Office Administration

Program Learning Outcomes

Legal Office Specialist Certificate

1.  Graduates will be able to use Microsoft Office effectively in the completion of legal office assignments.

2.  Graduates will be able to edit and format legal pleadings.
 
3.  Graduates will be able to execute oral & written communication skills utilizing legal terminology and vocabulary.
 
4.  Graduates will be able to evaluate and administer legal records management systems.
 
5.  Graduates will manage the scheduling workflow within specific deadlines according to various calendars.
 
Office Specialist Certificate
 
1.  Graduates will be able to use Microsoft Office effectively in the completion of office assignments.
 
2.  Graduates will be able to compose, review, and format business letter.
 
3.  Graduates will be able to execute oral & written communication skills utilizing business terminology and vocabulary.
 
4.  Graduates will be able to set up a records management systems.
 
Administrative Office Assistant Associate of Applied Science
 
1.  Graduates will be able to use Microsoft Office  effectively in the completion of office assignment.
 
2.  Graduates will be able to compose, review, and format business letter.
 
3. Graduates will be able to execute oral & written communication skills utilizing business terminology and vocabulary.
 
4.   Graduates will be able to set up a records management systems.
 
5.  Graduates will be able to organize and coordinate meetings setup procedures.
 
6.  Graduates will be able to execute applications of project management.

Advisory Committee Members

Maria M. Villarreal, Edinburg Childcare, Inc.
Natalie Goza, McAllen ISD
Velma Segura, Law Office of David Cazares

Certificates

Associate Degrees

Legal Office Specialist Certificate

TSI EXEMPT

Plan of Study Grid
FallCredit Hours
POFI 2301 Word Processing 3
POFL 1303 Legal Office Procedures I 3
POFT 1301 Business English 3
POFT 1329 Beginning Keyboarding 3
 Credit Hours12
Spring
POFI 2340 Advanced Word Processing 3
POFL 2301 Legal Document Processing 3
POFT 1319 Records and Information Management I 3
POFT 1328 Business Presentations 3
POFT 2312 Business Correspondence and Communication 3
 Credit Hours15
Summer
POFL 1340 Legal Office Procedures II 3
POFL 2264 CAPSTONE: Practicum 2
 Credit Hours5
 Total Credit Hours32

Office Specialist Certificate

TSI EXEMPT

Plan of Study Grid
FallCredit Hours
POFI 2301 Word Processing 3
POFT 1301 Business English 3
POFT 1309 Administrative Office Procedures I 3
POFT 1329 Beginning Keyboarding 3
 Credit Hours12
Spring
POFI 2340 Advanced Word Processing 3
POFT 1319 Records and Information Management I 3
POFT 1328 Business Presentations 3
POFI 1349 Spreadsheets 3
POFT 2312 Business Correspondence and Communication 3
 Credit Hours15
Summer
POFT 1349 Administrative Office Procedures II 3
POFT 2264 CAPSTONE: Practicum 2
 Credit Hours5
 Total Credit Hours32

Administrative Office Assistant Associate of Applied Science

TSI LIABLE

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredit Hours
POFI 2301 Word Processing 3
POFT 1301 Business English 3
POFT 1309 Administrative Office Procedures I 3
POFT 1329 Beginning Keyboarding 3
Social and Behavioral Sciences Elective 1 3
 Credit Hours15
Spring
POFI 1349 Spreadsheets 3
POFI 2340 Advanced Word Processing 3
POFT 1319 Records and Information Management I 3
POFT 1328 Business Presentations 3
POFT 2312 Business Correspondence and Communication 3
 Credit Hours15
Summer
POFT 1349 Administrative Office Procedures II 3
 Credit Hours3
Second Year
Fall
ACNT 1303 Introduction to Accounting I 3
POFT 2331 Administrative Project Solutions 3
Humanities Elective 1 3
Speech Elective 1 3
 Credit Hours12
Spring
BMGT 1301 Supervision 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 1 3
POFT 2303 Speed and Accuracy Building 3
Math and Natural Sciences Elective 1,2 4
 Credit Hours13
Summer
POFT 2264 CAPSTONE: Practicum 2
 Credit Hours2
 Total Credit Hours60