Virtual Business Office Professional
Associate in Science
Career/Technical (Major Code: A2454)
The Virtual Office Professional provides students with computer and technology skills and knowledge required to create, maintain, and conduct a virtual (Web-and technology-based) business. Emphasizes the creation, marketing, and management of the virtual office, and the development of key office support and technical skills required in the virtual environment. Students who successfully complete the program will gain an entry-level employment as a virtual office assistant, virtual office computer support specialist, virtual executive assistant, virtual secretary, virtual office manager/administrator, virtual marketing assistant, and virtual website support technician.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
- Student will evaluate information presented on the Internet to determine its validity and reliability for the success of a virtual business.
- Student will thoughtfully analyze the ideas and information shared by others in an online/virtual environment to determine the veracity and reliability of the information before they pass it on to their customers or constituents.
- Student will maintain a keen awareness and sensitivity of the cultural values of different ethnic groups in order to provide excellent service on a global scale.
- Student will conduct research for a business, clients, or self utilizing a wide variety of research tools with ease.
|BUS 211||COMMUNICATION IN BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY||3|
|BUS 239||PROJECT MANAGEMENT||3|
|Select one of the following:||2-4|
|WORK EXPERIENCE IN BUSINESS I|
|WORK EXPERIENCE IN BUSINESS II|
|WORK EXPERIENCE IN BUSINESS III|
|WORK EXPERIENCE IN BUSINESS IV|
|Plus the courses required for the Virtual Business Professional certificate:|
|BUS 191||CREATING AND MANAGING A VIRTUAL OFFICE||3|
|BUS 192||MARKETING A VIRTUAL OFFICE||3|
|BUS 200A||MICROSOFT WORD: BEGINNING||2.5|
|BUS 200B||MICROSOFT WORD: ADVANCED||2.5|
|BUS 206||FILING AND RECORDS MANAGEMENT||2.5|
|BUS 210||BUSINESS ENGLISH||3|
To earn an associate degree, additional general education and graduation requirements must be completed.