Office Management, Associate in Science

Upon successful completion of an Associate in Science Degree in Office Management, the student demonstrates skills, knowledge, and training for employment available in private industry, non-profit organization, and government office for the following positions: Office Manager, Administrative Office Manager, Customer Service Manager, and Administrative Office Professional. The student demonstrates his or her ability to: supervise and train employees; develop and maintain office procedures; organize and coordinate work efficiently and set priorities; research and work on projects; communicate effectively orally and in writing. This program will also provide a foundation for students wishing to pursue further education in the field. A grade of "C" or better is required in each course.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Program completers will assemble an Office Procedures Manual or Professional Portfolio demonstrating direct evidence of skills used in an office management environment.
  2. Program completers will demonstrate the ability to format and write business communication for an office environment.

General Education

Complete one of the following general education patterns:

  • San Joaquin Delta College Associate Degree General Education (AA-GE) pattern (24 units)

Students are advised to double-count courses in the major to also satisfy general education when possible. Course subject credit will be awarded in satisfaction of major and lower division general education requirements, but the units will only be counted once in computing the total number of units for the degree.

Major Requirements - Core

Complete 24 units

BIM 001A

Beginning Keyboarding


BIM 001B

Intermediate Keyboarding and Document Processing


BIM 038

Office Technologies and Procedures


BIM 039

Office Management


BUS 015

Excel Spreadsheets


BUS 017

Business English


BUS 007

Business Communications


CSA 035

Multimedia Presentations



Principles of Macroeconomics


Major Requirements - Restricted Electives

Area A - Complete 3 units selected from:

BUS 001A

Principles of Accounting


BUS 010A



Area B - Complete 3 units selected from:

BUS 008

Introduction to The American Legal System


BUS 020

Introduction to Business


Minimum Major Units Required: 30

Complete all courses with a grade of "C" or better.

Minimum Degree Units Required: 60