Executive Office Management AS/CE 639

The Associate of Science Degree in Executive Office Management will be awarded upon complete of degree requirements, including general education and other graduation requiremens as described in the college catalog.

The Associate of Science Degree in Executive Office Management at Riverside City College is accredited by the Accrediting Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Program completion of certificate courses may increase employability. It is recommended students complete their program in the following order first, then complete general education and graduation requirements.

Students with little or no experience keyboarding or using computers should enroll the Beginner's Bootcamp courses.  

Beginner's Boot Camp Courses

CAT 93 Computers for Beginners 3.0 Units
CAT 53 Keyboarding Fundamentals 1.0 Units

Required courses will be offered according to the following schedule. Please see the Schedule of Courses for dates and times. Please note that the 61 course is generally offered once per academic year in the Fall. The CAT 51 and 62 course are generally offered in the Spring.

Year 01
CAT 1A-Business Etiquette
CAT 61-Professional Office Procedures
CAT 98A-Introduction to Excel
CAT 98B-Advanced Excel
CAT 3-Computer Applications Wkg Prof
CAT 30-Business English
CAT 51- Document Formatting
Year 02

MAG 44-Principles of Management
CAT 55-Applied Accounting/Bookkeeping
CAT 90-Microsoft Outlook

CAT 31-Business Communications
CAT 80-Word Processing: Word**
CAT 62-Records Management

It is strongly recommended that students who do not have previous keyboarding experience enroll in CAT 50 or 53 keyboarding fundamentals courses in their first semester and prior to completing CAT 51-Intermediate Document Processing.

**If CAT 80 is used as a required course then CAT 84 may be used as an elective. If CAT 84 is used as a required course then CAT 80 may be used as an elective in the CAT AS degree and certificates.

This Executive Office Management Certificate may also be obtained by completing the short –term, locally-approved Office Assistant, Administrative Office Professional, and Executive Office Professional certificates in the Certificate in a Semester sequence listed below. It is suggested that each of these smaller occupational certificates be completed in the recommended order. The skills obtained in the recommended order build to from basic-level to advanced-level skills.

  1. Office Assistant (FALL)
  2. Administrative Office Professional (SPRING)
  3. Executive Office Professional (FALL and SPRING)