Executive Office Admin (EOA)

EOA 106. Keyboarding. 3 Credits.

Students are taught correct keyboarding techniques while developing speed and accuracy using a keyboarding software program. These techniques are then used to prepare business and personal correspondence with the use of Microsoft Word. This course is designed for students who have few or no computer skills, for students who want to learn how to type, or for students who are looking to improve their typing skills. Prerequisites: FYE 101, RDG 098, or placement.

EOA 107. Word Processing Applications. 3 Credits.

The major topics covered in this class are creating, editing, and formatting of a document and working with multiple documents. A professional paper, a newsletter, a basic form, and tables are designed. A mail merge is developed. Password protection of a document is introduced. The course material helps prepare the student to take a component of the Microsoft Office Specialist Certification. This course is helpful to the student who has minimal or no experience using a computer. Prerequisites: FYE 101, RDG 098, ENG 098 or placement.

EOA 110. Administrative Assistant Office Procedures. 3 Credits.

The course teaches the students concepts and procedures to develop the skills they will need as an administrative assistant. Students learn general office procedures, communicating techniques, interpersonal skills, use of technology, records management, and scheduling of appointments. Prerequisites: ENG 098, FYE 101, MAT 092, RDG 098, or placement. Fall.

EOA 180. Externship Experience for the Administrative Assistant. 3 Credits.

This externship experience will allow students to apply admin skills, perform administrative procedures and develop professional attitudes for interacting with professionals in an administrative roll. One seminar hour and eight hours of field experience per week are required. Prerequisite: Recommendation of the faculty advisor and the Director of Community Learning; QPA of 2.5 or better and a minimum of 12 college level earned credits. Spring.