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Modesto Junior College

Degrees

A.S. Clerical Degree

The Clerical program is designed to prepare students for various types of office occupations in the clerical field. Clerical training involves the study of various procedures, duties, and practices applicable to many business offices, as well as the development and acquisition of basic skills necessary for success in those positions. Students learn keyboarding, records management, human relations, office software, and business computations. Career possibilities in the clerical field are numerous. Jobs exist in governmental agencies, schools, health facilities, stores, and in private businesses. Some of the career alternatives for clerical graduates are records clerk, file clerk, general office clerk, mail clerk, receptionist, word processor, and office assistant.

Required Courses: (Bracketed numbers represent suggested semester sequence)
OFADM 202 [1] Intermediate Keyboarding 2 2
OFADM 313 [1] Skills for the Workplace 3
OFADM 330 [1] Beginning Word Processing 3
OFADM 316 [1] Introduction to Microsoft Outlook 1
OFADM 231 [2] Intermediate Word Processing 3
OFADM 304 [2] Professional English for Business 3
BUSAD 50 [2] Business Computations 3
OFADM 314 [3] Office Procedures and Technologies 3
OFADM 305 [3] Records Management 3
OFADM 320 [3] Telephone Techniques 1
OFADM 259 [3] Introduction to Spreadsheet Software 1
OFADM 262 [3] Introduction to Business Presentation Software             1
OFADM 375 [4] 10-Key on the Computer 1
OFADM 315 [4] Today's Office 2
TOTAL UNITS 30

 

A.S. Office Administration Degree

The Office Administration A.S. Degree Program is designed to prepare students for occupations in the office administration field. Some career possibilities are administrative assistant, executive secretary, office supervisor, and office manager. Office administration involves the study of office procedures, duties, and practices applicable to many business offices, as well as the development and acquisition of skills necessary for success in these positions. Students learn keyboarding, word processing, human relations, business communication, and entry-level bookkeeping. Word processing, letter composition, and office procedures are emphasized to prepare students for the assumption of responsible positions.

Required Courses: (Bracketed numbers represent suggested semester sequence)
OFADM 202 [1] Intermediate Keyboarding 2 2
OFADM 259 [1] Introduction to Spreadsheet Software 1
OFADM 261 [1] Introduction to Databases     1
OFADM 262 [1] Introduction to Business Presentation Software 1
OFADM 316 [1] Introduction to Microsoft Outlook 1
OFADM 320 [1] Telephone Techniques 1
OFADM 231 [2] Intermediate Word Processing 3
OFADM 260 [2] Intermediate Spreadsheet Software 1
OFADM 304 [2] Professional English for Business 3
OFADM 232 [3] Advanced Word Processing and Desktop Publishing 3
OFADM 314 [3] Office Procedures & Technologies 3
OFADM 375 [3] 10-Key on the Computer 1
BUSAD 310 [3] Bookkeeping 1  OR 3
BUSAD 201 [3] Financial Accounting 4
OFADM 315 [4] Today's Office 2
BUSAD 210 [4] Business Communication 3
TOTAL UNITS 30

Office Administration

Contact Us

OAProgram@mjc.edu

Kevin Alavezos
(209) 575-6132
alavezosk@mjc.edu
Office: FH 120T

Nancy Backlund
(209) 575-6497
backlundn@mjc.edu
Website
Office: FH 120C

Office Administration
Center Hours (FH 131)

•Fall and Spring•
Monday-Thursday

9 a.m.-8 p.m.
Friday
9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Saturday
9 a.m.-1 p.m.

•Summer•
Monday-Thursday

9 a.m.-7 p.m.