Office Information Systems



Office Information Systems

Associate of Applied Arts and Sciences

Office Information Systems prepares the student with the skills for an entry level administrative assistant position. The knowledge of electronic communications will provide the student with the office technology needed in the workplace. In addition, the student will develop the skills of human relations needed to interact with managers and other professionals as a team member. West Shore offers a One-Year Certificate in Office Information Systems and an Associate of Applied Arts and Sciences in Office Information Systems.

Courses by Placement/Transfer

The following courses may be prerequisites for your program depending upon your placement scores or transfer evaluation.  Advisors can assist you to integrate these into your program of study during your first semester at West Shore.  Contact Student Services at 231.843.5510.

Course Code

Course Title

Credits/

Contact

ENG 051 or

ENG 098

Introduction to College Writing or

Writing Essentials

4/4

3/3

ENG 052

Introduction to College Reading

4/4

MTH 051

MTH 120

Pre Algebra and/or

Introduction to Algebra

4/4

FYS 101

First-Year Seminar

2/2

Program of Study

Course Code

Course Title

Credits/

Contact

Pre/Corequisites

Semester 1

ENG 111

English Composition I

3/3

ENG 051 or ENG 098 &
ENG 052 or Placement

BUS 100

Introduction to Business

3/3

CIS 110

Introduction to Computer Concepts

3/4

OIS 115

Security/Professional Issues in the Office

3/3

POL 151

American National Government

3/3

Total

15/16

Semester 2

ACC 121

Principles of Accounting I

4/5

BUS 101 or

MTH 123

Business Math

Introduction to Statistics

3/3

MTH 051 or MTH 120 or Placement

CIS 160

Desktop Applications

3/4

OIS 151

Information Keyboarding I

3/4

May be waived

Humanities

Elective

Select one from categories A, B, or C

3/3

Total

16/19

Semester 3

ACC 128

Payroll Accounting

2/3

ACC 121

CIS 111

Computerized Publishing

1/2

CIS 160

CIT 220

Web Page Development and Management

3/3

MGT 201

Principles of Management

3/3

Pre/Corequisite

BUS 100

SPE 110  or

ENG 257

Interpersonal Communications or

Professional Writing

3/3

ENG 111

OIS 299 or

Business

Elective

Office Information Systems Internship or select

one Business course

3/3

Approved Application

Total

15/17

Semester 4

ACC 231

Computerized Accounting

3/4

ACC 121 & CIS 106 or

CIS 110 or CIS 160

CIS 165

Advanced Desktop Applications

3/4

CIS 160

MGT 202

Personnel Management

3/3

BUS 100

OIS 257

Administrative Assistant Procedures

4/4

OIS 151 & CIS 160

General

Education

Elective

Select one from Communications, Humanities and Fine Arts,

Math, Science, or Social Science

3/3 min.

Total

16/18

Degree Total

 

62/70

Microsoft Office Specialist


What You'll Earn - Industry Certification:

This program incorporates a recognized industry certification as part of your degree program. You will study for and complete two seperate Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification exams (included in the cost of tuition).

* courses that include MOS certification components



Students are responsible for all prerequisites and/or co-requisites. See course descriptions.

In order to receive a degree/certificate in this program, students must take the National Occupational Competency Testing Institute’s Job Ready Occupational Competency test.

This program is intended to prepare students for employment, and therefore has not been designed to transfer to senior institutions.
Some of the courses, however, may be transferable. For clarification, see a WSCC advisor.