The Office Technology Program is offered for students who desire to enter employment upon completion of the program or who desire to pursue an associate degree in Business at Howard College.
Possible Employment Responsibilities: File, input data, prepare documents, use software, and perform clerical duties.
Possible Employment Positions: Office Clerk, File Clerk, Data Entry Operator, General Office Clerk, Office Support Specialist, Administrative Specialist.
Possible Employment Locations: Business settings in government agencies, hospitals, companies (banks) and education (schools and colleges).
Program Duration: Two or three semesters. Additional Prerequisite course(s) may be required depending on student’s prior training/education.
Prerequisites: ENGL 0320 and ENGL 0301 , MATH 0301 , POFI 2301 , and interview with the CIS/Business Coordinator. Students who lack a proficiency in sign communication may be required to enroll in SGNL 1301 , SGNL 1302 , SGNL 2301 , or SGNL 2302 until proficiency is attained. Students who lack a proficiency in keyboarding speed and accuracy may be required to enroll in POFT 1227 .