-2410 Administrative Procedures IOFFT-2420 Administrative Procedures IIOFFT-2460 Office SimulationOFFT-2901 Cooperative ExperienceBSAD-1020 Microsoft Applications IIOFFT-1110 Business CommunicationsOFFT-2120 Business Comm StrategiesFOCUS OPTIONSTake the following groups:OFFT-2310 Financial Computer ApplicationACCT-2230 Computerized AccountingACCT-1200 Prin of Accounting IOFFT-1680 Web Page SupportOFFT-1740 Desktop Publishing ApplicationOFFT-1800 Collaboration ApplicationsOFFT-2720 Microsoft Office IntegrationTake the following groups:ACCT-1200 Prin of Accounting IBSAD-1090 Business Law IBSAD-1100 Business Law IIBSAD-2310 Business EthicsOFFT-2310 Financial Computer ApplicationOFFT-2210 Legal Processes IOFFT-2220 Legal Processes IITake the following groups:TAKE BIOS-1000BIOS-1000 Struct/Func of Human BodyTAKE MEDA-1210MEDA-1210 Comprehensive Medical TermTAKE THE FOLLOWING:MEDA-1203 Medical Law & EthicsMEDA-1404 Medical DiseasesMEDA-1405 Insurance for Medical OfficeOFFT-2440 Medical Office ProceduresOFFT-2650 Computerized Medical ManagmentGENERAL ED REQUIREMENTSTake SPCH-1090 or SPCH-1110 or SPCH-2810SPCH-1090 Fund of Human CommunicationsSPCH-1110 Public SpeakingSPCH-2810 Business & Professional CommunTake ENGL-1010ENGL-1010 Composition ITake BSAD-1010BSAD-1010 Microsoft Applications ITake MATH-1040 or higherMATH-1040 Business MathMATH-1050 Thinking MathematicallyMATH-1080 Algebra & TrigonometryMATH-1100 Intermediate AlgebraMATH-1150 College AlgebraMATH-1180 Elementary StatisticsMATH-1400 Applied CalculusMATH-1600 Calc & Analytic Geometry IMATH-1200 TrigonometryMATH-2030 Contemporary MathematicsMATH-1300 Precalculus Take PSYC-1810 SOCI-1010 or PSYC-1250;PSYC-1810 Introduction to PsychologySOCI-1010 Introduction to SociologyPSYC-1250 Interpersonal RelationsRequirementsProgram Requirements & Student ResponsibilitiesComplete the appropriate testing before admittance to the program. That will determine your need for any developmental courses to help you become successful in the program. You will complete the pre-admissions COMPASS test administered at SCC, or you may be able to use scores from ASSET or ACT tests. The COMPASS, ASSET or ACT tests will be in the areas of math, reading and writing. Scores will be used to place you in appropriate math and writing courses as well as any developmental reading program that may be necessary. An advisor will assist you in interpreting placement scores and determining if you are required to take any developmental courses. Developmental courses at SCC:ENGL0850 Reading Strategies IENGL0880 Reading Strategies IIENGL0900 Reading Brush UpENGL0950 Beginning WritingENGL0960 College Reading and WritingENGL0980 Intermediate WritingMATH0900 Math FundamentalsMATH0950 Beginning Algebra If you are an ESL or ELL student, you must complete all prescribed ESL courses through Advanced ESLII (ESLX0830). Completion of additional testing at that time will determine the next writing course to take.Take the following Prerequisite Courses: Keyboarding competency - Prerequisite competencies required in the program include a typing/keyboarding skill of a minimum of 30 net words per minute with three or fewer errors on a three-minute timing. Students who do not meet this requirement will complete Keyboarding I and/or Keyboarding II. (OFFT1010 and/or OFFT1020). Accounting competency - Students' high school or college transcripts must validate successful completion of an accounting course. Two semesters of high school accounting or one semester or quarter of college accounting must have been completed with a B average or better. Students who have not met this requirement will be required to complete Office Accounting (OFFT1310). Students may take any of these developmental and prerequisite courses prior to admission into the program, or they may take them during the first part of the program. Credit hours earned for developmental or prerequisite courses will not count toward graduation requirements.Maintain attendance standards according to college policy/instructor policies.Follow designated safety procedures while on campus.Participate in all learning activities at the scheduled times.Be responsible for program costs: tuition, fees, books and tools.Contact advisors for registration.Program GoalsProvide a lifelong learning environment whereby students develop skills, knowledge and leadership with guidance, support and assistance from a qualified faculty.Prepare post-secondary vocational/technical training for students who intend to gain employment and retraining for those already employed.CostsIt appears your Web browser is not configured to display PDF files. You can download the PDF file here.