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Message from the Director
On behalf of the Ohio University Southern Campus, We welcome you to the Associate of Applied Business degree programs including Accounting, Business Management, and Office Technology. These programs are designed to provide students with the necessary skills and knowledge needed to enter the workforce or to continue their education for a Bachelor degree.

Our small class atmosphere encourages a high-level of student participation and offers opportunities for one-to-one student-teacher interaction. We invite you to visit our campus and explore the educational opportunities that await you at Ohio University Southern.

Please feel free to contact Ashley Swartzwelder, if you want to know more about the Office Technology Program.

Sincerely,
Kim Riley CPA, CFE, MBA
Coordinator of BSAM and
Director of  Accounting Technology
Phone:  740-547-3781
E-mail:  rileyk@ohio.edu

Ohio University-Southern offers a two-year program leading to an Associate in Applied Business in Information Technology for Administrative Professionals. This program prepares you for employment in various office environments including positions such as an administrative assistant or an office manager. Courses emphasize the importance of computer literacy, technology, and communication skills.

The OTEC program features state-of-the-art computer labs as well as software applications and innovative teaching/learning methods that are reflective of the latest in technology.  This program will prepare successful students to sit for Microsoft certification examinations and offers tracks in medical, legal, and business analysis.

Information for quarter classes has been removed. Updated information for semester classes coming soon

Year 1:
FALL
SPRING
Course Title Credits   Course Title Credits
OTEC 1010 Fundamentals of Info. Technologies 3   OTEC 2260 Applications in Spreadsheets 3
OTEC 1210 Keyboarding I 3  

OTEC 1220 OR
OTEC 2210

Keyboarding II
OR
Dictation/Transcription

3
OTEC 1710 Administrative Procedures 3   ENG 1510 (Tier 1E) Writing and Rhetoric I 3
OTEC 2250 Applications in Word Processing 3  

Math 1090
(Tier 1M)

Consumer Mathematics 3
OTEC 2800

Seminar
(Entry)

1-2  

BMT 1100
OR
OTEC 2670

Introduction to Management OR Office Supervision

3
TOTAL   16   TOTAL   15
Year 2:
ECON 1030 (2SS) Principles of Microeconomics 3   OTEC 2000 Desktop Publishing 3
OTEC 2270 Applications in Presentations 3   OTEC 2280 Applications in Databases 3
OTEC 2300 Business Communications 3   OTEC 2280 Seminar (Exit)  

OTEC 2680

Info Systems Design

3   BUSL 2000 Law and Society 3

ATCH 1030
OR
ACCT 1010

Financial Accounting Procedures
OR

Foundations of Accounting
3  

ATCH 1040
OR
ACCT 1020

Managerial Accounting Procedures
OR

Decision Making with Accounting
3

OTEC 2910 OR
BMT 2000

Internship (1 – 4) OR
Intro to Business Computing

2

3

  SOC
OR
S W

Social Science
(Tier 2)

3
TOTAL

 

17 - 18   TOTAL   16
General Education Requirements: 15
Technical Major –37-38
Business Core – 12  
      Total = 64-65