Office Professional Associate in Applied Science

WHAT FOLLOWS IS THE PROGRAM OUTLINE. This program is not designed for students transferring to other colleges or universities. As a rule, courses with a second digit "0" are designed to transfer.  Students planning to transfer should consult a Counselor to verify the transferability of courses. Prerequisites for courses are noted in the IVCC Catalog. Program Pre-Admission Information is included if applicable.

First YearCredits
ACT 1210 Fundamentals of Accounting*3  
BUS 1010 Introduction To Business*3  
BUS 1201 Let's Talk Business*2  
BUS 1230 Math for Business & Finance3  
CSP 1203 Microsoft Office Professional I3  
CSP 2203 Microsoft Office Professional II  3
CSO 1202 Microsoft Windows  2
CSP 1230 Computer Keyboarding Applications  2
CSP 1231 Adv Keyboarding/Document Formatting  2
ENG 1205 Writ Comm Skills for Bus Ind & Tech  3
PSY 1000 General Psychology
or SOC 1000 Introduction To Sociology
Year Total: 14 15
Second YearCredits
CSP 2204 Microsoft Office Professional III (Fall only)
or CSD 1210 Comprehensive Access
CSM 1209 Management Information Systems (Fall only)3  
MGT 2010 Principles of Management3  
SDT 1203 Job Seeking Skills1  
CSN 1200 Using Internet and The World Wide Web3  
SPH 1204 Oral Communication Skills for Business, Industry & Technology3  
ACT 1280 Quickbooks-Pro Accounting
or MGT 2220 Principles of Supervision
CSC 2203 Computer Ethics  3
CSM 2240 Office Management (Spring only)  3
CSP 2201 Help Desk/User Support (Spring only)  2
CSP 2222 Business Technology Internship  4
Year Total: 16 15
Total Credit Hours:  60
For additional information please consult any counselor at (815) 224-0360 or  (815) 224-0441

This degree is designed to prepare personnel for Office Supervisor, Administrative Assistant and clerical positions requiring proficiency in document preparation, bookkeeping, word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentation software.  Students are strongly encouraged to complete the required courses in the order they are listed above. Some classes may only be available at night or online.

*ACT 1210, BUS 1010 & 1201 must be taken together as a learning community. Students are strongly encouraged to complete the required courses in the order they are listed above. Some advanced courses may only be available at night or in specific semesters.  

Proficiency exams are available for CSP 1230, CSP 1203, CSO 1202, and CSN 1200.  Contact the Workforce Development Division at 815-224-0233 or or speak with a counselor about the available proficiency exams.  Proficiency Exam Study  Guides are available at:  Course outline provides course description, working outcomes and related competencies.  

Formerly called Business Technology