Computing for Small Business Option

Office Systems Technology

Associate in Applied Science

The Computing for Small Business Option in Office Systems Technology is designed for those who are or wish to be an owner/operator in a small business setting. They will expand their skills in the use of computer applications, management principles and accounting fundamentals. The option provides preparation in using information technology for problem solving, information retrieval, marketing, billing and other business functions.

NOTE: Basic skills requirements must be met before entry into the program. Some courses require prerequisites; check the course descriptions.

Students must take the Placement Test and complete all mathematics courses required, up to and including MATH074 Introduction to Algebra II. For information on our OST professional series certificate programs, see:

For further information, contact the department chairperson, James Taggart at (609)839-0451 or e-mail jtaggart@atlantic.edu.

Courses Credits
GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES
ENGL101-Composition I
3
ENGL102-Composition II
3
General Education Mathematics or Science course
4
General Education Science course
4
CISM125-Introduction to Computers
3
General Education Humanities or Social Science course
3
TOTAL GENERAL EDUCATION CREDITS
20
PROGRAM COURSES  
ACCT130-Financial Accounting
4
GIST101-Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
4
CISM162-Microcomputer Applications Using Spreadsheets
3
OSTM110-Keyboard and Document Production I
3
OSTM141-Word Processing I
3
OSTM230-Administrative Office Procedures
3
OSTM261-Records & Information Management
3
OSTM262-Business Presentations Using Multimedia
3
OSTM263-Publishing for Business
3
TCOM125-Technical Communication
3
Choose OSTM125-Notetaking or OSTM280-Cooperative Education
2
PROGRAM OPTION COURSES  
ACCT150-Computerized Accounting Applications/QuickBooks Pro
3
BUSN104-Small Business Management
3
CISM164-Microcomputer Applications Using Relational Databases
3
OSTM160-Computer Applications for Small Business
3
TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS
46
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE
66
(OSCB) EFFECTIVE FALL 2011