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.

Word Processing Specialist
AA Degree
Certificate of Achievement

This curriculum is designed to prepare students for employment in business, industry, and government as office support staff. Graduates may expect to begin employment as a word processor, word processing specialist, or office staff assistant and be promoted to office manager.

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-106 Applied Accounting OR 3
BA-109A Computerized Accounting for Personal Finance AND (1.5)
BA-109B Computerized Accounting for Small Business (1.5)
BA-116 Business English and Communication 4
CAOT-111 Intermediate Keyboarding 3
CAOT-153 Introduction to Internet 1
CAOT-172A Beginning Word 0.5
CAOT-172B Intermediate Word 0.5
CAOT-188 Desktop Publishing with QuarkXPress 2
CAOT-193A Beginning Excel AND 0.5
CAOT-187 PowerPoint Presentations AND 0.5
CAOT-134 Beginning Microsoft Access OR 0.5
CAOT-194A Microsoft Office (2)

Supporting Courses

Supporting Courses
Number Title Units
BA-123 Math for Accounting and Business 3
BA/PSY-139 Psychology in the Workplace 3
CAOT-193A Beginning Excel OR 0.5
CAOT-193B Intermediate Excel OR (0.5)
CAOT-193C Advanced Excel (0.5)
SPCH-101 Introduction to Public Speaking OR 3
SPCH-103 Interpersonal Communication OR (3)
SPCH-104 Critical Thinking/Persuasion (3)
  Major Field Electives (see list below) 8

Recommended Major Field Electives: BA-101A, BA-106, BA-110, BA-125, BA-141A, CAOT-112, CAOT-187, CAOT-188, CS-101.

Courses may not be taken for duplicate credit.

[ Return to 2004-2005 Curriculum Guides Index ]