Curriculum Guides 2004-2005
(Fall 2004, Spring 2005, Summer 2005)

These curriculum guides are based on the Ohlone College 2004-2005 degree requirements. Students who will be graduating using a different catalog for their degree requirements should see a counselor and/or refer to the appropriate Ohlone College Catalog (view Ohlone's Catalog Rights Policy). All students are encouraged to meet with a counselor to review degree requirements and/or have questions answered.

Office Assistant / Receptionist
AA Degree
Certificate of Achievement

This curriculum is designed to prepare students for entry?level positions in the clerical field. The graduate is often employed as a junior clerk?typist in business, industry, or government in a position that requires the employee to perform general clerical tasks, filing, and keyboarding. Placement often depends on job availability and the successful completion of a keyboarding/word processing skills test as well as a general entrance examination.

Requirements for AA Degree:

  1. Complete Major Field and Supporting Courses with a 2.0 grade point average.
  2. Complete Plan A, B, or C General Education requirements. These are specified in the Ohlone College Catalog.
  3. Complete at least 60 degree-applicable units with a 2.0 grade point average.
  4. Complete at least 12 units at Ohlone College.

Requirements for Certificate of Achievement:

  1. Complete Major Field courses as indicated below.
  2. Complete at least six units at Ohlone College.
  3. Maintain a 2.0 grade point average in Major Field courses.

Major Field

Major Field Courses
Number Title Units
BA-116 Business English and Communication 4
BA/PSY-139 Psychology in the Workplace 3
CAOT-111 Intermediate Keyboarding 3
CAOT-153 Introduction to Internet 1
CAOT-156 Microsoft Publisher 0.5
CAOT-172A Beginning Word 0.5
CAOT-172B Intermediate Word 0.5
CAOT-193A Beginning Excel 0.5
CAOT-194A Microsoft Office OR 2
CAOT-134A Beginning Microsoft Access AND (0.5)
CAOT-187 PowerPoint Presentations (0.5)

Supporting Courses

Supporting Courses
Number Title Units
BA-106 Applied Accounting 3
BA-123 Math for Accounting and Business 3
CAOT-112 Advanced Keyboarding 2
SPCH-101 Introduction to Public Speaking 3
  Major Field Electives (see list below) 7

Recommended Major Field Electives: BA-110, BA-125, BA-141A, CS-101.

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