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Business Administration: Office Management

Business Administration: Office Management

The Office Management Program will prepare students for entry-level and mid-management positions that will enable them to lead people in attaining the objectives of an organization. Planning, organizing and controlling computerized and information processing activities of an organization are the major focuses of this curriculum. The program will prepare graduates for higher level office positions, and concentrates on developing the following skills: oral and written communications, business organization, computer software applications, office information systems, supervision and administrative support systems, records and information management and interpersonal relations. Training will be conducted on computers and related office equipment. For students desiring on-the-job experience prior to graduation, an internship course may be available.

Graduates of the program will be prepared to assume positions as office managers, administrative service coordinators or assistants, office supervisors, records and information supervisors, human resource administrators, administrative assistants, or administrative support staff. Students may transfer to a four-year institution to pursue a bachelor's degree in programs such as business administration, business education, human resources or computer information systems.

Program Competencies

Upon graduation with an Associate in Applied Science degree in Office Management, the graduate will be able to:

  • keyboard at least 40 net words per minute;
  • demonstrate the communication process and its role in interpersonal, oral, and written communication;
  • identify the duties and responsibilities of an office manager;
  • utilize current software programs for word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications; and
  • analyze business structures, management functions, and governmental influences.



Total Degree Credits: 60.0

First Year, Fall Semester
OF 102 - College Keyboarding Credit Hours: 3
OF 161 - Information Processing I Credit Hours: 3
BU 140 - Introduction to Business Credit Hours: 3 
EN 100 - Composition I: Rhetorical Strategies Credit Hours: 3 or
EN 110 - College Composition Credit Hours: 3
General Education Elective Credit Hours: 3

First Year, Spring Semester
OF 112 - Professional Keyboarding Credit Hours: 3
OF 260 - Office Technology Management Credit Hours: 3
BU 131 - Computer Applications in Business Credit Hours: 3
EN 101 - Composition for the Humanities Credit Hours: 3 or
EN 102 - Composition for the STEM Disciplines Credit Hours: 3 or
EN 111 - Composition and Interpretation of Literature Credit Hours: 3
Math/Science Elective Credit Hours: 3

Second Year, Fall Semester
OF 160 - Records Management Credit Hours: 3
OF 261 - Administrative Procedures Credit Hours: 3
BU 142 - Business Communication Credit Hours: 3
Business Elective Credit Hours: 3
General Education Elective Credit Hours: 3

Second Year, Spring Semester
BU 120 - Introduction to Accounting Credit Hours: 3
BU 130 - Quantitative Business Methods Credit Hours: 3
BU 261 - Business Law I Credit Hours: 3
General Education Elective Credit Hours: 3
General Education Elective Credit Hours: 3

Available At:

North Campus

Career Opportunities/Further Education:

Office Managers
Administrative Services
Administrative Assistants

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Business & Public Service
Office Management

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Office Management

Lisa Kunkle
North Campus
Room B208B
6205 Main Street
Williamsville, NY 14221
P: (716) 851-1520