School of Applied Technology

Administrative Office Specialist (KAO2)

Certificate of Proficiency
625 Hours

The Administrative Office Specialist Program enables students to develop entry-level skills in the computer/office occupations area. The most up-to-date tools necessary for securing and maintaining employment are emphasized throughout the program. Emphasis is placed on keyboarding skill building, ten-key calculator skills, computer concepts, Windows, Internet, and e-mail. Further emphasis is placed on computer applications including spreadsheets, word processing, and presentations. Students learn business communication skills, business office procedures, customer service, and life skills training. Students may also elect to take program electives including database applications, accounting, QuickBooks, advanced Word Processing, and medical terminology.

Occupations in this Area

For state and national occupation information, visit http://online.onetcenter.org/find/and enter the following O*Net code(s):

  • 43-9061.00 General Office Clerk
  • 43-6014.00 Secretaries

Tuition and Fees

  • Application Fee: $40.00
  • Tuition: $1,350.00
  • Student Fees: $93.75
  • Lab Fees: $44.00
  • Books: $852.53

Total Estimated Cost: $2,340.28
(subject to change without notice)

Financial Aid

VA, PELL

Course/Program Delivery Model

This program is offered in a Competency Based Education (CBE) format. Students will be expected to invest a minimum of 15 hours per week on coursework and will enroll in one course at a time according to the established sequence with tuition and fees assessed for each course individually.  Students receiving Federal Financial Aid or VA funding please contact your academic advisor for specific information regarding eligibility.

Requirements

Prospective students must have been assessed (TABE) within 90 days prior to enrollment

  • Reading: 10.0
  • Math: 8.0
  • Total Language: 10.0

Other

Students need a USB Flash Drive and headphones for the first day of class.

Available Class Schedules

Taylorsville/Redwood Campus

4600 So. Redwood Road
Salt Lake City, UT 84123

Mon - Thu 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Acquire Substantive Knowledge
  2. Communicate Effectively
  3. Develop Quantitative Literacy
  4. Think Critically and Creatively
  5. Civic Engagement
  6. Work Professionally and Constructively
  7. Develop Computer and Information Literacy

Training and skills in computer software applications required to obtain employment

1, 7

Training and skills in office applications and equipment necessary to succeed in the workplace

1

Training and skills in written, oral, customer service and interpersonal communication

1, 2

Training and skills in job seeking, preparation, and interviewing required to be hired and succeed in the workplace

1

Entry level skills in office etiquette and professionalism

1, 6

Required Courses: (625 Clock Hours)

Course

 Title

Clock Hours

Semester

Prerequisite

KAOS 0115

Keyboarding/Skillbuilding

 80

A

KAOS 0155

Intermediate Ten-Key

 50

A

KAOS 0170

Computer Concepts

 30

A

KAOS 0250

Customer Serv. Life Skills

 60

A

KAOS 0185

Basic Word Processing

 40

A

KAOS 0188

Advanced Word Processing

 40

A

KAOS 0245

Comp. Business Commun.

 90

A

KACT 0170

Records Management

 30

A

KAOS 0260

Presentations

 30

A

KACT 0115

Basic Spreadsheets

 40

A

KACT 0118

Advanced Spreadsheets

 40

A

KACT 0185

Basic QuickBooks

 40

A

KAOS 0270

Database

 40

A

KWRK 0515

Job-Seeking Skills

 15

A

Department Contact Info

Taylorsville/Redwood Campus
Technology Building, 534
4600 So. Redwood Road
Salt Lake City, UT 84123

General Information
801-957-7522

Program Information
801-957-3354
SAT@slcc.edu

Academic Advisors

Liliana Rodriguez, SCC
801-957-4178

Program Faculty

Professors
Jeanne Noble
Dee Ann Jensen

Associate Professors
Sally Williams
Vonadean McFarland
Karl Jorgensen

Assistant Professors
Diego Pardo